Fall for Education Conference

Check back in June 2019 for more information on our upcoming 2019 Fall for Education conference.

 

Below are the 2018 speaker materials we have been furnished to date. Please make copies and bring to the conference is you wish.  There will not be copies at the conference.

Michele Borba - Empathy Education

Michele Borba -  Unselfie Discussion Guide

Nicole Milliren - Circle of Security Training - both sessions

Kathleen Budge - Powerful Classroom Practices

Kathleen Budge - Keynote Presentation

Kathleen Budge - Presentation Take Away

Kathleen Budge - Book - Turning High Poverty Schools into High Performing Schools

Susan Masterson - Background Paper-Leadership for Learning

Fall Creek AB1 Energizer - Whats Old is New Round Robin

Session: Leadership -  How to Define It?
Nancy Lockett - Dan Pink: The Puzzle of Motivation TED Talk
Nancy Lockett - Simon Sinek - Start With The Why TED Talk
Nancy Lockett - William Glasser's Fun, Freedom, Worth and Belonging
Nancy Lockett - Hidden Figures - Movie
Nancy Lockett - The Most Effective Leaders 'Show Up' with These 4 Things Every Day

Making Information You Share with Your Students STICK!
Nancy Lockett - The New American Lecture
Nancy Lockett -  Making the Traditional Lecture Interactive (Prezi presentation)
Nancy Lockett - Depth of Knowledge Question Stems

Credit Options

21st Annual Fall for Education Conference 
IPSE Conference Fall 2018

Credit offered through a partnership with WASCD

UW-L Academic Graduate Credit Registration Form

______   EDS 500 section 702 – 1 credit ($185)

 ______   EDS 500 section 703 – 2 credits ($370)

***DEADLINE***UW-La Crosse online admission application, credit course registration form and payment must all be received no later than November 3rd, 2018.

First name: __________________ Middle Initial: ____ Last Name: ______________________________

 

Maiden Name: __________________________

 

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Daytime Phone: (_____) _________________           Home Phone: (_____) _____________________

 

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Form of Payment (Circle One):

 

 Cash             Check            Online Payment*

 

Return this form along with appropriate payment information or check made payable to

UW-La Crosse to: 

UW-La Crosse
ATTN: Briana Meuer
220B Morris Hall
1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601                      
Or email to: bmeuer@uwlax.edu

*There is a 2.75% processing fee for debit/credit card transactions through WINGS, there is no fee for electronic check payments through WINGS. If completing payment online through student WINGS account follow instructions on 3rd page. For additional questions, contact Briana Meuer at bmeuer@uwlax.edu.

In order to withdraw from this course, Participants must contact course instructor AND Briana Meuer at bmeuer@uwlax.edu by November 4th to initiate the process. If this is the only course you are enrolled into at UWL, withdrawing from the course is considered withdrawing from the university and there is a $50 withdrawal fee that will be applied to the student’s account. If the withdrawal occurs within the timeframe allowable for a refund, the $50 withdrawal fee will be deducted from the refund.

To transfer this credit to another program, students must confirm in advance that the credit will be accepted by their degree granting program. No refunds will be made on the basis of inability to transfer credit.

UWL-Continuing Education/Extension Credit Courses
Online Application Instructions

Effective 2016

When to submit an application for admission

 Did you enroll in a UWL course in the spring 2017 or summer 2017 semester?

  • If yes, do not complete the online application.
  • If no, please follow instructions below on how to complete the online application.

Applying for admission:

  1. Go to: Online Admission Application or https://apply.wisconsin.edu. If you have not completed this application before, you must create a login. If you have completed this application before, but do not remember your login, please contact the  UW HELP Line: 1.800.442.6459 for assistance. It will be easier to complete the application if you are logged into your previous account as the website has your information saved. Please note: this username and password are unique to this online application form.
    1. Carefully answer initial application questions to ensure appropriate application is submitted:
  • Applying To: UW-La Crosse
  • Reason for Applying?
    - Graduate courses for personal/professional enrichment
    - Undergraduate courses for personal/professional enrichment
  • Applying As: Continuing Education and Extension
  • Term: Semester & year you will attend
  1. Applicants are required to answer questions about income tax, driver’s license history and years voted in elections in order to ensure their application is complete. These questions may not apply to applicants but are required. Please make sure to review your personal information each time you submit an application for admission.
  2. PLEASE DISREGARD application questions regarding:
    1. Payment
    2. Course number or course name
    3. Essay/Personal Statement on why you want to attend UW-L
  3. At the end, click ‘Final Check for Errors’. If no errors are found sign and submit the application. You will receive a confirmation number upon successful submission.

In order to withdraw from this course, Participants must contact course instructor AND Briana Meuer at bmeuer@uwlax.edu by November 4th to initiate the process. If this is the only course you are enrolled into at UWL, withdrawing from the course is considered withdrawing from the university and there is a $50 withdrawal fee that will be applied to the student’s account. If the withdrawal occurs within the timeframe allowable for a refund, the $50 withdrawal fee will be deducted from the refund.

Making a Credit/Debit Card or Electronic Check Payment:

  1. Go to UW-L Webpage: http://www2.uwlax.edu/
  2. In drop down box on the UW-L homepage, select Wings. You are now on the WINGs log-in page
  3. Follow the instructions below to log into WINGs and make a payment
  • Enrolling at UW-L for the first time?

Your WINGs Student Center username (UW-L Student ID Number) and password was sent to the e-mail address listed on your UW-L admission application.

    • Change your WINGS password to something you will remember by following the left menu link “Change My Password” once you are logged into WINGS, or go to:  https://secure.uwlax.edu/wingspassword/  .
  • Returning UW-L student?

Your WINGs Student Center username (UW-L student ID Number) and password was sent to you at the time of your first admission.

The WINGS page is divided into two blocks.  In the Upper Left Corner is the small MENU.  On the Right side of page are two columns that consist of your STUDENT CENTER.   Look here for the column labelled:  Finances. 

You now have three options: Make a Deposit/Payment, View my Bill or Grant Access to View/Pay Bill. Click on the Make a Deposit/Payment link; you are at the CashNet homepage (processing center for all La Crosse payments).

 

Make a Deposit/Payment: Click the “Make Payment” on the top of the screen. This will take you to the Electronic Payments Screen. You may not have a current balance listed, but should enter the specific amount and complete the payment process to avoid any late fees. On the Right Hand side of screen:  Click “Pay Student Bill” in the categories box.  In the middle of the next screen, “Amount to Pay” will appear with a blank box. There type the TOTAL for the class, DEPOSIT or OTHER.  Enter the correct amount and select “Add to Items to Pay”.  On the next screen select “checkout” to do so. Select payment format:  credit/debit card or an electronic check. Select your option; CashNet will take you through the payment process.  You will receive a confirmation email with transaction receipt if your payment is successfully processed. 

Accessing Grade Reports

Access grade reports and order transcripts through WINGS Student Center using a valid UW-L username and password. There is no expiration time to access grades as long as you have a valid UW-L username and password.

  • Locate the “Academics” tab at top of screen and click on the drop down menu.
  • Locate “Other Academic” and select the “Grades” option
  • Click the blue circle icon to open the next page
  • Choose the semester that you want, click Continue, and your grades will be displayed

In the same dropdown menu you will find links to:

  • View an unofficial transcript
  • Order an official transcript

Forgot student ID number/Password:

  1. Click on the following link to obtain your UWL Student ID Number: https://secure.uwlax.edu/studentid/
  2. Once you have your UW-L student ID number, you will find password assistance here: https://secure.uwlax.edu/password/ -choose the Recover Your Password option and follow the instructions.

For application assistance contact: Briana Meuer, Continuing Education, 608.785.6513.

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UW-LA CROSSE CREDIT COURSE  (revised 9/2018)

Course Title:   21st Annual Fall for Education Conference, Institute for Professional Studies in  Education                                        

Objectives (participants will know and be able to do):

  • Participants will take away a deep understanding of compassionate schools in PK-12 and specific strategies to engage all students in learning success.
  • Participants will develop leadership skills at the PK-12 level and at the district level.
  • Conference participants will develop an understanding of the challenges of poverty, cultural differences, gender issues, racial issues, and other differences as they relate to the classroom environment.
  • Conference participants will learn specific methods of student engagement to address individual and group differences in the classroom in new and creative ways.
  • Conference participants will engage in structured activities and structured discussions around these key conference themes: best practice pedagogy, compassionate schools, culturally responsive teaching, curriculum development and assessment, and leadership.  
  • Conference participants will be able to determine appropriate technology modes and uses to address students’ individual differences in the classroom.
  • Conference participants will develop a network of colleagues with whom to share ongoing teaching and engagement strategies to support all learners, PK-12.

 Outline of Course Content:

Course content will include study sessions on the following key issues:|
Six Ways to Know if You Are Culturally and Linguistically Responsive

  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Management
  • 10 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do In Google Docs
  • We Were Smart Enough to Get the ACE Science. Are We Now Brave Enough to Use It
  • Leadership for Learning
  • Including LGBTQ+ Identities in the Classroom
  • The State of the State for Teachers of Science in WI
  • Interesting Ways to Use G Suite in the Classroom
  • Trauma-Informed Schools: Simply One Player on the Team
  • Experience Principal Leadership First Hand
  • Responding to the Needs of Teachers of Science
  • Disrupting Poverty: Five Powerful Classroom Practices
  • Leadership – How to define it?  Noun or Verb” Position – Title or Vision – Passion
  • Challenging Behaviors-What the Heck to Do with Them? Circle of Security, Relevant at Work and in Everyday Life
  • We've Tried Everything. Reaching Out to the Unreachable Child
  • Travel-Study for Teachers
  • Exploring the NGSS
  • Making Information You Share with Your Students STICK!
  • Caring Principal Leadership
  • Equity Needs Action
  • What Does NGSS Look Like in the Classroom
  • How to Teach Students the 9 Essential Habits of Empathy 

 Course Requirements – 1-credit

  • Participants will attend and actively participate in fifteen clock hours of instruction and activities in keynote presentations, poster board sessions, and designated themes (best practice pedagogy, compassionate schools, culturally responsive teaching, curriculum development and assessment, and leadership) in PK-12 over the two-day conference.
  • Participants will create an action plan for transferring new learning into sustained classroom practice.
  • Participants will complete an evaluative rubric on conference outcomes.

Course Requirements – 2-credits

  • Participants will attend and actively participate in fifteen clock hours of instruction and activities in keynote presentations, poster board sessions, and designated themes (best practice pedagogy, compassionate schools, culturally responsive teaching, curriculum development and assessment, and leadership) in PK-12 over the two-day conference.
  • Participants will create an action plan for transferring new learning into sustained classroom practice.
  • Participants will complete an evaluative rubric on conference outcomes.
  • Participants will write a 2-3-page reflection of conference presentations.

Instructional Methods:

 Instructional methods shall include:

  • Lectures
  • Interactive presentations
  • Guided discussions
  • Structured activities
  • Journaling
  • Small group discussion
  • Problem-solving sessions
  • Technology-based instruction
  • Instructional scenarios and models
  • Panel discussions. 

 Assessment procedures (include rubric when possible):

  • Both participant and program assessment shall be achieved through evaluative rubrics on conference outcomes, an individual action plan for transferring new learning into sustained classroom practice, and a conference assessment.

Does the course content explicitly address any of the following issues at the classroom, district, community or global level:  racial, ethnic, cultural or gender identity, socio-economic status, disability or sexual orientation, or diversity of thought or expression?  If so, please specify how:

  •  This conference course will explicitly address: best practice pedagogy, compassionate schools, culturally responsive teaching, curriculum development and assessment, and leadership in PK-12 practices at the classroom, district, community and global level through presentation, small group interactions, discussions, technology, activities, and textual learning.

Course Logistics

  • Partner Organization if Applicable: UW-La Crosse
  • Instructor of Record:   Dr. Patricia Markos, Director, Institute for Professional Studies in Education, School of Education, University of Wisconsin La Crosse                               
  • Location: University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
  • Course dates & times (specify how all 15, 30 or 45 hours will be spent):
    • Weekend course, 7 am – 5 pm both Saturday and Sunday, November 3-4, 2018
    • End date of course (date by which all student work will be evaluated):  November 12, 2018
  • Grading Deadline (within 7 days of end date stated above):  November 21, 2018

Indicate Standards Addressed in Course by its letter or number designation only:

WI Teacher Standards (1-10):   ALL 10 WI Teacher Standards shall be addressed.  

Model Academic Standards: IPSE Learning Community Academic Standards shall be addressed.

     WI Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS):   

     Pupil Services (#1-7): 

     Administrative (#1-7):   

     Common Core (Math):   

     Common Core (Language Arts):

     Next Generation Science Standards: