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LEA Institute: "It Takes a City: DC Does it Best!"

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Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

2660 Woodley Road Northwest

Washington, DC 20008

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*Thank you for your interest in this event. At this time all early learning seats are full. There are a limited number of K-12 seats available for educators and staff from DC public schools and public charter schools only. If you meet this criteria, please email OSSE.TTA@dc.gov to request an available ticket. Thank you!

OSSE’s Division of Early Learning and Division of Elementary, Secondary, and Specialized Education are teaming up to host It Takes a City: DC Does it Best! This institute is for you if you are an early childhood, K-12, or adult education professional serving DC students pre-K 3 through age 22. Participants will reflect on high quality and innovative evidence- and research-based practices in education and learn new strategies for success in improving outcomes for all children in the District.

Participants can choose from over 75 breakout sessions spanning these topics:

  • Early Childhood Teaching and Learning
  • Early Childhood Health and Safety
  • Early Childhood Early Intervention
  • K-12 ELA/Literacy, Reading, and Writing Instruction
  • K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Instruction
  • Foreign Language and Humanities Instruction
  • Educator Effectiveness
  • Supporting English Learners
  • Supporting Students with Disabilities
  • Positive Behavior Supports

View the event agenda [pdf]

View all K-12 breakout sessions [pdf]

View all Early Learning breakout sessions [pdf]

NOTE: Each participant must complete his/her own registration form.

For more information or questions about this event, please email OSSE.TTA@dc.gov.


Special full-day workshop for high school science teachers

OSSE is partnering with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to host “Got Lactase? From Gene to Phenotype,” a full-day workshop for high school science teachers with a focus on rigorous, standards-aligned pedagogy. Participants will explore free resources from HHMI BioInteractive, aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), to teach concepts in genetics, natural selection, and enzymes. Participants will receive free classroom-ready materials to enhance content knowledge and classroom practice.

This full-day workshop will take place in conjunction with the LEA Institute “It Takes a City: DC Does it Best!” on Thursday, May 25, 2017, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd. NW. Participants of this workshop must register specifically with HHMI, and must also register for the overall LEA Institute, for which lunch will be provided.

For questions about the HHMI BioInteractive workshop, please contact Sydney Bergman at BergmanS@hhmi.org. For questions about the LEA Institute, please contact OSSE.TTA@dc.gov.

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