SEDL Monthly
AN E-BULLETIN OF SEDL  //  AUGUST 2014

Download information request on sustaining statewide school improvement initiatives Sustaining Statewide School Improvement Initiatives
Sustaining school improvement initiatives after funding ends is a critical concern for state education agencies and school districts. To address this concern, SEDL’s Southeast Comprehensive Center asked state agencies that had received School Improvement Grants how they planned to sustain initiatives, practices, and focus in schools and districts that had received funds.
To read their strategies and recommendations from SEDL staff and other experts, download the information request.

 
SXSWedu Panel

Vote for Our SXSWedu Panel

Do you want to help people know more about translating research into practice? So do we. Vote for our SXSWedu proposal, A Great Divide: Translating Research Into Practice. Our team members will share their experiences applying research in areas ranging from educator appraisals to autism. To vote for the panel, visit the SXSWedu website, login, and give the proposal a thumbs up. Feel free to leave a comment, too.


Engaging Families in the Assessment Process and Use of Data: An Early Childhood Example

FREE RESOURCES

Partners in Education: A Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family–School Partnerships

This collaboration between SEDL and the U.S. Department of Education presents a framework that focuses on helping both educators and family members develop the necessary skills, knowledge, confidence, and belief systems to create and sustain positive home–school relationships. Learn more and download the publication.

 

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Archives from Teaching Academic Content to English Learners Conference

The REL Southwest hosted an all-day conference titled Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School in San Antonio, Texas, on July 22. Sessions focused on the four evidence-based recommendations in the new What Works Clearinghouse practice guide, Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School. An archive of photos, presentations, and handouts from the conference is now available on the REL Southwest website.

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Supporting Employees With Cancer Training

The recording of SEDL’s Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER) Center’s webinar, Cancer and Employment Issues, is now available. This free training will help anyone who is a supervisor learn more about cancer-related workplace issues and recent changes to the Americans With Disabilities Act. It has also been approved for 1 recertification credit hour toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Visit the KTER Center website to learn more about the training and access the archive.


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CAREERS AT SEDL

SEDL has an opening for a program associate to join our Southeast Comprehensive Center. We seek a candidate with a Master’s degree in educational administration, elementary or secondary education, or a related field. For more information and to apply for this job, visit the careers section of our website.

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