Dec. 3 Briefing: Conditions for Learning: Ensuring Safety and Support for Students Inside and Outside the Classroom

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST
Location: 2103 Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20515

Successful schools must create and maintain effective conditions for learning. In addition to improving teacher quality, school leadership and resources, educators also must examine the social and emotional conditions for learning—the factors that ensure students feel safe and supported inside, as well as outside, the classroom.

This briefing will focus on the evidence base for implementing a continuum of supports focused on the learning conditions for children from early education through grade 12.

Gina Burkhardt, Executive Vice President and Director, Education Program, AIR

Libia Gil, Ph.D., Assistant Deputy Secretary and Director, Office of English Language Acquisition, U.S. Department of Education (Moderator)

Jillian Ahrens, First Grade Teacher, Memorial School, Cleveland, OH

Allison Dymnicki, Ph.D., Researcher, Education Program – At- Risk Populations in the Educational Setting, AIR

Ann-Marie Faria, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, Education Program – Early Childhood Education, AIR

Kimberly Kendziora, Ph.D., Principal Research Analyst – Conditions for Learning, Education Program, AIR

RSVP: Ellen Fern at

Event Information

November 22, 2013
12:00 AM - 2:15 PM