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Conference sponsored in part by The College of St. Scholastica School of Education's 100% online Master of Education program. In Partnership with Proctor Public Schools.


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A conference for forward-thinking educators

An exciting one-day conference for educators, including K-12 teachers, higher education faculty, college students and other learning practitioners to develop and exchange best practices in teaching and learning. Presentations will include hands-on workshops and research-based current strategies to engage your 21st century learners!

CEU's available!

Continuing Education Units are available for both teachers and administrators attending the conference. Certificates will be provided at the end of the day to all eligible attendees.

Conference Details

When: Tuesday June 21, 2016
Where: The College of St. Scholastica - Duluth Campus
Cost: $99

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2016 Keynote: Dr. Thomas R. Guskey | Improving Student Learning with Standards and Assessments

Keynote Speaker, Dr. Thomas R. GuskeyThomas R. Guskey, PhD, is professor of educational psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. A graduate of the University of Chicago, he served as director of research and development for Chicago Public Schools and was the first director of the Center for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning, a national research center.

Dr. Guskey is the author/editor of numerous books and book chapters, articles, and professional papers on educational measurement, evaluation, assessment, and grading. He coedited the Experts in Assessment series. His articles have appeared in prominent research journals, as well as Educational Leadership, Kappan, and The School Administrator.

Dr. Guskey is listed in the National Staff Development Council’s Leaders in Staff Development. He is the only person to have won the Council’s Book of the Year Award twice and the Article of the Year Award three times. His work has been honored by numerous organizations, and he has been featured on the National Public Radio programs Talk of the Nation and Morning Edition.

He served on the policy research team of the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future, the task force that developed the National Standards for Staff Development, and was named a Fellow in the American Educational Research Association, which also honored him in 2006 for his outstanding contribution relating research to practice.