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SDE 2020 Virtual National Conference: I Teach K

August 3, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

| $79.00

I Teach K! is one day of virtual, research-based learning opportunities with a comprehensive session line-up dedicated to kindergarten. Training is designed to build foundational literacy and numeracy skills to lay the groundwork for deeper content understanding as students grow and develop. Topics will be presented by a team of kindergarten experts who will speak from years of experience in the classroom setting. Participants will fill their toolbox with inspiration, information, and ideas that will rejuvenate and motivate them when they return to their classroom.

Shakara Hill – Shakara is a professional development specialist, former kindergarten teacher, and Teacher of the Year. She sows seeds of excellence in teachers through upbeat, relevant, and engaging adult learning experiences. Shakara is the owner of SEED Consulting LLC, which provides educators with professional development workshops, coaching, and consulting. She is the author of the popular blog, “The Excellent Educator.”

Adam Peterson – Adam is an award-winning teacher with more than 13 years of experience in kindergarten classrooms. His passion is play-based learning and he works with districts across the country to make school the best place ever. Adam is an author, TEDx speaker, co-host of The Classroom Collaborative Podcast, and creator of the YouTube channel, teacherslearn2.com.

Deanna Wills – Deedee is an experienced teacher, literacy coach, and presenter with a deep background in early childhood education. She has won numerous awards, including Walmart’s Teacher of the Year. She loves connecting with other teachers through her popular blog, “Mrs. Wills’ Kindergarten.” Her sessions are a great way to tap into her creative, fresh ideas for creating a classroom where every kindergartener has fun and succeeds.

Matthew Halpern – Matt served as a classroom teacher for 10 years and as a literacy strategist for three years. He has returned to the kindergarten classroom where he shares new ideas for making instruction engaging and effective. Matt is the author of the book, “Look at My Happy Rainbow”, based on his experiences as a male kindergarten teacher, and writes a blog of the same name.

How to Register: Visit the Staff Development for Educators website


August 3, 2020
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Staff Development for Educators
(800) 462-1478


Special Information
5 credit hours
Cost details
$79.00 per day
Event Format
OPI Renewal Units Available
College Credit Available