The first ever Elevate Showcase in October 2022 invited teachers and education leaders from across the country to showcase their innovative work in centering student voices in order to catalyze change within the classroom. Click on the links below to jump to specific moments of the showcase. Additionally, you can access slides and resources from the showcase.
PERTS Executive Director, Dave Paunesku opens the Elevate Showcase by answering the question: What is Elevate?
Rachel Banas, Principal at West Buffalo Charter Schools: Rachel discusses her approach to building buy-in for Elevate among teachers and students and the impact that she’s seen at her school from using Elevate.
Case Study Panel Discussion: Jessica and Rachel compare implementing Elevate in a large school district versus smaller sites.
Shan Carter, Coach, Guilford County Schools, Promoting teacher self-awareness: Shan shares how practicing Adult SEL helped teachers get the most out of Elevate Instructional
Instructional Coach Panel: Our instructional coaches discuss how they support teachers on their improvement journey.
Kaity Haley, Middle School Social Studies, Evaluating Equity in Classroom Culture: Kaity shares how she identified equity gaps in her Elevate data and then implemented strategies to close them.
Anna Stewart, Middle School Math, Vulnerability with Student Feedback: Anna considered leaving the teaching profession, but instead found joy and revitalization after using Elevate.
Katrice Dixon, Middle School Math, Student Voice The Better Choice: As the Equity and SEL coordinator for her school, Katrice found Elevate to be a natural fit in her classroom where she was working to center student experience.
Teacher Panel: Our teacher presenters share how they’ve pushed past disappointing results to make change.