GESA Works! Free Webinar
Generating Expectations for Student Achievement – Essential Classroom Instructional Elements for Increasing Achievement
High expectations for all students is an essential factor for success in education and the workplace. Research shows that, when GESA concepts and key instructional strategies are implemented, all students gain and performance gaps narrow. In this webinar, you will learn essential classroom instructional elements based on research, observations and interviews, especially for working with diverse populations and with non-traditional students.
Moderated by: Dr. Bradley Scott, director IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity
Featured Presenter: Dr. Dolores (Dee) Grayson, developer of the award-winning GESA program
Thursday, April 22, 2010 @ 2:00 pm CST – Free
CEU credits available for the series
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After participating in this overview webinar, you can sign up for a series of three in-depth training webinar sessions on the essential elements for increasing achievement. Participation in the series will be limited to those who have participated in this overview webinar. Series participants will receive a certificate of completion, authorizing you to lead turnkey training on the information provided, using the GESA booklet. You also will receive an official slideshow presentation for use in overviews and/or information meetings with administrators and other educators. The follow-up series topics are:
Session 1: • Instructional Participation and Engagement, and • Structure and Organization of the Learning Environment
Session 2: • Classroom Management and Discipline, and • Enhancing Self-Esteem, Self-Concept and Self-Efficacy
Session 3: • Evaluation of Performance and Qualitative Interactions (Higher Level Questioning and Analytical Feedback)
About Dr. Dolores (Dee Grayson)
Dr. Dolores (Dee) Grayson is a nationally-recognized presenter, researcher and leader in educational equity and professional development. She is best known as the developer and principal author of the award-winning Generating Expectations for Student Achievement (GESA) program and numerous other GESA related training programs and materials. She has served as a consultant and external evaluator for several state- and federally-funded programs and school districts. She has presented workshops, provided technical assistance and keynoted conferences with teachers, administrators, board and community members with representative from all 50 states and 20 countries.
This webinar is provided by the IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity, which is the equity assistance center funded by the U.S. Department of Education to serve schools in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.