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Kriste Dragon joins the Talent Development Secondary Advisory Board

Kriste Dragon joins the Talent Development Secondary Advisory Board

Kriste Dragon is the CEO and Co-Founder of Citizens of the World Charter Schools, a national network of public charter schools that challenge students to realize their full potential and thrive in a diverse society. Citizens of the World is committed to serving diverse communities throughout the U.S. with schools currently in Los Angeles and Kansas City. Her full […]

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Dr. Margarita Calderon joins the Talent Development Secondary Advisory Board

Dr. Margarita Calderon joins the Talent Development Secondary Advisory Board

Dr. Margarita Calderon, Professor Emeritus at Johns Hopkins University and English Language Learners expert joins the Talent Development Secondary (TDS) Advisory Board. Dr. Calderon is a national and world-renown expert and author on evidence-based practices in teaching English Language Learners (ELL’s). Dr. Calderon has worked with TDS over the years on various projects and is […]

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Social and Emotional Learning Webinar – Feb. 22 at 1:30pm EST

Social and Emotional Learning Webinar – Feb. 22 at 1:30pm EST

Join Dr. Robert Balfanz, Ph.D. and Johann Liljengren for an informative look at Tools & Strategies to Support Social and Emotional Learning. Dr. Balfanz will provide an in-depth examination of Social and Emotional Learning. Dr. Balfanz, aided by Johann Liljengren, will also examine how the tools and supports embedded in Mastering the Middle Grades and Freshman Seminar help […]

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Talent Development Secondary receives a Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation award

Talent Development Secondary receives a Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation award

The Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation awarded Talent Development Secondary a generous gift to support its work in East Feliciana, Louisiana. The Wilson Foundation’s gift will go towards TDS’ school improvement program at East Feliciana Middle , Jackson Elementary and East Feliciana High Schools. The leadership, staff, and students at these schools will benefit greatly from the additional […]

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MMG/FS Webinar

MMG/FS Webinar

Join Dr. Robert Balfanz, Ph.D. and Johann Liljengren for an informative look at Tools & Strategies to Support Social and Emotional Learning. Dr. Balfanz will provide an in-depth examination of Social and Emotional Learning. Aided by Johann Liljengren, they will also examine how the tools and supports embedded in Mastering the Middle Grades and Freshman Seminar help students […]

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Congratulations to our 2016 Guiding Principles Award winners!

Congratulations to our 2016 Guiding Principles Award winners!

Annually, Talent Development Secondary hands out awards to TDS staff who best exemplify one of the six guiding principles: Closest to Home This reflects the value that the best decisions are made closest to the situation. Example: an IF who has successfully customized the TDS model or instructional approach to meet the needs of the […]

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Daniel Velasco, TDS Northeast Regional Director, Recognized by New York City Mayor

Daniel Velasco, TDS Northeast Regional Director, Recognized by New York City Mayor

Daniel Velasco, regional director for the School of Education’s Talent Development Secondary (TDS) programs in Boston, Philadelphia and New York, was honored recently for his volunteer service by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as part of the fourth annual Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service. For the past two years, Velasco has […]

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Talent Development Secondary receives Capital Area United Way grant to implement Diplomas Now Model in East Baton Rouge, LA

Talent Development Secondary receives Capital Area United Way grant to implement Diplomas Now Model in East Baton Rouge, LA

Talent Development Secondary recently received a grant award from Capital Area United Way for its work in East Baton Rouge, La. This award will support the work of Talent Development Secondary as the lead partner in Diplomas Now, an innovative model that brings together three successful nonprofits,  Talent Development Secondary, City Year and Communities In […]

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Governor Inslee to visit partner school, Aki Kurose Middle School, for bill signing

Governor Inslee to visit partner school, Aki Kurose Middle School, for bill signing

HB 1541 focuses on closing the educational opportunity gap. March 30, 2016 SEATTLE– Gov. Jay Inslee will visit Aki Kurose Middle school this Wednesday, where he will sign House Bill 1541: Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee. In the Seattle […]

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Partner School, Aki Kurose Middle School, chosen as site for Washington Governor to sign HB 1541 into law.

Partner School, Aki Kurose Middle School, chosen as site for Washington Governor to sign HB 1541 into law.

HB1541, Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee,  will be signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee at Aki Kurose’s library on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 1:30pm in the library. Follow this link for the bill reports. The final bill, as […]

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