(Re) engaging Policy Process: Valuing and Learning From Youth Voices
University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) 2017 annual meeting
University Council for Educational Administration
Educational researchers must engage authentically with youth voices in order to allow those who are most impacted by educational policy, students, to have opportunities to be part of (a) identifying problems/needs for policy intervention, (b) crafting policy that has the potential to effectively leverage students’ assets, (c) evaluating implementation of policy as it relates to student experiences and outcomes, and (d) exploring methods to engage students in the shaping and transforming of policy and systems.
Olson, A., Mendez, J., Lavigne, A., & Castrellón, L.E*. (Re) engaging policy process: Valuing and learning from youth voices. Critical conversation to be held at University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), annual meeting, Denver, Co.