More than 500 local teachers to attend GRU’s education conference
Media advisory for Saturday, March 22
Event: More than 500 teachers from area school districts are registered for the 2014 Impacting Student Learning Conference at Georgia Regents University this weekend, the largest turnout for the conference since it began in 1998.
Time and location: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, March 22, in University Hall on the Summerville Campus.
Description: The ISL Conference focuses on practical strategies for enhancing P-12 student learning. This year’s sessions include topics such as common core curriculum, assessment, classroom management, differentiation, inclusion, content based learning, and time and stress management. There will also be opportunities for participants to network with fellow educators.
Opportunities:Interview and photo opportunities are available, but please contact Danielle Harris by noon on Friday, March 21, if you plan to attend.
Georgia Regents University is one of four public comprehensive research universities in the state with nearly 10,000 students enrolled in its nine colleges and schools, which include the Medical College of Georgia – the nation’s 13th-oldest medical school – the nationally-ranked Hull College of Business and Georgia’s only College of Dental Medicine. The clinical enterprise associated with the university includes the 478-bed Georgia Regents Medical Center and the 154-bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia. GRU is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an equal opportunity institution. http://www.gru.edu