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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June

Get to Know GOLD: Resources and Guidance

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Jun 1 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 8 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 15 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 22 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 29 2018 - 9:30am
for Coaches, Licensors, and Early Childhood Support Specialists

This workshop is designed for those individuals who coach/supervise/support early educators who use the Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment system. An overview of how GOLD Online works will be provided, and participants will learn about the various resources available through the TSGOLD website.

Particpants should bring a tablet or laptop to get the most from this training. Please note that Chromebooks are not compatible with GOLD at this time.

Status:
Active

GOLD Refresher Workshop

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Jun 2 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 9 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 16 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 23 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 30 2018 - 9:00am
for educators who are currently using Teaching Strategies GOLD

Early educators have been requesting a refresher course that will help them understand and use all the new features of Teaching Strategies' GOLD on-line documentation tool since the platform upgrade was introduced last summer. In response, Teaching Strategies has designed a workshop for current GOLD users, and will premiere this training in the five Massachusetts regions.

Status:
Active

Effective Leadership to Improve Outcomes for English Learners

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jun 27 2018 - 9:00am

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 develop an action plan to improve outcomes for ELs (and all learners) in their district, school, department or team.

Status:
Active

Get to Know GOLD: Resources and Guidance

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Jun 1 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 8 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 15 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 22 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 29 2018 - 9:30am
for Coaches, Licensors, and Early Childhood Support Specialists

This workshop is designed for those individuals who coach/supervise/support early educators who use the Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment system. An overview of how GOLD Online works will be provided, and participants will learn about the various resources available through the TSGOLD website.

Particpants should bring a tablet or laptop to get the most from this training. Please note that Chromebooks are not compatible with GOLD at this time.

Status:
Active

GOLD Refresher Workshop

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Jun 2 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 9 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 16 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 23 2018 - 9:00am
Jun 30 2018 - 9:00am
for educators who are currently using Teaching Strategies GOLD

Early educators have been requesting a refresher course that will help them understand and use all the new features of Teaching Strategies' GOLD on-line documentation tool since the platform upgrade was introduced last summer. In response, Teaching Strategies has designed a workshop for current GOLD users, and will premiere this training in the five Massachusetts regions.

Status:
Active

July

The American War in Vietnam

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Arts - History and Social Studies - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 5 2018 - 9:00am

Analyze the American War in Vietnam with teacher-leader Kelley Brown and UMass Amherst scholar Chris Appy in this fully online course. Explore the impacts on the United States and Vietnam through the voices of those who experienced, shaped and endured the war. Examine the broader issues of the conflict in the context of Cold War developments. Participants will analyze a variety of primary sources and develop an inquiry-based lesson using primary sources.

Status:
Active

Using School-Wide Tiered Support with English Learners

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - Struggling Learners - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 9 2018 - 9:00am
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

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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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings - Professional Development - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 9 2018 - 9:00am

This ten-hour introductory course is designed to familiarize participants with the new MA Pre-K and K SEL and APL Standards. This interactive course provides an overview of the Standards and will include small and large group activities, videos and vignettes.

Status:
Active

Mentoring Novice Teachers and Veteran Teachers in New Positions

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 10 2018 - 8:00am

This two-day training will provide practical and meaningful guidance to PS-12 mentors who will be mentoring novice teachers (or veteran teachers in new roles) with teacher effectiveness as its primary focus. 

Status:
Active

Introduction to the Pyramid Model for Promoting Social Emotional Competence in Young Children

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings - Professional Development - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 10 2018 - 9:00am

An introduction to the CSEFEL Pyramid Model to help early childhood educators promote children's social emotional development and address the challenging behaviors and mental health needs of children in early childhood and primary settings.

Status:
Active

Ready to Learn: The Art and Science of Building Executive Functioning

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Jul 10 2018 - 4:30pm

Learning and engagement requires a range of foundational skills including sustained attention, planning, patience, and organization; all of these skills are part of what we call "executive functioning" (EF). In this course you will learn definitions of EF, understand why EF is so essential to learning across content areas, and walk away with upbeat and useful tools and strategies to engage and support the learning of students with and without special needs. 

Status:
Active

Co-Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Jul 11 2018 - 9:00am
This workshop is intended to enhance the instructional practice of co-teachers working together in an inclusive classroom.
Status:
Active

G Suite Educator Level 1 Certification Prep Intensive

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jul 13 2018 - 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.
Status:
Active

MatLab - Accessible Programming Language for Students

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jul 16 2018 - 9:00am

Teach your students MatLab a programming language for solving mathematical problems. This product is free for students, runs in a Web-based environment and is widely used in industry. This workshop will give you everything you need to implement MatLab in your classroom. Prepare your students for college and career with this programming tool.

Status:
Active

New Digital Literacy/Computer Science Standards for Grades K-4

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jul 16 2018 - 9:00am

For kids just entering school, teaching Digital Literacy and Computer Science skills is about giving them the thinking skills that will help them become proactive learners and citizen. The new DLCS Standards and ways to incorporate them into all curricular areas will be explored with hands-on and digital resources. 

Status:
Active

New Digital Literacy/Computer Science Standards for Middle School

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jul 17 2018 - 9:00am

Creative computing is being used to enhance learning in all curricular areas. This workshop will explore ways to incorporate the new Digital Literacy Computer Science Standards to enhance student learning. Digital and hands-on activities will be examined.

Status:
Active

Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social Studies

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 18 2018 - 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

G Suite Educator Level 2 Certification Prep Intensive

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Summer Academy - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Jul 18 2018 - 9:00am

The Level 2 certification is ideal for educators who are confident users and want to dig into advanced features to develop skills. In this two-day workshop, we will cover the themes and tools required to take the exam. 

Status:
Active

Educator Evaluation System Required Training for Teachers

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Offered by: 
Professional Development - Educator Evaluation - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 20 2018 - 9:00am
This two day workshop will provide valuable tools and guidance for teachers navigating within the MA Model Educator Evaluation System including but not limited to rubric review, self-assessment, SMART goals, gathering evidence and teacher observations and feedback.
Status:
Active

Understanding and Addressing Young Children's Behaviors

Photo of a small girl being carried and crying
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings - Professional Development - Summer Academy
Event Start Date: 
Jul 23 2018 - 9:00am

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

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