Fortify 2015: Strengthening Teachers and Leaders

Theme:
Ayers Institute Resources for Teachers and Leaders
Date:
April 14, 2015
Times:
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location:
Lipscomb University, Ezell building; Nashville, TN (USA)
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The Fortify 2015 conference is a unique learning experience that brings together K-12 and Higher Education professionals to discuss the need to fortify educator practices.  This year’s conference explors how free resources from the Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation can be incorporated into the work of teachers and education leaders.  Hear from users in both higher education and K-12 schools about the ways Ayers Institute resources contribute to the success of their students and their organization goals. This full-day learning session is hosted at Lipscomb University's Ezell Center in Nashville, TN.

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Tuesday, April 14th

8:00 am
Registration and coffee
 
Ezell 301
8:30 am
Welcome and Introductions
 
Ezell 301
9:00 am
 
Ezell 301
10:15 am
INVEST Video Library workshop
    Marklein, Milligan
K-12 Emphasis
Ezell 301
 
Higher Ed Emphasis
Ezell 363
12:15 pm
Lunch
 
Ezell 301
1:45 pm
K-12 Emphasis
Ezell 363
 
INVEST Video Library workshop
    Marklein, Milligan
Higher Ed Emphasis
Ezell 301
3:45 pm
Evaluations and door prizes
 
Ezell 301
Focus Area name
Description

These breakout sessions provide practical examples of implementing Ayers Institute resources within K-12 professional learning programs.

    There are 2 sessions in this focus area.

These breakout sessions provide practical examples of implementing Ayers Institute resources within higher education teacher preparation programs.

    There are 2 sessions in this focus area.
 
Session presenter
 
Name / title / organization
Davis, Linda
1 session
Linda Davis
Austin Peay State University
 
Finch, Kim
1 session
Kim Finch
Cumberland University
 
Holda, Christine
2 sessions
Christine Holda
Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation
 
3 sessions
Karen Marklein
Program Director
Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation; Lipscomb University College of Education
  
2 sessions
Dr. Rachael Milligan
Managing Director
Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation; Lipscomb University College of Education
  
2 sessions
Julia Osteen
Technology Integration Specialist, Instructor
Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation; Lipscomb University College of Education
Ramsey, Jill
1 session
Jill Ramsey
Putnam County Schools