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Ensuring All Students Succeed:
The Imperative for
a Learning Supports Framework

Webinar Presentation now on YOUTUBE,

Rhonda Neal Waltman, EdD, is the senior director of Consultancy Services—Learning Supports for Scholastic, Inc. She has more than 30 years of experience in education reform using a learning supports model and has served as a teacher, counselor, principal, and assistant superintendent. Dr. Waltman first joined Scholastic as a consultant for Learning Supports and led the action research partnership. 

 As the Carnegie Council Task Force on Education of Young Adolescents (1989) stressed, “While school systems are not responsible for meeting every need of their students, when the need directly affects learning, the school must meet the challenge.”

For all students to have the opportunity to succeed, what has to be done in schools to reduce student barriers to learning and to reengage them in the learning process? The Learning Supports Framework demonstrates how the provision of a wide range of learning supports, coupled with effective instruction, is the recipe for ensuring all students succeed.

Informed by the research of Drs. Howard Adelman and Linda Taylor from the UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools, this webcast will feature Scholastic Education’s Learning Supports staff who will share the school improvement model that has significant results in schools and districts across the nation.

This Solutions to the Dropout Crisis webcast looks at

  • Why a system of learning supports is an imperative for advancing school improvement and reengaging students.
  • What are learning supports and how are they typically deployed in school?
  • How can learning supports be delivered in an organized comprehensive manner?
  • The importance of building a school improvement plan that includes learning supports, along with instruction and management.
  • Key results that indicate a systems approach can directly impact positive outcomes for students.

National Center for Homeless Education

McKinney-Vento 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET 
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e641dd4787933f6f8118cf63e8c1e67e9

Understanding Doubled-Up
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM ET 
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee005955f7533fd4de7571c2880bf4731

McKinney-Vento 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET 
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e68caef8d2f22b762d3fded1ebd7db6fc

Determining McKinney-Vento Eligibility under ESSA
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET 
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3e7592c7c69686d3c90d71ddc58316c6

Paving the Way to College for Students Experiencing Homelessness
Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM EST
Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=eae98d898372557539f4951ec25223a34

Council for Exceptional Children -- https://www.cec.sped.org/Professional-Development/Webinars

  Thursday, September 27:--Co-Teaching But Not Getting Results? These Could Be The Reasons (And What To Do)

   Tuesday, October 16: Managing Challenging Behavior 1.0: Do These Things First

  Thursday, November 8: Managing Challenging Behavior 2.0: What to Do When the Basics Aren’t Enough

  • 8/15/18 -- Team Up for Attendance: Community Matters Register

  • 8/15/18 --Prevention in Practice: Building Communities That Strengthen the Resiliency of Future Generations; Register

  • 8/23/18 --  Incident Response Tool for Schools Register

  • 8/29/18 --A Valuable Partner: Setting the Stage for Effective Family Partnerships Register

  • 8/30/18 -- Responding to the Voices of Our Young People: Creating a Public Mental Health Continuum of Care for Youth in the US Register

  • 9/5/18 -- Sparking Student Questions: Engaging All Students in Critical Thinking Register

  • 9/6/18 -- Addressing the needs of Young People with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) through a comprehensive continuum of services and supports Register

  • 9/12/18 -- Team Up for Attendance: Health Matters Register

  • 10/3/18 -- Postsecondary options for students with disabilities Register


    PreventConnect webinar series explores links among various forms of violence, multi-sector prevention efforts, and social inclusion strategies.