The Region 11 Comprehensive Center continues to focus on improving educational outcomes for students in Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. During our Year 4 Advisory Board meeting, we shared the following state infographics, which outlined our recent accomplishments, shared forecasts for the upcoming fifth project year, and highlighted efforts to ensure sustainability beyond
The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) and the R11CC have partnered with the Central Regional Education Association (CREA), the North Dakota University System, and more than 20 Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI) schools and districts to support significant, durable, evidence-based changes. Project activities are aimed at testing and refining evidence-based practices to reduce
School Districts Participate in Needs-Sensing with the University of Wyoming Literacy Research Center Clinic
The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the Region 11 Comprehensive Center (R11CC) have partnered to improve K–3 reading for struggling readers by increasing the effectiveness of Tier 1 instruction so that all students gain foundational reading skills.
In 2019, the Wyoming Legislature commissioned the Wyoming Government Savings and Efficiency Project Final Report.
Developing Systems to Improve Outcomes for Students in Schools Receiving Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI) and Additional Targeted Support and Improvement (ATSI)
In Year 2, the R11CC and the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) delivered a virtual learning community series titled An Equity-Focused Approach to TSI/ATSI School Improvement. Throughout the 2020–21 school year, interactive, content-focused sessions delved into topics such as understanding, collecting, and organizing data; interpreting student learning data; foundations of data equity; using the Every
R11CC recently welcomed a new South Dakota Lead for the Bright Spots Project. Dr. Dorothy Aguilera-Black Bear brings a wealth of research and practitioner knowledge in culturally responsive education for preK–12 schools, and nonprofit sector experience in youth and community participatory action research, leadership, behavioral health, and wellness and workforce education programming. The high-leverage problem
The 10 Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs) have created a thoroughly researched and vetted COVID-19 resources page with topics ranging from Early Childhood education to Remote Learning strategies.
The National Center has curated an extensive list of resources to assist educators and families transition from traditional classroom learning settings to learning from home through online resources.
This Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest webinar discusses research-based resources and strategies for educators teaching in a remote setting.