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Welcome to the 2015 Natick Innovation & Learning Summit and the Natick Wellness Summit!  

DATE: Monday, November 30th, 2015 from 8 AM - 3 PM at Natick High School.
Natick High School is located at 15 West St. Natick, MA 01760

This year we will host over 850 educators and hold over 130 workshop sessions that are facilitated by expert practitioners on the tools, resources and instructional practices that Natick educators have requested.  All sessions are tagged by level and target audience to help you choose the best sessions for your interest and skill level.

This year is extra special because we are joining with the Natick Wellness Summit which has been designed to nurture the interdisciplinary roles of educators in the adoption of physical activity as a learning tool. Learn from leading neuroscientists, educators and psychologists the best practices and evidence based research to creatively incorporate physical activity into school policy, and teaching practices to enhance student’s ability to learn. 

We hope you enjoy this years summit and it allows you to deepen your professional practice.

Agenda:
7:15 AM - 8:15 AM Registration and Continential Breakfast
8:15 AM - 9:35 AM Session 1 Workshops (80 minutes) 
9:45 AM - 11:05 AM Session 2 Workshops (80 minutes)
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Session 3-L1 Workshops (45 Minutes)
12:10 PM - 12:55 PM Session 3-L2 Workshops (45 Minutes)
1:10 PM - 2:30 PM Session 4 Workshops (80 minutes)
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Exit Surveys and Health Fair Game!

Attendees and speakers should plan for lunch during session 3-L1 or 3-L2. Lunch will be available from 11 AM - 1 PM.  

SESSION SURVEY LINK:   http://goo.gl/forms/aQUUwswAKh

 
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Monday, November 30 • 8:00am - 3:00pm
DEEP DIVE: Issues in the LGBT Community: Supporting students and professionals * Must be Pre-registered to attend FULL
Limited Capacity full

Course Description: This professional development session will help participants foster safer, healthier and more respectful learning environments for all students. Together, we can ensure that all youth have access to meaningful educational experiences, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. Focused on increasing the number of adult allies in our schools and rooted in research-based training methods and adult learning principles, GLSEN Massachusetts professional development provides a comprehensive review the laws, policies, resources, and best practices for supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students.

Speakers
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Jason Wheeler

Jason Wheeler has been professionally committed to inclusion, youth development and leadership for the past 25 years. His areas of expertise include training and technical assistance, organizational and staff development, inclusion coaching, and competency assessment and curriculum development. Jason serves on the Board of Directors for the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) of MA and consults with the MA Commission on Lesbian... Read More →


Monday November 30, 2015 8:00am - 3:00pm
RM 333, Classroom Natick High School - 3rd Floor

Attendees (10)