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Faculty connects with other educators through presentations

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An Illinois State Lab School faculty associate works with a student.

Lab Schools faculty associates actively present their programs and innovations with others at a variety of conferences and workshops.

Below is a list of our faculty associates and their presentations over the past few months:

— Shannon Maney, Gretchen Zaitzeff and Jim Kurz: Presented “1:1 Implementation at Your School and in Your Library: Making It Work,” Illinois School Library Media Association conference, Tinley Park.

— Tisha Ortega: Presented “Teaching Culture Through Writing,” Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association conference, Indianapolis.

— Tami Dean: Presented “A Review of Trending Literacy Topics Through Conference Themes at ARF, IRA, LRA and NCTE,” American Reading Forum Conference, Sanibel Island, Florida.

— Shannon Maney: Panel participation entitled “Illinois High School Association: New Publication Rules,” Illinois Communication and Theatre Association conference, Naperville.

— Latrice Ferguson: Presented “Poster Presentation of Representation of Trans-Racial Adoption in Young Adult Literature” at the Young Adult Library Services Association’s Young Adult Literature Symposium in Austin, Texas.

— Robert Fitzgerald: Presented “Philosophy Rather than Finance” at the Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society Annual Conference in Dayton, Ohio.

— Latrice Ferguson and Kate Pole: Presented “True Collaboration Between Teachers and Librarians: Building Collaborative Partnerships,” Illinois School Library Media Association conference in Tinley Park.

— Elise McCarren: Presented “Effective Use of Cell Phone Technology as Clickers in the Classroom using Poll Everywhere”, T21CON, Illinois State University.

— Andy Goveia, April Davenport, Mandy Stalets: Presented “Google Tools in the Classroom” History Symposium, February 2014.

— Aggie Hatch: Presented “The Importance of Teacher/Parent Relationships” to Kappa Delta Epsilon, honorary education organization, October 2014.

— Shannon Morrow and Elizabeth Ziemer: Presented “That’s SpectAPPAular!: The iPad as a Tool in the Mainstream Setting,” June 2014, Indiana Deaf Educators and Educational Interpreters Conference.

We appreciate the contributions that our faculty associates are making to the broader education community!

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