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7-23-18 Job Coaches: Strategies for working with Students with Complex Needs- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Monday, July 23, 2018

This professional learning session will be an informative session for school district Job Coaches, Employment Specialists, Transition Consultants and High School Special Education Teachers who work with students with Complex Needs.  Students with complex needs have a high rate of unemployment after exiting high school due to the level of supports needed.  Often these students are not in competitive employment or in a job that interests them.  This session will support school district staff to learn how to best support students with complex needs to look for jobs, to prep for jobs, to develop resumes, to participate in interviews, to self-advocate, and to remain competitively employed all while meeting their needs related to their disability.  It is recommended that job coaches attend with their high school special education teachers but is not required.

Location: CKEC

7-25-18 Use What They Got!: Building Better Relationships to Engage and Empower Students- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Have you ever wondered how to build better relationships with your students in a diverse classroom? Tapping into the natural resources that students carry within them daily can help! This session will share research based strategies and activities to aid in building relationships and promote cognitive engagement to empower all students socially, emotionally and academically. Participants will be given time to discuss and plan how to implement strategies within their classroom or school.

Location: CKEC

7-26-18 Kids in Poverty Learn Differently!: Instructional Practice that Makes a Difference- No Charge

Thursday, July 26, 2018

What can you do for a student living in poverty?  You can create a supportive learning environment that enables hope to shine into the student’s world!  This supportive environment can be established through intentional instructional practices and use of strategies.  Come join us for this professional learning opportunity to help change the lives of some of your most struggling students!!

Participant outcomes:

1.      Exploration of and planned intentional use of strategies to improve learner achievement of students living in poverty.

2.      Improved understanding of learner difficulties of students living in poverty.

3.      Knowledge and understanding of strategies to improve college and/or career readiness.

Location: CKEC

7-26-18 Using the IEP to Improving Outcomes for Student with Disabilities- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Are you writing IEPs to primarily meet federal and state compliance requirements? This session will focus on moving beyond compliance to using the IEP to drive instruction and improve individual outcomes for students.   Participants will be taken through the process of developing an IEP.   Participants are encouraged to bring to the training an IEP, with progress monitoring data from a student on their current caseload . 

 

Location: CKEC

7-30-18 Mental Health Strategies for Non-Mental Health Workers – No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Monday, July 30, 2018

It seems like every day schools are dealing with more and more students with mental health issues. Often, teachers, administrators, and guidance counselors don’t feel like they are able to help. This session will provide a brief overview of common mental health issues in schools.  Quick strategies that anyone can use with students will be shared.  Participants will be given an opportunity to share tools and strategies they currently use.

Location: CKEC

7-30-18 G Suite: Unlocking the Power of Google Apps to Power Up Your Counseling Program – No Fee for Member Districts, $25 Fee for Non Member Districts

Monday, July 30, 2018

 Do you want to use technology but aren’t really sure where to start? Specific ways that guidance counselors can utilize Google Drive, Docs, Forms, Sheets, and Classroom to enhance data collection, delivery of services, accountability, and advocacy will be shared. Participants will learn a basic overview of key G Suite (formerly GAFE) products and their benefits; a variety of ways in which they can use the products in their specific buildings and manifest their ideas; -how to design, edit, and navigate their own Docs, Forms, Classrooms, and Sheets with step-by-step tutorials; -how to educate peers and stakeholders to increase team productivity through efficient collaboration and; -the significance of collaboration with district tech teams and how to maintain those connections. Participants should bring a laptop or a Chromebook to this session.

 

 

Location: CKEC

7-30-18 Kentucky Academic Standards for Mathematics Overview- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Monday, July 30, 2018

Are you new to teaching math?  Are you a new administrator without a background in the math standards?  Then this workshop is for you!  This session will provide an overview of the Kentucky Academic Standards for Mathematics.  Participants will learn how to read the standards, explore big ideas within the grade level standards, investigate connections within their grade level(s), and consider vertical progressions of the standards.  Attention will be given to both the content standards and the 8 Standards for Mathematical Practice.  Resources will be shared for delving more deeply into the standards.

Location: CKEC

7-31-18 Does my studnet qualify for Alternate Assessment- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

This professional learning opportunity will provide an interactive walk-thru practice of completing the Kentucky Department of Education Alternate Assessment Guidelines.  Participants will explore data sources as evidence, look at mock case scenarios, and practice analyzing the data to determine if a student is eligible or not to participate in the Alternate Assessment.  SLP CEU’s and EILA hours will be applied for.

Location: CKEC

8-27-18 ARC Chairperson I- Awareness Level- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Monday, August 27, 2018

The session is designed to introduce persons newly assigned as ARC Chairpersons to the roles and responsibility of this position. Participants will become familiar with: steps in conducting an ARC, the different types of ARC’s, categories of special education, and State/ Federal laws/regulations impacting chairing an ARC. Opportunities to discuss, role-play, and network with other professionals concerning the role of ARC Chairperson will be provided.

Location: CKEC

8-28-18 New Special Education Teacher IEP Workshop Day 1 – No Fee for Mmember Districts, $100 Fee for Non Member Districts

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

This three-day workshop will provide IEP training to newly hired special education staff/speech language therapists. 

The content for day one will be: Data required to write the IEP, Present Level Statements, Annual Measureable Goals and embedding Post-Secondary Transition into the Present Level/Goals

Day two’s content will be: Program Modification, SDI/SAS, Related Services, Post-Secondary Transition Service, and determining LRE.

Day three’s content will be: Understand the necessity of progress monitoring, determine effectiveness of instruction/intervention and how to modify in response to data, guidance and tools for collecting meaningful data

 

Participants are encouraged to bring an IEP with progress monitoring data from a student on their current caseload

 

Location: CKEC

8-29-18 One Day Overview: Pass Day Initial Training- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - Thursday, August 29, 2019

The PASS program is founded on the belief that children with emotional and behavioral disabilities benefit behaviorally from educational experiences with non-handicapped peers and academically from participation in the general curriculum. Designed by a behavior specialist and a licensed psychologist who together have over 40 years of educational experience, PASS was developed to provide students with serious emotional disturbance individualized programming that incorporates “best practices” in serving youth with challenging behavior.  Program methodology focuses on teaching/coaching students to behave appropriately in general education or resource classrooms with the help of a teacher trained as a Behavior Coach to support both general education teacher and student in a mainstream classroom.  This program will help close the gap by having students obtaining the core content from a highly qualified teacher and the behavior coach to support the social emotional challenges.

Location: CKEC

9-10-18 Guided Reading 101 for New Teachers- $35 Fee for Member Districts, $100 Fee for Non Member Districts

Monday, September 10, 2018

This session is for general education and special education teachers new to Guided Reading.  Day One is an introduction to Guided Reading using the new resources from Jan Richardson.  The focus will be using formative assessment and designing differentiated instruction for different levels of readers.  Participants will leave with ideas for preparing for, planning, and progress monitoring Guided Reading.  The fee for this training is for “The Next Steps Forward in Guided Reading” text.  This is a REPEAT of the summer Guided Reading 101 sessions. 

Location: CKEC

9-18-18 New Special Education Teacher IEP Workshop Day 1 – No Fee for Mmember Districts, $100 Fee for Non Member Districts

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

This three-day workshop will provide IEP training to newly hired special education staff/speech language therapists.

The content for day one will be: Data required to write the IEP, Present Level Statements, Annual Measureable Goals and embedding Post-Secondary Transition into the Present Level/Goals

Day two’s content will be: Program Modification, SDI/SAS, Related Services, Post-Secondary Transition Service, and determining LRE.

Day three’s content will be: Understand the necessity of progress monitoring, determine effectiveness of instruction/intervention and how to modify in response to data, guidance and tools for collecting meaningful data

 

Participants are encouraged to bring an IEP with progress monitoring data from a student on their current caseload

Location: CKEC

9-19-18 Secondary Literacy Strategies Workshop Series – Workshop #1- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

In this series of workshops, teachers in grades 6-12 will learn about content vs. disciplinary literacy strategies and how to help students make sense of dense, complex language in academic texts they encounter in various disciplines. The sessions are designed for teachers in any discipline, literacy coaches, and any educator interested in learning strategies to support their students’ literacy learning needs.

Dates:  9/19, 11/28, 2/27, 6/12

Location: CKEC

10-16-18 New Special Education Teacher IEP Workshop Day 1 – No Fee for Member Districts, $100 Fee for Non Member Districts

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

This three-day workshop will provide IEP training to newly hired special education staff/speech language therapists.

The content for day one will be: Data required to write the IEP, Present Level Statements, Annual Measureable Goals and embedding Post-Secondary Transition into the Present Level/Goals

Day two’s content will be: Program Modification, SDI/SAS, Related Services, Post-Secondary Transition Service, and determining LRE.

Day three’s content will be: Understand the necessity of progress monitoring, determine effectiveness of instruction/intervention and how to modify in response to data, guidance and tools for collecting meaningful data

 

Participants are encouraged to bring an IEP with progress monitoring data from a student on their current caseload

Location: CKEC

10-30-18 ARC Chairperson II – Record Review- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Participants will become familiar with the appropriate documentation of an ARC by reviewing a due process special education file using the KDE 2018 Special Education Record Review Document.  Participants are required to bring two (2) special education due process folders in which they have recently chaired the annual review ARC meeting.  It would be helpful if one of the record had a recent (2018) eligibility ARC meeting. These records will be used to conduct the record reviews.

Location: CKEC

11-9-18 Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP)- No Fee for Member Districts, $100 Fee for Non Member Districts

Friday, November 9, 2018

Covers the theory behind the LAMP approach and the core components.

Location: Lexington Convention Center- Heritage Hall/ Elkhorn Rooms A-D

6-26-18 Getting Back to Basics: Documenting Indicator 13 Requirements- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - Tuesday, June 26, 2018

This session will cover the basic due process requirements for post-secondary transition. Tips and strategies will also be shared to help participants create transition rich IEPs. Participants will also leave with resources.

 

Location: CKEC