Throughout the year, SREB offers a variety of professional development opportunities for the Making Middle Grades Work, High Schools That Work and Technology Centers That Work network sites. National workshops, webinars, site-specific coaching and professional development allow schools and districts to select a format that works best with their school improvement plans and budgets.
Teams of academic and career-technical (CT) teachers, counselors, administrators, and district and state leaders are encouraged to attend in order to implement the strategies they learn quickly and effectively.
Dates and locations for the 2014-2015 national workshops will be announced later this year. In the interim, we encourage teams to attend our annual summer conferences:
July 14-16, 2014 | Nashville, TN | Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center
This conference focuses on bringing proven literacy and math teaching and learning strategies into academic and CT classrooms. These strategies are part of the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) and Mathematics Design Collaborative (MDC) frameworks, and they assist students in reaching the deep learning necessary to master college- and career-readiness standards. LDC and MDC also gives teachers a way to build lessons that engage students and help them perform at higher levels.
July 17-19, 2014 | Nashville, TN | Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center
The focus of this conference will be optional career pathways and changes in instruction and support that are necessary to adequately prepare students for college, advanced training and the workforce. Learn how to prepare more middle grades students to succeed in high school, graduate at least 90 percent or more of students ready for college or careers, and assist students in creating career goals and choosing postsecondary institutions and majors that will maximize their career options.