Workshops Scheduled for Fall 2014


  


 

Rebels with Applause: Brain Compatible Approaches for Motivating Reluctant Learners


 

             

                                Tuesday, October 14, 2014, Solano Co. Office of Education, Fairfield, CA

                                                Presenter:   Rick Smith, Conscious Teaching

                      
                                                                        

          

PRESENTER

 

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.

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 Rebels with Applause: Brain Compatible Approaches for Motivating Reluctant Learners


 

 

California ASCD and the Montebello Unified School District present a workshop for education leaders

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

1200 W. Mines Ave., Montebello

 

Presenter:


Rick Smith is an international education consultant and national presenter. He has shared practical teaching strategies with 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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 Literacy Across the Content Areas


California ASCD and the Solano Co. Office of Education

present a Sue Beers workshop on November 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m. -- 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

Presenter:

An educator for 36 years, Sue Beers has been a teacher, administrator, curriculum director and consultant. Beers currently serves as Director of the Mid-Iowa School Improvement Consortium, a non-profit organization serving 160 school districts in Iowa.   She also conducts professional development for schools, districts, states and other organizations both nationally and internationally. Currently Sue is presenting CCSS workshops nationally for ASCD.

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Standards-Based Assessment and Grading in a CCSS World:  Principles and Practicalities


 

 

Friday, December 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Hosted by the Tulare Co. Office of Education, 7000 Doe Avenue, Visalia  93291

 

 

 

PRESENTER:

One of the first Nationally Board Certified teachers in America, Rick brings innovation, energy, validity and high standards to both his presentations, and his instructional practice, which includes 34 years teaching math, science, English, physical education, health, and history and coaching teachers and principals.  Rick’s work has been reported in numerous media. He is a columnist for AMLE Magazine, and a frequent contributor to ASCD’s Education Leadership magazine.  He is the author of the award-winning book, Meet Me in the Middle, as well as the best-selling books, Day One and Beyond, Fair Isn’t Always Equal and other well-known works.

With his substantive presentations, sense of humor, and unconventional approaches, he’s been asked to present to teachers and administrators in all 50 states, Canada, China, Europe, Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, Australia, the Middle East, and at the White House. He lives in Herndon, Virginia with his wife and two children, who are both now in college.  He is currently working on his first young adult fiction novel and a new book on homework practices in the 21st century.

 

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California ASCD and the California Science Teachers Association Present:

Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards:  A Paradigm Shift in Teaching and Learning

 

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Hosted by Solano Co. Office of Education, 5100 Business Center Dr., Fairfield  94534

 

 

Jared Marr is a Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist with Tulare County Office of Education. 

Michelle French is also a Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist with the Tulare County Office of Education.  

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California ASCD and the Santa Maria-Bonita Unified School District present:

 

Leading the Way to the CCSS Implementation

 

PRESENTER:

An educator for 36 years, Sue Beers has been a teacher, administrator, curriculum director and consultant. Beers currently serves as Director of the Mid-Iowa School Improvement Consortium, a non-profit organization serving 160 school districts in Iowa.   She also conducts professional development for schools, districts, states and other organizations both nationally and internationally. Currently Sue is presenting CCSS workshops nationally for ASCD.

Beers' areas of focus include literacy across the content areas, school improvement planning, effective instructional strategies, and assessment planning and development. She is the co-author of the ASCD action tools Reading Strategies for the Content Areas, Volume 1; Reading Strategies for the Content Areas, Volume 2; Using Writing to Learn Across the Content Areas, and Literacy in the Content Areas.  Beers is also the author of the ASCD action tool Strategies for Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Professional Development.

 

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California ASCD and the California Science Teachers Association Present:

Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards:  A Paradigm Shift in Teaching and Learning

 

Wednesday, January 20, 2015

Hosted by Walnut Valley Unified, Walnut

 

 

Jared Marr is a Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist with Tulare County Office of Education. 

Michelle French is also a Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist with the Tulare County Office of Education.  

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