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

Hola Amigos y Amigas

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Jan 15 2019 - 9:45am
Jan 23 2019 - 10:45am
Jan 25 2018 - 9:00am
Feb 1 2019 - 10:15am
Feb 5 2019 - 10:00am
Feb 7 2019 - 10:15am
Feb 12 2019 - 10:15am
Feb 26 2019 - 10:00am
Mar 11 2019 - 9:45am
Mar 14 2019 - 10:15am
Mar 22 2019 - 10:15am
Apr 10 2019 - 10:45am
Apr 22 2019 - 10:45am
Apr 23 2019 - 10:30am
Apr 25 2019 - 10:15am
Apr 30 2019 - 9:00am
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. La primera infancia es un momento maravilloso para introducir a los niños pequeños a otras culturas. Este evento especial da a conocer la cultura Española y Latinoamericana a través de la música infantil, cuentos, juegos, actividades artisticas y una merienda.especial.
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: 
Feb 27 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

Positive Solutions - Session 4

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Nov 5 2018 - 10:45am
Feb 27 2019 - 10:45am
Mar 15 2019 - 10:00am
Teach Me What to Do!
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

Growth Mindset for Math Students

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Math
Event Start Date: 
Feb 28 2019 - 9:00am
Increase Perseverance and Engagement

Join us for a day filled with practical strategies and solutions you can use in your classroom or school to address persistent challenges facing math educators. Discover a wealth of classroom-proven strategies to increase your students’ perseverance and engagement in mathematics while building strong conceptual understanding. Help your students drop their fixed mindset and adopt a growth mindset.

Status:
Active

Librarian and Media Specialists PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 18 2018 - 4:30pm
Nov 15 2018 - 4:30pm
Jan 17 2019 - 4:30pm
Feb 28 2019 - 4:30pm
Mar 28 2019 - 4:30pm
Apr 25 2019 - 4:30pm
Jun 6 2019 - 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

March

Developing Academic Language in Mathematics

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - Math - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Mar 1 2019 - 9:00am
This fully online course invites mathematics educators to approach mathematics instruction as a concerted effort in each lesson to develop students' content (knowledge, skills, understandings), academic language and thinking readiness.
Status:
Active

Online Course: Introductory Course on the MA Standards for Pre-K and K Social And Emotional Learning (SEL) and Approaches to Play and Learning (APL)

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Event Start Date: 
Mar 4 2019 - 9:00am
This online introductory course will familiarize participants with the new MA Pre-K and Kindergarten Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Approaches to Play and Learning (APL) Standards.
Status:
Active

Understanding and Addressing Young Children's Challenging Behaviors

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings
Event Start Date: 
Mar 4 2019 - 5:45pm

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:
Active

World Geography and History - Designing Grades 6-7

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Jan 29 2019 - 8:30am
Mar 5 2019 - 8:30am
Participants will gain essential knowledge and tools to design and teach the two-year World Geography and History requirements laid out in the 2018 Social Studies standards. This workshop will empahsize the use of a variety of primary and secondary sources, and teaching to meet the needs of diverse learners.
Status:
Active

Social Justice and Equity in Schools PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Sep 4 2018 - 4:00pm
Oct 2 2018 - 4:00pm
Nov 6 2018 - 4:00pm
Dec 4 2018 - 4:00pm
Feb 5 2019 - 4:00pm
Mar 5 2019 - 4:00pm
Apr 2 2019 - 4:00pm
May 7 2019 - 4:00pm
Jun 4 2019 - 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.

Participants are encouraged to come to all meetings, if possible. There is no charge for participation.

Status:
Active

Engaging Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Arts
Event Start Date: 
Mar 6 2019 - 9:00am
This course focuses on effective strategies for engaging immigrant and refugee families in the education of their children. While the strategies presented most directly address families of students in grades PK-6, educators working with older learners are welcome to participate with an eye to adapting course strategies to fit middle and high school contexts.
Status:
Active

Positive Solutions - Session 5

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Nov 19 2018 - 10:45am
Mar 6 2019 - 10:45am
Mar 22 2019 - 10:00am
Facing the Challenge, Part 1
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

Technology in Education PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Oct 4 2018 - 8:30am
Nov 1 2018 - 8:30am
Dec 6 2018 - 8:30am
Jan 3 2019 - 8:30am
Feb 7 2019 - 8:30am
Mar 7 2019 - 8:30am
Apr 4 2019 - 8:30am
May 2 2019 - 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

Social Studies PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Oct 4 2018 - 3:30pm
Mar 7 2019 - 3:30pm

The Social Studies PLC is a supportive community of dynamic history and social studies school leaders, including academic department chairs, social studies coordinators, building and district resource staff, and curriculum directors or assistant directors.

Status:
Active

Positive Solutions - Session 3

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Oct 22 2018 - 10:45am
Feb 13 2019 - 10:45am
Mar 8 2019 - 10:00am
Why Do They Do What They Do?
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

Curriculum Leaders Professional Group

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Sep 14 2018 - 12:30pm
Oct 12 2018 - 12:30pm
Nov 9 2018 - 12:30pm
Dec 7 2018 - 12:30pm
Jan 18 2019 - 12:30pm
Feb 15 2019 - 12:30pm
Mar 8 2019 - 12:30pm
Apr 12 2019 - 12:30pm
May 10 2019 - 12:30pm
Jun 14 2019 - 12:30pm

The Curriculum Leaders Professional Group addresses timely issues related to curriculum, instruction and assessment in PK-12 educational programs. Participants explore evidence-based approaches to problems of practice related to student outcomes. Members pose questions, share resources and support one another as thinking partners.

Participants are encouraged to come to all meetings if possible. There is no charge for participation.

Status:
Active

Hola Amigos y Amigas

thumbnail of Puzzle of Parenting logo with colorful puzzle pieces
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Jan 15 2019 - 9:45am
Jan 23 2019 - 10:45am
Jan 25 2018 - 9:00am
Feb 1 2019 - 10:15am
Feb 5 2019 - 10:00am
Feb 7 2019 - 10:15am
Feb 12 2019 - 10:15am
Feb 26 2019 - 10:00am
Mar 11 2019 - 9:45am
Mar 14 2019 - 10:15am
Mar 22 2019 - 10:15am
Apr 10 2019 - 10:45am
Apr 22 2019 - 10:45am
Apr 23 2019 - 10:30am
Apr 25 2019 - 10:15am
Apr 30 2019 - 9:00am
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. La primera infancia es un momento maravilloso para introducir a los niños pequeños a otras culturas. Este evento especial da a conocer la cultura Española y Latinoamericana a través de la música infantil, cuentos, juegos, actividades artisticas y una merienda.especial.
Status:
Active

Tech Integration/Educational Technologist PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jan 14 2019 - 3:30pm
Feb 11 2019 - 3:30pm
Mar 11 2019 - 3:30pm
Apr 8 2019 - 3:30pm
May 6 2019 - 3:30pm

This professional learning community is for educators and leaders who are responsible for:

  • identifying and growing educator technology skills
  • developing differentiated learning opportunities
  • inspiring paths to innovative pedagogy
  • planning for strategic and continued growth

This monthly PLC will provide the space and time for participants to explore issues related to technology in schools and create a deeper understanding of how technology promotes our human connection to one another.

Status:
Active

Early Reading Skills

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Mar 12 2019 - 10:15am
Mar 19 2019 - 10:00am
May 2 2019 - 10:15am
May 9 2019 - 10:45am
May 15 2019 - 10:45am
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

Positive Solutions - Session 6

thumbnail of Puzzle of Parenting logo with colorful puzzle pieces
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Nov 26 2018 - 10:45am
Mar 13 2019 - 10:45am
Mar 29 2019 - 10:00am
Facing the Challenge, Part 2
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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