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2017 MEA Spring Conference

Saturday, April 8th - University of Maine at Farmington

This Conference is Free for All MEA Members
To Register, Click Here

Join your peers during the MEA's Spring Conference which includes - for the first time ever - The New Teacher Summit!

In a time when so much seems uncertain in public education, the constant is your devotion to your students. this conference focuses on doing what is best for kids, because that is what educators do best!

The Spring Conference and the New Teacher Summit at the Spring Conference will offer outstanding professional development led by other educators, provide you with the needed inspiration to finish the year strong, and enhance your practical skills all while expanding your professional network.

Topics will include:

  • Escaping the Negative Reinforcement Trap: Effectively Addressing Challenging Behavior
  • Writing in STEM Education
  • From Bullies to Bathrooms: Making our Schools Safe for all Students
  • Bargaining for the Common Good

View the Complete Session Descriptions, Click Here

AND-JUST FOR NEW TEACHERS - The New Teacher Summit at the MEA Spring Conference will offer:

  • Understanding Teacher Evaluation: How to improve Your Practice and Keep Your Job
  • Parent-Teacher Relationships: Connecting School and Home
  • Making Friends with the IEP
  • Behavior Management: Creating Classroom Culture, Community & Credibility
  • Productive Talk: Creating a Strong Classroom Culture


You will earn 6 contact hours for attending this conference
This Conference is Free for All MEA Members
Conference Registration Deadline: April 1, 2017

Saturday, April 8 - Conference Agenda

7:30 to 8:20 a.m.

Registration Opens - Olsen Student Center
Light Continental Breakfast & Vendor Exhibitors

8:20 to 9:00 a.m.  Welcome Address - Roberts Learning Center
Auditorium Lois Kilby-Chesley, MEA President
& Keynote Speakers
9:10 to 10:40 a.m. Session I
10:50 to 12:20 p.m. Session II
12:20 to 1:20 p.m. Lunch
1:20 to 2:20 p.m. Session III - Unconference Time
2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Session IV



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