"Gearing Up for 21st Century Challenges in Social Studies" Conference Registration Form
The Mid Hudson Social Studies Council is hosting a professional conference day on Tuesday November 6, 2018. The conference will be held at Minisink Valley High School from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. "Gearing Up for 21st Century Challenges in Social Studies" will offer a series of 50 minute workshops that focus on content, inquiry strategies, and assessment support. Highlights of the Conference include Keynote Speaker, author, and news anchor Cheryl Wills, an SED update, and an extended work session on preparing students for the Global Regents' CRQs. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to mingle with colleagues, learn from others, and share your ideas!
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Schedule for the Conference
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM: Registration, Vendors, Continental Breakfast
8:50 AM - 9:30 AM: Opening Remarks from Mid Hudson Social Studies Council and Business Meeting
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM: Keynote Speaker Cheryl Wills

Participants will then have the choice of
10:30 AM - 12:45 PM: New CRQ Double Session: Understanding and Developing the Constructed Response Sections for the Framework Global Regents Exam - Presenters from NYSED CRQ committee
10:30 AM - 11:25 AM - Session A
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM Break
11:50 AM - 12:45 PM Session B

12:50 PM - 1:00 PM Evaluation

Cost of the Conference
The conference fee is $40 for current teachers and administrators. This includes the cost of the conference and membership in the Mid Hudson Social Studies Council. The cost for preservice teacher and retirees is $20. Please see the information below about how payment should be made.
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Purchase Orders will be accepted. Checks or Purchase Orders should be made out to Mid Hudson Social Studies Council and can be mailed in advance to Kathy Wurster, 5 Howard Drive, Newburgh, NY 12550. If paying by cash, it should be brought with you on the day of the event. Checks will also be accepted the day of the event. If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Wurster at treasurer@midhudsonsocialstudies.org.
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