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June 2018

The Spirit and Craft of Teaching in the Catholic Liberal Arts Tradition

June 25, 2018June 29, 2018
Aquinas College, 4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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In collaboration with The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education, this one-week teacher training program will introduce new teachers with liberal arts backgrounds to the understanding and practice of teaching as they prepare for the daily demands of school life. The program will also be helpful to experienced teachers who are new to Catholic liberal arts education. The program will be led by Ms. Mary Pat Donoghue, ICLE’s Director of School Services, Dr. Jake Noland, Supervising Instructor at St. Thomas More Academy in Raleigh, NC., and…

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June 2019

2019 Summer Workshop for Catholic Educators

June 18, 2019June 20, 2019
Aquinas College Siena Hall, 4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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EDU 340 Foundations of Education: The Catholic School 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Aquinas College Siena Hall 4210 Harding Pike Nashville, Tennessee EDU 340 is a three-day workshop focusing on the nature, purpose, and mission of the Catholic school. Using the documents of the Church on education as the focal point, colleagues in Catholic education form a unique professional learning community as they examine the importance of the teacher in accomplishing the mission of education. This workshop is offered in…

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October 2019

NCTM Regional Conference & Exposition

October 2, 2019October 4, 2019
Music City Convention Center Nashville, TN United States

Nashville will host the annual National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional Conference and Exposition October 2-4, 2019. Student membership and complimentary registration information for students is available at nctm.org. Aquinas College instructor of math and science education Sister Cecilia Anne Wanner, O.P. will co-present two sessions October 3, 2019. Contact NCTM for details.   11:30 a.m. - Integrating Mathematics and Language Arts: Writing Short Stories with Fractions Description: Once students have been introduced to basic operations with fractions,…

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February 2020

Family Literacy Night

February 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
Aquinas College Breen Hall, 4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
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"Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, and Fables, Oh My!" Family Literacy Night is open to families with elementary-age children in the Diocese of Nashville. Tonight's theme is "Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, and Fables, Oh My!" Literacy stations will be set up for families to rotate through during the evening. The stations will be led by Aquinas College teacher candidates as well as local teachers. Tips and tricks for parents for reading to children at home will be included.  The Literacy Center…

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September 2020

Education in Mission Workshop Series

September 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm
TN United States
Education in Mission Workshop Series

This webinar series from the School of Education is for all interested teachers, catechists, and parents. The monthly workshops will cover a variety of timely topics. Professional development certificates will be awarded to all participants by the Aquinas College School of Education. The cost of each webinar is $10. September 28, 2020 6:30-8:00 pm CST  Sr. Elena Marie Piteo, O.P., Ph.D. Webinar, "Cultivating Hope and Trust: Overcoming Depression and Anxiety in the Classroom"   What to Expect     We’ll…

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October 2020

Education in Mission Workshop Series

October 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm
TN
Education in Mission Workshop Series

This webinar series from the School of Education is for all interested teachers, catechists, and parents. The monthly workshops will cover a variety of timely topics. Professional development certificates will be awarded to all participants by the Aquinas College School of Education. The cost of each webinar is $10.   Workshop II October 19, 2020 6:30-8:00 pm CST  Dr. Annette Little, Ph.D., BCBA-D Webinar, "Effective Classroom Management"   What to Expect     Managing a classroom is essential to ensuring…

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Literacy Center Webinar: Guided Reading Groups

October 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
TN

FREE The Aquinas College School of Education Literacy Center invites you to a free one-hour Virtual PD Session ideal for Kindergarten-Third Grade teachers. Come learn more about creating guided reading groups in your classroom! Dr. Elizabeth Donlon, Ed.D. will discuss how to conduct guided reading groups, use anchor texts, analyze texts for complexity, and how to encourage students to use text-based evidence. Certificates of participation will be sent to all attendees for PDPs. October 21, 2020 6:30-7:30 pm CST Dr.…

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November 2020

Literacy Center Webinar: Catholic Social Justice Themes Through Children’s Literature

November 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
TN
Social Justice Webinar

FREE The Aquinas College School of Education invites you to a free webinar designed especially for teachers and families with elementary-age students. Dr. Elizabeth Donlon, Ed.D. will explore themes of Catholic Social teaching and discuss picture books you can read to your children that involve each theme. November 9, 2020 6:30-7:30 pm CST Dr. Elizabeth Donlon Webinar, "Catholic Social Justice Themes through Children's Literature"     FLYER - "Social Justice Webinar"   About the Presenter Dr. Elizabeth Donlon Elizabeth Donlon,…

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