Administrators WORK WITH PARENTS & THE COMMUNITY
Supplemental Educational Services Webcast

The purpose of this series of webcasts is to communicate directly with State Educational Agency (SEA) and Local Educational Agency (LEA) staff—those who guide and support the work of schools—on issues related to the implementation of NCLB. Our second production on March 30, 2004, focused on the implementation of Supplemental Educational Services.

Video Segments

Note: Streaming video time represents the broadcast duration. The streaming video loads as it plays and requires no download time. Viewer downloads for Real Player and Windows Media are available on the Department's Technology Requirements Plug-ins and Viewers page.

Introducing Supplemental Educational Services (SES)
Nina Rees

video Real Player (9MB) (2 minutes 17 seconds) | Windows Media (4.8MB)
download file PDF Transcript (47K)

An Overview of SES Implementation
Tom Corwin

video Real Player (76.4MB) (19 minutes 7 seconds) | Windows Media (40.9MB)
download files PDF Transcript (94K)

Panel Discussion
Panel of SES practitioners
Moderated by Susan Wilhelm

video Real Player (180.4MB) (40 minutes 42 seconds) | Windows Media (101.2MB)
download files PDF Transcript (187K)

Closing
Ray Simon

video Real Player (9.8MB) (2 minutes 29 seconds) | Windows Media (5MB)
download files PDF Transcript (48K)

Presenters from the U.S. Department of Education

Photo of Nina Rees, US Department of Education Nina Rees, Deputy Under Secretary for Innovation and Improvement

Nina Rees leads the Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII) at the U.S. Department of Education, overseeing the administration of approximately 28 grant programs. The office supports education innovation, broadly disseminates the lessons learned from these programs and helps to make strategic investments in promising educational practices. It also provides leadership for efforts in the areas of parental options, information and rights. Working with the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Rees also coordinates the implementation of the public school choice and supplemental services provisions. Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Education, Rees was a deputy assistant for domestic policy in the office of Vice President Cheney, where she also worked on the passage of the No Child Left Behind Act. From 1997 to 2001, she served as the chief education analyst for The Heritage Foundation.

Photo of Tom Corwin, US Department of Education Tom Corwin, Associate Deputy Under Secretary for Innovation and Improvement

Thomas Corwin advises Deputy Under Secretary Rees on issues related to program policy and implementation. He most recently served as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department's Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. He has been on detail from the Department's Budget Service where, since 1987, he has been the Director of the Division of Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Analysis. He was recently awarded the Presidential Distinguished Executive Award and has twice received the Presidential Meritorious Executive Award.

Photo of Susan Wilhelm, US Department of Education Susan Wilhelm, Group Leader for the Policy Coordination Team in the Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs (SASA) office.

Susan Wilhelm has worked in the Title I program office for nine years. Her most recent position is Group Leader for the Policy Coordination Team in the Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs (SASA) office. She is responsible for overseeing the development and dissemination of policy guidance related to the implementation of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act.

Photo of Ray Simon, US Department of EducationRay Simon, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Ray Simon recently joined the Department of Education as the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. He comes from Arkansas, where he was the Director of the Arkansas Department of Education until his appointment by President Bush. Mr. Simon has been involved in Arkansas education since 1966, when he began his career as a mathematics teacher at North Little Rock High School in the Conway School District. He held many positions in the Conway School district, including the position of Superintendent from 1991 to 1997.

SES Practitioners

Three practitioners, each representing a different part of the country and a different organization, are charged with ensuring that students who need supplemental educational services receive them.

Melinda Ness

Photo of Melinda Ness, K-12 Special Programs Coordinator, Forsyth County Schools, Georgia Ness has held a variety of teaching and leadership positions during the 25 years she has worked in education. Currently she is the K-12 Special Programs Coordinator for Forsyth County Schools (in Georgia). In her current position, she coordinates the HORIZONS gifted program in Forsythe County as well as the Title I Program, the Early Intervention Program, the Remedial Education Program, and co-facilitates the school district's improvement work in the national Standard Bearer Schools Network.


Kit Marshall, Ph.D.

Photo of Dr. Kit Marshall, Action Learning Systems For many years Dr. Marshall was a teacher in large inner-city districts in California. She went on to become the Founder and president of Action Learning Systems, Inc. ALS is dedicated to whole school reform initiatives and district-wide partnerships; a natural outgrowth of that work has been to develop supplemental services and extended learning programs. ALS provides SES to students in Los Angeles and also builds partnerships with after school programs in California.


JoAnne Carter

Photo of JoAnne Carter, Asst State Superintendent, Division of Student and School Services, state of Maryland Since 1994, Carter has been the Assistant State Superintendent, Division of Student and School Services, for the state of Maryland. As head of this division, she has responsibility for programs aimed at helping at-risk children achieve the same State content and achievement standards that apply to all students. Prior to holding this position, Carter was the Branch Chief for Language Development and Early Learning at the Maryland State Department of Education. Prior to her employment at MSDE, Carter taught in Baltimore City. She is the past president of the Maryland Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.


 
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