Chicago In These Times: A forum on the future of education
Internationally recognized thinker and speaker Tony Wagner, author of the recently released Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World, explores what schools must offer to develop students’ capacity to innovate. Wagner will be joined by Constance Yowell, Director of Education at the MacArthur Foundation, who is spearheading a unique partnership of thirty-four local organizations to help Chicago youth become tomorrow’s creative innovators and thrive in our digital economy. WBEZ arts and culture journalist Alison Cuddy will moderate. At Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 6:30-8 p.m.
The Inventory of Good Learner Repertoires
Hosted by NLU's Autism Center for Advocacy and Practice, the workshop is hosted by Steve Ward, has been working in the field of Behavior Analysis since 1995. He has conducted hundreds of functional assessments and written behavior plans to address a wide range of behaviors. Steve specializes in teaching social behaviors, incorporating knowledge from a variety of perspectives and remaining at all times behavioral in his own perspective.
Essence of Leadership: Women in Leadership Conference
Attendees will be enriched with tangible information on the importance of the cultivation of effective leadership skills and the resources available for women in leadership roles. The inaugural Essence of Leadership awards ceremony will close out the day’s events. The conference will be held at the National Louis University Lisle campus on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Ins and Outs of Educational Consulting
Please join us for a presentation and dialogue hosted by Dr. Patrick Schwarz. This symposium will take place on Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., at the National Louis University Wheeling campus -- Public Forum Room. This event is open to past and present doctoral students, as well as full-time and adjunct faculty. To RSVP contact Kathy Kotel at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 30.
Wisconsin Commencement: For volunteer opportunities contact Kimberly Michaelson at email@example.com.
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An Introduction to the Comprehensive Literacy Model
Hosted by NLU's Reading Recovery Center, this institute will introduce a seamless comprehensive school improvement framework that uses a workshop approach for differentiating instruction, including whole-group, small group and one-to-one conferences. A variety of speakers will present topics related to literacy coaching, professional learning communities and systematic assessment systems. Video examples and materials from schools will illustrate how school teams are currently implementing comprehensive literacy framework.
July 30-August 1
An Introduction to the Comprehensive Intervention Model
Hosted by NLU's Reading Recovery Center, this institute will introduce and assist school teams in planning and providing evidence-based, highly effective and tailored interventions for reversing learning difficulties. A variety of speakers will provide examples from a portfolio of approaches within the Comprehensive Intervention Model, which includes Reading Recovery and small group instruction aligned with core curriculum. Both Reading Recovery and CIM are research-evidenced models for meeting the intentions of the Response to Intervention (RTI) approach.