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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December

Media Literacy and Civic Engagement

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Dec 10 2018 - 5:00pm
Promoting Active Learning in the K-12 Classroom and Community Webinar
The new Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework elevates civic engagement and media literacy in K-12 education. Media literacy education has become essential for college, career, and civic life. A key goal is to expand students’ relationship with media, equipping them with the skills to decode messages, question sources, discern bias, and evaluate various ways media can influence people. In this webinar, participants will explore tools and strategies for empowering students to change from passive consumers into active learners with media—and active participants in their community through civic engagement projects.
Status:
Disabled

Sleep Issues

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Dec 13 2018 - 10:00am
Feb 13 2019 - 1:00pm
If your child isn’t sleeping well, you’re not sleeping either. In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of sleep and share various strategies for promoting sleep.
Status:
Active

Early Reading Skills

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Nov 26 2018 - 9:45am
Nov 30 2018 - 10:00am
Dec 7 2018 - 9:45am
Dec 13 2018 - 10:15am
Dec 14 2018 - 10:15am
Jan 18 2019 - 10:15am
Feb 11 2019 - 10:45am
Mar 12 2019 - 10:15am
Mar 19 2019 - 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

Early Reading Skills

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Nov 26 2018 - 9:45am
Nov 30 2018 - 10:00am
Dec 7 2018 - 9:45am
Dec 13 2018 - 10:15am
Dec 14 2018 - 10:15am
Jan 18 2019 - 10:15am
Feb 11 2019 - 10:45am
Mar 12 2019 - 10:15am
Mar 19 2019 - 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

Queer Educators PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 16 2018 - 4:00pm
Dec 18 2018 - 4:00pm
Jan 15 2019 - 4:00pm
Feb 19 2019 - 4:00pm
Mar 19 2019 - 4:00pm
May 21 2019 - 4:00pm

 LGBTQ+-identified educators will come together to develop and share workplace practices and strategies for bringing our whole identities into our schools, creating safer workplaces, and supporting our students on the LGBTQ+ rainbow.

There is no charge for participation.

Certificates of attendance and PDPs are available. Please note: you must register here in order to receive a certificate or PDPs.

Status:
Active

English Language Learners PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners
Event Start Date: 
Oct 17 2018 - 1:00pm
Nov 7 2018 - 1:00pm
Dec 19 2018 - 1:00pm
Mar 20 2019 - 1:00pm
Apr 10 2019 - 1:00pm
May 15 2019 - 1:00pm

Calling all EL Teachers! The ELL PLC is a group of ESL teachers who come together to learn about new developments in the field (state specific and beyond) and share their expertise around working with students and families. Most importantly, it is a place to get support from fellow teachers.

There is no charge for participation. Certificates of attendance and PDPs are available. Please note: you must register here in order to receive a certificate or PDPs.

Status:
Active

January

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

Making Modifications in the Inclusion Setting

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Jul 31 2017 - 9:00am
Jan 7 2019 - 9:00am
Participants will develop skills to make modifications to class material for the range of learners in their classrooms.
Status:
Active

Managing Little One's Screen Time

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Dec 5 2018 - 10:45am
Jan 8 2019 - 10:15am
Mar 25 2019 - 9:45am
iPads for infants, touch screens for toddlers, video games for preschoolers - screens are everywhere! Join us for a discussion on the impact of screen time on young children's development, and guidance on screen time with young children.
Status:
Active

Accessible Text: Bookshare, Learning Ally, & Creating Accessible Text

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education - CCATT - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jan 9 2019 - 9:00am
In a world that demands strong literacy skills, it's essential that educators provide struggling readers with accessible alternative format text that allows these students to access grade level curriculum. In this course, you will learn how to use Bookshare and Learning Ally to access digital and audio books, as well as how to create accessible text from classroom materials.
Status:
Active

Raising Healthy Eaters

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Apr 3 2018 - 10:00am
Jan 14 2019 - 10:45am
Feb 14 2019 - 10:45am
Mar 20 2019 - 10:45am

Good nutrition is key to healthy development. This workshop will offer information and ideas on how to help your child be a healthy eater.

Status:
Active

Improving Outcomes for Students Living in Poverty and Trauma

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Jan 15 2019 - 9:00am

This workshop will introduce participants to key concepts related to working with students living in poverty. The course will address the impact of poverty on different student populations. Participants will explore concepts, practices and strategies related to inclusive practice, social-emotional learning, school and classroom culture, and family engagement.

Status:
Active

Hola Amigos y Amigas

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Dec 6 2018 - 10:15am
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
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

Queer Educators PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 16 2018 - 4:00pm
Dec 18 2018 - 4:00pm
Jan 15 2019 - 4:00pm
Feb 19 2019 - 4:00pm
Mar 19 2019 - 4:00pm
May 21 2019 - 4:00pm

 LGBTQ+-identified educators will come together to develop and share workplace practices and strategies for bringing our whole identities into our schools, creating safer workplaces, and supporting our students on the LGBTQ+ rainbow.

There is no charge for participation.

Certificates of attendance and PDPs are available. Please note: you must register here in order to receive a certificate or PDPs.

Status:
Active

Copyright for Educators in a Digital Age: Online Workshop

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jan 16 2019 - 4:00pm

Description

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

ESE Special Education Regional Meetings for SY18-19

Offered by: 
Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Oct 26 2018 - 9:30am
Jan 18 2019 - 9:30am
Apr 12 2019 - 9:30am
THe Massachusetts Organization of Educational Collaboratives (MOEC) has partnered with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) to host three meetings across the state in each collaborative region during the 2018-2019 school year. The meetings will provide a method for ESE to communicate directly with special education administrators while providing administrators with an opportunity to request information on specific topics and ask questions.
Status:
Active

Early Reading Skills

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Nov 26 2018 - 9:45am
Nov 30 2018 - 10:00am
Dec 7 2018 - 9:45am
Dec 13 2018 - 10:15am
Dec 14 2018 - 10:15am
Jan 18 2019 - 10:15am
Feb 11 2019 - 10:45am
Mar 12 2019 - 10:15am
Mar 19 2019 - 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

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

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Jan 22 2019 - 9:00am
This session addresses Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act and their impact on school systems and their staff. Both statutes and their regulations outline the requirements for addressing the needs of disabled students in all aspects of the educational program and school related activities.
Status:
Active

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