February 3, February 17, March 24 & April 21 | Early Childhood Education Laboratory Preschool | 9 a.m. - Noon
This professional development series, taught by Pathways certified trainers, covers topic areas identified in the Louisiana’s Early Learning Center Licensing Regulations. The sessions cover child development, child guidance, child abuse prevention, emergency preparation, licensing regulations, learning activities, health and safety, shaken baby prevention, CPR, first aid, management/administrative education. The sessions will occur throughout the fall and spring semesters.
The sessions are held at the LSU Early Childhood Education Laboratory Preschool, a Reggio Emilia - inspired research facility. The preschool, embedded within the LSU School of Education, serves as laboratory for the generation of cutting-edge research in child development and education. It also serves as a training site for undergraduate and graduate students.
February 16 & 17, 2018 | LSU Women's Center | 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
This annual conference is organized and hosted by the LSU Curriculum Theory Project graduate students. The LSU Curriculum Camp showcases the work of graduate students engaged in research on a host of subjects, such as: curriculum theory, gender, race, culture, higher education research (K-20), policy analysis, political and/or intellectual thought (including but not limited to narrative, feminism, postmodernism, poststructuralism, queer theory, chaos & complexity theory).
February 28 | Lawton Room | 3 p.m.
Dr. Elena Volpi will share solutions to regulate age-related loss of muscle strength which can lead to injury, disability, and lack of independence in older age. Dr. Volpi has extensively studied change in metabolism across the lifespan and coined the term “anabolic resistance” which suggests that older adults have reduced muscle building function. Her research aims to keep you strong and improve quality of life by maintaining muscle mass! Join us as we ask, how can older adults, or anyone for that matter, deal with anabolic resistance?
March 6 | Lab School Auditorium
Join us as we screen Passion to Teach, an innovative documentary that examines school reform. This screening will be followed by expert commentary from educational leaders, Dr. Herman Brister, Ms. Robin Atwood, and Dr. Kristen Antoine. We hope you will join us for a great dialogue.
March 9 | Cook Conference Center
This year’s Spring Symposium exemplifies the Life Course & Aging Center’s (LCAC) mission
to engage in multidisciplinary partnerships promoting healthy development and aging
across the lifespan. The LCAC is comprised of LSU faculty across five colleges, faculty
of seven different institutions around Louisiana, and numerous community partners.
Our keynote speaker, Dr. Robert Scheidt, is a professor in Biomedical Engineering, and Electrical & Computer Engineering at Marquette University. He is also the Program Director of the National Science Foundation’s program Mind, Machine, and Motor Nexus (M3X).
March 15 | 225 Peabody Hall
Join us as we screen Night School, a groundbreaking film that explores educational inequality. This screening will be followed by commentary from Night School filmmaker Andrew Cohn.
March 22 | Cook Conference Center
The LSU College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) presents the Hall of Distinction, an event that recognizes outstanding alumni and partners who help the college positively impact our community.
This year’s reception is Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6:00 p.m., at the LSU Lod Cook Conference Center. The Hall of Distinction recognizes and celebrates our honorees for the significant contributions they have made to LSU and the extended community. Recipients exemplify the mission of CHSE to address complex human issues and policy decisions facing Louisiana and the nation through their gifts, talents, and time.
April 13 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | LSU Center for Computation and Technology Theatre
Join us as we invite Trudi Jacobson & Tom Mackey explain how metaliteracy prepares learners to engage in the information environment as active, self-reflective, and critical contributors. Learn how the School of Library & Information Science is responding to the age of “fake news”. Discussions will leave participants considering the validity of information, regardless of source, determining if it is research-based or editorial, and always sharing ethically and responsibly.
April 26 | Cook Conference Center
Join us as we welcome Dylan Scholinski, a distinguished artist, author, and public speaker. He is the award winning author of The Last Time I Wore a Dress: A Memoir. Committed to a mental institution at 15 years old, she spent three years--and over a million dollars of insurance--"treating" the problem...with makeup lessons and instructions in how to walk like a girl. Mr. Scholinski's experience is a reminder to the mental health profession, health care institutions, and the larger society to value the human rights of all people, including transgender and gender-expansive individuals. See how the School of Social Work is advancing human rights in Louisiana.
LSU School of Social Work Annual Conference
April 26 & 27 | Cook Conference Center
Theme: Advancing Human Rights in Louisiana and Beyond
Keynote: Dylan Scholinski
Dylan Scholinski is the award winning author of The Last Time I Wore a Dress: A Memoir. Committed to a mental institution at 15 years old, she spent three years--and over a million dollars of insurance--"treating" the problem...with makeup lessons and instructions in how to walk like a girl. Mr. Scholinski's experience is a reminder to the mental health profession, health care institutions, and the larger society to value the human rights of all people, including transgender and gender-expansive individuals.
June 18 – July 9
The Geaux Global in Chile professional development program provides in-service teachers the unique opportunity to teach in a Chilean classroom in partnership with Chilean teachers and students. The English focused school and the LSU team provide enriching professional development experiences for all participants. In addition to classroom experiences and professional development, participants live with host families and are able to better understand the cultural, emotional, and developmental supports provided to second-language learners.
7th Annual Louisiana Parkinson's Conference
July 14 | Pennington Biomedical Center
The 2018 Louisiana Parkinson’s Conference will offer in-depth presentations while disseminating information about combating Parkinson’s disease with multiple successful strategies and involve motivational speakers. The conference is free and open to the public.
CHSE Impact Tailgate for Alumni, Faculty, Staff & Friends
Hall of Distinction
SeaPerch National Challenge
- 2018 Kagan USA
2017 Geaux Global: LSU Education Collaborative | Teach in Chile
2017 LSU Tiger Tales Literacy Camp
Sixth Annual Effective Educators Seminar
- 2016 Geaux Global: LSU Education Collaborative
Kagan Cooperative Learning Workshop Series at LSU
Tiger Tales Literacy Camp
- Curriculum Camp
- Fifth Annual Effective Educators Seminar Series with Drs. Harry & Rosemary Wong
- Fourth Annual Effective Educators Seminar Series with Drs. Harry & Rosemary Wong
- Geaux Global: LSU Education Collaborative in Santiago, Chile
- Innovations in Teaching Conference
- LSU School Safety Summit
- LSU Tiger Tales Literacy Camp
- LSU Young Adult Literature Conference
- Louisiana Studies: Social Studies Teachers Workshop
- LSU Curriculum Theory Project’s Internationalization Education Symposium
- Bi-Annual Louisiana Summit on African American Male Educational Success
- Preparing for the PRAXIS II Workshops
Leadership & Human Resource Development
- She Geauxs! Women's Leadership Conference 2017
- She Geauxs! Women's Leadership Conference 2016
- BR Choice Collaborative
- 2017 Emergency Preparation for Athletics Course
- ASMA Conference, 2017
- 6th Annual Parkinson's Conference
- 5th Annual Parkinson’s Conference
- Applied Sport Management Association Conference, 2016
- Athletic Training: Tackling the Pre-Season
- Southern Sport Management Association Conference
Library & Information Science
- Storytelling Workshops for Teachers & Librarians
2017 School of Social Work Annual Conference
- Certificate in Parenting Education for Parenting Educators
- Social Work Movie Nights & Mornings
- Running from Crazy
- Alive Inside
- The Mask You Live In
- It's A Girl
- LSU SSW Road Show 2016
- West Monroe
- Baton Rouge
- ASWB LCSW Exam Prep
- LSU SSW Self-Care for Practitioners
- LSU SSW Road Show 2015
- LSU School of Social Work Conference 2015
- School of Social Work Annual Conference 2016
- LSU SSW LCSW Exam Prep
- LSU SSW Motivational Interviewing
- LSU SSW Popcorn and a Movie Night: Frankie and Alice
- LSU SSW Book Club: Shannon’s Gift