Single-Session Webinar Schedule

Accelerating Learning: An Asset-Based Approach to Moving Students Ahead

Accelerating Learning: An Asset-Based Approach to Moving Students Ahead

Date and Time

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Description

Public schools have long faced the challenge of working with students with a wide range of academic performance.  COVID-19 made this even more challenging, widening the range of knowledge and skills. However, remediation has rarely worked as a strategy for catching up students. In the second of six sessions in this series, participants will look at a comprehensive strategy for accelerating learning of students furthest behind.

Audience: Administrators, teachers, educational advocates

Equity in Teaching and Learning Webinar Series Description: This six webinar series is designed to assist educators (1) better understand the sources of inequity in schools and classrooms and (2) adopt practices for promoting equity in learning.

The webinar series holds together as a coherent, sequenced program, but participation in all sessions is not necessary.  

Each session will include a mini-lesson, opportunities to interact with other educators relative to the topic, and access to tools and resources. 

Facilitator Information: Richard Lemons, Ph.D. is the Executive Director at the Connecticut Center for School Change. He has more than 25 years of experience in education, formerly serving as a classroom teacher, literacy coach, change coach, researcher, policy advocate and university professor. In addition to working with the board to provide leadership for the Center, Richard helps facilitate the Superintendents’ Network, teaches in the annual Equity Institute and works closely with numerous district clients on strategic planning, central office transformation and capacity and coherence audits.

SCECH Note: Up to 12 SCECHs can be earned during the series, two for each session you complete. Details about earning SCECHs will be available in your registration confirmation email. 

Contact

Please contact Jayme Lesperance (lesperja@gvsu.edu) if you have a questions about this series or session.

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