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9-25-18 Designing Explicit Instruction Math Lessons- No Fee

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

This professional learning opportunity will explore the principles behind effective explicit instruction, considered a fundamental practice of Specially Designed Instruction (SDI).  Participants will have the opportunity to create math lessons for their classroom using the elements of explicit instruction.  The focus of the day will be on designing lessons to teach skills, strategies, and vocabulary.

This session is appropriate for all grade levels. 

Location: CKEC

Special Education Middle School Math Cadre- No Fee

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Cadre registration is for the following dates.

*9-25-18, 10-31-18, 12-4-18, 1-8-19, and 2-12-19*

This cadre is designed to support teachers of students with disabilities in the middle grades.  The five days will focus on SDI strategies (including explicit instruction and concrete—semi-concrete—abstract), gathering present level data, developing content knowledge through progressions of concepts, and highlighting resources for the classroom.  Additionally, in-school follow-up support will be provided each semester.

Location: CKEC

10-16-18 New Special Education Teacher IEP Workshop Day 3 – 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

10-22-18 Youth Mental Health First Aid- No Fee

Monday, October 22, 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a training that is evidenced based and is designed to help participants feel confident and comfortable to approach a youth experiencing a mental health challenge, mental disorder, or a mental health crisis and then refer the youth to a professional if needed. The first aid is given until appropriate help is received or until the crisis resolves. Mental Health First Aid does not teach people to diagnose or to provide treatment.

 

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

10-30-18 It’s All About the Data: Progress Monitoring Made Easier – No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Join us for this professional learning opportunity to improve your knowledge and skills in the practice of monitoring student progress.  As a result of participating in this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the necessity of progress monitoring for accelerating student growth
  • Determine effectiveness of instruction/intervention and how to modify in response to data
  • Guidance and tools for collecting meaningful data
  • Participants may want to bring an IEP with progress monitoring data from a student on their current caseload

Location: CKEC

10-31-18 Behavior Intervention Plans & Replacement Behaviors – No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

This session will describe strategies to assist teachers to design and implement effective behavior interventions in the classroom.  The presenter will identify skill deficits, replacement behaviors and implementing social skills instruction that all match the function of the behavior.  Join us to reflect on your own classroom and to design practical behavior intervention strategies and social skills resources.

 

Location: CKEC

11-1-18 VI PLC- No Fee

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The CKEC VI PLC invites all educators who are members of CKEC and work with students who are blind/visually impaired to meet with us every other month. PLC members must have their district’s permission to attend. Each session will feature Kentucky School for the Blind updates, professional learning opportunities, and information on topics specific to the field of VI. PLC members should pre-register for each session they plan to attend. Registration is required for each PLC meeting date.

Location: CKEC

11-5-18 School Counselor Cadre- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Monday, November 5, 2018

School counselors at the elementary, middle and high school levels are invited to participate in the School Counselor Cadres. This year we will work through some of the ASCA processes shared during the ASCA training on June 14. You do NOT have to have attended the June 14 to be able to participate in this year’s cadres. Other topics and guest speakers will be added as decided upon by cadre participants.

Location: CKEC

11-6-18, 11-27-18 and 12-11-18 New Special Education Teacher IEP Workshop-3 days- No Fee for Member Districts, $100 Fee for Non Member Districts

Tuesday, November 6, 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

11-7-18 Non-Compliant and Anger Strategies- No Fee for Memeber Districts, $35 for Non Member Districts

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

This session will present practical behavior and academic strategies used to effectively work with students who have been diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder or who are just noncompliant.  Working with students who have control issues can be an extremely frustrating task; however, when one has a clear understanding of the disorder, it is much easier to identify the function of inappropriate behavior and to design appropriate interventions to ensure student success.  In addition we will look at why are these kids so angry and some tips on how to address anger.

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

11-9-18 DHH Cadre- No Fee

Friday, November 9, 2018

This cadre is open to professionals working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Teachers of DHH, SLPs, special education teachers, general education teachers, teachers in mainstream classrooms, teachers in self-contained classrooms, and preschool teachers are welcome to attend.  

Location: CKEC

12-4-18 Algebra Progress Monitoring- No Fee for member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Are you looking for tools to help you gauge where your students are and how they are progressing with respect to essential skills in the Algebra classroom?  If so, then this training is for you!  Project AAIMS (Algebra Assessment and Instruction: Meeting Standards) is a project funded by the US Department of Education with the purpose of developing algebra assessment tools that can be used for monitoring the progress of students with and without disabilities as they learn algebra.  Outcomes of this training include:

  • Develop understanding of progress monitoring
  • Know how to administer, score, and use data from three (3) different measures
  • Understand the relative merits and weaknesses of each of the measures
  • Consider issues related to implementing algebra progress monitoring.

 

To ensure fidelity, participants of this training may use the probes with their classes ONLY.  They may NOT share the probes with others or train other teachers to use them.  Participants will be asked to sign a User Agreement at the training.

 

Participants will be given a flash drive with containing all materials.  Please bring a laptop or device with a USB port to the training.

Location: CKEC

12-4-18 Youth Mental Health First Aid- No Fee

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a training that is evidenced based and is designed to help participants feel confident and comfortable to approach a youth experiencing a mental health challenge, mental disorder, or a mental health crisis and then refer the youth to a professional if needed. The first aid is given until appropriate help is received or until the crisis resolves. Mental Health First Aid does not teach people to diagnose or to provide treatment.

Location: CKEC

12-5-18 Our Kids Are Stressed Out: Calming Strategies for the Classrooms- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

What causes stress in our kids today?  We will explore this question and look at what data and research tells us about how we can help them be less stressed.  We will look at different calming strategies that could be easily implemented in the classroom that will help with symptoms of ADHD, lower anxiety and depression, decrease anger, and improve both self-regulation and academic performance.

 

Location: CKEC

12-7-18 VI PLC- No Fee

Friday, December 7, 2018

The CKEC VI PLC invites all educators who are members of CKEC and work with students who are blind/visually impaired to meet with us every other month. PLC members must have their district’s permission to attend. Each session will feature Kentucky School for the Blind updates, professional learning opportunities, and information on topics specific to the field of VI. PLC members should pre-register for each session they plan to attend. Registration is required for each PLC meeting date.

 

Location: CKEC

12-7-18 Transition from First Steps to Public School- Eligibility to IEP- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Friday, December 7, 2018

The requirements for transitioning from the First Step program to public school will be the focus of this workshop.  First Steps and Special Education Regulations, IEP Guidance Document and the KDE Record Review Document will be used as resources.

 

 

Location: CKEC

1-14-19 School Counselor Cadre- No Fee for Member Districts, $35 Fee for Non Member Districts

Monday, January 14, 2019

School counselors at the elementary, middle and high school levels are invited to participate in the School Counselor Cadres. This year we will work through some of the ASCA processes shared during the ASCA training on June 14. You do NOT have to have attended the June 14 to be able to participate in this year’s cadres. Other topics and guest speakers will be added as decided upon by cadre participants.

Location: CKEC

2-8-19 VI PLC- No Fee

Friday, February 8, 2019

The CKEC VI PLC invites all educators who are members of CKEC and work with students who are blind/visually impaired to meet with us every other month. PLC members must have their district’s permission to attend. Each session will feature Kentucky School for the Blind updates, professional learning opportunities, and information on topics specific to the field of VI. PLC members should pre-register for each session they plan to attend. Registration is required for each PLC meeting date.

 

Location: CKEC

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