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PD FOR PARAS ON DEMAND

Rarely is there time for paraprofessionals to receive the training and support they need to work with children and students on IEPs. Even more rare is professional development with practical strategies that can be applied to all of the students in the district… from Pre-K through 12th grade.

The Circle Makers Equity Institute

April 15 • 9:00am-4:00pm ET

Join Drs.Julie Causton, Kristie Pretti-Frontczak, Bettina Love, and others to transform and move your district toward more inclusive opportunities for all students.

Participants will receive useful ideas and strategies on how to create inclusive lessons and inclusive schools by focusing on students with diverse abilities and issues related to race, gender, culture, and language.

The goal is to align and increase the skills of teachers, administrators, and related service providers to acknowledge and educate the diverse range of learners more effectively in inclusive settings.

Group rates available at check-out as well as a district-wide license. Click here for the schedule and speakers.

 

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Co-Teaching for Inclusive Classrooms

Every Saturday in March
10:00am-12:00pm ET

A Phenomenal Co-Teaching Team Doesn’t Happen by Accident!
Whether you are part of a co-teaching partnership or work closely with teachers in your district, creating engaging and successful co-teaching partnerships can be challenging. We know. We’ve been there and we want better for you and your students. What if your co-teaching teams could…

  • Use planning time more effectively
  • Learn the best ways to share roles and responsibilities
  • Enjoy their work and co-teaching relationships
  • Create engaging lessons beyond duet and parallel teaching models
  • Communicate and problem-solve with ease

 

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Virtually Fabulous

April 21 & 28, May 5 & 12
11:30am-1:00pm ET

For anyone who is moving their professional development, conferences, university classes, or other types of trainings to an on-line format. Two giants in the field of inclusive and virtual instruction Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak and Dr. Julie Causton share everything they know about remote instruction for adults —  it is so much more than you think. From webinars to conferences to college courses…we’ve got you covered! This series will maximize your ability to design and deliver effective professional development to adult learners…virtually.

This is a four-part weekly LIVE series with sessions from April 21 through May 12th.

 

PD FOR PARAS - SNEAK PEAK

May 12 • 3:30-4:30pm ET

Everyone will want to know this! Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak are offering four FREE Paraprofessional Master Classes in 2021. Anyone can attend; however, these master classes are specifically geared for paraprofessionals supporting students Pre-K through 12th grade. Enroll for free and you will receive details via email on how to join the master classes. You can attend one, two, three, or ALL four. You only need to register once! We’ll use the same ZOOM meeting link for all four master classes.

REGISTER FOR MASTERCLASS

 

START PD 4 PARAS ON DEMAND

Summer Break

Have a little fun and give yourself permission to relax!

Summer Break

Have a little fun and give yourself permission to relax!

2021 Summer Leadership Institute

August 9, 10 & 11 • 9:00am-4:00pm ET

This is the inclusion event of the year! For three interactive days, we’ll be learning with and from international experts and hearing amazing presentations from incredible experts and advocates in inclusion, anti-racism, and leadership support. This event will help you:• Become re-inspired around inclusion• Hear from districts all over the world about how they’re doing inclusion and making it work. Discover how to support staff and families, special stuff around re-opening and rethinking education, especially for students with disabilities during and after the pandemic Register today and you’ll leave this year’s institute with the practical ideas and inspiration you need to create more inclusive schools! Now is the time for leaders like you to reimagine education for all students.

 

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Circle Makers Summer Academy

Aug. 26 & 27 • 10:00am-4:00pm ET

Sept. 2 & 3 • 10:00am-4:00pm ET

This academy is for educators interested in making wider and wider circles to include more and more students in all academic and social opportunities. Participants will receive 100s of practical strategies on how to create inclusive lessons and inclusive schools. Our aim is to shift mindsets, heartsets, and skillsets. You will leave with stronger skills in redesigning lessons, differentiating to create more access points, fostering independence and interdependence, supporting students through transitions, working with other team members, and leveraging the power of paraprofessionals, peers, and related service providers.

 

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PD FOR PARAS - SNEAK PEEK

Oct. 6 • 3:30-4:30pm ET

Everyone will want to know this! Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak are offering four FREE Paraprofessional Master Classes in 2021. Anyone can attend; however, these master classes are specifically geared for paraprofessionals supporting students Pre-K through 12th grade. Enroll for free and you will receive details via email on how to join the master classes. You can attend one, two, three, or ALL four. You only need to register once! We’ll use the same ZOOM meeting link for all four master classes.

REGISTER FOR MASTERCLASS

 

START PD 4 PARAS ON DEMAND

Mastermind for Educational Leaders

A Mastermind is a strategy used across industries to help individuals get clarity, reach personal and professional goals, and build strong networks. Masterminds are comprised of carefully curated leaders who see the value in social-networks, are driven to make a change, and are looking to benefit from the expertise of others. The community’s sole purpose is to be life giving and soul affirming.

 

More information coming soon!

ON DEMAND – ALWAYS AVAILABLE!

Rarely is there time for paraprofessionals to receive the training and support they need to work with children and students on IEPs. Even more rare is professional development with practical strategies that can be applied to all of the students in the district… from Pre-K through 12th grade.

Designing and Delivering Inclusive Virtual Professional Development. From classes to conferences, we’ve got you covered. This series will demonstrate how to set significant learning outcomes, give your video-conferencing a makeover, and increase engagement from staff meetings to day-long events.

Strategies for teaching students Pre-K to 21 with significant support needs. Learn the “Why” and “How” of inclusion, how to support students who challenge you, a new approach to behavior and so much more to create inclusive schools.

Everything you need for a full year of PD in one easy on-demand library!

We’ve been working hard to make sure you have professional development “ready, set, done” for the year. And for a fraction of the price you’d pay to fly in one expert for one talk.

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