- Strengthening K-12 School Leadership
Leadership coaching is the backbone of the leadership development program at the Warner School's Center for Professional Development and Education Reform, which also provides workshops, administrative and school board retreats, and superintendent searches, as well as works with school districts interested in building leadership skills in teachers. It is a service in hot demand. The Center’s coaches went from guiding and supporting some 40 people in 2013-14 to nearly 146 people in 2014-15, a surge that happened exclusively through word-of-mouth.
- Future Science Teachers Hone Skills Through Summer Science Camp
Aspiring teachers typically have to postpone putting their newly acquired skills to the test until they enter a traditional K-12 classroom environment. However, graduate students who are studying to become science teachers at the Warner School will gain hands-on experience teaching in an informal learning setting this summer as they lead the 2015 Get Real! Science Camp for Rochester middle school students.
- Horizons at Warner Kicks off 6th Year of Summer Learning and Fun for City School Students on River Campus
The Warner School will host 135 city school students for the sixth consecutive summer of Horizons at Warner, which takes place June 30 to August 7 on River Campus in LeChase Hall. The summer enrichment program serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade at John James Audubon School 33 and other Rochester City Schools by providing them with meaningful and authentic learning experiences outside the traditional classroom in an effort to prevent summer learning loss.
- Blog Post: Nancy Ares on Charleston Shooting and Dealing with White Privilege and Inequality
In the face of the tragedy at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina—another in a too-long line of such racially-based attacks—Nancy Ares, associate professor, offers suggestions for educators to be active allies and participants in combating racism, White supremacy and White privilege, and the ongoing inequity and violence taking place in our schools and society on the Warner Perspectives Education Blog.
- Charter School Students Take Regents Prep to the University Level
Nearly 80 students from University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men (UPrep) spent three weeks in LeChase Hall, the home of the Warner School, preparing for the upcoming U.S. History, Geometry, Earth Science, and English Language Arts Regents exams.