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CELEBRATING 31 YEARS MT. VERNON CONFERENCE, a joint educational inservice program, sponsored by:

Bryan Cross, Regional Superintendent of Hamilton-Jefferson Counties #25

Larry Fillingim, Regional Superintendent of Edwards, Gallatin, Hardin, Pope, Saline, Wayne, White and Wabash Counties #20

Matt Donkin, Regional Superintendent of Franklin and Williamson Counties #21

Keri Garrett, Regional Superintendent of Clinton, Marion and Washington Counties #13

Mt. Vernon Conference Planning Committee Daniel Allen, Director Tyler Brown, Asst. Superintendent Kim Byars, Director Bryan Cross, Regional Superintendent of Schools Ron Daniels, Principal Matt Donkin, Regional Superintendent of Schools Alan Estes, Superintendent Larry Fillingim, Regional Superintendent of Schools Melinda Fiscus Keri Garrett, Regional Superintendent of Schools Pat Garrett, Conference Director Kathy Lynn Bernice McWilliams Vince Mitchell, Superintendent Betty Musgrave Brent O’Daniell, Superintendent Cheryl Settle, Asst. Regional Superintendent of Schools Kevin Settle, Superintendent Michael Smith, Superintendent Keith Talley, Superintendent Jim Taylor, Asst. Regional Superintendent David Wilson, Asst. Regional Superintendent

Wabash, Ohio Valley Special Education Mt. Vernon City Schools Dist. #80 Fr.-Jeff. Counties Special Education Regional Office of Education #25 Mt. Vernon Twp. High Schools Dist. #201 Regional Office of Education #21 Woodlawn High School Dist. #205 Regional Office of Education #20 Regional Office of Education #12 Regional Office of Education #13 Regional Office of Education #25 Regional Office of Education #21 Chair of Education Committee of NAACP Hamilton County Unit #10 Regional Office of Education #21 Nashville Community Dist. #49 Regional Office of Education #25 Mt. Vernon City Schools Dist. #80 Mt. Vernon Twp. High Schools Dist. #201 Carmi-White School Dist. #5 Regional Office of Education #20 Regional Office of Education #13

Special Thanks to Michael Smith, District #201 Superintendent; the administrators, teachers, and staff of the Mt. Vernon Twp. High School.


WELCOME TO THE 31TH ANNUAL MT. VERNON CONFERENCE TABLE OF CONTENTS Announcements…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Below Program Schedule ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3 Keynote Speakers …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4-5 Featured Speakers ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 7-24 Receptions……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 26 Sessions by Day …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 27-47 Exhibits……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 48 Administrator Academies Registration Form …………………………………………………………………… 49-50 Presenter Sessions Descriptions …………………………………………………………………………………. 53-81 Category Strands ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 83-94 Notes ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 95 Maps of City and Mt. Vernon High School ………………………………………………………………………. 96-97 CPDU Forms …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 98-99

ANNOUNCEMENTS Coffee and donuts will be available near the entrance to the Exhibit Hall, Building L, on the northeast side of the high school campus and the cafeteria located in Building A. A first aid center will be located in Building H, Room 126. The Jefferson County Health Dept. will have flu shots available on both days at an additional cost. This year, the flu shots have the H1N1 in the flu shot. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please see the registration table in the lobby of H building.

Organizations will set up stands for food and drink for participants between Building A and F from 10 a.m. to 2:00 both days. The cafeteria in Building A will be available for seating.

Enclosed see maps for available parking lots; the closer parking lots will fill early. Parking space on campus is limited. Shuttle service is available from the Park Plaza (located on S. 10th St. behind IGA) to the high school campus on Thursday, Oct. 28 & Friday, Oct. 29. Shuttle pick up from the conference will be in front of Building H; please look for signs. CPDU labels will be provided at the conclusion of the session. For placement of these labels, see page99 of the conference program. CPDU labels will also be available at the Exhibit Hall. These are for the use of the individual school districts. CEU verification labels/sheets come from your own facilities. Please check for any last minute presentation add-ons, changes, or cancellations at the conference official website www.roe25.com! Updates will also be available at the opening sessions, exhibit hall, and the registration area in Building H. EXHIBIT HALL, BUILDING L THURSDAY, OCT. 28 8:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. Friday, OCT. 29 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010 8:00 a.m.—3:30 p.m.

Information & Registration Open, Building H

8:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open in Building L

8:30 a.m.—10:00 a.m.

Opening Program, Auditorium, Building D Keynote Speaker, Kristen Olsen

10:15 a.m.—11:15 a.m. 11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. 12:45 p.m.—1:45 p.m. 2:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010 8:00 a.m.—3:30 p.m.

Information & Registration Open, Building H

8:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open in Building L

8:30 a.m.—10:00 a.m.

Opening Program, Gymnasium, Building E Keynote Speaker, Bob Ash

10:15 a.m.—11:15 a.m. 11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. 12:45 p.m.—1:45 p.m. 2:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m.

Session Session Session Session

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HELPFUL HINTS FOR THE CONFERENCE PARTICIPANT! •

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Parking: Arrive early to park on the high school campus or use the shuttle service located at the Park Plaza on 10th Str.(behind IGA) Look for signs. Dress in layers: Meeting room temperatures fluctuate throughout the day. Please pack a sweater or jacket. Please put all cell phones on vibrate or off mode: If you must take a call, step totally out of the room before speaking on your phone.

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Brookline, Maine

Thursday, October 28, 2010 Opening Session Keynote Auditorium-Blding D “What Are the Wounds of Schooling? OR Recapturing Pleasure in Learning” Thursday, October 28, 2010 Auditorium-Blding D Session 1 10:15am-11:15am “Healing the Wounds of Schooling: Language Practices That Foster Growth” Thursday, October 28, 2010 Auditorium-Blding D “Healing the Wounds of Schooling: Learning To Listen”

Session 2 11:30am-12:30pm

Friday, October 29, 2010 Auditorium-Blding D Session 5 10:15am-11:15am “Creating Caring School Communities: 3 Practices That Really Work.” Friday, October 29, 2010 Auditorium Session 6 11:30am.-12:30pm “Creating Caring School Communities: 3 (More) Practices That Really Work.” Kirsten Olson is a write, an educational consultant, a national-level Courage To Teach facilitator and principal of Old Sow Consulting. A frequent lecturer and presenter, Olson has also been a visiting assistant professor at Wheaton College in Norton, MA, and is the author of Schools as Colonizers (2008), a book that reconsiders the educational ideas of the radical school critics of the 1960s. She is also the author of The Wounded Student. She received her doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2005 and was an English major at Vassar College. Olson’s work as an educational consultant focuses on instructional improvement and leadership development to better support all learners. She has been a consultant to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to the Kennedy School at Harvard University, and to many large public school systems and charter schools. She also writes for Education Week, Educational Leadership and Teacher Magazine. Olson can be reached at www.kirstenolson.org, where stories about school wounding, healing, and standing up to old school culture are being collected and featured.

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Indianapolis, Indiana Friday, October 29, 2010 Opening Session Keynote Gymnasium-Blding. E “Dealing With and Accepting Change In Education” Friday, October 29, 2010 Gymnasium-Blding Double Session: 5-6 10:15am.—12:30pm. “Your Piece of the Puzzle”

Bob Ash founded his company, Life Lessons, in 1995. Since then, he has provided training to over 750 organizations and businesses, numbering over 230,000 people. Prior to 1995, Bob served in several different positions in education. He was a janitor, principal, and superintendent of schools. He also played a few years of professional baseball. In his presentations, Bob strives to provide people with practical, solid information; challenge them to look at their own behaviors to see if any need adjusting; and provide a learning experience that is enjoyable to attend.

NEW THIS YEAR! Mt. Vernon Conference Website will post Additions—Changes—Cancellations Up until the day of the conference! Please visit Www.roe25.com MVC10!

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Jennifer Acord Wabash and Ohio Valley Special Education District

Room: 217-G

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2 and 3-4 “READY OR NOT...Using RtI to Make SLD Eligibility” Dbl Sessions: 5-6 and 7-8 “READY OR NOT… Using RtI to Make SLD Eligibility” Jennifer is a school psychologist who has been working at the Wabash and Ohio Valley Special Education District for 10 years. She holds a Specialist Degree in School Psychology and a Type 75 Educational Administration Certification, both from Eastern Illinois University. She has previously taught an Academic Assessment course for Eastern Illinois University. Together, with Monica Girten, Jennifer has trained many local teachers and school staff members in DIBELS, AIMSweb, and RtI best practices. Category: Special Education/RtI/IEPs

Grade Level: All

Luke Allen Skokie, Illinois

Room: 235-F

Sessions: 1 and 5 “Keep It Clean” Sessions: 3 and 7 “You Get What You Pay For? A Teachers Guide to Open Source and Freeware” Sessions: 4 and 8 “Tech for Teachers—Tips, Tricks, Tweaks” Luke is a retired teacher who has spent over 33 years in the classroom. He is a member of ICE, Illinois Computing Educators, and has served on the planning committee for the ICE Conference (formally known as The Illinois Technology Conference for Educators). For the past eight years, Luke has helped in recruiting tech staff volunteers, and working with Web 2.0 resources for the conference. Luke has been a conference presenter at ICE, MECC in Minneapolis, IETC in Springfield, TETC in Nashville, METC in St. Louis, eTech Ohio, The Southern Illinois Technology Showcase in Carterville and returns to the Mt. Vernon Conference. Since retirement, Luke keeps himself busy with substitute teaching and managing websites. He enjoys golf, the outdoors, reading, digital photography and, of course," fiddling around with stuff on the computer.” Category: Technology

Grade Level: All.

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Room: 1 and 5 106-G 3 and 7 106-G 2 and 6 114-G

Susan “Susie” Bishop Olney, Illinois

Sessions: 1 and 5 Recipes to Integrate Writing Across the Curriculum” Co-presenting with Becky Rains Sessions: 2 and 6 “Who Needs a Bully” Co-presenting with Butch Lockley Sessions: 3 and 7 “Recipes to Integrate Writing Across the Curriculum” Co-presenting with Becky Rains Susie Bishop is an educational consultant and author of the Eenie Meanie Me children’s book series. She presents workshops with enthusiasm, humor, passion, and “down-to-earth, been-there done that” style. Susie taught school for 32 years with experience at every level. She loves teaching students and values teaching as the number one profession in America. She has received national and state awards for her work in education. Susie lives in Olney with her husband, Paul. They have three children and four grandchildren. Susie returns to the Mt. Vernon Conference as a co-presenter with Butch Lockley for the Thursday Administrator’s Academy. She also brings back to the conference the popular “Love Languages” workshop and a new one. Category: Curriculum/Writing/IL Learning Standards/Bullying Grade Level: K-5; 6-8; All

Larry Busch Edwardsville, Illinois

Room: 107-G (Thursday) Room: 201-C (Academy)

Dbl Session: 3-4 All Day Academy: 5-8

“Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life” Friday, Administrator’s Academy #674 “The Six Secrets of Change” Larry began his career in education as an instrumental music teacher after receiving his BM from SIU-C. After developing an award-winning band, he moved into education administration. Larry served as a high school principal for 14 years, claiming that this was his favorite role in education. He received his MS in Education Administration from EIU. He received his Specialist in Education Administration from SIU-E and he became an assistant superintendent. He ended his 34 year public education career, retiring in 2005 as an 11-year superintendent. Since retiring, he has been speaking and doing workshops in public and private schools. He is still serving as an adjunct instructor for Rockford College. Larry has presented for the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges, Illinois Principals’ Association, Illinois Vocational Association, Illinois State Board of Education, Southeastern Illinois Principals’ Association, and the Mt. Vernon Conference. Further he has been an adjunct instructor for Rockford College and SIU-E. Category: Administration/General

Grade Level: Administrator/All

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Christy Chambers McHenry, Illinois

Room: 201-C (Academy) Room: 107-G (Friday)

Sessions:

1-4 Thursday Administrator’s Academy #786 “Leading with Heart in Times of Cardiac Arrest: Strategies and Resources Facilitating Effective Teamwork.” Dbl Session: 5-6 “Leading with Heart in Times of Cardiac Arrest” With over 25 years experience as an administrator, Dr. Chambers has been the Director/ Superintendent of three special education joint agreements. Increasing the capacity of local school districts to improve outcomes for students has been a hallmark of her career. She has authored several articles on special education leadership and trends and is author of Leadership and the Special Education Administrator, currently in publication with Master Teacher and is a frequent speaker and trainer of teams on “Leading with Heart in Times of Cardiac Arrest.” Dr. Chambers is Co-Founder/CEO of Beyond the Box, LLC, a consulting group assisting schools, parents and companies dedicated to improving education outcomes for children and their families. She works with school districts and administrative teams developing effective, collaborative leadership teams that lead with heart. Category: Administrator Academy/Leadership Development Grade Level: Administration—All

Kari Docherty Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 112-G

Sessions: 1 and 5 “Make It Take It!” Sessions: 2, 3, 6, 7 “Junior High Literature Roundtable” Kari Docherty has been a teacher for 13 years. She has presented throughout the country at various conferences including the Lindamood-Bell International Conference in Washington, D.C. Her presentations are high energy and she prides herself on giving her fellow educators new and creative ideas to use in their own classrooms. Category: Reading/Literature Grade Level: K-2 and 6-9

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Melinda Fiscus Robinson, Illinois

Room: 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 205-H Dbl. Session: 3-4 207-H

Sessions:

1 and 5 “Creating the Collection” 2 and 6 “Capturing the Spirit of Your Classroom” Double Session: 3-4 “Using Photo Elements” Session: 7 “Understanding E—Rate” Melinda believes that technology is the tool that gives us the power to motivate, engage, and empower ourselves and our students. As the director of Learning Technology Center 6 North, she works with three Regional Offices of Education and 50 school districts in southern Illinois to promote technology as a way to enhance what we are doing, not give us more to do. When Mindy is not wearing her Director hat, she serves as the President of ICE-SI, is a wife and mother of two 21st century learners, and runs a part timephotography studio out of her basement. Category: Technology Grade Level: All

Dr. Nancy Frakes Gary Zum Mallen Geneseo, Illinois

Room: 233-F

Double Sessions: 1-2; 5-6 “Web Based Resources” Session: 3 “Geography and Social Studies” Session: 7 “Space and Astronomy” Dr. Frakes received her bachelor’s in elementary, her master’s in elementary/secondary, her Ed.D. in curriculum and her PhD. She taught in elementary, junior and senior high schools and at the university level and has been chair of the education department and supervised student teachers. Nancy has been consultant for school districts, organizing workshops for small and large groups. Her speaking engagements have taken her from New York City—west. Nancy is an author of many books ranging from social studies books such as Abe Lincoln in New Salem and Presidents, All I Want to Know About Presidents to children’s reading books such as The Frog Who Wanted to Sing. Gary is a retired administrator and teacher. He received a bachelor’s degree in history, master’s in guidance and his specialist in administration from Eastern Illinois University. He began his career in southern Illinois at Lawrenceville and St. Joseph-Ogden. Gary served as asst. principal at the high school and later as principal of the junior high where he led the district’s adoption of the middle school concept. After retirement, he became an adjunct instructor for a field-based master program and is busy giving workshops in the area. Gary has been a workshop director for the Illinois Association of Student Councils and Co-Director of the National Leadership Training Center. Category: Teacher Resources/Geography/Social Studies/Astronomy/Science Grade Level: All

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Honorable David Frankland Albion, Illinois

Room: 205-G

Session: 5 “JUVENILE COURT—Procedures, New Directions and Hot Topics” Judge Frankland was born and raised in Edwards County. He graduated from SIU-C with a BA in government and minor in history. He attained his law degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri in 1973.He practiced law until 1998 when he was elected Edwards County Resident Circuit Judge. He currently serves as the Judge for the Second Judicial Circuit. Judge Frankland has been an attorney for a school board, city attorney, and director for 22 years at the Citizens National Bank in Albion, Illinois. He has served as president for the local Chamber, Rotary, and Albion Development Inc. He resides in Albion with his wife, Gloria. They have 4 children and 4 grandchildren with the 5th to be born in October. Category: Juvenile Court/At Risk Grade Level: All

Honorable Terry Gamber Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 205-G

Session: 5 “JUVENILE COURT—Procedures, New Directions and Hot Topics” Judge Gamber graduated from Mt. Vernon Twp. High School, Mt. Vernon, Illinois. He received his B.A. from Northwester University majoring in history, going on to DePaul University Law school and receiving his J.D. In 1975, Judge Gamber engaged in private practice in Mt. Vernon until 1992. He was elected as Circuit Judge of Jefferson County until 1998 and he went on to be Chief Judge of Second Judicial Circuit. Judge Gamber is the presiding Judge in Criminal Felony Court and Juvenile Court in Jefferson County. He resides in Mt. Vernon with wife, Joy. He has two sons: Scott (married to Jessica Scott Gamber) and Brian. Scott is a teacher and head basketball coach at the Mt. Vernon Twp. High School. Jessica is a teacher at Waltonville High School. Brian is a student at SIU-C pursuing a career in teaching and coaching. Brian is currently the sophomore basketball coach at Mt. Vernon Twp. High School. Category: Juvenile Court/At Risk

Grade Level: All

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Ann Garrett Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 124-H

Sessions: 3, 7 “Librarians’ Round Table” Sessions: 4, 8 “Everybody Writes!” Ann Garrett has presented at the Mt. Vernon Conference for several years. Born in southern Illinois, she has taught in the public school system for forty years as a special education teacher, gifted teacher, elementary teacher, middle school language arts teacher, public and high school librarian, high school and community college English teacher, high school department chair, and, currently, a language arts methods teacher at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale and part-time librarian at Mt. Vernon Township High School. Garrett is a National Board Certified Teacher in English/language arts. Besides her elementary, secondary, special education, library, and administrative endorsements, Garrett is also a certified school counselor and has English language learner post bacc certificate. In 2009 she became a fellow in the National Writing Project at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. This year’s sessions include a school librarians’ round table and ways to incorporate writing in all content areas. Category: Librarians/Writing/General

Don Garrett Carmi, Illinois

Room: Double Session 1-2 Double Session 5-6

119-H 118-G

Double Session: 1-2 “The 4th “R” Responsibility” Double Session: 5-6 “Connecting with Students Through Classroom Climate” Don Garrett graduated from Murray University in 1969 with a B.S. in chemistry and in 1971 with an M.A. in teaching science. He also acquired over 60 hours in PLS classes, counseling, administration, and teacher education courses. In the past 20 years, Don has trained over 4,000 teachers in PLS master’s level courses. The majority of those courses were/are held in Illinois and Indiana, but are also taught in Florida, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Pennsylvania. He retired from Carmi White County High School in May of 2005. While at the high school teaching chemistry, he worked with another teacher to co-develop and instruct a community-oriented, technology based, live event high school class. Don was recognized as a Master Teacher in 1984 by the Governor of Illinois. In 1996, the local Kiwanis Club honored him as “Teacher of the Year.” Category: Student Behaviors/Teaching Strategies/Classroom Climate

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Lillian Polus Gerstner Skokie, Illinois

Room: 108-G

Sessions: 1, 3, 5 and 7 “From Generation to Generation: My Parents and the Holocaust” Sessions: 2 and 6 “Teaching the Holocaust & Genocide: Classroom Resources”

Lillian Polus Gerstner is the daughter of Holocaust survivors. From 1991 through 2008, she oversaw operations and programming for the Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois in its Main Street facility in Skokie. With the opening of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in April 2009, she had undertaken a new role as Director of Special Projects, which embraces carrying out a wide spectrum of educational, remembrance and public programs. Ms. Gerstner received her undergraduate degree in theatre and speech education from Northwestern University. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience and has been acknowledged in such international publications as Holocaust and Genocide Studies for her grade appropriate bibliography and videography of Holocaust materials for students. In addition, Ms. Gerstner has served as advisor and director of Holocaust Expression Theatre, an activity of the Great Midwest Region B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, through which she has helped high school students develop and perform dramatic Holocaust related material. Recent participation in international programs conducted by the March of the Living and Action Reconciliation/Service for Peace included traveling to Poland, Israel and Germany. These journeys have contributed to Ms. Gerstner’s work on a biography of her mother’s wartime experiences in Berlin, and have added greater depth to the knowledge she shares with students of all ages. Category: History/Teacher Resources/Holocaust

Grade Level: All.

Monica Girten Wabash and Ohio Valley Special Education District

Room: 217-G

Dbl Sessions: 1-2 and 3-4 “READY OR NOT...Using RtI to Make SLD Eligibility” Dbl Sessions: 5-6 and 7-8 “READY OR NOT… Using RtI to Make SLD Eligibility” Monica has been a school psychologist at the Wabash and Ohio Valley Special Education District for four years. She holds a specialist degree in school psychology from Eastern Illinois University, and she is currently working on a Type 75 Educational Administration Certificate. Together with Jennifer Accord, she has trained many local teachers and school staff members in DIBELS, AIMSweb, and RtI best practices. Category: Special Education/RtI/IEPs

Grade Level: All

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C.W. Hamilton

Room: 219-H

Sessions: 2, 3, 6, 7 “Understanding Transition Services Under IDEA: Do What?” C.W. is the Director of the Tri-County Special Education Joint Agreement based out of Murphysboro, Illinois. He has over 33 years of practical, hands-on experience working in poverty programs, vocational education, and special education. Dr. Hamilton has taught at the high school, community college, and university level. He worked as an Asst. Director for Transition Services as Wabash and Ohio Valley Special Education for over 17 years. During that time , Dr. Hamilton worked as a pre-vocational coordinator, vocational evaluator, teacher, and supervised a residential facility designed to address vocational and independent living skills of special education students within a nine county area. He also supervised the pre-vocational coordinator staff that developed transition plans for nearly 900 students annually. Dr. Hamilton is considered an expert in special education issues with a specialty area and interest in transition services. Category: Transition Services in Special Education Grade Level: All.

Chris Irwin Canada

Room: King City Saddle Club Covered Arena Busing available on the corner of Casey and 7th (S.E. Corner of H-Building)

Double Sessions: 1-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8 “What Can Horses Teach Teachers?”

Internationally renowned horseman and best selling author Chris Irwin has gained invaluable insights into learning how to learn in his work with therapeutic and personal coaching. He continues to consult with universities on equine assisted learning programs curricula. In his live horse demonstrations, Chris will explain how horse sense and behavior relate directly to student behaviour. Honest, positive relationships between horse handlers and horses result in positive learning. The opposite is also true. During this double sessions, Chris will work with horses to coach audience volunteers on how horses read and react to human behaviour and body language. Those interactions will be translated into classroom behaviour between teachers and students. Learn how to build authentic, educational relationships with all of your students, including not only the successful but also the wounded, at-risk, disengaged, rebellious, defiant, even gifted and talented to facilitate your teaching and to maximize their learning. Students need you, their teachers, to be your best selves-every day, every period. In many cases, you are their only hope. Students attend to your body language, attitude, and word choice. Learn how to avoid building helpless, destructive, joyless, negative relationships and how to create therapeutic, educational, positive ones in this impressive and memorable session. Participants wishing to volunteer to work with Chris and the horse are required to wear solid, fully closed, flat heeled footwear for safety reasons. Category: At Risk/Student Achievement/General

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Cindy Lane Fenton, Missouri Sessions:

Room: 200-F

1 and 6 “Top Ten Tech Tricks You Should Know!” 2 and 7 “Searching and Sifting the 21st Century” 3 “Plain Language Needed-Understanding PLNs” 4 and 8 “What Not to Present” 5 “Google Earth Across Every Subject Curriculum”

Cindy is an adjunct professor teaching online classes for SBU, Mizzou and eLearning for Missouri educators. For the past six years, she has been a Discovery Education certified trainer, Master Trainer for Intel Teach to the Future, and eMINTS Instructional Trainer and currently presents at METC, FETC, SITE, MITC and other conferences. Cindy is extremely innovative and resourceful and specializes in finding unique, creative and free ways to use traditional computer tools in the classroom. Cindy is Missouri’s first Google Certified Teacher and has facilitated a Google Teacher Academy in Chicago, Illinois. She is also the founder of the GCT/CUE Dinner Club Webinar Series, a monthly get-together in presentation style that is able to be viewed by the 300+ Google Certified Teachers around the world. Her Google passion is Google Earth and its cross curricular processes for all K12 subjects Category: Technology Grade Level: All.

Gary Lemmon Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 107-G

Sessions: 1 and 2 “The Myth of Self-Esteem Building” Gary Lemmon is the President/CEO of United Methodist Children’s Home which has offices in Mt. Vernon, Centralia, and Norris City, Illinois. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has had Diplomat status by the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work since 1987. He has provided thousands of hours of psychotherapy in both outpatient and psychiatric hospital settings. He has served as a consultant to multiple child welfare and mental health agencies and has supervised school social workers through the federal Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative. He was named Social Worker of the Year in 2008 by the Southern Illinois District of the National Association of Social Workers. He is a much sought out speaker and trainer for professional groups throughout the state. His trainings are marked by humor, professional expertise, and practical application. Category: Student Behavior/Relationships

Grade Level: All

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Butch Lockley Olney, Illinois

Room: 114-G

Sessions: 2 and 6 “Who Needs a Bully” Co-presenting with Susan Bishop Sessions: 3, 5, 7 “Survivor Strategies: Top 10 List” Butch Lockley brings over 33 years of experience in the field of education and coaching. He has served as teacher, athletic director, and coached various sports. His teams have won conference championships and he was selected coach of the year several times. He has held office in the Illinois Basketball Coaches’ Association and Illinois Principals’ Association. Butch is married to Cindy and they have three children. He recently retired from the East Richland School District, Olney, Illinois, after 15 years in administration. It was during this time that Butch became the first person from Illinois to be selected for the CBS show SURVIVOR where he finished in the final four. You will not be voted out during these sessions. At this year’s conference, Butch teams up with Susie Bishop for the Thursday Administrator’s Academy. He also brings two new single sessions to Friday’s program. Category: Bullying/Teaching Strategies

Grade Level: All.

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John Lynn Peoria, Illinois

Room: 205-G

Sessions: 1 and 6 “Life on the Appalachian Trail” 2 and 7 “George Rogers Clark Takes the Old Northwest” To explore our roots, John Lynn of Peoria—armed with a degree in history from the University of Illinois, a special rapport with dogs and raccoons, and a taste for grilled cheese sandwiches—has personally hiked, bicycled, and canoed nearly 25,000 miles of historic and scenic routes in North America and the British Isles. He is also the only person to have visited and photographed all of the Prairie State’s 2400 cities, towns and villages. His colorful slide/lecture presentations that describe his experience, adventures, and discoveries have now gotten him into over 3, 750 classrooms, libraries, lecture halls, and other such venues. Category: History/Social Studies

Grade Level: All

Dr. Paige Maginel

Room: 105-H

Sponsored by: Franklin-Jefferson Co. Sp. Ed.

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, and 6 “Writing IEPs” Dr. Paige Maginal has spent her career working in the field of special education through the roles of teacher, supervisor, and director. She currently serves as an adjunct professor for Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Her educational interests include programming for children with disabilities in the LRE, legal issues in special education, and the preparation and training of administrator staff. Category: Special Education

Grade Level: All

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Richard McGuire Urbana, Illinois

Room: 206-G

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 “A Winning Pair in Education: Goodness & Humor” Richard McGuire has spoken to more than 30,000 people in groups ranging from 15 to 500. He brings to the conference a realistic understanding of the demands you face based on his extensive experience managing both staff and volunteers. The author of Winning Strategies for Stressful Times, he has gained expertise in overcoming stress, improving health, building self-esteem, and working through family and workplace issues—all with GOODNESS AND HUMOR! Category: General

Grade Level: All

Dr. Nick Osborne Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 226-H

Session: 3 “Five Practices of Leadership” Session: 7 “Improving Teaching Performance” 10:00-2:00 Thursday and Friday Room: 225-H

EIU Reception

Dr. Osborne served as the superintendent of schools for Mount Vernon District 80 from 1994 to 2002. Since retiring, he has served as a department chair for the Department of Educational Leadership and currently has returned to the classroom as an associate professor at Eastern Illinois University. He is a frequent presenter at both state and national conferences including ASCD, AASA, IPA, NCPEA, NCQE, PDK International and others. He is also an active consultant working with schools and other organizations throughout the U.S. His main areas of interest are Professional Learning Communities, Building the Capacity for Change, Understanding and Managing Data at the Building Level and the Role of Leadership in the Management of Change. Dr. Osborne has won numerous awards including the ISBE “Break the Mold” recognition for leadership in change initiatives. He was associated with Motorola University as a contract employee for 12 years helping school administrators throughout the U.S. understand and deal with school improvement and change. Category: Administration/Teacher-Administrator Relationships

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Cliff Petrak Chicago, Illinois

Room: 303-A

Sessions: 5 “Don’t Slow Me Down with that Calculator: Addition & Subtraction” 6 “Don’t Slow Me Down with that Calculator: Fractions” 7 “Don’t Slow Me Down with that Calculator: Squaring” 8 “Don’t Slow Me Down with that Calculator: Multiplication” Cliff Petrak of Chicago holds a B.S. degree in mathematics from DePaul University and an M.S. in mathematics from Chicago State University. Now in his 4th year of retirement, Cliff enjoyed a 40-year mathematics teaching career at his alma mater, Brother Rice H.S. in Chicago. For his academic and coaching efforts in baseball, bowling and hockey during that time span, he has been recognized by his induction into five different halls of fame. Cliff has been giving presentations and workshops in speed math for the past 12 years at schools, libraries and math conferences from coast to coast, including several NCTM Annual and Regional Conferences. He is the author of Don’t Slow Me Down with that Calculator (2005) in which he details 35 little-known, super- shortcut computational techniques and strategies. He will be demonstrating how speed math methods will always prove faster than the old traditional algorithmic methods and often faster than the calculator as well. He promises that once learned, these easy and fun techniques will bring your students into the 21st Century and, at the same time, will leave your calculator-dependent friends in the dust! Category: Math/Student Achievement

Grade Level: 3-8

Becky Rains Flora, Illinois

Room: 106-G

Sessions: 2 and 6 “Playing With Numbers using Cards, Dice, and Dominoes” PreK-2 Sessions: 1 and 5 “Recipes to Integrate Writing Across the Curriculum” K-5 Co-presenting with Susan Bishop Sessions: 4 and 8 “Playing With Numbers Using Cards, Dice, and Dominoes” Co-presenting with David Rains Becky Rains is an educational consultant and a retired teacher of 35 years. She works cooperatively with teachers throughout the State of Illinois to develop hands on Reading Tool Kits for Illinois Teachers and provides ROE Reading First Training. Becky is noted for her innovative hands-on materials, books, songs, mini units, and murals to enhance instruction. She is a presenter on such topics as reading and writing across the curriculum, motivation, the integrated classroom, and make it-take its. Currently, she is creating interactive lessons for the SMART Board and providing training for teachers in the integration of the SMART Board in the classroom. Becky received the ARC Community Support Systems award for 2001 Educator. Category: Math/SMART Board/Writing/Language Arts

Grade Level: PreK-5

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Dr. Ruth Rehfeldt Sponsored by: Franklin-Jefferson Co. Sp. Ed.

Room: 105-H

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8 “An Introduction to Behavior Analytic Instruction &

Classroom Management for Students with Autism and Other Disabilities” Dr. Rehfeldt holds a BA in psychology from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA, and a masters and PhD degrees from the University of Nevada. She has published over 70 articles and book chapters in the area of derived stimulus relations and verbal behavior, and is particularly interested in the application of the derived stimulus relations research program to special populations. She is the editor of a book with Yvonne Barnes-Holmes entitled Derived Stimulus Relations Applications for Learners with Autism and Other Developmental Disorders: A Progressive Guide for Change. Dr. Rehfeldt is the editor and business manager for Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, The Behavior Analyst, The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, and Education and Treatment of Children. Dr. Rehfeldt and her students have delivered approximately 100 conference presentations over the years. She was the co-founder, program chair and past President of the Mid -American Association for Behavior Analysis. Ruth has been awarded the Rehabilitation Institute Teacher of the Year Award several times in recent years, and was the Teacher of the Year for the College of Education and Human Services during 2006. She is currently the project director on a nearly half-million dollar grant form the U.S. Department of Education which provides training for undergraduate Rehabilitation Services students. Also assisting in the presentations are the following: Kirsten Schaper, M.A., M.S., CC-SLP is a Speech/Language Pathologist and the Clinic Coordinator at the CASD. She holds a Masters of Arts in Linguistics and a Master of Science in Communication Disorders and Sciences, both from SIU-C. Her duties at the CASD include conducting evaluation, supervising graduate students in the CDS and BAT graduate programs, consulting on ongoing research, and conducting trainings for area service providers and SIU students. She collaborates extensively with the CASD Behavior Analysts. Leigh Grannan, Board Certified Analyst, earned a M.S. in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from SIU-C. Leigh has worked at the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) as a Clinical Instructor for several years. She works closely with the Center’s Speech-Language Pathologist, providing collaborative supervision to students in the Behavior Analysis and Therapy and Communication Disorders and Sciences programs. Leigh also supervises graduate students working with children with autism and providing consultation services in area schools. Category: Special Education/Student Behavior/Classroom Management Grade Level: All

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Rhodes, Joey Rhodes Hails, Tiffany Shattuc, Illinois

Room: 110-G

Sessions: 1, 5 “DFS: Mega Memory How to Remember & FORGET” Sessions: 2, 6 “DFS: Teaching the Child that Pushes Your Button II!” Sessions: 3, 7 “Can Your Baby Read? A Mother/Teacher Analysis” For the past two decades Joey Rhodes has been working with different ROEs and districts to help resolve their most challenging discipline problems with the use of his ever expanding “Discipline for Success” program and book. His reputation for getting difficult students and confused parents to cooperate is well known by the potential lawsuits that have been dismissed through his innovative interventions. Assisting Joey will be his daughter and fellow teacher, Tiffany Rhodes Hails. This father and daughter team beams with love and admiration for each other while bringing two diverse perspectives to their audiences. Rhodes is the author of several books and is a registered BMI New York/Nashville writer. Joey’s appearances on tv, radio, and the internet have created an online help resource for numerous parents and teachers dealing with at risk youth. Category: Memory Training/Psychology/Social Kills/Self Esteem/Language/Math/Reading/ Health/Special Education/Student Behaviors/Discipline/Government/Political Science/Diversity/ Geography/ Grade Level: All.

Rebecca Roane Mt. Vernon, Illinois Room: 208-G (co-presents with Kurt Strothmann) Sessions: Sessions: Sessions: Sessions:

1 and 5 2 and 6 3 and 7 4 and 8

“Get Interactive” “Interactive Sites that Make Learning Fun” “Graphic Organizers: The Proven Strategy” “Intro to Web 2.0 Tools”

Rebecca Roane began teaching in 1969. She taught first grade for 21 years and fifth grade for eight. She was also a Title 1 teacher. After leaving the classroom, she worked as Curriculum Analyst for Mt. Vernon City Schools. Currently she is an adjunct instructor for McKendree University in Reading Endorsement. Upon retirement, Ms. Roane established her own business, Educational Treasures, which provides professional development in a variety of areas. Each training includes time for teachers to create their own materials so she can assist them in the process. She has conducted workshops and training across Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee. She has also trained business office workers in the Chicago area for the last 5 years. In addition to the Mt. Vernon Conference, some of her conference presentations have included multiple years at IL-TCE, St. Charles, IL; TETC, Nashville, TN; ICE, Indianapolis, IN; NETA, Omaha, NB; METC, St. Charles, MO; and the national CORE Knowledge Conference in Baltimore, MD and Phoenix, AZ. Category: Technology/Reading/RTI/Teaching Strategies

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Grade Level: Primary/All.


Dr. James T. Rosborg Belleville, Illinois Sessions:

Room: 115-G

1, 2, 5, 6 “Problems and Solutions to Current Educational Issues”

Dr. Jim Rosborg currently serves as Director of Graduate Education at McKendree University and instructor of graduate classes in curriculum and school law. Since his arrival at McKendree, Rosborg has been part of a team that has increased graduate enrollment to over 1,000 students. In June of 2005, Rosborg retired after eleven years as superintendent of the 3,750 Belleville Public School Dist. #118, Belleville, Illinois. He has consistently focused his energy on building a climate of collaboration to benefit all students. Under Rosborg’s leadership, Belleville #118 has some of the highest district scores in the State of Illinois. In addition, those schools received Golden Spike Awards, and the Northern Illinois University’s Spotlight Awards for their academic achievement. Rosborg himself is a past recipient of the Illinois Master Teacher Award, “Those Who Excel” Award, and “Break the Mold” Award from ISBE, and the 2004 Illinois Superintendent of the Year Award. He also collaborated in writing a textbook with Dr. Max McGee and Mr. Jim Burgett entitled What Every Superintendent and Principal Needs to Know. In addition, Rosborg has published articles on dealing with children with AIDS in the classroom and the need to adjust the 2002 No Child Left Behind Act for successful implementation. Dr. Rosborg received his Bachelor’s Degree from SIU-C, a Master’s Degree from SIU-E and completed his Doctorate work at SIU-E in 1994. Category: School Law

Grade Level: All

John Shadowens Marion, Illinois

Room: 116-G

Sessions:

3 and 7 “Superhero Training Camp I: Culture Shift and What it has Done to Our Kids” Sessions: 4 and 8 “Superhero Training Camp II: Operationalizing the Develop mental Assets Framework” John Shadowens is the manager of a comprehensive array of prevention and early intervention services to adolescents. He has spent over 20 years in youth services and 9 years in youth ministry providing support to youth and their families and in community development to expand prevention work throughout the southern Illinois region. He holds a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Southeast Missouri State and a Master’s of Public Administration from SIU. John is an approved trainer for the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets. He is co-author of the ALPHA Peer Leadership curriculum and considered an expert in the fields of youth mentoring and positive youth development. John has presented to thousands over the course of his career on multiple youth services and prevention topics.

Category: Cultural Changes/Behaviors

Grade Level: All

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Kendra Smiley East Lynn, Illinois

Room: 119-G

Sessions: 3 and 5 “Do This...Not That! Practical Teacher-Student Relationship Tips” Sessions: 4 and 6 “Guiding the Journey of A Strong-Willed Child” Live Life Intentionally! That phrase describes Kendra Smiley’s life and the message she brings to her audiences. According to Kendra, life is a wonderful smorgasbord of choices and we all are responsible for and empowered by the choices we make. Kendra graduated with highest honors from the University of Illinois and earned an M.S. from the University of North Dakota. In 2001, she was selected as Illinois Mother of the Year. In 2002, Kendra was named a Tri-Delta Woman of Achievement and she is a member of the 2003 Class of Leadership in Illinois. Kendra returns to the conference bringing new challenges and encouragement to her participants. Category: General/Relationships/Student Behavior

Grade Level: All.

Kurt Strothmann Mt. Vernon, Illinois Room: 208-G (co-presents with Rebecca Roane) Sessions: Sessions: Sessions: Sessions:

1 and 5 2 and 6 3 and 7 4 and 8

“Get Interactive” “Interactive Sites that Make Learning Fun” “Graphic Organizers: The Proven Strategy” “Intro to Web 2.0 Tools”

Kurt has been at the forefront of integrating technology into the Mt. Vernon City Schools curriculum for nearly 20 years. He has piloted several innovative technology related programs, held workshops and graduate classes, and conducted staff development training for his and numerous other school districts. His knowledge and background with educational software and interactive devices have allowed him the opportunity to present and demonstrate technology integration at education conferences in Arizona, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, and Tennessee. In addition, his experience serving on local and regional committees and Illinois Computer Educators status has made him recognizable among various technology related agencies throughout Illinois. Recently retired from the classroom, Kurt plans to remain active in the education field in technology training and curriculum development. Category: Technology/Teacher Strategies/Reading/RtI

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Grade Level: Primary/All.


Tom Wheeler Buckner, Illinois Session: Session: Session: Session:

1 2 5 6

Room: 204-F

“One on One with Nick Hill ” “Football Coaches’ Panel” “One on One with Deon Thomas” “ Basketball Coaches’ Panel”

Tom Wheeler is a 34 year veteran of the teaching/coaching profession in southern Illinois. His teaching experiences range from elementary through college. As a “small” school teacher and coach, he has learned to be a man of “many” hats which has enabled him to have more than his share of exciting educational experiences. For over ten years, Coach Wheeler has shared these experiences at the Mt. Vernon Conference, and other conferences on a wide variety of topics. Mr. Wheeler is also the moderator of the popular “Coaches’ Roundtable” which has attracted large crowds every year of current and past coaches from the area. Coach Wheeler is a southern Illinois native, a graduate of McLeansboro High School, and a former athlete at McKendree College where he received his Bachelor’s Degree. He received his Master’s Degree from Murray State University. Category: All Sports Coaches

Grade Level: All

Brandon Wright Franklin-Jefferson Co. Special Education

Room: 223-H

Sessions: 1 and 5 “More Than Just a Number: A School Administrator’s Guide to Section 504” Sessions: 2 and 6 “CSI: Mt. Vernon—Investigating Recent Case Law in Special Education” Brandon Wright graduated with a B.S. in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and a Master’s Degree in educational administration from the Department of Educational Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law. Prior to becoming an associate at the firm of Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd., Mr. Wright worked as an assistant at the Regional Office of Education for Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski and Union Counties. Mr. Wright also served as a member of the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Board of Education from 1999-2003, the youngest person to be elected to a school board in Illinois at that time. He is a former instructor at Shawnee Community College, Ullin, Illinois, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Category: School Law/Administration

Grade Level: All.

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Thank you ICE (Illinois Computing Educators) For helping to support the Mt. Vernon Conference! Your efforts are greatly appreciated!

AND Bryan Cross, Hamilton-Jefferson Co., Regional Superintendent of Schools Co-Sponsoring the 2010 Cyber CafÊ’ Located in the Exhibit Hall

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Dr. Michael Smith, Superintendent, Mt. Vernon Twp. High School invites YOU, the school administrator to a reception offering refreshments and the opportunity to network with your colleagues. If you are a Regional Superintendent, Asst. Regional Superintendent, Superintendent, Principal, Assistant Principal, or Board Member, please come and enjoy refreshments!

Thursday, October 28, 2010 Friday, October 29, 2010 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.

RECEPTION HONORING SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY ALUMNI! PLEASE stop by Room: 234-F Thursday, October 28, 2010 Friday, October 29, 2010 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. Hosted by: Southern Illinois University Alumni Association

Room: 101-A

Refreshments and Door Prizes Provided!

Hosted by: Dr. Nick Osborne, Associate Professor Thursday, October 28, 2010 Friday, October 29, 2010 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. ROOM: 225-H Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois and the Department of Educational Administration are hosting a reception area to provide an opportunity for all graduates of the Department of Education Administration to visit for purposes of networking and informational update. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED!

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 Friday, October 29, 2010 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. Room: 224-H The Illinois Principal’s Association will be hosting a reception to network with colleagues and information updates REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED!


SESSIONS BY DAY Thursday, October 28, 2010 Session 1 Presenter

10:15 a.m.—11:15 a.m. Title

Room

Acord, J./Girten, M.

Double Session 1-2: “READY OR NOT...Using RtI to Make SLD Eligibility”

217-G

Special Education/RtI/SLD/ IEPs

Allen, Luke

“Keep It Clean”

235-F

Technology

Baumhoegger, K./ Rutherford, K. Bishop, S./Rains, B.

“Quizdom Clickers”

119-G

Technology

“Recipes to Integrate Writing Across the Curriculum” K-5

106-G

Curriculum/Writing

Boyer, Reba

Double Session 1-2: “Garbage Pail Science”

216-G

Science

Chambers, Christy

All Day 1-4 Administrators’ Academy #786 “Leading with Heart in Times of Cardiac Arrest…”

201-C

Administrators’ Academy

Clouse, Paula

“Sexting: The Facts”

105-G

Guidance Counseling/ Psychology/Student Behavior

Cozzolino, Linda

“Curriculum Transformation”

116-G

Curriculum/Student Achievement/General

Damon, B./Giardini, G.

“In-School Bowling”

DeRousse, Edmond

“The Adventures of a Common Man” How to Become a Published Author.

220-H

Becoming an Author/ Writing/General

Docherty, Kari

“Make It, Take It, Use it!”

112-G

Douglas, Darren

“Rhythmic Remedies…”

232-F

Reading/Phonemic Awareness Music/Classroom Management/Learning Styles

Fiscus, Melinda

“Creating the Collection”

205-H

Technology

Frakes, N./ZumMallen, G

Double Session 1-2: “Web-Based Resources for Teachers”

233-F

Technology/Teacher Resources

Garrett, Don

Double Session 1-2: “The 4th ‘R’ Responsibility”

119-H

Student Behavior/Student Achievement

Gerstner, Lillian

“From Generation to Generation: My Parents and the Holocaust”

108-G

History/Holocaust

Hollmann, Greg

“Pluto: Revolve in Peace”

117-G

Science/Astronomy

Ing, Laura Warren

“ADD and Me”

227-F

Student Achievement/ADD

Irwin, Chris

Double Session 1-2: “What Can Horses Teach Teachers”

King City Saddle Club

At-Risk/Student Achievement/Teacher-Student Relationship/Guidance Counselors

Keener, Valerie

“IDNR Education Update”

109-G

Science

100-C Girls Gym

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Category

Physical Education/ Curriculm


SESSIONS BY DAY Thursday, October 28, 2010 Session 1 continued

10:15 a.m.—11:15 a.m.

Presenter

Title

Room

Category

Kinder, Sue

“Crepes”

216-H

Krumweide, Jeff

“Learning from Experience”

218-H

Lane, Cindy

“Top Ten Tech Tricks You Should Know!”

200-F

Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement/ General

Langley, Laura

Double Session 1-2: “CRT Training”

231-F

CRT Training

Larkin, D/Coalson, S.

“New Teachers’ Roundtable”

305-A

Classroom Management/ Lesson Planning/Roundtable

Lee, M/Clodi, M

“Alphabet Soup”

306-A

General

Lemmon, Gary

“The Myth of Self-Esteem Building”

107-G

Student Behaviors/ Relationships

Lindsey, Christine

“Protecting Our Children—It’s Everyone’s Job!”

124-H

Child Abuse-Predators/At-Risk Student

Luer, J./Eifert, K.

“Puppets for Fun and Learning”

110-H

Puppetry/Early Childhood/ Curriculum/Literature

Lynn, John

“Life on the Appalachian Trail”

205-G

History/Social Studies

Maginel, Dr. Paige

“Writing IEPs”

105-H

Special Education/IEPs

Mahinda, D. Diane

“Cloud Computing for CTE/ Vocational Classes”

120-G

CTE/Teacher Resources

Martin, Sandra

Double Session 1-2: “SMART Board Lesson Activity Toolkit” “A Winning Pair in Education: Goodness and Humor”

212-H

Technology/Teacher Resources

206-G

General

McGuire, Richard

F&CS/CTE/Math/History/ Reading Comprehension Coaching

Morris, C./LaRue, R.

“Careers in the Construction Industry”

202-C

Careers/CTE/Administration/ Guidance Counselors

Morris, Matt

“Assistive Technology Through Infinitec” “R WIKIS 4 U”

207-H 212-G

Technology/Special Education/ General Technology

Nelson, D/Norman, M. Thomas, K./Stowers, S.

Reading Across the Curriculum

118-G

Reading

Olsen, Kristen

“Healing the Wounds of Schooling: Language Practices That Foster Growth”

Rhodes, J./Hails, Tiffany

“DFS: Mega Memory: How to Remember & FORGET”

Morrison, L./Skorch, L.

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Auditorium Classroom Management/ Relationships 110-G

Student Achievement/SelfEsteem/Special Education/ Memory Training/Language Arts/Math/Reading


SESSIONS BY DAY Thursday, October 28, 2010 Session 1 continued Presenter

10:15 a.m.—11:15 a.m. Title

Room

Category

Roane, R./Strothmann, K.

“Get Interactive”

208-G

Technology

Roberson, Gracia

“Science Activity-Loops, Whorls, and Arches”

226-H

Science/Reading/Math/ Teaching Strategies

Rosborg, Dr. Jim

“Problems and Solutions to Current Educational Issues”

115-G

School Law/School Finances

Smith,Kevin

“NEFE Presents High School Financial Planning Program”

303-A

Curriculum/CTE

Stachyra, M./Stachyra, T

“VEX Robotics”

112-F

Science/Technology/Math/ CTE/Engineering

Thompson, Jim

“Reptiles and Their Place in Our World”

114-H

Science/General

VanKavelaar, Dr. Eileen

“Army Education Programs and Resources”

123-H

Teacher Resources/ Administration

Vineyard-Most, Paula

“Nutrition A3: Anytime, Anywhere, Anyplace”

302-A

Technology/Nutrition/Health/ Teacher Resources

Walker, Linda

“Using FREE Communication Software to Enhance the Classroom”

30l-C

CTE/Teacher Resources

Wheeler, Coach Thomas

“One on One with Nick Hill”

204-F

Sports-Coaching

Wisniewski, N./ Garrett, M

“New and Noteworthy Books” K-4 Grades

222-H

Reading

Wright, Brandon

“More Than Just a Number: A School Administrator’s Guide to Section 504”

223-H

School Law/Special Education

Session 2 Presenter

11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Title

Room

Category

Baumhoegger, K./ Rutherford, K. Bishop, S./Lockley, B

“Clickers in the Classroom”

119-G

Technology

“Who Needs a Bully”

114-G

Illinois Standards/Bullying

Daman, B./Giardini, G.

“In-School Bowling”

Docherty, Kari

“Junior High Literature Roundtable”

112-G

Literature/Roundtable

Douglas, Darren

“Rhythmic Remedies…”

232-F

Music/Classroom Management/Learning Styles

100-C Physical Education/Curriculum Girls Gym

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SESSIONS BY DAY Thursday, October 28, 2010 Session 2 continued Presenter

11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Title

Room

Category

Duff, Tom

“Boundaries: Teacher and Student Relationships”

120-G

Relationships

Fiscus, Melinda

“Capturing the Spirit of Your Classroom”

205-H

Technology

Gerry, James

“Be Cool: Network, Collaborate, Innovate!”

301-C

Science/Technology/Math/ Engineering

Gerstner, Lillian

“Teaching the Holocaust: Classroom Resources”

108-G

History/Teacher Resources/ Holocaust

Hamilton, C.W.

“Understanding Transition Services under IDEA: Do What?”

219-H

Special Education/IEP

Harvester, John

“Educator’s Market”

222-H

Personal Finance

Hayse, N./Page, K.

“GOT ART? Lessons From the Art Box”

302-A

Art/Curriculum /Teacher Resources

Hollmann, Greg

“Solar Studies”

117-G

Science/Astronomy

Hotes, Robert

“Helping Career Counselors to Guide Students to Careers through Pathways and Programs of Study”

116-G

Student Services/Guidance Counselors/CTE

Lane, Cindy

“Searching and Sifting the 21st Century”

200-F

Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement/ General

Lee, M./Clodi, M

“Alphabet Soup”

306-A

General

Lemmon, Gary

“The Myth of Self-Esteem Building”

107-G

Student Behavior/Relationships

Lindsey, Christine

“Protecting Our Children—It’s Everyone’s Job”

124-H

Child Abuse-Predators/At-Risk Student

Luer, J./Eifert, K.

“Creating Children Who Love to Read”

110-H

Puppetry/Early Childhood/ Curriculum/Literature

Lynn, John

“George Rogers Clark Takes the Old Northwest”

205-G

History/Social Studies

Maginel, Dr. Paige

“Writing IEPs”

105-H

Special Education/IEPs

121-G

Technology/Student Behavior/ At-Risk Student/Internet Safety

206-G

General

Maguire, Det. Sarg. Brent “Internet Safety” McGuire, Richard

“A Winning Pair in Education: Goodness and Humor”

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SESSIONS BY DAY Thursday, October 28, 2010 Session 2 continued Presenter

11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Title

Room

Milliner, S./Pemberton, B “Helping Students Experience History”

Category

305-A

History

Morris, C./LaRue, R.

“Careers in the Construction Industry”

202-C

Careers/CTE/Administration/ Guidance Counselors

Morris, Matt

“Assistive Technology Through Infinitec”

207-H

Technology/Special Education/ General

Nelson, D./Norman, M. Thomas, K./Stowers, S.

“Reading Across the Curriculum”

118-G

Reading

Olsen, Kirsten

“Healing the Wounds of Schooling: Learning to Listen”

Pulley, P/Hulbert, S.

“Construction of Geometry Notebook”

111-G

Geometry/Math

Rains, Becky

“Playing with Numbers Using Cards, Dice, and Dominoes”

106-G

Math/SMART Board/Student Achievement/

Rhodes, J./Hails, T.

DFS: Teaching the Child that Pushes Your Button II”

110-G

Classroom Management/ Student Behavior/Health/ Special Education/Psy./Soci.

Roberson, Gracia

“Science Activity—Loops, Whorls, and Arches”

226-H

Science/Reading/Math/ Teaching Strategies

Rosborg, Dr. Jim

“Problems and Solutions to Current Educational Issues”

115-G

School law/School Finances

Sinks, Janet

“Easy Music Activities for Teachers Who Think They Can’t Sing or Play!”

312-F

Music

Skorch, L./Morrison, L.

“Smarter in a Webbed World”

212-G

Technology

Smith, Kevin

“Credit Cards 2.0”

303-A

Personal Finance/General

Stachyra, M./Stachyra, T.

“VEX Robotics”

112-F

Science/Technology/ Engineering/Math/CTE

Strothmann, K/Roane, R.

“Interactive Sites that Make Learning Fun”

208-G

Technology/Teacher Resources

Thompson, Jim

“Reptiles and Their Place in Our World”

114-H

Science/General

Timmering, Bev

“Mobi and Workspace Software Training”

214-F

Technology

Timpner, N./Gabuatz, J. Beattie, K.

“Ag in the Classroom”

116-H

Curriculum/Science

VanZandt, Jamey

“High School English/Journalism Roundtable”

123-H

English/Journalism/Roundtable

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Auditorium Classroom Management/ Communication/Relationships


SESSIONS BY DAY Thursday, October 28, 2010 Session 2 continued Presenter

11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Title

Room

Category

Wheeler, Coach Tom

“Football Coaches Panel”

204-F

Sports-Coaching

Wisniewski, Nicole

“Illinois Award Lists: Caudill, Monarch, and the New Blue Stem Award”

220-H

Reading

Wright, Brandon

“CSI: Mt. Vernon—Investigating Recent Case Law in Special Education”

223-H

School Law/Special Education/ Administration/IEP

Session 3 Presenter

12:45 p.m.—1:45 p.m. Title

Room

Acord, J./Girten, M.

Double Session 3-4 “READY OR NOT...Using RtI to Make SLD Eligibility”

217-G

Special Education/RtI/IEPs

Allen, Jena

“Guidance Counselors’ Roundtable

301-C

Guidance Counseling Roundtable

Allen, Luke

“You Get What You Pay For? A Teachers Guide to Open Source and Freeware”

235-F

Technology

Bell, C./Brinkman, P.

“Living in Fear—Learning in Fear”

115-G

Child Abuse-Predators

Bishop, S./Rains, B.

“Recipes to Integrate Writing Across the Curriculum” 6-8

106-G

Curriculum/Writing

Busch, Larry

Double Session 3-4 “Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life” “Mind-Body Connection; Stress Relief for Educators”

107-G

General/Classroom Climate

Library 200-C

General

Campbell, L./ Campbell, A.

Category

Dale, Merenda

“Child Sexual Abuse: Who? What? Where? When? Why? And How?”

117-G

Child Abuse-Predators

DeRousse, Edmond

“The Adventures of a Common Man” How to Become a Published Author”

220-H

Become an Author/Writing/ General

Dively, J./Marshall, R.

“Speech in the Electronic Age”

109-G

School Law/Technology

Docherty, Kari

“Junior High Literature Roundtable” “Boundaries: Teacher and Student Relationships”

112-G

Literature/Roundtable

120-G

Relationships/Classroom Management

Duff, Tom

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SESSIONS BY DAY Thursday, October 28, 2010 Session 3 continued Presenter

12:45 p.m.—1:45 p.m. Title

Room

Double Session 3-4 “Using Photo Elements: Frakes, N./ZumMallen, G. “Geography and Social Studies” Fiscus, Melinda

Category

207-H

Technology

233-F

Student Achievement/Critical Thinking/Social Studies/ Geography

Gale, Erin

“Project Child”

118-G

Health/Seizure Disorder

Garrett, Ann

“Librarians’ Roundtable”

124-H

Library/ Roundtable

Gerstner, Lillian

“From Generation to Generation: My Parents and the Holocaust”

108-G

History/Holocaust

Gilbert, Ray

“Child Predators”

105-G

At-Risk/Child Abuse— Predators

Hamilton, C.W.

“Understanding Transition Services Under IDEA: Do What?”

219-H

Special Education/IEP

100-B

Self Defense

Hattendorf, Corp. Donald “Self Defense, Protect Yourself!” Hayse, N./Page, K.

“Got Art? Lessons From the Art Box”

302-A

Art/Curriculum/Teacher Resources

Ing, Laura Warren

“Health and Health Occupations Roundtable”

227-F

Health/Health Occupations Roundtable

Irwin, Chris

Double Session 3-4 “What Can Horse Teach Teachers”

King City Saddle Club

Krumweide, Jeff

“Learning from Experience”

218-H

Coaching

Lane, Cindy

“Plain Language NeededUnderstanding PLNs”

200-F

Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement/ General

At-Risk/Student Achievement/ Relationships/Guidance Counselors

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SESSIONS BY DAY Thursday, October 28, 2010 Session 3 continued Presenter

12:45 p.m.—1:45 p.m. Title

Room

Langley, Laura

Double Session 3-4 “CRT Training”

231-F

CRT Training

Lockley, Butch

“Survivor Strategies: Top 10 List”

114-G

Teaching Strategies

Maguire, Det. Serg. Brent “Cyber-bullying” Double Session 3-4: “SMART Martin, Sandra Board Lesson Activity Toolkit”

121-G 212-H

Cyber-bullying/Internet Safety Technology/Teacher Resources

McGuire, Richard

“A Winning Pair in Education: Goodness and Humor”

206-G

General

Morrison, L./Skorch, L.

“R WIKIS 4 U”

212-G

Technology

Mulch, Sheriff R./ Burge, Capt. S.

“Drug Trends of Southern Illinois”

106-H

Drug Education

Osborne, Dr. Nick

“Five Practices of Leadership”

226-H

Administration

Parker, T./Bayne, J.

“High Tech Dreams, Low Budget Reality”

213-H

Technology

Pulley, P./Hulbert, S.

“Construction of Geometry Notebook”

111-G

Geometry/Math

Rehfeldt, Dr. Ruth Schaper, K./Grannan, L.

“An Introduction to Behavior Analytic Instruction & Classroom Management for Students with Autism and Other Disabilities”

105-H

Autism/Special Education/ General

Rhodes, J./Hails, T.

“Can Your Baby Read? A Mother/ Teacher Analysis”

110-G

Roane, R./Strothmann, K.

“Graphic Organizers: The Proven Strategy”

208-G

Early Childhood/Parenting/ Language Arts/Reading/ Special Education Technology/General

Shadowens, John

“Superhero Training Camp I: Culture Shift and What it Has Done to Our Kids”

116-G

Cultural Changes/Student Behaviors

Sinks, Janet

“Integrating Music Standards with Academic and Special Education Standards

312-F

Music/Reading/Math/Social Studies/Science

Smiley, Kendra

“Do This...Not That! - Practical Teacher-Student Relationship Tips”

119-G

General/Relationships

Smith, Kevin

“Live Your Life”

303-A

Curriculum/CTE

Sneed, Trouper

“Seatbelt Convincer”

115-H

Driver’s Education/General

Stachyra, M./Stachyra, T.

“VEX Robotics”

112-F

Science/Technology/ Engineering/Math/CTE

Thompson, Jim

“Reptiles and Their Place in Our World”

114-H

Science/General

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Category


SESSIONS BY DAY Thursday, October 28, 2010 Session 3 continued Presenter Timmering, Bev Timpner, N./Gabuatz, J. Beattie, K.

12:45 p.m.—1:45 p.m. Title

Room

“CPS Response System Training ‘Clickers” “Ag in the Classroom”

Category

214-F

Technology

116-H

Curriculum/Science

VanZandt, Jamey

“High School English/Journalism Classroom Roundtable”

123-H

English/Journalism Roundtable

Wilson, Deb

“Using Hollywood vs. History in the Classroom”

213-G

History

Wisniewski, N./ Garrett, M.

“New and Noteworthy Books” 4-8

222-H

Reading

Session 4 Presenter

2:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m. Title

Room

Category

Allen, Luke

“Tech for Teachers—Tips, Tricks & Tweaks!”

235-F

Technology

Dale, Merenda DeRousse, Edmond

“Child Sexual Abuse:…” “The Adventures of a Common Man” How to Become a Published Author

117-G 220-H

Child Abuse-Predator Become and Author/Writing/ General

Garrett, Ann

“Everybody Writes!”

124-H

Writing/General/Disciplines

Garrett, Mackie

“Growing the Audience: Peer Response to Student Writing”

109-G

Writing/Peer Response/ Learning Strategies

Gale, Erin

“Project School Alert”

118-G

Health/Seizure Disorder

Lane, Cindy

“What Not to Present”

200-F

Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement

Madrigal, Dan

“Classroom Management: What They Don’t Teach You in College”

215-H

Classroom Management/ Discipline

Maguire, Det. Serg. Brent “MySpace, FaceBook, and Other Social Networking Sites”

121-G

Internet Safety/Social Networking

Mulch, Sheriff R. Burge, Capt. S.

“Drug Trends of Southern Illinois”

106-H

Drug Education

Parker, T./Bayne, J.

“High Tech Dreams, Low Budget Reality”

213-H

Technology

Rains, D./Rains, B.

“Playing with Numbers Using Cards, Dice, and Dominoes” 3-8

106-G

Math/SMART Board

Rehfeldt, Dr. Ruth/ Schaper, K/Grannan, L.

“An Introduction to Behavior Analytic Instruction & Classroom Management for Students with Autism and Other Disabilities”

105-H

Autism/Special Education/ General

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SESSIONS BY DAY Thursday, October 28, 2010 Session 4 continued Presenter

2:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m. Title

Room

Category

Shadowens, John

“Superhero Training Camp II: Utilizing the 40 Dev. Assets for Increased Success”

116-G

Student Behavior/Character Education

Smiley, Kendra

“Guiding the Journey of a Strong Willed—Child”

119-G

Relationships/Student Behavior/Classroom Management

Sneed, Trouper David

“Distracted Driving”

115-H

Driver’s Education/General

Stachyra, M./ Stachyra, T Strothmann, K./Roane, R.

“VEX Robotics

112-F

“Intro to Web 2.0 Tools”

208-G

Science/Technology/ Engineering/Math/CTE Technology

Thompson, Jim

“Reptiles and Their Place in Our World”

114-H

Science/General

Timpner, N./Gabuatz, J. Beattie, K.

“Ag in the Classroom”

116-H

Curriculum/Science

Wilson, Deb

“Using Hollywood vs History in the Classroom”

213-G

History

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SESSIONS BY DAY Friday, October 29, 2010 Session 5 Presenter

10:15 a.m.—11:15 a.m. Title

Room

Category

Acord, J./Girten, M.

Double Session 5-6: “READY OR NOT...Using RtI to Make SLD Eligibility”

217-G

Special Education/RtI/SLD/IEPs

Allen, Luke

“Keep It Clean”

235-F

Technology

Ash, Bob

Double Session 5-6: “Your Piece of the Puzzle”

Gym

General

Bishop, S./Rains, B.

“Recipes to Integrate Writing Across the Curriculum” K-5

106-G

Curriculum/Writing

Boyer, Reba

Double Session 5-6: “Garbage Pail Science”

216-G

Science

Busch, Larry

All Day 5-8 Administrators’ Academy #684 “The Six Secrets of Change…”

201-C

Administrators’ Academy

Chambers, Christy

Double Session 5-6: “Leading with Heart in Times of Cardiac Arrest”

107-G

Leadership Development

Cozzolino, Linda

“Curriculum Transformation”

116-G

Curriculum/Student Achievement/General

Daman, B/Giardini, G

“In School Bowling”

Dennison, Mariah

“Welcome to the World of SMART Boards”

105-G

Technology

DeRousse, Edmond

“The Adventures of a Common Man” How to Become a Published Author.

220-H

Become an Author/Writing/ General

Dittmar, Dean

“Agriculture Teacher Roundtable Discussion”

115-H

Agriculture Roundtable

Docherty, Kari

“Make It, Take It, Use It!”

112-G

Reading/Phonemic Awareness

Douglas, Darren

“Rhythmic Remedies…”

232-F

Music/Classroom Management/Learning Styles

Fiscus, Melinda

“Creating the Collection”

205-H

Technology

233-F

Technology

100-C Physical Education/Curriculum Girls Gym

Frakes,N./ZumMallen, G. Double Session: 5-6 “Web-Based Resources for Teachers” Gamber, Hon. T./ Frankland, Hon. D.

“JUVENILE COURT-Procedures, New Direction and Hot Topics”

205-G

Juvenile Court

Garrett, Don

Double Session 5-6: “Connecting With Students Through Classroom Climate”

118-G

Classroom Climate/Student Achievement/Student Behaviors

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SESSIONS BY DAY Friday, October 29, 2010 Session 5 continued

10:15 a.m.—11:15 a.m.

Presenter

Title

Room

Category

Garrett, Mackie

“Growing the Audience: Peer Response to Student Writing”

109-G

Writing/Peer Response/ Learning Strategies

Gerstner, Lillian

“From Generation to Generation: My Parents and the Holocaust”

108-G

History/Holocaust

Hayse, N./Page, K.

“GOT ART? Lessons From the Art Box”

302-A

Art/Curriculum

Hollmann, Greg

“Pluto: Revolve in Peace”

117-G

Science/Astronomy

Hulbert, S./Pulley, P.

“Algebra Activities”

111-G

Math

Independent Silver Band

“Echoes of Yester Year”

302-F

Music/History/Social Studies

Ing, Laura Warren

“ADD and Me”

227-F

Student Achievement/ADD

Irwin, Chris

Double Session 5-6: “What Can Horses Teach Teachers”

King City Saddle Club

At-Risk/Student Achievement/ Teacher-Student Relationship/ Guidance Counselors

Kinder, Sue

“Crepes”

216-H

Krumweide, Jeff

“Learning from Experience”

218-H

F&CS/CTE/Math/History/ Reading Comprehension Coaching

Lane, Cindy

“Google Earth Across Every Subject Curriculum”

200-F

Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement/ General

Larkin, D./Coalson, S.

“New Teachers’ Roundtable”

305-A

Classroom Management/ Lesson Planning/Roundtable

Lindsey, Christine

“Protecting Our Children—It’s Everyone’s Job”

124-H

Child Abuse-Predator/At-Risk Student

Lockley, Butch

“Survivor Strategies: Top 10 List”

114-G

Teaching Strategies

Luer, J./Eifert, K.

“Puppets for Fun and Learning”

110-H

Puppetry/Early Childhood/ Curriculum/Literature

Maginel, Dr. Page

“Writing IEPs”

105-H

Special Education/IEPs

Madrigal, Dan

“Classroom Management: What They Don’t Tell You in College”

215-H

Classroom Management/ Discipline

Maguire, Det. Sgt. Brent

“Internet Safety”

121-G

Technology/Student Behavior/ At-Risk/Internet Safety

Mahinda, D. Diane

“Cloud Computing for CTE/ Vocational Classes

120-G

CTE/Teacher Resources

McGuire, Richard

“A Winning Pair in Education: Goodness and Humor”

206-G

General

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SESSIONS BY DAY Friday, October 29, 2010 Session 5 continued Presenter

10:15 a.m.—11:15 a.m. Title

Milliner, S./Pemberton, B. Double Session 5-6: “Visit to History at the Historical Society Village”

Room

Category

Jeff. Co. Historical Society Village

Illinois State Standards/History

Morris, C./LaRue, R.

“Careers in the Construction Industry”

202-C

Careers/CTE/Administration/ Guidance Counselors

Morrison, L./Skorch, L.

“R WIKIS 4 U”

212-G

Technology

Olsen, Kirsten Keynote, Thursday

“Creating Caring School ComAuditorium School Climate munities: 3 Practices That Really Work”

Petrak, Cliff

“Don’t Slow Me Down with that Calculator-Emphasizing Addition & Subtraction”

303-A

Math/Student Achievement

Pierce, Shelli

“Choral Reading for Elementary and Jr. High”

312-F

Music

Rhodes, J./Hails, T.

“DFS: Mega Memory: How to Remember & FORGET”

110-G

Student Achievement/SelfEsteem/Special Education/ Memory Training/Language Arts/Math/Reading

Roane, R./Strothmann, K.

“Get Interactive”

208-G

Technology

Roberson, Gracia

“Science Activity– Loops, Whorls, and Arches”

226-H

Science/Reading/Math/ Teaching Strategies

Rosborg, Jim

“Problems and Solutions to Current Educational Issues”

115-G

School Law/School Finances

Sandusky, Evana

“Do’s & Don’ts of Interacting with Parents of Special Needs Kids”

213-G

Special Education/ Relationships

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SESSIONS BY DAY Friday, October 29, 2010 Session 5 Presenter

10:15 a.m.—11:15 a.m. Title

Room

Category

Smiley, Kendra

“Do This...Not That! - Practical Teacher-Student Relationship Tips”

119-G

General/Relationship

Stachyra, M./Stachyra, T

“VEX Robotics”

112-F

Science/Technology/Math/ CTE/Engineering

Thompson, Jim

“Reptiles and Their Place in Our World”

114-H

Science/General

VanKavelaar, Dr. Eileen

“Army Education Programs and Resources”

123-H

Teacher Resources/ Administration/Counselors

Walker, Linda

“Using FREE Communication Software to Enhance the Classroom”

301-C

CTE/Teacher Resources

Wheeler, Coach Tom

“One on One with Deon Thomas”

204-F

Sports-Coaching

Wisniewski, N./ Garrett, M

“New and Noteworthy Books” K-4

222-H

Reading

Wolf, Deborah

“The Brain and Physical Activity and RtI”

100-B

RtI/Physical Education

Wright, Brandon

“More Than Just a Number: A School Administrator’s Guide to Section 504”

223-H

School Law/Special Education

Session 6 Presenter

11:15 a.m.—12:15 p.m. Title

Room

Category

Bishop, S./Lockley, B.

“Who Needs a Bully?

114-G

Illinois Learning Standards/ Bullying

Daman, B./Giardini, G.

“In-School Bowling”

100-C Gym

Physical Education/Curriculum

Dennison, Mariah

“Welcome to the World of SMART Boards”

105-G

Technology

Docherty, Kari

“Junior High Literature Roundtable” “Rhythmic Remedies…”

112-G

Literature Roundtable

232-F

Music/Classroom Management/ Learning Styles

Duff, Tom

“Boundaries: Teacher and Student Relationships”

120-G

Relationships/Classroom Management

Erthal, Dr. Margaret

Double Session 6-7: “Computer Keyboarding Methods

231-F

Technology/CTE

Douglas, Darren

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SESSIONS BY DAY Friday, October 29, 2010 Session 6 continued Presenter Fiscus, Melinda Garrett, Mackie

11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Title

Room

“Capturing the Spirit of Your Classroom” “Growing the Audience: Peer Response to Student Writing”

Category

205-H

Technology

109-G

Writing/Peer Response/ Learning Strategies

Gerry, James

“Be Cool: Network, Collaborate, Innovate!”

301-C

Science/Technology/Math/ Engineering

Gerstner, Lillian

“Teaching the Holocaust: Classroom Resources”

108-G

History/Holocaust/Teacher Resources

Hamilton, C.W.

“Understanding Transition Services Under IDEA: Do What??

219-H

Special Education/IEP

Harvester, John

“Educator’s Market”

222-H

Personal Finance

Hayse, N./Page, K.

“GOT ART? Lessons From the Art Box”

302-A

Art/Curriculum

Henry, T./Taylor, P.

“Least Restrictive Environment: You’ve Got to Be Kidding?”

306-A

Least Restrictive Environment

Hollmann, Greg

“Solar Studies”

117-G

Science/Astronomy

Hotes, Robert

“Helping Career Counselors to Guide Students to Careers through Pathways and Programs of Study”

116-G

Student Services/Guidance Counselors/CTE

Hulbert, S./Pulley, P.

“Algebra Activities”

111-G

Math

Hunt, Rita

“Audacity in the Classroom”

121-G

Technology/Teacher Resources

Independent Silver Band

“Echoes of Yester Year!”

302-F

Music/History/Social Studies

Lamczyk, M./Farris, M.

“Plant mAGic Around the Farm in Illinois”

116-H

Math/Science/ English/Social Studies/Lesson Plans

Lane, Cindy

“Top Ten Tech Tricks You Should Know!”

200-F

Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement/ General

Lindsey, Christine

“Protecting Our Children—It’s Everyone’s Job!”

124-H

Child Abuse-Predator/At-Risk Student

Luer, J./Eifert, J.

“Creating Children Who Love to Read”

110-H

Puppetry/Early Childhood/ Curriculum/Literature

Lynn, John

“Life on the Appalachian Trail”

205-G

History/Social Studies

Maginel, Dr. Paige

“Writing IEPs”

105-H

Special Education/IEPs

McGuire, Richard

“A Winning Pair in Education: Goodness and Humor”

206-G

General

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SESSIONS BY DAY Friday, October 29, 2010 Session 6 continued Presenter

11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Title

Room

Category

Miles, E./Mumba, F.

“Science Process Skills Activity for Integrating Math, Science in K-12 Classroom

305-A

Math/Science

Morris, C./LaRue, R.

“Careers in the Construction Industry”

202-C

Careers/CTE/Administration/ Guidance Counselors

Morris, Matt

“Assistive Technology Through Infinitec”

207-H

Technology/Special Education/ General

Olsen, Kirsten

“Creating Caring School Communities: 3 (More!) Practices That Really Work”

Petrak, Cliff

“Don’t Slow Me Down with that Calculator-Emphasizing Fractions”

303-A

Math/Student Achievement

Rains, Becky

“Playing with Numbers Using Cards, Dice, and Dominoes” PreK-2

106-G

Math/SMART Board/Student Achievement

Rhodes, J./Hails, T.

“DFS: Teaching the Child that Pushes Your Button II”

110-G

Classroom Management/ Student Behavior/Health/ Special Education/Psy./Soci.

Rice, Patrick

“Raising Student Achievement’

218-H

Critical Thinking/Student Achievement/Learning Environments/Parental Involvement

Roberson, Gracia

“Science Activity-Loops, Whorls, and Arches”

226-H

Science/Reading/Math/ Teaching Strategies

Rosborg, Jim

“Problems and Solutions to Current Educational Issues”

115-G

School Law/School Finances

Sandusky, Evana

“From Diagnosis to School”

213-G

Special Education

Skorch, L./Morrison, L.

“Smarter in a Webbed World”

212-G

Technology

Smiley, Kendra

“Guiding the Journey of a StrongWilled Child”

119-G

Relationships/Student Behavior/Classroom Management

Stachyra, M./Stachyra, T

“VEX Robotics”

112-F

Science/ Technology/ Engineering/Math/CTE

Strothmann, K./Roane, R.

“Interactive Sites that Make Learning Fun”

208-G

Technology/Teacher Resources

Thompson, Jim

“Reptiles and Their Place in the World”

114-H

Science/General

Timmering, Bev

“Mobi and Workspace Software Training”

214-F

Technology

VanZandt, Jamey

“High School English/Journalism Classroom Roundtable”

123-H

English/Journalism Roundtable

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Auditorium School Climate


SESSIONS BY DAY Friday, October 29, 2010 Session 6 continued Presenter

11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Title

Room

Weatherwax,G./ Weatherwax, L.

“Integrating Geography into Language Arts”

216-H

Lesson Plans/Geography/ Language Arts

Wheeler, Coach Thomas

“Basketball Coaches’ Panel”

204-F

Sport-Coaching

Wisniewski, Niki

“Illinois Award Lists: Caudill, Monarch, and the New Blue Stem Award”

220-H

Reading

Wolf, Deborah

“Can Physical Education Help Improve Performance in Academics”

100-B

Physical Education/General

Wright, Brandon

“CSI: Mt. Vernon-Investigating Recent case Law in Special Education”

223-H

School Law/Special Education/ IEP

Session 7 Presenter

Category

12:45 p.m.—1:45 p.m. Title

Room

Category

Acord, J./Girten, M.

Double Session 7-8 “READY OR NOT...Using RtI to Make SLD Eligibility”

217-G

Special Education/RtI/SLD/IEPs

Allen, Jena

“Guidance Counselors’ Roundtable”

30l-C

Guidance Counseling Roundtable

Allen, Luke

“You Get What You Pay For? A Teachers Guide to Open Source And Freeware”

235-F

Technology

Bell, C./Brinkman, P.

“Living in Fear-Learning in Fear’

115-G

Child Abuse-Predator

Bishop, S./Rains, B.

“Recipes to Integrate Writing Across the Curriculum” 6-8

106-G

Curriculum/Writing

Dale, Merenda

“Child Sexual Abuse…”

117-G

Child Abuse- Predator

DeRousse, Edmond

“The Adventures of a Common Man” How to Become a Published Author”

220-H

Become an Author/Writing/ General

Docherty, Kari

“Junior High Literature Roundtable”

112-G

Literature/Roundtable

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SESSIONS BY DAY Friday, October 29, 2010 Session 7 continued Presenter

12:46 p.m.—1:45 p.m. Title

Room

Category

Duff, Tom

“Boundaries: Teacher and Student Relationships”

120-G

Relationships/Classroom Management

Fiscus, Melinda

“Understanding E-Rate”

205-H

Technology/E-Rate

Frakes, N./ZumMallen, G. “Space and Astronomy”

233-F

Student Achievement/ Astronomy and Space

Gale, Erin

“Project School Alert”

118-G

Health/Seizure Disorder

Garrett, Ann

“Librarians’ Roundtable”

124-H

Library Roundtable

Gerstner, Lillian

“From Generation to Generation: My Parents and the Holocaust”

108-G

History/Holocaust

Gilbert, Ray

“Child Predators”

105-G

At-Risk/Child Abuse-Predators

Hamilton, C.W.

“Understanding Transitions Services under IDEA: Do What?”

219-H

Special Education/IEP

Hattendorf, Corp. Donald “Self Defense, Protect Yourself!”

100-B

Self Defense

Henry, T./Taylor, P.

“Least Restrictive Environment: You’ve Got to Be Kidding?”

306-A

Least Restrictive Environment

Ing, Laura Warren

“Health and Health Occupations Roundtable”

227-F

Roundtable/Health/Health Occ.

Irwin, Chris

Double Session 7-8: “What Can Horses Teach Teachers”

King City Saddle Club

At-Risk/Student Achievement/ Teacher-Student Relationship/ Guidance Counselors

Keener, Valerie

“IDNR Education Update”

109-G

Science

Krumwiede, Jeff

“Learning from Experience”

218-H

Coaching

Lamczyk, M./Farris, M.

“Plant mAGic Around the Farm in Illinois”

116-H

Math/Science/English/Social Society/Lesson Plans

Lane, Cindy

“Searching and Sifting the 21st Century”

200-F

Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement/ General

Lockley, Butch

“Survivor Strategies: Top Ten List”

114-G

Teaching Strategies

Lynn, John

“George Rogers Clark Takes the Old Northwest”

205-G

History/Social Studies

121-G 305-A

Cyber-bullying/Internet Safety Math/Science

Jeff. Co. Historical Village

Illinois State Standards/History

“Cyber-bullying” “Science Process Skills Activity for Integrating Math and Science” Milliner, S./Pemberton, B. Double Session: 7-8 “Visit to History at the Historical Society Village” Maguire, Det. Sgt. Brent Miles, E./Mumba, F.

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SESSIONS BY DAY Friday, October 29, 2010 Session 7 continued Presenter

12:45 p.m.—1:45 p.m. Title

Room

Category

Mitchell, Vince Morrison, L./Skorch, L.

“Administrators’ Roundtable “R WIKIS 4 U”

107-G 212-G

Administration Roundtable Technology

Mulch, Sheriff R./ Burge, Capt. Scott

“Drug Trends of Southern Illinois”

106-H

Drug Education

Osborne, Dr. Nick

“Improving Teaching Performance”

226-H

Teacher Improvement

Pacey, B./Parrott, S./ Knutson, R./Hatfield, G.

“Project Lead the Way: Middle and High School PreEngineering STEM Curriculum Opportunities”

207-H

Curriculum/CTE/ Administration/Engineering

Petrak, Cliff

“Don’t Slow Me Down with that Calculator-Emphasizing Squaring”

303-A

Math/Student Achievement

Rehfeldt, Dr. Ruth/ Schaper, K./Grannan, L.

“An Introduction to Behavior Analytic Instruction & Classroom Management for Students with Autism and Other Disabilities”

105-H

Autism/Special Education/ General/Assessment/ Classroom Management/ Student Behavior

Reynolds, Wm.

“Echoes of Yester Year Part II”

302-F

Music/History

Rhodes, J./Hails, T.

“Can Your Baby Read? A Mother/Teacher Analysis”

110-G

Early Childhood/Parenting/ Language Arts/ Reading/ Special Education

Roane, R./Strothmann, K.

“Graphic Organizers: The Proven Strategy”

208-G

Technology/General

Shadowens, John

“Superhero Training Camp I: Culture Shift and What is Has Done to Our Kids”

116-G

Cultural Changes/Student Behaviors

Sneed, Trouper David

“Seatbelt Convincer”

115-H

Driver’s Education/General

Stachyra, M./Stachyra, T.

“VEX Robotics”

112-F

Science/Technology/ Engineering/Math/CTE

Thompson, Jim

“Reptiles and Their Place in Our World”

114-H

Science/General

Timmering, Bev

“CPS Response System Training ‘Clickers”

214-F

Technology

VanZandt, Jamey

“High School English/Journalism Classroom Roundtable”

123-H

English/Journalism Roundtable

Weatherwax, G./ Weatherwax, L.

“Integrating Geography into Language Arts”

216-H

Lesson Plans/Geography/ Language Arts

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SESSIONS BY DAY Friday, October 29, 2010 Session 7 continued Presenter

12:45 p.m.—1:45 p.m. Title

Room

Category

Wilson, Deb

“Using Hollywood vs History in the Classroom”

213-G

History

Wisniewski, N./ Garrett, M.

“New and Noteworthy Books” 4-8

222-H

Reading

Session 8 Presenter

2:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m. Title

Room

Allen, Luke

“Tech for Teachers—Tips, Tricks & Tweaks”

235-F

Technology

Dale, Merenda

“Child Sexual Abuse…”

117-G

Child Abuse-Predators

Dennison, Mariah

“Welcome to the World of SMART Boards”

105-G

Technology

DeRousse, Edmond

“The Adventures of a Common man” How to Become a Published Author

220-H

Become an Author/Writing/ General

Erthal, Dr. Margaret

“Handbook for Co-op Education, Internships and Registered Apprenticeship”

231-F

CTE/Teacher Resources

Gale, Erin

“Project School Alert”

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Health/Seizure Disorder

Garrett, Ann

“Everybody Writes!”

124-H

Writing/General/Disciplines

Lane, Cindy

“What Not to Present”

200-F

Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement/ General

Maguire, Det. Sgt. Brent

“MySpace, Facebook, and Other Social Networking Sites”

121-G

Internet Safety/Social Networking

Miles, E./Mumba, F.

“Science Process Skills Activity for Integrating Math and Science”

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Math/Science

Mulch, Sheriff R./ Burge, Capt. S.

“Drug Trends of Southern Illinois:

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Drug Education

Pacey, B./Parrott, S. Knutson, R./Hatfield, G.

“Project Lead the Way: Middle and High School Pre-Engineering STEM Curriculum Opportunities”

207-H

Curriculum/CTE/ Administration/Engineering

Petrak, Cliff

“Don’t Slow Me Down with that Calculator-Emphasizing Multiplication”

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SESSIONS BY DAY Friday, October 29, 2010 Session 8 continued Presenter

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Math/SMARTBoard

Rehfeldt, Dr. Ruth/ Schaper, K./Grannan, L.

“Playing with Numbers Using Cards, Dice and Dominoes” 3-8 “An Introduction to Behavior Analystic Instruction & Classroom Management for Students with Autism and Other Disabilities”

105-H

Autism/Special Education/ General/Assessment/ Classroom Management/ Student Behavior

Reynolds, William

“Echoes of Yester Year Part II”

302-F

Music/History

Rice, Patrick

“Raising Student Achievement”

218-H

Critical Thinking/Student Achievement/Learning Environments/Parental Involvement

Shadowens, John

“Superhero Training Camp II: Utilizing the 40 Dev. Assets for Increased Success”

116-G

Character Education/Student Behaviors

Sneed, Trouper David

“Distracted Driving”

115-H

Driver’s Ed./General

Stachyra, M./Stachyra, T.

“VEX Robotics”

112-F

Science/Technology/ Engineering/Math/CTE

Strothmann, K./Roane, R.

“Intro to Web 2.0 Tools”

208-G

Technology

Thompson, Jim

“Reptiles and Their Place in Our World”

114-H

Science General

Vineyard-Most, Paula

“Linking Communities, Parents, & Schools for Children’s Health

302-A

Nutrition/Health/Relationships

Wilson, Deb

“Using Hollywood vs History in the Classroom”

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History

Rains, Becky & David

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EXHIBIT HALL

Arbonne L-Building Angels’ Cove of BCHFS Thursday, Oct. 29 Barnes and Noble CDI Computer Dealers, Inc. 8:00a.m. –3:00p.m. Cedarhurst Center for the Arts Friday, Oct. 30 CIM Technology Solutions 8:00a.m.—2:00p.m. Common Goal Systems Community First Bank of the Heartland Everbind Books Focus School Software Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Greenville College Hip-Hop-Edu.Com Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Holt McDougal Houghton Mifflin Riverside Publishing Horace Mann Insurance Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Holt McDougal/Great Source Rigby Steck-Vaughn Illinois Ag in the Classroom Illinois Department of Employment Security Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center Illinois Nutrition Education & Training Program (ILNET) Illinois Petroleum Resources Board Illinois School for the Deaf Outreach Program Illinois Secretary of State Jefferson County Historical Society Jefferson County Schools Federal Credit Union Jefferson County Soil & Water Conservation District M-S-Creations Mary Kay Cosmetics McKendree University Mt. Vernon Convention & Visitors Bureau NEA Auto & Home Insurance, California Casualty Nancy Larson Publishers Nystrom-Herff Jones Education Division Pearson Peoples National Bank Quality Network Solutions SIU— Division of Continuing Education School Education Group McGraw-Hill Skatetime School Programs SRA/McGraw-Hill Stampin Up! The Academic Source The Silver Chicks United Methodist Children’s Home United States Army WSIU-Public Broadcasting Zaner-Bloser Education Publisher

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Chris Irwim Double Sessions! Thursday, Oct. 28 2010 1-2 and 3-4 Friday, Oct. 29 2010 5-6 and 7-8

KING CITY SADDLE CLUB Chris Irwin returns for another year at the Mt. Vernon Conference! Join his sessions located at the King City Saddle Club! Chris will share with you educational strategies that will surprise and amaze you! He will show you how horses and human behavior can enhance your classroom and student achievement! CPDUs given! Concessions provided by the Mt. Vernon FFA during the sessions! YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THIS!

Experience the 1800s Phase II Double Session: 5-6 and 7-8 Visit this 1800s village and learn how it would enhance your classroom curriculum and increase student achievement by visiting this live demonstration! Even if you didn’t see the first phase of this journey in session 2, come on! An educational experience awaits you!

Shuttle bus will be running to the off site sessions! From the High School campus meet at the corner of Casey and 7th in front of H-blding!

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Acord, Jennifer Room: 217-G Allen, Luke Room: 235-F Girten, Monica Dbl Sessions: 1-2; 3-4 Retired Educator Sessions: 3, 7 Wabash & Ohio Valley Sp. Ed. 5-6; 7-8 Skokie, Illinois Norris City, Illinois “You Get What You Pay For? A Teachers Guide to “READY OR NOT...Using RtI to Make SLD Eligibil- Open Source and Freeware” ity” The purpose of this session is to familiarize users with This session will focus on using the Response to In- Open Source and Freeware alternatives to commonly tervention (RtI) model for Specific Learning Disabil- used commercial software. Attendees will lean how ity (SLD) eligibility. The presentation will review the to find, download, install and evaluate software from updated state IEP forms and discuss how to comthe web. plete these forms. Participants will have an opportu- Category: Technology nity to work in small groups to practice completing Grade Level: All the eligibility forms using mock student information. Allen, Luke Room: 235-F This session is appropriate for general educators, Retired Educator Sessions: 4, 8 special educators, and administrators, A basic unSkokie, Illinois derstanding of RtI and AIMSweb or DIBELS will be “Tech for Teachers—Tips, Tricks & Tweaks” helpful to participants. Have you ever looked at some of the cool things you Category: Special Education/RtI/SLD/IEPs/Admin. see other people doing on their computers and wonGrade Level: All dered, “How do you do that?” This session will introAllen, Jena Room: 301-C duce you to some Windows tweaks and tips, and Mt. Vernon, Illinois Sessions: 3, 7 some software gems (all freeware) and websites that will enhance your skills and comfort level with your “Guidance Counselors’ Roundtable” PC. Users will leave this session with some basic Back by popular demand, join Jena Allen for a disskills and knowledge that will make their computer cussion on what counselors face each day. Network use more productive and enjoyable. with other professionals in your field. Share with Category: Technology each other what works and your struggles. Open Grade Level: All. forum! Category: Guidance Counseling Roundtable Grade Level: 6-12

Ash, Bob Indianapolis, Indiana

Room: Gymnasium Friday Keynote

Allen, Luke Retired Educator Skokie, Illinois

Room: 235-F “Dealing With and Accepting Change In EducaSessions: 1, 5 tion” Change is a constant in education. Our challenge is “Keep It Clean” to understand the change process, while also manag“My computer’s not running like it used to!” How ing it as proactively as possible. Central to our apoften does tech support hear that complaint? This proach should be an understanding and acceptance session will demonstrate simple maintenance proof the fact resistance to change is normal—- not cedures, using readily available freeware, for keep- negative. Bob’s keynote presentation will provide us ing hard drive and registry clutter to a minimum, with practical tools to deal with, and accept the eliminating spyware and streamlining the start-up changes we face. We will also share some laughter sequence on Windows based PC. along the way to keep us sane! Category: Technology Grade Level: All.

Category: Friday Keynote/General Grade Level: All

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Ash, Bob Indianapolis, Indiana

Room: Gymnasium Double Session: 5-6

“Your Piece of the Puzzle” Each of us is known by the choices we make in life. These choices (our puzzle pieces), impact our personal lives, and the lives of the students and adults we interact with each day. Our greatest influence on others is the example we set each day, both personally, and professionally. What are we willing to risk? What is the focus of our dreams? How much do we truly care about others? What are our expectations? This session centers on how we choose to answer these four questions. Plenty of laughter will be shared in our discussion. Category: General Grade Level: All

Baumhoegger, Katie Rutherford, Karla Educators Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 119-G Session: 1

Bell, Cathy Coordinator Brinkman, Peggy Counselor Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 115-G Sessions: 3, 7

“Living in Fear—Learning in Fear” Explore the dynamics of domestic violence and the effects it has on children– physically, emotionally and mentally. Recognize warning signs and learn how you can respond. Category: Child Abuse/At-Risk Grade Level: All

Bishop, Susan Educational Consultant Olney, Illinois Rains, Becky Educational Consultant Flora, Illinois

Room: 106-G Sessions: 1, 5

“Recipes to Integrate Writing Across the Curriculum” Follow “tried and true” recipes to nurture and challenge all students to become independent writers as they explore all facets of core curriculum.

“Quizdom Clickers” Problem! Students zoning out during classroom review? Come to this session to see how to get your stuCategory: Curriculum/Writing dents engaged! Grade Level: K-5 Category: Technology Grade Level: All

Bishop, Susan Room: 119-G Educational Consultant Session: 2 Olney, Illinois Lockley, Butch Educational Consultant Olney, Illinois

Baumhoegger, Katie Rutherford, Karla Educators Mt. Vernon, Illinois

“Clickers in the Classroom!” Come join us to learn ways clickers can be used to make all students actively engaged in learning. Participants will receive hands on experience with the use of clickers and ideas for integration into the classroom. Category: Technology Grade Level: All

Room: 114-G Sessions: 2, 6

“Who Needs a Bully?” Conflict resolution, tools for the bully, tools for the victim, and emotional charting are all included in this dynamic presentation. Strategies that create a successful climate in your classroom, in your school, and in your community will be net-worked among participants. Illinois Social and Emotional Learning Standards will be the focus of this presentation, as well as, tips on how to partner with students, colleagues, parents, and communities to make this school year engaging, exciting, and inspiring for everyone. Category: Illinois Learning Standards/Bullying Grade Level: All

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Bishop, Susan Educational Consultant Olney, Illinois Rains, Becky Educational Consultant Flora, Illinois

Room: 106-G Sessions: 3, 7

Busch, Larry Administrator Academy Edwardsville, Illinois

“Recipes to Integrate Writing Across the Curriculum” Follow “tried and true” recipes to nurture and challenge all students to become independent writers as they explore all facets of core curriculum. Category: Curriculum/Writing Grade Level: 6-8

Boyer, Reba Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 216-G Dbl. Sessions: 1-2 5-6

“Garbage Pail Science” A hands-on workshop designed to show how to teach science with minimum equipment and preparation time. Using ordinary kitchen equipment and objects commonly thrown in the trash, teachers will do exciting science experiments which can be readily duplicated in the classroom. Handouts will include correlations to state learning standards and early learning standards/benchmarks plus ideas for interdisciplinary activities.

Room: 201-C All Day: 5-8

“The Six Secrets of Change: What the Best Leaders Do to Help Their Organizations Survive and Thrive.” Academy #684 This course will provide an overview of the essential lessons of Michael Fullan’s book, The Six Secrets of Change: What the Best Leaders Do Help Their Organizations Survive and Thrive. The discussion will give participants an opportunity to explore key factors that allow organizations to sustain meaningful change. Moreover, participants will learn how they can use the six secrets to preempt the development of self destructive leadership and organizational habits. Pre-registration is required. See page 50 for details. Category: Admin. Grade Level: All

Campbell, Lou Ellen Campbell, Alvin Woodlawn, Illinois

Room: Library (200-C) Session: 3

“Mind-Body Connection; Stress Relief for Educators” This session will include training in deep breathing Category: Science/Early Childhood techniques as a method of stress relief and relaxaGrade Level: PreK-8 tion, as well as for health enhancement for educators. Additionally, traditional tai chi and yoga warm-up Busch, Larry Room: 107-G movements will be demonstrated and those who Featured Speaker Dbl. Session: 3-4 wish will have a chance to practice them! Edwardsville, Illinois Category: General Grade Level: All “Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life” In this double session, we will look at how our attitude affects everything we do, but, more importantly, we will look at attitudes and behaviors that get passed on to our youth. We will examine the importance of creating a positive vision for each of our students, and we’ll redefine the critical importance of our influence on all those around us. If you want to challenge your own thinking about teaching and learning, perhaps find new meaning for your work and your life, this session is for you! Category: General/Classroom Climate Grade Level: All

Flu Shot??? Jefferson Co. Health Dept is in Room: 126 to offer the flu shot to Conference participants at an additional cost!

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REMEMBER THE EXHIBIT HALL! CYBER CAFÉ and MORE—Bld. L Clouse, Paula LPC Room: 201-C Licensed Prof. Counselor All Day: 1-4 Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Chambers, Christy Administrators Academy McHenry, Illinois

“Leading with Heart in Times of Cardiac Arrest: Strategies and Resources Facilitating Effective Teamwork.” Academy #786 This workshop is designed to increase effective leadership knowledge and skills associated with the principles of Leading with Heart. The workshop provides administrators with the opportunity to review leadership habits and reinvest in developing the leadership skills of their teams. Topics will include the principles of Leading with Heart, rules for being human, how to develop “switched on” teams, 360 evaluation processes, how to encourage the heart, find time to develop your teams, and resources and activities you can use tomorrow. Pre-registration is required. See page 49 for details. Category: Administrators Academy Grade Level: All. Chambers, Christy Featured Speaker McHenry, Illinois

Room: 105-G Session: 1

“Sexting: The Facts” This informative seminar will address the issue of texting “sexual photos, (sexting) images, and information to “friends,” and will discuss prevention, implications and treatment. Category: Counseling/Psychology/Student Behavior Grade Level: All.

Cozzolino, Linda Consultant, IOES Springfield, Illinois

Room: 116-G Sessions: 1, 5

“Curriculum Transformation” Are you tired of teaching your subject in the same old way? Discover the easy, 7-step process that will help you use videos, news stories, and other interesting problems to transform you curriculum and help your students. Category: Curriculum/Student Achievement/General

Room: 107-G Grade Level: All. Dbl. Session: 5-6 Daman, Bob Western Springs, Illinois “Leading with Heart in Times of Cardiac Arrest” Giardini, Gary This session is designed for administrators and all Roscoe, Illinois educators to promote leadership development through case studies, scenarios, and activities. Participants are actively engaged in problem solving to increase effective leadership knowledge and skills associated with the principles of Leading with Heart.

Room: 100-C (Girls Gym) Sessions: 1, 2 5, 6

“In-School Bowling” The workshop will cover the following topics: methods to teach the fundamentals of bowling, ways to adapt the In-School Bowling curriculum to any grade levels, activities to integrate the bowling curriculum into the classroom, how to incorporate fitness into the bowling curriculum, and a warm-up routine that reviews the fundamentals of bowling. Resources will enhance the teaching of the bowling fundamentals, the rubrics, and the academic activities discussion. Participants will be actively involved in learning of the fundamentals and fitness games. Please dress for light physical activity. Each participant will receive a

Category: Leadership Development Grade Level: Administration/General

free 3-ring binder In-School Bowling curriculum and DVD. Category: Physical Education/Curriculum Grade Level: K-12

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Dale, Merenda Program Supervisor Norris City, Illinois

Room: 117-G Dittmar, Dean Sessions: 3, 4 Ag Program Advisor 7, 8 Belleville, Illinois

“Child Sexual Abuse: the Who? What? Where? When? Why? & How?” Cases of child sexual abuse seem to be everywhere we look. But behind those cases are real children who are facing the struggle of simply making it through each day knowing that others know what has happened to them, or that maybe no one knows and the abuse continues. As teachers, it is our duty to learn who those children are, what, where, when, why, and how we can respond and to seek out help.

Room: 115-H Session: 5

“Agriculture Teacher Roundtable Discussion” Up to date curriculum and topics will be presented and discussed to improve and enhance your agricultural education program. Category: Agriculture Roundtable Grade Level: 9-12

Dively, John Marshall, Ralph Eastern Illinois University Charleston, Illinois

Category: Child Abuse-Predators/At-Risk Grade Level: All

Room: 109-G Session: 3

“Speech in the Electronic Age.” This session will provide participants with up- toDennison, Mariah Room: 105-G date legal information regarding student and teacher Raleigh, Illinois Sessions: 5, 6, 8 speech rights via technology on and off campus. Category: School Law/Technology/Admin. “Welcome to the World of SMART Boards” Grade Level: All. Hands on class that will show how to use the classroom SMART Board. I will describe and demonstrate Room: 112-G how the tool bar can be used, websites, powerpoints, Docherty, Kari Educator Sessions: 1, 5 and more. Bring your own laptop with smartnoteMt. Vernon, Illinois book for extra practice. Category: Technology/Early Childhood Grade Level: PreK-8th

“Make It, Take it, Use It!” This high energy presentation will give you ideas you can use in your classroom immediately. The foDeRousse, Edmond Room: 220-H cus will be phonemic awareness and reading. In adEducator Sessions: 1, 3, 4 dition, you will have the opportunity to make a maSparta, Illinois 5, 7, 8 nipulative that you can take back to your classroom! Category: Reading/Phonemic Awareness “The Adventures of a Common Man” How to BeGrade Level: K-2 come a Published Author” At age 58, he wrote and published his first book. If Docherty, Kari Room: 112-G you have the desire to write and publish, this workEducator Sessions: 2, 3 shop gives information on how to pursue that desire. Mt. Vernon, Illinois 6, 7 Don’t be afraid to ask and don’t be afraid to fail. This “Junior High Literature Roundtable” workshop will provide insight into how to put your Have you wanted to try new novels in your classthoughts on paper and how to get your book into room, but didn’t have the time to read them? This print for others to read. session will give you insight into novels that can be Category: Writing/Author/General used in your classroom as well as ideas/projects that will coincide with your curriculum. Come to this session ready to share your ideas, too! Category: Literature/Roundtable Grade Level: 6-9

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Douglas, Darren St. Louis, Missouri

Room: 232-F Erthal, Dr. Margaret Sessions: 1, 2 Asst. Prof. Emerita 5, 6 Brighton, Illinois

“Rhythmic Remedies: Meeting Your Students/ Children Where They Are” This session is music and movement motivated! We take academic subjects and set them to rhyme, repetition and the rhythm of hip-hop beats to teach the basics! Category: Music/Classroom Management/Student Improvement/Learning Styles Grade Level: PreK-5

Duff, Tom Treatment Director Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 231-F Sessions: 8

“Handbook for Co-op Education, Internships, and Registered Apprenticeship” This session will illustrate and highlight the most important aspects in order for the teacher, student, and employer to be in compliance. Please bring a copy of the handbook which can be downloaded from: www.isbe.net/career/pdf/coop_ed_handbook.pdf Category: Career and Technical Ed. (CTE) Grade Level: 9-12

Room: 120-G Sessions: 2, 3 Fiscus, Melinda Room: 205-H 6, 7 Technology Director Sessions: 1, 5 Robinson, Illinois “Boundaries: Teacher and Student Relationships” This presentation will explore the importance of “Creating the Collection” healthy boundaries between teacher and student. This This session will focus on some of the new tools that will involve distinguishing between normal age apcan be used to develop and maintain portfolios for propriate thoughts and unhealthy patterns of behavyour students or yourselves. You are just a few ior. The presentation will also cover potential risk fac- mouse clicks away from creating a digital collection tors to monitor within the classroom as well as with that can be saved or shared. each other to assist with stopping potentially unCategory: Technology Grade Level: All healthy situations. Fiscus, Melinda Room: 205-H Category: Relationships/Classroom Management Technology Director Sessions: 2, 6 Grade Level: All Robinson, Illinois Erthal, Dr. Margaret Room: 231-F Asst. Prof. Emerita Dbl. Session: 6-7 “Capturing the Spirit of Your Classroom” This session will focus on ways that you can improve Brighton, Illinois your own photos and will also provide ideas for “Computer Keyboarding Methods” many ways that you can use digital images with your Are you teaching computers and/or keyboarding? students. Come see how motivating projects enAre you frustrated because your students can’t touch riched with digital photographs can lead to a whole keyboard and waste valuable computer lab time? If new level of expression and engaged learning. so, this workshop is for you. You will learn the princi- Category: Technology Grade Level: All ples of touch keyboarding, learning objectives for Fiscus, Melinda Room: 207-H various grade levels, how to evaluate software and Technology Director Dbl Session: 3-4 textbooks, and learn how to introduce a lesson. Robinson, Illinois Category: Technology/Career and Technical Ed (CTE) Grade Level: 3-12

“Using Photo Elements” This session will focus on the operations of the program, how to get around and how to take your images to where you want them to go. Come see what you can do with Photoshop Elements in this handson presentation. Category: Technology

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Fiscus, Melinda Technology Director Robinson, Illinois

Room: 205-H Session 7

Frakes, Nancy ZumMallen, Gary Geneseo, Illinois

Room: 233-F Session: 3

“Understanding E—Rate” The E-Rate program is a federal discount and reimbursement program that can help offset the costs of telecommunications equipment and services as well as those related to local area network support. The ERate program provides some important opportunities for school officials, but it also presents challenges when it comes to completing the documentation that is associated with the program. Join us to learn more about the ways the E-rate can help you to provide services for your schools and districts.

“Geography and Social Studies” Teachers will learn how to stimulate student learning by developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills through social studies, geography and maps. This is a hands-on session where teachers will learn to incorporate multiple intelligences, cooperative learning and diverse learning styles. Participate in activities that you can use in your classroom tomorrow.

Category: Technology/ERate Grade Level: All

Frakes, Nancy ZumMallen, Gary Geneseo, Illinois

Frakes, Nancy ZumMallen, Gary Geneseo, Illinois

Room: 233-F Dbl. Sessions: 1-2 5-6

Category: Student Achievement/Critical Thinking/ Social Studies/Geography Grade Level: All.

Room: 233-F Session: 7

“Space and Astronomy” Learn to make your classroom a challenging and exciting place to stimulate student learning and interest “Web-Based Resources for Teachers” in the field of astronomy and space. Choose activities Teachers will learn how to better utilize the internet that will fit into your lesson plans. Each teacher, in planning great lesson plans for the classroom. I n through a variety of fun and educational activities, this “hands-on” session, you will explore a variety of will receive the background necessary to create free internet resources that will enhance lesson plans space and astronomy unit across the curriculum. and stimulate the students to learn. The sites will inCategory: Student Achievement/Astronomy & Space clude collections of lesson plans, web quests, “kid Grade Level: All. friendly” search engines, virtual field trips, scavenger hunts, power points and bulletin boards. Each Gale, Erin Room: 118-G teacher will receive a CD of internet sites that will be Epilepsy Foundation Sessions: 3, 4 used during the session to search for materials apMt. Vernon, Illinois 7, 8 propriate to the individual classroom and students. The CD will be the participant’s to keep and continue “Project School Alert” One child in every 100 has epilepsy. If s/he had a to use on his or her own. seizure now, would you, your staff and students Category: Technology/Teacher Resources know what to do? Project School Alert, a program of Grade Level: All the Epilepsy Foundation of Southern Illinois, is Shuttle Bus Service! specifically designed to educate students, teachers, Provided by: Beck school nurses, support staff and families about Bus Service. epilepsy/seizure disorders. Category: Health/Seizure Disorder

Grade Level: All

Shuttle to the high school campus! Shuttle from the 10th street Park Plaza (Family Dollar and IGA) to the high school campus. Park at the Park Plaza. Pick up will be at the corner of Casey and 7th. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010

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Gamber, Hon. Terry Mt. Vernon, Illinois Frankland, Hon. David Albion, Illinois

Room: 205-G Garrett, Don Session: 5 Carmi, Illinois

“The 4th ‘R’ Responsibility” Responsible behaviors of students is the key that allow teachers to be effective in the classroom. This presentation considers the use of many practical techniques that eliminate irresponsible behavior in students and develop responsibility and personal power. Teacher will examine ways to expand their own personal power and extend teaching time by incorporating tools that eliminate troublesome behavior and empower students to make good decisions.

“JUVENILE COURT—Procedures, New Directions and Hot Topics” Overview of the Juvenile Court System with special emphasis on the role of educators. Hot topics subjects will include (1) the educator as a witness; and (2) Mandated Reporter Immunity and Liability. Category: Juvenile Court/Admin Grade Level: All

Garrett, Ann SIU-Instructor/School Librarian Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 124-H Category: Student Behavior/Student Achievement Sessions: 3, 7 Grade Level: K-12 Garrett, Don Carmi, Illinois

“Librarians’ Roundtable” A roundtable discussion of current library topics and strategies. Category: Library Roundtable Grade Level: All

Garrett, Ann SIU-Instructor/School Librarian Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 119-H Double Session: 1-2

Room: 118-G Double Session: 5-6

“Connecting With Students Through Classroom Climate” Learn several of the keys to building classroom cliRoom: 124-H mate. Ideas to be discussed are developing a posiSessions: 4, 8 tive environment, teacher talk, team building, and classroom arrangement. Understand what you can do to “draw in” the difficult and indifferent students.

“Everybody Writes!” How does writing impact student learning and achievement in all disciplines? Join this session to discuss and explore the centrality of student written expression to their learning in all subjects. Learn how to engage all students in creative, interesting writing assignments to motivate achievement.

Category: Classroom Climate/Student Achievement/ Student Behaviors Grade Level: K-12 (note the room change)

Category: Writing/General/Disciplines/Student Achievement Grade Level: K-12

“Growing the Audience: Peer Response to Student Writing” Any teacher who has ever waded through a stack of student writing knows that lonely feeling. “No one else is reading this but me...not even the person who wrote it,” we sometimes want to shout. It’s hard to be an audience of one. How can we expand the audience for students’ work and improve their attitudes toward writing assignments? Structured peer response activities can be part of the solution. This session offers a brief sampling of recent research on peer response, as well as practical suggestions for any class that involves writing.

Garrett, Mackie Teacher Rend Lake College

Food Court Available inbetween the F blding and A blding! Various student clubs and others are open!

Category: Writing/Peer Response/Learning Strategies Grade Level: 9-12

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FIND THE CONFERENCE SURVEY ON-LINE AT www.roe25.com Gerry, James Aurora, Illinois

Room: 301-C Gilbert, Ray Room: 105-G Sessions: 2, 6 Mt. Vernon Police Officer Sessions: 3, 7 Mt. Vernon, Illinois “Be Cool: Network, Collaborate, Innovate!” “Child Predators” Explore CoolHub.IMSA, a K-12 integrated platform This presentation will give educators a general idea for virtual and face-to-face collaborative innovation projects in STEM (science, technology, engineering of the techniques child predators use to victimize children. It can help them teach children to resist and math). This presentation demonstrates through these techniques. The presenter will use examples of projects, how face-to-face and virtual learning spaces may be optimized to transform teaching and real cases from our area, as well as cases from across the country. Hand-outs. learning in STEM subjects. The CoolHub.IMSA platCategory: At-Risk/Child Abuse-Predators form illustrates how self-organizing collaborative Grade Level: All innovation networks are formed and facilitated. Category: Science/Technology/Math/Engineering Grade Level: K-12

Hamilton, C.W. Room: 219-H Director Tri-County Sp. Ed Sessions: 2, 3 6, 7 Room: 108-G Carterville, Illinois Sessions: 1, 3 “Understanding Transition Services under IDEA: 5, 7 Do What?”

Gerstner, Lillian Polus IL Holocaust Museum Skokie, Illinois

“From Generation to Generation: My Parents and the Holocaust” Inevitably, as the generation of Holocaust eyewitnesses grows smaller in number, the opportunity to learn from them diminishes. Few programs equal the impact of a Survivor’s presentation; however, the 2nd Generation, daughters and sons of Holocaust Survivors, can play a key role in Holocaust education. This session gives you the opportunity to explore these possibilities through one daughter’s presentation of her parents’ experiences during the Holocaust. Category: History/Holocaust Grade Level: All

Gerstner, Lillian Director of Special Projects Illinois Holocaust Museum Skokie, Illinois

This session topic addresses in a practical manner a guide to understanding IDEA’s special education legal requirements for meeting student transition needs. What are transition requirements? When are they required? For whom are they given? How must the student IEP address transition services? Can my rural school district option out of this requirement due to isolated location? What might a model transition program look like? These are just a few of the questions that will be answered for both special educators and administrators. Category: Special Education/IEP/Admin Grade Level: All

Room: 108-G Harvester, John Sessions: 2, 6 Exclusive Agent Salem, Illinois

“Teaching the Holocaust: Classroom Resources” Sharing the lessons of the Holocaust can be a daunting task. Learn how you can address this difficult subject matter, and that of other genocides with a variety of books and films appropriate for your student audience.

Room: 222-H Sessions: 2, 6

“Educator’s Market” John has many years in the financial service industry specializing in the educator’s market. Come and learn what opportunities you have. Category: Personal Finance Grade Level: All.

Category: History/Holocaust/Teacher Resources Grade Level: All.

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Hattendorf, Corp. Donald Mt. Vernon City Police Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 100-B Hollmann, Greg Sessions: 3, 7 Assoc. Professor, RLC Mt. Vernon, Illinois

“Self Defense, Protect Yourself!!” You do not want to miss this session! Join Corporal Hattendorf for an overview of what you can be prepared to do in case of an emergency situation. Corporal Hattendorf will use a brief power point presentation before he asks for audience participation. Learn the legal facts you as educators, can do to protect yourself. Be Smart. Be Safe. Know what you CAN do!

Room: 117-G Sessions: 1, 5

“Pluto: Revolve in Peace” In 2006, the International Astronomical Union made the decision to downsize Pluto to Dwarf Planet status. Reducing the number of planets to eight has proven to be a very controversial issue. Few people, young or old, understand or approve of the change. So what is the justification? How can this issue be used to teach a greater lesson on the scientific process? You will learn all this and more in this interactive science lesson.

Category: Self Defense Grade Level: All

Category: Science/Astronomy Grade Level: All

Hayse, Neesa Art Teacher Page, Kate 3rd Grade Teacher Woodlawn, Illinois

Room: 302-A Sessions: 2, 3 Hollmann, Greg 5, 6 Assoc. Professor, RLC Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 117-G Sessions: 2, 6

“Solar Studies” Your mom always said, “Don’t stare at the sun!” Come to Solar Studies to learn safe solar viewing techniques and much more about the center of our solar system. This session offers a solar oven building project, ways to put the sun’s size in perspective, and internet resources which demonstrate the insand-outs of our closest star, “the Sun.”

“GOT ART? Lessons From the Art Box” Classroom teachers looking to incorporate art in their classroom; should not miss out on this make n’ take session. Get lesson ideas, internet resources and learn about new materials to make art easy for you and fun for your students. Category: Art/Curriculum Grade Level: K-8

Category: Science/Astronomy Grade Level: All.

Henry, Tammie Taylor, Pandora Project CHOICES

Room: 306-A Room: 116-G Sessions: 6, 7 Hotes, Robert Consultant, IOES Sessions: 2, 6 Springfield, Illinois “Least Restrictive Environment: You’ve Got to Be “Helping Career Counselors to Guide Students to Kidding?” Careers through Pathways and Programs of Study” W really have to provide a Least Restrictive EnviThrough this interactive presentation, participants ronment for all students? If we have to, how in the will explore the critical role of student services/ world are we supposed to do that with everything counseling staff in guiding students toward careers. else that is on our plate? Join our panel discussion Learn of the initiatives undertaken by the ISBE to supwith area superintendents and Project CHOICES port student services professionals as key elements staff, the Least Restricted Environment Initiative of ISBE, as this burning question is explored. Superin- in accomplishing the educational mission. Provide input for the development of web-based curriculum tendents will share their districts’ stories of how and communication resources that will aid staff in they created a culture that supports all students in guiding students toward careers. their home schools and general education classCategory: Student Services/Guidance Counseling/CTE rooms. This session will include a presentation, Grade Level: 6-Post Secondary demonstration , modeling and Q & A. Category: Least Restrictive Environment/Admin./ Special Ed. Grade Level: All

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Hulbert, Stacy Pulley, Paula Math Teacher, MVTHS Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 111-G Sessions: 5, 6

Ing, Laura Warren Mt. Vernon Twp. High School Mt. Vernon, Illinois

“ADD and Me” Discuss my experiences as a student and teacher. Things I do that help me stay focused and organized and things to look for in students with ADD and working with ADD students will be described. Category: Student Achievement/ADD Grade Level: 7-12

“Algebra Activities” Problem solving activities using manipulatives and mental math. Category: Math Grade Level: 7-10

Hunt, Rita Librarian/Tech. Coordinator Rinard, Illinois

Room: 227-F Sessions: 1,5

Room: 121-G Session: 6

“Audacity in the Classroom” Turn your PC into a recording studio with this free, easy to use, audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac, or Linux. This session will introduce you to basic installation, operation and application of Audacity software. Explore classroom application of teacher and student produced audio. Sample examples of student recordings for assignments, portfolios, podcasting, web publishing or audio CDs. It’s easy and it’s fun.

Ing, Laura Warren Mt. Vernon Twp. High School Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 227-F Sessions: 3, 7

“Health and Health Occupations Roundtable” Sharing statistics about the health of teenagers, discussing teaching strategies for teaching health and health science technology and issues facing health teachers. Category: Roundtable/Health/Health Occ. Grade Level: 7-12

King City Saddle Club Covered Arena Double Sessions: 1-2; 3-4 5-6; 7-8 “What Can Horses Teach Teachers?” Independent Silver Band Room: 302-F Horseman Chris Irwin will share his extensive Director, Wm. Reynolds Sessions: 5, 6 knowledge of insight into horse and human behavMt. Vernon, Illinois ior that will enable teachers to analyze and improve “Echoes of Yester Year!” their classroom interactions and student achieveIllustration and narrative of musical groups and evolu- ment. Climb aboard the shuttle bus for this imtion of musical Americana. Some demonstrations and pressive and unforgettable session at the King discussion of antique instruments. This session is for City Saddle Club with live horses! Concessions teachers, not only in music, but also history and social will be available! (Shuttle bus located on the corstudies. You won’t want to miss this session! ner of Casey and 7th; outside of H-blding) Category: Technology/Teacher Resources Grade Level: K-12

Category: Music/History/Social Studies Grade Level: All

Irwin, Chris Canada

Category: At-Risk/Student Achievement/ Relationships/ Counselors Grade Level: All.

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Keener, Valerie Educator, IDNR Springfield, Illinois

Room: 109-G Sessions: 1, 7

Lamczyk, Melissa Franklin Co. Ag. Benton, Illinois Farris, Maria Williamson Co. Ag. Marion, Illinois

“Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Education Update” Attend this session to find out what’s new from the IDNR. We’ll also provide the latest information about the 2010 Environmental Literacy for Illinois Plan and how it may help you. Free resources given to all participants!

“Plant mAGic Around the Farm in Illinois” The Ag in the Classroom kits will offer many interest approach ideas along with math, English, science and social studies lesson plans. The three kits will be available to view their contents and resources as well as many handouts and door prizes. There will be ISAT materials and some smart board lesson plans available also.

Category: Science/Agriculture Grade Level: K-12

Kinder, Sue Teacher, Hamilton Co. McLeansboro, Illinois

Room: 116-H Sessions: 6, 7

Room: 216-H Sessions: 1, 5

Category: Math/Science/English/Social Study/Ag/ Planning Lessons/ISAT/Teacher Resources Grade Level: K-8

“Crepes” Come to this session for a food demonstration! Sue Lane, Cindy Room: 200-F will focus on how to make crepes! She will showing Fenton, Missouri Sessions: 1, 6 this skill by using math in culinary arts, history, read“Top Ten Tech Tricks You Should Know!” ing and following directions. Of course, there are more, but these are the tricks Category: Family & Consumer Science/CTE/Math/ History/Reading-Comprehension you should be using daily in your classroom to help Grade Level: 7-12 make your life easier! You will walk away understanding and sharing with your colleagues the next Krumwiede, Jeff Room: 218-H day! Teacher/Coach Sessions: 1, 3 Category: Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Carrollton, Illinois 5, 7 Improvement/General “Learning from Experience” Carrollton Boys Basketball Coach Jeff Krumwiede (18 years; 344-171 record) discusses his 25 years in coaching. Included in this sessions are interesting and sometimes humorous stories that shaped his philosophies and strategies. Category: Coaching Grade Level: 6-12

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Lane, Cindy Fenton, Missouri

Room: 200-F Sessions: 2, 7

“Searching and Sifting the 21st Century” So where do you go to search? Do you use www.google.com and feel lucky? Did you know only 3% of the world uses the “advanced search button?” There are many tricks to use while searching through google, whether you are hunting for images, powerpoints, or music. You’ll never go back to feeling lucky! Category: Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement/General Grade Level: All

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Lane, Cindy Fenton, Missouri

Room: 200-F Sessions: 3

“Plain Language Needed-Understanding PLNs” What’s the big deal about this Twitter thing? Why is it important? Do I really need to belong to a Ning? What’s the hype about Skype? These three application will be explained in plain language so you can understand the importance of using these tools! Category: Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement/General Grade Level: All

Lane, Cindy Fenton, Missouri

“What Not to Present” There are NEW rules for Power Point presentations, so come “try them on”! Visual Literacy is a great way to engage your students in learning from your power point presentations and also helps them to learn faster and better. Scientific research proves vision trumps all of the senses when it comes to learning.

“CRT Training” Kim Byars, Director of the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Ed., is offering this training for the special education aids. Category: CRT Training Grade Level: All

Room: 200-F Sessions: 5

Category: Classroom Management/Lesson Planning/ Roundtable Grade Level: All

“Google Earth Across Every Subject Curriculum” You’ve found your address and roamed around Rome! Come and see how to seamlessly use Google Earth in EVERY subject. All you need is Google Earth, (which is a free download) to begin creating cross curricular lessons for your classroom!

Lee, Michelle Clodi, Megan Educators Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Category: Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement/General Grade Level: All

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“Alphabet Soup” A brand new organization created by teachers for teachers, who live/work in Jefferson County. We are teachers from all grades/schools and areas that network while socializing, growing professionally, and giving back to the community through community service projects. Attend to learn more and how to join! Category: General

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“New Teachers’ Roundtable!” Feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and the feeling of being alone in your struggles? WELCOME to the first year of teaching! Join a principal, second year teacher, and a first year teacher for a roundtable discussion on the problems that new teachers experience. Classroom management, lesson planning, time and stress management will be some topics discussed.

Category: Technology/Teacher Resources/Student Improvement/General Grade Level: All

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Larkin, David Principal Coalson, Stacey Teacher Woodlawn, Illinois

Room: 200-F Sessions: 4, 8

Lane, Cindy Fenton, Missouri

Langley, Laura Fr.-Jeff. County Sp. Ed Benton, Illinois

Grade Level: All

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Lemmon, Gary Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 107-G Lockley, Butch Sessions: 1, 2 Retired Educator Olney, Illinois

Room: 114-G Sessions: 3, 5, 7

“The Myth of Self-Esteem Building” This presentation will challenge the basic premise of the self-esteem building movement and will point out its devastating consequences to children individually and to our society as a whole. The connection between self-esteem and antisocial behavior, boredom, and various relationship problems will be examined. Old fashioned, time tested concepts such as respect for others, self-discipline, personal responsibility, self-respect, etc. will be proposed as effective alternatives to this defective, pop-psychology concept.

“Survivor Strategies: Top 10 List” Butch Lockley, a retired school administrator, was a final four survivor contestant from the popular Survivor CBS television show. This session, he will share his “Top 10 Survivor Strategies.” This informational and humorous message will include how and why he wanted to be on the show plus topics of relationships, goal setting, teamwork, and basic strategies for success in your school as well as everyday life. Butch will also share some stories and give exCategory: Student Behavior/Relationships/Selfamples of events that happened in the Amazon JunEsteem gle which helped him “Survive” for 38 days and Grade Level: All share with you how you can do the same in your own “jungles.” Sit back, relax, and enjoy this session. You Lindsey, Christine Room: 124-H will not be voted out! Assistant Director Sessions: 1, 2 Category: Teaching Strategies/Admin Sangamon Co. Child Advocacy 5, 6 Grade Level: All. Springfield, Illinois Luer, Judy Room: 110-H “Protecting Our Children—It’s Everyone’s Job!” Retired Teacher Sessions: 1, 5 1 in every 4 girls and 1 in every 6 boys is a victim of Walnut Hill, Illinois sexual abuse/assault before they reach age 18. NaEifert, Kathleen tionally, statistics suggest that fewer than half of all child sexual abuse cases are ever reported. Studies Retired Teacher Centralia, Illinois show us that children are often afraid to tell, feel ashamed or responsible, and don’t know whom they can tell. Some of these children attend your school. In this workshop, you will learn about indicators of sexual abuse, the impact of abuse on our children, our schools, and our communities. You’ll learn the requirements of mandated reporting and leave with a clear sense of what you can do to help protect our children. Category: Child Abuse-Predators/At-Risk Student Grade Level: All

“Puppets for Fun and Learning” See how puppets can enhance your classroom by spending an enjoyable hour with the Puppet Partners. We’ll show you a variety of puppets and ways to use them. You will get great handouts and Peepers! Category: Puppetry/Early Childhood/Curriculum Enrichment/Literature Grade Level: PreK-4.

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Luer, Judy Retired Teacher Walnut Hill, Illinois Eifert, Kathleen Retired Teacher Centralia, Illinois

Room: 110-H Maginel, Dr. Paige Sessions: 2, 6 Carbondale, Illinois

Room: 105-H Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

“Writing IEPs” This session will focus on IEP pitfalls and how to avoid Special Education Purgatory. Included will be goal writing tips and easy ways to collect data. This session is recommended for novice and veteran special education teachers!

“Creating Children Who Love to Read” See how your love of literature encourages your students to become lifelong readers. We will show you how to increase memory skills, enrich vocabulary, and make your classroom a reading community. Bring your favorite storybook and ideas. Time permitting, participants will share with others.

Category: Special Education/IEPs Grade Level: All

Madrigal, Dan Educational Consult. Red Bud, Illinois

Category: Puppetry/Early Childhood/Curriculum/ Literature Grade Level: PreK-1

Room: 215-H Sessions: 4, 5

“Classroom Management: What They Didn’t Teach You in College” Lynn, John Room: 205-G Tired of classroom management gimmicks and cumHistorian Sessions: 1, 6 bersome discipline bookkeeping systems? Learn strategies to become an effective classroom manPeoria, Illinois ager. Find new ways to document classroom disci“Life on the Appalachian Trail” pline problems in the minimum amount of time. DisA slide/lecture presentation of the world’s most facover techniques that can cut down on as much as mous hiking trail—and its community of mountain 70% of low-level discipline problems in the classlandscapes, plants, animals, and people—as experi- room. enced during 2100 miles of hiking and camping ad- Category: Classroom Management/Discipline ventures from Georgia to Maine on the Appalachian Grade Level: All National Scenic Trail. Maguire, Det. Sergeant Brent Room: 121-G Category: History/Social Studies Grade Level: All Fairfield Police Dept. Sessions: 2, 5 Fairfield, Illinois Lynn, John Room: 205-G Historian Sessions: 2, 7 “Internet Safety” This topic discusses the popularity of social networkPeoria, Illinois ing sites such as MySpace and Facebook. The pros “George Rogers Clark Takes the Old Northwest” and cons of social networking sites, chat rooms and A slide/lecture presentation of the story of George instant messaging and how to teach students to be Rogers Clark who, along with his small army, capsafe on the internet are covered. Discussion of online tured the British forts at Kaskaskia, Illinois and Vinpredators, identity theft, cyberbullying and other cennes, Indian during the American Revolution. Fol- current issues is included as well as examples of lowing Clark’s historic route today, we’ll canoe 1000 MySpace profiles of local teens. miles down the Ohio River from Pennsylvania and Category: Technology/Student Behavior/At-Risk/ Internet Safety then bicycle 320 miles through southern Illinois. Grade Level: All

Category: History/Social Studies Grade Level: All.

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Maguire, Det. Sergeant Brent Fairfield Police Dept. Fairfield, Illinois

Room: 121-G Martin, Sandy Sessions: 3, 7 Carlyle, Illinois

Room: 212-H Double Sessions: 1-2 3-4

“Cyberbullying” Topics discussed in this session include harassment and threats transmitted on the internet using chat rooms, instant messaging, email and social networking such as MySpace. Information is provided on appropriate response and reporting of cyberbullying.

“SMART Board Lesson Activity Toolkit” Do you want to make an exciting interactive lesson on the SMART Board for your students in less than 20 minutes? The SMART Board Activity Toolkit 2.0 can make it happen. The Lesson Activity Toolkit is part of the SMART Board gallery which contains dozens of Category: Cyberbullying/Internet Safety/Technology types of customizable activities including anagram, Grade Level: All category, sort, image match, keyword match, multiMaguire, Det. Sergeant Brent Room: 121-G ple choice, pairs, tiles, and word games. Join us for Fairfield Police Dept. Sessions: 4, 8 this double session and begin creating lessons for your classroom! Bring your flash drive so you can Fairfield, Illinois take your created lessons home. “MySpace, Facebook and Other Social Networking Category: Technology/Teacher Resources. Sites” Grade Level: All This session discusses the many different social networking sites with emphasis on the more popular McGuire, Richard Room: 206-G sites. This topic focuses on explaining what features Consultant Sessions: 1, 2, 3, are offered on these sites and why these sties are Urbana, Illinois 5, 6 popular with teens. This presentation can be adapted to provide an in-depth look at a particular social net- “A Winning Pair in Education: Goodness and working site, how to register and “set up” an account Humor” While the great majority of us underuse these two on that sight, how to navigate through the site and what security features are provided on that particular genetic qualities we all posses, Richard reveals why the latest scientific research indicates we should be site. Category: Internet Safety/Social Networking/ making more use of them. Lots of information and Technology laughs. Grade Level: All

Category: General

Grade Level: All

Mahinda, D. Diane Consultant, IOES Springfield, Illinois

Room: 120-G Miles, Erin Room: 305-A Sessions: 1, 5 Grad. Student Sessions: 6, 7, 8 Mumba, Frackson Assoc. Professor “Cloud Computing for CTE/Vocational Classes” Discover classroom resources that are free and avail- Carbondale, Illinois able in the “Cloud.” Take a look at who offers free “Science Process Skills Activity For Integrating “Cloud Computing” applications and how activities Math and Science in K-12 Classrooms” might be incorporated into courses. A process skill inquiry activity that engages students Category: Career and Technical Ed (CTE)/ Teacher in a hands-on mind-on fashion and integrates math Resources and science in any classroom and for any student. Grade Level: 7-12

Category: Math/Science

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Milliner, Sid Pemberton, Bob Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 305-A Morris, Charles Room: 202-C Session: 2 Mt. Vernon, Illinois Sessions: 1, 2 LaRue, Reginold 5, 6 O'Fallon, Illinois “Helping Students Experience History” Chief Lame Wolf will share his experience as a Dela- “Careers in the Construction Industry” ware leader whose band of Indians lived in Jefferson Careers in Construction Industry are for men and women. It is a growing market due to work force County for about two years. Information about the ageing and industry needs. Opportunities for skilled “Day in the Life of the Prairie Child” will be preworkers in several crafts will be discussed. Each sented. Category: History/State Standards craft has multiple industry career paths including Grade Level: All technical, management and union leadership positions—even becoming a company owner. Wage and Milliner, Sid Jefferson Co. Historical benefit data will be presented for apprentices and Pemberton, Bob Society Village fully qualified crafts persons. Careers are obtained Mt. Vernon, Illinois through “Earn While You Learn” Educationally Dbl. Sessions: 5-6 and 7-8 Competitive Apprenticeship Programs. Successful candidates must be problem solvers. Edu“Visit to History at the Historical Society Village” cators can provide this skill, motivate students and Visit and experience living in a late 1800s—early enhance the industry. Come and learn about vital, 1900 village. Talk with experienced teacher who honest, rewarding careers for students. have used primary resources to help students meet Category: Careers/CTE/Administration/Counselors Grade Level: 8-12

State Standards. Climb aboard the shuttle bus, you don’t want to miss this! (Shuttle bus located on the corner of Casey and 7th; outside of H-blding

Morris, Matt Franklin-Jefferson Co. Special Education Benton, Illinois

Category: State Standards/History/ Student Improvement. Grade Level: All

Mitchell, Vince Superintendent Hamilton County Unit 10 McLeansboro, Illinois

Room: 207-H Sessions: 1, 2 5, 6

Room: 107-G “Assistive Technology Through Infinitec” Session: 7 Matt will provide an update on available Assistive Technology through Infinitec to general and special educators. Included will be an exciting demo of the website and all of the free materials available.

“Superintendents’ Roundtable!” Category: Technology/Special Education/General This session is intended to allow superintendents a Grade Level: All chance to discuss timely topics and share survival skills. Attendees’ preferences will dictate discussion, but may include: board meeting management, tax levies, funding challenges, ISBE reports and deadline, life safety, data management, etc. Bring samples to share! Category: Roundtable/Administration Grade Level: All.

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Morrison, LouAnn Educator McLeansboro, Illinois Skorch, Laura Educator Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 212-G Olsen, Kirsten Room: Auditorium Sessions: 1, 3 Brookline, Maine Thursday Keynote 5, 7 “What Are the Wounds of Schooling? OR Recapturing Pleasure in Learning” How do today’s students challenge our teaching and capacity for understanding? How do our “old school” “R WIKIS 4 U” practices sometimes hinder student growth and WIKIs are terrific communication venues. On our achievement? In this trying times for teachers, Dr. classroom WIKIs we provide links for students, infor- Olsen talks about understanding wounded and dismation for parents, and showcase student work. No engaged students, the path of healing, and new modHTML code or ftp uploading is necessary. Need a els for schooling. Come to this keynote to think totool for collaboration—try a WIKI! gether about Old vs. New models of schooling. Category: Technology

Grade Level: All

Mulch, Sheriff Roger Burge, Capt. Scott Jefferson County Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 106-H Sessions: 3, 4 7, 8

Category: Wounded Student/General Grade Level: All

Olsen, Kirsten Brookline, Maine

Room: Auditorium Session: 1

“Healing the Wounds of Schooling: Language Practices That Foster Growth” “Drug Trends of Southern Illinois” In this interactive session, we look at four common From the late 70s to current date, a look at drug language scenarios in which students are given feedtrends of the past, the battles waged, and the current back on their performance and/or ability, and pracbattles being fought in the “war against drugs.” tice “reframing for growth.” Come to this session to Category: Drug Education unpack how language shapes performance and outGrade Level: All. comes, and how you can “open the door for more” in Nelson, Deb Room: 118-G all your interactions with kids. Category: Classroom Management/Relationships Norman, Melanie Sessions: 1, 2 Grade Level: All Thomas, Kiley Stowers, Sheila Olsen, Kirsten Room: Auditorium Mt. Vernon Twp. High School Brookline, Maine Session: 2 Mt. Vernon, Illinois “Healing the Wounds of Schooling: Learning To “Reading Across the Curriculum” Listen” Session will focus on reading strategies to use in high In this session we will open with a body scan deschool content areas to encourage reading and signed to help you calm down and get centered. check comprehension. Hand-outs will be Then we explore a listening protocol that can be available! used in difficult or sticky situations with students and Category: Reading colleagues to help you “hear” each other. Grade Level: 9-12

Category: Classroom Management/Relationships Grade Level: All

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Olsen, Kirsten Thursday Keynote Brookline, Maine

Room: Auditorium Osborne, Dr. Nick Session: 5 Mt. Vernon, Illinois

“Creating Caring School Communities: 3 Practices That Really Work” From Kirsten’s work with real schools and real people, here are 3 school-based, team-based or gradelevel practices you can institute at your school to help make your school a place where everyone feels they belong, and everyone is more welcome. Category: School Climate/Admin/At-Risk Grade Level: All

Room: 226-H Session: 7

“Improving Teaching Performance” This presentation will outline the relationship between the school administrator and the classroom teacher needed to assure the highest quality of teaching performance. Topics presented will include developing an understanding of the major domains of teaching, collecting data to assist with the improvement of the teaching process and establishing an evaluation system, and more! Category: Teacher Improvement /Admin. Grade Level: All

Olsen, Kirsten Thursday Keynote Brookline, Maine

Room: Auditorium Room: 207-H Session: 6 Pacey, Brenda Champaign, Illinois Sessions: 7, 8 Parrott, Steve “Creating Caring School Communities: 3 (More!) Springfield, Illinois Practices That Really Work” Knutson, Robert From Kirsten’s work with real schools and real peoHatfield, Gary ple, here are 3 more school-based, team-based or Educators grade-level practices you can institute at your school Mt. Vernon, Illinois to help make your school a place where everyone “Project Lead the Way: Middle and High School feels they belong, and everyone is welcome. Category: School Climate/Admin/At-Risk Pre-Engineering STEM Curriculum Opportunities” Grade Level: All More than 100 Illinois middle and high schools (3500 nationwide) have implemented PLTW problem Osborne, Dr. Nick Room: 226-H based pre-engineering curriculum, with 6500 high Mt. Vernon, Illinois Session: 3 school and 3500 middle school students and 250 teachers involved statewide. Session provides over“Five Practices of Leadership” A presentation about leadership that outlines the five view of curriculum, specific Illinois school examples, and implications for successful school/community practices which are critical to successful school adpartnerships and integrated STEM/CTE learning exministration. A short inventory will be provided to periences. help participants to assess their own leadership Category: Curriculum/Career and Technical Ed./ Administration/Engineering Grade Level: 5-12

strengths and to identify their opportunities for improvement. Category: Administration Grade Level: All

Parker, Tamara Bayne, Jana Educators Bridgeport, Illinois

Room: 213-H Sessions: 3, 4

“High Tech Dreams, Low Budget Reality” With today’s budget WOEs, teachers must find cheap and free technological resources out of necessity. Discover easy ways to integrate money saving technology into your classroom with high impact on student achievement. Category: Technology

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Petrak, Cliff Chicago, Illinois

Room: 303-A Petrak, Cliff Session: 5 Chicago, Illinois

“Don’t Slow Me Down with that CalculatorEmphasizing Addition & Subtraction” In the first of 4 related sessions, learn to master a multitude of little-known, super shortcut calculation techniques and strategies involving ADDITION & SUBTRACTION that will leave your calculator dependent friends in the dust. Your “up and down” addition skills will never be the same, while with subtraction, you’ll never again have to use the word “borrow,” while arriving at answers at a rate of 1 second per digit in the answer. Category: Math/Student Achievement Grade Level: 3-8

Room: 303-A Session: 8

“Don’t Slow Me Down with that CalculatorEmphasizing Multiplication” In this fourth of 4 related sessions, learn to master a multitude of little-known, super shortcut calculation techniques and strategies involving MULTIPLICATION that will leave your calculator dependent friends in the dust. Learn to produce products of 2, 3, and even 4 digit numbers with no physical work involved other than jotting down the answer, one digit at a time. Category: Math/Student Achievement Grade Level: 3-8

Pierce, Shelli Room: 312-F Room: 303-A Mt. Vernon, Illinois Session: 5 Session: 6 “Choral Reading for Elementary and Jr. High” “Don’t Slow Me Down with that CalculatorA variety of music (Christmas, Graduation etc.) will Emphasizing Fractions” be read. Music is provided by JW Pepper. In this second of 4 related sessions, learn to master a Category: Music multitude of little-known, super shortcut calculation Grade Level: 5-8 techniques and strategies involving FRACTIONS that Pulley, Paula Room: 111-G will leave your calculator dependent friends in the Sessions: 2, 3 dust. Learn to determine all fractional answers in su- Hulbert, Stacy per quick time and usually orally, too, with little or no Mt. Vernon, Illinois need for paper or pencils. “Construction of Geometry Notebook” Petrak, Cliff Chicago, Illinois

Category: Math/Student Achievement Grade Level: 3-8

Petrak, Cliff Chicago, Illinois

Hands on activity using origami! Limit 25 people

Room: 303-A Category: Geometry/Math Session: 7 Grade Level: 7-10

“Don’t Slow Me Down with that CalculatorEmphasizing Squaring” In this third of 4 related sessions, learn to master a multitude of little-known, super shortcut calculation techniques and strategies involving SQUARING that will leave your calculator dependent friends in the dust. Learn to produce the squares of 2, 3 and even 4digit numbers by just jotting down the digits of the answer without all those “in-between” numbers. Category: Math/Student Achievement Grade Level: 3-8

Rains, Becky Flora, Illinois

Room: 106-G Sessions: 2, 6

“Playing with Numbers Using Cards, Dice, and Dominoes” Use the MAGIC of the SMART Board to captivate students in learning that is multi-sensory. Enhance your existing math curriculum to motivate and provide differentiated instruction for all students. The audience will engage in multi-level activities utilizing playing cards, dice and dominoes and will take back to the classroom activities that will supplement math lessons, learning centers and provide opportunities for home/school connections. Category: Math/SMART Board/Student Achievement Grade Level: PreK-2

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Rains, David Rains, Becky Flora, Illinois

Room: 106-G Reynolds, William Sessions: 4, 8 Sandoval Community Schools Mt. Vernon, Illinois

“Playing with Numbers Using Cards, Dice, and Dominoes” Enhance the 3-8 math curriculum to motivate and provide differentiated instruction for all students. The audience will engage in multi-level activities utilizing playing cards, dice, and dominoes and will take back to the classroom activities that will supplement math lessons, learning centers and provide opportunities for home/school connections. All activities will be directly tied to the Illinois Learning Standards and RtI. Category: Math/SMART Board Grade Level: 3-8

Room: 302-F Sessions: 7, 8

“Echoes of Yester Year Part II” Come and see this session of a phenomenal array of antique instruments! You will be amazed at the age of some of them because they can still be played! Mr. Reynolds will not only demonstrate their sound, but will also give you a history of the era in which they came from, their own evolution story, as well as who owned them. Category: Music/History Grade Level: All

Rhodes, Joey Hails-Rhodes, Tiffany Shattuc, Illinois

Room: 110-G Sessions: 1, 5

Room: 105-H “DFS: Mega Memory: How to Remember & FORSessions: 3, 4 GET” 7, 8 This synamic clinic demonstrates how to rid the mind of unpleasant memories disturbing self esteem. Remembering a lengthy story including detailed facts, figures, names, and colors that can be recalled se“An Introduction to Behavior Analytic Instruction & quentially verbatim by the use of a specialized memClassroom Management for Students with Autism ory technique will be demonstrated. As usual, Rhoand Other Disabilities” des will humorously mesmerize participants with Representatives from the Center for Autism Spectrum their amazing progress within the 45 minutes hypoDisorders at SIU-C will present behavior analytic apinfusion strategy. Joey will demonstrate to educators proaches to instruction, classroom management, how to generalize the acquired skill to their students handling behavior problems, assessment, and writand curriculum to increase self esteem, attention, ing goals and objectives. This session will be suitable study skills, and academic achievement. As a special for general education and special education teachmath bonus, Fractions Made EZ, will be briefly reers. viewed and demonstrated for new attendees. CateRehfeldt, Dr. Ruth Schaper, Kirsten Grannan, Leigh SIU-C Carbondale, Illinois

Category: Autism/Special Education/General/ Assessment/Classroom Management/Student Behavior Grade Level: All

gory: Student Achievement/Self Esteem/Special Ed./ Memory Training/Language Arts/Math/Reading Grade Level: 4-12

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Rhodes, Joey Hails-Rhodes, Tiffany Shattuc, Illinois

Room: 110-G Sessions: 2, 6

Rice, Dr. Patrick Principal Mt. Vernon, Illinois

“DFS: Teaching the Child that Pushes Your Button II” When teachers/administrators lose control of classrooms & schools they usually can specifically point to The Kid That Pushed Their Button. With RTI dictating mandated progress for at risk identified students teachers need proven interventions that work with the most extreme cases. Last year’s session raised the need for more issues and strategies that will be addressed within this new seminar. Rhode’s unique step-by-step instruction of specialized techniques balancing firmness and softness in their use to create a new relationship and classroom/school climate. Finally, Rhodes will identify and demonstrate how to find (before it finds you) the antecedent (trigger) that sets off a student pushing your button!

Room: 218-H Sessions: 6,8

“Raising Student Achievement” This workshop will reveal researched based strategies to close the achievement gap. Category: Critical Thinking/Student Assessments/ Learning Environments/Parental Involvement Grade Level: All

Roane, Rebecca Strothmann, Kurt Educational Treasures Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 208-G Sessions: 1, 5

“Get Interactive” Your students are already active! Learn ways to make your classroom interactive! I’ll show you some websites designed for PreK-2nd grade teachers with activities you can begin using tomorrow with your computer and interactive white board.

Category: Classroom Management, Conduct Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Psychology, Soci- Category: Technology/Early Childhood ology, Behavior, Discipline, Health, Special Education Grade Level: PreK-2

Grade Level: All

Roane, Rebecca Room: 208-G Room: 110-G Strothmann, Kurt Sessions: 3, 7 Sessions: 3, 7 Educational Treasures Mt. Vernon, Illinois “Can Your Baby Read? A Mother/Teacher Analy“Graphic Organizers: The Proven Strategy” sis.” Graphic Organizers are researched-based strategies Any program has pros and cons. Having pioneered the for helping students comprehend material. We will Mega Memory program for the past two decades to demonstrate some of the best ones to help you deterbecome fully adaptable with students utilizing outcome mine how you can use them in your classroom. learning assignments, Joey Rhodes now has encourCategory: Technology/General/Teaching Strateaged his daughter to do the same with a current buzz gies program. Tiffany examines how her own child, along Grade Level: All with others interviewed reacted to the program’s claims, strategies, and outcomes. Hails reveals specialized adaptations to a classroom reading setting that could prove beneficial for specific students. Category: Early Childhood/ Parenting/ Language Arts/ Reading/Special Ed. Grade Level: K-4

Rhodes, Joey Hails-Rhodes, Tiffany Shattuc, Illinois

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Roberson, Gracia Nancy Larson Publishers Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 226-H Sandusky, Evana Room: 213-G Sessions: 1, 2 McLeansboro, Illinois Session: 6 5, 6 “From Diagnosis to School” “Science Activity—Loops, Whorls, and Arches” Evana will share her personal experiences of parentChildren are as unique as their fingerprints, but they ing a child with Down Syndrome and associated all can get excited about science! Participate in an health problems. You will have a better understandelementary science activity and take this activity idea ing of the feelings, struggles, and events that many back to your classroom. You will also learn how inparents have. Category: Special Ed./Parental Involvement structional, reading, and math strategies can be efGrade Level: All fectively incorporated into a science lesson. Category: Science/Reading/Math/Teaching Strategies Shadowens, John Grade Level: K-4

Room: 116-G Sessions: 3, 7

Marion, Illinois

Rosborg, Dr. Jim McKendree College Belleville, Illinois

Room: 115-G “Superhero Training Camp 1: Culture Shift and Sessions: 1, 2 What it Has Done to Our Kids” 5, 6 There are things we know down deep to be true that “Problems and Solutions to Current Educational just seem too big to deal with. Among these is the Issues” critical erosion of meaningful support structures for What has happened in Illinois to cause such a finankids. In this session attendees will revisit some hiscial crisis? What does the future of education hold? tory lessons about the role of youth in American culWhat are solutions to these problems? This presenta- ture over the last two generations. We will consider tion will deal with major issues in education today what the monumental shift in our culture has done to while offering practical solutions for educators in this our young people and explore why many of actough environment. Topics include funding, retirecepted prevention and educational practices are failment benefits, taxation, NCLB, collaboration, legal ing and will continue to frustrate and burn out our issues, assessments, and positive action plans to im- young workers unless we completely shift our thinkprove the school’s public perception. ing and embrace a more holistic approach. Category: School law/School Finances/Admin. Grade Level: All

Category: Cultural Changes/Behaviors/Student Improvement Grade Level: All.

Sandusky, Evana McLeansboro, Illinois

Room: 213-G Room: 116-G Session: 5 Shadowens, John Marion, Illinois Sessions: 4, 8 “Do’s & Don’ts of Interacting with Parents or Spe“Superhero Training Camp 2: Utilizing the 40 Decial Needs Kids” velopmental Assets for Increased Success” Evana has experienced the special education procRegardless of gender, ethnic heritage, economic ess as both a professional and a parent. She will situation or geographic location, developmental asshare insights into the mindset that a parent may sets both promote positive behaviors and attitudes have. You will learn behaviors and language that may cause a breakdown in the parent—teacher rela- and protect young people from problem behaviors. This workshop builds on the concept of the Supertionship and ways you can facilitate a more positive hero Training Camp; culture shift and helps teachers relationship. and other youth professionals “operationalize” their Category: Special Education/Relationships work through a relationship model of prevention for Grade Level: All outstanding outcomes. Category: Student Behavior/Character Education/ Student Improvement Grade Level: All.

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Sinks, Janet Mt. Vernon City Schools Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 312-F Session: 2

Skorch, Laura Room: 212-G Educator Sessions: 2, 6 Mt. Vernon, Illinois Morrison, Lou Ann “Easy Music Activities for Teachers Who Think They Educator Can’t Sing or Play!” McLeansboro, Illinois During this session, elementary teachers with little no music training will explore simple ways to incorporate “Smarter in a Webbed World” Ready to use your Smart board? This session will music into every day activities and learn how to acintroduce you to advanced features of the Smart company easy one and two-chord songs on the QChord. Novel and traditional instruments will be dem- board and how to create lessons. Learn how to create recordings for playback and find out how to use onstrated and participants will receive resourceful the video players to annotate video. Learn how to handouts. Category: Music attach files to objects on the Smart board and learn Grade Level: K-8 how to create your own usable lessons (from scratch or tweaking a down-loadable lesson). Sinks, Janet Room: 312-F Category: Technology Mt. Vernon City Schools Session: 3 Grade Level: K-12 Mt. Vernon, Illinois Smiley, Kendra Room: 119-G “Integrating Music Standards with Academic and East Lynn, Illinois Sessions: 3, 5 Special Education Standards” “Do This...Not That! - Practical Teacher-Student During this session, music teachers will learn handson activities for reinforcing and enhancing the learn- Relationship Tips” ing of reading, math, social studies, and science skills. We’ll look at everything from offering incentives rather than bribes to promote encouragement A variety of novel and standard instruments will be rather than discouragement. As the various tips are explored and an annotated list of references will be provided. Music activities for developing communica- presented, chances are you’ll discover several of your more pressing issues covered. tion skills and social skills in special education stuCategory: General/Relationships dents will also be explored. Category: Music/Reading/Math/Social Studies/Science Grade Level: All Grade Level: K-5

Smiley, Kendra East Lynn, Illinois

Room: 119-G Sessions: 4, 6

“Guiding the Journey of a Strong-Willed Child” Have you been blessed with a strong-willed child (or 2) in your classroom? Are you surprised to see the words “blessed” and “strong-willed” in the same sentence? Learn more about the process of teaching (and enjoying) a strong-willed child. Category: Relationships/Student Behavior/ Classroom Management/General Grade Level: All

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Smith, Kevin Illinois State Treasurer Springfield, Illinois

Room: 303-A Sneed, Trouper David Sessions: 1 Illinois State Police DuQuoin, Illinois

NEFE Presents High School Financial Planning Program” This will overview the HSFPP curriculum that helps educate high school students about sound money management skills and the financial planning process. Student materials are available AT NO COST for educators through the National Endowment for Financial Education. Category: Curriculum/Career and Technical Ed. CTE Grade Level: 9-12

Room: 115-H Sessions: 4, 8

“Distracted Driving” Addressing new laws on distracted driving and the danger of texting and driving. Category: Driver’s Ed./General Grade Level: All

Stachyra, Mike Stachyra, Tom Educators Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 112-F Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4 5, 6, 7, 8

“VEX Robotics” VEX Robotics is an exciting way to incorporate the STEM model in your classroom. Visual and Handson skills are utilized to design, build and operate “Credit Cards 2.0” robots. Students will gain experience in the field of This session will explain the New Credit Card Act and engineering. discuss how to use debt wisely. Smith, Kevin Illinois State Treasurer Springfield, Illinois

Room: 303-A Sessions: 2

Category: Science/Technology/Engineering/Math/ CTE Grade Level: All.

Category: Personal Finance/General Grade Level: All

Smith, Kevin Illinois State Treasurer Springfield, Illinois

Room: 303-A Room: 208-G Sessions: 3 Strothmann, Kurt Roane, Rebecca Sessions: 2, 6 Educational Treasures “Live Your Life” Mt. Vernon, Illinois This session introduces teens and young adults to the basics of investing and emphasizes the importance of “Interactive Sites that Make Learning Fun” Come and discover some interactive websites I’ve life long investing. found for you that promote learning and fun. Category: Curriculum/Career and Technical Ed. CTE Grade Level: 9-12

Category: Technology/Teacher Resources Grade Level: All

Sneed, Trouper David Illinois State Police DuQuoin, Illinois

Room: 115-H Room: 208-G Sessions: 3, 7 Strothmann, Kurt Roane, Rebecca Sessions: 4, 8 Educational Treasures “Seatbelt Convincer” Mt. Vernon, Illinois Addressing occupant restraint use (using the Seatbelt “Intro to Web 2.0 Tools” Convincer) Come and see what you can do with Google Docs; Category: Driver’s Ed/General Grade Level: All an interactive writing program; and My Space, YouTube, and Facebook all rolled into one safe innovative tool. Category: Technology Grade Level: All

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Thompson, Jim Mt. Vernon

Room: 114-H Timpner, Nancy Room: 116-H Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4 Ag Lit. Coordinator Sessions: 2, 3, 4 5, 6, 7, 8 Pinckneyville, Illinois Gabuatz, Janice “Reptiles and Their Place in Our World” Ag. Lit. Coordinator How reptiles co-exist with humans and their place in Nashville, Illinois the ecosystem, where they are found, how they reBeattie, Kendra produce and how venoms are utilized in medical Ag Lit. Coordinator labs. With live, hands on demonstrations using audiSparta, Illinois ence participation. Category: Science/General “Ag in the Classroom” Grade Level: All Hands on approach to multidisciplinary lessons using agriculture as the key. You will receive instruction Timmering, Bev Room: 214-F and lessons that you can implement in your classCIM-Tech Sessions: 2, 6 room today! AITC lessons geared for K-6th grade Louisvile, Kentucky levels. We will introduce you to our mAGic kits (multidisciplinary agricultural integrated curriculum) “Mobi and Workspace Software Training” Category: Curriculum/Science/Ag Learn how to connect and use the Interwrite Mobi. Grade Level: K-6 How to create content in Workspace software. Learn how to incorporate Examview and CPS response sysVanKavelaar, Dr. Eileen tems with Workspace. Indianapolis, Indiana Category: Technology Grade Level: All

Room: 123-H Sessions: 1, 5

“Army Education Programs and Resources” An overview of programs and resources the Army Room: 214-F makes available at no cost to schools. Sessions: 3, 7 Category: Teacher Resources/Administration

Timmering, Bev CIM-Tech Louisville, Kentucky

Grade Level: All

“CPS Response System Training ‘Clickers” You asked for it, you got it! Join Bev Timmering, Educational Consultant in this training session on the “clickers.” Learn how to incorporate Examview and CPS with Workspace. Category: Technology Grade Level: All.

VanZandt, Jamey Educator Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Room: 123-H Sessions: 2, 3 6, 7

“High School English/Journalism Classroom Roundtable” Out of ideas? Running on empty? Or do you have it all under control? If you teach English and/or journalism, or advise your school newspaper or yearbook, bring your best strategies and plan to attend this session for conversation and ideas to take back to your school. Category: English/Journalism Roundtable Grade Level: 9-12.

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Vineyard-Most, Paula Illinois NET Consultant Sycamore, Illinois

Room: 302-A Weatherwax, Glenn Session: 1 Weatherwax, Linda Sterling, Illinois

“Nutrition A3: Anytime, Anywhere, Anyplace” Nutrition A3 is a set of six online, technology-based nutrition projects for teens that are designed to empower students to make healthy food choices and be physically active. Lessons will allow students to practice an array of skills from core subject areas. An online course for teachers is also available for training on project implementation in the classroom and will be discussed. Each teacher will be provided with a Nutrition A3 Teacher’s Guide. Category: Technology/Nutrition/Health/Teacher Resources Grade Level: 6-12

Vineyard-Most, Paula Illinois NET Consultant Sycamore, Illinois

Room: 302-A Session: 8

“Linking Communities, Parents & Schools for Children’s Health” School staff will learn how to plan awareness, education and outreach programs that promote healthful food choices and daily physical acitivity in the school community. Discover how to create fun and engaging health fairs, parents’ nights, a Body Walk exhibit, and other activities to hook your target audience’s interest and reel them in. Find out about useful strategies and resources as well as local partners that can help make your outreach activities a success. Category: Nutrition/Health/Relationships

Grade Level: All

Room: 216-H Sessions: 6, 7

“Integrating Geography into Language Arts” Proven lesson plans and innovative activities will demonstrate ways to integrate while using great children’s literature. Accomplish more in the same time periods. Have a great time plus take away ready-touse materials and “freebies”! Category: Lesson Plans/Geography/Language Arts Grade Level: 3-6

Wheeler, Coach Thomas Buckner, Illinois

Room: 204-F Session: 1

“One on One with Nick Hill” If you are a follower of the top ten plays of the day on ESPN, then you may have seen this year’s speaker this past spring. DuQuoin native Nick Hill was highlight number seven when he scored the winning touch down for the Orland Predators of the Arena Football League. How did this all-state basketball player become one of the top quarterbacks in the top Arena Football League in the country? Attending Western Kentucky on a basketball scholarship, Nick returned to SIU and was persuaded to not only play basketball but to also give football a try. The rest is history and the left handed throwing quarterback and tight handed shooting basketball guard was one of the last players cut by the Chicago Bears! The session will not leave any question uncovered, from why he gave up basketball, to what does the future hold. This should be an exciting session, not just for football minds, but for all southern Illinois sports fans!

Room: 301-C Category: Sport-Coaching Grade Level: All Sessions: 1, 5

Walker, Linda Consultant, IOES Springfield, Illinois

“Using FREE Communication Software to Enhance the Classroom” Feeling the effects of the budget crunch? No money for field trips or supplies? Learn how to set up FREE communication software (SKYPE, ooVoo, etc) in your classroom. Receive suggestions on how to use this software to connect with classrooms and speakers world wide. Category: Career and Technical Education (CTE)/ Teacher Resources Grade Level: 9-12

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2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 79

10:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m.

6 11:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

7 12:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m.

8 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.


Wheeler, Coach Thomas Buckner, Illinois

Room: 204-F Wheeler, Coach Thomas Session: 2 Buckner, Illinois

“Football Coaches’ Panel” Any coach knows you must have great assistants to have a winning program in any sport. In southern Illinois football, there are countless assistants who do a great job! Today’s coaches all took different paths to get where they are today. This should be an enlightened session for all fans. Is being a head coach in the future for this panel or are they satisfied where they are at? Those invited for this session include: Carterville’s Kevin Helfrich, Duquoin’s Keith Ellis, Herrin’s Dwayne Summers and Eldorado’s veteran football coach Vern Pollack.

“Basketball Coaches’ Panel” This may be one of the most entertaining sessions in the history of the Mt. Vernon Conference. Deon Thomas will stay and team up with invited Illinois teammates TJ Wheeler and Tommy Michael. How did a player from Chicago Simeon end up as best friends with southern Illinois products from Buckner and Hoffman? These three will reminisce back into their days at Illinois playing for coach Lou Henson, Jimmy Collins, Dick Nagy and Mark Coomes. No teammate of theirs will be forgotten but some will be singled out more than others. If you’re an Illini fan, or just a basketball fan, you won’t want to miss listening to these three guys.

Category: Sport-Coaching Roundtable Grade Level: All

Room: 204-F Category: Sports-Coaching Roundtable Grade Level: All Session: 5

Wheeler, Coach Thomas Buckner, Illinois

“One on One with Deon Thomas” Deon Thomas is the leading scorer at the University of Illinois (2129 points) and is currently Athletic Director and Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, Illinois. How did Mr. Basketball in Illinois (1989) and the 28th pick of Dallas end up coaching? Maybe his years overseas playing professional basketball in Spain, Israel, and throughout Europe had something to do with it. In Deon’s first year coaching the Trailblazers, his team finished fourth in the nation, losing both games in the final four in double overtime. Deon was named “coach of the year” in his conference, region and was also named top coach in his division in the state. This session will be one where you will need your clip board; it will be an X and O session where moderator, Tom Wheeler, will pick the mind of this very talented player and rising young basketball coach. Special emphasis will be placed on post play as this was Deon’s specialty. Coach Lou Henson has always said, “Deon is the best post player I ever coached!”

Wilson, Deb Adjunct Faculty Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Category: History Grade Level: 7-12

Wisniewski, Nicole Educator DuBois, Illinois

10:15 a.m 11:15 a.m.

11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

Room: 220-H Sessions: 2, 6

“Illinois Award Lists: Caudill, Monarch, and the New Blue Stem Award” Get your students involved in selecting the next Illinois book award! Now that the Blue Stem Award is available, there is truly something exciting for every grade level. Category: Reading Grade Level: All

THRUSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2009

2

Room: 213-G Sessions: 3, 4 7, 8

“Using Hollywood vs History in the Classroom” Students are more familiar with the “history” presented by the film industry they are with the actual historical events. This session looks at how to use movies to teach history in the classroom. Students are encouraged to look at what they see on the silver screen more objectively and possibly even to do some research of their own.

Category: Sports-Coaching Grade Level: All

1

Room: 204-F Session: 6

3 12:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2009

4

5

2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 80

10:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m.

6 11:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

7 12:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m.

8 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.


Wisniewski, Nicole Educator DuBois, Illinois Garrett, Marsha Educator Woodlawn, Illinois

Room: 222-H Wright, Brandon Sessions: 1, 5 Attorney at Law Champaign, Illinois

Room: 223-H Sessions: 1, 5

“More Than Just a Number: A School Administrator’s Guide to Section 504” A Section 504 Plan is much more than “second prize” “New and Noteworthy Books” to an IEP—it’s an obligation arising out of a compreEnjoy new children’s books that you can use in your hensive disability discrimination law intended to proclassroom to supplement your curriculum or simply vide appropriate educational services to children model fluency with a great read-aloud. with disabilities. Presented by Brandon K. Wright, Category: Reading attorney with Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Grade Level: K-4 Ltd., this session will help school administrators understand the requirements of Section 5040, the basics Wisniewski, Nicole Room: 222-H of 504 eligibility and writing 504 plans, and highEducator Sessions: 3, 7 lighting the changes brought by the ADA AmendDuBois, Illinois ments Act of 2008. Garrett, Marsha Category: School Law/Special Education Educator Grade Level: Administration Woodlawn, Illinois Wright, Brandon Attorney at Law Champaign, Illinois

“New and Noteworthy Books” Enjoy new children’s books that you can use in your classroom to supplement your curriculum or simply model fluency with a great read-aloud.

Room: 223-H Sessions: 2, 6

“CSI: Mt. Vernon—Investigating Recent Case Law in Special Education” In this session, Brandon K. Wright, attorney with Wolf, Deborah Room: 100-B Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd., will walk Professor Emeritus, EIU Session: 5 you through recent case law in special education, Charleston, Illinois highlighting those issues most important to educators. This overview of new and important cases (and “The Brain and Physical Activity and RtI” What’s the latest information linking physical activity other changes to the law) will cover topics including and improved cognitive function? How can we apply evaluations and eligibility, IEP development, discipline, and other timely issues. Don’t miss this chance it to RtI efforts in our classroom? to get up-to-date on special education law—as well Category: RtI/Physical Education/General as extended Q& A on special education topics. CateGrade Level: 6-12 Category: Reading Grade Level: 4-8

gory: School Law/Special Education/Admin./IEP

Wolf, Deborah Professor Emeritus, EIU Charleston, Illinois

Room: 100-B Grade Level: All Sessions: 6

“Can Physical Education Help Improve Performance in Academics?” YES!!! Come and experience how integrated physical education can enhance reading, math, science, and social studies! Category: Physical Education/General Grade Level: 6-12

THRUSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2009

1 10:15 a.m 11:15 a.m.

2 11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

3 12:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2009

4

5

2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 81

10:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m.

6 11:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

7 12:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m.

8 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.


BEFORE YOU LEAVE! •

Did you get your CPDU and/or CEU stickers from the sessions you attended? If not stop, at the H-building lobby.

Did you complete the MVC10 Survey? For participants convenience a Cyber Café has been set up in the Exhibit Hall. Check emails, websites, and complete the survey before you leave. This booth is sponsored by: ICE-SI and Bryan Cross, Hamilton-Jefferson Co. Regional Superintendent of Schools! •

Did you mark your calendar for the 32nd Annual Mt. Vernon Conference? October 27 and 28, 2011!

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ADMINISTRATION J. Acord/M. Girten

Dbl. Sessions: Room: 217-G 1-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8 Admin. Academy 5-8 201-C

Grade Level: All

C. Chambers J. Dively/R. Marshall T. Gamber/ D. Frankland C. W. Hamilton T. Henry/P. Taylor

Admin. Academy 1-4 201-C Session: 3 109-G Session: 5 205-G

Grade Level: All Grade Level: All Grade Level: All

Sessions: 2, 3, 6, 7 Sessions: 6, 7

219-H 306-A

Grade Level: All Grade Level: All

B. Lockley V. Mitchell C. Morris/R. LaRue

Sessions: 3, 5, 7 Session: 7 Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

114-G 107-G 202-C

Grade Level: All Grade Level: All Grade Level: 8-12

K. Olsen N. Osborne

Sessions: 5, 6 Sessions: 3, 7

Auditorium 226-H

Grade Level: All Grade Level: All

B. Pacey/S. Parrott/ R. Knutson/ G. Hatfield J. Rosborg

Sessions: 7, 8

207-H

Grade Level: 5-12

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

115-G

Grade Level: All

E. VanKavelaar B. Wright

Sessions: 1, 5 Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

123-H 223-H

Grade Level: All Grade Level: All

D. Dittmar

Session: 5

115-H

Grade Level: 9-12

V. Keener

Sessions: 1, 7

109-G

Grade Level: K-12

M. Lamczyk/ M. Farris Sessions: 6, 7

116-H

Grade Level: K-8

N. Timpner/ J. Gabauatz/ K. Beattie

Sessions: 2, 3, 4

116-H

Grade Level: K-G

D. Douglas

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

232-F

Grade Level: PreK-5

N. Hayse/K. Page

Sessions: 2, 3, 5, 6

302-A

Grade Level: K-8

Indpendent Silver Band S. Pierce

Sessions: 5, 6, 7, 8

302-F

Grade Level: All

Session: 5

312-F

Grade Level: 5-8

J. Sinks

Sessions: 2, 3

312-F

Grade Level: K-8

R. Rehfeldt/ K. Schaper/ L. Grannan

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

105-H

Grade Level: All

J. Rosborg

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

115-G

Grade Level: All

L. Busch

Grade Level: All

AG IN THE CLASS AGRICULTURE

ART/FINE ARTS/ MUSIC

Assessment

83


AT RISK M. Dale R. Gilbert

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8 Sessions: 3, 7

117-G 105-G

Grade Level: All Grade Level: All

C. Irwin

Dbl Sessions: 1-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8

King City Saddle Club Grade Level: All

C. Lindsey

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

124-H

Grade Level: All

C. Bell/P. Brinkman

Sessions: 3, 7

115-G

Grade Level: All

B. Maguire

Sessions: 2, 5

121-G

Grade Level: All

R. Mulch/S. Burge

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

106-H

Grade Level: All

K. Olsen

Sessions: Keynote 1, 2, 5, 6

Auditorium

Grade Level: All

S. Bishop/B. Lockley

Sessions: 2, 6

114-G

Grade Level: All

P. Clouse

Session: 1

105-G

Grade Level: All

E. Gale D. Garrett

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8 Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 5-6

118-G 205-G

Grade Level: All Grade Level: K-12

L. Ing

Sessions: 1, 5

227-F

Grade Level: 7-12

G. Lemmons

Sessions: 1, 2

107-G

Grade Level: All

B. Maguire R. Rehfeldt/ K. Schaper/ L. Grannan

Sessions: 2, 3, 5, 7 Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

121-G 105-H

Grade Level: All Grade Level: All

J. Rhodes/T. Hails

Sessions: 2, 6

110-G

Grade Level: All

K. Smiley

Sessions: 4, 6

119-G

Grade Level: All

M. Erthal

Dbl. Session: 6-7 Sessions: 8

231-F

Grade Level: 3-12 Grade Level: 9-12

R. Hotes

Sessions: 2, 6

116-G

Grade Level: 6College

S. Kinder

Sessions: 1, 5

216-H

Grade Level: 7-12

C. Morris/R. LaRue

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

202-C

Grade Level: 8-12

K. Smith

Session: 1, 3

303-A

Grade Level: 9-12

L. Walker

Sessions: 1, 5

301-C

Grade Level: 9-12

B. Pacey/ S. Parrot/ Sessions: 7, 8 R.Knutson/G. Hatfield

207-H

Grade Level: 5-12

BEHAVIORS/BULLY/ DISORDERS

CAREER & TECH. ED. CTE

84


CHILD ABUSE/ PREDATORS C. Bell/P. Brinkman

Sessions: 3, 7

115-G

Grade Level: All

M. Dale

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

117-G

Grade Level: All

R. Gilbert

Sessions: 3, 7

105-G

Grade Level: All

C. Lindsey

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

124-H

Grade Level: All

L. Busch

Dbl. Session: 3-4

107-G

Grade Level: All

D. Douglas

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

232-F

Grade Level: PreK-5

T. Duff

Sessions: 2, 3, 6, 7

120-G

Grade Level: All

D. Garrett

Dbl Session: 5-6

118-G

Grade Level: K-12

D. Larkin/S. Coalson

Sessions: 1, 5

305-A

Grade Level: All

D. Madrigal

Sessions: 4, 5

215-H

Grade Level: All

K. Olsen

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

Auditorium

Grade Level: All

R. Rehfeldt/ K. Schaper/ L. Grannan

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

105-H

Grade Level: All

J. Rhodes/T. Hails

Sessions: 2, 6

110-G

Grade Level: All

K. Smiley

Sessions: 4, 6

119-G

Grade Level: All

J. Krumwiede

Sessions: 1, 3, 5, 7

218-H

Grade Level: 6-12

T. Wheeler

Session: 1, 2, 5, 6

204-F

Grade Level: All

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 3-4

231-F

Grade Level: All

S. Bishop/B. Rains

Sessions: 1, 5

106-G

Grade Level: K-5

S. Bishop/B. Rains

Sessions: 3, 7

106-G

Grade Level: 6-8

L. Cozzolino

Sessions: 1, 5

116-G

Grade Level: All

B. Daman/G. Giardini

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

100-C (Girls Gym)

Grade Level: K-12

N. Hayse/K. Page

Sessions: 2, 3, 5, 6

302-A

Grade Level: K-8

J. Luer/K. Eifert

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

110-H

Grade Level: PreK-4

CLASSROOM CLIMATE/ MANAGEMENT

COACHING/SPORTS

CRT TRAINING L. Langley

CURRICULUM

85


CURRICULUM cont. B. Pacey, S. Parrott/ R. Knutson/ G. Hatfield

Sessions: 7, 8

207-H

Grade Level: 5-12

K. Smith

Session: 3

303-A

Grade Level: 9-12

N. Timpner/ J. Gabautz/ K. Beattie

Sessions: 2, 3, 4

116-H

Grade Level: K-6

D. Madrigal

Sessions: 4, 5

215-H

Grade Level: All

J. Rhodes/T. Hails

Sessions: 2, 6

110-G

Grade Level: All

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

115-H

Grade Level: All

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

106-H

Grade Level: All

Session: 7

205-H

Grade Level: All

R. Boyer

Dbl Sessions: 1-2; 5-6

216-G

Grade Level: PreK-8

M. Dennison

Sessions: 5, 6, 8

105-G

Grade Level: PreK-8

D. Douglas

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

232-F

Grade Level: PreK-5

J. Luer/K. Eifert

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

110-H

Grade Level: PreK-4

B. Rains

Sessions: 2, 6

106-G

Grade Level: PreK-2

J. Rhodes/T. Hails R. Roane/ K. Strothmann

Sessions: 3, 7 Sessions: 1, 5

110-G 208-G

Grade Level: K-4 Grade Level: PreK-2

J. Gerry

Sessions: 2, 6

301-C

Grade Level: K-12

M. Stachyra/ T. Stachyra

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4 5, 6, 7, 8

112-F

Grade Level: All

B. Pacey/S. Parrott R. Knutson/ G. Hatfield

Sessions: 7, 8

207-H

Grade Level: 5-12

DISIPLINE

DRIVER’S ED. D. Sneed DRUG EDUCATION R. Mulch/S. Burge ERATE M. Fiscus EARLY CHILDHOOD

ENGINEERING

86


ENGLISH/ JOURNALISM M. Lamczyk/M. Farris Sessions: 6, 7

116-H

Grade Level: K-8

J. VanZandt

Sessions: 2, 3, 6, 7

123-H

Grade Level; 9-12

B. Ash

Sessions: Keynote Friday; 5-6

Gymnasium

Grade Level; All

L. Busch

Dbl. Session: 3-4

107-G

Grade Level: All

L. Campbell/ A. Campbell

Session: 3

200-C Library

Grade Level: All

C. Chambers

Dbl. Session: 5-6

107-G

Grade Level: All

L. Cozzolino

Sessions: 1, 5

116-G

Grade Level: All

E. DeRousse

Sessions: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8

220-H

Grade Level: All

A. Garrett

Sessions: 4, 8

124-H

Grade Level: K-12

C. Lane

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

200-F

Grade Level: All

M. Lee/M. Clodi

Sessions: 1, 2

306-A

Grade Level: All

M. Morris

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

207-H

Grade Level: All

R. McGuire

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6

206-G

Grade Level: All

K. Olsen

Sessions: Keynote Thursday; 1, 2, 5, 6

Auditorium

Grade Level: All

R. Rehfeldt/ K. Schaper L. Grannan

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

105-H

Grade Level: All

K. Smith

Session: 2

303-A

Grade Level: All

D. Sneed

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

115-H

Grade Level: All

K. Smiley

Sessions: 3, 4, 5, 6

119-G

Grade Level: All

J. Thompson

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4 5, 6, 7, 8

114-H

Grade Level: All

D. Wolfe

Sessions: 5, 6

100-B

Grade Level: 6-12

J. Allen

Sessions: 3, 7

301-C

Grade Level: 6-12

P. Clouse

Session: 1

105-G

Grade Level: All

R. Hotes

Sessions: 2, 6

116-G

Grade Level: 6College

C. Irwin

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8

King City Saddle Club All

GENERAL

GUIDANCE COUNSELING

87


GUIDANCE COUNSELING cont. C. Morris

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

202-C

Grade Level: 8-12

E. Gale L. Ing

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8 Sessions: 3, 7

118-G 227-F

Grade Level: All Grade Level: 7-12

P. Vineyard-Most

Sessions: 1, 8

302-A

Grade Level: All

L. Gerstner

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7

108-G

Grade Level: All

Independent Silver Band

Sessions: 5, 6

302-F

Grade Level: All

J. Lynn

Sessions: 1, 2, 6, 7

205-G

Grade Level: All

S. Milliner/ B. Pemberton

Session: 2 Dbl. Sessions: 5-6; 7-8

305-A Jeff. Co. Historical Village

Grade Level: All Grade Level: All

W. Reynolds

Sessions: 7, 8

302-F

Grade Level: All

D. Wilson

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

213-G

Grade Level: 7-12

S. Bishop/B. Lockley

Sessions: 2, 6

114-G

Grade Level: All

S. Milliner/ B. Pemberton

Sessions: 2 Dbl. Sessions: 5-6 7-8

305-A Jeff. Co. Historical Village

Grade Level: All Grade Level: All

116-H

Grade Level: K-8

Health/Health Occ.

History

IL LEARNING STANDARDS/ISAT

M. Lamczyk/M. Farris Sessions: 6, 7 IEPs/RtIs/SLDs/ J. Acord/M. Girten

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8

217-G

Grade Level: All

P. Maginel

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

105-H

Grade Level: All

C. Hamilton

Sessions: 2, 3, 6, 7

219-H

Grade Level: All

Sessions: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 121-G

Grade Level: All

INTERNET SAFETY B. Maguire

8 JUVENILE COURT Hon. T. Gamber/ Hon. D. Frankland

Session: 5

205-A

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Grade Level: All


LANGUAGE ARTS J. Rhodes/T. Hails

Sessions: 1, 3, 5, 7

110-G

Grade Level: All

G. Weatherwax/ L. Weatherwax

Sessions: 6, 7

216-H

Grade Level: 3-6

D. Douglas

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

232-F

Grade Level: PreK-5

M. Garrett

Sessions: 4, 5, 6

109-G

Grade Level: 9-12

P. Rice

Sessions: 6, 8

218-H

Grade Level: All

R. Roane/ K. Strothmann

Sessions: 3, 7

208-G

Grade Level: All

Sessions: 6, 7

306-A

Grade Level: All

Sessions: 3, 7

124-H

Grade Level: All

J. Gerry

Sessions: 2, 6

301-C

Grade Level: K-12

S. Hulbert/P. Pulley

Sessions: 5, 6

111-G

Grade Level: 7-10

S. Kinder

Sessions: 1, 5

216-H

Grade Level: 7-12

M. Lamczyk/M. Farris Sessions: 6, 7

116-H

Grade Level: K-8

E. Miles/F. Mumba

Sessions: 6, 7, 8

305-A

Grade Level: All

C. Petrak

Sessions: 5, 6, 7, 8

303-A

Grade Level: 3-8

P. Pulley/S. Hulbert

Sessions: 2, 3

111-G

Grade Level: 7-10

B. Rains

Sessions: 2, 6

106-G

Grade Level: PreK-2

B. Rains/D. Rains

Sessions: 4, 8

106-G

Grade Level: 3-8

J. Rhodes/T. Hails

Sessions: 1, 5

110-G

Grade Level: 4-12

G. Roberson

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

226-H

Grade Level: K-4

J. Sinks

Session: 3

312-F

Grade Level: K-5

M. Stachyra/ T. Stachyra

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4 5, 6, 7, 8

112-F

Grade Level: All

Sessions: 1, 8

302-A

Grade Level: All

LEARNING STYLES/ STRATEGIES

LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT T. Henry/P. Taylor LIBRARY A. Garrett

MATH/ALEGBRA/ GEOMETRY

NUTRITION P. Vineyard-Most

89


PARENTING/PARENT INVOLVEMENT J. Rhodes/T. Hails

Sessions: 3, 7

110-H

Grade Level: All

P. Rice P. Vineyard-Most

Sessions: 6, 8 Sessions: 1, 8

218-H 302-A

Grade Level: All Grade Level: All

Sessions: 4, 5, 6

109-G

Grade Level: 9-12

J. Harvester

Sessions: 2, 6

222-H

Grade Level: All

J. Rosborg

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

115-G

Grade Level: All

K. Smith

Sessions: 2

303-A

Grade Level: All

Sessions: 1, 5

112-G

Grade Level: K-2

D. Larkin/S. Coalson

Sessions: 1, 5

305-A

Grade Level: All

G. Weatherwax/ L. Weatherwax

Sessions: 6, 7

216-H

Grade Level: 3-6

B. Daman/G. Giardini

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

100-C (Girls Gym)

Grade Level: All

D. Wolf

Sessions: 5, 6

100-B

Grade Level: 6-12

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

110-H

Grade Level: PreK-4

T. Duff

Sessions: 2, 3, 6, 7

120-G

Grade Level: All

C. Irwin

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8

King City Saddle Club Grade Level: All

G. Lemmon

Sessions: 1, 2

107-G

Grade Level: All

K. Olsen

Sessions: Thursday Keynote/1, 2, 5, 6

Auditorium

Grade Level: All

K. Smiley

Sessions: 3, 4, 5, 6

119-G

Grade Level: All

PEER RESPONSE M. Garrett PERSONAL FINANCES/ FINANCE

PHONEMIC AWARENESS K. Docherty PLANNING LESSONS

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PUPPETRY J. Luer/K. Eifert RELATIONSHIPS

90


ROUNDTABLES J. Allen D. Dittmar

Sessions: 3, 7 Session: 5

301-C 115-H

Grade Level: 6-12 Grade Level: 9-12

K. Docherty A. Garrett

Sessions: 2, 3, 6, 7 Sessions: 3, 7

112-G 124-H

Grade Level: 6-9 Grade Level: All

L. Ing

Sessions: 3, 7

227-F

Grade Level: 7-12

D. Larkin/S. Coalson V. Mitchell

Sessions: 1, 5 Session: 7

305-A 107-G

Grade Level: All Grade Level: All

J. VanZandt

Sessions: 2, 3, 6, 7

123-H

Grade Level: 9-12

T. Wheeler

Sessions: 2, 6

204-F

Grade Level: All

J. Dively/R. Marshall

Session: 3

109-G

Grade Level: All

J. Rosborg

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

115-G

Grade Level: All

B. Wright

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

223-H

Grade Level: All

R. Boyer

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 5-6

216-G

Grade Level: PreK-8

N. Frakes/ G. ZumMallen J. Gerry

Session: 7

233-F

Grade Level: All

Sessions: 2, 6

301-C

Grade Level: K-12

G. Hollmann

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

117-G

Grade Level: All

M. Lamczyk/M. Farris

Sessions: 6, 7

116-H

Grade Level: K-8

V. Keener

Sessions: 1, 7

109-G

Grade Level: K-12

E. Miles/F. Mumba

Sessions: 6, 7, 8

305-A

Grade Level: All

G. Roberson

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

226-H

Grade Level: K-4

J. Sinks

Session: 3

312-F

Grade Level: K-5

M. Stachyra/ T. Stachyra

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4 5, 6, 7, 8

112-F

Grade Level: All

N. Timpner/ J. Gabautz/K. Beattie

Sessions: 2, 3, 4

116-H

Grade Level: K-6

J. Thompson

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4 5, 6, 7, 8

114-H

Grade Level: All

D. Hattendorf

Sessions: 3, 7

100-B

Grade Level: All

G. Lemmon

Sessions: 1, 2

107-G

Grade Level: All

J. Rhodes/T. Hails

Sessions: 1, 5

110-G

Grade Level: 4-12

SCHOOL LAW

SCIENCE/ ASTRONOMY/SPACE

SELF DEFENSE/ SELF ESTEEM

91


SMART BOARD M. Dennison S. Martin B. Rains

Sessions: 5, 6, 8 105-G Dbl Sessions: 1-2; 3-4 212-H Sessions: 2, 6 106-G

Grade Level: PreK-8 Grade Level: All Grade Level: PreK-2

B. Rains/D. Rains

Sessions: 4, 8

106-G

Grade Level: 3-8

N. Frakes/ G. ZumMallen

Session: 3

233-F

Grade Level: All

Independent Silver Band

Sessions: 5, 6

302-F

Grade Level: All

M. Lamczyk/M. Farris Sessions: 6, 7

116-H

Grade Level: K-8

J. Lynn

Sessions: 1, 2, 6, 7

205-G

Grade Level: All

J. Sinks

Session: 3

312-F

Grade Level: K-5

G. Weatherwax/ L. Weatherwax

Sessions: 6, 7

216-H

Grade Level: 3-6

J. Acord/M. Girten

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8

217-G

Grade Level: All

C. Hamilton

Sessions: 2, 3, 6, 7

219-H

Grade Level: All

T. Henry/P. Taylor

Sessions: 6, 7

306-A

Grade Level: All

P. Maginel

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

105-H

Grade Level: All

M. Morris

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

207-H

Grade Level: All

J. Rhodes/T. Hails

Sessions: 1, 2, 3 5, 6, 7

110-G

Grade Level: All

R. Rehfeldt/ K. Schaper/ L. Grannon

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

105-H

Grade Level: All

E. Sandusky

Sessions: 5, 6

213-G

Grade Level: All

B. Wright

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

223-H

Grade Level: All

L. Cozzolino

Sessions: 1, 5

116-G

Grade Level: All

D. Douglas

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

232-F

Grade Level: PreK-5

N. Frakes/ Gary ZumMallen

Sessions: 3, 7

233-F

Grade Level: All

A. Garrett

Sessions: 4, 8

124-H

Grade Level: All

D. Garrett

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 5-6

119-H 118-G

Grade Level: K-12

SOCIAL STUDIES/ GEOGRAPHY

SPECIAL ED.

Student Improv./ Achieve.

92


STUDENT IMPROVE./ ACHIEVE L. Ing

Sessions: 1, 5

227-F

7-12

C. Irwin

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8

King City Saddle Club All

C. Lane

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

200-F

S. Milliner/ B. Pemberton

Sessions: 2 305-A Dbl Sessions: 5-6; 7-8 Jeff. Co. Historical Village

All

C. Petrak

Sessions: 5, 6, 7, 8

303-A

3-8

B. Rains

Sessions: 2, 6

106-G

Prek-2

J. Shadowens

Sessions: 3, 4, 7, 8

116-G

All

L. Gerstner

Sessions: 2, 6

108-G

All

N. Frakes/ G. ZumMallen

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 5-6

233-F

All

R. Hunt

Session: 6

121-G

All

C. Lane

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4 5, 6, 7, 8

200-F

All

M. Lamczyk/M. Farris Sessions: 6, 7

116-H

K-8

D. Mahinda

Sessions: 1, 5

120-G

7-12

S. Martin

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 3-4

212-H

All

K. Strothmann/R. Roane

Sessions: 2, 6

208-G

All

E. VanKavelaar

Sessions: 1, 5

123-H

All

P/ Vineyard-Most L. Walker

Sessions: 1 Sessions: 1, 5

302-A 301-C

6-12 9-12

B. Lockley

Sessions: 3, 5, 7

114-G

All

N. Osborne

Session 7

226-H

All

G. Roberson

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6

226-H

K-4

All

TEACHER RESOURCES

TEACHER IMPROVEMENT/STRATEGIES

93


TECHNOLOGY L. Allen

Sessions: 1, 3, 4 5, 7, 8

235-F

Grade Level: All

J. Dively/R. Marshall

Session: 3

109-G

Grade Level: All

M. Erthal

Dbl. Session: 6-7

231-F

Grade Level: 3-12

M. Fiscus

Sessions: 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 205-H Dbl. Session: 3-4 207-H

Grade Level: All

N. Frakes/ G. ZumMallen

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 5-6

233-F

Grade Level: All

J. Gerry

Sessions: 2, 6

301-C

Grade Level: K-12

R. Hunt

Session: 6

121-G

Grade Level: K-12

C. Lane

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

200-F

Grade Level: All

B. Maguire

Sessions: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8

121-G

Grade Level: All

S. Martin

Dbl. Sessions: 1-2; 3-4

212-H

Grade Level: All

L. Morrison/L. Skorch Sessions: 1, 3, 5, 7

212-G

Grade Level: All

T. Parker/J. Bana

Sessions: 3, 4

213-H

Grade Level: All

R. Roane/ K. Strothmann

Sessions: 1, 5 3, 7

208-G

Grade Level: PreK-2 Grade Level: All

L. Skorch/L. Morrison Sessions: 2, 6

212-G

Grade Level: K-12

M. Stachyra/ T. Stachyra

Sessions: 1, 2, 3, 4 5, 6, 7, 8

112-F

Grade Level: All

K. Strothmann/ R. Roane

Sessions: 2, 4, 6, 8

208-G

Grade Level: All

B. Timmering

Sessions: 2, 3, 6, 7

214-F

Grade Level: All

P. Vineyard-Most

Session: 1

302-A

Grade Level: 6-12

S. Bishop/B. Rains S. Bishop/B. Rains

Sessions: 1, 5 Sessions: 3, 7

106-G

Grade Level: K-5 Grade Level: 6-8

E. DeRousse

Sessions: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8

220-H

Grade Level: All

A. Garrett

Sessions: 4, 8

124-H

Grade Level: All

M. Garrett

Sessions: 4, 5, 6

109-G

Grade Level: All

Writing/Author

94


95


96


97


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MT. VERNON CONFERENCE 2010 CPDU evidence of Completion Form INSTRUCTIONS: This copy is for your records. For each session attended, please show the appropriate documentation label available from your presenter. Exhibits may only be counted once. A maximum of 5 CPDUs may be claimed each day as long as a label is obtained for each CPDU. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2009 Keynote Exhibits

8:30-10:00a.m. 8:30-10:00a.m.

Place Documentation Label Here

Session #1 Exhibits

10:15-11:15a.m. 10:15-11:15a.m.

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Session #2 Exhibits

11:30-12:30p.m. 11:30-12:30p.m.

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Session #3 Exhibits

12:45-1:45p.m. 12:45-1:45p.m.

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Session #4 Exhibits

2:00-3:00p.m. 2:00-3:00p.m.

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010 Keynote Exhibits

8:30-10:00a.m. 8:30-10:00a.m.

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Session #5 Exhibits

10:15-11:15a.m. 10:15-11:15a.m.

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Session #6 Exhibits

11:30-12:30p.m. 11:30-12:30p.m.

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Session #7 Exhibits

12:45-1:45p.m. 12:45-1:45p.m.

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Session #8 2:00-3:00p.m. EXHIBITS CLOSED

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Mt. Vernon Conference XXXI Registration Form Thursday, October 28, 2010 and Friday, October 29, 2010 Attendee _____________________________________________ Day (s) 28 _____ 29 ____ Job Title ________________________________ Facility Name & District _____________________ Address _________________________________ City/State/Zip ______________________________ Facility Phone Number _____________________ Contact Name _____________________________ Regional Superintendent Name (if applicable) ____________________________________________ Please indicate if an interpreter is needed.___________ If so, what kind ______________________ Organizational (entire staff attends) $20.00 per attendee one day $30.00 per attendee two days Individual (less than entire staff attend) $40.00 per attendee one or two days Administrator Academy

$100.00 (includes conference registration) $ 60.00 (if conference fee is paid separately with staff registration)

Total registration ____________ (list may be attached) Total Administrator Academy ____________ Indicate day (s) for Academy Thursday_________ and/or Friday ______ (The deadline for registrations to the academies is October 22, 2010) Total Enclosed or to be billed Send registration form and check payable to:

$_____________ Bryan Cross, Reg. Supt. of Schools Attn: Mt. Vernon Conference 1714 Broadway Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 618-244-8040

Fax this completed form with attachments to: 618-241-7870. Emailing is available for registration: pgarrett@roe25.com This form is available on our website: www.roe25.com All registrants will receive a conference name badge that is required to be worn while attending the conference. Deadline for those to be mailed is October 22, 2009. Attendees registering after October 22, 2009 may pick up their name badges at the conference registration table in the lobby of Building H. A continuing Professional Development Units (CPDU) label of completion will be provided at the end of sessions to each person in attendance. Labels are to be placed on the CPDU Evidence of Completion form included in the conference program. For CEU credit must bring form from your own facility.

**No refunds will be issued after October 1, 2010** 100


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