PDSI 9960 Inspiring Teachers to Inspire Learners
3 – 4 Credits Available
Date: June 17 – 21, 2019
Time: 8AM – 6PM daily
Greens on Tenth
953 10th Street
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: Mary Asgill
Spend a day with SCOE Teacher of the Year, Mary Asgill.
Title: Mindfulness Practices for Teacher Sustainability
Mary Asgill, the 2016 Stanislaus County Teacher of the Year, has been a secondary school English Language Arts teacher and consultant with the Great Valley Writing Project for over 20 years. Part of her work with teachers is designed to ensure that they practice resilience strategies to maintain the focus, creativity, and contentment needed to teach their content without feeling overwhelmed and burned out. Teachers will leave this workshop with research-based strategies to support themselves and their students as they navigate the stressful challenges of teaching, learning, and life.
Featured Presenter: Ingrid Ricks
Spend a day with New York Times Best Selling Author, Ingrid Ricks.
Title: Harnessing Adversity
Title: Unleashing the Healing Power of Personal Storytelling
Ingrid Ricks is an author, book coach, narrative writing instructor and founder of Write it Out Loud, a program that fosters healing and empowerment through personal narrative. Her memoirs include The New York Times bestseller Hippie Boy: A Girl’s Story and Focus, a memoir about her journey with the blinding eye disease Retinitis Pigmentosa. She has also ghostwritten several memoirs.
Along with writing, Ingrid is passionate about leveraging narrative writing and the new world of publishing to give both teens and adults a voice. She has helped more than 1,500 students of every age find healing and empowerment by writing their stories, and has produced seven teen anthologies in partnership with high schools in both Utah and Washington. She has presented her narrative writing workshops through Summer Institutes, Hugo House, Schools Out Washington, GenPride, and other organizations, as well as numerous middle schools and high schools. In 2017, she served as the writer in residence for Young Artists Institute at Southern Oregon University. For more information, visit www.ingridricks.com or www.writeitoutloud.org.
- How to Foster Healing, Empowerment and Connections Through Personal Narrative
- Suicide prevention
- How to Structure Your Story
- How to Create Story Openings that Grab
- How to Develop Your Characters
- How to Bring Emotions to Life
- The Secrets to Effective Dialogue
- How to Show vs. Tell Your Story
- Do’s and Don’ts For Bringing This Program to Your Classroom
Featured Presenter: Luke Hibbard
Spend a day with Ross Middle School Principal Luke Hibbard.
Title: Taking on Discipline
PBIS Learn how a middle school is leveraging Positive Behavior Implementation and Supports to reduce the amount of discipline on campus.
Title: Technology and the 21st Century Classroom
A look into the SAMR model of technology integration. participants will learn about tools to engage and encourage students to be active participants rather than passive listeners.
Additional Presenters coming soon.
Site Coordinator: Scott Ricardo
Scott Ricardo will be facilitating the Modesto SI Conference.
Scott 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 Greens on Tenth located at 4953 10th Street, Modesto, CA.
The STEAM Education Movement in Schools
STEAM education is gaining popularity in schools across the country. Learn how students are benefitting from educators who have begun adopting this framework.
“Hard at work at Summer Institutes.”
Film provided by Alex Kajitani, California Teacher of the Year and nationally known as “The Rappin’ Mathematician” http://alexkajitani.com
“Taking STEM to the next level with STEAM learning opportunities and activities.”
Film provided by Art Teacher Cassidee Dermond, https://cassideesartgallery.weebly.com.