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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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
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”
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
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
Presentations from the 2013 Excellence in Urban Education National Symposium are now available for download. What was your favorite presentation or topic?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
. . . → Read More: Symposium Photos Now Available
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
Congratulations to Boone Elementary for being selected as one of the 2013 NCUST Excellence in Urban Education Silver Award schools. Leaders from Boone will join with the best minds in urban education at the NCUST Symposium this May 22-24 in Houston, Texas to discuss the programs and practices that make their schools successful.
“We are . . . → Read More: NCUST in the NEWS – Boone Elementary Honored as 2013 NCUST Excellence in Urban Education Award Winner