As states across the country manage the COVID-19 global pandemic, districts and schools have been forced to rethink teaching and learning methods as they have moved to digital learning and online platforms. In this webinar, state virtual school leaders in North Carolina will share resources that could be useful in other states and districts.
As states across the country manage the COVID-19 global pandemic, districts and schools have been forced to rethink teaching and learning methods as they have moved to digital learning and online platforms. In this webinar, state virtual school leaders in Georgia will share resources that could be useful in other states and districts as they grapple with extended school closures.
What Admissions Professionals Want You to Know
Advice for School Counselors and Access Advisers During COVID-19
The sudden onset and rapid spread of the coronavirus has caused many unforeseen consequences in (and rapid changes to) the college admissions process. In this webinar, Rick Clark, director of admissions at Georgia Tech and nationally-known author, shared the most up-to-date information that school counselors need to know about virtual interviews and campus visits, May deposit deadlines, incomplete high school transcripts, entrance exam testing, financial aid appeals and more.
This webinar, hosted by SREB in partnership with Common Application Inc. (Common App), will build on last week’s webinar on how to provide school counseling services virtually. In this webinar, a panel of leading experts in school counseling will share their insights on how they are supporting students’ academic, college/career, and social-emotional needs when schools are closed or have moved to online instruction.
In this webinar, Brian Coleman of Chicago Public Schools and 2019 ASCA School Counselor of the Year, shared his insights on how to support students’ academic, college/career, and social-emotional needs when schools are closed or have moved to online instruction. Brian stressed the importance of having a strategy first before diving in. Important things to consider are the legal and ethical issues involved, school district policies, and what technology tools your students have access to.
In this webinar, representatives of Florida A&M University and Spelman College provide a look into the unique campus culture, academic learning environment and social experiences found at historically black colleges and universities. This webinar was designed for school counselors and college access advisers who work with students of color in order to help them become more familiar with the special opportunities HBCUs provide.
This webinar defined minority serving institutions and provided an overview of the various types of colleges that make up this group. Participants learned how these institutions contribute to student success and explored key policy issues pertaining to minority serving institutions at the state and federal level.
Presenters from American Institutes of Research and Rutgers University discussed the value of historically black colleges and universities to both students and to the field of postsecondary education. Presenters provided an overview of their research on how predominantly white institutions and HBCUs impact graduates’ economic mobility.
Panelists from several states share their insights about how outcomes data and formative evidence collected during clinical experiences can improve teacher preparation. The SREB Teacher Preparation Commission recommended policymakers implement statewide data systems that prompt program leaders to transform practice.
To prepare students and parents to complete the FAFSA form, it is critical to understand the barriers, the support needed and the resources available to navigate the financial aid process. This webinar provided guidance on how to support students and parents in complicated family or financial circumstances, such as students in foster care or experiencing homelessness, or dependent students who don’t live with their legal parents. Through a review of federal updates, frequently asked
If we don’t act to change how we educate children and train adults, millions of vulnerable workers and their children could be stuck in a cycle of poverty. Dive into profiles of the potential effects on each SREB state.
New teachers need plenty of opportunities to practice their teaching skills, and they need specific, targeted feedback to help them improve. The SREB Teacher Preparation Commission concluded that being sure teacher candidates experience high-quality clinical practice is the clearest implication of research in the field. Join us for a discussion on promising practices and the state’s role in policy.
The federal Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, known as Perkins V, requires agencies to conduct a comprehensive local needs assessment to guide their local applications. View the recording of this webinar designed to help states determine what guidance and resources to provide local education agencies as they conduct their comprehensive local needs assessments.
“Complete 2 Compete” is a partnership between the eight public universities, 15 community colleges, and one medical center in MS. As part of C2C, the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning and the Mississippi Community College Board partnered together to identify adult non-completers, categorize adults into target groups, launch a website and comprehensive marketing campaign, and provide support services to help adults complete their degrees.
Social listening a very inexpensive and quick way to conduct market research. It is a great tool for conducting qualitative research to better understand the students that college access programs are trying to serve in order to better design interventions and support programs that will need students’ needs.
Look a decade ahead, at a workplace transformed by technology that could leave millions of people unemployed and millions of middle-skills jobs with no one to fill them. Explore what states can do to prepare today’s students and tomorrow’s adults for a changed workforce.
SREB hosted a series of five 20-minute mini-webinars on how integrated planning for federal education laws can support education technology. Links to view the recorded sessions are available under each topic.
Explore how measures other than licensure exams — observations, surveys, interviews or portfolios, for example — can round out how states assess the readiness of teacher candidates. Also: how North Carolina is forging ahead to transform its licensure requirements.
Aligning ESSA, Perkins V and WIOA Across the Lifespan
Toward a unified vision for education in each state
Learn about the potential when states connect their plans for these three federal acts, then see how states can identify points of connection. An overview of the potential when states connect their plans for these three federal acts, then deeper information to help states identify points of connection.