Bleasdale Educational Research and Consulting

Committed to Creating and Supporting Communities of Equity and Inclusion. Locally. Nationally. Globally Dr.Bleasdale grew up in England, the youngest of four girls , with a younger brother. Her parents were both educators and from an early age Jane knew teaching was her calling and her passion. Dr. Bleasdale has taught in the UK, TheContinue reading “Bleasdale Educational Research and Consulting”

SOMA Justice/P.A.R.E.S. Scorecard

F.A.Q.S FAQ: Q:  Who were the independent researchers that scored the answers. A:   Dr. Jane Bleasdale an independent consultant and professor of education worked with two groups of educational research students to analyze the data. The students attend the University of San Francisco graduate School of Education and have no affiliation to S.O.M.S.D. Q: HowContinue reading “SOMA Justice/P.A.R.E.S. Scorecard”

SOMSD Scorecard Background

The folks who run Soma Justice and PARES are all moms living in South Orange and Maplewood. We volunteer our time working to transform our towns into more equitable, integrated, and supportive communities. The BOE scorecard is just one thing we do in partnership with PARES. For example, in the last few years, SOMA JusticeContinue reading “SOMSD Scorecard Background”

SOMSD Board of Education Elections 2020

NEW THIS YEAR – CANDIDATE VIDEOS – https://janebleasdale.com/research/2020-boe-scorecard/ SOMA Justice and P.A.R.E.S (Parents in Partnership with Respect and Equity in SOMA Schools)  provided  questions to each candidate on addressing the issues of inequity and safety in our district (particularly in regards to vulnerable populations, i.e., POC, queer, special needs, immigrant, second-language learners, etc)  Bleasdale EducationalContinue reading “SOMSD Board of Education Elections 2020”

New Book : Social Conscience and Responsibility: Teaching the Common Good in Secondary Education .

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/janebleasdale_ethics-commongood-secondaryeducation-activity-6601950918168715264-HKHn Excited to share the news about our textbook project Social Conscience and Responsibility: Teaching the Common Good in Secondary Education .Grateful to my co editor Julie Sullivan. so proud of all the University of San Francisco School of Education (Official) students and alum who contributed. https://rowman.com/Action/SERIES/_/RL055/Teaching-EthicsHardcover – Available for pre order . To beContinue reading “New Book : Social Conscience and Responsibility: Teaching the Common Good in Secondary Education .”

School Security and Safety. Misguided Vigilance

With the increased fear of school shootings we have seen an increase in school safety drills. There is a lot of debate about the need for and effectiveness of such drills . However, we do know that learning and development is being disrupted on an almost daily basis by them …. Here is a recentContinue reading “School Security and Safety. Misguided Vigilance”

Board of Education Elections 2019

 S.O.M.S.D. 2019 BOE CANDIDATES REPORT CARD STATEMENT 10/24/2019 The folks who run Soma Justice and PARES are all moms living in South Orange and Maplewood. We volunteer our time working to transform our towns into more equitable, integrated, and supportive communities. The BOE scorecard is just one thing we do in partnership with PARES. ForContinue reading “Board of Education Elections 2019”