Read about WestEd's work with schools, districts, and state and federal governments to improve education for all learners. In addition, keep up-to-date with our latest research, resources, projects, professional development opportunities, and more.

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WestEd at ASCD 2015

Join WestEd at the 70th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, March 21-23, in Houston, TX.

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Empowering Middle School Entrepreneurs

"The students I worked with were enthusiastic about the products they were developing."—Aleata Hubbard on Startup Weekend Youth.

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Register for Next Generation Science Standards (CA) State Rollout Symposium

Explore next steps in the journey toward Next Generation Science Standards implementation.


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Webinar: Research-Proven Strategies for Teaching Math to Young Children

Learn about the recommendations in and implications of the "Teaching Math to Young Children" guide. March 23, 11am-12:15pm (PT).

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WestEd Staff to Present on Equity Issues in Indian American Education

Join Region IX Equity Assistance Center staff at the upcoming California Conference on American Indian Education.

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Join WestEd at NSTA Conference

WestEd will have a significant presence at the National Science Teachers Association conference this week in Chicago.

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Owens-West to Present at American Indian/Alaska Native Education Summit

Rose Owens-West will present on dropout prevention and culturally responsive education for American Indian/Alaska Native students.

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WestEd at AERA 2015

WestEd will have a significant presence at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. April 16-20, Chicago.


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WestEd's Aida Walqui a Featured Presenter at NSTA 2015 Conference

Don't miss Aida Walqui at this year's National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Conference March 12 in Chicago.

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Preschool Child Care Meal Quality Forum: Register Today

Learn how to enhance the nutrition environment of early child care programs. Saturday, March 28, 8am-3pm (PT), Santa Monica, CA.

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