Expanding Awareness

Advancing Equity and Excellence through Professional Learning Tied to Curriculum Implementation

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Jim Short

Program Director, Leadership and Teaching to Advance Learning

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Lillian Lowery

Vice President, PreK-12 Policy, Research, and Practice

Ed Trust

 

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Help educators strengthen their capacity to reach all students by building strong connections between standards-based professional learning and high-quality curriculum materials.

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Takeaways

  • Teachers will build the case for compelling colleagues to invest in deep study and application of high-quality instructional materials to ensure students achieve excellence.
  • School leaders will rethink purpose and structures for PLCs when curriculum implementation is the priority.
  • System leaders will use research about the impact of high-quality instructional materials and professional learning to promote change in attitudes, practices, and outcomes.

 

Here is what our partner, EdReports, is saying about high-quality curriculum materials.

The institute was the best professional development activity I have ever engaged in. The atmosphere created was very conducive to learning.

— Chanda Telleen, Educational Consultant

I have strategies and supports to more effectively lead the change that is happening in my state and my region. I feel prepared to tackle complex issues with facilitation more effectively.

— Norma Gerrell, Learning Forward, TN Affiliate