Presentations

Upcoming Presentations:

Adapting to ESL Policy Changes in New York: A Study of Odds-Beating Schools

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2017 Annual Meeting
  • San Antonio, TX
  • See details and abstract here

Past Presentations:

Beating the Odds with Poverty-Challenged Youth: Schools Getting Better at Getting Better While Implementing Innovations

  • Kristen Wilcox, Hal Lawson, & Annette Trapini
  • Carnegie Foundation Summit for School Improvement
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Presentation slides (coming soon)

Promising Practices for Elementary English Learners: A System-Wide Approach

  • Kristen Wilcox
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) 2017 International Convention
  • Seattle, WA  March 24, 2017
  • Presentation slides (coming soon)

School Climate in Odds-Beating Schools

  • Betsey Schuhle
  • Data Analysis and Technical Assistance Group (DATAG) State Spring-March Meeting
  • Albany, NY  March 10, 2017
  • Presentation slides

Supporting the Achievement of English Language Learners

  • Kristen Wilcox
  • NYSAFCSE Professional Leadership Team Meeting
  • Latham, NY  February 10, 2017

Beating the Odds with Poverty-Challenged Youth: Schools Getting Better at Getting Better

  • Kristen C. Wilcox and Hal Lawson
  • Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) Workshop - Research Bridging Practice
  • Rensselaer, NY February 1, 2017
  • Presentation slides

Schools Beating the Odds: Implications for Research and Practice

  • Kristen C. Wilcox and Kathryn Schiller
  • Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Northeast & Islands: Institute of Education Sciences (IES); U.S. Department of Education
  • Webinar Bridge Event  December 7, 2016
  • See details here
  • Presentation slides of webinar

Optimizing Conditions to Support English Language Learners' Achievement: A NYKids Multiple Case Study

  • Kristen Wilcox, Karen Gregory
  • NYS TESOL 46th Annual Conference
  • Syracuse, NY  November 5, 2016
  • Presentation slides

Part 154 Policy Changes for English Language Learners: How Odds-Beating Schools are Meeting the Challenge

  • Kristen Wilcox, Karen Gregory
  • Data Analysis and Technical Assistance Group (DATAG) Statewide Fall Conference
  • Albany, NY  October 2016
  • Presentation slides

Supporting English Language Learners' Achievement: A NYKids Multiple Case Study

  • Kristen Wilcox
  • CASDA English Language Learner (ELL) Leadership Institute
  • Rensselaer, NY  September 2016

Leadership to Support English Learners

  • Kristen Wilcox, Karen Gregory
  • NYSCOSS Fall Leadership Summit
  • Saratoga Springs, NY  September 2016
  • Presentation slides 

NYKids 2016 Study of Promising Practices for Supporting English Language Learner Achievement

  • Kristen Wilcox, Karen Gregory
  • University at Albany School of Education Day
  • Albany, NY  September 2016

Getting Students in Poverty to Graduation and Beyond

  • Janet Angelis
  • Greater Southern Tier BOCES
  • Vestal, NY  November 2015

Developing Capacities for Evidence-Guided Continuous Improvement

  • Kristen Wilcox, Janet Angelis, & Hal Lawson
  • National Center for Scaling Up Effective Schools (NCSU) National Conference
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN  October 2015

Poverty and Performance

  • Janet Angelis, Linda Baker
  • Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group (DATAG) Statewide Summer Conference
  • Saratoga Springs, July 2015

NYKids: TOOLS for Building School Teams' Capacity for Data-Guided Decision Making

  • Nancy Andress, Janet Angelis
  • Staff /Curriculum Development Network of NYS
  • Colonie, NY  June 2015

Poverty and Performance in NYS: What Can We Learn from Best Practice Research?

  • Kristen Wilcox, Janet Angelis
  • NYSASCD Symposium, Turning High-Poverty Schools into High-Performing Schools
  • Schenectady, NY  November 2014

The ABCs of Graduating At-Risk Students On-Time

  • Janet Angelis, Linda Baker, Kristen Wilcox
  • New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) Annual Convention
  • October 2014
  • Presentation Slides

Beyond Personalization: Contrasting Approaches to Policy Changes in Two Rural Schools

  • Janet Angelis, Kristen Wilcox, Linda Baker, Stephanie Conklin
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting                           
  • Philadelphia, PA  April 2014
  • Poster session

 Innovations to Increase Native American Graduation Rates: A Case Study

  • Kristen Wilcox
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting                          
  • Philadelphia, PA  April 2014
  • Roundtable session

Graduating At-Risk Students on Time

  • Kristen Wilcox, Janet Angelis, Linda Baker
  • Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group (DATAG) Statewide Spring Meeting                                                                                                                                      
  • Albany, NY  March 2014
  • Presentation Slides

Poverty and Its Effect on Students' Ability to Learn

  • Janet Angelis
  • New York State ASCD with Capital Region BOCES Symposium Panel Discussion      
  • Schenectady, NY  November 2013
  • Symposium Brochure. Presentation Slides

Diversity, Poverty and Resilience: Results from a Multiple Case Study of Higher-Achieving Elementary Schools

  • Kristen Wilcox
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting                                         
  • San Francisco, CA  April 2013
  • Presentation Slides

A Data-Driven, Research-Based Approach to Improving Practice: The NYKids COMPASS Tool

  • Janet Angelis, Nancy Andress, Susan Tangorre
  • Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group (DATAG) Statewide Summer Conference                                          
  • Saratoga Springs, NY  July 2012
  • Presentation Slides

Building Adaptive and Resilient High Schools

  • Janet Angelis, Nancy Andress, Kristen Wilcox
  • National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools National Conference                                
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN  June 2012
  • Presentation Slides and Video (Panel 6, 0:15:23) 

The Impacts of a University Partnership on the Use of Research in School      Improvement Efforts

  • Kristen Campbell Wilcox, Janet Ives Angelis
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting                                           
  • Vancouver, BC  April 2012
  • Presentation Slides

Rallying Your Leadership Team: Putting Evidence-based Decision Making into Action

  • Kristen Wilcox, Nancy Andress
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Annual Conference                              
  • Tampa, FL  March 2012
  • Presentation Slides

Using Data to Support Performance of Critical Needs Students

  • Kristen Wilcox, Janet Angelis
  • Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group  (DATAG) Statewide Fall Meeting                                                                           
  • Albany, NY  October 2011
  • Presentation Slides

Collaborative Conversation Essential for Middle-Level Success

  • Janet Angelis, Kristen Wilcox
  • National Middle School Association Annual Conference
  • Baltimore, MD  November 2010
  • Presentation Slides

Lessons from Higher-Performing Middle Schools: Putting Research Findings into School Improvement Practice

  • Kristen Wilcox, Janet Angelis
  • National Middle School Association Annual Conference
  • Baltimore, MD  November 2010
  • Presentation Slides

Collaboration Does Make a Difference

  • Janet Angelis
  • New York State Middle School Association Annual Conference
  • Rochester, NY  October 2010
  • Presentation Slides

Introduction to a Research-Based Tool-Kit to Guide Middle and High School Continuous Improvement

  • Kristen Wilcox, Janet Angelis
  • Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA)
  • Albany, NY April 2010

Redefining Evidence of Success: Best Practices in New York

  • Janet Angelis, Kristen Wilcox
  • DATAG Summer Conference
  • Saratoga Springs, NY  July 2009
  • Presentation Slides

What Makes Middle Schools Work: Five Keys to Success

  • Janet Angelis, Kristen Wilcox
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals Annual Convention
  • San Diego, CA February/March 2009
  • Presentation Slides

Middle and High School Results

  • Janet Angelis
  • Questar III (BOCES) Superintendents Meeting
  • Albany, NY  October 2008
  • Presentation Slides

Developing and Nurturing Civic Responsibility in Middle Schools
Capacity Building in Higher-Performing Middle Schools: A Report of Best Practices in New York State

  • Kristen Wilcox, Janet Angelis
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting
  • New York, NY  March 2008
  • Presentation Slides

What Makes Middle School Work: A Report on Best Practices in New York State Middle Schools

  • Janet Angelis, Kristen Wilcox
  • Council of Big 5 School Districts Urban Forum
  • Brooklyn, NY March/April 2008
  • Presentation Slides