District Superintendents from Around the Country Are Meeting in Salt Lake City to Explore the Transition from Traditional Learning to Personalized Learning, a Shift That Promises to Reshape K-12 Education in the US

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (PRWEB) May 08, 2016

School Improvement Network, one of Utah’s longest standing education technology companies, today announced that it is hosting over 50 public school district superintendents from 30 states at its corporate headquarters in Salt Lake City from May 9 to 11. The superintendents will be meeting as part of the Superintendents Personalized Learning Cohort, an event that School Improvement Network is sponsoring with AASA, the School Superintendents Association.

One of the highlights of the event will be a tour of Weber Innovation High School in Ogden, a national leader in personalized and project based learning. This tour will show how Weber Innovations High School is making the transition to personalized learning and will provide a first-hand look at how educational needs are more fully met when learning is personalized.

“Personalized learning is a dramatically different approach to education that gives every student agency over his or her time, pace, path, and place of learning with the hands on support of their teacher,” said Anne Brown, Vice President of Personalized Learning at School Improvement Network. “Technology is what makes this possible, enabling students to have this blended mix of personalized instruction, along with teacher instruction, that allows them to pursue their academic goals with great intensity and deeper learning.”

Weber Innovation High School reports average ACT test scores of 19.2, higher than both district and state benchmarks. In addition, students are, on average, at least one to two credits ahead of pace, and have already earned nearly 200 concurrent college credits.

The media is invited to join in on the tour and visit with students and staff members to find out what makes this Utah school different, and how its successful move to personalized learning is gaining national attention.

What:     Tour of Weber Innovation High School Improvement Network
When:     Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 8:30-11:00 AM
Where:     Weber Innovation High School, 1007 West 12th Street, Ogden, Utah

To read an EdSurge article detailing the steps that Weber School District is taking in its transformation to personalized learning, click here.

School Improvement Network is a proud partner of Weber Innovation High School and AASA in supporting the movement of personalized learning across the nation.

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About School Improvement Network
Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has become the school improvement partner of choice for thousands of schools and districts around the world. Our personal learning resources and strategic implementation services make learning personal for every leader, teacher, and student—supporting their growth and helping schools and districts achieve their strategic goals.

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Contacts:
Anne Brown 435-640-6126 (cell)
anne.brown(at)schoolimprovement(dot)com

or

Paulette Burnside 435-640-6126 (cell)
paulette.burnside(at)schoolimprovement(dot)com

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