Past Webinars

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Past Webinars

Recordings of past webinars, plus related SREB resources on these education topics

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Federal Guidance on Supporting Students and Families Through the FAFSA Process

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August 27, 2019
2:00 to 3:30 pm Eastern 

Recording Link

In order to prepare students and parents to complete the FAFSA form, it is critical to understand the barriers that exist, 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 all familial and financial circumstances, including special circumstances, such as students in foster care, those experiencing homelessness, dependent student who don’t reside with their legal parents, etc. Through a review of federal updates, frequently asked questions, and FSA resources participants received valuable information and tools to prepare for the 2020-2021 FAFSA form. 

Webinar Veronica Johnson

Education, Automation and the Workforce
State by State Impact

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.

Date and Time

Tuesday, July 30
2 to 2:30 pm Eastern


Meagan Crowe, Policy Analyst, SREB
Stephen Pruitt, President, SREB

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Clinical Practice in Teacher Preparation
Innovation, Promising Practices and the State's Role

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.

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The Perkins V Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment

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. Join SREB for a webinar to help states determine what guidance and resources to provide local education agencies as they conduct their comprehensive local needs assessments

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Re-Engaging Adult Learners: Mississippi’s Complete to Compete Campaign

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July 16, 2019
2 to 3 pm Eastern 

Recording Link

“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.

Webinar Veronica Johnson

Preparing the Workforce for a Decade of Uncertainty

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.


Meagan Crowe, Policy Analyst, SREB
Joan Lord, Vice President, SREB

Date and Time

Thursday, May 23
1 to 1:30 pm EST

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Ed Tech: ESSA, Perkins V, and WIOA

Ed Tech: ESSA, Perkins V, and WIOA
Integration Points to Support the Improved Use of Technology

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.

Governance: View recording
Programs: View recording
Equity: View recording
Accountability: View recording
Hearing From States: View recording