2018 Delegate Assembly Professional Development

Friday, April 27
Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, Lincoln

For the first time in memory, NSEA will offer professional development to educators at the Association’s annual Delegate Assembly.

Any educator, whether a delegate or not, is invited to attend. The schedule includes three sessions of breakouts, plus a brief keynote by NEA Executive Committee member Eric Brown, a high school biology teacher from Evanston, Il.

Registration Details

Registration for the professional development sessions does not count as registration as a delegate to Delegate Assembly.  To register as a delegate, contact your local association leadership. To register for professional development, go to: www.nsea.org/2018pd

The tentative schedule includes breakouts listed below.

6-6:45 p.m.

  • Child Trauma and Toxic Stress: What is it and How Does it Affect Students?
  • Degrees Not Debt: Teacher Loan Forgiveness
  • Higher Education Academy Organizing Session
  • Ethnic Minority Affairs Committee
  • Educational Support Personnel (ESP) Committee

7 p.m.
Eric Brown, NEA Executive Committee member and a biology teacher from Evanston, Il.

General Breakouts, Round I
7:40 p.m.

  • Organizing for Change
  • Degrees Not Debt: Income Based Repayment
  • Utilizing School Board Contact Teams
  • Building Respect and Ending Bullying and Cruelty in Your School
  • Health Care Considerations for those Nearing Retirement
  • Dyslexia Technical Assistance Document: What You Need to Know
  • How to Measure Child Trauma and What is the Prevalence in our Schools?
  • Goaling the Distance: How to Stay Motivated
  • Concussion Recognition and Management in the Classroom
  • Social Justice Basics for Educators

General Breakouts, Round II
8:35 p.m.

  • Engaging the Next Generation in the Union
  • 2018 Legislative Session Recap
  • Presidential Parlor: A Chat with NSEA President Jenni Benson
  • EHA and the EHA Wellness Program
  • Collective Bargaining Overview
  • Social Media for Educators
  • Welcoming LGBTQ Students and Colleagues
  • All Aboard! The New NEA 360 Member Portal!
  • Educators Rising: How We Build our Profession