MOESC Announces Fall Leadership Conference
Area educators and educational administrators are invited to join Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center on Monday, August 1, 2022, for their Fall Administrative Conference, titled “Engaging and Joyful Learning.” The conference will take place at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center, 890 W. 4th Street in Mansfield, with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. and the conference starting at 8 a.m. and concluding at 4 p.m.
The featured keynote speaker for the event is Dr. Ernest Morrell. Dr. Morrell is the Coyle Professor in Literacy Education and Director of the Center for Literacy Education at the University of Notre Dame. He was recently named director of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) James R. Squire Office for Policy Research in the English Language Arts. He is an elected Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, a past president of NCTE, and a co-convener of the African Diaspora International Research Network.
From 2015-2019 Dr. Morrell was ranked among the top 200 university-based education scholars in the RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings published by EdWeek. Dr. Morrell is also the recipient of the NCTE Distinguished Service Award, the Kent Williamson Leadership Award from the Conference on English Leadership, and the Divergent Award for Excellence in 21st Century Literacies. His scholarly interests include literacy studies, the teaching of English, literature for children, critical media pedagogy, youth popular culture, and postcolonial literatures of the African Diaspora.
There will also be breakout sessions on the following topics:
- Legislative and Legal Updates
- Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
- Special Education
- Communication and Marketing
- Social and Emotional/Behavioral Supports
Members of client districts can attend for $50. For those participating from a non-client district, the cost is $100. The registration deadline is July 19th, after that date no refunds will be given. Register at www.moesc.net/adminconference. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.