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Professional Development

Aug
21

edTPA Informational Session for New Faculty and Teaching Assistants

The edTPA is a performance-based portfolio assessment required by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC).

Aug
21

edTPA Informational Session for New TAs

This session will introduce edTPA handbook requirements and COE resources designed for faculty, mentor teachers, and teacher candidates.

Oct
12

Research Office Grant Essentials Workshop Series: NSF Funding

Join panelists Martha Allexsaht-Snider, Cory Buxton, AnnaMarie Conner, and Andrew Izsák for an interactive discussion session focused on National Science Foundation funding.

Oct
14

The Other Side of Poverty in Schools Workshop

In this exciting, stimulating, and intensive one-day workshop at the University of Georgia, teachers, administrators, counselors, and teacher educators will develop research-based teaching practices.

Oct
23–24

Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) Training - Figural

The Torrance Center offers training on the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking, Figural.

Nov
5–6

The Paragraph Writing Strategy Workshop

This two-day workshop will introduce teachers to the foundations of the the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning SIM instructional process and will prepare them to implement research-based interventions to help students acquire strategies for writing and editing a variety of types of…

Dec
5

Deconstructing Classroom Power: Giving Each Student a Voice in the English Classroom

In this workshop participants will examine how the traditional classroom power structures impact a student's academic experience and consider new ways of approaching student/teacher relationships that can improve student achievement.

Jan
26

Student Teacher Technology Workshop

Join EdTech@UGA for an evening packed with teaching and learning strategies you can apply directly into your classrooms.

Feb
6

#CriticalConsumers: Cultivating Critical Social Media Literacies in the Classroom

Examine the risks and opportunities middle and high school students encounter when engaging with social media as consumers

Feb
28–29

Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference

The Evidence Based School Counseling Conference allows counselor educators and practicing school counselors from across the country to consider significant issues in the preparation of the next generation of school counselors.

Mar
3–4

Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) Training - Figural

Efficient, effective and expert training by the Torrance Center™ assures all motivated learners will receive the most up-to-date training in the administration, scoring and interpretation of the TTCT- Figural test.

Mar
5

Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) Training - Verbal

Efficient, effective and expert training by the Torrance Center™ assures all motivated learners will receive the most up-to-date training in the administration, scoring and interpretation of the TTCT- Verbal test.

Mar
19

Beyond the Paper and Pen: Effective and Engaging Ways to Incorporate Technology Into the Writing Classroom

Transform your 7-12 grades writing classroom in this interactive workshop aimed at creating a more dynamic writing classroom.

Mar
21–22

Accessing Common Core Standards in Co-Taught Classrooms, 6-12 Level

This two-day workshop focuses on helping students with disabilities succeed in the Georgia Standards of Excellence/Georgia Performance Standards.

Mar
25–26

Introduction to ATLAS.ti Qualitative Data Analysis Software

This two-day workshop is designed for researchers, graduate students, and faculty who have a basic foundation in qualitative research methods and would like to learn how to use ATLAS.ti qualitative data analysis software to its fullest potential.

Apr
16

Multigenre Research in the K12 Classroom: Creating Content Rich and Creative Projects

Multigenre research allows students to explore different writing forms, engage with primary and secondary sources, and develop projects in which the writer's voice comes through loud and clear.

May
4

The Other Side of Poverty in Schools Workshop

In this intensive one-day workshop, teachers, administrators, counselors, and teacher educators can learn about how to better meet the needs of students.

Jun
2

5th Annual Safe & Welcoming Schools Conference

This conference will feature a distinguished lineup of speakers who will discuss how to create a climate of success for all students.

Jun
20

CLASE Instructional Conversation Summer Institute (Session 1)

This is the first of three sessions for Georgia educators who would like to have a positive impact on all children, especially culturally and linguistically diverse learners.

Jun
27
to Jul. 1

CLASE Instructional Conversation Summer Institute (Session 2)

This is the first of three sessions for Georgia educators who would like to have a positive impact on all children, especially culturally and linguistically diverse learners.

Jul
6–8

CLASE Instructional Conversation Summer Institute (Session 3)

This is the third of three sessions for Georgia educators who would like to have a positive impact on all children, especially culturally and linguistically diverse learners.

Jul
18–22

2016 Torrance Center Summer Institute

The Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development is proud to announce its 2016 Torrance Center Summer Institute (TCSI) for teachers.

Jul
18–22

Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) Training at 2016 Torrance Center Summer Institute

Come receive TTCT-Figural Training at the 2016 Torrance Center Summer Institute. You MUST be a Torrance Center Summer Institute participant to receive this training.

Jul
25

Learning to Teach and Teaching to Learn: Coaching Novice and Veteran Teacher Professional Development Through Inquiry

In this workshop, participants will learn about the process of practitioner inquiry and the ways it can be valuable to teacher candidates, new teachers, and veteran teachers.

Aug
19–20

IDD@UGA - Conference for Learning Professionals and Instructional Designers

This two-day professional conference showcases innovative Instructional Design and Development (IDD) projects and eLearning design strategies. Sessions and demonstrations are presented by students, scholars, and professionals from a variety of contexts including corporate, industry, government, high…

Sep
7

Brown Bag Lunch: Camp DIVE & Professional Development School District Partnership

Faculty and students from all colleges and departments across UGA are invited to bring a brown bag lunch and learn more about UGA's College of Education an the Clarke County School District Professional Development School District Partnership's latest initiative, Camp DIVE.

Sep
8–9

Progress Monitoring for Individual Education Programs (IEP)

This workshop is designed to help special education teachers implement evidence-based practices in progress monitoring.

Sep
30

9th Annual State of Education in Georgia Conference

This one-day conference will include keynotes, breakout sessions, and discussions on several timely topics related to the State of Education in Georgia.

Oct
6

Critical Literacy for the Standards Workshop

This one-day workshop is designed for elementary teachers, instructional coaches, administrators, tutors, and anyone else who would like to provide high-quality reading instruction and literacy contexts for children.

Oct
15

Remixing for the Standards: Teaching the Craft of Creating Political Documents (Grades K-12)

In this workshop, we will explore the concept of remix and apply it to the teaching of political documents (speeches, proclamations, treatises, manifestos, posters, photographs, paintings, etc).

Oct
25

Knowledge 'for' Versus Knowledge 'about' Teaching: Specialized Physical Science Content Courses for Teachers

Dr. Hanuscin, a professor of science education at the University of Missouri, will present on a project that promotes collaborative work between physicists and science educators.

Dec
3

Using Literary Theory for Social Justice (Grades 6-12)

This workshop is designed to help ELA teachers use literary theory to move past the boundaries imposed on them and their students in our increasingly standardized world.

Jan
10

MESA Principals' Panel

A panel of middle and high school principals will answer questions about their perspectives on a variety of issues.

Jan
31

MESA Undergraduate Speaker Series: Dean Stevenson

Dean Stevenson kicks off the new MESA Undergraduate Speaker Series.

Feb
3–4

JoLLE@UGA Winter Conference

This year's conference features educators and students who take risks, sometimes subversively, to employ and widen the spaces between the essentializing forces that we all face.

Feb
9

The Other Side of Poverty in Schools Workshop

In this exciting, stimulating, and intensive one-day workshop, teachers, administrators, counselors, and teacher educators will develop research-based teaching practices and take away powerful classroom ideas.

Feb
21

A Day of Professional Development for Mentor Teachers

This one-day conference, designed for new and seasoned mentor teachers, will focus on key topics that strengthen mentoring relationships and offer approaches and insights that advance professional practice.

Apr
19

SRG Lunch & Learn: Putting Your Strengths to Work

Join us for the fourth SRG Lunch & Learn presentation this year on identifying your personal strengths and activating them at work.

Apr
19

Visiting Scholar Research Talk: Dr. Tali Tal

Professor Tali Tal from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology will discuss whether multiple inquiry experiences change teachers' conceptions.

Apr
22

Reading and Writing History (Grades K-8)

We can make history more personal and relevant by using historical fiction, research, narrative writing, and immersive simulations to enrich our social studies instruction.

Apr
25

The Other Side of Poverty in Schools Workshop

In this exciting, stimulating, and intensive one-day workshop, teachers, administrators, counselors, and teacher educators will learn about the five principles for change, develop research-based teaching practices, and more.

Jun
19–21

CLASE Instructional Conversation Summer Institute: Amicalola Falls

Join the Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education for 30 hours of professional development on the Instructional Conversation pedagogy and its application.

Jun
26–29

CLASE Instructional Conversation Summer Institute: UGA Gwinnett

Join the Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education for 30 hours of professional development on the Instructional Conversation pedagogy and its application.

Jul
10–12

CLASE Instructional Conversation Summer Institute: Piedmont

Join the Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education for 30 hours of professional development on the Instructional Conversation pedagogy and its application.

Jul
10–14

2017 Torrance Center Summer Institute

The Torrance Center Summer Institute is designed to train educators and administrators on integrating creativity into both their curriculum and classroom.

Jul
17–20

CLASE Instructional Conversation Summer Institute: Athens

Join the Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education for 30 hours of professional development on the Instructional Conversation pedagogy and its application.

Oct
16

6th Annual Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference

The 6th Annual Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference will feature a distinguished lineup of speakers on important and timely topics.

Oct
20

Innovation in Teaching Conference

The Innovation in Teaching Conference highlights innovative teaching practices among educators.