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

Photo of grandmother and little girl smiling
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Apr 26 2018 - 9:30am
Apr 30 2018 - 10:00am
May 17 2018 - 10:15am
May 24 2018 - 9:30am
May 29 2018 - 10:00am
Jun 1 2018 - 10:00am
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

Parent Conversations: Discussions about the Parenting Journey

Photo of young mother holding baby
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Nov 6 2017 - 10:00am
Apr 26 2018 - 10:00am
Your child does the SAME thing? Parents, you are not alone! Join us for a cup of tea or coffee with other parents. These cafe-style conversations are an opportunity for parents to take a break and chat; sharing experiences and resources to support each other through the parenting joys and challenges we all face while raising young children.
Status:
Disabled

Hola Amigos y Amigas

Photo of grandmother and little girl smiling
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Apr 26 2018 - 9:30am
Apr 30 2018 - 10:00am
May 17 2018 - 10:15am
May 24 2018 - 9:30am
May 29 2018 - 10:00am
Jun 1 2018 - 10:00am
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

Transforming Bias in Classrooms and Schools - Two Day Workshop

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
May 1 2018 - 9:00am

Participants will conduct a thorough and self-reflective examination of how unconscious bias shows up in our daily-lives and will then engage in a collaborative, creative, and concrete exploration of ways to build anti-bias frameworks into: classroom instruction; classroom culture; family and community engagement; and teacher leadership.

Status:
Disabled

Promoting Brain Building Through Curriculum

Thumbnail image of baby playing with a block puzzle
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings
Event Start Date: 
Apr 24 2018 - 6:15pm
May 1 2018 - 6:15pm
May 8 2018 - 6:15pm

​YOU are a young child's brain architect! Did you know that brain building happens every time and every place a child is nurtured and engaged? Join us as we look at ideas for brain building that are EASY to do and will help lay the foundation for a lifetime of success.

Status:
Active

Sensory Motor Development in Young Children

Thumbnail image of mother and baby with paint on hands
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings
Event Start Date: 
May 4 2018 - 10:00am
Activities and Strategies that Help

This course offers an overview of what healthy brain development means, and how parents, teachers, and child care providers can use specific activities and environments to challenge and build crucial foundation motor skills. By understanding how sensory motor development shapes early behavior and learning , participants will gain new insight on how to help children attend, learn and self regulate.

Status:
Active

Using Observation Skills for Planning and Assessment

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Apr 16 2018 - 9:00am
Apr 24 2018 - 6:00pm
May 5 2018 - 8:30am
May 16 2018 - 6:30pm
Observing children in the daily life of their early childhood program or classroom is a powerful way of assessing them. This course aims to convey the power of observational assessment for gaining a rich understanding of children so that you can use that information to plan how to meet their learning needs.
Status:
Active

Cultivando Relaciones Positivas entre Padres e Hijos

Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
May 5 2018 - 11:30am
Cultivating Positive Relationships between Parents and Children

Un Taller que ofrece información sobre las maneras como las familias pueden mejorar las habilidades sociales y emocionales de los niños, entender sus comportamientos difíciles así como utilizar métodos positivos para ayudarlos a aprender el comportamiento apropiado.

Status:
Active

Reach All Readers and Writers with Small Groups

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Arts
Event Start Date: 
May 7 2018 - 9:00am

Attendees will learn about small groups and the difference between a guided group and strategy group. They will take away strategies to effectively create small groups to meet the needs of all learners.

Status:
Active

Teaching Strategies GOLD Hands-On Practice PLC

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Mar 28 2018 - 6:00pm
May 8 2018 - 6:00pm

This four-session Professional Learning Community provides educators who have completed the Teaching Strategies GOLD course hands-on practice using the online tool with their own laptop or tablet and data from a child in their own classroom. Educators can develop mastery in uploading photo and video documentation, following the ODL, and using notes to support observations. 

Status:
Active

Promoting Brain Building Through Curriculum

Thumbnail image of baby playing with a block puzzle
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings
Event Start Date: 
Apr 24 2018 - 6:15pm
May 1 2018 - 6:15pm
May 8 2018 - 6:15pm

​YOU are a young child's brain architect! Did you know that brain building happens every time and every place a child is nurtured and engaged? Join us as we look at ideas for brain building that are EASY to do and will help lay the foundation for a lifetime of success.

Status:
Active

The Art of Observation PLC: Region 6

Photo of a man and woman working on a computer
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Feb 13 2018 - 7:00pm
Mar 27 2018 - 7:00pm
Apr 17 2018 - 7:00pm
May 8 2018 - 7:00pm
Observation is truly an art that can transform your teaching. This PLC will provide an opportunity for early educators to hone their skills in observing, documenting, and assessing children's development.
Status:
Disabled

English Language Learners PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners
Event Start Date: 
Oct 4 2017 - 1:00pm
Nov 1 2017 - 1:00pm
Dec 13 2017 - 1:00pm
Mar 14 2018 - 1:00pm
May 9 2018 - 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

Young Scientists

Photo of boy looking at grass with magnifying glass
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Oct 28 2017 - 10:00am
May 12 2018 - 10:00am
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

Grandparents, Let's Talk!

Photo of grandfather reading to two children
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
May 16 2018 - 10:00am
Being a grandparent can bring its own challenges (and joys), different from those of parenting. This is an opportunity for grandparents to connect with others, discuss their experiences and feel supported.
Status:
Active

Social Studies PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Feb 13 2018 - 5:00pm
Mar 21 2018 - 3:30pm
May 16 2018 - 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

Using Observation Skills for Planning and Assessment

Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Assessment for Responsive Teaching
Event Start Date: 
Apr 16 2018 - 9:00am
Apr 24 2018 - 6:00pm
May 5 2018 - 8:30am
May 16 2018 - 6:30pm
Observing children in the daily life of their early childhood program or classroom is a powerful way of assessing them. This course aims to convey the power of observational assessment for gaining a rich understanding of children so that you can use that information to plan how to meet their learning needs.
Status:
Active

Hola Amigos y Amigas

Photo of grandmother and little girl smiling
Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Apr 26 2018 - 9:30am
Apr 30 2018 - 10:00am
May 17 2018 - 10:15am
May 24 2018 - 9:30am
May 29 2018 - 10:00am
Jun 1 2018 - 10:00am
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

The Gradual Release of Responsibility for Paraprofessionals

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
May 22 2018 - 9:00am
Paraprofessionals have a unique role when supporting students in schools. They are tasked with providing assistance to children with disabilities who require specialized support; however, the ultimate goal of education is to equip students to become as independent with their learning as possible.
Status:
Active

Health/Prevention Education PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Sep 26 2017 - 3:30pm
Nov 28 2017 - 3:30pm
Jan 23 2018 - 3:30pm
May 22 2018 - 3:30pm

Join your colleagues to get support and information on implementing evidence-based prevention curricula, with a focus on Botvin LifeSkills Training program (LST).  LST is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program proven to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug abuse, and violence by targeting the major social and psychological factors that promote the initiation of substance use and other risky behaviors. 

Status:
Active

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