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HSSU to Host Common Core Summer Institute

ST. LOUIS, MO (July 15, 2013) – Harris-Stowe State University College of Education is proud to co-sponsor and host with Triumph Learning the Common Core Summer Institute July 25, 2013, at the William L. Clay Sr. Early Childhood Development/Parenting Education Center.

Triumph Learning is the leading publisher of K-12 Common Core resources, standards-aligned instructional materials and effective literacy programs. Their state-customized products increase student achievement and raise scores on high-stakes exams. As such, the Common Core Institute is designed to provide peer-to-peer solutions while learning from master practitioners in areas such as language arts, leadership, English and mathematics.

Keynote speaker Alan Sitomer, is a three-time Teacher of the Year Award Winner and author of 16 books for educators and young adults. Other guests and speakers include, Mark Federman, award-winning secondary school principal in N.Y.; Darryl Johnson, 2007 Missouri Teacher of the Year, author and 2013 National Teacher Hall of Fame nominee; Alex Kajitani, California Teacher of the Year; Terry Kaldhusdal, 2007 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year, former journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker; and Suzanne Skipper, instructional specialist for the Florida Department of Education and trained professional development and curriculum authority.

Registration is $149 and will begin at 8 a.m. The program will open with the keynote address at 9 a.m. followed by the workshops from 10:15 a.m.-3 p.m. Lunch will be provided and a certificate of attendance will be issued by Harris-Stowe’s College of Education.

For more information about the Common Core Summer Institute contact Diane Sanderson at (636) 578-1029 or via email at dsanderson@triumphlearning.com, or Maggie Moe at (314) 614-7308 or via email at mmoe@triumphlearning.com. For more information about Triumph Learning visit them at triumphlearning.com.

Harris-Stowe State University, located in midtown St. Louis, is a four-year institution that offers 15 degree programs in the areas of Accounting, Business Administration, Biology, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Health Care Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Information Sciences and Computer Technology, Mathematics, Educational Studies, Middle School Education, Professional Interdisciplinary Studies, Secondary Education and Urban Affairs. Ranked by U.S. News as one of America’s Best Colleges in the Midwest, the university, which has been in existence for more than 150 years, offers the most affordable bachelor’s degree in the metropolitan area.