June 10- June 11, 2021 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Daily
We are very excited to have educators from NDE, ESUs, MTSS, and Educator Preparation Programs participate in the virtual 2021 Educator Effectiveness Conference. The conference will focus on the Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Standards (NTPPS) as a foundation for innovation to support and develop Nebraska educators. Breakout sessions will leverage topics in building an awareness and familiarity around NTPPS, focusing on the themes of the standards, aligning and connecting NTPPS to current education initiatives and centering the work around equity.
We wish for a successful virtual conference. To make that happen, please take a moment to test your technology and read over the tips for navigating this event platform.
Thursday – June 10, 2021
9:00 am – Welcome, Updates on S.E.E.D. Instructional System, and Keynote
10:30-10:50 -Making Connections Zoom-Room Conversations
10:50-11:00 – Break
11:00-11:45 – Breakout A Sessions
11:45-12:10 – Break
12:15-1:00 Breakout B
Friday – June 11, 2021
9:00-9:30 – Welcome, Making Connections to Yesterday’s Sessions, and Keynote
10:30-11:00- Making Connections Zoom-Room Conversations
11:00-11:15 – Break
11:15-12:00 – Breakout C
12:00-12:30 – Break
12:30-1:00 – Wrap Up
Full Conference Session Information Coming Soon
Dr. Nancy B. Gutiérrez is President & CEO of the NYC Leadership Academy, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and developing school and school system leaders to dismantle inequities in schools and create the conditions necessary for all students to thrive. She proudly began her career as a teacher and award-winning principal in her home community of East San Jose, CA. Nancy holds an Ed.L.D. from Harvard Graduate School of Education. She teaches at Harvard, NYU, and Latinos for Education and serves on the board of Education Leaders of Color (EdLoC). She is a Fall 2019 Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow and was named one of the top 100 most influential leaders in education in New York in 2020 by City & State.
|Jim Knight, Senior Partner of ICG, is a research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. He has spent more than two decades studying instructional coaching, writing several books on the topic. Jim’s articles on instructional coaching have been included in publications such as The Journal of Staff Development, Principal Leadership, The School Administrator, and Teachers Teaching Teachers. Jim directs several research projects, including Pathways to Success, a comprehensive, district-wide school reform project in the Topeka, Kansas, School District. Jim also leads the Intensive Instructional Coaching Institutes and the Teaching Learning Coaching annual conference. Jim has presented and consulted in more than 40 states, most Canadian provinces, and around the world. He has also won several university teaching, innovation, and service awards.|