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A.A.#1779: Evaluator Training: Student Growth (3000, 3001, 3002)
Aug 20 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 academy is the required student growth course for principal and teacher evaluators who are renewing their designations required to evaluate staff. Evaluators will be required to participate in a pre-session webinar that will review Part 50 Administrative Rules as they relate to student growth. Participants will learn how to: Use assessments and measurement models identified by the joint committee in determining the student growth attributable to individual teachers/principals and understand how different types of assessments are used for measuring growth; Use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected, and best practices relative to evaluating student growth to link teacher/principal and school-level professional development plans to evaluation results; Create, in collaboration with teachers/principals, supportive, targeted professional development plans that consider past results, contribute to professional growth, and assist teachers/principals in aligning professional development and goal-setting to school improvement goals; and Communicate evaluation outcomes and findings in constructive and supportive ways that enable teachers/principals to set goals and improve practice. 
https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-b98859c194a44fc9bcf2c71fe52d779c

A.A.#1865: Principal Evaluator Competency Skill Building
Aug 27 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM 
Champaign/Ford Regional Office of Education #9 (ROE), 3358 Big Pine Trail, Champaign, IL 61822, USA

The administrative academy seeks to improve inter-rater reliability in the assignment of performance evaluation ratings for principals. Using case studies, participants will collect evidence and use the Illinois Standards for Principal Evaluation to evaluate and rate principal performance.
 https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-29f7221f5fbe4ce2b7f82b0b72df87de

Youth Mental Health First Aid
Sep 10 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.
 https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-babd96be2ecd40d9af573d8285f9a665

AA #1597: Improved Crisis Decision Making for Safer School Environments
Sep 17 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM 
The Vermilion County Regional Office of Education, 200 College St b, Danville, IL 61832, USA

Participants will learn best practices strategy to respond to student escalations, fights, armed assailants, fires, outside emergencies, event planning, and other critical events through scenarios and exercises. This experiential learning course is intended to improve the decision making and actions steps taken by school staff to improve their operational excellence in the Illinois Performance Standards for School Leaders in the criteria areas of II. Leading and Managing Systems Change (A and B) and VI. Creating and Sustaining a Culture of High Expectations (C). Participants will learn how to improve their own response to critical events and strategies to train their staff.
https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-8b8ba64f6dfd4dffb63890ff7a0e260c

New Teacher Training
Sep 17 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM 
Turtle Run Golf Club, 332 E Liberty Ln, Danville, IL 61832, USA

Join us for networking, a legal update by Darcy Kriha, management and instructional strategies with Mary Ellen Leonard, and TRS information. Teachers will be provided with professional resources as part of the training.
https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-ffb41e085ef4412e9d9ece9a742dcff0

Kiln Basics
Sep 20 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM 
1808 Round Barn Rd, Champaign, IL 61821, USA

ROE SchoolWorks in partnership with The Pottery Place and Mrs. Laura Billimack is proud to offer a “Pottery 101” refresher class for teachers. Teaching a ceramics art unit can be a daunting experience with an older kiln. This class will review the fundamental safety and operating instructions for loading and firing various kilns. Basic clay handling skills and tips will also be presented to ensure the best artistic outcomes. What to teach, what to purchase, how to use, and how to fire will all be presented in this course. This class is for any grade level and will cover the basics through advanced pottery skills.
 https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-8a41f9f233e8437ab5b83ebee56f84ad

Google Educator Level I Certification
Sep 25 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM 
The Vermilion County Regional Office of Education, 200 College St b, Danville, IL 61832, USA

The Level 1 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 1 certification exam. Level 1 certification indicates a fundamental understanding of using Google Tools in the classroom and confirms standard technology implementation skills. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months. 
https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-61d4d8d6c2e94ca3a5f9eda2b6b16915

Google Educator Level 2 Certification
Sep 26 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM 
The Vermilion County Regional Office of Education, 200 College St b, Danville, IL 61832, USA

The Level 2 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 2 certification exam. The Google for Education site states: Level 2 status indicates that an educator is able to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform their teaching practice. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months. https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-cf946ecb1b6b4c5396551e6aaee6c934

Boosting Social-Emotional Wellness
Oct 3 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
3358 Big Pine Trail, Champaign, IL 61822, USA

In this workshop, School Psychologist Ondine Gross and Nationally Certified Teacher, Beth Hogan, will discuss ways to promote social-emotional wellness in school. Topics will include how to foster resiliency in children. Also, how to understand and respond to trauma and the complex emotions our students show us. The workshop will include short videos, time for discussion, and practice of hands-on strategies. https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-8d0975a90d2043eb89efb6e4eb00f24c

Empowering Educators to Support English Language Learners
Oct 17 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM 
The Vermilion County Regional Office of Education, 200 College St b, Danville, IL 61832, USA

We will discuss language learning myths and realities, strategies for building background and context, and techniques for providing comprehensible input. This will be an interactive workshop and you will leave with easily implemented ideas.
https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-4d8e1224f9254425945087c1114fa31a

AA #1874 Equity and Racial Literacy for School Leaders and Staff to Maximize Student Learning
Nov 7 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM 
Hilton Garden Inn Champaign/ Urbana, 1501 S Neil St, Champaign, IL 61820, USA

Analyze and determine personal educational equity and racial literacy experiences that impact professional behavior and student success; articulate the difference between equity and equality and relate their learning to their individual school settings; recognize the way racism impacts all student populations and analyze those characteristics in participants school setting; and identify equity and racial resources within their respective learning environments to connect with student needs. Registration Fee: $150 before October 2 Discount Registration Code: EQUITY $175 after October 2.
https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-c38af29c0355433ea2dfe12e28914f12

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

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 
https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-676fd076d77248faa6307bfc265d9650

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.
https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0044-0016-39e8bff83f1341b297c7dfcdd08ef2df

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