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Workshop OfferingsThe cost of the workshop is $100. At the first meeting, you will be asked to sign a form allowing this amount to be deducted from your 2018-2019 Tuition Reimbursement Allowance, thereby avoiding any out-of-pocket expense. The $100 will be deducted from your Tuition Reimbursement Allotment upon satisfactorily completing the workshop. After completion of workshop requirements, you will be given a PDP Certificate as well.
Using Google Drive & Google Classroom for ELLs
Location: Daley Middle School
Dates/Times: 6/17 & 6/18 (9-3 - bring lunch-we’ll have a 1/2 hour break!); 6/21 (9-1)
Instructors: Cathy Boucher & Heather Green
This course will focus on deepening understanding and expertise in using the G Suite for Education products, focusing on how they can be used to help ELLs succeed in a regular education setting. This includes, but is not limited to, providing constructive feedback to students on written assignments submitted electronically, creating electronic assignments that help facilitate ELL success, creating & then grading tests & quizzes submitted in an electronic format, creating and using forms for organizational purposes as well as using the data created by those forms, and using Google Classroom to help create a paperless environment where students can interact with and help each other. This 15 hour workshop will fulfill the 15 PDPs in SPED for professional license renewal.(C) 2018 Cathy Boucher & Heather Green
Special Ed for General Education
Instructors: Jacqueline Jarvis & Aimee Galloway
Location: Curriculum PD Room, 155 Merrimack Street 5th Fl, Lowell, MA
Dates: July 29, 30, 31
Time: 8:30 am- 1:30 pm
Over the four sessions, participants will broaden their knowledge of Special Education processes. The work will include categorizing signs of an educational learning disability, reviewing the referral process from TAT to evaluation and eligibility, and the implementation of an Individualized Education Program. Participants will be encouraged to share their experiences, strategies and creative tools to enhance their repertoire of accommodations in their classrooms. The culminating project will be creating a reference tool for participants to use to support them in their respective role in the Special Education Process. This 15 hour workshop will fulfill the 15 PDPs in SPED for professional license renewal.
Academic Language for ELLs and All
Location: Morey School
Days/Dates: June 24, 25, and 26, 2019
Time: 8:00 - 1:00
Instructor(s): Donna Bejaniance
This 15 hour ELL workshop will provide educators with a myriad of strategies to implement in the classroom in order to better support English learners and all students across all content areas. Teachers will become familiar with researched techniques to effectively plan lessons, build background, and prompt interaction to develop students’ academic language knowledge and use thus leading to improved comprehension of content. Through practice and classroom application, participants will learn how to create a more engaging learning environment whereby students' use of the four domains of language to access content will increase their knowledge and use of academic language and literacy skills. This workshop will fulfill the 15 PDPs required for professional license renewal.