Professional Development Opportunities

Monday July 25th

8:30am-4:00pm

(IN-PERSON) CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY RESPONSIVE TEACHING (CLRT)

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Our goal is to foster an environment of cultural understanding and acceptance, which will result in a more inclusive, successful, and productive learning environment. In this session, we will connect to the social and emotional needs of the brain and how to use these needs to ENGAGE, EMPOWER, and ENTICE students to meaningfully interact with the curriculum. Additionally, you will discover research-based CLRT strategies that will support you to strengthen your rapport with students.

CLD ELL PD FOCUS STANDARD

This session is designed to meet standard  5.09 Quality Standard I: Educators are knowledgeable about CLD populations, of the CDE English Learners PD Requirement Matrix.

5.09(1) ELEMENT A: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand, and able to apply the major theories, concepts and research related to culture, diversity and equity in order to support academic access and opportunity for CLD student populations.  

 

5.09(2) ELEMENT B: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand, and able to use progress monitoring in conjunction with formative and summative assessments to support student learning. 


Tuesday July 26th

8:30am-4:00pm

(IN-PERSON) CONVERSATIONS FOR CONTENT LEARNING

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Gaining command of the English language is a pathway to equity. And what better way to develop students’ use of the English language than to have them use it to hold rigorous content conversations. With rigorous state standards and expectations, content conversations are a means of reaching high academic expectations. 

CLD ELL PD FOCUS STANDARD

This session is designed to meet standard 5.12 Quality Standard IV: Educators are knowledgeable in the teaching strategies, including methods, materials, and assessment for CLD students, of the CDE English Learners PD Requirement Matrix.

5.12(1) ELEMENT A: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand and able to use the major theories, concepts and research related to language acquisition and language development for CLD students. 

 

5.12(2) ELEMENT B: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand, and able to use progress monitoring in conjunction with formative and summative assessments to support student learning. 



ONLINE COURSES- Open from July 25th- July 28th 

 

 

(ONLINE ONLY) LITERACY DEVELOPMENT FOR MULTILINGUAL LEARNERS

7.5 Credit Hours

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Teaching Multilingual Learners to read and write is challenging. This course presents research-based practices, aligned to the expectations of the CCSS that will support all teachers. Our goal is to provide a framework to use to think about your literacy instruction and strategies that can be readily implemented to support all Multilingual Learners to become fluent readers and writers. 

CLD ELL PD FOCUS STANDARD

This course is designed to meet standard  5.11 Quality Standard III: Educators should understand literacy development for CLD students, of the CDE English Learners PD Requirement Matrix.

5.11(1) ELEMENT A: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand, and able to apply the major theories, concepts and research related to literacy development for CLD students 

 

5.11(2) ELEMENT B: Educators understand and implement strategies and select materials to aid in English language and content learning.

 

(ONLINE ONLY) INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES FOR CLD STUDENTS

Open from July 25th- July 28th 

7.5 Credit Hours

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Teaching Multilingual Learners requires the use of rigorous, standards-based content instructional strategies and supports for language development. This course will give you powerful strategies to integrate Content and Language instruction to support your students’ learning.

CLD ELL PD FOCUS STANDARD

This course is designed to meet standard 5.12 Quality Standard IV: Educators are knowledgeable in the teaching strategies, including methods, materials, and assessment for CLD students, of the CDE English Learners PD Requirement Matrix.

5.12(1) ELEMENT A: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand and able to use the major theories, concepts and research related to language acquisition and language development for CLD students. 

 

5.12(2) ELEMENT B: Educators are knowledgeable in, understand, and able to use progress monitoring in conjunction with formative and summative assessments to support student learning. 

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6-12th Students Struggling With Math? 5 things our math classroom needs for them to succeed (IN-PERSON)  

TUESDAY JULY 26, 2022
8:30 AM to Noon
(IN-PERSON) Half Day Workshop

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Students Struggling With Math? 5 Things our Math classroom needs for them to succeed
 
 Outcomes
 ○ Understand the 5-part C.A.R.E.S. Math Achievement Framework and how to apply it in our classrooms
 ○ Deepen understanding of why students struggle with math and what we need to be doing in our classrooms to help them succeed
 ○ Walk away with ready to use activities to implement the 5 things our classroom needs
 
 Description
 ○ Do you have 6-12th grade students who struggle with math? There are 5 things our classroom needs to have in order for our reluctant math learners to
 succeed. Attend this session to find out what they are, the research behind them, and walk away with activities to implement from day 1!

 

4-Steps to Increase Math Engagement and Collaboration Every Day! (IN-PERSON)

TUESDAY JULY 26, 2022
12:30 to 4pm 
(IN-PERSON) Half Day Workshop
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4-Steps to Increase Math Engagement and Collaboration Every Day!

Outcomes
○ Learn a 4-step method to deliver math content everyday that increases student engagement, collaboration, and ultimately achievement
○ Understand the research behind the 4-step method so you know why it works for students who struggle

Description
○ Save massive amounts of planning time and create lessons that increase student engagement, collaboration, and achievement with the signature 4-step Math WarsTM Method. The method is an approach to delivering content each and every day that combines gradual release of responsibility, collaboration, and the ability to easily gather immediate formative feedback in a way that ensures each and every student is understanding the material in real time.


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CPR & FIRST AID CERTIFICATION (IN PERSON)

MONDAY July 25, 2022
8:30AM-3:00PM
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CPR and First Aid **Certification through the Red Cross.  Training available to member district staff and Pikes Peak BOCES staff only. 

Member districts include: SOE, BOCES East, Big Sandy, Miami Yoder, Calhan, Edison, Peyton, Elbert, Ellicott, Hanover, and Fremont.

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CDE Teacher Effectiveness, Evaluation and Supervision Certification (IN PERSON)

WEDNESDAY July 27th, 2022 8:30 to 4pm
AND
FRIDAY September 9th, 2022 8:30am to noon

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You must attend BOTH dates to get a certificate of completion.

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SW Corner (back of building): ADMINISTRATION WING

*IN PERSON
*FREE TRAINING
*Full Day Workshop: Teacher Effectiveness, Evaluation and Supervision

This training is for teachers and/or administrators to become Approved Teacher Evaluators on CDE's current rubric. Principals can send any leader from their school to become an approved Teacher Evaluator in order to support the evaluation process in their school.

Participants will review the Colorado teacher and service provider rubrics, review Colorado law for teacher evaluation, learn about the timelines for evaluation, get better acquainted with RANDA, understand key components of effective feedback and better understand best practices.