The most compelling advocates of change are those who have been directly affected by incarceration. Leading with Conviction LwC is an advanced leadership training for formerly incarcerated, mid-senior level leaders with a specific and proven track record in advocacy and community organizing. LwC is a cohort based, month opportunity for leaders from around the country.
Challenges and Opportunities December 16, With the passage of our new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, states are working with diverse stakeholders to design their state plans.
Join us for a conversation on where states are in their planning, what they see as the biggest opportunities and challenges, and what the recent national elections might mean for the implementation of this new law. Amundson—a former teacher—served for nearly a decade on the Fairfax County, Va.
Mary began her career teaching 6th and 9th grade English for three years in Oakland, California. This innovative, digitally-based assessment incorporates many scenario-based tasks that utilize a multimedia approach. Additionally, the Governing Board is finalizing a strategic vision to guide its policy work during the next four years.
In overseeing the National Assessment of Educational Progress NAEPthe Governing Board identifies subjects to be tested, determines the content and achievement levels for each assessment, approves all test questions, and takes steps to improve the form, reporting, and use of results.
Prior to PDK, Bushaw held other education positions including: He began his education career as a middle school science teacher and high school principal.
Bushaw also served in the United States Navy, active and reserve, retiring at the rank of Captain. Teacher Views and Voices with Maria Ferguson August 2, In the winter ofthe Center on Education Policy CEP surveyed a nationally representative sample of public school teachers to learn their views on the teaching profession, state standards and assessments, testing, and teacher evaluations.
The report, Listen to Us: Teacher Views and Voicessummarizes these survey findings, including responses indicating that public school teachers are concerned and frustrated with shifting policies, over emphasis on student testing, and their lack of voice in decision-making.
CEP is a trusted, nonpartisan source for education research and analysis for policymakers, educators and the public. Her long career as an educator includes many national leadership positions and accolades.
Department of Education Dr. Ruth Neild, deputy director for policy and research at the Institute of Education Sciences IESspoke about federal education research policy issues. She addressed some of the familiar criticisms about the federal research programs in a recent article titled: Neild has also been delegated the duties of the IES director, ably filling the vacancy arising with the departure of John Easton.
She is the first person to head the agency who has prior experience as an IES commissioner of one of the four research centers. In addition to her research experience within the Department of Education, Neild was a research scientist at the Johns Hopkins Center for Social Organization of Schools.
Department of Education, and education advisor to the president during the Clinton Administration. SinceMichael has been president of Achieve, an organization dedicated to standards-based education, and has become a leading spokesperson for improved standards and assessments.
Under his leadership, Achieve also has formed the American Diploma Project Network to develop state standards for improving preparation for postsecondary education. Cohen shared his thoughts about the historical development of the standards-based reform movement in the U.
He also will provide his perspective on the future of the movement.ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (OCF) is the official campus ministry organization of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops .
Welcome to good Shepherd Youth Outreach! About Us. Good Shepherd Youth Outreach (GSYO) is a non-profit organization that employs prevention and intervention support programs to bring life.
Shared strengths bring business leaders, at-risk students together The latest class of Leadership Rhode Island, which graduated Wednesday, did projects in teams, and one of those teams paired at-risk youths of promise with business and civic leaders who shared their leadership qualities.
The Paralegal program at MSUM is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). It’s one of only five ABA approved programs in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, and one of only 78 nationwide. Feb 23, · Forums Advocating for Education in a Unique Political Climate Our May policy forum will provide an opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of the contemporary political climate on education.
May 02, · The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and IEL have been co-hosting education policy forums since as a vehicle to highlight research, policy, and practice in education.