Motivating Teachers – Empowering the Heart
Aired October 2020
ScreenBeam® is honored to be a strategic partner of Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence (BRSE) and host of this webinar series exploring a variety of topics selected for their relevance to fostering school improvement and student achievement. Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence (BRSE) is a non-profit 501©3 organization that has been serving schools across the nation since 2001.
The BRSE one-of-a-kind assessment survey provides actionable insights that can be used as the starting point for school improvement. Their comprehensive approach to helping schools includes professional development and support, best practice sharing, conferences and networking.
Our nation faces a severe teacher shortage and teachers are leaving the profession at alarming rates. The audience will leave this session with strategies to engage their staff in our most important work; developing meaningful relationships with all of our students. In so doing, not only will our best teachers remain in teaching- they will thrive.
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Dr. Akil Ross
Sr. Principal at Chapin High School in Chapin, SC.
Kerry Gallagher is the Assistant Principal for Teaching and Learning at St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Massachusetts. She is also the Director of K-12 Education for ConnectSafely.org, an EdSurge Columnist, and an active blogger. Her multi-award winning blog can be found at www.KerryHawk02.com and she is on social media @KerryHawk02.
Prior to moving into administration, Kerry served as a middle school teacher, high school teacher, and then digital learning specialist for over 15 years. Kerry received the 2014 Yale-Lynn Hall Teacher Action Research Prize for her submission on the use of mobile devices for a paperless public school classroom.
In 2015, she was a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator, the Family Online Safety Institute recognized her with the Outstanding Achievement Award, and she was a MassCUE Featured Educator. In 2016, Kerry was an ASCD Emerging Leader and received the MassCUE Pathfinder Award. In 2017, Kerry was selected as a Future Ready Instructional Coaches Thought Leader, and in 2018, she received SmartBrief’s Annual Educator Content Award for her EdSurge column. Kerry is a TEDx and keynote speaker and also shares her expertise by designing professional learning for school districts around the country.