HANNIBAL — The Hannibal Significant University auditorium echoed with the laughter of roughly 330 teachers of the Hannibal Faculty District as Joe Sanfelippo introduced the keynote speech to kick off the district’s initial Finest Apply Meeting.
Shawn Brown, assistant superintendent of Hannibal General public School District, opened the working day, commenting that it was the 1st time all district instructors have been in the identical place at the exact time considering the fact that 2019.
The keynote speech “Impact the Narrative” not only highlighted Sanfelippo’s relatable humor as the superintendent of the Slide Creek College District in Drop Creek, Wi.,, but it also delivered a deep affect on how each day interactions subject.
“Moments of awe take place all over us all the time,” he reported. He also encouraged academics, “To Be Fearless in the Pursuit of What Sets Your Soul on Hearth.”
Sanfelippo is an award-profitable pro in instructional management, most lately profitable the Countrywide Superintendent of the Yr in 2019. He has also co-authored numerous publications, which includes the newest introduced “Hacking Leadership: 10 Strategies Great Leaders Encourage Learning That Lecturers, College students, and Moms and dads Love.”
Immediately after that instructors divided into breakout teams.
It was instructors-educating-teachers as they mentioned just take-aways from the speaker, and gleaned educating techniques from a single a further, many from numerous conferences they have attended.
Whitney Noland who led the Specialist Improvement Committee mentioned they are fortuitous that Hannibal Community College pays lecturers to attend conferences that inspire their expansion as educators. Normally immediately after academics individually show up at a conference they go back again to business as normal.
“When conferences are about, we have to go back to training and carve out time to carry out what we discovered and share with other individuals in our buildings. Not often do we have the time or possibility to share with other folks within our district,” mentioned Whitney Noland. “This is what nowadays is all about! Our individual staff are sharing factors they have acquired at conferences, factors that have interaction learners, and items they are passionate about.
“We are sharing out in the areas of technologies, curriculum, evaluation, very best educating tactics/educational strategies, and how to get the job done with college students exposed to trauma.”
Andrea Campbell, communications professional at Hannibal Community Schools, claimed the district had generous sponsors who aided make the working day a good results: Trox, Refreshment Solutions Pepsi, and Firehouse Subs.
“Their assistance of the convention also performed an crucial position in building the working day a results,” she explained.