Focus on Freshmen 2013. Institute Preview. What is Focus on Freshmen?. Three days of intensive professional development for secondary & post-secondary educators FOCUSED on freshman transition & the 10-year Plan as a foundation for student success A solution-driven conference in its sixth year
Grassroots effort started by Dr. Rebecca Dedmondaimed at increasing student success through classroom-based comprehensive guidance by:
Learn more at www.freshmantransition.org
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Dr. Rebecca Dedmond& Penny Paine provide participants with:
Freshman Transition for Principals Initiative’sDeveloping Your Strategic Plan
Principal Bobby Cunningham guides participants in using authentic data from their own school to:
Principal Rudy Ramirez explores the Freshman Transition planning process from a team perspective:
Dr. Diane Hollems shares a grades 8-14 model that delivers the knowledge & skills for student success.
Dr. Lauren Wintermeyer delivers a hybrid learning experience to support first-year students.
Chris Pulos, a veteran teacher at North Valley Charter School, walks participants through My10yearPlan.com® Interactive from the student’s perspective.
Presented by administrators & classroom instructors who’ve built successful Freshman Transition programs, participants will explore the 10-Step Plan and:
Lead Administrator & Lead Teacher
How to Implement a Career Choices Course
Teaching Insights, Practices, & Solutions (TIPS)
Integrating Technology into Your Career Choices Course
Presented by Georgette Phillips, your Career Choices Instructional Support Advisor, institute participants leave with:
These sessions provide a chapter-by-chapter tour of the Career Choices materials. Participants get insights to enhance their classroom delivery and make implementation of Career Choices successful.
Aided by Career Choices teachers from across the country, Lynn Anderson will facilitate sessions that include:
General sessions each day
Great keynote speakers
Breakout sessions spotlighting best practices
Evening technology integration sessions
Hollywood tour (ticketed event)