K20 Innovative Learning Institute 2019
November 21 - Embassy Suites in Norman, OK
8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
The K20 Innovative Learning Institute offers many opportunities for learning and sharing through more than 60 professional development and networking sessions, discussion panels and guest speakers. To help participants focus on a specific area of interest or need, the sessions are organized into strands that significantly impact education.
- Technology Integration for Authentic Learning
- Strategies and Approaches to Student-Centered Learning
- Developing Shared Vision and Shared Leadership
- College and Career Readiness
20th Annual Nancy O' Brian Lectureship Keynote Speaker
Marcia L. Tate, Ed.D, is the former Executive Director of Professional Development for the DeKalb County School System, Decatur, Georgia. During her 30-year career with the district, she has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, and staff development executive director.
She received the 2001 Distinguished Staff Developer Award for the State of Georgia and her department was chosen to receive the Exemplary Program Award for the state. Marcia is currently an educational consultant and has taught over 450,000 administrators, teachers, parents, and business and community leaders throughout the world.
Participants in her workshops refer to them as the best ones they have ever experienced since Marcia uses the 20 strategies outlined in her books to actively engage her audiences. Marcia received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and elementary education from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
She earned her Master’s degree in remedial reading from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, her specialist degree in educational leadership from Georgia State University and her doctorate in educational leadership from Clark Atlanta University. Spelman College awarded her the Apple Award for excellence in the field of education. Marcia is married to Tyrone Tate and is the proud mother of three children: Jennifer, Jessica, and Christopher; and six grandchildren: Aaron, Adian, Christian, Maxwell, Roman. And Shiloh.