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**This Event is FULL** Principal/Teacher Evaluator Retraining: Student Growth (AA3000/3001/3002)

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When valid and reliable assessment results are used to drive both individual and whole school professional development, schoolwide progress will naturally occur. On-going and supportive feedback ensures teachers and administrators can work together to support a culture of learning and nurture relationships that allow for the development of teachers and students. This academy, in combination [...]

Responding to Crisis: Attending to Mental Health & Wellness in Schools Today

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Every school needs a mental health action plan for students, staff and parents. This workshop gives school leaders a framework and the knowledge to create a comprehensive plan and learn more about essential topics such as mental illness, depression, suicidal ideation, intervention and prevention strategies. Online Registration PDF Registration Form

**This Event is FULL** Gathering Evidence During Observations and Conferencing Using the Danielson Model (AA1801)

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IPA will deliver this training through an online format while Illinois is under governor-issued restrictions. Should the safety precautions be lifted and ISBE announces a return to face-to-face training only for this workshop, you will be provided details about the physical training location. To participate in the virtual workshop, you must have Internet access, a web camera, a microphone and a [...]

Data Literacy: Using Information to Improve Student Outcomes

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Schools are awash in data. Do you know how to classify, locate, access, organize, analyze, evaluate and otherwise leverage data to create meaningful change in your schools? If not, this academy will walk you through these steps and give you skills and tools for making sense of and making use of your data. Online Registration [...]

Equity & Racial Literacy for School Leaders & Staff to Maximize Student Learning

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Wondering how you will provide a staff in-service on implicit racial bias? Start here! Learn to lead your school community through a process that assesses the adaptability of your organization. Model what it means to be a life-long learner as you move from colorblindness to color consciousness in preparing students for a global 21st century [...]

The Legal Rights of Students and Parents

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Student speech, search and seizure, social media use, technology, teacher behavior, student handbooks and bullying are not just “hot topics,” they are everyday issues. This Academy discusses these issues and more. Questions are encouraged! Online Registration PDF Registration Form

Leading with Justice for All: Are You Prepared? LGBTQ Sensitivity, Bias, and Response

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Mission statements often state that we value all learners, meeting their individual academic and social-emotional needs to make them life-long learners. We view students through our personal lens that often can unintentionally be filtered by bias. This is often the case when we encounter students who we have difficulty relating too because their story and [...]

Principal Evaluator Competency Skill Building for Pre-Qualified Principal Evaluators (AA 1865)

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IPA will deliver this training through an online format while Illinois is under governor-issued restrictions. Should the safety precautions be lifted and ISBE announces a return to face-to-face training only for this workshop, you will be provided details about the physical training location. To participate in the virtual workshop, you must have Internet access, a web camera, a microphone and a [...]

Leading Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)

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Jack Baldermann, 2017 Illinois Principal of the Year and 2018 National Principal of the Year Finalist, has led Professional Learning Community work for over twenty two years as a principal and was mentored by Dr. Rick DuFour. Jack and his team led Westmont High School to become one of the most improved in the state [...]

**This Event is FULL** Illinois Performance Evaluation – Teacher Evaluation Training

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The Illinois State Board of Education has granted temporary approval for this course to be held virtually. Individuals eligible to complete #2001 virtually must either (1) require the course for college graduation or (2) require the Initial Teacher Evaluator designation to hold an administrative position in the 2020-2021 school year. Those who do not meet [...]

**This Event is FULL** Principal/Teacher Evaluator Retraining: Student Growth (AA3000/3001/3002)

Online

IPA will deliver this training through an online format while Illinois is under governor-issued restrictions. Should the safety precautions be lifted and ISBE announces a return to face-to-face training only for this workshop, you will be provided details about the physical training location. To participate in the virtual workshop, you must have Internet access, a web camera, a microphone and a [...]

The Emotionally Intelligent Principal: The Key Successful School Leadership

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As a school leader, your emotional intelligence impacts the ebb and flow, the success and failure of your teachers, your students and your school. This session will use several resources, including the 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership and the 4 Agreements to help you to create a plan to address, improve and maintain your emotional [...]

Trauma Responsive Practices: Learning, Leading and Connection

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You have to Maslow before you can Bloom. Learn how to better connect with your students who have experienced trauma and stress to better support them and create learning environments that strengthen their growth and achievement. Online Registration PDF Registration Form