Month
Date
Upcoming Event
July
7/1/2020
- 12/31/2020
Restorative Practices for Whole School Change (Overview of RP and Restorative Justice Conferencing PD)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
7/1/2020
- 12/31/2020
Restorative Practices for Whole School Change (RP Leadership Team Development)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
7/1/2020
- 12/31/2020
Restorative Practices for Whole School Change (Transforming Schools Culture and Climate with RP)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
7/8/2020
9:00 AM - 7/31/2020 3:00 PM
Summer PD Modules- Module 4: Interactive Read Aloud
This module will run on the following dates: -July 8, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am -July 14, 2020 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Participants will learn the importance as well as the difference of an interactive read aloud vs. a general read aloud. We will look at the structure, how to analyze text, and the benefits of building a text set. NOTE: The bulk of time will be based on a “regular classroom setting,” however, remote learning ideas will be woven in as well. This module will last approximately 1:45 with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A, discussion, and reflection time.
7/14/2020
9:00 AM - 7/16/2020 3:00 PM
Summer PD Modules- Module 5: Independent & Shared (Reading & Writing)
This module will run on the following dates: -July 14, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am -July 15, 2020 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the definition and basic components of independent reading/writing as well as shared reading/writing. We will discuss the importance of having and how to organize a classroom library, providing choice & voice, book talks, and incorporating writing about reading. Participants will also take a deeper look at the use of conferring with students to drive instruction. NOTE: The bulk of time will be based on a “regular classroom setting,” however, remote learning ideas will be woven in as well. This module will last approximately 1:45 with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A, discussion, and reflection time.
7/15/2020
9:00 AM - 7/20/2020 1:00 PM
Summer PD Modules- Module 6: Word Study & Language Workshop
This module will run on the following dates: -July 15, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am -July 20, 2020 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Are you torn with whether you should continue having a Friday spelling test? In this module, participants will have a chance to hear the research behind the way words work vs. the whole class spelling test. We will also look at ways to fit grammar & conventions into your day using mentor sentences. NOTE: The bulk of time will be based on a “regular classroom setting,” however, remote learning ideas will be woven in as well. This module will last approximately 1:45 with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A, discussion, and reflection time.
7/17/2020
9:00 AM - 8/6/2020 11:00 AM
Summer PD Modules- Module 7: Collective Teacher Efficacy & Using Data to Drive Instruction
This module will run on the following dates: -July 17, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am -July 21, 2020 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm -August 6, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how working together as a team can be a powerful driving force. Some call this “grade level team-time, collaboration time, or professional learning communities,” whatever your district calls it, we will take a look at the ways in which working together will increase the level of learning for all students. Collective teacher efficacy can have an astounding effect size of 1.57, one of the highest ranked in John Hattie’s research overall. NOTE: The bulk of time will be based on a “regular classroom setting,” however, remote learning ideas will be woven in as well. This module will last approximately 1:45 with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A, discussion, and reflection time.
7/20/2020
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Summer PD Modules- Module 8: Differentiation in a Balanced Literacy Classroom
This module will run on the following dates: -July 20, 2020 11:00 am to 9:00 am Differentiation is not about working harder; it’s about working smarter. It’s not about creating a separate lesson for everyone; it’s about creating an equal opportunity for all learners. Participants of this module will gain a deeper understanding of how differentiation fits in a balanced literacy classroom. NOTE: The bulk of time will be based on a “regular classroom setting,” however, remote learning ideas will be woven in as well. This module will last approximately 1:45 with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A, discussion, and reflection time.
7/20/2020
3:00 PM - 7/21/2020 5:30 PM
Restorative Practices for All Educators (Online RP PD)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
7/21/2020
9:00 AM - 7/28/2020 3:00 PM
Summer PD Modules- Module 10: Guided Reading & Writing - K-2
This module will run on the following dates: -July 21, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am -July 28, 2020 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm How do I know what to teach? How do I know the levels of my students? What do I do with everyone else while I’m working with a group? How do I get to everyone every day? Do they stay in the same group all year? Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the answers to these questions and more concerning guided reading. NOTE: The bulk of time will be based on a “regular classroom setting,” however, remote learning ideas will be woven in as well. This module will last approximately 1:45 with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A, discussion, and reflection time.
7/22/2020
9:00 AM - 7/29/2020 11:00 AM
Summer PD Modules- Module 11: Guided Reading & Writing - 3-5
This module will run on the following dates: -July 22, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am -July 29, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am How do I know what to teach? How do I know the levels of my students? What do I do with everyone else while I’m working with a group? How do I get to everyone every day? Do they stay in the same group all year? Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the answers to these questions and more concerning guided reading. NOTE: The bulk of time will be based on a “regular classroom setting,” however, remote learning ideas will be woven in as well. This module will last approximately 1:45 with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A, discussion, and reflection time.
7/22/2020
3:00 PM - 7/23/2020 5:30 PM
Restorative Practices for All Educators (Online Restorative Conferences PD)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
7/23/2020
9:00 AM - 7/24/2020 3:00 PM
Google Educator Level 2 Certification
Registration Closed
The Level 2 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 2 certification exam. The Google for Education site states: Level 2 status indicates that an educator is able to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform their teaching practice. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months. Participants in this workshop will learn about: -Advanced organizational strategies & skills with Google Drive -Exploration of new learning models to help personalize the learning experience, including Blended Learning, the Flipped Classroom, and -Project Based Learning -Collaboration and HyperDoc lesson building strategies with Google Docs -Research strategies and tools with Google Scholar -Advanced data analysis with Google Sheets -Advanced formative Assessment and data collection with Google Forms -Increasing efficiency with Gmail and Calendar Labs -Organization of information, communication, and collaboration with Google Sites -Utilizing Advanced Search Techniques in the classroom -Research and exploration with Google Maps and Google Earth -Utilizing Chrome Add-ons and Extensions with students This is a two day training Thursday, July 23rd 9:00 - 3:00 training Friday, July 24th 8:30 - 11:30 training, 12 - 3 exam
7/27/2020
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Summer PD Modules- Module 12: Guided Reading & Writing – 6-8
This module will run on the following dates: -July 27, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am How do I know what to teach? How do I know the levels of my students? What do I do with everyone else while I’m working with a group? How do I get to everyone every day? Do they stay in the same group all year? Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the answers to these questions and more concerning guided reading. NOTE: The bulk of time will be based on a “regular classroom setting,” however, remote learning ideas will be woven in as well. This module will last approximately 1:45 with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A, discussion, and reflection time.
7/27/2020
1:00 PM - 7/28/2020 11:00 AM
Summer PD Modules- Module 9: Accountable Talk and Intentional Questioning
This module will run on the following dates: -July 27, 2020 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm -July 28, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am Accountable talk for higher level discussions; asking questions; teaching students to ask questions; NOTE: The bulk of time will be based on a “regular classroom setting,” however, remote learning ideas will be woven in as well. This module will last approximately 1:45 with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A, discussion, and reflection time.
7/27/2020
3:00 PM - 7/28/2020 5:30 PM
Restorative Practices for All Educators (Online- Implementing RP in the Classroom PD)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
7/28/2020
8:30 AM - 7/30/2020 4:30 PM
AA #2001- Illinois Performance Evaluation - Teacher Evaluation Training (Initial)
This class will meet on the following days: July 28th and July 30th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. This two-day academy is designed for individuals who are seeking initial training qualification for teacher evaluation. This academy aligns to the competencies for Part 50, Section 50.420 (a-b). **Please be advised that this administrator academy has pre-work requirements associated with it.   You will not receive the pre-work assignments until the week before your workshop.  The pre-work assignments will take you several hours to complete and you will be advised to complete them in one sitting.  The pre-work assignments will be due 2-3 days before your workshop. Therefore, you are advised to set aside time to dedicate to completing this work during the week prior to your academy. This the initial teacher evaluation academy.
August
8/3/2020
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Summer PD Modules- Module 14: Navigating the Basics of the F&P Literacy Continuum
This module will run on the following dates: -August 3, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am Participants will receive a simplified “guided tour” of the Continuum. This will include recommended ways to navigate the book and utilize the book to its potential. Some additional reading may need to be completed individually. *NOTE: If you have access to your continuum, this would be a great resource to have with you as well as a highlighter, pen for marking, and strong tabs are recommended for identification of important sections. This module will mainly be an informative session, but there may be additional time for discussion at the end.
8/3/2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Summer PD Modules- Module 15: Management of F&P Mini-lessons
This module will run on the following dates: -August 3, 2020 1:00 am to 3:00 pm Participants will receive a quick review of a mini-lesson structure and purpose, then a guided tour of the mini-lesson book as well as an explanation of terminologies. You will also receive a suggested teaching order document, specific to each grade level, put together by F&P and aligned to the common core learning standards. *NOTE: If you have access to your mini-lesson book, this would be a great resource to have with you, along with your continuum.
8/3/2020
3:00 PM - 8/4/2020 5:30 PM
Restorative Practices for all Administrators and Educational Leaders (Online Overview of RP and Restorative Justice Conferencing PD)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
8/4/2020
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Putting Civics In The Middle: Teaching the 2020 Election and Beyond
Illinois students entering middle school this fall must receive a semester of civics instruction before moving to high school, laying a foundation for students to successfully complete a semester of civics before high school graduation. Join the McCormick Foundation staff and Illinois Civics Instructional Coaches from the region for a workshop designed to build teacher capacity on the practices required in the new law: discussion, service-learning, and simulations. Using the 2020 Election as a teachable moment for civics, attendees will learn strategies for bringing these practices into their classrooms, receive free lesson plans from respected civic education providers, and learn about local resources to supplement civics instruction. Registration is free and attendees will receive a complimentary breakfast and lunch. PD hours will be offered to teachers that successfully complete the workshop. Explicit connections will be made to the IL Social Studies Standards, the Common Core State Standards and the Danielson Framework for Effective Teaching.
8/4/2020
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Summer PD Modules- Module 16: F&P – Putting it All Together
This module will run on the following dates: -August 4, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am Participants will receive options and examples of ways to organize the F&P classroom materials that have been received. As time allows, we will also look at how all of these pieces fit together on a daily basis and we can share ideas for scheduling. *NOTE: Begin to picture your classroom and think about how you will store your materials, organize student areas, etc…
8/4/2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Summer PD Modules- Module 13: Lucy Calkins Writing – Level 2 - Reflect & Review
This module will run on the following dates: -August 4, 2020 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Participants will have already been introduced to and had experience using the Lucy Calkins Units of Writing. Much of this session will be an opportunity to reflect on the initial experience of using the program, review what went well as well as what could be improved, and answer any questions. There will also be designated time for participants to share and learn from one another. NOTE: The bulk of time will be based on a “regular classroom setting,” however, remote learning ideas will be woven in as well. This module will last approximately 1:45 with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A, discussion, and reflection time. **If you have access to your F&P continuum book, this would be a great resource to have with you.
8/5/2020
3:00 PM - 8/6/2020 5:30 PM
Restorative Practices for all Administrators and Educational Leaders (Online Pathways to Restorative Leadership PD)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
8/10/2020
3:00 PM - 8/11/2020 5:30 PM
Restorative Practices for all Administrators and Educational Leaders (Virtual Restorative Reentry Problem Solving Circles)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
8/11/2020
8:30 AM - 8/13/2020 4:30 PM
AA #2001- Illinois Performance Evaluation - Teacher Evaluation Training (Initial)
This class will meet on the following days: August 11th and August 13th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. This two-day academy is designed for individuals who are seeking initial training qualification for teacher evaluation. This academy aligns to the competencies for Part 50, Section 50.420 (a-b). **Please be advised that this administrator academy has pre-work requirements associated with it.   You will not receive the pre-work assignments until the week before your workshop.  The pre-work assignments will take you several hours to complete and you will be advised to complete them in one sitting.  The pre-work assignments will be due 2-3 days before your workshop. Therefore, you are advised to set aside time to dedicate to completing this work during the week prior to your academy. This the initial teacher evaluation academy.
September
9/14/2020
3:00 PM - 9/15/2020 5:30 PM
Restorative Practices for District Level Educational Coaches (Online RP PD)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
9/16/2020
3:00 PM - 9/17/2020 5:30 PM
Restorative Practices for District Level Educational Coaches (Online Restorative Conferences PD)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
9/21/2020
3:00 PM - 9/22/2020 5:30 PM
Restorative Practices for District Level Educational Coaches (Online- RP Coaching Model PD)
What are Restorative Practices? The science of relationships and community. Aim of Restorative Practices: To develop community and to manage conflict and tensions by repairing harm and restoring relationships. Hypothesis of Restorative Practices: The fundamental hypothesis of restorative practices is that human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them. Explicit Restorative Practices Framework: Social Discipline Window Fair Process Psychology of Affect Restorative Practice Continuum For more information, please contact Kevin Jones at kjones@roe17.org
June
6/10/2021
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Better Conversations Presented by Jim Knight (2021)
Develop habits that build better conversations and honor your capacity for improving schools by improving your communication. Learn to become a more authentic version of yourself: coach yourself and others to become better communicators, listen with empathy, find common ground and build trust. This workshop is designed for all educators: teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators.