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Engage Families to Boost Student Learning

"We’ve seen how effective Academic Parent-Teacher Teams can be in helping students meet their learning goals," says Amy Song of the Georgia Department of Education. Find out how Georgia educators are empowering families across the state to play a more informed and active role in their children’s education.


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How to Build A College Promise Program

College Promise programs encourage students to attend college by providing them with financial, academic, and personal support. How are these programs created? And how do stakeholders sustain and grow them? This guidebook provides the answers — offering practical explanations, examples, and exercises for teams. Download your copy.


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Refine Your Expertise with Top Summer Reads

Whether you’re looking for reading material for a summer road trip or a peaceful staycation, WestEd offers resources to inform and inspire.

Check out our top downloads to learn about creating trauma-informed learning environments or implementing restorative-justice practices.

And visit our bestsellers list for guidance on formative assessment, literacy instruction, and leadership standards.

Addressing the Needs of English Learner Students

Join WestEd this summer for professional learning that builds your capacity to support the unique needs of English learners and English learners with disabilities in the classroom.

How to Build, Scale, and Sustain Formative Assessment

With flexible services in a variety of formats, this professional learning helps schools and districts transition from relying on teacher-directed instruction to developing collaborative classroom cultures that equip students to monitor and direct their own learning. Partner with WestEd to build systemwide capacity around formative assessment.

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Careers at WestEd

Are you or is someone you know looking to make a difference in the education of children, youth, and adults?

Visit WestEd.org/careers for a full list of our current career opportunities.

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Join WestEd at regional and national conferences and register for our professional learning opportunities throughout the year.

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