Webinar: Speak Out, Listen Up! Including Student Voice in School Improvement

Thursday, December 4, 2014
9:00am – 10:30am PST
REGISTER HERE

Listening closely to what students say about their school experiences can be beneficial to educators for understanding and addressing school-related topics and problems and rethinking policies and practices.

REL West recently published a toolkit to provide educators with a purposeful and systematic way to elicit and listen to student voice to inform school improvement efforts.

The webinar provides an opportunity for educators to:

Understand the concept of student voice and the benefits of including student input in school improvement efforts;

Learn about three tools that have been found effective in eliciting student ideas; and

Hear from educators and students who have used the tools about how the process has impacted school improvement efforts in the Washoe County (NV) School District and elsewhere.

Presenters:
BethAnn Berliner, Senior Research Associate, REL West at WestEd
Noelle Caskey, Senior Research Associate, REL West at WestEd
Jennifer Harris, High School Graduation Initiative Program Evaluator, Washoe County (NV) School District

For more information, please contact BethAnn Berliner, bberlin@wested.org.

Author: New York State DCDT

The New York DCDT strives to increase collaboration efforts in effective transition planning for individuals with disabilities by reducing the duplication of efforts and aligning resources and communication.

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