Events

Upcoming Events

Degrees Not Debt – CANCELLED

Michele Ridolfi O’Neill from the Connecticut Education Association will be presenting on the topic of student loan debt for educators. Learn more about options for reducing your student loan debt, including federal student aid programs targeted at teachers.

Tuesday, April 18th – 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Neag School of Education
Gentry 144

 

Past Events


 

Informational Meeting

Want to learn more about what PDK has to offer? Join us on Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Room 144 of the Gentry Building on the UConn Storrs campus. Meet the executive board, have some coffee and treats, and find out how you can get involved.

Saturday, September 26, 2015  – 9:00 am at Central Connecticut State University

“Hope for our Children: Signs, Symptoms, and Strategies to Support Mental Health”
A Panel Discussion for Educators and Parents

 


 

Please join us on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 5:30–7:00 p.m. in Gentry 144 for FREE pizza and ice cream.

This event will be a time for existing members and potential members to network, share ideas, and corroborate with other educators. It is also a great time to reconnect to your colleagues! Pizza and ice cream will be served and information about PDK membership will be shared. We hope to see you there!

If you plan to attend, please register through Eventbrite by September 8th at noon so we have an accurate headcount for food:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdk-welcome-networking-social-tickets-12923321001


Statewide PDK Conference

The Four Connecticut Chapters of Phi Delta Kappa Present:
“Humor, A Way of Thinking, and Mind Relaxation”

Saturday, October 18, 2014
9:00 am
Central Connecticut State University
Memorial Hall ­ The Connecticut Room 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050

Cost $20.00 per person

Featuring
Joyce Saltman, Keynote Speaker

International laughter consultant and lecturer Dr. Joyce Saltman provides a laugh­filled presentation on the therapeutic benefits of humor. Laugh and learn about the sciences behind laughter and healing, how humor can be helpful, and practical ways to bring enjoyment and fun into daily living. In demand as a public speaker, often on the topic of the therapeutic value of laughter, Saltman donates all of her speaking fees to charities.

MindSet Presenters include Katie O’Donnell and Pattie Purcell who illustrate that teaching a growth mindset creates motivation and productivity in business, education, and sports as based on Carol Dweck’s decades of research related to achievement and success.

Anna Ruopp, Visionary Lights Anna elaborates upon how Healing Arts and Energy work to develop Balance and Harmony in your life. Anna is an intuitive energy worker who specializes in visual meditation, Reiki, and psychic work. She has over 25 years of teaching experience in the middle schools, and is able to bring her positive and calming energies into the classroom.

Click here for full details and registration form


An Evening of iPad Apps – CANCELLED

Regrettably, we have had to cancel “An Evening of iPad Apps” due to low registration. Please check back for our next event in early 2014. Join us for an evening of apps to help support your classroom teaching. Light dinner and network from 5:00-5:30 followed by your choice of six breakout sessions. Please see the PDF Flyer for the full descriptions of each breakout session. Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Place: Tolland Middle School – Tolland, CT Time: 5:00-7:00 PM Cost: $15 for PDK members, $20 for non-members


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UConn Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Networking Social

Welcome, pizza, ice cream, social and information Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Place: UConn Gentry Building (Neag School of Education), Room 144 Time: 6:00 PM Cost: Free of Charge – Members and Non-Members This event will be a time for existing members and potential members to network, share ideas, and corroborate with other educators. It is also a great time to reconnect to your colleagues! Pizza and ice cream will be served and information about PDK membership will be shared. We hope to see you there! RSVP to Laurie Brookes at thebrookes@aol.com by Tuesday, September 17, 2013