Equity & Access

Collaborating with Community as Partners in Fulfilling the Promise of your Graduate Profile

Community engagement and collaboration is essential in both planning and implementing Graduate Profiles in order to fulfill the promise articulated in your profile. ACE Leadership HS partners with the community in a variety of ways; this blog focuses on a specific strategy to collaborate on curriculum design and project planning that can be adapted […]

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Leadership

So You Designed a Profile of a Graduate, Now What?

Your district has recently completed your Profile of a Graduate, (sometimes also known as a Graduate Profile or Learner Profile) now what? Rebecca Midles and Katie Martin share next steps.

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Future of Learning

The Story of Transforming A System: Spring Grove Schools

[…] nobody wants to give that time up, including the teachers who once questioned. To support students as we Redefining Ready National College and Career Readiness Indicators and our profile of a learner progressions, we have added Advisory time to build relationships, check-in about questions and expectations, and ensure students are preparing themselves for life, careers, […]

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Future of Learning

Champion the Class of 2021: A Timely Impact Opportunity

[…] include digital credentials, certifications, licenses, vaccination status. High school learners in Texas benefit from Greenlight Credentials which allows them to share some or all of their digital profile with employers and colleges Every learner should graduate from high school with a strong LinkedIn profile with business and civic connections, publications of personal bests, and a […]

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New Pathways

Launching New School Models in Phoenix

[…] together a group of engaged local leaders to imagine the design of the new school. The design committee built a vision for the school, created a coherent profile of a learner and developed the learning experience blocks. Through a series of workshops, the committee described the future that the young people in the community […]

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Leadership

Supporting District Change Through Learner-Centered Leadership

[…] by those in the system who are most important to ultimately getting things done. We believe the best place to define these outcomes is in a learner profile that makes it clear to everyone, what the system is trying to accomplish, and why. Create the Conditions For educators to create a learner-centered experience, leadership has […]

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Competency-Based Education

Framing and Designing the HOW

[…] as a shared vision of purpose and future goals. This vision can also be refined to take a smaller-grain-size shape learning goal commonly referred to as Learner Profiles or Graduate Profiles, which often rest on a human-centered design structure or set of beliefs. Understanding the organization’s role in their community and how they serve […]

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Ed Policy

6 Ways State Policymakers Can Build More Future-Focused Education Systems

[…] upon graduating. Here are six levers state policymakers can put in place now to set up their systems for future success: Establish a Vision by Developing a Profile of a Graduate A Profile of a Graduate (PoG), also known as a Portrait of a Graduate, describes the essential knowledge, skills, and dispositions each learner […]

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Competency-Based Education

Change Management at Harmony Public Schools: When Prior Innovations Become Status Quo

[…] we are focused upon the Teacher and School Leader (TSL) grant from the US Department of Education, Harmony’s goal is to create performance metrics informed by a “skills profile” for each educator, and similarly develop a “needs profile” for each campus based on school performance and characteristics. The educator skills profile will be powered by […]

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