Upcoming Professional Development Workshops

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June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions

Audience: Educators and All School Staff
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Krista Leh, Resonance Ed
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

We all have cultural expectations and biases on worldviews and life experiences. Through open dialogue and personal reflection, we will define key terms such as microaggressions, prejudice, and bias. Together, we will deconstruct root causes, intent, and perceptions of microaggressions. Practical strategies will be shared to change the narrative of minoritized students, and tools will be presented to facilitate self-auditing and professional growth.

 

*This session will be recorded for future PD.

 

Funded by the Area 3 SEL Hub

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June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Making Space-Belonging through Inclusive and Identity Affirming Practices

Audience: Educators and all School Staff
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Sonya Pacey, Professional Learning Specialist of ROE 48
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

Join Sonya Pacey to learn how to cultivate a classroom community where people feel welcomed, valued and empowered. Identity affirming classroom and inclusive and healing practices will be defined. Strategies for how to infuse these ideas into your daily practices and habits will be presented.

Funded by the Area 3 SEL Hub

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June 24 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Vocabulary Development

Audience: K-5 Teachers
PD Clock Hours: 3
Presenter: Kim Mast, Quincy Public Schools District Literacy Intervention Coach & Reading Recovery Teacher Leader
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

Why should we address vocabulary with elementary children? In this session we will take a look at what vocabulary instruction is typically happening in schools and why we should do more. We will also discuss what research-based instruction should look like in elementary school. This session is based on the book “Vocabulary Development Across the Day” by Tanya Wright. Tanya’s research examines instructional practices that promote oral language, vocabulary, and knowledge development for young children.

Registration closes on June 20, 2024.

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June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Expectations in Action – Creating a Consistent Classroom Environment

Audience: 5 - 8 Teachers and Administrators
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Jesse Jones, Central CUSD #3 Science Teacher
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

Are you curious how some teachers have classrooms that run on their own?  This PD will equip educators with the skills to build a well-managed classroom environment that fosters learning and student success. We will focus on the power of consistency and clearly defined expectations in creating a predictable and productive space for all students. Expectations in Action is great for educators interested in creating a more efficient and effective learning environment and emphasizes practical application, providing participants with real-world strategies and tools to implement in their classrooms.

Registration closes on June 21, 2024.

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June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Boost Readers’ Independence with Effective Teaching for Self-Monitoring

Audience: K-2 Teachers
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Kim Mast, Quincy Public Schools District Literacy Intervention Coach & Reading Recovery Teacher Leader
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

This session will explore ways to support readers who struggle to self-monitor. We will discuss the following questions: How do readers who struggle differ from more proficient readers? How do you define self-monitoring for readers who struggle? How do you respond when a child makes an error while reading text? How does your response relate to the child’s decision making?

Registration closes on June 24, 2024.

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June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Dealing with Classroom Disruptions Effectively

Audience: Educators and All School Staff
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Johnna Terwelp, ROE #1 Professional Learning Coordinator
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

Classroom disruptions can be a challenge for even the most experienced educators. But with the right tools and strategies, you can minimize or even prevent disruptions to create a more positive and productive learning environment for ALL students. This workshop is ideal for educators of all grade levels. Whether you are a new teacher or a seasoned veteran, you will learn valuable strategies for dealing with classroom disruptions effectively.

Funded by the Area 3 SEL Hub

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June 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Effective and Research – Based High Frequency Word Instruction

Audience: K-5 Classroom Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Interventionists, and Administrators
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Johnna Terwelp, ROE #1 Professional Learning Coordinator
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

This workshop will discuss the research behind effective high frequency word instruction and what that means for you and your students! You will leave this session with proven and practical procedures you can implement with your students immediately.

Registration closes on June 26, 2024.

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July 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Short-Term Substitute Training

Audience: Future or Current Substitute Teachers
PD Clock Hours: N/A
Presenter: Johnna Terwelp, ROE #1 Professional Learning Coordinator
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual

The Regional Office of Education is offering FREE three-hour trainings required for short-term substitute teacher certification. 

Prospective substitute teachers must have an Associate’s degree OR have completed 60 or more semester hours of college coursework.

You must complete this training and then you are ready to apply. You will be able to substitute in all grades of public schools, pre-kindergarten through grade 12. A short-term substitute license is valid until June 30, 2028.

Although not required for regular substitute teachers, the training is also open and available to those educators as well. 

Registration closes on July 15, 2024. 

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July 30 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Google Classroom Overview

Audience: All
PD Clock Hours: 3
Presenter: Lisa Schwartz, LTC Regional Educational Technology Coordinator
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

This workshop is designed to provide you with the ins and outs of Google Classroom and best practices for integrating this amazing tool with your students! You will learn how to create and organize assignments, quizzes, and discussions, and how to grade and provide feedback to your students. 

Registration closes on July 26, 2024.

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July 31 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Artificial Intelligence Is Here! Learn How It Can Help You as an Educator

Audience: All
PD Clock Hours: 3
Presenter: Lisa Schwartz, LTC Regional Educational Technology Coordinator
Food: Light Snacks
Location: Adams County Health Department Room 218, 330 Vermont St. Quincy, IL

Unleash the power of AI in your classroom and school! This workshop dives into the world of artificial intelligence (AI) for educators. We will explore how AI can personalize learning, automate tasks, provide feedback, and create engaging experiences for your students. You will learn how AI can help you maximize student potential and help you in your many roles as an educator.

 

Registration closes on July 29, 2024.

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August 5 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid – Quincy

Audience: All educators and community members who work with youth
PD Clock Hours: 6.5
Presenter: Leslie Vigor and Erica Kirlin
Food: N/A
Location: Quincy Holiday Inn 4821 Oak Quincy, Il 62301

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adolescents ages 12-18. You will build skills and the confidence you need to reach out and provide initial support to young people who are struggling. You will also learn how to help connect them to appropriate support. Registration ends on July 19 and only 32 participants will be allowed.

Paid for by the Area 3 SEL Hub

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August 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Whole Brain Child Workshop

Audience: All School Staff, Parents, and Community Members Who Work with Children
PD Clock Hours: 5
Presenter: Erica Kirlin and Tracy Schlepphorst
Food: Lunch On Your Own
Location: Quincy Holiday Inn 4821 Oak Quincy, Il 62301

A one day workshop exploring the 12 strategies outlined in The Whole Brain Child book.

Join Tracy Schlepphorst and Erica Kirlin as they guide you through the strategies of The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind by Dan Siegel, M.D., and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

Tracy and Erica will outline the highlights and provide you with strategies for handling tantrums, meltdowns, aggression, and many other challenging behaviors. You will leave with a new perspective for interacting and communicating in your daily life.

 Space is limited to 30 people and all participants will receive The Whole Brain Child Workbook.

Registration ends on August 1st.

Workbook and Workshop funded by The Area 3 SEL Hub

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August 8 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Artificial Intelligence Is Here! Learn How It Can Help You as an Educator

Audience: All
PD Clock Hours: 3
Presenter: Lisa Schwartz, LTC Regional Educational Technology Coordinator
Food: Light Snacks
Location: Jacksonville District Office – 211 W State St. Jacksonville, IL

Unleash the power of AI in your classroom and school! This workshop dives into the world of artificial intelligence (AI) for educators. We will explore how AI can personalize learning, automate tasks, provide feedback, and create engaging experiences for your students. You will learn how AI can help you maximize student potential and help you in your many roles as an educator.

Registration closes on August 6, 2024.

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August 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Google Slides

Audience: All
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Lisa Schwartz, LTC Regional Educational Technology Coordinator
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

Take your lessons to the next level with Google Slides! This workshop equips teachers with the skills to create engaging and interactive presentations for their classrooms. We will explore how to use this platform for building dynamic lessons and as a collaboration tool for student projects. 

Registration closes on August 7. 2024.

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August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Short-Term Substitute Training

Audience: Future or Current Substitute Teachers
PD Clock Hours: N/A
Presenter: Johnna Terwelp, ROE #1 Professional Learning Coordinator
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual

The Regional Office of Education is offering FREE three-hour trainings required for short-term substitute teacher certification. 

Prospective substitute teachers must have an Associate’s degree OR have completed 60 or more semester hours of college coursework.

You must complete this training and then you are ready to apply. You will be able to substitute in all grades of public schools, pre-kindergarten through grade 12. A short-term substitute license is valid until June 30, 2028.

Although not required for regular substitute teachers, the training is also open and available to those educators as well. 

Registration closes on August 21, 2024. 

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ROE #1 Worskhop Payment Information

All workshop payments must be made electronically in advance via credit/debit card or school purchase order. 

ROE #1 Workshop Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be provided for workshops. 

ROE #1 reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to low registration enrollment, presenter cancellation, and/or other unforeseen circumstances.  All fees will be returned if a workshop is cancelled.