Webinar Professional Development: What Works?
Presenter: Dr. Hilda Borko, Professor of Education, Stanford University
January 30, 2014
2:30-4:00 pm MST, 3:30-5:00 pm CST
REL Central is working with Dr. Hilda Borko to familiarize educators on
the characteristics of effective professional development for teachers as
it pertains to mathematics instruction. Participants will benefits by
deepening their understanding and recognition of research based
professional development with applications at the state and local level.
Webinar Competency-Based Education: Perspectives from the Standards Movement
Presenters: Dr. Robert J. Marzano, Director, REL Central at Marzano Research Laboratory and
Richard A. DeLorenzo, Cofounder of the Re-Inventing Schools Coalition (RISC), Former Superintendent of Chugach School District
February 18, 2014
1:00-3:00 pm MST, 2:00-4:00 pm CST
The primary goals of this webinar include: answering the question “What is competency-based education?”; addressing misconceptions about the role of standards in a competency-based school system; sharing current and existing research about competency-based education; and sharing experiences and challenges in implementing competency-based school systems.