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Jones Institute for Educational Excellence


Welcome to the Jones Institute for Educational Excellence

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JIEE houses offices for several programs; if you are looking for information about these programs, please click here.

Our Mission

The mission of Jones Institute for Educational Excellence is to provide educational leadership and service, improve the quality of instruction and teaching, conduct policy studies on emerging issues, promote excellence in all areas of learning, and contribute to the educational dialogue on national trends and issues.

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 Upcoming Opportunities:

Fall 2014 - Close Reading - for Elementary Classrooms

Close Reading:
Practice and Planning for
ELEMENTARY Classrooms

Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014

Registration will close September 18.

Location: Emporia, KS

Register for this workshop

Fall 2014 - Using the new AIMSweb Reading & Math Assessments

Using the new AIMSweb Reading
& Math Assessments

More Information

Contact Dawn Moews to schedule training in your district.

Fall 2014 - Writing Across Content

Learning to Write While Writing to Learn:
Writing Across Content

Date: Friday, October 3, 2014

Registration will close September 26.

Location: Emporia, KS

Register for this workshop

Fall 2014 - Close Reading - for Secondary Classrooms

Close Reading:
Practice and Planning for
SECONDARY Classrooms

Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Registration will close September 30.

Location: Emporia, KS

Register for this workshop

Fall 2014 - Creating Text Sets to Engage Students

Creating Text Sets to Engage Students

Date: Monday, October 13, 2014

Registration will close October 6.

Location: Emporia, KS

Register for this workshop

Fall 2014 - Formative Assessment Practices for the Teaching of Writing and Revision

Formative Assessment Practices
for the Teaching of Writing and Revision

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Registration will close October 7.

Location: Emporia, KS

Register for this workshop

Fall 2014 - A Framework of Fun! Learning Through and From Games

A Framework of Fun!
Learning Through and From Games

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014

Registration will close October 9.

Location: Emporia, KS

Register for this workshop

2014 Tilford Conference Flier

20th Anniversary
Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism

Dates: Monday, October 20 & Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Registration will close October 15.

Location: Emporia, KS

Register for this conference

1-Day Conference: Common Sense about the Common Core

Common Sense About the Common Core

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014 (rescheduled)

Location: Memorial Union, Emporia, KS

Register for this conference

2014-15 MTSS Implementation

MTSS Implementation

Implementation Training for Reading

More Information

Contact Dawn Moews to schedule Implementation Training in your district.

Fall 2014 - Promising Practices in Writing Instruction

Promising Practices in Writing Instruction in a World of College and Career Readiness

Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Registration will close October 28.

Location: Emporia, KS

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Fall 2014 Reaching Rigor - Mathematics

GRADES K-4

Reaching Rigor, Relevance & Coherence with the Kansas College & Career Ready Standards

Date: Monday, November 10, 2014

Registration will close November 5.

Location: Emporia, KS

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Fall 2014 - Doing Social Studies in the 21st Century

Doing Social Studies in the 21st Century

Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Registration will close November 5.

Location: Emporia, KS

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Fall 2014 Reaching Rigor - Mathematics

GRADES 5-8

Reaching Rigor, Relevance & Coherence with the Kansas College & Career Ready Standards

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014

Registration will close November 5.

Location: Emporia, KS

Register for this workshop

Reading Recovery Logo

17th Annual Kansas Regional Reading Recovery® & Early Literacy Conference
"Celebrating 30 Years of Success"

Date: Monday, November 17, 2014

Location: Emporia, KS

Fall 2014 - Learning is NOT a Spectator Sport

Learning is Not a Spectator Sport

Date: Monday, December 1, 2014

Registration will close November 24.

Location: Emporia, KS

Register for this workshop

2014-15 MTSS Structuring

MTSS Structuring

Structuring Training for Reading or Mathematics

More Information

Contact Dawn Moews to schedule Implementation Training in your district.