National Presenters to Deliver Brain
Research Information at June Conference
Posted February 6, 2001
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HOLLAND -- Five nationally known presenters are
scheduled to deliver the latest brain research information
and discuss its impact on learning during the Midwest Brain
and Learning Institute, to be held at Hope College on
Monday-Thursday, June 25-28, at the Haworth Inn and
Educators, social workers, psychologists and
health care professionals are encouraged to attend.
Registration is underway.
The goal is to increase participants'
understanding about topics such as system change in
education, responding to neuroscience foundations of
learning, diverse brains/diverse learners, and brain
research implications for the classroom. Participants will
be part of "learning clubs" organized around like
interests/jobs. The clubs will meet daily to process their
responses to that day's keynote session, as well as have the
opportunity to meet other experts in breakout sessions.
Featured presenters include Dr. Gerald Tirrozi,
Dr. Christian Jernstedt, Dr. Joe Gusman, Dr. David Sousa and
Dr. Sig Zielke.
Dr. Gerald Tirrozi is executive director of the
National Association of Secondary School Principals and
former assistant secretary for elementary and secondary
education with the United States Department of Education.
Dr. Christian Jernstedt is professor of psychological and
brain sciences at Dartmouth College, adjunct professor of
community and family medicine at Dartmouth Medical School
and director of the Center for Educational Outcomes of the
C. Everett Koop Institute. Dr. Joe Gusman is adjunct
professor of language and literacy at the University of
California-Sacramento, and instructor at the Multiple
Intelligences Institute of the University of California-
Riverside. Dr. David Sousa is an international education
consultant, and author of "How the Brain Learns" and
"Learning Manual for How the Brain Learns." Dr. Sig Zielke
is a psychologist and researcher with the Behavioral
Healthcare Hospitals of Indiana.
Those interested in registering for the event
should contact Dr. Leslie Wessman of the Hope education
faculty at (616) 395-7738 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registrations will be taken through Tuesday, May 15, for
$395. Early bird registration runs through Sunday, April 1,
for $350. Group discounts are also available.
The Institute is sponsored by Hope College, the
Muskegon Area Intermediate School District and the Ottawa
Area Intermediate School District.
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