Rural Schools Collaborative is dedicated to tackling the teacher shortage in rural communities, especially through our network of Rural Teacher Corps programs. We're excited to share this free event, hosted by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Public Education Support Fund, which aims to bring together leaders, advocates, and philanthropic partners to discuss post-pandemic recovery strategies for our schools and students.
The U.S. Department of Education, would like to invite you to join the “From Recovery to Thriving: How the American Rescue Plan is Supporting America’s Students” summit. This virtual event will be hosted on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET.
The Department, in partnership with the National Public Education Support Fund, will bring together education leaders, advocates and philanthropic partners to discuss how to help students and schools recover from the pandemic. The opening panel and learning sessions will create opportunities to support school districts and states in utilizing their federal funds to deepen and scale strategies to address learning recovery, mental health support and labor shortages beyond the three years of ARP funding so students can recover and thrive in the future.
· 4:00 p.m.: Opening Panel: “From Recovery to Thriving: How the Education Ecosystem Can Support America’s Students”
· 5:00 p.m.: Learning Recovery Concurrent Sessions
· 6:00 p.m.: Labor Shortages Concurrent Sessions
· 7:00 p.m.: Mental Health and Well-Being & Social and Emotional Learning Concurrent Sessions
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