CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP
Who Should Attend
Principals, Assistant Principals, Aspiring Administrators, Master Teachers, District Data Coordinators, Deans and District Level Staff.
Some groups of students seem to proceed through school with no issues and others have difficulty, and don't seem to make significant gains no matter how closely we monitor them. The achievement gap is real and over the last two decades there has not been any significant closing of the gap. What are the issues that we must address to make gains? Come and here the research based methods that make a difference with all students.
About the Presenter
Bob Blackney has a breadth of experience in education. He has taught grades 1-12 for 19 years and has served as a mentor teacher for a number of years. He directed the TASC II academic model technology project in California from 1988 until 1994. The TASC II Project focused on using technology to teach at-risk students technology. Bob Blackney has administrative experience at the elementary and Junior High levels before he became an administrator at the county level. He directed the RIMS region Professional Development Consortium that coordinated staff development in Riverside, Inyo, and Mono Counties. Bob Blackney wrote the initial California Technology Assistance Project (CTAP) plan for Region 10 and was appointed to be the first director for CTAP in that region. He served as the director of Instructional Support for the Chino Valley Unified School District and the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District where he directed assessment, professional development and technology.
Hours of Instruction
Each course is for 7 hours of instruction, with an opportunity for follow-up activities for the purposes of implementation of learned content.
Date, Time and Location
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Check In/Registration: 8:00 am
Total School Solutions
Fees and Cancellation
Cost: $325.00 until March 19, 2018 (subject to space availability)
Cancellations received by March 19, 2018 will be subject to a $50.00 fee.
Method of Payment
Make check payable to: Total School Solutions
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For further information, please email Susan Lendway.