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Empowering Educators: Reigniting Passion and Transforming Classrooms

Thursday, February 29, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST

Empowering Educators: Reigniting Passion and Transforming Classrooms

Presented by Opal Davis Dawson, Faculty, ASCD

Sponsored by ASCD

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Join us for an inspiring edWebinar to rediscover your passion for teaching. This engaging experience provides new techniques to engage students actively, leaving you energized and motivated to make a significant impact in your classrooms. Embark on this motivational journey to reach new heights, rediscover satisfaction in teaching, and form deep connections with your students, making a transformative impact in their lives.

Participants will enhance their knowledge, skills, and tools to:

  • Rekindle their passion for teaching and reignite their dedication to education, emphasizing their potential to make a significant difference in students’ lives
  • Develop and apply innovative teaching techniques that captivate and engage students, leaving them energized and motivated
  • Gain the skills and insights to soar to new heights in teaching careers, fostering meaningful connections with students and positively impacting classrooms and communities

This edWebinar is of interest to K-12 teachers, librarians, school leaders, school counselors, support staff, and paraprofessionals.

Opal Davis Dawson

About the Presenter

Opal Davis Dawson is an author, educational consultant, coach, and award-winning PreK–5 public Montessori school principal with nearly 30 years of experience in education. While principal, she led her school in the implementation of the Understanding by Design® framework, with a focus on early childhood and primary school. Also, during her tenure, Opal led her school’s implementation of professional learning communities (PLCs) to work collaboratively to improve teaching skills and the academic performance of students.

Opal has taught, led, and consulted in Title 1 and non-Title 1 schools, and her work spans small, large, urban, rural, and suburban districts. She supports school leaders, district leaders, and teachers nationally and internationally in planning and implementing improvement initiatives, capacity building, and supporting high academic achievement for diverse student populations and instructional best practices. Opal holds Master of Education and Bachelor of Arts degrees in elementary education from the University of Louisville.

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