2018: Cognitive Connections
Sarah Ward, an internationally recognized Speech/Language Pathologist, helped teachers and other educational professionals learn hands-on, practical strategies she has developed with her co-director, Kristen Jacobsen, to improve cognitive skills in students. Teachers learned powerful strategies that could be implemented in classrooms easily.
2017: Trauma Informed Practice in Schools
Dr. Craig Pierce, LMFT, LPCC, of the Southwest Family Guidance Center and Institute, presented specific new techniques to address the effects of trauma in classrooms and how to build trauma informed practice at the school level.
Check out the Facebook Live video here:
Part 1: https://www.facebook.com/GoldenAppleNM/videos/1328323810619774/
Part 2: https://www.facebook.com/GoldenAppleNM/videos/1328531150599040/
2016's conference grew into a 2-day event complete with renown keynote speaker Robert Ahdoot of YayMath! and breakout sessions to fit more uniquely fit all grade levels and subjects.
For more information about breakout the general conference, visit the "about" section
2015's first Golden Apple Conference was all about "Differentiated Learning," led by Kathleen Kryza