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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October

Positive Solutions - Session 3

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Oct 22 2018 - 10:45am
Feb 13 2019 - 10:45am
Mar 8 2019 - 10:00am
Why Do They Do What They Do?
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.
Status:
Active

Effective Instructional Strategies for ELLs

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners
Event Start Date: 
Oct 23 2018 - 9:00am
Participants will gain strategies to develop English language learners' (ELLs) content, language and thinking skills. In addition to supporting ELLs specifically, many strategies will support less-ready readers and writers generally.
Status:
Disabled

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - History and Social Studies - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Oct 24 2018 - 8:30am
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:
Disabled

Early Reading Skills

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Oct 24 2018 - 10:00am
Nov 26 2018 - 9:45am
Dec 7 2018 - 9:45am
Dec 13 2018 - 10:15am
Dec 14 2018 - 10:15am
Jan 18 2019 - 10:15am
Feb 11 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

Roads to Resilience: Mobilizing for a Trauma-informed Hampshire County

Offered by: 
Healthy Families and Communities - Professional Development - Strategic Planning Initiative for Families and Youth
Event Start Date: 
Oct 25 2018 - 8:00am

This conference will explore the compelling findings of the adverse childhood experiences research (ACES), and the impact of ACES on individuals and the community. The day will delve into how communities can engage in collaborative ways to improve responses to ACES-related issues within local cities and towns to create healthier, more vibrant places to live and work.  

Status:
Active

Managing Little One's Screen Time

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Oct 25 2018 - 10:15am
Dec 5 2018 - 10:45am
Jan 8 2019 - 10:15am
iPads for infants, touch screens for toddlers, video games for preschoolers - screens are everywhere! Join us for a discussion on the impact of screen time on young children's development, and guidance on screen time with young children.
Status:
Active

Teaching to Strengths: Two Day Workshop

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 26 2018 - 9:00am
Apr 8 2019 - 9:00am
Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress

One in every two students is experiencing some type of childhood trauma. This startling statistic has, understandably, raised our alarm about what we can do to support them. Instead of looking at what is "broken"; in the lives of these students, this workshop will emphasize the urgent need for evidence-based teaching and leadership practices that focus on seeing, acknowledging, and capitalizing on the many assets these students and their families possess.

Status:
Active

ESE Special Education Regional Meetings for SY18-19

Offered by: 
Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Oct 26 2018 - 9:30am
Jan 18 2019 - 9:30am
Apr 12 2019 - 9:30am
THe Massachusetts Organization of Educational Collaboratives (MOEC) has partnered with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) to host three meetings across the state in each collaborative region during the 2018-2019 school year. The meetings will provide a method for ESE to communicate directly with special education administrators while providing administrators with an opportunity to request information on specific topics and ask questions.
Status:
Active

Soluciones Positivas- Sesión 2

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Oct 27 2018 - 11:00am
“!Haga esto realidad!”
In this workshop, conducted in Spanish, we will learn how play can be a powerful parenting practice; ways to help children develop friendship skills; about the link between building relationships, using positive comments/encouragement, and play to children’s behavior.
Status:
Active

Hola Amigos y Amigas

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Oct 16 2018 - 10:15am
Oct 17 2018 - 10:45am
Oct 29 2018 - 9:45am
Oct 30 2018 - 9:45am
Nov 6 2018 - 10:15am
Nov 15 2018 - 10:00am
Nov 27 2018 - 10:30am
Nov 28 2018 - 10:00am
Dec 3 2018 - 10:45am
Dec 6 2018 - 10:45am
Dec 11 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

Positive Solutions - Session 4

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Oct 29 2018 - 10:45am
Feb 27 2019 - 10:45am
Mar 15 2019 - 10:00am
Teach Me What to Do!
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.
Status:
Active

Youth Mental Health First Aid

SPIFFY logo
Offered by: 
Healthy Families and Communities - Professional Development - Strategic Planning Initiative for Families and Youth
Event Start Date: 
Oct 30 2018 - 8:30am
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

Hola Amigos y Amigas

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Oct 16 2018 - 10:15am
Oct 17 2018 - 10:45am
Oct 29 2018 - 9:45am
Oct 30 2018 - 9:45am
Nov 6 2018 - 10:15am
Nov 15 2018 - 10:00am
Nov 27 2018 - 10:30am
Nov 28 2018 - 10:00am
Dec 3 2018 - 10:45am
Dec 6 2018 - 10:45am
Dec 11 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

November

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

Informal Reading Assessment

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Arts
Event Start Date: 
Nov 1 2018 - 4:30pm
This workshop will provide participants the opportunity to deepen their understanding and use of an informal reading inventory.
Status:
Active

Dads ROCK!!

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Nov 3 2018 - 10:00am

Being a father and parenting today can sometimes look very different from what dads may have experienced with their own fathers. This father/child program includes a discussion time with fathers on these changes, their experiences and ways in which they can promote their child’s healthy development and early learning experiences. Dads will also spend time with their child/ren engaging in fun activities together.

Status:
Active

Bootcamp: Become a Google Certified Trainer

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Nov 5 2018 - 9:00am
Are you ready to take your Google skills & practice to the next level? Want to expand your impact and gain access to a global network of Certified Google for Education Trainers (GET)? Join us for this 2-day, hands-on workshop where participants will learn about the process for certification AND create all of the materials and artifacts necessary to complete the GET application.
Status:
Active

Positive Solutions - Session 5

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Nov 5 2018 - 10:45am
Mar 6 2019 - 10:45am
Mar 22 2019 - 10:00am
Facing the Challenge, Part 1
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.
Status:
Active

Identifying and Supporting Children with Special Needs

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings
Event Start Date: 
Nov 5 2018 - 6:15pm
Feb 4 2019 - 6:15pm
This workshop provides information, strategies and resources that are helpful to assist in the process to identifying and then supporting young children with special needs.  Early educators will learn various ways to enhance these children’s experiences in an inclusive setting.
Status:
Active

Shifting the Landscape: Gender Inclusive Health Education

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Nov 6 2018 - 9:00am

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Status:
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