What’s Happening 2014

Educators for Social Responsibility staff members are attending, exhibiting, and presenting at conferences over the next few months. Join us to learn more about our resources and professional services!

Upcoming Events

Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color Annual Gathering, Jackson MS — April 24, 2014.  http://www.coseboc.org/annual-gathering – Mary James Edwards will present a workshop on Guided Discipline.

Past Events

New England Secondary School Consortium Conference, Norwood MA — March 20, 2014.  http://newenglandssc.org/conference – Carol Miller Lieber conducted a workshop: “Response to Instruction + Intervention: What It Is and How We Do It.”

ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit, Los Angeles — March 15-17, 2014.  ac14.ascd.org  – Denise Wolk exhibited.

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Annual Conference, Indianapolis — March 1-3, 2014.  http://aacte.org/2014/ – Denise Wolk exhibited.

AVID National Conference, Dallas December 12-14, 2013.  www.avid.org/eve_nationalconference.html – Michele Tissiere presented “Using Group Academic Conferencing to Build Peer Cohorts and Support Urban Students’ Success.”

Learning Forward Annual Conference, DallasDecember 7-11. learningforward.org/learning-opportunities/annual-conference - Denise Wolk exhibited and Michele Tissiere presented “Putting Schoolwide Discipline and Personalized Student Support Front and Center in School Improvement Plans.”

Massachusetts  School Counselors Association Fall Conference, Boxborough MA October 21-22.  www.masca.org – Denise Wolk  participated and exhibited.

Primary Source summer institute: Cultural Proficiency for Today’s Diverse Schools: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Reading MA —  August 5-9. primarysource.org/cultural-proficiency-for-todays-diverse-schools - Larry Dieringer presented a plenary session on school climate, culture, and reform.

ASCD Summer Conference, National Harbor MD — June 28-30. www.ascd.org/conference-on-teaching-excellence.aspx - Michele Tissiere and Denise Wolk presented “Creating High-Performing, High-Achieving Communities of Learners in Secondary Classrooms.”

The Social-Emotional Learning Alliance for Massachusetts Annual Conference, Wellesley MA — June 12.  http://www.sel4mass.org/ – ESR was a co-sponsor of this conference entitled “Beyond the Lock-Down: Social-Emotional Learning, School Safety and School/Community Culture.”

School Turnaround Leaders Conference, Cambridge MA —  June 3-7. www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe/programs/prek-12/portfolio/stl.html – Michele Tissiere and Kerry Lord served as faculty at this conference at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Massachusetts  School Counselors Association Annual Conference, Hyannis MA April 7-8.  www.masca.org – Denise Wolk presented “The Counselor’s Role in Supporting Advisory Development for Postsecondary Preparation and Success for All Students” on Sunday, April 7.