Tuesday, January 20, 2015

National Education Association Education Policy and Practice Department Webinar:
Closing Achievement Gaps and Advancing Equity In the Implementation of the Common Core
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (EST)

As implementation of the Common Core State Standards moves forward, persistent achievement gaps between different racial, ethnic, and economic groups remain a significant concern. In this webinar, representatives of the nation's Regional Equity Assistance Centers will discuss key questions, recommendations, and equity goals that can help schools identify and address equity issues to ensure that no student is denied the opportunities promised by the new standards.  How can an equity lens help to ensure that our most vulnerable students receive the supports they need for success in meeting career and college ready standards?  Join the discussion to learn more about closing achievement gaps and advancing equity for our students.

As a result of participation in this webinar, participants will be able to:

This is the third webinar in a monthly series of webinars designed to address the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  Please look for notices of our next session, and feel free to let us know of topics you'd like to see covered. 

After the presentation, there will be time for Q&A.

Presenters: Susan Shaffer, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Equity Center
Dr. Bradley Scott, Director, South Central Collaborative for Equity, Intercultural Development Research Association
Dr. Rose Owens-West, Director, Region IX Equity Assistance Center, WestEd
John Riley, Senior Policy Analyst, Education Policy & Practice Department,  National Education Association
Angelica Castenon, Senior Policy Analyst, Education Policy & Practice Department, National Education Association

Moderator: Catherine V. Beane, Sr. Program/Policy AnalystNEA Education Policy & Practice and Priority Schools Departments

The link to oin the meeting:
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Participant Code: 494957

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Boosting Success for 21st Century Learners: Equitable Practices for High Achievement

The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute
692 Maritime Blvd.
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090 

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