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If the program you are interested in attending is offering State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) please be aware that participants must attend the entire program, including arriving on time and remaining for the duration of the session. Failure to comply with program requirements, including attendance, will result in disallowance of SCECHs.

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

    The Leadership Learning Series 2022-2023 is a workshop series designed to extend and deepen the knowledge of key education concepts related to leadership development, diversity and cultural competence. This workshop will foster an environment whereby participants build on their strengths and the strengths of others to practice responsible leadership. The MISD would like to welcome Steve Seward and Wendy Zdeb of MASSP, as well as Donny Sikora and Jeff LaPerriere as our special guest presenters! To find out more click the following link: Series Brochure

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

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): MISD Literacy Coach Consultants Description: The Literacy Essential provides research-proven, effective approaches to markedly improve literacy skills among Michigan’s K-3 students. Using the Literacy Essentials with every child, in every classroom, every day will help improve literacy among our youngest learners.

  • Sep
    27
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    The purpose of the Intervention Network is to provide participants with ongoing professional learning to deepen knowledge surrounding effective evidence based literacy practices centered on the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy and the Michigan ELA Standards. The Literacy Intervention Network is intended specifically for Title I teachers, reading teachers, English language teachers, special education teachers and support staff working with elementary students in grades K-5.

  • Sep
    27
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 9:30am

    Spotlight on the Finance and Banking industries as viable career options for students. Counselors and Career Development staff will learn about the various opportunities and how to access them so that they can properly advise students regarding employment in these pathways. Presentation will include updated labor market information, post -secondary training options, and a presentation from a professional within the industry who will also be available to field questions.

  • Sep
    27
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Keep the momentum going in your district for providing engaging, quality, data-driven professional learning designed and shared by your assistive technology team. Join us for a day of learning with two passionate educators: Kelli Suding will speak about advocating for learners and supporting executive function skills. Brenny Kummer will dive in to designing for learner variability and providing literacy supports to maximize learning. We will finish out the day with planning time for district teams to develop and schedule professional learning blasts for the educators in your learning communities.

  • Sep
    27
    This event is scheduled for 11:30am to - 2:00pm

    Target Audience: K-12 Literacy Leaders Join your literacy leader colleagues for collaboration and conversation meetings.

  • Sep
    28
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: MV Homeless Liaisons 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.

  • Sep
    28
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: 6-12 English, Science, Social Studies/History, and Math, as well as Administrators and Content-Area Teacher Leaders. Series Overview: The GELN Essential Practices for Disciplinary Literacy Instruction in the Secondary Classroom: Grades 6 to 12 suggest that "The consistent use of these practices in every Michigan classroom can make a measurable, positive difference in student learning and improve the state's literacy achievement."

  • Sep
    28
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: 6-12 English, Science, Social Studies/History, and Math, as well as Administrators and Content-Area Teacher Leaders. Series Overview: The GELN Essential Practices for Disciplinary Literacy Instruction in the Secondary Classroom: Grades 6 to 12 suggest that "The consistent use of these practices in every Michigan classroom can make a measurable, positive difference in student learning and improve the state's literacy achievement."

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

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Roy Burton Description: Attention, this workshop is being planned as virtual. Please do NOT arrive at the MISD for this workshop. Join us this evening with our new special guest at the MISD New Teacher Academy, Roy Burton. As the founder of MIRPTC & SRPC Training, Roy is dedicated to bringing positive change through restorative practices to school districts and beyond. He embraces empathy and problem-solving as a way to move from disciplinary action towards understanding and relationship building.

  • Sep
    29
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Read.Inquire.Write. is a free curriculum supplement that supports middle school students’ full participation in inquiry and argument writing in social studies, enabling them to develop disciplinary literacy along with disciplinary knowledge. It includes multiple supports for English learners and students who have experienced less success in school. The curriculum is made up of 5 investigations per grade level, fits MI standards, and can be modified to fit your current curriculum map with some minor pacing tweaks. This workshop objective is to introduce the curriculum and plan adaptations for implementing the investigations during the school year.

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

    Are you tired of slow progress and frequent repetition? I will be diving straight into common classroom concerns with a variety of students and give teachers an alternatives means of learning through the use of motor, speech, and visual strategies which saves time and reduces frustration.

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

    Target Audience: GSRP Staff who use the High Scope Curriculum Come join us and learn how to add some pizazz to your High Scope Daily Routine!

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

    Target Audience: Reproductive Health Supervisors 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).

  • Oct
    03
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 9:00am

    Join the MISD K-3 Literacy Coaches for a virtual book study around the resource How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction Second Edition - Resources for Grades K-3. Description of the Resource: "Tens of thousands of K-3 teachers have relied on this book - now revised and expanded with more than 50% new material - to plan and deliver effective literacy instruction tailored to each student's needs. The authors provide a detailed framework for implementing differentiated small-group instruction over multi-week cycles. Each component of the beginning reading program is addressed - phonological awareness, word recognition, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension."

  • Oct
    03
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:45pm

    Target Audience: Teachers and staff who work with students Engage students and raise test scores with teacher-friendly strategies you can implement tomorrow!  In this workshop, you'll learn management tips, how to form effective teams, strategies for creating a cooperative class through teambuilding and classbuilding, and why cooperative learning produces gains when group work often fails. The workshop fee is $219 which includes the Kagan Cooperative Learning Book and the Course Workbook. Administrators can attend Cooperative Learning on October 3rd for FREE! Please see our flyer for more information! Registration is online.  If you prefer to mail in your registration, click here for the form. Questions?  Please contact Michelle Marcellin at mmarcellin@misd.net.

  • Oct
    03
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 12:00pm

    Target Audience:  Open to all school personnel and community members interested in learning to recognize and engage persons who might be having thoughts of suicide. SafeTALK teaches participants to recognize and engage persons who might be having thoughts of suicide and to connect them with community resources trained in suicide intervention.

  • Oct
    03
    This event is scheduled for 1:00pm to - 4:00pm

    Target Audience:  Open to all school personnel and community members interested in learning to recognize and engage persons who might be having thoughts of suicide. SafeTALK teaches participants to recognize and engage persons who might be having thoughts of suicide and to connect them with community resources trained in suicide intervention.

  • Oct
    04
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:45pm

    Target Audience: Teachers and staff who work with students Go beyond ending disruptions; teach responsible behaviors and life skills.  In this Win-Win Discipline overview, you'll learn all the basics:  to identify the four types of disruptive behavior; to recognize the seven positions from which they spring; and what to do in the moment-of-disruption. The workshop fee is $219 which includes the Win-Win Discipline Book and the Course Workbook.  *Principals can attend the Win-Win Discipline for FREE with 3 regular paying registrations! Please see our flyer for more information! Registration is online.  If you prefer to mail in your registration, click here for the form. Questions?  Please contact Michelle Marcellin at mmarcellin@misd.net.

  • Oct
    04
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Target Audience: K-5 Classroom teachers, Special Education teachers, interventionists, coaches, administrators 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.

  • Oct
    04
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    In this webinar you will learn how to access Discovery Education within Schoology as well as embed resources in assignments and materials to keep all of your learning in a single place for students. Participants may find it helpful to attend or watch “The NEW Discovery Education Experience” webinar before this broadcast.

  • Oct
    04
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: 6-12 English, Science, Social Studies/History, and Math, as well as Administrators and Content-Area Teacher Leaders. Series Overview: The GELN Essential Practices for Disciplinary Literacy Instruction in the Secondary Classroom: Grades 6 to 12 suggest that "The consistent use of these practices in every Michigan classroom can make a measurable, positive difference in student learning and improve the state's literacy achievement."

  • Oct
    04
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 6:30pm

    This session highlights the value of the paraprofessional and their impact on students within the educational setting.

  • Oct
    04
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Sara Orris & Mary Lebioda Description: Homelessness of chronic health conditions can affect attendance and academic performance. This session will discuss common chronic health conditions as well as federal requirements for identifying homeless students. Finally, participants will be provided strategies for best supporting these groups of vulnerable students.

  • Oct
    04
    This event is scheduled for 6:00pm to - 8:00pm

    Join the MISD K-3 Literacy Coaches for a virtual book study around the resource Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom

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

    Target Audience: K-5 Classroom teachers, Special Education teachers, interventionists, coaches, administrators 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.

  • Oct
    05
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    With so many strategies and tools for online blended, hybrid, and hyflex learning, what are the best practices to implement these models? What makes sense for your classroom? Come explore blended learning models, categories of technology in blended learning, and blended lesson design.

  • Oct
    05
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: 6-12 English, Science, Social Studies/History, and Math, as well as Administrators and Content-Area Teacher Leaders. Series Overview: The GELN Essential Practices for Disciplinary Literacy Instruction in the Secondary Classroom: Grades 6 to 12 suggest that "The consistent use of these practices in every Michigan classroom can make a measurable, positive difference in student learning and improve the state's literacy achievement."

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

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): MISD Literacy Coach Consultants Description: We will examine Essential Instructional Practice 4, activities that build phonological awareness and the research behind it. Participants will receive resources and materials to implement research based activities in phonological awareness in the classroom. The Literacy Essentials provide research-proven, effective approaches to markedly improve literacy skills among Michigan’s K-2 students. Using the Literacy Essentials with every child, in every classroom, every day will help improve literacy among our youngest learners.

  • Oct
    06
    This event is scheduled for 1:00pm to - 2:00pm

    The “why” of school is not just to graduate kids who can get a job. The real “why” is the process of bringing out a passion for living, a joy for learning, and a desire to have an active role in society as a contributor. This should perhaps be more evident in a social studies classroom than anywhere else in school. How can administrators support this kind of powerful teaching and learning in social studies classrooms? This 1-hour virtual session will explore this question and more.

  • Oct
    06
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 8:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Michelle Marcellin, Joyce Arbaugh, & Theresa Hasenauer Description: This course teaches school professionals how to create trauma-informed schools and classrooms. The training focuses on resilience, exploring the core values and beliefs of educators and placing an emphasis on understanding how trauma impacts children and their school experience. Learn proactive strategies such as fostering connections, prioritizing social and emotional skills and establishing safety while promoting play.

  • Oct
    07
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: Macomb County GSRP staff and early childhood educators who currently use GOLD in the classroom AND HAVE A GOLD LOGIN. My Teaching Strategies GOLD is a seamless system for assessing children birth through kindergarten. Participants will learn/review the basic skills of the assessment system: Entering notes Assigning levels Printing reports Utilizing strategy information Authentic ongoing observational assessment is critical to planning appropriate learning expectations and helping children thrive!

  • Oct
    07
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 12:00pm

    Target Audience: Macomb County GSRP Staff and Early Childhood Educators who currently us COR in the classroom. MUST HAVE A COR LOGIN. COR Advantage is built on 36 items that best prepare children for school success. The assessment system helps teachers capture and analyze each day's learning and then translate it into positive child outcomes through targeted, individualized instruction.

  • Oct
    11
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Learn to support your students with emergent language using AAC Core Vocabulary. Special education classroom teams lead by their speech-language pathologist will learn how to set up classroom environments, design instruction to facilitate communication, teach core vocabulary concepts, and develop environment and individual student AAC systems.

  • Oct
    11
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Mark Muzzin & Lawrence Tech. Description: Teachers will go through simple demonstrations that they can then use with their students. Teachers will have opportunities to run through demonstrations as students, ask questions and will leave with a material list. Additionally, they will learn about free opportunities for LTU to visit and be guest teachers with college STEM ambassadors leading science demonstrations.

  • Oct
    12
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 9:00am

    This session focuses on the selection, acquisition, and use of AEM in schools. You’ll also learn about resources and supports to create your own AEM for students.

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

    Target Audience:  All Staff working in a school (Teachers, Paraprofessionals, etc.) This workshop will show how student-centered restorative practice-based approach will give teachers the tools they need to develop positive relationships with students.  

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

    Looking for an engaging way to teach flexibility, perspective taking, social awareness, and self-regulation? Teach your students to be social detectives! This interactive course is filled with creative activities you can use to help your students move from being “Me” thinkers to “We” thinkers.

  • Oct
    12
    This event is scheduled for 1:00pm to - 3:00pm

    TARGET AUDIENCE: Adults working directly with the student discipline process Restorative action plans (RAPs) are used to identify, address, and evaluate the steps necessary to repair harm to victims, reintegrate removed offenders, and strengthen relationships in the community. This 2-hour training is designed for all staff involved in the student discipline process. Restorative action plans take a problem-solving approach to discipline, replacing punitive measures with emotional learning opportunities.  

  • Oct
    12
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 6:00pm

    These meetings will bring together Science Education Leaders from Macomb County. Teacher Leaders, as well as District Coordinators, are welcome to attend and engage in conversation.

  • Oct
    12
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: 3rd to 8th Grade Teachers During this two-part series, participants will learn about invention literacy, basics of circuitry and to use this clever gadget to enhance engagement for students. This workshops targets 3rd through 8th grade teachers in general education, STEM and/or computer science.

  • Oct
    12
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Courtney Conley Description: Want to tie some rich literature into your lessons that also allows creating design thinking? Then this is the class for you! Participants will take away lessons and literature that can be used in any classroom or Maker Space.

  • Oct
    13
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 1:00pm

    MISD Facilitators of Continuous Improvement (FCI) Given the new Michigan Department of Education (MDE) focus at the district level for continuous improvement, the MISD model includes a district and building lens. Each session will include both the district and building level administrators together.   5 Date Series 

  • Oct
    13
    This event is scheduled for 6:00pm to - 8:00pm

    Target Audience: All professionals that work with parents and children Infant and Toddler development involves learning to interact with other people, and to understand and control your own emotions. Babies start to develop relationships with the people around them right from birth, but the process of learning to communicate, share, and interact with others takes many years to develop. Learn the strategies and supports to guide your infant and toddler into social emotional security.

  • Oct
    13
    This event is scheduled for 6:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: 4th & 5th Grade Girls and an important adult in their life This maturation program will help answer questions girls might have about their growing and changing bodies and emotions during puberty and menstruation.

  • Oct
    14
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: CRN Members, Macomb County Great Start Readiness Program staff, Macomb County Agency Representation

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

    Educators will participate in five full days of deep learning around the K-3 Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy. The purpose the Essential Practices in Early Literacy is to increase Michigan’s capacity to improve children’s literacy by identifying a small set of research supported daily core literacy instructional practices. Ten practices will be examined across the three days, including considerations for English Language Learners.

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

    Learn to support your students with emergent language using AAC Core Vocabulary. Paraprofessionals will learn about the foundations of core vocabulary and AAC. Participants will also learn how to set up classroom environments, facilitate the growth of independent communication, support vocabulary instruction, and design and maintain individual and classroom communication systems.

  • Oct
    19
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    Design content in new and creative ways using apps and web-based resources like Padlet, CK12, EdPuzzle, Quizlet, and Michigan eLibrary in Schoology. Participants will learn the differences between linking, embedding, and using external tools and leave with a step-by-step process for better lesson design.

  • Oct
    19
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: K-5 teachers interested in learning about the Mi Model for Health curriculum.  This training requires the completion of independent online training module prior to attending the facilitated on-line portion.

  • Oct
    20
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 7:00pm

    Educators will participate in five full days of deep learning around the K-3 Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy. The purpose the Essential Practices in Early Literacy is to increase Michigan’s capacity to improve children’s literacy by identifying a small set of research supported daily core literacy instructional practices. Ten practices will be examined across the five days, including considerations for English Language Learners.

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

    Target Audience: New Kindergarten - 1st Grade Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): JoAnn Elkin Description: Attention: This workshop has been made virtual. Please do NOT arrive at the MISD for this workshop. Participants will be sent a book prior to the start of this workshop. In this workshop, we will be studying the work of early literacy researchers, Dr. William Teale and Rebecca McKay, as they help us to understand that alphabet knowledge goes beyond just letter recognition. Grasping the principals shows us how to use meaningful practices to inspire children to create an identity through print.

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

    Target Audience: CRN Members, Macomb County Great Start Readiness Program staff, Macomb County Agency Representation

  • Oct
    24
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 1:00pm

    MISD Facilitators of Continuous Improvement (FCI) Given the new Michigan Department of Education (MDE) focus at the district level for continuous improvement, the MISD model includes a district and building lens. Each session will include both the district and building level administrators together.   5 Date Series 

  • Oct
    25
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 9:30am

    Spotlight on career options in the Media and Communication Arts industry. Counselors and Career Development staff will learn about the various opportunities and how to access them so that they can properly advise students regarding employment in these pathways. Presentation will include updated labor market information, post -secondary training options, and a presentation from a professional within the industry who will also be available to field questions.

  • Oct
    25
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:00pm

    This two day series (Oct. 25 and Nov. 30) will focus on foundational writing practices, beginning with oral language development, with a focus on conventions of language and allow for classroom application with time for reflection. Participants will receive a copy of the text as well as lesson sets and a mentor text for their grade level. Target Audience: K-2 Educators, Literacy Coaches, Interventionists, EL Staff, Special Education Staff and Administrators

  • Oct
    25
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Mark Muzzin Description: Participants will go through several icebreaker and STEM activities that are low cost, quick and learn classroom management tips that will set the stage for longer student led challenges. Teachers will learn how to “sneak” in engineering jargon such as rapid prototyping, algorithms, coding and have a chance to play with Sphero’s.

  • Oct
    26
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 8:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Michelle Marcellin & Theresa Hasenauer Description: *Please advise that viewing should be private, due to profanity and mature topics. PAPER TIGERS follows a year in the life of an alternative high school in Washington State that radically changes its approach to student discipline, with radically positive results. Our goal with these two projects is to make “Toxic Stress” and “ACE” household terms, so that individuals and communities are empowered to improve the health and wellbeing of this and future generations. Participants will view the film and then participate in small groups to reflect on their learning.

  • Oct
    27
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 12:30pm

    The Southeast Michigan Construction Academy (SEMCA) and MISD Career Readiness team have partnered to provide a hands-on professional learning event that focuses on careers available to students in the construction trades. This event is open to Macomb County school counselors and CTE instructors. Participants must provide their own transportation to SEMCA (located in Madison Heights, MI).

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

    Make the post-pandemic shift in learning - transform your online classroom to a robust digital workspace. Find out more about what your digital classroom can be with options for interactives, video, practice or assessments, and more.

  • Oct
    27
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 8:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Su McKeithen-Polish Description: Teachers will get strategies to help differentiate instructions for students, based on students’ English language skills and levels, using SIOP components and WIDA Standards.

  • Oct
    28
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: A leader, at any level, who influences the implementation and usage of K-12 assessment and data within their district. Macomb County AAREN has 8 meeting dates for 2022-2023 school year (see dates and times below). Some dates are virtual and some face-to-face at the MISD. Please register in advance for each meeting you will attend. Virtual Meetings from 8:30am-10:00am: Aug 26th, Jan 27th, Feb 24th, May 12th In-Person Meetings from 8:30am-11:30am: Sept 23rd, Oct 28th, Nov 18th, Mar 24th

  • Oct
    28
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 12:00pm

    Target Audience: GSRP Staff who use the High Scope Curriculum Positive teacher-child relationships are one of the most significant factors in children’s well-being and learning. Come and discover ways to unlock mystery of how children understand the world and how you can support their development and learning.

  • Nov
    02
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    In the professional learning we will use The Learning Framework in Number (white book) to engage with the Addition and Subtraction to 100 domain. Participants will explore the teaching charts, assessment, model and instructional setting for supporting children in learning how to add or subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value. This course is a follow up for Add+Vantage Math Recovery Course 2.

  • Nov
    02
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:30pm

    Join the MISD K-3 Literacy Coaches for a virtual book study around the resource Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom

  • Nov
    02
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Michelle Marcellin & Theresa Hasenauer Description: Resilience: the biology of stress & the science of hope chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. Participants will view the film and then participate in groups to reflect on strategies that build resilience.

  • Nov
    02
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 7:00pm

    TARGET AUDIENCE: Adults working directly with the student discipline process Restorative action plans (RAPs) are used to identify, address, and evaluate the steps necessary to repair harm to victims, reintegrate removed offenders, and strengthen relationships in the community. This 2-hour training is designed for all staff involved in the student discipline process. Restorative action plans take a problem-solving approach to discipline, replacing punitive measures with emotional learning opportunities.  

  • Nov
    03
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Attention, as of 9/21/22, this workshop has been rescheduled for November 3rd, 2022. Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Mike Croy Description: Leaning into the work of serving in education takes vulnerability and courage. This session will focus on how to do the brave work of serving with your whole heart. Please bring a yoga mat for a restorative session at the end of the workshop.

  • Nov
    04
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: Macomb County GSRP staff and early childhood educators who currently use GOLD in the classroom AND HAVE A GOLD LOGIN. My Teaching Strategies GOLD is a seamless system for assessing children birth through kindergarten. Participants will learn/review the basic skills of the assessment system.

  • Nov
    04
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 2:00pm

    Target Audience: Providers who would like to learn more about the ASQ-SE2 Social Emotional Screening Tool. Participants must have a login. Please contact Kelly Isrow (kisrow@misd.net) if you need login information. Course Description: Early identification of social-emotional challenges can make all the difference to a young child. The proof is undeniable: the earlier a behavioral concern is identified, the greater the chance a child has for reaching his or her full potential in life. ASQ:SE-2 focuses on social and emotional behavior. Learn how to administer, score and follow up.

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

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Courtney Conley Description: Discover ideas to enhance your hour of code or even continue it further. We will be looking at MISD resources you can use to create some engaging coding units for your students.   Find out how to check out materials, including classroom sets for your own implementation!

  • Nov
    09
    This event is scheduled for 5:30pm to - 8:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Roy Burton Description: Attention, this workshop is being planned as virtual. Please do NOT arrive at the MISD for this workshop. Join us this evening with our new special guest at the MISD New Teacher Academy, Roy Burton. As the founder of MIRPTC & SRPC Training, Roy is dedicated to bringing positive change through restorative practices to school districts and beyond. He embraces empathy and problem-solving as a way to move from disciplinary action towards understanding and relationship building.

  • Nov
    10
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Target Audience: District Leadership Teams which may include MACA Members, Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Curriculum Directors, Special Education Directors, Building Administrators, and Teacher Leaders Presented by: Dr. Michael Murphy This three-day event is a part of the MACOMB LEADERS Advancing Collective Responsibility to Impact Teaching and Learning Workshop Series. Learn how to sustain change while managing resistance. Program Dates: 11/10/2022, 11/11/2022, 01/19/2023

  • Nov
    10
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:30pm

    Target Audience: Elementary Building Administrators, Principals The purpose of the Elementary Principal Network is to build administrative leadership capacity through professional learning and networking in literacy. In this series, building principals will utilize the Essential School-Wide and Center-Wide Practices in Literacy to assess, reflect and collaborate on high leverage impact literacy practices to improve teaching and learning Dates: This Workshop is running over the course of 5 different dates November 10, 2022           4:00-5:30pm December 13, 2022            4:00-5:30pm January 24, 2023               4:00-5:30pm February 8, 2023                  4:00-5:30pm March 23, 2023 4:00-5:30pm The cost is $100 including materials and dinner. SCECHS Pending

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

    Target Audience: Macomb County ONLY - GSRP Early Childhood Educators  Course Description: A consistent daily routine is implemented in the GSRP classroom to promote balanced participatory learning through all portions of the day. This workshop will focus on Large Group and allow participants to deepen their understanding and provide effective and appropriate practices to support learning.

  • Nov
    11
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 2:00pm

    Target Audience: Providers who need formal training in the developmental screening tool. Participants must have a login, please contact Kelly Isrow (kisrow@misd.net) if you need login information. Course Description: Discuss Developmental Screening

  • Nov
    12
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 1:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Lou Fazzini & Lisa Dobbin Description: This workshop is designed to illuminate the intersection/integration of theatre arts education across the academic curriculum, as well as the relationship and relevancy of theatre arts strategies. Participating educators will be provided with an overview of activities, teaching and learning strategies, intrinsic to a theatre arts educational approach, with the goal of enhancing the educational process.

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

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Dr. Jennifer Parker & Kate Grunow Description: Find out about free and freely available technology resources to support your professional practice. Find out about State initiatives around EdTech, digital tools to improve digital age teaching and learning, and opportunities to blend, flip, or improve online learning.

  • Nov
    15
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Michelle Marcellin & Theresa Hasenauer Description: Attention: The first session will be in-person, and the rest will be virtual. (All dates and locations are subject to change) November 15, 2022 January 24, 2023 February 28, 2023 March 21, 2023 This 4 part series will be an opportunity for you to connect with one another and sustain your love of learning. We will focus on “compassion satisfaction”, staff well-being & opportunities to slow down.

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

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Emily McEvoy Description: This introductory workshop will provide the essential knowledge needed to interpret and use NWEA MAP Growth data appropriately within the classroom. Student goal setting and other reports will be shared and discussed throughout the session.

  • Nov
    17
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 12:00pm

    Target Audience:  All Staff working in a school (Teachers, Paraprofessionals, etc.) This workshop will show how student-centered restorative practice-based approach will give teachers the tools they need to develop positive relationships with students.  

  • Nov
    17
    This event is scheduled for 1:00pm to - 3:00pm

    Target Audience: All Staff This training will explore strategies around mindfulness, restorative practices, and maintaining well-being. Our goal is to support teachers and support staff to stay grounded in these stressful times.  

  • Nov
    17
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    Discovery Education Experience has over 200,00 resources that span all grade levels and subjects. Learn how to develop digital lessons that use multiple types of resources with Discovery Education Experience Studio. In this webinar you will learn how to use and share templates in Studio to make the process of creating digital lessons quick and easy. You will also learn how to insert multimedia and incorporate different question types in Studio to create engaging digital lessons for students.

  • Nov
    17
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience:  This training is open to teachers responsible for teaching HIV and reproductive health education. Participants will understand the standards of best practice teaching in HIV and reproductive health education, understanding current trends in youth behaviors and how HIV and reproductive health education can impact those trends.  HIV Certification is required every 3 years.

  • Nov
    18
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:00am

    Target Audience: Social Workers and School Counselors The Student Assistance Program Network (SAP) provides school social workers and counselors with information and resources on how to work with at-risk youth. Provides an opportunity for school personnel to develop an integrated system of care, including prevention, early intervention and support services.

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

    Target Audience: Macomb County Only - GSRP Early Childhood Educators Research shows that social emotional competence is critical for a child's school readiness. Participants will be introduced to practices that promote young children's social and emotional development and prevent and address challenging behaviors.  Series Dates:  11/18/22, 1/20/23, 2/17/23

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

    Target Audience: A leader, at any level, who influences the implementation and usage of K-12 assessment and data within their district. Macomb County AAREN has 8 meeting dates for 2022-2023 school year (see dates and times below). Some dates are virtual and some face-to-face at the MISD. Please register in advance for each meeting you will attend. Virtual Meetings from 8:30am-10:00am: Aug 26th, Jan 27th, Feb 24th, May 12th In-Person Meetings from 8:30am-11:30am: Sept 23rd, Oct 28th, Nov 18th, Mar 24th

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

    Target Audience: All professionals that work with parents and children This training will introduce participants to the ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) study. The biology of toxic stress and the effects on the developing brain will be explored. Sensitive periods and the effects of trauma on age and gender will be covered.

  • Nov
    21
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 9:00am

    So, how do you know that it (program, initiative, strategy) is working?  Consider attending our Fall 2022 in-person conference to gain a deeper understanding of program evaluation and how that learning can be incorporated into your district’s program evaluation process and help your district move closer to the changes you may seek. Conference Dates and Time:  November 21, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  November22, 2022. from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Nov
    29
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    The Next Generation Science Exemplar (NGSX) is a professional development program to explore the major ideas found in the National Research Council Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), which are the Michigan Science Standards (MSS). 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. Through the content of “matter” all K-12 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. Teachers will receive an NGSX Kit for their classroom.

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

    Target Audience: MV Homeless Liaisons 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.

  • Nov
    30
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    Looking for ideas to spice up engagement in the classroom? Wondering about content area tools to improve teaching and learning? Come explore how you can make your online classroom more interactive with ideas across grade levels and subject areas.

  • Dec
    02
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 12:00pm

    Target Audience:  All Staff working in a school (Teachers, Paraprofessionals, etc.) This workshop will show how student-centered restorative practice-based approach will give teachers the tools they need to develop positive relationships with students.  

  • Dec
    02
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: CRN Members, Macomb County Great Start Readiness Program staff, Macomb County Agency Representation

  • Dec
    02
    This event is scheduled for 1:00pm to - 3:00pm

    Target Audience: All Staff This training will explore strategies around mindfulness, restorative practices, and maintaining well-being. Our goal is to support teachers and support staff to stay grounded in these stressful times.  

  • Dec
    03
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Lea McAllister & Kristi Hineman Description: Join us for this all-day workshop which will introduce you to the theory, structure and focus of Number Talks appropriate for your grade span. We will share strategies and applications for both in-person and virtual learning. Participants will interact in this hands-on course with opportunities to reflect on their current practices and target essential understandings called for in the Michigan Math Standards.

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

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Mike Croy Description: This session will focus on how to bring your best self while overcoming adversity and developing positive self-thinking. Please remember to bring a yoga mat for the end of the session.

  • Dec
    07
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Dr. Melissa Labadie & May Manna Description: Participants will receive resources and materials to effectively implement research based activities in letter-sound relationships in the classroom. The Literacy Essentials provide research-proven, effective approaches to markedly improve literacy skills among Michigan’s K-3 students. Using the Literacy Essentials with every child, in every classroom, every day will help improve literacy among our youngest learners.

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

    Target Audience: Building Administrators, Kindergarten Teachers, Literacy Coaches/Interventionists, Title I Teachers, Special Ed. Teachers, and ELL Teachers The Literacy Learning Modules are designed to ensure that teachers have a clear understanding of a comprehensive approach to high-quality literacy instruction. The modules will provide participants with the research, depth of knowledge, and careful demonstration of skills to make a positive impact in the literacy development of every student. Each module gets to the heart of what effective reading, writing, and language instruction is all about. Macomb's Comprehensive Approach to Literacy is a framework designed to help ALL students grow as readers and writers!

  • Dec
    09
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: Macomb County ONLY - GSRP Early Childhood Educators Course Description: A consistent daily routine is implemented in the GSRP classroom to promote balanced participatory learning through all portions of the day. This workshop will focus on Transitions and allow participants to deepen their understanding and provide effective and appropriate practices to support learning.

  • Dec
    09
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: Reproductive Health Supervisors 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).

  • Dec
    09
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 2:00pm

    Target Audience: Providers who would like to learn more about the ASQ-SE2 Social Emotional Screening Tool. Participants must have a login. Please contact Kelly Isrow (kisrow@misd.net) if you need login information. Course Description: Early identification of social-emotional challenges can make all the difference to a young child. The proof is undeniable: the earlier a behavioral concern is identified, the greater the chance a child has for reaching his or her full potential in life. ASQ:SE-2 focuses on social and emotional behavior. Learn how to administer, score and follow up.

  • Dec
    14
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 9:00am

    Discuss and explore assistive technology service and tools to support reading.

  • Dec
    14
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    This webinar provides an in-depth look at best practices for creating and using Schoology rubrics to save time while providing detailed feedback on student progress. Participants will learn how to create, grade, edit, copy, and align learning objectives to Schoology rubrics to monitor student progress.

  • Dec
    14
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 6:00pm

    These meetings will bring together Science Education Leaders from Macomb County. Teacher Leaders, as well as District Coordinators, are welcome to attend and engage in conversation.

  • Dec
    15
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    Discuss and explore assistive technology service and tools to support writing.

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

    Target Audience: Macomb Districts Only - All early childhood educators who use Creative Curriculum in the preschool classroom 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. Program Dates: December 16, 2022 (virtual) January 6, 2023 (in-person)

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

    Target Audience: Macomb County ONLY - GSRP Early Childhood Educators Course Description: A consistent daily routine is implemented in the GSRP classroom to promote balanced participatory learning through all portions of the day. This workshop will focus on Small Group and allow participants to deepen their understanding and provide effective and appropriate practices to support learning.

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

    Target Audience: Macomb County ONLY - GSRP Early Childhood Educators Course Description: A consistent daily routine is implemented in the GSRP classroom to promote balanced participatory learning through all portions of the day. This workshop will focus on Adult/Child Interaction During Work Time and allow participants to deepen their understanding and provide effective and appropriate practices to support learning.

  • Jan
    11
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 9:00am

    Discuss and explore assistive technology service and tools to support communication.

  • Jan
    11
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:30pm

    The PreK-12 Literacy Framework and PreK-12 Indicators of High-Quality Literacy Instruction are intended to serve as quick, ongoing references for classroom teachers. These documents seamlessly integrate the Essential Practices in Elementary Literacy, as well as the Michigan English Language Arts Standards, into the Literacy Learning Modules.

  • Jan
    12
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Michelle Marcellin & Theresa Hasenauer  Description: Account of Children, experts and iconic leaders to help clear up the misconceptions about dyslexia and give hope to those who have it. Participants will view the film and then hear from Bethany Tabacchi & Katie Wilamowski, MISD ELA consultants, on dyslexia and connect it with ELA instruction in the classroom.

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

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Dr. Melissa Labadie & May Manna Description: We will examine Essential Instructional Practice 6, Research and Standards The Literacy Essentials provide research-proven, effective approaches to markedly improve literacy skills among Michigan’s K-3 students. Using the Literacy Essentials with every child, in every classroom, every day will help improve literacy among our youngest learners.

  • Jan
    17
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Michelle Marcellin Description: Pending

  • Jan
    18
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    What’s all this talk about personalized learning? Come on a tour of the most innovative ways to engage students by empowering agency and choice. See lesson examples and activities that give students options on platforms, processes, and products to demonstrate competency.

  • Jan
    18
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Lisa Rivard & Mark Muzzin Description: Attention, this workshop is being planned as virtual. Please do NOT arrive at the MISD for this workshop. Learn the best way to optimize your students’ environment to maximize learning, improve study skill, memory techniques, and create the ideal learning environment.

  • Jan
    19
    This event is scheduled for 6:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: 4th & 5th Grade Girls and an important adult in their life This maturation program will help answer questions girls might have about their growing and changing bodies and emotions during puberty and menstruation.

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

    Target Audience: Social Workers and School Counselors The Student Assistance Program Network (SAP) provides school social workers and counselors with information and resources on how to work with at-risk youth. Provides an opportunity for school personnel to develop an integrated system of care, including prevention, early intervention and support services.

  • Jan
    25
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 9:00am

    Discuss and explore assistive technology service and tools to support math.

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

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Roy Burton Description: Attention, this workshop is being planned as virtual. Please do NOT arrive at the MISD for this workshop. Join us this evening with our new special guest at the MISD New Teacher Academy, Roy Burton. As the founder of MIRPTC & SRPC Training, Roy is dedicated to bringing positive change through restorative practices to school districts and beyond. He embraces empathy and problem-solving as a way to move from disciplinary action towards understanding and relationship building.

  • Jan
    27
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 10:00am

    Target Audience: A leader, at any level, who influences the implementation and usage of K-12 assessment and data within their district. Macomb County AAREN has 8 meeting dates for 2022-2023 school year (see dates and times below). Some dates are virtual and some face-to-face at the MISD. Please register in advance for each meeting you will attend. Virtual Meetings from 8:30am-10:00am: Aug 26th, Jan 27th, Feb 24th, May 12th In-Person Meetings from 8:30am-11:30am: Sept 23rd, Oct 28th, Nov 18th, Mar 24th

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

    Target Audience: GSRP Lead Teachers GSRP Associate Teachers Tuition Based Preschool Teachers ECSE Teachers Directors Building Administrators Educators will participate in four full days of deep learning around the PreKindergarten Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy.  Dates:  1/27/23, 2/3/23, 2/10/23 and 3/10/23

  • Jan
    31
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    Explore the formative assessment options with Discovery Education Experience Quizzes. In this webinar you will learn how to create and share three types of quizzes. Learn how to embed a variety of question types in DE videos to create Video quizzes. Learn to create a Standard Quiz with a variety of question types such as short answer, poll, multiple choice, annotate, draw, multiple select, and audio, or try out the Ask Live Quiz to facilitate a live activity and ask students verbal questions, with them responding from their own devices in a short answer format.

  • Feb
    02
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience:  This training is open to teachers responsible for teaching HIV and reproductive health education. Participants will understand the standards of best practice teaching in HIV and reproductive health education, understanding current trends in youth behaviors and how HIV and reproductive health education can impact those trends.  HIV Certification is required every 3 years.

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

    Target Audience: Reproductive Health Supervisors 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).

  • Feb
    07
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Ann Kaskinen Description: Would you like to know how to access publications such as Dynamath, Jack & Jill, Scholastic News, or Zoobooks for FREE?  How about FREE eBooks that all your students can access simultaneously from the school building or from home? In this session we will walk through five or six databases available through the Michigan eLibrary, learning how to share these eResources with students and colleagues.  Britannica School, eBook K-8 Collection, PebbleGo, Primary Search, World Book Early Learning, and World Book Kids will all be featured in this session.

  • Feb
    08
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 5:00pm

    Target Audience: School administrators, Social Workers, Counselors, and mental health staff Participants will learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, providing a skilled intervention, and developing a safety plan to keep someone alive. This training is 2 – 8 hour days and you MUST be present both days. You will NOT be permitted to attend day 2 if you miss day 1. This is a 2 day training on August 2 & 3 from 8:00am-5:00pm

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

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Courtney Conley Description: End indoor recess nightmares! Between a lot of indoor days in winter and now a chilly, wet spring, teachers are completely over indoor recess. Learn how to easily incorporate makerspaces/STEAM into that time. Participants will get  ideas to incorporate activities such as KEVA planks, Makedoo, Strawbees into indoor recess that would get the students engaging in creative thinking.

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

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Mike Croy Description: The path to self-mastery, discipline and focus begins with stillness. This session will focus on cultivating the tools to unlock the peace within you. Please remember to wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat.

  • Feb
    21
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 9:00am

    Discuss and explore assistive technology service and tools to support studying & organization.

  • Feb
    21
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    If you are looking for resources to help students share their innovative and creative side, this is the session for you! From the brainstorming and storyboarding to the creating and editing, this session will dig into great tools, activities, lessons, and resources for engaging any age of learner in the creating of a digital artifact to convey a message.

  • Feb
    21
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 6:00pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Ann Kaskinen Description: Would you like to know how to access publications such as American History, The Atlantic, Educational Leadership, Essence, Golf Magazine, Literacy Today, PC World, or People for FREE?  How about FREE eBooks (including literary classics) that all your students can access simultaneously from the school building or from home?  Are you interested in ACT or AP test prep materials?  Perhaps you’d like to know how to find cited images, video clips or primary source documents.  In this session we will walk through seven or eight databases available through the Michigan eLibrary, learning how to share these eResources with students and colleagues.

  • Feb
    23
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 12:00pm

    Target Audience: K-5 teachers interested in learning about the Mi Model for Health curriculum.  This training requires the completion of independent online training module prior to attending the facilitated on-line portion.

  • Feb
    23
    This event is scheduled for 1:00pm to - 4:00pm

    Target Audience: Grade 6-12 teachers interested in learning about the Mi Model for Health curriculum.  This training requires the completion of independent online training module prior to attending the facilitated on-line portion.

  • Feb
    24
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 10:00am

    Target Audience: A leader, at any level, who influences the implementation and usage of K-12 assessment and data within their district. Macomb County AAREN has 8 meeting dates for 2022-2023 school year (see dates and times below). Some dates are virtual and some face-to-face at the MISD. Please register in advance for each meeting you will attend. Virtual Meetings from 8:30am-10:00am: Aug 26th, Jan 27th, Feb 24th, May 12th In-Person Meetings from 8:30am-11:30am: Sept 23rd, Oct 28th, Nov 18th, Mar 24th

  • Mar
    01
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    In this professional learning we will use the book The Learning Framework in Number (white book)to engage with the Multiplication and Division domains. Participants will explore the teaching charts, assessment, model and instructional settings for supporting children in learning how to multiply and divide using strategies. This course is a follow up for Add+Vantage Math Recovery 2.

  • Mar
    01
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    The Next Generation Science Exemplar (NGSX) is a professional development program to explore the major ideas found in the National Research Council Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), which are the Michigan Science Standards (MSS). 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. Through the content of “matter” all K-12 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. Teachers will receive an NGSX Kit for their classroom.

  • Mar
    01
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: MV Homeless Liaisons 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.

  • Mar
    02
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Target Audience: Building Administrators, Kindergarten Teachers, Literacy Coaches/Interventionists, Title I Teachers, Special Ed. Teachers, and ELL Teachers The Literacy Learning Modules are designed to ensure that teachers have a clear understanding of a comprehensive approach to high-quality literacy instruction. The modules will provide participants with the research, depth of knowledge, and careful demonstration of skills to make a positive impact in the literacy development of every student.

  • Mar
    03
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: CRN Members, Macomb County Great Start Readiness Program staff, Macomb County Agency Representation

  • Mar
    07
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 9:00am

    Participants will grow their knowledge about modeling on and providing access to more complex communication systems. Learn about and explore robust AAC technologies that give users access to large vocabularies of keyboards, words and/or phrases to express messages via speech-generation. Vocabularies and user settings are customizable. See what is available in the MISD AT Lending Library!

  • Mar
    07
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Sara Orris & Mary Lebioda Description: Homelessness of chronic health conditions can affect attendance and academic performance. This session will discuss common chronic health conditions as well as federal requirements for identifying homeless students. Finally, participants will be provided strategies for best supporting these groups of vulnerable students.

  • Mar
    08
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    What are the steps to plan, teach, and evaluate effective collaboration in a blended course? What strategies and tools support effective collaboration with Schoology? What does collaboration with colleagues look like in Schoology? In this webinar, participants will learn the basics of collaborating in Schoology.

  • Mar
    09
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Emily McEvoy Description: Was creating a quality classroom 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 classroom assessments are balanced between standards, depth of knowledge, and time you spend teaching the students the standards? This workshop will address assessment quality, design, and structure throughout the evening.

  • Mar
    15
    This event is scheduled for 5:00pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: New Teachers (1-3 years) Presenter(s): Michelle Marcellin & Theresa Hasenauer Description: This documentary shares lessons from Lucy Laney Elementary. It follows the determination of a charismatic north Minneapolis elementary school principal & the true measure of student success. This film will ignite your passion & purpose for educating youth.

  • Mar
    16
    This event is scheduled for 6:00pm to - 7:00pm

    Target Audience: 4th & 5th Grade Girls and an important adult in their life This maturation program will help answer questions girls might have about their growing and changing bodies and emotions during puberty and menstruation.

  • Mar
    17
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:00am

    Target Audience: Social Workers and School Counselors The Student Assistance Program Network (SAP) provides school social workers and counselors with information and resources on how to work with at-risk youth. Provides an opportunity for school personnel to develop an integrated system of care, including prevention, early intervention and support services.

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

    Target Audience: Individuals responsible for GSRP enrollment and those who are interested in learning about the recruitment, enrollment, and eligibility process The Great Start Readiness Program is a very regulated program and the state spells out clearly what funded recipients need to do in terms of RECRUITMENT and ENROLLMENT procedures.

  • Mar
    22
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 9:00am

    Participants will learn about various tools and device settings that students with physical impairments can use to overcome barriers to accessing many of the technologies found in the school setting. Check out the adaptive equipment available in the MISD AT Lending Library.

  • Mar
    23
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 12:00pm

    Target Audience:  Open to all school personnel and community members interested in learning to recognize and engage persons who might be having thoughts of suicide. SafeTALK teaches participants to recognize and engage persons who might be having thoughts of suicide and to connect them with community resources trained in suicide intervention.

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

    Target Audience: A leader, at any level, who influences the implementation and usage of K-12 assessment and data within their district. Macomb County AAREN has 8 meeting dates for 2022-2023 school year (see dates and times below). Some dates are virtual and some face-to-face at the MISD. Please register in advance for each meeting you will attend. Virtual Meetings from 8:30am-10:00am: Aug 26th, Jan 27th, Feb 24th, May 12th In-Person Meetings from 8:30am-11:30am: Sept 23rd, Oct 28th, Nov 18th, Mar 24th

  • Apr
    18
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 9:00am

    Learn about and compare two tools that educators can use to create, edit, and share instructional materials to support learners.

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

    Target Audience: CRN Members, Macomb County Great Start Readiness Program staff, Macomb County Agency Representation

  • Apr
    28
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: CRN Members, Macomb County Great Start Readiness Program staff, Macomb County Agency Representation

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

    Target Audience:  This training is open to teachers responsible for teaching HIV and reproductive health education. Participants will understand the standards of best practice teaching in HIV and reproductive health education, understanding current trends in youth behaviors and how HIV and reproductive health education can impact those trends.  HIV Certification is required every 3 years.

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

    Target Audience: A leader, at any level, who influences the implementation and usage of K-12 assessment and data within their district. Macomb County AAREN has 8 meeting dates for 2022-2023 school year (see dates and times below). Some dates are virtual and some face-to-face at the MISD. Please register in advance for each meeting you will attend. Virtual Meetings from 8:30am-10:00am: Aug 26th, Jan 27th, Feb 24th, May 12th In-Person Meetings from 8:30am-11:30am: Sept 23rd, Oct 28th, Nov 18th, Mar 24th

  • May
    12
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: Reproductive Health Supervisors 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).

  • May
    17
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 5:00pm

    Rethink how you use assessments and how they contribute to teaching and learning frameworks. In this webinar, participants will learn how to create formative assessments with opportunities to engage students in self-assessment, reflection, and more. Participants will also learn how to create interactive worksheets with enhanced question types and multimedia.

  • May
    19
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 11:00am

    Target Audience: Social Workers and School Counselors The Student Assistance Program Network (SAP) provides school social workers and counselors with information and resources on how to work with at-risk youth. Provides an opportunity for school personnel to develop an integrated system of care, including prevention, early intervention and support services.

  • Jun
    01
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 11:30am

    Target Audience: MV Homeless Liaisons 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.

  • Jun
    19
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    Target Audience: Building Administrators, Kindergarten Teachers, Literacy Coaches/Interventionists, Title I Teachers, Special Ed. Teachers, and ELL Teachers The Literacy Learning Modules are designed to ensure that teachers have a clear understanding of a comprehensive approach to high-quality literacy instruction. The modules will provide participants with the research, depth of knowledge, and careful demonstration of skills to make a positive impact in the literacy development of every student.

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