Workshops and Events

Workshops and Events

On this page, you'll find a list of upcoming CES workshops and events with the option to narrow the results by a specific Month and Year. Click on the event title for more details to register online. 

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March

The Intersection of Race and Poverty on Student Achievement

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Mar 29 2017 - 9:00am

In this workshop, participants will discuss the impact that race, poverty, and power have on understanding student achievement by applying a Critical Race Theory (CRT) approach.  Participants will learn about the history of racial oppression in the United States for setting context for understanding current educational realities regarding students of color and students in poverty, and disparities in education.

Status:
Disabled

Hola Amigos y Amigas

Photo of grandmother and little girl smiling
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Mar 28 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 29 2017 - 10:30am
Apr 11 2017 - 10:00am
Apr 26 2017 - 10:30am
May 12 2017 - 10:00am
Hello Friends

Early childhood is a wonderful time to introduce young children to other cultures. This special event introduces the Spanish and Latin American culture, and it includes children’s music, stories, games, an art activity, and a special snack.

Status:
Active

Parent Conversations: Discussions about the Parenting Journey

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Mar 29 2017 - 10:45am

Your child does the SAME thing? Parents, you are not alone! Join us for a cup of tea or coffee with other parents. These cafe-style conversations are an opportunity for parents to take a break and chat; sharing experiences and resources to support each other through the parenting joys and challenges we all face while raising young children.

Status:
Disabled

America and World Fascism

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Mar 31 2017 - 8:00am
From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond

For a century the world has experienced ideological–and actual–war between fascism and democratic-republicanism, anarchism, communism, and socialism. Examine the history of world fascism from its peak in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and WWII in Europe (1939-1945) through the Nuremberg Trials (1945-1946) to today. Study and discuss the impact of fascist thought and action on human rights through that decade of war, to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the post-WWII era, with effects that reach into neo-Nazi, White Supremacist, and other present-day far-right movements in Europe, America, and around the globe.

Status:
Disabled

April

Hand Gym

Photo of toddler playing with blocks
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Apr 3 2017 - 6:00pm

Want to develop those important fine motor skills? This class offers the opportunity to construct a box full of fine motor goodies for your little ones.  Make them and take them home for good use!

Status:
Disabled

Using School-Wide Tiered Support with English Learners

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - Struggling Learners
Event Start Date: 
Apr 4 2017 - 9:00am

This training will explore the use of school-wide tiered supports and intervention with the English learner (EL) population with an eye towards improving the educational outcomes of ELs in general education, increasing collaboration between school faculty, and reducing misidentification of disabilities (both over-identification and under-identification).

Status:
Disabled

Positive Solutions - Session 5: Facing the Challenge, Part 1

Photo of two toddlers playing peak a boo
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Apr 4 2017 - 5:30pm
May 23 2017 - 5:30pm

This is one of six sessions in an evidence-based series developed by the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL). It is designed to help parent/caregivers promote their young child’s social and emotional development and to better understand young children’s challenging behaviors. Parent/caregivers will learn how to use positive approaches to improve their interactions with their child; help children learn appropriate behavior; and to build their child’s confidence and self-esteem. Thereby, preparing children for successful early learning experiences.

Status:
Active

Understanding and Addressing Young Children's Behaviors

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings
Event Start Date: 
Apr 4 2017 - 5:45pm

Description

Young children use their behaviors to communicate their feelings, needs and wants. This course looks at what children may be trying to communicate with their behavior, the impact of trauma on behavior and why children sometime have challenging  behaviors. Information on brain development, the importance of healthy social emotional development, and the impact of trauma will all be discussed in the context of understanding and addressing young children’s behaviors.

Status:
Disabled

Understanding and Implementing Developmental Screening

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Mar 23 2017 - 6:15pm
Apr 4 2017 - 6:00pm

In this course you will learn why developmental screening is so important when working with young children. You will also learn what to look for when choosing a screening tool, ways to implement a screening program, how to involve parents in the screening process, and how to follow-up when screening results indicate children may need further evaluation.

Status:
Disabled

Assessing Diverse Learners

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Apr 4 2017 - 6:00pm
Jan 5 2017 - 6:30pm

A child’s language, culture, and ability have an important impact on the assessment process. Through this course you will gain skills and understanding for fairly and effectively assessing children who are diverse in terms of culture, language, and ability.

Status:
Disabled

Sensory Processing: Creating a Sensory Sensitive Classroom, Curriculum and Experience for Young Children

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings
Event Start Date: 
Mar 7 2017 - 6:15pm
Mar 21 2017 - 6:15pm
Apr 4 2017 - 6:15pm
Apr 25 2017 - 6:15pm

This workshop is an opportunity for early educators that focuses on both classroom and curriculum adaptations they can make for children with sensory processing needs to enhance their learning experiences.

Status:
Active

Social Justice and Equity in Schools PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Mar 1 2017 - 4:00pm
Apr 5 2017 - 4:00pm
May 3 2017 - 4:00pm

As part of the Social Justice and Equity Initiative at the Collaborative, we are hosting a PLC for educators and administrators from our member districts, and for CES employees. This monthly PLC will provide the space and time for participants to explore issues of social justice in schools. Participants will have the opportunity to develop support and inspiration networks across districts and schools with other educators, administrators and advocates.

Status:
Active

Technology in Education PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Oct 6 2016 - 8:30am
Nov 3 2016 - 8:30am
Dec 8 2016 - 8:30am
Feb 2 2017 - 8:30am
Mar 2 2017 - 8:30am
Apr 6 2017 - 8:30am
May 4 2017 - 8:30am

The professional learning community is a collegial discussion group for technology directors, coordinators, and educators at all levels that meets regularly throughout the school year. 

Status:
Active

Teaching Strategies GOLD

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Mar 18 2017 - 8:30am
Apr 6 2017 - 6:00pm
Apr 8 2017 - 8:30am
Apr 22 2017 - 8:30am
May 13 2017 - 8:30am

This twelve-hour training introduces teachers to Teaching Strategies GOLD, a Web-based, developmentally appropriate assessment system for children from birth through kindergarten. Through video clips, small-group work, and facilitator-led discussions, teachers will explore the structure, features, and functionality of the tool and practice using it to follow the four-step assessment cycle.

Teaching Strategies GOLD

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Mar 18 2017 - 8:30am
Apr 6 2017 - 6:00pm
Apr 8 2017 - 8:30am
Apr 22 2017 - 8:30am
May 13 2017 - 8:30am

This twelve-hour training introduces teachers to Teaching Strategies GOLD, a Web-based, developmentally appropriate assessment system for children from birth through kindergarten. Through video clips, small-group work, and facilitator-led discussions, teachers will explore the structure, features, and functionality of the tool and practice using it to follow the four-step assessment cycle.

Hola Amigos y Amigas

Photo of grandmother and little girl smiling
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Mar 28 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 29 2017 - 10:30am
Apr 11 2017 - 10:00am
Apr 26 2017 - 10:30am
May 12 2017 - 10:00am
Hello Friends

Early childhood is a wonderful time to introduce young children to other cultures. This special event introduces the Spanish and Latin American culture, and it includes children’s music, stories, games, an art activity, and a special snack.

Status:
Active

Public Preschool Teachers PLC

Offered by: 
Early Childhood
Event Start Date: 
Oct 18 2016 - 3:30pm
Nov 15 2016 - 3:30pm
Dec 20 2016 - 3:30pm
Jan 17 2017 - 3:30pm
Feb 28 2017 - 3:30pm
Mar 21 2017 - 3:30pm
Apr 11 2017 - 3:30pm

Teachers will be engaged in discussions that address the unique complexities of their roles In the public schools and provides opportunities for them to share ideas and resources with each other to meet various requirements and strengthen their teaching practice.

There is no charge for participation. Certificates of attendance and PDPs are available.

Status:
Active

Positive Solutions - Session 6: Facing the Challenge, Part 2

Photo of two toddlers playing peak a boo
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Apr 11 2017 - 5:30pm
May 30 2017 - 5:30pm

This is one of six sessions in an evidence-based series developed by the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL). It is designed to help parent/caregivers promote their young child’s social and emotional development and to better understand young children’s challenging behaviors. Parent/caregivers will learn how to use positive approaches to improve their interactions with their child; help children learn appropriate behavior; and to build their child’s confidence and self-esteem. Thereby, preparing children for successful early learning experiences.

Status:
Active

T-UDL: Technology & Universal Design for Learning

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Apr 12 2017 - 9:00am

In this fully-online course, we will explore the technology tools that directly support the principles of UDL and help teachers to create engaging and interactive learning environments for all learners, including students with special education needs.

Status:
Active

The Art of Observation PLC: Region 6

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Apr 12 2017 - 6:30pm
May 3 2017 - 6:30pm

Observation is truly an art that can transform your teaching. This quarterly PLC will provide an opportunity for early educators to hone their skills in observing, documenting, and assessing children's development.

Status:
Disabled

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