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Community initiatives

The faculty, staff and students at the Warner School are actively involved in a variety of community initiatives.

Step to College program

Step to College, which launched in summer 2018 under the University of Rochester’s educational partnership with East High School, is an innovative pre-college program that aims to prepare Rochester students for admission to — and to persist in — two-year and four-year colleges.

Nathaniel Rochester Community School partnership in STEM education

A partnership with School No. 3, which is in the process of transitioning into a STEM magnet school, providing coaching and professional learning to build capacity to provide students with high-quality STEM experiences.

Constructive Clinical Supervision

Professional development designed to provide readers of the book Constructive Clinical Supervision by Douglas A. Guiffrida with an opportunity to earn continuing education credit for the learning they engaged in through reading the book.

East High School partnership initiative

In partnership with the East High community, the Warner School of Education and Human Development has assumed a leadership role in an extensive school transformation effort designed to improve outcomes for students and build a healthy and effective learning community.

Project CELLS: Western New York collaboration for English language learner success

Completed in 2018, community-wide collaboration to improve outcomes for English language learners by increasing teachers with TESOL certification, professional development, and curriculum for refugee and immigrant students.

Leadership coaching certificate program

A partnership between the Warner Center for Professional Development and Ramerman Leadership Group, leadership coaching assists the leader in developing specific leadership skills, enhances individual effectiveness and secures organizational performance.

Genesee Valley Writing Project

This collaborative school-university partnership seeks to improve the teaching and learning of writing in PK-16 schools across the Genesee Valley region through a teachers-teaching-teachers professional development model. Highlights include summer institutes for teachers and a writing camp for youth in grades 6-12.