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Shaker Rising Video Project Archive

The Shaker Rising Video Project features District administrators, teachers and community members—all of whom will answer questions related to detracking at Shaker Heights Schools.

We hope these videos help our school community better understand why detracking is important, how it will be implemented at our schools and how it will positively impact our students’ success.

Video #1: Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder, Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder, the District’s Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, launches the District’s Shaker Rising Video Project. This special project features District administrators, teachers and community members—all of whom will answer questions related to detracking at Shaker Heights Schools. In this video, Dr. Wilder answers the questions, "What is tracking?" and "How can we learn more about detracking?"


Video #2: Matt Simon, Coordinator of the Innovative Center for Personalized Learning

In this second video of the Shaker Rising Video Project series, Matt Simon, Coordinator of the Innovative Center for Personalized Learning, answers the question: What if we maintain the status quo and continue to track students?  


Video #3: Jayce Bailey, Shaker Heights High School Math Teacher

In this third Shaker Rising Video, Shaker Heights High School Math Teacher Jayce Bailey answers the question, "How will course consolidation affect instruction?" 


Video #4: Donna Jelen, Shaker Heights High School Orchestra Director and Music Department Chair

In this fourth Shaker Rising video, Donna Jelen, Shaker Heights High School Orchestra Director and Music Department Chair, answers the question: How can we maintain rigor in consolidated courses?


Video #5: Sangeeta Prakash, Parent and Equity Policy Implementation Team Member

In the fifth video of the Shaker Rising Video Project, Shaker Heights Schools parent and Equity Policy Implementation Team Member Sangeeta Prakash answers the question, "What are my concerns about detracking and course consolidation and how can we address them?" 


Video #6: Dr. John Moore, International Baccalaureate Coordinator and Diploma Programme Coordinator

In the sixth video of the Shaker Rising Video Project, Shaker Heights Schools International Baccalaureate Coordinator and Diploma Programme Coordinator Dr. John Moore answers the question, "What does the research on detracking reveal?"



Video #7: Vicki Elder, Shaker Heights Community Member and Equity Policy Implementation Team Member

In the seventh video of the Shaker Rising Video Project, Shaker Heights community member and Equity Policy Implementation Team member Vicki Elder answers the question, "What are your concerns about detracking and how can we address them?" 


Shaker Rising Roundtable: Detracking

On Wednesday, October 7, Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder hosted Shaker Rising Roundtable: Detracking, a panel discussion among Shaker Heights Schools administrators to discuss detracking at the District. In addition to Dr. Wilder, the panelists included: 
  • Dr. David Glasner, Superintendent

  • Dr. Marla Robinson, Chief Academic Officer

  • Ms. Micki Krantz, Director of Secondary Education

  • Dr. Erin Herbruck, Director of Primary Education

  • Ms. Elizabeth Kimmel, Director of Exceptional Children

  • Dr. John Moore, District International Baccalaureate Coordinator and IB Diploma Programme Coordinator








Contact

Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder
Executive Director
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
216.295.4281

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