Start Date: January 23, 2022
Start Time: 6:00 PM Eastern
End Date: January 25, 2022
End Time: 12:30 PM Eastern
Type: In Person
Address: Sheraton Charlotte
555 South McDowell St
Charlotte, NC 28204
This professional development opportunity is designed for those who offer academic support in an independent school. Classroom teachers, learning specialists, and directors of academic support are all invited to learn together about the latest research, curriculum, instructional strategies, and best practices for supporting all learners in an independent school. Network with others in the field to discover practical solutions and strategies to foster student success.
NOTE: SAIS does not utilize the services of a housing vendor for any events. Neither SAIS nor the hotel will call you to make reservations over the phone. Please use the above hotel link to secure your reservation directly with the Sheraton Charlotte.
Providing a safe environment for learning is top priority. We need your help achieve this.
We want to keep you safe and healthy. All participants will be asked to:
As COVID-19 guidelines continue to shift, we will adjust accordingly.
Participation in SAIS events signifies an attendee’s acknowledgement of infectious and other diseases and voluntary assumption of the risk of exposure or infection by attending the event. Attendees agree to comply with all guidelines and procedures, including distancing and/or masking, that may be implemented by SAIS, in accordance with recommendations from the CDC and other public health authorities.
Cancellations received before January 3 via this form will be refunded less a 20% processing fee. After that date refunds are no longer available, but replacement registrants are welcomed. In the event that SAIS cancels the event, attendees will be notified and the cost of registration will be refunded via the original payment method.
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November 19, 2021
Join fellow learning specialists to share best practices for academic support in our schools. We’ll discuss what’s working in assistive technology, helpful tools and templates, and how to address accommodations in the classroom. When applicable, we’ll break into small groups by division for more targeted topics.
October 22, 2021
Following the recommendations for Make It Stick, we’ll look at how the book’s topics, like spaced practice and retrieval, apply to academic support. ACT angst is back again, so this month we’ll also have a breakout group for anyone dealing with those challenges.