Thursday, May 13th at 1pm ET / 10am PTAs school and district leaders prepare for what schooling will look like in 2020 and beyond, there is an opportunity to identify evidence-based policies and practices that will enable them to seize this moment to rethink school in ways that can transform learning opportunities for students and teachers alike.
Join Adam K. Edgerton, senior researcher at the Learning Policy Institute, and the Panorama team to discuss his research on Restarting and Reinventing School: Learning in the Time of COVID and Beyond, specifically around 3 of his 10 recommended key priorities:
- Priority #3: Assess what students need
- Priority #4: Ensure supports for social and emotional learning
- Priority #5: Redesign schools for stronger relationships
- 20-minute Q&A with Adam
Adam K. Edgerton, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, Learning Policy Institute
Adam K. Edgerton serves as a Washington, DC-based Senior Researcher for the Learning Policy Institute, where he works on projects related to restarting and reinventing schools, tutoring, and principal induction. Edgerton was previously a mixed-methods researcher at The Center of Standards, Alignment, Instruction, and Learning (C-SAIL), which was housed at the University of Pennsylvania and funded by the Institute of Education Sciences. His work has been published in leading academic journals, such as the American Educational Research Journal and Educational Researcher, as well as media outlets such as The Huffington Post and Education Week. He won a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for his work on collective bargaining in Pennsylvania. Prior to becoming a researcher, Edgerton taught high school English, served as an Upward Bound program director, and coordinated curricula as a Vice President of Academics for private high schools in mainland China.
Edgerton received a Ph.D. in Education Policy from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.