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September 28th, 2013
|Keynote Speaker - Dr. Fran Arbaugh
|Session Title: Who is Responsible for Teacher Learning?
Session Title: Who is Responsible for
Session Description: In
this interactive keynote session, participants will engage in an activity and discussion intended to broaden often-entrenched
perceptions about stakeholder groups' responsibilities for teacher learning.
Dr. Fran Arbaugh is an Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at Penn State University. Her research interests
include the design and implementation of teacher development programs (both preservice and in-service) and how and what teachers
learn from these programs. Dr. Arbaugh is a former high school mathematics teacher, received a M.Ed. in Secondary Mathematics
Education from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1996 and a PhD in Curriculum & Instruction (Mathematics Education)
from Indiana University – Bloomington in 2000. She currently serves as President of the Association of Mathematics Teacher
Another Exciting keynote Speaker - Shelley Bolen-Abbott
Session Title - Building and Sustaining a Community of Practice
Session Description - How do you move from being in a group of teachers to participating
in a community of practice? How do you sustain and grow a community of practice? Hear the challenges and successes of building
and sustaining communities of practice at the regional level.
is a mathematics education
specialist at the Region 4 Education Service Center. She earned a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A&M University
and earned a M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction (Mathematics Education) from the University of Houston. She has served
at local, regional, and state levels as a teacher, assistant principal, project director, and education specialist. She was
a Project Director from 2008-2012 for the Region 4 Mathematics Collaborative as part of the Texas Regional Collaboratives.
Shelley is also a contributing writer for many of the Region 4 Education Service Center mathematics publications
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