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.

 

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 California ASCD and California Science Teachers Association Present:

 

Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards:  

A Paradigm Shift in Teaching and Learning

 

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.

 

 

 

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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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