Daily Archives: July 24, 2006


National Leadership Conference-II

Bette Nelson was one of two Discovery Educators representing Illinois at the recent National Leadership Conference hosted by the Discovery Educator Network in Silver Spring, Maryland. I was pleased that she could join us for this event, particularly since Bette has the distinction of being the first teacher to submit an application and be accepted


Welcome IU8

This past Friday, Lance and I had a wonderful opportunity to visit the central part of Pennsylvania for a Day of Discovery.  Forty educators from Blair, Cambria, Bedford, and Somerset counties attended this all day conference at Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8. This diverse group of teachers, principals, curriculum specialists, and IT staff received an overview


Florida Digital Educators

I’m off and running this week. First stop was in Tampa this morning at the Florida Digital Educator Institute at USF. 100 teachers were there to learn from some of the best technology integrating specialists. Discovery provided breakfast before this group of teachers got busy. It was a pleasure seeing DEN Members -MDE teachers, Kay