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Designed for new and veteran SmartLab™ Facilitators, the Advanced Facilitator Development Conference prepares STEM K-12 educators to support and facilitate student learning and skills development for career and college readiness. AFDC participants gain experience and knowledge of instructional strategies and the principles of project-based learning, develop expertise with a variety of advanced technologies, participate in authentic STEM practices, and learn to integrate cross-cutting concepts and content. Don’t take our word for it, hear about the experience from our Facilitators and Trainers in this video!

Workshop Outcomes:
Increased expertise with project-based, student-driven learning. Development of performance-based assessment rubrics and methodologies.Ability to integrate STEM disciplines and practices along cross-cutting concepts. Demonstrated advancement in proficiency with STEM technologies.

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Do not hesitate to call us at 800-458-2880 option 2 or email support@clsonline.com

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General Session [clear filter]
Monday, June 20
 

8:00am

Welcome and Introductions
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Facilitator Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
Facilitator Support and Professional Development Coordinator for Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea. | | Interesting Fact: I have lived on all 7 continents, and my wife and I have been to all 7 continents together (1. McMurdo Station Antarctica, 2... Read More →


Monday June 20, 2016 8:00am - 8:30am
Englewood HS: Auditorium (2410)

8:30am

Icebreaker
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Facilitator Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
Facilitator Support and Professional Development Coordinator for Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea. | | Interesting Fact: I have lived on all 7 continents, and my wife and I have been to all 7 continents together (1. McMurdo Station Antarctica, 2... Read More →


Monday June 20, 2016 8:30am - 9:00am
Englewood HS: Auditorium (2410)

9:00am

9:45am

 
Tuesday, June 21
 

8:00am

Welcome to Day 2
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Facilitator Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
Facilitator Support and Professional Development Coordinator for Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea. | | Interesting Fact: I have lived on all 7 continents, and my wife and I have been to all 7 continents together (1. McMurdo Station Antarctica, 2... Read More →


Tuesday June 21, 2016 8:00am - 8:15am
Englewood HS: Auditorium (2410)

8:15am

9:00am

What's New
Speakers
avatar for Matt Dickstein

Matt Dickstein

CEO, Creative Learning Systems
Matt Dickstein has been CEO of Creative Learning Systems since 2004. In addition to his work at CLS, Matt is a published and exhibited photographer and Photoshop expert. Matt produces all of the photo editing Learning Launchers and tutorials.


Tuesday June 21, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am
Englewood HS: Auditorium (2410)
 
Wednesday, June 22
 

8:00am

Welcome to Day 3
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Facilitator Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
Facilitator Support and Professional Development Coordinator for Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea. | | Interesting Fact: I have lived on all 7 continents, and my wife and I have been to all 7 continents together (1. McMurdo Station Antarctica, 2... Read More →


Wednesday June 22, 2016 8:00am - 8:15am
Englewood HS: Auditorium (2410)

8:15am

9:00am

Introduction to the Unconference and Announcements
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Facilitator Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
Facilitator Support and Professional Development Coordinator for Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea. | | Interesting Fact: I have lived on all 7 continents, and my wife and I have been to all 7 continents together (1. McMurdo Station Antarctica, 2... Read More →


Wednesday June 22, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am
Englewood HS: Auditorium (2410)

2:40pm

Open Lab Research / Project Time
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Facilitator Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
Facilitator Support and Professional Development Coordinator for Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea. | | Interesting Fact: I have lived on all 7 continents, and my wife and I have been to all 7 continents together (1. McMurdo Station Antarctica, 2... Read More →


Wednesday June 22, 2016 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 2

2:40pm

Zometool Session
Speakers
avatar for Amy Sneed

Amy Sneed

STEM Education Consultant, Zometool, Inc.
A former secondary science and mathematics teacher in Colorado, I recently finished my Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction/STEM Education from the University of Virginia. I teach at the university level and work with school systems and organizations both nationally and internationally on initiatives related to innovative curriculum and assessment design, and supporting the development of ambitious and equitable teaching practices in STEM fields.


Wednesday June 22, 2016 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 1
 
Thursday, June 23
 

8:00am

Welcome to Day 4
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Facilitator Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
Facilitator Support and Professional Development Coordinator for Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea. | | Interesting Fact: I have lived on all 7 continents, and my wife and I have been to all 7 continents together (1. McMurdo Station Antarctica, 2... Read More →


Thursday June 23, 2016 8:00am - 8:15am
Englewood HS: Auditorium (2410)

8:15am

8:45am

Assignments for the Unconference
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Facilitator Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
Facilitator Support and Professional Development Coordinator for Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea. | | Interesting Fact: I have lived on all 7 continents, and my wife and I have been to all 7 continents together (1. McMurdo Station Antarctica, 2... Read More →


Thursday June 23, 2016 8:45am - 9:00am
Englewood HS: Auditorium (2410)
 
Friday, June 24
 

8:00am

Welcome to Day 5
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Facilitator Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
Facilitator Support and Professional Development Coordinator for Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea. | | Interesting Fact: I have lived on all 7 continents, and my wife and I have been to all 7 continents together (1. McMurdo Station Antarctica, 2... Read More →


Friday June 24, 2016 8:00am - 8:15am
Englewood HS: Auditorium (2410)

8:15am