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Conference

Trevor Fronius

Trevor Fronius to Present on Bullying at International Conference

The research-based conference will be held July 15-17 in Portsmouth, NH.

ConferenceHealth & safetyResearch and evaluationSchool climate

Cynthia Greenleaf and Sharon Sáez

Reading Apprenticeship Staff to Present at Social Emotional Learning Conference

Cynthia Greenleaf and Sharon Sáez will demonstrate how learning is socially mediated.

ConferenceEventLiteracyProfessional developmentTeachers and leaders

Adults in a Professional Development setting

Register for the California Statewide Reading Apprenticeship Conference, May 11-12

Discover how educators are using the Reading Apprenticeship framework.

College & careerConferenceEquityEventLiteracyProfessional developmentTeachers and leaders

Join WestEd at the TexTESOL Region 2 Spring Conference

Educators attending this year’s TexTesol Region 2 Spring Conference will have the opportunity to attend a workshop with Nicholas Catechis, Senior Program Associate in WestEd’s Quality Teaching for English Learners (QTEL) project.

ConferenceEnglish learnersProfessional development

Carnegie 2018 Summit

WestEd at the 2018 Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education

WestEd staff will participate in four sessions, plus one pre-conference session.

ConferenceEventLiteracyProfessional developmentResearch and evaluationSchools and districtsTeachers and leaders

Aida Walqui

Join WestEd at the TESOL 2018 International Convention & English Language Expo

Aída Walqui of WestEd's Teacher Professional Development Program is an invited speaker.

ConferenceEnglish learnersEquityEventLiteracyProfessional developmentSchools and districts

AERA 2018 Annual Meeting

Join WestEd at AERA 2018

WestEd staff will be involved in more than 20 sessions, chairing, presenting, or serving as discussant.

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Cynthia Greenleaf

Learn to Build Science and Literacy Skills, Simultaneously

What if science teachers did not have to choose between engaging students in scientific practices and building their literacy skills? Learn more with WestEd.

ConferenceEventLiteracySTEMTeachers and leaders

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WestEd’s Joseph Sassone Will Lead School Transformation Session for NY Superintendents

The event is sponsored by the New York State Council of School Superintendents and LEAF, Inc.

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Engaging Culturally Diverse Families in Preschool Education

WestEd staff will present on efforts to nurture parents’ critical role in the education of their preschool children.

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