Niles Township District for Special Education #807

Professional Learning 

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

Month
Date
Upcoming Event
Location
October
10/12/2017 4:00 PM
to 5:00 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families
Target Audience: All Educators and Families 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
10/17/2017 9:00 AM
to 3:00 PM
Initial Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Training
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
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
10/24/2017 8:30 AM
to 3:00 PM
Coaching Classroom Management
Target Audience: Coaches Description: Building a classroom community is essential to promoting academic growth. This presentation will provide participants with an overview of effective coaching techniques through the use of the partnership principles. Participants will understand the basic principles of behavior change, become acquainted with tools for data collection, and develop action plans for implementing classroom routines and procedures.
District 69 Administration Office- 2nd Floor
10/24/2017 8:30 AM
to 3:00 PM
Pump Up P.E.
Target Audience: PE Teachers and Administrators This training for P.E. teachers is about implementing enhanced P.E. programming, aligning curricula to the revised State Learning Standards on Physical Development and Health, and administering the Illinois-required fitness tests. Read more at http://iphionline.org/pump_up_pe/.
District 69- Edison School- Multipurpose Room
10/24/2017 6:15 PM
to 8:30 PM
First Aid Certification for Families
Target Audience: NTDSE and Member District Families 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 seizures. 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
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
11/1/2017 6:30 PM
to 8:30 PM
CPR Certification for Families
Target Audience: NTDSE and Member District Families 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
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 and Families 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 and Families 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 8:00 AM
to 10:00 AM
Niles Township Administrators' Network (NTA)
Target Audience: Township Administrators The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township Administrators to network for sharing knowledge and support.
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 and Families 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
1/16/2018 8:00 AM
to 10:00 AM
Niles Township Administrators' Network (NTA)
Target Audience: Township Administrators The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township Administrators to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 71- Clarence E. Culver School
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
3/3/2018 10:00 AM
to 12:00 PM
Spring Parent Academy: Recreation & Leisure Resource Fiar
Target Audience: NTDSE Families Details TBD
Molloy Education Center
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
3/19/2018 8:00 AM
to 10:00 AM
Niles Township Administrators' Network (NTA)
Target Audience: Township Administrators The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township Administrators to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 68 Educational Services Center
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
4/28/2018 6:00 PM
to 10:00 PM
Trivia Night Fundraiser
Target Audience: All are welcome! Save the date! The SEED Foundation's 4th Annual Trivia Night will be April 28, 2018. Event and registration details to come! Mark your calendars now!
Glenview New Church
May
5/2/2018 8:00 AM
to 10:00 AM
Niles Township Administrators' Network (NTA)
Target Audience: Township Administrators The purpose of this meeting is for Niles Township Administrators to network for sharing knowledge and support.
District 74- Administration Office
5/31/2018 5:00 PM
to 8/31/2017 6:30 PM
End of the Year Picnic
Target Audience: All NTDSE students and families! SAVE THE DATE!Please join us for the NTDSE End of the Year picnic! Event details to come.
Molloy Education Center