Events

School Leaders Training: Supporting Students with Greater Needs

Monday, June 5th 2017 at 11:45 am to Wednesday, June 7th 2017 at 4:00 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214

Will receive Mental Health First Aid Training and certificate; information on accessing and implementing individualized interventions for students utilizing PBIS and Ruby Payne Poverty strategies. June 5, 6, & 7. 12:00 - 4:00 MUST ATTEND ALL THREE DAYS

Foundational Services: Family Engagement Framework and Introduction to Cultural Competence

Thursday, June 8th 2017 at 8:45 am to 12:00 pm

Adams County Health Department

Learn the four Principals of collaborative Family Engagement. Also see an introduction to the Building Cultural Competence module, including the Johari Window and a look at bias.

Foundational Services: ELA Writing to Read

Friday, June 9th 2017 at 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Adams County Health Department

This session will use the Writing to Read research from the Carnegie Corporation to identify the cluster of closely related instructional practices shown to be effective in improving students reading.

Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS)-Tier 1 Training

Monday, June 12th 2017 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214

Participants will receive an overview of the system, data and practices embedded in PBIS implementation.Participants will review their school's behavioral expectations, behavioral matrix, acknowledgement plan, t-chart, etc.

Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentrages

Monday, June 12th 2017 at 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Adams County Health Department

Number Talks aren't just for whole numbers. Learn about using Number Talks with fractions, decimals, and percentages! Come view videos of teachers and students reasoning and defending their solution. What makes it work?

Running Records: K-5 Teachers

Monday, June 12th 2017 at 12:30 pm to Wednesday, June 14th 2017 at 2:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 210

Running record conventions, analysis of running records, and how to use running records to inform instruction. June 12: 12:30 - 3:30, June 13: 12:30 - 3:30, June 14: 10:00 - 11:00 and 12:30 - 2:30. MUST ATTEND ALL THREE DAYS

Danielson Framework: Not Just for Evaluations!

Tuesday, June 13th 2017 at 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214

This session is designed to take away any mystery of the Danielson Framework as used for evaluations, and empower teachers to be proactive in using the framework as a lever to advance their own teaching!

Google Docs: Tips and Tricks, Crowdsourcing, Formative Assessments, and Google Keep Integration

Wednesday, June 14th 2017 at 8:30 am to 11:30 am

Adams County Health Department

Do you use Google Docs on a regular basis with your students and staff? This is the perfect session for you. Attend to learn some Tips and Tricks for working smarter not harder! Find out how to use crowd-sourcing for maximum classroom efficiency.

Hyperdocs

Wednesday, June 14th 2017 at 11:45 am to 2:30 pm

Adams County Health Department

It's the latest craze in the use of Google. Attend this session to find out how to create a "hyperdoc" which is a term used to describe a Google Doc/Slide Deck that contains links, tasks, and many other ways to get kids thinking and working independently

Foundational Services: Science, Phase 1 Next Generation Science Standards Overview

Thursday, June 15th 2017 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214

NGSS Overview introduces participants to the NGSS through experiential learning of a sample NGSS aligned lesson. Participants analyze the learning experience to build an understanding of 3D Learning. This class is a prerequisite for Phases 2, 3, and 4.

Breakout EDU

Thursday, June 15th 2017 at 8:30 am to 11:30 am

Adams County Health Department

This immersive workshop will show you what the Escape Room style of learning is all about. Attend to participate in an actual Breakout as well as learn how to create your own classroom game. We will also use Google Forms to complete a free online digital

Greenscreening with iPads/iPhones

Thursday, June 15th 2017 at 11:45 am to 2:31 pm

Adams County Health Department

Have you ever wanted to use green screen technology to bring your students' work to life? You can with the use of your iDevice. We will show you student project examples and then put you to work creating your own! Have an iPhone or iPad with the Do Ink Gr

Foundational Services: Science, Phase 2 The Tools Needed to Bring NGSS to the Classroom

Friday, June 16th 2017 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214

The Tools Needed to Bring NGSS to the Classroom builds on Foundational Services for Science-Phase 1. Be immersed in a series of lessons aligned to the NGSS which focus on bringing 3Dl learning to the classroom.

Microsoft Office 365

Friday, June 16th 2017 at 8:15 am to 11:30 am

Adams County Health Department

This hands-on workshop is designed for school employees who have Office 365 accounts through their school and would like to begin exploring the very basic features of it. We will learn how to manage files, share documents, use the calendar, create groups

Using Microsoft Office 365 With Your Students

Friday, June 16th 2017 at 12:15 pm to 3:30 pm

Adams County Health Department

This hands-on session will focus on the features of Office 365 that are useful in the classroom. We will spend most of the time exploring Teacher Dashboard, Class Notebook, and Forms. We will also focus on the collaboration aspect of Word, Power Point

Foundational Services: Science, Phase 3 Developing and Evaluating Units of Study Aligned to NGSS

Monday, June 19th 2017 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214

Developing and Evaluating Units of Study Aligned to NGSS applies the tools from Foundational Science-Phase 2. This enables participants to develop and/or evaluate current materials or units of study for alignment to the Next Generation Science Standards.

Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS)-Tier 2 Training

Monday, June 19th 2017 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 109

Participants will receive an overview of the system, data and practices embedded in PBIS implementation. You will review their school's Secondary systems including: Simple Secondary intervention - critical features; Social/Academic Instructional Groups

Foundational Services: Science, Phase 4 Workshop: Beginning to Build a Unit of Study Aligned to NGSS

Tuesday, June 20th 2017 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214

Introduction to the Storyline Development Process introduced in Phase 3 by fully engaging participants in the process. Participants begin the process of building a unit of study aligned to the NGSS in a collaborative environment.

Content-Disciplinary Literacy

Tuesday, June 20th 2017 at 8:15 am to 11:30 am

Quincy Board of Education - Room 109

The workshop will explore ways to maximize content acquisition and help students read and write, and talk to learn. Find out ways to have students write and collaborate to activate background knowledge, write to synthesize new learning, etc.

Foundational Services: Capturing the Benefits of a Read Aloud, PreK-3

Wednesday, June 21st 2017 at 8:45 am to 12:00 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214

Help children construct meaning and build vocabulary in challenging text when the teacher reads aloud. Close reading, text dependent questioning and vocabulary instruction from Beck and McKeown will be included. Actually, it is fun and makes so much sens

Applying the SAMR Model to Create an Effective Blended Learning Experience

Wednesday, June 21st 2017 at 1:15 pm to 3:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 109

The SAMR approach gives teachers the opportunity to gradually integrate technology into their blended learning strategy, so you can provide your students with the most rigorous and engaging blended learning experiences.

Foundational Services: Mathematics Instructional Design, Delivery, and Assessments, Grades K-2

Monday, June 26th 2017 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Adams County Health Department

This training session will focus on the instructional shift at the heart of the New Illinois Learning Standards for Grades K-2 in mathematics. The session will model and explore mathematical instructional design, delivery, and assessment, etc

Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS)- Advanced Tier 2 & Tier 3 Training (Individualized Supports)

Monday, June 26th 2017 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214

Participants will receive an overview of the system, data and practices embedded in PBIS implementation. Participants will review their school's data decision rules for Tier 2 & 3 with a focus on individualized supports.

Foundational Services: Mathematics Instruction Design, Delivery, and Assessments, Grades 3-5

Tuesday, June 27th 2017 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Adams County Health Department

This training session will focus on the instructional shift at the heart of the New Illinois Learning Standards for Grades 3-5 in mathematics. The session will model and explore mathematical instructional design, delivery, and assessment, etc

Managing the Madness of Middle School

Tuesday, June 27th 2017 at 12:45 pm to 4:00 pm

Quincy Junior High, Room 340

Focusing on classroom management at the middle school level, this session will provide practical and relevant ideas for dealing with the unique social emotional and academic needs of middle school students.

Teacher-Para Collaboration and Co-Teaching

Tuesday, June 27th 2017 at 1:15 pm to 4:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214

Teachers and para educators need to have open communication and a good working relationship in order to provide the best educational experience for students and parents. The atmosphere and tone set by the team in the classroom can help establish student

Foundational Services: Mathematics Instruction Design, Delivery, and Assessments, Grades 6-8

Wednesday, June 28th 2017 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Adams County Health Department

This training session will focus on the instructional shift at the heart of the New Illinois Learning Standards for Grades 6-8 in mathematics. The session will model and explore mathematical instructional design, delivery, and assessment, etc

Foundational Services: Mathematics Instruction Design, Delivery, and Assessments, Grades 9-12

Thursday, June 29th 2017 at 8:15 am to 3:30 pm

Adams County Health Department

This training session will focus on the instructional shift at the heart of the New Illinois Learning Standards for Grades 9-12 in mathematics. The session will model and explore mathematical instructional design, delivery, and assessment, etc

NWEA MAP Teacher Reports

Thursday, June 29th 2017 at 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 214

This session will focus on NWEA MAP reports available to teachers. Participants will have time to explore the new Student Profile Report available in MAP as well as traditional reports to help guide instructional planning, student goal setting.

Ruby Payne Poverty Training

Monday, August 7th 2017 at 8:15 am to Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at 3:30 pm

Quincy Board of Education - Room 109 AND 214

Explore class differences and 10 actions you can implement in the classroom to improve the success of low-SES students. This workshop is based on Ruby Payne's book, A Framework for Understanding Poverty, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies.