Maine DOE opens registration for 30th annual school wellness conference

Maine schools are invited to attend the 30th Annual Maine DOE Schoolsite Health Promotion & Wellness Conference from Wednesday, June 24 through Friday, June 26 at Sugarloaf. 198 more words


Maine DOE regional workshops support math educators

The Maine DOE recently concluded a series of eight regional, full-day workshop sessions across the state intended to support instruction in mathematics and make connections to the State assessment. 184 more words


Suicide prevention conference scheduled for May 7

The Maine DOE is encouraging those working to prevent suicide in the state’s schools to consider attending the one-day Maine Suicide Prevention Program’s Annual Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention conference on May 7 in Portland. 183 more words


Marci Resnick Teacher Fund Awards

The Marci Resnick Teacher Fund awards are made in the memory of Marci Resnick, a longtime elementary school teacher, who was also director of the Philadelphia Writing Project and associate director of National Programs for the National Writing Project. 224 more words

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IPhO Professional Development Committee Updates

This fall, Rutgers IPhO Professional Development Committee organized some very successful events:

Our Professional Development Workshop, which was held October 24, was introduced to students how to become their best professional self. 298 more words


How to encourage professional dialogue in schools

Effective face-to-face professional dialogue requires good listening skills, empathy, compassion, understanding and being civil in the event of disagreements. Optimus Expert Elizabeth Holmes explains what schools can do to encourage positive discussion.  616 more words

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