Event Title

Promoting Grit for Student Success in the 21st Century

Location

Hawkins Hall, Room 153B

Start Date

1-10-2016 2:45 PM

End Date

1-10-2016 3:45 PM

Description

Participants will discuss the latest research and effective practice for promoting grit in learning environments and increasing student performance. Attendees will be provided with resources and strategies that they can implement in their work with students. Participants will be engaged throughout the presentation. Discussion and interaction will allow participants to examine their practices, collaborate and share their ideas on how they can design instructional practices to promote grit.

Comments

Dr. Kerri Erin Zappala-Piemme is an Assistant Professor in the Educational Leadership Program at SUNY Plattsburgh. She teaches graduate courses to prepare individuals to become school building leaders and teacher leaders. Previous Employment: Superintendent of Schools, Curriculum Coordinator K-12, Elementary Principal K-6, Jr.-Sr. High School Principal 7-12, CPSE/CSE Coordinator Pre-K-12, Assistant Principal K-12 and an educational consultant. Education: Ph.D. in Psychology from Syracuse University, M.S. in School Psychology and Educational Leadership from Syracuse University and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of New Mexico. NYS Certification: School Psychologist, School District Administrator, School Administrator and Supervisor. NYS Licensure: Psychologist

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Oct 1st, 2:45 PM Oct 1st, 3:45 PM

Promoting Grit for Student Success in the 21st Century

Hawkins Hall, Room 153B

Participants will discuss the latest research and effective practice for promoting grit in learning environments and increasing student performance. Attendees will be provided with resources and strategies that they can implement in their work with students. Participants will be engaged throughout the presentation. Discussion and interaction will allow participants to examine their practices, collaborate and share their ideas on how they can design instructional practices to promote grit.