PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Blended Learning & Project-Based Learning Seminar
Do you collaborate with other teachers on projects? Do you incorporate project/challenge based learning in your classroom? Would you like to invite community involvement in your school or class? Are you integrating technology throughout student learning? If you said yes to any of these questions, OR if you said, “GEE, I would like to do that” this 3 day course is for YOU!!
Professional Development staff from ESU 1, ESU 17 and ESU 8, are providing this professional development opportunity for teams of 2-4 teachers from a district to learn best practices in Blended Learning and Project/Challenge based learning. The 3 face-to-face meetings will be at the Life Long Learning Center in Norfolk from 9 AM – 3 PM on November 27, 2018, February 12, 2019 and March 22, 2019. Carl D. Perkins funds will cover travel costs, lunch and up to $2,000 per team to enhance and/or create a project for their classroom.
Registration will close September 28, 2018 or when the class is full. It is open to CTE teachers working together, CTE teachers with core teachers, CTE teachers working with fine arts teachers, and/or a combination of the above. REGISTER HERE: http://bit.ly/BlendEDPBL
2017-2018 Perkins Special Project Grant Recipients
- Chambers – Desk Jet Printer (Architecture & Construction)
- Clearwater – Horizontal/Vertical Bandsaw (Ag)
- Elgin – Camcorder & Microphone (Communications)
- Madison – STEMbot & Laptop (STEM/Engineering)
- O’Neill – Engine Training Unit/Overhead valve horizontal engine (Transportation, Distribution and Logistics)
- Pierce – Printer/T-Shirt heat press (Information Technology)
- Plainview – Greenhouse growing bundles (Ag)
- Verdigre – Drone (Communications)
- Wheeler Central – Miter Band Saw (Ag)
Facilitating Career Development
- Nebraska Career Connections is a one-stop for career development and provides education and career planning resources. Assist your students in exploring career options and create a portfolio of materials for college and career. This system can provide you with all the tools you will need.