Those at the Wyoming School-University Partnership and the NNER were saddened to hear about the passing of John Goodlad, NNER founder, on November 29 at his home in Seattle. To read John Goodlad's obituary written by Roger Soder, a colleague, friend, and current president of the Institute for Educational Inquiry, please click here. You can also find it in the Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/12/01/the-passing-of-a-giant-in-education/
About the National Network for Educational Renewal (NNER)
The Wyoming School-University Partnership is a member of the National Network for Educational Renewal (NNER), the national organization working to simultaneously improve the quality of education for citizens of our democracy and the quality of preparation of educators for our schools.
In addition to the national-level of the organization, the NNER is comprised of many state- or local-level partnerships including the Wyoming School-University Partnership. This network of partnerships creates an environment of progressive thinking and momentum for change.
The NNER leads by example in its commitment to improve simultaneously the quality of education for citizens of our democracy and the quality of preparation of educators for our schools through partnerships with the Institution of Higher Education and the Local Education Agency.
NNER's Four Moral Dimensions:
- Provide access to knowledge for all children Equity and Excellence
- Educate the young for citizenship in a social and political democracy Enculturation
- Base teaching on knowledge of the subjects taught, established principles of learning, and sensitivity to the unique potential of learners Nurturing Pedagogy
- Take responsibility for improving the conditions for learning in the entire school and university community Stewardship
Symposia and Conferences
The Wyoming School-University Partnership regularly supports Wyoming educator's participation in the NNER's Summer Symposia and annual conferences.
Reports and Newsletters
Click here to access the Wyoming School-University Partnership's annual progress reports to the NNER, as well as regular newsletters produced by the NNER.
Education in a Democracy: A Journal of the NNER
The primary intent of this peer-reviewed journal is to promote the Agenda for Education in a democracy. Click here for more information.
John Goodlad's Occasional Papers
In 2012, John Goodlad began a series of papers "regarding what education is, what schools are for, and what we need to do to get education and schools both better understood and more strongly embedded in the nation’s culture." Read more.