Leadership Workshop Series: Hiring Best Practices for Advocacy Organizations

Audience: PIE Network member executive directors and Leadership Institute alumni The Network’s survey data shows that many Network members are hiring this year. Hiring can be time-consuming (especially when you’re often doing the work of your future hire + your regular job duties + running a hiring process – talk about an overfull plate!). This […]

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Welcoming New Network Members and Partners in 2022

PIE Network is designed by and for education advocates.  Members of the PIE Network are united by a belief that education can—and should—be transformative. PIE Network members put these beliefs into action by listening to, engaging, and authentically elevating the leadership of students, families, and educators, using data and evidence to drive innovation, improvement, and […]

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Tennessee’s New Funding Formula: A Conversation with Advocacy Leaders

Tennessee leaders made big moves in the 2022 legislative session, as the state passed a major bill to modernize its education finance system and direct resources where they are needed most through the adoption of the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) formula. Join this session to hear from PIE Network leaders on what this […]

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Working Group: ESSER Tracking and Advocacy

This ESSER Tracking and Advocacy Working Group is open to all Network members. In this meeting, Chad Aldeman (Edunomics Lab) and Christine Pitts (CRPE) will share updates on efforts to track ESSER plans and actual spending and timelines for district budgeting. Kate Sobel and Jim Larson (TNTP) will share insights from a current initiative that’s […]

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Investing in Pathways

As ESSER plans have now been approved by the U.S. Department of Education, advocates continue their work of ensuring transparency and equity in state and district spending. In this session, we come together to look specifically at how states and districts are using relief funds to expand college and career readiness and pathways for all […]

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Tennessee’s New Teacher Apprenticeship Program and Grow Your Own Models

As states continue to grapple with teacher shortages and the need to diversify the teaching profession, many are adopting strategies to increase access to and reduce the cost of teacher preparation. A new effort to expand routes into the teaching profession is Tennessee’s Teacher Occupation Apprenticeship program, the first K-12 teacher apprenticeship program in the […]

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2022 PIE Network Executives’ Meeting

Feb. 23-25 in Palm Springs, CA Designed Exclusively for Network Leads The Executives’ Meeting is the only in-person meeting all year that is just for PIE Network executive directors.  It is a time to connect, reflect, and strategize with peers from across the US for the work ahead.  The event will include special guest speakers […]

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