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2019-2020 Professional Development Calendar

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Full Sail University

3300 University Blvd

Winter Park, FL 32792

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Full Sail University will be offering FREE professional development workshop opportunities throughout the 2019-20 school year.



FEATURED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

From Game of Thrones to Sesame Street: Open QA with Stephen Beres, Full Sail Graduate and HBO VP of Media & Production Operations

WED, SEPTEMBER 25TH (4:00PM - 5:30PM EST - ONLINE)

Stephen Beres currently serves as Vice President of HBO's Media, Technology & Production Operations group where he leads a west coast based team of technologists in pushing the state of the art in digital production and interactive experience for record-setting television shows like Sesame Street, West World, and Game of Thrones. Hear about his experiences in the industry and participate in an open QA session.



ADDITIONAL UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTS


Intro to Microsoft for Education: Empowering your School to Achieve More

WED, SEPTEMBER 18TH (4:00PM - 5:30PM EST - ONLINE)

Join Taylor Lowe, Educator at Park Avenue Christian Academy & Microsoft Innovative Educator: Expert/Master Trainer, for our 1st professional development of 2019-2020 SY. The world is changing faster than ever – as are the skills students will need to be life-ready by the time they graduate. With affordable and easy to manage technology that transforms classroom time, educators can focus on delivering personalized learning experiences that help enable better learning outcomes. This talk will provide an introductory overview of hardware and software solutions provided by Microsoft to empower your school to achieve more.


OCPS & SCPS Teachers of Year Present Learning Strategies for General Education and ESE

WED, OCTOBER 2ND (3:00PM - 6:00PM EST - CAMPUS)

Sarah Hall (2020 SCPS Teacher of the Year) and Melissa Pappas (2020 OCPS Teacher of the Year) invite you to come celebrate teaching and learn easy to implement strategies for both general education and ESE elementary students. With a combined twenty years in the elementary classroom, Sarah and Melissa are excited to share their personal experiences and the mindset shifts which have greatly elevated their classroom culture, student outcomes, and behavior support. Resources and tools will be provided so you can put into practice immediately. Topics will include Social Emotional Learning, Inclusion, Self-Regulation, and Trauma Sensitive Teaching.



THIS MONTH'S LIVE STREAM EVENTS (ONLINE)


"Global Grads" International Event

SEPTEMBER 19TH (11:00AM - 12:30PM EST - ONLINE)

Join 2018 Film Bachelor's Grad, Cesar Castaño, in a candid conversation on his journey through Full Sail and after graduation.

During his time at Full Sail Cesar Castaño wasted no time jumping head first into the creative fray, interning with NXT in the Camera Department while simultaneously working on three short films in his first year as the SFX Makeup Artist and Production Designer. Cesar continued to contribute and dedicate time towards Full Sail using his filming experience to assist in live events such as Hall of Fame 8, and also working on the event Happy Halloween as an SFX Makeup Artist.


"Full Sail On Air" Events

Full Sail On Air is an ongoing lecture series featuring monthly in-person and live-streamed events with our graduates, employers, and other industry experts.

Full Sail On Air is a student-run production environment that provides valuable and unique experiences and insights to our students both on-campus and online. All productions are streamed and archived on YouTube to give our students the opportunity to become more engaged with the Full Sail Community.

Register and select your sessions of choice to receive the private YouTube streaming link for each session.



THIS MONTH'S CAMPUS EVENTS


Full Sail Final Project Showcase (Technology Degrees)

SEPTEMBER 5TH ( 10:00AM - 1:00PM )

Join us for a tour of Full Sail's learning environments with a focus on emerging tech degrees. The tour will conclude in the Live Venue where Full Sail students showcase their projects crafted in the Gaming, Game Art, and Simulation/Visualization degree programs. This event is offered both for Teacher's Only and Student Group Tours.


FREE WWE NXT Passes for Educators (+1 Guest)

SOLD OUT - SEPTEMBER 25TH (6:00PM - 10:00PM)

OCT 16TH ( 6:00PM - 10:00PM ) - NOW AVAILABLE
LIMITED AVAILABILITY - SIGN UP TODAY!


In May 2012, Full Sail University and WWE launched a partnership to bring live tapings of WWE NXT to the Full Sail campus and create a scholarship fund for students. In the years since, this partnership has resulted in hundreds of hours of practical production experience for students, multiple career networking opportunities for students and grads, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarship awards.

FREE Tickets for Educators (+ 1 Guest) available.

All interested teachers MUST have transportation to campus and open availability on the specific day of the pass.




ONGOING EVENTS (YEAR-ROUND)


HS Campus Experiences (Tour & Workshop)

CAMPUS ONLY - STUDENT SPECIFIC

Full Sail University's Outreach Team is excited to announce our NEW “Campus Experience” for visiting groups. These “Campus Experiences” include a tour and an interactive workshop for High School Groups.

Register here to request information.


Educator VIP Tours

CAMPUS ONLY - EDUCATOR SPECIFIC

Full Sail Teacher Outreach offers educator specific VIP Tours of our campus and learning environments with a Lunch and Learn option. Register here for additional information about Educator VIP Tours.

Register here to request information.


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3300 University Blvd

Winter Park, FL 32792

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