|Thursday, June 20th|
Fitz Hall Room 676
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Author and Summit keynote speaker Peg Dubrowski explores social-emotional learning techniques that encourage, equip and energize Catholic educators. Attendees learn how to seamlessly incorporate these skills into all aspects of their classrooms. Registration fee includes a copy of Dubrowski's book Following Jesus on the Path: A Catholic Teen's Guide to Live-Altering Faith (ISBN: 9780692364666).
|Friday, June 21st|
Susan M. Ferguson, University of Dayton
Words of welcome from Susan Ferguson, director of the University of Dayton Center for Catholic Education.
Explore the innovative new models of Catholic schools — both programmatic and bureaucratic: consortia/regionalization, managerial systems, and centralization. You’ll also explore curricular innovations that are meeting with success.
Data teams — what do they do? Explore reasons for starting one at your school and learn strategies and resources for its successful implementation. Learn from real-world examples of an effective data team at a K-8 school: teaching units, student work samples, data charts, and class achievement goals.
Document available for download contains presentation slides, followed by student work samples and assessment data.
Math. How does that word make you feel? Learn how two graduates of the Lalanne program at the University of Dayton are rewriting the script on educator collaboration to foster a growth mindset that makes an appreciation of math accessible to all students.
Sustained learning takes place in classrooms designed to address the needs and realities of the human brain. How can we apply this tenant to mentoring young, virtue-driven disciples? With character development and community building as filters, we'll unpack a few key discoveries gleaned from adolescent brain research and evolutionary psychology. Expect to take home robust strategies designed to refine your classroom's culture and press it more effectively into the service of disciple building!
Think there’s only one way to implement flexible seating in the classroom? Think again! You’ll also learn about the benefits of flexible seating, including student focus and the effects on teacher redirection (per in-classroom research).
Race, class, gender, sexual orientation, ability, intelligence, personality and religion are just a few of the social markers that define students. How do you, as an educator, unpack your own biases so to value each student and support them in learning? Discover insights on how to become an actively just educator who empowers all students to achieve in any classroom.
Discover the origins of the Armchair Catholic podcast (hint: the guys had no idea what it would take, and one person didn’t even know what a podcast was). Sean, Richard and Craig made a leap of faith because they felt the Lord’s prompting — and the experience has become an amazing journey!