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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August

Title IX Coordinator Training

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Aug 13 2020 - 1:00pm
There have been changes to the federal Title IX laws. District Title IX coordinators must receive training by August 14, 2020. This course will satisfy the mandated coordinator training requirement.
Status:
Active

Getting the Most of Online and Remote Learning: Building Relationships

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Aug 25 2020 - 9:00am
Knowing students are struggling as well as teachers, how can we better prepare for a potential remote learning scenario for this fall? This session will concentrate on suggestions from students as well as the presenter’s experiences from coordinating distance learning.
Status:
Active

Getting the Most of Online and Remote Learning: Strategies for Engagement

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Aug 25 2020 - 1:00pm
Knowing students are struggling as well as teachers, how can we better prepare for a potential remote learning scenario for this fall? This session will concentrate on suggestions from students as well as the presenter’s experiences from coordinating distance learning.
Status:
Active

Using Routines and Predictability to Promote Stability in Early Learning Experiences

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Event Start Date: 
Aug 26 2020 - 9:00am
Young children thrive with stability. These unusual times increase the need for stable nurturing early experiences. In this workshop we will discuss responsive teaching strategies for child-directed free play, social interaction, and for safe sensory exploration which align with EEC and CDC guidelines.
Status:
Active

Teaching the History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Aug 26 2020 - 7:00pm
This workshop introduces the inquiry-based methodology and fully prepares K-5 teachers to teach this interactive and engaging curriculum, fully aligned to the 2018 Massachusetts History and Social Studies Framework.
Status:
Active

Building Skills for Culturally Responsive Anti-Bias Early Learning Experiences

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Event Start Date: 
Aug 31 2020 - 9:00am
Implicit biases develop during early childhood and they play a role in shaping our value systems. In this workshop we will deepen participants' understanding of implicit bias, how it develops and how we can recognize and prevent it as an important first step to promoting social justice and equity.
Status:
Active

Supporting Young Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

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Event Start Date: 
Aug 31 2020 - 1:00pm
In order to support young children who have experienced trauma, first one must understand trauma and the trauma informed lens. This course will look at the definition of trauma, trauma informed care, the impact of trauma on neurodevelopment and social emotional skill development in young children.
Status:
Active

September

Engaging and Supporting Families

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Event Start Date: 
Sep 2 2020 - 9:00am
Building supportive relationships with families is always important, especially now. As we grapple with the pandemic and issues related to racial injustice, the daily complexity of family life is increased and is different for each family.
Status:
Active

Understanding and Addressing Anxiety in Children

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Event Start Date: 
Sep 3 2020 - 9:00am
The intersection of the COVID-19 pandemic and increased awareness and reactions regarding racial injustice is the perfect storm for increased anxiety in our communities, families and children. Learn the value of building positive foundations and to foster understanding and compassion.
Status:
Active

Early Literacy: Beyond the Book

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Event Start Date: 
Sep 8 2020 - 2:00pm
During the pandemic, educators can help parents to recognize literacy opportunities in everyday experiences, such as walks around the neighborhood and trips to the store, to support virtual learning. This session will equip educators to support "parents as teachers" as they go beyond screens and worksheets.
Status:
Active

Becoming a Courageous Facilitator

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Sep 9 2020 - 2:00pm
Critical Dialogues in Schools and Classrooms
This semester-long training focuses on developing the necessary facilitation techniques and tools for holding brave conversations and dialogue in our classrooms where students learn to exchange ideas, listen respectfully to different viewpoints, and give and receive constructive feedback in a supportive way.
Status:
Active

ISTE Certification Training for Educators

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Event Start Date: 
Jul 24 2020 - 9:00am
Sep 22 2020 - 6:00pm
ISTE Certification is a new competency-based, vendor-agnostic educator certification based on the ISTE Standards for Educators. This digital credential recognizes educators who understand how to use educational technology for learning in meaningful and transformative ways.
Status:
Active

Teaching in a Changing Landscape

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Sep 24 2020 - 4:00pm

We will explore what it means to cultivate students’ well-being and academic growth in an uncertain and perhaps ever-changing landscape this fall and winter. In this participant-driven course, we will investigate ways of approaching new social, emotional and academic challenges by actively sharing our insights and work with students whether that be in face-to-face contexts, remote contexts or a combination of the two.

Status:
Active

Black Communities and Agency

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Sep 29 2020 - 9:00am
Fighting Jim Crow and Institutional Racism (1877-1940)
This 12-week, fully online course will examine Black communities’ resistance–legal, intellectual, educational, social–to Jim Crow and the other forms of oppression during a bleak period in race relations in America.
Status:
Active

October

Culturally Meaningful Books for ELs

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 6 2020 - 4:00pm
In this fully online course, participants will learn about how to use content that resonates with immigrant and refugee students, both in ESL and General Education classrooms, in order to strengthen the participation and confidence of English Learners (ELs) in academic learning.
Status:
Active

Supporting the Diverse Needs of English Language Learners in School

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 8 2020 - 5:00pm
This course is open to any educational professional in K-12 settings seeking more knowledge on how to support English Language Learners in their respective educational contexts. This course will draw on language acquisition and second language learning theories, the role of language and culture in working with English learners and research-based practices for both teaching and working with English learners’ diverse needs.
Status:
Active

Accountable Talk for ELs and Others

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 13 2020 - 4:00pm
What it is and How it Works
We will explore the concept of accountable talk (AT) and student voice from the vantage point of its extraordinary benefits. We will establish a working definition of AT, explore its connections to learning language and content, and ultimately learn concrete but rich ways of implementing practices in our daily work with students.
Status:
Active

Studying Skillful Teaching

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 15 2020 - 8:30am
The Studying Skillful Teaching program is Research for Better Teaching's cornerstone program for building teachers’ capacity – the knowledge and skills as well as the courage and conviction – to promote students’ motivation, learning, and increased achievement.
Status:
Active

Increasing Accessibility in Remote Learning

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 17 2020 - 8:00am
This course will consider content, design, scaffolding and completion options as key dimensions of accessibility in remote learning.
Status:
Active

Making Modifications in the Inclusion Setting

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 17 2020 - 10:00am
Develop skills to make modifications to class material for students with learning disabilities in the general education classroom. Analyze assignment and assessment tasks, create and receive feedback on modifications.
Status:
Active

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