How Chesterfield County Public Schools Is Using Improvement Science to Stay Focused on Equity Amid COVID-19

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In this webinar, leaders of the university-school division partnership of Chesterfield County Public Schools and University of Virginia highlight their use of the tenets of improvement science to redirect their efforts in response to the dual challenges of the pandemic and the fight for racial equity.

  • David Eddy Spicer, Associate Professor, Curry School of Education and Human Development, University of Virginia
  • Tinkhani White, Director of School Improvement, Chesterfield County (VA) Public Schools
  • Ash Vasudeva, Vice President, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Chesterfield County Public Schools and the University of Virginia are members of the Improvement Leadership Education and Development (iLEAD) network comprised of 13 university-district partnerships. iLEAD is committed to the use of improvement science to develop leaders, address local problems of practice, and promote equitable educational opportunities and outcomes for all students.

Improvement Science in the Time of COVID-19

This video is part of the Carnegie Foundation webinar series, Improvement Science in the Time of COVID-19, which explores how K–12 leaders and their partners have leveraged improvement-based thinking and practice to respond to the challenges of COVID-19, particularly those related to coherence, equity, and engagement.

Much thanks to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for supporting this webinar series.