Character Lab Convening

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What is Convening?

Character Lab Convening is an exclusive professional development opportunity designed for our school partners across the country. School partners learn about their groundbreaking role in school-based research, how to apply research to their school community, and plan for upcoming research activities. To learn more about the last event, see here.

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When and where does Convening take place?

Convening is a virtual conference—you can attend from anywhere! Convening takes place during the summer to allow our partners to incorporate learning for the upcoming school year. In 2021, Convening was held on Thursday, July 22 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ET. 

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Who attends Convening?

Convening is a gathering of our current school partners. Each partner sends their School Research Leads, school leaders, district officials, and CLIPsters to the conference.

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What can I expect at Convening?

This professional development opportunity is designed specifically for our Character Lab school partners. 


Participants attend workshops to learn about new research insights and have opportunities to talk with other CLRN members about applying these discoveries.


You can expect talks from scientists about what they learned from the research activities students participated in during the school year.

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What do I need to do to register?

Convening is a free professional opportunity for our current school partners. If you are interested in attending and are not a partner, please speak to your Character Lab contact. 

All current partners will receive their invitation to register via email. If you have questions, you can contact