Collaborating for a Brighter Future
Join us for a series of interactive and thought-provoking conversations with some of the most inspirational leaders in education. Our expert guests will share their insights and expertise on a range of valuable topics, including:
Date: September 26, 2023
Time: 3:00 pm (EST) / 12 noon (PST)
Link: Registration Link
Webinar Title: Learn the Process of Becoming a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence-- Regardless of Your School Status!
Description: How does your school measure up to the highest-performing schools in the nation? Where do you start and what can you expect? If you would like to become a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence this is the session for you. Find out about what being a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence is, and learn about the process to become one. We will share all the details from the application process to being named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Interested in the Blue Ribbon School of Excellence process, but you are concerned because your school is not high-performing? Come to this session and find out how the process works for ALL schools!
Bio: Dr. Judy Warden Fields is the Chief Executive Officer, of Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, and a nationally recognized expert in education policy and school improvement.
Dr. Fields served as a senior appointee to former President Bill Clinton and was a key voice on educational policy at the United States Department of Education. She headed up the USDOE in the southeast region advising and representing both the Secretary of Education and the President of the United States on the national education agenda. Before this appointment, Dr. Fields served as then-Tennessee Senator Al Gore’s statewide education policy advisor. In her current role as CEO of Blue Ribbon schools, Dr. Fields focuses on showcasing the best practices in education helping leaders in developing and sustaining meaningful school improvement strategies. The team is made up of national award-winning practitioners in the education field who have turned around some of the country’s most challenging schools! Dr. Fields is a nationally recognized expert in education policy and school improvement. In her current role, Dr. Fields has tripled the organization's recognition, capacity, and sustainability creating a robust, innovative, and high-performing organization. As CEO, Dr. Fields continues to convene Blue Ribbon schools and focuses on showcasing the best practices in education from the nation's best schools. She serves as a leader in developing and sustaining meaningful school improvement strategies. Under her tenure, Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence has developed and launched the BRSE Transformation Team. This team is made up of national award-winning practitioners in the field who have turned around some of the country’s most challenging schools.
Guest Speaker: Dr. Allison Crean Davis is Vice President for Education Studies at Westat and Director of the National Comprehensive Center
Topic: The CCNetwork: Education's best-kept secret for high-quality, evidence-based, no-cost supports!
Guest Speaker: Mary Scarlato
Topic: Maintaining Academic Excellence for 20 plus years in Brooklyn NY
Guest Speaker: Dr. Donna Elam
Topic: Measuring Outcomes and Opportunities - Professional Development