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Learning & Development EDU SIG: Diving in For Growth

  • 04 Jun 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • SMU Main Campus, (Umphrey Lee 203 A & B), 3300 Dyer Street, Dallas, TX 75205
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  • Free for Members and Non-Members.

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Dallas ATD Learning & Development EDU Special Interest Group

Hosted by: Amanda Preston, Tonya Knox and Julie Mitchell 

Monday, June 4, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Facilitator: Tracey Giardina

In this session, we will together explore how in four years, Justin F. Kimball High School’s Academy of Engineering has grown to become Dallas ISD’s only Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Certified and National Academy Foundation (NAF) Distinguished program. We will discuss the steps they utilized and learn about the “Deep Dive” process utilized to achieve their success.

The participants should be able to:

  • Comprehend how to grow a program
  • Understand the “Deep Dive” process
  • Better appreciate financing through grants and fundraisers
  • Understand how to build an advisory board

Speaker: Tracey Giardina

Organization: Justin F. Kimball High School Academy of Engineering

Tracey Giardina is an educator and the current Director of the Justin F. Kimball High School Academy of Engineering within the Dallas Independent School District. Tracey and her team strategically lead the initiatives to earn prestige and assistance to successfully build the Kimball High Schools engineering program to one of excellence and notoriety. Tracey is a graduate of Prairie View A&M with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and also of Texas A&M University with an M.S. in Mathematics.

When: 06:00pm - 07:00pm
You are welcome to arrive early to network and get settled prior to the start of the session.


SMU Main Campus

(Umphrey Lee 203 A & B)

3300 Dyer Street

Dallas, TX 75205

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All members of ATD Dallas are welcome to attend any SIG any time. Non-members are welcome to join us for up to 2 complimentary sessions. After that, to provide ongoing chapter support to the SIG, you will need to join ATD Dallas by paying the annual dues of $115. 

Questions? Contact 972.233.9107 ext. 224 or email info@tddallas.org.


14070 Proton Rd. - Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75244

Email: info@tddallas.org

Phone: 972-233-9107 ex. 224

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