Check out some of the latest and greatest happenings in New York in this month's edition of our newsletter!
A sampling of Education Elements’ impact in the NY region over the past three months
10/10 Chautauqua Sharing alongside Lewiston-Porter about EE’s responsive strategic planning approach at the NYSCOSS Thought Leadership Summit
10/17 Newburgh Developing a journey of a graduate as part of the larger strategic planning process
10/25 Middletown Refreshing all teachers in the district (at the same time!) towards more scholar-directed learning
11/13-14 Dundee Codifying personalized learning best practices and spreading innovation district-wide
11/13-15 Waterloo Developing district leaders in their innovative leadership capacities and planning for how to translate those towards personalized learning implementation
11/14 Erie 2 BOCES Reviewing roles and data from learning walks, reflecting on additional data needs and processes for prioritization, as well as refreshing the tools and plans for the next few months
12/5 Lewiston-Porter Analyzing survey, focus group, and shadow-a-student results and formulating strategic planning focus areas for 2020
12/9 Clyde-Savannah Reflecting on bright spots and opportunities for growth in implementation of new strategic plan and creating a monitoring cycle
12/10-11 Syracuse Launching a new design fellowship with an equity focus in order to ensure summer school works for all students and families.
12/12 Salamanca Forming a steering committee to begin collecting feedback on the mission, vision, values, and a portrait of a graduate in their district
Upcoming opportunities to get involved
2/10 Regional Event (Albany) “Promoting Social and Emotional Growth Through Student-directed Learning” in conjunction with NYSCOSS and WSWH BOCES. Register here.
3/1-3 NYSCOSS Winter Summit (Albany) Stop by our booth!
5/13-15 Education Elements Summit 2020 (Austin, TX) Register here.
A few resources to supercharge your work
Promoting Social and Emotional Growth Through Student-Directed Learning – In-Person PD Session
8 Elements of Teacher Retention – Free Webinar + Resources
Twitter posts that caught our eye
Time’s up! Thanks for reading and we’ll catch you in the next installment of the New York Minute.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Dana Britt at email@example.com.
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