Evidence Based Practice Workshop

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Conference Agenda Day 1

March 22, 2023 – 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast and Registration

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Welcome

Defining Evidence-Based Practices

  • ESSA Tiers of Evidence

 

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 – 12:00 p.m.

What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) Overview

Activity: WWC Exploration

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Trustworthy Sources to Find EBPs

Activity: Explore Reliable Resource Banks

  • Evidence for ESSA Overview
  • Evidence-based Early Intervention/Preschool Programs
  • IRIS Center EBP Summaries

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Break

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Review Local Data to Identify Needs

Activity: Data Analysis Simulation

 

3:00 – 3:25 p.m. 

Considerations for Evidence-based Practice Selection

  • Students, settings, resources, and evidence level

3:25 – 3:30 p.m.

Wrap-up and Next Steps

  • Preparing for day 2
  • Session evaluation

Conference Agenda Day 2

March 23, 2023 – 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast and Registration

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Welcome

EBP Selection Review

Activity: EBP Comparison and Selection 

 

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 – 12:00 p.m.

EBP Collaborative Breakout Session

  • Attendance
  • Reading
  • Math
  • Social Emotional Learning/Behavior
  • Early Childhood/School Readiness

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Reviewing Research to Determine Effectiveness of Practices

Activity: Research Comparison Worksheet

2:15 – 2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Implementing an EBP with Fidelity

Defining Fidelity and Integrity

  • Risks of adaptations
  • Major vs minor adaptations 

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Wrap-up and Next Steps

  • Future Sessions: Planning for Implementation
  • Session evaluation

Hotel Information

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Event Summary:

Evidence-Based Practices

Start Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2023

End Date: Thursday, March 23, 2023

Last Day to Book: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Charleston Marriott Town Center for $124 USD per night

Parking is included

Presenters

Jennifer Dale, Ed.D.

Jennifer Dale, Ed.D.

Co-Founder/Chief Impact Officer, K12 Systems Change Solutions, LLC

Jennifer Dale is the Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Impact Officer for K12 Systems Change Solutions, LLC whose mission is to provide high-quality professional learning that facilitates the implementation of evidence-based programs and practices to improve outcomes for all students. She specializes in assisting K-12 schools and education curriculum providers in using the principles of implementation science to implement evidence-based programs and practices with fidelity.  

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education, a Master’s Degree in School Counseling, and a Doctorate in Education in Innovation and Leadership. Jennifer previously served as a Program Administrator and Lead of the Leadership and Impact Division at Johns Hopkins University School of Education Center for Technology in Education (JHU CTE). In this role, Dr. Dale spearheaded the development and use of the JHU CTE’s Dynamic Impact approach to support systems change at the international, state, and local levels and taught Advanced Instructional Strategies in the International Teaching and Global Leadership Master’s program. Jennifer most recently published an article titled, The Role of High-Performance Implementation Teams in Promoting Effective Use of Evidence-Based Practices (October, 2022), in the Journal of School Administration Research and Development (JSARD). 

Her previous roles also include serving as the State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Coordinator for the state of Maryland, a Coordinator of Instruction for Special Education PreK-12, a Preschool Special Education Coordinator, an Alternate Assessment Facilitator, a Response to Intervention Instructional Coach, and a classroom teacher.