Intermediate Unit Education Foundation Speakers Series
Each year, the Bucks County Schools Intermediate Unit brings nationally known speakers to Bucks County. One way in which this is accomplished is through the annual Speakers Series. This series provides meaningful, ongoing professional learning opportunities to the educators, parents, and students of Bucks County and beyond.
The annual Speakers Series is planned through the Bucks County Intermediate Unit Education Foundation. Proceeds are applied directly toward teacher grants to support the work of special education teachers.
The Bucks County Intermediate Unit is
pleased to offer to the educators of the county a unique and exciting
opportunity to view video clips of today"s leading educational minds. In order to receive additional information about these speakers, please click on the pictures below.
Real Science!....Real Explorer!
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
A scientist, explorer, wildlife correspondent, anthropologist and inspirational speaker, Dr. Mireya Mayor, a Ph.D. in anthropology, has reported on wildlife and habitat issues to worldwide audiences for more than a decade. For more information about the speaker please visit - www.mireyamayor.com
Great Breakout Sessions :
Reading to Learn the Content through the Environment and Ecology Standards
Dr. Patricia Vathis
Environment, Ecology and Science Advisor for the P.D.E.
How to Build Scientific Content Literacy and Inquiry
Please click here for more details about this exciting day and registration!Click here for a printable flyer!
"Let the Truth Be Told: Reading in the Age of
Twitter" - Please click here to view Walter Dean Myers video!
March 25, 2010 Keynote: Walter Dean Myers
Literacy transformed Walter Dean Myers"
life. During his keynote, Walter Dean Myers will focus upon the
importance of literacy, especially during the years of exponential
Walter Dean Myers has written over fifty
books, which have received numerous awards, including two Newbery
Honors, five Coretta Scott King Awards and four Boston Glove-Hom Book
Cultural Intelligence: Education in an Adaptive Environment - November 19, 2008 Keynote: Jennifer James
you were able to enjoy Jennifer James" presentation, "Cultural
Intelligence: Education in an Adaptive Environment," on November 19.
In order to make Dr. James" thought-provoking presentation and her
responses to questions accessible to all Bucks County educators, the
Bucks County Intermediate Unit has collaborated with students from
Institute of Technology in the production of 5 video
segments from her keynote address in Langhorne, PA.