Graduate Courses

Advantage Discipline’s 2017 Summer Seminar

Strategies for Effective Teaching and Learning
June 12 – 15, 2017
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
University of St. Francis | Joliet, IL

Option 1: $550 for 3 hours of graduate credit (includes graduate credit tuition and required materials)
Option 2: $450 for PDHs (includes seminar fee and required materials)

REGISTER HERE for the 2017 Summer Seminar

The focus of the 2017 Joliet Seminar is to provide strategies that will assist educators to create an academic environment that promotes optimal teaching and learning for all students.

Monday and Tuesday: Michael Grinder
The Cats (Students) in the Doghouse (School)

Making Your Classroom a Humane Society: Establishing Relationships with Reluctant Learners and Hard-to-Reach Students

Michael Grinder is an author and world renowned expert in the science of non verbal communication, non verbal leadership, group dynamics, advanced relationship building & presentation skills.

Wednesday and Thursday: LaVonna Roth
Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E. and Brain Friendly Strategies for an Interactive Classroom

Applying brain research to dramatically increase student engagement.

LaVonna Roth is an internationally known consultant, author, presenter, and staff development designer. Educators throughout the United States and Canada have benefited from her knowledge and understanding of how the brain works. LaVonna’s unique ability to apply the latest brain research into motivating and engaging presentations, as well as lesson designs, has drawn rave reviews from school administrators and teachers.