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Announcing the National Center for Literacy Education: Capacity Building for Transformational Change - Previous Revision

May 15, 2012  10:00-11:30 a.m.  Cannon 122

About NCLE

The National Center for Literacy Education's (NCLEs) first policy symposium is scheduled for May 15, 2012 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the Cannon House Office Building, Room 122, Washington, D.C.

Learn about the goals and activities of this coalition of 28 stakeholder groups dedicated to building capacity for school change based on educator teams across content areas focused on literacy learning. Linda Darling-Hammond video clips (see below) will punctuate remarks by the NCLE directors, and stakeholders will explain their organizations’ commitment to this national effort.

Presenters include:

  • Kent Williamson, Executive Director, National Council of Teachers of English
  • Kailonnie Dunsmore, Ball Foundation
  • Barbara Cambridge, National Council of Teachers of English
  • Barbara Treacy, Advisory Board, Alliance for Excellent Education
  • Julie Walker, Executive Director, American Association of School Librarians
  • Scott Thompson, Panasonic Foundation
  • Kichoon Yang, Executive Director, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Elizabeth Foster, National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future
  • Keith Krueger, Executive Director, CoSN
Linda Darling-Hammond Video Clips

Two Different Approaches to Reform: Capacity building versus incentive-based reform

Linda Darling-Hammond speaking at the November 2011 NCTE Convention, Chicago, IL

Creating the Right Conditions: Supporting collaborative, inquiry-based professional development

Linda Darling-Hammond speaking at the November 2011 NCTE Convention, Chicago, IL

Informing Policy from the Grassroots

Linda Darling-Hammond speaking at the November 2011 NCTE Convention, Chicago, IL

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