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Adult Learning Principles: Presenting and Facilitating with Purpose

When working with groups, it is vital to move with intention and purpose. This two day event and virtual series will support participants in working with adult learners. Attendees will make sense of:

  • The difference between Presenting and Facilitating
  • Actions congruent with Presenting
  • Actions congruent with Facilitating
  • Strategies for engaging adult learners


Facilitator: Steve Seward



Intended Audience: Individuals who provide mathematics support:

  • ISD Mathematics Consultants/Coaches/Specialists

  • General Education Leadership Network (GELN)

  • Early Childhood Administrators Network (ECAN)

  • Early Childhood Specialists (GSRP ECSs)

  • Local District Mathematics Coaches/Specialists



Structure: Two days face-to-face (choose one of the two locations) and four two hour virtual follow up sessions


Face-to-Face Option 1: Lansing, Sept. 12 & 13

Face-to-Face Option 2: Petoskey, Sept. 22 & 23


Virtual Follow Up Sessions: 9:00 am to 11:00 am

  • Oct. 13, 2022

  • Nov. 17, 2022

  • Dec. 15, 2022

  • Jan. 26, 2022


Registration Passcode: ALP

The Surprising Importance of Early Math - For Everyone

Learn about surprising research findings about early mathematics, including its predictive power, children’s potential for learning, and what we know about effective teaching using research-based learning trajectories. Takeaways include new supports for teaching and learning early math playfully and joyfully.


Facilitator: Dr. Douglas Clements and Dr. Julie Sarama, University of Denver


Intended Audience

  • ISD Mathematics Consultants/Coaches/Specialists

  • General Education Leadership Network (GELN)

  • Early Childhood Administrators Network (ECAN)

  • Early Childhood Specialists (GSRP ECSs)

  • Local District Mathematics Coaches/Specialists

  • PreK-3 Educators



Structure: Webinar; August 29, 2022 10:00-11:30 AM


Registration Passcode: None needed

The Building Blocks of Pre-K-3 Mathematics FOR LEADERS

In this full day professional learning experience, early math leaders will engage with research findings regarding the importance of early math and consider what children know and can learn about math. Leaders will define learning trajectories and how they contribute to coherent education and the role they play in early education. They will engage with resources and research around learning trajectories to support the teaching and learning of early math.



Intended Audience:

  • ISD Mathematics Consultants/Coaches/Specialists

  • Early Childhood Specialists (GSRP ECSs)

  • Local District Mathematics Coaches/Specialists


Structure: One Full Day Professional Learning Face to Face

October 27, 2022 8:30-3:00

Location: Lakepoint Room at the Eagle Eye Golf Course, 15500 Chandler Rd, Bath Twp, MI 48808


Registration Passcode: leader

The Building Blocks of Pre-K Mathematics for TEAMS

In this professional learning experience,TEAMS of early math leaders and up to 4 teachers will engage with research findings regarding the importance of early math and consider what preK children know and can learn about math. Teams will engage in learning trajectories for subitizing, counting and geometry and connect the trajectories to instructional activities. Activities will be assigned between sessions to support implementation, conversation and growth throughout the year.


Facilitator: Dr. Douglas Clements



Intended Audience:

  • TEAMS Consisting of

    • ISD Mathematics Consultants/Coaches/Specialists OR Early Childhood Specialists (GSRP ECSs) AND

    • Up to 4 PreK educators

    • ISDs should send no more than one team.


Structure: One Full Day Professional Learning Face to Face with 4 follow up virtual sessions throughout the year.

October 28, 2022 8:30-3:00

Location: Lakepoint Room at the Eagle Eye Golf Course, 15500 Chandler Rd, Bath Twp, MI 48808

Virtual Follow Up Sessions:

  • December 2, 2022 12:00-2:00 PM

  • February 10. 2022 12:00-2:00 PM

  • March 10, 2022 12:00-2:00 PM

  • May 4, 2022 12:00-2:00 PM


Registration Passcode: team