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Southwest TURN Conference November 2017

Our next Southwest TURN Conference is set for November 3-4, 2017 in Denver, CO. Southwest TURN works to bring together educators and education supporters to examine programs, policies and practices that impact teaching effectiveness and student learning, and to develop collaborative partnerships to improve teacher effectiveness and student learning through effective strategies to meet all student...

GL TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference November 2017

Dear Great Lakes TURN Colleague, Our next Great Lakes TURN event is scheduled for November 2-3, 2017 at Northern Illinois University Naperville Conference Center, 1120 E. Diehl Rd, Naperville, IL 60563. We will continue to collaboratively examine policies, programs and practices that both support and challenge the social, emotional and academic learning needs of all students.

NW TURN Conference October 2017

Dear Northwest TURN Colleague, Our next Northwest TURN event is scheduled for October 20-21, 2017 at the Doubletree Portland, 1000 NE Multnomah, Portland, OR 97232. Our conference will focus on Engaging Students, Educators and Community to Maximize Impact for Student Success.

Cal TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference October 2017

Dear Cal TURN Colleague, Our next Cal TURN event is scheduled for October 5-6, 2017 at the Marriott Riverside, 3400 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Our conference will focus on Engaging Students, Educators and Community to Maximize Impact for Student Success.

Our TURN: Revitalizing Public Education and Strengthening Democracy Through the Collective Wisdom of Teachers

October 4, 2017

With major changes to public education coming from top-down prescriptions in recent decades, schools have shifted from their original purpose – advancing the common good. More than 20 years ago, the National TURN began convening classroom teachers and teacher leaders for a series of open discussions around the country.

NE TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference September 2017

Dear Northeast TURN Colleague, Our next Northeast TURN event is scheduled for September 22-23, 2017 at Boston Teachers Union, 180 Mt Vernon St, Dorchester, MA 02125. We will continue to collaboratively examine policies, programs and practices that both support and challenge the social, emotional and academic learning needs of all students.

Raising the Bar in Corona-Norco

September 11, 2017

Video 2 of 2 Centennial High School in Corona, California, uses several strategies to raise the bar for the academic success of their students. There is no "one size fits all" approach.

Case Study: Impacts of SW TURN on the San Antonio Independent School District

August 8, 2017

What is Southwest TURN?Over the past decade, the Southwest Teacher Union Reform Network has worked to bring together teacher union and school district leaders to study innovative reforms that can lead to increased achievement for all students. Through twice yearly meetings, SW TURN brings together union leaders, administrators, outside experts, and other key stakeholders.

What is Trust?

July 24, 2017

Video 6 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, shares the impact of trust and its connection to academic achievement for students who have faced chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

Responding to Adversity and Chronic Stress

July 24, 2017

Video 5 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, discusses adversity and its impact on how children learn. He also shares how educators can work to prioritize students who have been impacted by chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their needs within the educational environment.

The Importance of Mindset

July 24, 2017

Video 4 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, discusses mindset and how teachers can create learning environments to help students with chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) build a growth mindset. He shares how students with a growth mindset are more successful in school and on standardized tests.

What Does it Mean to be Trauma-Informed?

July 24, 2017

Video 3 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, shares what it means to be a trauma-informed educator and how students should be approached who have experienced chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

The Science Behind Student Behavior

July 24, 2017

Video 2 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, shares the science around the impact that chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have on students’ brains.

Chronic Stress and ACEs

July 24, 2017

Video 1 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, shares the role that chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have on students. As part of his presentation, he shares the power a teacher has to impact the lives of children, especially those dealing with chronic stress and ACEs.

Call for Applications - NEA/CEC Early Career Leadership Fellow (ECLF) Collaborative Initiative

July 21, 2017

America is experiencing dramatic change within its teacher workforce with the entry of large numbers of early career educators. By profile, these newer educators thrive on collaboration, teaming and social engagement. They are interested in improving the profession, want to see student-centered changes and desire personal recognition.

TURN News, June 2017

June 13, 2017

Check out the latest updates from all the TURN regions in our latest issue of TURN News.

Labor Management Collaboration: Rockford's Journey

May 18, 2017

Learn how Rockford Public Schools had positive impacts on the district’s culture and student outcomes through a comprehensive partnership approach with the Consortium for Educational Change (CEC). Rockford Public Schools and CEC partnered on new approaches to collaboration and collective bargaining, stakeholder engagement in major initiatives, and relationship building among the teacher union, a...