Niles Township District for Special Education #807

Professional Learning 

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Month
Date
Upcoming Event
Location
September
9/9/2019
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructional Control- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals This session discusses seven steps to gaining effective Instructional Control. Based off Robert Schramm’s article The Seven Steps to Earning Instructional Control With Your Child, we will walk through effective, evidenced-backed ways to earn instructional control in your classroom. Gaining instructional control is crucial in developing positive relationships and effective aspects of your classroom management. This includes the use of reinforcers, pairing, consistency, and having fun with your students and staff.
District 68- Devonshire Elementary School
9/9/2019
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructional Control- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals This session discusses seven steps to gaining effective Instructional Control. Based off Robert Schramm’s article The Seven Steps to Earning Instructional Control With Your Child, we will walk through effective, evidenced-backed ways to earn instructional control in your classroom. Gaining instructional control is crucial in developing positive relationships and effective aspects of your classroom management. This includes the use of reinforcers, pairing, consistency, and having fun with your students and staff.
District 68- Old Orchard Junior High School
9/19/2019
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.
District 74- Lincoln Hall Middle School
9/20/2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Instructional Control- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals This session discusses seven steps to gaining effective Instructional Control. Based off Robert Schramm’s article The Seven Steps to Earning Instructional Control With Your Child, we will walk through effective, evidenced-backed ways to earn instructional control in your classroom. Gaining instructional control is crucial in developing positive relationships and effective aspects of your classroom management. This includes the use of reinforcers, pairing, consistency, and having fun with your students and staff.
District 74- Lincoln Hall Middle School
9/23/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Writing and Graphing Measurable Goals- Learning Track 1- Session 1/3
Target Audience: All educators in Special Education who write goals This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: Sept 23, Nov 18 and March 16. Please register for each session individually. 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 68- Educational Services Center
9/23/2019
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructional Control- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals This session discusses seven steps to gaining effective Instructional Control. Based off Robert Schramm’s article The Seven Steps to Earning Instructional Control With Your Child, we will walk through effective, evidenced-backed ways to earn instructional control in your classroom. Gaining instructional control is crucial in developing positive relationships and effective aspects of your classroom management. This includes the use of reinforcers, pairing, consistency, and having fun with your students and staff.
District 68- Devonshire Elementary School
9/23/2019
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructional Control- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals This session discusses seven steps to gaining effective Instructional Control. Based off Robert Schramm’s article The Seven Steps to Earning Instructional Control With Your Child, we will walk through effective, evidenced-backed ways to earn instructional control in your classroom. Gaining instructional control is crucial in developing positive relationships and effective aspects of your classroom management. This includes the use of reinforcers, pairing, consistency, and having fun with your students and staff.
District 68- Old Orchard Junior High School
9/23/2019
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evidence Based Practices for Special Education 4/9: Goal Writing Part 1
Target Audience: NTDSE Mentees and all other educators 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!
Molloy Education Center
9/24/2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Unique Learning System Train the Trainer- Day 1/2 (with Seth Wechter)
Target Audience: Educators supporting colleagues using Unique In this course, we teach you how to train teachers in the full utilization of the program in order to meet the individual needs of all students and improve outcomes. Learn how to: • Personalize support to help teachers implement and monitor instructional lessons and assessments • Build skills to increase teacher and student outcomes
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
9/25/2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Unique Learning System Train the Trainer- Day 2/2 (with Seth Wechter)
Target Audience: Educators supporting colleagues using Unique In this course, we teach you how to train teachers in the full utilization of the program in order to meet the individual needs of all students and improve outcomes. Learn how to: • Personalize support to help teachers implement and monitor instructional lessons and assessments • Build skills to increase teacher and student outcomes
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
9/25/2019
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
9/26/2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Introduction to Restorative Practices and Using Circles Effectively - Day 1/2 (with Bryan Kelly)
Target Audience: All Educators Join us for a two day training, tailored to middle school environments, about how Restorative Practices can benefit your school and district. From day one, you will learn a range of strategies you can use immediately. You will learn how to set high expectations while being supportive. You will practice how to provide direct feedback and how to ask questions that foster accountability. You will also learn the most effective methods to resolve common conflicts. ** Please bring the Restorative Practices Book with you to the training. See link below.
District 74- Administration Office
9/26/2019
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Instructional Control- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals This session discusses seven steps to gaining effective Instructional Control. Based off Robert Schramm’s article The Seven Steps to Earning Instructional Control With Your Child, we will walk through effective, evidenced-backed ways to earn instructional control in your classroom. Gaining instructional control is crucial in developing positive relationships and effective aspects of your classroom management. This includes the use of reinforcers, pairing, consistency, and having fun with your students and staff.
District 73.5- Elizabeth Meyer School
9/27/2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Introduction to Restorative Practices and Using Circles Effectively - Day 2/2 (with Bryan Kelly)
Target Audience: All Educators Day two is devoted to teaching attendees to facilitate restorative circles. Circles are an essential process for building social capital, creating a positive learning environment, resolving social problems and responding when harm occurs. You will learn by participating in circles with other attendees and as well as by facilitating. By the end of the day, you will be prepared to return to your setting and run your first circle!
District 74- Administration Office
October
10/1/2019
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Foundations Cohort 1 Booster: Session 1/3- Open to Foundation Committee Members of D68 Jane Stenson, D68 Devonshire, D70 Park View and NTDSE
Target Audience: Foundations Committee Members from D68 Jane Stenson, D68 OOJH, D70 Park View and NTDSE. Participants may have or may have not been in the original Foundations Cohort 1 Group Participants will be guided in the review of the Foundations Modules A & B. Additionally, each school will have the opportunity to participate in work time together.
Location To Be Determined
10/1/2019
2:00 PM to 3:15 PM
Instructional Control- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals This session discusses seven steps to gaining effective Instructional Control. Based off Robert Schramm’s article The Seven Steps to Earning Instructional Control With Your Child, we will walk through effective, evidenced-backed ways to earn instructional control in your classroom. Gaining instructional control is crucial in developing positive relationships and effective aspects of your classroom management. This includes the use of reinforcers, pairing, consistency, and having fun with your students and staff.
District 73.5- Oliver McCracken Middle School
10/3/2019
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Foundations- Cohort 2- (Session 1/3) Open only to Foundation Committee Members from D67, D68 and D69
Target Audience: Open only to members of the Foundations Committee Cohort 2- D67, 68 & 69 Foundations Cohort 2 will meet on the following dates for the 19-20 school year: Oct 3, January 15 and April 21. Please register for each session individually. Foundations Cohort 2 members will join Susan Isaacs for 3 sessions to continue the journey of implementing school-wide systems to support positive behavior. Committee members will receive an email closer to each event with details regarding lunch and required materials for the day.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
10/3/2019
8:30 AM to 2:30 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 74- Lincoln Hall Middle School
10/4/2019
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Foundations- Cohort 3- (Session 1/3) Open only to Foundation Committee members from D73.5, D74 and Molloy
Target Audience: Open only to members of the Foundations Committee Cohort 3- D73.5, 74 & Molloy. Foundations Cohort 3 will meet on the following dates for the 19-20 school year: Oct 4, January 16 and April 22. Please register for each session individually. Foundations Cohort 2 members will join Susan Isaacs for 3 sessions to continue the journey of implementing school-wide systems to support positive behavior. Committee members will receive an email closer to each event with details regarding lunch and required materials for the day.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
10/7/2019
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evidence Based Practices for Special Education 5/9: Partner Augemented Input
Target Audience: NTDSE Mentees and all other educators This focus of this session will be on Partner Augmented Input (PAI), an evidence-based methodology to support AAC users with learning to use their device. Participants will learn about the 6 important elements to focus on when using PAI and will the opportunity for hands-on practice.
Molloy Education Center
10/10/2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Administrator Academy- Before the Crisis: An Introduction to Student Safety Assessment and Management- AA # 1876
Target Audience: All Administrators, Social Workers and Psychologists Students make threats to hurt themselves or others using social media, cell phones or in conversations with peers. This academy offers threat assessment training considered to be “best practice” by the U.S. Dept. of Ed. and the U.S. Secret Service and will enable participants to assess the severity of a threat, analyze the safety of the students and staff, and develop a plan of action to protect them. Valuable resources, including documentation, scripted protocols as well as guidance for decision making for students with IEP’s, 504 and/or BIP plans and SB100 compliance are included with the course.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
10/15/2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Visual Phonics Refresher
Target Audience: Educators who have gone through the initial Visual Phonics Training In this course, participants will have the opportunity to review of all the symbols/hand shapes from the Level 1 training and obtain more practice.
District 74- Todd Hall
10/16/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Workers Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Social Workers; Other educators are welcome too 8:30-10:30, Dr. Frampton, review Risk Assessment and expanded strategies for interview and non-suicidal risk assessment 10:45-11:30, Patrick Dombrowski from C4 will join the group for a presentation
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
10/16/2019
2:00 PM to 5:00 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 70- Park View School
10/18/2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Psychologists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township School Psychologists Niles Township School Psychologists will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with each other.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
10/21/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Evidence Based Practices for Special Education 6/9: Goal Writing Part 2
Target Audience: NTDSE Mentees and all other educators 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!
Molloy Education Center
10/21/2019
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Writing and Graphing Measurable Goals- Learning Track 2- Session 1/3
Target Audience: All educators in Special Education who write goals This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: October 21, December 2 and February 3. Please register for each session individually. 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 73- East Prairie School
10/21/2019
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Planning for Your Future (w/ Jon Laven)
Target Audience: All Certified Educators (new and veteran) Financial planner Jon Laven will be joining NTDSE to educate staff on various issues with the Teacher Retirement System (TRS), including a comparison of Tier I vs. Tier II and the importance of supplementing with a 403 (b).
Molloy Education Center
10/22/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
ALL Curriculum
Target Audience: Educators who use the ALL Curriculum Within this fast-paced session, participants will have an opportunity to practice the instructional techniques used with the ALL Curriculum and iPad app.
Molloy Education Center
10/22/2019
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Niles Township Administrators (NTA)- Legal Update Series 1/4
Target Audience: Niles Township Administrators Topics covered: Evaluation, employee investigation and employee use of social media
District 68- Educational Services Center
10/22/2019
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Introduction to Boardmaker Studio
Target Audience: New users of Boardmaker Studio Particpants will go over the basics of Boardmaker Studio.
Molloy Education Center
10/22/2019
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Occupational Therapists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Occupational Therapists Particpants will have the opportunity to network with each other.
Molloy Education Center
10/23/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
CHAMPS Booster
Target Audience: All Educators previously trained in CHAMPS This session is for participants who have previously been trained on the full CHAMPS approach through NTDSE's 3-day training, or through their district. 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. 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 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
10/23/2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
Location To Be Determined
10/23/2019
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Learning Track- Session 1/3
Target Audience: All Educators working with students using AAC Students with complex communication needs present unique challenges in the classroom. Selecting the appropriate communication tool is an important part of the battle but teaching a child as well as the communication partners how to use the tool effectively throughout the school day is just as important. In these interactive sessions, participants will learn how to use a balance of AAC implementation techniques including partner augmented input (PAI), prompting hierarchies, and language therapy facilitation techniques. Participants will have opportunities to practice the different strategies as well as begin planning how to bring this back to the classroom. Low tech to high tech systems will be available for hands-on practice however participants are encouraged to bring a speech-generating or communication board/book of their own.
Location To Be Determined
10/23/2019
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Devonshire Elementary School
10/23/2019
3:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)
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
10/24/2019
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Instructional Control- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals This session discusses seven steps to gaining effective Instructional Control. Based off Robert Schramm’s article The Seven Steps to Earning Instructional Control With Your Child, we will walk through effective, evidenced-backed ways to earn instructional control in your classroom. Gaining instructional control is crucial in developing positive relationships and effective aspects of your classroom management. This includes the use of reinforcers, pairing, consistency, and having fun with your students and staff.
District 73.5- Elizabeth Meyer School
10/28/2019
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Old Orchard Junior High School
November
11/12/2019
3:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Initial Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Training- Day 1/2
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. This training has 2 parts: 11/12 & 11/13. Please register for each day individually.
District 67- Hynes Elementary School
11/12/2019
2:00 PM to 3:15 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 73.5- Oliver McCracken Middle School
11/13/2019
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 70- Park View School
11/13/2019
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Occupational Therapists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Occupational Therapists Particpants will have the opportunity to network with each other.
Molloy Education Center
11/13/2019
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Initial Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Training- Day 2/2
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. This training has 2 parts: 11/12 & 11/13. Please register for each day individually.
District 67- Hynes Elementary School
11/14/2019
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Case Coordinators Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Case Coordinators Case Coordinators will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with each other. Please add agenda items to the running agenda prior to each meeting.
Molloy Education Center
11/14/2019
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.
District 68- Old Orchard Junior High School
11/14/2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
LEA Training
Target Audience: Niles Township Case Coordinators and other administrators Laura Sinars will be presenting information regarding how to run a successful IEP meeting and best practices that all LEA's should know.
Molloy Education Center
11/14/2019
12:30 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.
District 68- Old Orchard Junior High School
11/14/2019
3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
NTDSE Mentor/Mentee Meeting- Session 2/5
Target Audience: NTDSE Mentors and Mentees This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: Sept 12, November 14, January 9, March 12, May 14. Please register for each session individually. Topics for each session are TBD.
Molloy Education Center
11/18/2019
8:30 AM to 9/18/2019 11:30 AM
Writing and Graphing Measurable Goals- Learning Track 1- Session 2/3
Target Audience: All educators in Special Education who write goals This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: Sept 23, Nov 18 and March 16. Please register for each session individually. 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 68- Educational Services Center
11/18/2019
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evidence Based Practices for Special Education 7/9: Structured Teaching
Target Audience: NTDSE Mentees and all other educators This session will discuss how Structured Teaching postulates four essential mechanisms, some of which have empirical support, although more refined research is needed: (a) structure environment and activities in ways that are understandable to the individual; (b) use individuals’ strengths/interest in visual skills/details to supplement ewaker skills; © use individuals’ interests to engage in learning; and (d) support self-initiated use of meaningful communication. There are five elements of Structured Teaching that build on one another, and all emphasize the importance of predictability and flexible routines in the classroom setting: 1) physical structure, 2) schedules, 3) work systems, 4) routines and 5) visual strategies and visual structure of materials.
Molloy Education Center
11/19/2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Executive Functioning (with Rush Neurobehavioral Center)
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 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
11/19/2019
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
CHAMPS (2 day mid-year training): A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management- Day 1/2
Target Audience: All Educators This learning track will be held November 19 and December 12. Please register for each day individually. CHAMPS text is REQUIRED and can be found on the Safe and Civil School's website. This 2-day training will provide participants with a foundation for using 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 73- East Prairie School
11/19/2019
3:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)
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
11/20/2019
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Coaching Classroom Management
Target Audience: Coaches 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 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
11/20/2019
3:30 PM to 6:30 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 67- Hynes Elementary School
11/21/2019
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 68- Old Orchard Junior High School
11/21/2019
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 73.5- Elizabeth Meyer School
11/22/2019
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Speech Township Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Speech Language Pathologists Particpants will have the opportunity to network with each other.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
11/25/2019
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Devonshire Elementary School
11/25/2019
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Old Orchard Junior High School
December
12/2/2019
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Writing and Graphing Measurable Goals- Learning Track 2- Session 2/3
Target Audience: All educators in Special Education who write goals This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: October 21, December 2 and February 3. Please register for each session individually. 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 72- Fairview South School
12/5/2019
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Behavior Management (2/4)- Session 1
Target Audience: All educators Descriptions is TBD
District 67- Hynes Elementary School
12/5/2019
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 67- Golf Middle School
12/5/2019
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Behavior Management (2/4)- Session 2 (Repeat of Session 2)
Target Audience: All educators Descriptions is TBD
District 67- Hynes Elementary School
12/5/2019
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Occupational Therapists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Occupational Therapists Particpants will have the opportunity to network with each other.
Molloy Education Center
12/6/2019
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 74- Lincoln Hall Middle School
12/6/2019
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Behavior Management and Maximizing Independence- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 74- Lincoln Hall Middle School
12/9/2019
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Information (IMRF)
Target Audience: All Members of IMRF (new and veteran) Getting ready for retirement or just want to know more about your IMRF benefits? Kate Setchell, Field Representative from IMRF will be here to do a Presentation on all your IMRF benefits! Topics include: -What is IMRF? -Your participation and contributions -Voluntary Additional Contributions- Refund, Disability, Death, & Retirement Benefits
Molloy Education Center
12/10/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Restorative Practices Booster (with Bryan Kelly)
Target Audience: All Educators who previously attended a 2 day introduction to Restorative Practices Facilitated by Bryan Kelly, the Restorative Practices Booster session is geared toward participants that have completed the 2 day training (either in September or otherwise). Participants will have the opportunity to collaborate others to share and learn from each other as part of the ongoing process of implementing restorative practices in the Classroom.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
12/11/2019
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Foundations Cohort 1 Booster: Session 2/3- Open to Foundation Committee Members of D68 Jane Stenson, D68 Devonshire, D70 Park View and NTDSE
Target Audience: Foundations Committee Members from D68 Jane Stenson, D68 OOJH, D70 Park View and NTDSE. Participants may have or may have not been in the original Foundations Cohort 1 Group Participants will be guided in the review of the Foundations Modules C & D. Additionally, each school will have the opportunity to participate in work time together.
Location To Be Determined
12/12/2019
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
CHAMPS (2 day mid-year training): A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management- Day 2/2
Target Audience: All Educators This learning track will be held November 19 and December 12. Please register for each day individually. CHAMPS text is REQUIRED and can be found on the Safe and Civil School's website. This 2-day training will provide participants with a foundation for using 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 73- East Prairie School
12/12/2019
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Niles Township Administrators (NTA)- Legal Update Series 2/4
Target Audience: Niles Township Administrators The topic for this event is Truancy and School Refusal.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
12/12/2019
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 73.5- Elizabeth Meyer School
January
1/9/2020
3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
NTDSE Mentor/Mentee Meeting- Session 3/5
Target Audience: NTDSE Mentors and Mentees This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: Sept 12, November 14, January 9, March 12, May 14. Please register for each session individually. Topics for each session are TBD.
Molloy Education Center
1/10/2020
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Speech Township Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Speech Language Pathologists Particpants will have the opportunity to network with each other.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
1/13/2020
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Workers Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Social Workers Niles Township School Social Workers will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with each other.
District 74- Administration Office
1/15/2020
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Foundations- Cohort 2- (Session 2/3) Open only to Foundation Committee Members from D67, D68 and D69
Target Audience: Open only to members of the Foundations Committee Cohort 2- D67, 68 & 69 Foundations Cohort 2 will meet on the following dates for the 19-20 school year: Oct 3, January 15 and April 21. Please register for each session individually. Foundations Cohort 2 members will join Susan Isaacs for 3 sessions to continue the journey of implementing school-wide systems to support positive behavior. Committee members will receive an email closer to each event with details regarding lunch and required materials for the day.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
1/16/2020
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Foundations- Cohort 3- (Session 2/3) Open only to Foundation Committee members from D73.5, D74 and Molloy
Target Audience: Open only to members of the Foundations Committee Cohort 3- D73.5, 74 & Molloy. Foundations Cohort 3 will meet on the following dates for the 19-20 school year: Oct 4, January 16 and April 22. Please register for each session individually. Foundations Cohort 2 members will join Susan Isaacs for 3 sessions to continue the journey of implementing school-wide systems to support positive behavior. Committee members will receive an email closer to each event with details regarding lunch and required materials for the day.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
1/16/2020
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families- 6 week Course- Session 1/6
Target Audience: All educators, family and friends of American Sign Language Users, new and veteran users This class on American Sign Language will focus on vocabulary and phrases to support classroom communication. It is intended for beginning ASL learners. This 6-week course will run weekly on Thursdays from January 16 to February 20. Please register for each class individually. Please contact Sheila Arad at sarad@ntdse.org or (847)966-8600 ex 1107 if childcare is needed for families of NTDSE students. Please register for this event.
Molloy Education Center
1/21/2020
2:00 PM to 3:15 PM
Behavior Management and Maximizing Independence- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 73.5- Oliver McCracken Middle School
1/22/2020
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Occupational Therapists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Occupational Therapists Particpants will have the opportunity to network with each other.
Molloy Education Center
1/23/2020
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Case Coordinators Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Case Coordinators Case Coordinators will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with each other. Please add agenda items to the running agenda prior to each meeting.
Molloy Education Center
1/23/2020
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Kagan: Thinking Skills- Register at www.kaganonline.com
Target Audience: All Educators In this dynamic, hands-on workshop, you will experience simple instructional strategies to engage and develop the fifteen most fundamental thinking skills. Adopt simple structures to develop each of these skills with no time away from your academic curriculum! Learn how to embed the thinking skills into how you teach, so every lesson becomes a thinking skills lesson. Improve academic engagement, retention, and achievement!- but most importantly, prepare every student with the thinking skills they will use for a lifetime!
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
1/23/2020
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families- 6 week Course- Session 2/6
Target Audience: All educators, family and friends of American Sign Language Users, new and veteran users This class on American Sign Language will focus on vocabulary and phrases to support classroom communication. It is intended for beginning ASL learners. This 6-week course will run weekly on Thursdays from January 16 to February 20. Please register for each class individually. Please contact Sheila Arad at sarad@ntdse.org or (847)966-8600 ex 1107 if childcare is needed for families of NTDSE students. Please register for this event.
Molloy Education Center
1/24/2020
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Kagan: English Language Learners- Register at www.kaganonline.com
Target Audience: Regular classroom teachers, ESL teachers, support staff, administrators How can we best meet the needs of today’s ELL students? How can we help limited and non-English speaking students acquire essential reading, writing, and speaking skills for success in language acquisition across the curriculum? Kagan Structures, cooperative and communicative teaching strategies, are wonderful tools to promote English fluency while covering academic content. Through interactive structures, students are exposed to more functional language and hav ethe opportunity to practice language more. Learn the stages students go through to learn English and then learn Kagan Structures to best help your English learners at each stage.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
1/27/2020
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM
Behavior Management and Maximizing Independence - Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Devonshire Elementary School
1/27/2020
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Behavior Management and Maximizing Independence - Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Old Orchard Junior High School
1/27/2020
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Evidence Based Practices for Special Education 8/9: Discrete Trial/Program Books
Target Audience: NTDSE Mentees and all other educators This session will focus on Discrete Trial Training (DTT), a specific teaching technique used to maximize learning. Training will be provided on breaking skills into smaller parts, running repeated trials of skills, prompting techniques, reinforcement procedures, taking data, and mastery criteria. Participants will have an opportunity to practice these procedures within the session. This session also includes discussion around the components of a program book, available programs, and how to create and implement individualized programs with multiple students in a classroom. Training will also refresh material learned in previous sessions on running repeated trials for skills, prompting techniques, reinforcement procedures, taking data, and mastery criteria. Participants will have an opportunity to practice these procedures within the session.
Molloy Education Center
1/28/2020
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Thinking & Zones of Regulation Learning Track- Session 1/3
Target Audience: All Educators Join us for collaborative presentations about the Zones of Regulation and Social Thinking: two important social-emotional learning curricula we use within our satellite classrooms. The Zones of Regulation focuses on our students being able to identify emotions and use tools to help themselves become or stay regulated and ready to work! Social Thinking is a curriculum used throughout the school day to help students better understand the social world around them. . Please register for each day individually. The dates are as follows: 1/28, 2/27 and 4/8.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
1/30/2020
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Behavior Management and Maximizing Independence - Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 73.5- Elizabeth Meyer School
1/30/2020
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families- 6 week Course- Session 3/6
Target Audience: All educators, family and friends of American Sign Language Users, new and veteran users This class on American Sign Language will focus on vocabulary and phrases to support classroom communication. It is intended for beginning ASL learners. This 6-week course will run weekly on Thursdays from January 16 to February 20. Please register for each class individually. Please contact Sheila Arad at sarad@ntdse.org or (847)966-8600 ex 1107 if childcare is needed for families of NTDSE students. Please register for this event.
Molloy Education Center
1/31/2020
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Psychologists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township School Psychologists Niles Township School Psychologists will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with each other.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
February
2/3/2020
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Writing and Graphing Measurable Goals- Learning Track 2- Session 3/3
Target Audience: All educators in Special Education who write goals This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: October 21, December 2 and February 3. Please register for each session individually. 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 73- East Prairie School
2/5/2020
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Behavior Management (3/4)- Session 1
Target Audience: All educators Descriptions is TBD
District 67- Hynes Elementary School
2/5/2020
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Behavior Management and Maximizing Independence - Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
Location To Be Determined
2/5/2020
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Learning Track- Session 2/3
Target Audience: All Educators working with students using AAC Students with complex communication needs present unique challenges in the classroom. Selecting the appropriate communication tool is an important part of the battle but teaching a child as well as the communication partners how to use the tool effectively throughout the school day is just as important. In these interactive sessions, participants will learn how to use a balance of AAC implementation techniques including partner augmented input (PAI), prompting hierarchies, and language therapy facilitation techniques. Participants will have opportunities to practice the different strategies as well as begin planning how to bring this back to the classroom. Low tech to high tech systems will be available for hands-on practice however participants are encouraged to bring a speech-generating or communication board/book of their own.
Location To Be Determined
2/5/2020
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Behavior Management (3/4)- Session 2 (Repeat of Session 2)
Target Audience: All educators Descriptions is TBD
District 67- Hynes Elementary School
2/6/2020
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Feeding and Swallowing (with Emily Homer)
Target Audience: Team Members supporting feeding needs of students This course is intended to provide school system team members, including school-based SLPs, OTs, nurses and classroom staff, with the information necessary to work with students in their district with swallowing and feeding disorders. The session will address the legal concerns of SLPs in the schools, offer justifications for swallowing and feeding treatment in the schools, and provide the tools necessary for building a team within their school system and securing system approval. The session will also provide information related to service delivery, therapeutic intervention, linking medical teams and school teams and working closely with parents and caregivers.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
2/6/2020
3:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)
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
2/6/2020
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families- 6 week Course- Session 4/6
Target Audience: All educators, family and friends of American Sign Language Users, new and veteran users This class on American Sign Language will focus on vocabulary and phrases to support classroom communication. It is intended for beginning ASL learners. This 6-week course will run weekly on Thursdays from January 16 to February 20. Please register for each class individually. Please contact Sheila Arad at sarad@ntdse.org or (847)966-8600 ex 1107 if childcare is needed for families of NTDSE students. Please register for this event.
Molloy Education Center
2/11/2020
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Occupational Therapists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Occupational Therapists Particpants will have the opportunity to network with each other.
Molloy Education Center
2/13/2020
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families- 6 week Course- Session 5/6
Target Audience: All educators, family and friends of American Sign Language Users, new and veteran users This class on American Sign Language will focus on vocabulary and phrases to support classroom communication. It is intended for beginning ASL learners. This 6-week course will run weekly on Thursdays from January 16 to February 20. Please register for each class individually. Please contact Sheila Arad at sarad@ntdse.org or (847)966-8600 ex 1107 if childcare is needed for families of NTDSE students. Please register for this event.
Molloy Education Center
2/19/2020
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Niles Township Administrators (NTA)- Legal Update Series 3/4
Target Audience: Niles Township Administrators The topic for this event is Student Discipline.
District 68- Educational Services Center
2/20/2020
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
American Sign Language for Educators and Families- 6 week Course- Session 6/6
Target Audience: All educators, family and friends of American Sign Language Users, new and veteran users This class on American Sign Language will focus on vocabulary and phrases to support classroom communication. It is intended for beginning ASL learners. This 6-week course will run weekly on Thursdays from January 16 to February 20. Please register for each class individually. Please contact Sheila Arad at sarad@ntdse.org or (847)966-8600 ex 1107 if childcare is needed for families of NTDSE students. Please register for this event.
Molloy Education Center
2/24/2020
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM
Behavior Management and Maximizing Independence - Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Devonshire Elementary School
2/24/2020
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Behavior Management and Maximizing Independence - Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Old Orchard Junior High School
2/26/2020
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Positive Reinforcement Systems- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 70- Park View School
2/27/2020
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Thinking & Zones of Regulation Learning Track- Session 2/3
Target Audience: All Educators Join us for collaborative presentations about the Zones of Regulation and Social Thinking: two important social-emotional learning curricula we use within our satellite classrooms. The Zones of Regulation focuses on our students being able to identify emotions and use tools to help themselves become or stay regulated and ready to work! Social Thinking is a curriculum used throughout the school day to help students better understand the social world around them. . Please register for each day individually. The dates are as follows: 1/28, 2/27 and 4/8.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
2/27/2020
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Behavior Management and Maximizing Independence - Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 73.5- Elizabeth Meyer School
March
3/9/2020
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Foundations Cohort 1 Booster: Session 3/3- Open to Foundation Committee Members of D68 Jane Stenson, D68 Devonshire, D70 Park View and NTDSE
Target Audience: Foundations Committee Members from D68 Jane Stenson, D68 OOJH, D70 Park View and NTDSE. Participants may have or may have not been in the original Foundations Cohort 1 Group Participants will be guided in the review of the Foundations Modules E & F. Additionally, each school will have the opportunity to participate in work time together.
Location To Be Determined
3/12/2020
3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
NTDSE Mentor/Mentee Meeting- Session 4/5
Target Audience: NTDSE Mentors and Mentees This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: Sept 12, November 14, January 9, March 12, May 14. Please register for each session individually. Topics for each session are TBD.
Molloy Education Center
3/16/2020
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Writing and Graphing Measurable Goals- Learning Track 1- Session 3/3
Target Audience: All educators in Special Education who write goals This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: Sept 23, Nov 18 and March 16. Please register for each session individually. 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 68- Educational Services Center
3/17/2020
3:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)
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
3/19/2020
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Case Coordinators Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Case Coordinators Case Coordinators will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with each other. Please add agenda items to the running agenda prior to each meeting.
Molloy Education Center
April
4/1/2020
3:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)
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
4/2/2020
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Niles Township Administrators (NTA)- Legal Update Series 4/4
Target Audience: Niles Township Administrators The topic for this event is Hot Topics in Special Education.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
4/7/2020
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Administrator Academy- Practical Ideas for Supporting and Evaluating Special Education Personnel- AA # 1894
Target Audience: Evaluators of special education personnel Evaluating and supporting special education staff poses a unique challenge for administrators. The full range of responsibilities of a special educator may not always be reflected in the educator evaluation rubric. In addition, many practices that are best designed to support the needs of diverse learners may not be familiar to all school administrators. This academy will provide administrators with tools to effectively evaluate special educators which should ultimately lead to better student outcomes.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
4/8/2020
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Thinking & Zones of Regulation Learning Track- Session 3/3
Target Audience: All Educators Join us for collaborative presentations about the Zones of Regulation and Social Thinking: two important social-emotional learning curricula we use within our satellite classrooms. The Zones of Regulation focuses on our students being able to identify emotions and use tools to help themselves become or stay regulated and ready to work! Social Thinking is a curriculum used throughout the school day to help students better understand the social world around them. . Please register for each day individually. The dates are as follows: 1/28, 2/27 and 4/8.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
4/9/2020
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Social Workers Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Social Workers Niles Township School Social Workers will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with each other.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
4/9/2020
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Occupational Therapists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Occupational Therapists Particpants will have the opportunity to network with each other.
Molloy Education Center
4/14/2020
2:00 PM to 3:15 PM
Wrapping Up the School Year in a Positive Manner- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 73.5- Oliver McCracken Middle School
4/15/2020
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Learning Track- Session 3/3
Target Audience: All Educators working with students using AAC Students with complex communication needs present unique challenges in the classroom. Selecting the appropriate communication tool is an important part of the battle but teaching a child as well as the communication partners how to use the tool effectively throughout the school day is just as important. In these interactive sessions, participants will learn how to use a balance of AAC implementation techniques including partner augmented input (PAI), prompting hierarchies, and language therapy facilitation techniques. Participants will have opportunities to practice the different strategies as well as begin planning how to bring this back to the classroom. Low tech to high tech systems will be available for hands-on practice however participants are encouraged to bring a speech-generating or communication board/book of their own.
Location To Be Determined
4/20/2020
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Evidence Based Practices for Special Education Learning Track: Celebration!
Target Audience: NTDSE Mentees and all other educators This session will be a culmination of all evidenced-practices encountered throughout the school year. We will have opportunities to discuss, reflect, and celebrate our work this year!
Molloy Education Center
4/21/2020
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Foundations- Cohort 2- (Session 3/3) Open only to Foundation Committee Members from D67, D68 and D69
Target Audience: Open only to members of the Foundations Committee Cohort 2- D67, 68 & 69 Foundations Cohort 2 will meet on the following dates for the 19-20 school year: Oct 3, January 15 and April 21. Please register for each session individually. Foundations Cohort 2 members will join Susan Isaacs for 3 sessions to continue the journey of implementing school-wide systems to support positive behavior. Committee members will receive an email closer to each event with details regarding lunch and required materials for the day.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
4/21/2020
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
4/22/2020
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Foundations- Cohort 3- (Session 3/3) Open only to Foundation Committee members from D73.5, D74 and Molloy
Target Audience: Open only to members of the Foundations Committee Cohort 3- D73.5, 74 & Molloy. Foundations Cohort 3 will meet on the following dates for the 19-20 school year: Oct 4, January 16 and April 22. Please register for each session individually. Foundations Cohort 2 members will join Susan Isaacs for 3 sessions to continue the journey of implementing school-wide systems to support positive behavior. Committee members will receive an email closer to each event with details regarding lunch and required materials for the day.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
4/22/2020
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Wrapping Up the School Year in a Positive Manner- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 70- Park View School
4/27/2020
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM
Wrapping Up the School Year in a Positive Manner- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Devonshire Elementary School
4/27/2020
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Wrapping Up the School Year in a Positive Manner- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Old Orchard Junior High School
4/29/2020
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Speech Township Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Speech Language Pathologists Particpants will have the opportunity to network with each other.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
4/30/2020
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Wrapping Up the School Year in a Positive Manner- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 73.5- Elizabeth Meyer School
May
5/1/2020
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Psychologists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township School Psychologists Niles Township School Psychologists will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with each other.
District 69 Maier Administration Center- 2nd Floor
5/8/2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Wrapping Up the School Year in a Positive Manner- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 74- Lincoln Hall Middle School
5/14/2020
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Case Coordinators Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Case Coordinators Case Coordinators will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with each other. Please add agenda items to the running agenda prior to each meeting.
Molloy Education Center
5/14/2020
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Behavior Management (4/4)- Session 1
Target Audience: All educators Descriptions is TBD
District 67- Hynes Elementary School
5/14/2020
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Wrapping Up the School Year in a Positive Manner- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 67- Golf Middle School
5/14/2020
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Behavior Management (4/4)- Session 2 (Repeat of Session 2)
Target Audience: All educators Descriptions is TBD
District 67- Hynes Elementary School
5/14/2020
3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
NTDSE Mentor/Mentee Meeting- Session 5/5
Target Audience: NTDSE Mentors and Mentees This course is designed for continuous learning. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions scheduled for the following dates: Sept 12, November 14, January 9, March 12, May 14. Please register for each session individually. Topics for each session are TBD.
Molloy Education Center
5/18/2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Wrapping Up the School Year in a Positive Manner- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
Location To Be Determined
5/18/2020
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM
Wrapping Up the School Year in a Positive Manner- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Devonshire Elementary School
5/18/2020
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Wrapping Up the School Year in a Positive Manner- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 68- Old Orchard Junior High School
5/21/2020
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Wrapping Up the School Year in a Positive Manner- Paraprofessional Training
Target Audience: Paraprofessionals Description TBD
District 73.5- Elizabeth Meyer School
5/22/2020
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Occupational Therapists Networking Meeting
Target Audience: Niles Township Occupational Therapists Particpants will have the opportunity to network with each other.
Molloy Education Center