Workshops Scheduled for Fall 2014, Winter 2015


 

 

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

 

 WORKSHOP SOLD OUT

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:  Sue Z. Beers

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Santa Maria-Bonita Unified School District
 

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 Santa Maria-Bonita School District Present:

Understanding the ELA Shifts of the CCSS:  Implementations for Teaching and Learning

 

Saturday, January 17, 2014 - 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

 

PRESENTER:  Sue Beers

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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California ASCD, Scholastic and the Visalia Unified School District Present:

 SOLD OUT - SEE OTHER OFFERING BELOW AT CHARTER OAK USD, COVINA, CA

Preparing Reticent Writers to Construct Competent CCSS-Aligned Responses

Presenter:  Dr. Kate Kinsella

 

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 -- 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Visalia Unified School District, Visalia

 

PRESENTER:

Dr. Kate Kinsella is an adjunct faculty member in San Francisco State University’s Center for Teacher Efficacy. Her extensive national consultancy, training, and publications focus upon improving achievement of less proficient readers and immigrant youth. She provides guidance to state departments and districts on evidence-based instructional practices to promote gains for English Learners and under-resourced students in states as varied as New York, California and Texas. A teacher’s teacher, Dr. Kinsella has maintained active classroom involvement by teaching high school English Learners in her University’s Step to College Program and by providing in-class coaching and model lessons across the K-12 curricula. Her areas of professional focus are academic oral language, vocabulary, reading and writing development for career and college readiness. 

 

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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.  

Workshop Description and Presenter information and Registration [Click Here]

 

 


California ASCD, Dublin Unified School District and Scholastic Present:

 

Creating a Culture of High Expectations

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENTERS:

Bill Daggett,  Ed.D.,  Founder and Chairman of the International Center for Leadership in Education, is recognized worldwide for his proven ability to move preK-12 education systems towards more rigorous and relevant skills and knowledge for all students. He has assisted a number of states and hundreds of school districts with their school improvement initiatives.

Linda Jordan loves that she can impact student learning for the better on a daily basis. As the Director of Content Development, Linda uses her background in neuroscience and education to develop ground-breaking strategies for comprehensive school improvement. She builds teachers’ expertise by facilitating their own understanding of how to better help their students. Linda focuses on differentiated learning and provides teachers with gentle guidance on maneuvering the intricacies of brain development.

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California ASCD, Charter Oak Unified School District and Scholastic present:

 

Preparing Reticent Writers to Construct Competent CCSS-Aligned Responses

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Royal Oak Middle School, 303 S. Glendora Ave., Covina

 

 

 

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