Check out the latest updates from all the TURN regions in our latest issue of TURN News.
Learn how Rockford Public Schools had positive impacts on the district’s culture and student outcomes through a comprehensive partnership approach with the Consortium for Educational Change (CEC). Rockford Public Schools and CEC partnered on new approaches to collaboration and collective bargaining, stakeholder engagement in major initiatives, and relationship building among the teacher union, a...
Dear Great Lakes TURN Colleague, Our next Great Lakes TURN event is scheduled for May 11-12, 2017 at the Mayerson Academy, 2650 Highland Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45219. Our conference focus will be Advancing Labor Management and Community Partnerships to Address Opportunity Gaps.
Our next Northwest TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference is set for April 28-29, 2017 in Federal Way, WA. We are excited to be able to provide this opportunity to bring together collaborative teams of union and management from across the NW region states.
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...
Turnaround for Children’s Building Blocks for Learning is a framework for the development of skills children need for success in school and beyond. Each element represents a set of evidence-based skills and mindsets that have been proven by research to strongly correlate to, and even predict, academic achievement.
Children living in poverty often endure stress from adverse experiences, such as exposure to violence, loss of a loved one or homelessness. Unfortunately, most schools aren’t designed to address the impact of stress on learning. Pamela Cantor, M.D.
Dear Northeast TURN Colleague, Our next Northeast TURN event is scheduled for March 17-18, 2017 at Rutgers University Inn & Conference Center, 178 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Our conference will focus on Charting Our Course: Excellence and Equity Through Collaborative Partnerships.
Learn how the California Labor Management Initiative and the Consortium for Educational Change are working to create the conditions and environment in schools and districts to foster collaboration. By empowering teacher voice to share the strengths and weaknesses of programs, trust is built and students are the beneficiaries of the collaboration.
Dear Cal TURN Colleague, Our next Cal TURN event is scheduled for March 2-3, 2017 at the Westin Sacramento, 4800 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, CA. Our conference will focus on A Systems Approach to Promoting Excellence and Equity.
As currently constituted, schools alone aren’t capable of doing the job society has asked them to do. Academic achievement remains highly correlated with socio-economic income, despite decades of education reform.
Dear Northwest TURN Colleague, Our next Northwest TURN event is scheduled for November 18-19, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Portland –Airport, 7900 NE 82nd Ave., Portland, OR 97220. Our conference will focus on Making a Difference: Integrating Academic, Social and Emotional Learning through Collaborative Partnerships.
Dear Great Lakes TURN Colleague, Our next Great Lakes TURN event is scheduled for November 3-4, 2016 at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago-Downers Grove, 2111 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515. Our conference will focus on Making a Difference: Integrating Academic, Social and Emotional Learning through Collaborative Partnerships.
Video 5 of 5 Dr. Saul Rubinstein joins Dr. Patrick Dolan in discussing the need for strong union-district partnerships that provide opportunities to jointly listen and learn about school improvement efforts in school sites in ways that strengthen and support teaching and learning in classrooms. Dr.
Video 4 of 5 Dr. Patrick Dolan provides an overview of how to establish an organizational change process in school systems through union-management partnerships in schools and districts. School and district level “learning teams” linked to the work of subject and grade level collaboration teams provide listening and learning opportunities that help to create authentic goals and measures to track and commu...
Video 3 of 5 Using Michael Fullan’s Coherence Framework, Dr. W. Patrick Dolan and Dr. Saul Rubinstein, explore how organizations develop collaborative structures and processes to set direction and goals for the school. These common goals increase both ownership and accountability among students and staff in ways that can enhance instructional practices and student learning.
Video 2 of 5 Dr. W. Patrick Dolan uses Michael Fullan’s Coherence Framework to describe how collaborative structures and processes help to establish and clarify improvement goals, measurements and accountability in ways that enable practitioners to focus on pedagogy and student learning. Dr.