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CASCD strives to exist as a vibrant and active network where anyone who cares about quality teaching, leading and learning is welcome and can find meaningful ways to engage. Our members frequently volunteer to host workshops and institutes at their schools, serve on committees, produce newsletter articles or webinars, and serve the Association in a variety of ways.
Professional Learning Events
Literacy Engagement for Student Success Institute
When: October 26-27, 2018
Where: Sacramento, CA
Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey and Michael McDowell, award-winning authors and consultants, will be the keynote speakers. This two-day institute provdes attendees with practical and effective instructional strategies designed to captivate learners, advance literacy skills, and create moments of discovery and insight in the classroom. Learn from thought-leaders in literacy education as they share research, practices, and techniques that help students connect to literacy.
For further information and registration go to: http://www.cvent.com/events/corwin-literacy-institute/event-summary-2b0c5d89e87f49349275c0d75b50bc04.aspx
More Professional Learning
For a listing of all professional learning, visit https://cascd.org/pd.
News and Articles
Race, location, and income level can determine how often children experience violence and crisis. After last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the young survivors underwent a routine that has become all too... Read More
(District of Columbia) One of the key elements of the Every Student Succeeds Act is its emphasis on new technology that can speed up the assessment process so that classroom leaders can adjust instruction based on how... Read More
Legislation would provide grants to fund training programs and technology to prevent school violence.Alexandria, Va., March 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)... Read More
A UCLA survey of 730 schools nationwide found widespread negative impacts related to deportation fears. Read More
(District of Columbia) Being a responsible student in high school and having good reading and writing skills usually translates into good grades, but new research shows those qualities can also predict educational and... Read More
Many elementary school students in Marion County Public Schools spend more than 20 minutes per night reading with family members. Parents in the central Florida district also report their children feel less stressed... Read More
Children are capable of understanding science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts when they are less than a year old but these skills must be developed intentionally, according to a new report released... Read More
Districts strapped with rising expenses could use the money however they want. Read More
While many districts favor a hands-off approach focused on safety as they prepare for the nationwide protest on March 14 — in which students throughout the country will walk out of class to advocate for gun... Read More
(Calif.) State lawmakers signaled Wednesday that they are considering making changes to the distribution method of special education dollars to address long-standing complaints that smaller districts especially are... Read More
California has been moving in just the opposite direction in its efforts to keep firearms off campus Read More
(Calif.) The powerful if not also tenuous alliance of school employees and district management have called on lawmakers to improve on Gov. Jerry Brown’s education budget that would still leave per-student... Read More
School districts are trying a variety of strategies aimed at creating safe and welcoming school environments, but there is controversy over the role and frequency of student surveys, and how to use them. Read More
In the wake of the tragic events that our country has faced recently, I was asked to write something to help support all of us as we maneuver through these experiences. These events have impacted me personally, as my nephew was present at a shooting that took place in his school this past September. I remember the feeling of terror of not knowing if he was ok or not and the immense sadness for the families that were facing horrible realities. This has weighed heavily on my mind and I worry very much about the impact these events are having on our hearts and souls. Read More