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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Tip: Select the option -Year and -Month and click Apply to reset.

December

Visual Supports for Autism

CCATT
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education - CCATT
Event Start Date: 
Dec 4 2019 - 9:00am
Learn the benefits of using visual strategies with individuals with autism spectrum disorder to support daily communication and comprehension, how to implement them throughout the day, and what tools we can use to create both low and high tech supports.
Status:
Active

January

Making Modifications in the Inclusion Setting

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Jan 14 2020 - 9:00am
Develop skills to make modifications to class material for students with learning disabilities in the general education classroom. Analyze assignment and assessment tasks, create and receive feedback on modifications.
Status:
Active

DESE Special Education Regional Meetings for SY19-20

Offered by: 
Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Oct 30 2019 - 9:30am
Jan 16 2020 - 9:30am
Apr 7 2020 - 9:30am
The Massachusetts Organization of Educational Collaboratives (MOEC) has partnered with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to host three meetings across the state in each collaborative region during the 2019-2020 school year. The meetings will provide a method for DESE to communicate directly with special education administrators while providing administrators with an opportunity to request information on specific topics and ask questions.
Status:
Active

SEI Special Topics: Mathematics and Academic Language

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - Math - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Nov 5 2019 - 9:00am
Jan 24 2020 - 9:00am
We’ll deep dive into academic language, content (knowledge, skills, understandings), and thinking for EL students and others, and generate academic language at the discourse, sentence and word/phrase levels to meet the Mathematical Practice Standards.
Status:
Active

Partnering with Families of Young Children with Disabilities Transitioning into Public Pre-K or K

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Sep 23 2019 - 9:00am
Jan 27 2020 - 9:00am

The transitions to Pre-K and kindergarten are a time of both excitement and stress for families with young children with disabilities. Supporting families during this time is key to their engagement in their child’s education. Family engagement in early childhood education improves outcomes for children with disabilities. By researching, understanding, and applying evidence based practices for developing meaningful communication and positive relationships with families, school districts can more effectively meet the needs of young children with disabilities.  

Status:
Active

March

Improving Outcomes for Students Living in Poverty and Trauma

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Mar 2 2020 - 9:00am
Mar 3 2020 - 4:00pm
This workshop will introduce participants to key concepts related to working with students living in poverty and trauma. Explore concepts, practices and strategies related to inclusive practice, social-emotional learning, school and classroom culture, and family engagement.
Status:
Active

Improving Outcomes for Students Living in Poverty and Trauma

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Mar 2 2020 - 9:00am
Mar 3 2020 - 4:00pm
This workshop will introduce participants to key concepts related to working with students living in poverty and trauma. Explore concepts, practices and strategies related to inclusive practice, social-emotional learning, school and classroom culture, and family engagement.
Status:
Active

Proloquo2Go Training

CCATT
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education - CCATT
Event Start Date: 
Mar 25 2020 - 9:00am
Learn more about Proloquo2Go (version 5) – a robust, full-featured communication app that supports language development and can grow with the user. This workshop will provide an overview of the basic features and also provide information to help you customize the app for your student’s specific needs.
Status:
Active

April

Annual Educational Team Leaders Seminar

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Apr 6 2020 - 9:00am
The annual ETL (Educational Team Leaders) Seminar offered for people from Massachusetts who chair IEP team meetings. Each year, we will select topics of interest to support IEP Team Leaders to strengthen collaborative and compliant practice. The event is designed to provide professional development and face-to-face opportunities for maintaining the state-wide professional community of Educational Team Leaders.
Status:
Active

DESE Special Education Regional Meetings for SY19-20

Offered by: 
Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Oct 30 2019 - 9:30am
Jan 16 2020 - 9:30am
Apr 7 2020 - 9:30am
The Massachusetts Organization of Educational Collaboratives (MOEC) has partnered with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to host three meetings across the state in each collaborative region during the 2019-2020 school year. The meetings will provide a method for DESE to communicate directly with special education administrators while providing administrators with an opportunity to request information on specific topics and ask questions.
Status:
Active