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Parents, Schools and the Common Core State Standards

The AFT and the National PTA held a webinar on October 9, 2012, for parents, teachers, school leaders, paraprofessionals and other educators to address the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and necessary changes in classroom practices and parent support.

Presenters included: 

  • Darion Griffin, AFT senior associate director, Literacy and Reading coordinator
  • Alice Gill, AFT senior associate director, Thinking Math coordinator
  • Susan Brown, CCSSI committee lead, Delaware PTA
  • David Musselwhite, CCSSI committee lead, Michigan PTA
  • Sarah Johnson, AFT national trainer, School, Family and Community
  • Melanie Hobbs, AFT assistant director

The following materials from the webinar are available: