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Know Your Truth: Using Data as a Key Driver of Learning Contexts in Equity-Based MTSS

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Know Your Truth: Using Data as a Key Driver of Learning Contexts in Equity-Based MTSS

Presented by Dr. Shawn Mahoney, President, Key Data Systems, and Chief Learning Officer, Illuminate Education

Sponsored by Illuminate Education

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As districts implement multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) across the nation, many are running into logistical and practical challenges. We sometimes invest a great deal of time and resources in solving a problem that is actually symptomatic of a bigger challenge.

In this edWebinar, take a holistic look at the nature of change, including effective approaches to how MTSS and data can enlighten and inform learning. Watch the presenters discuss:

  • The criticality of defining a problem and clarity of focus
  • Key shifts in technology and their impact on education contexts
  • An operational definition of MTSS
  • How MTSS can be a vehicle for equity
  • How data can turn into information and action
  • How to leverage foundational elements of systems of support to provide solutions for common MTSS challenges

Educators have the power and opportunity to build district structures that are both support for MTSS and supported by MTSS. Leave with a new lens with which to view and approach your own challenges in implementing MTSS—and practical ideas about how to do so. This edWebinar will be of interest to K-12 teachers and school and district leaders.

About the Presenter

Dr. Shawn Mahoney comes to Key Data Systems and Illuminate Education with diverse experience in education, technology, and leadership, both inside and outside of the classroom. Prior to joining KDS, Shawn served as SVP of Product Development and Chief Learning Officer for McGraw-Hill School Education, and before that, as VP of School Product Design Research and Efficacy at Pearson. Before joining Pearson, Shawn served in public education for seven years. She was a classroom teacher, promoted to Lead Literacy Specialist for the Office of Professional Development and Academics in Tucson Unified School District.

Shawn holds a B.A. in English and secondary education and an M.A. in bilingual and multicultural education from the University of Arizona. She completed her Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education where she was awarded the Intellectual Contribution and Faculty Tribute Award for the Technology, Innovation, and Education cohort. Shawn completed her Ph.D. in educational technology at Arizona State University.


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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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