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October 2017

$99
October 11, 2017

The Ultimate Learning Walk: Back-to-School Bus Tour ’17

So much can be gained from walking through classrooms and learning from colleagues, but teachers are rarely given the opportunity to do so. Join IEE for the Ultimate Learning Walk where we’ll hop on a comfortable bus and visit high-performing schools located in mid-Michigan. Visit multiple award-winning schools throughout the day and have opportunities to observe teachers and students in action and ask questions of school leaders. The IEE team will facilitate reflective activities between each stop, and lunch will…

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November 2017

$2,500
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

$99
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. Registration Closed

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February 2018

February 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Power of You Conference

Saginaw Valley State University Curtiss Hall,

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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April 2018

$2,500
April 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Middle School Network Meetings

Together we can "DIY Today" - one young adolescent, one classroom, one school at a time. IEE brings together teams of building principals and teacher leaders to engage in continuous school improvement through a powerful combination of networking and on-site coaching. The seminars provide middle-grades leadership teams opportunities to focus on creating schools aligned with the national and state Schools to Watch (STW) vision and criteria. The learning is further supported through on-site coaching from a qualified Leadership Coach. 9/20/17…

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February 2019

$125
February 25 @ 7:30 am - 6:30 pm

Ultimate Bus Tour

Saginaw Valley State University, 7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710 United States
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The world around us is changing swiftly.  As educators, we need to adapt to the technological environment that allows students to learn 24/7.  The 2019 Ultimate Bus Tour provides participants with a glimpse into schools that have shifted instructional practices to meet the demands of today.  Join us as we explore cutting edge schools that have made Project Based Learning the center of teaching and learning.   Tour Schedule 7:30 Depart Saginaw Valley State University 8:15 - 11:15 Explore Meridian…

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April 2019

$599
April 24 @ 8:30 am - May 17 @ 3:30 pm

Adaptive Schools Foundation Training

The Institute For Excellence In Education, 711 W. Pickard St.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 United States
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April 24 April 25 May 16 May 17 The Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminars present a productive, practical set of ideas and tools for developing collaborative groups in becoming effective and better equipped to resolve complex issues around student learning. The work of the Adaptive Schools Seminars is to develop the resources and capacities of the organization and of individuals to cohesively respond to the changing needs of students and society. The training not only explores what makes teams effective, but how…

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September 2019

$599
September 18 @ 9:30 am - October 3 @ 3:30 pm

Cognitive Coaching Foundation Training

The Institute For Excellence In Education, 711 W. Pickard St.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 United States
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Dates:September 18, 2019September 19, 2019October 2, 2019October 3, 2019 We know that implementing the changes necessary to reach your school improvement goals is not easy. Excellence cannot be mandated and behavior changes cannot be demanded. At IEE, we rely on the Cognitive Coaching™ method to facilitate change in schools by mediating adult thinking and learning. While coaching provides teachers and school leaders with a “thought partner” as they apply new learning and changes to their practice, it is Cognitive Coaching™…

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