Next Generation Assessment — Early Childhood: WestEd Service

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Explore valid, reliable, and appropriate ways to support early learning and continuous improvement in early childhood programs. Read More

Helping Children Get a Healthy, Successful Start in Life

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Visit our Early Childhood Development & Learning page for services, research, and more to help all children succeed.Read More

Reading Apprenticeship for Middle/High School: Professional Learning

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Help your middle and high school students become better readers, writers, and problem solvers. Read More

Q&A with Heather Howlett, Developer of First All-Online Reading Apprenticeship Intro Courses

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Designer of first ever all-online Reading Apprenticeship course describes what teachers can expect. Hint: Community. Read More

2017 Spring & Summer Professional Learning Opportunities

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Register for professional learning opportunities to help ensure success for all learners. Read More

Empowering Families to Improve Student Learning

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Academic Parent–Teacher Teams approach helps elementary school empower families to improve children's learning. Read More

Explore Professional Learning and Technical Assistance Services

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WestEd's professional learning and technical assistance services address the full spectrum of education and human development. Read More

Quality Teaching for English Learners Professional Development for Teachers and Leaders

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Support the conceptual, academic, and linguistic development of English language learners. Read More

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Education Systems at All Levels

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Visit our Schools, Districts, & State Education Systems page to learn about our related services, research, and resources. Read More

Family Engagement in New York City: Academic Parent-Teacher Teams

Middle school staff, parents, and students at Junior High School 98 in the South Bronx discuss the impact of engaging families in student learning. Read More