In partnership with Communities In Schools and StriveTogether, IEL's Coalition for Community Schools announced four communities that will receive a combined $3.75 million to implement student-centered blueprints for learning through the joint initiative, Together for Students.
In a packed room of nearly 2,000 participants IEL's president Johan E. Uvin, asked participants to hold hands and close their eyes and reflect on those who had come before us and gave selflessly to the cause of creating a more perfect union.
IEL has hired José Muñoz as the new director for its Coalition for Community Schools. Most recently, Muñoz was the executive director of the ABC Community Schools Partnership in Albuquerque, N.M.
IEL staff Helen Janc Malone and Reuben Jacobson contributed to a recent book and highlighted strategies community schools use to flip the system and empower teachers to redesign equity-driven education reform.
IEL's Coalition for Community Schools is accepting workshop proposals for its upcoming National Community Schools Forum 2016 in Albuquerque, N.M in April.