For K-12 Teachers
One way the UCF College of Education and Human Performance promotes lifelong learning is through the development of professional learning programs and initiatives. Through workshops and conferences, our faculty leads and facilitates quality opportunities for professional growth and development, enabling access to the latest research, content and pedagogy through rich experiences that foster professional learning and networking in a variety of fields and disciplines. Explore and register for a workshop or conference today.
Exceptional Student Education
Robotics Interventions for Special Populations Robotics is a 1-day workshop facilitated by Dr. Megan Nickels focused on remediating core STEM content for vulnerable populations through the use of robotics – a format meaningful and accessible to all learners. The workshop will utilize Wonder Workshop's Dash and Lego Mindstorm's EV3 and WeDo robots. Teachers will receive grade level specific STEM content tasks aligned to state and national standards (Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards). As this is not a beginner level workshop, it is recommended that educators participate in the Beginning Computer Science in the Classroom professional development as a pre-requisite to this workshop.
The Educators' Summer Institute (ESI) is a series of workshops designed specifically to meet Educators' Recertification Requirements in working with students with disabilities (SWD). Attendees will also have the unique opportunity to visit and explore the nationally acclaimed TeachLive Lab, where they can enhance their behavior management skills in a safe virtual classroom. Other cutting-edge instructional technology demonstrations will also be available to attendees in the Technology Showcase.