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2 Day Event:
Start Time:
8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Event Dates:
3/8/218 am PDT
Registration Fee:
First Day Only:
Second Day Only:
Two Days:
Live Online Event:

Program Guarantee:
We stand behind the high quality of our programs by providing the following unconditional guarantee:

If you are not satisfied with this program, we'll give you a 100% refund of your registration fee.

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Two-Day Conference:
Conference: Help Students Develop a Positive Growth Mindset

Presented by Expert Instructors

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Growth Mindset Strategies to Use In-Person or Online!

Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions

  • Outstanding Trainers
  • Mindset Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!
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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Kristin Burke is a highly experienced teacher and presenter. She is known for her highly impactful presentations that take teaching to the next level by considering a bigger picture of expanding mindset. Kristin sends educators back into their own classrooms and online learning environments with strategy-filled tool kits to empower the lives they touch daily. She brings not only her extensive knowledge of the mind-body connection and neurological resets at the foundation of her Growth Mindset empowerment, but also a keen look at the art of teaching in diverse environments. Her sessions will leave you informed and inspired

Ryan Doetch is a dynamic and enthusiastic presenter, outstanding classroom teacher, and the 2013 Presidential Awardee for Teaching. Ryan is known around the world for having a wealth of ideas to enhance instruction that lead to a growth mindset classroom, motivate student learning and improve student achievement. Ryan's expertise, practicality, and humor keep his sessions fast-moving, enjoyable, and packed with tips and tools that you can use in your own classroom or online program. Drawing from his daily classroom experiences, Ryan's presentations are filled with highly effective strategies, ideas and tips you can use immediately to create a more powerful Growth Mindset classroom. You will leave his sessions inspired and excited get back to your classroom to work with your students!

Kathy Morris is an outstanding presenter with many years of experience as a teacher and special education consultant on the relationship between Executive Function and Growth Mindset. Kathy shares her in-depth experience connecting special education, executive function and mindset to increase the success of her students. She was named "Outstanding Educator of the Year" in her state and served as Advisor to the President's Commission on Special Education. Kathy sessions provide insight and a deeper understanding of how mindset can unlock success for students with special needs. Join Kathy for practical, creative, and ready‑to‑use strategies to help your students develop a growth mindset and take more ownership of their own learning and behavior whether in school or online.

Conference Agenda

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Live Online Conference
8:00 am – 2:30 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
8:00 am – 2:30 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

Specifically designed for Classroom Teachers, Reading Specialists, Special Education Staff, Instructional Coaches, Behavior Intervention Specialists, Counselors, Instructional Assistants, and Administrators serving Grades K-12

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 43 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:

  • Timesaving, teacher-friendly ideas for helping students develop a positive Growth Mindset
  • Key ideas and specific tips for implementing Growth Mindset in the classroom
  • A variety of templates, tools, resources, and approaches – perfect for building Growth Mindset in your students

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University 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 Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at this BER 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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