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Midwest High School SIG Conference--Leading Successful High School Turnarounds: Learning from Research and Practice.
 

Topics

This list allows you to find conference presentations and discussions by topic. The conference presentations and discussions will be structured around the following high school improvement priorities to maximize attainment for all high school students:

  1. Meeting the needs of each high school student (social and emotional learning, personalization, data-driven differentiation)
  2. Preventing dropout and increasing graduation rates
  3. Ensuring college- and career-readiness
  4. Organizing for high school change (time, structures, staffing, and operations)
Session Meeting the needs of each high school student Preventing dropout and increasing graduation ratesĀ  Ensuring college- and career-readiness Organizing for high school change
Day One: Bold High School Reforms: Beyond Tinkering Around the Edges x x x x
Change and Implementation Research on Turning Around Low Performing Schools       x
School Improvement Implementation Planning and Monitoring Tools       x
Engaging Stakeholders in High School Improvement Efforts x x   x
Building Blocks of High School Reform and Lessons Learned x x x x
Building and Sustaining Collaborative Learning Opportunities to Support High School Improvement       x
Optimizing Teaching and Learning: Setting the Stage x x x x
Promoting Adolescent Literacy at the High School Level x x x  
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports for High Schools x x   x
Early Warning Systems for Dropout Prevention x x    
Formative Assessment at the High School Level x x x x
High School English Language Learners x x x  
Day Two: Tackling the Universal Challenges of Recruitment, Retention, and Leadership Development for High Schools x x x x
High School Distributed Leadership       x
Assessing Principal Effectiveness: Designing Leader Evaluations       x
Job-Embedded Professional Development: Cultivating Communities of Practice       x
Building Your Bench: Preparing Future Leaders Through Partnership       x
Assessing Teacher Effectiveness in High Schools       x
Supporting High School SIG Efforts: Where Do We Go from Here? x x x x
Ensuring College and Career Readiness     x  
Preventing Dropout and Increasing Graduation Rates   x    
High School Tiered Interventions x x   x
Organizing for High School Change: Increased Learning Time       x
Implementing the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts to Promote College and Career Readiness     x