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News and Opinion May 5, 2016

Great Lakes TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference


The Great Lakes Teacher Union Reform Network (TURN) Labor Management Conference focused on Renewing Our Profession: Creating Conditions that Empower & Engage All Learners Toward Excellence. The agenda featured local, state and national examples of promising practices, emerging case studies, and policies with a goal of developing conditions for effective teaching and learning and implementing rigorous and challenging student learning and teaching standards, practices and programs.

The event included a presentation by Turnaround for Children’s Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. and Brooke Stafford-Brizard, Senior Advisor, entitled Connecting the Dots between Science, Adversity and School Performance to Catalyze Healthy Student Development and Academic Achievement.