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College and Career Pathways: Stories of Innovation

The Senate Career and Technical Education Caucus in Conjunction with the Alliance for Excellent Education Invite You to Participate in College and Career Pathways: Stories of Innovation Moderator Christopher Cabaldon, Mayor, City of West Sacramento (CA); Chair of Jobs, Education, and the Workforce Committee, United States Conference of Mayors Panelists Jose Bojorquez, Senior Project Engineer, McCarthy […]

Categories: Career & Technical Education

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Creating a Culture of High Expectations and Improvement for Students, Teachers, and Leaders

This webinar will also explore turnaround efforts at Asbury Park, as well as some best practices internationally, as determined by the recent Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report, School Leadership for Learning. Given every five years by the OECD, the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) examines different approaches to school leadership and their impact on professional learning communities and the learning environment in schools.

Categories: International Comparisons
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Global Lessons for America’s High Schools

The Alliance for Excellent Education and America Achieves Invites You to Participate in a Webinar on  Global Lessons for America’s High Schools Panelists Peter Kannam, Managing Partner, America Achieves Jackie MacFarlane, Senior Research Associate, Policy Studies Associates, Inc. Rene Sanchez, EdD, Principal, Chavez High School, Houston Independent School District (TX) Winsome Waite, PhD, Senior Director […]

Categories: Uncategorized

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Understanding the National Education Technology Plan

The 2016 NETP, Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education, articulates a vision of equity, active use, and collaborative leadership to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible. While acknowledging the continuing need to provide greater equity of access to technology itself, the plan goes further to call upon all involved in American education to ensure equity of access to transformational learning experiences enabled by technology. The principles and examples provided in the plan align with Title IV A (Activities to Support the Effective Use of Technology) of the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015.

Categories: Future Ready
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2016 Linked Learning Opportunities: How the New Federal Education Law Supports Quality Linked Learning

This webinar will provide an overview of the vision for the Linked Learning field over the next five years; highlight the recent recognition of the expansion of Linked Learning by the White House as a next-generation high school initiative; discuss how the new federal law can specifically support the implementation of high quality Linked Learning in California; and highlight specific strategies that state and district leaders can use with the new federal policy to support, sustain, and advance the work of ensuring that all of California’s students are truly college and career ready upon graduating from high school.

Categories: Linked Learning
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OECD’s New Report on Supporting Teacher Professionalism

The Alliance for Excellent Education, NCTAF, and OECD Invite You to OECD’s New Report on Supporting Teacher Professionalism Friday, February 12, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ET) Presenters Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Nicole Gavin, PhD, […]

Categories: International Comparisons
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Teaching for Deeper Learning for All Students

On February 2, 2016, the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) and the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future (NCTAF) held their third webinar in a series designed to explore the conditions needed to support great teaching for deeper learning. The promising practices, recommendations, and lessons learned will inform a collective effort, led by NCTAF, around supporting great teaching.

Categories: Deeper Learning
Graduation Effect Panel

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The Graduation Effect: The Economic Impact of a High School Diploma

In this webinar, panelists will discuss the Graduation Effect—the impact enjoyed by individuals, families, communities, states, and the nation when young people graduate from high school—and share brand-new data from the Alliance for Excellent Education’s (the Alliance) economic model demonstrating the positive national, state, and metro-level impacts to be had if 90 percent of students graduate from high school.

Categories: High School Dropout Rates, High School Graduation Rates
Mobile Tech Teams webinar

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Student Tech Teams: From Creation to Implementation

On December 15, 2015, Future Ready Schools held a webinar in its FRS Leadership Network, a one-stop shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders. This Google Hangout explored the creation, implementation, and use of student tech teams.

Categories: Future Ready
Future Ready Schools Creating Spaces That Work for Kids

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Learning Spaces Design: Creating Spaces That Work for Kids

Please join Future Ready Schools in a webinar that is part of its Leadership Network, a one-stop shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders. This Google Hangout will explore the need for schools to transform learning spaces to better meet the needs of today’s learners.

Categories: Future Ready
NCTAF: Maximizing Teacher Agency in Professional Learning

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Maximizing Teacher Agency in Professional Learning

On November 10, 2015 the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) and the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future (NCTAF) held the second in a series of webinars exploring the conditions needed to support great teaching for deeper learning. The promising practices, recommendations, and lessons learned inform a collective effort, led by NCTAF, around supporting great teaching. This joint webinar focused on an important component of effective professional learning: maximizing teacher agency. What are the practices and conditions that draw upon educator expertise, build their capacity to become good consumers of professional learning, and give them choices that lead to improvements in the instructional practice they most need to improve student learning?

Categories: Deeper Learning
Most Likely to Succeed Webinar

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Most Likely to Succeed: A Screening and Discussion on Next-Generation High Schools

The Alliance for Excellent Education and Change the Equation, in Conjunction with the White House Next Gen High School Summit, Invite You to Most Likely to Succeed: A Screening and Discussion on Next-Generation High Schools   U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) Edward Brown, Graduate, Springfield Renaissance School (MA) Ted Dintersmith, Executive Producer, Most Likely to […]

Categories: Achievement Gap, High School Graduation Rates, High School Reform
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Transform Your District’s Professional Learning: How the Edcamp Model Can Empower Educators and Transform Culture

The Alliance for Excellent Education Invites You to a Attend a Future Ready Schools Webinar Transform Your District’s Professional Learning: How the Edcamp Model Can Empower Educators and Transform Culture Panelists Hadley Ferguson, Executive Director, Edcamp Foundation Tom Murray, State and District Digital Learning Director, Alliance for Excellent Education On October 27, 2015 Future Ready […]

Categories: Future Ready
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