The Manresa Center for Professional Development is a collaboration of several schools dedicated to providing opportunities for educators to learn from experts in their fields and one another. This year the board has agreed to focus their programming on three areas: Character Education, Technology Education, and Inclusive Practices.
One to One Summit
Saturday, April 11, 2015
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Jesuit High School
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Keynote Speaker: Darren Hudgkins, a former secondary education teacher, staff developer, and coach who joined the Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) team in 2007. Since becoming the Director of Integrated Events, he has had the pleasure of leading, facilitating, keynoting and developing effective technology integration programs in districts to foster unique learning experiences. In addition to his professional development responsibilities, he is the IntegratED events lead for several different boutique events (IntegratED Portland/San Francisco and Spark to name a few). Along with a passion to improve education and thrive in the human condition; Darren holds a M.Ed. along with dual bachelor's degrees in Human Development and Social Sciences.
Keynote Presentation Topic: The Merchant of Someday - A holistic and pragmatic look at pedagogy and the transformational technology shift of today. The Merchant of Someday looks to inspire educators and administrators alike to look at the shift as an opportunity; instead of allowing the national narrative to dictate the failure of educators/schools.
Manresa Center Contact:
JHS Vice Principal of Professional Development & Instructional Technology
Inspired by the Catholic teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola, The Manresa Center for Professional Development at Jesuit High School is designed to provide learning opportunities for educators in curriculum research and instructional practices. In keeping with Jesuit High School's mission to foster the harmonious development of students' gifts, the Manresa Center will build a comprehensive program that will support teachers, encourage professional growth and provide opportunities for educators to share and learn from one another, locally and in outreach to the broader professional community.