Friday April 15th - Session A - 9:45 - 10:55 AM
Double Concurrent Sessions: 9:45 AM - 12:20 PM
Sess.
Room
Workshop Title
Presenter(s)
Position(s)
Workshop Docs/Links
AB1
PAC
Creating a Robust Student Dialog Environment Where Students Talk More than Teachers—the Skills of Making Students Thinking Visible (MSTV)
Dr. Jon Saphier
Author, Consultant, and Founder/President of Research for Better Teaching, Inc.

AB2
301
LGBTQ Model Curriculum Units for the ELA and Social Studies Classroom
Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students
DESE

AB3
226
Open Art Studio Time
Christina Erb
Birch Meadow & Wood End Visual Arts Specialist

Session A: 9:45 - 10:55 AM
Sess.
Room
Workshop Title
Presenter(s)
Position(s)

A1
339
A.L.I.C.E. - An Enhanced Lockdown for School Safety
Dr. John Doherty and Michael Muolo
RPS Superintendent and School Resource Officer

A2
315
Anyone Can Code! Hosting an Hour of Code in Your K-5 Classroom
Kara Larcome, Courtney Ahearn and Martha LeGrow
North Andover Public Schools STEM Coordinator, Library Media Specialist and IT Support Analyst

A3
336
Changing the Dialogue: Devices as Tools, Not Distractions
Julie Cremin and Kerry Gallagher
St. John's Prep Digital Learning Specialists

A4
338
Creative Activities That Create A Positive School or Classroom Culture
Eric Sprung
Eaton Principal

A5
Café
Cultivating Cultural Awareness
Sara Burd
RPS District Leader of Social Emotional Learning

A6
224
Engaging Students with the Standards of Mathematical Practice
Chris Friberg
Coolidge Math Teacher

A7
332
Essay Bootcamp: Improving Student Language and Writing Fluency
Tricia Stodden and Tonia McGuire
RPS District Literacy Coach K-8 and Killam Gr. 4 Teacher

A8
319
Exploring Google Classroom
Marcia Grant and Meg Powers
Coolidge and Parker Instructional Technology Specialists

A9
321
Improving Attendance and Truancy
Tony Pierantozzi
Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc.

A10
311
Investigating and Addressing Teen Sexting Behaviors
Michelle Margolis
Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc.

A11
328
It’s Not a Script: How to Make Units of Study Your Own
Lorene Marx and a panel of K-5 Teachers
North Andover Public Schools PreK-12 Humanities Coordinator

Sess.
Rm.
Title
Presenter
Position

A12
413 Distance Learning Lab
Mathematics as a Second Language (for all grade levels)
Mahesh Sharma
Professor of mathematics, founder/president of the Center for Teaching & Learning of Mathematics

A13
235
Mindfulness in the Classroom
Kathleen Ingemi and Maria Simon
Eaton and Birch Meadow Grade 1 Teachers

A14
204
MTSS at the Secondary Level - Making it Work in MS and HS Settings
Christine Downs
May Institute, Inc. PBIS Coordinator

A15
234
On Cloud Nine Math Program
Krista Erikson and Kerry Mullen
Eaton LLD Teacher and Birch Meadow Learning Center Teacher

A16
208
PBIS, Mental Health & Community Partners Working Together in Schools PRE-K-12
Maureen Tracey and Kathy Francoeur
PBIS District Coordinators Laconia School District and Univ. of New Hampshire

A17
308
How to Build an Inclusive Classroom
Cathy Cummins and Cathy Lawson
Executive Directors for Assabet Valley and SEEM Collaboratives

A18
305
SBIRT in Schools: A Proactive Approach to Substance Abuse Prevention
Doreen Crowe and Kelly Laroche
Wilmington Public Schools Dir. of Nursing Services & MS Guidance Counselor

A19
230
Sheltered English Instruction (SEI): Ten Things Teachers Need to Know about English Learners
Deana Bardetti and Elizabeth Dufton
Andover Public Schools ESL Instructor and Grade 2 Teacher

A20
300
Special Education Traps and Pitfalls and Legal Update
Michael Joyce
Attorney at Law: Nuttall, MacAvoy & Joyce, P.C

A21
Library
Strong Foundations: A Deep Dive into High Quality Universal Classroom Practices
George Sugai
Keynote Speaker

A22
304
Student Writing: Getting the Most Out of Conferencing
Deborah Moriarty
Literacy Consultant, Teachers21

A23
334
Supporting Students of Color
Jason Cross
RPS METCO Director

A24
307
Vocabulary Immersion: Leveraging Technology to Differentiate Vocabulary Instruction and Support Long-term Retention
Elizabeth Solomon
St. John’s Preparatory School Latin Teacher