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Research & Projects taged: Center for Professional Development and Education Reform

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  • Genesee Valley Writing Project
  • Genesee Valley Writing Project

    A collaborative school-university partnership dedicated to improving the quality of student writing and learning in PK-16 schools across the Genesee Valley region through teacher-centered professional development. The Genesee Valley Writing Project (GVWP) is a local site affiliate of the National Writing Project, a federally funded professional development program with nearly 200 sites across the country. The Summer Institute is the heart of the Genesee Valley Writing Project.

  • Deepening Everyones Mathematics Knowledge
  • Deepening Everyones Mathematics Knowledge

    The grant aims to increase the math knowledge of teachers, parents, and community members so that they can help K-12 children develop a deeper, more useful understanding of mathematics. The project creates a series of professional development school programs in four local school districts, including the City of Rochester School District.

  • Leadership Coaching Certificate Program
  • Leadership Coaching Certificate Program

    The Leadership Coaching Certificate Program is the result of a partnership between the Warner Center and McArdle Ramerman, Inc., a local executive leadership development firm.

    Leadership coaching assists the leader in developing specific leadership skills, enhances individual effectiveness, and ultimately secures organizational performance. There are two fundamentals beliefs in leadership; it’s a learnable practice and all leaders have the responsibility to develop others. This program creates a better understanding of ones self as the foundation for leading change and transformation.

  • STEM Teacher Leaders for Urban Schools
  • STEM Teacher Leaders for Urban Schools

    In the fall of 2015, a $2 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Noyce Phase II grant was awarded to the Center for Professional Development and Education Reform at the University of Rochester′s Warner School of Education to enhance and expand current efforts to prepare K-12 master teachers and teacher leaders in math and science in urban settings. Over the course of the five-year project, 17 teachers will assume leadership positions and roles in improving mathematics and science teaching and learning through the UR Robert Noyce Master Teaching Fellows (MTF) Program. The funding will provide intensive professional development to teachers to engage in school reform efforts and provide leadership in math and science in high-need schools.

  • Nathaniel Rochester Community School Partnership
  • Nathaniel Rochester Community School Partnership

    Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 is in the process of transitioning into a STEM magnet school. The Warner School is assisting this process through coaching and professional learning to build capacity to provide students with high-quality STEM experiences.