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**NOTE** Our preliminary Conference Schedule is listed below. Changes will be made as we finalize presenters and vendors who will attend. Check back often for the most recent changes - REGISTRATION COST FOR THIS YEAR IS $850 (minus CSA Credit).

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.

Questions?
Do not hesitate to call us at 800-458-2880 option 2 or email support@clsonline.com
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Monday, June 18
 

10:40am

New Facilitator Orientation
Speakers
avatar for Deanie Bartlett

Deanie Bartlett

Professional Development, Creative Learning Systems


Monday June 18, 2018 10:40am - 12:00pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 1 (1108)
  • surveys y

1:00pm

Assessments in the SmartLab
How can we help students develop reflection and self-evaluation skills? Generic debrief questions for discussion or writing can be a place to start.  Digital templates are available.  Presentations, video, photos, teaching a peer, contests, websites …. Lots of ways to help them share their problems and triumphs.

Speakers

Monday June 18, 2018 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 1 (1108)
  • surveys y

2:40pm

ePortfolio Setup and Overview
Speakers
avatar for Deanie Bartlett

Deanie Bartlett

Professional Development, Creative Learning Systems


Monday June 18, 2018 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 1 (1108)
  • surveys y
 
Tuesday, June 19
 

10:10am

Intro to Google Apps for Education
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at 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... Read More →


Tuesday June 19, 2018 10:10am - 11:30am
Englewood HS: Classroom 1 (1108)
  • surveys y

1:00pm

Lego EV3 Programing
Speakers
avatar for Bill Steinbach

Bill Steinbach

STEM Teacher, Northwood Junior High School
Bill Steinbach is a middle-school STEM teacher and technology leader at Northwood Junior High School in Highland Park. He has presented at both the ICE conference and NICE MiniCon. He currently runs a district-wide robotics competition for grades 4-8 and sponsors broadcasting and... Read More →


Tuesday June 19, 2018 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 2 (1109)
  • surveys y

2:40pm

Score Bling: Making stickers and customizing your score!
Do you have a burning question that you want to ask? Now is the time to meet with one of our trainers and ask any question that you have.

Speakers

Tuesday June 19, 2018 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Englewood HS: SmartLab 1 (1107)
  • surveys y
 
Wednesday, June 20
 

9:00am

Hidden Resources: Facilitator Resources and the Standards Tracker
Speakers
avatar for Gary King

Gary King

Trainer/Professional Development, Creative Learning Systems
I retired from the Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix AZ, in 2014. My career included 23 years facilitating in the two Smartlabs and 13 years in traditional Industrial Arts.


Wednesday June 20, 2018 9:00am - 10:20am
Englewood HS: Classroom 2 (1109)

10:40am

Engaging Students in the New LaunchPad
This session is an introduction to CLS Launchpad. Participants will learn the philosophy behind the structure and design of the Learning Launchers through discussion and exploration. Participants will also learn how to facilitate student engagement, and encourage collaborative learning and problem-solving. 

Speakers

Wednesday June 20, 2018 10:40am - 12:00pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 2 (1109)
  • surveys y

1:00pm

Vernier
Speakers
avatar for Gary King

Gary King

Trainer/Professional Development, Creative Learning Systems
I retired from the Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix AZ, in 2014. My career included 23 years facilitating in the two Smartlabs and 13 years in traditional Industrial Arts.


Wednesday June 20, 2018 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Englewood HS: SmartLab 1 (1107)
  • surveys y

2:40pm

Facilitator Session - Your Questions Answered!
Speakers
avatar for Deanie Bartlett

Deanie Bartlett

Professional Development, Creative Learning Systems


Wednesday June 20, 2018 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 1 (1108)
  • surveys y
 
Thursday, June 21
 

2:40pm

Introducing the SmartPad
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at 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... Read More →


Thursday June 21, 2018 2:40pm - 4:00pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 2 (1109)
  • surveys y
 
Friday, June 22
 

10:40am

Gone Google: All your Google Questions Answered!
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at 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... Read More →


Friday June 22, 2018 10:40am - 12:00pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 1 (1108)
  • surveys y

10:40am

Secondary Focus Group: Come together and talk shop about Secondary SmartLabs.
Speakers
avatar for Deanie Bartlett

Deanie Bartlett

Professional Development, Creative Learning Systems


Friday June 22, 2018 10:40am - 12:00pm
Englewood HS: Classroom 2 (1109)
  • surveys y