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A series published by Education Northwest to keep regional stakeholders informed about the Common Core initiative.
Showcasing eight highly collaborative education projects, the newly released publication, Mobilizing Communities: Improving Northwest Education Through Collective Impact, offers a starting point for people wanting to learn more about this innovative concept. A term first introduced in a 2011
AmeriCorps VISTA members who enroll in free online courses administered through Education Northwest will continue receiving college credit through 2017 after the two core courses on grant writing/fundraising and volunteer mobilization were recently reaccredited by the American Council on Education.
Gone are the days when professional development typically meant an extended, off-site retreat or a few hours in an auditorium, listening to expert presenters. Today, organizations must consider how to deliver professional development and other trainings efficiently and effectively by tapping into
For nearly half a century, Volunteers in Service to America (VISTAs) from all walks of life have been signing up to fight poverty in the United States. Since 2001, Education Northwest has helped them prepare for service through virtual and face-to-face pre-service orientation sessions. With the
This January 2013 NASSP Principal’s Research Review, written by Education Northwest’s Diana Oxley, examines what the research says about the relationship between parent involvement and student achievement.
Protecting vulnerable clients is a major concern of many community-based organizations, but how do you help staff understand the complex, frequently changing rules associated with criminal history checks for new employees and volunteers? That was the challenge facing a team of Education Northwest
Currently no federal laws directly address bullying. However, under civil rights laws, schools that receive federal funds are required to respond to discriminatory harassment: situations where a student is bullied because of race, national origin, color, sex, age, disability, or religion. Educators