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Expert Q&A: Incorporating Restorative Practices and SEL into MTSS

LIVE - November 5, 2020 - 4pm ET

Restorative practices strengthen relationships and school communities. Join us for an interactive Q&A with district leaders from Bastrop ISD to discuss the strategies, systems, and resources they use to incorporate restorative practices and SEL into their student support systems such as MTSS, PBIS and RTI. Open to all!

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SEL Playbook Power Hour

LIVE - November 5, 2020 - 3pm ET

During our time together, we will highlight Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) strategies and interventions from Panorama's online professional learning library, Playbook. We will discuss how we can integrate selected SEL strategies into our work with students as we all continue to build belonging in classroom, hybrid, or distance learning environments. Open to all! 

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New in Panorama: Exploring the Survey Content Tool

LIVE - November 12, 2020 - 3pm ET

Join this session to learn what's new in the Panorama platform. Get a quick overview of new features and a deep dive into the survey content tool to ensure you are able to utilize new features as you build your surveys. Open to all!

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Live with EdWeek: Building Equitable Schools With SEL, Trauma-Responsive and Restorative Practices

LIVE - November 16, 2020 - 2pm ET

D.C. Public Schools and Aldine Public Schools, two of the nation’s largest school districts, are using social-emotional learning, trauma-responsive and restorative practices to ensure each student has the supports in place to learn and thrive. Join this webinar to hear district leaders share their vision and concrete strategies for interrupting inequitable practices and creating more inclusive and supportive learning environments.

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Expert Q&A: 2020 New Jersey Superintendent of the Year on a Whole-Child Approach to Equity and Achievement

LIVE - November 19, 2020 - 1:30pm ET

In Morris School District, a community of communities, each student will ascend. Hear how Mackey Pendergrast, 2020 New Jersey Superintendent of the Year, has doubled down on his commitments to equity and achievement in Morris School District by holistically and systematically supporting all students. Open to all!

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Creating Belonging in a Time of Discord

60 mins - October 29, 2020 - 11:30am ET

Cultivate connection in today's context. Join a live workshop event co-hosted by Panorama in partnership with Indiana School Counselors Association (ISCA) on building belonging both virtually and in-person. Originally aired on Thursday, 10/29 at 11:30am ET. 

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Using SEL Data as a Lever for Advancing Educational Equity and Excellence in Nevada

60 mins - October 29, 2020 - 3pm ET

CASEL's 2020 updates to the definition of SEL emphasize equity, agency, and community. Hear panelists from Washoe County School District and Panorama Education on making SEL and equity the central focus in our current climate. Originally aired on Thursday, 10/29 at 12pm PST.

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Live with EdWeek: Strengthening Student Support Systems With Social-Emotional Learning

60 mins - October 26, 2020 - 2pm ET

Fix systems, not students. Watch speakers from Portland Public Schools, Oxnard School District, and San Bernardino Unified School District for strategies to incorporate SEL into your student supports at the system and school level. Originally aired Monday, 10/26 at 2pm ET. 

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Building Belonging in Remote Settings

30 mins - September 28, 2020 - 4pm ET

Curious about how to virtually foster a sense of belonging for your school community? Looking for new strategies and systems to build a virtual classroom community in the 2020-21 school year? Watch this webinar to learn some “use tomorrow” strategies for building belonging (both with students as well as between adults) along with virtual system shifts that can help you to maintain and foster meaningful relationships virtually.

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How San Angelo ISD is Using MTSS with Panorama to Support Students This School Year

60 mins - October 1, 2020 - 2pm ET

In this conversation with Panorama and partner district San Angelo ISD in Texas, we’ll hear from district and school leaders who are supporting students with a Multi-Tiered System of Supports this school year. 

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From Measurement to Action: An Integrated Model for SEL with 7 Mindsets

60 mins - August 25, 2020 - 2pm ET

How can districts combine SEL assessments and curriculum to meaningfully impact students and help their communities thrive? Join us for a conversation about the assessment side and the curriculum side of social-emotional learning.

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Supporting our Communities: Virtual Community Meetup for California District Leaders

90 mins - August 20, 2020 - 12pm ET

As we navigate the ever-shifting challenges of hybrid and virtual learning and an increased prioritization of dismantling systemic racism in our school communities, leveraging strengths within our California community is more critical than ever.

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How To: Start the School Year with SEL in a Virtual Learning Environment

60 mins - August 18, 2020 - 2pm ET

In this conversation with Panorama and our partner districts, hear from two social-emotional learning (SEL) leaders starting the school year in a virtual learning environment in Winston-Salem/Forsyth-County Schools (NC) and Peoria Public Schools (IL).

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Surviving to Thriving Social: Empowering Students of Color in School and Beyond

60 mins - August 11, 2020 - 2pm ET

"How can we embrace and support the needs of all students and their families?" At Indianapolis Public Schools, this question has led to authentic dialogue and action around college and career readiness, family engagement, and student sense of belonging as part of the district's Postsecondary Readiness program.

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Live Workshop: Strategies for Addressing Racism with Students and Caring Adults

30 mins - July 30, 2020 - 4pm ET

How do we support ourselves and colleagues as we navigate conversations about systemic racism and unconscious bias in schools? We continue conversations from Panorama sessions prior, knowing that creating more equitable schools is a marathon of reflection and action sustained by the caring adults like ourselves.

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Expert Q&A: Addressing Racism with Students and Caring Adults

60 mins - July 28, 2020 - 2pm ET

"What do we see when we look at problems and solutions through an equity lens?" At the Morris School District (MSD) in Morristown, New Jersey, this question has led to candid, data-driven dialogue about equity, inclusion, and school climate. It helps administrators and educators address racism in schools head on by anchoring conversations in data and student voice.

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Workshop: Triangulating Need Across the Tiers: MTSS for a New Back to School

30 mins - July 23, 2020 - 4pm ET

How do we prevent students from slipping through the cracks, especially when the cracks have widen and student needs have increased? One key pillar of success will be ensuring our tierred systems of support are more effective than ever. During our session, we will review what type of system shifts, adaptive changes, and best practices you can incorporate into your work in order to effectively leverage our existing teams and resources. For the students!

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Expert Q&A: Leading MTSS for the 2020-2021 School Year

60 mins - July 23, 2019 - 2pm ET

As more schools and districts seek to support every student through a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), common challenges are emerging. Join this webinar to learn how districts are responding to five challenges of MTSS to fulfill the promises of equity and positive student outcomes.

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Distance Learning Meetup

90 mins - July 22, 2020 - 12pm ET

In a dialogue with district and school leaders from across the nation, we unpack Distance Learning Survey results. We also share tools to help you analyze student, community, and staff voice to build an equity-centered understanding of school and district needs.

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Leveraging Equity Tools to Support and Coach Adult SEL

30 mins - July 16, 2020 - 4pm ET

As district leader Kathy FitzJefferies says, "You can't pour from an empty cup." Just as we reimagine overall supports for students, we must also reimagine our approach to supporting our educators and teammates during this new civil rights movement and a global pandemic.

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Expert Q&A: Leveraging Equity Tools to Support Adult SEL

60 mins - July 14, 2020 - 3pm ET

In this interactive Q&A with district and school leaders. District leader panelists discuss supporting shifts in adult mindsets to create more empathetic, equitable, safe, and supportive environments for both adults and students.

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Reimagining Tier 1 in a Hybrid Learning Model

60 mins - July 9, 2020 - 4pm ET

As districts weigh their options for reopening in the 2020-21 academic year, many education leaders are proposing a hybrid learning model. Although there are still many unknowns, it is clear that students will be returning to school buildings having experienced a considerable degree of trauma.

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Cultivating Student Belonging: Now and Back to School

30 mins - June 25, 2020 - 4pm ET

Curious about how to virtually foster a sense of belonging for your district and school community? Looking for new strategies and systems to build a virtual classroom community? Join us to learn from districts across the country and gather strategies to start planning for back to school.

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Expert Q&A: Cultivating a Sense of Belonging as Students Transition Back to School

60 mins - June 23, 2020 - 2pm ET

In the wake of school closures, district leaders, educators, parents, and students are adjusting to a new reality. Yet, social-emotional learning and belonging matter more than ever. What does cultivating a sense of belonging look like in a variety of school models as students transition back into the classroom?

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From All to Every: Seeking to Understand and Learn Alongside Families

30 mins - June 18, 2020 - 2pm ET

In this session, we learn from our Student Voice Expert as she helps us understand the types of support, relationships and mindsets we need in cultivate in order to support our students’ short and long-term success.

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Expert Q&A: Supporting Family Engagement Now and for Back-to-School

60 mins - June 16, 2020 - 3pm ET

When families are engaged in school, their children are more likely to succeed. Supporting family engagement and building positive family-school partnerships are at the core of our work as school and district leaders. But how can we adapt our family engagement frameworks to fit today’s context?

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Virtual Community Meetup for Kansas and Missouri District Leaders

2 hours - June 16, 2020 - 9am CT

As district leaders in Missouri and Kansas, we are thinking critically about how to ensure students feel supported and cared for this fall by intentionally addressing the new academic, social, emotional, and behavioral needs brought forth by the current climate. Collaborating with other district leaders across the state who are focusing on similar priorities is more important than ever.  How can we build out tiered systems of student support centered around social-emotional well-being? How can we roll out initiatives around SEL, MTSS, and Trauma-Informed practices most effectively in the fall? 

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Adult SEL and Wellbeing: You Can't Give What You Don't Have

30 mins - June 11, 2020 - 2pm ET

In this webinar, we spotlight NEW high-leverage strategies that foster SEL and wellness for adults. Many of the strategies are also easily adapted for work with students; however, this session is focused on support for adults. Why? Adult SEL and well-being has a ripple effect on students, and is a key lever for improving student outcomes.

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Expert Q&A: Leading Adult SEL to Combat Systemic Racism & Implicit Bias in Schools

60 mins - June 9, 2020 - 2pm ET

Join academic activist and author of Unconscious Bias in Schools Tracey Benson along with members of the Panorama team to explicitly address how schools and districts can think of adult social-emotional learning as an opportunity to make cultural and systemic shifts to fight racism and bias in their communities. 

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Supporting Learning Recovery with SEL

60 mins - June 4, 2020 - 2pm ET

Our team of former educators share a series of strategies and activities for supporting learning recovery with SEL and culturally responsive teaching practices.

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Expert Q&A: Leading Learning Recovery in Districts

60 mins - June 2, 2020 - 2pm ET

Hear from education leaders about addressing learning recovery in the summer months and as part of a fall re-opening plan.

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Expert Q&A: Creating an Equitable Response to Distance Learning

60 mins - June 12, 2020 - 2pm ET

As more schools and districts seek to support every student through a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), common challenges are emerging. Join this webinar to learn how districts are responding to five challenges of MTSS to fulfill the promises of equity and positive student outcomes.

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Creating Space: Distance Learning and Trauma-Informed Teaching

30 mins - May 14, 2020 - 4pm ET

Trauma-informed care and teaching is more important than ever and might look different across communities. During this time of distance learning, our team will share examples of key priorities and specific strategies to bring back to your educators and community. 

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From ALL to EVERY: Supporting Multilingual Learners

30 mins - May 28, 2020 - 4pm ET

In this session, we will focus on the needs of our Multilingual Learners (MLLs) and the barriers our students and communities face as we seek to provide students the support they need to be successful. We will zoom in on research and distance learning strategies to support our multilingual learners’ self-efficacy, ultimately setting our students up for lifelong success.

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Virtual Panel: Supporting Students’ On-Time Graduation

60 mins - May 20, 2020 - 2pm ET

As leaders of MTSS, Student Services,and On-Time Graduation, the team at Everett Public Schools has seen tremendous success in improving On-Time Graduation rates and college, career, and life readiness for students. What can we learn from their story that we can take back to our districts, and how will the realities of today’s schools, including increased inequities, trauma, and logistical challenges, inform our approach to the 2020-2021 school year? 

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Panorama’s Community: Practicing Mindfulness

60 mins - May 13, 2020 - 2pm ET

Join a safe and caring community of educators and leaders across the nation as we actively plan mindfulness into our personal practice and explore how to guide others through different mindfulness strategies. 

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Creating Space: Distance Learning and Trauma-Informed Teaching

30 mins - May 14, 2020 - 4pm ET

Trauma-informed care and teaching is more important than ever and might look different across communities. During this time of distance learning, our team will share examples of key priorities and specific strategies to bring back to your educators and community. 

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From ALL to EVERY: Supporting Multilingual Learners

60 mins - May 14, 2020 - 2pm ET

As leaders of student services, mental health, and counseling in today’s context, it’s more important than ever to take an intentional approach to the well-being and social-emotional learning of students and staff.  

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From ALL to EVERY: Supporting Multilingual Learners

30 mins - May 6, 2020 - 4pm ET

Join us for a 30-minute discussion on the importance of ensuring every student receives the supports they both need and deserve, especially during a time of distance-learning.

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Incorporating SEL into Back-to-School Planning

60 mins - May 4, 2020 - 2pm ET

For many district and school leaders preparing for back-to-school in today’s context, social-emotional learning (SEL) will be integral to student success. Join this webinar to hear superintendents and district leaders from across the nation share their experiences and concrete strategies to strengthen and support students’ social-emotional well-being in schools.

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Strategies for Adult Social-Emotional Learning and Wellness

30 mins - April 27, 2020 - 4pm ET

In this session, we’ll spotlight high-leverage strategies that foster SEL and wellness for adults. Many of the strategies are also easily adapted for work with students; however, today’s session will be focused on support for adults. Why? Adult SEL and well-being has a ripple effect on students, and is a key lever for improving student outcomes.

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Grief and Celebration During School Closures

30 mins - April 30, 2020 - 3:30pm ET

In this session, we’ll share what the world’s foremost experts on grief have to teach us about how we can collectively process and navigate our own complex emotional landscapes, and nurture students’ socially and emotionally during this time. 

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Virtual Panel: Supporting Literacy for Back-to-School

60 mins - April 28, 2020 - 3pm ET

What can district and school leaders do now to prepare educators to address potential backslide in students’ literacy when students return to school? During this 60-minute panel, join Central Lee Community School District and Panorama Education to discuss how school and district leaders can build a culture of literacy, adjust district and school-wide literacy plans, and implement key system improvements to support students -- plus hear ideas from one another in the audience.     

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From Vision to Action: Growing SEL in your District

60 mins - April 15, 2020 - 3pm ET

The field of social-emotional learning (SEL) is rapidly evolving. Many district leaders report that SEL is a core priority in 2020—72 percent of them say that their districts are pursuing social-emotional learning as a key strategic goal. Hear from Salem-Keizer Public Schools (OR) on supporting their students' SEL, including challenges and successes of their work to date and plans to incorporate SEL into welcoming students back into school buildings. 

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Using Zoom Video Conferencing: Breakout Rooms

30 mins - April 7, 2020 - 4pm ET

Watch this webinar to learn how to enable and use the breakout room feature on your free Zoom account to foster small group collaboration and connection.

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Virtual Panel: Strategies for Top MTSS/RTI Challenges

60 mins - April 2, 2020 - 2pm ET

As more schools and districts seek to support every student through a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), common challenges are emerging. Join leaders from Bastrop ISD and Penn Yan Elementary to learn how districts are responding to the challenges of MTSS to fulfill the promises of equity and positive student outcomes.

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Community Connections: Leveraging SEL at Home

60 mins - March 30, 2020 - 4pm ET

Explore resources from our interactive workshop on leveraging SEL at home. During these sessions, the Panorama Community came together to build connection with other educators and community members across the nation, crowdsource solutions, and problem solve around the SEL focus of the day. These sessions were not recorded, but the resources are available for all to explore and customize for your community.

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Supporting Social-Emotional Learning in Your Context

30 mins - March 30, 2020 - 11am ET

Reflect on your individual social emotional learning strengths and growth opportunities. Learn 2-3 strategies from our Social Emotional Learning Playbook that you can apply in your unique context during each part of this series.

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Mindfulness Strategies for Adult and Student Wellness

30 mins - March 23, 2020 - 9am ET

Mindfulness is the practice of observing and accepting the present moment. Mindfulness offers a wide range of potential benefits, from improving physical and mental health to promoting prosocial behavior. Watch this webinar to learn mindfulness and calm-breathing techniques as we explore moves from our Social Emotional Learning Playbook. You’ll learn strategies to cultivate self-awareness and support anxiety and stress.

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Building Connectedness and Belonging for Students While School Buildings are Closed

30 mins - March 23, 2020 - 3pm ET

Curious about how to virtually foster a sense of belonging for your school community? Looking for new strategies and systems to build a virtual classroom community? Watch this webinar to learn some “use tomorrow” strategies, as well as virtual systems that can help you to maintain and foster meaningful relationships virtually.

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Using Zoom Video Conferencing (free tool) to Connect with Students and Families and Power Remote Learning

30 mins - March 23, 2020 - 4:00pm ET

Join us for a supportive virtual learning experience to learn more about how to use Zoom. We’ll cover the basics of how to create a free Zoom account and how to stay connected and/or facilitate learning over the coming weeks.

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Measuring and Improving Equity and Inclusion in Schools

60 mins - December 3, 2019 - 2pm ET

To create school communities that value and serve all students, districts are increasingly setting measurable goals around equity and inclusion. Educators track metrics including academic achievement gaps, discipline disproportionality, and gaps in student experience or social-emotional learning to identify priorities and take action.

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Back to School Edition: Interventions and Progress Monitoring

55 mins - August 28, 2019

Get new ideas and inspiration for approaching interventions this school year. Learn the steps to create a unified, data-driven approach to interventions within a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) and response to intervention (RTI) framework.

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How CASEL Partner Districts Use Social and Emotional Learning Measurement

57 mins - June 26, 2019

Understanding how students are developing social and emotional skills is a key aspect of how districts are prioritizing SEL to help students succeed. Districts like Washoe County School District (NV) and El Paso ISD (TX) are using measurement to help guide school continuous improvement processes and instructional planning.

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PBIS and SEL in Action: How Districts Are Promoting Positive Behavior

51 mins - May 15, 2019

Districts and schools are seeking to understand the factors that influence positive behavior, such as school climate, students’ mindsets, and teacher training. That’s why schools and districts are strengthening Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Response to Intervention (RTI) processes by measuring and understanding their students’ social-emotional learning (SEL). 

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Using School Climate Data to Promote Academic Achievement

60 mins - December 4, 2018

Students who have strong relationships with their teachers tend to get better grades, work harder in school, and are less likely to drop out. Watch this webinar to learn how Worthington Schools (OH) and Framingham Public Schools (MA) are promoting belonging, relationships, and student engagement with learning.

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New Research on the Links Between SEL and Academic Growth—and What It Means for Your District

59 mins - April 9, 2019

In this webinar, you'll learn about the connections between social-emotional learning and academic growth. Panorama’s research team presents new findings on the important role of emotion regulation, growth mindset, grit, and self-management, and recommends school-wide and individual student support practices to build these critical social-emotional learning skills. 

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Middle School Students' Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

60 mins - March 19, 2019

Schools today are responsible for promoting growth of the whole student, across academics and social-emotional learning (SEL), and ensuring students are on track for college, career, and life readiness.  Join this webinar to learn how districts are developing effective practices for meeting the needs of their middle school students. 

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Level Up Your MTSS: Best Practices for Tiered Interventions and Supports

59 mins - February 27, 2019

Providing individualized support to every student is an important pathway to reaching equity and excellence in schools. Yet providing robust interventions that meet each student’s needs and understanding what’s working are real challenges.

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The 5 Biggest Challenges of MTSS: How Districts Are Responding

54 mins - January 23, 2019

As more schools and districts seek to support every student through a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), common challenges are emerging. Join this webinar to learn how districts are responding to five challenges of MTSS to fulfill the promises of equity and positive student outcomes.

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Improving Student Outcomes with Social-Emotional Learning Measurement

60 minutes - November 12, 2018

By measuring and growing students’ social-emotional learning, districts like Olathe Public Schools (Kan.) are improving key student outcomes—improving academics, decreasing chronic absenteeism, and graduating students who are prepared to thrive in college, career, and life. In this webinar, Panorama presents new research on connections between students’ SEL and critical student outcomes. And Panorama’s research team provides recommendations for districts to approach and monitor social-emotional learning in ways that are responsive to key district priorities.

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Reducing Chronic Absenteeism with School Climate and SEL

61 minutes - October 12, 2018

8 million students are chronically absent from school each year. In the years ahead, schools and districts require new strategies to combat chronic absence and ensure equity and success for every student. Join Panorama Education and Attendance Works to hear from experts and practitioners about how schools and districts are rethinking their approaches to chronic absenteeism. We will explore the ways districts can leverage school climate and social-emotional learning (SEL) to create positive school environments and foster the development of social-emotional skills that support increased attendance.

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Superintendents' Roundtable: Supporting the Whole Student

60 minutes - April 12, 2018

Superintendents Dr. John Marschhausen of Hilliard City Schools (OH), Ms. Margo Martin of Groton Central School District (NY), and deputy superintendent Dr. Eric Gallien of Racine Unified School District (WI) team up to discuss using social-emotional learning (SEL) measurement to support the whole student. Watch the webinar to learn how districts are incorporating SEL into the profile of a graduate and using “whole child” data at the district, school, and student levels.

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Using Early Warning Indicators to Support Every Student

62 minutes - March 27, 2018

After decades of evidence that focusing on the “ABCs”—attendance, behavior, and coursework—can help schools increase graduation rates, districts are expanding their use of early warning systems (EWS) to support every student. In this webinar, Dr. Robert Balfanz, a pioneer for using early warning indicators, shares his evidence-based models for identifying and monitoring at-risk students through early warning systems and is joined by administrators from Metro Nashville Public Schools (TN) and Waltham Public Schools (MA).

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Building Capacity in Districts to Improve School Climate and Social-Emotional Learning

55 minutes - December 12, 2017

To improve school climate and social-emotional learning (SEL), districts like San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) are organizing their school teams to use data effectively to drive action. Watch the webinar to learn how districts are approaching professional development to build the capacity around proactive approaches to school climate and SEL.

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Creating an SEL Roadmap: A District’s Journey to Support the Whole Child

61 minutes - September 26, 2017

Everett Public Schools, Wash., is undertaking a coordinated, districtwide approach to social-emotional learning (SEL). Watch leaders from Everett discuss their journey to create a consolidated approach to behavior programs, tiered student support, and trauma-informed practices through the district’s use of social-emotional learning curriculum and data.

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Supporting the Whole Student: Key Indicators for Success

56 Minutes - August 16, 2017

In today’s data-driven culture, schools and districts often find that they are data rich, but information poor. For educators and school leaders at Lakes Community High School (IL), supporting students’ growth across multiple dimensions is critical to their vision of success. In this webinar, school psychologist Eric Born joins Sejin Mong of Panorama Education to share Lakes’ journey towards monitoring students’ real-time progress in social-emotional learning (SEL), academics, behavior, and attendance, in order to use data proactively to support every student.

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How Schools Improve by Engaging Families

67 minutes - May 2, 2017

At Denver Public Schools (DPS) and in every district in Rhode Island, family and community engagement empowers parents to be partners in creating great schools. In this webinar, leaders from DPS and from the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) will share strategies for engaging all families in the service of student success. To start the conversation, Dr. Karen Mapp of the Harvard Graduate School of Education presents the Dual Capacity-Building Framework for family engagement.

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Using Data to Support Students’ Social-Emotional Learning: From the District to the Classroom

60 Minutes - March 8, 2017

For leaders in Washoe County School District, Nev., and Long Beach Unified School District, Calif., supporting students’ growth in social-emotional learning (SEL) is critical to their vision of student success. In this webinar, Assistant Superintendent Chris Lund (Long Beach Unified School District) and Director of Research and Evaluation Laura Davidson (Washoe County School District) share their experiences using data at the school- and classroom-level to support students in developing SEL skills.This webinar will highlight how school and district leaders can collect and use data to support the development and growth of students’ SEL skills.

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Improving SEL with Measurement

60 minutes - October 31, 2016

For Superintendent Michael Hanson of Fresno Unified School District (Calif.), Director of Innovation & Transformation Tricia Baumer of Dallas Independent School District (Texas), and Assistant Superintendent Greg Wolcott of Woodridge School District 68 (Ill.), social-emotional learning (SEL) is integral to student success. In this webinar, education leaders share their experiences and lessons learned from leading their districts to measure, understand, and act on data about students’ SEL.

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Hosting Effective Family Events

60 minutes - September 29, 2016

Do your family events truly support student achievement by building strong family-school partnerships? Drawing on over a decade of research, Scholastic FACE and Panorama present proven strategies for engaging families. Focusing on doing more with the events your schools are already planning, the webinar offers tips and strategies that have helped districts across the country host events that equip families and districts to be partners in students’ learning.

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Start the School Year with SEL

46 minutes - August 18, 2016

Back to school is a critical time to build strong teacher-student relationships and to grow social-emotional skills that will set students up for success all year long. This webinar gives school and district leaders action steps and tools to build and strengthen students’ social-emotional learning at the beginning of this school year.

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Setting Goals in the Classroom with WOOP

29 minutes - March 31, 2016

Learn how to bring the WOOP (Wish, Outcome, Obstacle, Plan) method to your school or district. Originally developed for adults, Dr. Gabriele Oettingen has worked with Character Lab to use and research WOOP in the classroom setting. When used with fidelity, WOOP helps students set and achieve goals and improves student effort. In this session, Dr. Oettingen joins Panorama's Kevin Stein to discuss using the WOOP method with teachers and students. They discuss the goal-setting method and provide free resources for school and district administrators and teachers to share this effective goal-setting method with students.

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Grit on the Ground: School Leaders' Roundtable on Social-Emotional Learning

28 minutes - March 2, 2016

Schools across the country are focusing on growing their students' social-emotional learning with curricula, programs, initiatives, and strategic goals. The school leaders' roundtable discusses best practices for developing students' grit, growth mindset, social awareness, self-efficacy, and other SEL domains. Roundtable participants Rob Stein (Chief Academic Officer, Roaring Fork School District) and Mindy Weidman (Chief Accountability Officer, BRICK Academy) share about the specific SEL programs at their schools, reflect on lessons learned, and look ahead at the future of SEL.

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Measuring Growth in Social-Emotional Learning

51 minutes - January 26, 2016

Educators are tremendously interested in helping their students develop grit, social awareness, self-management skills, growth mindset, and self-efficacy. In this interactive presentation, Aaron Feuer and Elizabeth Loehr discuss how schools can measure their students' social-emotional skills and focus on growing their competencies and school supports for social-emotional learning.

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Build Your Data Story: Leading Your District to Act on Data

57 minutes - December 1, 2015

Effective district leaders use data to improve schools. Many administrators use student, family, and teacher surveys to develop a “data story” and engage their entire district to take action. Building school capacity to use data is one of the greatest opportunities, and challenges, facing school and district administrators. "Build Your Data Story" introduces the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Data Wise improvement process and presents how one district, Prince George's County Public Schools, is engaging Data Wise and Panorama Education to use stakeholder feedback and other data to improve.

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Peer-Driven Professional Learning

42 minutes - October 13, 2015

There is a massive amount of untapped expertise in the classrooms of our teachers. Our new professional learning community, Playbook, aims to make it easy for teachers to learn with and from each other. Aaron Feuer (Co-Founder and CEO) and Brian Rainville (2010 Baltimore City Teacher of the Year and Educator Engagement Director) lead a discussion on the power of peer-driven professional learning with Playbook.

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Promoting Positive Family-School Relationships

56 minutes - August 4, 2015

Schools that successfully engage families find that their students earn higher grades, score higher on tests, develop better social skills, and are more likely to graduate. View this conversation with Dr. Karen Mapp (Harvard Graduate School of Education) and Panorama's Dr. Hunter Gehlbach (Director of Research) and Brian Rainville (Educator Engagement) to discuss strategies for building successful family-school partnerships.

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Using the Panorama Teacher Survey

25 minutes - June 3, 2015

Teachers play a critical role in creating positive school cultures. Join Dr. Hunter Gehlbach and Elizabeth Loehr to discuss how to use the Panorama Teacher Survey to engage your teachers and to effectively collect their feedback. The survey is designed as a tool for school administrators looking to plan for next school year, understand their own leadership abilities, and build stronger relationships with their teachers.

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Using School Climate Data for District Improvement

39 minutes - April 16, 2015

Fostering a positive school climate can significantly impact student learning and youth development. Join Bethany Silver, Accountability, Performance and Assessment Officer at Bloomfield Public Schools (CT), to discuss strategies for collecting climate data through surveys and best practices for responding to this data for district goal-setting and improvement.

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Strategies for Improving Response Rates

27 minutes - March 18, 2015

The success of a survey program depends on the quality of the data that is collected. In order to gain meaningful feedback, schools and districts should ensure that their survey sample is representative of the school community at large. This interactive session will discuss strategies to improve the response rate for surveys in your community.

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Creating a Culture of Feedback in Schools

42 minutes - February 4, 2015

School communities that support a culture of feedback learn, grow, and improve with the help of information and perspectives gained through surveys. In this session, Binney Caffrey, Dean of Studies at The Bishop's School in La Jolla, California will discuss how teachers, administrators, and students at The Bishop's School are working together to build a culture of feedback.

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Formative Assessment for Teachers

24 minutes - December 17, 2014

Educators seeking to continually improve teaching and classroom practice look to student feedback to inform professional growth. Please join Brian Rainville (Educator Engagement) and Irene Chen (Client Services) for a discussion on using student surveys to inform formative assessment for teachers. In this 30-minute interactive session, we will discuss approaches to student survey administration and reporting to support formative assessment.

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Using the Panorama Student Survey

28 minutes - September 9, 2014

Aaron Feuer (CEO/co-founder) and Dr. Hunter Gehlbach (Associate Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education) discuss the research methodology and best practices for using the Panorama Student Survey. This webinar covers survey design and implementation strategies for districts and schools.

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