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Making the most of Teaching & Learning 2016

PLANNING ON ATTENDING THE NATIONAL BOARD EVENT?

If you're making the trip to Washington, DC for Teaching & Learning 2016 on March 11-12, here are some sessions you won't want to miss! (Note: Times may shift. Keep an eye on the official online agenda for updated sessions.)

FOLLOWING FROM AFAR?

Collaboratory members will be live-tweeting from the conference using #CTQCollab and #TLConf2016.

CTQ-FACILITATED SESSIONS 

ACTIVATING TEACHER LEADERSHIP WITH MICRO-CREDENTIALS

Barnett Berry (@barnettctq) and Jennifer Kabaker (@jencohkab)Friday, March 11, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Explore how Digital Promise's educator micro-credential ecosystem supports teachers as they personalize their professional learning and gain recognition for their skills and competencies through a case study of micro-credentials in action. Engage in an interactive discussion with panelists from Digital Promise and CTQ on how micro-credentials can support and recognize educators as they seek to develop and demonstrate their skills. 

 

TEACHER LEADERSHIP AND DEEPER LEARNING FOR ALL STUDENTS

Barnett Berry (@barnettCTQ) and Peggy Brookins (@pbrookins44)

Friday, March 11, 11:30 a.m - 12:45 p.m.

Barnett Berry will present an brief overview of his soon-to-be-released paper on the future of teacher leadership—including new evidence on how teachers learn to lead and the conditions necessary to do so. The paper points to shifts that will spur the teacher leadership needed to fuel excellence and equity for our nation’s public school system. Peggy Brookins will address implications for NBCTs and the NBPTS and work ahead that we all need to do together.

 

TEACHER-POWERED SCHOOLS: FIVE STEPS TO GET STARTED

Ronnda Cargile (@mscargilebaybay) and Lori Nazareno (@lnazareno)

Saturday, March 12, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Are you interested in starting a teacher-powered school or shifting your current school to be more teacher-powered? During this session Ronnda Cargile and Lori Nazareno will explore five steps you and your team can take to get started. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from teachers who have started new teacher-powered schools and who have shifted from a traditional to a teacher-powered structure. You will also learn about the emerging field of micro-credentials related to teacher-powered leadership and how earning them can get you started or keep you moving forward on this journey.