2018 Power-squared Summit Draws Youth-Adult Teams from Around Vermont
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2018 Power-squared Summit Draws Youth-Adult Teams from Around Vermont

On Tuesday, May 1, 2018, youth-adult partnership teams from 21 Vermont high schools and organizations descended upon the Lake Morey Inn in Fairlee to share their power at the Power 2 Summit. Power 2 is short for Power-Squared, acknowledging the synergistic force for change that happens when youth partner with adults to bring about innovations...

UP for Learning featured at Youth Activation Summit in Palo Alto, CA
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UP for Learning featured at Youth Activation Summit in Palo Alto, CA

On a Wednesday in late April, 150 youth and adults from around the country were flown to Facebook Corporate headquarters in Palo Alto California for the Youth Activation Summit.  Helen Beattie (UP for Learning Executive Director), Aidan Lodge (Peoples Academy student and Communicating School Redesign participant) and Phil Grant (Peoples Academy principal) were invited as...

Linking Across the Lines
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Linking Across the Lines

Alison Cook-Sather from Bryn Mawr College and Helen Beattie discuss strengthening student voice work through “linking across the lines”  in the latest edition of the International Journal of Student Voice.

The Keystone to Transformation
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The Keystone to Transformation

Helen Beattie and Martha Rich discuss Youth-Adult Partnerships; the Keystone to Transformation in this month’s Education Reimagined Pioneering online Voices from the Field publication.

Welcome to our new website!  
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Welcome to our new website!  

Read Executive Director Helen Beattie’s reflection on UP for Learning’s first decade, and her hopes for the future in the inaugural blog post.

Power 2 Summit
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Power 2 Summit

Save the Date!! Power 2 Summit: Youth and Adults Shaping Vermont Education Together May 1, 2018 @ Lake Morey Resort   The critical importance of Youth-adult partnership in transforming educational efforts is the focus of this energizing gathering. We will explore the role youth-adult partnership is playing in successfully shaping learning and educational experiences. Flexible...