The faculty of the Laurel County Schools Center for Innovation (CFI) utilized the summer to participate in several professional development learning activities, including individual seminars, full-day training sessions, week-long conferences, and textbook publication content reviews. “I am exceedingly proud of the faculty for their taking part in professional learning activities and developing their pedagogical skills for improving classroom instruction,” remarked, Dr. James M. Davis, CFI Principal.
CFI faculty participated in math, computer science, English, technology, and industrial manufacturing workshops. Faculty also participated in graduate-level college courses to enhance their credentials, as well as various other specialized sessions at the Advanced Placement Institute sponsored by the College Board and the Kentucky Association of Career Technical Education summer conference. Additionally, Mrs. Tammy Jones, MSN, RN, a health science instructor at the CFI provided content review for the upcoming Mosby’s Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants 8th edition of the Medicaid Nurse Aide (MNA) program training textbook, while Dr. James M. Davis reviewed content in the upcoming college textbook authored by Janet Belsey, Experiencing Childhood and Adolescence with Worth Publishers.
Each year the CFI has a new hashtag motto to promote positive school culture and a pursuit of excellence. The motto for 2019-2020 is #WeGotThis.