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Welcome to the SAIS virtual bulletin board for events hosted by schools and related organizations. 

Neuroscience and Education: The Connection

Currey Ingram Academy, Brentwood, TN
May 31-June 1, 2018
The Fifth Annual Neuroscience & Education: The Connection is a summer symposium designed to bring together educators and healthcare professionals to hear from experts about the latest brain research as it relates to education and how to apply this information in the classroom and in their practices. The symposium is hosted by Currey Ingram Academy, the Annette Eskind Institute of Learning at Currey Ingram Academy, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Vanderbilt Brain Institute, and Vanderbilt Peabody College.
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Summer Teacher Workshops

High Meadows School & Center for Progressive Learning, Roswell, GA
June 4-8, 2018
We are excited to announce our summer teacher workshops! Whether its creating a classroom culture to increase student thinking, improving learning with inquiry and innovation, providing teachers with skills to navigate social justice learning, or fine-tuning writing workshop to increase student voice and choice, the Center is here to provide valuable progressive education professional development. Won't you join us or share these opportunities with educator friends? This summer we are offering four dynamic learning opportunities: Lifting the Level of Student Writing, Tools for Transformation: Creating Classroom Cultures of Thinking, Teaching for Civic Responsibility and Social Justice, and Learning with Inquiry and Innovation. Two-day workshops are $150 per person with lunch included. Four-day workshops are $400 with lunch included. We offer discounts for groups of four or more. Please visit the website for flyers, details and registration information.
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STEM Summer Teacher Training

Clayton-Bradley Academy, Maryville, TN
June 5-6, 2018
Clayton-Bradley Academy will be hosting a two-day STEM Summer Teacher Training. This training is designed to show integrated science activities through project based instruction and inquiry. This training will include four different activities: Pistol Creek Ecology, Hydroponics/Community Gardens, Physical Sciences with Visual Note-taking, and Beekeeping. This training is for K-12 teachers and pre-service teachers. Participants will be doing different activities each day with time to build individual curriculum with the assistance of CBA teachers and professors from Maryville College. This is a collaboration between Clayton-Bradley Academy and Maryville College. Lunch is included as well as other equipment related to the activities. The cost is $500.
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Summer Diversity Institute for Educators

The Attic, Atlanta, GA
June 18-21, 2018
A 4-day intensive for teachers, counselors, administrators and other educators. The 2018 Institute will focus on how we can build relationships across differences to consciously cultivate the allies and accomplices we need to achieve greater equity and inclusion in our schools and communities. Please join us!
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EE Ford Summer Teachers' Colloquium

Santa Fe Preparatory School, Santa Fe, New Mexico
July 31-August 3
Our program is intended to provide professional teachers a chance to explore their subject deeply with a diverse group of colleagues at an adult and deep level. Each course will use a community approach that involves seminar-style discussion, field trips and outings, and guest speakers to incorporate the many learning partners and resources unique to Santa Fe.
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MakerTech Summer Professional Development

The Steward School, Richmond, VA
August 13-17, 2018
At Steward MakerTech Week, you’ll learn how to use high-tech tools and coding to bring your students’ ideas to life. If you’re ready to add to your teaching toolbox so you can use and integrate robotics, 3D printing, and programming languages such as Arduino and Scratch, this is the workshop you’ve been waiting for. Learn how to use a makerspace to foster inquiry, critical thinking, creativity, and social skills. Get ready for a week jam-packed with ideas to prepare your students to meet the future head on. The cost is $750 for the week, and scholarships are available.
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Leadership Retreat
April 23-24, 2018 | Louisville, KY
Pushing Our Horizons: How Do We Tackle the Big, Hairy Challenges of the Next 20 Years?

Institute for New Heads
June 13-15, 2018 | Peachtree Corners, GA
An informative program preparing administrators for a successful transition to headship.

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