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
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.
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.
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
KAGAN WIN-WIN DISCIPLINE Registration Closed
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!
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.
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
The cost for this workshop is $75 per participant.
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