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ASCD Launches Partnership with Milton Area School District

ASCD Launches Partnership with Milton Area School District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 11, 2020

Chief Engagement Officer Ken Pratt, communications@ascd.org or 407-247-4958

ALEXANDRIA, VA—ASCD, as part of its remote and responsive professional development services, has launched a three-year partnership with the Milton Area School District in Northumberland County, Pa.

The partnership, which will initially be delivered fully remotely, will see the district's educators receive 120 hours of professional development per year. Professional learning will be led by influential ASCD authors Carol Tomlinson, Jay McTighe, and Kristina Doubet.

A key focus will be building the capacity of teachers, administrators, and instructional coaches to differentiate their instruction and engage their students, whether they are learning remotely or in a classroom.

"Working with ASCD has been a true partnership. Their team set a regular schedule to listen and respond to our needs and worked alongside us as we crafted our plan together. I am excited to launch our partnership, which will enhance teaching and learning when our students and educators return to learning this fall and beyond," said Cathy Keegan, superintendent of the Milton Area School District. "Our partnership with ASCD demonstrates our ongoing commitment to our educators by providing exceptional resources and support."

ASCD's professional development services are holistic and provide support for every role within the school ecosystem. Its interactive professional development sessions will not only give teachers, administrators, and coaches the tools to differentiate their instruction and engage students, but also teach coaches and principals to measure student engagement in a remote learning setting.

"ASCD is excited to support Milton's mission to reach all students through dynamic and engaging teaching both online and in person," ASCD managing director of educational partnerships Matt Monjan said. "We look forward to working with Superintendent Keegan and her talented team of educators as we learn and teach together."

School leaders can learn more about ASCD's approach to professional learning by visiting www.ascd.org/pd.

About ASCD


ASCD is a passionate community of life-changing educators. Our community is empowered to be equity and instructional warriors who transform vision into practice. For 75 years, we have worked side by side with educators from every level in all 50 states and more than 200 countries to help them find their people and amplify their voice to reach many. Our professional learning services let educators chart their own learning journey, as educators, as leaders, so they and their students can flourish. Learn more at www.ascd.org. In the year ahead, ASCD will launch its new virtual learning community and announce a full slate of educator professional learning opportunities and conferences.


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