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Free-form discussion between educators, researchers, and leaders from the K-12 world

We know that access to leadership is critical to inspiring you and your work. That is why we created A Seat at the Table With Education Week—a live, online video conversation and webinar with experts in the field, including your fellow practitioners. These conversations provide you with the opportunity to engage directly with educators and researchers on a range of topics and issues that matter most to you.

Even during these challenging times, you know that a better education for all students is possible. And we do, too.

Join the conversation. Break down the barriers. Shape the future of education.

Fields of interest vary widely on a range of topics you’ll see below.

Tune in regularly for this virtual chat, a free-form discussion between educators, researchers, and leaders from the K-12 world.

  • No presentations.
  • No handouts.
  • Just compelling idea exchange.

Ask your questions and engage with leading-edge practitioners and cutting-edge thinkers who, like you, want to make a difference in—and out—of schools today.

Special Education Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table - Special Education: Proven Interventions for Academic Success
Special education should be a launchpad, not a label. Join the conversation on how schools can better support ALL students.
June 18, 2024
Mathematics Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: Breaking the Cycle: How Districts are Turning around Dismal Math Scores
Math myth: Students just aren't good at it? Join us & learn how districts are boosting math scores.
April 18, 2024
Reading & Literacy Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: The Science of Reading: Supporting Educators with Effective Teaching Strategies
Science can guide reading instruction, but what about teacher support? Join our discussion on navigating the "science of reading" movement & empowering educators.
January 30, 2024
Professional Development Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table Professional Learning: What Works and What Doesn't
Join the conversation on enhancing professional learning for student success.
October 25, 2023
Student Achievement Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table- Tutoring: What the Evidence Says About What’s Working and What Isn’t 
Just in time for academic recovery! Join Tyrone C. Howard, Thomas J. Kane, and Cristal Moore as they discuss the power of tutoring in helping students catch up. Learn about the practicalities, challenges, and success stories.
March 8, 2023
Recruitment & Retention Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: Chronic Teacher Shortage: Where Do We Go From Here?  
Join Peter DeWitt, Michael Fullan, and guests for expert insights into finding solutions for the teacher shortage.
February 8, 2023
Equity & Diversity Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: Equity & the Shifting Policy Landscape: What You Need to Know
As newly elected officials take their seats, the ҹѰ newsroom has been examining the policy horizon. Join the discussion with Peter DeWitt. 
January 11, 2023
Student Achievement Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: How Can We Maximize Student Learning?
Host Peter DeWitt and John Hattie discuss how to deepen student learning while allowing students to pursue their academic interests.
November 2, 2022
Classroom Technology Live Online Discussion Technology Tension: Why Isn’t Every School Pushing Digital Learning to the Next Level?
As we look ahead, how can educators effectively harness technology to benefit student learning? How can system leaders better support educators on this front? And what role does the principal play in the use of technology in schools?
October 19, 2022
Future of Work Live Online Discussion Seat at the Table: Understanding the Critical Link Between Student Mental Health and the Future of Work
In recent months, there’s been a rallying cry against the teaching of social-emotional skills. Discover why students need these skills now more than ever.
September 21, 2022
Teaching Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: How Can We Help Students Feel Connected to School?
Get strategies for your struggles with student engagement. Bring questions for our expert panel. Help students recover the joy of learning.
July 13, 2022
Recruitment & Retention Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: Staffing Issues Are Not New. What Do We Do for Next Year?
School staffing shortages are a critical issue. Learn what schools can do to retain and recruit high quality and engaging teachers.
June 15, 2022
School & District Management Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: When School and District Leaders Clash, How Systems Leaders Can Build Better Relationships
Explore the role that relationship-building plays in creating a well-run district and school.
March 24, 2022
School & District Management Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: The Complicated Role of the Superintendent
Join Peter DeWitt and his superintendent guests—Mike Nelson, Theresa Rouse, and Morcease J. Beasley—as they discuss their management lessons in the current climate.
February 22, 2022