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Putnam County School System Innovation Day
Cookeville, TN
September 27, 2019

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Putnam County School System is excited to offer a full day of professional development for administrators, school leaders, and educators on supporting, designing, and implementing a culture of innovation on Friday, September 27, 2019

This Innovation Day will include a full day of learning with a session in the morning, elementary and middle school tours, and networking. 

Registration has now closed. Contact us at info@edelements.com if you have questions.


  • Personalized learning including the core elements of practice and discussions with teachers and students in a personalized learning environment.
  • Strategies for building the capacity across teams of instructional coaches with practical takeaways of embedding personalized learning into everyday practices.
  • Communicating the right message by hearing from district and school leaders around how they prioritize telling their story about the work.
  • Putnam County’s comprehensive approach to virtual education, CTE, and personalized learning


Participants will have the opportunity to actively engage in a learning session in the morning followed up by an elementary or a middle school visit in the afternoon. 

Plus, each participant will receive a certificate at the end of the event, and be eligible to earn 5 TASL credits.



This event is sponsored to make it available at no cost for district and school leadership teams. If possible, we encourage districts to attend with others in their district.

  • Date: September 27, 2019
  • Location: Spend the morning at Prescott South Middle School (1859 South Jefferson Avenue, Cookeville, TN)
    You will attend one of the school visits in the afternoon:
    • Northeast Elementary School, 575 N Old Kentucky Rd, Cookeville, TN
    • Algood Middle School, 540 Dry Valley Rd, Cookeville, TN
  • Agenda:
    • 8:00 - 8:15 AM: Registration with Coffee and Donuts

    • 8:15 - 8:45 AM: Opening: The Why by Mr. Jerry Boyd

    • 8:45 - 11:30 AM: The PL Academy with District & School Leadership

    • 11:30 - 12:15 PM: Lunch

    • 12:15 - 12:30 PM: Transit to school, participants will be responsible for their own transportation

    • 12:30 - 2:30 PM: Attend a school tour (meet with school team, tour school, debrief)

  • Meals: Lunch and snacks will be provided. If you have dietary restrictions. We encourage you to plan accordingly.
  • Parking: There will be plenty of parking available for participants.



EE_logo_transparent-1About Education Elements: Education Elements works with districts to build and support dynamic school systems that meet the needs of every learner, today and tomorrow. We take the time to understand the unique challenges school leaders face, and then customize the Education Elements approach for each district.  We have worked with more than 750 schools and 140 districts across the country. We bring deep expertise, design thinking, expert facilitation and the spirit of collaboration, along with our extensive toolkit of resources and technology, to deliver sustainable results. Check out our latest annual report.


rounded-logoAbout Putnam County School System:  In the Putnam County School System this past school year, the district and Education Elements focused their efforts around communicating their personalized learning initiative. They are currently going into their third year of implementation with plans to expand the work to the high schools this school year. The district leadership team has relentlessly worked to communicate the journey through multiple mediums, in hopes of building excitement and accountability. They have been sharing their experiences and successes through blogs like these: Bridging the Gap in Rural Putnam County, Tennessee Through Personalized Learning, Personalizing Future-Readiness for Students, and 5 Edtech Tools that Take Personalized Learning to the Next Level. You can also follow Putnam’s journey via Twitter @VITALK12.

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