Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind
August 23, or 25, 2016 – 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Replicated One-Day Sessions)
This original and special event (by the best-selling author of four books on poverty) gives you the overview of a high-energy, classroom tested, research-based model to erase the academic effects of poverty. First, you’ll learn the science of how students from poverty are often different. Learn specific actionable strategies that target the gap. You get evidence that every student’s brain can change. Plus, you will learn how to break the pattern of failure and how to help turn struggling students into high achieving, motivated learners. You get evidence that both teachers and entire schools can increase student achievement among the poor. Finally, you’ll learn 5 clear action steps you can use to intervene in positive, practical way that every teacher can use immediately to improve student achievement.
Who should attend: K-12 elementary and secondary education teachers, ELL teachers, pupil services staff, building principals, directors of curriculum, special education, district administrators, educational assistants, and school board members.
Location: Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 N. Main St., Oshkosh.
Cost: $295 per person per one-day session; group discount pricing available. Contact Cheryl Malaha to discuss group pricing.
Lodging Information: Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center, 1 N. Main Street Oshkosh, WI 54901 Phone: (920) 230-1990