New research from ACT and the American School Counselors Association shows the significant disconnect between school counselors’ desire to support students’ social-emotional development and the tools and resources available to counselors to support that work...
Register for this Virtual Briefing on March 26, 2021 where briefing, students, members of Congress, and experts in child development will discuss the importance of social emotional learning (SEL) concepts and how they can be advanced through federal policy.
America Forward supports the confirmation of Dr. Miguel Cardona as [...]
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage, schools across the country continue to face monumental challenges — from providing safe and supportive learning environments, to adopting effective remote and hybrid education models, to addressing the needs of children affected by illness, economic hardship, and trauma.
Transcend Education’s Ryan Hall grew up in Longmont and is a product of St. Vrain Valley Schools and the University of Colorado at Boulder, but early in his teaching career he decided to dive into one of the toughest educational environments in the country as a Teach For America corps member in New York City in 2007.
Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan tells how teachers can transform the education system during pandemic
On October 23, 2020, America Forward hosted Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (D-06) and local stakeholders during a live virtual forum on how to transform the education system in the wake of COVID-19.
America Forward hosted the first in a series of conversations with policymakers and education leaders about the critical importance of whole-learner approaches to education.
Join us for virtual fireside chats. We'll discuss how we can work to transform our country's education system to better meet the needs of all students, and what can be done to ensure that every young person can develop the breadth of skills that they need to thrive, both in school and in life.
America Forward Awarded Major Grant from the LEGO Foundation to Support its “Advancing Whole-Learner Education” Initiative
America Forward today announced that it has been awarded a $3.9 million grant from the LEGO Foundation to support its “Advancing Whole Learner Education” initiative.
Having worked with students across the education spectrum – with the tiniest learners through Plant the Seed of Learning, to student teachers at West Chester University – I have garnered a deep appreciation for the unique ways students learn.