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November 2017
November 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - March 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Trauma Sensitive Classroom Seminar Series

We can all picture certain students that create diversions when it's time to work...that crawl under the tables to cope...that are silent, hoping to be invisible. These students weigh heavy on our hearts and know exactly how to push our buttons. In this engaging seminar series, participants will learn to identify the characteristics of students living in chronically stressful situations and provide strategies to keep these students invested in the educational process. 11/1/17 1/24/18 3/21/18 Seminar Series: $2,500 (includes 3…

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January 2018
January 10, 2018

Student Engagement Strategies PD

Increase engagement by harnessing student interests and energy! Participants will learn new strategies for engaging students during instruction, transitions, and reflection. Presenters will utilize current brain research to model various instructional strategies and provide participants opportunities to consider application tailored to fit their needs. Teachers from all levels and subject areas are invited to attend and bring back valuable ideas that can be implemented immediately in their classrooms. Register HERE

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February 2018
February 28, 2018

The Power of You Conference

The Institute for Excellence in Education in partnership with Saginaw Valley State University is hosting the second annual Power of You educators conference on February 28th, 2018. The content will push participant thinking to consider new approaches to data, collaboration, and school reform. The conference is aimed at practicing educators who strive to bring leadership to their district, building and classroom. The learning strands for this conference will be Collaborative Culture, Data and Accountability, Unique Student Needs, Academic Achievement, Leveraging…

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