Events and Archives

Engage with school improvement specialists and stakeholders on lessons learned, new ideas, and research related to school turnaround.

Archived Webinars

Meeting Students' Needs Through Increased Learning Time REL

REL Appalachia hosted a webinar on increased learning time (before- and after-school programs, weekend programs, and summer schools). This webinar presented findings from a recent systematic research review and meta-analysis summarized in the REL Appalachia report The Effects of Increased Learning...

September 18, 2014 - 11:00 am

Community Engagement in School Turnaround: Reaching and Engaging Rural Stakeholders STLC

This event took place August 7, 2014. Rural implementation of school improvement initiatives often differs from implementation in urban settings, and many rural schools and districts often face distinct challenges when engaging the surrounding community in the work of turning around low-performing...

August 07, 2014 - 11:00 am

Community Engagement in School Turnaround: Series Overview STLC

This webinar series focused on one essential tactic for making school turnaround more effective: community engagement. This series is based on the idea that “Community engagement is to ensure that school improvement is done with the community, and not to the community.” This series explores what...

June 26, 2014 - 11:00 am

STEM Project-Based Learning with a Math Theme

This webinar introduced educators to project-based learning methods that integrate all STEM disciplines under a math theme aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. The presenter, Dr. Matt Kuhn, established a theoretical framework for project-based learning, and guide...

June 04, 2014 - 3:00 pm


Access archived presentations and discussions from specialists and practitioners in the field of school improvement and turnaround. Each archived webinar includes questions, discussions, and accompanying resources from the original live event.