Manistique teacher to attend Discovery Institute

MANISTIQUE – Edith Erickson, a third-grade teacher at St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Manistique, has been accepted to take part in the Discovery Education Network Summer Institute, which will be held July 12-19 at the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt. Selection was made on a competitive basis throughout the United States with only 125 teachers being accepted to the institute.

The Discovery Education Network Summer Institute 2013 is a week long residential style professional development opportunity for star Discovery Educators focused on professional development and networking.

The week will feature special guests who will help to frame and challenge thinking. There will also be many opportunities for the STARS to engage in conversations with each other as well as the Discovery Education team.

There will also be time for attendees to participate in professional development sessions around topics that they would like to explore in greater depth.