Spring Expo

Join Us in an Exploration into New Character Based Approaches for Engaging the 21st Century Learner

Best Practices for Character Education: Beyond Common Core

MARCH 18, 2015 4:00-8:00 PM

Bush Memorial Hall, 1st & Congress St., The Sage Colleges, Troy, NY 12180

Registration will be with BOCES

CoSER aid & professional in-service credit are available

"Bring It All Together" - The Power of Seamless Integration of Character Education and New Approaches for Engaging the 21st Century Learner

Bringing You Up to Date: School and Community Voices on the Common Core & Beyond

Best Practice Segments: 

  • Becoming a National School of Character: National School of Character Winner, West Sand Lake School, Averill Park CSD
  • Developing Civic Virtue by Engaging Students in Ethical Conversation: Dr. Philip Fusco, Assistant Director of The Academy for Character Education
  • An Inquiry into the New "Evidence Centered Testing" and "Depth of Knowledge": Dr. Bruce Crowder, former NYS Assistant Commissioner of Education
  • Using Wisdom Literature and Stories to Light Our Way: The Wisdom Thinkers Network
  • Using New Strategies to Utilize Technology to Overcome the Challenges for Engaging the 21st Century Learner: Ken Facin, Superintendent, Hoosick Falls 

Interactive Panel & Participant Discussion:

  • Charles Giglio 2015 New York State Teacher of the Year, Gloversville CSD
  • Elisabeth Ashton-Facin Student, Cambridge Central School District
  • Allison Armour-Garb Public Policy Consultant, Content Provider for the Business Council of NYS Common Core Outreach Campaign
  • Dr. Marie Wiles Superintendent of Schools, Guilderland, Academy Community Advisory Board Member
  • Richard Longhurst Executive Administrator, New York State Congress of Parents and Teachers 

Event Price: $59 includes light supper & handouts, Students $25, non K-12 educators and students register directly with The Academy