Educators for IMPACT Winter Virtual Conference

January 20, 2024 from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, Free

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The 2024 Educators for IMPACT Winter Virtual Conference centers on reaching all learners by understanding the needs of the learners and strategies to promote inclusion and equity. 

The conference will feature a keynote address by Dr. Katie Peters of Washington Local Schools.

The conference is open to pre-service teachers, K-12 educators and administrators, and college faculty. 

January 20, 2024, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

All sessions will run through Zoom, Free

9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome
9:15 – 10:00 am Keynote - Sticks and Stones vs. Empathic Connections  

Dr. Katie Peters, Washington Local Schools, author of Lessons from a Late-Bloomer (2017), 2023 Ohio District 2 Teacher of the Year, the 2012 NW Ohio Teacher of the Year

10:15 – 11:00 am Session 1

So You Want to be a Teacher, Marty Perlaky, Springfield Local Schools

Rethinking School Discipline with Restorative Justice, Grant Toepfer-Gaver, Springfield Local Schools

Cultural Fluency in Education, Dr. Amerah Archer, Equity Driven Education Nexus

Top 10 Teaching Practices to Support Social and Emotional Learning - Grades K – 12, Angie Rechtine, eduSEL, LLC

From Crying to Communicating, Miranda Evans, Chelsey Marschall, Peyton Sweeny, Perrysburg Schools

Shifting from Unconscious to Conscious Living: The Secret to Staying Energized, Hopeful & Inspired, Erica Hutson, Wild, Peaceful & Free

11:15 – 12:00 pm Session 2

Meditation: Secular Practice for Teacher Wellness, Rachel Wixey, WorkWell

Using the 5E Model & ChatGPT to Support High Quality Instructional Materials, Amy Merrill-Wyatt, The Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West

Scaffolding for Success: Supporting English Learners in the Classroom, Crystal Whipkey, Findlay City Schools

Cultivating Classroom Relationships: The Perennials and Organics that Grow Success, Amy Farrar, Perrysburg Schools

Remedies for Reading Motivation: How to “Flip” Your Classroom, Taylor Pawliski, Anthony Wayne Local Schools

Architects of Learning: Creating a Culture and Celebration of Literacy in the ELA Classroom, Kristin Stanfill, Springfield Local Schools

Design Challenges: Engaging and Personalized Assessments, Paige Espiritu, Ottawa Hills Local School District

12:00 – 12:30 pm Closing

Updated: 01/09/2024 07:50AM