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Webinar 3/8, 4/5, 5/10/2022 - Leveling Up Learning: School Transformation to Increase Instructional Rigor with Presenter Zaretta Hammond, M.A.

  • 03/08/2022
  • 6:30 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Webinar

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California ASCD presents:  

                                     A Webinar with

Presenter Zaretta Hammond, M. A.

Leveling Up Learning:  School Transformation to Increase Instructional Rigor

March 8, 2022 - Session 1

April 5, 2022 - Session 2

May 10, 2022 - Session 3

TNTP's Opportunity Myth report(2018), states that serious barrier to improving student outcomes was the lack of grade level materials students could access.  In addition to this barrier, there is a significant number of students who are not ready to take on more rigorous content.

In this series, we will look at what it takes to translate one's vision for more rigorous instruction into reality.  What does this require from you as a leader so new practices take root?

We will work through the pedagogical and social shifts necessary for a school to become one that has a blueprint for helping every student find academic success regardless of zip code, racial, or linguistic background.

March 8, 2022 at 6:30 AM (PT) - Session  1

Transforming Your School's Instructional Culture Based on the Science of Learning

April 5 at 6:30 AM (PT) - Session 2 

Developing a Theory of Change and Set of Learning Progressions to Guide the Human Side of School Changes

May 10 at 6:30 AM (PT) - Session 3

Using Instructional Coaches and Teacher-Leaders as Learning Partners During the Messy Middle of the Process


$650 per person/CASCD member

$699 per person/Non-member

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Zaretta Hammond, M. A. is a national consultant and author of Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain:  Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (Corwin, 2015).

She is a former high school and community college expository writing instructor.  For the past 20 years, she has supported schools and other institutions in deepening their understanding and application of culturally responsive practices.  She currently runs the Culturally Responsive Education by Design Online PLC, a 6-month intensive, inquiry-based professional learning experience to build instructional capacity to use culturally responsive tools and practices effectively.  Ms. Hammond is a strong literacy advocate and sits on the Board of Trustees of the Center for the Collaborative Classroom.  She is a member of the advisory board for the Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education (CORE).


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