2016-2017 Professional Development  

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 Safe and Supportive School Cohorts 

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The purpose of this Cohort is to provide educators with the information and support they need to create a safe and supportive environment for all children.  Capacity building and planning around the multi-tiered system framework of ESSA and SB100 will be provided in order for schools to build a continuum of student supports and reduce exclusionary discipline practices.  

Please note:  The January 25th Trauma Overview in Decatur has been rescheduled for February 16, 2017.  See the flyer for the revised details and registration link.  

Introductory Training: Effects of Childhood Trauma and Best Practices in the School Setting - January 31, 2017 in Macomb. 

Train-the-Trainer Book Study: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog - February 8, 2017 in Peoria.

Multi-tiered Systems Approach and Capacity Building and Planning - April 26, 2017 in Macomb. 


Foundational Services-Science, Phase 3:  Developing and Evaluating Units of Study Aligned to NGSS

This training scheduled for Wednesday, January 18th has been postponed.  It will be rescheduled as soon as possible.  We will update the website as the date is confirmed.

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This training applies the tools from Foundational Services for Science, Phase 2.  Participants will examine how to develop and/or evaluate current materials or units of study for alignment to the Next Generation Science Standards.  During the training, participants will discuss coherence within science units and across grade levels.  An overview of the EQuIP Rubric for science lessons and units will be provided.  How to develop a storyline for science topics will also be explained.


Information Coming Soon! 

Mandated Reporter Training - April 19, 2017 (Quincy)

Mandated Reporter Training - April 27, 2017 (Jacksonville)