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Upcoming Events and Programs

The Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University: Summer Institute

Dates: Jul 8, 2018 to Jul 12, 2018
Location: Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA, 02138
Speaker: Jon Saphier

There is a real knowledge base about how to get low-performing, discouraged students to believe in themselves, and simultaneously to learn how to exert effective effort. These skills are teachable, learnable and indispensable to eliminating the achievement gap. Jon Saphier's session will begin to examine at a drill-down detail level what high-expectation teachers do.

Annual Visible Learningplus Conference - Joint Breakout Session

Dates: Jul 9, 2018
Location: Sheraton Grand Chicago, 301 E North Water St, Chicago, IL, 60611
Speaker: Jon Saphier and DeNelle West

At the Visible Learningplus Conference, Jon Saphier and DeNelle West will co-present "The Butterfly Effect: Expectations, Efficacy, and Empowerment"

Annual Visible Learningplus Conference

Dates: Jul 10, 2018
Location: Sheraton Grand Chicago, 301 E North Water St, Chicago, IL, 60611
Speaker: Jon Saphier

In his second breakout session at the Visible Learningplus Conference, Jon Saphier will present "Outliers to Multipliers: A Framework For Effective Professional Learning In Every Building"

Annual Visible Learningplus Conference

Dates: Jul 10, 2018
Location: Sheraton Grand Chicago, 301 E North Water St, Chicago, IL, 60611
Speaker: DeNelle West

In her second breakout session at the Visible Learningplus Conference, DeNelle West will present "Outliers to Multipliers: A Framework For Effective Professional Learning In Every Building"

Massachusetts School Administrators Association

Dates: Jul 24, 2018
Location: Resort and Conference Center, Hyannis, 35 Scudder Avenue
, Hyannis, MA, 02601
Speaker: Nancy Love and Michelle Crowell

Nancy Love, Senior Consultant at Research for Better Teaching will co-present with Michelle Crowell, Assistant Principal at the Madeline English School in Everett, Massachusetts on the topic of Unleashing the Power of High Impact Teacher Teams at the Massachusetts School Administrators Association Summer Conference in July.