Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
January 11th, 2012
for District Leaders 

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In This Issue
Leading Formative Assessment
A little inspiration goes a long way
The Fearless School Leader
Universal Screening White Paper
Integrate STEAM into Your Elementary Classroom

Are you implementing a STEM program?
Network with STEM colleagues, attend Keynote sessions with top presenters in the nation, find out about providing low cost and effective professional development, learn about powerful STEM solutions to make your program run, and much more!


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Join the Robotics Phenomenon!
January 23 at 12:00 pm EST

Join the PCS Robotics Webinar on January 23 at 12:00 pm EST for an exclusive look at the importance of robotics in education, as well as activity ideas for National Engineers Week in February! Never had a robotics program before? This will be the perfect introduction to the growing phenomenon and the remarkable effect PCS Robotics has on students. It's an ideal way to build teamwork, introduce STEM skills, and provide hands-on learning activities that students will truly enjoy.


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Instructional Leader on the Go...

Each PD eBulletin gives the busy district-level leader brief, practical, free, high quality learning opportunities in a variety of media formats.

Leading Formative Assessment and Sound Grading Practices the Leader's Implementation Guide
Free Webinar - January 19th, 2012

Join Tom Schimmer, author of Ten Things that Matter from Assessment to Grading, on Thursday, January 19 at 1:45pm PST for an in-depth look at how leaders can take the principles of sound assessment & grading practices to scale in their school or district.


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A little inspiration goes a long way...
Where Good Ideas Come From

A thought provoking and interesting web presentation - you can use in presentations to educators


School Leadership
The Fearless School Leader


Written with the strong, compelling voice of a best selling novel, yet packed with concrete leadership insight, Cindy engages the reader's heart and mind.


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Universal Screening:
Answers to District Leaders' Questions 


Are you uncertain about the practical matters of Response to Intervention (RTI) universal screening in your school district? If so, you're not alone.
Dr. John E. McCook answers questions from other district and school leaders like you about Universal Screening in this brief White Paper from EPS. 

Click here to read this white paper!  

Integrate STEAM into Your Elementary Classroom!
January 17 at 12:00 pm EST

Join PCS Elementary Edventures on January 17 at 12:00 pm EST, for a interactive look at a simple and cost-effective way to integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Education into your core Elementary Curriculum with the PCS BrickLab®. We will demonstrate the benefits of this amazing lab and how it incorporates Project-based learning, 21st Century Learning Skills and STEAM with ease to make your prep time minimal and your results phenomenal.