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2014 National Title I Conference Raffle Prize Winner Announced!

Congratulations to our Kindle Fire HD raffle prize winner, Dr. Terry Stollar, Principal of Emma Donnan Middle School in Indianapolis!! The raffle was from the 2014 National Title I Conference that was held in San Diego from February 2-4. Congratulations and thank you for stopping by our booth to chat with us! Make sure you . . . → Read More: 2014 National Title I Conference Raffle Prize Winner Announced!

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Informational Webinar: 2014 NCUST National Excellence in Urban Education Award

Scheduled Webinar: October 11, 2013 1:00 PM (PDT)

NCUST Awards America’s Best Urban Schools

Do you represent an urban school that is interested in applying for the 2014 NCUST National Excellence in Urban Education Award?

Join NCUST on October 11th, 2013 at 1 PM PDT for an informational webinar that takes you step-by-step through the . . . → Read More: Informational Webinar: 2014 NCUST National Excellence in Urban Education Award

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NCUST Congratulates Casselberry Elementary in the Seminole County Public Schools for Earning an A

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Teacher Collaboration in High-Performing Urban Schools – PowerPoint Now Available

Thank you all for joining us for our webinar yesterday as Associate Director Dr. Lynne Perez and our Executive Coaches Dr. Gina Gianzero and Dr. Shirley Peterson discussed what NCUST has learned about teacher collaboration from the winners of our National Excellence in Urban Education Award program. . . . → Read More: Teacher Collaboration in High-Performing Urban Schools – PowerPoint Now Available

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Join us for a webinar on “Teacher Collaboration in High-Performing Urban Schools”

On Wednesday, September 18, from 11:00 A.M. to noon Pacific Daylight Time, the National Center for Urban School Transformation will be conducting a webinar entitled “Teacher Collaboration in High-Performing Urban Schools.” . . . → Read More: Join us for a webinar on “Teacher Collaboration in High-Performing Urban Schools”

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2014 National Excellence in Urban Award Application now available

We are pleased to announce that the 2013 National Excellence in Urban Award Application is now available. We have four categories of schools – elementary (no higher that Grade 6), middle (no higher than Grade 9), high (no lower than Grade 9), and alternative schools. We will be awarding up to five schools in each category. In addition, one school will be designated as a grand-prize winner in each category and receive a $5,000 award for their school. All applications must be submitted on or before November 15, 2013. . . . → Read More: 2014 National Excellence in Urban Award Application now available

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Congratulations to winners of the 2013 NCUST Student Speech Contest

Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2013 NCUST Excellence in Urban Education Student Speech contest. Students from our award-winning schools are invited to submit a video of their speech for consideration, all of the student speeches are reviewed by our leadership team and after lengthy deliberation the winners are selected. Each winning . . . → Read More: Congratulations to winners of the 2013 NCUST Student Speech Contest

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Presentations from NCUST Symposium Available for Download

Presentations from the 2013 Excellence in Urban Education National Symposium are now available for download. What was your favorite presentation or topic?

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Symposium Photos Now Available

We’ve been notified by our photographer that the symposium pictures have been posted and are now available for viewing and/or purchase at: www.photoray.smugmug.com

Our photographer, Ray Perez can be contacted directly at 619-316-6859 or by email at per23@mac.com

. . . → Read More: Symposium Photos Now Available

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FIRST RON EDMONDS AWARD PRESENTED TO DEAN RIC HOVDA FROM SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

Dean Ric Hovda accepts1st Ron Edmonds Award from NCUST

This year, at the annual Symposium on Excellence in Urban Schools in Houston, Texas, NCUST presented the organization’s first Ron Edmonds Award to the Dean of the College of Education at San Diego State University, Ric Hovda. In presenting the award, the NCUST Executive Director explained that “just as Ron Edmonds insisted that schools can make a difference for all populations of students, Ric Hovda has insisted that colleges of education can make a difference in preparing educators who can make a difference for all populations of students.” He added, “Our awardee has acknowledged that colleges and universities that prepare educational professionals have a unique opportunity and a profound responsibility to prepare individuals in ways that will strengthen their capacity to close achievement gaps and ensure educational excellence for all students.” . . . → Read More: FIRST RON EDMONDS AWARD PRESENTED TO DEAN RIC HOVDA FROM SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

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