06/06/19 — RIME MAGIC

RIME Magic

June 6, 2019


WKEC Conference Center – Eddyville, KY

Join other special education teachers and Holly Bloodworth for a fun day learning Sharon Zinke’s RIME MAGIC. This decoding resource will help build phonics skills for Prevention and Intervention. It is suitable for learners of all ages.

This research-based program focuses on building automaticity to boost comprehension and fluency.

Space is limited.


06/24-25/2019- Professional Development Event Supporting Implementation of the New Kentucky Social Studies Standards


Date:   June 24-25, 2019

Time:   8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location:             WKEC Conference Center

435 Outlet Avenue

Eddyville, KY  42038

The purpose of this professional development opportunity is to provide teachers, and instructional leaders with the chance to read through and plan for the implementation of the new state social studies standards.  This session will be facilitated by members of the Advisory Panel charged with writing the new standards.  On the second day of the workshop, teachers will have the opportunity to break into grade level teams to align current curriculum or to plan with colleagues regarding what the standards will look like at their school.  Teachers will leave this session with a better understanding of the standards document and with the process needed to align the standards with curriculum and instruction. Participants will develop the expertise to effectively share information with their school colleagues. 

Workshop Agenda

 Day One

  • Overview of the Standards A. Examine Instructional Shifts in the Standards 1. Special attention paid to differences in grade levels and the inquiry process embedded.  B. Teachers ask for clarification of standards

 Day Two

  • Grade level meetings A. Elementary, middle, and high school grade bands meet B. Alignment planning II. Implementation  A. What will this look like in practice? What materials are usable from current curriculum? III. Work time / curriculum maps / timelines

Target Audience:  teachers, instructional leaders, administrators

No cost

EILA credit available

06/28/19 — Building Reading Comprehension

Building Reading Comprehension

June 28, 2019


WKEC Conference Center – Eddyville, KY

Providing the right support can be difficult. Join us to learn a variety of ways to support students as they build reading comprehension strategies. This make and take workshop will fill quickly so don’t delay.


07/12/19 — IEP Development

IEP Development

July 12, 2019


MSU Campus – Hopkinsville, KY

This session will take an in-depth look at the IEP Guidance Document as a guide for creating a data-driven and outcome focused Individual Education Program.  All participants should bring a copy of the July 2018 IEP Guidance Document with them to the training.


07/15/19 — Progress Monitoring

Progress Monitoring

July 15, 2019


WKEC Conference Center – Eddyville, KY

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to: define and identify methods of measurement, collect and graph progress data, analyze, interpret and make instructional decisions about students and demonstrate the linkage between progress monitoring and writing present levels for annual goals.


07/16/19 — Functional Communication Training-Day 1

Functional Communication Training

July 16, 2019


WKEC Conference Center – Eddyville, KY

This will be a repeat of the training originally offered March 21. In this training we will answer the question, “What is functional communication?” and how it may look different for each communicator. Participants will discuss barriers and myths regarding functional communication. We will then delve into a process for evaluating and identifying where and how to begin the process of teaching functional communication to our students. Considerations such as meaningful context, vocabulary selection, environment, interaction strategies, and communicative opportunities will be discussed. 


07/17/19 — Functional Communication in the Classroom-Day 2

Functional Communication in the Classroom

July 17, 2019


WKEC Conference Center – Eddyville, KY

“Functional Communication in the Classroom” is the second part of the “Functional Communication Training.” During this training, teachers will learn strategies needed for facilitating students use of functional communication when engaging in academic activities. Teachers/SLP will learn how to translate questions into “Core Language” and strategically plan opportunities for participation throughout the school day.