IMPACT New England announces seminar programs

IMPACT New England at the Center for Teaching and Learning will offer a lecture entitled, "The History of Intelligence and The Policies and Practices of American Schools," presented by Dr. Greg Ciardi on Monday, March 4, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The program, part of the E3-"Efficacy, Equity and Expectations," Leadership Seminar Series will take place in the Conference Dining Room, with parking available in lot 5.

February 27, 2002 

IMPACT New England at UMass Dartmouth’s Center for Teaching and Learning announces seminar programs 

IMPACT New England at the Center for Teaching and Learning will offer a lecture entitled, The History of Intelligence and The Policies and Practices of American Schools, presented by Dr. Greg Ciardi on Monday, March 4, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The program, part of the E3-Efficacy, Equity and Expectations, Leadership Seminar Series will take place in the Conference Dining Room, with parking available in lot 5. 

Registration fee is $10 per participant. Dr. Ciardi has a background spanning 25 years in education. He has served as a teacher, assistant superintendent, and superintendent of schools and led efforts in support of equitable schools for all students. His expertise centers on organizational development, mentoring and induction programs, and the professionalization of teaching. Ciardi is an independent consultant. 

The series continues with Using Data/Getting Results: A Practical Guide for School Improvement in Mathematics and Science, facilitated by Nancy Love on April 2-4, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The training will be conducted at the Holiday Inn in Taunton, 700 Myles Standish Blvd. Teams will use the Regional Alliance guidebook’s tools and processes and learn how to use data to support sustained and systemic reform. Cost is $300, which covers meals, guidebook, and all materials. 

Love is a senior associate at TERC, a not-for-profit education research and development organization in Cambridge. She works with schools, National Science Foundation-funded projects, state departments of education, and service providers throughout the Northeast, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to improve mathematics and science teaching and learning. Love is also a nationally known author and professional developer. 

The programs are supported in part by funding from The Regional Alliance at TERC. For more information, call (508) 910-6614. 

IMPACT at UMass Dartmouth is part of the UMD’s Center for Teaching and Learning, created in 1998 to support, strengthen, and coordinate all of UMD’s K-12 outreach activities and its own in-house teaching improvement programs for UMD faculty. IMPACT is one of seven New England Centers created with support from the National Science Foundation. Coordinated by the Center for the Enhancement of Science and Mathematics Education at Northeastern University, resources from all of the centers are accessible to schools in southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.


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