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Kelly Young of Education Reimagined on Paradigm Shift Toward Learner-Centered Education

Register to Attend (No Cost) WHEN Thursday, October 13, 8am to 9:30am WHERE Sheraton Midtown Hotel, 2901 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407. Park in the Sheraton lot or (if that’s full) in on-street parking or in the parking lot across the street. AGENDA Hear about the Education Reimagined vision and strategic process of paradigm change. […]

Event: Introduction to Summit Learning

Profile Event Center 2630 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Join us on Tuesday, February 7th with the Summit Learning team as they describe their free program to help schools implement personalized learning, and the software they are developing in collaboration with engineers at Facebook that tracks students’ personalized learning plans. Hear experiences from educators who are participating in a pilot of the program, and […]

Competency-Based Education: Lessons from New Hampshire

Imagine if: Objectives for learning were defined in terms of “competencies” involving 21st-century skills like problem solving and creativity, over rote knowledge? Assessments were continuously integrated into students’ learning experiences, giving educators useful data to inform learning. Students progressed at their own individualized pace as they mastered content and skills, rather than being moved along—ready […]

Author David Osborne on “Reinventing America’s Schools”

You’re invited to a reception and discussion with David Osborne as part of his nationwide tour to celebrate the release of his new book, Reinventing America's Schools: Creating a 21st Century Education System. David is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestseller, Reinventing Government, and leads the education project at the […]

A Reception on Student-Centered Learning

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation 451 Lexington Pkwy N, St. Paul, MN, United States

On Thursday, February 27, join Education Evolving and the University of St. Thomas for a reception with policy staff from the national organizations KnowledgeWorks, iNACOL, and Education Reimagined. Come connect with other leaders interested in the future of education and student-centered learning.

New Paper Release & Happy Hour: Measuring Student-Centered Outcomes

Able Seedhouse + Brewery 1121 Quincy St NE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

This year we've been doing research and interviews on the question of how student success is or could be defined and measured in student-centered learning environments. On October 23, we're releasing a new paper summarizing our findings and ideas. Join us that afternoon for a paper release happy hour. You’ll connect with other student-centered learning enthusiasts, hear a brief presentation on the paper's findings, and be the first to get a copy!

Leading the Way Together: Honoring who students are, how they learn, and where they want to go

Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot 225 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Join the Bush Foundation, The School Leadership Project, Education Evolving, and hundreds of regional leaders working to make education more relevant and student-centered for all students. Find inspiration, make connections, and share best practices with like-minded colleagues.

Retaining Teachers: Fostering Conditions Where Talent Thrives

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation 451 Lexington Pkwy N, St. Paul, MN, United States

This event has passed. Please read the recap of the event on our blog. Please join Education Evolving and the University of St. Thomas School of Education for a conversation on what we can do in Minnesota to not only keep teachers in the classroom, but also create the conditions that enable them to thrive. […]

Teacher-Powered Day

Diamondhead Education Center 200 Burnsville Pkwy, Burnsville, MN, United States

Led by Teacher-Powered ambassadors from Minnesota and Wisconsin, Teacher-Powered Day is designed to improve your collaborative leadership practices in an informal setting. Make new connections, brainstorm with fellow teacher-powered teams, and share your own team's best practices. The day is intended for teams already teaching and leading at teacher-powered, student-centered schools in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Learning from Disruption, Healing Forward

The fifth regional convening dedicated to honoring who students are, how they learn, and where they want to go. This year’s event comes at a critical time: More than a year into a pandemic that upset a status quo already failing so many, a new future appears ever closer. We must learn from this disruption—find opportunity in it—and recognize the harm and trauma it brought. Our path forward must be one of healing.