Aug 14, 2019
2019-2020 Grant Wood AEA Seminar Series
Sept. 4, 2019
Getting Explicit About Implicit Bias Using Compassionate Dialogue
No matter how good our intentions to be free of prejudice, we all have implicit biases that impact our work in schools. Participants will reflect on how their implicit biases may impact professional and personal interactions. They will engage in activities to practice “interrupting” both personal thought processes and social interactions fueled by bias.
Oct. 2, 2019
Reaching and Teaching EVERY Child
Join Kevin Honeycutt, an internationally known speaker and thought-leader in the area of social and emotional learning (SEL) and trauma-informed and responsive education. He’ll use stories, examples, and tools to inspire big, new thinking among the leaders who attend.
Course Number 181113
Nov. 6, 2019
Guiding Teams to Excellence with Equity
Despite the best efforts of equity leaders, John Krownapple advocates our schools suffer from persistent inequities. The author of Guiding the Journey to Excellence with Equity, he defines a process of "inside-out" growth. John supports developing culturally proficient educators with the facilitation skills needed to navigate the obstacles that arise during equity transformations.
Dec. 4, 2019
Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow's Schools
The speed of technological breakthroughs has led to the age of workplace automation, altering the world of work for students. A redesigned learning experience shifts the teaching and learning paradigm to one that’s personal. Eric will unlock tomorrow’s schools so today’s modern learners leave ready to create new industries, find new cures, and solve world problems.
Jan. 8, 2020
Rebecca believes pOVERty is the main driver for most social problems. The Trauma-Informed movement, together with community collaboration and restorative justice principles, puts us all in a winnable game. We can resolve pOVERty and make sure that it’s no longer the destination for our students or their families. Rebecca advocates for turning students from at-risk to at-promise.
March 4, 2020
Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change
Shawn Rubin and Cathy Sanford
Pathways to Personalization offers an innovative five-step framework to help school leaders and teacher teams design and implement blended and personalized learning initiatives based on local needs and interests. Shawn and Cathy’s field-tested road map helps educators meet the academic and emotional needs of all students, encouraging them to take charge of their own learning.
Time: 1:00-3:30 p.m.
Location: Grant Wood AEA, 4401 Sixth St. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Target Audience: PreK-12 Administrators, AEA Education Consultants, Instructional Coaches, School Counselors, School Psychologists, School Social Workers, Special Education Consultants, Teachers
Registration online: gwaea.org/learning
Registration deadline two weeks prior to the event.
- Participant fee $40
- Registration is not complete until all fees are paid in full.
319-399-6767 or 800-798-9771, ext. 6767 or firstname.lastname@example.org