Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative

 

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12/8/2021 Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Target Audience: District and School Leadership/MTSS/PBIS Teams, Administrators, Counselors, Coaches.

This training will focus on creating, building, and sustaining an effective Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports System. PBIS is an evidence-based framework that focuses on prevention strategies in all three tiers of support from the district, school, classroom, and student lens. Essential features will be covered as well as implementation of effective systems for building capacity. A focus will be placed on Tier 1 with an overview of Tier 2 and 3.

Please contact Meghan Martin at meghan.martin@ckec.org with questions. EILA will be provided.

Location: CKEC Training Center, 2331 Fortune Drive, Lexington, KY 40509

12/9/21 Webinar: New Teacher Network Virtual Learning Series: Intentional Formative Assessment

Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 AM

Exitslips, quizzes, and tests- oh my! Assessing student learning can feel overwhelming. CKEC New Teacher Network is a supportive network for early career educators to develop their pedagogical knowledge and skills. This session will focus on empowering you to design and use formative assessments throughout your lessons. Furthermore, you will walk away understanding how to intentionally use formative assessments to measure and drive student learning.

1 PD hour available for participants. 

Location: ONLINE

12/9/2021 Lexicons: Making Sense of Unfamiliar Vocabulary

Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

6 hours PD/EILA credit

In this session participants will receive a copy of the book Lexicons:  101 Memory-Enhanced Vocabulary Terms for High-Stakes Testing by Martin, Shepack, and Ellis. The LINCS memory strategy will be introduced as well as mnemonic devices, visual cues, and reminding words.  Also the keys to making vocabulary meaningful and retrievable will also be discussed.

 

Please contact laura.smith@ckec.org with questions.  

Location: CKEC Training Center, 2331 Fortune Drive, Lexington, KY 40509

12/9/2021, 1/11/2022, 2/8/2022, 03/10/2022, 6/10/2022 Online-CKEC and State Counseling Cadre

Thursday, December 9, 2021 - Friday, June 10, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 12:00 PM

The school counselor cadre will focus on professional learning for counselors at all three levels (elementary, middle, and high) and will provide participants with professional development, evidence-based strategies and ready to use resources. The first session will focus on counselor self-care and future sessions will be based on a regional needs assessment provided during the first meeting. This cadre will promote collaborative networking and advocacy.

**Please note: The CKEC trainings are from 4-5 pm (10/7/21, 12/9/21, & 3/10/22) and the State trainings are from 9 am to 12 pm (11/12/21, 1/11/22, 2/8/22, & 6/10/22)

Location: ONLINE

12/14/2021 High-Leverage Practices Session 2: Social/Emotional/Behavioral

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

3 hours PD/EILA credit

This will be a 3-hour virtual session.

The high-leverage practices in special education are divided into four components:  collaboration, social/emotional/behavioral, assessment, and instruction.

This session will focus on the four HLP’s in Social/Emotional/Behavioral practices. All students need to feel comfortable in the classroom.  In order for this to happen, teachers need to establish a consistent, organized learning environment.  Strategies that will be shared include teaching social behaviors, providing feedback, and designing student support plans.

Please contact laura.smith@ckec.org with questions. 

Location: ONLINE

12/14/2021 I WILL SURVIVE the Second Half of the School Year!!

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

If you work in an FMD/MSD classroom you understand there are many days that are a struggle to stay above water.   This session will support  participants to look at the first half of the school year and determine what worked and what did not work.  Participants will be actively engaged to tweak things in their own classroom that did not work well to make the second half of the school year AWESOME!!!  This session will look at schedules, behavior programs, instructional strategies, working with other adults, and much more that goes into the daily success of teaching in an FMD classroom.  For questions, please contact sally.miracle@ckec.org   

Location: CKEC Training Center, 2331 Fortune Drive, Lexington, KY 40509

12/16/2021 Monthly Math Meet-Up

Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

These live virtual sessions will be composed of two parts.  Each session will include some specific PD around the 8 Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices (NCTM, 2014).  Over the course of the 10 sessions, we will discuss and share implementation ideas about all 8 MTPs.  Additionally, each session will offer opportunities for participants to ask questions and discuss topics relevant to their practice.  Think of this as “just-in time” support. This will be a great opportunity to network with other teachers and share what has worked and not worked.    

 

1 hour of PD credit will be awarded for each session.

 

Participants will need to register for each meeting they plan to attend.  

Location: ONLINE

1/11/2022 Alternate K-PREP Overview

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

This in person training is for school staff who are new to the Alternate K-PREP or who are looking for an update.  Participants will be provided an overview of the 2021 – 2022 Alternate K-PREP Process, guidelines for participation, requirements, administrative guides, and available resources at the state and local level.  The all-day session will also briefly review the standards to be assessed.  Teachers will be provided with time to take the online test.  EILA hours will be applied for.  For any questions, contact sally.miracle@ckec.org  

Location: CKEC Training Center, 2331 Fortune Drive, Lexington, KY 40509

1/11/2022 Structured Literacy: Learning through Modules

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - Tuesday, March 1, 2022 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Participants will work through approximately 10 modules at their own pace. The modules include guided notes, narrated slide decks, videos, readings, and a self-check. As participants work through the modules, they will be able to earn up to 18 hours of PD and some EILA credit. Participants will need a copy of Recipe for Reading by Frances Bloom and Nina Traub. This session is set up to include 4 online Zoom Q&A calls to offer support and additional information. The Zoom sessions are not required but for support.  The sessions will be on January 11, January 25, February 8, and March 1, 2022. All Zoom sessions will be held from 3:30-4:30. For any questions, please contact erica.price@ckec.org

Location: ONLINE

1/12/2022 Restorative Practices Alternatives to Suspensions

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

This session will provide practical strategies for Restorative Practices that will look at an approach that proactively builds positive school communities while also reducing misbehavior, discipline referrals in-school suspensions, and out-of-school suspensions. 

Location: CKEC Training Center, 2331 Fortune Drive, Lexington, KY 40509

1/12/2022 Monthly Instructional Strategies for MSD Series: Review of Backward and Forward Chaining

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

This session is part of a monthly virtual series looking at Errorless Teaching Strategies (aka Systematic Instruction) that are considered Evidence Based Practices for teaching students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities.  This session will be an overview of Chaining (Backward and Forward); what it is, how to use it, when to use it, and how to collect data.  One week prior to the session participants will be sent a folder with material to review prior to the live virtual session.  At the end of the live virtual session, participants will receive 2 hours of professional development.  For more information please contact sally.miracle@ckec.org

Location: ONLINE

1/12-13/2022 and 2/9-10/2022 Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - Thursday, February 10, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

This training is only offered face-to-face.

The goal of the Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar is to develop the collective identity and capacity of organization members as collaborators and inquirers. School-wide improvements in student learning accrue in schools whose work cultures are collaborative. In such cultures, professionals learn to talk about the hard-to-talk-about details of learning, teaching, assessment and the cumulative effects of their work with students. The Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar presents a productive, practical set of ideas and tools for developing collaborative groups in becoming effective and better equipped to resolve complex issues around student learning. The work of the Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar is to develop the resources and capacities of the organization and of individuals to cohesively respond to the changing needs of students and society.

Location: CKEC Training Center, 2331 Fortune Drive, Lexington, KY 40509

1/13/2022 Following Directions

Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

2 hours PD/EILA credit

This 2-hour virtual session will address concepts and strategies to aid students in following oral directions as well as more complex written instructions. These strategies will help students with self-accountability, increase efficiency in their work, and produce better quality work.

Please contact laura.smith@ckec.org with questions.  

Location: ONLINE

1/13/2022 Getting Students Involved in the IEP Process: Teaching Self-Advocacy Skills

Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Giving students the opportunity to be an active participant in his or her IEP meeting has amazing benefits which include increased self-advocacy skills and enhanced student motivation. Participants will learn the principles of a strength based approach and learn strategies to help increase student’s self awareness. This session will provide steps and resources to get even the youngest students involved in their meetings.

Location: CKEC Training Center, 2331 Fortune Drive, Lexington, KY 40509

1/13/2022 Remembering the I in IEP: Using a Trauma Sensitive Approach in the IEP Process

Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Supporting students affected by both trauma and a disability can be overwhelming.  This session will provide an overview of trauma and also provide strategies on using a trauma sensitive approach throughout the IEP process.

Location: ONLINE

1/18/2022-New Teacher Network Spring Kickoff: Instructional and Classroom Management Strategies to Start the New Year

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

CKEC New Teacher Network is a supportive network for early career educators to develop their pedagogical knowledge and skills. This event kicks off the new year with supports to empower teachers to finish the school year strong.  It will focus on both classroom management as well as instructional strategies and backwards planning aligned with the Kentucky Academic Standards. 

Participants will walk away with an individualized classroom management plan and a lesson/ unit plan rooted in a deeper understanding of the standards and utilizing the backwards planning model.

6 PD hours available for participants.

cynthia.lawson@ckec.org

Location: CKEC Training Center, 2331 Fortune Drive, Lexington, KY 40509

1/20/2022 Monthly Math Meet-Up

Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

These live virtual sessions will be composed of two parts.  Each session will include some specific PD around the 8 Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices (NCTM, 2014).  Over the course of the 10 sessions, we will discuss and share implementation ideas about all 8 MTPs.  Additionally, each session will offer opportunities for participants to ask questions and discuss topics relevant to their practice.  Think of this as “just-in time” support. This will be a great opportunity to network with other teachers and share what has worked and not worked.    

 

1 hour of PD credit will be awarded for each session.

 

Participants will need to register for each meeting they plan to attend.  

Location: ONLINE

1/26/2022 Multi-Tiered System of Support Training

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Target Audience: District and School Leadership/MTSS Teams

This training will focus on creating, building, and sustaining an effective Multi-tiered Prevention System for academics, behavior, and integrated school mental health. Participants will gain an understanding of the essential components of the KYMTSS Framework and effective implementation at the district and building level. The components include equitable opportunity and access, multi-tiered delivery systems, problem solving teams, data-based decision making, evidence-based instruction and intervention and family, school and community partnerships. Teams will be encouraged to participate in future Regional MTSS Network events, have opportunities to work with specialists during team time, and request district coaching around MTSS.

Please contact Meghan Martin at meghan.martin@ckec.org with questions. EILA will be provided.

Location: CKEC Training Center, 2331 Fortune Drive, Lexington, KY 40509

1/27/2022, 2/3/2022, 2/10/2022, 2/17/2022 Book Study: Still Learning to Read

Thursday, January 27, 2022 - Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Join us for a virtual book study of Still Learning to Read teaching students in grades 3-6 by Franki Sibberson and Karen Szymusiak. We will meet via Zoom from 3:30 – 4:30 on the following dates: January 27, February 3, February 10, and February 17. The book focuses on the needs of students in grades 3-6, sharing updated strategies to enhance all aspects of reading instruction.

Participants will receive 2 hour PD credit for each of the sessions attended. The first 20 people that register will receive a copy of the book, which will be available for pick up at the CKEC office on Fortune Drive in Lexington. Please contact Erica Price with any questions at erica.price@ckec.org 

Location: ONLINE

2/2/2022 Monthly Instructional Strategies for MSD Series: System of Least Prompts

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

This session is part of a monthly virtual series looking at Errorless Teaching Strategies (aka Systematic Instruction) that are considered Evidence Based Practices for teaching students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities.  This session will be an overview of System of Least to Most Prompting; what it is, how to use it, when to use it, and how to collect data.  One week prior to the session participants will be sent a folder with material to review prior to the live virtual session.  At the end of the live virtual session, participants will receive 2 hours of professional development.  For more information please contact sally.miracle@ckec.org

Location: ONLINE