Friday, October 16, 2015

Early Bird Rates are Available for Cultivating Relationships One Life at a Time

The annual conference sponsored by the Alabama NBCT Network will take place on Saturday, January 23, 2016, at Spain Park High School in Birmingham, Alabama.  The theme of the conference is Cultivating Relationships One Life at a Time.  All educators, administrators, and preservice teachers are invited.  You do not have to be an NBCT to attend, so please share this information with your colleagues.

We are excited to welcome Jeff Charbonneau, 2013 National Teacher of the Year and fellow NBCT, as our keynote.  During lunch, we will be joined by Dr. Bice as a member of a special panel discussion.

Registration is available at 2016alnbct.eventbrite.com.  If your system requires a paper registration form, please visit https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Qn5hJtpWEtpAfBac_JG5t7AlRIcIB5p1eJA3dLK68N8/edit?usp=sharing.
  • If you would like to be a member of the Alabama NBCT Network, but cannot attend the conference, dues are $25.
  • If you want to join or renew your membership AND attend the conference, the fee is $75. After January 2, 2016, this increases to $100. 
  • A conference registration group discount is available for 5 or more participants from the same school system or organization. The cost will be $65 per person. Payment must be made prior to January 2, 2016, in order to receive the discounted rate.

For additional questions, please contact alnbctnetwork@gmail.com.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Meet Your ALNBCT Network Board of Directors: Kim Bowen, Treasurer

We welcome our newest member to the ALNBCT Network Board of Directors, Kim Bowen.  Kim has filled our treasurer's position.

Kim Bowen is a third grade math and science teacher at Rainbow Elementary School in Madison.  She earned her bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from The University of Alabama in early childhood education.  She was National Board Certified in 2007.  Since 1991, Bowen has presented mathematics seminars for early childhood educators across our nation focusing on teaching for understanding.  She has also presented at 15 teaching leadership conferences, including the national conference for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  During her career, she has worked as a kindergarten, first, second, and third grade teacher.