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REL Midwest Event: Making Connections: The State Role in Early Warning Data Systems
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March 24, 2015

Time: 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Central Time

Location: Virtual

Description: Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest is hosting, “Making Connections: The State Role in Early Warning Data Systems,” an event designed to provide a national and regional landscape of current early warning systems work and address the changing role of the state in providing technical assistance and encouraging effective practices. The webinar will highlight the early warning systems in Wisconsin and Minnesota, and offer a school perspective from Minnesota on how early warning systems can assist schools in identifying and supporting students at risk of dropping out.

Research Alliance: Dropout Prevention Research Alliance

Audience: The primary audience for this event will include national and regional education stakeholders, state education agency personnel, and state policy makers.

Reference:

Heppen, J., & Therriault, S. (2008) Developing Early Warning Systems to Identify Potential High School Dropouts. National high School Center. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED521558.pdf

Speakers: Mindee O’Cummings, Ph.D, Principal Researcher, American Institutes for Research
Susan Therriault, Ed.D., Principal Researcher, American Institutes for Research
Jared Knowles, Research Analyst, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction;
John Gimpl, State Implementation Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education;
Tim Conboy, Assistant Principal, Rosemount High School (Minnesota)

Report Citation: Allensworth, E., & Easton, J. (2007) What Matters for Staying On-Track and Graduating in Chicago Public Highs Schools: A Close Look at Course Grades, Failures, and Attendance in the Freshman Year. Research Report. Consortium on Chicago School Research. Retrieved from http://ccsr.uchicago.edu/sites/default/files/publications/07%20What%20Matters%20Final.pdf

Data Quality Campaign. (2013) Using Early Warning Data to Keep Students on Track Toward College and Careers. Retrieved from http://www.dataqualitycampaign.org/files/DQC%20Early%20Warning%20June12.pdf

Heppen, J., & Therriault, S. (2008) Developing Early Warning Systems to Identify Potential High School Dropouts. National high School Center. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED521558.pdf

Therriault, S., O’Cummings, M., Yerhot, L., & Hauenstein, M. (2013). Implementing an early warning system in the middle grades. Washington, DC: National High School Center, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from http://www.betterhighschools.org/documents/EWSMGImplementationguide.pdf

Therriault, S., Heppen, J., O’Cummings, M., Fryer, A., & Johnson, A. (2010). Early warning system implementation guide. Washington, DC: National High School Center, U.S Department of Education.

Contact
Pamela Bonsu
pbonsu@air.org
312-588-7337
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