2017 Spring Principal Ready

Inquiry Based Learning through MAPSS

PRESENTERS: Ms. Penny Willard; Ms. Amanda Robertson; Mr. Drew Bolton; Ms. Lee Hunter; Mt. Airy City Schools

Join us to learn first hand how teachers and students across the region have been impacted through professional development that develops the inquiry-based learning environment. A panel of teachers, principals and central office support personnel will share how both problem/project-based learning have shifted the mindset of both students and teachers. The team will share successes and challenges with participating in a consortium. Principals will learn the importance of instructional coaching and how it can be used to build and enhance their teacher leadership skills.

Location: Ballroom

Penny Willard ~ MAPSS Grant Coordinator ~ Mount Airy City Schools

Amanda Robertson ~ 4th grade Teacher ~ Jones Intermediate School~ Milken Educator Award Winner 2016

Drew Belton ~ MAPSS Lead Teacher ~ Mount Airy City Schools

Lee Hunter~ Curriculum Facilitator ~ Jones Intermediate School

Summary & Reflection


Activity - Time for Collaboration

  • How do you plan to use the information you learned today?
  • How can you share what you learned in this session with colleagues?
  • How might you use this session and resources to build capacity in your own district or charter school?