Past Webinars

Overview

Past Webinars

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

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Dr. Torrie Cropps

Mentoring 101: Navigating Academia
SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program Webinar Series

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Mentorship serves as a crucial support for students as they navigate graduate school and enter the professoriate. But understanding how to build a strong mentor/mentee relationship isn’t always easy. Featuring former SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program Faculty Mentor of the Year award winners in conversation with their mentees, this webinar featured advice on how to get the most out of a mentoring relationship from both perspectives.

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Dr. Christopher Whitt

The Future of Faculty Diversity (Part 2): Faculty Retention
SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program Webinar Series

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In this webinar, SREB-DSP alumni from across the higher education spectrum discussed the importance of faculty diversity and shared thoughts on how institutions can better retain diverse graduate students and faculty.

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Dr. Kent Smith

The Future of Faculty Diversity (Part 1): Graduate Student & Faculty Recruitment
SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program Webinar Series

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In this webinar, panelists from across the higher education spectrum discussed the importance of faculty diversity and shared thoughts on how institutions can better recruit diverse graduate students and faculty.

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Dr. Loretta Neal McGregor

Moms of Color in Academia – Navigating Grad School
SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program Webinar Series

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This conversation-oriented panel brought together former SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program graduates to share their experiences and advice on navigating graduate school and academia as a mom of color. Panelists discussed a variety of topics including how to advocate for resources as a new mom, how to address childcare challenges, resources to seek out within your institution, how to build a supportive network/community, and how to juggle school and life.

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Better Teacher Supports and Compensation
Rethinking Teacher Workforce Solutions Webinar Series

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This webinar will focus on innovative policy strategies for supporting teachers in their practice and creating sustainability models to maintain these supports permanently. It will also feature an analysis of teacher compensation packages and methods. SREB will debut its new Teacher Compensation Dashboard and research brief.

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Expanding and Diversifying Pathways Into Teaching
Rethinking Teacher Workforce Solutions Webinar Series

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This webinar will explore policy ideas for both the short term and long term, to recruit and prepare a more diverse teacher workforce and open more pathways to those who want to teach. It will cover early recruitment and dual preparation partnerships, rethinking curricula and schedules, and revamping student teaching.  

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Transitioning to a Faculty Role
SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program Webinar Series

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Transitioning from doctoral student to professor can be both exciting and challenging. In this webinar, SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program alumni discussed their experiences navigating the transition into the professoriate. The panelists also provided advice on how to adjust to your new role, continue to grow your professional skills and balance service and academic commitments.

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Ensuring Equity in Schools in the COVID-19 Era and Beyond

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Explore how SREB researchers used student survey data to identify sources of inequity in students’ school and classroom experiences. In this webinar, join staff from SREB’s Office of School Improvement for an interactive conversation about the factors that impact inequitable student experiences, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presenters will share research-based findings as well as practical examples of steps educators can take to ensure each student has equitable access to quality learning.

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Connect Emergency Responses To Longer-term Workforce Efforts
Bouncing Back From COVID-19 Using Education and Workforce Dollars

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PRESENTATION SLIDES

The sixth webinar in the Bouncing Back from COVID-19 Using Education and Workforce Dollars series covered how state leaders can ensure that their short-term emergency measures to address COVID-19 contribute toward achieving the state’s long-term vision for a thriving workforce and healthy economy. Presentations highlighted Alabama’s work in this area and included ways to align ESSA, Perkins V, WIOA, CARES Act and state and grant dollars.

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Make Education and Training Programs More Tech Savvy and Flexible
Bouncing Back From COVID-19 Using Education and Workforce Dollars

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In the fifth webinar in the Bouncing Back from COVID-19 Using Education and Workforce Dollars series, SREB presenters share strategies for readying workers to succeed in workplaces that are increasingly technology dependent. They also discuss how education and training programs can leverage technology and flexible formats so they can maintain programs when traditional formats are not practical. 

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Help Businesses Prepare Workers to Fill Critical Positions
Bouncing Back From COVID-19 Using Education and Workforce Dollars

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PRESENTATION SLIDES

In the fourth webinar in the Bouncing Back From Covid Using Education and Workforce Dollars series, SREB presenters discuss how state leaders can help businesses upskill new and longer-term employees to fill positions critical to the state’s economic recovery. SREB also spotlights how states can address issues of equity and braid multiple funding sources to support this work. Leaders in Indiana share their exemplary efforts in this area. 

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Help Students Earn Credentials to Fill Critical Jobs
Bouncing Back From COVID-19 Using Education and Workforce Dollars

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PRESENTATION SLIDES

The third webinar in the Bouncing Back From Covid Using Education and Workforce Dollars series covers strategies to help students gain postsecondary knowledge and skills to fill jobs critical to the state’s economic recovery. SREB presenters explore strategies for strengthening dual enrollment programs and helping new graduates maintain their educational momentum even when families struggle to afford tuition.