September McPherson Square Luncheon - Melissa Davies - "Leveraging Diversity"

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Event Date

"Leveraging Diversity for Interaction and Creativity"


Melissa Davies, B. Ed.

Wise Ways Consulting, Inc.

Date and Agenda:

September 24, 2008
11:30am - Networking
12:00 through 1:00pm - Presentation
1 PDU Credit for Certified PMPs


    No fee, PMI membership not required


Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) 3rd Floor
Suite 300, Conference Room 307
1120 Vermont Avenue,
Washington, DC 20005

About the Speaker

Melissa Davies, B. Ed is a dynamic professional educator with a solid reputation for results. She is a strong communicator with a demonstrated ability to effectively evaluate the target audience and design and deliver a training protocol to meet their development needs. Ms. Davies is enthusiastic with a positive and motivating style, with demonstrated skills in facilitating groups through complex problem solving to drive productivity and performance improvement. 

As a team member on various staffs, Ms. Davies has liaised with outside agencies, developed effective training materials, and implemented various models within many classroom situations. She has repeatedly been selected by schools around the world to design training materials and facilitate professional workshops in the areas of classroom and time management, academic planning and organizational excellence to best meet client needs.  She has completed and conducted numerous needs assessments, assisting with the ensuing short- and long-range planning necessary for effective personal and institutional change.

Ms. Davies has a B. Ed. (Honors) from the University of Victoria where she specialized in Music, Math, and Science Education.  In support of her continuing education strategy, she has completed additional courses covering such topics as Educational Change, Positive Classroom Discipline, and Instruction, Six-Hat Thinking, Co-operative Learning, and Standards Based Education.


  1. From the South, take I-395 N to Washington
  2. Continue on 14th St NW
  3. Turn left at K St NW
  4. Turn right at Vermont Ave NW
  1. From the North, head southwest on I-95 S toward Capital Beltway/I-495 E
  2. Take exit 22B for Balt/Wash Pkwy S toward Washington
  3. Merge onto MD-295 S
  4. Take the exit onto New York Ave/US-50 W toward Washington
  5. Turn right at 1st St NW
  6. Turn left at N St NW
  7. Turn left at 13th St NW
  8. Turn right at M St NW
  9. Turn right at Thomas Circle NW
  10. Slight right at Vermont Ave NW

    Garage Parking $16.00
    Meter parking is available
    Closest metro stop: McPherson Square
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