Leading Educational Excellence

New Teacher Institute 2017

New Teacher Institute
Mission Inn Resort, Howey-in-the-Hills
September 17-19, 2017

The New Teacher Institute provides new and “nearly new” faculty members with an opportunity to connect with colleagues and to develop valuable skills and strategies for a successful start to a teaching career in independent schools.
Topics include:

Establishing Professionalism

Finding Mentors

Understanding School Culture

Managing Your Classroom

Planning Lessons

Communicating with Parents

Identifying Teaching and Learning Styles

Setting Goals

Maintaining a Healthy Work/Life Balance

Understanding Legal Issues

Institute Faculty:
Jennifer Geimer, Middle School Director, The Cushman School, Miami
Mike Jakubisin, Director of Upper School, Lake Highland Preparatory, Orlando
Suzanne Otero, K-4 Coordinator, The Pine School, Hobe Sound
Dr. Joyce Burick Swarzman, Head, Corbett Preparatory School of IDS, Tampa

Feedback from last year's participants: What did you find most helpful about this Institute?

~ Connecting with other teachers and sharing classroom ideas.
~ Excellent focus on classroom management and instruction styles.
~ This is information I will go back to the staff at my school and share.
~ I added many new tools to my teacher toolbox.
~ Great facility, great presenters and great conversation with "new" friends within the independent teaching community.

The program will begin on Sunday, September 17, at 1:30pm and end on Tuesday, September 19, at 12:00pm.
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The Mission Inn Resort is located at:
10400 Country Road 48
Howey-in-the-Hills, FL 34737

Registration Cost:
$465 (Members) | $545 (Non-Members)
(includes meals and sessions)

Hotel Room: $111
(plus applicable taxes)
Participants are expected to make their own hotel reservations. Registration fee does not include the price of the guest room. To make a reservation, call the hotel at 800-874-9053, and ask for the FCIS group rate.

Registration and Hotel Deadline:
August 18, 2017
To receive the FCIS group rate at the resort, reservations must be made on or before this date.

Cancellation & Refunds: All hotel cancellations must be made directly through the hotel and in accordance with hotel policy. Workshop refund requests must be made in writing and emailed to kdanger@fcis.org. There is a $50 processing fee through August 11, 2017, with no refunds after this date.

Please contact Alison Carlson at acarlson@fcis.org.

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