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Nora Kern

2017-06-12T13:19:46+00:00

Nora Kern, Senior Associate at Safal Partners Inc., has nearly a decade of experience in education policy and charter schools through her experience in non-profit and government organizations. Nora is committed to researching and promoting educational best practices that help all students access a high-quality education. Prior to joining Safal Partners, Nora authored [...]

Charter School Discipline Toolkit: A Toolkit for Charter School Leaders

2017-04-12T22:05:34+00:00

The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) presents a toolkit on ways that school leaders can rethink student discipline and school climate. The five enabling factors in the planning and implementation of discipline reform include: 1) defining the scope of change, 2) creating a vision, 3) driving commitment to change, 4) revising policies and procedures, and [...]

Charter School Discipline: Examples of Policies and School Climate Efforts from the Field

2017-04-10T21:42:00+00:00

The report profiles four charter schools with innovative approaches to discipline: Health Sciences High and Middle College, KIPP Bay Area Schools, New Orleans College Prep Network, and Rowe Elementary School. The report presents each school's culture, discipline programs, results, and emerging issues. Download Resource More Publications [...]

Swati Gupta

2017-06-12T13:30:49+00:00

Swati Gupta has a strong background in education and policy research. As a Research Associate at Safal, Swati has led program evaluation, report writing and projects on career and technical education. Prior to Safal, she led research at an education start-up in India, aimed at improving school quality measures and leadership development. She brings [...]

Common Core Webinar

2016-05-25T13:17:55+00:00

On Friday, May 16, 2014, The National Charter School Resource Center at Safal Partners invites you to a webinar on Common Core Implementations at Charter Schools. In this webinar, our experts present a fresh perspective on Common Core implementations at charter schools and share thought-provoking approaches for achieving your implementation goals around curriculum and professional [...]

Investing in Innovation (i3) Conference

2016-06-02T05:17:15+00:00

Safal is managing the annual conference for the U.S. Department of Education's Investing in Innovation (i3) grant program. Client: U.S. Department of Education Investing in Innovation (i3) program provides funding to (1) LEAs, and (2) nonprofit organizations in partnership with (a) one or more LEAs or (b) a consortium of schools. Each year, grantees meet [...]

Texas 21st CCLC Grant Monitoring

2016-06-03T09:40:48+00:00

The Texas 21st Century Community Learning Center program, also known as Texas Afterschool Centers on Education (ACE), is a grant program administered by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The ACE program is one of the largest statewide afterschool programs, serving over 180,000 students across nearly 1,000 sites. [...]

Education Pioneers
Talent Placement Process

2016-05-30T13:11:49+00:00

Redesigned talent placement process with custom web-based matching tool. Education Pioneers engaged Safal in a strategic planning project to redesign its placement process, making it more efficient, effective and scalable. Safal identified bottlenecks and pain points, internalized the organization’s strategic priorities and benchmarked processes against similar organizations. Key accomplishments: (1) Identified opportunities and implemented improvements [...]