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Communities of Learners Spring 2015

Community of Learners – Spring 2015

We are pleased to announce the schedule and agenda for the Spring 2015 kid-FRIENDLy Community of Learners (COL) sessions, designed to support district and school-level leaders as you provide local leadership for the kid-FRIENDLY project.

Bowling Green at the Carroll Knicely Conference Center
March 30, 2015

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM CT

Shelbyville at the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC) 

March 31, 2015

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET

Jamestown at the Russell County Schools Natatorium

April 1, 2015

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM CT

  • Superintendents
  • Points of Contact
  • Principals
  • Other School Leaders
The Spring COL will feature these presenters and topics:

  • Drew Perkins, with Perkins Educational Consulting and National Faculty for the Buck Institute for Education, providing an overview of Project-Based Learning (PBL) based on his own experiences teaching in PBL schools and of training teams across the country in a PBL model
  • Representatives from kid-FRIENDLy districts who have recently received PBL training speaking about their training experience, about PBL for their districts, and where they see their work going next
  • An update on kid-FRIENDLy project drivers with particular emphasis on College and Career Readiness Centers and an Overview of Life-Ready
  • Timeline for the continued work of the grant with discussion of support for the school-specific Snapshots
  • An opportunity for districts to meet as individual teams to reflect on the information shared and what it may mean for them

Lunch will be provided and EILA Credit is Availalbe

COL Registration Flyer Spring 2015