What should it mean to graduate from high school? In this conversation, I am going to convince you that 1) high school graduation requirements are the Most Interesting Topic in the World, and 2) they are a really good place to begin radically reshaping schools.
During each of the six breakout sessions throughout the weekend, a large number of conversations will take place. This site will help you organize your plan for the weekend and provide the relevant information for each conversation. After signing in, search through the conversations below and mark the sessions you are interested in to populate your personal schedule on the right (or below if on your mobile phone).
As new schools mature they bridge the gap from a curiosity to an institution. Whether whittled away slowly or swept up in the next thing, many schools lose their raison d'être in this transition. What can we do to ensure our schools are understood, supported, and sequacious 5, 10, or 50 years from now?
What if professional development was a way of storytelling? What if that story was strategically shared to empower a community? Personalized learning is often discussed while designing for our students, why not create a personalized professional development(PPD) program to enhance faculty? We will dive deep into the design process of creating a PPD program and the return on investment for the individual and team of faculty.
Attendees will discuss global issues that are relevant to their instructional goals and learn about ways the Pulitzer Center can help them connect with our hundreds of journalists and curricular resources.
This conversation will explore the redesign process the leadership team of Tilden MS embarked on to transform the school, show an increase in attendance, the School Performance Profile, and a decrease in suspensions within three years.