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Does My Collection Reflect My Community? Diversity in the School Library Webinar/Event

April 30, 2019

On April 30, 2019, All4Ed and Future Ready Schools® held a webinar for Future Ready Librarians.  Panelists discussed the value of maintaining a book collection that not only reflects the school community, but also is reflective of the global community of which we all are a part. Recognizing that centering diversity means centering the stories, experiences, and voices of historically marginalized people, including people of color, indigenous voices, LGBTQIA+ individuals and allies, differently-abled individuals, and neurodiverse voices.

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How School and District Leaders Can Create the Conditions for Innovation and Change Webinar/Event

February 28, 2019

In this webinar veteran Principal and Future Ready Advisor, Jimmy Casas, discussed how school leaders create cultures of innovation in their schools. It’s no secret that school and district leadership set the tone for such transformation, but building trust, modeling the way, and creating a culture of excellence remain vital for the change process to happen and be sustainable over time. Future Ready Schools’ Director of Innovation, Thomas C. Murray, moderated the event and drew upon his experience as a former principal and district level leader. Additionally, he shared what’s been happening around the nation through the work of Future Ready Schools.

How Librarians, Instructional Coaches, and Teachers Are Leading Innovation in Schools Webinar/Event

February 28, 2019

During this webinar, Prince George’s County Public Schools (MD) and Vancouver Public Schools (WA) will showcase their innovative partnerships. Sarah Thomas will discuss how instructional coaches can facilitate learning experiences, where students and teachers “learn by doing” through creating and collaborating. Also, Lisa Spencer will share several school- and district-wide digital learning initiatives. Mark Ray will explore ways in which librarians can lead, teach, and support schools both on their own and in collaboration with instructional coaches. Traci Chun and Kelsey Aske will discuss their work at Skyview High School in Vancouver, Washington.

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A Perfect Match Future Ready Instructional Coaches and Future Ready Librarians Webinar/Event

February 12, 2019

In this webinar, panelists discussed the powerful impact that results from a partnership between instructional coaches and librarians when focus is placed not on tool or device, but instead on the learning community. They shared the examples of this partnership from the field highlighting stories, swapping tips and inspiring all of us to go back and do the same within our schools and districts.

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Future Ready Librarians: Investing Strategically in Digital Resources Webinar/Event

December 11, 2018

In this webinar, panelists discussed how we, as Future Ready Librarians, should leverage an understanding of school and community needs to identify and invest strategically in digital resources such as eBooks, eResources, digital tools and apps, and other digital tools for our libraries and Makerspaces.

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Future Ready Schools® Announces Two California Workshops for District and School Leaders Press Release

November 27, 2018

Future Ready Schools® (FRS)—led by the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed)—announced two free workshops in December that will bring together educators from across California to learn how to create more engaging learning environments for students. Supported by Discovery Education, a leading provider of digital content and professional development for K–12 classrooms worldwide, the workshops will provide California’s school and district leaders with the opportunity to learn from each other and nationally recognized education experts on how to leverage technology to personalize learning for students, engage teachers, and improve student learning outcomes.

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