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CANCELLED: Google Suite for BeginnersWorkshop9/7/2017All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
CANCELED: StrengthsFinder 101-Intro to StrengthsWorkshop9/12/20179:00 am Region 8 Education Service Center, 1027 W Rudisill Blvd, Fort Wayne, INDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
CANCELED: Coaching CadreWorkshop9/12/20174:00 pm Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Guided MathWorkshop9/13/2017All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Supporting New English Language LearnersWorkshop9/13/2017All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Digitarium Training 101Workshop9/13/2017All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
POSTPONED: Creating Curiosity: A Non-fiction AdventureWorkshop9/14/2017All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Digitarium Training 201Workshop9/14/2017All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
R8 Curriculum Council Meeting9/15/201711:30 am Catablu GrilleDownload ICSRegister Here  
CANCELLED: StrengthsFinder 201-Strengths in the ClassroomWorkshop9/19/20179:00 am Region 8 Education Service Center, 1027 W Rudisill Blvd, Fort Wayne, INDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
POSTPONED: Evidence-Based Practices: One School's JourneyWorkshop9/20/20179:00 am Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
LEGO Robotics TrainingWorkshop9/21 - 9/22/17Multiple Days Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Struggling Reader SeriesWorkshop9/22/2017All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Growth Mindset Online PDWorkshop9/25/2017All Day OnlineDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Mindful Leadership SeriesWorkshop9/26/2017All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Leveraging NWEA for Student SuccessWorkshop9/27/2017All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
Attach, Attempt, AchieveWorkshop9/27/2017All Day Region 8 ESCDownload ICSRegister Here Download Attachments
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CANCELLED: Google Suite for Beginners

Use the “Fab 5” Google Tools (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms) to begin your journey as a techy teacher.  Collaborate, create, share, organize and learn with Amber Harper as she walks you through the use of these tools

Date
9/7/2017
Location
Region 8 ESC
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CANCELED: StrengthsFinder 101-Intro to Strengths

StrengthsFinder 101 – Intro to Strengths—September 12, 2017

Participants will work to understand the StrengthsFinder assessment, what separates talents from strengths, how tapping into one’s strengths creates a pathway to excellence, and how individual results can be leveraged to produce consistent results. 

 

Date & Time
9/12/2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Region 8 Education Service Center, 1027 W Rudisill Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN
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CANCELED: Coaching Cadre

Join Jean Russell (2016 Indiana Teacher of the Year) and Meghan Skelton (High School Instructional Coach) for these after school support sessions. Each meeting will be devoted to examining effective coaching frameworks and providing personalized professional development to allow all teachers to grow. Coaches will discuss logistics, challenges and celebration opportunities. Meetings will be held from 4- 5:30pm to accommodate busy coaching schedules! Target audience: k-12 Instructional coaches. 

Date & Time
9/12/2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Guided Math

Join Ashley Perry as she walks you through how to change your math instruction from tradition to a guided math format.  Participants will be provided with practical tools and practices involving schedules, games, and classroom management.  Guided Math books are available for purchase on site.  Target audience:   k-5 teachers and instructional coaches.

Date
9/13/2017
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Supporting New English Language Learners

Daniel Bundridge and Jennifer Kwiatkowski of EdgED Consulting will facilitate this important workshop. The focus will be on strategies and tools to support new English Learners into your classroom. They will bring data-driven, research-based tools and strategies that will support all staff and help English Learners be successful in all content areas. Target audience:  teachers, Title III, special education, EL staff, and instructional coaches.

Date
9/13/2017
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Digitarium Training 101

This free training is required for teachers wanting to reserve our portable Digitarium or for those needing a refresher course.

Date
9/13/2017
Location
Region 8 ESC
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POSTPONED: Creating Curiosity: A Non-fiction Adventure

Humans are naturally curious creatures.  We like to explore people, places, and events.  What if we could engage students in informational texts by tapping into this innate curiosity?  What if we could tap into this natural curiosity and turn it into a driving force to encourage students to read?  Join Collette Huxford, media specialist,  as you encounter ways to harness and guide this powerful tool, curiosity; discover texts and accompanying activities that capture students and refresh your own sense of discovery when it comes to reading and learning.  Target audience:  middle and high school teachers of all content areas.

Date
9/14/2017
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Digitarium Training 201

For teaching wishing to take their lesson plans to the next level and learn about some of the more advanced features of the Digitarium.  Teachers can attend one or both sessions at no charge!

Date
9/14/2017
Location
Region 8 ESC
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R8 Curriculum Council

These meetings are open to all member schools and districts.  Curriculum coordinators come together to discuss current events at the state and local level.

Date & Time
9/15/2017 11:30am - 2:00pm
Location
Catablu Grille
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CANCELLED: StrengthsFinder 201-Strengths in the Classroom

StrengthsFinder 201 – Strengths in the Classroom—September 19, 2017

Participants will work to advance the learning of the 101 sessions and apply research and best-practice to StrengthsFinder in the classroom.  Current educators will learn how to apply their own StrengthsFinder results into improving their classroom skills positively impacting instruction, management, student relationships, and their own leadership capacity. 

 

Date & Time
9/19/2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Region 8 Education Service Center, 1027 W Rudisill Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN
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POSTPONED: Evidence-Based Practices: One School's Journey

At Bluffton- Harrison Elementary, many different learners with unique and challenging needs are serviced. In

order to meet these increasing needs, the school has incorporated evidence-based practices into everyday instruction! Join their team of leaders and teachers in this half-day session which will provide you with practical tools and a take home goody bag from the BHES Tiger Ticket Reward System! Targeted audience: classroom teachers, school counselors, interventionists, social workers and principals. 

Date & Time
9/20/2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Region 8 ESC
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LEGO Robotics Training

This workshop is designed for educators of Grades 4 and above which includes those who are just getting started using robotics in their classroom and considering how to incorporate as a cross-curricular application. Educators, coaches, PLTW, 4-H leaders, and mentors already using LEGO MINDSTORMS Education NXT and looking for ways to further expand their programs using the new EV3 robotics system are also welcomed. 

Date
9/21 - 9/22/17
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Struggling Reader Series

What do you do with the students in your classroom who are not reading and/or writing at grade level? How do you help these students meet the academic objectives for your class, while also helping them gain literacy skills? And how can this be done without feeling completely overwhelmed? Join Julie Monnetta, certified literacy specialist, as she provides strategies and suggestions to answer these questions. Target audience: middle and high school teachers of all content areas. 

Date
9/22/2017
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Growth Mindset Online PD

Discover the basics of growth mindset from the comfort of your own classroom or home!

  • EXPLORE content at your own pace
  • REFLECT on your own experiences
  • DISCUSS with colleagues
  • SUBMIT online reflection
  • RECEIVE PGP’s

$30/member   $60/non-member

3 PGP’s earned upon submittal of 3 online reflections

Payment options include:

  • Check by mail

  • Charge by phone

  • PO through school or district

  • Schools and district rates available

Date
9/25/2017
Location
Online
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Mindful Leadership Series

Administrators will answer four key leadership questions over the course of this series. What are my leadership preferences? How do I lead critical conversations? How do I accomplish my mission? How do I lead for transformation? Morning sessions will focus on examining the content around these four key questions. In the afternoon, we will break out into smaller groups for guided activities and conversation with peers. These sessions will be facilitated by Dr. Brad Oliver who serves as Director of Collaborative Solutions at The Summit. Prior to joining The Summit in 2015, Dr. Oliver served as Associate Professor and former Dean in the School of Educational Leadership at Indiana Wesleyan University. Dr. Oliver has been an educational leader in Indiana for more than 20 years, serving as a classroom teacher, principal, and central office administrator in the school communities of Noblesville, Twin Lakes (Monticello, IN), and Muncie. Dr. Oliver is a past member of the Indiana Professional Standards Advisory Board and the Indiana State Board of Education. 

Date
9/26/2017
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Leveraging NWEA for Student Success

This workshop will be facilitated by Daniel Bundridge and Jennifer Kwiatkowski of EdgED Consulting. They will guide participants in identifying which reports to use with their proven easy to use graphic organizer. This graphic organizer will allow participants to easily analyze student, school and district NWEA data in order to identify challenges and successes. Daniel and Jennifer will then walk participants through their planning document so that everyone leaves with an action plan on how to turn their challenges into successes. Target audience: teachers, instructional coaches, building and district level administrators. 

Date
9/27/2017
Location
Region 8 ESC
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Attach, Attempt, Achieve

Join Sharon Kuhn, founder of Attach, Attempt, Achieve as she trains educators in the fundamentals of this program at this 2-day workshop. Attach, Attempt, Achieve offers attachment interventions and personal optimization strategies that strengthen the coping skills of stressed and traumatized students. Participants will understand how and why emotional connections impact the cognitive aptitude in developing brains. Sharon will also model tools and exercises used for creating optimal connections with students. Target audience: classroom teachers, school counselors, interventionists and social workers. 

Date
9/27/2017
Location
Region 8 ESC
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