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Resources from General & Breakout Sessions

Cooperative Learning-Students can work together! presented by Mark Alberda


The Leader in You  presented by KK Owen

ECET2 2016

Save the Date!



Date:  Saturday, October 15, 2016

Time:  7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Location:  Spencer Bibbs Center


Participants:  Select teachers will be nominated by their principal to participate in this INVITATION ONLY event.


Theme: Hollywood Red Carpet



7:30 – 8:00 Registration


8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast, Colleague Circle Introductions


8:30 – 8:50 Welcome to ECET2


8:50 – 9:05 Jacqui Jensen, West Pensacola Elementary


9:05 – 9:15 Colleague Circle Reflection: Why I Teach


9:15 – 9:30 Door prizes


9:30 – 10:10 Breakout Session 1


10:20 – 11:00 Breakout Session 2


11:10 – 12:00 Lunch


12:00 -12:15 TED Talk Reimagining Classrooms: Teachers as Learners and Students as



12:15 – 12:30 Colleague Circles: Reflection


12:30 – 12:45 Door Prizes and Line Dance


12:45 – 1:50 Breakout EDU- Colleague Circles


2:00 – 2:45 Superintendent’s Talk


2:45 – 3:00 Colleague Circles: Final Reflection


3:00 – 3:15 Denise Walden, Scenic Heights Elementary


3:15-3:30 Door Prizes and Dismissal

Committee Members

Cathy Rudd, START CT - Lead Facilitator

Trudy Comerford, START CT - Asst. Lead Facilitator

Bridget Barber, Prof. Learn Dept. TSA - Prof. Learn Dept. Liaison



Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

ECSD Professional Learning Department


Texas Roadhouse

Fast Signs

Studer Group

Pensacola Little Theater

The Krafting Hub

As You Wish Hair Nail Salon

School Works

City Grocery

Henry Company Homes

Cracker Barrel

Members 1st Federal Credit Union

Perpetual Reflections Photography

The Fish House

LeBeau Family Dentistry

Panies & Such

Small Cakes a Cupcakery

Cokesbury Church

Carrabba's Italian Grill

Ciao Bella Boutique and Salon

Cordova Animal Medical Center

Alive Design & Printing

t.d.l Screen Printing & Emboidery






Breakout Sessions

“Creative Curriculum” (Emily McMillan & Sarah Bookheimer) Breakout 1, Room 148

Creative Curriculum shares steps for designing integrated curriculum into thematic units that support successful collaboration in the creation of global thinkers and effective learners.

*Primarily designed for Elementary teachers*


“Personalized Learning” (Kaitlin Frando & Tereasa Allen) Breakout 1, Room 147

We have all heard about it. We have all been told it has to happen. If you are interested in gaining ideas and hints on how to implement Personalized Learning, please join us.

*Primarily designed for Elementary teachers*


“Flipping your classroom using Google” (Burton Bell) Breakout 1, Room 104

We are all looking for ways to engage our students and prepare them for rigorous work. You will leave the session with practical ideas to flip your classroom using Google Chrome as well as hints and suggestions I have picked up while making videos the last couple of years.

*Primarily designed for Secondary teachers*


 “Universal Design for Learning” (Julie Tourney) Breakout 1, Room 102

What works for one student may not work for the next. We will be looking at multiple means of representation, action and expression, and engagement using the UDL in order to reach all of our students.

*Primarily designed for Secondary teachers*


“Cooperative Learning-Students can work together!” (Mark Alberda) Breakout 2, Room 147

Never before in history has it been more necessary to develop the skills to work together! This session will provide you both the motivation and tools to provide a structured approach towards student teamwork and learning together.


National Writing Project (Karyn Trong & Jessica McMillan) Breakout 2, Room 102

We all want our students to enjoy writing. Come and join teachers who have attended the NWP summer institute to learn and share ideas to help students hone and celebrate their writing skills.

*Primarily designed for Secondary teachers*


Fixed vs Growth Mindset (Marnie Lowery & Lisa Hale) Breakout 2, Room 148.

The world has become an exciting and uncomfortable place. Change seems to be the only constant. Come with us, and learn how to develop a growth mindset in order to help students achieve their full potential.

*Primarily designed for Elementary teachers*


True Differentiation (Jerry Wright) Breakout 1 & 2, Room 149

Today’s classroom is more diverse than ever, which means the need for differentiation is at an alltime high. Join me as we discover easy techniques to help differentiate learning for learners at all levels without adding hours to your planning.

*Primarily designed for Elementary teachers*


“The Leader in You” (KK Owen) Breakout 1 & 2, Room 146

You’re here because you demonstrate leadership qualities. If you want to learn how to nurture and develop your inner leader, this session is for you!