What Does a School’s Master Schedule Say About Equity and Flexibility?

Mark Weatherly, Director of Secondary Instruction, New Caney ISD
Jill Blankenship, Cardonex Sales Professional, Education Advanced, Inc.
Brent Reid, Cardonex Sales Professional, Education Advanced, Inc.

A school’s master schedule determines how core resources are allocated and directs the student experience. Effective education gives students equal access to the classes they need to pursue their dreams. Building a flexible, student-centered master schedule that can easily transition between in-person, virtual, and hybrid is more critical than ever.

Democratizing Data Across an Organization to Ensure Equity

CyLynn Braswell, Executive Director of College and Career Readiness/Innovation, Northwest ISD
Melissa DeSimone, Executive Director of Research, Accountability and Assessment, Northwest ISD
Adam Cibulka, Senior Manager, Forecast5 Analytics, Inc.

Learn how Northwest ISD has empowered their administrative team members to access targeted data dashboards, daily, to ensure equity across the district and within each school building.

Amplify Reading for Texas Home Learning

Laura Seal, Associate Director, Supplements, Amplify
Emily Lutrick, ELA and Dyslexia Coordinator, Allen ISD

Through the Texas Home Learning Initiative, K-2 students can have free access to an adaptive, student-driven digital reading program, Amplify Reading Texas, that can be accessed at home and at school. See the program that can help address the COVID slide and find out how to opt-in.

The Key to Transformation: Music as a Bridge Between SEL and Culturally Competent Classrooms

Toni Garza, Interim Director of Training, QuaverEd, Inc.

In this session, explore the intersection of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (CRP) and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). Both are helpful frameworks for understanding and supporting every student to succeed. And both can be enhanced through the power of music! Attendees will walk away with tangible ideas for engaging their students in fun, interactive, and effective ways. No musical expertise required.

How to Increase FAFSA/TASFA Completion for Your School or District

Charlie Maynard, Co-Founder and CEO, Going Merry
Suzie Thomas, Enterprise Consultant, Naviance by Hobsons

Join our Naviance team and the CEO of Going Merry to learn more about how to increase FAFSA/TASFA completion rates. In this session, we will cover the following topics:

1. Requirements and new changes
2. Current challenges that schools and districts face with meeting requirements
3. How schools and districts are addressing challenges and how Naviance has helped
4. Going Merry and results their clients have achieved