Events and Conferences (2019)

November

Location: Online

Date: Nov 21, 2019 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Sign Up for a Free Webinar on Improving Attendance in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten

Chronic absenteeism is particularly high in the early grades, compared with elementary and middle school. For a young child to succeed and develop a strong foundation for learning, he or she must attend school regularly.

Location: Online

Date: Nov 21, 2019 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Does School Choice Leave Anyone Behind?

At Mathematica, we’re uncovering evidence about the effects of school choice policies on nonparticipating students and schools. Learn more about our systematic review, which covers two decades of relevant research and evaluation.

Location: Online

Date: Nov 19, 2019 3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Join Us and Partners for a Grantmakers for Education Webinar—Making the Case: Establishing Evidence to Support Practitioners, Strategy, and Outcomes

Interested in learning how to build more evidence into philanthropic practice? Join Mathematica, The Wallace Foundation, and the Afterschool Alliance for a Grantmakers for Education webinar.

Location: Online

Date: Nov 19, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Innovations in Medicare ACOs’ Approaches to Care Delivery Improvement

Hear from ACOs about their approaches to improving care delivery, and from CMS about new policy opportunities.

October

Location: Online

Date: Oct 30, 2019 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Developing Culturally Responsive Educators in Pre-Service Programs

This webinar explored how best to prepare educators to implement culturally responsive pedagogy, including and exploration of how programs train future teachers and school administrators and what changes programs may need to consider to effectively prepare these educators.

Location: Online

Date: Oct 15, 2019 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Implementing District and School Policies and Practices to Support Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

This webinar explored how a school and district have approached the challenge of implementing culturally responsive practice. It elaborated on programs, policies, and practices that were implemented to support efforts to achieve equity and use culturally responsive pedagogy.

Location: Online

Date: Oct 02, 2019 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Research and Practice in Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and How to Sustain Systemic Changes

This webinar explored research on culturally responsive pedagogy and what is known about its effectiveness.

Location: Washington, DC

Date: Oct 01, 2019 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Seeing Is Believing: Visualizing Data for Evidence-Based Policymaking

While many industries have increasingly turned to data science to make informed business decisions, social service organizations and government agencies have been slower to fully embrace the potential of current and emerging data science methods. The challenges are real.

September

Location: Online

Date: Sep 17, 2019 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A Framework for Educational Equity and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

This webinar defined educational inequity and discussed its implications. It included a brief introduction to culturally responsive pedagogy and what broader systemic changes may be necessary to implement equity and culturally responsive pedagogy.

July

Location: Washington, DC, and Online

Date: Jul 11, 2019 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Progress Together: Becoming Data Driven

Mathematica brought together leaders from a variety of sectors to discuss the challenges of becoming data driven and offer action-oriented, accessible advice on how organizations can take their first steps, or their next steps, to progress together.

June

Location: Washington, DC, and Online

Date: Jun 12, 2019 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Understanding the Power of Long-Term Impact Evaluations

International development programs are designed to make lasting and positive improvements in the health, education, and income of disadvantaged people around the world.

Location: Online

Date: Jun 05, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Serving Medicaid Beneficiaries Who Need Long-Term Services and Supports: Better Outcomes at Lower Costs

In the past two decades, many federal and state Medicaid initiatives have been designed to rebalance the long-term services and supports (LTSS) system by increasing access to home and community-based services (HCBS) in order to reduce the use of expensive institutional care.

May

Location: Online

Date: May 16, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Webinar: Preparing Leaders to Make a Difference for Students and Schools

Recognizing that school leaders play a critical role in school performance, states and districts are rethinking how they prepare principals. But this retooling of preparation programs raises a number of important questions: What skills do new principals need? How can we identify aspiring principals with the potential to develop those competencies? And how can we use these insights to improve the training of leaders at all levels of the system, from teacher leaders to principal supervisors?

Location: Online

Date: May 13, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

REL Webinar: Using Teacher Feedback in School Leader Evaluations

The goal of the webinar is to expand local and state leaders’ knowledge of teacher survey instruments to enhance the evaluation of school leaders.

April

Location: Online

Date: Apr 24, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Webinar: Strengthening Principal Preparation Through On-the-Job Training

A key challenge for policymakers is creating a pipeline of principals who are prepared to serve as instructional leaders. Districts often use the assistant principal position as a training ground for new principals. Yet little is known about how to design and implement on-the-job training opportunities that prepare assistant principals to serve as principals.