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2 Day Event:
April 23, 2018
through April 24, 2018

Cost of Attendance:

First Day Only:
$259.00 per person.

Second Day Only:
$259.00 per person.

Two Days:
$425.00 per person.

Location: ST. LOUIS
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Midwest Conference for 3rd and 4th Grade Teachers


Presented by Third and Fourth Grade Teachers

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Choose from 21 Highly Practical Conference Sessions

  • Hands-On Options
  • Innovative Teacher Resources
  • Hundreds of Effective Strategies
  • … and Much More!

Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Kay Law is a highly acclaimed national presenter who brings a wealth of experience as an elementary classroom teacher. You won’t want to miss this outstanding opportunity to receive dozens of ideas and strategies you can use to help your third and fourth grade students become more successful. You will leave Kay’s sessions inspired and touched by her enthusiasm, passion and practical, highly effective strategies.

Mary Peterson is a very experienced and enthusiastic third and fourth grade teacher, and is known for her highly motivating ideas and the practicality of her presentations. She is an accomplished teacher trainer and mentor, and national presenter. Mary is the author of several professional Scholastic books. Participants consistently praise Mary’s fast-paced, inspiring and practical sessions.

Lynn Stenroos is an enthusiastic presenter and an outstanding teacher. She is passionate about sharing the latest, cutting‑edge instructional tools and techniques that truly make a difference for third and fourth grade students, while at the same time helping their teachers work smarter, not harder.  Lynn is a dynamic presenter who is known for her motivating, innovative, practical and teacher‑friendly strategies.

Conference Agenda

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.

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

Grades 3-4 Classroom Teachers, Title I Staff and Instructional Assistants.

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive resource handbook, specifically designed for this conference. Included in the handbook are resource materials for ALL conference sessions, even those you don’t attend.

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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