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May 52021

Teacher Appreciation Week

By |May 5th, 2021|

We are currently in the middle of the second consecutive Teacher Appreciation Week that has occurred during the pandemic. It's important to recognize the efforts of hardworking educators every day, but this past year has been especially significant. Educators have worked around the clock to adapt and innovate curricula for virtual or hybrid learning, while remaining positive in the face of uncertainty. Follow along on Twitter or Instagram as we honor some of the many educators who continue to go above and beyond. Read notes of gratitude and admiration from colleagues and learn about individual educators' unique approaches to whole child development.

Apr 212021

Exclusionary Discipline Practices

By |April 21st, 2021|

"As a parent of two African American boys, I am concerned as we begin to navigate our way back into the school building. I am worried that this new era in education could make my children and other BIPOC children vulnerable to disproportionate school discipline, especially exclusionary discipline. Schools are under increased pressure to keep children and teachers safe, and removing a face mask or breathing on someone could spread sickness; this undoubtedly makes for a more tense learning environment. With new rules in place, it concerns me to think that BIPOC may bear the brunt of these new consequences and be subject to exclusionary discipline practices at higher rates than other students."

Apr 72021

Lifting Up Student Voice: Tips for collecting & reflecting on student feedback

By |April 7th, 2021|

As many schools are grappling with the continued challenges presented by COVID-19, it is crucial to solicit timely, actionable feedback from students. Engaging in informal, semi-structured conversations with students enables educators to learn more about the successes and opportunities that contribute to positive learning environments at school, whether in-person, remote, or any combination of the two. Consider the tips presented in the following blog post to guide planning, facilitation, and reflection when collecting students’ feedback on their experiences.

Mar 312021

Welcome Dr. Angela M. Ward

By |March 31st, 2021|

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Angela M. Ward as TransformEd’s first-ever Chief Program Officer. In this role, Dr. Ward will lead the redesign of TransformEd’s programmatic work with school systems to ensure that our approach to whole child development is inclusive, equitable, and actively antiracist.

Mar 102021

We’re Hiring Again!

By |March 10th, 2021|

Transforming Education is seeking a Director of Operations who will serve as the primary lead to manage and oversee the daily operations of the organization - from grant writing, to finances, to workplace culture and more.

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