BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
THE MPA PROUDLY PRESENTS A STATEWIDE BOOK GROUP
Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind
Exclusive to MPA
Limted to 20 participants
First Come First Served
Sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association
50 Industrial Drive, Augusta, Maine
Poverty is a growing state-wide issue. Many aspects of poverty are out of schools’ control; however, there are many things that schools CAN do to engage students who live in poverty.
Using Eric Jenson’s text, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind: Practical Strategies for Raising Achievement,
this professional development opportunity will give you strategies for teaching and working with students and parents who live in extreme poverty. We will have the opportunity to learn from the text and each other and share information that will help all educators better meet the needs of those living in low- to no-income homes.”
MPA’s Commitment to the Participants:
- A copy of Eric Jenson’s Book, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind
- Provide timely and meaningful responses to all posts;
- Facilitate online discussions and pose higher-level questions to challenge participants’ thinking;
- Create a space to post resources for all those participating; and
- 11 Contact Hours.YOUR Commitment:
- A total of one hour (on average) per week for reading, posting responses, and online discussions with others. YOU get to choose when to read and respond to others during the week.What you will receive:
- High quality professional development on teaching students of poverty;
- A copy of Eric Jenson’s book, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind
- Access to other administrators around the state who are dealing with the same issues around poverty; and
- Access to resources to further support learning for you and your staff.