PDSI – Student Engagement, Enriching the Learning Environment
3 – 4 Credits Available
Date: June 22-26/27, 2020
Time: 8AM – 6PM daily
Prairie Mountain School
5305 Royal Avenue
Eugene, OR 97402
Credits Available: 3 – 4
Summer Institutes presents
This rejuvenating conference includes everything you’ve grown to expect from SI and more.
- Relational Equity
- Relevant Standards-Based Presentations
- Interesting PLC Collaboration Component
- Place Based Education Day Trips
- Effective Implementation of the Common Core
- Important Wellness Activities
- Innovative Technology
- Replenish, Rejuvenate & Remember Why You Teach.
- 3 credits (45 hours) – Passing grade: Attendance & journaling.
Letter grade: Passing requirements, plus written reports on presenters
- 4 credits (60 hours) – Passing grade & letters grades same as 3 credits, plus one PBE Day or independent study book reading/report.
- University of the Pacific (non-profit/WASC approved)
- Save money with Early Bird registration and Group Rates! (3 or more from the same school)
The Summer Institutes Difference
Attending a Summer Institutes Conference provides more than just a way to earn additional teaching certification credits, opportunities to earn salary advancement credits, or obtaining professional clock hours. We want to be your partner throughout your continuing education journey. Whether it’s listening to one of our engaging presenters, attending a PBE (Place Based Education) workshop, sharing peer expertise in PLC’s, or participating in a wellness activity or stress reduction class, we’re committed to providing you with the maximum return on your investment. You’ll leave our conferences feeling refreshed, replenished, and rejuvenated. Bottom line: we care about you!
Featured Presenter: Matt Kincaid
Spend a day with Consultant, Speaker, and Leadership Coach, Matt Kincaid.
Matt Kincaid holds an MBA and a PhD in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University. As a consultant, speaker, and leadership coach, Dr. Kincaid works with organizations all across the US. He was recently named in Inc. Magazine as one of the Top 100 leadership speakers in the nation for 2018. As an academic, Dr. Kincaid serves as an associate professor of business at Heritage University. His work on servant-leadership has been published in multiple scientific journals, including the International Journal of Leadership Studies and the International Journal of Servant-Leadership. Dr. Kincaid co-authored the Amazon Top 10 New Release, Permission to Speak Freely: How the Best Leaders Cultivate a Culture of Candor, which has been sold across the globe and highly praised by several New York Times bestselling authors. The book released internationally on March 20, 2017 via Berrett-Koehler Publishers. It is also being translated into Chinese and will debut in Asia sometime in 2018.
Featured Presenter: Kyra Kelly
Spend a day with Training and Education Coordinator, Kyra Kelly.
How does social media fixation impact identity development? Help students learn to resist peer pressure, think critically, and make choices that promote kindness and discourage bullying. This session will provide educators with information, tips and tools to help students stay safe and contribute to building a positive online culture. Digital citizenship will be emphasized, as well as how to help students stay safe and prevent harassment, sexploitation and blackmail. Learn best practice strategies for how to support students encountering or engaging in peer pressure, cyberbullying, and sexting.
Additional Presenters coming soon.
Site Coordinator: Hillary McClintick
Hillary McClintick will be facilitating the Eugene SI Conference.
Hillary will be covering the follow topics during the summit:
- Relationship building based on care, hope & trust
- Mindfulness practices to decrease stress
- Social & Emotional Wellness
- Subject/Grade level PLC Facilitator
- Place Based Education
- Wellness Education
Location & Directions
This event will take place at Prairie Mountain School, 5305 Royal Ave, Eugene, OR 97402.
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