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Charter Schools Serving Students Experiencing Homelessness during the COVID-19 Crisis

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

In these times of crisis, students experiencing homelessness are even more vulnerable than under “normal” circumstances. Join SchoolHouse Connection and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools for a conversation on how charter schools can meet the needs of students experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 crisis. During the webinar, you will learn about legal requirements as well as best practices in serving students experiencing homelessness.

A New Way Forward: Building a Learner-Centered Future

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A virtual summit that invites educators, parents, and students to explore new and powerful ways to think about education and continue learning even in this challenging time. Keynotes include Carlos Moreno, Big Picture Learning; Pam Moran, former Albemarle County Superintendent; Young Yao, Professor at the University of Kansas; Tony Wagner, author; and Maya Green, an incoming Stanford freshman.

The Future of School: Part IV

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Don’t Miss the next exciting part of the CER ACTION Series, introducing you to the school leaders whose schools are fully remote, digital and delivering for all kids. Guests: Patricia Brantley from Friendship Public Charter School (11:00a) Antonio Rocca of Academica Virtual Education (11:40a) Moderated by Jeanne Allen, CER’s CEO,  to dig into how, and what they are doing that can be models for thousands of others around the country, with Q&A to answer YOUR questions.

Supporting Exceptional Students Through Student-Centered Learning Strategies

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In this webinar,  Sharon Plante and Leslie DiChiara will share how they work with teachers and students across curriculum areas and classrooms to prioritize the learning needs of students with disabilities. From coaching, mentoring, and coteaching to using adaptive technology hardware and software, educators can personalize learning for their students. Also, joining the webinar will be Ace Parsi, a spokesperson for the National Center for Learning Disabilities, sharing how advocacy and research can improve outcomes for people with learning and…

Webinar: Strategies for Districts to Support Self-Care for Educators During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Many lives are significantly disrupted with millions of students now at home, thousands of educators teaching from home, and entire families and communities on lockdown. In order to support others, however, we must support ourselves first. This webinar, hosted by REL West, the Region 15 Comprehensive Center, and the National Center to Improve Social & Emotional Learning and School Safety, will offer practical information and guidance backed by research to help school staff cope with the stresses of school closures,…

The Future of School: Part V

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Don’t Miss the next exciting part of the CER ACTION Series, introducing you to the school leaders whose schools are fully remote, digital and delivering for all kids. Guests: Brian Britton, CEO, of National Heritage Academies has a passion for service, which he strives to live out while serving NHA’s more than 56,000 students around the country.  A proud vet, Brian is the recipient of the Navy Commendation Medal for leadership & is past Vice President of Global Park Operations at…

Facilities Projects in a Time of Risk and Uncertainty: Advice for Charter School Boards

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We will hear from national experts and practitioners, who will share their perspectives and advice, and answer your questions. Tuesday May 5th, 3:00-4:30 pm EST Panelists: Rich Billings, Partner, Charter School Growth Fund David Umansky, CEO, Civic Builders Facilitator: Carrie Irvin, CEO, Education Board Partners

Embrace Financial Stewardship: Key Questions Charter School Board Members Need to Ask in These Uncertain Times

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As times become more uncertain, budgeting, a core board responsibility, becomes more difficult. Boards need to be prepared to ask the right questions and plan for many possible financial scenarios. Join our expert panel for a presentation on how to best operate in this unique environment in order to protect your school’s resources. Come prepared with your questions. Panel: Melissa Carollo, Finance and Operations Director, Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools (LAPCS) Samira Estlai and Anita Landecker, ExEd Moderator: Lucy…

Rural Educators Together

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A space for rural educators and rural school leaders to connect with one another for community and immediate problem solving as they navigate the challenges unique to rural education in the midst of COVID-19. Participants will share their own problem of practice while learning from the challenges, successes and approaches of others in rural education. If you’re interested but unable to participate in a Zoom conference call due to limited internet/phone service, you can still register to receive an email…

How Charter Schools Can Lead a Coordinated Community Response in Times of Crisis

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Register now to celebrate how the charter school community has gone above and beyond to serve families during the coronavirus pandemic. We will recognize the amazing efforts of our 2020 Above and Beyond honorees, all of which have truly served their communities in a number of creative ways—including some that can be replicated at any school! We will also hear from former United States Senator and National Alliance Board Member Mary Landrieu and take a deep dive into the partnership…

Charter Conversations: Jana Wilcox Lavin

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

In her role as Executive Director of Opportunity 180, Jana spearheads the organization’s philanthropic investments to provide more kids high-quality education, more resources and data about schools to families, and more great neighborhood schools in Clark County, Nevada. She brings her perspective on keeping focused in challenging times.

Literacy in a Changing World

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Collaborative Leadership to Support Teachers and Students During Remote Learning

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Now, more than ever, instructional coaches and technology leaders are collaborating to provide leadership and support to teachers and students learning from home. These Future Ready Schools® (FRS) leaders believe that all students deserve equitable access to high-quality digital resources and innovative learning environments. Working together, they assess, rethink, and redesign traditional learning to support remote learning. In this webinar, our guests will share their stories about how their collaborative partnerships support teachers, students, and the community during these unprecedented times. They will share the successes and challenges they encountered as they quickly shifted instruction from a…

Charter Conversations: Dr. Marco Clark

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This Founder & CEO’s tough love approach to inspiring his Washington D.C. students to academic achievement earned him the reputation for being America’s Toughest Principal. He brings his passionate and purposeful guidance to us on how to “Man the Block” in every situation.

Charter Conversations: Paul Morrissey

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Founder & Director of San Antonio’s successful Compass Rose Academy pushes for excellence by raising the bar on education. His “high expectations, productive struggle, and fanatical support” pillars lift the students and staff to reach that bar. He shares how those guideposts have served his organization during the shift to an online educational landscape.

Planning Instruction for the Fall in the Wake of COVID-19

June 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Co-hosted with the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) and the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), this webinar will focus on sharing accessible, intentional, and equity-centered instructional practices as Washington leaders plan for a range of back-to-school scenarios. Date: June 2, 2020 Time: 11:30-12:30 pm Pacific Register here We will be joined by: Dr. Ivan Duran, Superintendent of Bellevue School District, which serves over 20,000 students Janel Keating Hambly, Superintendent of White River School District, which serves over 4,100 students Abby…

Charter Conversations: Matt Strong & Monica White

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Founders of a game-changing technical education academy in Idaho infuse into their students a deep belief in second chances, the importance of social-emotional development, and how to take ownership of their lives as the critical pathway to success. They will share how to utilize those skills during times of crisis.

Practical Application of Virtual Education— Innovation Strategies, Best Practices, Testimonials

June 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Please join U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Frank Brogan, as he leads a panel discussion on the practical application of virtual learning with education practitioners across the country. This forum will provide information and resources to establish or develop innovative virtual learning capabilities in preparation for successful distance learning in the future. This event aims to address experiences from different people who, like many of you, have found themselves searching for…

Building Strong School-to-Community Partnerships to Support Student-Centered Learning

June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Strong family-school-community partnerships are critical when transitioning to student-centered learning. The relationship between the school and the community can strengthen, support, and transform the learning process for students. Through the Future Ready Schools®(FRS) framework, specifically the community partnerships gear, schools and districts are encouraged to create formal and informal connections with families, local businesses, and organizations to advance the development of their student-centered learning initiative. It is important for schools to embrace their role as a pivotal component of the…

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