Produce increased 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 add tools to their teacher toolbox.
Student Engagement Strategies
March 9, 2017
9:00am – 3:00pm
Institute for Excellence in Education
711 West Pickard Street
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Lunch will be provided.
Jillian Davidson has ten years of educational experience which include teaching both middle and high school and leadership positions with School Improvement, Curriculum Council, and the District Data Team. She has a Masters of Arts in Education from Michigan State and an Educational Specialist Degree in Instructional Administration from Central Michigan University. Jillian enjoys working with school leaders to analyze data from multiple perspectives to consider implications and create plans which empower students and teachers to reach their goals. Currently, Jillian is a PhD candidate at Central Michigan University where she is studying Educational Leadership.
Blake Pratt brings over 10 years of classroom experience to his role as a Targeted Learning Coach for the Institute for Excellence in Education. As a former middle-grades math teacher, Blake helped to develop an instructional model that significantly increased his students’ math proficiency. As a math coach for IEE, Blake provides ongoing professional development to schools and has empowered hundreds of educators to implement instructional strategies that lead to sustained student growth and achievement.
Michigan Department of Education State Continuing Education Clock Hours are available for an additional fee.
Event Registration Cancellation Policy
Transfer: Registrations are transferrable, but not refundable. Substitutions for persons attending can be made up to one day in advance of the event without charge.
Cancellation by Participant: No refunds will be given, but a voucher for attendance at another Institute for Excellence in Education event will be offered and will be valid for one full year.
Cancellation by IEE: In the event of circumstances beyond its control, the Institute for Excellence in Education reserves the right to amend or cancel any event. If the Institute for Excellence in Education cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund.