February 27th, 2017
National Virtual Convening on Student Attendance + Webinars
As a continuation of the federal initiative to help students stay in school every day, the new National Student Attendance, Engagement, and Success Center (NSAEC) is offering an online summit on April 3rd and 4th to kick off the Center and its partnership with the US Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Schools. Registration is now open!
- During the two-day National Virtual Convening, participants will have the opportunity to:
- Hear from national content experts on chronic absenteeism, early warning systems, and the Success Mentor strategy,
- Ask questions and discuss the use of chronic absenteeism as an indicator to measure school quality or student success in ESSA plans, and
- Participate in topic specific break-out sessions designed to provide customized responses to local context. Participants will have the chance to submit questions in advance.
The Center is hosting several webinars to share practices around early warning systems and for the 30 My Brother’s Keepers cities. Register here for the webinars.
- March 8: Whole School and Group (Tier 1 and II) Interventions and Strategies to Address Behavior Listen to the webinar recording !
- March 15: Early Warning Indicators and the Link to High School Graduation Rates
- April 11: Conducting Effective ABC Data Review/Intervention Meetings
- May 3: What is needed for effective data tools for EWS: Tracking data and interventions
The mission of the center is to enable safe and healthy students by disseminating evidence based practices and building and facilitating communities of practice to help students attend every day, be engaged in school, and succeed academically, so that they graduate high school prepared for college, career, and civic life.
Keep an eye out for the center’s new website, to be released soon. In the meantime look for resources from other partners who are contributing to the work of the Center:
- Attendance Works
- Jobs for the Future
- Everyone Graduates Center, Johns Hopkins University
- National Success Mentors Initiative
For more information please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.