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Sep 14 2015

Will alternative teacher compensation models serve the profession and students better?

Alternative compensation has taken on a whole new look, moving away from a focus on student test scores to realizing that there are many other components of being an effective educator. Districts that have moved to alternative compensation systems have taken time to unpack what they believe are evidence of effective educator practices.

  • Educator Workforce
  • Career Pathways
  • Compensation
Dec 3 2015

Getting it right is not impossible: The need for leadership at all levels

Keynote Peter Cunningham, executive director of Education Post and former assistant secretary for communications and outreach for the U.S. Department of Education, kicked off the event with a talk that ranged from electoral politics to funding equity to professional development.

  • Teacher Preparation
  • Student Success
  • Events
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Educator Workforce
  • Quality Educators
  • Presentations
  • Policy
  • Accountability
Dec 7 2015

Four truths that matter

Garcia, who is Chicana and Laguna Pueblo from New Mexico, began by introducing four principles, or truths, that should guide all educators and policymakers. The first is simple, she said: what we put in front of students matters.

  • Student Success
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Educator Workforce
  • Quality Educators
  • Presentations
  • Accountability
Seasons's Greetings
Dec 21 2015

Season's greetings from Chalkboard

The staff had an amazing time volunteering and learning more about the amazing efforts of the Oregon Food Bank.
“Happy Holidays!” from Chalkboard Project and Foundations For A Better Oregon.

  • Events
Jan 13 2016

Improvement science aligns education solutions to real problems

“When we identify a problem of practice, when we take the time to analyze why there is a problem in the first place, when we engage in a process where everyone feels like their voice has been heard, where everyone is engaged, this is where true change can take place.” — Design Team Member

  • Teacher Preparation
  • Educator Workforce
  • Professional Learning
  • Quality Educators
  • Professional Development

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