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John Wink Presents

John Wink has a REALLY great and practical approach to understanding and utilizing data--perfect for the novice or experienced instructional leaders looking for a solid system. November 27th.

Posted Date: 10/30/2017

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Phonics 101: Cracking the Code in K-2

While teaching reading may be rocket science, decoding with phonics principles is NOT! Come learn the basics of the English alphabetic system and how to help your class crack the code! November 28th.

Posted Date: 10/20/2017

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R8 Campus Administrator Collaborative

Take your vision & leadership to the next level - Learn ways to inspire & motivate - Discover fresh approaches to common problems - Renew your purpose & mission. Update your calendar with these dates!

Posted Date: 10/20/2017

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The STEM State of Mind

If you've heard the word STEM (or STEAM or STREAM), but are still struggling to identify a STEM as more than a plant part, this session is for you! December 6th.

Posted Date: 10/10/2017

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GT Coordinator/Administrator Program Evaluation & Update

At least 6 hours of GT update training per school year is required. Participants will earn 3 hours of GT credit per session. This is a great opportunity to improve our GT school programs. See flyer!

Posted Date: 10/20/2017

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Region 8 ESC Regional Science Fair

Please mark your calendars for this event! For grades 4-12. February 1, 2018!

Posted Date: 09/01/2017

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Certification Fundamentals For Educators - Register At TASAP.ORG, Go To Events, Workshops

Gain knowledge of state certification rules and expand your options for hiring and staffing. February 15th, 2018.

Posted Date: 09/05/2017


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