Content Type: Working Sessions
With the start of school behind us, are you wondering how other districts have addressed learning disruptions and what they’ve learned so far? In this focus group, you will have the opportunity to engage in an open discussion and exchange ideas with other district leaders on how they are tackling learning the recovery challenge thus far.
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced many community colleges into virtual instruction and operations, most were not prepared to govern a remote or hybrid workforce. Almost a year and a half later, most colleges are still trying to keep tabs on workplace trends and adapt their policies in support of employee preferences while balancing institutional priorities.
District leaders acknowledge that teacher morale is of the utmost importance – teachers who are burnt out are not able to serve their students well. Therefore, cultivating high teacher morale is a service to students and essential to pandemic recovery and student success; district leaders must take direct action to improve teacher morale.
As campus leaders begin planning for a post-pandemic world, many are embracing more permanent flexible work arrangements, especially for administrative and professional services staff.
BIPOC Faculty Recruitment Working Groups for Chief Academic Officers at Small Schools: Designing Academic Hiring Strategy to Meet Institutional Diversity Goals
Faculty diversity has been slow to change despite decades of calls from student activists. Recently, the Black Lives Matter movement has called particular attention to the low numbers of BIPOC faculty. Not only do faculty demographics lag behind the diversity of our campuses and communities, students also miss the benefits of learning from faculty with a diverse range of backgrounds.
BIPOC Faculty Recruitment Working Groups for Chief Academic Officers: Designing Academic Hiring Strategy to Meet Institutional Diversity Goals
In these workshops, attendees will gain a broad overview of best practices in BIPOC faculty recruitment and explore a candidate-centric model of hiring. They will network with peers around topics including faculty line allocation, innovative hiring practices such as target-of opportunity hires, and adapting promotion and tenure requirements to reflect institutional DEIJ goals. Each attendee will identify at least once tactic or strategy to bring back to campus and learn how EAB can support institutional diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) efforts.
The pandemic interrupted academic learning for nearly all students. But districts can still prepare students to succeed in the next grade level using a comprehensive strategy that accelerates learning and supports students’ wellbeing.
To guide schools through today’s rapidly evolving world, Heads of School need both dedicated time and a structured approach to planning for a future that will look significantly different to today. This 5-month series of events is designed to provide you with both of those necessities.
K-12’s Hidden Opportunities to Boost Postsecondary Success: How Students’ College Decision Making Has Changed and What District Leaders Can Do to Support Them
The number of graduates holding a postsecondary degree or certificate is shrinking. The postsecondary landscape has grown more complex.
The Chief of Staff’s Role in Government Relations and Strategic Partnerships: A Working Session to Explore the Practitioner Perspective and Emerging Best Practices on Partnerships
Chiefs of Staff are increasingly asked to play a pivotal role in government relations and strategic partnerships. This functional area is critical now.