Social Studies Leadership Team

Secondary Educators 2015-16


Social Studies Department Chairpersons are invited to attend whether their position is official, unofficial, or as result of being "voluntold". During these sessions which be a combination of professional development and meeting time, educators will learn about the latest social studies information and share effective instructional practices.

Lunch is on your own, there is no cost, but pre-registration is required.

Time spent during these meetings is designed to increase clarity of understanding and application of effective social studies education so that all students experience high achievement.


Social Studies Leadership meetings are an opportunity for Secondary Social Studies Leaders to collaborate on improving student achievement.

During these meeting teachers will

  • Collaboratively plan and work on future implementation of the newly revised State Standards and Expectations
  • Learn about ways to incorporate SAT Review and preparation
  • Learn about MI free eBook Project

  • Collaborate on summative assessment development and use of the new World History testlets

  • Learn about improving the implementation of formative assessment process

  • Continue discussing and sharing ideas about implementing effective grading practices

  • Participate in round table discussion to identify collaboration opportunities
  • Deepen understanding of Social Studies
  • Deepen understanding of Google Drive

First of Four Meeting Dates

Monday, Oct. 12th, 7:30am-2:30pm

2413 W Maple Ave

Flint, MI

Day 2: Tuesday, December 8, 2015, Room 102AB

Day 3: Tuesday, February 9, 2016, Room 102AB

Day 4: Thursday, March 3, 2016, Room 102AB

All Session will be 7:30 to 2:30. Lunch is on your own and there is no cost to participate.

What to Bring

  • Your own device, but a laptop will be provided if you do not have one
  • Your Google account login and password to use, not to share of course :)
  • Lunch or money to buy lunch off campus
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