Professional Development Opportunities
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|RISE or Modified RISE Training for Primary and Secondary Evaluators-September 4th & 5th|
This training is for any person who will be serving as a Primary or Secondary Evaluator for teacher evaluations! This training is based off of the RISE or a modified RISE evaluation tool! It's beneficial to attend this training to learn about observing educators and taking evidence-based notes.
|9/9/2014||Advanced Placement Literature workshop|
Increasing teacher instructional methodology and effectiveness along with improving student achievement by using differentiated, innovative strategies in preparation for the AP Literature end-of-course exam.
|9/18/2014||iPad ONLINE Training for Administrators|
Use your iPad to get work done while out of the office, stay in touch with stake- holders and have important documents and reference materials available at your fingertips. The series is presented online over 5 days.
|9/19/2014||Reading in the Wild|
Based on survey data from 900 adult readers and assessments from her middle school students, Donalyn Miller identifies the characteristics of wild readers and shares methods that support students’ development into lifelong readers. During this workshop, attendees will reflect on their reading lives, discuss the classroom, library, and home conditions that foster wild reading, and examine texts and tools that engage young readers and move them toward independent reading lives. By Donalyn Miller.
|Lunch and Learn Webinars for Educational Office Professionals|
School and central office settings are changing and evolving, and the educational office professional is called upon to function in more leadership and management roles. In these online sessions, learn strategies for managing multiple priorities, thinking on your feet in difficult situations, and leading and directing others without formal authority.
|October||10/9/2014||Developing Quality Formative Assessments: Grades 6-12|
National consultant Nicole Vagle will provide training in effective assessment practices and design and data analysis.
|January||1/20/2015||Textbook Caravan: Social Studies K-12|
Textbook selection committees will find Textbook Caravan 2014 a rich source of information as publishers display their materials and present informative sessions for K-12 Social Studies. Location: Radisson Star Plaza, Merrillville.