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Jenny Betz

Jenny Betz to Give Keynote Presentation on School Climate

Jenny Betz will serve as keynote speaker at the Building Healthy Schools conference August 15, in Palo Alto, CA.

EventHealth & safetySchool climate

Thought Leadership Forum Brief: Turnaround Leadership and Leadership Competencies

School Turnaround Leadership and Leadership Competencies

This brief summarizes information from recent Thought Leadership Forums for state education officials.

ResourceSchools and districtsTeachers and leaders

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

Robert Linquanti

Improving Outcomes for English Learners: Robert Linquanti to Serve on Expert Panel

The event will be held on Thursday, May 31, in Sacramento, CA.

English learnersEvent

Natalie Lacireno-Paquet

What Research Tells Us About Reducing Chronic Absenteeism

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

AbsenteeismResourceSchools and districtsWebinar

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

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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).

AbsenteeismDataData-Driven DecisionmakingEventResourceSchools and districtsWebinar

Adults performing professional development

New York School Superintendents Learn Improvement Science

How can leaders best develop, implement, and measure the impact of improvement initiatives?

EventNew YorkNYProfessional developmentSchools and districtsSuperintendentsTeachers 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

Camp Making Sense of Science 2018

Camp MSS: An Adventure in Science Learning

Join Making Sense of Science this Fall to deepen your science content knowledge, teaching expertise, and facilitation skills – all in a beautiful setting.

EventProfessional developmentSTEMTeachers and leaders