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Creating Common Ground: Using Collaborative Problem Solving to Improve School Climate

Monday, December 15, 2014

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By Susan J. Foster EbbsAssociate Professor, M.Ed. School Counseling at American Public University A positive school climate can foster the academic, emotional, social, career, and civic development of students. Ideally members of a school community work together to communicate and develop a set of values and expectations that ensures the growth and safety of every member and that everyone has a voice, responsibility, and accountability. Failure to ensure that this type of collaborative environment exists can cause a school community to fail to thrive, resulting in academic deficits, increased discipline concerns, lack of trust, and decreased communication.

W.Va. ed leaders urge citizen involvement

Thursday, December 11, 2014

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia education leaders are launching a call to action encouraging citizens to support the state’s education reform efforts. The West Virginia Board of Education and state schools Superintendent Michael Martirano sent out the call to action Wednesday after a board meeting in Charleston. West Virginians are being asked to get involved, be informed and support the efforts designed to improve student achievement.

Empowering K-12 via County Partnerships

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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By Dr. Conrad Lotze VP & Dean, School of Education at American Public University American Public University System (APUS) created the Leadership in Learning Partnership (LLP) in partnership with West Virginia schools. Through this partnership, we offer an opportunity for school districts to work with a nationally recognized online university to provide professional development opportunities to their staff members.

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