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Wednesday, February 12 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
The Power of Networks: How district collaboration can bridge state and local efforts. LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, participants will learn together about the power of cross-district collaborations when districts/states/partnerships intentionally develop a Learning Plan to guide meaningful learning around identified problems of practice. We will share strategies to develop and nurture networks and integrate Graduate Portraits into the learning experience for student-centered outcomes respective to the participant’s context. Participants will collaborate to develop a draft Collaborative Learning Plan that identifies and builds on “collective expertise” and is meaningful to each learner/district. Participants will consider how networked learning could lead to transformational change through “local” inquiry cycles that are meaningful and manageable.

Speakers
avatar for Crystal M Beshears

Crystal M Beshears

Learning Design and Innovation Leader, OIE
Combining 15 years of experience in a variety of educational settings, Crystal Beshears serves as a Learning Design and Innovation Leader for the Office of Innovation for Education at the University of Arkansas. Her diverse work includes: teaching social sciences to secondary students... Read More →
avatar for Beth Blankenship

Beth Blankenship

English Teacher, Madison High School, Fairfax County Public Schools
Beth Blankenship is a teacher-leader at Oakton High School in Vienna, VA. Beth graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Religious Studies and Sociology, earned a Master\\'s Degree in Humanities from California State University, Dominguez Hills and a Master\\'s Degree of Education... Read More →



Wednesday February 12, 2020 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hanover Room