SNU Welcomes "Great Expectations Summer Institute 2010"

The School of Education at Southern Nazarene University (SNU) is pleased to host on its campus Great Expectations Summer Institute 2010 training for hundreds of guest teachers and administrators on June 8 -11. Southern Nazarene University is located at 6729 N.W. 39th in Bethany, OK.

The Summer Institute 2010 focuses on fun, learning, friendship, networking, motivation and inspiration. Teachers who successfully implement the Great Expectations practices in their own classrooms during the school year teach sessions at the Summer Institute.

Some of the benefits of attending the Summer Institute include:
Scientifically Based Research, Better Ways to Meet National Standards, Content-Specific to Core Academic Subject Areas, Enrich Your Teaching Practices, Create a Threat-Free Learning Environment, Strategies for Effective Teaching, Comprehensive School Reform Model, Get Answers to Your Biggest Concerns, The Best Teaching Practices that Really Work, Differentiated Instruction, Motivating low-performing students, Reduce the drop-out rate, Develop Building Wide Consistency and Collaboration, Active Engagement in Challenging Curriculum, Ideas for Student’s Personal Growth and Career Skill Building.

Great Expectations Summer Institute conference brings visitors to the university campus each summer. Southern Nazarene University continues to welcome various groups from summer to summer and count it a privilege to be the host facility.

32,000 educators have participated in Great Expectations® (GE) professional development since its inception in 1991. There are trained educators in 18 States in the U.S., and in the Virgin Islands, Mexico and Japan.

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Southern Nazarene University's mission is to transform lives through higher education in Christ-centered community. As a Christian community of scholars, we model the hospitality of grace, the pursuit of truth and the practice of discipleship, all within the Wesleyan-holiness tradition, as we prepare graduates who THINK with clarity, ACT with integrity and SERVE with purpose.