BrainSMART Leading for Learning: Keys to Increasing Student Achievement
Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers
7:45 - 9:45 a.m., Friday, April 8, Convention Center, 1st Floor, Room 22-23
University researchers have learned more about the brain in the past 10 years than they have in the previous 100, and at least two universities have graduate degree programs in brain-based teaching.
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President Barack Obama released his fiscal year 2012 (FY12) federal budget proposal during a visit to a Maryland middle school on Monday. The location was selected to underscore the president’s continued support for investing in federal education programs even as he recommended a freeze or decrease to almost all other nonsecurity-related agencies and programs.
A national study that surveyed more than 1,000 school board members and superintendents found that a greater number of school boards are focusing on issues related to student learning and accountability instead of traditional operational issues.
Pennsylvania Principal Melissa Patschke is attending NAESP’s Federal Relations Conference this week and will be sharing her experience in the Principals’ Office.
What we, as school principals, do each day to support schools, children, and families is valuable information for those influencing critical legislative decisions that promise to, and historically have, impacted our schools. Each principal’s story, whether it is related to progress, boundaries, or celebrations, deserves to be shared.
In order to advocate for new policies that will give principals the tools they need to function as effective school leaders, K-8 educators from around the nation have gathered for a conference in the nation’s capital to discuss the upcoming ESEA reauthorization. During NAESP’s Federal Relations Conference, which takes place Jan. 30-Feb.