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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...

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.

Southwest TURN Conference April 2017

Southwest TURN Spring ConferenceResults for StudentsOur next Southwest TURN Spring Conference is set for April 21-22, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. 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 stud...

SW TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference

The Fall meeting of SW TURN will be held at the Hotel Andaluz(125 2nd St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102) on September 16th and 17th, 2016. Program On Friday afternoon, Sept.16 beginning at 1:00 pm we dig more deeply into teacher-led and community schools.

Save the Date - Fall 2016 Meeting - Sept 16-17

June 15, 2016

The next Southwest TURN meeting will be held on September 16-17, 2016. This is an update to the original dates selected in November. While the agenda is not set for the meeting, you can be sure that we will continue to delve into inequality, teacher-led and community schools, topics that were well received according to the evaluation of our last meeting.

SW TURN Spring Meeting Summary 2016

May 12, 2016

As has been our tradition, SW TURN tries to focus on what teachers think are the better ways for improving schools for all students. To that end, we visited the Mathematics and Science Leadership Academy (MSLA) the teacher-led public elementary school that has been in existence for seven years.

Fall 2015 Meeting Summary

November 12, 2015

SW TURN convened in San Antonio, TX, November 5-6, for their fall meeting. Participants included 3 new locals from the state of TX. We were joined by the President Noel Candelaria of TSTA and Texas AFT President Louis Malfaro.

Southwest TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference

The meeting is shaping up to be one of the most important and meaningful we have ever scheduled. You are going to want to be there!The meeting will be held at the Warwick Hotel (1776 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203) on April 15th and 16th. We have secured discounted valet parking at $10 per day. Street parking is likely to be available on Saturday.