Professional Development Opportunities

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Month
Date
Upcoming Event
September9/23/2014Day Three of Implementing the New Indiana College and Career Readiness ELA Standards for Grades K-12
Implementing the New Indiana College and Career 2014 Readiness ELA Standards K-12: A Five-Day Series This five day series, developed by Dr. Schauna Findlay and Bonnie Kelley, is intended to provide K-12 teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum directors, and administrators with the skills/knowledge to implement the new Indiana College and Career Readiness Standards. Participants may choose to attend the entire series or select specific days.
9/24/2014
- 3/11/2015
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.
9/25/2014Technology Director Meeting
Come join us for the first technology meeting of the school year.
9/27/2014Rise Above the Mark

9/30/2014Day Four of Implementing the New Indiana College and Career Readiness ELA Standards for Grades K-12
Implementing the New Indiana College and Career 2014 Readiness ELA Standards K-12: A Five-Day Series This five day series, developed by Dr. Schauna Findlay and Bonnie Kelley, is intended to provide K-12 teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum directors, and administrators with the skills/knowledge to implement the new Indiana College and Career Readiness Standards. Participants may choose to attend the entire series or select specific days.
October10/2/2014
12:30 PM - 9/17/2014 2:30 PM
H S Principal Roundtable
Come and build your leadership network. First meting agenda to be delivered with your added topics.
10/7/2014Day Five of Implementing the New Indiana College and Career Readiness ELA Standards for Grades K-12
Implementing the New Indiana College and Career 2014 Readiness ELA Standards K-12: A Five-Day Series This five day series, developed by Dr. Schauna Findlay and Bonnie Kelley, is intended to provide K-12 teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum directors, and administrators with the skills/knowledge to implement the new Indiana College and Career Readiness Standards. Participants may choose to attend the entire series or select specific days.
10/7/2014Teacher Evaluation That Makes a Difference
Open to NWI Public School Study Council member schools.Teacher Evaluation: Connecting student achievement to teacher evaluation. What are the pieces of data needed for continued improvement of our schools?
10/9/2014Developing Quality Formative Assessments: Grades 6-12
National consultant Nicole Vagle will provide training in effective assessment practices and design and data analysis.
10/14/2014Day One of Implementing the New Indiana College and Career Readiness Math Standards: Grades k-2
This two-day series, developed by math consultants Bob Trammel and Jennifer Lee, is intended to help all educators implement the new Indiana College and Career Readiness Standards for Mathematics. The sessions will blend content standards and process standards in a holistic fashion. Participants may choose to attend the entire series or select specific days.
10/14/2014Digital Planetarium Training
Digitarium Alpha Portable Digital Planetariums have been purchased for NWIESC member use. Instructors can set up the projector and an inflatable dome for an instant planetarium. A planetarium helps students grasp abstract astronomical concepts and can spark enjoyment and interest in science. Think of the possibilities of having an easy-to-use, full-featured planetarium at your disposal. Avoid the headache and expense of organizing a field trip to an off-site planetarium. Zoom in on and label any object; demonstrate annual motion; display constellations; project your own content; and much more. The projector’s vast capabilities make it relevant for audiences of all ages.
10/15/2014Day Two of Implementing the New Indiana College and Career Readiness Math Standards; Grades k-2
This two-day series, developed by math consultants Bob Trammel and Jennifer Lee, is intended to help all educators implement the new Indiana College and Career Readiness Standards for Mathematics. The sessions will blend content standards and process standards in a holistic fashion. Participants may choose to attend the entire series or select specific days.
10/15/2014
11:00 AM - 10/16/2014 1:00 PM
NWIESC Natural Gas Coop Mtg.
Attend and recieve updates from Maverick Energy, position reports, trends, and possible buys or no action to benefit the coop.
10/21/2014Day One of Implementing the New Indiana College and Career Readiness Math Standards; Grades 3-8
This two-day series, developed by math consultants Bob Trammel and Jennifer Lee, is intended to help all educators implement the new Indiana College and Career Readiness Standards for Mathematics. The sessions will blend content standards and process standards in a holistic fashion. Participants may choose to attend the entire series or select specific days.
10/21/2014
- 10/22/2014
Session One: Building a Common Vision
Six Day iEducator Program: Six Days That Will Make a Difference—Transforming Your Teaching Practices for Success in the 1 to 1 Flipped Classroom. This six-day series is divided into three two-day sessions developed by consultant John Kuglin, is intended to help ALL educators find a balance among instruction, assessment, and the effective use of digital tools. The program is designed to promote higher order thinking, engaged students learning, and authentic assessment practices in the classroom. These elements are vital characteristics of 21st Century teaching and learning, and they are critical for making the transition into 1 to 1 learning environments.
10/22/2014Day Two of Implementing the New Indiana College and Career Readiness Math Standards; Grades 3-8
This two-day series, developed by math consultants Bob Trammel and Jennifer Lee, is intended to help all educators implement the new Indiana College and Career Readiness Standards for Mathematics. The sessions will blend content standards and process standards in a holistic fashion. Participants may choose to attend the entire series or select specific days.
10/28/2014Day One of Implementing the New Indiana College and Career Readiness Math Standards; Algebra 1
This two-day series, developed by math consultants Bob Trammel and Jennifer Lee, is intended to help all educators implement the new Indiana College and Career Readiness Standards for Mathematics. The sessions will blend content standards and process standards in a holistic fashion. Participants may choose to attend the entire series or select specific days.
10/29/2014Day Two of Implementing the New Indiana College and Career Readiness Math Standards; Algebra 1
This two-day series, developed by math consultants Bob Trammel and Jennifer Lee, is intended to help all educators implement the new Indiana College and Career Readiness Standards for Mathematics. The sessions will blend content standards and process standards in a holistic fashion. Participants may choose to attend the entire series or select specific days.
November11/11/2014
- 11/12/2014
Session Two: Building Interactive Learning Objects
Six Day iEducator Program: Six Days That Will Make a Difference—Transforming Your Teaching Practices for Success in the 1 to 1 Flipped Classroom. This six-day series is divided into three two-day sessions developed by consultant John Kuglin, is intended to help ALL educators find a balance among instruction, assessment, and the effective use of digital tools. The program is designed to promote higher order thinking, engaged students learning, and authentic assessment practices in the classroom. These elements are vital characteristics of 21st Century teaching and learning, and they are critical for making the transition into 1 to 1 learning environments.
January1/20/2015Textbook 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.
1/28/2015
- 1/29/2015
Session Three: Building Interactive Content Modules
Six Day iEducator Program: Six Days That Will Make a Difference—Transforming Your Teaching Practices for Success in the 1 to 1 Flipped Classroom. This six-day series is divided into three two-day sessions developed by consultant John Kuglin, is intended to help ALL educators find a balance among instruction, assessment, and the effective use of digital tools. The program is designed to promote higher order thinking, engaged students learning, and authentic assessment practices in the classroom. These elements are vital characteristics of 21st Century teaching and learning, and they are critical for making the transition into 1 to 1 learning environments.





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