List of events and speakers

MAIS–TEC Meetings 2019-2020
The Memphis Association of Independent Schools–Technology Education Consortium (MAIS–TEC)
promotes the development and implementation of instructional and non–instructional technologies, the enhancement of education through the use of technology, and the sharing of resources, expertise, and experiences.

2019-2020 Meeting Schedule:

September 6, 2019 - Hutchison School
November 1, 2019 - St. Agnes Academy / St. Dominic School
February 7, 2020 - Collegiate School of Memphis
April 3, 2020 - St. Mary's Episcopal School

All meetings begin at 9:00 a.m. with refreshments available at 8:30 a.m.


The Erika Center at Bodine School
Fall Speaker Series
For more information: flyer

"Inside the Curious World of Dyslexia" by Dr. T. Durant Fleming
Wednesday, October 16
6:00 p.m.

"The Big Picture" movie screening at the Ridgeway Theater
Tuesday, October 22
6:30 p.m.

"The Big Picture" movie screening at Bodine School
Friday, October 25
8:30 a.m.

"Anxiety in Children" by Dr. Lori Keith and Dr. Marlo Zarzaur
Friday, November 22
8:30 a.m.

To RSVP contact: Gay Landaiche, Director of The Erika Center at

"Using Assessment Data to Identify Needs and Plan for Instruction"
This session is one of a six-part series on identifying and instructing students in kindergarten and first grade who are at risk for or demonstrate characteristics of dyslexia. You will need to register online in the calendar of events and each session is $25 - When you register indicate that you will be watching it at Bodine School by entering your NAME/Bodine.
Saturday, October 5
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The Erika Center at Bodine School
Register online:
For more information: flyer

"Comprehension Construction Zone: A Blueprint for Instruction"
We also will be hosting a day-long workshop by Dr. Nancy Hennessy called, "Comprehension Construction Zone: A Blueprint for Instruction." Dr. Hennessy is a national trainer for Language Essential for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) and she co-authored Module 6 of LETRS, Digging for Meaning: Teaching Text Comprehension (2nd edition) with Dr. Louisa Moats. Additional details and the session description can be found on the link below. The cost for this event is $140 and lasts from 8:30-3:30. Again, you will register through MTSU and after your name enter Bodine. Although the link indicates that lunch is provided for those attending at MTSU, please bring your lunch for the simulcast at Bodine. Refrigerators and microwaves will be available for your use. Some snacks and drinks will be available.
Friday, October 25
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
The Erika Center at Bodine School
Cost: $140
For more information: flyer

Erika Center is Offering Free Dyslexia Screenings at Bodine School (for more information contact
Saturday, October 26

Admissions Info Session at Bodine School begins at 2:00 p.m. Please call the Admissions Office at (901) 203-3872 to register.
Sunday, November 10

Open House 9:00-10:30 visit to register
Tuesday, November 12

Second Annual Diversity Career Workshop

The People of Color at Independent Schools-Memphis (POCIS-Memphis) is planning the Second Annual Diversity Career Workshop.
Thursday, November 14
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School
246 S. Belvedere
(parking lot on the corner of Peabody and Belvedere)


Second Annual Diversity Career Fair
Thursday, January 16, 2020
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
St. Mary's Episcopal School
Willmott Gymnasium
41 N. Perkins Road