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More than 900 teachers to attend Summer Institute training

BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) -

As Beaufort County teachers will be participating in the fifth annual Beaufort County School District Summer Institute, which opens Wednesday at Battery Creek High School.

The session will feature three days of professional development with daily keynote speakers and more than 120 workshops that include Data-Based Decision-Making, Motivating the Unmotivated Math Student, Close Reading of Informational Text and Vocab, Vocab and More Vocab, according to the school district.

N'Kia Campbell, who coordinates professional development for the district, said many of the sessions will emphasize Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and moving to a more rigorous state-mandated academic standards in math and English Language Arts that will be phased in over the next few years, according to the school district.

The Summer Institute originally began as an exclusively Beaufort County event. This year, there are 926 participants.

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