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Date: October 13, 2016 04:30 PM
Contact: Evan Sandstede
Location: Education Minnesota Duluth office639 E. Central Entrance, Duluth
Description: For more information, contact Evan Sandstede, 651-247-7637 or Terry Dzuck (218)723-2306.
Host: Duluth Federation of Teachers
Date: October 14, 2016 09:00 AM
Contact: Terry Dzuck, 218-723-2306
Location: Two Harbors High School, 1640 Highway 2, Two Harbors
Peer Review: Strategy for Success
Using a "train-the-trainer" approach, this course allows teams of at least two members to enable their locals to develop their own programs for teacher observation and feedback. These peer review programs can be adapted to locally designed teacher development and evaluations plans being implemented across the state. For more information, contact Terry Dzuck, 218-723-2306.
Date: October 15, 2016 08:30 AM
Contact: Jan Anderson, 651-247-7641
Location: City Center Hotel101 E. Main St., Mankato
Description: One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.
This session explores the fundamentals of advocacy, valuing member concerns and managing conflict. The Advocacy Model is introduced (five hours).
Date: October 20, 2016 08:00 AM
Contact: Megan McKeen
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Location: St. Paul River Centre 175 W. Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul
Description: The Minnesota Educator Academy is Minnesota's largest professional development opportunity for educators. It is held at the Saint Paul River Centre in downtown St. Paul. It includes a full day of activities on Thursday, Oct. 20, and a half-day program on Friday, Oct. 21.
Email Megan Mckeen for more information.
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