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Webinar:

Renegade Leadership

In this webinar, Brad and Tom will delve into innovative leadership practices to support student learning. They will share strategies to applying positive deviance in all roles that serve kids. Participants will collect examples of innovative leadership and hear about leadership behaviors that positively disrupt traditional thinking.

Panelists will raise these questions and more:

* What is the number one barrier to innovation in your current role? Why?
* What would schools look like if innovation was held in the same regard as high-stakes test data?
* How can innovation be applied to a school’s budget, beliefs, schedule, professional development, and traditions to more effectively serve learners?

Brad and Tom also will address questions submitted from online viewers.

Categories: Future Ready
Graduation Effect

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The Graduation Effect: High School Graduation Rates and Their Effect on the American Economy

During this webinar, the Alliance for Excellent Education will release new economic data demonstrating how increasing the high school graduation rate to 90 percent will lead to higher earnings for individuals, as well as new job creation and overall economic growth that benefit local communities, states, and the nation. Business, community, and education leaders will see the direct economic impact for their states and metropolitan areas, broken down by various demographic groups.

Categories: Economic Impacts

Recent Webinars & Events

District Strategies for Achieving Digital Equity

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District Strategies for Achieving Digital Equity

On May 6, 2016 the Alliance for Excellent education and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) held a webinar on District Strategies for Achieving Digital Equity. With the recent announcement by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that it will modernize its Lifeline Program to make high-speed broadband service more affordable for low-income families, digital equity has moved to the forefront of the federal policy agenda.

Categories: Digital Equity
NAGB Webinar

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NAEP’s Technology and Engineering Literacy Assessment: A New Approach to Assessment

We live in a world shaped by technology: the computers and smartphones we use, the cars and planes we travel in, the homes and offices we inhabit; the food, clothes, entertainment, and medical care are all created and driven by technology. Technology is also at the root of critical challenges faced by society, such as linking experts throughout the world, searching for sustainable energy, and developing environmentally friendly agriculture to feed a growing world population.

Categories: Uncategorized
Personalized Learning: Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities and English Learners

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Personalized Learning: Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities and English Learners

Personalized Learning: Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities and English Learners Opening Remarks: James H. Wendorf, Executive Director, National Center for Learning Disabilities Presenters David Chard, Dean, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University Lindsay Jones, Vice President and Chief Policy and Advocacy Officer, National Center for Learning Disabilities […]

Categories: Personalized Learning
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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: Uncategorized
OECD Webinar

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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: Uncategorized
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Webinar:

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

Webinar:

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: Uncategorized
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
Every Child a Graduate. Every Child Prepared for Life.