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Recent Webinars & Events



Making the Grade: Debating School Performance Ratings

This webinar will present findings from Rating the Ratings, followed by a conversation on the merits and downfalls of summative ratings between ratings-proponent Michael Petrilli, president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, and ratings-skeptic Phillip Lovell, vice president of policy development and government relations at the Alliance for Excellent Education.

Categories: Accountability, High School Reform, Low-Performing Schools
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Future Ready Librarians: Cultivating Community Partnerships

This webinar looked at how teacher librarians can cultivate partnerships within the school and local community (families and caregivers, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, public and higher education libraries, businesses, etc.) to promote engagement and a lifelong learning process.

Categories: Future Ready
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Getting to Deeper Learning: The Policies and Practice of Science Teaching and Learning

Featuring District of Columbia Public Schools and the Center for Inspired Teaching, this webinar examines what’s happening in schools and school district to ensure that all students, particularly those who traditionally are underserved, receive the kind of science instruction that will lead to the deeper learning outcomes necessary for college and career preparedness.

Categories: Deeper Learning
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Partnering for Success: How Milwaukee Public Schools Is Leveraging National Service to Improve Low-Performing Schools

This webinar highlighted City Year and College Possible as two examples of effective school improvement partners under ESSA for schools that do not graduate one-third or more of their students and are required to provide students with comprehensive support and intervention.

Categories: Every Student Succeeds Act, Secondary School Improvement


Tear Down the Walls to Create Anytime, Anywhere Learning

Tear Down the Walls to Create Anytime, Anywhere Learning Panelists Bernadette Ortiz-Brewster, Ph.D., Executive Director, College Park Academy (MD) Michael Comiskey, Principal, Kettle Moraine Schools (WI) Sheila Evans, Principal, Edenton-Chowan Public Schools (NC) Moderator Mary Ann Wolf, PhD, Director of Digital Learning Programs, Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University’s College of Education […]

Categories: Future Ready, Personalized Learning
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Students Without Status: Understanding and Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Students

Students Without Status: Understanding and Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Students Panelists Jamie Fasteau, Principal, EducationCounsel Carlos A. Guevara, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation, UnidosUS Phillip Lovell, Vice President of Policy Development and Government Relations, Alliance for Excellent Education Eduardo Mendez, Principal, Guadalupe Centers High School (MO) On October 18, […]

Categories: Disconnected Youth, Students of Color


Future Ready Librarians: Building Instructional Partnerships

Future Ready Librarians: Building Instructional Partnerships Part of the Future Ready Librarians Webinar Series Presenters Suzanna Panter, Dawn Baughman, and Charmaine Norton, Tacoma Public Schools (WA) Becky Calzada, Sandy Liptak, and Zandra Lopez, Leander Independent School District (TX) Moderator Shannon McClintock Miller, Spokesperson, Future Ready Librarians; Spokesperson, Project Connect On October 17, 2017, Future Ready […]

Categories: Future Ready
Agency Webinar


A Learner with Agency Is a Learner Who Is Future Ready

As the nation strives to educate all young people to become independent and self-directed learners so they have choices in college, a career, and life, each child must be promised the opportunity to develop learner agency. This webinar will examine how that promise be fulfilled.

Categories: Future Ready
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