BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced CEO and president, Chet D. Linton, as a moderator in the Microsoft In Education Global Forum. The Microsoft In Education Global Forum (formerly known as the Partners in Learning Global Forum) will take place March 11 – 14, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. The event is attended by key innovators in education representing more than 75 countries.
“This event allows educators to look beyond borders and consider strategies in education that are proving successful all over the world,” said Chet D. Linton, CEO and President of School Improvement Network. “Innovation in education promises significant rewards as educators and policy makers work to provide environments where every student has the will and ability to succeed and every teacher has the resources and information they need to help students reach their full potential. I am pleased to be part of this event this year.”
The invitation-only event highlights the world’s most innovative education leaders who utilize the power of technology to help students reach their full potential. Linton will moderate an expert panel on 21st Century Learning.
In 2012, Linton keynoted the Global Forum held in Prague, demonstrating the impact of on-demand professional development resources in increasing teacher effectiveness and student success, regardless of geography, socio-economic challenges or achievement gaps.
School Improvement Network solutions PD 360, Observation 360 and Common Core 360 have been implemented in more than 14,000 schools in United States, with a learning community of more than 1.2 million educators.
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Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices in education. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed the Educator Effectiveness System. This system delivers a process to improve teacher practice and gives educators a set of powerful tools to drive the process. Research shows that districts and schools that use the tools in the Educator Effectiveness System produce better teachers, and, as a result, experience dramatic increases in student achievement, driving up student proficiency by an average of 18 percent in single year. School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts in every state and around the world and has visited over 3,500 classrooms to document best practices in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.
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