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[CANCELED] Cognitive Coaching Certification Training

Cognitive Coaching Certification Training

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2020 MERA Spring Conference

2020 MERA Spring Conferene

3rd grade giants - geographic inquiry and new temporal sequencing in social studies

3rd Grade Social Studies G.I.A.N.T.S.

GIANTS - Geographic Inquiry and New Temporal Sequencing

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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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4th Grade Social Studies G.I.A.N.T.S.

GIANTS - Geographic Inquiry and New Temporal Sequencing

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6-12 Essential Practices (All Content Areas)

Join us to gain an initial understanding and awareness of disciplinary literacy and the Disciplinary Literacy Essentials 6-12 document.

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6th Grade Social Studies G.I.A.N.T.S.

GIANTS - Geographic Inquiry and New Temporal Sequencing

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A Teachers Guide to Setting Up a Balanced Literacy Classroom K-5 (2020-2021)

Learn about balanced literacy classrooms.

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Add+Vantage Math Recovery 1 (AVMR 1)

4-day course that includes dynamic, diagnostic,individual assessments in number words and numerals, structuring numbers and addition and subtraction.

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Add+Vantage Math Recovery 2 (AVMR 2)

4-day course that includes dynamic, diagnostic, individual assessments in number words and numerals, structuring numbers and addition and subtraction strategies.

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Adding Coding to your Physics or Physical Science Class (ICSAM Introduction)

Introduction to ICSAM (Integrating Computation in Science Across the Mitten)

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AP 2019 Fall Hands On Workshop

Open to High School Principals and AP Coordinators

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AP Calculus Network

AP Calculus Network Meetings

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AVMR Differentiating Games

Teachers will select games from AV-MR Course 1 and 2 to differentiate the construct or level to meet the needs of all students in their classrooms.

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AVMR Fractions Course

Add+VantageMR® Fractions: Math Recovery® Strategies for the Classroom explores the difficulties many students have making sense of fractions.

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AVMR PLC Meetings

On-going support for teachers who have completed an AV-MR Course (Add+Vantage Math Recovery®).

Student Engagement

Biological Sciences Workshop

This is meeting is for those who teach biology based classes. This includes honors biology, AP biology, anatomy and physiology, and forensics.

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Building Numeracy: Number Talks, Model Drawing and Guided Math

Building Numeracy: Number Talks, Model Drawing and Guided Math

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Chemistry Workshop

This workshop is for teachers who teach any aspect of Chemistry.

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Cognitive Coaching

Cognitive Coaching℠ Foundations Seminar is designed for principals, assistant principals, instructional coaches, teacher leaders and others.

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Day on the Job

Educators will spend a day with local employers, exploring industry trends and ways to connect classroom content to the work world and best business practices.

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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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Dr. Hendershott - Trauma Sensitivity

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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Echoes and Reflections: Teaching the Holocaust & Genocides - Level I

This is Level I training being offered in cooperation with the Holocaust Memorial Center. Echoes & Reflections empowers middle and high school educators with dynamic classroom materials and professional development.

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Echoes and Reflections: Teaching the Holocaust & Genocides - Level II

This is Level II training being offered in cooperation with the Holocaust Memorial Center.

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Effectively Using Formative Assessment in the Classroom

Effectively Using Formative Assessment in the Classroom

The Plus Sign, Minus Sign, Multiplication Sign and Division Sign

Elementary Math Leaders Group

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 School Science Leaders Meeting

Science Leader meeting geared toward science teachers at the elementary level.

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Elementary Social Studies Teacher Leaders (K-5)

Elementary teachers who are passionate about teaching students and advancing Social Studies Education are invited to attend.

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Elementary Social Studies Teacher Leaders Meetings 2020-2021

Elementary Social Studies Teacher Leaders Meetings

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English Learner (EL) Friendly Classroom Practices

Research-Based best practices to implement with English Learners

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Guided Math (K-5)

At this one-day session, participants will be introduced to Guided Math and the teaching practices that support Guided Math, including how to use formative assessment to guide mini-lessons and station activities.

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Health in Our Hands Middle School Teacher Professional Learning

Health in Our Hands

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Hollywood or History? Engaging Students With US History

The use of film can serve as a powerful tool in the social studies classroom and foster critical thinking and civic mindedness.

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Improving Comprehension for K-5 Readers

Three session quickshop.

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Installing the Formative Assessment Process

This professional learning series is derived from and supports the Formative Assessment for Michigan Educators (FAME) project.

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K-3 Essential Instructional Literacy Practices Network (2019-2020)

This series of professional development dates are for K-3 classroom teachers, special education teachers, coaches and interventionists.

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K-3 Essential Instructional Literacy Practices Network (2020-2021)

This series of professional development dates are for K-3 classroom teachers, special education teachers, coaches and interventionists.

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Kindergarten Readiness Assessment

KRA Teacher Certification: Join us for this two day professional learning to become certified in administering the KRA.

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Kindergarten Readiness Assessment - KRA (Grand Blanc)

KRA Teacher Certification: Join us for this two day professional learning to become certified in administering the KRA.

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Math Recovery Intervention Specialist (MRIS)

MRIS is a year long course hat provide intensive intervention training and develops teaching expertise in mathematics.

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MDE Revised Social Studies Standards Rollout

Learn About the Newly Revised K-12 Social Studies Standards

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MERA Fall Conference 2019

MERA Fall Conference 2019

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Middle School Science Leaders

Middle School Science Leaders Meeting

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NGSX Conference

Understand the Framework aligned vision of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

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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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Parapro Testing (2019-2020)

GISD offers this ETS Parapro Assessment for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals.

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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.

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Perfectly Paired PD: Foundations of Working with English Learners and Writing with High-Proficiency EL

Two sessions for a great day of learning about EL

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Perfectly Paired PD: Foundations of Working with English Learners, and Supporting Secondary Newcomers

Two sessions for a great day of learning about EL

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Perfectly Paired PD: Success for EL through Language Scaffolds, and Go-To Strategies for EL language Scaffolding

Two topics to explore supporting English Learners in your classroom

Phonological Awareness

Phonological Awareness

Join us as we play with listening games, rhyming, phonemes, alliteration and manipulation of sounds.

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Phonological Awareness: Preparing First Grade Readers & Writers

Phonological Awareness: Preparing First Grade Readers & Writers

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Phonological Awareness: Preparing Kindergarten Readers & Writers

Phonological Awareness: Preparing Kindergarten Readers & Writers

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Physics/Physical Science Workshop

This meeting is for those who teach physics, conceptual physics or an introduction to physics class.

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Ramping Up Read Aloud

Join us as we explore Read Alouds as a way to motivate students, build community and improve comprehension and vocabulary.

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Read Aloud (Pre-K and K-3)

Join us as we take a deeper look at concepts of print, building vocabulary and comprehension.

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Readers Workshop at the Secondary Level (6-12)

Looking for ways to re-energize your English classroom?? Want to get your students excited about reading again??

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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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Reading Recovery Teacher Training

This is a 10 graduate credit program for certified/licensed educators at the elementary school level.

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Reading Workshop

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

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Reading Workshop (K-5)

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

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Reading, Writing, Rhetoric, and Reasoning

Jennifer Fletcher explores classroom strategies to help students at all levels read, write, listen, speak, and think rhetorically.

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Running Records of Text Reading: Focusing on Struggling Readers K-2

Running Records provide accurate and reliable assessments of children’s reading, especially children struggling with literacy.

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Secondary Math Leaders Group

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

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Secondary Newcomer EL Jumpstart

Help to get started with Newcomers

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Secondary Social Studies Teacher Leader Meetings 2020-2021

Secondary Social Studies Teacher Leader Meetings

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Secondary Social Studies Teacher Leaders 2019-2020

Latest news, information, resources and collaboration time for secondary social studies teachers.

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Sloan/Longway Virtual Townhall Meeting

Sloan/Longway Virtual Townhall Meeting

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Student Centered Coaching Network

Networking and follow-up resource for participants who attended the Student Centered Coaching event in October 2019.

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Student-Centered Coaching

Student-Centered Coaching is an instructional coaching model that shifts the focus from ‘fixing’ teachers to collaborating with them.

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Supporting Early Elementary English Learners: Teaching EL Online and in Mixed Modality

Grades K-2

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Supporting English Learners (EL) Online and in Mixed Modality

Grades 3-12 EL learning with Mixed Modality

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The Economics of Entrepreneurship

This workshop will cover economics and entrepreneurship for grades 3-5.

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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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Why Poverty Matters and Why Schools Can Matter More

Dr. Pawloski presents the latest research from neuroscience that provides direction for educators.

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Writing Workshop

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

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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.