Attendance Works has posted the recording & presentation slides from the Nov. 1 webinar, Attendance Awareness All Year Long: Inspiring and Sustaining Progress. The webinar is focused on supporting teachers, schools and districts as they address attendance challenges that appear after the opening days of school end, and features four speakers who have seen results.
* Kim Nauer, Education Research Director The New School, Center for New York Affairs reviews “heartbeat” graphs based on attendance data over the course of a school year that clearly show times when attendance rates drop.
* Brent Lynch, Director, Pupil Personnel Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville, KY presents an online dashboard that informs the community about attendance throughout the school year.
* Terry Patton, principal of Franklin Square Elementary and Middle School, Baltimore City Public Schools offers tips that work for addressing seasonal attendance dips.
*Todd Rogers and colleagues discuss a novel snail mail approach that had results reaching parents & reducing absenteeism.
Hear their strategies and approaches, plus their answers to questions from webinar participants, on the webinar recording posted on the Attendance Works website. Click here to find the page.