USF Best Practices Showcase coming for educators

Jan. 30, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The University of Saint Francis invites area education professionals to the seventh annual Best Practices Showcase, in which educators from across Indiana share their teaching strategies as they learn and share with colleagues in a professional community. The showcase will be March 1 from 7:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Pope John Paul II Center and Doermer Family Center.

The showcase focuses on research-based teaching strategies promoting the success of a diverse range of students. Talented educators will share “what-works” practices. Presenters will address a variety of topics, including: integrating technology from kindergarten through high school; engagement strategies; the “flipped classroom;” literacy across content areas; integration of fiction and non-fiction; and assessment strategies, among others.

Participants will earn five professional growth points by attending the showcase. Pre-registration for workshops of choice is available at Seating is limited. Free Wi-Fi will be available to all attendees. Purchase orders will be accepted as payment. Contact Nancy Hankee at or 260-399-7700, ext. 8405, for more information.

  The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 60 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs in five schools: The School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. More than 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence. The university has a regional campus in Crown Point, Ind.

Media Contacts

For all University-related matters, please contact:

Trois Hart
Associate Vice President of Marketing
T: 260.399.8050
C: 260.415.2401

Yvonne Schroeder
Director of Communication
T: 260.399.7700 ext. 6413

Sandie Phalen
Director of Marketing and Development
Crown Point
T: 219.488.8888 ext. 5421


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