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Presentation at the 2016 Learning Forward Annual Conference

Learning Forward announced that our proposal was accepted for the 2016 annual conference being held in Vancouver, Canada this year. Teacher Evaluation Specialist K.C. MacQueen will join Fort Wayne Community Schools’ (FWCS) Todd Cummings and Learning Forward’s Kay Psencik in

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OE Used in NEFEC Pilot of Blended Certification Course

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This fall, over 50 administrators from the North East Florida Educational Consortium member and participating districts participated in a pilot of a blended professional learning solution with Observation Engine™ at its core. The course—called “Blended Model for Observation Certification”—was authored

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Fort Wayne Community Schools in Indiana begins CCE Implementation

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Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) in Fort Wayne, Indiana recently began using Calibration & Certification Engine (CCE), School Improvement Network’s branded version of Observation Engine™. FWCS is partnering with professional learning association, Learning Forward, to develop in-house proficiency with the

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Presentation at LearningForward conference in December 2013

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Despite an unexpected ice storm in Dallas, Empirical Education and its partner, Tulsa Public Schools (TPS), presented a session titled “Using Data to Make Teacher Observations More Reliable” at the Learning Forward conference in December.  Teacher Evaluation Specialist K.C. MacQueen

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Florida Consortium Identifies Cross-Protocol Commonalities

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The North East Florida Educational Consortium (NEFEC), on behalf of member and participating districts, has been using Observation Engine™ to support inter-rater reliability among school-based administrators. Building on current research, Dr. Shane Jay Fairbairn and Mark Bracewell are developing a

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