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2021 SPDG National Meeting Agenda

2021 SPDG National Meeting

MEETING OBJECTIVES:

Participants will learn how to:

  • Make strong connections and build relationships to support student success.
  • Tell your project’s story in a way that assists with recruitment, uptake, and spread.
  • Provide professional learning that is effective and makes a lasting impression.

Pre-Meeting

– View pre-recorded videos of States telling their stories

Shorthand

– Read article 

SIM StoryCorps | The Strategic Instruction Model (SIM) (ku.edu)

– All presenters include a story of a student, family member, teacher, or unexpected result.

 

Day One: October 13

10:00 – 11:00

Pre-Session
Overview of Shorthand

Zoom

11:00 – 11:15

Conference Overview and Introduction to Keynote

Dr. Larry Wexler, Research to Practice Director
Dr. Jennifer Coffey, State Personnel Development Grants Program

Zoom

11:15 – 12:10

Keynote
Indigenous Storytelling

Stephanie Autumn, Director, Tribal Youth Resource Center

Zoom Webinar

12:10 – 12:15

Transition

12:15 – 1:00

Cross-State Meetings

Collaborative Journaling Activity

State teams meet in groups of 4 to discuss the keynote presentation and determine take-aways and connection to their SPDG efforts.

Zoom

 

1:00 – 1:25

Lunch

Videos from States

1:25 – 1:55

Tiny Tales & Quick Questions Pt. 1

15 + 15 Breakout Sessions

 

Zoom

 

1:55 – 2:05

Transition

2:05 – 2:35

Tiny Tales & Quick Questions Pt. 2

15 + 15 Breakout Sessions

Zoom

2:35 – 2:45

Transition & Break

Videos of Inspirational Work

2:45 – 3:30

Community Meetings

These discussions are open to all; it is not necessary to be part of the various communities (e.g., Coaching Community of Practice)

MTSS

Coaching

Evaluators
Family Engagement

 

 

 

Zoom
Zoom
Zoom
Zoom

3:30 – 4:00

Short Stories

Conference participants will be randomly matched for a 1:1 conversation. Each person will share 3 big ideas, 2 questions, and 1 action from the day.

Zoom

4:00 – 5:00

Zoom Lounge Open
Evaluator Room Open

These rooms can be used to meet new people, reconnect with old friends, and share ideas.

Day Two: October 14

11:00 – 11:05

Overview of Day’s Agenda

Jennifer Coffey

Zoom

11:05 – 12:00

Using Data to Tell Your Story

Consultation Protocol:
This is an opportunity to help the presenter examine a problem related to evaluation and potential solutions.

Zoom

12:00 – 12:10

Transition

12:10 – 1:00

Forum: Sharing our Stories for Stakeholder Engagement

In this more formal presentation format presenters will share how they have engaged stakeholders.

Zoom Webinar

1:00 – 1:30

Lunch
Selected Ted Talks

1:30 – 2:30

Role a-like Story Circles

In this small group activity, each participant will tell their story based on a prompt given at the beginning of the session.

Zoom

2:30 – 2:45

Transition

2:45 – 3:40

Using Storytelling in Your Professional Development

Janice Creneti

In this large-group session Janice will be describing how to use storytelling in your SPDGs professional development.

Zoom Webinar

3:40 – 3:45

Transition

3:45 – 4:00

Note to your Future Self

2 pieces of new learning and a goal for them

Each person will write 2 pieces of new learning and a goal for them that they will receive from themselves one year from now.

Tales from the Team & Leadership Award Presentation

Jennifer Coffey & John Lind

Zoom

 

 

 

 

4:00 – 5:00

Zoom Lounge Open
Evaluator Room Open

Zoom