Professional learning provider, BetterLesson, has successfully earned ESSA Level 4 certification - Demonstrates a Rationale - for its alignment to the level of evidence-based interventions required under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for federal funding and stimulus dollar allocation.
“We all remember our favorite teachers, the people whose expertise, care, and magic changed our lives. At BetterLesson, we believe that we can build a world where every child can have more favorite teachers through a scalable and repeatable approach to professional learning. We live at the intersection of people and technology,” comments BetterLesson’s Chief Product Officer, Amber Orenstein with the announcement of this significant achievement in connection with BetterLesson’s Theory of Action, “Today's ESSA IV milestone codifies the why behind our approach and highlights the research-based rigor we use to bring personalized professional learning to over 40 states across the country.”
Now, as a provider of a certified evidence-based intervention, BetterLesson is among the industry leaders able to empower schools, districts and states to buy and use their solution to drive student outcomes. In collaboration with LearnPlatform, BetterLesson is building a trustworthy, reliable edtech evidence base for districts and state education organizations.
"As the country modernizes learning during and after the pandemic, everyone needs and will benefit from rigorous, practical evaluation to provide evidence at the speed of decision-making,” said Karl Rectanus, CEO and Co-founder of LearnPlatform. “By working with LearnPlatform to build their evidence base, BetterLesson shows that they are committed to aligning with ESSA and investing resources to work toward the goal of better outcomes for students and teachers.”
The ESSA Tiers of Evidence provide districts and schools with a framework for determining which programs, practices, strategies, and evidence based interventions improve student outcomes. Building evidence is a continuous effort - BetterLesson is proud to be a leading provider of evidence-based instructional approaches for HQIM and student-centered teaching recognized by ESSA.
BetterLesson connects K-12 educators with comprehensive professional learning solutions that help them thrive in an increasingly complex world. Through research-based professional development centered on student outcomes, educators gain the necessary skills to create meaningful student-centered learning experiences that meet all students’ needs. Our comprehensive learning plans incorporate in-person, virtual, group, and self-directed learning experiences throughout the full school year, creating scaffolds of support aligned with how adult learners actually learn. By intentionally aligning professional learning to strategic goals, we enable districts to unlock the full potential of every educator, and thus, every student. BetterLesson is proud to be a leading provider of evidence-based instructional approaches for HQIM and student-centered teaching recognized by ESSA.