March 1 - 2, 2019 | Noblesville Parks & Recreation Annex, Ivy Tech Noblesville, 300 N. 17th St., Noblesville
The conference by teachers, for teachers.
This conference aims to enhance educator skills and bring fresh, new ideas into the classroom or school to improve student learning.
All times ET.
Friday, March 1
6:30 - 10 p.m. | Registration & Exhibitors
7 - 7:20 p.m. | Icebreaker
7:25 - 8:30 p.m. | Welcome & Keynote Speaker, Dr. Lori Desautels, "Revelations in Education"
8:30 - 10 p.m. | Dessert & Fruit Reception with Wellness Activities & Networking
Saturday, March 2
8 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. | Registration & Exhibitors
8 - 8:45 a.m. | Continental Breakfast
8:50 - 9 a.m. | Welcome, Teresa Meredith, ISTA President & National Board Certification Recognition
9 - 10 a.m. | Keynote Speaker, Jody Urquhart
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. | Breakout Sessions
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Breakout Sessions
12:30 - 1:15 p.m. | Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | Breakout Sessions
2:45 - 3:45 p.m. | Breakout Sessions
3:45 p.m. | Closing
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Note: Selecting a session on the conference app does not guarantee attendance. The sessions are first-come, first-served as space allows.
A highly sought-after, funny motivational speaker, Jody Urquhart is a former comedian whose motivational speeches deliver humor with a meaningful message. Urquhart is the author of All Work & No Say, a best-selling book that shattered assumptions that work can’t be rewarding and fun. A motivational speaker for over 16 years, she speaks at over 60 organizations and associations every year and is a top keynote speaker.
Lori Desautels, Ph.D.
Dr. Lori Desautels is an undergraduate and graduate assistant professor at Butler University in Indianapolis. Desautels previously taught emotionally troubled upper elementary students, worked as a school and private counselor and served as a behavioral consultant for Methodist Hospital in the adolescent psychiatric unit.
Desautels has published in several scholarly journals, along with two books. She graduated with a bachelor’s in special education from Butler University, a master’s in counseling from Indiana University and earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from Indiana University.
Good Teaching Conference registration is open to ISTA members. There is no cost for ISTA members to attend.
The Good Teaching Conference is now accepting non-member educator registrations through close of registration. The cost for non-members is $250. Non-member educators will use the same registration link posted above.
Registration closes Feb. 19.
Good Teaching Conference attendees are responsible for their travel and accommodations. Here is a list of hotel accommodations near the venue.
Fairfield Noblesville, 17960 Foundation Dr., Noblesville 317-776-9900
Courtyard Noblesville, 17960 Foundation Dr., Noblesville 317-770-7800
*Drury Inn & Suites Indianapolis Northeast, 8180 Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis 317-849-8900
*Drury Inn Indianapolis Northwest, 9320 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis 317-876-9777
*Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing, 8787 Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis 317-846-2700
Baymont Inn & Suites, 16025 Prosperity Dr., Noblesville 317-770-6772
Holiday Inn Express, 13625 Tegler Dr., Noblesville 317-316-0606
*ISTA member discounted rates available for hotels using ISTA member benefits. Visit ista-in.org/travel to view and book hotels with ISTA rate.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Noblesville Indianapolis Conference Center 317-849-8900
Holiday Inn Express, 13625 Tegler Dr., Noblesville 317-876-9777
Cambria Suites, 13500 Tegler Dr., Noblesville
Hampton Inn, 11575 Commercial Dr., Fishers 317-913-0300
Baymont Inn & Suites, 16025 Prosperity Dr., Noblesville 317-770-6777
Baymont Inn & Suites, 9790 N by NE Blvd., Fishers 317-578-2000
Hilton Garden Inn, 9785 N by NE Blvd., Fishers 317-577-5900
Holiday Inn Express, 9791 N by NE Blvd., Fishers 317-558-4100
SpringHill Suites, 9698 Hague Rd., Indianapolis 317-841-0416
Good Teaching Conference Materials
Conference materials and presentations from previous Good Teaching Conferences can be found on the edCommunities group, ISTA Good Teaching Conference. If you haven’t yet signed up for edCommunities, visit mynea360.org to register. EdCommunities provides access to an online, national community of educators and professional groups to connect with your peers.
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