Conferences & Workshops
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SREB Presents Common Core Networking, Staff Development Conferences
Implementation of the Common Core State Standards will require a major shift in how teachers teach students to meet higher expectations in preparing them for college and careers. The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), as part of its annual High Schools That Work (HSTW) Staff Development Conference, is offering the Common Core State Standards Networking Conference, July 15-17, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
This cost-effective conference will showcase the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) and Mathematics Design Collaborative (MDC), instructional tools developed by the Gates Foundation to help teachers meet the new standards. These tools have been field tested in several SREB states during the past two years and have proven to engage students in deeper learning and increase student achievement. Teachers in middle grades, high schools and technology centers are encouraged to attend.
In addition, SREB will host the 27th Annual HSTW Staff Development Conference immediately following the CCSS Networking Conference on July 17-20, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. This conference is one of the nation’s leading professional development conferences for teachers and leaders, featuring over 500 practitioner- and expert-led sessions that will share proven tools, best-practices and instructional strategies to graduate more students college and career ready. This year the conferencewill showcase Advanced Career (AC) courses. These new career/technical (CT) curricula which will do for CT studies what AP did for academic studies. The new AC curricula will be an exemplary model for all future CT programs to aspire towards.
10th Annual Focus on the Economy Teacher Workshop
July 29 - 30, 8:30am - 4:30 pm - Bay St. Louis
- Financial First Aid Tool Kits for Teachers – Financial tips for accumulating and managing personal wealth
- Meeting the informational text requirement of the Common Core State Standards
- Economic and Financial Literacy for K-12 students
- Registration Fee: $25 for attendance one day or $40 for both days.
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CMSE Hosts CCSS Math “Mini” Institute
The Center for Mathematics and Science Education at the University of Mississippi will host the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS-M) three-day “mini” institute for K-2 and 3-5 educators. The professional development opportunity is June 25-27 from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at the Jones County Community College in Ellisville. The cost for all three days and 2.0 CEU credits is $295. For more information, call (662) 915-6621.