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'REACHING NEW HEIGHTS'
Fall Conference
October 6 & 7, 2014
Tan-Tar-A

Osage Beach

Keynote: Rick Wormeli

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SMCAA is honored to bring the talented Dr. Rick Wormeli to Missouri for a full - day interactive presentation/workshop packed with inspiration and motivation.

Dr. Wormeli was one of the first Nationally Board Certified teachers in America; he has 34 years teaching experience in math, science, English, physical education, health, and history and coaching teachers and principals.  His work has been reported in numerous media, including ABC’s “Good Morning America,” “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” National Geographic and Good Housekeeping magazines, What Matters Most: Teaching for the 21st Century, and the Washington Post.  He is a columnist for AMLE Magazine, and a frequent contributor to ASCD’s Education Leadership magazine.  He is the author of the award-winning book, Meet Me in the Middle, as well as the best-selling books, Day One and Beyond, Fair Isn’t Always Equal: Assessment and Grading in the Differentiated Classroom, Differentiation: From Planning to Practice, Metaphors & Analogies: Power Tools for Teaching any Subject, all five from Stenhouse Publishers, as well as Summarization in any Subject, published by ASCD.  His new book, The Collected Writings (So Far) of Rick Wormeli: Crazy Good Stuff I Learned about Teaching Along the Way was released in 2013.  His classroom practice is a showcase for ASCD’s best-selling series, “At Work in the Differentiated Classroom.”

We are confident you will be informed, motivated, and entertained by Dr. Wormeli! This is an opportunity to help make what happens in the classroom ‘Reach New Heights’!

Conference Breakout Sessions

Conference Schedule


September 2014 Regional Meeting

Considering where things ‘currently’ stand in regard to Missouri Learning Standards, It is easy to say and harder to respond to:
                                    ............."Why work on curriculum now?”

Yet MSIP5 requires:

I-5   The local board of education adopts and district staff implements, review, and revise a rigorous, guaranteed, and viable curriculum for all instructional courses and programs.

The fall regional meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss:

• How districts are adjusting (or not) their plans for curriculum development.

• How the current uncertainties can actually provide valuable opportunities.

• The real value of the Vertical Team today/tomorrow.

Click here for Dates, Locations and Registration


 

 
 BYOC

USER GROUP MEETING
November 12, 2014
Capitol Plaza Hotel
Jefferson City, Missouri


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Upcoming Webinars

 As a service to our current BuildYourOwnCurriculum members, as well as to those who would simply like to see our practical approach to curriculum management first hand, we invite you to learn more by signing up for one of our upcoming webinars listed below. If none of the dates work for you, give us a call we'd be happy to schedule a custom showing.  

 Click Here To Register

Unfortunately our sessions are limited to the first 25 attendees, so make sure to register soon!



 SMCAA 2014 - 2015 Membership

Reminder: SMCAA membership runs from July 1 to June 30 each year. You may register now for your district 2014 – 2015 membership. Many districts prefer to delay membership dues until July 1 or on this current fiscal year.

Also, please be aware that if you are a BYOC user, you must keep your SMCAA membership current in order to qualify for the BYOC/SMCAA discount. Renewal dates for BYOC and SMCAA membership do not always coincide, so please be sure to have your SMCAA dues paid for the year in which your BYOC renewal is due.

Why be an SMCAA Member

 

2014-2015 Individual/Associate Membership Registration Form (Non-District Only)