2015 Conference

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MSCI 2015

Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind
June 22-24, 2015 

Keynote Speakers: 

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John Almarode, Ph. D.

Dr. Almarode, a former high school math and science teacher in Virginia Public Schools, is currently an assistant professor of education at James Madison University. There he works with pre-service and in-service teachers, pursuing his research in educational neuroscience, the design and measurement of classroom environments, and STEM disciplines.

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Eric Jensen, Ph. D. 

Dr. Jensen was a middle school English teacher in San Diego, CA and is currently a trainer and consultant for brain-based learning. Eric has authored over 30 books, one of his most recent being Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind: Practical Strategies for Raising Achievement.