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Upcoming Events and Programs

AESA Annual Conference

Dates: Nov 30, 2017
Location: JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country, 23808 Resort Parkway, San Antonio, TX, 78261
Speaker: Jon Saphier

Join Jon Saphier as he presents in a Dive Deep Session at the AESA Annual Conference on the topic of High Expectations Teaching: "Smart is Something You Can Get."

Complimentary Workshop on the updated Studying Skillful Teaching course

Dates: Jan 31, 2018
Location: RBT Conference Center, One Acton Place, Acton, MA, 01720
Speaker: Aminata Umoja

Please join us for a complimentary workshop on the Research for Better Teaching course Studying Skillful Teaching. This course has been updated to reflect the latest research and practices featured in the new, 7th edition of The Skillful Teacher. RBT Consultant Aminata Umoja will provide an overview of the updates that were made to align the course as well as answer any questions you might have.

Deep Equity Institute

Dates: Mar 1, 2018
Location: Willowbrook High School Villa Park, 1250 South Ardmore Avenue, Villa Park, IL, 60181
Speaker: Jon Saphier

What is Deep Equity? 

The Deep Equity framework addresses the dynamics of power, privilege, and the impact that implicit biases have on our schools and our students. This capacity-building approach to cultural competence and culturally responsive teaching empowers educators to close the racial and socio-economic gaps in student achievement.