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.

April

Social Studies PLC

Event Start Date: 
Oct 10 2019 - 3:30pm
Nov 14 2019 - 3:30pm
Jan 9 2020 - 3:30pm
Apr 9 2020 - 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

Understanding Disabilities

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 6 2020 - 10:00am
Apr 13 2020 - 10:00am

Description

Each below module is a five-session course (1 hour each day, for a week, Monday - Friday). 

Status:
Disabled

Introduction to Culturally Responsive Practice

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 13 2020 - 1:00pm

Description

This is a five-session course (1 hour each day, for a week, Monday - Friday) exploring the following topics: 

  • Key concepts about culture
  • Features of surface culture and deep culture
  • Implicit bias and ways to interrupt it
  • Key concepts about equity in schools

Audience

Teachers and Paraprofessionals; Grades K - 12

Credits

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Status:
Active

Supporting Students with Challenging Behavior

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 13 2020 - 2:00pm
Apr 27 2020 - 2:00pm

Description

This is a five-session course (1 hour each day, for a week, Monday - Friday). 

Status:
Active

Social Justice and Equity in Schools PLC

Event Start Date: 
Oct 8 2019 - 4:00pm
Nov 12 2019 - 4:00pm
Jan 14 2020 - 4:00pm
Feb 11 2020 - 4:00pm
Mar 10 2020 - 4:00pm
Apr 14 2020 - 4:00pm
May 12 2020 - 4:00pm

As part of the Social Justice and Equity Initiative at CES, 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

English Language Learners PLC

Event Start Date: 
Oct 9 2019 - 1:00pm
Nov 7 2018 - 1:00pm
Oct 30 2019 - 1:00pm
Dec 18 2019 - 1:00pm
Mar 18 2020 - 1:00pm
Apr 15 2020 - 1:00pm
May 13 2020 - 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

Assistive Technology PLC

Event Start Date: 
Apr 15 2020 - 3:30pm
May 13 2020 - 3:30pm
Jun 10 2020 - 3:30pm
This professional learning community is for educators, related service providers (SLP, OT, PT, Vision/mobility, BCBA, etc), paraprofessionals, and parents who wish to explore and learn more about current trends in Assistive Technology.
Status:
Active

Curriculum Leaders Professional Group

Event Start Date: 
Sep 20 2019 - 12:30pm
Oct 18 2019 - 12:30pm
Nov 15 2019 - 12:30pm
Dec 13 2019 - 12:30pm
Jan 10 2020 - 12:30pm
Feb 28 2020 - 12:30pm
Mar 20 2020 - 12:30pm
Apr 17 2020 - 12:30pm
May 8 2020 - 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

Understanding Students with Autism

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 20 2020 - 10:00am

Description

This is a ten-session course (1 hour each day for 2 weeks; Monday through Friday).

This course is dedicated to the specific needs of students grades k-6 with autism and learning strategies to make school a better place for them. There will be time for independent work on this project and will require sharing your research with the group.

*Please note that this workshop covers some of the same information from Understanding Disabilities: Module 1.

Status:
Active

Executive Functioning (EF): What It Is and How It Grows

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 20 2020 - 11:00am

Description

This is a three-session course (1.5 hour each day; Monday, Wednesday, Friday) covering the following topics:

  • Definitions of EF
  • How EF develops - and what thwarts its development
  • Strategies for the general education classroom
  • Consideration for students with identified special needs

Audience

Teachers and Paraprofessionals; Grades K - 12

Credits

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Status:
Active

Understanding and Teaching English Learners

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 20 2020 - 1:00pm

Description

This is a five-session course (1 hour each day; Monday through Friday) covering the following topics:

Status:
Active

Inclusion For Paraprofessionals

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 20 2020 - 2:00pm

Description

This is a five-session course (1 hour each day, for a week, Monday - Friday) covering the below topics:

Status:
Active

Using the ASQ for Developmental Screening

graphic thumbnail with text: Early Childhood Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 21 2020 - 6:00pm
This course offers an in depth exploration on how to use the ASQ-3 & ASQ:SE-2 for developmental screening, as well as a brief look ASQ Online. Participants will practice scoring and interpreting the results of the screening.
Status:
Active

Social-Emotional Learning for Adults

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 27 2020 - 1:00pm

Description

This is a five-session course (1 hour each day; Monday through Friday) covering the following topics:

  • Key concepts about social-emotional learning (SEL)
  • Why adults need to develop SEL skills
  • Circumstances and behaviors that can cultivate connection
  • Circumstances and behaviors that can interrupt connection

Audience

Teachers and Paraprofessionals; Grades K - 12

Credits

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Status:
Active

Supporting Students with Challenging Behavior

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 13 2020 - 2:00pm
Apr 27 2020 - 2:00pm

Description

This is a five-session course (1 hour each day, for a week, Monday - Friday). 

Status:
Active

Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Apr 29 2020 - 3:30pm
How will your school district ensure that students with disabilities can fully and meaningfully participate in the new student-led civic engagement projects at 8th grade and high school?
Status:
Active

May

First Steps to Reading

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Event Start Date: 
May 5 2020 - 9:30am
Families enjoy a light supper together, followed by parent-child activities that support pre-reading skills. Childcare is provided during parent learning times. Receive a book at each session to take home.
Status:
Active

Parenting Young Children - Chinese (教养孩童)

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Event Start Date: 
Oct 22 2019 - 5:30pm
Nov 12 2019 - 5:30pm
Dec 10 2019 - 5:30pm
Jan 21 2020 - 5:30pm
Feb 18 2020 - 5:30pm
Mar 10 2020 - 5:30pm
Apr 7 2020 - 5:30pm
May 5 2020 - 5:30pm
Jun 6 2020 - 5:30pm
Together we will talk about approaches to raising children; our parenting challenges; and ways in which we can support our children's healthy development and early learning experiences. 在一起我们将讨论怎样教养孩子,教养孩子中的挑战, 怎样帮助孩子们早期健康地成长和发展, 以及如何使用当地育儿资料与资源。
Status:
Active

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jan 17 2020 - 8:30am
May 8 2020 - 8:30am
Participants learn risk factors and warning signs of mental health challenges common among adolescents, how to be a first responder, and how to support a youth developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis.
Status:
Active

Positive Solutions - Session 2

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Event Start Date: 
May 8 2020 - 10:00am
Making It Happen!
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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