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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 - Learning is not a spectator sport

Learning is NOT a Spectator Sport

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014

Registration will close September 4.

Location: Emporia, KS

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Fall 2014 - Creating Text Sets to Engage Students

Creating Text Sets to Engage Students

Date: Friday, September 12, 2014

Registration will close September 5.

Location: Emporia, KS

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Fall 2014 - What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Student Motivation and Engagement

What Every Teacher Needs to Know about Student Motivation and Engagement

Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Registration will close September 9.

Location: Emporia, KS

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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1-Day Workshop: Common Sense about the Common Core

Common Sense About the Common Core

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014 (rescheduled)

Location: Emporia, KS

Registration will reopen in the Fall.

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

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Fall 2013 MTSS Structuring

Structuring Training for Reading or Mathematics

Location: Structuring Training is held at your site.

More Information

Contact Dawn Moews to schedule Structuring Training.

Fall 2013 MTSS Implementation

Implementation Training for Reading

Location: Implementation Training is held at your site.

More Information

Contact Dawn Moews to schedule Structuring Training.