PDSI – Student Engagement, Enriching the Learning Environment
3 Credits Available
Date: June 22 – 26, 2020
Time: 8AM – 6PM daily
Franklin High School
31000 Joy Rd
Livonia, MI 48150
Credits Available: 3
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 Semester University of the Pacific Graduate Level Credits
- Three-credit class is a forty-five hour week (3 semester units = 4.5 quarter credits).
- 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: Pam Shafer-Brown
Spend a day with Classroom Management Strategies Facilitator, Pam Shafer-Brown.
Pam Shafer-Brown is a graduate of Lansing Public Schools and attended MSU for her BA and MA in Education. She taught 30 years for the Lansing Public Schools: Five years as a Certified Support Specialist at the Hill Vocational Education Center and 25 years at Everett High School as a Spanish Teacher.
Pam served as an instructional coach working with teachers on classroom management and instructional strategies during her last two years with Lansing Public Schools. She currently facilitate workshops on classroom management strategies with a focus on Assertive Discipline in Lansing School District. Pam’s 32 years of classroom experience formed her desire to address the struggles that educators have in today’s classroom with a proactive approach to discipline.
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Site Coordinator: Dick Comar
Dick Comar will be facilitating the Livonia SI Conference.
Dick 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 Franklin High School located at 31000 Joy Rd
Livonia, MI 48150.
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