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 the next U.S. Secretary of Education, and encourages him to prioritize whole-learner approaches. The nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona to [...]
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.
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.
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.
Earlier this year, as the widespread impact of COVID-19 began to take root, those of us working in education were faced with the challenge of finding ways to support teachers and schools as they shifted to distance learning to ensure students in our state were not left out of the education equation.