Category: Events

ELP Partner Upcoming Events: SEEQS Portfolio Defense Series

ELP Partner Upcoming Events: SEEQS Portfolio Defense Series

One of our long-time partners, SEEQS (the School for Examining Essential Questions of Sustainability) Public Charter School in Honolulu, HI has been implementing their Portfolio Defense system for over ten years now, and they have gone through many iterations refining the process for their school community and sustainability-focused values. Now in their 11th year, they […]

2023 Aurora Institute Symposium Keynote: Building Liberatory Assessment Systems: Performance Assessment as an Equity Strategy

2023 Aurora Institute Symposium Keynote: Building Liberatory Assessment Systems: Performance Assessment as an Equity Strategy

Over the last three decades, standards-based reforms have attempted to close opportunity gaps – mostly by tapping large scale assessment and accountability systems. But these assessment systems were not designed to provide real-time feedback to support teaching and learning at the classroom level. We also know that systemic racism is deeply ingrained in the history […]

Deeper Learning 2023

Deeper Learning 2023

  Tuesday, March 28th,  4:30 – 6:00pm PT Disrupting the Transference of STEM Trauma with Josette Neal-De-Stanton This workshop will explore the often problematic relationship many students and educators have with STEM education emerging from traumatic experiences we simply never address. This workshop particularly focuses on the roots of STEM as it relates to white […]

July 2022 Events & Announcements

July 2022 Events & Announcements

Summer Reflections Summer, while certainly not a vacation for most educators, can make possible more time for reflection and goal-setting. ELP is appreciative of two recent opportunities to reflect on the bigger picture of our work and to share those reflections with you. Add to your podcast queue my recent discussion with Dr. Greg Goins on his […]

May 2022 Events & Announcements

May 2022 Events & Announcements

Always a Journey. In schools all over the country, May is a month when many students share their learning—through project exhibitions, capstone presentations, defenses of learning, and other culminating experiences. Here’s to all the students and teachers out there, even in this difficult year, who are working to culminate learning in ways that are challenging, […]

March 2022 Upcoming Events & Announcements

March 2022 Upcoming Events & Announcements

Big-Picture and Fine-Grained Cautiously, things are opening up. ELP has a growing number of dates on the calendar for in-person service. We are about to attend our first conference since the pandemic began. We look forward to seeing many of you at Deeper Learning 2022 in San Diego next week. (Read below to learn about […]

January 2022 Upcoming Events & Announcements

January 2022 Upcoming Events & Announcements

What kind of assignments? Like many educators not currently teaching, I’ve had multiple opportunities through this pandemic to be back in the classroom, serving as a substitute teacher. It’s helped me see how stressful things have been for teachers, students, and school leaders. In the midst of another chaotic year, the idea of performance assessment […]

July 2021 Announcements & Upcoming Events

July 2021 Announcements & Upcoming Events

Introducing the 5th cohort of the Deeper Learning Leadership Forum! Click here to learn more about each of these amazing leaders. Summer Graduate Profile Workshop Series Educators across the country are beginning this school year with incredible opportunities to continue to push on what school looks like/sounds like/feels like for all students. We know that […]

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