TO HOST, TELEVISE AND BROADCAST KEYNOTE ADDRESS
SESSION OF COUNTY-WIDE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
ON OCTOBER 10
WQED’s Education and Community Resource Center will conduct a small group
workshop following the broadcast
PA – WQED Multimedia’s Studio A will host 200-300 teachers
for the Keynote Session of the County-wide Professional Development Day
on October 10, 2005. The televised session will run from 8:30-9:30 a.m.
on WQED tv13 and be broadcast to over 8,300 teachers at sites throughout
Allegheny County. Von Sheppard, Associate Superintendent of the Minneapolis
Public Schools, will give the Keynote Address. A message from the Pennsylvania
Secretary of Education will be included; a question and answer period
will follow the Keynote Address. WQED’s Chris Moore will serve as
host for the session.
After the broadcast, a group of 20-40 teachers will remain at WQED for
one of the 478 workshops offered as part of the conference. WQED’s
Education and Community Resource Center will conduct the workshop, which
will focus on the multimedia capacity of WQED and the resources available
to enhance classroom activities.
will tour the station and meet with management, staff and on-air personalities,
Rick Sebak, Jim Cunningham and Chris Fennimore,
who will share their program and production experiences. The group will
also attend a special screening of the Emmy-Award winning Teens OnQ, WQED’s
new career education television series geared to middle and high school
Professional Development Day is part of the “Building
On Student Success” initiative, a plan developed by superintendents
from the 42 Allegheny County suburban school districts. The Allegheny
Unit is facilitating the day. It is the first of three yearly events.
Similar conferences will be held in 2006 and 2007.
information about WQED’s Education and Community Resource
Workshop, log onto WQED’s website at www.wqed.org, click on Education
and follow the link to the “Building On Student Success” initiative.
on the “Building On Student Success” initiative,
go to www.bossac.org.
For more information on the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, go to www.aiu3.net.
WQED Multimedia provides educational, cultural and informational products
and services that enhance and engage the community. It is the parent company
of WQED tv13, WQEX – your America’s Store channel, WQED fm89.3,
WQEJ fm89.7/Johnstown, a publishing division that includes PITTSBURGH
magazine, local and national television and radio productions, www.wqed.org
and the WQED Education and Community Resource Center.
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