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*Cancelled* NNPS End of Year Breakfast April 23, 2020

Pee Dee Education Center 520 Francis Marion Road, Florence

Each year the Center of Excellence hosts a National Network of Partnership Schools End-of-Year Celebration to provide an opportunity for each NNPS school to share their most promising partnership practice and learn from what others have done. This important event is designed to bring school teams together, recognize excellent partnership work, share ideas, and encourage ... Read more

VIRTUAL 2020 Research Consortium (COERC) May 6, 2020

Zoom Webinar SC

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 2020 Consortium will be held in Columbia, SC, and will feature Lorin Anderson.  You can register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/center-of-excellence-research-consortium-lorin-w-anderson-tickets-102691186102 VIRTUAL 2020 ... Read more

CANCELLED Summer Institute Poverty Simulation June 16

Francis Marion University 4822 E Palmetto St, Florence

A Pre-Conference Poverty Simulation is scheduled for Tuesday,  June 16. This half-day event is designed to promote greater awareness, increase understanding, and inspire local change.  Attendees role-play four 15-minute 'weeks' in poverty and the stressors faced by many under-resourced families. Registration is limited to 88 participants.  Registration is separate for this pre-conference activity. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/13th-annual-summer-institute-2020-tickets-98039750533

TCOP Scholars 2020-2021 Kickoff

Zoom Webinar SC

Join us for our first Teaching Child of Poverty (TCOP) Scholars meeting of the 2020-2021 school year. TCOP is a professional organization that provides intensive opportunities for pre-service and in-service teachers to engage in activities specifically related to their work with under-resourced learners. Monthly meetings will be held virtually or on campus and include opportunities ... Read more

Virtual Center Partner Meeting

Pee Dee Education Center 520 Francis Marion Road, Florence

More information and a Zoom link coming soon!

P-12 Outreach Project Grant Submission Deadline

Francis Marion University 4822 E Palmetto St, Florence

The Center supports school-based initiatives designed to provide services and support for P-12 teachers of children of poverty as they seek to address identified questions related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment. A competitive application process that includes initial support for proposal development from the Center is used by the Center to identify viable projects for ... Read more

TCOP Scholars Meeting

Pee Dee Education Center 520 Francis Marion Road, Florence

Teaching Child of Poverty (TCOP) Scholars is a professional organization that provides intensive opportunities for pre-service and in-service teachers to engage in activities specifically related to their work with under-resourced learners. Monthly meetings will be held virtually or on campus and include opportunities for professional study, networking, and service.

Online Professional Learning Series: Featuring Gerry Brooks

Zoom Webinar SC

Funny Man Gerry Brooks will kickoff our Online Professional Learning Series on October 6th. Subscribe SOON for access to the entire Online Professional Learning Series, including four live webinars, each with limited access, plus extended access to more than 20 hours of bonus content, also delivered by national research leaders and proven practitioners.  Earn professional development credit ... Read more

TCOP Scholars Meeting

Pee Dee Education Center 520 Francis Marion Road, Florence

Teaching Child of Poverty (TCOP) Scholars is a professional organization that provides intensive opportunities for pre-service and in-service teachers to engage in activities specifically related to their work with under-resourced learners. Monthly meetings will be held virtually or on campus and include opportunities for professional study, networking, and service.

Online Professional Learning Series: Featuring Robert Jackson

Francis Marion University 4822 E Palmetto St, Florence

Our Second Featured Presenter in our Online Professional Learning Series:  Robert Jackson Coming November 5th! Subscribe SOON for access to the entire Online Professional Learning Series, including four live webinars, each with limited access, plus extended access to more than 20 hours of bonus content, also delivered by national research leaders and proven practitioners.  Earn professional development ... Read more

TCOP Scholars Meeting

Pee Dee Education Center 520 Francis Marion Road, Florence

Teaching Child of Poverty (TCOP) Scholars is a professional organization that provides intensive opportunities for pre-service and in-service teachers to engage in activities specifically related to their work with under-resourced learners. Monthly meetings will be held virtually or on campus and include opportunities for professional study, networking, and service.

Online Professional Learning Series: Featuring Eric Jensen

Francis Marion University 4822 E Palmetto St, Florence

Our Third Featured Presenter in our Online Professional Learning Series:  Eric Jensen Coming January 21, 2021! Subscribe SOON for access to the entire Online Professional Learning Series, including four live webinars, each with limited access, plus extended access to more than 20 hours of bonus content, also delivered by national research leaders and proven practitioners.  Earn professional ... Read more

Scholars Meeting

Francis Marion University 4822 E Palmetto St, Florence

Higher Education Collaborative

Francis Marion University 4822 E Palmetto St, Florence

Each year the Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty at Francis Marion invites representatives from its higher education partners and from sister SC Centers of Excellence to convene to engage in discussions around practices and programs that support the needs of teachers across South Carolina. All interested representatives of Colleges or ... Read more

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Center of Excellence Research Consortium 2021

Francis Marion University 4822 E Palmetto St, Florence

Offered FREE via Zoom, but registration is required. Featured Researcher Rich Milner Vanderbilt Peabody College Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair of Education & Professor of Education Department of Teaching and Learning Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations (Secondary) Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Professor of Sociology (Secondary) Start Where You Are, But Don't Stay There: Understanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps, ... Read more

Free

Scholars Meeting

Francis Marion University 4822 E Palmetto St, Florence

Book Study Series: Turning High Poverty Schools into High Performing Schools

Francis Marion University 4822 E Palmetto St, Florence

Book Study Series: Turning High Poverty Schools into High Performing Schools with Kathleen Budge and William Parrett Learn how to disrupt the adverse effects of poverty and support your students in ways that enable them to succeed in school and in life. In this second edition, the authors show you how your school can close ... Read more

Scholars Meeting

Francis Marion University 4822 E Palmetto St, Florence