|PIIC Heads to Pittsburgh in February 2010|
|Monday, 14 December 2009 12:36|
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and the Pennsylvania Association of Federal Program Coordinators (PAFPC) are sponsoring the 2010 Pennsylvania/Title I Improving School Performance Conference The conference, to be held in Pittsburgh, PA at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel, will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday evening, January 31, 2010 and end at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2010.
PIIC's presentation, entitled The Impact of Instructional Coaching on Effectiveness of Secondary Instruction and on High School Student Achievement, will be among the sixty-plus session that will be offered during the conference. Representing PIIC will be Executive Director, Ellen Eisenberg, IU8 PIIC Mentor, Diane Hubona, and Tammy Miller, Chestnut Ridge Instructional Coach.
The theme of the conference is Getting results: Increasing the numbers of students who achieve PA standards in reading, mathematics and science at proficient or higher levels through the application of what is being learned through scientifically based educational research. This theme directly reflects the purpose of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 2001, “No Child Left Behind” (NCLB) and the expectation in that law that districts and schools will use federal funds to implement programs and practices that scientifically based research has found to be effective.
To read more about or register for this event, click here.