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3rd National Summit Overview

The 3rd Annual Great Teachers for Our City Schools: National Summit
April 14-16, 2010 — Denver, Colorado

 Download the full Program here.

A National Summit on Increasing Student Achievement through Effective Teaching provides an opportunity for leaders of state and local P-16 partnerships, urban district teachers and administrators, college and university faculty and administrators, researchers, and education policy analysts from around the country to share promising practices, discuss current knowledge and strengthen local and national commitment to effective teachers and student achievement in urban and high-needs schools.


Summit Collaborators

The Urban Teacher Partnership (UTP) wishes to thank and acknowledge the following Summit collaborators:


  3rd Annual National Summit Presentations


 An Educator's Guide to Working with Students of Color: Strategies for Promoting Academic Achievement

Attracting and Retaining Effective Teachers in Denver Public Schools

Contributions of Effective Teachers to Urban Student Success: What Does the Research Tell Us?

Doing What Works to Improve Behavior in Elementary School Classroom

Educator Preparation Programs Leading to College and Career Readiness

Effective Integration of Community into Teaching and Learning Practices

Helping Urban and High Needs Students Become College Ready

The Henry Middle School Paradox by Project VOYCE

Old Dominion University Teacher Immersion Residency: A New Partnership to Prepare Teachers for High-Need Urban Schools

Organizing Schools for Improvement - Lessons from Chicago

Preparing Teachers for Culturally Responsive Teaching in City Schools

Preservice Residents and Differentiation

Project VOYCE Voices of Youth Changing Education: What Students Want and Need From Their Teachers

Race to the Top: Implications for Improving Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools

Supporting District Efforts to Enhance Teacher Effectiveness

The Tools 21st Century Teachers Need to Make Urban Students College and Career Ready

University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program: Forging a New Pathway of Preparation