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Wallingford School Superintendent, Board of Education Chairwoman Describe Strategic Plan
 
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The Wallingford Board of Education organized a potluck dinner for the Town Council on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the Wallingford Public Library to discuss the 2013-14 education budget.
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Educators & Administrators Unite for Equitable Funding
 
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The Connecticut Coalition for Public Education (CCPE) at a June 21 State Capitol news briefing called for a comprehensive analysis of the resources needed to assure students' learning opportunities. Organizations representing the state's public school educators and support staff, administrators, school board officials and parent-teacher associations are proposing a new commission to address funding and equity issues. Watch education stakeholders share how their recommendation for a Connecticut Achievement and Resource Equity in Schools (CARES) Commission is the path forward to create a long-term strategic plan. Learn more about CCPE's proposal: http://aftct.org/sites/aftct.org/files/cares_cmmsn_lflt.pdf Videographer: Neal Thomassen, https://www.facebook.com/unionneal Music: "Breaking, Version A," StackTraxx, Digital Juice, http://www.digitaljuice.com
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Kent School District IT Department - A Strategic Partner In Education
 
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Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) Team Award recognizes Kent School District's Information Technology Department as an exceptional district team for its transformative impact on education technology and its work to improve student learning, opportunities, and access. This award dovetails closely with CoSN’s unique focus on the district leadership team as the key to education technology transformation. In this video, members of the Kent School District School Board, IT Department, and Washington State Government talk about the variety of programs and services that IT provides on a day-to-day basis as well as the technology they distribute and support throughout the district. The Kent School District is internationally recognized for their ability to systematically implement technology-based learning tools across all their schools. The IT team has taken technology beyond just the support role and has made themselves a strategic partner in the learning community. Watch this video to learn more about how the Kent School District IT Department's efforts help in successfully preparing all students for their futures. 1. Producer: Kent School District 2. Screen Writer(s): Dan Conces, Jeff Thungc 4. Camera Operator(s): Dan Conces, Seth Wessel-Estes, and Noah Martin 5. Editor(s): Seth Wessel-Estes, Noah Martin, Vincenzo Santamaria 6. Lighting: Seth Wessel-Estes and Noah Martin 7. Sound Technician(s):Seth Wessel-Estes and Noah Martin 8. Animator (s): Vincenzo Santamaria 9. Talent: Debbie Straus, Dr. Edward Lee Vargas, Thuan Nguyen, Stosh Morency, Greg Whiteman, Kyle Hatfield, Judy Peterson, Jeff Thungc, Dennis Small, and Randy Dorn 10. Production Date: April 2013 For more information visit http://www.kent.k12.wa.us/KSD/IT
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Woodbridge Board of Education - 11/21/17
 
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Meeting on Tuesday instead of Monday. A grand presentation of the Strategic Plan, with students speaking to Project-Based Learning, plus committee reports.
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Why Mixed Income Housing? David Fink at TEDxBushnellPark
 
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David Fink is the staff director of the HOMEConnecticut campaign which is charting solutions to the shortage of housing affordable to workers, young professionals, families and others across the state. David also coordinates outreach and education activities. He has testified before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee and the Connecticut General Assembly on how housing creation relates to transportation policy and community development, and has spoken at conferences and written extensively on developing community support and strategic communications. David comes to the housing field from the worlds of journalism and government. He spent 25 years as a newspaper reporter, editor and opinion writer for five newspapers, including USA Today, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Boston Herald-American and The Hartford Courant, where he served as a legislative correspondent, government editor and associate editor of the editorial page. David left The Courant in 2001 to serve as press secretary for the Speaker of the state House of Representatives in the Connecticut General Assembly. He joined The Partnership in January 2004. David was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He graduated from the State University of New York with a B.A. in political science and received a masters degree in journalism from Ohio State University. He and his wife, an attorney, live in West Hartford and have two children. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) - Jim Moriarty
 
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From the Connecticut State Department of Education 13th Annual Bureau of Special Education Back to School Meeting September 14, 2016 For more information and supporting documents: http://ctserc.org/bts16
Connecticut State Board of Education Meeting - 12/6/2017
 
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Connecticut State Board of Education Meeting - 12/6/2017 Channel HBOE: https://www.accesstv.org/hboe Brought to you by the CT Parent's Union. CT Parent's Union (CTPU) has launched a School Board Watch Initiative to ensure individuals WE elected or they were appointed to Connecticut Local and State Boards of Education are putting the needs of students first over education partisan politics. Parent & community Volunteers will evaluate BOE meetings in 5 Governance areas: 1. Focus and Mission: The Board is "focused" on achieving fiscal and personnel responsible goals that are in the best interest of ALL students regardless of race, disability or income level. 2. Transparency: Board processes are accessible to the public and public treated with respect and dignity; 3. Conduct: Conflicts/disagreements are managed respectfully - ALL school boards must LEAD by example; 4. Role Clarity: The Board provides effective leadership and oversight through student centered planning and strategy processes 5. Competency: Ensure Board members are informed and culturally responsive. BOTTOM LINE: EVERY Board of Education Decision MUST BE in the Best Interest of the Student with Fiscal and personnel accountability paramount! Watch it • Like it • Share it • with Colleagues, family, friends, and foe, that way you can help keep them in the know. AccessTVnetwork.com – AccessTV.org - Steaming LIVE at: AccessTV.us Proudly funded by J. Stan and Nyesha McCauley and our Broadcast Partners with additional support provided by subscribers, sponsors, and volunteers, more info: https://www.accesstv.org/supporting-the-work-of-accesstv-org/ AccessTV.org is Mobile Ready! Just add us to your Home screen! And remember . . . Be a force for good! If you can't save the world - save someone that can! Thanks for Watching! J. Stan McCauley Owner and Chief of Operations Light Source Productions • AccessTVNetwork.com • AccessTV.org • AccessTV.us • #AccessTV.org • @accesstv_org • #needacameramancallstan8609449797
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Stronger Community, Better Response  Connecting Community Organizations During Disaster
 
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This video is geared towards non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, and faith-based organizations who find themselves taking an active role in disaster response and recovery in their communities. This video help these group understand how they connect to their local office of emergency management and to each other.
Sandy Hook Survivor Suing for 100 Million
 
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A lawyer who's asking to sue Connecticut for $100 million on behalf of a 6-year-old Newtown school shooting survivor who heard violence over the school's intercom system says the potential claim is about improving school security, not money. "It's about living in a world that's safe," New Haven attorney Irving Pinsky told The Associated Press on Saturday. "The answer is about protecting the kids." Pinsky asked this week to sue the state, which has immunity against most lawsuits unless it gives a party permission to go forward with a claim. Connecticut's claims commissioner couldn't be reached for comment Saturday. Pinksy's client, whom he calls "Jill Doe" in the claim, sustained "emotional and psychological trauma and injury" on Dec. 14 after gunman Adam Lanza forced his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School and gunned down 20 children and six adults inside in one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. The child heard "conversations, gunfire and screaming" over Sandy Hook's intercom after someone in the office apparently switched on the system, according to the claim. Pinsky said Saturday he didn't know whether his client saw anyone die. The state Board of Education, Department of Education and state education commissioner failed to protect the child "from foreseeable harm," including by failing to provide a safe school setting, the filing said. It also said the parties failed to review and carefully scrutinize annual strategic school profile reports from the local school district and Sandy Hook Elementary as well as "other submissions with respect to student safety and emergency response planning and protocol." It says the parties also failed to require the school and local Board of Education to formulate and implement an effective student safety emergency response plan. Pinsky said Saturday he didn't want to reveal more about the 6-year-old or details about her experience during the shooting because of privacy concerns.
Views: 330 KeepingITRealNews
Enfield, CT, USA - TC/BOE Strategic Plan Subcommittee - January 19, 2012
 
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Agenda: http://www.enfield-ct.gov/content/85/840/24755/24757/35921/36227.aspx
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Chamber Strategic Planning
 
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Chairman of the Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Attorney Michael J. Keenan, Keenan Law LLC, shares the vision for the future of the Glastonbury Chamber. Mission Statement: The Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce is a private, not-for-profit business organization formed to foster a strong economy by providing members and the community with relevant services and information. The mission of the Chamber is to promote the business community, the overall economic climate and an enhanced quality of life in Glastonbury. In so doing, the Chamber serves its members and the community at large.
ICT Strategic Planning Workshop
 
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July 25 & 26, 2008
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CT 4 Walls Project Funding Request
 
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THE CONNECTICUT "4-WALLS" PROJECT The initial concept and design of a new model project called the Connecticut "4-Walls" Project were begun in the South Bronx, New York, by its creator, Samuel Cephas, in July, 2011. Realizing that the South Bronx was far too large geographically and population-wise to implement the project, Mr. Cephas consulted with some of his Connecticut contacts about locations in that state which would be able to implement the model. It was determined that Manchester, CT would be a good location. With that decision finalized by the MC2 Board, initial contacts were begun with town and school officials, college administration, social service agencies, legislative representatives, and respective Manchester businesses and companies. The fact that this initiative is a "model" is important because once the project is well underway in Manchester, the model will be brought to other low income urban locations throughout the state where test scores of minority students, especially, are well below average and the truancy and drop-out rates are high. Such communities, among others, include Willimantic, Putnam, Norwich, New London, New Britain, Hartford, Meriden, Middletown, Waterbury, Torrington, New Haven, Bridgeport, Norwalk, Stamford, and Danbury. The most important component in this model are the local grass-roots organizations who have been dealing with focused educational issues like the achievement gap, truancy and drop-out rates for many years, and therefore choose to partner-up to stop these rapidly changing statistics, with: 1) a mission to stop the achievement gap; 2) a vision to improve individual student GPA's; and 3) a goal of ensuring high school graduation for all program participants. Public meetings, focused on the larger community, are always important as previous experience in other locations has proven. Hopefully such public meetings will assist the new partnerships to gain a complement of concerned and committed individuals willing to assist "on-the-bubble" high school students to reach post high school educational goals or gainful employment. MC2 will bring to all partnerships, in all communities, its proven record of 10+ years of success in working with inner-city students, primarily black and Hispanic, living in very difficult neighborhoods in Hartford. The MC2 curriculum, which provides tutoring, at all sessions, in the core subjects of math, reading and science, then provides additional study in such specialized areas as financial literacy, environmental science, building/sustainability, or various aspects of the arts. MC2 will also bring live "on-location" broadcast capabilities, focusing on all aspects of the program, through NETSMediaTV.com. As a partnership, MC2 knows that model projects, such as this, will succeed especially as other partners in the specialty areas join to lend their expertise, and individuals committed to providing the best in educational support are willing to assist in a variety of ways. MC2 is actively looking for other partners, so that through everyone's committed effort, the Connecticut "4-Walls" Project model will become the most successful model in New England. But we do need everyone's support. The key to any growing partnership will be "working together" toward a common goal, but in no way seeking to change, or control, or divide what each respective partner performs on its own. Any new partnership, in whatever city, will be guided by a specific "4-Walls" Advisory Board which will oversee all activities that are geared to accomplish the vision of improved student GPA's and thereby ensure high school graduation and beyond. It is this Board which will make all decisions about programming and finances. It is this Board, which along with other levels of assessment and evaluation, will perform its own assessment and evaluation of the program. The Advisory Board and its subcommittees will be staffed by volunteer members. Early work of any partnership, always to be accomplished, is locating sufficient volunteers to fully implement all aspects of the project. Volunteers can choose to assist in tutoring, in transportation, in fund-raising, or assisting with special student-focused events. A "4-Walls" PTO will be developed, so that parents or guardians of all participants will also be actively involved in various aspects of support. Every partnership holds, in its hands, great opportunities. Community-based initiatives can reap outstanding results. The "4-Walls" Project is defined as such, because its total focus is within the four town-line boundaries of each respective community - for that community's students, with that community's resources, and in partnership with many of that community's entities. Because of this base of community support, the program is offered free of charge to each student participant. We hope that you will choose to utilize this model and become active members within it.
DECD Strategic Plan 2014 -2017 announcement
 
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Tony Harrison, Chief Executive Department for Education and Child Development introduces the DECD Strategic Plan 2014 -2017 and associated business plans that outline our priorities over the next four years -- and how we will achieve them
ESSA Early Childhood Overview
 
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As part of Connecticut’s Next Generation Student Supports, the CT State Department of Education (CSDE) has developed strategies and resources for LEAs to support students during critical transition points across the continuum, from prekindergarten through grade 12. CSDE, in partnership with the OEC, key stakeholders, and support from EducationCounsel in Washington DC, has developed two resources for student transition from preschool to kindergarten. These resources include The Early Childhood Landscape Analysis Tool for Connecticut Schools and Districts, and Transitioning to Kindergarten: the Why, What, and How of this Important Milestone for Connecticut Students. This 12 minute webinar offers viewers an overview of these tools as districts move forward in developing a systems approach to transitions.
Long Range Strategic Planning Meeting 10/23/12
 
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Long Range Strategic Planning Meeting of Region 12 Schools in CT. This meeting took place at Shepaug High School on October 23, 2012, and was facilitated by Jonathan Costa.
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Joe Bertolino -  Social Justice
 
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Joe Bertolino, Ed.D., president of Southern Connecticut State University, has enjoyed a notable career in administrative leadership in higher education, as well as his work as an author, lecturer, and teacher. Appointed as the university's 12th president in July 2016, Bertolino oversees an institution of about 10,000 students, 440 full-time faculty, and 1,100 staff. His first day at Southern was Aug. 22, 2016. President Joe, as he is affectionately known, has been a social justice educator for 25 years, and is passionate about student success and access to higher education. During his short time at the helm of Southern, he has outlined the following priorities: raising the University’s profile, expanding community outreach and partnerships; strategic enrollment recruitment and retention; and streamlining students’ path to earning a degree. Early initiatives include a new marketing program that is reintroducing the University to the region and beyond; the University’s first comprehensive enrollment plan and new community partnerships at multiple levels to establish Southern as a good neighbor.
The SHU Mission and Vision
 
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About Sacred Heart University Sacred Heart University, the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Conn., and satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland. More than 8,500 students attend the University’s five colleges: Arts & Sciences; Health Professions; Nursing; the Jack Welch College of Business; and the Isabelle Farrington College of Education. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its guides, Best 382 Colleges–2018 Edition, “Best in the Northeast” and Best 294 Business Schools–2017 Edition. It also placed SHU on its lists for “Best College Theater” and “Most Engaged in Community Service,” each of which comprises only 20 U.S. schools. U.S.News & World Report ranks SHU in its Best Colleges 2018 guidebook and ranks SHU the fourth “Most Innovative School” in the North. The Chronicle of Higher Education also names SHU one of the fastest-growing Roman Catholic universities in its 2016 almanac. Sacred Heart fields 32 Division I athletic teams and has an award-winning program of community service. www.sacredheart.edu
Building Strategic Partnerships to Foster Community Engagement in Education
 
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Recorded on February 9, 2011, this was the fifth webinar in the "Achieving Excellence and Innovation in Family, School, and Community Engagement" (FSCE) series. Strategic community partnerships are a key component of systemic family, school, and community engagement in education. These partnerships draw on the strengths of community groups as they surround students with an array of supports to enhance learning and prepare them for the 21st century. Strategic partnerships also create a culture of communication with each other and with families and schools to ensure the services they provide meet the needs of their communities. This webinar examined practical examples of how to build successful strategic partnerships that foster community engagement, including how to select the organizations, people, and services to be included; how to structure communications to ensure ongoing collaboration; and how to build connections with families and schools. You will hear from a Promise Neighborhood grantee about the program's vision and how it is forming partnerships to support students from birth through college and career preparation, from The Children's Aid Society about why the community school model promotes strong families and successful students, and from the United Way of Lake County, Illinois about a community engagement planning process to ensure on-time high school graduation. The U.S. Department of Education's Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships will also speak about what the initiative is doing to sponsor deliberate and ongoing partnerships. Presenters include: - Moderator: Lindsay Torrico, Manager, Public Policy, United Way Worldwide - Reverend Brenda Girton-Mitchell, Director, Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, U.S. Department of Education - Jane Quinn, Director, National Center for Community Schools, The Children's Aid Society - Irasema Salcido, Founder, Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy, Promise Neighborhood Grantee - Helen Westmoreland, Director of Program Quality, Flamboyan Foundation - Michelle Mittler Crombie, Vice President of Community Development, United Way of Lake County, Illinois A selection of resources and links related to the webinar are located at: http://www.nationalpirc.org/engagement_webinars/archive-webinar5.html
Views: 2756 SEDL
Enfield, CT, USA - Board of Education - December 10, 2013
 
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http://www.enfieldschools.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_899572/File/12-10-13%20Regular%20BOE%20Agenda%20Packet%20-%20Revised.pdf
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Using Literacy Screening Data to Support Students with Reading Difficulties
 
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This webinar was originally broadcast on January 10, 2017. Co-sponsored by Connecticut State Department of Education and SERC. For more information and links/downloads, visit ctserc.net/literacywebinar.
Woodbridge Board of Education - 05/22/18
 
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Unusually long meeting, with an hour of public comment re Talented & Gifted. Presentations: Strategic Plan update & Schoolwide Enrichment.
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W4 News - Strategic Operating Plan Focus on K-2 Literacy Curriculum - 11/18/2015
 
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Community Update: Cultivating Equity and Excellence Strategic Operating Plan Focus on K-2 Literacy Curriculum HARTFORD, CT -- Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez presented her first community update on the Strategic Operating Plan 2015-2020 as Hartford Public Schools takes on the next phase of plan implementation in pursuit of equitable outcomes for all students. Dr. Narvaez shared performance equity indicator targets for 2016 and provided insights about one of the Strategies in Action: the New K-2 Literacy Curriculum, one of the district’s landmark initiatives. “Last year we focused on planning and strategies built on community input. Now we are doing what we said we were going to do. This is our pact with our families and we are going to keep our promises in a very tangible manner,” said Dr. Narvaez on Wednesday at Hartford Public Schools Central Office. Target outcomes for 2016 include reaching a 78% college acceptance rate (currently 72.5%), a 75.2% graduation rate (currently 71.5%), nearly 60% Algebra 1 proficiency by the end of ninth grade (currently 55%), and reducing suspensions by 20%. Ultimately, the plan calls for 100% college acceptance, 90% graduation, 80% Algebra 1 proficiency by the end of ninth grade and 90% reduction in suspensions by the year 2020. Improving early elementary literacy is one of Hartford Public Schools’ main goals. Research shows that children not reading at grade-level by third grade are less likely to achieve high school graduation. The new K-2 Literacy Curriculum was developed in partnership with teachers, ensuring full alignment with Connecticut Core Standards (Common Core State Standards). The curriculum features an interdisciplinary approach combining Reading, Writing, Science – Next Generation Science Standards, and Social Studies – C3 Standards (College, Career, Civic Life) designed with teacher input and participation with a focus on meeting the developmental needs of early readers. “We value the input and engagement of our amazing teachers,” said Dr. Narvaez. “This new approach will help to ensure a strong foundation for our students on their journey to college and the workplace.” The district is piloting the new curriculum framework at 15 schools led by 140 kindergarten to second grade classroom teachers responsible for laying the groundwork so that 40% of our third grade students are able to reach and supersede the 50th percentile MAP in reading by the year 2016 (currently 35.3%). K-2 Literacy Curriculum pilot schools are Annie Fisher STEM Magnet School, Early Reading Lab at Betances School, Expeditionary Learning Academy at Moylan, Milner School, Parkville Community School, Sanchez School (2014-15); Asian Studies Academy, Breakthrough Magnet School (South), Clark School, Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker, Kennelly School, Martin Luther King, Jr. School, Rawson School, R.J. Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts, and West Middle School (2015-16). Watch it on AccessTV.org or GO Mobile • Share it with Colleagues, family, friends, and foe, that way you can help keep them in the know. The AccessTV.org Network is Funded by J. Stan and Nyesha McCauley. Additional support made possible by community volunteers. Help me make more fresh quality content. Every contribution is helpful, big or small. Click to Support: http://accesstv.org/archives/3628 Get our Mobile App: http://mob.accesstv.org/ Be a force for good! If you can't save the world - save someone that can! Thanks for Watching! J. Stan McCauley www.Jstan1.net
Transforming Schools Through Family, School, and Community Engagement
 
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Recorded on April 29, 2010, this was the first webinar in the "Achieving Excellence and Innovation in Family, School, and Community Engagement" (FSCE) series. Research over the past 30 years has shown that engaging families in their children's education increases student achievement and decreases dropout rates. Effective family engagement is not a one-time program or the choice of a good school, but rather a set of day-to-day practices, attitudes, beliefs and interactions that support learning at home, at school, afterschool, and during the summer. To ensure that the students of today are ready for the careers of tomorrow, families, schools, and community groups need to work together to promote engagement that is systemic, sustained, and integrated into school improvement efforts. Achieving Excellence and Innovation in Family, School, and Community Engagement is a series of webinars that aims to provide opportunities for stakeholders representing national, regional, and local organizations to learn about family, school, and community engagement research, as well as best practices and innovations from the field. The first installment of the webinar series addresses the question, How can stakeholders build the capacity to transform schools through effective family, school, and community engagement? This webinar includes real-life examples of innovative family and community engagement efforts, and discusses how to successfully integrate family engagement into student learning and how to sustain engagement efforts across the cradle-to-career pathway. Presenters include: Jim Shelton, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education; Anna Hinton, Director, Parental Options and Information, Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education; Heather Weiss, Founder & Director, Harvard Family Research Project; Nina Sazer O'Donnell, Vice President, Education, United Way Worldwide; Ron Mirr, Iowa State PIRC, RM Consulting A selection of resources and links related to the webinar are located at: http://www.nationalpirc.org/engagement_webinars/archive-webinar1.html
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Enfield, CT, USA - Board of Education - January 10, 2012
 
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Agenda: http://www.enfieldschools.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_899572/File/01-10-12%20Regular%20BOE%20Agenda%20-%20Revised.pdf
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Enfield, CT, USA - Board of Education - January 23, 2012
 
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Agenda: http://www.enfieldschools.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_899572/File/01-23-12%20Special%20BOE%20Agenda.pdf
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Joe Bertolino - Teachers Make a Difference - George Brelsford
 
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Joe Bertolino, Ed.D., president of Southern Connecticut State University, has enjoyed a notable career in administrative leadership in higher education, as well as his work as an author, lecturer, and teacher. Appointed as the university's 12th president in July 2016, Bertolino oversees an institution of about 10,000 students, 440 full-time faculty, and 1,100 staff. His first day at Southern was Aug. 22, 2016. President Joe, as he is affectionately known, has been a social justice educator for 25 years, and is passionate about student success and access to higher education. During his short time at the helm of Southern, he has outlined the following priorities: raising the University’s profile, expanding community outreach and partnerships; strategic enrollment recruitment and retention; and streamlining students’ path to earning a degree. Early initiatives include a new marketing program that is reintroducing the University to the region and beyond; the University’s first comprehensive enrollment plan and new community partnerships at multiple levels to establish Southern as a good neighbor.
Enfield, CT, USA - Board of Education - February 7, 2012
 
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Agenda: http://www.enfieldschools.org/boe/boe_meeting_agendas/2011-12_boe_agenda/
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Pine Knoll Shores - Strategic Planning Survey Part 1
 
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Several months ago the Town embarked on a Strategic Planning effort to help map out where PKS is going in the future. A very significant part of this effort was collecting public input. This was done by identifying stakeholders groups, holding focus group roundtables, and conducting a Survey. Professionals from the NC Division of Community Assistance (DCA), who have been our partners in this planning effort, summarize the results of public input in this two part video.
Views: 145 Scott Sherrill
State Senator Eric Berthel takes the oath of office for the 32nd district
 
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Sen. Eric Berthel was elected to represent the 32nd Senatorial District in a special election on Feb. 28, 2017. Prior to that, he represented the 68th House District serving Watertown, Oakville and Woodbury. Eric, 48, was born in Brooklyn, New York and has lived in Connecticut since 1976. He is a graduate of Pomperaug Regional High School in Southbury, holds a Bachelor’s degree from Manhattanville College and Master’s degree from the University of Bridgeport. He and his wife Krista have lived in Watertown since 1998 with their two boys, Matthew and Paul. He has demonstrated his commitment to serve through his extensive involvement with the Watertown Board of Education during the last few years. In addition to the regular work of the Board, he has participated in all of the Board subcommittees, served as a chair of four of those subcommittees, served as Board Secretary and as Vice Chairman. He was also the Board liaison for three of five schools in Watertown and Oakville. In 2013, he was appointed to the special subcommittee for the evaluation of the Superintendent and in 2014 to the special subcommittee for the search for the new Superintendent. His entire working career has been focused on healthcare communications, public relations, marketing and business development. He and his wife also owned a small retail business in Watertown. He presently works for the Hartford Healthcare Federal Credit Union in Hartford as their Vice President of Strategic Outreach.
Views: 282 CTSenateRepublicans
2012-10-22 Board of Education Meeting
 
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Region 12 Schools consists of Bridgewater, Roxbury and Washington, CT.
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North Haven, Indians are not Mascots
 
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Talia Gallagher speaks at Board of Education meeting in North Haven, CT 3/12/2015 She started the effort to change the high school mascot away from the "Indians".
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District 49 Discusses Unified Improvement Plan
 
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"First, we reflect on the targets and strategies in the previous year's plan, and collect and analyze student achievement data to identify trends and prioritize areas for improvement," said Amber Whetstine, learning services executive director, sharing information about Falcon School District 49's unified improvement plan. "Then, we begin to set new goals to increase student achievement and growth." The UIP guides specific action steps for district leaders and educators to work toward for continuous improvement in student achievement and growth. During a meeting Dec. 12, Whetstine presented to the Board of Education the key strategies for addressing the leading areas for improvement. The three areas in focus involve aligning curriculum with the new Colorado Academic Standards, identifying resources for supporting individualized learning and offering consistent professional development. For more information, visit D49.org: http://d49.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=306993. "I am grateful, as a parent and a community member, to have been able to be part of the process, in helping to develop the district's unified improvement plan," says parent Amanda Palmer. "It's a wonderful snapshot of where we are, but also where we need to go."
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5 tips to improve your critical thinking - Samantha Agoos
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/5-tips-to-improve-your-critical-thinking-samantha-agoos Every day, a sea of decisions stretches before us, and it’s impossible to make a perfect choice every time. But there are many ways to improve our chances — and one particularly effective technique is critical thinking. Samantha Agoos describes a 5-step process that may help you with any number of problems. Lesson by Samantha Agoos, animation by Nick Hilditch.
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Woodbridge Board of Ed - 05/16/17
 
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Regular meeting the day after Annual Town Meeting. PTO book swap update. Student Council. Strategic plan.
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Education Security for Schools, Campuses and Universities
 
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Education Security for Schools, Colleges and Universities. An ASSA ABLOY Future Lab interview with Jonathan Terry, Assistant Director of Facilities at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, USA. The copyright to this video belongs to ASSA ABLOY. Please add to lists, embed and share but don't upload to your own channel. Contact Corporate Communications at http://www.assaabloy.com/contact/.
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Canton Public Library Strategic Plan
 
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Mission: The Canton Public Library connects your community. VALUES RELEVANCE: We will adapt and grow as our communitys needs change, providing flexible, customizable and evolving collections and services. ACCESS: We are respectful of all people at all times and serve our community with excellence. INTEGRITY: We support the pursuit of individual and community goals by ensuring the open exchange of diverse materials and ideas. LEADERSHIP: We will lead with enthusiasm and respond to challenges with creativity and professionalism. 2009 - 2011 STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES • The Canton Public Library will take a user-driven approach to refining and redefining its resources, programs and services. • The Canton Public Library will produce dynamic, focused programs that provide value to the community and leverage partnerships with local groups. • The Canton Public Library will service the community by being a conduit for connections between residents and local groups, through the awareness of needs and opportunities. • The Canton Public Library will create a recognizable and transparent brand by establishing and practicing its core values and mission. • The Canton Public Library will use technology as a tool, a means to support library values and accomplish goals • The Canton Public Library will be good stewards of the publics funds by implementing best practices and by encouraging efforts to increase productivity and use resources efficiently.
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Micro Focus DevOps Model Office on AWS   Overview
 
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Watch this preview video to understand Micro Focus Professional Services offering of DevOps Model Offices on AWS To learn more about Professional Services and our DevOps Model Offices on AWS visit http://www.microfocus.com/profservices Model Offices are prebuilt, fully integrated and configured environments that will show you real examples of DevOps, cloud, and service broker use cases. They are based on the Open Group IT4IT value chain and are designed to accelerate deployment and time to value. Take a test drive so you can see firsthand how we can help make your vision real. The DevOps Model Office provides an experience end-to-end continuous software delivery with continuous planning, integration, deployment and release, testing, security, operations, collaboration, and assessment. SUBSCRIBE to the Micro Focus Learning Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIyzdlQ8TqfbEZCIwWJU3w?sub_confirmation=1 More Micro Focus Links: HOME: https://www.microfocus.com TRAINING: https://software.microfocus.com/en-us/software/enterprise-software-education-services SERVICES: https://software.microfocus.com/en-us/software/integrated-strategic-consulting-services SUPPORT: https://software.microfocus.com/en-us/software/customer-technical-support-services COMMUNITY: https://community.saas.hpe.com/t5/Products/ct-p/sws-ProductFamilies Micro Focus and HPE Software have joined to become one of the largest pure-play software companies in the world. Bringing together two leaders in the software industry, Micro Focus is uniquely positioned to help customers maximize existing software investments and embrace innovation in a world of Hybrid IT - from mainframe to mobile to cloud.
Westfield State ICE ICE Baby 2018
 
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The Westfield State University Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (ICE) Program's remix to celebrate 5 years of program success! The WSU ICEI Program opened it's doors in the fall of 2013 welcoming 5 students. Entering year 6, fall 2018, we will welcome 30 students We love you all to pIeCEs!!! About the Initiative: The Westfield State University ICEI (MAICEI) Program is a state-funded partnerships between local school districts and two- and four-year public colleges and universities in Massachusetts. The term “Concurrent Enrollment” means that participating students are still eligible for special education services, even though they have finished four years of high school. So, they are concurrently enrolled in college while still being eligible for special education services. Funded by the Commonwealth since 2007, the Massachusetts Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI) offers grants to college-school partnerships to support eligible public high school students with intellectual disabilities, ages 18–22, to increase their academic and career success by being included in a college or university community of learners. Students with intellectual disabilities who are eligible for the program must be between the ages of: 18 to 22, have not passed MCAS, and are eligible for special education services as documented through an Individualized Education Program (IEP); or 20 to 21, have passed MCAS, but are still eligible for special education with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) because of significant functional disabilities, transition needs, etc. Evidence shows that students benefit academically and transition to young adulthood more readily when they have the opportunity to engage in all college-related activities (e.g., establishing new social networks, participating in campus-wide events, learning to use public transportation to and from campus, completing course assignments, obtaining employment) rather than staying at high school. Student participation in this grant program may be incorporated into a student’s transition program, as determined through the school district’s special education process. Student participants in MAICEI develop career-planning and employment skills, self-advocacy skills, and new life skills that will assist students in their post-secondary interests and activities. For example, students participate in: Person-centered planning College courses related to job interests Paid work and internships Independent living and independent travel For more information regarding all Massachusetts ICEI Programs follow this link: http://www.mass.edu/strategic/read_maiceipart-westfield.asp
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Create a World-Class Emergency Department - Free Standing Emergency Departments
 
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Go to www.http://www.ccme.org/EDBA/ to attend or purchase this years course! The focus of the Innovations in Emergency Department Management Conference is on leadership, management, operations, logistics, strategic planning and healthcare reform. This three-day immersion into the challenges of running an ED provides you and your leadership team with the tools and techniques to create a world-class emergency department. You’ll hear from “been there - done that” experts who have created successful practices in the ever-changing world of emergency medicine.
The University of Sydney and GE: Patient preparation for cardiac CT angiography
 
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GE Healthcare is collaborating with the University of Sydney Health Sciences department on a series of education videos for the university's Medical Imaging Sciences post-graduate program. The videos will also be available to subscribers of GE's TiP-Ed Online, which provides accredited professional education resources for medical-imaging professionals globally. Here, the opening sequences of the first video on cardiac CT angiography. Read more: https://www.gereports.com.au/2017/06/12/doctor-switch-off-the-scanner-and-pass-the-popcorn
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Opening Remarks: Seth Axelrod, Ph.D., “Suicide and BPD Treatment, Research, and Family Priorities”
 
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Opening Remarks: "Suicide and BPD Treatment, Research, and Family Priorities" Dr. Axelrod is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. He leads the DBT and DBT-SUD Adult Intensive Outpatient Program tracks of Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, and he is a trainer/consultant with Behavioral Tech, the training group founded by Dr. Marsha Linehan. He received his doctorate from the University of Kentucky, completed a DBT-focused internship with the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and did personality disorders postdoctoral training at Yale School of Medicine. He co-founded the annual NEA-BPD Yale Conferences, he founded the Connecticut DBT Network, and he is a member of Marsha Linehan’s annual DBT strategic planning research meeting. Dr. Axelrod regularly teaches seminars and workshops on DBT and his research and publications are in the areas of borderline personality disorder and DBT adaptations. The 12th annual Yale NEA-BPD conference addressed advances in assessment and treatment of individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder who struggle with suicidality, as well as resources for providers working with suicidal individuals. The conference addressed assessment and interventions aimed at individuals and families, as well as consumer and family member perspectives.   Our Yale NEA-BPD Conferences http://psychiatry.yale.edu/bpdconference/ are aimed at mental health professionals, training clinicians and researchers, as well as consumers and their family members. Presentations are designed to make cutting edge research and practice accessible to both professionals and lay audience members.  Ample time is provided for questions from the audience throughout the conference day.
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The 700 Club - July 12, 2018
 
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Abused as a child, one woman finds true peace when an unexpected visitor shows up. Plus, a San Francisco Giants executive shares the key to success.
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Economics of Cybersecurity | DelftX on edX | Professional Education | Course About Video
 
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Enroll in Economics of Cybersecurity from DelftX at https://www.edx.org/course/economics-cybersecurity-delftx-econsec101x Economics of Cybersecurity Learn how to measure the costs and assess the importance of securing your business from cyber threats. About this Course With a significant increase in high-profile data breaches and cybersecurity threats in the last couple years, it is critical for businesses to learn about the costs and investment decisions around securing their online systems. If you make decisions around IT investments in your job or are interested in learning more about securing your business, this course is for you. While many businesses think of cybersecurity as a technical problem, this course broadens that view and shows that security failures are caused as often by bad business decisions and incentive systems as by bad technical design. This course provides an introduction to the field of the economics behind cybersecurity, delivered by four leading research teams from distinguished universities around the world, including: Michel van Eeten of Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands Ross Anderson of Cambridge University in the United Kingdom Rainer Boehme of University of Münster in Germany Carlos H.Gañán of Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands Tyler Moore of Southern Methodist University in the USA It will provide you with the economic concepts, measurement approaches and data analytics to make better security decisions, while helping you to understand the forces that shape the security decisions of other businesses, products and services. This course will: Teach you to make choices on investing in your company’s cybersecurity. We discuss and apply different economic models that help determine the costs and benefits of security investments. Arm you with research to make strategic business decisions. We review empirical research into security decisions and incentives of actors. We analyze data on firms in different markets, and apply economic concepts to explain the strategies of attackers. Review policy and regulations. We discuss available economic tools to better align the incentives for cybersecurity, including better security metrics, cyber insurance/risk transfer, information sharing, and liability assignment. This course offers a broad view of the field through lectures and exercises that can apply to both early career professionals as well as senior technical managers. After finishing this course you will be able to apply economic analysis and data analytics. You will understand the role played by incentives on the adoption and effectiveness of security mechanisms, and on the design of technical, market-based, and regulatory solutions to different security threats. After successfully completing this course, you will: Position yourself as a vital subject matter expert regarding the economic drivers that influence cybersecurity and position your company to move forward and stay competitive. Engage confidently with management on opportunities and cybersecurity challenges faced by your industry; analyze emerging security threats and how these threats can be mitigated by effectively addressing real economic problems. Learn and assess the issues of investment in cybersecurity, making your company more productive, while saving time and money. Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be awarded a DelftX Professional Education Certificate. The TU Delft Extension School offers Continuing Education Units for this course. Participants of EconSec101x who successfully complete the course requirements will earn a Certificate of Completion and are eligible to receive 2.0 Continuing Education Units (2.0 CEUs). PDF of the Syllabus
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