Teach Smarter, Not Harder: You CAN Create a Seamless Learning Environment - IL

Conducted by RaVonya Knight, education specialist

This workshop is ideal for teachers who are tired of ending the school year drained from classroom chaos, teachers who are ready and open for change. Learn research-based classroom management strategies that can be implemented into your classroom immediately with measurable, positive results.

Wednesday, September 27
4:30 p.m. Registration; 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

University of Illinois Extension Office
Grayslake, IL

Reservation required at Meemic.Yapsody.com.

Green & Healthy Schools – Composting Workshop - WI

Conducted by Angie Lemar of Recycling Connections Corp.   

This workshop will provide information to school staff, teachers and administrators about how to incorporate more “green and healthy” initiatives into our schools, specifically on composting. Whether it is a classroom worm bin, school site demonstration compost, or full scale cafeteria compost, participants will learn ways to incorporate composting in schools to divert waste from the landfill and advance educational opportunities.

This workshop provides a $100 stipend to the school for Foundation Club Members that attend (limited to 4 staff members per school)

Wednesday, September 27
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Myrick Park Center
La Crosse, WI

Reservation required at Meemic.Yapsody.com.

Socio-Economic Impacts on Classroom Management - IL

Conducted by Ricardo Castro, 2017 Illinois Teacher of the Year

Using classroom management as the driving force for social and academic success, this workshop provides a holistic approach to addressing comprehensible input, the affective filter and acquired knowledge in a classroom context by focusing on different classroom management styles and the root cause of stunted social and academic growth.

Tuesday, October 10
4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Itasca Public Library
Itasca, IL  

Reservation Required at Meemic.Yapsody.com.

Creating a Digital Playground: Enhancing Your Classroom with FREE Apps and Websites - IL

Conducted by Jeremy Rinkel, teacher, journalist, self-published author, and aspiring entrepreneur

In this three-hour workshop, teachers will discover a variety of apps and websites to engage students to create an exciting and innovative learning environment. Put learning into the students' hands and watch the magic happen. Make your life easier as a teacher by discovering up-to-date apps to help with productivity in all areas of life.

Tuesday, October 17
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Freedom Building
Springfield, IL

Reservation Required at Meemic.Yapsody.com.

Second Annual Community Conversation on Bullying - MI

Presented by Defeat the Label and Meemic
Join us in the fight against bullying in our schools and communities as we bring together community representatives to engage educators, parents and students in proactive conversations and actions to stop bullying.
Thursday, October 26
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Oakland Schools
Waterford, MI   
View the informational flyer. Not accepting reservations yet.

Green & Healthy Schools – Environmental Health - WI

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Wednesday, November 29
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Appleton, WI

More information to come. Not accepting reservations yet. 

Green & Healthy Schools – School Wellness & Movement - WI

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wausau, WI

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Green & Healthy Schools – Outdoor Learning - WI

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Madison, WI

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