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Cal TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference March 2017

Dear Cal TURN Colleague, Our next Cal TURN event is scheduled for March 2-3, 2017 at the Westin Sacramento, 4800 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, CA. Our conference will focus on Exploring Research, Theory and Practices to Promote Equity & Excellence for all Students.

Cal TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference

Dear Cal TURN Colleague, Our next Cal TURN event is scheduled for October 6-7, 2016 at the Corona-Norco Teachers Association, 1189 Mountain Ave, Norco, CA. Our conference will focus on Building Capacity to Maximize Continuous Improvement and Excellence: Diving Deeper.

Cal TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference Spring 2016

Our next Cal TURN event is scheduled for March 3-4, 2016 in Sacramento, CA. Our conference will focus on Building Capacity to Maximize Continuous Improvement and Excellence. We will continue our focus on 4 priorities from the LCAP template: pupil engagement, school climate, student achievement and parental involvement.

Cal TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference

Our next Cal TURN event is scheduled for October 15-16, 2015 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, One Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101. Our conference will focus on Promoting Excellence through Equity and Empowerment: A Close Look at Social-Emotional Learning and Formative Assessment.

Save the Date - California TURN Conference October 15-16 in San Diego, CA

May 15, 2015

Save the Date California TURN Conference October 15-16 in San Diego, CA

Speed Up, Slow Down

April 8, 2015

This post originally appeared at EdWeek Teacher on March 9, 2015. While most of my focus this year has been dedicated to visiting schools around California, I'm also making time for professional activities, most recently attending the California regional meeting of the Teacher Union Reform Network (CalTURN).

Keeping It Real in Labor-Management Dialogue

March 5, 2015

Lisa Simon and Sam Buenrostro of Corona-Norco Unified School District, speaking at CalTURN Conference, 3/5/15 (photo: David B. Cohen)In a conversation moderated by Pat Dolan, teacher union leaders and district administrators from Corona-Norco Unified School District shared real challenges and important lessons about labor-management collaboration to improve teaching and learning.

CalTURN Conference Underway

March 5, 2015

Labor-management teams from nine California districts gathered in Sacramento this morning to begin two days of deep conversations and learning about how to share the work of improving schools and supporting student learning. In introductory conversations, each team shared some of the questions that bring them to this work at this time.