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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July

Black Community and Agency: Fighting the Color Line (1877-1940)

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 5 2017 - 9:00am

Participants in this workshop will examine black communities of resistance – legal, intellectual, educational, social – to Jim Crow and the other forms of oppression during a bleak period in race relations in America.

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Disabled

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Offered by: 
Healthy Families and Communities - Professional Development - Summer Academy - Strategic Planning Initiative for Families and Youth
Event Start Date: 
Jul 7 2017 - 8:00am
Jul 25 2017 - 8:00am
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.
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Disabled

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - History and Social Studies - Summer Academy - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Jul 11 2017 - 8:00am
Oct 19 2017 - 8:00am
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.
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Active

Fostering a Growth Mindset

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Jul 18 2017 - 8:30am
"Growth mindset"--basically the feeling of, "I can"--has taken the field of education by storm. While it is a very important factor of sustained academic success, it can easily be misused and misunderstood. This 2-session training will examine: the neurophysiological foundation of growth mindset; the full definition of growth mindset; research on the efficacy of growth mindset; the importance of belief n growth mindset; the dos-and-don'ts of establishing growth mindset; the use of questions in fostering a growth mindset.
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Active

Collaborative and Proactive Behavioral Strategies

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 24 2017 - 9:00am
This workshop will explore the importance of choice and routines that support students with challenging behaviors. Participants will examine "expected" and "unexpected" behaviors using social behavior mapping, encourage emotional control using the "Zones of Regulation," and create social stories to address the needs of individual students.
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Active

Working with Traumatized Learners

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 24 2017 - 9:00am
This workshop will focus on how to develop a trauma-informed integration and implementation strategic planning team within your school to ensure that children and staff feel safe.
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Active

LEAP Training-of-Trainers

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Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jul 24 2017 - 9:00am

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) is working collaboratively with a cohort of MA districts to assess why disproportionality in special education identification and/or placement is occurring for low-income students, and to identify policies, procedures, and practices that are successful in preventing it and increasing supports for this student population. 

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Active

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Offered by: 
Healthy Families and Communities - Professional Development - Summer Academy - Strategic Planning Initiative for Families and Youth
Event Start Date: 
Jul 7 2017 - 8:00am
Jul 25 2017 - 8:00am
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.
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Disabled

Makerspaces: Where Learning = Doing

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jul 25 2017 - 9:00am
What is a makerspace? How can I create one in my school or district? How can I leverage a makerspace to increase student and community engagement in my school? In this three-session workshop (two face-to-face meetings plus an online webinar), you will explore these questions and more.
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Active

G Suite Educator Level 1 Certification Prep Intensive

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jul 26 2017 - 9:00am
This two day workshop is for educators who are comfortable using G Suite (Google Apps for Education) and want to prepare for the Level 1 Certified Educator exam.
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Active

Introduction to Restorative Practices in Schools

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 27 2017 - 9:00am
Many teachers, disciplinarians, and other school staff throughout the country are using Restorative Practices to both build school community and respond to harmful behavior. Come to this hands-on introductory workshop to explore what restorative practices are and how to use them in your school.
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Active

Making Modifications in the Inclusion Setting

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Jul 31 2017 - 9:00am
Participants will develop skills to make modifications to class material for the range of learners in their classrooms.
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Active

How the New Science Standards are Different Using Inquiry and Differentiation

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Science - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 31 2017 - 9:00am

Students taught using inquiry and differentiations methods have greater interest and confidence to chose a science career. Learn ways to incorporate these teaching methods into your science curriculum! 

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Active

August

Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - History and Social Studies - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Aug 1 2017 - 8:00am
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Program at the Collaborative for Educational Services is making accessible to all learners – including English Learners – the best of inquiry-based instruction using primary sources. Course will feature exemplars of best practice based on the history of immigration and of foreign language communities in the U.S., using primary sources and analysis tools.
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Active

Meeting the Needs of Struggling Students in Math

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Math - Summer Academy - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Aug 2 2017 - 9:00am
The core of differentiated instruction revolves around creating equal access to mathematical ideas without simplifying the mathematical content of a lesson. Participants in this workshop will deepen their ability to address these challenges in the classroom.
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Active

Strengthening Tier 1 & 2 Behavior Strategies for Greater Student Success

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Aug 7 2017 - 9:00am
Presented by Polly Bath
This 3-day Summer Institute focuses on fostering the success of students whose success is placed at risk by behavior. You’ll learn how to establish highly successful classrooms as well as how to build school-wide Tier 1 and 2 strategies to address the unique needs of these students.
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Active

Science and Engineering Practices in Your Classroom

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Science - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Aug 7 2017 - 9:00am

How can you make the new 2016 science and engineering practices exciting for your students while still addressing required performance expectations? Join us for 4 days of exploring Life, Physical and Earth/Space sciences as well as Engineering Design! 

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Active

Understanding Learning - Three Day Workshop

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - Struggling Learners - Summer Academy - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Aug 7 2017 - 9:00am
Memory Systems and the Brain
This 3-session workshop explores how the effectiveness of our teaching can be maximized by understanding how the brain’s memory systems work in learning. With this basis, our instructional decisions become more directly connected to what furthers student learning, and we can troubleshoot individual student's challenges more astutely. We become "learning specialists." English learners, students with special needs, as well as generally struggling students particularly benefit from teachers who have "learning specialist" perspective.
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Active

Inclusive Classrooms and Teaching: Supporting Success for All Students

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Aug 8 2017 - 9:00am

Participants will come to a deeper understanding of the variety of ways inclusion can be achieved. Additionally, skills will be taught/reviewed that can be applied upon return to the classroom.

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Active

Writing a Clear and Concise FBA (Functional Behavioral Assessment) with Polly Bath

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Aug 10 2017 - 9:00am
Participants will learn an efficient FBA (Functional Behavioral Assessment) process that yields a clear, concise classroom-teacher friendly report.
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Active

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