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IPA Heaquarters

2940 Baker Dr.
Springfield, 62703 United States

November 2018

Legal Best Practices for Deans, AP’s and SRO’s in Responding to Student Behavior and Communicating with Parents

November 2 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
IPA Heaquarters, 2940 Baker Dr.
Springfield, 62703 United States

Research indicates that there are almost a half million incidents of violence in our schools annually with more than 1 out of 5 of students in grades 9-12 reporting that they have been bullied. School safety and security is much more than just placing police officers in our schools – it is about connecting with students and parents. The presenter, Dr. Steve Webb is an award winning veteran school administrator, but is also a police officer where he is an…

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Alternatives to Suspension: Restorative Practices

November 30 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
IPA Heaquarters, 2940 Baker Dr.
Springfield, 62703 United States

This interactive learning opportunity is designed to support rural, urban, and suburban educators as they move in the positive direction of restorative practices. Our job now demands creativity, perseverance, and vision related to keeping students in school. A proactive and preventative mindset is a must, and this academy will focus on ways to connect positively with students in a restorative manner by providing practical and strategic alternatives to out of school suspensions. Additionally, information for designing an enhanced, improved, and…

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January 2019

Postsecondary and Career Expectations (PaCE) Framework: Are Your Students on PaCE to Thrive?

January 18, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
IPA Heaquarters, 2940 Baker Dr.
Springfield, 62703 United States
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The newly adopted Postsecondary and Career Expectations (PaCE) Framework was created by Illinois educators as a sequence of college, career and financial literacy benchmarks for students to complete from middle school through graduation. Participants will use the PaCE Framework to build their school’s college and career readiness plan, showing that many of the activities are aligned to standards and/or engaging the community. Online Registration PDF Registration Form

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April 2019

Developing a PLO for Increasing School Success Under ESSA

April 11, 2019 @ 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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June 2019

Gathering Evidence During Observations and Conferencing Using the Danielson Model

June 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
IPA Heaquarters, 2940 Baker Dr.
Springfield, 62703 United States

This course will allow participants to learn effective skills and strategies for using Charlotte Danielson’s Frameworks in a summative setting. This academy, in combination with administrator academy 3000/3001/3002, satisfies the teacher evaluator retraining requirement. Online Registration PDF Registration Form

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Principal/Teacher Evaluator Retraining: Student Growth

June 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
IPA Heaquarters, 2940 Baker Dr.
Springfield, 62703 United States
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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 with administrator academy 1801, meets the teacher evaluator retraining requirement. Online Registration PDF Registration Form

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