Course Schedule - Conferences

ACT PREP BOOT CAMP Join us for an engaging ACT Prep Camp! We will explore the ACT test, test-taking strategies, test anxiety, and time and stress management techniques. This course will provide an intensive verbal and an intensive math tutorial as well as strategies and practice in reading and science reasoning. Session includes study guides, test packet, and book. We will also provide multiple intelligence and learning styles assessments, as well as relaxation techniques.
CAPITOL REEF WORKSHOPS Enjoy the majestic views and quiet solitude of one of the most picturesque National Parks when you enroll for a workshop or course held at the UVU Capitol Reef Field Station.
EMPOWERING YOUR TOMORROW Empowering Your Tomorrow is a math, science, and technology-focused career conference for 6th - 12th grade boys. Conference participants may choose from 20 hands-on, interactive workshops led by local professionals. Come explore educational and career opportunities in nontraditional, high-earning STEM careers, and more!
FORUM ON ENGAGED READING - FOR THE LOVE OF READING UVU's Forum on Engaged Reading is about sharing the best in books, educational practices, and innovative ideas for countering the 21st Century problem of "alliteracy." Join us as we make a difference - as we engage readers, "For the Love of Reading." For more information, please visit the conference website at Forum on Engaged Reading.
K16 COUNSELOR CONFERENCE A premier professional development and college transition conference for high school and junior high counselors. This is an opportunity to learn about everything that is happening at Utah Valley University and MTECH. Come prepared to discover new information to take back to your students as they navigate the college selection process.
SWADE ANNUAL CONFERENCE The Southwest Association for Developmental Education (SWADE) exists to promote the improvement of developmental education programs throughout the four states in the region: Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. SWADE acts as an advocate and a resource for institutional support of developmental education programs. SWADE provides a forum for educators engaged in developmental education to promote collaboration, information-sharing, and professional advancement. SWADE is committed to professional development and training and supports research initiatives of developmental education professionals. Please join us this year for the 2018 SWADE conference. The guest speaker will be Russ Hodges, Ed.D., who is an Associate Professor in the Graduate Program in Developmental Education at Texas State University-San Marcos. His research interest includes college success, persistence and completion for underserved populations; postsecondary peer-support interventions; the role of learning frameworks courses in student persistence and completion; and developmental education policy.
UVU ARTS ENGAGED ELEMENTARY ARTS INSTRUCTION The UVU Arts Engage course is designed to help teachers use the arts to improve student learning by creating classrooms where students engage in the arts consistently, develop essential skills, make learning connections, increase engagement, and experience joy. This year Arts Engage will provide six workshops that each meet six times for 2.5 hours each session, for a total of 15 hours of instruction. All workshops will help participants gain knowledge and skills that can be applied to the Elementary Arts Integration Endorsement.