Susan Riley | July 2013

Get Some FREE Professional Development Today – Live!

free pdFor today’s free Friday, we invite you to get some professional development live and in real-time.  Our Connectivity Conference is happening today from 9AM-5:30PM EST with some of the best specialists from across the country presenting and providing one-to-one professional development for our participants.

While you are not able to attend the virtual conference without a purchased ticket, you CAN follow along on our Twitter feed: #connectivity13 for all the latest updates, resource links, key statements, and strategies being shared by our conference attendees.  You will have a wealth of PD right at your fingertips as it happens – we are so excited to share this!

To follow along, take a look at our Twitter feed below.  If you have questions you’d like to ask our presenters, just type it in the space below and we’ll be sure to get them answered.  What a fantastic way to get the PD you need, when you need it.  Happy Friday!

About the Author

Susan Riley is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM. This is the world’s largest online resource for educators interested in integrating the arts. She has presented at events and authored articles for many educational organizations including The US Department of Education, Palmetto State Arts Education, Edutopia, Education Week, Americans for the Arts, ASCD, and NPR. She regularly presents at national and international events each year. She is the author of three books and is a sought-after collaborator for innovative educational projects around the globe. Susan brings creativity, practicality, dedication and passion to the education landscape. She is well-respected for her pioneering work in the fields of Arts Integration and STEAM education with a standards-based approach. As an educator who taught for 10 years in public schools, as well as served in central office leadership, she understands the fast-paced change, challenges and promise of 21st century schools. As an entrepreneur, she has successfully taken what was once a simple education blog and developed it into a rapidly-growing and highly-respected educational institution. Her team of 15+ teachers, leaders and coaches support over over 500,000 educators each month worldwide. Susan holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the prestigious Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and a Master of Science in Education Administration from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She lives in Westminster, MD with her husband and daughter. Email Susan