Broward Teachers Union 26th Annual Innovative Teacher IDEA EXPO Presented by Office Depot Set for Saturday, February 4

Broward Education Foundation to host IDEA EXPO for Broward County Public Schools teachers

Broward Education Foundation is hosting the Broward Teachers Union 26th Annual Innovative Teacher IDEA EXPO Presented by Office Depot on Saturday, February 4 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Fort Lauderdale High

School, 1600 NE 4th Ave. in Fort Lauderdale.

The interactive expo, returning to an in-person format after being virtual for three years due to the pandemic, will showcase dozens of exciting educational workshops and presentations that illustrate effective and dynamic teaching strategies.

Attendees will interact with more than 35 grant-winning innovative teacher disseminators who will display their projects illustrating effective and dynamic teaching strategies. Each attendee will also receive access to links featuring each project that includes course outlines, lesson plans, resource lists, student worksheets, and tools to help adapt projects to their classroom.

For a preview of the 2023 Teacher IDEA EXPO course catalog, click here.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Monika Moorman, 2021 Broward County Teacher of the Year, who will present Teaching is Rocket Science! How to nurture curiosity in our classrooms and our professional lives as powerful educators.

Registration is $50 if made by January 25, 2023. Day of registration, space permitting, is $60. Click browardedfoundation.org/expo to register. For additional details or sponsorship opportunities, contact Coco Burns, program director at 754-321-2032 or colette.burns@browardschools.com.

Broward Education Foundation awards monetary grants to innovative teachers who have developed classroom curriculum that engages and propels students in Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) to succeed and increase their learning outcomes. Funding for these grants is

made possible through public-private partnerships, business and community leaders, and contributors to the Education First Employee Giving Campaign. Adapter grants are available for BCPS teachers who want to adapt these award-winning programs in their classrooms. Adapter Grant

applications are due by February 21, 2023. If awarded an Adapter Grant, teachers can earn 10 in-service points.In addition to Broward Teachers Union and Office Depot, other partners in the Broward Education Foundation Innovative Teacher Idea Expo include State of Florida District

Education Foundation’s matching grants program, Education First Employee Giving Campaign, City of Hollywood, Bank of America, BrightStar Credit Union, AT&T, State Farm, Carol and Fred Showker, Museum of Discovery & Science, Regions Bank and University of West Florida.