Momentum : A Newsletter of the ARCC             June 2018

Sunshine and a new face have enriched the ARCC this summer. Elizabeth Eaton will be joining the ARCC staff as the new Virginia State Co-coordinator. Kandace Jones, the previous co-coordinator, has decided to resign from the ARCC to pursue new opportunities. Kandace will be greatly missed. We wish her the best!

For more information about Elizabeth and the wealth of knowledge she brings to the ARCC team, continue reading below.

Welcome, Elizabeth Eaton!

Elizabeth Eaton is ARCC's new Virginia State Co-Coordinator. Elizabeth has a wide range of technical assistance experience. Click the link below to learn more about her.

Click here to read more about Elizabeth.
West Virginia's Comprehensive Approach to STEM Education

West Virginia's State Department of Education, institutions of higher education, business and community members, STEM leaders across the state, and the ARCC are working together to implement a comprehensive approach to STEM education. Efforts will bring a more unified STEM experience for teachers and students throughout the state.

Click here to learn more about WV's approach.
State and Local Tennessee Leaders Share Lessons Learned About Work-Based Learning

Representatives from the Tennessee State Department of Education, local education agencies, and Tennessee businesses discuss ways in which to strategically engage to implement work-based learning. Discussion topics include critical components, strategies, and partnership configuration models.

To read more about work-based learning in TN  click here.

Click here to view the full archived webinar.
Publications & Webinars

Looking for data about student outcomes and college-and-career readiness? Seeking guidance for communications? Seeking good ideas about helping districts with teacher mentoring and induction?  Learn more about resources on these and other topics. 

Click here to view the full list of recent publications and upcoming webinars.

Cross-Curricular Instructional Principles to Prepare More ELA Students for AP and College
When: July 26, 2018 @ 2-3 p.m. ET

Science of Adolescent Learning: How Body and Brain Development Affect Student Learning
When: August 1, 2018 @ 3-4 p.m. ET

Nurturing Academic Talent Among Foster Students
When: August 8, 2018 @ 2-3 p.m. ET
News of the Region Posted Weekly 

If you are curious about news from the region, you have come to the right place. Each week the ARCC posts news affecting education policy, financing, and other developments in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and across the region. 

If you want to learn more you can click  this link. It takes you to the "Our Work" page on the  ARCC website. You can click "READ MORE" under "News of the Region" to see a page with summaries of current news stories, organized by state, and links to the full stories.

You can also click  this link to read ARCC success stories and watch our latest video series titled, "ARCC Partners with SEAs."
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