2013-14 Professional Development Opportunities
Registration is now open for our 4th annual Meeting the Challenge conference! Our sessions are hand-selected and intentionally planned to meet the needs of teachers and leaders working to implement standards and effective assessment practices. Strands and sessions are designed around the implementation challenges that districts are experiencing and led by authors, experts, and practitioners to give you the most robust conference experience possible.
View the conference website for full details on strands, sessions, presenters, and registration.
March 11, 2014
Presented by author and assessment expert Shirley Clarke, University of London
Learn practical strategies for incorporating the elements of formative assessment in the classroom. The training will also highlight successful staff development strategies.
$125 for the 1-day session
Complete details here: www.rsvpbook.com/formassessoneday
April 10 & 11, 2014
Presented by Dr. Christine Schnittka, Auburn University, former middle school math and science teacher, former engineer (IBM)
Teachers will experience a research-based engineering teaching kit (ETK) that is tightly aligned to science content standards for that grade level.
$100 for each 1-day session
Complete details here: www.rsvpbook.com/etkspring2014
June and July, 2014
One-day short courses for elementary, middle, and high school science teachers
Aligned to the NGSS
Short courses for elementary, middle, and high school teachers are focused on strengthening content understanding, developing and using models, and using mathematics and computational thinking.
$125 for each 1-day session
Complete details here: www.rsvpbook.com/ngssshortcourses