Summer 2021 Presenters

2021 Summer Institute Live Webinar Presenters

Dr. Latoya Dixon
From At-Risk to At-Promise: Equity for All
4:00 pm
– 5:30 pm
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Douglas Fisher, Ph.D.
Rebound: Rebuilding Agency, Accelerating Learning Recovery, and Rethinking Schools
1:30 pm
– 3:00 pm
Monday, June 14, 2021
Katie Garner
Leveraging Social-Emotional Intelligence to Fast-Track Phonics Skills for Beginning and Struggling Readers: How to Use Brain Science as a Road Map to Accelerate Learning
7:00 pm
– 9:00 pm
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Deb Glaser
Teaching Morphological Awareness: Let's be Word Scientists!
7:00 pm
– 8:30 pm
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Kenston Griffin
Consciousness: Discovering What’s Within
10:00 am
– 11:30 am
Monday, June 14, 2021
Horace Hall
R.E.A.L. Youth Voices, Lives and Experiences: Moving from the Margins to the Center of Society
10:00 am
– 11:30 am
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Cathy Ann Hamilton
Using our Brain to Understand Theirs: The Intersect between Economic Poverty and Teaching Strategies
10:00 am
– 12:00 pm
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Dr. John Hodge
Leading Schools through Turbulent Times: Keys to Success
4:00 pm
– 5:00 pm
Monday, June 14, 2021
Doc Holliday
Get Off the Sidelines and Back into the Game
7:00 pm
– 8:30 pm
Monday, June 14, 2021
Sucheta Kamath
Paving the Path to Equitable Outcomes: Strengthening Executive Function to Empower ALL Students
1:00 pm
– 3:00 pm
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Craig King
Creating a Learning Environment based on Equal Access and Equity
1:00 pm
– 2:30 pm
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Mike Kuczala
The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning through Movement
1:00 pm
– 2:30 pm
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Horacio Sanchez
Poverty’s Impact on the Brain
10:00 am
– 11:30 am
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Michael Waiksnis
From At-Risk to At-Promise: Equity for All
4:00 pm
– 5:30 pm
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Daniel Willingham
Improving Reading Comprehension at All Grades.
4:00 pm
– 5:30 pm
Thursday, June 17, 2021

2021 Summer Institute Bonus Presenters

Jessica Baggett
Right Frame for Learning (Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, High)
Patricia Boatwright
Wakelet and Jamboard for Teachers (All Levels)
Carolyn Cavanaugh
We’re All In This Together: A Cooperative Learning Journey (All Levels)
Sara Dew

Dew

English & Project-Based Learning: What in the World? (High School)
Kim Entzminger
Applying Research to Practice: Instructional Strategies That Actually Work for All Children (Early Childhood, Elementary, Administrator)
Dr. Al Gates

Al

Career Readiness as a Pathway Out of Poverty (High, Administrator)
Dr. Robin Hardy
Career Readiness as a Pathway Out of Poverty (High, Administrator)
Cheryl Hiers
You Matter: Connecting the Dots through Culturally Responsive Learning
James L. Hiers Jr.
You Matter: Connecting the Dots through Culturally Responsive Learning
Deborah O'Brien
Academic Banking: An Asset Based Approach to Student Evaluation (Elementary, Middle, High)
Malissa Ocean
Let’s Make Virtual Go Viral! (Elementary)
Courtney Sims
We’re All In This Together: A Cooperative Learning Journey (All Levels)
Elizabeth Urgell
Trauma Informed Care and Secondary Traumatic Stress (Early Childhood)
Marilyn Ware
Let’s Make Virtual Go Viral! (Elementary)
Bendaliz Zanetti
Trauma Informed Care and Secondary Traumatic Stress (Early Childhood)
Jodi Zeis
How Can Rural Schools Keep Their Strongest Teachers?