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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Tip: Select the option -Year and -Month and click Apply to reset.

June

Leading to Improve Outcomes for English Learners

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners
Event Start Date: 
Jun 26 2019 - 9:00am
Jul 9 2019 - 9:00am
This workshop will survey core practices in evidence-based instruction for all learners (tier 1 practices); evidence-based sheltered content instruction; and effective practices in the ESL classroom. Participants will explore effective practices to lead instruction for ELs (and all learners), and identify next actions in their district, school, department or team.
Status:
Active

Climate Change in the Classroom

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Science - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jun 28 2019 - 9:00am
This workshop is a hands-on learning experience using climate change as the lens for learning units regarding three critical ecosystem elements: vegetation, water, and soils.
Status:
Disabled

July

Avoiding Burnout, Finding Fuel, Cultivating Success

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jul 1 2019 - 8:30am
Ideas from Exemplary Educators

Teacher stress, dissatisfaction, and burnout are troubling and common. Dr. Betsy Nordell's desire to address this led her to conduct doctoral research with Massachusetts teachers with exemplary ratings. She explored how and why these educators thrive. 

Status:
Active

Understanding and Teaching the US Constitution in the 21st Century

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Jul 1 2019 - 9:00am
How well has the U.S. Constitution protected the individual rights of all Americans? Who has been left out and why? How has Constitutional protection evolved?
Status:
Active

Ongoing Assessment Project for Additive Reasoning (OGAP)

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Math
Event Start Date: 
Jul 8 2019 - 8:00am
The Ongoing Assessment Project (OGAP) for Additive Reasoning is a systematic and intentional formative assessment system in mathematics based on mathematics education research on how students learn additive concepts, common errors students make, and preconceptions or misconceptions that may interfere with learning new concepts or solving related problems.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Healthy Families and Communities - Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jul 8 2019 - 8:30am
Aug 23 2019 - 8:30am
The Youth Mental Health First Aid training is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help a young person who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis.
Status:
Active

Diversity in Children's Literature

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Arts
Event Start Date: 
Jul 8 2019 - 9:00am
This fully online course is designed for students to interact with a wide variety of children’s literature that includes a representation of ethnic and cultural diversity.
Status:
Active

Elementary STEM Teaching

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Science - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jul 8 2019 - 9:00am
As a collaborative group, participants in this fully online course will examine what it means to teach STEM. Through authentic applications and hands-on activities, educators will examine the different components to STEM lessons, critique and choose STEM lessons, apply STEM teaching, and reflect on STEM trends and real-world applications.
Status:
Active

Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies - Two Days

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Jul 9 2019 - 8:30am
Social studies offers powerful strategies to engage diverse learners with informational texts, hands-on activities, and meaningful writing. Join Laurie Risler, veteran elementary teacher and specialist on exceptional learning, to explore strategies to teach social studies in elementary schools and develop plans for your classroom and school.
Status:
Active

Leading to Improve Outcomes for English Learners

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners
Event Start Date: 
Jun 26 2019 - 9:00am
Jul 9 2019 - 9:00am
This workshop will survey core practices in evidence-based instruction for all learners (tier 1 practices); evidence-based sheltered content instruction; and effective practices in the ESL classroom. Participants will explore effective practices to lead instruction for ELs (and all learners), and identify next actions in their district, school, department or team.
Status:
Active

Teddy Bear Picnic

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood
Event Start Date: 
Jul 13 2019 - 10:00am
A fundraising event for Strong Foundations for Young Children
The Teddy Beat Picnic is a special event raising funds for Strong Foundations for Young Children, which provides support services to Hampshire County families of children birth to 5, who may be struggling with social-emotional or behavioral challenges.
Status:
Active

Lead with Courage and Compassion: Fostering Civil Discourse in Schools

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jul 15 2019 - 9:00am
In this workshop, teachers will learn skills that support civil discourse in classrooms and will gain the confidence to lead this work that is critical to our democracy.
Status:
Active

ISTE Certification Training for Educators

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jul 16 2019 - 8:00am
Sep 23 2019 - 8:00am
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 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Through Filmmaking

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Arts
Event Start Date: 
Jul 23 2019 - 9:00am
Filmmaking is a rich, flexible, inspiring educational medium that has a natural appeal to students and sparks an authentic motive to learn. No previous filmmaking experience is necessary.
Status:
Active

Effective Instructional Strategies for ELLs

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners
Event Start Date: 
Jul 23 2019 - 9:00am
Participants will gain strategies to develop English language learners' (ELLs) content, language and thinking skills. In addition to supporting ELLs specifically, many strategies will support less-ready readers and writers generally.
Status:
Active

ISTE Certification for Educators: Designed for Tech Newbies

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jul 29 2019 - 8:00am
This course is specifically designed for educators who are interested in elevating their practice around technology, but don’t have advanced skills. This course will require that participants have a basic understanding of email, Internet searching, and basic word processing and spreadsheet skills. If you are ready to take the next steps in your ed tech game, join us!
Status:
Active

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - History and Social Studies - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Jul 29 2019 - 8:30am
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Program at the Collaborative for Educational Services is making accessible to all learners–including students with disabilities–the best of inquiry-based instruction using primary sources.
Status:
Active

Project-Based Learning (PBL): Unit-Level Redesign

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jul 30 2019 - 9:00am
Participants will be reminded of the many benefits of Project-Based Learning (PBL) as we identify key components of this approach to curriculum design. We will analyze teacher and student work samples from PBL classrooms to develop a framework for unit-level planning.
Status:
Active

August

Teaching to Strengths: Two Day Workshop

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Aug 2 2019 - 9:00am
Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress

One in every two students is experiencing some type of childhood trauma. This startling statistic has, understandably, raised our alarm about what we can do to support them. Instead of looking at what is "broken"; in the lives of these students, this workshop will emphasize the urgent need for evidence-based teaching and leadership practices that focus on seeing, acknowledging, and capitalizing on the many assets these students and their families possess.

Status:
Active

Instruction for Scientific Practices

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Science
Event Start Date: 
Aug 5 2019 - 9:00am
The shift to support all students’ learning of scientific practices demands frequent tuning of science teachers’ toolbox of instructional strategies. In this workshop, participants will review resources designed to teach and assess students’ understanding of scientific practices.
Status:
Active

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