Feb 28, 2011
Achieve Quad Cities is a proud sponsor of the Spark! Learning Lab. The exhibit, which officially opened to the public on Saturday, February 26, is free with museum admission.
The new addition to the Putnam will allow students to explore careers with a hands-on approach. The first year of the exhibit will feature Allied healthcare fields by utilizing state-of-art technology and real, medical equipment. The room features a modern look and Houses Touchscreen Computers, SMARTboards, Classroom Cubed, Microeye Discovery Microscopes, QR Codes and iPads.
Each coming year, The Spark! Learning Lab will feature a different career focus. Designed for students in 5th grade and up, the Spark! Learning Lab helps students to start thinking about their futures.
Feb 27, 2014
Come join us as we present on Community Partners! There will be presentations on education, health, career exploration, self sufficiency, the arts and more! This is a great way to celebrate what our community is accomplishing and to learn about initiatives that can impact you!
Appetizers are served at 5:30pm.
Presentations begin at 6:30pm.
Click here for information on the event.
Apr 01, 2014
The Augustana Historical Society will hold its Spring Meeting on Tuesday April 1, in Augustana College's Wilson Faculty Center, 3750 7th Avenue in Rock Island. A reception opens the meeting at 6:00 pm, with the program beginning at 6:30 pm. This year's program will be led by AHS board member and former Quad Cities Poet Laureate Dick Stahl, presenting "Three Poetic Constructions Under One Hard Hat." Admission is free and the public is welcome. For more information click here.
Apr 03, 2014
Are you a teen looking for a job? Mayor Gluba and local businesses are teaming up to provide a one-stop-source for teens to find employment and learn valuable job skills. Receive two free tickets to the opening River Bandits game that evening!
Quad City Employers will be present to hand out applications and talk about working at their companies.
The event will be held at the RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd Street, Davenport, IA from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Workshops begin at 3:30 p.m. and include "How to Ace an Interview" and "Building Your Resume"
For questions, contact 563.326.7701 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Apr 08, 2014
FREE and open to the entire Quad City community!
Do you have a child starting preschool this fall? This major milestone can be both exciting and nerve-racking! What's the best way to prepare your child for preschool? How can you tell if your child is ready? The Moline Public Library is offering a 1-hour program to help! The session will be held at eh Moline Public Library - 3210 41st St., Moline, IL from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
For questions, contact Karen Roebuck, Rivermont Director of Admissions and Marketing at 563.359.1366 ext 302 or email@example.com.
Apr 25, 2014
- Apr 02, 2014
Plans continue to move forward for the brand-new Creative Arts Academy of the Quad-Cities through the Davenport Community School District. Auditions for dance and theater programs will be April 25-26 and May 2. Auditions for music, visual arts, and communication and mediat arts programs will be April 25-26. The first cohort will have about 50 sixth-graders and 25 high school juniors and seniors. Click here for more information.
Apr 26, 2014
The annual conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and features 18 different breakout sessions for parents, childcare providers and childhood professionals. Topics include assessing and building oral language, the autism spectrum, drum circle rhythms, early math, home environments, physical and creative movement, preventing behavior problems, 3-D art, using non-fiction literature and many other topics related to early childhood development.
The registration fee is $25, which includes three workshops, a light breakfast and a free children's book. All conference participants will receive a training certificate. CEU/CPDU credits and/or college credit course through Black Hawk College are available for an additional fee.
For more information or to download a registration form click here or phone 309.764.2400.
May 02, 2014
A dozen newly designated Masters Teachers will be honored. A reception will be held at the iWireless Center on May 2nd. Reception begins at 5:30 pm followed by dinner at 6:30 pm and the awards presentation at 7:40 pm. Tickets to the awards banquet cost $42 per person.
> April 8 - Preschool Prep: How to Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool
> April 25 - Auditions for Creative Arts Academy April 25-26 and May 2
> April 26 - WQPT's Annual Ready-to-Learn Conference
> May 2 - Master Teachers 24th Annual Awards Program
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