Webster City Schools Feb. 25th PD Day has ended

Welcome to the Webster City Schools Sched site. Here you will find all the information you need for the Feb. 25th professional development day.

Below you will see the schedule for the day and al lthe sessions that are being offered. Please look through schedule and find sessions that interest you. To add a session to your schedule, simply click the star in front of the session name. When the star turns black that session has been added to your schedule for the day. If you change your mind on a session in your schedule, click the black star. When the star turns white the session has been removed from your schedule. There is a limit to the number of people that can attend each session, please only star the sessions you plan on attedning.

For those not familiar with the High School, you can use the online map by clicking the link to the right. HS Building Map

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Leslie Osborn

Hampton-Dumont High School
Instructional Collaborator: Innovation & Differentiation
Hampton, IA

Leslie Pralle Osborn is currently an instructional collaborator for innovation and differentiation at Hampton-Dumont-CAL High School, where she previously served as a student advocate working primarily with English Learners. An ASCD Emerging Leader and one of the National School Board Association’s “20 to Watch,” Leslie Pralle Osborn has amassed a unique set of experiences and skills in her decade in education. Before returning to the classroom she worked as a member of the Technology Innovation team for seven years, a Social Studies consultant for six years, and as the consultant for Emerging Bilinguals at Prairie Lakes AEA, serving numerous districts across northwest Iowa. Before joining the AEA Leslie Pralle Osborn spent four years teaching 6-12 grade Social Studies and 6-8 grade computer at Northeast Hamilton CSD.

Leslie's work as morphed over time to encompass a larger lens on equity and multicultural teaching strategies, blended learning, project based learning, and student voice. In 2021 she took a position as the President of the Executive Board of Iowa's student voice group, IowaSLI. She has received several awards and recognitions during her time in education, including being named both a Bill of Rights Institute Fellow (2010) and C-SPAN Education Fellow (2011). Leslie served as the Vice President and Media Director of the Iowa Council for the Social Studies, who named her Teacher of the Year in 2012. In 2016 she was named an ISTE Emerging Leader.  Leslie is a regular local, state, and national presenter, focusing on designing culturally responsive classrooms, equity, and empowering students through global citizenship, creativity, and connected education.