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Academic Achievement & School Leadership

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Brief Program Description

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn take-home strategies to better engage families and community stakeholders in critical school improvement processes such as student achievement and discipline prevention. Particular attention will be given to creating proactive, systemic solutions that better engage traditionally “disengaged families” and prevent chronically “at-risk” youth from falling through the cracks of the schoolhouse sidewalk.

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

PRE-CONFERENCE SPEAKER: Grant Rivera, Chief Leadership & Learning Officer for Cobb School District, Atlanta, GA

Grant Rivera, Ed.D., is currently the Chief Leadership & Learning Officer for Cobb School District, Atlanta, GA and was formerly a principal from Cobb County, Georgia. As an award-winning principal, he has a record of turning around schools on the “needs improvement” list by engaging families and the community in school improvement processes such as discipline prevention and student achievement.

Keyword Descriptors

Student achievement, Discipline prevention, At-risk youth

Presentation Year

2015

Start Date

3-1-2015 2:30 PM

End Date

3-1-2015 5:30 PM

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Mar 1st, 2:30 PM Mar 1st, 5:30 PM

Engaging Parents for Student Achievement and Discipline Prevention

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In this interactive workshop, participants will learn take-home strategies to better engage families and community stakeholders in critical school improvement processes such as student achievement and discipline prevention. Particular attention will be given to creating proactive, systemic solutions that better engage traditionally “disengaged families” and prevent chronically “at-risk” youth from falling through the cracks of the schoolhouse sidewalk.