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Superintendent Marlon Styles and High Tech High GSE Leader Katie Weisberg to Join Learner-Centered Collaborative’s Growing Team of Educational Leaders

January 9, 2023—San Francisco, CA—Superintendent Marlon Styles, widely recognized for notable academic improvements and the positive #MiddieRising culture at Middletown City School District, and Katie Weisberg, a leader at the High Tech High Graduate School of Education,  will be joining the education non-profit Learner-Centered Collaborative.  Styles has served as Superintendent of Middletown City School District in Ohio for the past five years, during which time he has implemented numerous initiatives to improve student achievement and increase community engagement. As a Partner at Learner-Centered Collaborative, Styles will work closely with schools and districts nationally to help them implement learner-centered approaches and ...

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  • Competency-based learning toolkit

Mini Toolkit: Competency-Based Learning Strategies

  What are learner-centered strategies? Learner-centered strategies are actionable steps educators can take to create personalized, competency-based, authentic, inclusive and equitable learning environments.  What’s inside? In this mini toolkit you will find a selection of three learner-centered strategies tied to the competency-based learning educator competencies. The strategies featured in this toolkit are: Assess formatively Plan assessments based on outcomes Host a defense of learning For each strategy you will find “bright spots” or examples from the field, tools to support implementation, and resources for continued exploration.  Looking for more? Interested in exploring the full toolkit and/or learner-centered professional learning for ...

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  • Personalized Learning Toolkit

Mini Toolkit: Personalized Learning Strategies

  What are learner-centered strategies? Learner-centered strategies are actionable steps educators can take to create personalized, competency-based, authentic, inclusive and equitable learning environments.  What’s inside? In this mini toolkit you will find a selection of three learner-centered strategies tied to the personalized learning educator competencies. The strategies featured in this toolkit are: Create Choice Boards Set Goals with Learners Use Protocols for Discussion For each strategy you will find “bright spots” or examples from the field, tools to support implementation, and resources for continued exploration. Looking for more? Interested in exploring the full toolkit and/or learner-centered professional learning for your ...

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  • Authentic Learning toolkit

Mini Toolkit: Authentic Learning Strategies

  What are learner-centered strategies? Learner-centered strategies are actionable steps educators can take to create personalized, competency-based, authentic, inclusive and equitable learning environments.  What’s inside? In this mini toolkit you will find a selection of three learner-centered strategies tied to the authentic learning educator competencies. The strategies featured in this toolkit are: Leverage design thinking Design out-of-the-box learning spaces Support learners with peer feedback  For each strategy you will find “bright spots” or examples from the field, tools to support implementation, and resources for continued exploration. Looking for more? Interested in exploring the full toolkit and/or learner-centered professional learning for ...

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  • Inclusive and equitable toolkit

Mini Toolkit: Inclusive & Equitable Learning Strategies

  What are learner-centered strategies? Learner-centered strategies are actionable steps educators can take to create personalized, competency-based, authentic, inclusive and equitable learning environments.  What’s inside? In this mini toolkit you will find a selection of three learner-centered strategies tied to the inclusive & equitable learning educator competencies. The strategies featured in this toolkit are: Get to know your learners Provide self-regulation support and intervention Conduct Empathy Interviews For each strategy you will find “bright spots” or examples from the field, tools to support implementation, and resources for continued exploration. Looking for more? Interested in exploring the full toolkit and/or learner-centered ...

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  • Framework for the Future recording

Webinar Recording: Framework for the Future, Don’t Try Leading Without One

The secret behind many schools and districts making progress toward clear, shared, and aligned learner-centered outcomes is a Framework for the Future that actively guides a learning community’s decisions, experiences, and resources. In this webinar, school and district leaders will discover: Why a Graduate Profile isn’t enough What exactly is a Framework for the Future How it supports leadership and learning in every facet of a district from the admin team to student learning and educator professional development Where their school or district is in the process and the next actions to move their district forward (hint: you are ...

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Creating a Learner-Centered High School by Listening to Learners

Mineola Public Schools Creating a Learner-Centered High School by Listening to Learners  Synergy@ Mineola High School is part of Mineola Schools in Long Island, NY The district serves approximately 2,800 students, with a high school enrollment of 1,056 students in grades 8 through 12. . OUR SERVICES Diagnostic, Coaching, Empathy Interviews, Learning Walks, Strategic Planning GOAL Recognizing the value of a personalized, competency-based, learner-driven model of education to best support the diverse strengths and challenges of learners, the Mineola School District partnered with Learner-Centered Collaborative to elevate student voice and build upon existing ...

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2021-22 Impact Report

Celebrating a Year of Learner-Centered Collaboration As a non-profit in pursuit of a vision for education ecosystems that empower all learners to know who they are, thrive in community, and actively engage in the world as their best selves we are pleased to present our 2021-22 Impact Report. This report featuring our progress in our first year as a not-for-profit organization includes: A letter from our executives Partner network overview Impact stories from partner schools and districts Impact to date in: Research and Development Convenings and Innovation Hubs Professional Learning Our Board of Directors and Advisory Council View now (full ...

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Creating and Realizing a Profile of Success Throughout a District

Logan County Schools Creating and Realizing a Profile of Success Throughout a District Public, rural school district, spanning 120 miles in Russellville, Kentucky Serving 3,100 students in five PK-8th grade schools, one high school, and one Career and Technology Center OUR SERVICES Learning Walks, Profile of Success, Success Indicators, Learning Model, Defenses of Learning, Book Study, LC Innovators Facilitation GOAL Logan County Schools partnered with Learner-Centered Collaborative to develop a Profile of Success driven by an opt-in team of educators known as the LC Innovators. Recognizing that success hinges on buy-in from the ...

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Building State Leadership Team Capacity for Personalized, Competency-Based Learning

Utah State Board of Education Building State Leadership Team Capacity for Personalized, Competency-Based Learning Oversees 1,075 public schools in 130 LEAs Reaches over 675,000 students across grades K-12 in the state of Utah. OUR SERVICES Leadership coaching, Learning Walks, Personalized Learning Pathway, Asynchronous Learning Resources, State-level Capacity Building. GOAL The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) partnered with Learner-Centered Collaborative to build capacity and enable USBE specialists and coordinators to support implementation of the state’s Personalized, Competency-Based Learning (PCBL) framework, a learning model that includes 5 components necessary to nurture learner-centered outcomes as ...

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  • Santa Ana Unified School District

Listening to Learners to Drive Districtwide Learner-Centered Innovation

Santa Ana Unified School District Listening to Learners to Drive Districtwide Learner-Centered Innovation Urban/Suburban public school district Second largest school district in Orange County, CA serving 45,000 students from early childhood through high school OUR SERVICES Framework for the Future, Guiding Coalition, Learning Walks, Student Forums, Personalized Learning Pathway, Leadership Coaching, Enabling Conditions GOAL Santa Ana Unified tapped Learner-Centered Collaborative to support a learner-centered journey guided by learner input that would prioritize areas of greatest need and scale from there. Through this approach, the district is on its way to better meeting its ...

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Delivering on a Framework for Achieving the Gold Standard in Virtual Education

Compass Charter Schools Delivering on a Framework for Achieving the Gold Standard in Virtual Education Virtual, TK-12 public charter schools Serving 2,500+ scholars across 18 northern and southern California counties SERVICES Framework for the Future, Leadership Development, Coaching, Book Study, LCAP Development, Communication Planning, Personalized Professional Development Aligned to Competencies, Staff Development and Retreats, New Hire Onboarding Planning. GOAL Compass Charter Schools is charting toward their goal to set the “Gold Standard” in virtual education. Recognizing that such work impacts every aspect of a school from the support staff to the leadership team ...

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  • Press Release

Higher Ground Education to Manage Altitude Learning Platform Partnerships Beginning January 2023

Altitude Learning platform partnerships will be managed and serviced by Higher Ground Education, streamlining the feedback and support loop among the platform design and engineering team and end-users.

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|Comments Off on Higher Ground Education to Manage Altitude Learning Platform Partnerships Beginning January 2023
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