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2 Day Event:
March 4, 2020
through March 5, 2020

Cost of Attendance:

First Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Second Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Two Days:
$479.00 per person.

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5 IL PD Clock Hours Available Per Day

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PE Conference (Grades K-8)

Presented by Expert PE Instructors

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Strategies to Take Back to Your Classroom!

Choose from 24 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions

  • Hands-On Options
  • PE Teacher Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!
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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Carrie Flint is a highly experienced, award-winning physical education teacher, adapted physical education specialist, and national PE presenter. She has taught in numerous K-8 schools, has trained PE teachers across the country and has served on her own state's committee for the Physical Education Curriculum Framework. Carrie is known for her passion for physical fitness and helping all students see themselves as winners. She has dozens of ideas for getting students engaged, managing the class and materials, using positive play, and cooperative activities to promote full inclusion for all students. You will find Carrie's sessions fast moving and filled with practical ideas that can be immediately incorporated into your own physical education program.

Dennis Stands is an experienced physical education teacher, outstanding presenter and author. He brings more than 30 years of teaching experience and for the past 17 years has been conducting PE teacher trainings nationwide. Dennis is passionate about making PE a fun and successful experience for all students, regardless of their ability level and presents activities designed for maximum participation, involving teamwork, skills and fun as major components.

Ann Thompson-Hague is an experienced PE teacher and outstanding trainer/mentor. Passionate about the importance of quality school PE programs, Ann has long been active at the district, state and national levels in efforts to help strengthen elementary and secondary level PE instruction. Physical educators in Ann's training sessions enjoy her strong passion for the positive impact of quality physical education programs, her engaging manner and her focus on sharing a wide variety of activities that can be used immediately in your PE program.

Conference Agenda

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7:45 a.m. - 8:25 a.m Registration
8:30 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Opening General Session
9:15 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:50 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
1:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. Afternoon Sessions
Participants, please check in at the registration desk each day you attend.

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8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
12:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m Afternoon Sessions

Who Should Attend

Physical Education Teachers and Specialists Working with Students in Grades K-8

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive PE Instruction Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive PE instruction resource handbook specifically designed for this conference. Included in the handbook are resource materials for ALL conference sessions, even those you don't attend. These materials include:

  • New, innovative games and activities for re-energizing and enhancing your current PE program
  • Budget-friendly ideas to stretch your PE materials budget
  • Proven ways to dramatically reduce behavior and participation problems in your PE classes
  • Differentiated teaching strategies to better meet diverse skills with your PE classes
  • Ways to take your PE program to the next level by incorporating the new National PE Standards and Grade Level Outcomes

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University Logo Up to four Graduate level professional development credit are available with an additional fee and completion of follow up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at this BER program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.

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