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Homecoming Events at the School of Education

SOE Homecoming

Leadership Symposium
9:00 – 11:00 a.m., School of Education
19th Century Education in a 21st Century Economy
Ted Dintersmith ‘74
Executive Producer & Co-Author of Most Likely to Succeed

Join us for a screening and discussion about a new documentary “Most Likely to Succeed” — which premiered at the 2015 Sundance film festival — and examines possible solutions to better prepare K-12 students to succeed in a 21st century economy.

University Showcases
9:00 – 11:00 a.m., School of Education
Focusing on the Future
Dr. Tracy L. Cross
Executive Director, Center for Gifted Education
Jody & Layton Smith Professor of Psychology and Gifted Education

Focusing on the Future is a program about high-ability students for parents and counselors. Typically a full-day program, this abbreviated session will address researched-based strategies for meeting the needs of gifted students and provide an overview of resources available to families.

TeachLivE™ Demonstration
Dr. Jacqueline Rodriguez
Assistant Professor of Special Education

The TLE TeachLivE™ Lab is a cutting-edge mixed-reality environment supporting the development of varied skillsets needed for leading, managing and teaching. Through the use of avatars, it provides pre- and in-service teachers and counselors an authentic classroom experience in a simulated lab to practice content area instruction and classroom management skills. Come meet our avatar friends – CJ, Ed, Maria, Sean and Kevin – and experience TeachLivE.™

Parking is available at the School of Education Lots 1-4

Events are free, but registration requested. Please register.