Let’s be honest…

letsbehonestWhich of the following have you done with your summer?

  • Emailed a parent
  • Emailed a colleague
  • Visited your school
  • Updated an old assignment/project
  • Thrown out an old assignment/project
  • Had an epiphany
  • Eaten a meal which took more than 30 minutes
  • Redirected a random kid in a store
  • Used the phrase: “What I hear you saying is…”
  • OTHER

And for “OTHER”, we’d love to hear about what you’re doing.

Oh, by the way — MEET 2016’s KEYNOTE SPEAKER!

c94c65_13d54af1665f4143beffd9396c9d4c06.jpg_srz_805_433_85_22_0.50_1.20_0.00_jpg_srzThe Idaho Middle Level Association is proud to announce that Derrick Boles is the Keynote Speaker for our 2016 conference!

Derrick Boles is recognized as a thought leader in human development and organizational behavior. He is known for his expertise in leadership and his authentic learning training models.

Derrick has been recognized as one of the most dynamic speakers in the country. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to support the “Ethos” of any group. Ethos is the fundamental character or spirit of a culture; the underlying sentiment that informs the beliefs, customs or practices of a group or society, any community , business or organization. His innovative approach to developing the individual has earned him National and International recognition.

He has been able to build meaningful and lasting relationships with corporations, educational institutions, civil authority agencies and national youth groups which has earned him the none formal title and respect as a “Leader of Leaders.”

Derrick is a powerful presence and an an amazing speaker, and we can’t wait to have you with us at the 2016 conference to take his message back to your schools.

In the meantime, check out Derrick’s Website and his Facebook page to see what he’s up to.  You can also see our prior post about Derrick’s Work with his Stand Up America program.

More PD Opportunities from Stand Up America

Stand Up Global LogoStand Up America is proud to offer and professional development opportunity for educators, administrators, and parents.  Bullying and intimidation are serious concerns in our schools; Stand Up America has put together an 8 hour session to provide quick recognition and intervention skills that will allow anyone who works with our youth to promote a safe and healthy environment.  This 8 hour session will provide a better understanding of what bullying and intimidation look like, how to intervene, classroom management skills to reduce the risk of bullying in the classroom, and skills that can be implemented in any situation.  For those needing CEUs, NNU has partnered with SUA to provide 8 hours of education and 10 hours of implementation credits.  This program also meets all requirements for the new Idaho Bullying Legislation.

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