Education & Learning

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4-5 Essential Instructional Practices

Please join us as we explore the Essential Instructional Practices in Literacy for Grades 4-5 and work to improve student achievement.

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A Deeper Dive into the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for K-12 Educators

If you have already taken the NGSX or Introduction to NGSS professional development, you will still benefit from this workship.

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Adaptive Schools

Develop a collective identity and capacity as a collaborator, inquirer, and leader.

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Additional Go-To Strategies for EL Language Scaffolding

Two topics to explore supporting English Learners in your classroom

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Chemical Safety and Storage

Learn about the requirements and recommendations for safely using and storing chemicals both in Middle School and High School.

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Cognitive Coaching

These maps and tools develop teacher self-efficacy and cognitive autonomy, while also developing a sense of community and professional culture.

HSNS

Developing Early Literacy Skills for English Learners (EL) Grades K-1st

How does literacy instruction look different to English Learners? This course will focus on this essential question.

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Developing Individual Reading Instruction Plans (IRIP) Plans for English Learners

Developing IRIP Plans for EL grades K-3

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Developing Quality Classroom Summative Assessments

This 2 day- learning series, will guide participants through the process of developing high quality classroom assessments

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ELA and Technology PLAYdate

Educators from around the area will join together to "PLAY" with apps, programs and tools.

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Elementary Mathematics Leadership

Elementary Mathematics Leadership meetings provide networking opportunities to teachers who serve as representatives of their district.

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Elementary Newcomer EL Jumpstart

Basics of supporting newcomer EL

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Elementary Science Leadership Meetings 2022-2023

Teachers are provided with updates, supports and engage in collaboration to enhance elementary science and STEM education.

Multiple Literacies in Project Based Learning

Elementary Science: Multiple Literacies in Project Based Learning (ML-PBL)

For 4th and 5th grade Teachers wishing to implement ML-PBL in their classrooms

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Engaging Struggling Writers in the K-1 Classroom Series

Engaging Struggling Writers in the K-1 Classroom Series

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English Learner (EL) Friendly Classroom Practices

Research-Based best practices to implement with English Learners

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English Learners in the Early Childhood Setting

Supporting EL in the early years of schools

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Formative Assessment PLC

Formative Assessment PLC

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Foundations of Working with English Learners

The basics of beginning to work with English Learners in the classroom

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Genesee County Curriculum Directors Retreat

Retreat for Directors to discuss and assess curriculum

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GFEC Annual Writing Conference 2022 Featuring Kate Roberts

The GFEC Annual Writing Conference 2022 features Kate Roberts.

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Health in Our Hands

NGSS-aligned Curricula for Middle Schools Life Science including discussion on diabetes and substance abuse disorder.

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High School Science Leadership Meetings 2022-2023

Teachers of all high school science subjects are encouraged to attend as representatives of their districts.

Language Arts

Improving Comprehension for K-5 Readers

Three sessions to learn tools for supporting student comprehension.

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Integrating Computation into Science (ICSAM)

This one day workshop is an introduction to how to integrate coding into your physics or physical science classroom.

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Introduction to Modeling

Join us as we go through a mini modeling cycle, development and deployment.

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Introduction to NGSS for Administrators

Workshop designed for administrators to understand NGSS on a deeper level.

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K-3 Essential Instructional Literacy Practices #10 Collaboration with Families in Promoting Literacy

K-3 EILP #10 Collaboration with Families

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K-3 Essential Instructional Literacy Practices #2 Read Aloud

K-3 EILP #2 Read Aloud

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K-3 Essential Instructional Literacy Practices #3 Small Group and Individual Instruction

K-3 EILP #3 Small Group and Individual Instruction

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Linking Walks

Collected data will be used to identify trends and patterns that impact student learning.

Education and Learning

MeL.org 6-12 (All Content Areas)

This session will walk through databases available through the Michigan eLibrary.

Education and Learning

MeL.org K-5 (All Content Areas)

This session will walk through databases available through the Michigan eLibrary.

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MICIP Tech Assistance Sessions

Assistance working in the MICIP platform

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Middle School Science Leadership Meetings 2022-2023

Teachers are provided with updates and supports in a collaborative space with the goal of enhancing Middle School Science Education.

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MiSTAR Community Partner Engagement Meeting

Information on meeting the requirements for the MiSTEM Scholarship

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Number Talks at the Secondary Level

Develop a number sense routine for 8-12 minutes per day to increase student fluency in the basic operations (whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percent).

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Passage Based Writing K-5

Passage based writing (PBW) is a skill that is necessary for students to fully comprehend and talk about text.

Phonological Awareness

Phonological Awareness: Preparing Kindergarten and First Grade Readers and Writers

Phonological Awareness: Preparing Kindergarten and First Grade Readers and Writers

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Picture Perfect/Science Read Aloud

Science & ELA

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Reading Apprenticeship Training

This training is exclusively offered to Genesee & Lapeer County CSI, Partnership, ATS, and TSI school staff and Administrators ONLY through the Regional Assistance Grant.

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Running Records of Text Reading Series

Running Records of Text Reading Series

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Secondary Mathematics Leadership

Our Team Purpose: The Mathematics Leadership Team will participate in research-informed professional development experiences.

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Secondary Newcomer EL Jumpstart

Strategies for Supporting Secondary EL Newcomers

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Social Emotional Learning

There is research to support the benefit of developing and using SEL skills with students in their day-to-day learning.

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Succeeding as a Newer Secondary Science Teacher

This workshop is designed for grades 6 through 12 science teachers in their first three years of teaching.

English as a second language

Success for English Language (EL) Through Language Scaffolds: The Basics

Develop Language Scaffolds to support EL reach academic success

Special Events

Supporting Students M-STEP Success in Science & Social Studies

M-STEP Success

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Teaching Current Events in High School Civics

This brief session is designed for HS Civics teachers who are interested in having a conversation about how best teach current events.

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Using STEM Books for Read Aloud

Work to create a STEM focused read aloud plan for your classroom.

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Using the Workshop Model to Teach Reading and Writing

Build students' fluency in reading and writing.

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VIRTUAL Considering the Whole Child in District & School Improvement Plans

These half day sessions are structured to provide an overview of the ASCD/CDC Whole School, Child, Community (WSCC) model.

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Writing with High-Proficiency English Learners

Writing strategies to support English Learners at a high writing proficiency level (WIDA 3.0-5.0)

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Writing Workshop (K-5)

Join us as we explore the Writing Workshop model and the benefits of running a workshop classroom.

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YE Club Advisor Training

To ensure you are successful in your role as club advisor, we have scheduled an upcoming training session.