May 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00pm EST
The sudden shift to remote teaching has presented challenges and opportunities to rethink learning in ways we have only imagined. Catholic schools have been presented with a historic opportunity to differentiate themselves as innovative beacons for virtual education, especially with the additional entitlement funding through the CARES Act. During this highly informative webinar, school and Arch(Diocesan) leaders will discover methodologies and programs not just to maintain fidelity of instruction, but elevate engagement and rigor in a virtual school model. In addition, Participants will gain insight into funding programs for Catholic schools from one of the most prolific and successful federal funding experts in Catholic education.
The CARES Act provides funding, services and resources available to assist schools during this challenging period in meeting the educational needs for technological services, health and safety programs, instruction to students, professional development to educators and support to parents. The webinar will provide an overview of the CARES Act funding, guidelines and services to assist Catholic schools with solutions in addressing the pandemic crisis and to rethink teaching and learning by implementing the power of virtual education. Join us to learn about exemplary virtual education programs and the funding to support them. Informative links to resources will be provided.
If you are a Arch(Diocesan) or school leader, this webinar is a timely and valuable opportunity.
Amy Kawaguchi is no stranger to leaders in Catholic education. She has been a hugely successful advisor to Diocese and Principals in federal funding initiatives having helped procure over $100 million in funds over her storied career helping Catholic schools. She is an educator who specializes in working with public and private schools to implement innovative and evidence based educational practices to enhance teaching and learning. Her areas of expertise include supporting best practices in education, identifying innovative programs, and seeking opportunities for educators to succeed with their students.
Amy has dedicated her career in education as a classroom teacher, administrator, curriculum development specialist, university advisor to master’s degree students, education consultant, corporate national sales and business development executive. Her extensive background has enabled her to provide insights and comprehensive plans conducive to making decisions that improve instruction, curriculum, assessment, educational practices and maximizing federal programs. Amy is passionate about supporting educators to enhance and enrich learning for all learners.
Since 2003, Amy has dedicated her work with public school districts and private non-public schools in ensuring equitable participation in federally funded programs. She is highly knowledgeable of ESEA/ESSA guidance and assisted educators with the implementation of federal initiatives with innovative programs that focus on improving education for all students.
Currently, as the co-founder of Concierge Education Solutions, Amy is honored to work in partnership with educational corporations, public and private schools and communities in serving schools with new visions and opportunities to meet today’s educational challenges.