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Webinar: Introduction to Center for IDEA Fiscal Reporting (CIFR)

Learn about CIFR, designed to help states improve their capacity to report special education fiscal data. Thursday, February 5.

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Celebrating Excellence in 2014: WestEd Staff Awards

WestEd's Staff Awards program recognizes staff accomplishments and excellence. Congratulations to our 2014 award recipients!

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Congressional Briefing on School Safety and Violence Prevention: Register Today

Researchers and policymakers will discuss cutting-edge approaches to improving school safety. Tuesday, February 10, Washington, DC.

Health & safetySchool climate

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WestEd at 2015 National Title I Conference

Join WestEd at the National Title I Conference, February 5-8, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Webinar: Concepts and Common Core Alignment in Next Generation Science Standards

Learn about key concepts and integrating NGSS with the Common Core in Math and English/Language Arts.

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Webinar: Strong Positive Behavior and Intervention Support System

Learn about the increasing trend of disproportionality in discipline and strategies to address this issue. February 17, 4-6pm (PT).

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New Resource: Practitioner Data Use in Schools—Workshop Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help practitioners develop skills in collaborative, data-driven inquiry and instructional decisionmaking.


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New Resource: Incorporating Early Learning Strategies

This new resource examines schools that have used School Improvement Grant funds to implement early learning strategies.

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Desired Results Developmental Profile Training: Registration Deadline Extended!

Build capacity to train early childhood education teachers on the Desired Results Developmental Profile.

Early childhoodProfessional development

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Webinar: Next Generation Science Standards—Scientific, Engineering Practices

Learn how to advance students' understanding of NGSS scientific and engineering practices.