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21st Century Teaching and Learning Conference 2018
The College of St. Scholastica hosts its eighth annual 21st Century Teaching and Learning Conference, a professional development event for current and aspiring teachers. The one-day conference is meant for making connections with leaders in the field of education.
The conference begins with a keynote address at 8:30 a.m. from Paul Gorski, Ph.D., the founder of the Equity Literacy Institute and EdChange. He is also an associate professor of integrative studies at George Mason University, where he teaches in the education and social justice concentrations. Gorski has more than 20 years of experience helping educators strengthen their equity efforts across a wide range of equity issues, and has worked with schools and districts in 48 states and a dozen countries. Gorski will be speaking on “Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap.”
The conference will offer a full day of breakout sessions designed to meet ongoing education requirements for teachers. Presentations include hands-on workshops and research-based best practices in teaching, learning and leading. Continuing Education Units are available for both teachers and administrators.
Content will be applicable to everyone from K-12 teachers to college students to higher education faculty members. Presentation titles include: “Practices to Promote Persistence,” “Simplifying Instruction for Students with Dyslexia,” and “Cultivating Educational Leadership through Mindfulness.”
Registration is $99. For more information, visit the conference webpage.