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The Answer Lies In The Question

A colleague recently asked me what my approach to capacity building is as a state coordinator in Michigan for the Region 8 Comprehensive Center (CC).

Categories: Accountability & Assessment Curriculum & Instruction Learning & Instruction Planning & Management

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Recommendations for Diversifying the Pipeline of Educators

As with any public endeavor, representation matters when it comes to the teaching profession.

Categories: Diverse Learners Learning & Instruction Standards & Curriculum Teachers & Leaders

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Connect, Inquire, Center, & Grow: Breaking Down Siloes for Innovation

What does it take to innovate across traditionally siloed spaces? In March 2020, a group of education and youth development professionals met to kick off what would become Future Proud Michigan…

Categories: Diverse Learners Learning & Instruction Schools & Classrooms Teachers & Leaders

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Reflections on NAEP Scores

In 2022, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics and reading assessments were administered to samples of Grade 4 and Grade 8 students in select school districts across the…

Categories: Accountability & Assessment Early Learning Schools & Classrooms Standards & Curriculum

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What a Difference a Day Makes

The Region 8 Comprehensive Center (CC) team recently had a meeting to learn more deeply about our capacity building framework.

Categories: Curriculum & Instruction Learning & Instruction Planning & Management