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March 2017

2017 Center of Excellence Research Consortium (COERC)

March 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
SC Department of Archives & History, 8301 Parklane Road
Columbia, SC 29223 United States
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The Center of Excellence Research Consortium (COERC) is convened annually to facilitate collaboration among research scholars, school district leaders and practitioners interested in studying children of poverty and best educational practices for high poverty schools. The 2017 Consortium was held in Columbia, SC, and featured David Berliner, Regent’s Professor of Education Emeritus at Arizona State University. Berliner is the winner of numerous awards, most notably the Brock award and the AERA award for distinguished contributions to education. He has authored…

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June 2017

2017 Summer Institute

June 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Chapman Auditorium, 4800 Patriot Drive
Florence, SC 29506 United States
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$30
Campus

A two day institute that features nationally-recognized keynote speakers and a variety of concurrent sessions is offered each summer for teachers, teacher candidates, school leaders, researchers, community partners, and other stakeholders. The event focuses on results-driven best practices for high poverty schools and at-risk learners. 2017 Summer Institute keynote speakers included Judy Willis, MD, Mike Kuczala, Robyn Jackson, and Gerry Brooks. More than 40 breakout sessions were also included on the program attended by more than 500 educators from seven…

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October 2017

2017 Fall Workshop

October 14, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Medallion Center, 7309 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC 29209 United States
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$5

Workshops that feature nationally-recognized speakers are offered each Fall for teachers, teacher candidates, school leaders, researchers, community partners, and other stakeholders. The 2017 Fall Workshop will feature Myron Dueck, vice-principal, teacher, and author in SD 67 in British Columbia, Canada. His best-selling book, Grading Smarter, Not Harder – Assessment Strategies that Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn, was released by ASCD in July 2014. Read more about Mr. Dueck 2017 Fall Workshop flyer

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April 2018

2018 Center of Excellence Research Consortium (COERC)

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SC Department of Archives & History, 8301 Parklane Road
Columbia, SC 29223 United States
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Jason Downer

The Center of Excellence Research Consortium (COERC) is convened annually to facilitate collaboration among research scholars, school district leaders, and practitioners interested in studying children of poverty and best educational practices for high poverty schools. The 2018 Consortium will be held in Columbia, SC, and will feature Jason T. Downer, a senior research scientist at the University of Virginia's Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning in Charlottesville. Read more about Dr. Downer's work here. 2018 Research Consortium

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June 2018

2018 Summer Institute and Post Conference Poverty Simulation

June 21 @ 7:45 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 21, 2018 at 7:45am

Chapman Auditorium, 4800 Patriot Drive
Florence, SC 29506 United States
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$30

The Summer Institute is a two-day event designed to provide participants with practical, research-based information centered on revealing the potential of under-resourced (and ALL!) learners. Do not miss three keynote addresses by internationally-recognized educators Dave Burgess (Teach Like a Pirate), Myron Dueck (Grading Smarter Not Harder), and Jeremy Anderson (Next Level Living). Select from multiple specialized breakout sessions that will provide classroom strategies and best practices around this year’s theme:Challenges and Opportunities: Teaching Children of Poverty. New for 2018, a…

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November 2018

Resilience Movie Screening

November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lee Nursing Building, Francis Marion University Drive
Florence, SC 29501 United States
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This hour-long movie chronicles a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators, and communities who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction, and disease. View trailer here -  https://kpjrfilms.co/resilience/

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