Whole School Reform FAQ's 

Q. What will be the focus of the conference?

The REACH(c) Whole School Reform is a conference that consists of three days of expert facilitation and professional development. All facilitators have either successfully led a school turnaround effort or worked with schools and districts requiring reform.  Participants will have opportunities to collaborate, exchange ideas, and create action plans aimed to improve their school environment, staff engagement, and student achievement with other educators from around the United States.  

Q. Who should attend this conference?

REACH(c) suggests that at least three (3) - five (5) people from each school be in attendance to gain the full experience. Teams should be made up of Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Parent Coordinators, and School Administrators.  Even though we suggest at least 3 representatives from each school, it is not a requirement.  

Q. Where has the conference been held?

Where: TKP - New York Conference Center

Address: 109 W. 39th Street New York, NY 10018

Q. Are there pre-conference sessions?

Yes, Our last WSR optional pre-conference session was held May 28, 2017 and facilitated by Dr. Bernard Gassaway.

Does REACH(c) have the ability to assist with travel and accommodations?

Yes, REACH(c) staff members are prepared to assist you with travel and our pre-reserved hotel accommodations.

Q. How much does the conference cost?

The cost of the conference varies depending on time of registration and participation in the pre-conference seminar.  For more details about cost, click here:  

Q. What workshops were available in the past? 

Executive Coaching 

Observation Tracking and Responding to Trends 

Data-Based Schools: What do they look like? 

Social Emotional Developmental Health: Creating a Curriculm and Making it Stick! 

Coaching v. Mentoring: Selecting the best Approach for Individual Growth 

Leadership vs. Management: When both are useful ?

Power Concepts: What Effective Schools must Master 



Where will the 2018 Whole School Reform Conference be held?


The 2018 Whole School Reform Conference:  Coaching Through Systems will be announced shortly.


Still Have Questions? 

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