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Advanced Project-Based Learning (PBL)

Advanced PBL

"I’ve implemented project-based learning (PBL), now what?" In this interactive three-day workshop, participants will be involved with protocols used to assess the level of rigor involved in previously implemented PBL units.

Through facilitated planning and mini-workshop style lessons, the participant will broaden their knowledge of PBL. Areas of highlight will include multidisciplinary PBL units, assessments (formative and summative), managing groups and managing the project calendar.

What You Take Home

  • Formative assessment tools and strategies
  • Deconstruction tips and techniques to increase the rigor of PBLs
  • Polished content PBL
  • Customized plan of action for interdisciplinary PBL implementation
  • Research based data and tools
  • Texas College and Career Readiness Standards Booklet
  • 1.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from Texas Tech University ($30 if requested)
  • 18 hours Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit
  • 9 hours of content qualify as Gifted and Talented Education credit

About the Instructors

Felicia Pittman

Felicia Pittman has a Bachelor’s degree in biology AS chemistry, and M.Ed. in educational administration, and an Ed.D. in educational administration. She will receive her Superintendent Certification in 2015.

She is a T-STEM Leadership Coach for Educate Texas. She also conducts professional development and is an affiliate faculty member for the University of Texas at Dallas and is a T-STEM Academy Leader for Conrad STEM Academy in Dallas ISD.

Dr. Pittman has been a science teacher in Texas and Louisiana, a laboratory manager/senior chemist for Shell Oil Products, and a laboratory research associate for the Louisiana State University Health Science Center.


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Registration Form

  • Email registration form to jana.winter@ttu.edu
  • Registration Deadline - June 23rd
  • Fee: No charge for this workshop,
    but registration is required to attend
  • Limited to 25 participants
  • Meals and lodging on your own
  • July 16-18, 2014
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Daily Instruction
  • Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
  • Classroom: TBA
  • Focus on Grade Levels: 6-12