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Superintendent's Conference Day

Schools were closed for students on Feb. 5, but it was a full day of learning and professional development for our instructional staff!

Superintendent Dr. Teresa Prendergast and Board President Barbara Berkowitz welcomed staff to the Superintendent’s Conference Day program at South High, and introduced distinguished educator and renowned keynote speaker John Perricone.

An auditorium full of teachers for the Keynote Speaker on Superintendent's Conference Day

Following the keynote address, staff participated in their choice of more than 30 in-depth workshop sessions led by keynote speaker John Perricone, Responsive Classroom Consultant Kandace Logan, and members of our own GNPS faculty.

Staff in a professional development session on Superintendent's Conference Day

Sessions offered an opportunity for staff from across the district to collaborate on a wide range of topics, including curriculum and new standards; ENL and world languages; mental health; mindfulness; social/emotional learning; and utilizing technology to enhance instruction.