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Meet Me Where I'm At in Math!  Grades K-5, ONLINE: SELF-PACED COURSE

Deciding on Math priority standards is difficult. Join us in this self-paced, online course and investigate resources and tools that will help K-5 educators prioritize major clusters of Math content. Participants will authentically apply their new learning and create their own bank of strategies and assessments to "Meet Students Where They're At in Math." 

*Once you enroll for this course, you will have 60 days to complete it in order to receive the 5 PDCs.  Registration fee is non-refundable.

Event Date 10-04-2021
Event End Date 06-30-2022
Individual Price $50.00
Contact Hours 5
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Meet Me Where I'm At in Math!  Grades 6-8, ONLINE: SELF-PACED COURSE

Deciding on Math priority standards is difficult. Join us in this self-paced, online course and investigate resources and tools that will help 6-8 educators prioritize major clusters of Math content. Participants will authentically apply their new learning and create their own bank of strategies and assessments to "Meet Students Where They're At in Math." 

*Once you enroll for this course, you will have 60 days to complete it in order to receive the 5 PDCs.  Registration fee is non-refundable.

 

Event Date 10-04-2021
Event End Date 06-30-2022
Individual Price $50.00
Contact Hours 5
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Level Up Literacy: Making the Most Out of K-5 Literacy Centers

Do you find managing literacy centers in your classroom stressful?  Do you have students remain in one spot for the whole literacy block because it’s easier to maintain?  Are you unsure of what activities are most effective?  This online, self-paced workshop will demonstrate that movement between centers can decrease behaviors when implemented with effective routines and procedures.  

Event Date 10-13-2021
Event End Date 05-10-2022 12:30 am
Individual Price $50.00
Contact Hours 5
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Teacher Evaluator Initial Training - AA #2001

This 2-day ONLINE academy is for educators who are seeking initial training to be legally qualified to conduct evaluations of licensed personnel. The training aligns to the Illinois School Code competencies defined by Administrative Code Part 50, Section 50.420 (a-b).

Pre-work is required for this training. Please be advised you will not be admitted to the class unless the pre-work assignment(s) is completed. 

Presenter: Shay McCorkle

We are no longer accepting registrations for this training.

Event Date 12-09-2021 8:00 am
Event End Date 12-10-2021 3:30 pm
Individual Price $395.00
Contact Hours 12
Credit Options Administrator's Academy Credits (AA), Professional Development Credits (PDC)

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Curriculum Leaders Network

The Curriculum Leaders Network is a platform for the exchange of knowledge, experience, and ideas.  We will support curriculum leaders through collaboration on innovation and best practices. It is co-lead by area curriculum coordinators and the professional development arm of the Boone-Winnebago ROE.

This event is hybrid. Choose in-person or virtual attendance when registering.

Event Date 12-10-2021 11:30 am
Event End Date 12-10-2021 12:30 pm
Individual Price FREE
Contact Hours 1
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
PL Quick Bites Series: Doable Differentiation and Dinner

Now, more than ever, educators need to know how to assess the diverse needs of students and personalize learning experiences to help students grow and stretch their skills. We will quickly explore 5 classroom-ready strategies you can use to get to know students, pre-assess their abilities, and allot for student choice during all phases of the learning process. 

This event is the second in our PL Quick Bites Series. Join us for an hour of quick learning and leave with dinner for you and your family courtesy of ROE 4 and Nunzio's, Loves Park.

 

Event Date 12-15-2021 4:00 pm
Event End Date 12-15-2021 5:00 pm
Individual Price $20.00
Contact Hours 1
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Subs for Subs

Districts throughout Boone and Winnebago counties are looking for supportive and caring professionals to serve as substitute teachers. However, the license and application process can be overwhelming and confusing. ROE 4 is here to make that process easy! So if you are interested in supporting learners of all ages in our community, join us for our in-person Subs for Subs event.

Event Date 01-06-2022 12:00 pm
Event End Date 01-06-2022 3:00 pm
Individual Price $50.00
Contact Hours 3
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Online Educational Technology Roundtable

An open discussion on current educational technology topics and trends. Open to all educational technology positions including technology directors, instructional technology coaches, and any other positions interested in discussing the current state of technology in our schools.

Event Date 01-11-2022 10:00 am
Event End Date 01-11-2022 12:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Contact Hours 2
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
High School MTSS: A Path to Equity in Action

Are you committed to making sure every student at your school receives the support that they need to be successful? Embark on a journey that demystifies Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and that specifically focuses on equitable outcomes to address the needs of high school scholars.

To register, visit: https://ilprincipals.org/event/new-high-school-mtss-a-path-to-equity-in-action/

Event Date 01-12-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 01-12-2022 3:30 pm
Individual Price Registration for IPA members - $199; Non-IPA members - $299
Credit Options Administrator's Academy Credits (AA), Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Instructional Coaches Network

Vince Lombardi, Sheryl Sandburg, Brene Brown, and Ted Lasso: what do all these individuals have in common? While their titles and expertise may be different, they are all coaches - helping those with whom they work become the best versions of themselves. Everyone needs a coach - and who better to support coaches in our school systems than other coaches?

 

Event Date 01-12-2022 10:00 am
Event End Date 01-12-2022 12:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Contact Hours 2
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Teach. Train. Thrive. - Part 2

Among the many obstacles faced by educators, an added challenge is the vast research to practice gap, meaning that many strategies being used in schools are not the most recent or research based. In this workshop, educators will learn research-based techniques that have not yet made their ways to schools. Register to attend!

This FREE training is offered courtesy of Area 2 SEL Hub. 

Presenter: Lani Lawson

Registration Deadline: 1/13/22 - 3:00pm

Event Date 01-14-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 01-14-2022 3:30 pm
Individual Price Free
Contact Hours 6
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Building Capacity to Integrate Drug & Violence Prevention Into the K-12 Curriculum - AA #837

Educational leaders play a critical role in developing effective drug and violence prevention programs. This academy will address two essential components of successful school based programs and introduce a curriculum infusion model that incorporates these elements for effective prevention. The components of successful programs that will be examined are: 1) the incorporation of evidence-based prevention strategies, and 2) sensitivity to issues of student and community diversity.

Presenter: Dr. Ron Glick

Two Registration Options Available - Click Details Button for More Info

Event Date 01-14-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 01-14-2022 12:30 pm
Individual Price $99.00
Fixed group price $199.00
Credit Options Administrator's Academy Credits (AA), Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Mindful Foundations - Online, Self-Paced Course

In this self-paced course, participants new to mindfulness will investigate and engage with its pillars, and walk away with focused mindfulness practices that will help manage stress & physical/emotional pain as well as improve attention and communication. After all, in order for us to model mindfulness for our students, we must first practice it ourselves.  This workshop is for K-12.

 

 

Event Date 01-15-2022
Event End Date 06-30-2022
Individual Price $25.00
Contact Hours 7
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Curriculum Leaders Network

The Curriculum Leaders Network is a platform for the exchange of knowledge, experience, and ideas.  We will support curriculum leaders through collaboration on innovation and best practices. It is co-lead by area curriculum coordinators and the professional development arm of the Boone-Winnebago ROE.

Event Date 01-21-2022 11:30 am
Event End Date 01-21-2022 12:30 pm
Individual Price FREE
Contact Hours 1
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Initial Principal Evaluation Training - AA 2000 2-Day Training

This 2-day course is required for administrators who have never been trained to evaluate Principals, Assistant Principals, Deans, or other roles requiring Administrative credentials. Pre-work is required for this course. Both sessions are mandatory for credit!

Please note that you will not be admitted to the class if the pre-work assignment(s) is not completed.

This 2-day course will cover all aspects of evaluation, including principal professional practice and student growth data.

Upon successful completion, the educator will be certified to evaluate administrative staff.

Presenter: Dr. Jody Ware

Registration Deadline: 1/19/22 at 3:00pm

 

Event Date 01-26-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 01-27-2022 3:30 pm
Individual Price $395.00
Credit Options Administrator's Academy Credits (AA), Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Principal Evaluator Competency Skill Building for Pre-Qualified Principal Evaluators - AA 1865

This 1-day training is one of the courses that is required for all administrators who evaluate principals. 

All administrators who evaluate principals are required to take retraining within their 5 year renewal cycle in the TWO specifically approved Administrators' Academies: 

AA # 3000 - Principal/Teacher Evaluator Retraining: Student Growth AND AA # 1865 - Principal Evaluator Competency Skill Building
 
Presenter: Dr. Jody Ware
 
Registration Deadline: 1/24/22 at 3:00pm
Event Date 01-26-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 01-26-2022 3:30 pm
Individual Price $195.00
Credit Options Administrator's Academy Credits (AA), Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Principal/Teacher Evaluation Retraining: Using Student Growth Data in Professional Evaluations - AA #3000
REQUIRED Student Growth RETRAINING course for teacher and administrator evaluators who are renewing their designations required to evaluate educators.
 
Participants will learn how to:
• Use assessments and measurement models to determine student growth.
• Use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected and best practices relative to student growth to link teacher/principal professional development plans to evaluation results.
• Create targeted professional development plans to school improvement goals.
• Communicate evaluation outcomes and findings that enable teachers/principals to set goals and improve practice.
 

You must attend the entire session to receive credit for this course.

Presenter: Dr. Jody Ware

Registration Deadline: 1/25/22 at 3:00pm

 
Event Date 01-27-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 01-27-2022 3:30 pm
Individual Price $195.00
Credit Options Administrator's Academy Credits (AA), Professional Development Credits (PDC)
More Than ABCs: Integrating SEL & Academic Content

Join Carla Tantillo Philibert for a fun and practical look at the how-to behind SEL integration! By examining strategies for both non-instructional and instructional time, participants will walk away from this session with usable insights into daily impactful integration and implementation. 

 

Event Date 02-03-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 02-03-2022 11:30 am
Individual Price FREE
Contact Hours 3
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)
Online Educational Technology Roundtable

An open discussion on current educational technology topics and trends. Open to all educational technology positions including technology directors, instructional technology coaches, and any other positions interested in discussing the current state of technology in our schools.

Event Date 02-08-2022 10:00 am
Event End Date 02-08-2022 12:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Contact Hours 2
Credit Options Professional Development Credits (PDC)

Covid-19

All Boone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education customers will be REQUIRED to wear a face mask to enter our office. We also encourage social distancing. Thank you for your support and understanding during this time.