Faculty Summer Professional Development Accomplishments

Faculty and staff participated in many professional development opportunities this summer which will benefit students in the classroom this year.

We are grateful to have a supportive administration that encourages and funds professional development opportunities. We recognize that our students greatly benefit when our teachers explore, study, and attend conferences and workshops to hone their skills as educators and continue as life-long learners,” said Marta Pauly, Dean of Faculty & Academics.

A list of faculty who completed professional development opportunities this summer includes:

Computer Science:
Tom Lavelle, AP Summer Institute for Computer Science principles, Orlando
Tom Lavelle, Online AP Principles on Mobile Device

English:
Chad Senesak- AP Workshop for AP Language & Composition, Jax
Cathy Kanaday, AP Workshop for AP Language & Composition, Jax
Harkness workshop for English Teachers, at ESJ

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History:
Christina Milon- Stanford U. Core Practices for Inquiry-Based History Teaching,CA
Mary Hunt- Project-Based Learning (PBL), CA.
Department: Harkness Workshop for History teachers at ESJ
Alex Nichols – “Econ in the Real World: Hamilton, History & the Federal Reserve” offered by the Federal Reserve of Atlanta

Mathematics:
Brenda Vermillion- Project-Based Learning (PBL), CA.

Science:
Marion Zeiner- STEM Conference in Kissimmee, FL.
Sally Russo, AP Chemistry Workshop, Jacksonville

World Languages:
Lucy Lee, Nancy Predergast, Carolina Collins,Lucia Allen- TPRS Workshop, Jax
Gwen Miranda- Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling or TPRS (NTPRS), San Antonio

Athletics:
Andy Kidd, Chip Stroud Kasse Eppley – FHSAA Seminar, including workshops on NCAA requirements, compliance and education and mentoring for coaches

Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)Institute for New Teachers
Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
Courtney Flerlage
Shelly Long
David Schwei
Tom Lavelle
Arianne Leary
Tess Sturgeon

Lastinger Summer Scholars:
Teresa Seagle
Rebecca Hoadley
Jessica Snapp