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Upcoming Conferences

September 2014
Charlotte, North Carolina

Turning around schools is tough work, and you shouldn’t have to do it alone. We invite you to join us at the School Improvement Summit to learn how you can get proven results in just one year. The School Improvement Summit is anchored on Nine Foundational Practices that represent over 10 years of effective schools research.

October 2014
Austin, Texas

The Data Teams 4 Learning seminar teaches a collaborative model for implementing data-driven decision making at the instructional level. The Data Teams process provides a structure for teachers to specifically identify areas of student need and collaboratively decide on the best instructional approach in response to those needs. This structure allows schools and school systems to break down the silos of individual practice and create instead truly professional teams of educators who continuously reflect on and improve their practice.

October 2014
Austin, Texas

During this two‑day seminar participants will learn the 10‑step process for creating Common Formative Assessments and will develop a sample assessment with accompanying scoring guides. This highly interactive seminar ensures educators gain a deep understanding of how to collaboratively develop and refine assessments to gather reliable and timely feedback on their student’s progress.

October 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

During this two‑day seminar participants will learn the 10‑step process for creating Common Formative Assessments and will develop a sample assessment with accompanying scoring guides. This highly interactive seminar ensures educators gain a deep understanding of how to collaboratively develop and refine assessments to gather reliable and timely feedback on their student’s progress.

October 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Data Teams 4 Learning Seminar teaches a collaborative model for implementing data-driven decision making at the instructional level. The Data Teams process provides a structure for teachers to specifically identify areas of student need and collaboratively decide on the best instructional approach in response to those needs. This structure allows schools and school systems to break down the silos of individual practice and create instead truly professional teams of educators who continuously reflect on and improve their practice.

October 2014
Dallas, Texas

Turning around schools is tough work, and you shouldn’t have to do it alone. We invite you to join us at the School Improvement Summit to learn how you can get proven results in just one year. The School Improvement Summit is anchored on Nine Foundational Practices that represent over 10 years of effective schools research.

December 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada

Turning around schools is tough work, and you shouldn’t have to do it alone. We invite you to join us at the School Improvement Summit to learn how you can get proven results in just one year. The School Improvement Summit is anchored on Nine Foundational Practices that represent over 10 years of effective schools research.

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July 2014
New Brunswick, New Jersey

This seminar will provide an overview of the New Woodcock Johnson IV, the ground breaking leader in standardized, individually administered assessments. The primary emphasis will be on the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the new WJ IV. A brief discussion of the history, development, and technical qualities of the WJ IV assessments will also be discussed.

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