Category Archives: ART of TEACHING News

Cotsen Foundation Hosts Parent and Family Engagement Workshop

Ron Mirr, Senior Vice President of Learning Supports and Family and Community Education, (FACE), for Scholastic Education, recently facilitated a powerful day-long parent engagement workshop for Cotsen teachers and administrators. His session, Leveraging Home – School Partnerships to Improve Student Learning, provided participants with a comprehensive framework and strategies to forge full, equal, and equitable […]

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Cotsen Alumni Transition to New Leadership Positions in the 2019-2020 School Year

The Cotsen Foundation takes great joy from seeing so many alumni, mentors and fellows alike, rising to new heights as leaders in their schools/districts. The following are the names of Cotsen alumni who have taken on new leadership positions as of the 2019 – 2020 academic year and/or have received advanced degrees in 2019: Andrea […]

Chris Lehman and Julia Torres Teach Literacy as a Tool for Collective Liberation in Alumni Speaker Series Workshop

Founder of The Educator Collaborative, Chris Lehman, and The Educator Collaborative Book Ambassador and teacher librarian, Julia Torres, led the first Alumni Speaker Series of the 2019-2020 school year. Their presentation titled, Literacy as a Tool for Collective Liberation: Culturally Responsive Teaching in the K-6 Classroom, centered on confronting the many challenges educators face on the […]