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WestEd at the National Association of Charter School Authorizers 2019 Leadership Conference in St. Louis, Missouri

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WestEd will present at the 2019 NACSA Leadership Conference on October 21–24 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch in St. Louis, Missouri.

The annual conference gathers authorizing professionals to network, discuss emerging issues, share best practices, and focus on how to better serve their communities through better schools.

Join Robin Chait, Aimee Evan, and Steve Canavero of WestEd’s Charters & Choice initiative at the following events and presentations:

Wednesday, October 23

Panel Discussion: School Turnaround for Low-Performing Charter Schools: Options and Considerations
Time: 9–10:15am
Presenters: Robin Chait, Aimee Evan

Many charter schools fail to provide high-quality options and innovations for their students. How can authorizers address low-performing charter schools? This panel will explore and consider school turnaround as an option.

Workshop: Authorizing Charter Turnaround: Framework for Charter School Improvement
Time: 1:30–3pm
Presenters: Robin Chait, Aimee Evan, Steve Canavero

The Center on School Turnaround at WestEd’s Four Domains for School Improvement is used by more than 20 states to guide their systems of support for low-performing schools. In this workshop, authorizers will examine and discuss approaches to school turnaround within a charter context using the Four Domains framework.

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October 21–24th, 2019


Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch, St. Louis, Missouri


National Association of Charter School Authorizers