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May 20, 2022
The Region 17 Comprehensive Center is excited to welcome new leaders in two roles. Jennifer Esswein will serve as the center’s new director, and Jacob Williams will serve as the new deputy director. Read more here.
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May 19, 2022
The National Center Presents… is a webinar series created to build awareness and knowledge among states and districts around high-leverage challenges, common needs, and evidence-based strategies and solutions related to focus topics. This series aims to support states and districts to build their awareness and knowledge around evidence-based strategies and solutions to address high-leverage challenges and common needs. On April 14, presenters…
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people talking
May 13, 2022
Alarming headlines like “Teachers are resigning across the US,” “Teachers are quitting,” “Staff resignations are deepening the crisis,” have been prevalent in stories about the effect of COVID-19 on public schooling. These headlines do not tell the full story. In a presentation to the CCNetwork, Stacey Pelika, Director of Research for the National Education Association, and Chad Aldeman with Edunomics Lab, a National Center Partner, presented a…
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May 4, 2022
The Region 5 Comprehensive Center (R5CC) has been busy supporting Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Here is a look at what R5CC has accomplished recently: Getting to the Root Cause to Support Continuous Improvement. This blog provides an overview of Step 4 in the 8-step Networked Improvement Communities (NIC) process, conducting a root cause analysis. A root cause analysis allows a NIC team to fully explore the underlying…
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students in computer lab
Apr 22, 2022
Has your state expanded its computer science offerings or adopted new computer science standards? Or are your computer science teachers new to the content area? Consider the InformCS project as a way to build educators’ understanding of computer science standards while also better understanding students’ learning processes. InformCS is a National Comprehensive Center project that provides guidance and resources on how to promote computer…