GP Speaker Series
Join us for our2017 Geisler Penquite Speaker SeriesCentral College Education Department
Monday, October 30th
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Whole Brain Teaching: Classroom Lecture and Lesson Design, Engagement, Motivation, Collaboration, Critical Thinking & Fun
Stacey is a Whole Brain Teaching executive board member, 2017 Whole Brain Teaching Teacher of the Year, Whole Brain Teacher Certified Trainer and currently teaches 4th grade. She has 27 years teaching PK-6th grade, general education and special education and resides in Jenison, Michigan.
Friday, November 17th
10:00 – 10:50 a.m. & 1:00 – 1:50 p.m.
The Ripple Effect: The lasting impact of teachers’ efforts in seemingly small moments outside the classroom
After college, Greg spent a year as a substitute teacher. One year turned into seven. Along the way, he started a mentoring program and a foundation. For his efforts, he has received honors like the Jefferson Award for Public Service and has been featured by media like Education Week and Good Morning America. The book, The First Thirty, looks at Greg’s efforts to help students beyond the classroom. It also looks back at his own experiences as a student and the people who sparked his desire to make a difference. It was NSDLC Multicultural Relations Book of the Year. His website is www.GregForbes.com
Friday, November 17th
12:00 – 12:50 p.m.The Power of Relationships and Authentic Student Voice
Kristopher Rollins is the Des Moines Public School’s Urban Arts Coordinator, co-founder of RunDSM, and co-facilitator of the Urban Leadership program at Central Campus. He is passionate about the power of literacy with regards to helping marginalized youth reclaim their voices and futures by providing them safe and brave spaces to be heard. Furthermore, his goal is to continue establishing a feeder pattern for hip-hop arts within the public school system in order to engage populations previously underserved.ALL SESSIONS WILL BE HELD IN MAYTAG STUDENT CENTER BMW ROOMS ON CENTRAL COLLEGE CAMPUSAND AREFREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC THANKS TO A GENEROUSDONATION FROM THE GEISLER PENQUITE FOUNDATION!
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