Saturday, November 2, 2013

Sneak Peek: Concurrent Sessions for Our 10th Annual Conference

This year, the Alabama NBCT Network will present Unlocking Potential for our 10th Annual Conference, featuring world-renown educator, author, and NBCT, Rick Wormeli as our keynote. We have big plans for our 10th Annual Conference, and we're going to give you a sneak peek at just a few of them. We are also fortunate to have Dr. Tommy Bice, our State Superintendent as our lunch keynote. Both of these speakers will bring inspiration and motivation for our teaching practice while causing us to reflect on ways we can continue to grow professionally.

Not only do we have these two powerhouse keynote speakers, we also have concurrent sessions led by leading educators from across the state. Here are just some of the sessions they will be leading at our conference:

  • Cultivating 21st Century Leaders
  • Flipped Learning: A Beginner's Journey
  • Mobile Device Madness
  • Using Leadership Academies to Reach At-Risk and Average Students
  • Develop Your Own Leadership Academy
  • Improving Engagement in the English Classroom
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Love It or Hate It: An Active Discussion about Current Educational Issues
  • Augmented Reality in the Elementary Classroom
  • Increasing Engagement in the Science and English Classroom
  • Leadership Imperatives for NBCTs
  • The Nontraditional Classroom
  • Standards-Based Assessment: It's a Journey and I'm Near the Base of the Mountain
  • Reflection Starts with a J--for Journaling
  • Making the Case for Social Media
  • Holocaust: Resources to Reinforce the Common Core Standards
  • Easy, Manageable, and Useful K-12 Assessments
  • Feedback without Grades: Contract Grading in the Secondary Classroom
  • Lights, Camera, Action!
  • Twitter 101 and Twitter 201
  • techKNOW Leadership
  • Practical Formative Assessment
  • Budding Bloggers in the 21st Century
  • Instructional Leadership: The Multiplier Effect
  • The 1:1 Initiative
  • What's New in the National Board Process?
  • National Board Renewal
Our conference is open to all educators and preservice teachers. This is sure to be a day of professional learning you do not want to miss. Be sure to register soon and get the Early Bird rate. We look forward to seeing you January 25, 2014 at Spain Park High School in Hoover, Alabama. Stay tuned for other exciting announcements and plans for this year's conference.