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2013-14 Program Offerings - See below. 

It is possible that Federal Stimulus and categorical funds (i.e. TITLE I, II, III, QEIA, SAIT, EIA, and school based categorical funds) can be used to pay for CVELI events. Check with your district chief business official to see if funding is available for your attendance.

Upcoming Events 

One-Day Workshop with Dr. Connie Kamm  Navigating the Common Core: Standards-Driven Instruction, Formative Assessment, Intervention and Enrichment, May 22, 2014. Register here now!

This one-day workshop led by Dr. Connie Kamm of the Leadership and Learning Center will engage participants in an interactive conversation around the implementation of Common Core with and emphasis on Standards driven instruction and formative assessments in the world of Common Core. 

Note: For those who registered for the March 6 date, this is the rescheduled event.

Connie Kamm

Connie Kamm, EdD

Recent Events

Two-Day Workshop with Becky and Rick DuFour
Marking Progress on the Professional Learning
Communities at Work Journey: Are You Soaring or Settling?

January 22 - 23, 2014
Click here for more information.

Exemplary Practices Education Leadership Conference: Shaping 21st Century Learning  Thursday, October 17, 2013.

Video featuring keynote speakers:

Dr. Eric Mazur, Harvard University on Interactive "Peer" Instruction Presentation Here     See Mazur Group website

Dr. Mariale Hardiman, Johns Hopkins University on Brain-Targeted Teaching Presentation Here    See resources on her website
Learning Unit Template
Planning Template
Capture Your Ideas
Brain Targeted Teaching

Reading Comprehension Study Guide


Session Title




Conversation with Higher Education Faculty on Interactive Instruction

Dr. Eric Mazur
Joseph Schultz
Dr. Melissa Golden

Holiday Inn
El Capitan Room


The Flipped Classroom

Kevin Scritchfield


Holiday Inn
Mt. Whitney Room


Leadership Practices in a Learning with Technology Initiative

Rich Merlo
Lora Cartwright
Chuck Gent
Steve Berry
Richard Lane

Holiday Inn
El Capitan Room


Building Strong Birth-3rd Grade Programs: Fresno County's Groundbreaking Initiative

Dr. Whit Hayslip
Wilma Hashimoto

Holiday Inn
Millerton Lake Room


Common Core Math Elementary

Christine Roberts
Aubree Short
Sophia Burr
Adela Jones

Holiday Inn
Shaver Lake Room


Shared Literacy

History Resources (Beck)

Lincoln Lesson Plan (Montgomery-Gentry)

Lincoln Speeches ppt

Common Core Lesson Plan (Peterson)


Jami Beck

Rodia Montgomery-Gentry


Amanda Peterson

Fresno County Office of Education
Room 270


Flipped Out for STEM/Math

Jon Dueck
Carl Veater
Chris Fuge

Fresno County Office of Education
Room 274


Move from Thinking to Creating

Mark Hammons
Jon Corippo

Fresno County Office of Education
Room 101 T


Previous Events

  • Exemplary Practices Conference January 2013 with Richard Elmore and Yong Zhao (Jan. 29)