Posted on: by , Principal, New Dawn Charter High School .

I had the pleasure of attending the Spring Convening of the America Achieves NY Educator Voice Fellowship in Albany recently. The night before our meeting with lawmakers (which I’ll also be blogging about), I met great Fellows that shared some of the very same issues that my school faces with

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Posted on: by , Principal, New Dawn Charter High School .

I have been doing PD for a long time now.  We fully utilize the School Improvement Engine (SIE) tools, which include data driven practices (TERC), curriculum mapping, instructional rounds, and Professional Learning Communities (PLCs). The beauty of the SIE tools, which will be the basis of my research for my

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Posted on: by , Principal, New Dawn Charter High School .

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure to attend a hearing at LaGuardia College, sponsored by the Governor’s office as a New York Educator Voice Fellow through American Achieves.  The event was officiated by Common Core Task Force members Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan and Brooklyn teacher Kishayna Hazlewood. After so

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