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  • Jan
    08
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    We all approach conversations and interactions with others through our own cultural lens. For educators, that lens can often influence our teaching practices. Recognizing our cultural biases is the first step toward designing a learning environment that welcomes all students. Join Dr. Jay Marks, an educator and passionate education consultant, as he shares practical strategies to help improve cultural competence and awareness of cultural differences. Learn how to leverage the diverse social and knowledge structures that students bring to the classroom. You’ll leave with useful teaching strategies that support your diverse learners and help you create a classroom that values belonging.

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  • Aug
    22
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 2:00pm

    Macomb 2020 is a two year professional development program designed to prepare teachers in Macomb County to develop and facilitate a blended learning environment in their classrooms. Participants will navigate a unique series of workshops to provide them with the technology skills and pedagogy essential to teaching classes using a blended approach.

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  • Aug
    22
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 2:00pm

    This class is for Cohort 4 participants who have completed the Year 1 requirements for Macomb 2020. Macomb 2020 is a two year professional development program designed to prepare teachers in Macomb County to develop and facilitate a blended learning environment in their classrooms. Participants will navigate a unique series of workshops to provide them with the technology skills and pedagogy essential to teaching students using a blended approach.

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  • Dec
    19
    This event is scheduled for 7:30am to - 11:30am

    This workshop will demonstrate strategies to help teachers integrate the Mathematical Practices and promote active learning while overcoming objections to changes in instructional methodology.

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  • Jan
    08
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Come join us for an exciting professional development offering - the Next Generation Science Standards Exemplar Program (NGSX). This program, which focuses on the practices of developing and using models, engaging in argumentation, and constructing explanations, will allow you to engage as adult learners with science content and classroom cases as well as reflect on your own classroom. Teachers will learn and practice the pedagogy shifts in the NGSS. At the same time, teachers will see classroom examples of modeling, argumentation and constructing explanations in practice. You will immediately be able to apply your new knowledge to your own classroom practices.

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  • Jan
    08
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30pm

    This series is designed to help teachers implement the Michigan Social Studies GLCEs for grades K through 4. Based on the MC3 materials, teachers will learn social studies content, explore social studies best practices, and understand how they can integrate literacy into social studies lessons.

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  • Jan
    08
    This event is scheduled for 2:00pm to - 5:00pm

    SERV SAFE IS A FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM SPONSORED BY THE NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION EDUCATION FOUNDATION. IT MEETS LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.

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  • Jan
    09
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Reading fluency creates a bridge to reading comprehension and comprehension is understanding what is read. Explicit instruction in fluency and comprehension strategies help students become purposeful readers. Participants will learn effective instructional activities to help promote and strengthen children’s fluency and comprehension.

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  • Jan
    09
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    These online conference sessions are set aside for Macomb County teachers using Schoology to come in to the virtual classroom for a short User Group meeting and a chance to ask questions about Schoology. The User Group meeting will consist of 30 minutes or less of learning in the form of feature highlighting or tips and tricks, which will be followed by 30 minutes of Office Hours to review and answer Schoology questions. Meetings will take place in Schoology Conferences, a Schoology videoconference app available for Macomb educators. You do not need to download the app to join the Conference or have an Enterprise account to join a meeting but you would need an Enterprise account to set up one. NOTE: Schoology Conference recordings are available for seven days following the live event. You will be able to access them in the Schoology group for seven days following the live event if you are unable to attend after registering.

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  • Jan
    10
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Participants will develop a common understanding of structures, collaborative tools, and behaviors to promote and sustain an atmosphere of cooperative learning and student engagement in their classrooms. Have FUN learning how to make your students have FUN learning!

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  • Jan
    11
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    These meaningful professional development opportunities are designed for GSRP educators. Each workshop will help participants deeper their understanding of effective and appropriate early childhood practices. Come and join your GSRP colleagues for a morning of fun!

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  • Jan
    11
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:30am

    These meetings are for the district Reproductive Supervisors only. The Reproductive Supervisors are the designated person in a school district who oversees the program of instruction. The designated person must be approved by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE).

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  • Jan
    12
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 2:00pm

    This workshop will: • Show you exactly what the format of the test is and the kinds of questions to expect on each section of the test • Teach you specific SAT and testing strategies • Give you practice with pacing • Provide a practice test and answer key you can use at home Calculator and pencil. Payment must be received before workshop date.

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  • Jan
    12
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    This 3-day workshop presents an overview of the best instructional practices as found in the research literature and then shows how these practices can be implemented in the classroom. Specific types of knowledge such as vocabulary, terms and phrases, details, generalizations, and principles are applied to instructional practices, and a model for sequencing instructional techniques is also examined.

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  • Jan
    14
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    The Macomb ISD is a site administrator for the ETS Paraprofessional Assessment Testing. All testing sessions will be held as scheduled. No participation minimum is required.

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  • Jan 15
    Jan 16
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Corrective Reading is a comprehensive intensive intervention program designed for students in Grades 3-12. It targets students who are reading two or more years below grade level in general or special education classrooms.

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  • Jan
    15
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    This 3-day workshop presents an overview of the best instructional practices as found in the research literature and then shows how these practices can be implemented in the classroom. Specific types of knowledge such as vocabulary, terms and phrases, details, generalizations, and principles are applied to instructional practices, and a model for sequencing instructional techniques is also examined.

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  • Jan
    15
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    To provide educators with an understanding of a balanced literacy framework and its components.

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  • Jan
    15
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    In this session we will distinguish between models and strategies for addition and subtraction. We will explore addition and subtraction using “strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and the relationship between addition and subtraction” as listed in the standards. Models that support student understanding will also be explored.

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  • Jan
    16
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    The Michigan Model for Health K-6 is now a hybrid (combined online and face to face) training that requires the completion of the online training module prior to attending the face-to-face portion at the Macomb Intermediate School District. The online portion of the training may take anywhere from 2-3 hours and is a mandatory part of the training. Here is the link to register on the Learning Management System (LMS) courses.mihealth.org Follow the instructions on the attached Quick Reference guide for creating a new user account when you are ready to access the system. *NOTE: When you are ready to begin the online portion, be sure to look for the module titled, “Michigan Model for Health”. This is the only course you should click on for this training. If you have any problems registering for or navigating the system, please contact the LMS help/support ISGTraining@mphi.org. If your problem does not get resolved, feel free to contact Mary Lebioda at 586-228-3490

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  • Jan
    16
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    This series, designed for teams of middle grades general education and special education teachers, provides an approach and strategies for making mathematics more accessible to a range of students, The course is designed for teams of teachers. The target audience of middle grades teachers and special educators, as well as Algebra 1 teachers, will deepen their understanding of the kinds of difficulties students have with mathematics, with a focus on content related to expressions and equations. The course will provide an approach and strategies to support the math learning of struggling students, particularly those with learning disabilities. Course participants will also focus on ways to strengthen collaboration between math teachers and special educators. In the three course sessions, teachers will explore multiple approaches to math problems, view classroom videos, examine student work, engage in discussion, and plan accessibility strategies.

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  • Jan
    16
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 8:00pm

    NVCI Refresher for Non-Violent Crisis Intervention 2018-19 *Open to Macomb County Public School Employees ONLY*

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  • Jan
    16
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    Come explore the NEW MISD Maker Space! This session will focus on using coding with Microbits in the classroom. Check out the curriculum materials using the MakeCode and Python editors and more, get a quick start, and get design ideas for your own lessons for classroom implementation.

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  • Jan
    16
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Teachers will get strategies to help differentiate instructions for students, based on students’ English language skills and levels, using SIOP components and WIDA Standards.

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  • Jan
    17
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    This workshop will train teachers to use the Reading Mastery Level K and 1 programs through hands-on active practice. Teachers will learn to apply direct instruction techniques to accelerate the acquisition of literacy skills for their students and enhance their understanding of direct instruction teaching techniques.

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  • Jan
    17
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:45pm

    Schoology is Macomb County’s newest Learning Management System, specifically designed for K-12 teachers and students. Schoology is a safe and secure online space where all class materials can be found 24/7 and assignments and grades can be accessed. Many teachers look at Schoology as a “one-stop shop” for communicating with students, parents, and peers through the use of the course, group, and resource features. This course will cover the basics of Schoology. Topics include login and navigation information and how to build a basic course in the system. Find out how Schoology can be used to deliver feature rich content, including audio and video created right from your computer. Learn about creating groups for sharing resources and information across the hall or across the district. We will explore parent access, assessments, and more as time permits. Schoology is not just for secondary teachers. Many elementary teachers are also drawn to the platform as well. Ease of use is one of the most noteworthy features of the system, so no experience is needed to join the course. Directions will be sent for logging in to the Schoology system several days before the course date.

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  • Jan
    18
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    ** Please note that the May meeting is not included in the SCECH required meetings. You will need to attend a minimum of 6 meetings from September 14th 2018 to April 12th 2019 Meetings**

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  • Jan
    18
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    This course will review data from Math Recovery diagnostic assessment and support interventionists in making instructional decisions to meet the needs of the students on their case load.

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  • Jan
    18
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 12:00pm

    Literacy needs to be a critical part of any early childhood program. Teachers play a very important role in encouraging children’s positive attitudes toward reading and writing. In each of the modules participants will develop a deep understanding of the components of early literacy and how to teach the skills in a meaningful and intentional way. Each module is 3.5 hours in length and will be offered on multiple dates. Participants will register for each module separately (pick and choose what works for you)

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  • Jan
    18
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 12:00pm

    ETS approved materials, in-depth review of test content, and test-taking strategies. A minimum of 4 participants are required for each workshop. If less than 4 register, participants will receive materials only.

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  • Jan
    18
    This event is scheduled for 12:00pm to - 3:00pm

    You’ve taken Add Vantage Math Recovery Course 1, now what? Join us as we explore the many facets of implementing AVMR in your elementary/middle schools.

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  • Jan
    19
    This event is scheduled for 12:00am to - 12:00pm

    Description of Workshop: This is a 12-week online course. Participants will need to spend a minimum of 3 hours per week online and approximately an additional 3-4 hours per week offline completing tasks. The online course is modeled after the EMATHS 8-day face-to-face workshop titled “Implementing the Algebra II Units”. A facilitator will be assigned to each group of 8-12 participants taking the course online. Participation in the course includes watching video of actual presentations by instructors and teacher participants, downloading and completing activities, uploading completed files to facilitator, reflecting on instructional practices, making contributions to blog discussions, researching the web, using TI-Nspire technology and software, interacting with fellow teachers, and more. Course requires use of TI-Nspire handheld technology.

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  • Jan
    19
    This event is scheduled for 12:00am to - 12:00pm

    Description of Workshop: This is a 12-week online course. Participants will need to spend a minimum of 3 hours per week online and approximately an additional 3-4 hours per week offline completing tasks. The online course is modeled after the EMATHS 8-day face-to-face workshop titled “Implementing the Algebra I Units”. A facilitator will be assigned to each group of 8-12 participants taking the course online. Participation in the course includes watching video of actual presentations by instructors and teacher participants, downloading and completing activities, uploading completed files to facilitator, reflecting on instructional practices, making contributions to blog discussions, researching the web, using TI-Nspire technology and software, interacting with fellow teachers, and more. Course requires use of TI-Nspire handheld technology.

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  • Jan
    19
    This event is scheduled for 12:00am to - 12:00pm

    Description of Workshop: This is a 12-week online course. Participants will need to spend a minimum of 3 hours per week online and approximately an additional 3-4 hours per week offline completing tasks. The online course is modeled after the EMATHS 8-day face-to-face workshop titled “Implementing the Geometry Units”. A facilitator will be assigned to each group of 8-12 participants taking the course online. Participation in the course includes watching video of actual presentations by instructors and teacher participants, downloading and completing activities, uploading completed files to facilitator, reflecting on instructional practices, making contributions to blog discussions, researching the web, using TI-Nspire technology and software, interacting with fellow teachers, and more. Course requires use of TI-Nspire handheld technology.

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  • Jan
    19
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 3:45pm

    KEYNOTE The days are long and cold. The children have pent up energy from being inside, and you are wishing for just a little more energy. Nefertiti B.Poyner, Ed. D. from the Devereux Center for Resilient Children will meet you where you are and take you to a place of greater strength, determination, and resiliency. You will leave her presentation, "Building Your Bounce" with energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to make a few changes in your life. WORKSHOPS Exciting workshops in the morning and afternoon cover a wide range of topics, including all areas of the curriculum, guidance and special needs, and working with families. This conference is designed for those who teach children from birth to age five. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance. SCECHs are available pending approval. Vendors, door prizes, a light breakfast and lunch are provided.

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  • Jan
    22
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Beyond the rush for new furniture, educators must consider best practices in teaching and learning when redesigning their learning space. In this workshop you will explore practical ways to bring joy and engagement to the learning experiences of all students. Using the UDL framework and brain-based learning concepts you’ll “think like a designer” and make intentional, informed decisions to create academically successful, modern learning environments.

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  • Jan
    22
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30pm

    Facilitated by MC3 Grade 6 World Geography course curriculum author Carol Egbo, this series is designed to introduce teachers to the MC3 organizational structure and methods for teaching the Michigan social studies content expectations for sixth grade. These materials situate student learning in a global context as students explore social studies concepts and issues. Through these sessions teachers will deepen their own content knowledge, examine lessons demonstrating best practices in the teaching of social studies. A special focus will be placed on spatial thinking skills and curriculum to address the shift to grade 6 as a world geography course in Michigan.

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  • Jan
    22
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 12:00pm

    Pupil Accounting Information Meeting

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  • Jan
    22
    This event is scheduled for 3:30pm to - 5:30pm

    Join us to learn how you and your students can get involved with this industry driven challenge competition (65th Annual High School Design Challenge). At this informational meeting you will hear from Eva Dossin, a Macomb County teacher who has participated in past competitions and will share how she incorporates the competition into her classroom instruction as well as tips and tricks for success. Myron Lemon will also be in attendance, who is one of the ASBE Foundation industry partners. He will go over the math data that students will be working with during the competition.

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  • Jan
    22
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    This session will focus on unpacking the new K-12 national science standards, also referred to as the "Next Generation Science Standards" (NGSS). We will compare it to the existing state standards and explore the ways in which it encourages greater science inquiry and depth of understanding.

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  • Jan
    23
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 2:30pm

    Goals: • Provide a safe and creative environment to contribute, receive feedback and encouragement as members implement a complex K-12 assessment system within their districts • Build foundational assessment literacy skills • Utilize the results from a quality balanced K-12 assessment system to advance student achievement • Appropriately utilize assessments for evaluation and accountability needs • For all members to have the opportunity to contribute to the agenda of each meeting in addition to the NWEA User Group Subcommittee

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  • Jan
    23
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    The purpose of these meetings is to bring together leaders in the world of science education at all levels in Macomb County. Teacher Leaders, as well as District Coordinators, are welcome to attend as we explore together current science related issues, instructional techniques, new equipment and what’s going on in science education in Macomb.

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  • Jan
    23
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    “Fix” your workshop issues and “up” your game! The first hour of each evening will focus on a topic or tools to develop expertise. The second hour will be open to troubleshooting. Topic: Conferring - Construct a careful student writing conference.

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  • Jan
    23
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    "Fix" your workshop issues and guph your game! The first hour of each evening will focus on a topic or tools to develop expertise. The second hour will be open to troubleshooting. Topic: Non-Fiction - Build a solid foundation for your non]fiction units.

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  • Jan
    24
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Please register individually. Your school should have a team of no more than 3 or 4, which includes the building principal. Facilitators of School Improvement (FSI) will cover Michigan Department of Education’s (MDE’s) NEW Continuous Improvement Cycle as well as the 5 phases in MDE’s Assess Needs process. Participants will be able to make connections to the districts improvement plan and AdvancED’s accreditation process. FSI members along with their SI team members must register separately for the selection of their last session date.

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  • Jan
    24
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:00pm

    Many schools plan literacy nights throughout the school year. This session will explore a Family Math Night kit developed to support skill development related to AVMR assessment data. Each participating school will receive ONE Family Math Night Binder and materials to help you prepare for implementing Family Math Night at your school.

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  • Jan
    24
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Come and learn the difference between Interactive and Shared Writing and why both are essential in a comprehensive literacy framework. Participants will learn how to implement these writing techniques in their classroom and how both approaches can promote literacy success.

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  • Jan
    25
    This event is scheduled for 1:00pm to - 3:00pm

    Participants will: Learn the latest trends in the opioid epidemic; how to prevent drug diversion; the 3 R’s of overdose prevention (Recognize, Respond & Rescue); how to use Narcan; and help resources. Participants will receive free Narcan & Deterra kits; free nitrile gloves and rescue breathing masks; free locking medication pouch (while supplies last). No Fee, No SCECHs, No PD Funds or Sub Reimbursements.

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  • Jan
    26
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30pm

    Author Jerry Evanski will share his extensively-researched new methods for performing critical teaching tasks: gaining and keeping students’ attention, engaging your students and teaching the content, encouraging students’ participation, giving directions, communicating clearly and making successful transitions.

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  • Jan
    29
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Children have different learning styles and what works for some may not reach others. Join Kerri Laduke, Special Education and Early Childhood Consultant, to explore how to teach and reach all children in the classroom with different strategies.

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  • Jan
    30
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    In this session we will distinguish between models and strategies for multiplication and division. We will explore multiplication and division using “strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and the relationship between multiplication and division” as listed in the standards. Models that support student understanding will also be explored.

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  • Jan
    31
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30am

    Dates for this training are (1/31/19 and 2/1/19) The Creative Curriculum for Preschool defines and incorporates 38 objectives for development and learning that are predictors of school success and tied to early learning standards. Teachers will learn how to design an effective learning environment, develop a daily schedule that reflects programmatic and curricular objectives, and incorporate intentional teaching throughout the day to support each child’s development and learning in all areas.

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  • Jan
    31
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE TWO QUESTIONS WHEN YOU REGISTER. PLEASE CHECK THE BOX INDICATING YOU READ THE STATEMENTS. THE STATEMENTS ARE: 1. Please bring at least one state standard you plan to teach in the near future. 2. Please bring an assessment you have used to assess the standard you plan to teach in the near future. Target Audience: New Teacher Academy members ($125 yearly fee) Was creating a quality assessment part of your learning during your undergraduate/graduate work? When you design a unit do you start with the end in mind and build your assessment before you start your instruction? Do you ensure your assessments are balanced between standards, depth of knowledge, and the time you spend teaching the students the standards? If you answered no to any of these questions, this workshop may be for you. Assessment quality, design, and structure will be addressed throughout the evening. Participants will have the opportunity to apply the skills learned to a unit assessment you have used or created before the end of the workshop.

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  • Feb
    02
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 2:00pm

    This workshop will: • Show you exactly what the format of the test is and the kinds of questions to expect on each section of the test • Teach you specific SAT and testing strategies • Give you practice with pacing • Provide a practice test and answer key you can use at home Calculator and pencil. Payment must be received before workshop date.

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  • Feb
    04
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 3:00pm

    Our experience as teachers, coaches, and leaders in education has been such that our most powerful professional learning occurs when we are allowed time to collaborate with others. This is imperative to develop and sustain relationships that challenge and support our common vision of mathematics teaching and learning. These supportive relationships not only help us grow professionally, but also allow us the opportunity to alter our practice in a safe space and to deepen our understanding of mathematical content and professional pedagogy. Macomb County needs you to lead the vision with your teachers.

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  • Feb
    05
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    This session presents the skills and strategies necessary to read, comprehend and learn from informational text. Levels 2 – 5 builds background knowledge and thinking skills required for comprehension.

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  • Feb
    05
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30pm

    This program provides teachers with efficient and effective assessment tools to recognize their students’ current understandings of number concepts, and to support data-driven instruction. Forming collegial teams is encouraged during the course to provide for ongoing study.

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  • Feb
    05
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 6:00pm

    The DEN Ambassador Program is a Discovery Education learning experience that helps build a community of educators who share, reflect, and learn together as they integrate digital media into their teaching practice. As an Ambassador, you will: • Gain a deeper understanding of Discovery Education resources, events and learning opportunities • Learn instructional strategies for integrating digital resources • Connect to a global community of growth-minded educators • Develop leadership and facilitation skills Participation Expectations: • REQUIRED: Attend ALL THREE in-person events February 5, Feb 26, and April 11 from 4-6 pm at Macomb ISD • Complete weekly activities • Share what you’ve learned with grade level & school colleagues • Meet with building administrator or instructional coach to highlight program milestones

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  • Feb
    05
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    This workshop will introduce teachers and math coaches to the theory, structure and focus of Number Talks appropriate for their grade span. They will interact in this high-energy, hands-on course with opportunities to reflect on their current practices and target essential understandings called for in the Michigan Math Standards.

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  • Feb
    06
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:45am

    Language for Learning provides young learners with the knowledge and understanding of language they need to achieve proficiency and reading comprehension. This oral language program teaches children the words, concepts, and statements important to both oral and written language, and helps enable them to extend this knowledge to other areas of their development.

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  • Feb
    06
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:00am

    Everyone must register through the Macomb ISD online system for each meeting you plan to attend

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  • Feb
    06
    This event is scheduled for 12:15pm to - 3:30pm

    Language for Thinking builds upon the concepts, vocabulary, and statement patterns introduced in Language for Learning. A placement test is used to determine if Students should be placed in Language for Learning or Language for Thinking. Carefully organized sequences of activities, exceptional vocabulary development, extensive practice, sequencing and retelling exercises, and inference activities set the stage for reading comprehension and the grammatical analysis of written language. Language for Thinking includes instruction in Classification, True/False, Analogies, and Absurdity that emphasize reasoning and Critical thinking. This program can be used as a supplement for an entire classroom in first grade, or with small groups of students needing language skills for thinking and problem-solving. This course will provide practice with the Language for Thinking materials and direct instruction teaching techniques.

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  • Feb
    06
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    Come explore the NEW MISD Maker Space! This session will focus on coding activities and use of the Dash, Sphero, and Ozobots. Find out how to check out materials, including classroom sets for your own implementation!

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  • Feb
    06
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Collaborate with the DIA Education Programs staff to design resources aligned to your curriculum. Over the course of the evening there will be time for exploring the DIA’s online collection and existing learning resources and discussing ways to connect art with your student learning outcomes. Come prepared to experiment with a big idea or essential question.

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  • Feb
    08
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    Everyone must register through the Macomb ISD online system for each meeting you plan to attend

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  • Feb 08
    Feb 09
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30pm

    NVCI Non-Violent Crisis Intervention 2018-19. *Open to Macomb County Public School Employees ONLY*

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  • Feb
    09
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 1:00pm

    Target Audience: Paraprofessionals-MISD Staff Only Every person desires to be seen, heard and valued, healthy communication is the key. Communication is essential in creating healthy relationships with co-workers and parents who have children with special needs. Building trust, effective listening and speaking will be discussed as the building blocks of healthy communication.

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  • Feb
    11
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    The Macomb ISD is a site administrator for the ETS Paraprofessional Assessment Testing. All testing sessions will be held as scheduled. No participation minimum is required.

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  • Feb
    12
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 10:30am

    You’ve taken Add Vantage Math Recovery Course 1, now what? Join us as we explore the many facets of implementing AVMR in your elementary/middle schools.

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  • Feb
    12
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 3:00pm

    The Michigan ELA standards set student proficiency expectations in three types of writing: narrative, informational, and argumentation. Each of these types of writing has distinct characteristics, but how do we keep writing interesting and fresh for students (AND teachers!)? This session will reacquaint participants with the writing and language standards, then look at some different types of writing tasks that help build students’ skills. Target Audience: Secondary ELA Teachers

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  • Feb
    12
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 3:30pm

    Already explored the new standards through NGSX? Looking for curriculum and additional support for your classroom? Come join us as we dive into some of the free/inexpensive curriculum with instructional strategies aligned specifically to the NGSS.

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  • Feb
    13
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Participants who attend the FBA to BIP training will learn the ten tenets of behavior. Understanding the tenets will help us understand where and why behavior appears in the classroom. All behavior is communication. Afterward, participants will be able to take ten days of real data, plug it into an analysis tool, discuss with table mates and learn the functions and triggers of behavior. After analysis of Scout’s data, the participants will learn how to plug this into the Triple T-Triple R Chart to build a behavioral intervention plan that is data-based decision making. This is the ABC’s of behavior in a simplified version. Participants will leave with an understanding of FBA and BIP.

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  • Feb
    13
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    "Fix" your workshop issues and guph your game! The first hour of each evening will focus on a topic or tools to develop expertise. The second hour will be open to troubleshooting. Topic: Non-Fiction - Build a solid foundation for your non-fiction units

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  • Feb
    13
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    "Fix" your workshop issues and guph your game! The first hour of each evening will focus on a topic or tools to develop expertise. The second hour will be open to troubleshooting. Topic: Grammar - Use your work with the units as a conduit for grammar instruction.

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  • Feb
    14
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:00am

    Hosted by: JoAnne Elkin, Early Childhood/Early Literacy Consultant Kelly Adamek, GSRP Coordinator

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  • Feb
    14
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 3:00pm

    Join your literacy leader colleagues in bi-monthly collaboration and conversation meetings.

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  • Feb
    15
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    ** Please note that the May meeting is not included in the SCECH required meetings. You will need to attend a minimum of 6 meetings from September 14th 2018 to April 12th 2019 Meetings**

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  • Feb
    15
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    This course will review data from Math Recovery diagnostic assessment and support interventionists in making instructional decisions to meet the needs of the students on their case load.

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  • Feb
    21
    This event is scheduled for 6:00pm to - 8:00pm

    Participants will: Learn the latest trends in the opioid epidemic; how to prevent drug diversion; the 3 R’s of overdose prevention (Recognize, Respond & Rescue); how to use Narcan; and help resources. Participants will receive free Narcan & Deterra kits; free nitrile gloves and rescue breathing masks; free locking medication pouch (while supplies last). No Fee, No SCECHs, No PD Funds or Sub Reimbursements.

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  • Feb
    25
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Let’s get organized! Educators everywhere struggle to help students focus on, plan for, and switch between learning tasks. These Executive Function skills are essential to student success. Join us to learn how to teach and embed Executive Function (EF) skills into your teaching practices. You´ll learn the neuro-developmental foundation behind the progression of executive function skills and how to address the developmental variability among learners.

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  • Feb
    26
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 10:30am

    This network is a professional learning environment that has meetings three times per year. These meetings are for the purpose of sharing strategies, approaches and lessons learned. These sessions are for those actively invested in integrating Restorative Practices in their school or district.

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  • Feb
    26
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 6:00pm

    Join colleagues from across the county for a book study featuring the title A Novel Approach: Whole-Class Novels, Students-Centered Teaching, and Choice by Kate Roberts. This three- night event will consist of a discussion on how do teachers manage the sometimes conflicting research about whole-class or student-choice novels in secondary ELA classrooms? Is there still a place for both in today’s rigorous curriculum? Join other teachers to examine Kate Roberts’ powerful book A Novel Approach: Whole-Class Novels, Student-Centered Teaching, and Choice. We will discuss key points of the book and reflect on the suggestions Roberts makes for balancing whole-class novels and independent reading instruction in secondary classrooms.

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  • Feb
    26
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Participants will develop a common understanding of structures, collaborative tools, and behaviors to promote and sustain an atmosphere of cooperative learning and student engagement in their classrooms. Have FUN learning how to make your students have FUN learning!

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  • Feb
    27
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 2:30pm

    Goals: • Provide a safe and creative environment to contribute, receive feedback and encouragement as members implement a complex K-12 assessment system within their districts • Build foundational assessment literacy skills • Utilize the results from a quality balanced K-12 assessment system to advance student achievement • Appropriately utilize assessments for evaluation and accountability needs • For all members to have the opportunity to contribute to the agenda of each meeting in addition to the NWEA User Group Subcommittee

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  • Feb
    27
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    These online conference sessions are set aside for Macomb County teachers using Schoology to come in to the virtual classroom for a short User Group meeting and a chance to ask questions about Schoology. The User Group meeting will consist of 30 minutes or less of learning in the form of feature highlighting or tips and tricks, which will be followed by 30 minutes of Office Hours to review and answer Schoology questions. Meetings will take place in Schoology Conferences, a Schoology videoconference app available for Macomb educators. You do not need to download the app to join the Conference or have an Enterprise account to join a meeting but you would need an Enterprise account to set up one. NOTE: Schoology Conference recordings are available for seven days following the live event. You will be able to access them in the Schoology group for seven days following the live event if you are unable to attend after registering.

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  • Feb
    28
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 3:00am

    Teachers assess student learning in many ways, and for different purposes. This session asks participants to take a critical look at the match between standards, instruction and assessment. Using Fisher and Frey’s book Developing Assessment-Capable Visible Learners as a guide, we will examine ways to maximize the time we spend interpreting and acting on assessment data. Participants can expect to leave with ideas about how to: · begin to understand how to match assessment tasks to learning targets · actively involve students in the assessment process · incorporate student goal-setting and progress-monitoring · use high-quality feedback to improve the cycle of instruction and assessment

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  • Feb
    28
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 6:00pm

    All Macomb ACRI-AARI teachers are welcome to attend and collaborate with our county coaches and fellow ACRI-AARI teachers.

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  • Mar
    02
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 2:00pm

    This workshop will: • Show you exactly what the format of the test is and the kinds of questions to expect on each section of the test • Teach you specific SAT and testing strategies • Give you practice with pacing • Provide a practice test and answer key you can use at home Calculator and pencil. Payment must be received before workshop date.

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  • Mar
    04
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 12:00pm

    ETS approved materials, in-depth review of test content, and test-taking strategies. A minimum of 4 participants are required for each workshop. If less than 4 register, participants will receive materials only.

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  • Mar
    05
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 3:00pm

    Independent reading allows student choice in what, when and how they read. But how does a teacher coordinate and monitor student progress? In this session, we will explore the research around the benefits and challenges of incorporating independent reading into the secondary classroom through student book clubs, literature circles and sustained silent reading (SSR). We will examine research about using a reader´s workshop approach to improve each student´s reading . Topics will include how to build and maintain a classroom library, how to get students engaged in reading on their own, and how to work with students to set and meet reading goals. By the end of the session, participants will have some concrete ideas about how and why to incorporate independent reading into their curriculum. Participants please bring one student-appropriate novel they have read on the day of the session.

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  • Mar
    05
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Come join us for an exciting professional development offering (5 day series) - the Next Generation Science Standards Exemplar Program (NGSX). This program, which focuses on the practices of developing and using models, engaging in argumentation, and constructing explanations, will allow you to engage as adult learners with science content and classroom cases as well as reflect on your own classroom. Teachers will learn and practice the pedagogy shifts in the NGSS. At the same time, teachers will see classroom examples of modeling, argumentation and constructing explanations in practice. You will immediately be able to apply your new knowledge to your own classroom practices.

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  • Mar
    05
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    “Fix” your workshop issues and “up” your game! The first hour of each evening will focus on a topic or tools to develop expertise. The second hour will be open to troubleshooting. Topic: Revision - Revisit revision as a primer for instruction

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  • Mar
    05
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    "Fix" your workshop issues and guph your game! The first hour of each evening will focus on a topic or tools to develop expertise. The second hour will be open to troubleshooting. Topic: Poetry - Beautify your students writing with poetry.

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  • Mar
    06
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Teachers Join us for one of our full-day courses which will introduce teachers and math coaches to the theory, structure and focus of Number Talks appropriate for their grade span. Participants will interact throughout the day in this high energy, hands on course with opportunities to reflect on their current practices and target essential understandings called for in the Michigan Math Standards.

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  • Mar
    06
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    Come explore the NEW MISD Maker Space! This session will focus on use of 3D printing resources including the Dremel! Find out how to use this resource to create mockups and/or solve real-world problems.

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  • Mar
    07
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Speech–language pathologists routinely ask for information and training on working with school-age children who stutter. The purpose of this workshop is to provide clinicians with the tools to assess the real-life impact that stuttering has on the child and their family by identifying various factors which affect the child’s ability or desire to communicate in different settings. Participants will be introduced to a dynamic assessment protocol which leads to individualized treatment plans. Practices will be reviewed in light of the current research base and functional examples will be used to demonstrate specific strategies applicable to working therapeutically with children who stutter and their families.

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  • Mar
    07
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Teachers Join us for one of our full-day courses which will introduce teachers and math coaches to the theory, structure and focus of Number Talks appropriate for their grade span. Participants will interact throughout the day in this high energy, hands on course with opportunities to reflect on their current practices and target essential understandings called for in the Michigan Math Standards.

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  • Mar
    11
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    The Macomb ISD is a site administrator for the ETS Paraprofessional Assessment Testing. All testing sessions will be held as scheduled. No participation minimum is required.

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  • Mar
    13
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    This professional development is designed for both new and experienced CTEIS users. The morning will be an in-depth look into how to optimize your CTEIS Enrollment as well as a look as the varies reports available. The afternoon will be an optional time to work independently and get one on one questions answered from the trainer.

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  • Mar
    13
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:45am

    Summer reading loss contributes greatly to achievement gaps. Learn the research behind summer reading loss with strategies to prevent it. Why let all that hard work you have done throughout the year lag? Instead, put a plan in place to sustain your efforts. This (2) half day session event will consist of reading assigned pages outside of workshop time. Attendance at each session will include a discussion and debrief of the assigned pages.

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  • Mar
    13
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 3:30pm

    Already explored the new standards through NGSX? Looking for curriculum and additional support for your classroom? Come join us as we dive into some of the free/inexpensive curriculum with instructional strategies aligned specifically to the NGSS.

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  • Mar
    13
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 8:00pm

    NVCI Refresher for Non-Violent Crisis Intervention 2018-19 *Open to Macomb County Public School Employees ONLY*

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  • Mar
    14
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Mental health disorders and crises are more common than we might think. This session will educate on the prevalence of Mental Health difficulties in youth and focus on what traits we need to foster in our youth so they will be mentally healthy and productive.

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  • Mar
    15
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    ** Please note that the May meeting is not included in the SCECH required meetings. You will need to attend a minimum of 6 meetings from September 14th 2018 to April 12th 2019 Meetings**

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  • Mar
    15
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    These meaningful professional development opportunities are designed for GSRP educators. Each workshop will help participants deeper their understanding of effective and appropriate early childhood practices. Come and join your GSRP colleagues for a morning of fun!

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  • Mar 15
    Mar 16
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30pm

    NVCI Non-Violent Crisis Intervention 2018-19. *Open to Macomb County Public School Employees ONLY*

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  • Mar
    15
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:30am

    These meetings are for the district Reproductive Supervisors only. The Reproductive Supervisors are the designated person in a school district who oversees the program of instruction. The designated person must be approved by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE).

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  • Mar
    16
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 2:00pm

    This workshop will: • Show you exactly what the format of the test is and the kinds of questions to expect on each section of the test • Teach you specific SAT and testing strategies • Give you practice with pacing • Provide a practice test and answer key you can use at home Calculator and pencil. Payment must be received before workshop date.

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  • Mar
    18
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 3:00pm

    Our experience as teachers, coaches, and leaders in education has been such that our most powerful professional learning occurs when we are allowed time to collaborate with others. This is imperative to develop and sustain relationships that challenge and support our common vision of mathematics teaching and learning. These supportive relationships not only help us grow professionally, but also allow us the opportunity to alter our practice in a safe space and to deepen our understanding of mathematical content and professional pedagogy. Macomb County needs you to lead the vision with your teachers.

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  • Mar
    19
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 2:30pm

    This training is for teachers of grades 4-12 who are responsible for instruction of students’ reproductive health, sexuality education and HIV/AIDS education. The training fulfills the mandated HIV Certification. Participants will understand the law as it pertains to Sex Ed and HIV Prevention in the school setting, comprehend basic HIV facts, understand what makes an effective curriculum and feel comfortable talking about this topic with students.

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  • Mar
    19
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Come spend an evening creating “Notebook” Foldables for use in both ELA and content specific classrooms. Participants will be provided with a composition book and supplies for the session. Don’t miss the excitement of using foldables to maximize learning in your upper elementary or middle school classroom.

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  • Mar
    20
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 3:00pm

    Students need to be able to notice key features of texts as they read. Many students struggle with this task, but what can teachers do about it? In this session, participants will discover instructional ‘signposts’ they can use to help students comprehend texts. Two professional books from authors Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst are included in this session: Notice & Note: Strategies for Close Reading and Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies. Participants will explore these two resources to help demystify both literary and informational texts for students at all reading levels. Together we will begin to consider how these signposts can be used in an instructional model that includes modeled reading, shared reading, guided reading and independent reading. This in an introductory session geared to teachers who are new to using the signposts, or have recently begun to incorporate them into their instruction and would like some review and support.

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  • Mar
    20
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Teachers Join us for one of our full-day courses which will introduce teachers and math coaches to the theory, structure and focus of Number Talks appropriate for their grade span. Participants will interact throughout the day in this high energy, hands on course with opportunities to reflect on their current practices and target essential understandings called for in the Michigan Math Standards.

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  • Mar
    20
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE TWO QUESTIONS WHEN YOU REGISTER. PLEASE CHECK THE BOX INDICATING YOU READ THE STATEMENTS. THE STATEMENTS ARE: 1. Please bring at least one state standard you plan to teach in the near future. 2. Please bring an assessment you have used to assess the standard you plan to teach in the near future. Target Audience: New Teacher Academy members ($125 yearly fee) Was creating a quality assessment part of your learning during your undergraduate/graduate work? When you design a unit do you start with the end in mind and build your assessment before you start your instruction? Do you ensure your assessments are balanced between standards, depth of knowledge, and the time you spend teaching the students the standards? If you answered no to any of these questions, this workshop may be for you. Assessment quality, design, and structure will be addressed throughout the evening. Participants will have the opportunity to apply the skills learned to a unit assessment you have used or created before the end of the workshop.

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  • Mar
    21
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:00am

    These meetings are for the district Homeless Liaisons only. The Homeless Liaisons are the designated person in a school district that assist in identifying and providing supports to homeless youth in the school district.

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  • Mar
    22
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    This course will review data from Math Recovery diagnostic assessment and support interventionists in making instructional decisions to meet the needs of the students on their case load.

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  • Mar
    22
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    These meaningful professional development opportunities are designed for GSRP educators. Each workshop will help participants deeper their understanding of effective and appropriate early childhood practices. Come and join your GSRP colleagues for a morning of fun!

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  • Mar
    23
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners is a new two-day course offered at the MISD for K-12 teachers and staff that have attended CITW training in the past. · This comprehensive training will guide teachers of students acquiring English and includes teaching tips with each strategy to make it easier to work with all students, no matter their stage of language proficiency. · New tools and steps help you align your instruction of second-language learners to the higher-order thinking skills called for in the state standards. A template helps you select key vocabulary and grammar to design instruction that helps students engage in productive academic discussions. · English-language learners (ELLs) have specific needs and challenges that require a different approach. The nine proven Classroom Instruction That Works (CITW) teaching strategies are applied to the stages of language acquisition to make it easier to work with all students, at any stage of language proficiency or grade. · This course will unlock new techniques and strengthen your instructional planning, making it easier to know when to use research-based instructional strategies with ELL students at every grade level.

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  • Mar
    26
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    PRE-REQUISITE: ANY FULL DAY NUMBER TALK SESSION OFFERED BY MISD MATH CONSULTANTS MUST BE ATTENDED FIRST Teachers Join us for one of our full-day courses which will introduce teachers and math coaches to the theory, structure and focus of Number Talks appropriate for their grade span. Participants will interact throughout the day in this high energy, hands on course with opportunities to reflect on their current practices and target essential understandings called for in the Michigan Math Standards.

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  • Mar
    26
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    It is the role of every educator to prepare our students for a successful career upon completion of their academic studies. In order to do that, it is imperative that we understand the tools available to help guide them as well as the post-secondary educational options available. During this training you will learn: • Resources available in Career Cruising and MI Bright Future. • What post-secondary training options exist and how students can engage with them. • Industry outlook and jobs of the future. • How to use the Design Thinking Process and PBL to develop an entrepreneurship spirit in students.

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  • Mar
    27
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 2:30pm

    Goals: • Provide a safe and creative environment to contribute, receive feedback and encouragement as members implement a complex K-12 assessment system within their districts • Build foundational assessment literacy skills • Utilize the results from a quality balanced K-12 assessment system to advance student achievement • Appropriately utilize assessments for evaluation and accountability needs • For all members to have the opportunity to contribute to the agenda of each meeting in addition to the NWEA User Group Subcommittee

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  • Mar
    28
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 3:00pm

    Join your literacy leader colleagues in bi-monthly collaboration and conversation meetings.

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  • Mar
    28
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    These online conference sessions are set aside for Macomb County teachers using Schoology to come in to the virtual classroom for a short User Group meeting and a chance to ask questions about Schoology. The User Group meeting will consist of 30 minutes or less of learning in the form of feature highlighting or tips and tricks, which will be followed by 30 minutes of Office Hours to review and answer Schoology questions. Meetings will take place in Schoology Conferences, a Schoology videoconference app available for Macomb educators. You do not need to download the app to join the Conference or have an Enterprise account to join a meeting but you would need an Enterprise account to set up one. NOTE: Schoology Conference recordings are available for seven days following the live event. You will be able to access them in the Schoology group for seven days following the live event if you are unable to attend after registering.

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  • Mar
    28
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    In this session participants will learn how to use backward design to write curricular units that engage students and lead to deep understanding of content standards. Participants will engage in hands-on experiences with the three stages of UbD: desired results, evidence (assessment), and learning plans.

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  • Apr
    08
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    The Macomb ISD is a site administrator for the ETS Paraprofessional Assessment Testing. All testing sessions will be held as scheduled. No participation minimum is required.

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  • Apr
    10
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 2:30pm

    Participants will be training on the Mi Model for Health Curriculum for Reproductive Health (Growing Up and Staying Healthy, grades 7 & 8; and Healthy and Responsible Relationships, Grades 9-12). 10 Middle School Lessons and 22 High School Lessons.

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  • Apr
    10
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30pm

    This program provides teachers with efficient and effective assessment tools to recognize their students’ current understandings of number concepts, and to support data-driven instruction. Forming collegial teams is encouraged during the course to provide for ongoing study.

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  • Apr
    10
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:00am

    Everyone must register through the Macomb ISD online system for each meeting you plan to attend

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  • Apr
    10
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    The purpose of these meetings is to bring together leaders in the world of science education at all levels in Macomb County. Teacher Leaders, as well as District Coordinators, are welcome to attend as we explore together current science related issues, instructional techniques, new equipment and what’s going on in science education in Macomb.

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  • Apr
    12
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    ** Please note that the May meeting is not included in the SCECH required meetings. You will need to attend a minimum of 6 meetings from September 14th 2018 to April 12th 2019 Meetings**

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  • Apr
    12
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    Everyone must register through the Macomb ISD online system for each meeting you plan to attend

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  • Apr
    16
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30pm

    This program provides teachers with efficient and effective assessment tools to recognize their students’ current understandings of number concepts, and to support data-driven instruction. Forming collegial teams is encouraged during the course to provide for ongoing study.

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  • Apr
    17
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Come join us for an exciting professional development offering (5 day series) - the Next Generation Science Standards Exemplar Program (NGSX). This program, which focuses on the practices of developing and using models, engaging in argumentation, and constructing explanations, will allow you to engage as adult learners with science content and classroom cases as well as reflect on your own classroom. Teachers will learn and practice the pedagogy shifts in the NGSS. At the same time, teachers will see classroom examples of modeling, argumentation and constructing explanations in practice. You will immediately be able to apply your new knowledge to your own classroom practices.

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  • Apr
    17
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    Come explore the NEW MISD Maker Space! This session will focus on use of Makedo and Strawbees. Find out how to incorporate these fun and engaging Maker Materials into your own classroom, and get some great ideas for classroom activities.

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  • Apr
    23
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 3:00pm

    Description of Workshop: Do you want to help your students have more engaging presentations? Are you interested in holding more effective classroom discussions? This session will examine what speaking and listening skills students need to build and develop during their secondary education. Explore ways to set clear expectations, assess student performance, and provide opportunities for feedback and reflection. Target Audience: Secondary Teachers

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  • Apr
    25
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:00am

    Hosted by: JoAnne Elkin, Early Childhood/Early Literacy Consultant Kelly Adamek, GSRP Coordinator

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  • Apr
    25
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 6:00pm

    All Macomb ACRI-AARI teachers are welcome to attend and collaborate with our county coaches and fellow ACRI-AARI teachers.

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  • Apr
    26
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    This course will review data from Math Recovery diagnostic assessment and support interventionists in making instructional decisions to meet the needs of the students on their case load.

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  • Apr 26
    Apr 27
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30pm

    NVCI Non-Violent Crisis Intervention 2018-19. *Open to Macomb County Public School Employees ONLY*

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  • Apr
    26
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 9:30pm

    We will meet at the MISD for a light dinner at 4:30 p.m. and leave by motor coach for the DIA to take part in a special tour to learn how to connect art with your curriculum. NTA members may bring one non-member guest on this outing. Please ask your guest to register as well. It is important to indicate whether you would like to take the bus provided. Please follow registration instructions carefully.

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  • May
    01
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 8:00pm

    NVCI Refresher for Non-Violent Crisis Intervention 2018-19 *Open to Macomb County Public School Employees ONLY*

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  • May
    03
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:30am

    These meetings are for the district Reproductive Supervisors only. The Reproductive Supervisors are the designated person in a school district who oversees the program of instruction. The designated person must be approved by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE).

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  • May
    06
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 12:00pm

    ETS approved materials, in-depth review of test content, and test-taking strategies. A minimum of 4 participants are required for each workshop. If less than 4 register, participants will receive materials only.

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  • May
    08
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    Come explore the NEW MISD Maker Space! This session will focus on use of the iPad video production tools like Padcaster. Check out the many tools for creating Media in the classroom – including the Green Screen! Find out how to incorporate these resources and classroom activities to build engagement in your own classroom.

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  • May
    09
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 3:00pm

    Join your literacy leader colleagues in bi-monthly collaboration and conversation meetings.

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  • May
    13
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    The Macomb ISD is a site administrator for the ETS Paraprofessional Assessment Testing. All testing sessions will be held as scheduled. No participation minimum is required.

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  • May
    15
    This event is scheduled for 1:00pm to - 3:00pm

    This network is a professional learning environment that has meetings three times per year. These meetings are for the purpose of sharing strategies, approaches and lessons learned. These sessions are for those actively invested in integrating Restorative Practices in their school or district.

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  • May
    17
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    This course will review data from Math Recovery diagnostic assessment and support interventionists in making instructional decisions to meet the needs of the students on their case load.

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  • May
    20
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 3:00pm

    Our experience as teachers, coaches, and leaders in education has been such that our most powerful professional learning occurs when we are allowed time to collaborate with others. This is imperative to develop and sustain relationships that challenge and support our common vision of mathematics teaching and learning. These supportive relationships not only help us grow professionally, but also allow us the opportunity to alter our practice in a safe space and to deepen our understanding of mathematical content and professional pedagogy. Macomb County needs you to lead the vision with your teachers.

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  • May
    22
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 2:30pm

    Goals: • Provide a safe and creative environment to contribute, receive feedback and encouragement as members implement a complex K-12 assessment system within their districts • Build foundational assessment literacy skills • Utilize the results from a quality balanced K-12 assessment system to advance student achievement • Appropriately utilize assessments for evaluation and accountability needs • For all members to have the opportunity to contribute to the agenda of each meeting in addition to the NWEA User Group Subcommittee

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  • May
    23
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:00am

    These meetings are for the district Homeless Liaisons only. The Homeless Liaisons are the designated person in a school district that assist in identifying and providing supports to homeless youth in the school district.

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  • May
    24
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    ** Please note that the May meeting is not included in the SCECH required meetings. You will need to attend a minimum of 6 meetings from September 14th 2018 to April 12th 2019 Meetings**

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  • May
    30
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    This session will introduce participants to a data-based process for identifying and understanding school-wide disproportionate discipline outcomes. Topics that will be addressed include: • Recommended data sources for root cause analysis • Process for obtaining stakeholder voice and participation in the problem-solving process • Linking school-specific hypotheses to interventions • Developing measurement plans to support evaluation • Utilizing decision rules to determine progress towards goals

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  • May
    30
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    This workshop is designed to get teachers new to the DBQ pedagogy excited about the process. It is also reinvigorating for those teachers already steeped in DBQ experience. Includes an overview of The DBQ Project 6-Step Method where teachers go through all the steps in a lively, interactive session. Emphasizes the elements of a powerful DBQ essay and introduces teachers to writing supports they can use to promote strong, evidence-based writing. Participants also spend time analyzing student work and norming student essays using our DBQ Project rubric.

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  • May 31
    Jun 01
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30pm

    NVCI Non-Violent Crisis Intervention 2018-19. *Open to Macomb County Public School Employees ONLY*

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  • Jun
    05
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 8:00pm

    NVCI Refresher for Non-Violent Crisis Intervention 2018-19 *Open to Macomb County Public School Employees ONLY*

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  • Jun
    18
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    This 3-day workshop presents an overview of the best instructional practices as found in the research literature and then shows how these practices can be implemented in the classroom. Specific types of knowledge such as vocabulary, terms and phrases, details, generalizations, and principles are applied to instructional practices, and a model for sequencing instructional techniques is also examined.

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  • Jun
    18
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 12:00pm

    The Macomb ISD is a site administrator for the ETS Paraprofessional Assessment Testing. All testing sessions will be held as scheduled. No participation minimum is required.

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  • Jun
    21
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 3:00pm

    Professional Development opportunity for current Mechatronics teachers as well as Mechanical Design & Drafting teachers to work through the major disciplines in the Mechatronics curriculum. This professional development will be hands on. Teachers will leave with curriculum ideas, examples, and supplies.

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  • Jul
    18
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 12:00pm

    The Macomb ISD is a site administrator for the ETS Paraprofessional Assessment Testing. All testing sessions will be held as scheduled. No participation minimum is required.

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  • Nov
    28
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    “Fix” your workshop issues and “up” your game! The first hour of each evening will focus on a topic or tools to develop expertise. The second hour will be open to troubleshooting. Topic: Opinion - Secure your footing in the opinion units.

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