Upcoming Professional Development Workshops

Please come to all in-person PD events with your IEIN number.  You will need this information for your sign in sheet.  If you do not know your IEIN, you can get it by clicking on this link. https://sec3.isbe.net/IWASNET/login.aspx

 

YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED...Each year, ROE #1 distributes a Professional Learning Needs Assessment Survey to all stakeholders in our six-county region. We invite you to complete the 2021 Professional Learning Needs Assessment Survey in the link below, which will help us plan for development opportunities, areas to support educators, and network educators. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/roe2021learning

January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Introduction to Jamboard

Audience: All Educators
Fee: $Free
PD Clock Hours: 1
Presenter: Lisa Schwartz, LTC
Food:
  • N/A
  • Location: Virtual

    Learn about Google Jamboard and how it can be used to encourage collaboration and increase engagement with students in the classroom whether they are in person or remote.

    January 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Social Emotional Learning Implementation

    Audience: All Educators and School Employees
    Fee: $Free
    PD Clock Hours: 1
    Presenter: Abby Lyons
    Food:
  • N/A
  • Location: Virtual Via Zoom

    Classrooms (virtual and in-person) look different this year. Using an awareness of the brain and stress, we will discuss social emotional learning preventions and interventions to establish structures and systems that meet the needs of all students and adults in the school/home setting. Register for Workshop >>

    February 2 - March 16

    Promoting Dialogue Within Our Community: Courageous Conversations about Race (Healing Illinois Book Study)

    Audience: All Educators
    Fee: $10
    PD Clock Hours: 14
    Presenter: Joshua Carlson, MSW. Kirsty Ruggles MS. Janet Silas & Jerry Douglas – The Knowledge Center by Chaddock
    Food:
  • N/A
  • Location: Virtual Via Zoom

     

    Utilizing the best-selling Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools by Glenn E. Singleton, Chaddock will host a book study for 100 educators from Regional Office of Education (ROE) #1. Four ethnically-diverse facilitators will implement 7, 2-hour virtual discussions via Chaddock’s Zoom platform. Concepts such as interracial dialogue, white privilege & systemic racism & equity will be explored in the context of the Courageous Conversation Compass; believing, thinking, doing & feeling. Participants will develop their understanding, practice self-reflection and engage in healthy, honest discussion about race and equity in the education system.

    Registration closes January 27th.

    Register for Workshop >>

    February 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Edpuzzle: Zero to Hero

    Audience: All Educators
    Fee: $Free
    PD Clock Hours: 1
    Presenter: Aaron Shute
    Food:
  • N/A
  • Location: Virtual

    Learn how to master all the basics of Edpuzzle.

    February 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    On the Road to Become a Google Trainer

    Audience: All Educators
    Fee: $Free
    PD Clock Hours: 1.5
    Presenter: Stephanie Hodgson and Lisa Schwartz
    Food:
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  • Location: Virtual

    Are you Google Level 1 and 2 certified and want to know more about becoming a Google Certified Trainer? Attend this workshop to learn more about the process and to get started today.

    February 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

    ROE #1 Technology Networking Meeting Feb. 2021

    Audience: Area Technology Staff
    Fee: $Free
    PD Clock Hours: Upon Request
    Presenter: Lisa Schwartz, LTC
    Food:
  • N/A
  • Location: Virtual

    Area technology coordinators will discuss shared experiences, questions, and ideas. These are informal discussions with your colleagues from around the state on topics that matter to you.

    March 2 @ 3:30 pm - May 11 @ 5:00 pm

    Google Level 1 Cohort (Spring 2021 – 6 Meetings)

    Audience: All Educators
    Fee: $Free
    PD Clock Hours: 1.5 each session/meeting issued by LTC
    Presenter: Lisa Schwartz, LTC
    Food:
  • N/A
  • Location: Virtual

    Reserve your spot today and come join a Google Level 1 Cohort. We will meet virtually bi-monthly (every other week) from 3:30- 5:00 on Tuesdays. In this cohort, we will break down the Level one exam in smaller workshops and prepare you to take and pass the Level 1 Exam. Learn all the tricks and tips along the way as well. Learn, make new friends, and grow professionally. Each session will cover two different Google topics: Chrome and Slides, Drive and Docs, Gmail and Calendar, Classroom and Meet, Forms and Sheets, and finally YouTube and Sites.
    The Level 1 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 1 certification exam. Level 1 certification indicates a fundamental understanding of using Google Tools in the classroom and confirms standard technology implementation skills. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personal certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months.

    Register for each individual meeting date. Not required to attend all to participate in Cohort. 

    March 2nd – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024L9gZQAS

    March 16th – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024L9goQAC

    March 30th – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024LHCLQA4

    April 13th – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024LHCMQA4

    April 27th – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024LHCQQA4

    May 11th – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024LHCaQAO 

    March 3 @ 3:30 pm - May 12 @ 5:00 pm

    Google Level 2 Cohort (Spring 2020 – 6 Meetings)

    Audience: All Educators
    Fee: $Free
    PD Clock Hours: 1.5 each session/meeting issued by LTC
    Presenter: Lisa Schwartz, LTC
    Food:
  • N/A
  • Location: Virtual

    Reserve your spot today and come join a Google Level 2 Cohort. We will meet virtually bi-monthly (every other week) from 3:30- 5:00 on Wednesdays. In this cohort, we will break down the Level two exam in smaller workshops and prepare you to take and pass the Level 2 Exam. Learn all the tricks and tips along the way as well. Learn, make new friends, and grow professionally. Each session will cover 2 to 3 different Google Apps: (1) Gmail, Slides, and Drawings, (2) Scholar, Books, Google Arts & Culture, (3) Earth and Maps, (4) Sites and Blogger, (5) Youtube and Classroom, (6) Keep and Trends.
    The Level 2 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 2 certification exam (not included). The Google for Education site states: Level 2 status indicates that an educator is able to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform teaching practices. Participants are required to have a Google account and an internet-connected device to attend.

    Register for each individual meeting date. Not required to attend all to participate in Cohort. 

    March 3rd – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024LHDYQA4 

    March 17th – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024LHDdQAO

    March 31st – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024LHJsQAO 

    April 14th – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024LHPiQAO 

    April 28th – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024LHJtQAO

    May 12th – https://ltcillinois.tfaforms.net/3?eid=a031Q000024LHVjQAO

    March 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

    ROE #1 Technology Networking Meeting March 2021

    Audience: Area Technology Staff
    Fee: $Free
    PD Clock Hours: Upon Request
    Presenter: Lisa Schwartz, LTC
    Food:
  • N/A
  • Location: Virtual

    Area technology coordinators will discuss shared experiences, questions, and ideas. These are informal discussions with your colleagues from around the state on topics that matter to you.

    April 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Stress and the Brain

    Audience: All Educators and School Employees
    Fee: $Free
    PD Clock Hours: 1
    Presenter: Abby Lyons
    Food:
  • N/A
  • Location: Virtual Via Zoom

    Stress is not inherently bad. The dose, type, and time in which we experience stress can dictate its impact on our bodies and brains. In this session, we will discuss what types of stress have been experienced during COVID-19 and what that means for us moving forward.

    Register for Workshop >>

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    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.