Using School Improvement Grants to Transform Secondary MathematicsJan. 27, 2010
Join us for this webinar as we walk through transformative strategies aligned to the intent and purpose of School Improvement Grants. Learn more about our evidence-based math instruction and job-embedded professional development in our Transformation Model to improve student achievement in math. Students who have completed our math courses tested 85% better in math problem-solving skills and were 70% more prepared for advance math courses. The Carnegie Learning School Improvement Plan for math guarantees it will transform your learning environment in just three years. Or your money back.
Melissa KalinowskiVice President, Marketing
Melissa Kalinowski joined Carnegie Learning from PLATO Learning, Inc., where she developed and executed marketing plans for the company’s K-12 comprehensive courseware and formative assessment products. Kalinowski was a top performer at PLATO where she was recognized with eight awards in her 10 years with the company. Earlier in her career, Kalinowski held marketing roles with Concordia University, the MicroVision Corporation, and the Minnesota Women’s Press. She is a graduate of St. Cloud University and earned an M.F.A from Hamline University.
Dr. Steve RitterChief Scientist
Steve Ritter has been developing and evaluating educational systems for over 10 years. He earned his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University in 1992 and helped to found Carnegie Learning in 1998. As a postdoctoral associate and research scientist at Carnegie Mellon, Dr. Ritter was instrumental in the development and evaluation of the Cognitive Tutors for mathematics. He is the author of numerous papers on the design, architecture and evaluation of Intelligent Tutoring Systems and served as chairman of the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee working group on tool/agent communication.
For the past 35 years, Peggy Sloin, president of Sloin Communications, has been serving nonprofit agencies, educational institutions, and corporations in central Ohio and nationally by researching and writing grant proposals as well as conducting strategic planning. Her expertise in this effort encompasses the full education continuum, including technology-based educational solutions. In addition to proposals and strategic plans, Ms. Sloin has worked with agencies and corporations to align their internal policies and procedure across functional areas. She has also designed and conducted program evaluations for several education programs including 21st CCLC, Even Start, and TOP.
E. Judy Barokas, Ph.D.President
Consulting Research & Information Services
Over the span of her long career Dr. Barokas has increasingly focused on designing, promoting and evaluating the impact of new initiatives in both the public and the private sectors. Dr. Barokas has provided a wide range of services in the management of research, evaluation, training and organization development. She concentrates on the analysis and evaluation of policy and programs in education with a focus on achievement, reform, partnerships and innovation. She resides in Reston, Virginia and is president of Consulting Research and Information Services, Inc.