Workshops Scheduled for 2015

 

 

CASCD Presents:


Conscious Classroom Management:  Bringing Out the Best in Students and Teachers

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Hosted by Monrovia Unified School District, 325 E. Huntington Dr., Monrovia

 

 


 

Presenter:  Rick Smith

 

Rick Smith is an international education consultant and national presenter. He has shared practical teaching strategies to tens of thousands of teachers and teacher-trainers worldwide, including two years training American Peace Corps Volunteer Teachers in Ghana, West Africa. He was a classroom teacher for over fourteen years, focusing primarily on students-at-risk. He’s been a mentor/support provider and mentor coordinator for many years, and has taught in both Elementary and Secondary Credential programs in northern California. Rick has conducted hundreds of workshops and keynotes on effective classroom management and instructional strategies that are consistently praised for both their motivational and practical value.

 

 COMPLETE WORKSHOP BROCHURE AND REGISTRATION [CLICK HERE] 

 


 California ASCD and California Science Teachers Association Present:

 

NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:  Take NGSS Implementation of the Next Level

 

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Hosted by Walnut Valley Unified, HARTT Center 476 S. Lemon Ave., Walnut, CA  91789

 

Presenters:


Jared Marr is a Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist with Tulare County Office of Education. His focus is to provide high quality workshops that emphasize successful teaching strategies, as well as an increased awareness of both Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards. Jared was a high school science teacher for over ten years where he was able to bring his passion for science into the classroom. He is now bringing his passion for education to teachers and administrators through workshops and professional development.

Michelle French is also a Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist with the Tulare County Office of Education.  Her vision is to ensure that all students, TK-12, receive a high-quality science education.  She is currently working along-side teachers, curriculum coaches, and administrators in Tulare County and its surrounding areas to make this vision a reality. Michelle was an elementary teacher for 17 years.  She also served as a Staff Developer with K-12 Alliance where she was trained in science pedagogy, lesson design, and Teacher and Learning Collaborative facilitation.  Michelle volunteered as the Primary Director on the Board of Directors of the California Science Teachers Association.

 

 

Workshop Description

This full-day workshop will demonstrate how to advance students’ abilities to make sense of the natural and designed world by thinking and acting as scientists and engineers. This includes rich use of language and math. Participants will also be provided with a review of resources that will support them as they implement NGSS.  


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California ASCD and the Butte County Office of Education present:

Feed-up, Feedback and Feed Forward

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Butte County Office of Education, 1859 Bird Street, Oroville 95965

 

PRESENTER:

 

Nancy Frey, Ph.D., is a Professor of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University. She is a recipient of the Christa McAuliffe award for excellence in teacher education from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. She has co-authored several books on literacy, and was a co-recipient (with Doug Fisher) of NCTE’s 2004 Kate and Paul Farmer award for outstanding writing for their article, “Using Graphic Novels, Anime, And The Internet In An Urban High School,” published in The English Journal. In 2008, she received the Early Career Achievement Award from the Literacy Research Association. Dr. Frey teaches a variety of courses in school improvement and literacy leadership. Her favorite place to be is Health Sciences High and Middle College, where she learns from teachers and students every day.

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

 

Join Nancy Frey as she outlines a clear-cut, realistic, and rewarding approach to formative assessment.  Four discrete steps work in tandem to create a seamless, comprehensive formative assessment system—one that has no beginning and no end.  This ongoing approach enhances an active give-and-take relationship between teachers and students to promote learning.

COMPLETE WORKSHOP BROCHURE AND PAY WITH CREDIT CARD INFORMATION [CLICK HERE]

 

 


 

C-3 -- California CCSS Cadre - 2015-2016

Building Capacity for Schools and Districts

Facilitator:  Sue Beers

Hosted by Monrovia Unified School District, Monrovia, CA  91016

 

Six Day In-depth Experience for Teacher Leaders and Administrators

The CCSS Cadre is an intensive 2-year professional development experience, designed to provide participants with deep knowledge and experience in implementing the California CCSS with high levels of quality and rigor.  Participants will develop units of instruction and practice instructional strategies as they develop expertise and skill.  Develop internal capacity to support standards implementation by creating a team of experts within your school or district.

 Scheduled Sessions:  September 17, October 8, November 10, January 13, March 10, April 12

 

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Grade 3 Reading Comprehension - California CCSS Cadre - 2015-2016

Devoted to the Literacy Needs of Third Graders

Facilitator:  Sue Beers

Hosted by Monrovia Unified School District, Monrovia, CA  91016

Six Day In-depth Experience for Teacher Leaders and Administrators

 

The CCSS Cadre is a year of intensive professional development experience, designed to provide participants with deep knowledge and experience devoted to the literacy needs of third graders.  Participants will design instruction that includes all of the elements necessary for successful implementation of the CCSS literacy standards.  In this training cadre members will develop an aligned set of instructional strategies and tools, including the use of text sets, vocabulary development, writing, scaffolding, assessments and teaching tools to effectively raise student reading comprehension. Third grade teachers will share and network to expand and enrich their skills in order to help their students read to learn and employ high quality comprehension strategies.

Scheduled Sessions:  September 16, October 9, November 9, January 12, March 9, April 13

 

 

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