Catherine M. Cooney

Female

Tell us a little about yourself I do writing, editing, social media and communications planning for Attendance Works. I have extensive background as a writer, reporter and editor.

What Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Community are you a part of? If not a current GLR community member, choose GLR Staff or Consultant, Partner Organization, Funder or Incoming Community. PARTNER ORGANIZATION

Title Communications Manager

Organization Attendance Works

City and State Washington, D.C.

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“This is an incredible watershed moment,” declared Hedy Chang, Executive Director of Attendance Works at the 2017 Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (GLR) State Leads meeting. This annual gathering, held this year on November 13 in Orlando, FL., creat…
"Congratulations Superintendent Jennifer Spring, and the other 21 superintendents chosen by NSPRA. Nice to see Spring's focus on addressing chronic absence. Thanks for posting, Susanne!"
"You should be able to access the article at this link for the next several weeks:

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Catherine"
We all know that chronic absence in the early grades often results in students not learning to read by third grade. A new study shows that teachers didn't feel excessively burdened when they took the lead in a program that significantly reduced abse…
This month, as part of the fifth annual Attendance Awareness Month campaign, MENTOR National Mentoring Partnership, is sharing stories and resources showcasing the power of strong relationships to keep students involved in school. In the first post,…
Happy Attendance Awareness Month!
We’re excited by the first day welcomes, rallies, poster contests, billboards and other activities we see taking place in schools and communities this month. What are you doing to send the message of the important r…
Just how are states handling the use of chronic absence as an indicator as they implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)? Attendance Works has launched a series of blog posts that examine attendance-related issues that are emerging as states…
Educators in states across the country are seeing that current immigration policy changes are leading to increased chronic absence. As a way to reassure parents and students that school is a safe place for learning, states and districts have posted…
The next Attendance Awareness Month 2017 webinar, The Secret Formula 1+2+3: Improving Attendance for Our Most Vulnerable Students,  focuses on providing a warm and engaging start to the school year as well as working across agencies to ensure additi…
The National Student Attendance, Engagement, and Success Center (NSAESC) is excited to offer training and technical assistance to eligible districts and states around the implementation of early warning systems. Apply Today!  The National Center is…
On June 13th and 14th, Attendance Works participated in the 2017 Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Funder Huddle in Denver. The Huddle brought together over 200+ executives and program officers from family and community foundations, United Ways and c…
Opportunities abound that offer tips, advice and strategies about how you can begin, or deepen efforts to address chronic absence in your school, district or community!This spring the National Student Attendance, Engagement, and Success Center (NSAE…
The second of four Attendance Awareness Month 2017 webinars focuses on early outreach and intervention. Join us and learn what teachers, mentors, school nurses and other caring adults can do to identify and help students improve attendance as soon a…
The new National Student Attendance, Engagement, and Success Center (NSAESC) is offering an online summit on April 3rd and 4th to kick off the Center and its partnership with the US Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Schools. We'll…
We have had a record number of people register already for our webinar on Tuesday, March 28, 2017: Reducing Chronic Absence: It’s a Matter of 1, 2, 3! (11:00 am – 12:30 pm PT / 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET) 
Registration is still open! Please spread the wor…
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