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

Curriculum Leaders Professional Group

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Sep 20 2019 - 12:30pm
Oct 18 2019 - 12:30pm
Nov 15 2019 - 12:30pm
Dec 13 2019 - 12:30pm
Jan 10 2020 - 12:30pm
Feb 28 2020 - 12:30pm
Mar 20 2020 - 12:30pm
Apr 17 2020 - 12:30pm
May 8 2020 - 12:30pm

The Curriculum Leaders Professional Group addresses timely issues related to curriculum, instruction and assessment in PK-12 educational programs. Participants explore evidence-based approaches to problems of practice related to student outcomes. Members pose questions, share resources and support one another as thinking partners.

Participants are encouraged to come to all meetings if possible. There is no charge for participation.

Status:
Active

First Steps to Reading

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Oct 21 2019 - 10:00am
Families enjoy a light supper together, followed by parent-child activities that support pre-reading skills. Childcare is provided during parent learning times. Receive a book at each session to take home.
Status:
Active

Hola Amigos y Amigas

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Sep 19 2019 - 10:15am
Oct 11 2019 - 10:00am
Oct 18 2019 - 9:00am
Oct 22 2019 - 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

Queer Educators PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 22 2019 - 4:30pm
Nov 19 2019 - 4:30pm
Jan 21 2020 - 4:30pm
Mar 17 2020 - 4:30pm
May 19 2020 - 4:30pm

 LGBTQ+-identified educators will come together to develop and share workplace practices and strategies for bringing our whole identities into our schools, creating safer workplaces, and supporting our students on the LGBTQ+ rainbow.

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

The Importance of Block Building

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings
Event Start Date: 
Oct 22 2019 - 6:15pm
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

Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

CCATT
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education - CCATT
Event Start Date: 
Oct 23 2019 - 9:00am
Learn how Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) can provide support and increase engagement for students with little or no speech. Includes an overview of current technology for AAC and AT, strategies and best practices for selection, implementation and identification of AAC and services.
Status:
Active

Early Reading Skills

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Sep 26 2019 - 10:00am
Oct 3 2019 - 10:00am
Oct 18 2019 - 10:00am
Oct 23 2019 - 10:30am
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

Sensory Motor Development in Young Children

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Educator Trainings
Event Start Date: 
Oct 25 2019 - 9:30am
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

Juggling Routines and Transitions

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Sep 27 2019 - 9:00am
Oct 2 2019 - 10:30am
Oct 25 2019 - 10:00am
Moving through transitions and establishing routines with young children is a challenge for all families. This workshop will provide a space to discuss ways of managing this juggling act.
Status:
Active

Soluciones Positivas - Sesión 4

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Offered by: 
Early Childhood - Parent Programs
Event Start Date: 
Oct 26 2019 - 11:00am
¡Enséñame qué Hacer!

Description

En esta sesión vamos a:

Status:
Active

English Language Learners PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners
Event Start Date: 
Oct 9 2019 - 1:00pm
Nov 7 2018 - 1:00pm
Oct 30 2019 - 1:00pm
Dec 18 2019 - 1:00pm
Mar 18 2020 - 1:00pm
Apr 15 2020 - 1:00pm
May 13 2020 - 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

November

Guided Reading

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Arts
Event Start Date: 
Nov 4 2019 - 9:00am
This workshop will afford participants the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the guided reading process, understand the rationale for guided reading, learn how to use assessment data to create groups, select texts, plan lessons and deliver effective instruction.
Status:
Active

Tech Integration/Educational Technologist PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Nov 4 2019 - 3:00pm
Dec 2 2019 - 3:00pm
Mar 11 2019 - 3:30pm
Jan 13 2020 - 3:00pm
Feb 10 2020 - 3:00pm
Mar 9 2020 - 3:00pm
Apr 6 2020 - 3:00pm

This professional learning community is for educators and leaders who are responsible for:

  • identifying and growing educator technology skills
  • developing differentiated learning opportunities
  • inspiring paths to innovative pedagogy
  • planning for strategic and continued growth

This monthly PLC will provide the space and time for participants to explore issues related to technology in schools and create a deeper understanding of how technology promotes our human connection to one another.

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

Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional Development - English Language Learners - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Nov 6 2019 - 8:30am
Feb 4 2020 - 9:00am
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Program at the Collaborative for Educational Services is making accessible to all learners – including English Learners – the best of inquiry-based instruction using primary sources. Course will feature exemplars of best practice based on the history of immigration and of foreign language communities in the U.S., using primary sources and analysis tools.
Status:
Active

Unpacking the Number System and Operations

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Math
Event Start Date: 
Nov 12 2019 - 9:00am
Jan 21 2020 - 9:00am
Unpack the big ideas that underpin a deep conceptual understanding of the base ten number system and operations, while reflecting on how to help students develop these understandings in a collaborative student-centered classroom environment.
Status:
Active

Social Justice and Equity in Schools PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Oct 8 2019 - 4:00pm
Nov 12 2019 - 4:00pm
Jan 14 2020 - 4:00pm
Feb 11 2020 - 4:00pm
Mar 10 2020 - 4:00pm
Apr 14 2020 - 4:00pm
May 12 2020 - 4:00pm

As part of the Social Justice and Equity Initiative at CES, we are hosting a PLC for educators and administrators from our member districts, and for CES employees. This monthly PLC will provide the space and time for participants to explore issues of social justice in schools. Participants will have the opportunity to develop support and inspiration networks across districts and schools with other educators, administrators and advocates.

Participants are encouraged to come to all meetings, if possible. There is no charge for participation.

Status:
Active

Annual Legal Issues Seminar

Professional Development
Offered by: 
Professional Development - Special Education
Event Start Date: 
Nov 13 2019 - 9:00am
Special Education Compliance
Attorney Regina Tate returns to address developments over the past year for legal decisions, issues, and legislation that affect special education. Many consider this annual review their “must-attend” event for updating their knowledge and preparing themselves for the year to come.
Status:
Active

Technology in Education PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - Technology
Event Start Date: 
Nov 14 2019 - 8:30am
Dec 12 2019 - 8:30am
Jan 9 2020 - 8:30am
Feb 6 2020 - 8:30am
Mar 5 2020 - 8:30am
Apr 2 2020 - 8:30am
May 14 2020 - 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

Social Studies PLC

Offered by: 
Professional Development - History and Social Studies
Event Start Date: 
Oct 10 2019 - 3:30pm
Nov 14 2019 - 3:30pm
Jan 9 2020 - 3:30pm
Apr 9 2020 - 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

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