Lessons from the Field - Returning to School: Strategies for Reengaging Students

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Attention: State and District Leaders, Staff, Educators, Parents, and Education Stakeholders

The U.S. Department of Education is hosting a webinar series to support educational settings in safely sustaining or returning to in-person instruction. The series features lessons learned and best practices from faculty, staff, schools, districts, institutions of higher education, early childhood education providers, and other places of educational instruction describing approaches to operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to join the next webinar, Returning to School: Strategies for Reengaging Students.

Date: Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm EST

Please join us as we explore information from the U.S. Department of Education on strategies for reconnecting with students returning to school this Fall. Following the Department’s presentation, field-based practitioners shared strategies they have found effective to reengage students through outreach and sustained connections.

Speakers/Panelist

  • Ruth Ryder: Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education 
  • Loredana Valtierra: Special Assistant, Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, U.S. Department of Education
  • Kyle Hartung: Associate Vice President, JFF 
  • Angélica Infante-Green: Commissioner, Rhode Island Department of Education

Webinar Materials

Related Documents

This event referenced the following resources:

Federal Resources

Reimagining Reengagement via Dual Enrollment and Work-Based Learning Resources​

Please contact NCSSLE if you have any questions. We look forward to sharing this information with you and hearing from you about the important work you are doing in your schools, communities, and states to meet the needs of your students and staff as they return to in-person learning. 

More on the Lessons from the Field Webinar Series
Archived Events: To access archived materials from previous Lessons from the Field webinars, go here.
Upcoming Webinars: Due to popular demand, the Lessons from the Field Webinar Series has been extended to run through September 2021. Stay tuned for additional details on upcoming webinars that will assist American educators in ensuring a safe and supportive transition back to in-person learning. Some of the anticipated topics for the upcoming webinars include after-summer learning and student reengagement.

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