Summer Institute 2018:

Everything YOU Do MATTERS

Save the Dates: June 18, 19, 20, and 21

Every one of us has a critical role to play in nurturing and developing every aspect of the students with whom we interact. Join us, and earn up to 2 university credits or 50 SCECHs, as we acquire and deepen our skill sets in working with academics, fitness, citizenship, social-emotional wellness and more.

Watch for Summer Institute course offerings on the site in mid-April.

Registration is NOW OPEN on WISDOMWHERE.

Two-Day Micro Courses: Monday & Tuesday OR Wednesday & Thursday

Monday & Tuesday Courses

Wednesday & Thursday Courses

The first morning of each course set features a common half-day keynote session

in Jamrich Hall on the campus of NMU (8:00 a.m. 11:30)

Following the keynote session, participants spend the afternoon (12:30 - 3:30) and following full day (8:00 - 3:30) in focused course content of their choosing.

Lunch is "on your own" each day (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

*3:30 to 4:00 p.m. is time set aside by the instructor to confer with participants individually or in small groups or to expand upon topics.

Course Offerings as of April 30th

  • Engineering for K-12 Teachers and Creating Multidisciplinary Science & Engineering Lessons- Kelly Cichy, Ph.D.
  • Foundations of Math Preview -Briana Bancroft, Ishpeming Public Schools
  • Desmos: An Essential Tool for the Math Classroom -Mike Maki, DSISD
  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources in Your Classroom- Abbey Palmer, MSU Extension
  • UP Health Project- Support Learning by Support the Whole Child- Kelly Johnson-Sager, MARSA; Lisa Jo Gagliardi, EUPISD; and Lisa Carley, DSISD
  • Holocaust and Genocide Curriculum Training- Robin Axelrod
  • Exploring the "isms" through Discussion of Fiction and Nonfiction Texts Dr. Wendy Farkas
  • Computational Thinking for All Students -Ann Parsons Newman (Early Childhood & Lower EL)-
  • Computational Thinking for All Students Ann Parsons Newman (Upper EL & Middle school)-
  • Ready to play? Exploring BreakoutEDU -Gaby Eyzaguirre, MARESA
  • Tech Tools of the Trade 2018- Gaby Eyzaguirre, MARESA
  • Open the Door to Open Education Resources – Amanda Stoel & MI #GoOpen Team
  • College and Career Readiness Through Teacher Externships- -Brian Sarvello and James Yates
  • Teaching Writing Matters -Kristen Peterson, Ph.D.
  • Applied Book Arts, An Educator's Tool- Lorenzo Cristaudo, B.F.A.
  • Carousel of Special Education Resources and Strategies – Tammy Nyen &MARESA Consultants
  • Recognizing and Responding to Issues of Mental Health- Phil Heffner-Gardiepy, GLRC and Kelly Johnson Sager, MARESA

Marquette-Alger RESA, Northern Michigan University and the Michigan Education Association

Celebrating our 29th year of Summer Learning for educators!

Link brings you to the MARESA Wisdomwhere page; from here you can get to all other U.P. ISDs.