Professional Development Institute
Workshops you'll love. Skills you'll use. Cost you'll appreciate!
This June (2019), Mount Marty College will be hosting our 5th annual Professional Development Institute. Come join us for one or more of our 1-credit graduate level workshops. Look through the tabs below to find online book studies, workshops on Social Emotional Learning, and new twists on technology. Join our engaging instructors and other in-service teachers in these interactive workshops that will result in credits good for your revitalization and teacher license renewal.
Registration for each workshop will be open through the first day of class. Please register and pay through the registration site below.
Click tabs for more info on our June Professional Development workshops in Yankton!
This book, by authors Kallick and Zmuda, maps out the transformative model of personalization that puts students at the center and asks them to employ the set of dispositions for engagement and learning known as the Habits of Mind.
Course runs from June 3-July 12, with weekly readings and online discussions. Taught by veteran PDI instructor Emily Yenny, Ed.S. Instructional Coach for Thompson School District, Loveland, CO.
Join the current trend to build your knowledge of what it looks like to intentionally model and teach Emotional Intelligence. Workshop includes time to design a classroom that builds social emotional competence in your students. Applicable for all ages of students, pre-school through adulthood.
Course dates: June 10-11 | 8:30-5:00 | Mount Marty College | Bede Hall 310
Taught by Debbi McCuin, PhD, Director of Graduate Teacher Education and researcher in the area of Social Emotional Learning.
Conference will be held on Mount Marty College campus in Yankton. Additional information and registration for the conference must be done online at www.yamwi.org.
Conference dates: June 5-6 | 7:45 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Registration for 1 credit will be an additional $50, payable beforehand or on the first morning of the conference on campus. Credit cannot be earned without registration for the conference.
Explore and practice with new technology presentation tools that can be used for content delivery or for student projects. Applicable for all ages of students.
Course dates: June 13-14 | 8:30-5:00 | Yankton High School computer room
Taught by veteran PDI instructor Faydra Christensen, MS. Teacher and instructional technology expert for Yankton School District.
Take some workshop time to understand how to use this technology to its fullest potential. Explore many offerings and apps while creating and designing lessons for your class.
Course dates: June 17-18 | 8:30-5:00 | Yankton Middle School Science lab
Taught by veteran PDI instructor Leasa Woodward, MEd and Co-instructor Carol Larrington, MEd, teachers and instructional technology experts for Yankton School District