Chalkboard Project hosts Dr. Paul LeMahieu on September 16, 2016, for a roundtable discussion with education leaders around improvement science and how to support educators with “getting better at getting better.” The Communications Team interviewed Dr. LeMahieu prior to the event.
"If you are trying to change systems, you’ve got to be in it for the long haul...Policy advocacy is an essential tool in systems change... Equity has to be an explicit, upfront goal if you want to reduce disparities." These three lessons and more are outlined in the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy's article about Chalkboard's initiatives.
A lot of learning and sharing has happened in Leading for Learning. The two-year program facilitated by the Center for Educational Leadership (CEL) helps central office leaders from across Oregon build the know-how and capacity to better support principals. Krista Parent article was originally written for CEL's leadership blog.
Research suggests young people develop career choices as early as fourth grade. Waiting until a prospective teacher is college age may be too late because they have had years to cultivate a mindset of career ambitions that may not include teaching.