CASTL Director Jason Downer Speaks at Center of Excellence Research Consortium Annual Event


By Rachel Chapdelaine

Jason Downer, associate professor of education and director of the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, recently spoke at the Center of Excellence Research Consortium (COERC) event on April 12 in Columbia, South Carolina.

COERC is an annual event that promotes collaboration of researchers, school district leaders and practitioners who are interested in studying children of poverty and educational practices for high-poverty schools.

As the featured researcher at COERC, Downer presented on the individual differences in students’ classroom experiences and provided an alternative perspective on classroom climate.

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