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April 19, 2016

High Impact PD: Make Real Changes In Teaching, Leading & Learning

A final item from yesterday’s inbox…

Non-profit education research, development, consulting, and services
Take advantage of our Early Bird Registration
discount today!
Register by April 30, 2016 and receive a 10% discount on registration.

Join us in Denver this summer for PD workshops and institutes to gain analytic insights and best-practice strategies that you can use immediately in your school or district.

Balanced Leadership® Institute | School-Level Leaders
July 18-21, 2016
Discover the leadership responsibilities that are shown by research to be most strongly connected to student achievement. Get practical strategies to develop a purposeful and positive school community, initiate and manage change within your school, and choose the right focus for your school improvement initiatives.
Register for the entire four-day institute or for the individual days of your choice.
Balanced Leadership Overview | Monday, July 18
Managing Change | Tuesday, July 19
The Focus of Leadership | Wednesday, July 20
Developing a Purposeful Community | Thursday, July 21
Balanced Leadership® Institute |
District-Level Leaders
July 21-22, 2016
Discover how a Balanced Leadership approach to improving systems and innovation leads to student and staff success. You’ll learn the district-level leadership activities and behaviors that research shows are most connected to student and staff success, and how these leadership responsibilities apply to the actions of superintendents, school boards, and central office staff. Explore the principles of high-reliability systems in complex industries, and how these principles can be effectively applied to education systems. You’ll leave with a map of steps toward improving the quality of instruction and reducing variability in instructional quality within and among your schools.
Classroom Instruction
That Works®  | Workshop
July 25-27 2016
Perfect for K-12 educators in all subject areas, staff developers, curriculum instructors, and building administrators, this three-day workshop will show you research-based, practice-proven instructional strategies and ways to implement them in the classroom. Discover how each strategy can be effective with any student, at any grade level, in any subject area, to enhance student achievement.
  • Learn new, evidence-based insights from the most recent, rigorous research
  • Get a framework to strengthen instructional design
  • Discover the reasons for choosing certain strategies for certain situations
  • Connect the strategies to essential 21st century skills
Whether the strategies are new to you or something you already use every day, this workshop will help you raise your level of effectiveness.
Become a Classroom Instruction That Works (CITW) Authorized Facilitator
If you’re interested in becoming a registered facilitator of CITW training in your district, extend your CITW workshop another two days. You’ll learn effective research-based instructional strategies and methods to help other teachers learn and implement these strategies in their classrooms.
Motivate. Lead. Achieve.
High impact professional development for teachers and leaders.
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McREL International
4601 DTC Blvd., Suite 500
Denver, Colorado 80237
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