Saturday, March 2, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Where: University of Dallas Campus, Gorman Lecture Center & SB Hall
Join us for this informative and interactive conference, where you’ll hear from engaging speakers on current and relevant topics as we discuss critical issues in education. You can also earn four hours of CPE credit. This conference brings together scholars, researchers, educators, pre-service teachers, professionals and other groups interested in teacher education to discuss timely topics in the educational sciences.
Lunch will be provided for all attendees.
Principals - If your school is planning to pay for a group of teachers/administrators to attend the conference, please contact Kathryn Penland at (972) 721-5389 or email@example.com. We are happy to invoice your school or district to help your registration. All we need is the name, title, email, and school of those registering for the conference.
Conference will begin at the Gorman Lecture Center is Building #6 on the campus map. Parking is best in lots J, K, L, N. If parking is not available in those lots, please use B or P near the dorms and our main entrance.
Lunch & the Keynote Speaker will be in SB Hall, building #34 on the map.
Signs will be located around campus to direct to the Gorman Lecture Center for the conference.
2018 - Keynote Speaker Donalyn Miller is an award-winning Texas teacher and the author of several books on engaging children with reading, including The Book Whisperer (Jossey-Bass, 2009) and Reading in the Wild (Jossey-Bass, 2013).
2017 - Keynote Speaker John Seidlitz is an independent educationalconsultant and the
founder of Seidlitz Education, as well as the author of several publications, including
7 Steps to Developing a Language-Rich Interactive
Classroom®, that prepare teachers for today’s diverse and challenging classrooms.
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