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Monday, October 21
 

9:05am EDT

Interact Differently in the Classroom with your Clear Touch Interactive Panel & CTI Software Suite
Limited Capacity seats available

By the end of our ACTION PACKED 45 minute session, you will be comfortable using your Clear Touch Interactive panel, navigating your way around the Android operating system (which includes Collage, wireless screen casting & the Clear Touch App Store), plus exploring the awesome Clear Touch Software Suite (EasiNote, EasiCapture and Snowflake) – so get ready to start interacting differently in your classroom and beyond!
* Prior to your session, please view the following 15 minute video: https://youtu.be/GuUeh11YRBY
* Please bring your teacher devices with you to the orientation session.
* This session is perfect for new users and those who need a quick refresher!

Speakers
avatar for Shayna Muirhead

Shayna Muirhead

Director of Customer Success, ConnectView
ConnectView, LLC is full service reseller with a comprehensive product portfolio and technical expertise in enterprise video management, video conferencing, digital signage, interactive technologies, AV andcollaboration solutions. ConnectView specializes in delivering high quality... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2019 9:05am - 9:50am EDT
T116

9:05am EDT

MasteryConnect for District and School Administrators
Limited Capacity filling up

As a District or School Administrator, how can you support teachers in the use of the MasteryConnect platform to deepen student learning? Learn how during this interactive 45 minute session. This face-to-face training will show you how to create formative assessments, how to pull a variety of reports, and then how to understand the reports available. Don't miss this opportunity to get your questions answered while we have a MasteryConnect representative in our district.

Speakers

Monday October 21, 2019 9:05am - 9:50am EDT
M228

9:05am EDT

Makey Makey's, Interactive Posters, Circuits, and Banana Pianos
Limited Capacity full

Makey Makey's are the ultimate tool for ANY subject and grade level. Make any poster interactive with sounds, create circuits, make ordinary objects (and people) into musical instruments, design your own game controller. The possibilities are endless! With a school set available for checkout from the county, it is an easily accessible resource.

Speakers

Monday October 21, 2019 9:05am - 9:50am EDT
H105

9:10am EDT

Bruh I'm Good: Unpacking Black Males and Mental Health Issues
Limited Capacity full

"Bruh I'm Good" is the typical response given by males particularly males of color when confronted about their physical, mental, or emotional well-being. Though that response may be true in most cases, there are a lot of instances where this is simply not the case. The research surrounding mental health and social well being of males of color is ASTOUNDING! Join me as we unpack these critical social and emotional components through the experience(s) of black males, also as we spotlight mental health and wellness.

Speakers
avatar for Leshaun Jenkins

Leshaun Jenkins

Assistant Principal, Tarboro High School


Monday October 21, 2019 9:10am - 10:40am EDT
T112

9:10am EDT

Darkness to Light
Limited Capacity filling up

Stewards of Children® uses real people and real stories to show you how to protect children. The framework of the training is built off the foundation of The 5 Steps to Protecting Children™. After the training is completed, participants will leave armed with the “7 Steps to Protecting our Children.”
• Learn the facts.
• Minimize the opportunity
• Talk about it
• Stay Alert
• Make a plan
. • Act on suspicions
* Get involved
Training offered by ECU: College of Health and Human Performance, Department of Health Education and Promotion, North Carolina School Health Training Center. Sponsored by ECPS Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Grant.

Speakers
avatar for Lanetta Scott

Lanetta Scott

Family Resource Center Coordinator, ECPS


Monday October 21, 2019 9:10am - 10:40am EDT
T114

9:10am EDT

Hitting the Bullseye: Standards Aligned Assignments
Limited Capacity filling up

The time is now for each school to develop a process for Professional Learning Communities (PLC) to ensure that assignments are aligned to standards and guage the rigor of the assignment. Handouts include group activity materials (i.e., whole group, small group, and pairs). This session will model and demonstrate strategies on building foundational knowledge which includes: (a) jigsaw activity teaching DoK levels; and (b) a group discussion using “Rounds Protocol” about how the presented process could be used in team meetings in our schools to ensure students have quality assignments.

Speakers
avatar for Hillary Boutwell

Hillary Boutwell

Assistant Principal, Edgecombe County Public Schools


Monday October 21, 2019 9:10am - 10:40am EDT
M108

10:00am EDT

MasteryConnect for Teachers
Limited Capacity filling up

MasteryConnect is used for our District assessments, but it is also a valuable instructional tool that help deepen the knowledge base of your students. Learn how to fully utilize this platform - from creating CFAs to pulling and understanding the reports available.

Speakers

Monday October 21, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
M228

10:00am EDT

BreakOut -- A Classroom Escape Game!
Limited Capacity filling up

Encourage reading with purpose, critical thinking, and teamwork skills through collaborative groups. Your students will race against the clock to break into a series of locks by working together to solve puzzles. All content areas welcome and encouraged to attend!

Speakers
avatar for Tanya McGhee

Tanya McGhee

BioNetwork
The mission of BioNetwork is to provide high quality economic and workforce development for biotechnology and life science industries across North Carolina through education, training, and laboratory resources.


Monday October 21, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
M223

10:00am EDT

Enrich Your Teaching With Resources and Services From the Teaching Resources Center of Joyner Library
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will highlight resources and services offered by the Teaching Resources Center of Joyner Library at East Carolina University to educators in eastern North Carolina. Topics will include Preschool through Grade 12 curriculum materials, textbooks, and outreach services. Active learning will be discussed and participants are encouraged to use resources of the Teaching Resources Center to provide active learning in the classroom.

Speakers
HW

Hazel Walker

Education & Outreach Librarian, ECU


Monday October 21, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
M227

10:55am EDT

Learning Styles for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Limited Capacity full

Instructing learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can present numerous challenges to the classroom teacher. Often the behaviors exhibited are the result of the unique and underlying learning differences these students experience. Participants will leave with a general overview of ASD and factors that impact learning including attention differences, implicit and visual learning, and difficulties in sensory processing, executive functioning and perspective-taking.

Speakers
avatar for Lori Jones

Lori Jones

Lead School Psychologist, ECPS
JT

Jennifer Tuten

Lead Occupational Therapist, ECPS


Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:40am EDT
M107

10:55am EDT

NCLive for Teachers and Students
Limited Capacity seats available

The presentation will cover resources available from NCLive for teachers and students. We will cover how to access the resources and give a basic overview of multiple programs.

Speakers

Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:40am EDT
M227

10:55am EDT

Unconference: Partners in Education
Limited Capacity seats available

Come talk with business partners and collaborate on how we can join forces! Special thanks to STEP and Pam Gould for setting this event up.

Speakers
BH

Buie Holder

TransTech Energy
SS

Sean Smith

LS Cable
LT

Lisa Tolson

Edgecombe Martin EMC
avatar for Pam Gould

Pam Gould

Executive Director, Strategic Twin County Partnerships


Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:40am EDT
Cafeteria

10:55am EDT

Chromebook and Chrome 101 with Featured Presenter: Justin Birckbrichler
Limited Capacity seats available

This will be a crash course on how to use Chromebooks and the Chrome browser. Specific tips will be given to help optimize it for teacher use and student learning.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Birckbrichler

Justin Birckbrichler

Google Certified Educator
Justin Birckbichler is an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher at Lee Hill Elementary School in Spotsylvania, VA. A former fourth grade, he earned a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University. Justin is a Google for Education Certified Innovator... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:40am EDT
M118

10:55am EDT

Engaging ELLs: Every Last Learner!
Limited Capacity filling up

Help! They don't speak English! What can I do?? Actually, quite a bit, and all your students will benefit! ESL and Migrant staff will share best practices, answer questions, and explain how ESL testing data impacts your school report card. You will come away with a better understanding of your ELLs.

Speakers
TG

Tiffany Georgic

ESL teacher, ECPS
Language Acquisition, travel, sci-fi


Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:40am EDT
M220

10:55am EDT

McKinney-Vento 101
Limited Capacity seats available

We will provide an overview of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act. This session will provide examples of real life scenarios that homeless students and families may experience. Strategies for enrolling and supporting students experiencing homelessness will be provided.

Speakers
AG

Anna Gay

counselor, SWEHS


Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:40am EDT
H105

10:55am EDT

Bruh I'm Good: Unpacking Black Males and Mental Health Issues
Limited Capacity full

"Bruh I'm Good" is the typical response given by males particularly males of color when confronted about their physical, mental, or emotional well-being. Though that response may be true in most cases, there are a lot of instances where this is simply not the case. The research surrounding mental health and social well being of males of color is ASTOUNDING! Join me as we unpack these critical social and emotional components through the experience(s) of black males, also as we spotlight mental health and wellness.

Speakers
avatar for Leshaun Jenkins

Leshaun Jenkins

Assistant Principal, Tarboro High School


Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 12:35pm EDT
T112

11:00am EDT

Stewards of Children-Darkness to Light
Limited Capacity filling up

Educators will be trained in the recognition, prevention and response to child sexual abuse. There will be a specific focus on its impact in the classroom and on academic achievement.


Monday October 21, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
T116

11:00am EDT

STEM in Your School Part II -Digital Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Join me for hands-on STEM activities for all grade levels and subject areas. This is part II of STEM in Your School, which was presented at the 2019 ECPS Convocation. During this session you will be able to participate in STEM activities that may be used in your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Shanda Edwards, PhD

Shanda Edwards, PhD

STEAM Specialist, Edgecombe County Public Schools
avatar for Sheronica Sharp

Sheronica Sharp

Digital Literacy Coach, Coker-Wimberly Elementary
I am currently a Digital Literacy Coach with Edgecombe County Public Schools in North Carolina. I provide my scholars with STREAM activities. (Science , Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math)


Monday October 21, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
T113

11:00am EDT

Rigor vs. Rigor Mortis
Limited Capacity filling up

Are you ready to rumbbllleeee!!!??? (With rigor!) Attendees will participate in a fast-paced, interactive session that dives into the three main tenants of rigorous instruction in a classroom. Attendees will move through several instructional rounds where they will "wrestle" with activities investigating their own beliefs and definitions of rigor; evaluating what is and isn't rigor; and squashing many common myths about rigor.

Speakers
avatar for Shawna Andrews

Shawna Andrews

Director of Middle Grades, Edgecombe County Public Schools
RB

Robert Batts

Director of Secondary Education, ECPS


Monday October 21, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
M103

11:50am EDT

A Structured Teaching Approach for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Limited Capacity filling up

Structured Teaching is an evidence based practice used to individualize instruction for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This session will provide classroom teachers with strategies that lead to a more meaningful and predictable classroom, increased task initiation, increased independence and flexibility, and decreased confusion, anxiety and behavior problems.

Speakers
JT

Jennifer Tuten

Lead Occupational Therapist, ECPS
avatar for Lori Jones

Lori Jones

Lead School Psychologist, ECPS


Monday October 21, 2019 11:50am - 12:35pm EDT
M107

11:50am EDT

Flipping with EdPuzzle
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will learn how to flip their classroom by using EdPuzzle. They will be shown EdPuzzle and how to use it to increase student enagment with the material by using videos and questions to gauge/ check understanding

Speakers
AB

Amy Burger

Teacher, North Edgecombe High School


Monday October 21, 2019 11:50am - 12:35pm EDT
M218

11:50am EDT

MasteryConnect for Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

MasteryConnect is used for our District assessments, but it is also a valuable instructional tool that help deepen the knowledge base of your students. Learn how to fully utilize this platform - from creating CFAs to pulling and understanding the reports available.

Speakers

Monday October 21, 2019 11:50am - 12:35pm EDT
M228

11:50am EDT

National Board Certification- An Educational Adventure!
Limited Capacity seats available

Details pertaining to the adventure of obtaining National Board Certification including the certification process, eligibility, fees, loans, timeline and what to expect

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Jones

Kelly Jones

Personnel Support Coordinator, ECPS


Monday October 21, 2019 11:50am - 12:35pm EDT
H104

11:50am EDT

Delve Deeper into Understanding the Gifted Child
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you looking for CEUs and want to learn how to challenge gifted students? Join us for the beginning of an online course in Gifted Education. The course will be 8 modules, including history of gifted education, best practices, differentiation, social and emotional needs of gifted learners and more. You will sign up for the course during the session. The course of open to all ECPS educators and administrators. This course is free and open to all ECPS educators and administrators.


Monday October 21, 2019 11:50am - 12:35pm EDT
M226

11:50am EDT

Unconference: Partners in Education
Limited Capacity seats available

Come talk with business partners and collaborate on how we can join forces! Special thanks to STEP and Pam Gould for setting this event up.

Speakers
avatar for Pam Gould

Pam Gould

Executive Director, Strategic Twin County Partnerships
BH

Buie Holder

TransTech Energy
SS

Sean Smith

LS Cable
LT

Lisa Tolson

Edgecombe Martin EMC


Monday October 21, 2019 11:50am - 12:35pm EDT
Cafeteria

12:45pm EDT

Instructional Practices
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will gain insight into providing best practices for instruction in their classrooms which include lesson planning tips, pre-assessment, instructional techniques, post-assessment and data collection tools.


https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1LtbuDEf4_Gt7joSHqCzLTinkrGqVJJGmN9D8rXUJ4oA/edit?usp=sharing

Speakers
BB

Brittany Brown

EC Program Specialist for Pre-School


Monday October 21, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm EDT
M226

12:45pm EDT

STEM Tools - Our district has what ???
Limited Capacity filling up

In this session you will not only experience some of the awesome STEM tools that our district has but also get to see and explore all of the ways you and your DLC or DT&L Specialist can incorporate these tools to increase student engagement while blending content with technology.

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Stokes

Rebecca Stokes

Digital Literacy Coach, West Edgecombe Middle School


Monday October 21, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm EDT
T130

12:45pm EDT

EducatorsHandbook.com (Webinar)
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how EducatorsHandbook.com can help you replace your traditional paper referrals with a fast, efficient workflow that produces the data needed to meet the needs of the RtI, MTSS, and PBIS approaches to student conduct.

Speakers
AJ

Austin Jackson

Educator's Handbook


Monday October 21, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm EDT
T116

12:45pm EDT

Reframing the Negative Actions as a Freeze, Flight, or Freeze
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
DL

Dr. Lauren Lampron

Principal, Pattillo


Monday October 21, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm EDT
T134

12:45pm EDT

YouTube and Screencasting with Featured Presenter: Justin Birckbrichler
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will delve into the basics of screencasting tools to introduce flipped/blended lessons

Speakers
avatar for Justin Birckbrichler

Justin Birckbrichler

Google Certified Educator
Justin Birckbichler is an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher at Lee Hill Elementary School in Spotsylvania, VA. A former fourth grade, he earned a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University. Justin is a Google for Education Certified Innovator... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm EDT
M118

12:45pm EDT

Ozobot - Inspiring Students!
Limited Capacity seats available

Inspiring students to create with Ozobot! Ozobot is a robotic platform that empowers coding & STEAM education for K–12. (Using Color Code)

Speakers
avatar for Tammy Hedgepeth, M.Ed., M.A.

Tammy Hedgepeth, M.Ed., M.A.

Digital Literacy Coach, Princeville Elementary


Monday October 21, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm EDT
M103

12:45pm EDT

How to Get Your Scholars to Cooperate
Limited Capacity full

Cooperative Learning encourages scholars to get involved in their learning in a non-threatening and engaging manner. Come learn how to engage even the most disinterested students so they’ll love to learn in your class. These tried and true cooperative learning strategies not only increase student engagement, but they also increase student achievement!

Speakers
KH

Kristian Herring

Principal, Coker-Wimberly


Monday October 21, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm EDT
M206

1:40pm EDT

Higher Level Thinking: Concept Development
Limited Capacity full

Move beyond the facts. Teaching with concepts allows students to organize their thinking, better understand their world, and grapple with open ended ideas and questions. You will learn a basic strategy that can be applied to almost everything you teach and enhances student learning and builds depth into the curriculum.

Speakers
SK

Stacey Knapp

AIG Teacher, WEMS
avatar for Ramona Hale

Ramona Hale

AIG Teacher
avatar for Sherry Abrams

Sherry Abrams

AIG Specialist, Edgecombe County Public Schools
avatar for Brandy Chappell

Brandy Chappell

AIG Teacher, MMA
DC

Debbie Cobb

AIG Teacher, Edgecombe County Schools
Retired teacher currently working part time with Academically Gifted and nurturing scholars in several schools.


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M226

1:40pm EDT

Implementing Games in the Clasroom
Limited Capacity full

Do you like to play? I bet you do. Guess what? your students love even more! In this session, teachers will be exposed to a variety of ideas for Gamifying education. Research has shown that games increase high order learning outcomes, enhance comprehension, reduce stress, and boost engagement.

Speakers
avatar for Noel Castillo

Noel Castillo

5th grade teacher, Martin Millennium Academy


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M107

1:40pm EDT

MasteryConnect for District and School Administrators
Limited Capacity seats available

As a District or School Administrator, how can you support teachers in the use of the MasteryConnect platform to deepen student learning? Learn how during this interactive 45 minute session. This face-to-face training will show you how to create formative assessments, how to pull a variety of reports, and then how to understand the reports available. Don't miss this opportunity to get your questions answered while we have a MasteryConnect representative in our district.

Speakers

Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M228

1:40pm EDT

Unconference Session: DLC Edition
Limited Capacity seats available

Digital Learning Coaches Only! As we dive into dissecting our evaluation tool and ways to meet all of the standards through best practices. Come learn from your fellow DLC's from across the county! Bring a device!

Speakers
NS

Natalie Shearin

Digital Literacy Coach, Carver Elementary


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M213

1:40pm EDT

The Opportunity Myth
Limited Capacity filling up

Far too many students graduate from high school still unprepared for the lives they want to lead. They enroll in college and land in remedial courses, or start jobs and discover they’re missing skills they need. Is this a secondary school problem? No. It starts from the very beginning. We need to understand why. We will unpack "The Opportunity Myth" and understand what students can show us about how school is letting them down—and what we can do to fix it.

Speakers
avatar for Hillary Boutwell

Hillary Boutwell

Assistant Principal, Edgecombe County Public Schools
SB

Shavon Brown

Assistant Principal, edg
SW

Stephanie Whitaker

SouthWest Edgecombe High School


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M108

1:40pm EDT

Science! It's more than "just" vocabulary.!
Limited Capacity filling up

How can we engage students in actively doing science and thinking like a scientist—or an engineer? During this session, you will engage in hands-on activities to become familiar with the eight Science and Engineering Practices You will also consider what they might look like in your classroom.

Speakers
RH

Rachel Hyder

8th grade teacher, Martin Millennium Academy
avatar for Cherelle Sanders

Cherelle Sanders

6-8 Math/Science Multi-Classroom Leader, Martin Millenium Academy


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M218

1:40pm EDT

Inquiry-Based Projects with G Suite with Featured Presenter: Justin Birckbrichler
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on how to use G Suite to foster Inquiry-Based Projects. We will discuss both the use of the digital tools and the pedagogy behind it.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Birckbrichler

Justin Birckbrichler

Google Certified Educator
Justin Birckbichler is an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher at Lee Hill Elementary School in Spotsylvania, VA. A former fourth grade, he earned a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University. Justin is a Google for Education Certified Innovator... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M118

1:40pm EDT

School Safety - One School's Journey
Limited Capacity seats available

Safety is the highest priority in education. Gathering and implementing ideas to make our schools safer places to learn and work, however, can sometimes seem like a daunting task. From facilities to classrooms to school personnel, see EECHS's simple yet effective approaches to making their school a safer place for students and staff - and pick up an idea or two that can be put to immediate use in your school or classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Keith Webb

Keith Webb

English, EECHS
As an English instructor, I am open to discussions surrounding the topics of literature and language. As a school safety specialist, I welcome conversations that focus on better ways to keep our schools and students safe.


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M219

1:40pm EDT

How to Get Your Scholars to Cooperate
Limited Capacity filling up

Cooperative Learning encourages scholars to get involved in their learning in a non-threatening and engaging manner. Come learn how to engage even the most disinterested students so they’ll love to learn in your class. These tried and true cooperative learning strategies not only increase student engagement, but they also increase student achievement!

Speakers
KH

Kristian Herring

Principal, Coker-Wimberly


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M206

1:40pm EDT

Music Technology: application and relevant use in the classrooms
Limited Capacity seats available

This is a presentation that has options for we as music teachers to use in our classroom on the equipment our school provides.

Speakers
CS

Chris Stanton

Band Teacher, South Edgecombe Middle School


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M223
 


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