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Communities of Practice Learning Forum IV – New Teacher Leaders

Communities of Practice Learning Forum IV – New Teacher Leaders

July 21-22, 2015 – Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY  42301
Teacher Leaders who are participating in the kid∙FRIENDLy Communities of Practice for the first time.
  • Consider how students think and process information fundamentally different from their predecessors.
  • Develop foundational knowledge and skills associated with Student Empowerment.
  • Develop foundational knowledge and skills for student-centered outcomes.
  • Plan and implement engaging learning experiences that empower student ownership for learning; encourage the use of technology to support problem-based, real-world tasks.
  • Investigate and explore digital tools; develop a digital toolkit to amplify student learning.
  • Reflect on practice, solve problems, take risks, and make decisions that support professional growth.


A block of rooms has been set aside for Teacher Leaders at the following hotels in the Owensboro area.  Please call to inquire about availability and pricing—reference “Communities of Practice.”  Teacher Leaders will be responsible for the cost of lodging and other expenses, which are reimbursable through the CoP funds distributed to schools/districts.

Hotels will release the block of rooms on July 1, 2015.  Please make your reservations by June 30, 2015, and note that the negotiated Communities of Practice price may not be available after the block has been released.

  • Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront, 701 West 1st Street, Owensboro, KY  42301     (270) 683-1111
  • Courtyard by Marriott-Owensboro, 3120 Highland Pointe Drive, Owensboro, KY  42303    (270) 685-4140
  • Hampton Inn Owensboro-South, 615 Salem Drive, Owensboro, KY  42303     (270) 926-2006

Registration and continental breakfast will begin each day at 7:30 am Central Time, and the day will end by 4:00 pm Central Time.  Lunch will be provided each day.

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