Momentum : A Newsletter of the ARCC             September 2018

School is back in session and fall is just around the corner. Through the hustle and bustle of it all, we are bringing you some recent news from our work and region. In this edition, the ARCC welcomes a new face and shares details of two exciting initiatives from the region. Continue reading to learn more about ARCC's Momentum

Welcome, Monica Mitchell!

Monica Mitchell is ARCC's newest on-call technical assistance specialist. Monica has a wide range of experience in the field of education, and has expertise in STEM education, services for migrant and homeless students, and needs assessment. Click the link below to learn more about her.

Click here to read more about Monica.
Tennessee: Working with Local Education Agencies on Competency-Based Education

In order to support the Tennessee Department of Education's (TDOE) competency-based education pilot, the ARCC is providing technical assistance support directly to districts and schools across Tennessee. 

Click here to read more about ARCC's support of competency-based education in TN.

To view an update on the status of TDOE's pilot,  click here.
Kentucky: Putting an End to Chronic Absenteeism

The Kentucky Department of Education is taking a serious look at chronic absenteeism across the state. Under the direction of Christina Weeter, Director of the Division of Student Success, they are developing a plan to put an end to chronic absenteeism.

To read more about chronic absenteeism in KY click here.

To learn more about chronic absenteeism in your state  click here.
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.

NSAESC Lessons Learned - Improving Attendance and Keeping on Track
When: September 26, 2018 @ 1-2 p.m. ET

Micro-credentialing and Teacher Professional Learning
When: October 17, 2018 @ 1-2:30 p.m. ET

National Portrait: Deep Dive on Student Diversity
When: October 18, 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 entitled "ARCC Partners with SEAs."
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