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2012 UEA Convention & Education Exposition

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Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 -
Schedule of Activities

  • Friday, Oct. 19 Schedule

Time Location  Event Presenter(s)
7 a.m.-8 p.m. North Foyer Registration
Description: Attendees must register. Non UEA member admission $5.
8-9 a.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage Convention Opening Session (1 pt.)* Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh
Lily Eskelsen
Description: UEA President Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh kicks off the 2012 Convention with NEA Vice President Lily Eskelsen...more 
9:15-10:30 a.m. Room 400 Students with Autism: Basic Tools for Every Teacher (1¼ pts.)* Cathy Longstroth
Jocelyn Taylor
Description: Provides teachers with basic information about autism as well as widely applicable strategies to reduce teacher frustration and increase student success...more
9:15-10:30 a.m. Room 300 C&D Using Brain Research to Understand Learning (1¼ pts.)* Jenny Severson
Description: Learning-to-learn, life skills and the orchestration of both will be shared and modeled, providing a powerful experiential learning session...more
9:15-10:30 a.m. Room 300 A&B Working with Difficult Students in Your Class, Part I (1¼ pts.)* Kerrie Naylor
Description: Techniques to de-escalate disruptive behavior, keep students focused on learning, develop mutual respect and maintain a positive classroom environment...more
9:15-10:30 a.m. Room 200 C&D Lessons, Ideas and Strategies for Implementing the New Elementary Math Core Standard, Part I (1¼ pts.)* Amy Trent
Kim Babka
Description: Explore the Standards for Mathematical Practices as habits of mind, discuss means of teaching the practices directly and of observing and encouraging their use...more
9:15-10:30 a.m. Room 200 A&B Teaching and Learning with iPads (1¼ pts.)* Tim Stack
Description: Get ideas for ways to use your iPad to support productivity and activities students can do with iPads in class...more 
10:45 a.m.-noon Room 400 Effectively Serving Diverse Needs in a Mainstream Classroom Utilizing IRIS Resources (1¼ pts.)* Tami Pyfer
Description: Learn a wide variety of evidence-based topics including behavior, RTI, learning strategies, differentiated instruction, progress monitoring, and more using free online resources...more
10:45 a.m.-noon Room 300 C&D The 6 Categories of Struggling Learners: How to Recognize and Support Their Needs (1¼ pts.)* Jenny Severson
Description: Discover how to recognize each type of struggling learner, and how to more effectively support them to focus, to be engaged and to learn...more
10:45 a.m.-noon Room 300 A&B Working with Difficult Students in Your Class, Part II (1¼ pts.)* Kerrie Naylor
Description: Teachers will learn how to develop positive relationships with parents. Beneficial for both new teachers and teachers who want to learn additional strategies...more 
10:45 a.m.-noon Room 200 C&D Lessons, Ideas and Strategies for Implementing the New Elementary Math Core Standards, Part II (1¼ pts.)* Amy Trent, Kim Babka
Description: Explore the Standards for Mathematical Practices as habits of mind, discuss means of teaching the practices directly and of observing and encouraging their use...more
10:45 a.m.-noon Room 200 A&B The Big 8: The Eight Strategies That Make or Break Active Student Engagement (1¼ pts.)* Annette Brinkman
Description: Learn the Big 8 Strategies to increase student engagement and make life in the classroom calmer and more enjoyable...more
Noon-8 p.m. Exhibit Hall Vendor Exhibits and Presentation Stages See vendor list
Description: Featuring 200+ vendor booths, hourly education-related workshops, entertainment and activities, pampering station, kids learning area, and more.
Noon-8 p.m. Exhibit Hall Pampering Station
Sponsored by Cameo College of Essential Beauty,
Expressive Design Academy of Beauty Arts,
Brooks Percifield and Friends
Description: Relax and enjoy a massage, haircut or manicure (Free for UEA members with ticket).
Noon-8 p.m. Exhibit Hall KUED Kids Learning Area
Sponsored by KUED and Partners
Description: Hands-on learning experiences provided by KUED, The Leonardo, Mad Science, Salt Lake City Library, UEN Preschool Pioneer, Mike Hamilton's: The Magic in Learning, Discovery Gateway, Salt Lake County Libraries and Thanksgiving Point.
12:30-2 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage Hot Topics and Hot Dogs
Sponsored by the UEA Political Action Committee
Governor Gary Herbert, Mark Bouchard and Political Candidates
Description: Political discussion featuring Governor Gary R. Herbert and Mark Bouchard, chair of Prosperity 2020, followed by an opportunity to mix and mingle with candidates in races across the state.
12:30-2:30 p.m. Room 300 A&B Utah National Board Coalition Meeting Karen Chatterton, Dessie Olson
Description: Join the Utah National Board Coalition for a fall social and executive board meeting.
1-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Booth 613 Health Screenings
Sponsored by EMI Health
EMI Health
Description: Five health screening exams: cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI) and body fat percentage.
1-3 p.m. Room 200 C&D UEA-Retired Members Annual Meeting David Van Langeveld, President
Description: Join the UEA-R for their business meeting and presentations about Medicare Supplement Plans and how to prevent being defrauded. Light refreshments served.
1:30-5:30 p.m. Room 300 A&B Utah Geology for Utah Kids -- Science that Rocks!  Bryce Hixson
Description: A high quality, techer-friendly, hands-on geology program that exceeds that state standards for fourth grade earth science.
2-2:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage Mad Science of Greater Salt Lake (¾ pts.)* Laurie Larsen
Description: You’ll be spellbound with these experiments in physics and chemistry, from volcanic reactions to spinning centrifugal force demonstrations. Learn about physical forces and molecular interactions.
2-2:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Stage 2 Spectacular Book Publishing Projects (¾pts.)* Mary Peterson
Description: Create unique, simple and motivating book publishing projects to increase writing skills at any grade level and in any subject. (Make and take materials provided.)
2:30-4:30 p.m. Room 300 C&D "Mitchell 20 — Teacher Quality is the Answer"
Sponsored by the University of Phoenix
Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh, State School Board member Dixie Allen, Teacher Dessie Olson
Description: "Mitchell 20" is the inspiring story of educators who transformed a school. Following the movie, a panel will discuss teacher-led education reform.  Light refreshments served.  
3-3:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage Working with the Families of Military Service Members and Veterans in the Educational Environment Terry Schow
Description: Deployed service members, recently separated Veterans, and their families have unique challenges. Learn about the resources and services available to help the children.
3-3:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Stage 2 and Your Classroom John Brinkerhoff, MSFS, CFP®, ChFC®
Description: Learn grant writing tips to help bring dollars to your classroom!
4-6 p.m. Exhibit Hall Book-A-Basket
Sponsored by the Utah Jazz, Horace Mann, Utah Idaho Supply & Map World and Staples
Description: Shoot and Make A Hoop — win a book!  The Utah Jazz Bear will tip off this event.
4-4:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage Fun & Fashion for Teachers Dress Barn
Description: Fashion Show featuring fashions from the Dress Barn.
4-4:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Stage 2 All Hands on Deck!  Math Games for the Common Core (¾ pts.)* Allison Riddle
Description: Be ready to PLAY! Games using cards and dice are excellent tools for encouraging reasoning and problem solving and teaching operations, fractions and algebraic thinking.
5-5:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage Discovery Gateway Science (¾ pts.)* Rebecca Evans
Ashley Smith
Description: Experience hands-on science experiments taught by Discovery Gateway science educators. Join Discovery Gateway’s team and learn something new. 
5-5:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Stage 2 Building 21st Century Skills Through Global Education (¾ pts.)* Amy Pond
Description: Learn successful methods of incorporating 21st century skills including global awareness, problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration.
6-6:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage More Month Than Money: Understanding Personal Financial Management  (¾ pts.)* Antonio Galindo
Description: This training will focus on setting financial goals, various investment vehicles, tracking daily expenditures, creating cash flow statements and establishing budgets. 
6-6:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Stage 2 Seeing + Hearing + Doing = Learning! Amazing Action Alphabet (¾ pts.)* Esther Kehl
Description: Teaching letters and sounds through multi-sensory, hands on experiences including rhymes, songs and stories for a total learning experience 
6-8:30 p.m.  Noah's
322 West 11000 South
South Jordan, Utah
UEA Superstars in Education Awards Celebration and Banquet
Sponsored by Key Bank and Arch Coal Foundation
Dr. Chris Hill
Description: UEA and guest speaker Dr. Chris Hill, University of Utah Athletic Director, honor educators.
7-7:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage Thanksgiving Point Blake Wigdahl
Dave Francis
Description: N/A
7-7:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Stage 2 Masters of Disaster — Be Ready Utah and The American Red Cross (¾ pts.)* Nadine Taylor
Description: Teach this free, ready-to-go curriculum using demonstrations, videos, hands-on activities, lesson plans and CDs from the kit. Fits within Utah core curriculum standards.

One hour of professional development activities is equal to one re-licensure point. Total re-licensure points available on Thursday is 9¼ pts. To request re-licensure points, complete the License Renewal Credit Form (pdf).