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2019 VSBA Annual Convention
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Thursday, November 21 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
AMPedUp! Magna Award Winning Accelerated Math Progressions for Under Represented Potential

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This session will provide an overview of Winchester Public Schools comprehensive Equity Framework including AMPedUp! which was an NSBA 2019 Magna Award winning program for divisions under 5,000 students. Using data to identify under-represented minorities with potential for advanced math, students are invited to participate in a STEM program that builds teamwork among the students and helps them see themselves as successful in math. During enrichment time, students meet with a math teacher, working cooperatively to solve problems. One of the goals of AMPedUp! is to encourage all students in the program to take Algebra I in 8th grade which will allow them to take advanced math in high school.

Moderator
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Rodney Jordan

VSBA President-Elect, Norfolk City School Board

Speakers
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Carl Rush

Division Equity Specialist, Winchester Public Schools
Carl Rush earned his Bachelor and Master of Business Administration from Shenandoah University and is on track to complete his Master of Education in Educational Administration. Prior to becoming an educator, Mr. Rush gained several years of experience in the area of diversity, equity... Read More →
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Eric Cornish

Math Teacher, Winchester Public Schools
Eric Cornish earned a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2005 and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Western New Mexico University in 2013. He has 11 years of teaching experience that includes 2 years in Malawi as a Peace Corps volunteer, 5 years in New Mexico within... Read More →


Thursday November 21, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
Tidewater C-D

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