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Thursday Professional Development Workshops

Time Room Workshop Title Presenter(s) Level Category
10:15-11:30 a.m. 400 The Two Faces of Technology Rick Cline All Grades Technology
300 C&D Making Great Teachers Greater Jenny Severson All Grades Classroom Management
300 B AIM for Higher Ground: Accessible Instructional Materials for Reading Disabilities Christine Timothy All Grades Special Education
300 A A Hands-On Approach for Struggling Readers Heidi Hyte All Grades Reading
200 D Validated Curriculum – The Ingredients for Dynamic Instruction Alan Griffin All Grades Quality Teaching
200 C Teaching about Money:  Integrating Financial Literacy in the Curriculum Julie Felshaw All Grades Financial Literacy
200 B Attractive and Electrifying Science Maggie Ostler Grades 4-6 Science
200 A Interactive Classrooms: Cooperative Learning for the 21st Century Peggy Saunders All Grades New Educators


Time Room Workshop Title Presenter(s) Level Category
12:45-2 p.m. Hall 4 Who Decides?  Make Your Vote Count! Kory Holadway
Kathie Jorgensen
All Grades

Educator Resources

400 Writing Strategies That Really Work! Mary Peterson Grades K-2 Writing
300 C&D Keeping Students Engaged is EASY Jenny Severson All Grades Classroom Management
300 B How Teachers Can Actively Involve Parents in their Children’s Education Deon Turley
Liz Halloran
All Grades Educator Resources
300 A Using Utah’s Teaching Standards to Improve Instruction Linda Alder All Grades Quality Teaching
200 D Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in the Classroom Heidi Mathie Mucha All Grades Quality Teaching
200 C The Colors of Camouflage or What Can Brown Do For You Suzanne Zgraggen Elementary Science
200 B Using Professional Learning Communities to Enhance Teaching & Learning Kerrie Naylor Elementary Quality Teaching
200 A Using Signs to Manage the Classroom Leslie Briggs Elementary Quality Teaching


Time Room Workshop Title Presenter(s) Level Category
2:15-3:30 p.m. 400 Writing Strategies That Really Work! Mary Peterson Grades 3-6 Writing
300 C&D Ten Powerful Ways to Make Your Lessons Memorable and Transform Student Learning Prent Klag
Jim McCoy
All Grades Quality Teaching
300 B Improving Teaching and Learning Through National Board Certification Linda Manuel
Karen Chatterton
All Grades Quality Teaching
300 A More Month than Money:  Understanding Personal Financial Management Sean Mabey All Grades Educator Resources
200 D A Sputnik Moment: Integrating Social Studies into the English Language Arts Common Core Robert Austin Elementary Social StudiesSocial Studies
200 C Teach by Magic Brian Daniel
Mike Hamilton
Elementary Quality Teaching
200 B Working with Difficult Students in Your Class Kerrie Naylor Secondary New Educators
200 A ENVoY -- Educators Non-Verbal Yardsticks Peggy Saunders All Grades Classroom Management