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May 6, 2019 - As a tune up for elementary and secondary school teachers before the 2019-2020 school year, the King's College Education Department will host its annual "Evidence-Based" Conference from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, August 7, in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. 

This year’s theme is “Synthesizing Education:  Classroom Innovation”.  The conference will focus on sharing innovative strategies and projects across grade and content levels. Participants will choose three of 12 one-hour workshops designed to aid Pre-K-12 teachers in the areas of science, technology, reading, writing, engineering, early childhood, arts, ESL, and mathematics. King’s faculty, as well as teachers and administrators from local schools, will present each workshop.  

The Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center is located between North Franklin and North Main streets. Early bird registration prior to July 31 is $20. Registration for undergraduate students is $10.  Pre-registration is encouraged, however walk-in registrations on the day of the event will be $30 and will be accepted starting at 8 a.m.

For more information on the evidenced-based conference for elementary and secondary school teachers, contact Janice Gavlick, King’s College Education Department, at (570) 208-5983 or Dr. Deb Carr, assistant professor and Director of the Curriculum & Instruction Graduate Program at King’s, at (570) 208-5900, ext. 5448 or e-mail