The Michigan Department of Education’s Fall 2021 Virtual Continuous Improvement Conference, “Equity and Stakeholder Voice: Making Education More Engaging and Relevant for Students, Families, and Educators” will be held on October 19, 2021.

As we work to make educational systems more equitable through continuous improvement, it is critical that we embrace the voices of all stakeholders impacted by those systems, including students, families, and educators. Doing so ensures that our conversation will be inclusive of critical perspectives and our plans will be relevant and engaging.

Presenters Include:

Keynote Speaker – Dr. Jal Mehta, Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education
“Humane and Equitable Continuous Improvement: Why Tools Should Serve Humans and Not Vice Versa.”

Featured Speaker – Dr. Seena Skelton, Director of Operations for Region III Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center
“Equity and Continuous Improvement: Using Quantitative and Qualitative Data in an Equity-Centered Continuous Improvement Process.”

View the event agenda here

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Request For Proposal

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is seeking proposals to address the theme, “Equity and Stakeholder Voice: Making Education More Engaging and Relevant for Students, Families, and Educators” at the Fall 2021 Virtual Continuous Improvement Conference. Presenters are asked to consider the conference theme. Districts/Schools demonstrating successful implementation of these ideas are especially urged to apply.

RFP submissions are for Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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