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

 

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.