WestEd E-Bulletin
WestEd E-Bulletin

Monthly highlights of WestEd's research, resources, services, and events to help all learners succeed in school and career.

R&D Alert Online

EARLY CHILDHOOD R&D Alert Online: A Call to Action on Behalf of U.S. Babies

This month, we revisit a vital topic — improving infant and toddler care. Read this article to learn how to support the healthy development of America’s next generation.

Research & Evaluation

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, & MATHEMATICS Bringing Cognitive Science Research to the Classroom: Register for National Conference!

Interested in applying cognitive science in the classroom? Attend the National Center on Cognition and Mathematics Instruction's conference, featuring experts and thought leaders nationwide. April 12-13, Arlington, VA.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD Program for Infant/Toddler Care Institutes: Improving the Quality of Early Childhood Care

Program for Infant/Toddler Care Trainer Institutes are designed for those who train infant/toddler care teachers. June 12-18, Berkeley, CA. Register today!

New Research: Restorative Justice in U.S. Schools

HeaLth, Safety, & Well-Being New Research: Restorative Justice in U.S. Schools

New Research: A Focus on Teacher Effectiveness

Teachers & Leaders New Research: A Focus on Teacher Effectiveness

How does a popular measure of teacher effectiveness hold up under scrutiny? Find out in this new research report.

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English Language Learners Quality Teaching for English Learners (QTEL) Summer Institutes:
Changing Times, Changing Teacher Expertise

QTEL Summer Institutes are designed to help educators understand required shifts in English learner education, and develop expertise to serve English learners with rigor and excellence. Register today!

English Language Learners

English Language Learners English Language Learners: Strengthening Practice and Policy to Accelerate Achievement

WestEd directs numerous projects and services designed to help address the dual needs of students who must master academic content and the English language simultaneously.

Visit our English Language Learners page to learn about our services, research, and resources.

Making Sense of Science

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Making Sense of SCIENCE Facilitation Academy: Register Today!

The Making Sense of SCIENCE (MSS) Facilitation Academy prepares you to lead an MSS course for teachers. April 18–22, Oakland, CA.

Reading Apprenticeship Professional Learning: Transforming Teaching and Learning

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Agency News WestEd at AERA 2016

Join WestEd at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, April 8-12, in Washington, DC. Attend staff presentations; stop by booths 408 and 410 in the exhibit hall; and join us at our 50th anniversary reception. Read our AERA blog post.

WestEd Celebrates 50 Years

Agency News WestEd Celebrates 50 Years: Advancing Excellence in Research, Development, & Service

Over the years, WestEd has made a positive difference in the lives of millions of children and adults. Visit a timeline of our history to see a small sampling of our agency's accomplishments over the decades.

Resource Spotlight

Moving Toward a More Common Definition of English Learner

Moving Toward a More Common Definition of English Learner

This resource features collective guidance designed to help individual states and multi-state assessment consortia move toward a more common definition of English learner. Download a free copy.

Featured Initiative

WestEd Comprehensive Center

West Comprehensive Center: Supporting State Education Agencies in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah

The West Comprehensive Center at WestEd helps build state education agencies' capacity to:

  • Implement, support, scale up, and sustain statewide initiatives
  • Lead and support their local education agencies and schools in improving student outcomes

Visit the West Comprehensive Center website to learn more.

WestEd at Events

WestEd at Events

Join us at national and regional events. Browse our up-to-date calendar!

WestEd 50 Years - Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence

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