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A Non-Freaked Out Approach to Common Core Literacy

The Three Levels of Strategic Teacher Leadership & Impact

Wait… does this guy have any experience?

Here are the speaking/training engagements I’ve done since the start of 2013 up to today. These speak to my ability leading PD for teachers as well as speaking to larger audience in keynote settings. To learn more about me, check out davestuartjr.com.

August 19, 2014: Hartsburg, IL

  • Hartsburg-Emden Schools
  • K-12 audience, Non-Freaked Out Approach to Common Core Literacy Instruction

August 11, 12, 13, and 14: Independence, Bishop, and Turlock, CA

  • Workshops in various “small school” and continuation school settings
  • Topic: A Non-Freaked Out Approach to Common Core Literacy Instruction

August 6, 2014: Cleveland, OH

  • Breakthrough Schools Network
  • Keynote: A Non-Freaked Out Approach to the Common Core
  • Breakout Session: Literacy Strategies for the 6-8 Classroom

July 19, 2014: Oak Brook Terrace, IL

  • American College of Education
  • “Teacher Leadership and Small Wins” — Alumni Achievement Award Acceptance Speech

June 12, 2014: Louisville, KY

  • Archdiocese of Louisville
  • “The Six Non-Freaked Out Common Core Literacy Instructional Emphases,” all-day PD

March 3, 2014: Allendale, MI

  • Fire Up Spring Conference
  • “Thriving in the Early Years of Teaching”
  • “How to Use a Teacher Blog to Develop Yourself Professionally”

February 14, 2014: Cedar Springs, MI

  • Cedar Springs Public Schools All-District Professional Development Day
  • “Jedi Mind Tricks for Avoiding Burnout in the First Years of Teaching”
  • “How to Build a Rewarding Teacher Blog”

October 25, 2013: Royal Oak, MI

  • Elementary school, 3-hour PD session (co-led with Erica Beaton)
  • “Close Reading: From Theory to the Nitty Gritty”

October 21, 2013: Grand Rapids, MI

  • Fire Up Fall Conference
  • Keynote address
  • Breakouts

September 23, 2013: Peterborough, NH

  • Staff Development for Educators
  • “An Overview of the Non-Freaked Out Approach to Common Core Literacy Instruction”

August 9, 2013: Lebanon, MO

  • High school staff, 6-hour PD session with whole-staff and PLC breakout sessions
  • “A Non-Freaked Out Approach to the Common Core” + discipline-specific breakouts

August 8, 2013: Harrah, OK

  • Whole district, 3-hour PD session
  • “A Non-Freaked Out Approach to the Common Core”

May 30, 2013: Cedar Springs, MI

  • Commencement Address
  • “Hard Work and Humility”

March 10, 2013: Grand Rapids, MI

  • Michigan Reading Association Conference
  • “Using Close Reading to Light Student Minds on Fire”

March 4, 2013: Allendale, MI

  • Fire Up Spring Conference
  • “Jedi Mind Tricks for Avoiding Burnout” & “Strategic Impact, Starting Now: Tips for First-Year Teachers”
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