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Events, Thought Leader Roundtables and Webinars Archive

Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 11:00am to 12:20pm
The new Race to the Top District grant competition from the U.S. Department of Education offers a great opportunity for community schools. More than previous RTT competitions, this grant enables local communities to work with their school districts on developing  strategies that create better conditions for teaching and learning.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Do you ever feel like well-intentioned people around you are working hard but, to borrow a cliché, it looks like the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing?
Monday, May 14, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Providing high-quality, cost-effective professional development can be a challenge for out-of-school time programs, because many of them face limited funding and their staff members tend to be young, part-time workers who rarely commit to the job for long.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 9:00am to Friday, May 11, 2012 - 5:00pm
This year's theme was Turning the Corner at Full Speed: Exploring the Challenges of the American Workplace.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 9:00am to Friday, May 4, 2012 - 5:00pm
This was the biennial convening of United Way staff and volunteer leaders dedicated to professional development and network building.
Monday, April 30, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Research demonstrates that when school leaders emphasize post-secondary preparation and matriculation rather than high school graduation, drop-out rates decrease and academic performance increases.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 8:00pm to Friday, April 27, 2012 - 5:00pm
"Human Services in Transition: Sustaining Impact in a Changed Economy," provided an opportunity to learn essential skills to be an effective nonprofit human services manager.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Social Impact Bonds are an innovative new financial instrument offering a way to scale evidence-based programs to improve social outcomes and save public dollars.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 5:30pm to Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 2:30pm
The 2012 Ready by 21 National Meeting gave participants a chance to network with colleagues and experts from around the country about what we've accomplished together and how we can do even better.
Monday, April 9, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Webinar hosted by the Alliance for Excellent Education.
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
The National Education Association hosted a webinar on March 29 to explore its recent study, Family-School-Community Partnerships 2.0, which profiles 16 collaborative programs in 14 states.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
The American Association of School Administrators helps school leaders build a college-going culture, use post-secondary outcomes data to drive K-12 school improvement, and disseminate on-the-ground strategies to enhance college and career readiness.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Conceiving goals and indicators is easy. The challenge is getting community leaders to agree on goals and indicators that cover all young people of all age groups, in all aspects of their lives—from education and health to interpersonal skills and job readiness.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
The National League of Cities (NLC) invited municipal leaders, city staff and community partners to a free one-hour webinar, "Using Ready by 21 Tools to Guide Youth Master Planning."
Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 9:00am to Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 5:00pm
Commemorating the launch of America's Promise Alliance's 10-year Grad Nation campaign, the First Annual Building a Grad Nation Summit convened March 21-23, 2011 in Washington, D.C. The three-day event was co-hosted by America's Promise Alliance, the Alliance for Excellent Education, Civic Enterprises, and the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University to inspire a national movement to reach the goal of a 90 percent national graduation rate by 2020. Now they hope you'll save the date for the second annual Building a Grad Nation Summit.