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Thursday, February 6 • 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Relevance: The Future of Education

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Have you been hearing buzz words such as personalized, learner-centered, innovative, project-based in way that overwhelms instead of excites? In this session, I will bring all the transformational initiatives together under one roof: relevance. We will dig deep in to our own belief systems of education, so that we can better understand and contribute to the future of education in our state, nation, and world.

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Gina Meinertz

Spring Grove Public Schools
I was a Montessori Adolescent Teacher in a multi-age, interdisciplinary, and project-based setting for nine years. I was a Principal and Curriculum Director at Caledonia Public Schools for five years. This year I took a position as a Transformational Leader in Spring Grove, MN. I... Read More →

Thursday February 6, 2020 2:25pm - 3:25pm CST
Bloomington Room