2015 Conference

2015 SRATE/GATE Conference: October 8-10

at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel

Jekyll Island Club Hotel

“Shaping the Future of Education: 
Creating Access, Opportunity, and Equity”
Strands:

Advocacy, Diversity, and Social Justice;   Agents of Change: Innovative Professional Development, Research, and Practices;   The Impact of Policies and Reform on Teaching and Teacher Education;   Promoting Student Engagement and Student Learning; Recruiting and Retaining Quality Educators;   Using Technology to Promote High Quality Teaching and Learning

Preview the program here:  2015 SRATE/GATE Conference Program

SRATE 2015 Conference at a Glance:

Wednesday, October 7:

8:00pm                       GATE Executive Committee Meeting (DuBignon)

Thursday, October 8:

8:00am-5:00pm       Conference Registration

8:30-11:30am            SRATE Board Meeting (DuBignon)

11:00am-1:00pm      Georgia Field Directors Association Meeting and Luncheon (Pulitzer)

Speaker: Dr. Alfrieda Manson, President, Fort Valley State University

11:30am-1:00pm    Lunch on your own

1:00-1:50pm             Concurrent sessions A* (pages 10-11)

2:00-2:50pm             Concurrent sessions B* (pages 12-13)

3:00-3:50pm             Concurrent sessions C* (pages 14-15)

4:00-4:50pm             Special Session: Georgia Sea Turtles (Club Ballroom; pages 16-17)

5:00-5:50pm              Reception: Georgia Sea Turtle Center (foot path to Center on page 17)

6:00pm                       First General Session and Dinner (Morgan Center; pages 18-19)

Speaker: Dr. Stevie Chepko, CAEP, Senior Vice Pres. of Accreditation

Friday, October 9:

8:00am-5:00pm      Conference Registration

8:00-8:50am             Concurrent sessions D

9:00-9:50am              Concurrent sessions E

10:00-10:50am          Concurrent sessions F

11:00-11:50am         Concurrent sessions G

12:00-1:50pm            Second General Session and Awards Luncheon

Speaker: Mr. Dennis W. Bega, US DOE, Natl Director of Regional Ops.

2:00-2:50pm              Concurrent sessions H* (pages 32-33)

3:00-3:50pm              Concurrent sessions I* (pages 34-35)

4:00-4:50pm              GATE Membership Meeting (Club Ballroom)

5:00pm                        Dinner on your own

6:00pm                       Sunset Cruise (Ticketed event)

Saturday, October 10:

8:00am                         Conference Registration

8:00-8:50am               Concurrent sessions J* (pages 36-37)

9:00-9:50am              Concurrent sessions K* (pages 38-39)

10:00-10:50am          Concurrent sessions L* (pages 40-41)

11:00am-12:00pm    SRATE Business Meeting; all are welcome (Club Ballroom; page 42)

Guest Speakers:
Dr. Stevie Chepko, Senior Vice President of Accreditation, CAEP

Dr. Stevie Chepko will be the Keynote Speaker during the Opening General Session, scheduled for Thursday October 8 at 6:00 pm.

Mr. Dennis Bega, US Department of Education

Bega photo

Mr. Dennis Bega will be the Keynote Speaker during the Second General Session, scheduled for Friday October 9 at Noon, during the Awards Luncheon.

Jekyll Island Club Hotel
371 Riverview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA  31527

Room Reservations:  800-535-9547; 912-635-2600