Niles Township District for Special Education #807

Professional Development 

If you need immediate assistance, please contact Jackie Thommen at jthommen@ntdse.org.

Month
Date
Upcoming Event
Location
July
7/18/2017 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Administrators Academy- Principal Teacher Evaluator Retraining: Student Growth (ISBE # 1779)
Target Audience: All Administrators *This session meets the Evaluator Retraining Requirements* Participants will learn how to: 1) Use assessment and measurement models identified by the Joint Committee in determining student growth attributable to individual principals/teachers and understand how different types of assessments are used for measuring growth 2) Use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected, and best practices relative to evaluating student growth to link principal/teacher and school-level professional development plans to evaluation results 3) In collaboration with principal/teachers, creative supportive, targeted professional development plans that consider past results, contribute to professional growth, and assist teacher and principals in aligning professional development and goal-setting to school improvement goals and 4) Communicate evaluation outcomes and findings in constructive and supportive ways that enable teachers/principals to set goals and improve practice.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
August
8/2/2017 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Administrators Academy- Principal Teacher Evaluator Retraining: Teacher Professional Practice Domains 1 & 4 (ISBE # 1451)
Target Audience: All Administrators *This session meets the Evaluator Retraining Requirements* Administrators who evaluate teachers must demonstrate a high rate of inter-rater reliability and communicate evaluation outcomes in constructive and supportive ways. This Academy focuses on Domains 1 and 4 of Charlotte Danielson's 2013 Framework for Teaching. This course requires participants to pre-conference, record data according to the Professional Practice rubric, and participate in mock pre/post conferences as an evaluator, teacher or observer.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
8/7/2017 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Supporting Students with Autism Learning Track- (Day 1/5)
Target Audience: All Educators Please register for each session individually. This learning track will be held 8/7/17, 9/27/17, 11/7/17, 1/23/18 and 3/15/18. This ongoing session will focus on meeting the needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The first full day session will look at the characteristics of Autism and how they impacts students’ education. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about structures and supports to start the year off well. Subsequent sessions will focus on communication, academics, and social skills for individuals with Autism.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
8/8/2017 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
CHAMPS (3 day training): A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management
Target Audience: All Educators Please register for each session individually. This learning track will be held 8/8/17, 8/9/17 and 8/10/17. This 3-day training will provide participants with a foundation for using of the CHAMPS approach to classroom management. The CHAMPS approach provides teachers with effective strategies to increase classroom organization, directly teach behavioral expectations, increase student motivation, respond consistently and productively to misbehavior, and use class- wide strategies for increasing student responsibility. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to the profession, CHAMPS will provide you with a framework to assist developing individual or small group behavior interventions while continuing to fine tune your classroom systems. Function based interventions will be addressed as well as group reinforcement models.
Location To Be Determined
8/9/2017 9:00 AM
CHAMPS (3 day training): A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management
Target Audience: All Educators Please register for each session individually. This learning track will be held 8/8/17, 8/9/17 and 8/10/17. This 3-day training will provide participants with a foundation for using of the CHAMPS approach to classroom management. The CHAMPS approach provides teachers with effective strategies to increase classroom organization, directly teach behavioral expectations, increase student motivation, respond consistently and productively to misbehavior, and use class- wide strategies for increasing student responsibility. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to the profession, CHAMPS will provide you with a framework to assist developing individual or small group behavior interventions while continuing to fine tune your classroom systems. Function based interventions will be addressed as well as group reinforcement models.
Location To Be Determined
8/10/2017 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
CHAMPS (3 day training): A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management
Target Audience: All Educators Please register for each session individually. This learning track will be held 8/8/17, 8/9/17 and 8/10/17. This 3-day training will provide participants with a foundation for using of the CHAMPS approach to classroom management. The CHAMPS approach provides teachers with effective strategies to increase classroom organization, directly teach behavioral expectations, increase student motivation, respond consistently and productively to misbehavior, and use class- wide strategies for increasing student responsibility. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to the profession, CHAMPS will provide you with a framework to assist developing individual or small group behavior interventions while continuing to fine tune your classroom systems. Function based interventions will be addressed as well as group reinforcement models.
Location To Be Determined
8/14/2017 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Power IEP and Power IEP Forms Training
Target Audience: New Educators This workshop is appropriate for NTDSE and member district staff that are new users of the POWER IEP system and those that would like a refresher.
Location To Be Determined
September
9/6/2017 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Initial Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Training
Target Audience: All Educators Developed by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), this course teaches staff to respond effectively to the warning signs that someone is beginning to lose control. It also addresses how staff can deal with their own stress, anxiety and emotions when confronted with challenging situations.
District 72- Fairview South School
9/7/2017 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Refresher Training
Target Audience: All educators that currently hold an active CPI certificate (The recommended time frame for participating in a CPI refresher training is 12 months since your last CPI training. A 3 month grace period (up to 15 months) is allowed before requiring that the Initial CPI training be taken again.) Developed by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), this course refreshes staff regarding how to respond effectively to the warning signs that someone is beginning to lose control. It also addresses how staff can deal with their own stress, anxiety and emotions when confronted with challenging situations.
District 72- Fairview South School
9/12/2017 3:45 PM to 6:15 PM
First Aid Certification
Target Audience: All Educators This course will provide instruction on the basics of first aid. First aid is the immediate care that is given to someone with an illness or injury before a more advanced trainer arrives to take over. The course is divided into three parts: Medical Emergencies, Injury Emergencies and Environmental Emergencies. Medical emergencies include appropriate care for heart attacks, stroke, diabetes and seizure. Injury emergencies include care of breaks, sprains, bleeding and burns. Environmental emergencies include care for temperature related exposures, poisoning and animal bites and stings. Upon completion of the course, all members will receive a certification card from the American Heart Association.
Molloy Education Center
9/12/2017 3:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Power IEP and Power IEP Forms Training
Target Audience: New Educators This workshop is appropriate for NTDSE and member district staff that are new users of the POWER IEP system and those that would like a refresher.
Molloy Education Center
9/14/2017 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Speech Township Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Township Speech Language Pathologists The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township SLPs to network for sharing knowledge and support.
Graziano's Brick Oven Pizza
9/14/2017 3:45 PM to 5:45 PM
CPR Certification
Target Audience: All Educators This session teaches the non-medical rescuers how to identify a medical emergency and when to phone 911. This course provides instruction on adult and child CPR, the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and procedures to assist a choking victim.
Molloy Education Center
9/19/2017 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Writing and Graphing Measurable Goals Workshop (2 session training)
Target Audience: All Special Education Educators In this 2 part session (9/19 & 11/16), participants will review best practices for writing and graphing observable, measurable goals and PLOPs and will have the opportunity to apply these skills. Please bring material to work on!
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
9/26/2017 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Administrators Academy- Principal Teacher Evaluator Retraining: Teacher Professional Practice Domains 2 & 3 (ISBE # 1448)
Target Audience: All Administrators *This session meets the Evaluator Retraining Requirements* Administrators who evaluate teachers must demonstrate a high rate of inter-rater reliability and communicate evaluation outcomes in constructive and supportive ways. This Academy focuses on Domains 2 and 3 of Charlotte Danielson's 2013 Framework for Teaching. This course requires participants to view teaching, record data according to the Professional Practice rubric, and participate in mock evaluation conferences as an evaluator, teacher, or observer.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
9/26/2017 3:45 PM to 5:45 PM
CPR Certification
Target Audience: All Educators This session teaches the non-medical rescuers how to identify a medical emergency and when to phone 911. This course provides instruction on adult and child CPR, the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and procedures to assist a choking victim.
Molloy Education Center
9/27/2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Supporting Students with Autism Learning Track- (Day 2/5)
Target Audience: All Educators Please register for each session individually. This learning track will be held 8/7/17, 9/27/17, 11/7/17, 1/23/18 and 3/15/18. This session will continue the conversation around meeting the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The focus will be on setting up positive behavior support systems and structures within the classroom to support students’ needs with a focus on behavior management. Participants will have an opportunity to engage in collaborative conversations to listen to and share their experiences.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
9/28/2017 8:30 AM to 3:45 PM
Kagan: Accelerating Achievement
Target Audience: All Educators Based on years of experimentation and field-testing, Dr. Spencer Kagan has perfected simple instructional strategies and structures that dramatically increase the achievement of all students, especially low-achieving and low-ability pupils. In this active workshop, you will experience these strategies, derive the rationale, and learn ways to adapt them to your own classroom. They have two proven outcomes: Excellence and Equity. The Kagan Structures not only boost achievement for all students (increased excellence), they decrease the gap between low- and high-achieving students (increased equity). The strategies lift up the lows while accelerating the achievement of all students. Come learn how to apply these easy-to-learn, easy-to-use instructional strategies in any lesson, at any grade level.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
October
10/5/2017 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Administrators Academy- Principal Professional Practice Evaluator Retraining:
Target Audience: All Principal Evaluators *This session meets the Evaluator Retraining Requirements* Description TBD
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
10/12/2017 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM
New Hire Track: Family Engagement
Target Audience: Educators with 0-3 years of experience Participants learn tips for establishing positive relationships with families families and will gain ideas of how to engage families in their child's education and the school community.
Molloy Education Center
10/12/2017 3:45 PM to 5:45 PM
SMARTBoard Learning Track- (Day 1/2)
Target Audience: All Educators This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: 10/12/17 and 2/6/17. Please register for both days individually. This learning track will be tailor made to fit your needs. Presenters will survey registrants prior to each session. Beginning and novice users are welcome! Suggested focus areas include: a) anatomy of the board (icons, pen tray, toolbar, side bar, SMART Exchange and safety tips) b) creating and manipulating objects and text, drawing tools, object drop down menu, inserting images c) basic interactive lessons- utilization of properties, gallery, hide/reveal techniques and d) working with ink aware applications, e) structuring and organizing lessons (Lesson Activity toolkit, title paged, grouping/linking 'my content', adding attachments), adding style (colors, themes, alignment guides, tables, lesson pages, graphics), f) building interactive lesson activities (attaching sounds, animation, integrating media, page recorder, SMARTRecorder, SMARTVideo, print capture) and g) delivering lessons (positioning at board, writing tips, touch tips, customizing floating toolbar).
Molloy Education Center
10/12/2017 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families
Target Audience: All Educators This class on American Sign Language will focus on vocabulary and phrases to support classroom communication. It is intended for beginning ASL learners. This session will run weekly from October 12- November 16- No class on Oct 26. Please register for each class individually.
Molloy Education Center
10/13/2017 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Psychologists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Township Psychologists The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township School Psychologists to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 74- Administration Office
10/17/2017 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Initial Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Training
Target Audience: All Educators Developed by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), this course teaches staff to respond effectively to the warning signs that someone is beginning to lose control. It also addresses how staff can deal with their own stress, anxiety and emotions when confronted with challenging situations.
District 73.5- Oliver McCracken Middle School
10/18/2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Workers Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Township Social Workers The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township Social Workers to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 74- Administration Office
10/18/2017 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Refresher Training
Target Audience: All educators that currently hold an active CPI certificate (The recommended time frame for participating in a CPI refresher training is 12 months since your last CPI training. A 3 month grace period (up to 15 months) is allowed before requiring that the Initial CPI training be taken again.) Developed by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), this course refreshes staff regarding how to respond effectively to the warning signs that someone is beginning to lose control. It also addresses how staff can deal with their own stress, anxiety and emotions when confronted with challenging situations.
District 70- Park View School
10/19/2017 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Refresher Training
Target Audience: All educators that currently hold an active CPI certificate (The recommended time frame for participating in a CPI refresher training is 12 months since your last CPI training. A 3 month grace period (up to 15 months) is allowed before requiring that the Initial CPI training be taken again.) Developed by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), this course refreshes staff regarding how to respond effectively to the warning signs that someone is beginning to lose control. It also addresses how staff can deal with their own stress, anxiety and emotions when confronted with challenging situations.
District 73.5- Oliver McCracken Middle School
10/19/2017 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families
Target Audience: All Educators This class on American Sign Language will focus on vocabulary and phrases to support classroom communication. It is intended for beginning ASL learners. This session will run weekly from October 12- November 16- No class on Oct 26. Please register for each class individually.
Molloy Education Center
November
11/1/2017 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
CHAMPS (3 day training): A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management
Target Audience: All Educators Please register for each session individually. This learning track will be held 11/1/17, 12/5/17 and 1/18/18. This 3-day training will provide participants with a foundation for using of the CHAMPS approach to classroom management. The CHAMPS approach provides teachers with effective strategies to increase classroom organization, directly teach behavioral expectations, increase student motivation, respond consistently and productively to misbehavior, and use class- wide strategies for increasing student responsibility. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to the profession, CHAMPS will provide you with a framework to assist developing individual or small group behavior interventions while continuing to fine tune your classroom systems. Function based interventions will be addressed as well as group reinforcement models.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
11/2/2017 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Rush NeuroBehavioral Executive Functioning Curriculum Workshop
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Target Audience: All Educators and Administrators of classrooms grades 3-12. Executive Functions are the brain processes that enable us to regulate the world around us, utilizing organizational and higher-order learning skills. Development of executive functioning skills is essential for success in school and later in life. Workshop participants will receive the Rush NeuroBehavior Center Executive Functions Curriculum Notebook and a workshop folder, including a packet of relevant workshop materials. In this training, educators will learn how to implement instruction in Executive Function skills in the classroom.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
11/2/2017 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families
Target Audience: All Educators This class on American Sign Language will focus on vocabulary and phrases to support classroom communication. It is intended for beginning ASL learners. This session will run weekly from October 12- November 16- No class on Oct 26. Please register for each class individually.
Molloy Education Center
11/6/2017 12:15 PM to 3:15 PM
Advances in Speech-Language Assessment and Intervention Practices for Dual Language Learners
Target Audience: All Speech Language Pathologists To appropriately serve children who are dual language learners (DLL), speech-language pathologists need up-to-date knowledge about the unique speech, language, literacy and cognitive development of these students. This session will discuss research advances in these areas and offer practical strategies to both monolingual and bilingual speech-language pathologists for enhancing their assessment and intervention practices when serving DLL learners. How bilingualism affects children’s speech, language, literacy and cognitive development • Three considerations for appropriately using test measures with DLL learners • How similarities and differences between home language and English form intervention targets
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
11/7/2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Supporting Students with Autism Learning Track- (Day 3/5)
Target Audience: All Educators Please register for each session individually. This learning track will be held 8/7/17, 9/27/17, 11/7/17, 1/23/18 and 3/15/18. This session will continue the conversation around meeting the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The focus will be on communication, characteristics of communication deficiencies that affect classroom success, and strategies to support positive communication opportunities in the classroom. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about scaffolding communication within the classroom, and collaborate with other professionals about personal classroom experiences and challenges.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
11/9/2017 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families
Target Audience: All Educators This class on American Sign Language will focus on vocabulary and phrases to support classroom communication. It is intended for beginning ASL learners. This session will run weekly from October 12- November 16- No class on Oct 26. Please register for each class individually.
Molloy Education Center
11/14/2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Thinking Learning Track- (Day 1/3)
Target Audience: All Educators This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: 11/14/17, 1/24/18 & 4/12/18 Please register for each session individually. This will focus on meeting the needs of individuals with social cognitive deficits through the use of the Social Thinking program. The first half day session will look at the characteristics of students who would benefit from Social Thinking lessons and how social cognitive deficits impact their education. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about how Social Thinking can benefit complex learners . Subsequent sessions will focus on specific Social Thinking programs and lessons and how to integrate them into their classroom.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
11/14/2017 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Speech Township Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Township Speech Language Pathologists The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township SLPs to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
11/15/2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Refresher Training
Target Audience: All educators that currently hold an active CPI certificate (The recommended time frame for participating in a CPI refresher training is 12 months since your last CPI training. A 3 month grace period (up to 15 months) is allowed before requiring that the Initial CPI training be taken again.) Developed by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), this course refreshes staff regarding how to respond effectively to the warning signs that someone is beginning to lose control. It also addresses how staff can deal with their own stress, anxiety and emotions when confronted with challenging situations.
Old Orchard Junior High School
11/15/2017 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Refresher Training
Target Audience: All educators that currently hold an active CPI certificate (The recommended time frame for participating in a CPI refresher training is 12 months since your last CPI training. A 3 month grace period (up to 15 months) is allowed before requiring that the Initial CPI training be taken again.) Developed by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), this course refreshes staff regarding how to respond effectively to the warning signs that someone is beginning to lose control. It also addresses how staff can deal with their own stress, anxiety and emotions when confronted with challenging situations.
Old Orchard Junior High School
11/16/2017 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Writing and Graphing Measurable Goals Workshop (2 session training)
Target Audience: All Special Education Educators In this 2 part session (9/19 & 11/16), participants will review best practices for writing and graphing observable, measurable goals and PLOPs and will have the opportunity to apply these skills. Please bring material to work on!
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
11/16/2017 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Writing and Graphing Measurable Goals Workshop (2 session training)
Target Audience: All Special Education Educators In this 2 part session (9/19 & 11/16), participants will review best practices for writing and graphing observable, measurable goals and PLOPs and will have the opportunity to apply these skills. Please bring material to work on!
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
11/16/2017 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families
Target Audience: All Educators This class on American Sign Language will focus on vocabulary and phrases to support classroom communication. It is intended for beginning ASL learners. This session will run weekly from October 12- November 16- No class on Oct 26. Please register for each class individually.
Molloy Education Center
December
12/1/2017 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Psychologists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Township Psychologists The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township School Psychologists to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 74- Administration Office
12/5/2017 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
CHAMPS (3 day training): A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management
Target Audience: All Educators Please register for each session individually. This learning track will be held 11/1/17, 12/5/17 and 1/18/18. This 3-day training will provide participants with a foundation for using of the CHAMPS approach to classroom management. The CHAMPS approach provides teachers with effective strategies to increase classroom organization, directly teach behavioral expectations, increase student motivation, respond consistently and productively to misbehavior, and use class- wide strategies for increasing student responsibility. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to the profession, CHAMPS will provide you with a framework to assist developing individual or small group behavior interventions while continuing to fine tune your classroom systems. Function based interventions will be addressed as well as group reinforcement models.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
12/7/2017 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM
New Hire Track: Classroom Management
Target Audience: Educators with 0-3 years of experience Clear expectations, consistent responses and fluent corrections are key to creating a positive learning environment for students. Review the tenets of CHAMPs, reflect on your implementation the first half of the year, and plan for refinement the second half of the year.
Molloy Education Center
January
1/18/2018 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
CHAMPS (3 day training): A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management
Target Audience: All Educators Please register for each session individually. This learning track will be held 11/1/17, 12/5/17 and 1/18/18. This 3-day training will provide participants with a foundation for using of the CHAMPS approach to classroom management. The CHAMPS approach provides teachers with effective strategies to increase classroom organization, directly teach behavioral expectations, increase student motivation, respond consistently and productively to misbehavior, and use class- wide strategies for increasing student responsibility. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to the profession, CHAMPS will provide you with a framework to assist developing individual or small group behavior interventions while continuing to fine tune your classroom systems. Function based interventions will be addressed as well as group reinforcement models.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
1/18/2018 3:45 PM to 5:45 PM
CPR Certification
Target Audience: All Educators This session teaches the non-medical rescuers how to identify a medical emergency and when to phone 911. This course provides instruction on adult and child CPR, the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and procedures to assist a choking victim.
Molloy Education Center
1/23/2018 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Supporting Students with Autism Learning Track- (Day 4/5)
Target Audience: All Educators Please register for each session individually. This learning track will be held 8/7/17, 9/27/17, 11/7/17, 1/23/18 and 3/15/18. This session will continue the conversation around meeting the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The focus will be on meeting the academic needs of students in both the general and special education environments. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about different curriculum modifications and accommodations that can be used in the classroom to best support the needs of those with Autism.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
1/23/2018 3:45 PM to 5:45 PM
CPR Certification
Target Audience: All Educators This session teaches the non-medical rescuers how to identify a medical emergency and when to phone 911. This course provides instruction on adult and child CPR, the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and procedures to assist a choking victim.
Molloy Education Center
1/24/2018 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Thinking Learning Track- (Day 2/3)
Target Audience: All Educators This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: 11/14/17, 1/24/18 & 4/12/18 Please register for each session individually. This will focus on meeting the needs of individuals with social cognitive deficits through the use of the Social Thinking program. The first half day session will look at the characteristics of students who would benefit from Social Thinking lessons and how social cognitive deficits impact their education. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about how Social Thinking can benefit complex learners . Subsequent sessions will focus on specific Social Thinking programs and lessons and how to integrate them into their classroom.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
1/24/2018 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Speech Township Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Township Speech Language Pathologists The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township SLPs to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
1/30/2018 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Workers Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Township Social Workers The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township Social Workers to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 74- Administration Office
February
2/2/2018 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Psychologists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Township Psychologists The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township School Psychologists to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 74- Administration Office
2/6/2018 3:45 PM to 5:45 PM
SMARTBoard Learning Track- (Day 2/2)
Target Audience: All Educators This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: 10/12/17 and 2/6/17. Please register for both days individually. This session will be structured as a Q & A and make and take. Please come prepared with questions!
Molloy Education Center
2/15/2018 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM
New Hire Track: Differentiation
Target Audience: Educators with 0-3 years of experience Each student brings a different set of strengths and areas for growth. Learn how to clearly define what students should be learning, measure where they are in the progression, and make plans for how to differentiate instruction by examining content, product, and/or process.
Molloy Education Center
March
3/15/2018 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Supporting Students with Autism Learning Track- (Day 5/5)
Target Audience: All Educators Please register for each session individually. This learning track will be held 8/7/17, 9/27/17, 11/7/17, 1/23/18 and 3/15/18. This session will continue the conversation around meeting the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The focus will be on building social skills and independence, and how to address deficiencies in the classroom. Participants will have an opportunity to learn how teaching social and independent skills will strengthen the foundational skills seen in successful classrooms.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
April
4/12/2018 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Thinking Learning Track- (Day 3/3)
Target Audience: All Educators This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: 11/14/17, 1/24/18 & 4/12/18 Please register for each session individually. This will focus on meeting the needs of individuals with social cognitive deficits through the use of the Social Thinking program. The first half day session will look at the characteristics of students who would benefit from Social Thinking lessons and how social cognitive deficits impact their education. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about how Social Thinking can benefit complex learners . Subsequent sessions will focus on specific Social Thinking programs and lessons and how to integrate them into their classroom.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
4/12/2018 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Speech Township Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Township Speech Language Pathologists The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township SLPs to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
4/13/2018 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Psychologists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Township Psychologists The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township School Psychologists to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 74- Administration Office
4/19/2018 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM
New Hire Track: School Law
Target Audience: Educators with 0-3 years of experience Attorney Teri Engler will be presenting on the 'do's' and 'dont's' for educators from a legal perspective.
Molloy Education Center
4/27/2018 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Workers Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Township Social Workers The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township Social Workers to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 74- Administration Office