2022 Eddies Awards: Suzanne Kubach PIE Network Weaver of the Year

The Eddies—annual, advocate-nominated and voted awards—feature outstanding policy and advocacy wins from the past year. This Eddies category honors local, state, or national leaders who consistently go above and beyond their job description to connect and support peers advancing state and local advocacy and policy. This category recognizes advocates who thoughtfully and intentionally support the leadership and work of […]

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2022 Eddies Awards: Best Implementation

The Eddies—annual, advocate-nominated and voted awards—feature outstanding policy and advocacy wins from the past year. This Eddies category highlights the necessary implementation work to ensure that breakthrough policies or laws lead to sustained impact for students. Advocates know that passing policy is only the beginning of the work to change outcomes and opportunities for students. This is […]

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Innovative Teacher Pathways

Teacher turnover and shortages across the country are disrupting efforts around pandemic recovery, and this moment presents an opportunity to address immediate staffing challenges while also building towards a more attractive, sustainable, effective, and diverse teaching profession. In this conversation, Sara Jean Banks (TNTP) will highlight emerging partnerships with hybrid colleges, GYO programs, and other […]

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Recovery to Reinvention Series: Funding Students, Not Systems

This continues the Walton Family Foundation-sponsored series, designed in partnership with PIE Network and Bellwether Education Partners. The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored that students and families have complex educational needs that require a range of solutions and learning environments—there is no one-size-fits-all and students benefit when families are empowered to make the best decisions for […]

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Federal Policy Working Group: Unpacking the American Rescue Plan

PIE Network and EducationCounsel have partnered to support monthly conversations with and updates to Network leaders on the latest intel from Capitol Hill, the Biden Administration, and the U.S. Department of Education. As always, these conversations will also include updates from PIE Network partners working at the federal level. Our inaugural discussion will center on […]

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