Washington, D.C. – American Institutes for Research (AIR) experts will participate in the 2015 Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education, a gathering aimed at seeking agile approaches to research and development that will improve education practices.
Participants reflect a broad cross section of education experts, from researchers to practitioners and policymakers, who will gather March 2-4, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco for the summit.
AIR participants include:
Wednesday, March 4
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m., Regency Ballroom C
Learning from Frontline Workers: Partnering Strategies for Bridging Research and Practice
AIR Presenter: Carrie Scholz
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Poolside Pavilion
The Power of Networks Strand: Applying an Adaptive Positive Deviance Process in Support of a Teacher-Driven Continuous Improvement Community
AIR Presenters: Dean Gerdeman & Carrie Scholz
Exploring Facilitators and Challenges to Alliance Building: The REL Midwest Dropout Prevention Research Alliance Case
AIR Presenters: Julie Kochanek & Dean Gerdeman
AIR is one of the contributing sponsors of the summit. More information about the gathering is available at http://carnegiefoundationsummit.org.
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education, and workforce productivity. For more information, visit www.air.org.