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AA #1616: Social Media and Special Education Law
Nov 14 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM 
Champaign/Ford Regional Office of Education #9 (ROE), 3358 Big Pine Trail, Champaign, IL 61822, USA

This course is a detailed review of the laws and regulations relating to the use of social media and similar technology in schools, with a specific focus on issues relating to students with disabilities. It includes the implications and use of social media by staff and students during school and personal
time, including a review of the relevant laws and regulations, case law, and current legal disputes relevant to those issues.


Youth Mental Health First Aid
Dec 6 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM 
3358 Big Pine Trail, Champaign, IL 61822, USA

This 8-hour training provides the skills needed to reach out and provide initial support to students age 12-18 who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. The course will cover common signs and symptoms of adolescent mental illness, substance use, and self-injurious behavior. Learn how to identify, understand and respond to students in need by applying the ALGEE action plan: · Assess for risk of suicide or harm · Listen nonjudgmentally · Give reassurance and information · Encourage appropriate professional help · Encourage self-help and other support strategies 

AA #1085 Legal Issues in Special Education: Putting Theory into Practice
Feb 7 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM 
Champaign/Ford Regional Office of Education #9 (ROE), 3358 Big Pine Trail, Champaign, IL 61822, USA

Participants will understand how to formulate an action plan for their buildings or districts using the latest information about IDEA, NCLB, recent court cases, and changes in regulations as they relate to students with special needs.

AA #1448: Teacher Evaluation Retraining: Danielson Domains 2 & 3
May 28 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM 
Champaign/Ford Regional Office of Education #9 (ROE), 3358 Big Pine Trail, Champaign, IL 61822, USA

Administrators who evaluate teachers must demonstrate a high rate of inter-rater reliability and communicate evaluation outcomes in constructive and supportive ways. This Academy focuses on Domains 2 and 3 of Charlotte Danielson’s 2013 Framework for Teacher. This course requires participants to view teaching, record data according to the Professional Practice rubric, and participate in mock evaluation conferences as an evaluator, teacher or observer. Participants will be able to:
• assign components of acts of teaching to the Danielson evaluation rubric with a high degree of accuracy?
• provide constructive and supportive feedback to teachers based on data from observations of teaching?
• control for bias when evaluating teachers?
• conduct effective evaluation conferences that utilize data from the evaluation rubric in a way that delivers constructive and supportive feedback, controls for bias, gives teachers the opportunity to deliver instruction that improves student achievement
• determine levels of proficiency in Domains 2 and 3 which correspond to the master trainers’ score, indicating a level of inter-rater reliability. https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-1511aea922b2450bb04a766d3891184c