KAGE Conference 2018 Jana Kirchner

 

ABOUT

Jana Kirchner, Ph.D. is President of JK Consulting, and is a retired educator with 27 years of experience in the field of education. She began her career as a Social Studies and English Language Arts teacher at Greenwood High School in Bowling Green, KY. She also worked as a social studies/literacy consultant at Green River Regional Educational Cooperative (GRREC), where she coordinated three federal Teaching American History grants, provided professional development to schools, and served as an instructional coach in elementary, middle, and high schools. She was an Assistant Professor in the School of Teacher Education at Western Kentucky University and helped design and implement a clinical teacher preparation program. Jana has also worked with ACT as a Quality Core English & Social Studies professional development facilitator for teachers throughout the U.S.   Most recently, she was the Instructional Supervisor for Simpson County Schools in Franklin, KY and worked as a part of a district Teaching and Learning team on assessment, teaching strategies, gifted programs, professional development, and teacher coaching.

Sessions

Monday February 26, 1:00-3:30 p.m. M9. Inquiring Minds Want to Know… Talk, Tasks and Tools to Engage Students in High-Impact Learning (with Jennifer Sheffield).

Tuesday, February 27, 9:30 – 10:20 a.m. Developing Young Detectives by Teaching History as Mystery: An Inquiry Strategy to Challenge Gifted Learners

 

 

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last updated 02/08/2018