Events Archive

Several districts have already announced plans for full or partial remote learning this fall, and more are likely to follow. Please join us for a webinar to help schools get ready for some degree of remote learning during the upcoming school year. The webinar builds off our Back-to-School Blueprint action guide that looks at lessons learned from the first round of remote learning in the spring and shares resources to help prepare students, families, and educators for success this fall. You'll hear from experts and practitioners on three key areas essential to effective and equitable remote learning: relationships, instructional practices, and technology.
Watch our webinar to learn more about how schools and community organizations can support students during this difficult time. You'll hear from Lydia Martinez-Alvarez on how Springfield Public Schools is connecting families with essential resources—like food, housing, and physical and behavioral health support—as well as summer enrichment opportunities to help address lost learning experiences due to COVID-19. You'll also hear from Emmanuel Allen of Boston Public Schools and Jennifer Clammer of the Roca Impact Institute on reengaging students who have become disconnected from school during the pandemic. You'll also learn about the actionable strategies schools can use to help students return to school ready to learn and thrive detailed in our Back-to-School Blueprint Action Guides.
When school doors eventually reopen after COVID-19, things won't be the same. Many students will bring with them the effects of trauma. And school itself may look different, with students and teachers likely practicing some sort of social distancing measures. Check out this webinar to learn about how educators, schools, and community partners can prepare to support students when schools reopen. You will hear about actionable strategies schools can take right away to help students heal from trauma and create a positive, welcoming environment for all members of the school.
If you're interested in applying to this 10-month professional development program, please join us for a virtual meeting to learn more. You’ll hear from program alumni about their experiences and have the chance to ask any questions about the EPFP fellowship and application process.
If you're interested in applying to this 10-month professional development program, please join us for a virtual meeting to learn more. You’ll hear from program alumni about their experiences and have the chance to ask any questions about the EPFP fellowship and application process.
Omni Parker House, Rooftop Ballroom
Please join us for the release of the 2020 Condition of Education in the Commonwealth report. This annual series provides a "state of the state" on key education trends in Massachusetts, bringing together a wide-ranging set of school performance indicators to illuminate areas of success and areas for continued improvement. This year's report will focus on measuring student success.
Hibernian Hall | 184 Dudley Street, Boston, MA
The Massachusetts state legislature is poised to make a historic investment in public schools. But while a lot of attention has focused on the level of funding, there’s been less discussion about how schools and districts should use these resources. What programs and services do students need to succeed? How can schools better reflect the priorities of families and community members?
University of Massachusetts Club
Please join the Rennie Center on Wednesday, December 4 as we explore how curriculum can support deeper learning and improved student outcomes. You’ll hear how schools and districts are identifying and using high-quality curriculum and learn how curriculum is an essential tool for advancing equity within schools and communities.
Basketball Hall of Fame | Mass Mutual Room | Springfield, MA
Thank you to those who joined us for a conversation on the status of education in Western Massachusetts. The event put a local focus on findings from the Rennie Center’s Condition of Education in the Commonwealth report. We discussed how giving students leadership opportunities and a chance to shape their own education helps prepare them for success in the workforce.
Devens Common Center - Devens, MA
Join us for a full-day summit on the past, present, and future of social-emotional learning (SEL) in Massachusetts.