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School of Education & Human Sciences continues free virtual professional development series for 2020-21

Friday, February 05, 2021

LAWRENCE — The School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas will host the second virtual session of the Strategies Event Series at 9 a.m. Feb. 13 via Zoom.

The second session, “Being Lazy & Slowing Down in PK-12 Classrooms: A Deeper Look,” will feature M’Balia Thomas, assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum & Teaching. The session is designed as a continuation of last year’s session, but prior participation is not required.

The session is free and open to the public, though individuals must RSVP online to participate. Learn more and RSVP for Thomas’ session online here.

“In the past, we’ve been able to host an annual series of free professional development at the Edwards Campus,” said Rick Ginsberg, dean of the school. “With the pandemic this year, we are excited to continue to support professional development in a virtual manner.”

The third and final session of the 2020-2021 series is scheduled for April 17. Michael Orosco, associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, will present “Understanding Educational Neuroscience Research.” Learn more and RSVP for Orosco’s session online here.

The KU School of Education & Human Sciences is located in Lawrence and is a nationally ranked school, preparing educators and human science professionals as leaders.


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