CRIS Webinar Series
CRIS webinars are made possible by the generous support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Graduate NYC! ACCESS Data Initiative
Friday, May 31, 2013
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Eastern Time
Ariela Friedman, Senior Project Coordinator, Graduate NYC!
Ayana Bartholomew, Program Associate, Graduate NYC!
Amy Chou, Senior Manager, Program Development and Evaluation, New Yorkers for Children
Lindsay Adamski, Youth Program Coordinator, New Yorkers for Children
In this webinar, Ariela Friedman and Ayana Bartholomew from Graduate NYC! will share their work on ACCESS Data. Amy Chou and Lindsay Adamski from New Yorkers for Children, one of the Graduate NYC!’s CBO partners, will also join us to share their experience collaborating with Graduate NYC!
College Readiness: A Citywide Commitment
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Ashley Bryan, Associate, Commit!
Jonathan Feinstein, Director of Community Engagement,Commit!
Saleem Ghubril, Executive Director, The Pittsburgh Promise
Gene Walker,Benchmarks Manager, The Pittsburgh Promise
In this webinar, representatives from Commit! (Dallas, TX) and the Pittsburgh Promise talked about their citywide initiatives and shared their successes and challenges. Webinar participants had the opportunity to ask questions of all the panelists.
Beyond individual at-risk student performance: A new tool to identify systemic causes of risk in NYC High Schools
Friday, October 26, 2012
Susan Fairchild, Director, Data Analysis and Applied Research, New Visions for Public Schools
In this webinar, New Visions will present a systems-thinking framework that includes new attributes of student performance (volatility and direction) that, when aggregated, also characterize structural problems at a school, and introduce a new tool (the school-level stock-flow tool) that helps schools understand better the interconnectedness of school structures and student performance.
How Can Districts Structure School Counseling Programs to Promote College Readiness for All Students?
Friday, April 20, 2012
Mandy Savitz-Romer, Faculty Member and Director of the Prevention Science and Practice program, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Naomi Housman Executive Director, Office of Counseling and Promotion Standards, The School District of Philadelphia; Sylvia Lopez, Director, Counseling Services, Dallas Independent School District;
This webinar will discuss the state of school counseling as it relates to college readiness counseling, the challenges facing current models, and how to promote a collaborative college readiness program that builds on the strengths of school counselors and the availability of college outreach programs.
Linking High School Data and Post-Secondary Outcomes in NYC
Friday, December 2, 2011
Jennifer Bell-Ellwanger, Executive Director Research and Policy Support Group, NYCDOE
Shani Wilkes, Senior Research Associate Research and Policy Support Group, NYCDOE
How do you determine what factors have the most impact on college readiness and success? A unique opportunity to explore that question arose in 2010 when the New York City Department of Education and City University of New York, with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, collaborated to merge student-level data from the largest urban U.S. school system with data from the nation’s largest urban public university system.
How Do You Measure College Readiness? Lessons from the Consortium on Chicago School Research
Friday, October 7, 2011
In this webinar, Elaine Allensworth presented findings from several years of research by the Consortium on Chicago School Research (CCSR) at the University of Chicago and described how these findings were used to develop indicator systems and improve school practice in Chicago public schools.