Join Us for a Twitter Chat

Jess TonnHas expanded learning’s time arrived? Where is the movement going?

The Collaborative for Building After-School Systems (CBASS) will host a Twitter chat today, January 24, 2 PM to 3 PM EST to grapple with those questions and others raised in The Wallace Foundation’s recent report Reimagining the School Day: More Time for Learning. We’ll be on the chat, along with our CBASS partners and other organizations profiled in the report.

Elena Silva, Senior Policy Analyst at Education Sector and co-author of the report, will share her findings and answer questions.

Never Twitter chatted before? Have no fear. To join the chat and see what others are saying:

  1. Search Twitter for the hashtag #timechat once the chat starts.
  2. To join the discussion, use the same hashtag in each of your tweets so that others can see them.
  3. You do not need a Twitter account to follow the chat, but you do need one to comment or ask questions. If you need to set up a twitter account, you can join at It’s free to join and only takes a minute.
  4. Each tweet is limited to 140 characters (including the hashtag # timechat) but feel free to multiple tweets to pose a question or respond to a comment. (Just remember to include the hashtag #timechat in each of your tweets.)

About the guest:

Elena Silva

Elena Silva has researched and written on a wide range of educational issues while at Education Sector, including public school staffing and school design, scheduling, assessment, and the role of teachers unions in reform. Reimagining the School Day: More Time for Learning recaps a two-day conference hosted by The Wallace Foundation to discuss expanded learning time, identify the barriers to realizing it and forge a way forward.

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About Jess Tonn

Jess is TASC’s Web Communications Manager. She manages TASC’s website, social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, and YouTube), video production, email communications, and this blog. In her past professional lives, she could be found writing for Education Week, tending the grounds at the Tufts University European Center or keeping the plants alive in various parks and community gardens throughout the five boroughs.