Conference Agenda

Symposium Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

Noon – 2:00         Check in

2:00 – 4:00           Superintendents, principals, all administrators, COE faculty

                                       Round table discussion of how we can work together with the ultimate goal of 

                                       improving student learning with better-prepared administrators, teachers, and

                               counselors 

 

6:00 – 7:30            BACKPACK FULL OF CASH: A Film Exploring the Real Cost of Privatizing

                                        America’s Public Schools. Screening at the NMSU Atkinson Music Hall

7:30 – 8:30            Q & A with film Makers Sarah Mondale and Vere Aronow

 

Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

7:45-8:30                    Registration/Check-in with morning coffee and scones

8:00 – 8:20                 Morning Mindfulness: Tai Chi, Yoga, Sing-a-long

8:30 – 10:00               Panel – Reimagining Schools

                                     Panelists: Ms. Kyle Miller, Mr. Monfiletto, Dr. Lisa Snyder, Mr. Carlos Moreno,

                                     and Mr. Matthew Wunder. Q & A included.

8:30 – 10:00              Dr. Stuart Brown Founder of the National Play Institute & TED TALK

                                    presenter): “Understanding Your Child’s Innate Play Nature As a Guide to

                                    More Effective Parenting and Teaching.”

10:15-11:15              Gever Tulley (Founder of the Brightworks School and the Tinkering School &

                                             TED TALK presenter): 5 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do

9:00 – 12:30              Presentation Sessions

12:45 – 2:00              Lunch:  keynote speaker – Dr. Barbara Chamberlin: “It’s OK to Play”

2:15 – 4:15                Mr. Grever Tulley Hands-on Workshop

2:15 – 5:30                Presentation Sessions

6:30 – 9:00               Banquet – Keynote Dr. Stuart Brown: “What Nature Needs You to Know About

                                             Play”

 

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

7:45 – 8:30              Registration/Check-in with morning coffee and scones

8:00 – 8:20              Morning Mindfulness: Tai Chi, Yoga, Sing-a-long

8:30 – 10:00            Dr. Joe Martin (Author and National Speaker of the Year): “Good Teachers

                                           Never Quit” for School Districts Administrators

9:00 – 10:00            Dr. Monica Brown (Author and Children’s writer): Multicultural Children’s

                                           Literature and a Justice-Oriented Citizenship:  A Workshop

10:15 – 11:45          Dr. Punya Mishra (Author and Innovator of educational technologies):

                                          “Educational design in the real world: Reimagining everything from artifacts to

                                           systems”  

9:00 – 11:15           Presentation Sessions

11:30 – 12:45         Lunch:  keynote speaker – Dr. Monica Brown: “Reimagining Literacy: The

                                          promise and potential of Latinx Children’s Literature 

1:00 – 2:30             Dr. Joe Martin “Motivate to Educate” for preK-12 Teachers

1:00 – 4:00             Presentation Sessions