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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May

Educators Using G Suite PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jan 25 2017 - 3:30pm
Feb 15 2017 - 3:30pm
Mar 22 2017 - 3:30pm
Apr 26 2017 - 3:30pm
May 24 2017 - 3:30pm

This monthly PLC is devoted to educators who are using G Suite (Google Apps). Each month we will demonstrate a recent feature or application of G Suite, hear from participants about exciting new ways they are using G Suite, and have time for participants to ask questions of the group. We will also strategize and share resources. 

This is an online PLC, and you can join from wherever you are: school, home, coffee shop, dinosaur footprint, any place with an internet connection. There is no charge for participation. Certificates of attendance and PDPs are available.

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Disabled

Enhancing Infant Curriculum

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings
Event Start Date: 
May 17 2017 - 6:15pm
May 24 2017 - 6:15pm
Infancy is the perfect time to begin building a foundation for a wide range of developmental experiences that create the foundation for learning later on.  This workshop explores various ways to enhance infant curriculum to support positive developmental outcomes.
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Disabled

Positive Solutions - Session 6: Facing the Challenge, Part 2

Photo of two toddlers playing peak a boo
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
May 30 2017 - 5:30pm
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.
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Disabled

June

Teaching Strategies GOLD

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Jun 3 2017 - 8:30am
Jun 9 2017 - 9:00am
This twelve-hour training introduces teachers to Teaching Strategies GOLD, a Web-based, developmentally appropriate assessment system for children from birth through kindergarten. Through video clips, small-group work, and facilitator-led discussions, teachers will explore the structure, features, and functionality of the tool and practice using it to follow the four-step assessment cycle.

Building Relational Culture

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jun 5 2017 - 9:00am
Transformative Education for Social Justice

This day-long experiential training is an opportunity for teams to gain practical tools for building a transformative, relational culture in the school environment and to build community among colleagues. Relational practices foster empathic listening, mutual support and interdependence, essential ingredients for any community seeking to embody transformative social justice values.

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Active

Improving Developmental Screening in Early Childhood Programs

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Jun 6 2017 - 6:30pm
This course is designed to help administrators and program directors improve the way they implement screening in their programs. Topics covered include state and federal regulations that impact developmental screening; ways to strengthen involvement of families and staff in the screening process; ways to adapt screening procedures to meet the cultural and linguistic needs of families; monitoring and re-screening children when scores are near cut-off points; and guiding staff in using assessment results to modify the environment and curriculum.
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Active

The Art of Observation PLC: Region 2

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Feb 8 2017 - 6:30pm
Mar 1 2017 - 6:30pm
Jun 7 2017 - 6:30pm
Observation is truly an art that can transform your teaching. This quarterly PLC will provide an opportunity for early educators to hone their skills in observing, documenting, and assessing children's development.
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Disabled

Teaching Strategies GOLD

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Jun 3 2017 - 8:30am
Jun 9 2017 - 9:00am
This twelve-hour training introduces teachers to Teaching Strategies GOLD, a Web-based, developmentally appropriate assessment system for children from birth through kindergarten. Through video clips, small-group work, and facilitator-led discussions, teachers will explore the structure, features, and functionality of the tool and practice using it to follow the four-step assessment cycle.

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: 
Jun 10 2017 - 8:00am
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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Active

Nutrición Saludable y Celebración Cultural

Photo of father holding infant son
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Jun 10 2017 - 11:00am
A Cultural Celebration of Healthy Nutrition
Una nutrición adecuada en la infancia puede reforzar hábitos alimenticios durante toda la vida; contribuyendo al bienestar general de los niños, y ayudándolos a crecer hasta su máximo potencial, manteniendo así una vida saludable.
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Active

Proloquo2Go Training

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Special Education - CCATT
Event Start Date: 
Jun 29 2017 - 9:00am

The day is split into two session - Introduction Session in the morning and Advanced Session in the afternoon. Participants can choose to attend the morning and the afternoon, just the morning, or just the afternoon.

Status:
Active

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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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: 
Jun 10 2017 - 8:00am
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.
Status:
Active

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
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

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.
Status:
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: 
Jun 10 2017 - 8:00am
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.
Status:
Active

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.
Status:
Active

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