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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April

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

Leading to Improve Outcomes for English Learners

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners
Event Start Date: 
Apr 22 2019 - 4:00pm
This workshop will survey core practices in evidence-based instruction for all learners (tier 1 practices); evidence-based sheltered content instruction; and effective practices in the ESL classroom. Participants will explore effective practices to lead instruction for ELs (and all learners), and identify next actions in their district, school, department or team.
Status:
Active

Curriculum Modifications: An Introduction

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings
Event Start Date: 
Apr 22 2019 - 6:15pm

Join us in this workshop to learn about foundational understanding of curriculum modification and the value of using them to support individual children. Eight general types of modifications will be introduced and reviewed. Teachers can use these simple changes to classroom activities to increase a child’s engagement and learning.

Status:
Disabled

Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies - Two Days

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Apr 23 2019 - 8:30am
Jul 8 2019 - 8:30am
Social studies offers powerful strategies to engage diverse learners with informational texts, hands-on activities, and meaningful writing. Join Laurie Risler, veteran elementary teacher and specialist on exceptional learning, to explore strategies to teach social studies in elementary schools and develop plans for your classroom and school.
Status:
Active

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

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

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

Using School-Wide Tiered Support with English Learners

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - Struggling Learners
Event Start Date: 
Apr 30 2019 - 8:30am
This training will explore the use of school-wide tiered supports and intervention with the English learner (EL) population with an eye towards improving the educational outcomes of ELs in general education, increasing collaboration between school faculty, and reducing misidentification of disabilities (both over-identification and under-identification).
Status:
Active

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

May

Cultural Awareness and Implicit Bias

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners
Event Start Date: 
May 1 2019 - 9:00am
Culture shapes the ways that we think about and participate in education; in fact, this course starts with the premise that everything we do in the enterprise called “school” is cultural. Culture is shaped by our various identities (including but not limited to ethnicity, language, gender, religious affiliation, socioeconomic class) and it shapes how we see the world.
Status:
Disabled

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

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

Young Scientists

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
May 4 2019 - 10:30am
In this workshop we’ll talk about ways to encourage and build on your child’s natural inquisitiveness, and we’ll have lots of things for you and your child/scientist to explore together. Child care will be available during the parent learning session, which will be followed by fun parent-child activities.
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

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

Differentiation for the General Classroom

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
May 9 2019 - 9:00am
Topics to be covered include: understanding different abilities and disability categories in Massachusetts, managing challenging behaviors, practical differentiated instruction, as well as how to use the IEP and other special education documents to help guide your teaching practice.
Status:
Disabled

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

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

Parent Academy

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
May 11 2019 - 9:00am
Join us for a morning of FREE parenting workshops! We will hold two workshops at a time, and you will pick which one you wish to attend. We will also have healthy snacks, a music and movement session for children, and other family/child activities.
Status:
Active

Soluciones Positivas- Sesión 3

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
May 11 2019 - 11:00am
Por qué hacen los niños lo que hacen?
En este taller, examinaremos los motivos del por qué los niños hacen lo que hacen. Practicaremos maneras de detectar el significado del comportamiento. Entenderemos cómo lograr que las expectativas esten claras para los niños. Y aprenderemos maneras eficaces de desarrollar y enseñar reglas del hogar.
Status:
Active

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