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November 1, 2016
Vol. 74
No. 3

ASCD Community in Action

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Welcoming ASCD's 2016 Emerging Leaders

ASCD would like to congratulate and welcome the 2016 class of ASCD Emerging Leaders. This group of amazing educators come from around the world and play a variety of roles within education. To see the complete list of this year's class and previous classes, visit www.ascd.org/emergingleaders.
All Emerging Leaders help to shape education policy, advocate for the whole child, and explore multiple ASCD leadership pathways. While in the two-year program, educators have the opportunity to
  • Present at ASCD conferences and events.
  • Write for ASCD publications.
  • Facilitate the #ASCDL2L Twitter chat the first Tuesday of each month.
  • Host episodes of ASCD Learn Teach Lead Radio, a weekly program produced in partnership with BAM! Radio Network.
Applications to nominate yourself or a colleague for next year's class open in February 2017. Visit www.ascd.org/emergingleaders for more information.

Register Today for ASCD's Legislative Conference

ASCD's 2017 Leadership Institute for Legislative Advocacy (LILA) will be held January 22–24 in Washington, D.C. The timing of LILA is just right for you to learn about the education policy issues facing the new U.S. president and new Congress. At LILA, you will not only learn about the latest developments on national education policies, but also have the opportunity to hone your advocacy skills to enhance your influence at the local, state, and federal levels. Attendees will learn how to combine their professional expertise and passion into persuasive messages for their meetings with federal lawmakers on Capitol Hill. And LILA provides a unique venue to network with educators from around the nation who share an interest in education policy and advocacy to make a difference.
Visit www.ascd.org/lila and register today!

Race to the ASCD Bookstore and Resource Center to Win an iPad Mini!

Visit the ASCD Bookstore and Resource Center at the November 4–6 Conference on Educational Leadership in National Harbor, Maryland, to purchase resources to help you support the whole child. Browse through the rich selection of ASCD books and DVDs and save 33 percent off the list price (excludes show specials).
Every purchase enters you into a drawing for an iPad mini. All entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. Saturday, November 5. The winner will be announced at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, and you do not have to be present to win. The drawing is open to conference attendees only!

Resources for Disrupting Inequity

Learning in the Fast Lane: 8 Ways to Put ALL Students on the Road to Academic Success (ASCD, 2014) by Suzy Pepper Rollins. Stock No. 114026. $19.95 (member); $26.95 (non-member).
A seasoned educator presents eight high-impact instructional practices to close achievement gaps.
How to Reach the Hard to Teach: Excellent Instruction for Those Who Need It Most (ASCD, 2016) by Jana Echevarría, Nancy Frey, and Douglas Fisher. Stock No. 116010. $18.95 (member); $25.95 (non-member).
Strategies informed by principles of effective instruction, the SIOP® Model, and the FIT Teaching® approach for breakthrough success with students who struggle in school.
Detracking for Excellence and Equity (ASCD, 2008) by Carol Corbett Burris and Delia T. Garrity. Stock No. 108013. $20.95 (member); $26.95 (non-member).
Strategies for launching, sustaining, and monitoring a reform that will offer all students access to the best curriculum and raise achievement.
Excellence Through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student (ASCD, 2016) by Alan M. Blankstein and Pedro Noguera with Lorena Kelly. Stock No. 116070. $24.95 (member); $33.95 (non-member).
See how educators, using principles of Courageous Leadership, are creating schools where all students thrive.
Hanging In: Strategies for Teaching the Students Who Challenge Us Most (ASCD, 2014) by Jeffrey Benson. Stock No. 114013. $19.95 (member); $26.95 (non-member).
This book uses real-life examples to show how educators can marshal empathy and patience to support the learning of students with behavioral difficulties in the classroom.
Aim High, Achieve More: How to Transform Urban Schools Through Fearless Leadership (ASCD, 2012) by Yvette Jackson and Veronica McDermott. Stock No. 112015. $18.95 (member); $24.95 (non-member).
Two veterans of urban education provide a powerful model for urban school transformation based on a leadership approach.
On Poverty and Learning: Readings from Educational Leadership (EL Essentials) (ASCD e-book, 2016) edited by Marge Scherer. Stock no. 116064E4. $3.99 (member); $4.99 (non-member).
This collection of insightful pieces from Educational Leadership explains how poverty affects learning and how educators can make a difference.

Reader Advisory Board

Educational Leadership would like to acknowledge the contributions of our reader advisory board. These educators help to shape the magazine by providing invaluable feedback. The following readers are serving on our 2016–2017 advisory board:
Steven W. Anderson
Amanda Austin
Adam Brown
Judith Concha
Carolyn Jane Cook
Trisha Douay
Adam Drummond
Mark Estrada
Daniel Goduti
Laura Hansen
Riley Johnson
Matt Johnston
Susan Kessler
Franchesca Lane Warren
Wendi Laurence
Donna Ledford
Jusmar Maness
Judith Monseur
Rita Platt
Dale Rush
Matt Smith
George Steinhoff
Kristen Vanosdoll
Brianna Venekamp
Shannon Vogt-Heckman
Debra Williams

Did You Know?

ASCD's 125,000 members include

30% principals/assistant principals

20% teachers

17% central office personnel

9% higher education

6% superintendents/assistant superintendents

18% other

Upcoming ASCD Conferences

Find details about these upcoming conferences at www.ascd.org/conferences.

2016 Global Institute: Ensuring Educational Equity for Each Child

Dec. 12–14, 2016

Waikoloa, HI

Join us for an interactive educational experience led by experts and focused on global engagement, the whole child, and equity in education.

ASCD Empower17: The Conference for Every Educator

March 25–27, 2017

Anaheim, CA

ASCD is reinventing its annual conference. Get inspired with a new professional learning experience that will empower you to transform your schools.

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