Inspire17 has ended
Welcome to the Inspire ’17 Professional Development Day Website.  

This Participant-Driven PD Day has a wide variety of options for MURSD educators to explore new ideas, collaborate with colleagues and learn from one another.

Register for Sessions:  
  • Please view the schedule options and click on the sessions you would like to attend to register and to build your day’s schedule.  
  • This can be changed at any time leading up to the day.  
  • You can view the schedule in various forms (simple, expanded, grid, by venue) by clicking on the Schedule Dropdown arrow.
  • The day will begin at 8:00, with the keynote presentation, starting promptly at 8:15 in the Nipmuc HS Auditorium. 
  • Once sessions are approaching capacity, registration maybe closed if we can’t find a larger venue.  
  • Some rooms may be changed between now and the day of the event.  
  • Some details of sessions may be adapted as well.
Search Features:  
  • You can use the filtering feature on the right by clicking on the topical categories. 
  • You can also use the search box to search by keyword, people, or tags.  
  • Want to know who is attending various sessions?  Click on the session and the attendees will be listed on the session page.  

Important Note:  
  • Please read the session information carefully.  Some of the sessions are open to all participants and others are for targeted groups only or ar individual projects.

Deb Diemont

Hopedale Public Schools
Adjustment Counselor

Deb has worked as the School Adjustment Counselor at Memorial School in Hopedale for 14 years.  Her role includes counseling students individually and in groups, supporting teachers and parents, crisis intervention, and serving as a link between homes, outside agencies and school.  Deb has presented to the staff on child development and hosted “round robin” groups for parents with questions about their child’s mental health. Deb is also a member of the PBIS team and provides bullying awareness and intervention to students.  Deb received her BA from Union College and her Masters in Social Work from Boston University.  She currently holds an Independent license in Clinical Social Work (LICSW). When not at work, Deb enjoys time with her family, walking with her yellow lab, and cooking.