Succeeding as a Beginning Teacher Workshop

Succeeding as a Beginning Teacher Workshop

USD$669.00
 

Effectively supporting beginning teachers is crucial for both retention and developing expertise in relation to student achievement. During this two-day interactive retreat and workshop, Dr. Tina H. Boogren will guide leaders, coaches, and mentors in specific ways to support beginning teachers. Explore and discuss specific strategies for implementing research-based mentoring traits into your own district, school, or practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the foundational research and theory on supporting beginning teachers.
  • Explore how to identify effective mentors, and gain an understanding of how to establish a solid foundation for mentoring relationships.
  • Acquire specific strategies to provide essential physical, emotional, and institutional support for beginning teachers.
  • Frame essential instructional support strategies within a common language of instruction, including how to engage in goal setting, focused practice, focused feedback, observations, and discussions of teaching, in order to immediately and continually improve instructional practices for the beginning teacher.
  • Learn how a mentor can provide specific and timely feedback in relation to the beginning teacher’s developmental stage.

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Agenda and speakers are subject to change.

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Monday, November 11th

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00–11:30 a.m.

Presentation

11:30–1:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:00–4:00 p.m. Presentation

Tuesday, November 12th

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00–11:30 a.m.

Presentation

11:30–1:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:00–4:00 p.m. Presentation

Events reach capacity quickly. Please confirm your registration before making travel plans.

Parking information: $15 Self Parking; $20 Valet Parking - discounted to attendees

In order to receive the discounted hotel room rate, please mention Solution Tree. After the deadline listed below, rates will be determined by the hotel.


Primary Hotel

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

187 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616.774.2000

Discounted Rate: (single or double) $169 per night
Deadline: October 19, 2019, or until group rate is sold out

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Venue

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
Pantlind Ballroom

187 Monroe Avenue NW

Grand Rapids, Michigan


Participation Information

You will receive a certificate of participation 4–6 weeks after the event concludes. Please check with your state department of education for CEU availability.


Additional Information

Included with your registration

The Beginning Teacher’s Field Guide

The Beginning Teacher’s Field Guide

The joys and pains of starting a teaching career often go undiscussed. This guide explores the personal side of teaching, outlining classroom strategies and self-care practices.