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2016 UEA Convention & Education Exposition

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Friday, Oct. 21 - Schedule of Activities



Time Location Event Presenters Descriptions Content For:
8 a.m.-3 p.m. North Foyer Registration   Attendees must register. Non UEA member admission $10. UEA members will be given free tickets to share. All Attendees
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall, Rooms 400, 300, 200 New Educators' Workshop   A full-day professional workshop designed especially for education students and early career educators. All Grades
8:30-9:45 a.m. Rooms 400, 300 A-D, 200 B-D Session One Workshops
(1¼ pts.) *
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Various Presenters Choose from six sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals. All Grades
10-11 a.m. Columbus Community Center Stage Keynote Session (1 pt.)* Erin Gruwell Award-winning educator and author, Erin Gruwell, will speak. Gruwell was the inspiration for the 2007 movie, “Freedom Writers,” starring Oscar- winner Hilary Swank as Gruwell. All Attendees
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bus in front of Expo Hall doors (west parking lot) American Red Cross Blood Drive American Red Cross Visit the American Red Cross mobile blood donation bus to donate blood. All Adults
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Vendor Exhibits and Presentation Stages See vendor list (see p.24) Featuring over 100 vendor booths, hourly education-related workshops, entertainment and activities, pampering station, kids learning area and more. All Attendees
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Pampering Station:
Sponsored by Francois D. College of Hair, Skin & Nails, American Beauty Academy and Tobey Webb and Friends
  Relax and enjoy a massage, haircut or manicure (free for UEA members with ticket). All Attendees
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall KUED Kids Exploration Corner
Sponsored by KUED Kids, Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, Mad Science of Greater Salt Lake, Mike Hamilton: The Magic in Learning, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake County Library Services, Thanksgiving Point, Utah Film Center, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Utah Museum of Fine Arts and Westminster Chemistry
KUED Kids and partners Families and educators, join KUED Kids in the Exploration Corner for hands-on educational experiences! Educators grades K-12 will take home curriculum guides and classroom lesson plan ideas from community organizations. Families will explore STEAM and Literacy activities and meet their favorite PBS Kids characters! All Attendees/Kids
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Rooms 400, 300 A-D, 200 A-D Session Two Workshops (1¼ pts.) *
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Various Presenters Choose from seven sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals. All Grades
Noon-1 p.m. Exhibit Hall Erin Gruwell Book Signing Erin Gruwell Erin Gruwell, author of “Freedom Writers Diary” and other education titles, will greet attendees and sign books. All Attendees
Noon-12:45 p.m. Columbus Community Center Stage The Magic in LearningTM Mike Hamilton Join educational presenter and professional magician Mike Hamilton as he stretches the realm of your imagination and experience for yourself "The Magic in Learning™". All Attendees/Kids
1-1:45 p.m. Columbus Community Center Stage Toybox Treatments Carolyn Pack Continuous development through hands on therapeutic tools easily adapted to classroom and educational environments to enhance Independence. All Attendees/ Kids
1-2:15 p.m.  Rooms 300 A-D, 200 A-D Session Three Workshops (1¼ pts.) *
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Various Presenters Choose from six sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals. All Grades
1-2:15 p.m.  Room 300 C-D Special Event:
Engagement in Early Education Policy and Professional License
Sponsored by University of Phoenix
Moderator: Heidi Matthews, Panel: Marie Hutchings and New Educators Many of the policies affecting your license and classroom are determined in the political arena. This interactive panel discussion will share experience in the politics of the teaching profession and best practices for engagement in public policy. All Attendees
1-3 p.m. Room 400 Utah Retired Members Annual Meeting Trudy Henderson Join the UEA-Retired for their annual business meeting and informative presentations. Retired UEA Members
1:30-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Book-A-Basket
Sponsored by the Utah Jazz, Horace Mann, Utah Idaho School Supply/Map World, KUED, Barnes & Noble
Costumed Characters Shoot and make a hoop — win a book!  All Attendees/Kids
2-2:45 p.m. Columbus Community Center Stage Spin, Pop, Boom! Mad Science  The audience will be amazed when the Mad Scientist is able to defy gravity in this energetic and spectacular special event. Didgeridoo tubes, foaming hands and steaming chemical reactions will introduce children to a world of exciting chemistry. All Attendees/Kids