Helping educate young minds is a beautiful, rewarding career, but we all know about the intensity of the classroom, the near constant human interaction, and the never-ending parade of grading, lesson planning, paperwork and administrative tasks.
Educators earn their weekends.
And now, we have the perfect educational addition to your relaxing weekend — a chance for you to pick your head up and think big picture about your own growth and learning. Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is hosting a webinar on Sunday, April 7 at 1 p.m. CST about what it means to get an advanced degree in education, and you're invited to tune in and learn!
Keep reading to learn about our group of presenters and the topics that will be covered in this online forum.
Learn from the Director of Graduate Education, Nancy Sim, and from Program Leaders
Nancy Sim is the Director of Graduate Education at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family. She taught elementary and secondary students with special needs, including collaboration with parents and education professionals in both rural and inner-city environments for 10 years. For the past 15 years, she has taught special education, elementary education and graduate education courses at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family. Her passion is helping future administrators and teacher leaders create schools where all students feel safe and successful.
Now, Sim serves as the director at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family and helps ensure that our two master’s programs in Teacher Leadership and Administrator Leadership are offering students the best possible preparation for career success.
Sim also will be joined by program leaders and facilitators from our Chippewa Falls and Pulaski locations. Together, this group will discuss the challenges and opportunities in Wisconsin education today and how the Silver Lake College of the Holy Family graduate programs can help educators thrive and grow in their professional environments, creating lasting change for schools and students.
Previewing the Master of Arts in Education — Teacher Leadership or Administrator Leadership Tracks
M.A. in Education-Teacher Leadership
The graduate program in Teacher Leadership at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is designed to help potential teacher leaders acquire the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed for effective leadership in the 21st century. Grounded in servant leadership, best instructional practices and development as a reflective practitioner, the program is focused on the belief that all students can learn at high levels. The curriculum emphasizes:
Models of collaborative and distributed leadership
Building a culture focused on excellence to meet organizational challenges and diverse student needs
Effective, research-supported instructional approaches
Practical application of content
M.A. in Education-Administrator Leadership
The Graduate Program in Administrator Leadership at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is designed to help potential school administrators acquire the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed for effective leadership in the 21st century. Grounded in servant-leadership, best instructional practices and development as a reflective practitioner, the program is focused on the belief that all students can learn at high levels. The curriculum emphasizes:
Providing more responsive forms of leadership
Creating a collaborative culture focused on excellence to meet organizational challenges and diverse student needs
Constructing and applying new knowledge in the service of human beings
Why You Should Join This Webinar
If you are interested in improving your ability to serve as an educator or education administrator, want to earn a degree that can lead to licensure in a specific area, enjoy learning more about how to lead in an education environment or simply like having a good conversation with passionate experts in the field of education, this webinar is for you.
You will emerge from this webinar more knowledgeable about how an advanced degree in education could improve your career experience and trajectory. You may even learn some new tips and techniques that you can begin to implement immediately in your current work setting.
All you have to do is register here by filling in your information and the access link will be emailed to you the day before the webinar.
We hope you’ll join us online for this conversation with our group of talented leaders in graduate education!