Inquiry with Influence: Realizing the Potential of Research-Supported Policymaking with the New Wheelock Educational Policy Center

BU Wheelock is excited to launch the new Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC) as part of a commitment to transforming systems that impact learning for a thriving and just future.Join us to learn about WEPC’s approach to rigorous, policy-relevant research and to meet the WEPC-affiliated faculty driving a research agenda aimed to improve opportunities and holistic outcomes for traditionally marginalized students.This webinar will also spotlight recent WEPC projects, including: an analysis of instructional resources during the COVID-19 pandemic; the impact of statewide professional development efforts to improve instruction for English Learners; and the effects of demographics in teacher observations.The event will close with a Q &A on the role of research in influencing education policy ideas and decision-making.

When 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm on Tuesday, February 23, 2021