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Fostering Excellent Teaching and Learning Practices Through Networked Improvement Communities

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
2:55–4:10 p.m. Pacific Time

Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

This poster session at the Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education spotlights the Oklahoma State Department of Education’s new Champions of Excellence initiative. At the heart of this initiative is a commitment to achieving excellence, advancing equity, and building collective efficacy. Learn how OSDE and REL Southwest are using networked improvement communities (NICs) to identify and scale promising practices that advance well-rounded education in safe and healthy schools. Please check the conference schedule for the poster reception, viewing, and presentation times during the three-day summit.

Resources:

To learn more about Oklahoma’s Champions of Excellence program, see this blog post by OSDE Assistant Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction Levi Patrick, who is one of the poster session presenters.

Speakers:

  • Kirk Walters, Ph.D., Managing Researcher, REL Southwest, American Institutes for Research
  • Levi Patrick, Assistant Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Oklahoma State Department of Education
  • Dawn Irons, Director, Oklahoma Excel, Oklahoma State Department of Education

About the conference:

The sixth annual Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education will be held on April 16–18, 2019. Learn more.

Partnership sponsor: Southwest Networked Improvement Communities

Who will benefit:

Educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and policymakers dedicated to accelerating improvement in education

Contact:
Kirk Walters, Ph.D., Managing Researcher, REL Southwest
kwalters@air.org