Generation Ready Announces First Excellence Through Equity Webinar on March 8

Join former president of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), Miranda Beard, as she discusses educational equity practices the Laurel School Board district has implemented that are having a positive impact on student achievement, including:

  • An increase in attendance rates
  • An increase in academic improvement as indicated by formative assessments
  • A reduction in suspensions and disciplinary actions

Learn more and register for this free webinar


About Miranda A. Beard
Miranda A. Beard served as the 2016-2017 president of the National Schools Boards Association (NSBA) based in the Washington, D.C. area. NSBA’s members are state school board associations across the United States. Those associations serve nearly 90 thousand school board members who help 50 million school-aged children.

She was elected to her leadership role in April 2016 by NSBA’s 150-member Delegate Assembly in Boston, Massachusetts. Miranda was first elected to the NSBA Board in April 2011 as a director representing the Southern Region; in 2012, she was re-elected to a three-year term. Miranda is the president of the Laurel School District Board of Trustees and past president of the Mississippi School Boards Association.

About Generation Ready

Generation Ready is a leading provider of teacher and leader professional learning services that uniquely combines deep instructional job-embedded expertise, innovative technology tools, and a targeted digital content library that ensures sustained professional growth and improved student learning. For the past 20 years, our primary focus has been improving instructional practice in the classroom. With professional learning services that are experienced, evidence-based, collaborative and customized, our mission is to support teachers and school leaders in order to educate a stronger, more vibrant generation of students prepared to meet life’s challenges. For more information, visit