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May 1, 2019
Vol. 76
No. 8

ASCD Community in Action

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Nominate a Colleague for the ASCD Emerging Leaders Program

ASCD is seeking talented, influential, and active educators to join a select group comprising the next generation of ASCD leaders. Nominate a colleague by June 30, 2019, for the ASCD Emerging Leaders Program.
A good candidate for the program is:
  • An ASCD member.
  • An accomplished educator with 5–15 years of experience who wants to get more involved in ASCD and the education community as a whole.
  • A believer that each child deserves to be healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged.
  • Committed to servant leadership, contributing to the good of the profession.
  • The sort of person who finds more joy in the journey than the destination.
  • Seeking to network with a group of educators who are driven and passionate about education and boast a variety of backgrounds, roles, and experiences.
Anyone can nominate a candidate for the Emerging Leaders program. Once nominated, candidates are invited by email to complete an application. Self-nominations are not accepted. Completed applications are scored using a rubric focused on the program goals by a selection panel composed of ASCD staff and external reviewers who currently hold leadership positions within the organization. Finalists are forwarded to the executive director for approval, and the new class of emerging leaders is announced in September 2019.
To learn more and nominate a colleague, please visit www.ascd.org/emergingleaders.

Resources for Teaching and Supporting Teens

Attack of the Teenage Brain! Understanding and Supporting the Weird and Wonderful Adolescent Learner by John Medina (ASCD, 2018). Stock no. 118024. $23.16 (member); $28.95 (non-member).
The Power of the Adolescent Brain: Strategies for Teaching Middle and High School Students by Thomas Armstrong (ASCD, 2016). Stock no. 116017. $22.16 (member); $27.99 (non-member).

Upcoming ASCD Conferences

Get details about these upcoming conferences at www.ascd.org/conferences.
2019 Conference on Teaching Excellence
June 25–27, 2019
Orlando, FL
Attend this conference for proven solutions, game-changing ideas, and the tools you need to transform student learning.
2019 Conference on Educational Leadership
November 8–10, 2019
National Harbor, MD
Whether your leadership imperatives are in a classroom, a school, or systemwide, this event will address your needs with practical solutions.

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