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Communities around the world are embracing the philosophy of "open" to crowdsource knowledge and resources to fuel solutions to intractable problems. The 2017 SDP Convening will be about sharing data tools, research, ideas, and insights in order to make our own collective work better for kids. Join us from May 17 - 19, 2017 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel (606 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210).

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Thursday, May 18 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Open Fire: Amplifying Your Data with Advocacy Sign-up required

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Link to session resource library: https://sites.google.com/view/sdpconvening2017/c009-open-fire-data-advocacy

How can you sustain and expand an analytics agenda in a shifting political climate? This panel presentation and discussion session will seek to equip participants with the advocacy skills needed to amplify their data and research efforts to have a greater impact on policy and implementation.

With Congress rolling back Obama-era school, district, and teacher prep accountability regulations, and state legislatures following suit, some critical aspects of the work spearheaded by data leaders across the country are at risk. In these challenging times, the most effective data leaders are skilled in leveraging advocacy techniques to maximize the impact of their work.

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Atnre Alleyne

Executive Director, DelawareCAN
Atnre’s passion for education and community development was shaped by his experiences living and working in Camden, NJ. He served as the vice president of the board for a community bank, analyzed crime data to help Camden Police with crime suppression efforts and developed performance... Read More →
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Paige Kowalski

Executive Vice President, Data Quality Campaign
Conversation Starter: How do we better communicate our policy priorities to teachers and parents? Paige Kowalski is the Executive Vice President for the Data Quality Campaign (DQC) where she manages efforts to support state policymakers in understanding their roles and responsibilities... Read More →

Shanna Ricketts

Director of Data Analytics, Gwinnett County Public Schools

Thursday May 18, 2017 2:15pm - 3:45pm EDT
Atlantic 1 606 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210