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Alternative Education Webinar Series 2015

FREE Upcoming Live Webinar Series bringing experts in the field of education.

NDE is presenting three one-hour webinars for teachers and administrators working in alternative settings. These are individual sessions; you do not need to attend all three.

2015 Webinar Series
Date & TimeTopic

January 21
3:30-4:30pm CT

 

The Trauma Informed School – This workshop will provide administrators and teachers with a solid understanding of what “trauma informed care” means and then offer practical tips on how to infuse that knowledge into the learning environment.

Featured presenters:David Domenici from CEEAS and Monique Marrow from the Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice at the University of Connecticut and the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children.

RECORDING
Handouts:
Presentation
Finding Your Ace Score
Individualized Safety Plan

February 18
3:30-4:30pm CT

Making PBiS Work in Your School – This workshop will provide administrators and teachers with a firm understanding of the research behind PBiS-type programming and then offer practical tips on how to adapt the PBiS framework into your unique school and classroom environment.

Featured Presenter: Dr. Nicole Swoszowski, assistant professor at the University of Alabama in the Department of Special Education and Multiple Abilities Program.

Recording:
Making PBIS Work – this is a PowerPoint presentation with the audio added in. The setting allow the audio to play across all slides. The user will advance the slides.

Use your handouts as you listen to this recording.

Handouts:
Making PBIS Work
Environmental Inventory
Free Rewards
IFEED-AV

March 18
3:30-4:30pm CT

Reading Strategies that Work – This workshop will provide administrators and teachers with a balanced look at a sampling of reading intervention and support strategies designed to support students with a wide range of reading skills and challenges and then offer practical tips on how to implement reading strategies in your unique school or classroom.

Featured Presenter: Dr. Nicole Swoszowski, assistant professor at the University of Alabama in the Department of Special Education and Multiple Abilities Program.

Recording: Making Strategies that Work

Handouts:
Reading Strategies that Work
Book Fits article
PALS article

As planning progresses, additional information will be emailed to registrants. 

For more information, contact
Alice Senseney, 402-471-2775, alice.senseney@nebraska.gov

Please register in order to receive related handout materials and instructions for internet connection. Fax your registration to 402.742.8329

 



Out of Home Placement Educators
2014 Webinar Series

Date & TimeTopic
January 28
3:30-4:30 pm

A Teacher’s Guide: Keeping Your Most At-Risk Students in Class and in School (handout)

Note: Due to technical difficulties, this session was not recorded.

David Domenici, Director, Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings (CEEAS)

February 25
3:30-4:30 pm

Instruction for Students Struggling with Math (handout)
Webinar Recording

Christy Sampson-Kelly, Director of Practitioner Support, CEEAS &
Kat Crawford, Director of Technology Solutions, CEEAS

Richard Lombardo, Education Instructional Technology Coordinator, TJJD &  Math Instructor, Austin Community College

March 18
3:30-4:30 pm
Diversity and Learning (handout)
Webinar Recording

Peter Leone, Professor, Special Education, College of Education, University of Maryland

Carol Rempp, Program Coordinator, Multicultural/Diversity Education, Nebraska DOE

April 22
3:30-4:30 pm
Helping Students Improve Writing Performance,
Webinar Recording

1. Chelsea Kirk’s PPT and resources

2. Scott Ryan’s PPT

Christy Sampson-Kelly, Director of Practitioner Support, CEEAS
Overview of Research-based Best Practices for Scholars Struggling with Writing & The Place of Basic Writing Skills

Chelsea Kirk, ELA Teacher, Maya Angelo Academy, Washington,  DC
Writing in the Classroom: Writing Strategies & Increasing Knowledge About Writing

Scott Ryan, English Language Arts and Social Studies Instructional Specialist, Three Lakes High School, MESD; ESOL/ELD Specialist, MESD YCEP
Setting Students up for Success by Scaffolding Writing 

Kat Crawford, Director of Technology Solutions, CEEAS
Words Unlocked Initiative

May 20
3:30-4:30 pm

Differentiation Strategies for Multi-Grade, And Multi-Ability Classrooms
Webinar Recording

Making Differentiation Work
Differentiation Strategies for Multi-Grade and Multi-Ability
Video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0HGBhZZ6LveeGVrNFNHMkYyWjA/edit?usp=sharing

Linda Baker, ELA Teacher, Washington County School Program, Okeechobee, Florida

Christy Sampson-Kelly, Director of Practitioner Support, CEEAS

Kat Crawford, Director of Technology Solutions, CEEAS

 


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