PDSI 9969 – Student Engagement, Enriching the Learning Environment
3 – 4 Credits Available
Date: June 22-26, 2020
Time: 8AM – 6PM daily
Assembly of God Church
431 Brown St
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Credits Available: 3-4
Clock Hours: 50 NCESD Clock Hours in 5 Days
Summer Institutes presents in:
Moses Lake, WA
This rejuvenating conference includes everything you’ve grown to expect from SI and more.
- Replenish, Rejuvenate & Remember Why You Teach
- Trauma Informed Strategies
- Relational Equity Training
- PLC Collaboration Components, including Teacher Empathy
- From STEM to STEAM: Place-Based Education Trips
- Innovative Technology
- Relevant Standards-Based Presentations
- Important Wellness Activities
- 50 NCESD Clock Hours in Five Days. Choose conference fee only, an additional $2 per hour fee is paid directly to NCESD.
- 3 – 4 Semester University of the Pacific Graduate Level Credits
- Three-credit class is a forty-five hour week (3 semester units = 4.5 quarter credits). Four credit class is a 60 hour week (4 semester units = 6 quarter units)
- 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!
“In my 25 years of evaluating educator conferences, nobody does it as well as Summer Institutes.”
Dr. Rich McBridge, Superintendent – 2014 National President AESA
Featured Presenter: Spend a Day with Dr. Johnny Lake
Dr. Johnny Lake is a nationally certified and internationally recognized speaker and trainer in programs focused on leadership, diversity, community-building, cross-cultural interactions skills, promoting equity and ethics.
A Word From the President
“Johnny is a true & trusted friend…and a world-class presenter that cares deeply about mankind.”
Google Websites – Brining Your Classroom Into the Digital Age
Are you interested in developing a Classroom Website, Unit Website, Chapter Website, Substitute Instructional Website? Would you like to create engaging activities that build and extend content knowledge in your subject area while allowing student choice and use of technology? How about creating a lesson that “fits” into your lesson plans when you have to be gone from your classroom? Do you need lessons that allow students to work at their own pace? Or do you need a way to extend student learning? Have I got an idea for you! This course is designed to help attendees plan and develop multi-step, online activities with links to necessary resources using New Google Sites in a Webquest.
Prerequisite(s) Bring your Chromebook or laptop
Course Objective(s) Participants will plan and develop a Google Site website for use in their classroom. Participants will share various websites, extensions, apps, and other resources to enhance lessons. Objective #3–Participants will incorporate their multi-lesson plan into a Webquest or Website using Google Sites Participants will incorporate their multi-lesson plan into a Webquest or Website using Google Sites
Essential Tools for Impactful Relationships
“People may HEAR your words, but they FEEL your attitude,” John Maxwell. Your verbal and non-verbal communication creates a self-identity and shapes the identity of those around you. Learn to better understand yourself in order to enhance shared meaning in the classroom as you confirm the value of others.
- Learn key principles of effective communication to grow relationships with students and staff
Develop deliberate communication tools to increase engagement
Jennifer Ferch, COO of NBC Camps – Leadership 101
Monica McAtee, Instructional Tech Coach – More Tech Tips for the Classroom
Wayne Johnson, Online Digital Teacher/First-Aid CPR Instructor – First-Aid/CPR
Site Coordinators: Chris Mason & Fernando Alvarez
Chris Mason and Fernando Alvarez will be facilitating the Wenatchee SI Conference.
Chris & Fernando 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
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.
Location & Directions
This event will take place at Assembly of God Church located at 431 Brown St Moses Lake, WA 98837.