Educator Enrichment Program
The Educator Enrichment Program (EEP) is an amazing opportunity for educators to receive quality face-to-face professional development at an affordable price. This year's Winter EEP Session will take place December 9, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on the beautiful campus of Mississippi University for Women. Educators can earn 0.6 CEUs while taking courses that address the best education practices of 2017.
The $20.00 membership fee entitles a participant to take all four classes to equal .6 CEUs. You may purchase the CEUs onsite for an additional $20 on the day of the event. First 20 paid registrations will recieve FREE CEUs!
The courses offered Winter 2017:
Saturday, December 9
Brain Compatible Learning Strategies
Brain-based education is actually a “no-brainer.” You must engage your learners and do it with strategies based on how our brain works. Participants will learn the importance of good nutrition, how to create a brain-compatible learning environment, and remarkable scientific research based approaches that prove essential for optimum brain performance.
Food Allergies 101
Children with food allergies are a growing population in today's schools. This session will seek to inform educators not only of the symptoms and treatment of food allergies, but also how to best serve these students who may be placed in their classroom. Topics covered include safety, symptoms, and treatment of food allergies, as well as how to make the classroom inclusive and supportive of students with food allergies.
Transforming Your Classroom with Growth Mindset
While exploring the research of Carol Dweck and Jo Boaler, participants will assess their own mindset for teaching and learning and discover ways to improve the classroom environment with simple, easy-to-implement strategies.
Turn up the Heat: Turn Your STEM to STEAM
Wanna cook up a cornucopia of cool critical thinking experiences? All it takes is the following ingredients: 1 part creativity, 2 parts passion, and a dash of courage. In this class, participants will learn how to bring all of these ingredients together adding ART for an extra kick!