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Join NNSTOY for an interactive webinar on teacher leadership with Chong-Hao Fu, Leading Educators and Ross Wiener, Aspen Institute!

"Teacher Leadership Roadmap"

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 from 6-7PM EST

This brief session is designed as an introduction to the paper "Leading from the Front of the Classroom: A Roadmap for Teacher Leadership that Works."  Teacher leaders apply key insights from the paper by designing new teacher leadership roles, using the backwards design process in the paper.  Teacher leaders will also explore best practices and pitfalls from emerging teacher leader models at the school, district, and state level.  Finally, participants will engage in a discussion around policy implications for future teacher leadership initiatives.

 

To register for the webinar, click  HERE.

 

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About our presenters:

Ross Wiener

Vice President and Executive Director

Aspen Education & Society Program

Ross Wiener is a vice president at the Aspen Institute and executive director of the Education and Society Program. In this role Ross leads professional learning networks for urban school district leaders and senior Congressional Education staffers. The program assists policymakers and education leaders in strengthening human capital systems, supporting implementation of Common Core State Standards, and strategically reallocating financial resources. In addition to facilitating networks, the Education & Society Program hosts public conversations as well as off-the-record workshops, and publishes original research and commentary. From 2002 to 2009, Ross worked at the Education Trust, a national, non-profit organization dedicated to raising standards and closing achievement gaps in public education.  As policy director and then as vice president for program and policy, Ross managed the Education Trust's research/data analysis, policy development, conference programming, and technical assistance to educators and policymakers in both K-12 and higher education. Prior to Education Trust, Ross served for five years as a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Educational Opportunities Section, where he represented the United States in cases dealing with desegregation, harassment, and the adequacy of services to limited-English proficient and disabled students.  Ross is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a law degree with high honors from the George Washington University Law School.  He clerked for Judge Kermit Lipez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

 
Chong-Hao Fu
Chief Program Officer 
Leading Educator
Chong-Hao Fu leads the program and content design teams at Leading Educators, which was established to advance the leadership opportunities and skills of teacher leaders.  Leading Educators trained over 500 teacher leaders last year in Washington D.C., New Orleans, Houston, Kansas City, Denver, and Memphis.  Chong-Hao has presented to the Gates Foundation and the American Federation of Teachers, and is the lead author of an Aspen Institute White Paper entitled "Leading From the Front of the Classroom."  He was the founding principal at KIPP Sharpstown in Houston, one of the highest performing schools in the city.  He holds a B.A. from Yale University and Masters in Education Administration from National Louis University.

 

 

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