Date: October 30, 2014 Location: Davis Center, University of Vermont Description: Helen Beattie, Mary Whalen, Sally MacCarthy (YATST Advisor and Hazen Union Guidance Counselor) and Clara Lew-Smith (Hazen YATST student) presented a workshop called “Raising Aspirations: Growth Mindset for All Learners.” The powerpoint presentation can be found here.
Category: UP on Stage
Date: October 9, 2014 Location: Sugarbush Resort, Vermont. Description: Sally McCarthy, Dylan McAllister and Keilah Figueroa and Helen Beattie presented the keynote presentation entitled, “The Case of the Missing R: Shared Responsibility.” The powerpoint for this presentation can be found at
Date: August 12, 2014 Location: Castleton State College Description: Helen Beattie presented an overview of “The Missing R: Shared Responsibility” and reviewed our research regarding youth perceptions of education and learning, as a factor in Act 77 implementation. The powerpoint for this presentation can be found here.
Date: June 24-26, 2014 Location: Cambridge University, Cambridge, England Description: UP for Learning Director Helen Beattie presented a workshop with Dr. Susan Groundwater-Smith from the University of Sydney entitled, “Bridges to Partnership”. They chose the bridge as a metaphor for the lessons learned in the development of youth-adult partnerships. The powerpoint for this presentation can...
Date: June 4, 2014 Location: Vermont Technical College, Randolph, VT Description: UP for Learning was asked to organize and facilitate a panel to explore youth perspectives of Act 77. Matt Fisher, Morgan MacIver, Asah Whalen, Maddie and Ellen Berrings were panelists for this presentation.
Helen Beattie, Executive Director of UP for Learning, co-presented on a panel entitled, The Roles of Student Voice, Participation and Youth-Adult Partnership in Promoting Student Development at the American Education Research Association’s annual meeting. The American Education Research Association (AERA) is the nation’s premier conference on educational research. Dr. Beattie joined Dr. Dana Mitra and...