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
Dr. Kelly M. Costner is a Co-Principal Investigator for NExT LEVEL, a US Department of Education grant project focused on helping teachers further their skills in working with English Learners. He also serves as the Winthrop Faculty in Residence (WFIR) at Sugar Creek Elementary School in Fort Mill. Formerly, he was the Program Director for Middle Level Education, and served as the (WFIR) at South Middle School in Lancaster for six years. He has been an educator since 1990, beginning as a high school mathematics and French teacher, shifting to middle level, and developing expertise in ESL along the way.