2015 Conferences & Events

Page address: http://ed.mnsu.edu/csup/conferences.html

 

 AVID Path Training Registration Link

AVID Trainings offered this summer

1. Title: AVID Path Training: Critical Reading 1

Dates: Aug. 10-11, 2015

Cost: $400

Location: Centennial Student Union Ballroom (North), Minnesota State University, Mankato

 

Description: Critical Reading 1 This strand is designed for experienced AVID Elective teachers and all subject-area teachers. Critical Reading 1 focuses on the explicit teaching of active reading strategies that help students gain a deep understanding of expository texts. Participants will engage in activities that demonstrate the proven effectiveness of WICOR (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading) methodologies

 

2. Title: AVID Path Training: Culturally Relevant Teaching: Transforming Educators

Dates: Aug. 10-11, 2015

Cost: $400

Location: Centennial Student Union Ballroom (Center), Minnesota State University, Mankato

Description: Culturally Relevant Teaching: Transforming Educators This strand is designed for experienced AVID administrators, coordinators, AVID Elective teachers, and site team members who are ready to work with their sites to conduct a self-examination and address issues of race, class, gender, and accountability. The strand will provide a framework of effective methodologies that validate the culture of all students in the classroom and on the campus. These strategies will enhance the site’s curriculum and make relevant learning connections to increase subject-matter comprehension. As a result of attending this strand, participants will be able to create multi-dimensional lessons and differentiated evaluations, while incorporating rigor through various learning styles. Intentional cultural instruction provides a college-ready atmosphere where all students can feel accepted for who they are and what they bring to the classroom.

 

3. Title: AVID Path Training: Student Success 

Dates: Aug. 10-11, 2015

Cost: $400

Location: Centennial Student Union Ballroom (South), Minnesota State University, Mankato

Description: Student Success This strand is designed for teachers of subject-area elective courses such as business, computer applications, visual and performing arts, and physical education. Participants will gain an understanding of how college readiness can be supported in all subject areas. Additionally, participants will learn about AVID methodologies and WICOR strategies such as goal-setting, focused note-taking, organization, and time management. This strand will focus on incorporating these college readiness skills into all classes, from physical education to visual arts, in both middle school and high school.