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

 

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

Beyond Discipline: Cultivating Connections & Classroom Smiles

Audience: 5-8 Grade School Staff
PD Clock Hours: 3
Presenter: Jesse Jones, Central CUSD #3 Science Teacher
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

Do you dream of a classroom filled with laughter, engagement, and respect? This professional development focuses on the power of building strong relationships and using humor to create a positive learning environment. Beyond Discipline is perfect for educators who want to create a more joyful and engaging classroom experience, believe in the power of positive relationships with students, and are looking for alternative approaches to classroom management. There will be plenty of Q&A and discussion opportunities for situational application of topics.

 

Registration closes on June 10, 2024.

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June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Make Science Fun for Your Students and You!

Audience: K-6 Classroom and Science Teachers
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Todd Klauser, Math and Science Teacher at Quincy Notre Dame High School
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

In this workshop we will discuss the frustrations elementary teachers sometimes face when trying to teach science concepts. Activities will be provided based on teacher interest and input given prior to the session. Let’s find teacher friendly ways of bringing the “Ooh” and “Awe” factor to science education.

When you receive your email confirmation upon registration it will include a link to a short Google Form to fill out. This information will help the presenter to craft a presentation that meets your needs. Thank you in advance for your input!

Registration closes on June 11, 2024.

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June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Restorative Practices 101: Building Relationships in Your School

Audience: Educators and all School Staff
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Dr. Scott Adreon, IIRP trained Administrator
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

Restorative practices are often misunderstood! Often, practitioners have no idea how to utilize them effectively to dramatically impact school culture and help them meet their students’ increasing social and emotional needs. Through research and practice, Dr. Scott Adreon, a school administrator for the past 26 years, has streamlined the learning process for teachers, support staff, and school administrators. He knows what works for schools and his interactive delivery provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to immediately begin building positive relationships and school culture by being intentional and specific.

Funded by the Area 3 SEL Hub

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June 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Brain Based Classrooms

Audience: All School Staff
PD Clock Hours: 3
Presenter: Stephanie Brown
Food: N/A
Location: Quincy Holiday Inn 4821 Oak Quincy, Il 62301

In this exciting and interactive workshop you will explore the brain science related to childhood adversity, understand the circumstances that impact the stress response system, practice brain-friendly regulatory strategies, and how you can create an optimal learning environment for your students.  As an added bonus you will leave with a Regulation Toolbox full of classroom resources!  Only 30 Spots are available so sign up now!

Funded by the Area 3 SEL Hub

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June 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Utilizing Free Educational Websites to Engage Your Students

Audience: All
PD Clock Hours: 2
Presenter: Lisa Schwartz, LTC Regional Educational Technology Coordinator
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

Blooket! Nearpod! Freckle!

What do all those words have in common? They are just a sampling of the free websites available to use with your students to increase engagement and excitement in your classroom. This workshop will help you discover some of the many free internet resources available! You will have time to explore different sites and see how they can help you and your students. 

Registration closes on June 12, 2024

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June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Prediction Activities for Pre-Reading in the ELA Classroom

Audience: 6 - 12 ELA Teachers and Interventionists
PD Clock Hours: 1
Presenter: Heather Crivilare, ELA Teacher at Virginia High School
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

This was previously advertised for June 17. We apologize for the inconvenience.

When students make predictions about the plot and characters of a text prior to reading, it increases their comprehension and engagement with the text. While this is a common practice in elementary reading, it is no less valuable in the middle and upper grade ELA classes. This session will model engaging, low-prep prediction activities for challenging texts. Participants will come away with templates and ideas for adding prediction activities to their own pre-reading lessons.

Registration closes on June 12, 2024

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June 17 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

CPI: Classroom Culture

Audience: All Educators
PD Clock Hours: 7.5
Presenter: Erica Kirlin & Theresa Olsen
Food: N/A (bring snacks and drinks)
Location: Quincy Holiday Inn 4821 Oak Quincy, Il 62301

Learn how to foster relationships and develop a positive learning climate for your students. This workshop will cover how to set up a consistent and calm environment by developing sustainable routines, scripted interventions, and using restorative approaches. This is great for new teachers, and seasoned teachers who would like to learn new tips and be reminded of good practice. A refreshing way to prepare for a new school year!

Registration will close on June 3rd. An email with pre-work information will be sent on June 4th.

Seat Paid for by Area 3 SEL Hub

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June 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

What Happened To You? -Book Study

Audience: All Educators, and Community Members who work with and Parent Children
PD Clock Hours: 1 per Zoom - 10 for Teachable Coursework Completion
Presenter: Tracy Schlepphorst
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual

Do you wonder why your students are doing the things they do? Do you wish you could have a peek inside your student’s brains to see why behaviors are happening? Through this study you will learn how to teach and reach your students using Dr. Perry’s Brain Model and research.

Registration for this book study will close on June 3, 2024.

First 50 registrants will be mailed a free book by June 10th.  If you already have a book, please email Amy at asummer@roe1.net to let her know.

Funded by the Area 3 SEL Hub

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June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Integrating Social Emotional Learning Through Children’s Literature

Audience: All Educators and School Staff
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Tracy Schlepphorst
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

Join Tracy to learn more about the transformative potential of children’s literature in promoting SEL competencies and cultivating well-rounded learners.

Participants will learn how to lead interactive discussions and create hands-on activities with their favorite children’s books. They will discover how carefully selected books can serve as powerful tools for teaching emotional intelligence, empathy, conflict resolution, and other essential SEL skills. Attendees will leave equipped with a fun list of literature recommendations and activities for engaging students.

Paid for by the Area 3 SEL Hub Grant

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June 17 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

StarLab Portable Planetarium Training

Audience: PK - 12 Classroom and Science Teachers
PD Clock Hours: 3
Presenter: Marci Keller, Rooney Elementary School Teacher
Food: N/A
Location: Rooney Elementary, 4900 Columbus Road, Quincy

Unleash the cosmos in your classroom! This StarLab workshop equips teachers with everything needed to bring the wonders of the universe to life. Participants will learn the ropes of setting up and taking down our inflatable planetarium and explore engaging lesson ideas about stars and planets. Don’t miss this stellar opportunity to bring this amazing opportunity to your school and ignite your students’ curiosity about space!

Please note: This workshop will begin at Rooney Elementary (4900 Columbus Road, Quincy) and will end at the Regional Office of Education (507 Vermont Street, Quincy).  

Registration closes on June 13, 2024.

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June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Increasing Classroom Engagement with Cooperative Classroom Learning Strategies

Audience: All Educators and School Staff
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Marcia Lough, Professional Learning Specialist, ROE 48
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

This session will walk participants through engaging and effective cooperative learning structures for any K-12 classroom. These student engagement structures can easily be applied to any grade level and content area. Participants will have a chance to practice the models and reflect on how it can be transferred to their specific content area.

Paid for by the Area 3 SEL Hub

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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 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Do YOU Know How to Canva?

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

Canva offers educators free accounts that can be used in a variety of ways. Learn how to use Canva to make class newsletters, classroom forms, presentations, email signatures, and much more. The only limit is your own creativity!

Registration closes on June 17, 2024.

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June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn: Driving Phonics Instruction in the Classroom

Audience: PK - 2 Classroom Teachers and Administrators, Elementary Reading Interventionists
PD Clock Hours: 1.5
Presenter: Rachelle Dippel, Kindergarten Teacher at Western Elementary School
Food: N/A
Location: Virtual Via Zoom

Unlock the world of reading for your students! Systematic phonics instruction is the key to building a strong foundation in reading skills. This workshop equips educators with practical strategies to integrate phonics effectively. Participants will gain a solid understanding of how to ensure students master the relationship between sounds and their corresponding letters or letter combinations.

When you receive your email confirmation upon registration it will include a link to a short Google Form to fill out. This information will help the presenter to craft a presentation that meets YOUR needs. Thank you in advance for your input. 

Registration closes on June 18, 2024

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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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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.