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CFTL CenterView

How Protocols Empower Teacher Leaders to Lead and Teachers to Teach

This issue of CenterView describes three protocols designed to help teachers communicate in a focused way that can often lead to changes in instructional practice.

Professional developmentSchools and districtsTeachers and leaders

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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.

Four DomainsSchool climateSchools and districtsWebinar

WestEd Wins New Federal Grant to Lead the Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety

WestEd is recipient of a U.S. Department of Education grant to lead the Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety.  The RAND Corporation, Council of Chief State School Officers, and Transforming Education will serve as partners in the work.

Health & safetySchool climatesocial emotional learningviolence prevention

WestEd Will Present at the Learning Forward 2018 Annual Conference

WestEd will be present at the Learning Forward 2018 Annual Conference, held on December 1 through December 5, 2018, at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, in Dallas, Texas.

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WestEd's Anthony Petrosino Receives the 2018 Robert Boruch Award

WestEd’s Anthony Petrosino is the recipient of the prestigious Robert Boruch Award for Distinctive Contributions to Research that Informs Public Policy. This award, given by the Campbell Collaboration, recognizes and honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to research on social interventions that inform public policy in areas such as criminal justice, education, and social welfare.

EvaluationHealth & safetyJusticePolicyResearch and evaluationviolence prevention

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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!

School TurnaroundSchools and districtsWebinar

CenterView: How Protocols Empower Teacher Leaders to Lead and Teachers to Teach

How Protocols Empower Teacher Leaders to Lead and Teachers to Teach

Learn how three protocols can help empower teacher leaders to lead their peers through structured processes and improve instructional practices.

Professional Learning Communitiesteacher leadersTeacher-Led Professional Development

NGSS Workshop

Instructional Materials for the Next Generation Science Standards

Discover how K-12 educators are working together in the design, selection, and implementation of instructional materials that reflect the Next Generation Science Standards.

NGSSSchools and districtsSTEM

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WestEd Will Lead Mathematics Framework Update for the Nation’s Report Card

WestEd is excited to announce our leadership role in the mathematics framework update for the Nation’s Report Card, also known as the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). NAEP measures the academic achievement of elementary and secondary students through assessments in reading, mathematics, science, writing, and other subjects. The information collected provides a snapshot of the state of education in United States.

AssessmentMathematicsSchools and districts

Published Articles by WestEd

Aleata Hubbard Publishes a Research Review on Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Computing Education

In a recent article, WestEd's Aleata Hubbard reviews current research on pedagogical content knowledge in computing education.

Computing EducationComputing TeachersPedagogical Content Knowledge