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January1/9/2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Stop talking! Why did you do that? Sit down! What's wrong with you? Pull up your pants! (K-12 Teachers, Related Service Personnel, Administrators)
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Have you ever found yourself in a power struggle? Have you ever looked back and wished you had handled a confrontation differently? Have you ever been so frustrated, you are lost for words? Do you want to change how you approach conflict? Are you looking to be more proactive, rather that reactive? Look no further. Through the learning and application of Restorative Practices, participants will become skilled in using affective statements and questions to foster respect, de-escalate students and staff, and build trust will all parties.

1/15/2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
After School Workshop: Conventional and Unconventional Classroom Strategies (Grades 2-8)
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It's January and you still have 4 months of the school year to go! Come join us in this after school workshop where you will learn tricks and tips to foster and building relationships with students while creating a positive classroom environment using effective discipline and teaching strategies!

1/18/2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
'Minds-On' - Ways to Engage Learning (K-12)
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Charlotte Danielson states that, 'Learning activities for students may be 'hands-on,' but they should always be 'minds-on.' Join us for a day of discovering ways to make sure your lessons are 'minds-on' experiences for your students. You will walk way from this presentation with lots of ideas to make your instruction more engaging. The presenters will share more than 27 different activating, cognitive, and summarizing instructional strategies for engaging learners.

1/23/2019
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
K-12 Principal Meeting
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Monthly Meeting K-12

1/24/2019
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Autism Spectrum Disorder-Effective & Evidence Based Strategies (Pre-K-12)
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This half-day workshop will provide evidence based methodologies when working with autism spectrum disorder students. effective visual resources, strategies and hands-on materials will be explored and shared. Come prepared to share challenges and leave with a list of fresh new ideas and successful tools! Targeted audience: teachers, paraprofessionals, social workers, related service personnel, administrators.

1/25/2019
8:30 AM - 2/11/2019 12:00 PM
Developmentally-Appropriate Kindergartens
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This is a two session/ 2 day (January 25 -full day 8:30-3:30 and February 11, - half day 8:30am-12:00pm, 2018) workshop. Part 1: (Full day) Teachers will learn about and/or develop a deeper understanding of developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) and play-based instruction in a kindergarten classroom. Additionally, teachers will learn about the importance of teacher language and behavior management skills through interactive activities. Part 2: (Half day) Teachers will use their knowledge of DAP and play-based Instruction to develop lessons that interact with manipulatives and 'see' DAP in action in a kindergarten classroom. Teachers will also gain a deeper understanding of how the Danielson Model relates to DAP in a kindergarten classroom.

1/29/2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Inquiry, Economics and Financial Literacy (Grades K-5)
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This half-day session focuses on the new Social Science Standards in Inquiry, Economics and Financial Literacy. Econ Illinois will share materials and curriculum to help teachers implement these new standards in fun and easy way. Participants will leave equipped with resources to tackle these new standards.

1/30/2019
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Inquiry, Economics and Financial Literacy (Grades 6-8)
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This half-day session focuses on the new Social Science Standards in Inquiry, Economics and Financial Literacy. Econ Illinois will share materials and curriculum to help teachers implement these new standards in fun and easy way. Participants will leave equipped with resources to tackle these new standards.

1/30/2019
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Inquiry, Economics and Financial Literacy (Grades 9-12)
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This half-day session focuses on the new Social Science Standards in Inquiry, Economics and Financial Literacy. Econ Illinois will share materials and curriculum to help teachers implement these new standards in fun and easy way. Participants will leave equipped with resources to tackle these new standards.

February2/5/2019
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
K-12 Assistant Principal/Dean of Student Meeting
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Assistant Principal / Dean of Student Meeting

2/6/2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
'Creative Juices Here!' Get more 'Creativity' - Effectively and Practically, in a Real Classroom!
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Needing a boost of creative juices to energize your classroom? In this workshop, creative activities and strategies that you can use in your classroom tomorrow, will be taught and implemented. come and experience it for yourself!

2/11/2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
After School Workshop New Teacher Academy: Supporting, Empowering and Embracing Classroom Culture (K-12)
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This workshop is for first and second year teachers only. Dealing with difficult students and parents is never easy. Many times teachers are caught off guard; but what if you had practical tips and strategies that could potentially de-escalate immediately? This session will give teachers tips on how to create and maintain effective and positive relationships with the school community both in and out of the classroom setting.

2/20/2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Standards Drive Everything. . . but Why? How is this any different this time around? (K-12)
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This workshop will focus on how standards and well-aligned assessments provide a crystal-clear focus for instruction. districts are encouraged to send a team of teachers. attendees will learn how standards, assessment and evidence-based instruction are intricately intertwined and, when done well, lead to high growth achievement and an increase in student self-efficacy. Attendees will analyze common assessments and discover the critical success criteria necessary of any assessment.

2/21/2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
I've Tried Everything for Special Needs & Struggling Learners: Now What? (Grades 3-8)
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Learn how to unleash the power of special needs and struggling learners in mixed-ability classrooms. See how to motivate students to become engaged, empowered, and ready to achieve high standards. Feel the power of learning-to-learn and executive functioning skills and strategies that increase students' confidence, risk taking, achievement, and responsibility. You'll also discover interventions to address the needs of defiant and oppositional students. Expand your 'everything' by becoming aware of over 140 additional classroom practices that will bring energy, passion, and positive attitude to students and teachers.

2/22/2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Creating a Learning Environment That Encourages High Achievement, Curiosity & Challenge (Grades 3-8)
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Discover additional ways to get, keep, and use the attention of today's hands-on, minds-on and interactive students. become familiar with ways to create a learning environment where curiosity, challenge, and achievement thrive. Learn how students can dramatically improve their abilities to acquire, process, and apply content information in a digital age. Experience a variety of whole class, small group, and individual instructional practices that can inspire 100% engagement with just the right challenge at the right pace. See how you can explicitly teach students the skills and strategies to reduce low achievement and help students thrive in the classroom.

2/27/2019
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
K-12 Principal Meeting
Registration Closed
Monthly Meeting K-12

March3/21/2019
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
K-12 Principal Meeting
Registration Closed
Monthly Meeting K-12

June6/5/2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Kindergarten Smorgasboard Centers and More
Join national presenter and amazing Kindergarten Teacher Mr. Greg for a day filled with four mini-workshops specifically for your Kindergarten students! Mr. Greg will cover the following workshops throughout the day: Centers Made Simple, Classroom Management Ideas, Smorgasboard of Math Strategies and Smorgasboard of Technology!
6/6/2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Kindergarten Smorgasboard - Reading Galore
Join national presenter and amazing Kindergarten Teacher Mr. Greg for a day filled with four mini-workshops specifically for your Kindergarten students! Mr. Greg will cover the following workshops throughout the day: Morning Meeting, Sight Word 60, Reading Rituals/Routines and Meeting Academic Requirements by Integrating Content and Art!
July7/25/2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Teaching Students with Dyslexia to Read (K-12)
One in five students in the United States is dyslexic, most are not diagnosed and will probably never have an official diagnosis, they simply struggle in silence. Since 1930, educators who work with dyslexic students and research best practices for addressing their learning needs have known that systematic intensive, multi-sensory instruction that focuses on phonemic awareness and phonics is the key to teaching students with dyslexia to decode so that they may read fluently and comprehend what they are reading. This workshop will introduce teachers to the basics of teaching dyslexic students to read along with some history and facts about dyslexia and characteristics of dyslexic learners.





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