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

Understanding the IEP Process: Referral to Eligibility Determination

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jun 22 2020 - 9:00am

Description

This training will offer participants an opportunity to review the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education guidance document, “Is Special Education the Right Service (ISERS version 1-10-2020), in detail with an eye to gaining shared knowledge and understanding. 

Assignments will include:

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Active

Leading to Improve Outcomes for English Learners

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jun 22 2020 - 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 identify next actions in their district, school, department or team.
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Active

Understanding Disabilities

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jun 23 2020 - 9:00am

Description

Understanding Disabilities will cover a wide range of important information regarding disabilities and offer effective and humane strategies, including:

Status:
Active

A Fixed Star: Teaching the First Amendment and Our Most Fundamental Rights

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Jun 29 2020 - 9:00am
The rights to expression and religion establish a baseline for a democratic society based on liberty and equality. This 7-week, fully online course will explore the First Amendment through scholar discussions, assigned readings, online peer discussions, and writing.
Status:
Active

America and World Fascism

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Jun 30 2020 - 7:00pm
From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond
For a century the world has experienced ideological–and actual–war between fascism and democratic-republicanism, anarchism, communism, and socialism. Examine the history of world fascism from its peak in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and WWII in Europe (1939-1945) through the Nuremberg Trials (1945-1946) to today. Study and discuss the impact of fascist thought and action on human rights through that decade of war, to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the post-WWII era, with effects that reach into neo-Nazi, White Supremacist, and other present-day far-right movements in Europe, America, and around the globe.
Status:
Active

July

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Jul 8 2020 - 7:00pm
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.
Status:
Active

Studying Skillful Teaching

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jul 10 2020 - 8:30am
The Studying Skillful Teaching program is Research for Better Teaching's cornerstone program for building teachers’ capacity – the knowledge and skills as well as the courage and conviction – to promote students’ motivation, learning, and increased achievement.
Status:
Active

Teaching the History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Jul 16 2020 - 7:00pm
This workshop introduces the inquiry-based methodology and fully prepares K-5 teachers to teach this interactive and engaging curriculum, fully aligned to the 2018 Massachusetts History and Social Studies Framework.
Status:
Active

Engaging Young People Around Climate Change

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jul 20 2020 - 10:00am
Help your students connect with the issue of climate change in their own backyard/schoolyard in this course where participants will learn how to deliver to students a variety of hands-on learning experiences covering three critical ecosystem elements: vegetation (trees), water and soil.
Status:
Active

Foundations of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

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

This training will focus on building a foundation for educators to consider Culturally Responsive Teaching/Pedagogy (CRT/P) as an option in their work with students of all backgrounds.

Status:
Active

Using School-Wide Tiered Support with English Learners

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jul 21 2020 - 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

Project-Based Learning

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jul 23 2020 - 12:00pm
Covers key components of Project Based Learning for curriculum design, including developing a ramework for unit-level planning, developing driving questions, and creating plans for assessments AND student products.
Status:
Active

ISTE Certification Training for Educators

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Event Start Date: 
Jul 24 2020 - 9:00am
Sep 22 2020 - 6:00pm
ISTE Certification is a new competency-based, vendor-agnostic educator certification based on the ISTE Standards for Educators. This digital credential recognizes educators who understand how to use educational technology for learning in meaningful and transformative ways.
Status:
Active

AVMR 1

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Jul 27 2020 - 9:30am
Add+VantageMR® Course 1 focuses on dynamic, diagnostic assessments in number words and numerals, structuring numbers, and addition and subtraction strategies.
Status:
Active

August

Co-Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Aug 4 2020 - 9:00am
This workshop is intended to enhance the instructional practice of co-teachers working together in an inclusive classroom.
Status:
Active

AVMR 2

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Aug 10 2020 - 9:30am
Add+VantageMR® Course 2 (AVMR2) focuses on dynamic, diagnostic individual assessments in place value, multi-digit addition and subtraction, and multiplication and division strategies.
Status:
Active

September

ISTE Certification Training for Educators

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Event Start Date: 
Jul 24 2020 - 9:00am
Sep 22 2020 - 6:00pm
ISTE Certification is a new competency-based, vendor-agnostic educator certification based on the ISTE Standards for Educators. This digital credential recognizes educators who understand how to use educational technology for learning in meaningful and transformative ways.
Status:
Active

November

The Office of the Northwestern District Attorney's Safe and Healthy School Summit

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Event Start Date: 
Nov 18 2020 - 8:00am
Supporting the Mental Health of All Students
This year's conference will address how to integrate mental health supports in primary and secondary schools to address chronic stress, anxiety and other issues facing students.
Status:
Active