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Education Elements’ impact in NY region over the past three months

7/10, 8/21, 9/26 Syracuse - Using “sprint” planning with district initiatives to support responsive planning.

7/31 Wayne Finger-Lakes - New School Rules bootcamp session 

8/6 Newburgh - Innovative teacher-leader bootcamp to build capacity 

8/9 Dundee - Onboarding new to PL teachers and beginning to think about competency-based learning

8/20 Middletown - Personalized learning bootcamp to infuse additional student-centered practices

8/21 Chappaqua - Anthony Kim keynotes at regional professional development session

8/21 Bedford - Deep-dive into the New School Rules for all leaders in the district

9/9 Waterloo - Developing leaders’ ability to coach for sustained innovation

9/10 P|NW BOCES - New School Rules Leadership Institute with 5 local districts

9/18 Lewiston-Porter - Steering Committee kickoff meeting for strategic planning

9/22 Saratoga Springs - Connecting and reconnecting with district leaders at the NYSCOSS conference

9/24 Glens Falls - Planning for incorporating more student discourse, voice and choice 


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Upcoming opportunities to get involved

10/10 Presentation EE + Lewiston-Porter co-present at NYSCOSS Thought Leadership Summit in Chautauqua 

10/29 Webinar Key takeaways from the Strategic Planning Institute

11/4 Virtual Learning Experience Planning for Change exclusive virtual learning experience

11/6 Institute Team Habits Leadership Institute (How can we build better team habits for learning, meetings, and projects?) in Denver, CO

12/3 Institute Teacher Retention Leadership Institute (How can we improve teacher recruitment, retention, and training?) in Denver, CO


30 Refresh 

A few resources to supercharge your work


2018-19 Education Elements Impact Report 





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Resource: How do PL and SEL align?



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Toolbox: Check-in and check-out questions



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Twitter posts that caught our eye






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This quarterly newsletter connects New York leaders who are leading innovation at schools, districts or the state level - from blended and personalized learning to working to improve equity and excellence for New York students to designing new models to support all learners. Its purpose is to share the amazing work being done by districts we partner with and to inspire and guide others to lead innovative work. Want to speak with a district doing amazing work? Contact Angela Kennedy-Toon at or Dana Britt at