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

School Discipline that Works

Loudermilk Conference Center, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2018
Join New York Times bestselling authors Dr. Ross Greene and Dr. Tina Bryson along with other leading experts to learn how to effectively meet the needs of a classroom’s diverse student body, including the most vulnerable students struggling with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. Years of brain development research and practical experience will be synthesized to offer proven strategies to create success for all students in the classroom. Continuing Education Units available for teachers, counselors, and nurses.
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Mount Vernon Presbyterian School Spring Visit Day

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, Atlanta, GA
February 15, 2018
During each semester, the Mount Vernon Institute for Innovation (MVIFI) hosts a school visit day at Mount Vernon Presbyterian School (MVPS). The morning and lunch event provides an experiential workshop in the practices of learning walks and instructional rounds (see The design also allows for an interactive tour of the School. Because the visit curates a group, the event is also a super networking opportunity.
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MVIFI Flash lab - A Design Thinking Workshop

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, Atlanta, GA
Feburary 16, 2018
MVIFI specializes in design thinking as a problem-definition-and-problem-solving framework. Our FlashLab process provides a facilitated opportunity for people to take a "full lap" in design thinking to understand the process in a fun and collaborative context. The FlashLab is hands-on and highly experiential. Time will also be spent sharing some of the design thinking stories from Mount Vernon and beyond.
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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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Athletic Directors Conference
January 16-17, 2018 | Charlotte, NC
A professional development opportunity for new and experienced athletic directors from across the region.

Finance Institute
January 16-17, 2018 | Charlotte, NC
An overview of independent school finance for aspiring and early career heads of school.

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