School of Education Symposia
Come back to the classroom for an afternoon of talks and workshops. Led by newer School of Education faculty, three informal talks and presentations will explore a wide variety of topics in education—from bullying, to developing character in the classroom, to enhancing your own career development. Please select a workshop (1 of 3)
Beyond Bullying is Bad: How Educators Can Understand and Respond to the Real World Complexities of Bullying
Workshop facilitators and professors Jennifer Green and Melissa Holt will provide an overview of what educators need to know about bullying and bullying prevention. Participants will explore the complexities of bullying scenarios through the perspectives of key stakeholders.
Character Compass: How Powerful School Culture Can Point Students Toward Success
In this presentation, Professor Scott Seider presents three different models of character education– emphasizing moral, performance and civic character respectively– and their different effects upon participating students. Drawing on surveys, classroom observations and qualitative interviews with stakeholders from three different character-focused schools, he offers valuable takeaways for parents, educators and policy-makers committed to building powerful school culture within their own school communities.
Career Planning to Maximize Your Employability: Strategies and Professional Development Opportunities to Become a Master Educator
Professors Scott Solberg and Kimberly Howard have custom designed this workshop to offer ideas about building your resume or talents and skills in a changing workplace. Employability is an emerging concept that relates to expanding the range and level of skills that are needed in today’s 21st Century world of work. Participants will develop ideas for charting their own career planning and management path as well as identify professional development opportunities that are available to support leadership development, technology skills, and curriculum development skills.
Date: Saturday, September 22
Time: 2:30–4 p.m.
Location: School of Education, Two Silber Way