Poverty Summit

2014 S. Truett Cathy Poverty SummitKeeter Center for Character Education
Updated! - "A Framework for Understanding Poverty"

The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks

Deadline to register:  Friday, August 29, 2014

$49.00 / $19 for students
Conference times: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Registration has filled and has been closed.


  • Registration check-in (8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.)
  • Full lunch
  • Keynote speaker:  Patti Albright, a consultant for Aha! Process, Inc., will be presenting an updated Framework for Understanding Poverty.

  • Questions:  417-690-2242
  • Pay in advance online with credit card / e-check, or pay cash the morning of the conference
  • Address & mail check to:  Pamela Spears, The Keeter Center for Character Education, College of the Ozarks, P.O. Box 17, Point Lookout, MO  65726


Patti AlbrightPatti Albright of Baytown, Texas, has been an educator for 31 years. Patti has taught kindergarten through junior high school and has served as her campus language arts coordinator for the past 25 years. Patti also served as a district trainer in critical thinking skills, vocabulary strategies, effective questioning strategies, and curriculum writing. She worked with at-risk students and struggling readers for the duration of her teaching career and developed curriculum for slow learners at the district level. Patti was named the 2005 Elementary Teacher of the Year and received the Amegy Bank Outstanding Campus Teacher of the Year Award in 2005. Patti is married and has two children.

Selected workshops presented by Patti Albright:
A Framework for Understanding Poverty, Under-Resourced Learners, Research-Based Strategies, Application of Learning Strategies for Elementary, Application of Learning Strategies for English, Meeting AYP with Six Simple Processes for Teachers, and Evening Workshop with Parents.


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