REEd Receives $3.2M Grant from the Institute of Education Sciences

REEd has just been awarded a new five-year, $3.2 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences. As Principal Investigator, Susan O’Hara will lead a team of researchers, including American Institutes for Research staff, to test the efficacy of a REEd-developed professional growth model designed to improve academic language and literacy outcomes for English learners in upper elementary classrooms. 


REEd Center Stakeholder Group

The 2017-2018 REEd Center Stakeholder group is comprised of experts and educators from across the state of California. The experience, insights, and perspectives of these Stakeholder Group members will help us make a significant contribution in our efforts to ensure that high-quality professional growth systems are in place across California’s educational system. We are pleased to welcome our Stakeholder Members and look forward to a collaborative and constructive year. 


Improving Teacher Quality Grant
REEd Receives $3.2M Augmentation Award

The Improving Teacher Quality Grant is an augmentation award that will allow REEd to continue its efforts to ensure teacher support is an integral component of every professional growth system in California. Over the next two years, REEd will: 1) conduct and test a professional learning intervention with 100 teachers and 25 coaches (grades 3-6) from the Los Angeles Unified School District using the SOAR Teaching Frames for literacy; 2) partner with Sacramento County Office of Education, Robla School District and San Juan Unified School District to design and test prototypes for a teach


REEd receives new award from the Heising-Simons Foundation

Resourcing Excellence in Education (REEd) is pleased to announce that it has received a new award from the Heising-Simons Foundation: Building Instructional Capacity for TK-2 Educators of Young Dual Language Learners. The purpose of this planning grant is to convene key stakeholders to develop a plan for implementing the Resourcing Professional Learning Systems (RPLS) capacity building model for early educators.  The specific objectives of the project are to:


Announcing the Formation of the California Standards Technical Assistance Network (CalSTAN)

REEd is thrilled to announce the formation of the California Standards Technical Assistance Network (CalSTAN), which we are proud to join as a charter member. CalSTAN employs a collective impact approach, bringing together 12 California non-profit, higher education and county office of education technical assistance providers that share a common agenda to improve the quality of service provided to California educators, and ultimately to improve outcomes for our state’s students.

CalSTAN will work with three priorities in clear focus:


Meeting the needs of young English learners through Strategic Observation and Reflection (SOAR)

Resourcing Excellence in Education (REEd) at UC Davis has received a $2.5M National Professional Development grant from the U.S. Department of Education to build capacity in LAUSD, Robla School District, and Boston Public Schools to better meet the needs of young English learners (ELs).  As teachers struggle to shift their instructional practices to implement CCSS and NGSS they face the added challenge of meeting the needs of the increasing number of ELs in their classrooms.

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