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**NOTE** Our preliminary Conference Schedule is up, but we will continue to edit it as we hear from Participants (even during the conference). Check back often for the most recent changes.

REGISTRATION COST FOR THIS YEAR IS $850 (minus CSA Discount).

Designed for new and veteran SmartLab™ Facilitators, the Advanced Facilitator Development Conference prepares STEM K-12 educators to support and facilitate student learning and skills development for career and college readiness. AFDC participants gain experience and knowledge of instructional strategies and the principles of project-based learning, develop expertise with a variety of advanced technologies, participate in authentic STEM practices, and learn to integrate cross-cutting concepts and content. Don’t take our word for it, hear about the experience from our Facilitators and Trainers in this video!

Workshop Outcomes:
Increased expertise with project-based, student-driven learning. Development of performance-based assessment rubrics and methodologies.Ability to integrate STEM disciplines and practices along cross-cutting concepts. Demonstrated advancement in proficiency with STEM technologies.

Questions?
Do not hesitate to call us at 800-458-2880 option 2 or email support@clsonline.com 

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Informational Session [clear filter]
Monday, June 24
 

10:40am CDT

Introduction to SmartPads
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea.Interesting Fact: I... Read More →


Monday June 24, 2019 10:40am - 12:00pm CDT
Classroom 2

10:40am CDT

Middle School Facilitators: Break out Session
Speakers
avatar for Bill Steinbach

Bill Steinbach

STEM Teacher, Northwood Junior High School
Bill Steinbach is a middle-school STEM teacher and technology leader at Northwood Junior High School in Highland Park. He has presented at both the ICE conference and NICE MiniCon. He currently runs a district-wide robotics competition for grades 4-8 and sponsors broadcasting and... Read More →
avatar for Tammy Partlow

Tammy Partlow

STEM Teacher, Rawlins Middle School
Tammy Partlow facilitates the Middle School STEM program in Rawlins, WY. She loves all things STEM! However, Photoshop Elements, Carvey, EV3, CrazyTalk 8, and Scratch are among her favorites. She currently runs the robotics club for 6-8 grade and is the sponsor of the RMS broadcast... Read More →


Monday June 24, 2019 10:40am - 12:00pm CDT
Classroom 3

1:00pm CDT

What's New: 2019 Development in a Nutshell
Speakers
avatar for Haley Huberty

Haley Huberty

Instructional Coach, Creative Learning Systems
As an Instructional Coach, I conduct remote trainings and provide support to SmartLab facilitators and trainers. I am passionate about equipping facilitators with all of the resources needed to be successful. I am so excited to attend AFDC for the first time this year!
PM

Penelope Moody

Curriculum Writer, Creative Learning Systems


Monday June 24, 2019 1:00pm - 2:20pm CDT
SmartLab 1
 
Tuesday, June 25
 

10:40am CDT

10:40am CDT

Introduction to the CLS Summer Camp Program
Speakers
avatar for Haley Huberty

Haley Huberty

Instructional Coach, Creative Learning Systems
As an Instructional Coach, I conduct remote trainings and provide support to SmartLab facilitators and trainers. I am passionate about equipping facilitators with all of the resources needed to be successful. I am so excited to attend AFDC for the first time this year!
PM

Penelope Moody

Curriculum Writer, Creative Learning Systems


Tuesday June 25, 2019 10:40am - 12:00pm CDT
Classroom 1

1:00pm CDT

2:40pm CDT

Google Apps in the SmartLab
Speakers
avatar for Nick Balsick

Nick Balsick

Systems Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea.Interesting Fact: I... Read More →


Tuesday June 25, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm CDT
Classroom 1

2:40pm CDT

Tech 101: LanSchool, Deep Freeze, Impero, Servers, etc.
Speakers
avatar for Ashley Roeder

Ashley Roeder

Senior Support Specialist, Creative Learning Systems


Tuesday June 25, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm CDT
SmartLab 2

2:40pm CDT

Whole Staff Training: Taking the Learning out of the Lab
Speakers
avatar for Haley Huberty

Haley Huberty

Instructional Coach, Creative Learning Systems
As an Instructional Coach, I conduct remote trainings and provide support to SmartLab facilitators and trainers. I am passionate about equipping facilitators with all of the resources needed to be successful. I am so excited to attend AFDC for the first time this year!
PM

Penelope Moody

Curriculum Writer, Creative Learning Systems


Tuesday June 25, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm CDT
SmartLab 1
 
Thursday, June 27
 

10:40am CDT

Facilitator Resources: Things you can use today!
Speakers
avatar for Haley Huberty

Haley Huberty

Instructional Coach, Creative Learning Systems
As an Instructional Coach, I conduct remote trainings and provide support to SmartLab facilitators and trainers. I am passionate about equipping facilitators with all of the resources needed to be successful. I am so excited to attend AFDC for the first time this year!
avatar for Tammy Partlow

Tammy Partlow

STEM Teacher, Rawlins Middle School
Tammy Partlow facilitates the Middle School STEM program in Rawlins, WY. She loves all things STEM! However, Photoshop Elements, Carvey, EV3, CrazyTalk 8, and Scratch are among her favorites. She currently runs the robotics club for 6-8 grade and is the sponsor of the RMS broadcast... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 10:40am - 12:00pm CDT
Classroom 1

10:40am CDT

Gamification in the SmartLab
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea.Interesting Fact: I... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 10:40am - 12:00pm CDT
Classroom 2

10:40am CDT

1:00pm CDT

Classroom Observations for SmartLab Learning
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea.Interesting Fact: I... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 1:00pm - 2:20pm CDT
Classroom 3

1:00pm CDT

The Professional Development Pathway
Speakers
avatar for Haley Huberty

Haley Huberty

Instructional Coach, Creative Learning Systems
As an Instructional Coach, I conduct remote trainings and provide support to SmartLab facilitators and trainers. I am passionate about equipping facilitators with all of the resources needed to be successful. I am so excited to attend AFDC for the first time this year!


Thursday June 27, 2019 1:00pm - 2:20pm CDT
Classroom 1