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Tuesday, September 17

1:30pm CDT

Raising Positive Learners, Not Just Test Scores
Educators on average are losing 5-9 hours a week on lower-level discipline challenges. Low-level disruptions are stealing precious instruction time. Academics and discipline go hand in hand. You can be the best content instructor, but without the ability to control the classroom the best lessons remain undelivered. Participants will learn how to avoid the "debate bait"—how to eliminate warnings and multiple requests. Participants will learn how to increase academics, decrease discipline challenges, gain parent support, and empower all educators. Participants will be encouraged and challenged to implement strategies and techniques that will change the classroom and campus climate immediately. Educators have reported a 70 percent and more success rate in reducing discipline using these techniques and strategies.

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Kate Jorgensen

Education Advocate, Kate Trains

Tuesday September 17, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm CDT
Room 112

2:30pm CDT

Collaborative Planning to Increase Student Engagement
Instructors at the Waterloo Career Center teamed up to collaborate two major projects. Students from various disciplines had the opportunity to develop a marketing plan incorporating aspects from each career field. Due to the success of the first project, the teachers designed a food truck activity. Presenters will share what they have learned during this collaborative process.


Matt Dunkerton

Interactive Media Instructor, Waterloo School District (Waterloo Career Center)

Todd Kern

Graphics Intructor, Waterloo School District (Waterloo Career Center)
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Kyle Kuhlers

IT - Web and Mobile Apps Instructor, Waterloo Schools

Jill Schares

Marketing Instructor, Waterloo School District (Waterloo Career Center)

Jane Kemp-Ulfers

Career Coordinator, Waterloo School District (Waterloo Career Center)

Tuesday September 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm CDT
Room 112