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July 19-20, 2023
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This event will be presented as a Live Online Event.

Two-Day Conference:
Conference for Third and Fourth Grade Teachers: Practical Strategies and Resources

Presented by Third And Fourth Grade Teachers

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Ready-to-Use Strategies for Your Classroom!

Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions

  • Expert Instructors
  • 3rd and 4th Grade Teacher Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!
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Meet Your Team of Expert Third and Fourth Grade Instructors

Jaime Bailey is passionate about teaching third and fourth grade students and sharing the dozens of ideas and strategies she has found work best for all levels of learners. She is a highly sought-after teacher trainer and national presenter. Her sessions are not only highly engaging, but also filled with teacher-friendly, research-based strategies that really work with students!

Ryan Doetch is a dynamic and enthusiastic presenter, outstanding third and fourth grade educator, and the 2013 Presidential Awardee for Excellence. Ryan is known around the world as an exemplary teacher for intermediate grades students. Ryan's expertise, practicality, and humor keep his sessions fast-moving, enjoyable, and packed with tips and tools that you can use right away. Drawing from his classroom experience, Ryan will send you back to your own classroom brimming with strategies and ideas immediately applicable for your third and fourth graders.

Lynne Ecenbarger is an outstanding educator, consultant, and international presenter known for her practical ideas for improving learning in third and fourth grade. She shares the best-of-the-best, focusing on realistic, practical strategies she has used directly with third and fourth grade students. Lynne brings years of diverse experience to her seminars, providing practical and replicable professional learning with a wealth of ideas you'll be inspired and ready to use as soon as your students arrive in your classroom.

Conference Agenda

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Live Online Conference
7:00 am – 1:30 pm Pacific

Day 1

Opening General Session
Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose ONE Full Afternoon Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

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Live Online Conference
7:00 am – 1:30 pm Pacific

Day 2

Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

Who Should Attend

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

About BER Live Online Events

With the current health challenges, all BER in-person PD events are currently being presented in a Live Online format:

  • Outstanding Instructors
    All programs are led by outstanding BER national trainers
  • Extensive Resource Handbooks
    You'll have access to an extensive digital Resource Handbook before, during and after your seminar
  • Highly Interactive
    You'll be able to ask questions in real time and interact with the instructor and other participants
  • Program Guarantee
    As we have for 46 years, we guarantee the high quality of our programs. If you are not satisfied, we'll give you a 100% refund.

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Digital Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive digital 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:

  • Specific ways to differentiate in Grades 3 and 4
  • Math lessons and tools
  • Strategies to increase reading and writing skills
  • Make-and-take instructions and how-toss

Semester Credit Option
UMASS Logo Up to four graduate level professional development credits are available with an additional fee and completion of follow-up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with University of Massachusetts Global, a nonprofit affiliate, will be available at this program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
Participants of both the Live Online Seminar and those completing the Recorded Version online can receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify five continuing education hours. State CEUs are available for both versions of the course. For specific details, visit www.ber.org/ceus.

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