Charlotte N.C. – Feb. 10, 2016 – Assessment leader Apperson will host a free webinar on Feb. 24, 2016 focused on education grants and funding. In addition, it will partner with the Devereux Center for Resilient Children on a series of one-hour webinars starting Feb. 18, 2016 that provide an overview of the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA), which screens students for social and emotional competencies.
The webinars are part of Apperson’s ongoing efforts to support educators and administrators who want to implement social and emotional learning programs within their schools.
The Peering through the Funding Looking Glass webinar will take place at 3 p.m. EST, Feb. 24, 2016 and features funding expert Dr. Jennifer House, President of RedRock Reports, an education funding services company.
Dr. House’s work is informed by years of experience in district administration, as well as industry management. At RedRock Reports she focuses on the impact of funding knowledge on sales, advising clients about funding trends and execution strategies via webinars and in-person presentations. Prior experience includes holding management positions at HP and Apple Computer, as well as executive positions at Classroom Connect and Tenth Planet.
During the webinar House will discuss:
·The federal funding landscape and its impact on spring purchases
·The status of the No Child Left Behind Act and Every Student Succeeds Act and how they impact school funding
·States that have significant funding initiatives
·What grants educators should consider pursuing
Educators who want to learn more about social and emotional learning can participate in one of the upcoming 1-hour DESSA webinars which feature Social and Emotional Learning expert Paul LeBuffe, director of the Devereux Center for Resilient Children. The first three webinars are hosted by Devereux. The fourth is hosted by Apperson. They will take place at:
Apperson offers an online assessment and intervention tool called Evo Social & Emotional (SEL). Evo SEL helps educators measure SEL skills, provides strategies for instruction and intervention and features resources to shape the practices and mindsets of adults to help them create environments where the whole child can thrive. Evo features the DESSA, a strengths-based assessment system designed to screen students for social and emotional competencies.
Apperson’s K-12 assessment solutions help educators develop a 360° panorama of the student and his or her strengths, as well as areas of opportunities, that can inform curriculum decision-making and create positive learning outcomes. Whether it’s DataLink scanners, or the Evo assessment platform, Apperson’s products support and encourage a holistic learning and development approach by helping teachers turn assessment data into actionable information. For more information, visit Apperson.com.