Orange County Convocation 2017 kicks off school year

Approximately 1,000 educators from West Orange-Cove, Little Cypress-Mauriceville, Orangefield and Vidor kicked off the school year at the Lutcher Theater in Orange on Tuesday, August 22, with a county-wide instructional staff convocation.


The teachers and others involved in curriculum and instruction, were there to learn to, “teach like a pirate


.” The pirate, doing the session is Dave Burgess, a best-selling author who specializes in transforming education through dynamic professional devel o pmentpro - grams and the publishing of books that have sparked an educational revolution all over the world. Books include, Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator and co-author of P is for PIRATE: Inspirational ABC’s for Educators.


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