Emerging State Strategies for Alternative School Accountabilty
Continuous Improvement of Alternative Education in Kentucky: Support, Recognition and Accountability
This presentation will provide a holistic picture of the Kentucky Alternative Educational System and the state level efforts to ensure a meaningful accountability process that promotes reflection, student voice, strengths and continuous improvements. Data visuals, protocols and example reports will be shared. Interaction with attendees will be infused throughout including and the use of plickers (i.e., paper clickers) that allows live polling and immediate display of audience input as well as intermittent discussions. Presenters include
Christina Weeter and Judi Vanderhaar, Kentucky Department of Education Division of Student Success.
Dr. Jorge Ruiz de Velasco
Dr. Jorge Ruiz comes to Stanford from Berkeley Law, where he was Director of the Warren Institute's Program on Education Law and Policy. The focus of his work is on the study and promotion of change in public schools, the implications of education reform for disadvantaged students, education law and policy, and the effect of immigration on schools and communities
Dr. Jody Ernst
Dr. Jody Ernst is the founding Vice President of Research and Policy Analytics for Momentum Strategy & Research (MSR), a non-profit dedicated to conducting collaborative research among the many organizations serving charter schools across the country.
Dr. Amy Schlessman
Amy Schlessman, PhD, has dedicated her professional and personal life to education and human services. Dr. Schlessman’s interests include the development of creative and innovative intelligence in learners of all ages from diverse cultural backgrounds and socio-economic levels. Fortune 500 companies, as well as not-for-profit organizations including schools and community collaboratives, have benefitted from her contributions to their programs.