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Team Spotlight: Meet Jessica Wilson

In this blog series, we’re introducing you to the incredible people who make up the Hendy Avenue Consulting team. To kick us off, we’re excited to introduce you to Jessica Wilson, who joined Hendy in September 2017 and has supported a broad range of clients including the Delaware Department of Education, Breakthrough Public Schools and Independence Mission Schools. Jess is super smart, incredibly witty, a dedicated teammate, and deeply dedicated to students. She makes our whole team better every day

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Resources: Emerging Best Practices in Remote Instruction

In October 2020, Hendy’s Jeremy Abarno and Erica Murphy led a webinar on identifying emerging best practices in remote instruction. This interactive session included teachers and leaders from state departments of education, large and small school districts, charter management organizations and supporting organizations. The session focused on two key strategies for remote instruction – student…

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Hendy Webinar: Oct 14 & 15: Identifying Emerging Best Practices in Remote Instruction

Classrooms have gone virtual and teachers are quickly learning how to make the most of this new learning environment. Through their efforts, best practices are emerging that lead to both stronger studentengagement and deeper learning.  Please join as we explore three key strategies for remote learning: effectively engaging students, and differentiating based on student needs.…

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Hendy Avenue: Fall 2020 Update

Dear colleagues and friends, We’re sending all of you our very best today, knowing this time has been challenging in so many ways. We hope you and your families are healthy, safe, and energized to make change. Please know we’re right here with you and are happy to help however we can. And for all the…

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Hendy Webinar Aug 5: Is your teacher evaluation system ready for Covid-19?

August 5, 2020 – Re-Thinking Teacher Development and Evaluation in 20-21: Facilitated by Hendy Avenue Consulting’s Jeremy Abarno and Sarah Rosskamm, please join other system leaders to learn how to approach teacher evaluation and development in a hybrid or remote environment and to connect with other system leaders in small group conversations and resource sharing.

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Are You a Leader Feeling Stuck Right Now? Ask Yourself These Questions

Feeling stuck? Some old-fashioned “self-talk” might be just the thing to untangle knots of confusion.

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Black Lives Matter.

The Hendy Avenue team supports the Black Lives Matter movement and condemns all acts of racism

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Leaders, It’s Okay to Take Off the Cape

It is okay to take off your superhero cape, reflect honestly about the difficulties of being a leader in crisis, and know that leading others requires us to take care of ourselves.

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Don’t You Want to Stay? Virtual Stay Conversations as Key Teacher Retention Strategy

Teacher and staff retention is a common concern we hear from school leaders in “normal” times. One of the most efficient and lowest cost methods we have found for encouraging great teachers to stay is by holding “stay conversations”. A stay conversation is an informal chance to share how much you appreciate a teacher’s work,…

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Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week 2020

7 ideas for virtual teacher appreciation week celebrations.

"Until we get equality in education, we won’t have an equal society."

Sonia Sotomayor