Kate Newburgh, Ph.D.

Guest Blogger

Founder, Deep Practices Consulting

Denver, Colorado

Kate Newburgh, Ph.D., is the founder of Deep Practices Consulting, L3C, a social enterprise dedicated to systemic transformation. She has over a decade of experience in research and systems change. She began her career as a New York City Teaching Fellow in the Bronx, New York, and since then has held diverse roles in the field including educational researcher, academic affairs director for a national non-profit, and strategy lead for transformative learning for Eagle County Schools, Colorado.

She is a member of several large-scale networks including the Colorado Education Initiative and America Achieves and is trained in project-based learning, capstone design, and competency-based evaluation. Kate received her doctorate in curriculum and instruction from the University of Denver with a research focus on system-wide teacher retention and adaptive whole-teacher supports. Learn more at www.deeppractices.com.

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Posted June 10, 2019

To Defeat Implicit Bias, Try Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning is a very powerful practice for accelerating important learning for Black, Brown, and low-income kids. It provides “voice…

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