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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 […]

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The Cotsen Foundation Celebrates Its 2018 End-of-Year ART of TEACHING Graduation Ceremony
The Cotsen Foundation hosted an end-of-year celebration for its graduating ART of TEACHING mentors and fellows at the Skirball Cultural Center on May 20th. The afternoon was a celebratory luncheon in honor of the graduating Cotsen Class of 2018. Kicking off the luncheon, Margit Sperling Cotsen, founding director and board chair, and Barry Munitz, president [...]
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Cotsen Spotlight: Celia Sosa
Celia Sosa is a 2016 alumna mentor who teaches third grade at Braddock Drive Elementary School in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Shortly after finishing the ART of TEACHING Fellowship in 2016, an opportunity to work with Megan Franke, a renowned expert in Cognitively Guided Instruction and a professor of education at UCLA, presented itself. Celia now opens [...]
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Principals’ Technology Network
The growth and development of technology in the 21st century has rapidly risen to staggering heights. The desire to enhance learning with technology integration is palpable, but like any tool, it can be used poorly and ineffectively. With iPads, Chromebooks, smart boards, projectors, and thousands of educational applications and websites readily available, principals face the [...]
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Cotsen Schools and Teachers Receive Grants to Continue to Support Professional Learning
The Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING has awarded over $193,000 in grants to participating schools and teachers in order to facilitate teacher collaboration, professional learning and parent involvement for the 2016 - 2017 school year. Each year the foundation offers several categories of grants to support participants’ continuous professional growth. The categories include [...]