Monday, April 28, 2014

Third Annual Strive For Excellence Teacher Conference

4222014_34206_0.pngThe countdown has begun!  
Only 5 days until the Third Annual Strive For Excellence Teacher Conference.  


We are looking forward to greeting you Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Dillard High School!

The morning will begin at 8:00 am in the main auditorium where you will sign-in for the conference and enjoy a continental breakfast. All pre-registered attendees will receive a conference gift bag filled with resource and incentive items. A special "Thank you" gift will be presented to repeat conference guests who bring a friend.

The morning will continue with an Opening Session. Special guest, Mr. Runcie, Superintendent of Schools will bring greetings to the group. We are also honored to have Ms. Dorina Sackman, Florida’s 2014 Teacher of the Year as our keystone speaker.

Following the Opening Session, you will have an opportunity to visit our conference vendors as we transition from the auditorium to the Buildings 5 and 6 for the conference sessions.

You will have the opportunity to attend three (3) presentations of your choice. This year's conference offers three (3) unique professional learning tracks presented   "By Teachers, For Teachers, With Teachers".

        Teaching Framework and Content Standards

                Examining “the how we teach” and “the what we teach”

        University of Florida Teacher Fellows: Early Childhood Education Initiative

                Inquiry-Based Professional Learning Communities

        Personalized Learning: Digital 5, Innovations For Learning and more

In order for you to thoroughly enjoy the day, we recommend that you wear comfortable shoes and bring a light sweater or jacket as the temperature in the rooms vary. The suggested conference attire is business casual.


Our sponsors have generously donated fabulous door prizes including the following electronic devices: ThinkPads from Lenovo; two (2) Miix 2 Tablets from Intel; and three (3) Wireless HDMI Presentation Systems from Blackbox. Make sure to turn in your door prize entry prior to the third session on the day of the conference for a chance to win one of these wonderful prizes.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided throughout the day.

Registration is still open - invite your friends and colleagues to join you at this year's Strive For Excellence Teacher Conference!


Dillard High School

2501 NW 11th Street, Fort Lauderdale, 33311

For more information please visit the Office of Talent Development website

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