10th Annual Partnership Conference for Educational Renewal has ended
Please read below for important information in planning your conference experience!
  • We are attempting to drastically reduce paper so bring an electronic device to access the Conference website and your schedule. No print copies of the schedule will be available.
 PARKING – see http://www.winthrop.edu/uploadedFiles/virtualtour/maps/ParkingMap.pdf
  • Parking will be in the Founders Lot – Letter D on the map linked above. The opening session will be held at Richardson Ballroom in the DiGiorgio Campus Center, and all conference sessions will be held in the DiGiorgio Campus Center (#16) and Owens Hall (#18)
  • Parking passes are NOT required.
  • Feedback links for individual sessions are provided on the Conference website by clicking “Feedback Survey” in the session details.
  • A link to an overall Conference evaluation will be emailed to participants after the Conference. Once you complete the evaluation, you will receive a code with directions to receive your certificate via email.
Many thanks to the 2019 Conference Planning Committee!  
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Kelly M. Costner

Winthrop University
Associate Professor
South Carolina
Dr. Kelly M. Costner is Co-Principal Investigator for SC PALMETTO, a US Department of Education grant project focused on helping educators further their skills in working with Multilingual Learners. He also served as Co-Principal Investigator for NExT LEVEL (the predecessor to SC PALMETTO) and the Winthrop Initiative for STEM Educators (WISE). Formerly, he was the Program Director for Middle Level Education, and served as Winthrop Faculty in Residence (WFIR) at South Middle School in Lancaster, Sugar Creek Elementary School in Fort Mill, and Sullivan Middle School in Rock Hill. He began his career in education in 1990 as a high school teacher of mathematics and French.