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Beverly Hurley

WestEd Appoints Beverly Hurley as New Board of Directors Chair

“As a lifelong educator, WestEd’s mission to make a positive difference in the education and development of all learners resonates deeply with me,” says Hurley. “I look forward to working with the diverse group of accomplished professionals who make up WestEd’s Board to continue that mission.”

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SEL Center

The SEL Center: Working to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety

Explore more than 70 resources designed to help educators at the state and local levels integrate evidence-based SEL and school safety practices into teaching and learning.

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Deb Sigman

WestEd's Deb Sigman Receives the CERA 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

WestEd’s Deb Sigman is the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Educational Research Association (CERA). The award honors her more than 40 years of leadership and service to California's K-12 students.

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WestEd Wins New Federal Grant to Lead the Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety

WestEd is recipient of a U.S. Department of Education grant to lead the Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety.  The RAND Corporation, Council of Chief State School Officers, and Transforming Education will serve as partners in the work.

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Design, Selection, and Implementation of Instructional Materials for the Next Generation Science Standards: Proceedings of a Workshop

Design, Selection, and Implementation of Instructional Materials for the Next Generation Science Standards: Proceedings of a Workshop

Discover how K-12 educators are working together to develop instructional materials that reflect the Next Generation Science Standards.

Jenny Betz

Jenny Betz to Give Keynote Presentation on School Climate

Jenny Betz will serve as keynote speaker at the Building Healthy Schools conference August 15, in Palo Alto, CA.

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STEM for All Video Showcase

WestEd Videos Featured at National Science Foundation Event

The video showcase featured projects aimed at transforming STEM education.

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Two Washington Colleges Succeeding with WestEd's Reading Apprenticeship

How can strategic professional development at colleges help achieve equity and foster student success?

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Jason Willis

WestEd's Jason Willis Participates in School Funding Panel Discussion

The panel explored key issues for states to consider to ensure positive student outcomes.

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Support for Rapid School Improvement: How Federal Dollars Can Be Leveraged for Systemic Improvement

Support for Rapid School Improvement: How Federal Dollars Can Be Leveraged for Systemic Improvement

Tap often-overlooked federal funding to support rapid turnaround.

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