Highlighting Best Practices in Student Engagement
Focusing on Student Engagement
Join us for this insightful and engaging webinar, where a panel of distinguished educators from the State Office of Education in Washington will discuss the challenges faced in engaging students and share their ideas on how schools can improve the way we engage students. Our panelists will emphasize the importance of understanding the unique needs of students, as well as how fostering a culture of engagement can lead to better educational outcomes for all students
During this webinar, you will have the opportunity to learn from the experiences of these accomplished educators as they delve into the complexities of student engagement and explore potential solutions for overcoming these challenges. The panelists will share their perspectives on how schools can adapt and innovate to create more engaging learning environments that support the diverse needs of students and inspire them to actively participate in their education.
In addition to hearing from the panel of experts, you will have the chance to participate in an interactive Q&A session to address any questions or concerns you may have. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage in an important conversation on student engagement and learn how to create more effective learning experiences in your own educational setting.
|Anna Marie Dufault|
Anna Marie serves as Assistant Superintendent of Student Engagement and Support at OSPI (Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction) in Olympia, WA. The division promotes a system of support for all 295 school districts in WA, ensuring that every student is Safe, Healthy, Supported, Challenged, and Engaged.
Anna Marie served as a principal in a K-8 school during and after the pandemic and has many years of experience working with students and families furthest from educational justice, including foster care youth, homeless youth, incarcerated youth, and students with disabilities. She has taught learners from preschool age through adult and is committed to creating a system of education in which all students get their needs met and are able to succeed.
She knows the day-to-day realities of running a school and the many demands placed upon administrators to ensure high-quality instruction, and the challenges faced by schools in 2023 and beyond.
In her current role, she is excited to work with a strong team of committed professionals who are impacting the system positively through professional learning opportunities, ensuring our schools are safe and healthy through regional school safety and well-being centers and by creating Early Warning Indicator systems focused on Attendance, Behavior, and Credits. She is committed to undoing racism and being a culturally humble practitioner.
Her desire is for the public school system to thrive and for every student and educator to have the resources and support they need every day.
Dixie is the OSPI Director of K-12 Education/System and School Improvement. She’s an expert in utilizing strategies and evidence-based tools to engage students and create systemic change.
Jason is a licensed school psychologist and has published research on resilience and student performance. Jason is a passionate advocate for disadvantaged students and currently consults and trains educators across the nation as the director of research and development for the WhyTry organization.
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