Consortium Connects are online professional learning roundtables or conversations that are free for NCSSS Member Schools.
Register for the topic you're interested in. Join other teachers and administrators for professional learning and the sharing of ideas.
Consortium Connects 2019 Schedule
|March||3/28||Using Integral Calculus Throughout the Yearlong, Introductory Physics Course||Robert Dalling|
|May||5/16||Improving Student Health and Wellness|
|September||9/17||Communicating with Busy Parents||Danny Thomas & Breanne Vincent|
|TBD||Building STEM Confidence & Capacity in Girls||LaChanda Hare|
September 2019 Consortium Connects
As an administrator and leader in education, often some of your biggest challenges involve communicating your most important messages to the parents of your students. With a hectic schedule and other responsibilities to your students and organization, making sure your message is top-of-mind can be worrisome. Through this webinar, ACTIVE Network® presents insights and tips on efficient practices for getting through and making a lasting impact on these busy individuals.
Youth & Education Marketing Specialist, ACTIVE Network®
Danny Thomas is a marketing strategist and content writer for ACTIVE Network® in the Youth & Education market, developing insights from educators of private and public K-12 schools, camps, specialty class programs and surrounding communities. Danny has also worked with small to medium-sized businesses on content, branding, story-building and outreach strategies for over 10 years and has a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurial Management from the Curtis L. Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
Senior Marketing Manager, ACTIVE Network®
Breanne Vincent has been with ACTIVE Network® since 2014. Her primary focus is on the Digital Marketing offerings ACTIVE provides, working with clients on their overall marketing strategy and integrating their marketing with ACTIVE’s various marketing channels to further their reach to communities. Previously, Breanne was an Account Manager for Edmentum, working with educators with an online suite of software that provided curriculum programs for individualized learning with a goal of enhancing student achievement. She is also a former 2nd & 3rd grade teacher.
Consortium Connects Previous Conversations
Members may watch or listen to previous Consortium Connects:
- Incorporating Coding into Introductory Physics Curriculum
- Being a Better Research Project Adviser
- The 'E' in STEM: Teaching Engineering in the Classroom & Maker Space
- STEM Summer Camps
- Exploring Research Competitions
- Working in Groups vs. Group Work
- Setting Students Up For Success
- Using Integral Calculus Throughout the Yearlong, Introductory Physics Course
Seeking Conversation Leaders
We are always looking for speakers to lead the Consortium Connects conversations. You can pick a topic that's of interest or work with NCSSS to find a topic of interest for our members.