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2016 Education Symposium

A student-lead professional development day…

Taking Teaching to the Next Level
October 13, 2016
K-State Student Union

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2016 Education Symposium - Taking Teaching to the Next Level


Schedule

8:00 am – Opening Session (Forum Hall)

8:30-9:20 am – Session 1

  • Ag Ed (Big 12 Room)
    • Students will receive copies of Kids Connection magazines, Beyond the Beef Barn, Pig Tales, and More than Milk.
  • Special Education (Room 206)
    • Learn how special education students are learning in today’s world. What ways can we accommodate these students in the general ed classrooms, how the special education classrooms are run, and what behind the scenes work such as paper work is performed.
  • Classroom Management (Cottonwood Room)
    • Learn tips and tricks to better manage your future classroom.
  • LGBT issues in the Classroom (Room 207)
    • How to adapt to change is difficult. Learn how and what you can do to help to make the LGBT community feel safe and comfortable in your classroom.
  • Loan Forgiveness (Flint Hills Room)
    • This session will cover how to look for a job that will forgive student loans. Will also address the common question of what exactly does having a job that covers student loans entail.
  • Teacher Panel (Room 227)
    • Come hear the experiences of new and seasoned teachers from all over the state. Each teacher will discuss the world of being a career teacher.

9:30- 10:20 am – Session 2

  • Ag Ed (Big 12 Room)
    • Students will receive copies of Kids Connection magazines, Beyond the Beef BarnPig Tales, and More than Milk.
  • Special Education (Room 206)
    • Learn how special education students are learning in today’s world. What ways can we accommodate these students in the general ed classrooms, how the special education classrooms are run, and what behind the scenes work such as paper work is performed.
  • Classroom Management (Cottonwood Room)
    • Learn tips and tricks to better manage your future classroom.
  • LGBT issues in the Classroom (Room 207)
    • How to adapt to change is difficult. Learn how and what you can do to help to make the LGBT community feel safe and comfortable in your classroom.
  • Loan Forgiveness (Flint Hills Room)
    • This session will cover how to look for a job that will forgive student loans. Will also address the common question of what exactly does having a job that covers student loans entail.
  • Teacher Panel (Room 227)
    • Come hear the experiences of new and seasoned teachers from all over the state. Each teacher will discuss the world of being a career teacher. 

10:30-11:50 am – Hause Creativity Lecture (Forum Hall)

12:00 pm –  Lunch (Grand Ballroom)

1:00-1:50 pm – Session 3

  • What’s Going on In Kansas Education? (Little Theater)
    • As new policies are implemented it is easy to get lost in the conversation. Come learn from a KNEA representative about what laws and rules you need to be aware of as a new teacher in Kansas.
  • STEM (Room 206)
    • Calling all science, technology, engineering and math teachers in training! If you want to learn about new innovative ways to introduce STEM into your classroom, this session is for you!
  • Mental Health Issues in the Classroom (Cottonwood Room)
    • What mental health issues are to be expected in the classroom? How can we, as teachers accommodate and work with these students to ensure success. What do these mental health issues look like?
  • Graduate School and Teaching: What to Expect (Room 207)
    • Are you interested in going to graduate school? If so, come to this session and learn from current grad students that have worked full-time and part-time while pursuing their degree. The panel will have a wealth of knowledge to share.
  • Parent Communication (Flint Hills Room)
    • Learn the ins and outs of parent communication. What parents prefer and what is easiest for them while juggling jobs and running their households.
  • Military Panel (Room 227)
    • Gain military teachers and parents perspectives on education and how teaching to students of military families is different from non-military students.

2:00- 2:50 pm – Session 4

  • What’s Going on In Kansas Education? (Little Theater)
    • As new policies are implemented it is easy to get lost in the conversation. Come learn from a KNEA representative about what laws and rules you need to be aware of as a new teacher in Kansas.
  • STEM (Room 206)
    • Calling all science, technology, engineering and math teachers in training! If you want to learn about new innovative ways to introduce STEM into your classroom, this session is for you!
  • Mental Health Issues in the Classroom (Cottonwood Room)
    • What mental health issues are to be expected in the classroom? How can we, as teachers accommodate and work with these students to ensure success. What do these mental health issues look like?
  • Graduate School and Teaching: What to Expect (Room 207)
    • Are you interested in going to graduate school? If so, come to this session and learn from current grad students that have worked full-time and part-time while pursuing their degree. The panel will have a wealth of knowledge to share.
  • Parent Communication (Flint Hills Room)
    • Learn the ins and outs of parent communication. What parents prefer and what is easiest for them while juggling jobs and running their households.
  • Military Panel (Room 227)
    • Gain military teachers and parents perspectives on education and how teaching to students of military families is different from non-military students.
Questions?
Please contact Education Symposium Coordinator Teara Lander at flagg@k-state.edu
or call 785-532-5524.