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Hosted by Northern Arizona University College of Education, this conference provides a professional development opportunity for our teacher candidates as they interact with recognized outstanding teachers through keynote addresses and breakout sessions. Our teacher candidates will take away best practices used daily in the classrooms they will soon be overseeing as they enter the teaching profession. Please register for sessions below. 
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Friday, March 31 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teaching About the Real World FULL

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Schools teach reading, writing, and arithmetic. What about the 4th R... Real World? Master teachers will share their successful experiences to integrate economics and financial literacy in their classrooms at all grade levels. Find out how students may have fun and learn real world life skills. You will feel empowered by the messages and tips. You will also have a chance to win prizes from activities during this session.

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Neal Barnett

Basis Flagstaff
Neal Barnett, M.A. is a AP Social Studies instructor at BASIS Flagstaff. Over the past four years he has taught AP Microeconomics, AP Macroeconomics , AP US History, AP Government & Politics and AP World History at both BASIS Flagstaff and University High School in Tucson. Neal earned his undergraduate degree in American History from The Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University, an MA in US History from the University of Arizona... Read More →
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Michele Bentivegna

Peoria Unified School District
Michele Bentivegna is an Economics teacher in a Title I high school at Peoria Unified School District.  She has over eleven years of teaching experience though teaching was her second career. Michele has taught a variety of business classes to include:  Accounting, Personal Finance, Business Law, Banking and Credit. Michele completed a fellowship with the San Francisco Federal Reserve in 2015 and is currently in the second year of the... Read More →
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Megan Bird

Paradise Valley Unified School District
Megan Bird is a self-professed Google Geek and has developed a passion for educational technology during her 18 years teaching everything from 1st through 8th grade in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. Megan has also taught adult education in technology, early childhood, and curriculum and instruction for several higher education institutions for the past 12 years. She has a Bachelor's in Education from U of A, a Master's in Education... Read More →

Friday March 31, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastburn 174

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