HBU School of Education Hosts 11th Annual Teaching, Learning & Research Symposium

The Houston Baptist University School of Education is proud to host the 11th Annual Teaching, Learning & Research Symposium from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 23, in McNair Hall on HBU’s campus. The theme is “Beyond Measure: Small Changes That Make a Big Impact.” The symposium serves 1) PreK-12 teachers and future teachers in public and private school settings, 2) those who work in higher education, 3) high school students who want to become teachers, 4) as well as those interested in research related to education and the behavioral sciences.

The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Chad Jones, director of Digital Learning for Lamar CISD. Breakout sessions cover a gamut of topics ranging from bilingual instruction to technology integration. The sessions are taught by professors from multiple disciplines, area subject matter experts and doctoral students.

Dr. Dawn Wilson, an HBU College of Education and Behavioral Sciences program coordinator, said, “We believe educators of all kinds can benefit from the symposium. Past feedback from our previous years include:

‘It was worth it; I learned a lot!’

‘Excellent, organized and informative.’

‘The speakers were knowledgeable about their topic and were also fun.’

‘I gained useful ideas.’

Everyone can learn content for application.”

Online registration is $15 until March 20. On-site registration is $20 after March 21. High school students are free, but they must register by March 1. Breakfast is included.

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