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Linn-Mar Innovation Day

Linn-Mar Community Schools are excited to offer a full day of professional learning for educators Monday, October 8, 2018.  Innovation is not an event; it is building system capacity for teachers and students. The day of professional development will focus on innovation at the secondary level. Participants will have the opportunity to focus on one specific area of interest.


Innovative Topics include:

Blended Learning – Linn-Mar HS

PBIS – Excelsior Middle School

Standards Based Grading – Oak Ridge Middle School


A sample daily schedule is below:

Linn-Mar Innovation Day

8:30-9:00            Networking (Coffee and bagels @ LMHS)

9:00-9:45             Welcome and Opening Session

9:45-10:00          Travel to buildings/break

10:00-12:00         Learning Block 1

12:00-12:45         Lunch provided

12:45-2:00           Learning Block 2

2:00                      Innovation Day ends –survey to all participants


We encourage you to bring a group to experience how these innovations can be established or refined in your school district.  To receive a registration link please contact Bob Read, Director of Innovation, through email:

All participants will receive a follow-up email with a detailed agenda.