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Accelerate Education Needs with Stimulus Funding: Accelerate Learning, Summer Learning, and Professional Development

Monday, March 29, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Accelerate Education Needs with Stimulus Funding: Accelerate Learning, Summer Learning, and Professional Development

Presented by Dana Pawinski, Senior Grants & Funding Initiatives Director, Imagine Learning; Sarah Estrada, Ph.D., Director of Assessment Solutions, Imagine Learning; and Adriane Harden, Director of National Curriculum Experts, Imagine Learning

Sponsored by Imagine Learning and Edgenuity®

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Learn how to accelerate student learning outcomes through evidence-based activities by addressing and measuring learning loss, engaging students in summer learning, and investing in professional development to help educators respond to students’ academic, social and emotional needs. These education needs can be supported by applying stimulus funding and Title II, Part A funds for your school community. This edWebinar also includes:

  • Comparisons between the CARES (ESSER I), CRRSA (ESSER II) and ARP (ESSER III) funds
  • New allowable activities and reporting requirements with ESSER II and ARP ESSER funds
  • How to measure and address learning loss

This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to preK-12 teachers and school and district leaders. 


Dana PawinskiAbout the Presenters

Dana Pawinski is the senior grants & funding initiatives director for Imagine Learning. She believes funding challenges should not be a hurdle for students to learn and supports district and school partners in navigating federal funding as well as private sector grants to secure the funding necessary to accelerate educational outcomes. Dana has been in edtech for over seven years focusing on grants and funding across the public and private sectors, donor relations, grant and program management, fundraising, strategic business development, writing and submitting grant applications and grant reporting and analysis. She previously held fundraising and corporate partnerships leadership positions at two national nonprofits focused on supporting underserved communities. She is an experienced strategic business development and partnership leader and has closely worked with Fortune 500 companies, local, regional and national foundations, educational institutions (early learning to higher ed), government entities and community-based organizations.


Sarah EstradaDr. Sarah Estrada has more than 10 years of experience in K-12 educational technology and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California, San Diego. As the director of product management – assessment, she leverages research and statistical methods, including item response theory, to design valid, reliable assessments that accurately measure student skills, knowledge, and progress toward proficiency. Dr. Estrada supports the assessment components of products throughout the Imagine Learning and Edgenuity portfolio including their assessment products, Galileo K-12 and Galileo Birth-PreK. Her goal is to ensure that assessments provide accurate, interpretable data that meets the needs of districts, schools, educators, students, and caregivers.


Adriane HardenAdriane Harden has been in education for 12 years in various capacities including as a second-grade teacher, teacher trainer, and district curriculum coordinator, and now serves at Imagine Learning as the director of national curriculum experts. She is passionate about providing high-quality curricula to all students and supporting districts across the country to reach their goals.


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Edgenuity®Edgenuity is a leading provider of K–12 online learning solutions, partnering with schools and districts throughout the country to provide the tools and support they need to maximize learning and improve student success.

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Monday, March 29, 2021
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