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CACE Day 2019

September 20, 2019 @ 7:45 am - 3:00 pm


  • 7:45-8:20 am      Registration
  • 8:30-8:45 am      Welcome
  • 8:45-9:05 am      Opening Remarks by Commissioner Pender Makin, Maine Department of Education
  • 9:05-10:05 am    Keynote by Dr. Marc Brackett, Director, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University – Permission to Feel
  • 10:05-10:25 am  BREAK
  • 10:30-11:45 am   Breakout Sessions’ A-B
          • Breakout Session A for Administrators: Dr. Marc BrackettPractical Tools to Develop Emotional Intelligence
          • Breakout Session B1 for Teachers: Alex Kajitani, Speaker, Writer, Teacher – Owning It: Proven Strategies to Ace and Embrace Teaching
          • Breakout Session B2 for Nurses: Dr. Randall HimesSchool Nurse Vision Screening
  • 11:45-12:30 pm   BROWN BAG LUNCH and BOOK SIGNING
  • 12:45-1:45 pm     Breakout Sessions’ C-H
          • Breakout Session C for Administrators: Commissioner Pender Makin, Maine DOE
          • Breakout Session D for Teachers: Wendy Ross, University of Maine at Presque Isle – Principles of Motivation and Creativity to Engage the Very Youngest Learners in ELA Tasks
          • Breakout Session E for Teachers: Brittany Ray, Director of TREE: Transforming Rural Experience in Education – Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) 201:Power of The Pause
          • Breakout Session F for Teachers: Alex KajitaniInteractive Teachers’ Roundtable
          • Breakout Session G for G9-12 Teachers: Mike McCartney, English and History Instructor, The Maine School of Science and Mathematics – Using 21st Century Technology to Teach 14th Century Skills
          • Breakout Session H for G4-8 Teachers: Maureen Connell, Innovation Center Director, Caribou Middle School – Integrating Maker Activities and Technology Into the Curriculum
  • 2:00-2:55 pm       Breakout Sessions’ I-V
          • Breakout Session I for Administrators: Alex KajitaniLeadership Secrets the Work: From the Classroom to the Boardroom
          • Breakout Session J1 for “PK-6 Math” Teachers: Julie Conrad, MSAD 42 – Hitting Standards Without Overusing Worksheets!
          • Breakout Session J2 for “G7-12 Math” Teachers: Nicholas Blais, RSU 39 –Divergent Thinking for the Mathematics Classroom
          • Breakout Session K1 for “PK-6 ELA” Teachers: Lori McQuade and Tammey White, Easton School District – Speaking Students’ Language in Language Arts Class: Differentiation, Motivation, and Engagement
          • Breakout Session K2 for “G7-12 ELA” Teachers: Morgan Dunton, Maine Department of Education – Clarifying the Difference Between Knowledge of Writing and Ability to Compose
          • Breakout Session L1 for “PK-6 Science” Teachers: Patty Smith, MSAD 20 – STREAM activities – Integrating Reading, Writing, and Art with Science
          • Breakout Session L2 for “G7-12 Science” Teachers: Laurie Spooner, MSAD 24 – Next Generation Science Standards Round-Up
          • Breakout Session M1 for “G6-8 Social Studies” Teachers: Samantha Drost and Jerusha Benn, MSAD 42 – Disciplinary Literacy
          • Breakout Session M2 for “G9-12 Social Studies” Teachers: Zachary Powers, MSAD 1 and Darren West, Easton School District – Part I: Implementing a Civics Course in Your Curriculum, and Part II: Legislative Updates / Special Social Studies Topics
          • Breakout Session N for “G7-12 World Languages” Teachers: Jonna Boure, RSU 39 – Preparing Students to Earn The Seal of Biliteracy
          • Breakout Session O for “Music” Teachers: Pat Bragdon, MSAD 1 – Motivate Students to Practice and Attend Performances
          • Breakout Session P for “Art” Teachers: Jessica Goodwin, RSU 39 – Going Digital in the Art Room
          • Breakout Session Q for “Physical Education / Health” Teachers: Bryan Shaw, Easton School District and Evan Graves, RSU 39 – The State of PE/HE: PE Literacy, Latest PE Resources, and Update on Kids Heart Challenge
          • Breakout Session R for “Nurses”: Emily Poland, Maine School Nurse Consultant – School Nurse Updates
          • Breakout Session S1 for “PK-6 Special Education” Teachers: Gail Lyford, RSU 39 and Kara Bouchard, RSU 39 – Including Students with Special Needs in Regular Education Settings
          • Breakout Session S2 for “G7-12 Special Education” Teachers: Lori Scovil, RSU 39 –Including Students with Special Needs in Regular Education Settings
          • Breakout Session T for “Guidance”: Sadie Shaw, MSAD 42 and Andrea Hallett, MSAD 1 – Counselor Roundtable
          • Breakout Session U for “PreK” Teachers: Cindy Albert, RSU 39 and Paige Huston, MSAD 20 – Pre-K in Central Aroostook
          • Breakout Session V for “CTE” Teachers: Ralph Conroy, RSU 39 and Tim Prescott, MSAD 1 – Middle School CTE Initiative
  • 2:55 – 3:00 pm     Closing Remarks


September 20, 2019
7:45 am - 3:00 pm


Scott Harrison, CACE Executive Director


Presque Isle High School
16 Griffin Street
Presque Isle, ME 04769 United States
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CACE Partnership

University of Maine at Presque Isle
181 Main Street
Presque Isle, ME 04769


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Phone: 207-592-0223
Email: scott.harrison@maine.edu

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