My work

Currently, I’m the Director for Outreach and Partnerships at the Alliance for Excellent Education, an advocacy, practice, and policy organization committed to ensuring that all students graduate from high school prepared for college, for a career, and for life.

Feel free to peruse my LinkedIn profile or send me an email: aoakes4 (at) gmail (dot) com.

Prose:

Charter and Innovative Schools: Emerging Trends Reflected in the State Phase 1 Race to the Top Applications [May 2010 report]. Washington, DC: Learning Point Associates.

Engaging Native American Learners with Rigor and Cultural Relevance, with Traci Maday [Aug 2009 issue brief]. Washington, DC: The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement.

Middle-to-High School Transition: Practical Strategies to Consider, with Winsome Waite [May 2009 newsletter]. Washington, DC: The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement.

Qualitatively Different: Mathematics Education for Teachers [Mar 2009 newsletter]. Washington, DC: The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement.

Getting to “Got it!” Helping Mathematics Students Reach Deep Understanding, with Jon Star [Mar 2008 newsletter]. Washington, DC: The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement.

Video:

Brain-informed Education for All: Is It Possible?, with David Yeager [Mar 2017 presentation]. Austin: SXSWEdu.

The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning, with Glenn Whitman [Dec 2016 webinar]. Washington, DC: The Alliance for Excellent Education.

Beyond Slices of Pizza: Teaching Fractions Effectively [Sep 2008 webcast]. Washington, DC: The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement.

Making Algebra Work: Instructional Strategies that Deepen Student Understanding [Feb 2008 webcast]. Washington, DC: The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement.

Other blog posts:

Happy Schools, Happy Students: Supporting Student Well-being [May 2017 blog post]. Washington, DC: Alliance for Excellent Education.