one more workshop! Here it is:Stemming the Slide: How Summer Presents Unique Challenges and Opportunities for Underrepresented Students (National Summer Learning Association
next up: Connecting Research and Practice to Create High-Performing Programs (The Steppingstone Foundation, The Opportunity Network, Root Cause)
We're back at day two of the NPEA conference! The morning keynote is up next: our speaker is NYU professor Joshua Aronson; read more about his work here. Joshua Aronson, Associate Professor of Applied Psychology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University. Dr. Aronson is an expert on stereotype threat and race and … Continue reading NPEA Friday Keynote
will there be popcorn? Hard to know. But the movie sounds terrific. 'Ike: Challenge is EverywhereIKE IS A DOCUMENTARY WHICH EXPLORES THE CHALLENGES AND TRIUMPHS OF THE EDUCATION SYSTEM IN HAWAI‘I AND - IN THE SPIRIT OF ITS PREQUEL (OLA - HEALTH IS EVERYTHING) - OFFERS AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF BRAVE INDIVIDUALS LIGHTING THE FIRES OF … Continue reading NPEA evening event: film screening?
three great sessions plus a keynote, all finished by 4:30? This is a conference that doesn't waste time. Love it. Up next: something we discuss a lot at SSA: helping diverse students find their place in our independent school. You Belong Here: Helping Underrepresented Students Thrive in Independent Schools (Blink Consulting, SMART)
Up next: a talk that goes to the heart of this conference and the NPEA's mission to improve college access for the underserved. As a college essay writing instructor, any opportunity to get insights about the Common App is worth my while. Access, Equity, and Integrity: Reaching Students Who Are Still Underserved (Lycoming College, The Common Application)
I like a lot of things about this conference, but one of my favorite parts is lunch is included. I've connected with my colleagues from ASAP and we're about to see a keynote by Laura Perna, a professor at Penn. Read more info about her work here. Laura Perna, James S. Riepe Professor and founding Executive Director of … Continue reading NPEA Lunch General Session
Here's my first session this morning: Bolstering Student Success: Supporting Students From Outside the Classroom The speakers are from Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School and Philadelphia's Community Partnership School.