Educator Summit: Denver Region
Hosted by the Colorado League of Charter Schools
Date: Wednesday, June 5
Time: 7:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Crown Pointe Academy- 2900 W 86th Ave, Westminster, CO 80031
Cost: League Members: $175 (10 or more from one school: $125) | Non-Members: $225
Meals: Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Description: Join other Colorado charter school educators at the 2019 Educator Summit. This year’s theme is Redefining Quality: Teacher Inputs that Lead to Student Outcomes. Attend three highly engaging workshops strands that will all connect directly to increasing student outcomes and cover the topics of leadership development, best practices in academics, understanding student behavior, supporting exceptional students, and much more.
The Denver keynote speaker will be Dr. Maria del Carmen Salazar.
Dr. Salazar’s research and scholarship center on the needs of those at the margins. Salazar has authored numerous publications on humanizing pedagogies, equitable teaching, and college access and success for historically underrepresented students. She has written a book that is published by Routledge Press and series editor Professor Emerita Sonia Nieto. The book is titled: Teacher Evaluation as Culture: A Framework for Equitable and Excellent Teaching. She is also the lead author for the State of Latinos 2008, a brief presented to the U.S. Congress. Dr. Salazar has given close to 100 scholarly international and national presentations in her research areas. In 2018, she was the recipient of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Innovations in Research on Equity and Social Justice in Teacher Education Award. Dr. Salazar’s service includes local and national contributions. She served on the Colorado Quality Teachers Commission and she contributed to the development of the Colorado Teacher Quality Standards. She served on the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC), a national collaborative to revise model content standards and develop learning progressions for teacher licensure, assessment, and development. She was a key contributor in the development of the InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards and Learning Progressions. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and she is the board liaison for the CAEP Equity and Diversity Committee. She is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Teacher Education, a top journal in the field of education.
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 31. Event is contingent on a minimum of 75 registrants.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made on or before the registration deadline will be refunded in full. Unfortunately, cancellations made after the registration deadline will not be refunded.