ACSI Professional Development Forum 2016—Pittsburgh
October 27, 2016 9:00 AM–October 28, 2016 2:00 PM
DoubleTree in Greentree, 500 Mansfield Avenue, Pittsburgh PA
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21st Century Christian Educator
Dr. Mark Eckel, The Comenius Institute—Indianapolis
Dr. Mark Eckel is president of The Comenius Institute, serving students and faculty on the campus of IUPUI. Mark teaches for various institutions and is Professor of Leadership, Education & Discipleship for Capital Bible Seminary and Graduate School. Fishers, Indiana is his home. For over 30 years Mark has served the Christian community as a high school teacher, college professor, essayist, curriculum writer, faith-learning integration leader, and international speaker.
Mr. Jay McTighe, Noted Author & Educator
Jay McTighe brings a wealth of experience developed during a rich and varied career in education. Well known for his work with thinking skills, Jay has coordinated statewide efforts to develop instructional strategies, curriculum models, and assessment procedures for improving the quality of student thinking. In addition to his work at the state level, Jay has experience at the district level in Prince George's County, Maryland, as a classroom teacher, resource specialist, and program coordinator. He also directed a state residential enrichment program for gifted and talented students. Jay is an accomplished author, having co-authored 14 books, including the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design series with Grant Wiggins.
What to Expect:
- Inspiring Keynote Speakers
- Research-based and Engaging Breakout Sessions
- Poster Sessions
- Facilitated Discussion Groups
- Exhibitors for School Resourcing
Schedule: Download full program schedule
October 27, 2016
8:00–9:00 Registration/Visit with Vendors
8:15–8:45 Prayer Meeting
9:00–10:30 Welcome, Plenary Session
10:30–11:30 Break/Poster Sessions/Visit with Vendors
11:30–1:00 Workshop Session 1
1:00–2:15 Lunch/Visit with Vendors
2:15–3:30 Workshop II
October 28, 2016
7:30–8:30 Registration/Visit with Vendors
8:00–8:30 Prayer Meeting
8:30–10:00 Welcome, Plenary Session
10:00–10:30 Break/Visit with Vendors
10:30–11:45 Workshop Session III
11:45–1:00 Lunch/Visit with Vendors
1:00–2:00 Closing Session
Early Registration (before July 5): $109 (member); $272.50 (non-member)
Standard Registration (July 5 to Oct. 13): $119 (member); $297.50 (non-member)
Walk-in Registration: (Oct. 13 to Event): $159 (member); $397.50 (non-member)
Member registration includes ConNEXUS Premium for one year! (over 500 hours of on-demand virtual professional development)
On-Site Lunch Options/Nearby Restaurants:
Attendees will have the option to purchase meals on-site at the hotel.
DoubleTree by Hilton–Greentree, 500 Mansfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Room Rate: $119.00 per night. Reservations: 800.222.TREE (8733) (reference ACSI room block)
Details about the NW Spelling Bee
An annual affirmation of commitment to the school and expected responsibilities as a board member.
A six step strategy for resolving school conflict in accordance with Matthew 18
As employees of an educational institution, you are held to a higher standard by parents, students, colleagues, and members of the public. We support and endorse a strict policy of respect toward students and expect employees to act at all times as adult role models.
Questions that should be asked by directors in determining the scope of their responsibilities and how these responsibilities should be fulfilled?
Avoid Walking the Plank, or at Least Reduce the Splash!