• Eagle Rock launches new blog and invites you to join the conversation

    Feb 12, 2013 by CES by Dan Condon Typically, during the new year, you’ll find folks writing about the top education stories of the year, a reflection of trends, some similar year end list or a year end donation appeal.This is not that post.Instead, we’d like to introduce something Eagle Rock is pretty excited about.This past summer we engaged new media guru and Entrepreneur Magazine contributor Mikal Belicove (http://www.entrepreneur.com/author/17) to assist Eagle Rock School &...  Continued ...

  • Save the Date for Fall Forum 2013 in San Francisco

    Jan 23, 2013 by CES Gg_38 Fall Forum 2013 will take place November 8 -10 in San Francisco, California!A Preview (with much more to come in the near future): Friday, November 8: At our Pre-Conference you can attend a full-day school visit or engage in a full-day, intensive workshop of your choosing.Saturday, November 9: Hear from an array of featured speakers and participate in multiple workshops facilitated by educational leaders/practitioners from across the country.  Join us in the evening for a fun and warm...  Continued ...

  • Principals' Conference in LA

    Jan 03, 2013 by Dennis Littky DATE: February 6 - 8, 2013LOCATION: Marriott Marina Del Rey, Marina del Rey/Los Angeles, CaliforniaONLINE REGISTRATION: http://www.bigpicture.org/2012/11/principals-conference-2013/ Primary Registration deadline has past, however we will have a short extension for CES members This year’s conference theme, “DEEP IMPACT: With the work of all”, continues the conversation on Deeper Learning but with a focus on leadership. Deeper learning delivers the skills and...  Continued ...

  • Summer Institute at Boston Arts Academy

    Dec 13, 2012 by Linda Nathan, CES Logo_boston_arts_academy Registration is now open for the 2013 Summer Institute    “Imagine, Innovate, Advocate”, hosted by the Center for Arts in Education at Boston Arts Academy! Summer Institute will be held from June 26-28, 2013 in Boston, with an optional pre-Institute intensive on June 24 and 25. Register before February 28 for the lowest rate! In addition to speakers, presentations and workshops focused on the role of...  Continued ...

  • What does it mean to be an Essential School in the 21st Century- and Beyond?

    Nov 07, 2012 by CES Fall Forum 2012  has added this exciting new session to the Friday lineup.  To select the session, go to http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1112627 or contact us at fallforum@essentialschools.org   What does it mean to be an Essential School in the 21st Century- and Beyond?Holli Hanson Moore, ABEO School of Change Laura Thomas, Antioch University New England When CES first came to be, the social, political, and educational landscapes were...  Continued ...

  • Thank you FF12 Exhibitors

    Nov 01, 2012 by CES   CES thanks this wonderful group of Exhibitors and encourages you to  visit them often during Fall Forum 2012!   Antioch University New England antiochne.edu Bill Harley  http://www.billharley.com/ Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center  http://www.eaglerockschool.org/ SF-CESS  www.sfcess.org/  Educators for Social Responsibility esrnational.org/  Forum for Ed and Democracy www.forumforeducation.org/ Watkinson School...  Continued ...

  • What's Next? Responses to the 2012 Election

    Oct 26, 2012 by CES Who: James P. Comer, Judith Browne-Dianis, Pedro A. Noguera, Warren Simmons, George Wood What: Panel Discussion:  What’s Next?  Responses to the 2012 ElectionWhen: 6:00 - 8:00 PM   Friday November 9, 2012 Where: Gymnasium, The Met School, 325 Public St., Providence, RI The great education policy debate swirls around standardized testing, common core standards, No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top, charters, vouchers, and the role and reach of teachers in determining...  Continued ...

  • You Are Essential

    Oct 12, 2012 by CES Essential Do you believe that people are more important than tests when it comes to improving the lives of all of our children? Do you feel that your voice has been drowned out by corporate interests and faulty logic, that your opinion--one shared by thousands of educators nationwide--has been pushed to the margins because the truth you speak is inconvenient to the goal of standardized learning?  You Are Essential in the lives of the children you serve and we want to make sure that everyone knows...  Continued ...

  • Fall Forum 2012 | Registration Fees

    Oct 03, 2012 by CES   Fall Forum 2012 Registration Fees  Register now for Fall Forum 2012!    Early Bird Registration (until October 12)    Friday and Saturday  current CES affiliates  $250       non-affiliates $375 Friday only current CES affiliates $175   non-affiliates $225 Saturday only current CES affiliates $150   non...  Continued ...

  • Featured presentation: Striking Back: Lessons from Chicago

    Oct 03, 2012 by CES Fall Forum 2012 Featured Presentation / Sat Nov 10 / 10:00 am Striking Back: Lessons from Chicago Deborah Meier, Mike Klonsky, Xian Barrett When conversation isn't enough and draconian measures are forced upon our students, schools, and communities,  organized action becomes our last option.  What lessons can we learn from those who have pushed back against the system? Join, Deborah Meier, Mike Klonsky, Xian Barrett as they reflect upon their experiences during the Chicago teachers...  Continued ...

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