Upcoming Professional Development Workshops

Click HERE for a listing of our 2020 SUMMER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFERINGS! Check back regularly for additional opportunities. 

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July 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Deep Dive of the Skills and Instructional Strategies related to the Evidence-Based Reading & Writing and Math Sections of the SAT and PSAT

Audience: All Educators and Administrators
Fee: $30
PD Clock Hours: 5.5
Presenter: Asa Gordon
Food:
  • Lunch Provided
  • Location: Blessing Rieman College of Nursing Room 1081

    Participants will learn how to connect instruction, assessment, and student practice to increase student achievement on the SAT and PSAT-related assessments. Teachers will review the SAT Suite Domains and utilize the item analysis to identify alignment and potential gaps in curriculum or student skills. Teachers will engage in collaborative activities to implement specific instructional strategies to address any identified areas of need and will access the Illinois Learning Standards associated with the subscores in the K-12 Assessment Reporting portal.

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    July 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Teacher Talk: Understanding the ABCs of FBAs and BIPs!

    Audience: All Educators and Administrators
    Fee: $15
    PD Clock Hours: 3
    Presenter: Tracy Bugh
    Food:
  • N/A
  • Location: Adams County Health Department, Quincy, IL

    This half day session will walk you through what you, as a teacher, need to know about discovering the mystery behind the behavior through a Function-Based Assessment (FBA) and then using that tool to create a workable Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).

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    July 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Restorative Practices

    Audience: All Educators and Administrators
    Fee: $30
    PD Clock Hours: 5
    Presenter: Lynn Scholz
    Food:
  • Lunch On Your Own
  • Location: Blessing Rieman College of Nursing Room 1111
    3609 N. Marx Drive
    Quincy, IL 62305

    The goal of Restorative Practices in schools is to create a restorative and inclusive school climate rather than a punitive one. We will be looking at adult responses to behaviors and ways we can take the most positive approach. This approach involves working WITH students to recognize when they have harmed someone and helping them learn how to repair this harm.

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    July 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Ruby Payne’s A Framework for Understanding Poverty: 2 Day Workshop

    Audience: All Educators and Administrators
    Fee: $60
    PD Clock Hours: 6
    Presenter: Tracy Bugh
    Food:
  • Lunch Provided
  • Location: Adams County Health Department, Quincy, IL

    Explore class differences and 10 actions you can implement in the classroom to improve the success of low-SES students. Each participant will receive a copy of the book this workshop is based on, Ruby Payne’s A Framework for Understanding Poverty.
    Teachers who participate in this training will:
    •Use concrete instructional strategies to help students from poverty
    •Understand hidden rules of economic class and effects on behaviors and mindsets
    •Develop stronger relationships with students to impact behavior
    •Reduce discipline referrals
    Topics include resources, mental models, family structure, language patterns, and more. Give new and veteran teachers tools to help students from poverty today.

    Fee includes registration for both days (July 29 & July 30) and the Ruby Payne Poverty book.

    July 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Lifeguard Training

    Audience: All Educators and Administrators
    Fee: $Free
    PD Clock Hours: 5.5
    Presenter: Lisa Schwartz
    Food:
  • Lunch Provided
  • Location: JWCC Southeast Educational Center, Pittsfield, IL

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    July 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Tech Workshop

    Audience: All Educators and Administrators
    Fee: $Free
    PD Clock Hours: 5.5
    Presenter: Lisa Schwartz
    Food:
  • Lunch Provided
  • Location: JWCC Southeast Educational Center, Pittsfield, IL

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    July 31 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Applying Research Based Strategies (Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Learners)

    Audience: All Educators and Administrators
    Fee: $30
    PD Clock Hours: 6
    Presenter: Tracy Bugh
    Food:
  • Lunch Provided
  • Location: Adams County Health Department, Quincy, IL

    This is a natural follow-up to the Framework for Understanding Poverty Workshop…..It is the “what can I do about it” piece.

    Serve under-resourced students with hands-on techniques that help you narrow and then close the achievement gap. Reduce planning time, improve effectiveness, and develop more immediate, reliable intervention strategies.
    Most importantly, employ best practices to address student challenges before they become overwhelming. Ruby Payne’s book, Applying Research Based Strategies (Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Learners) will be given to each participant and used throughout the day.

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    August 3 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

    Self-Awareness and Your Role in the Relationship & Building Resilience within the Educator

    Audience: All Educators and Administrators
    Fee: $30
    PD Clock Hours: 6
    Presenter: Josh Carlson
    Food:
  • Lunch Provided
  • Location: Chaddock Knowledge Center

    This training will help participatns understand the importance of self-awareness and the impact they themselves can have when working with individuals who have experiences taurma. This session will encourage participants to reflect on their ability to be vlunerable, to explore their own educational experiences, and to develop their understanding of their role within the healing relationship. The training will also help participants understand the impact of stress and trauma on an individual, including how work with individuals who have experience trauma can impact them. Several strategies will be reviewed to aid in decreasing the effects of stress and trauma on the physical, psychological, and emotional impact.

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

    On the Road to Google (2 Full-Day Sessions)

    Audience: All Educators and Administrators
    Fee: $Free
    PD Clock Hours: 5.5 per day (11 total)
    Presenter: Lisa Schwartz
    Food:
  • Lunch Provided
  • Location: JWCC Southeast Educational Center, Pittsfield, IL

    Two Full-Day Sessions:

    Monday, August 3, 2020 (9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.)

    Tuesday, August 4, 2020 (9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.)

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    August 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    The Big Bang Theory: Positively making a difference in your school and classroom!

    Audience: All Educators and Administrators
    Fee: $30
    PD Clock Hours: 6
    Presenter: Tracy Bugh
    Food:
  • Lunch Provided
  • Location: Blessing Rieman College of Nursing Room 1113

    Beginning with a clip from the popular sitcom of the same name, we will practice using researched based techniques to use positive reinforcement and language to change the culture of your classroom and/or school! This will not be sit and get, instead it will be interactive and fun!

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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. 

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