CSHSC Vitural Forums

The Cross State High School Collaborative is presenting virtual forums to support educators, students, and parents through the challenges of COVID-19 crisis. We invite you to watch the recorded forums and check out the resources offered during each session. 

Conversation Cafe for Teachers

September 17, 2020
3:00 P.M. EST
Everyone Graduates Center, Johns Hopkins University

 

This Conversation Cafe for Teachers is a forum to share ideas, insights, and questions as schools experience opening in a variety of remote, hybrid, and face-to-face environments. Click for Forum Presentation & Resources.

Preparing for the Return to Schools: Teaching & Learning Challenges and Opportunities

Recorded Live, June 17, 2020
Everyone Graduates Center, Johns Hopkins University

In this forum, jointly presented by the Pathways to Adult Success and Cross State High School Collaborative, Robert Balfanz led a discussion surrounding three essential questions:

~ What have we learned about teaching and learning during the spring of COVID-19? What worked, what did not?

~ Which of the teaching approaches and methods we have tried are worth keeping and using for the long term?

~ What do we still need to figure out to be ready for the varied conditions likely to be experienced next year?

The Pathways to Adult Success and Cross-State High School Redesign learning communities shared their insights and learnings. Read more & check out resources.

Exploring, Sharing, and Discussing Current Practices to Teaching & Learning During
School Closures

Recorded Live April 29, 2020
Everyone Graduates Center, Johns Hopkins University

Clearly, the work of schools in preparing future generations continues, albeit virtually. So too, does the need to keep our teaching and learning renewed. Learn together how high schools are creating a sense of belonging and connectedness while in remote locations. Read more & check out resources.

Supporting Students During COVID-19: A Conversation Cafe with School Leaders

August 20, 2020
Everyone Graduates Center, Johns Hopkins University

The Everyone Graduates Center Cross State High School Collaborative hosted a conversation cafe for high school administrators–Offering an opportunity to connect with administrators in other high school redesign schools to share: Insights, Ask questions, Engage in peer discussion about options and considerations around the work of reopening whether back to in-person instruction, remote learning, or a hybrid of the two. Check out the Forum Resources.

Supporting Students During COVID-19: Getting Ready for the Return of Students

Recorded Live, May 19, 2020
Everyone Graduates Center, Johns Hopkins University

In this forum, jointly presented by the Pathways to Adult Success and Cross State High School Collaborative, Robert Balfanz shared early warning, on-track, and multi-tiered student support systems that can help schools mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 for the 2020-21 academic year and beyond. Read more & check out resources.

Seniors’ Postsecondary Pathways

Recorded Live, April 16, 2020
Everyone Graduates Center, Johns Hopkins University

This forum focused on ensuring this year’s seniors stay on track and graduate high school with a postsecondary plan in place is the topic occupying many educator and families’ minds, across our network. Read more & check out resources.