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Back to School Fall 2020: Equity, Excellence, and Well-Being

This month we are highlighting resources to help you continue schooling this fall with a focus on equity, excellence, and well-being. This selection of resources provides actionable guidance to help you continue to make a positive difference in the lives of children, youth, and adults.

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Strategic Resource Management in Response to COVID-19 Webinar Series

In recognition of the unprecedented disruption nationwide due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, WestEd announces a comprehensive webinar series designed to share timely expertise in fiscal resource management.

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Improving STEM Teaching and Learning – Top Resources for Teachers and Leaders

This month we highlight strategies for student success in STEM subjects. Check out the following six tips and accompanying resources.

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Building Systems of Support for Improving English Learner Achievement

January 28. 11AM (Pacific Time). Learn how Greater Albany Public Schools is working to ensure positive learning opportunities and outcomes. 

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Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement Fall Webinar Series. Register today.

Join us for a webinar series designed to showcase best practices, tools, and resources that help you drive improvement in your state, district, and school.

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Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement Spring Webinar Series: Register Today

Join us for this engaging webinar series designed to unpack the practices, tools, and resources in the Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement framework.

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How Successful School Improvement Plans Prioritize Culture and Climate

In this archived webinar, participants learn how to implement policies and practices that improve school climate and engage all stakeholders.

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Data-Driven School Improvement with WestEd's Four Domains CALL System

Learn about WestEd’s new Four Domains CALL System, an online tool that is designed to identify a school or district’s unique leadership opportunities and challenges. Tuesday, November 6th, 11am. Register today!

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What Research Tells Us About Reducing Chronic Absenteeism

In this webinar, presenters explore chronic absenteeism and introduce promising strategies to prevent it.

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Webinar on Using Attendance Data for Decision-Making

Learn strategies for addressing chronic absence. Thursday, April 26, 11:30am-12:30pm (Pacific Time).

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