10/17/17 — Related Services in the Schools

Related Services in the Schools

October 17, 2017

8:30 am – 2:00 pm

WKEC Conference Center – Eddyville, KY

This training will cover the Guidance for the Related Services of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech/Language Therapy in Kentucky Public Schools as well as the role of related service personnel in Assistive Technology Evaluations.

Lunch will be provided



10/23/17 — Using Literature to Teach Math: Making the Creative Connection for Students on Alternate Assessment

Using Literature to Teach Math: Making the Creative Connection for Students on Alternate Assessment  – for MSD Bootcamp Participants ONLY

Date:  October 23, 2017

Time: 8:30-3:00

Place:  WKEC Conference Center

This training is a hands on experience to explore a wide variety of mathematical concepts within a literature context. Participants will learn strategies for instructing early numeracy, fractions, algebraic reasoning, and geometric principles with a real world application. Participants will leave the training with materials to use during instruction.

NOTE: Participants need to bring scissors, markers , glue sticks and a bin or box to carry instructional materials home.


10/24/17 — Tactile Symbols for Communication

Tactile Symbols for Communication

Presenter: UK professor, Gerald Abner, and KSB Consultants, Regina Quaid and Robbin Cox

Time: 9am to 3pm

Location: WKEC Conference Center in Eddyville, KY

Teachers of VI are encouraged to invite teachers of FMD and Speech/Language Pathologists

Attendees will be introduced to Tactile Connection symbol cards and various ways to use them for students with vision disabilities.  Teachers will work in groups and design communication cards for students in their classroom.

No fee




10/30/17 — ASD Cadre-VB-MAPP (Verbal Behavior) Work Session

ASD Cadre-VB-MAPP  (Verbal Behavior) Work Session

October 30, 2017


Lake Barkley Convention Center

This work session is intended for ASD teams and other school personnel responsible for planning and delivering interventions to students with ASD.  The VB-MAPP (Verbal Behavior) assessment will be highlighted with specific focus on verbal behavior practices.    Participants will have the opportunity to watch video modeling of administration of the assessment and  to practice various procedures required for effective implementation of the VB-MAPP.

NOTE:  Each team will need to bring a copy of the VB-MAPP Guide and protocol (at least one per 2-3 team members)  with them to the work session.

Link to purchase the VB-MAPP




11/17/2017 – Kagan Win-Win Discipline Workshop


November 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

WKEC Conference Center

Lunch on your own

6 Hours EILA Credit

COST $240 (Your district will be billed after the workshop.)

Win-Win Discipline is the most concrete and comprehensive classroom discipline program available. Used worldwide, Win-Win transforms our concept of discipline: Discipline is not something we do to students; it is something we help students acquire! Are there disruptions in your classroom you’d love to eliminate? Learn winning step-by-step strategies for every discipline problem. Win-Win Discipline gives you easy-to-use strategies for prevention, for the moment-of-disruption, and for follow-ups. You’ll learn to recognize and respond differently to the seven positions that cause almost all discipline problems. Convert disruptions into learning opportunities. Disruptive students win: They learn responsible ways to meet their needs for a lifetime. The class wins: Students spend their time learning, unhindered by disruptions. You win: You get to teach without interruptions. Win-Win changes everything. Come to school excited to teach!


11/20/17 – District Finance Officers Meeting

District Finance Officer Meeting

WKEC Conference Center, 435 Outlet Avenue, Eddyville, KY  42038 

Monday, November 20, 2017

8:30 A.M. – 11:30 P.M.

No Cost 


8:30 A.M.        Welcome and Comments- John C. Settle, Sean Caldwell, WKEC

8:45 A.M.        An Overview of the Process for Facility Planning and Financing- Mark Rawlings, Vice President                                 and Public Finance Officer, Hilliard Lyons, Inc and Grover (Butch) Canty, District Facility Planning                               Expert, Hilliard Lyon, Inc

10:00 A.M.      Refreshment Break

10:15 A.M.      Best Practices Roundtable

–          Addressing budget reductions; increasing district efficiency

–          Pension reforms: What do we know?  Impact on school districts. Addressing employee                         questions.

–          Review KASBO Fall Conference 2017

11:30 A.M.      Closing


12/05/17 – Strobel Education: Genius Hour

The cost for this workshop is $75 per participant.


Genius Hour

During Genius Hour students of all levels are empowered to explore their own passions. Discover how to transform your classroom into a place where students want to come in and learn, where creativity and motivation flourish.

Date:          December 5, 2017

Time:         8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Target Audience:  K-12 English-Language Arts Teachers, Content Area Teachers, Literacy Coaches, Title I Teachers & Directors, ELL Teachers, Special Education Teachers Gifted & Talented Teachers, K-12 Administrators

Location:  WKEC Conference Center – 435 Outlet Avenue, Eddyville, KY