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01/18/18 — MSD Bootcamp Day 5: Visual Supports

MSD Bootcamp Day 5:  Visual Supports

January 18, 2018

WKEC Conference Center

8:30-3:30 

During this community of practice participants will learn the importance of visual supports as an evidence based practice for students with disabilities.  Participants will learn how to develop the following individual visual supports:  visual schedules, visual work systems, visually structured tasks and visuals for teaching routines.

 

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01/19/2018 – CANCELLED -Science Literacy and Curriculum Practices

Date:  January 19, 2018

Time:  8:30 am-3:00 pm (Lunch on your own)

Where:  WKEC Conference Center in Eddyville

Audience:  K-12 Science Teachers

Materials:  Hard copies or digital access of Kentucky Academic Science Standards and Progressions, Framework for Science Education, & a smart device

Facilitators:  Teresa Emmert and Heady C Larson

NO COST

Description:  This session is designed to develop the participants competency to use the 7 Strategies of Formative Assessment (based on CASL text) to ensure coherence in planning learning related to Kentucky Academic Science Standards.  This session is best suited for the instructor who has a good grasp of the KASS, and is ready to examine current curriculum design practices from an assessment literacy perspective.  While this session uses science as a context, the work of the day will center on working through a standard to gain clarity of its meaning and plan for addressing misconceptions and feedback for students.  A strong background in assessment literacy will be helpful for a participant to maximize learning for the day.

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01/26/18 — Community of Practice Book Study: Mathematical Mindsets

 

Community of Practice Book Study: Mathematical Mindsets

REGISTER by January 26, 2018.  Virtual meetings will be in February and March 2018.

WKEC Mathematics Professional Learning Opportunity

A Community of Practice centered on improving mathematics instruction for all students

Are you interested in learning new ideas and strategies to meet the needs of all you students? This community of practice will read, reflect, study, and analyze current practices to become better mathematics teachers.

Meetings will be held virtually for a book study.  Along with the virtual meetings, participants may engage in face-to-face meetings or coaching visits to refine practices.  Together, we will learn and share strategies to reach even the most challenging students.

The first book study is appropriate for general and special education teachers in all grade levels. Our first book is Mathematical Mindsets by Jo Boaler.

Contact Jennnifer Van Waes, Math Professional Learning Coach, jennifer.vanwaes@wkec.org to sign up or register here by Januray 26, 2018.  Books will be provided. Virtual meetings will be offered multiple times in February and March 2018 for the convenience of participants.

 

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01/29/18 — Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines Work Session (Lyon, Crittenden, Livingston, Marshall, Calloway, Murray)

Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines Work Session (for Lyon, Crittenden, Livingston, Marshall, Calloway, Murray)

January 29, 2018

WKEC Conference – Eddyville, KY

9:00-12:00

This session is designed to provide guidance and support to Admissions and Release Committee (ARC) members in the application of the recently revised KY Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines. Participants will engage in an in-depth look at each of the participation criterion and the relevant data and sources of evidence to support each decision.

Teams will have the opportunity to practice determining participation in Alternate Assessment by synthesizing the student case study data from various scenarios.

Interested participants must have completed the online training modules and quizzes prior to the session. Participants must bring Certificates documenting completion of each required module with them to the work session.

 

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01/30/18 — Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines Work Session (for Henderson, Union, Webster, Hopkins, Dawson Springs)

Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines Work Session (for Henderson, Union, Webster, Hopkins, Dawson Springs)

January 30, 2018

Henderson Professional Development Conference Room – 631 N. Green St. – Henderson, KY 

9:00-12:00

This session is designed to provide guidance and support to Admissions and Release Committee (ARC) members in the application of the recently revised KY Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines. Participants will engage in an in-depth look at each of the participation criterion and the relevant data and sources of evidence to support each decision.

Teams will have the opportunity to practice determining participation in Alternate Assessment by synthesizing the student case study data from various scenarios.

Interested participants must have completed the online training modules and quizzes prior to the session. Participants must bring Certificates documenting completion of each required module with them to the work session.

 

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02/01/18 — Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines Work Session (Muhlenberg, Christian, Caldwell, Trigg)

Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines Work Session (Muhlenberg, Christian, Caldwell, Trigg)

February 1, 2018

Muhlenberg High School West Campus 

9:00-12:00

This session is designed to provide guidance and support to Admissions and Release Committee (ARC) members in the application of the recently revised KY Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines. Participants will engage in an in-depth look at each of the participation criterion and the relevant data and sources of evidence to support each decision.

Teams will have the opportunity to practice determining participation in Alternate Assessment by synthesizing the student case study data from various scenarios.

Interested participants must have completed the online training modules and quizzes prior to the session. Participants must bring Certificates documenting completion of each required module with them to the work session.

 

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02/02/18 — Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines Work Session (McCracken, Paducah, Graves, Mayfield, Ballard, Carlisle, Hickman, Fulton Ind, and Fulton Co)

Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines Work Session (McCracken, Paducah, Graves, Mayfield, Ballard, Carlisle, Hickman, Fulton Ind, and Fulton Co)

Paducah Board of Education – 800 Caldwell St. – Paducah, KY 42003

February 2, 2018

9:00-12:00

This session is designed to provide guidance and support to Admissions and Release Committee (ARC) members in the application of the recently revised KY Alternate Assessment Participation Guidelines. Participants will engage in an in-depth look at each of the participation criterion and the relevant data and sources of evidence to support each decision.

Teams will have the opportunity to practice determining participation in Alternate Assessment by synthesizing the student case study data from various scenarios.

Interested participants must have completed the online training modules and quizzes prior to the session. Participants must bring Certificates documenting completion of each required module with them to the work session.

 

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02/15/18 – Engaging Your Learners – Discussion Strategies That Work

Lauren Gundrum, a nationally known educational consultant, will present a full day workshop on effective collaboration strategies that will promote student engagement and higher level thinking.
Workshop participants will be introduced to an array of strategies to promote effective collaboration and will be provided the opportunity to brainstorm and discuss the utilization of these strategies in the classroom. This workshop will also benefit school administrators and instructional leaders at the school and district level. Administrators will find that many of the strategies presented will readily apply to the process of leading groups with an instructional focus.

Target Audience: K-12 teachers, school principals, district level instructional leaders

Workshop location, Date, and Time:
West Kentucky Educational Cooperative
Conference Center
435 Outlet Avenue
Eddyville, KY
Thursday, February 15, 2018
8:30 A.M. to Noon (CST) Lunch will
provided at noon.

COST: $125 per person

Special Note: Lunch will be provided. Participants are asked to bring a laptop or tablet with earbuds or headphones.

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