ESOL Praxis Prep Bootcamp: Linguistics & Culture

Jun 30 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Northwest Ks Educational Services, 703 W 2nd St, Oakley, KS 67748, USA

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Angela Lawrence, SWPRSC

CLICK  HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/2MEpJZYUvvrNQHxv7


Teachers will take away suggestions for WHAT and HOW to study for the Praxis Assessment for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). The sessions are designed to help teachers prepare their thinking and their classrooms for students whose first language is not English. The expectation for ESOL endorsed teachers is that they will be able to structure their classrooms, lesson plans, and teaching strategies to successfully support English learners. There are 3 separate workshops in this series. Pick one or more as needed to support your preparations for the ESOL Praxis.

TODAY'S SESSION WILL FOCUS ON:
  • Parts of speech, including model verbs and verb tenses
  • Active and passive voice
  • Pragmatics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Phonemes, graphemes, morphemes, etc.
  • Intonation and word stress
  • International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
  • Rhetorical patterns
  • Impact of language on culture and vice versa
  • Types of culture and impacts on learning
  • Listening questions sample (that will be embedded in the praxis)
THIS SESSION IS APPROPRIATE FOR ALL K-12 EDUCATORS.

REGISTRATION FEES:
NKESC Members - contact Linda Teeter for pricing information 
$125/person for SWP Members
$140/person for Non Members
COLLEGE CREDIT:
Optional 0.5 graduate-level credit available from MNU for $45. Requires assignment completion.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

ESOL Praxis Bootcamp: Plan/Implement/Assess/Evaluate

Jul 7 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Dr. Amber Miller SWPRSC

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/Cn7nzYEbnh6DHgup6

Teachers will take away suggestions for WHAT and HOW to study for the Praxis Assessment for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). The sessions are designed to help teachers prepare their thinking and their classrooms for students whose first language is not English. The expectation for ESOL endorsed teachers is that they will be able to structure their classrooms, lesson plans, and teaching strategies to successfully support English learners. There are 3 separate workshops in this series. Pick one or more as needed to support your preparations for the ESOL Praxis.

TODAY'S FOCUS WITH SESSION ON:
  • Lesson preparation: language and content objectives
  • Cooperative learning strategies to support ELLs
  • Stages of language acquisition
  • Krashen's research on language acquisition
  • Approaches to language instruction
  • Vocabulary to support assessment procedures 

THIS SESSION IS APPROPRIATE FOR ALL K-12 EDUCATORS.

REGISTRATION FEES:
$125/person for SWP Members
$140/person for Non Members
FREE to HPEC Member Districts
(200, 209, 210, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 363, 371, 374, 452, 466, 467, 476, 494, 507)
FREE to SWP Title III Consortium Members

COLLEGE CREDIT:

Optional 0.5 graduate-level credit available from MNU for $45. Requires assignment completion.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

HGSS State Assessment Teacher Training

Jul 8 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Marcia Fiorentino, KSDE Coordinator - Civic Engagement - HGSS

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 
https://forms.gle/xwgq5NrpULZYpzhy9

Kansas is testing for HGSS in grades 4th, 7th & 11th beginning with the 2021-22 school year. If you are a teacher in any of these grades, it is important that you understand how to plan your classroom assessment and score your students using the state rubric. We invite you to attend this teacher training to understand the inquiry-based state assessment and be prepared to report your student scores. All grades can use the rubrics throughout the school year in every social studies classroom. All grades will eventually be tested.

This session is appropriate for all HGSS teachers - especially those in grades 4, 7 & 11.

REGISTRATION FEES:  $25/person
COLLEGE CREDIT:  Not available
CANCELLATION:  Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

HGSS State Assessment Teacher Training (repeated session)

Jul 8 from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

THIS IS A REPEATED SESSION FROM THE MORNING.

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Marcia Fiorentino, KSDE Coordinator - Civic Engagement - HGSS 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
 https://forms.gle/jFVH9dhhzRV92LFe6

Kansas is testing for HGSS in grades 4th, 7th & 11th beginning with the 2021-22 school year. If you are a teacher in any of these grades, it is important that you understand how to plan your classroom assessment and score your students using the state rubric. We invite you to attend this teacher training to understand the inquiry-based state assessment and be prepared to report your student scores. All grades can use the rubrics throughout the school year in every social studies classroom. All grades will eventually be tested.

This session is appropriate for all HGSS teachers - especially those in grades 4, 7 & 11.

REGISTRATION FEES:  $25/person
COLLEGE CREDIT: Not available
CANCELLATION: Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

Civic Advocacy Programs for Your School

Jul 9 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue , Sublette

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Marcia Fiorentino, KSDE Coordinator - Civic Engagement - HGSS

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/2nSSBSq1QTq4SFSn8

Come and learn about the 6 traits of civic engagement AND apply for the CAN Civic Advocacy Award for your school for the 2021-22 school year!

Are you interested in having your students participate in community service activities? Are your students active in student-led governance organizations or would you like to have them become involved in leadership opportunities? This session shares what the 9 Kansas award winning schools are doing and walks you through the components necessary for your school to be awarded the Civic Advocacy Network Award. Highlight what your school is doing and expand your programs for the betterment of your community.

REGISTRATION FEES:  $25/person
COLLEGE CREDIT:  Not available
CANCELLATION:  Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

ESOL Praxis Bootcamp: Language & Professional Issues

Jul 14 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Dr. Amber Miller, SWPRSC

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/Bzv5WA2HMsQUJp8z6

Teachers will take away suggestions for WHAT and HOW to study for the Praxis Assessment for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). The sessions are designed to help teachers prepare their thinking and their classrooms for students whose first language is not English. The expectation for ESOL endorsed teachers is that they will be able to structure their classrooms, lesson plans, and teaching strategies to successfully support English learners. There are 3 separate workshops in this series. Pick one or more as needed to support your preparations for the ESOL Praxis.

TODAY'S SESSION WILL FOCUS ON:
  • Registers of language
  • Important theorists for teachers of ELs
  • Literacy instruction
  • Acronyms important for teachers of ELs

THIS SESSION IS APPROPRIATE FOR ALL K-12 EDUCATORS.

REGISTRATION FEES:
$125/person for SWP Members
$140/person for Non Members
FREE to HPEC Member Districts
(200, 209, 210, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 363, 371, 374, 452, 466, 467, 476, 494, 507)
FREE to SWP Title III Consortium


COLLEGE CREDIT:
Optional 0.5 graduate-level credit available from MNU for $45. Requires assignment completion.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

Competency Based Learning

Jul 15 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Jen Stelter, SWPRSC

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/dfpYn96RhCnk72fEA

Come join us as we dive into the 2020 Navigating Change documents to learn, explore, and plan next steps with Competency Based Learning (CBL). We will define CBL with its purpose, analyze the components of CBL, walk through the structure of the document, and help design an action plan to guide you through the next steps toward implementation. 

Leave this professional learning with the confidence to move forward as Kansas educators look to re-imagine classrooms and meet our students where they are, while providing innovative experiences for them to demonstrate their learning.

THIS SESSION IS APPROPRIATE FOR K-12 EDUCATORS AND ADMINISTRATORS.

REGISTRATION FEES:
$125/person for SWP Members
$140/person for Non Members
COLLEGE CREDIT:
Optional 0.5 graduate-level credit available from MNU for $45. Requires assignment completion.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

Love & Logic: Adults Supporting Youth with Challenging Pasts (Sessions 3 & 4 of 6)

Jul 20 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE

Presented by Sherry Pinkley, USD 217, Trained/Independent Facilitator of Love and Logic Curricula

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/cr8vbZsyqBcHZBi69

This curriculum is designed to cut through the complexity of some very challenging topics and provide real solutions that can be applied immediately...rather than a lot of theory or abstract ideas. Step-by-step instructions are provided for all modules.

YOU WILL LEARN POWERFUL INSIGHTS INTO:
  • How trauma affects the brain
  • Why the intense and extremely upsetting behaviors seen in these kids represent attempts to self-protect and survive
  • The science behind healthy attachment relationships and why such bonds form the foundation for emotional and neurological healing
  • How to apply Love and Logic strategies so that adults can take good care of themselves while addressing root causes...not just symptoms
  • Establishing healthy boundaries, avoiding destructive power struggles, overcoming defiance, and guiding these youth toward success
  • Many more skills and concepts applicable to kids who need hope

Today's sessions (3 & 4) focus "Nothing Works without Sincere Empathy" and "Setting Limits while Minimizing Power Struggles". Join us as we discover the power of using sincere empathy before a consequence, learn how to set limits in ways that build trust and security, and discuss how to gain control we need.

This session is appropriate for PK-12 educators/administrators, social workers, counselors, foster & adoptive parents and any others serving children and teens who've experienced trauma.

REGISTRATION FEE (includes resource):
$135/person for SWP members
$150/person for non members
COLLEGE CREDIT: Optional 0.5 graduate-level college credit available from MidAmerica Nazarene University for $45. Requires completion of assignment.
REGISTRATIONS/CANCELLATIONS: Trainings with less than 5 registrations are subject to cancellation one week prior to the event date.

ESOL Praxis Bootcamp: Linguistics & Culture

Jul 21 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Dr. Amber Miller, SWPRSC

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/HpoY2776BBfAXDFW7

Teachers will take away suggestions for WHAT and HOW to study for the Praxis Assessment for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). The sessions are designed to help teachers prepare their thinking and their classrooms for students whose first language is not English. The expectation for ESOL endorsed teachers is that they will be able to structure their classrooms, lesson plans, and teaching strategies to successfully support English learners. There are 3 separate workshops in this series. Pick one or more as needed to support your preparations for the ESOL Praxis.

TODAY'S SESSION FOCUSES ON:
  • Parts of speech, including model verbs and verb tenses
  • Active and passive voice
  • Pragmatics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Phonemes, graphemes, morphemes, etc.
  • Intonation and word stress
  • International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
  • Rhetorical patterns
  • Impact of language on culture and vice versa
  • Types of culture and impacts on learning
  • Listening questions sample (that will be embedded in the praxis)

THIS SESSION IS APPROPRIATE FOR ALL K-12 EDUCATORS.

REGISTRATION FEES:
$125/person for SWP Members
$140/person for Non Members
FREE to HPEC Member Districts
(200, 209, 210, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 363, 371, 374, 452, 466, 467, 476, 494, 507)
FREE to SWP Title III Consortium

COLLEGE CREDIT:
Optional 0.5 graduate-level credit available from MNU for $45. Requires assignment completion.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

Student Improvement/Intervention Team Training

Jul 27 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Dr. Amber Miller, SWPRSC

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 
https://forms.gle/zyVLLAizeCvtmETY8

Are there students in your classes who do not respond positively to instruction? Are there students in your school who are on the ineligible list over and over? Student Improvement/Intervention Teams (SIT) can and do make the difference. In this workshop, you will engage in a process to create positive changes in your school. Meet students where they are and give them what they need through SIT.

Reasons to attend: learn why we need SIT; engage in professional conversations on curriculum, instruction, environment and the learning; shift thinking of how your system responds to student needs.

THIS SESSION IS APPROPRIATE FOR ALL PK-12 EDUCATORS AND ADMINISTRATORS.

REGISTRATION FEES:
$125/person for SWP Members
$140/person for Non Members
HPEC will pay the fees for Member districts
(200, 209, 210, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 363, 371, 374, 452, 466, 467, 476, 494, 507)

COLLEGE CREDIT:
Optional 0.5 graduate-level credit available from MNU for $45. Requires assignment completion.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

A Day of P.L.A.Y. (People, Learning, Acceptance, YEE-HAW!)

Jul 29 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

THIS EVENT IS OPEN FOR IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE ONLY.
VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION IS NOT AVAILABLE.

Facilitated by Jed Dearybury, co-author of The Playful Classroom

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/KowDgt5mcvHYfDyh9

Medical, social, emotional, and psychological sciences all agree that the benefits of play for ALL AGES are overwhelmingly valuable to our lives. Our schools must embrace the power of play in learning now more than ever as students need meaningful, relevant, and fun educational experiences across the curriculum in a post-pandemic world. 

During this full day workshop, we will dig deep into the neuroscience of learning through play by doing just that… PLAYING!! Yes, adults need it too. What better way to help our students to learn through play than to experience a day of playful learning for ourselves? From the moment you walk in, to the time you leave, we will play and learn through rigorous, standards-based instruction...all while having fun! 

Bring an open mind, wear comfy shoes, and have a computer just in case we need to Google facts about a crazy bird or elephant poop. Get ready for the best PD you have ever had as we have A Day of P.L.A.Y! 

USING THE TEXT, THE PLAYFUL CLASSROOM, PARTICIPANTS WILL:
  • understand play as a behavior and a mindset
  • discover their play personality
  • identify and experience the 16 types of play
  • generate ideas for playful learning in their own classrooms
  • HAVE FUN WHILE LEARNING! 
PARTICIPATION IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 75 WHO SIGN UP! REGISTER SOON!

REGISTRATION FEES (includes book and lunch):*
FREE to SW KS LiNK Consortium Districts
(Copeland, Deerfield, Kismet-Plains. Montezuma, Ness City,
Satanta, Stanton County, Sublette, Syracuse, Ulysses). 
FREE to HPEC Member Districts
(Copeland, Deerfield, Elkhart, Holcomb, Hugoton, Greeley County, Lakin, Montezuma, Moscow, Rolla, Satanta, Scotty County, Stanton County, Sublette, Syracuse, Ulysses, Wichita County)
$60/person for SWP Members not listed above
$75/person for Non Members not listed above


COLLEGE CREDIT:
Optional 0.5 graduate-level credit available from MNU for $45. Requires assignment completion.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

4 Disciplines of Execution

Aug 2 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE OPTION ONLY
Facilitated by Dr. Amber Miller, SWPRSC

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
 https://forms.gle/61qn8ybs7YGwpyr27

Unleash the power of the "4 Disciplines of Execution". 4DX is an intentional, organizational, system approach to making and meeting goals through intentional design that focuses on the wildly important goals, by acting on lead measures, creating a compelling scoreboard and by creating a cadence of accountability. Based on the Franklin Covey book, "The 4 Disciplines of Execution" is imperative to fulfilling your system's goals.

PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING THEIR OWN COPY OF "THE 4 DISCIPLINES OF EXECUTION" BOOK.

THIS SESSION IS APPROPRIATE FOR K-12 ADMINISTRATION AND LEADERSHIP TEAMS.

REGISTRATION FEES:
$125/person for SWP Members
$140/person for Non Members
COLLEGE CREDIT:
Optional 0.5 graduate-level credit available from MNU for $45. Requires assignment completion.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

Love & Logic: Adults Supporting Youth with Challenging Pasts (Sessions 5 & 6 of 6)

Aug 3 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE

Presented by Sherry Pinkley, USD 217, Trained/Independent Facilitator of Love and Logic Curricula

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

https://forms.gle/MhfPsQZsvws2vwoz8

This curriculum is designed to cut through the complexity of some very challenging topics and provide real solutions that can be applied immediately...rather than a lot of theory or abstract ideas. Step-by-step instructions are provided for all modules.

YOU WILL LEARNING POWERFUL INSIGHTS INTO:
  • How trauma affects the brain
  • Why the intense and extremely upsetting behaviors seen in these kids represent attempts to self-protect and survive
  • The science behind healthy attachment relationships and why such bonds form the foundation for emotional and neurological healing
  • How to apply Love and Logic strategies so that adults can take good care of themselves while addressing root causes...not just symptoms
  • Establishing healthy boundaries, avoiding destructive power struggles, overcoming defiance, and guiding these youth toward success
  • Many more skills and concepts applicable to kids who need hope
Today's sessions (5 & 6) focus on "Supporting Learning and Achievement at School" and "Empowering Them toward Success in Life". Join us as we learn how trauma affects achievement motivation, discover why it's important to avoid control battles over learning, and analyze the connection between chores, self-esteem and empowerment.

This session is appropriate for PK-12 educators/administrators, social workers, counselors, foster & adoptive parents and any others serving children and teens who've experienced trauma.

REGISTRATION FEE (includes resource):
$135/person for SWP members
$150/person for non members
COLLEGE CREDIT: Optional 0.5 graduate-level college credit available from MidAmerica Nazarene University for $45. Requires completion of assignment.
REGISTRATIONS/CANCELLATIONS: Trainings with less than 5 registrations are subject to cancellation one week prior to the event date.

NW Admin Council

Aug 3 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

IN-PERSON & ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/ASH825H6skT3mGBf7

Collaborative opportunity for area superintendents and PK-12 principals to come together to share their successes, challenges and learn about/discuss state initiatives and other areas essential to a successful school system. Separate roundtable session for principals during NKESC SPED meeting at end of council.

REGISTRATION FEE:
NO CHARGE

Lunch provided courtesy of NKESC.

SWP Supts Council

Aug 4 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

IN-PERSON & ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/qVKST3VC7EAsKRVcA

Collaborative opportunity for area superintendents to come together to share their successes, challenges and learn about/discuss state initiatives and other areas essential to a successful school system.   Participation is welcome in person or by Zoom.  

REGISTRATION FEE:*
FREE to SWPRSC members
$30/person for non-members
*includes lunch for onsite participants

Mentor Training

Aug 5 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Southwest Plains Regional Service Center, 810 Lark Ave, Sublette, KS 67877, USA

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Jen Stelter, SWPRSC

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 
https://forms.gle/f9btDEL3ym7dvUjt7

This is a professional learning opportunity for those participating as a mentor in any KSDE approved mentoring program supporting new teachers, as well as those participating in the SWPRSC Teacher Mentoring Program as the mentor. Learn the best practices in how to be an impactful mentor, gather resources to help be the best mentor possible, and gain a network of others who have chosen to support those new to the education profession! This session counts as both the initial, comprehensive and annual refresher course for the SWPRSC Mentor Program Training.

TAKE AWAYS FOR THE DAY:
1. Best practices in how to mentor a new teacher 
2. Resources to use in your mentoring sessions 
3. SWPRSC mentors will have a session at the end of the day to learn the expectations of the SWPRSC Program.

THIS TRAINING IS APPROPRIATE FOR ANY EDUCATOR WHO HAS BEEN ASSIGNED TO BE A MENTOR TO A NEW TEACHER, AS WELL AS THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE SWPRSC TEACHER MENTORING PROGRAM.

REGISTRATION FEES:
$125/person for SWP Members
$140/person for Non Members
COLLEGE CREDIT:
Optional 0.5 graduate-level credit available from MNU for $45. Requires assignment completion.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

Annual PDC Training

Aug 9 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

NKESC, 703 W 2nd Street, Oakley

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Dr. Amber Miller & Traci Taylor, SWPRSC

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/zg4kktAUcfmcddHk6

Professional Development Council (PDC) chairpersons are required by KSDE to be trained annually. This training meets that requirement.

Participants will learn the requirements for approving professional development points for teacher licensure. Additionally, they will gain a better understanding of the SWPRSC PDC system, such as how to upload artifacts and approve transcripts and individual development plans (IDPs).

REGISTRATION FEES:
FREE to Members of the Southwest Plains PDC Consortium
$65/person for Non Consortium Members
COLLEGE CREDIT:
Not available.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

Annual PDC Training

Aug 10 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Dr. Amber Miller & Traci Taylor, SWPRSC

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/4JvWf4dz6K6Kg2s5A

Professional Development Council (PDC) chairpersons are required by KSDE to be trained annually. This training meets that requirement.

Participants will learn the requirements for approving professional development points for teacher licensure. Additionally, they will gain a better understanding of the SWPRSC PDC system, such as how to upload artifacts and approve transcripts and individual development plans (IDPs).

REGISTRATION FEES:
FREE to Members of the Southwest Plains PDC Consortium
$65/person for Non Consortium Members
COLLEGE CREDIT:
Not available.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

Learning Solutions (formerly FuelEd) Training for Admins & Mentors

Aug 11 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Cheryl Rasmussen*, Learning Solutions

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/kMM9wWNsd9ZTop2Q8

Whether you're new to Learning Solutions (formerly FuelEd) or not, this training will be helpful to jump start the new school year with a review of the basics. Join us to learn what you need to know to help your students succeed on the Learning Solutions platform.

*Please Note: Cheryl will be attending virtually.  A SWPRSC FuelEd support person will be available in person.

REGISTRATION FEES:  NO CHARGE
COLLEGE CREDIT: Not available.
CANCELLATION:  Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.

Translator Training for Paras

Aug 18 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Southwest Plains Conference Center, 810 Lark Avenue, Sublette

IN-PERSON AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Facilitated by Maria Ortiz-Smith, SWPRSC

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
https://forms.gle/pbRpXbdHNKNkAPx79

Translators do more than communicate a message; they bridge family/educator relationships. The valuable art of translating requires more than knowing two languages. Come and learn how to enhance your practice.

PARTICIPANTS WILL:
  • examine the intercultural role of translators
  • relate common tasks to the language and information-mining competences;
  • apply the information-mining competence to define common educational terminology
  •  engage in reflective practice by using a translator self-assessment.
THIS SESSION IS APPROPRIATE FOR K-12 TRANSLATORS AND/OR THOSE WHO USE TRANSLATORS.
  
REGISTRATION FEES:
$125/person for SWP Members
$140/person for Non Members
Free to HPEC Member Districts
(200, 209, 210, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 363, 371, 374, 452, 466, 467, 476, 494, 507)

COLLEGE CREDIT (for certified teachers only):

Optional 0.5 graduate-level credit available from MNU for $45. Requires assignment completion.
CANCELLATION:
Events with less than 5 registrants are subject to cancellation one week prior to event date.