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Stephen Wakefield, Discovery Education
240-662-5563, Stephen_Wakefield@discovery.com

Maria José Sanabria, Discovery Education
240-662-2550, Maria_Sanabria@Discovery.com


Discovery Education Announces Date of 2018 Day of Discovery Tour Kick-Off

-First Event Launches No-Cost, Full-Day Professional Learning Events in U.S. and Canada Focused on Helping Educators Learn, Share, and Connect-

Silver Spring, Md. (February 8, 2018) - Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, has announced the date and location of the first stop on the 2018 Day of Discovery Tour. A series of no-cost, full-day professional learning opportunities, the Day of Discovery Tour is designed to help participating curriculum leaders, principals, media specialists, and teachers, learn more about integrating digital content into their curriculum, share effective strategies for creating dynamic digital learning environments, and connect to their most valuable resource--each other. 

The 2018 Day of Discovery Tour kicks-off on March 10 at the Broward County School’s Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Day of Discovery attendees will participate in a full day of lively networking sessions, interactive demonstrations, in-depth discussions, and other opportunities to learn from their peers. In the coming weeks, information on additional Day of Discovery Tour dates in Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Nashville, TN; Orange, CA and Philadelphia, PA will be announced. Visit http://www.dayofdiscoverytour.com for up-to-the-moment tour dates, registration information, and, more.

“The Day of Discovery Tour’s unique professional learning opportunities make it one of the year’s most impactful professional learning events,” said Shelly Karstens a Library Media Specialist in Wisconsin’s Green Bay Area Public Schools. “I am excited to attend this year’s Day of Discovery and am planning to bring some of my colleagues as well.”

The Day of Discovery Tour is organized by the Discovery Education Community. A global community of education professionals that connects members across school systems and around the world, the Discovery Education Community leverages a blend of social media, virtual conferences, and in-person events to foster valuable networking, idea sharing, and inspiration among participants. 

“Discovery Education is excited to once again present the Day of Discovery Tour to educators across the United States and Canada,” said Lance Rougeux, Discovery Education’s Vice President of Learning Communities and Innovation. “We are grateful to the members of the Discovery Education Community who have volunteered to lead these incredible events, and we invite educators across North America to attend these dynamic, free, professional learning opportunities.”

For more information about Discovery Education’s professional development resources, digital streaming services, and more, visit www.discoveryeducation.com, and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Facebook, follow us on Twitter at @DiscoveryEd, or find us on Instagram and Pinterest.

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