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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February

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

March

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

The Art of Observation PLC: Region 2

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Feb 8 2017 - 6:30pm
Mar 1 2017 - 6:30pm
Jun 7 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

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

Early Reading Skills

Photo of little girl reading
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Mar 2 2017 - 10:30am
Mar 7 2017 - 6:00pm
Mar 15 2017 - 10:30am
Mar 21 2017 - 10:00am

Talking, singing, playing and reading with your child all build early reading skills.  Join us to learn how you can do more of these activities with your child and how these and other everyday interactions with your child provides preparation for reading.

Status:
Active

Teaching Strategies GOLD

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Feb 11 2017 - 9:00am
Feb 25 2017 - 9:00am
Mar 4 2017 - 8:30am
Mar 18 2017 - 8:30am
Apr 8 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.

Positive Solutions - Session 1: Making a Connection!

Photo of two toddlers playing peak a boo
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Nov 10 2016 - 5:30pm
Mar 6 2017 - 5:30pm
Apr 25 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 Implementing Developmental Screening

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Feb 25 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 6 2017 - 6:30pm
Mar 11 2017 - 10:00am
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:
Active

Hola Amigos y Amigas

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Feb 14 2017 - 10:00am
Feb 15 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 7 2017 - 10:30am
Mar 8 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 10 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 15 2017 - 11:00am
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

New Teachers PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Sep 13 2016 - 3:30pm
Nov 15 2016 - 3:30pm
Jan 10 2017 - 3:30pm
Mar 7 2017 - 3:30pm
May 9 2017 - 3:30pm

Being a new teacher is both exciting and, at times, inherently overwhelming and stressful. You are not alone! You are invited to attend the New Teachers PLC, open to educators who are in their first three years of teaching (or anyone who identifies themselves as "new to education"). The group will be facilitated by an experienced educator - but members will jointly decide topics of exploration (i.e. teaching and learning strategies, tech integration, classroom management, etc.).

Status:
Active

Early Reading Skills

Photo of little girl reading
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Mar 2 2017 - 10:30am
Mar 7 2017 - 6:00pm
Mar 15 2017 - 10:30am
Mar 21 2017 - 10:00am

Talking, singing, playing and reading with your child all build early reading skills.  Join us to learn how you can do more of these activities with your child and how these and other everyday interactions with your child provides preparation for reading.

Status:
Active

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

Hola Amigos y Amigas

Photo of grandmother and little girl smiling
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Feb 14 2017 - 10:00am
Feb 15 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 7 2017 - 10:30am
Mar 8 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 10 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 15 2017 - 11:00am
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

Librarian and Media Specialists PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Sep 26 2016 - 4:30pm
Oct 20 2016 - 4:30pm
Nov 17 2016 - 4:30pm
Jan 10 2017 - 4:30pm
Feb 9 2017 - 4:30pm
Mar 9 2017 - 4:30pm
Apr 25 2017 - 4:30pm
May 16 2017 - 4:30pm

This Professional Learning Community is designed to provide a space for Librarian/Media Specialists throughout the region to address and discuss a range of topics that are of vital importance in today's schools. At the first meeting, participants will have the opportunity to weigh in on the following topics and establish a set of priorities for the coming school year:

Status:
Active

Parent Conversations: Discussions about the Parenting Journey

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Mar 9 2017 - 5:30pm
Mar 28 2017 - 6:00pm

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:
Active

The Art of Observation PLC: Region 1

Photo of a man and woman working on a computer
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Feb 9 2017 - 6:00pm
Mar 9 2017 - 6:00pm
Apr 13 2017 - 6:00pm
May 11 2017 - 6:00pm

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

Hola Amigos y Amigas

Photo of grandmother and little girl smiling
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Feb 14 2017 - 10:00am
Feb 15 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 7 2017 - 10:30am
Mar 8 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 10 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 15 2017 - 11:00am
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

Understanding and Implementing Developmental Screening

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Feb 25 2017 - 10:00am
Mar 6 2017 - 6:30pm
Mar 11 2017 - 10:00am
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:
Active

Principals Professional Group

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Sep 19 2016 - 9:00am
Nov 14 2016 - 9:00am
Jan 9 2017 - 9:00am
Mar 13 2017 - 9:00am
May 22 2017 - 9:00am

The Principal Professional Group's goal is to build a collaborative and supportive leadership community: a community where, through open discussion and shared best practices and solutions, we can tackle the myriad of issues facing to our schools. Both newcomers and participants from previous years are invited!

Professional Groups are collegial discussion groups for school leaders that meet regularly throughout the school year. There is no charge for participation. Certificates of attendance and PDPs are available.

Status:
Active

Positive Solutions - Session 2: Making it Happen!

Photo of two toddlers playing peak a boo
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Nov 17 2016 - 5:30pm
Mar 13 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

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