06/21/18 — MSD Bootcamp Cohort 1 (Year 2)

MSD Bootcamp Cohort 1(Year 2)

DATE: June 21, 2018

LOCATION: WKEC Conference Center – Eddyville, KY

TIME: 8:30-3:30

PRESENTER: Sherida Gentry

This series of Professional Learning is a continuation of the work done with new teachers beginning in the summer of 2017. As a result of professional learning feedback received during the sessions this year we will be focusing on behavior, and guiding paraprofessionals during the first sessions. Other topics will be determined throughout the year. Coaching and technical support will be provided throughout the school year to address goals set from previous and current learning.

 

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06/28/18 — Making Content Area Literacy Stick-Grades 4-12

Making Content Area Literacy Stick – Grades 4-12

DATE: June 28, 2018

LOCATION: WKEC Conference Center – Eddyville, KY

TIME: 8:30-3:30

PRESENTER: Holly Bloodworth

This workshop will focus on content area literacy strategies sure to increase interest and engagement with text.  Learn how to make content area reading more accessible for all your students.

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07/09/18 — Math Foundations in Addition/Subtraction

Math Foundations in Addition/Subtraction (2 day training)

LOCATION: WKEC Conferenc Center – Eddyville, KY

DATE: July 9 and 10, 2018

TIME: 8:30-3:30

PRESENTER: Jennifer Van Waes

This session is a math training and hands-on work session for teams of mathematics teachers in grades K-5. This experience will focus on building content knowledge, understanding pedagogy, and applying research-based strategies in addition and subtraction. Math Foundations supports teachers in meeting the needs of all students, including struggling math learners. This training will be followed by Foundations in Multiplication/Division ( to be offered in August) and Foundations in Fractions (to be offered in September). Teachers may attend all three modules or select the ones to meet the needs of their students. Participants will leave the training with hands-on activities to implement immediately in the classroom.

 

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07/11/18 — PREPaRE Workshop 2

PREPaRE Workshop 2

Crisis Intervention and Recovery: The Roles of School-Based Mental Health Professionals

July 11 & 12, 2018  (2 day training)

 8:30-3:30 each day

WKEC Conference Center   Eddyville, KY

This 2-day workshop provides school-based mental health professionals and other school crisis intervention team members with the knowledge necessary to meet the mental health needs of students and staff following a school-associated crisis event. With updated research and crisis intervention strategies, this workshop teaches participants how to prevent and prepare for psychological trauma, helps to reaffirm both the physical health of members of the school community and students’ perceptions that they are safe and secure, evaluates the degree of psychological trauma, responds to the psychological needs of members of the school community, and examines the effectiveness of school crisis intervention and recovery efforts.

Who Should Receive Workshop 2 Training?

PREPaRE Workshop 2 is appropriate for any individual filling the role of crisis intervention specialist. This includes school mental health staff (school psychologists, social workers, counselors and nurses), administrators, and other individuals whom the team has identified as appropriate providers of psychological first aid. Additionally, this workshop can be very helpful for community-based mental health practitioners who may work with the school crisis team and/or may be brought in to the school assist in response to a crisis.

 

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07/16/18 — CCR-AA Going Live 2018-2019

CCR-AA GOING LIVE 2018-19

Date: July 16, 2018

Time: 8:30-3:30

Location: WKEC Conference Center

Presenter: Debbie Plummer and Sherida Gentry

This session is structured for CCR-AA District Teams to be fully prepared for the CCR-AA roll-out of instruction and accountability for the 2018-19 school year. Presenters will provide the most up to date resources and requirements available for implementation of the CCR-AA Accountability measures. Existing teams and new team members are highly encouraged to attend for full team membership, as this project requires comprehensive planning and support. Required team membership includes the following: (District level administrator [i.e. DAC, Instructional Supervisor, etc.], DoSE, School level administrator, MSD High school teacher(s), MSD Middle School teacher(s), Employment Specialist, Guidance Counselor(s). Other potential members may include:   OVR consultant, district consultant, and/or related service provider(s).

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07/17/18 — CCR-AA Course Development Work Session

CCR-AA Course Development Work Session

July 17, 2018

WKEC Conference Center

8:30-3:30

Debbie Plummer and Sherida Gentry

This session is designed for MSD teachers to increase their knowledge of course, curriculum and unit planning for Employability and Foundational Standards – Alternate Assessment (EFAS-AA) and KAS for the four Career Work Experience Certificate (CWEC) courses. Teachers will be given resources and tools to develop instruction based on individual student needs. Participants will have the opportunity to work on course instructional units. Focus will be on the first two courses in the CWEC course sequence.

It is recommended that participants complete the two online training modules developed by KDE prior to attending: Employability Skills Attainment Record (ESAR) and the Career Work Experience Certification (CWEC). The ESAR and CWEC modules can be found at this link: https://kaap.hdi.uky.edu/ots/OTS/MemberTools/Login.aspx

 Learning Targets:

* Participants will be familiar with the curriculum document(s), course plans and unit plans.

* Participants will develop summative assessments for each unit.

* Participants will be able to administer baseline measures and post-test measures for each unit.

* Participants will develop lesson plans for instruction

 

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07/18/18 — Strategies for Building and Assessing Mathematical Fluency

Strategies for Building and Assessing Mathematical Fluency

Date: 7/18/18

Time: 8:30-3:30

Location: WKEC Conference Center

Presenter: Jennifer Van Waes

Are you tired of timed math fluency tests that fall short of assessing what students know and are able to do mathematically? Do you need more strategies for assessing fluency for students who may not perform well under the pressure of a timed test? In this training participants will develop a deeper understanding of what mathematical fluency really is, practice reasoning strategies for developing fluency, and learn alternative ways to assess math fluency. Participants will leave the training with materials ready to use in their classrooms.

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07/20/18 — IEP Development

IEP Development

July 20, 2018

8:30-3:30

WKEC Conference Center

Presenters: Carla Mangels and Patty Grable

This session will cover Kentucky’s IEP guidance document and will allow participants to walk through the IEP process.

 

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07/23/18 & 07/24/18 — M³ – Powerful Mathematics: Making Math Matter-MIDDLE

M³ – Powerful Mathematics: Making Math Matter-MIDDLE – THIS IS A 2 DAY TRAINING

July 23 & 24, 2018

8:30-3:30

WKEC Conference Center

Presenters: Jennifer Van Waes & Sherida Gentry

This 2 day, hands on, professional learning experience is designed for special educators. This experience will focus on building content knowledge, understanding pedagogy, and applying research-based strategies to teaching special needs students. Teachers will receive a mathematics classroom kit including materials and manipulatives to use with students immediately. The session will be filled with opportunities to practice new strategies and learn about how to use concrete tools in a scaffolded instructional sequence.

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07/23/18 & 7/24/18 — M³ – Powerful Mathematics: Making Math Matter-ELEMENTARY

M³ – Powerful Mathematics: Making Math Matter-ELEMENTARY

July 23 & 24, 2018

8:30-3:30

WKEC Conference Center

Presenters: Jennifer Van Waes & Sherida Gentry

This 2 day, hands on, professional learning experience is designed for special educators. This experience will focus on building content knowledge, understanding pedagogy, and applying research-based strategies to teaching special needs students. Teachers will receive a mathematics classroom kit including materials and manipulatives to use with students immediately. The session will be filled with opportunities to practice new strategies and learn about how to use concrete tools in a scaffolded instructional sequence.

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07/24/18 — An Introduction to National Board’s Body of Knowledge

An Introduction to National Board’s Body of Knowledge

July 24, 2018

8:30-3:30

Murray Elementary School

Presenter: Holly Bloodworth

Interested in becoming a National Board certified teacher, or just learning more about the body of Knowledge that certification is built around?  This session will engage participants with the five core Propositions, architecture of acccomplished teaching, and National Board Standards to increase teacher effectiveness.

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07/25/18 — Progress Monitoring

Progress Monitoring

July 25, 2018

8:30-3:30

location TBD

Presenters: Carla Mangels and Patty Grable

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.

 

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07/26/18 — PREPaRE Workshop 2

PREPaRE Workshop 2

Crisis Intervention and Recovery: The Roles of School-Based Mental Health Professionals

July 26 & 27, 2018  (2 day training)

 8:30-3:30 each day

WKEC Conference Center   Eddyville, KY

This 2-day workshop provides school-based mental health professionals and other school crisis intervention team members with the knowledge necessary to meet the mental health needs of students and staff following a school-associated crisis event. With updated research and crisis intervention strategies, this workshop teaches participants how to prevent and prepare for psychological trauma, helps to reaffirm both the physical health of members of the school community and students’ perceptions that they are safe and secure, evaluates the degree of psychological trauma, responds to the psychological needs of members of the school community, and examines the effectiveness of school crisis intervention and recovery efforts.

Who Should Receive Workshop 2 Training?

PREPaRE Workshop 2 is appropriate for any individual filling the role of crisis intervention specialist. This includes school mental health staff (school psychologists, social workers, counselors and nurses), administrators, and other individuals whom the team has identified as appropriate providers of psychological first aid. Additionally, this workshop can be very helpful for community-based mental health practitioners who may work with the school crisis team and/or may be brought in to the school assist in response to a crisis.

 

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07/30/18 — Literacy Make and Take, Increasing Engagement for Success

Literacy Make and Take, Increasing Engagement for Success

July 30, 2018

8:30-3:30

WKEC Conference Center

Presenter: Holly Bloodworth

Do you love all things literacy?  Always looking for fresh ideas to keep your students engaged with reading and writing?  Come and join us for a day of learning centered around a balanced approach to teaching literacy.  Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency and Comprehension and Writing.  A great day of fun and learning!

 

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07/31/18 — NEW MSD Teacher Bootcamp Cohort 2 (Year 1)

NEW MSD Teacher Bootcamp Cohort 2 (Year 1)

July 31, 2018

8:30-3:30

WKEC Conference Center

Presenter: Sherida Gentry

This series of Professional Learning is designed for NEW MSD teachers to gain critical information in preparation for their first year of instruction. Initial work-sessions will include Environmental Arrangement, Scheduling, and Visual supports. Other topics will be determined throughout the year. Coaching and technical support will be provided throughout the school year to address goals set by the participant.

 

 

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