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March 2019

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

March 22 @ 8:30 am - March 23 @ 3:30 pm
IPA Heaquarters, 2940 Baker Dr.
Springfield, 62703 United States
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This two-day academy is for educators who are seeking initial training qualification 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). Online Registration PDF Registration Form

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Creating a Culture of Respect: Strategies to Boost Student Engagement & Motivation

March 22 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Eisenhower Coop, 5318 135th St
Crestwood, 60445 United States

Learn how to evaluate and implement schoolwide programs to boost student engagement and motivation! Participants will also discover how to transform and enhance the teaching and learning culture of their schools to motivate and encourage students to work in teams! Presenters will give strategies to help school leaders work more effectively with students’ parents, to create partnerships between parents, teachers and school administrators. Online Registration PDF Registration Form

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The Principal: Building a Staff, Establishing a Climate, Leading Achievement

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online United States

Development of a quality, caring staff is foremost in the success of any school building or district. This academy looks at some of the most important elements in building a climate that leads to excellence. Online Registration PDF Registration Form

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Alternatives to Suspension: Restorative Practices

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online United States

Senate Bill 100 forced all of us to examine our practices related to suspensions and expulsions. While it might have been painful in the beginning, this piece of legislation made a significant - and positive - impact on student learning as well as classroom and school wide disciplinary practices. This interactive learning opportunity is designed to support rural, urban, and suburban educators as they move in the positive direction of restorative practices. As we all look for a silver bullet…

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April 2019

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Technology Integration in Your Classroom (Rescheduled from Nov. 15)

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online United States

Are your teachers using technology to redefine student learning or simply substituting paper and pencil with expensive devices?  This workshop will help you understand the four levels of technology integration and the part that technological skills play in a 21st Century teacher's instructional toolkit.  It will also provide you with tools for evaluating your teacher's current practices, help you understand how technology fits into a teacher's continuous improvement process, and help guide your school on an effective path toward differentiated…

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Trauma Responsive Practices: Learning, Leading and Connecting

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online United States

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

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

April 5 @ 8:30 am - April 6 @ 3:30 pm
NIU, Rockford, 8500 E. State St.
Rockford, IL United States
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This two-day academy is for educators who are seeking initial training qualification 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).

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Before the Crisis: An Introduction to Student Safety Assessment and Management

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online United States

Students make threats to hurt themselves or others using social media, cell phones or in conversations with peers. This academy offers threat assessment training considered to be “best practice” by the U.S. Dept. of Ed. and the U.S. Secret Service and will enable participants to assess the severity of a threat, analyze the safety of the students and staff, and develop a plan of action to protect them. Valuable resources, including documentation, scripted protocols as well as guidance for decision…

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What Connected Leaders Do Differently

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online United States

Discover the power of creating and growing your personal and professional learning network (PLN) with educational leaders around the world! In this academy, you will learn the eight key behaviors describing what connected educational leaders do differently, how to connect, and why it matters. You will learn about new tools, resources, and ideas that will help you grow as a leader and help you share your school’s story. Learn how to customize professional development for you and your staff so…

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Developing a PLO for Increasing School Success Under ESSA

April 11 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
IPA Heaquarters, 2940 Baker Dr.
Springfield, 62703 United States
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Much attention has been given to the need for Professional Learning Communities while little attention has been given concerning how the board, superintendent, principals, and teachers work collaboratively in a PLC model. This presentation focuses on how the school district can ensure the academic success of all students by utilizing an organizational systemic approach to learning. Online Registration PDF Registration Form

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