SOURCE: Evans Newton Incorporated

Evans Newton Incorporated

August 23, 2011 17:57 ET

Dr. Victoria L. Bernhardt to Keynote the Fall 2011 Common Core State Standards and School Transformation Symposium

Nationally Recognized Thought Leader in Education Helps District and School Administrators Through the Implementation of the Common Core

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Aug 23, 2011) - Dr. Victoria L. Bernhardt, a nationally recognized leader on data analysis, will make the keynote presentation titled "Implementing the Common Core State Standards with Integrity and Fidelity" at the Fall 2011 Common Core State Standards and School Transformation Symposium. The Symposium, hosted by Evans Newton Incorporated (ENI), features presentations from thought leaders and practitioners in education from across the country. The event will be held at the Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, Arizona, from October 5-7, 2011.

During her presentation, Dr. Bernhardt, will provide participants with a framework for Continuous School Improvement to help during their transition to the Common Core State Standards by the 2014 deadline. Attendees will leave with concrete ideas for implementing systemic change and comprehensive data analyses that lead to increased student learning -- keys to success -- while transitioning to the CCSS. For attending, they will receive a signed copy of Dr. Bernhardt's latest book, "RTI and CSI - Response to Intervention and Continuous School Improvement."

When questioned about the event, Dr. Bernhardt stated, "I had the pleasure of presenting and attending the spring symposium and was thrilled to be asked back. Aligning and implementing the Common Core State Standards are critical to the success of our education system, and I am excited to provide support to early adopters of the initiative."

Dr. Bernhardt is the Executive Director of Education for the Future, whose mission is to build the capacity of learning organizations at all levels to gather, analyze, and use data to continuously improve learning for all students. She is also a Professor (currently on leave) from the College of Communication and Education at California State University, Chico.

For more information or to register, please contact Melissa Myers at 800.443.0544, ext. 219, or You can also register online at

About Education of the Future
Education for the Future is a not-for-profit initiative located on the California State University, Chico campus, that focuses on working with schools, districts, State Departments of Education, and other educational service centers and agencies on systemic change and comprehensive data analyses that lead to increased student learning.

About Evans Newton Incorporated
Since 1973, the professionals at ENI have been working with schools to improve student achievement using innovative, customized programs tailored to state objectives and standardized tests. Our TargetTeach® process has been used by schools and districts across the country to create dramatic improvement in student performance while empowering teachers and school leaders by establishing a research-based foundation for sustainable change. The company is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. Learn more at:

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