WestEd experts will present at Learning Forward’s 2022 Annual Conference, December 4–7, 2022, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
This year’s conference theme is Reimagine. Education leaders at all levels—policy, system, school, and classroom—will lead like-minded colleagues through the tools and strategies needed to understand and implement proven, evidence-based professional learning.
WestEd’s sessions will focus on professional learning standards and education policy that can lead to equitable access and outcomes.
Add both of our sessions to your conference calendar. See the schedule below.
Monday, December 5, 2022
Standards Lab Session: Interactive Standards Simulation
Presenters: Susan Mundry (WestEd) and Caitlin Beatson (WestEd)
Time: 7 a.m.–8 a.m. (Central)
Description: Join WestEd staff Caitlin Beatson and Susan Mundry and experience a new simulation game that will bring the Standards to life! In this exciting and interactive Standards Lab session, participants can “play out” how to implement the updated Standards for Professional Learning in their district and schools.
Session: Walking the Talk: A District Equity Policy Oversight Committee
Presenters: Erin Browder (WestEd), Candace Cofield (Hayward Unified School District), Lisa Davies (Hayward Unified School District), and David Lopez (WestEd)
Description: Learn how Hayward Unified School District and WestEd co-designed and facilitated the work of an equity oversight committee tasked with providing feedback and policy recommendations to the school board. Explore the core processes and tools that guided the work, as well as the core tools and strategies used to build the capacity of the equity oversight committee. Experience activities and gain insights to set the stage for leading equity-centered work.
Meet Us at the Learning Forward Sponsor Reception
This year’s Learning Forward Sponsor Reception will take place on Monday, December 5, 3:30–4:30 pm. WestEd invites attendees to visit the WestEd table and meet with other education leaders and our staff. Information on WestEd professional services and resources will be available.