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Eric's Epic Ed-venture - Facebook Live

Fresh off Eric's Epic Ed-venture road trip, National Association of Elementary School Principals president Eric Cardwell will share the discoveries and stories from his visit to 28 elementary schools in Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia! 

The 30-minute live event will be broadcast at 1:15 p.m. EST Thursday, September 27.

Join us on our Facebook page or in person at Meemic Insurance headquarters, 1685 N. Opdyke Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326.

Seating is limited. Click here to register.

Meanwhile, follow his exploits on the Meemic blog.

2019-20 Michigan Teacher of the Year Nomination Period Open

Nominations are being accepted now through October 12 for the 2019-20 Michigan Teacher of the Year, organized by the Michigan Department of Education and sponsored by Meemic. A teacher will be selected to represent each of the 10 regions in the state, with one of the Regional Teachers of the Year selected as the Michigan Teacher of the Year.

Please note the following eligibility requirements:
- Have a valid Michigan teaching certificate
- Have completed at least five successful years of teaching experience in Michigan
- Is directly involved in educating students
- Was not a 2018-19 Regional Teacher of the Year, or was not a finalist for Michigan Teacher of the Year in 2017-18

Nominate an outstanding Michigan educator today!

Water Pollution Prevention Workshop 

Learn how water pollution happens in our communities.
Teachers: Earn 1.5 CEUs for completing this class.

6-7:30 p.m. October 3 
SCARCE, 799 Roosevelt Road, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 
  
Registration is FREE! 

To learn more, visit www.SCARCE.org/event/water-pollution-prevention1003/.

Anti-Bullying Workshop for Educators!

PDC's will be provided for attendance.

8 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, October 10  
Stenstrom Center for Education, 4151 Samuelson Road, Rockford, IL 61109

Sponsored by CEANCI, Guided Choices and VT Agency

Click here for more details.  Alicia Marcos Birong Bio

Third Annual Community Conversation on Bullying Conference

Presented by Defeat the Label and The Meemic Foundation 
 
Join us in the fight against bullying in our schools as we bring together educators, students, parents and business leaders to engage all in proactive conversations and actions to stop bullying.
 
Hear from our fantastic slate of speakers. Participate in interactive breakout sessions featuring 2018-19 Michigan Teacher of the Year (MTOY) Laura Chang, six of our current Regional Teachers of the Year, 2015 MTOY Melody Arabo and many others! 
 
8:30 - 2:30 p.m. October 26, 2018
Oakland Schools, Waterford, MI    
 
Reservations required.

Free for the first 50 Foundation Club Members; $25 for all others. 

Book Rescue

School and nonprofit employees (must bring proof of current employment) are invited to come and browse materials and take items for their offices, programs or schools. Suggested donation of $5 per box (cash or check). The SCARCE Book Rescue is open 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in Glen Ellyn, IL.
 
08/25/2018 – Book Rescue
09/08/2018 – Book Rescue
09/22/2018 – Book Rescue
 
For complete detail visit www.SCARCE.org/events.

An Eighth-Grader at Your School Could Win an Eight-Day European River Cruise!

Encourage them to enter for a chance to join the Discovery Crew.

Know an eighth-grader at your school who dreams of seeing the world? Have them enter the Discovery Crew Contest, where 60 students will win a trip for themselves and a parent or legal guardian, including airfare, for an eight-day/seven-night river cruise, beginning and ending in Amsterdam, with fascinating ports-of-call throughout The Netherlands and Belgium.

Discovery Crew winners will gain a deeper appreciation for Dutch and Belgian cultures, and the transformative power of travel while exploring history, art, sustainability, environmental concerns, science, nature, food and more.

Simply have your eighth-grader answer three essay questions about traveling, plus submit a selfie expressing their passion for travel. For complete details, visit AAA.com/DiscoveryCrew.

Hurry! Enter between August 21-September 21, 2018. Click here for the contest flyer!

The 1Million Project

The Meemic Foundation is excited to spread the word about The 1Million Project, an amazing project initiative of the Sprint Corporation.  Sprint sincerely believes that every student deserves access to mobile devices and high-speed internet to help them achieve their full potential, and have launched this project to provide 1 million high school students the critical resources they need. 

Download the factsheet for more details about this program or go direct to the 1Million Project website to get the facts and application for your school to apply. 
 
Applications for the 2019-20 school year are being accepted now through December 31, 2018.

Meemic Foundation Free Webinars

The Meemic Foundation recognizes the importance of continuous professional educational growth and opportunity for our educators and administrators. That is why we offer free workshops conducted by teacher-leaders in topics that our Foundation Club Members deem important. Log into your account and view the Foundation Club Library today.

Education Week Webinars

Education Week, an independent national news organization focused on pre-k-12 education policy and practices, offers a collection of free webinars on a variety of education topics. Not only can you register for upcoming webinars, but can also access their webinars after their original live streaming date for a limited time.
 
View their list of upcoming and on-demand webinars.

Quill Education Resource Center

Look no further than Quill’s Education Resource Center for projects and activities to drive engagement!  From fun classroom activities to teaching tips and holiday-oriented projects, you’ll want to regularly check out this resource to enrich your classroom!

Start exploring!
 

edWeb.net Free Webinars

edWeb.net is a professional social and learning network that makes it easy for anyone in the education community to connect with peers, share information and best practices, spread innovative ideas and obtain professional development. It’s easy to view their current and upcoming calendar of upcoming edWebinars – live and on-demand!

View/register for an upcoming webinar. Search their database of over 1,300 free on-demand webinars.
 

Lakeshore Learning Craft Ideas & Activities

With over 1,000 resources for the classroom, you’ll want to start now checking out the free resources available through Lakeshore Learning!

Visit Lakeshore to get started! 
 

Smithsonian American Art Museum

We’re sure you’ll enjoy the rich resources provided by the Smithsonian American Art Museum.  From teacher guides to videos, you’re sure to find something to enrich the classroom learning experience.
 
Learn more here!