Courses in this category are designed to support teachers in providing effective instructional practices in the content areas (e.g., Arts, Social Sciences, Sciences, Liberal Arts, Technical, etc.).

To see past events, please check out our Content Specific Archive.

The Out of the Rock Workshop is an exciting two day program. Participants will enhance their knowledge of mineral resources and mining and will receive Out of the Rock materials including the Activity Guide, music CD, posters and rock kit. Workshop activities include expert guest speakers and participation in hands-on activities that will help implement ideas in the classroom. Course content will include topics related to energy, natural resources, mineral resources and mining. Program materials will be correlated to Idaho Core Standards. Lunch will be provided each day.

Travel Stipend: Teachers living over 100 miles from the workshop location will receive a $100 stipend to assist with hotel or mileage. The money will be issued in check form after workshop participation.

Visit: outoftherock.org/workshops
$10 Confirmation fee (nonrefundable)
Payable via Mastercard®/Visa®
Questions? Call Jeana
800-616-8326 ext. 121

 

 
Out of the Rock Workshop
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
9:00am
3:00pm
Eagle Middle School, 1000 W. Floating Feather Road, Eagle, ID
National Energy Foundation

 

Maximum # of Participants- 50

Credit offered: Yes

How many credits offered: 1 Credit

Credits offered from: Utah State

Cost Per Credit: $45



 

 

A full two-day conference of presentations and breakout sessions focused on exploring the Universal Design for Learning framework to improve outcomes for students with disabilities ages 3-21.  

Session Topics: Speech-Language Pathologist (inclusive and supplemental supports, deaf/hard of hearing, AAC), Early Childhood (UDL in early education, early literacy, integrating engaging experiences), and K-12 Instruction (literacy and reading, lesson design, interactive UDL workshops).

To register, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learning-by-design-using-udl-guidelines-to-support-all-learners-registration-33596008566 


Registration closes May 25th. Registration fee = $40. Lunch and parking provided both days.

 

 
Pocatello Workshop
06/15/2017
 
06/16/2017
 
8:30am
4:30pm
ISU Pond Student Union
Idaho SESTA

 

Maximum # of Participants- 40

Credit offered: Yes

How many credits offered: 1 Credit

Credits offered from: Idaho State Univeristy

Cost Per Credit: $60

 

Credit Requiriments.  Professional Development (inservice) credit will be offered. Check back for syllabus and forms.



 

 

LEARN HOW TO ENGAGE YOUR STUDENTS IN COLLABORATIVE SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY TO ACHIEVE DEEP SCIENTIFIC UNDERSTANDING AND CREATE PERFORMANCE-BASED ASSESSMENTS TO MEET THE NEW STANDARDS!

● Explore the new Idaho State Science Standards for your grade level & content areas, identify connections with the Idaho Core literacy standards
● Identify key instructional shifts that will help you meet the standards
● Learn how to create performance assessments aligned with the standards
● Explore inquiry strategies for actively teaching to the standards
● Engage with literacy strategies to help your students read scientific texts
● Learn actively and engage in hands-on science and collaboration
● Workshops led by a team of Idaho science teachers from the elementary, middle, and high school levels
● Free workshops with breakfast and lunch included!
● Professional development credit available for purchase

Breakfast available at 8:00 AM and lunch is provided.

 

 
Meeting the Idaho State Science and Literacy Standards
06/19/2017
 
06/21/2017
 
8:30am
4:00pm
Red Lion Hotel, Pocatello 1555 Pocatello Creek Road
Boise State Writing Project

Maximum # of Participants: 75
Credit offered: Yes
How many credits offered: 1
Credits offered from: Boise State University
Cost Per Credit: $60
Credit Requiment: Attend All Sessions.

 

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/region-v-vi-meeting-the-idaho-state-science-and-literacy-standards-tickets-33022935489

For more information contact Dawn Brown at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


This two day Universal Design for Learning Conference will take place in three locations in June. Session topics include Early Childhood, Social-Emotional Development, Pre-K-12 Literacy, SLP, and Assistive Technology. Earn Professional Development credit and earn free Early Childhood/Elementary teaching materials. Download the UDL Conference flyer here. Visit the Idaho Training Clearinghouse homepage later in March for registration information. Link to flyer: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/d9fc73c1292038913c2734f72/files/412b4e78-8bf9-498e-bc3f-23b8feb1cd67/UDL_Conference_2017_Flyer.pdf  Link to Idaho Training Clearinghouse homepage: http://idahotc.com/

 
Learning by Design--Pocatello Session
06/15/2017
06/16/2017
TBD
TBD
TBD, Pocatello
Idaho Commission for Libraries

 

 

Maximum # of Participants- 50

Credit offered: Yes

How many credits offered: 1 PD Credit

Credits offered from: University of Idaho

Cost Per Credit: $0



 

 

  • This 2 day training (May 31 - June 1) is appropriate for general education teachers, special education teachers, administrators, and related service staff members. Paraprofessionals are welcome but are encouraged to attend with a school team or special education supervisor/teacher due to the planning/workshop format. Teams and individuals will have the opportunity to participate in face to face training and guided planning related to proactive strategies that support of students with challenging behavior. The content will be very similar to the Behavior Foundations 1 Fall training on proactive strategies. Teams or individuals will have embedded planning sessions throughout the 2-day workshop.

 

 
Behavior Foundations Proactive Strategies Workshop
05/31/2017
06/01/2017
9:00am
3:30pm
Jerome Middle School, Jerome, ID
Idaho SESTA

 

 

 

Maximum # of Participants- 60

Credit offered: Yes

How many credits offered: Clock Hours Only

Credits offered from: N/A

Cost Per Credit: $0

Bring Idaho Alive is a course designed to teach educators about the natural and cultural history of southeastern Idaho and to show them how they can use this information in their classrooms. On the fourth Monday of each month from February through May, educators will spend 2 hours with local, natural, and cultural history experts learning about topics ranging from weather in Idaho to plants, animals, geology, and people. From June 6th-June 8th, students will get hands-on experience with these topics as they take a walking tour through the historic district of Idaho Falls and Tautphaus Park, take a trip to the INL, and experiment with incorporating GIS technology into teaching and learning about Idaho's history. All class and credit fees will be covered for you by a grant from the Idaho State Department of Education.

Idaho's Animals
03/27/2017
03/27/2017
4:30pm
6:30pm
Maeck Education Center across from the Museum of Idaho
TBD
Weather in Idaho
04/24/2017
04/24/2017
4:30pm
6:30pm
Maeck Education Center across from the Museum of Idaho
Travis Wyatt, National Weather Service
Idaho's Plants
05/22/2017
05/22/2017
4:30pm
6:30pm
Maeck Education Center across from the Museum of Idaho
TBD
MOI and Tautphaus Park Field Day
06/06/2017
06/06/2017
8:00am
4:00pm
MOI and Tautphaus Park
Chloe Doucette, MOI
INL Field Day
06/07/2017
06/07/2017
8:00am
4:00pm
INL
Holly Gilbert, INL
GIS/GPS Lab Day
06/08/2017
06/08/2017
8:00am
4:00pm
Maeck Education Center across from the Museum of Idaho
TBD

Maximum # of Participants: 12
Credit offered: Yes
How many credits offered: 2
Credits offered from: Boise State University
Cost Per Credit: $0
Credit Requiment: See below

To apply for this workshop opportunity, please submit a request to Alana Jensen, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Teachers will be selected on a first come/first selected basis. A signed letter of commitment will be required before class begins. Two credits will be awarded through Boise State University, one for the spring semester and one for the summer semester. For additional information, please contact Alana Jensen, 208-227-9020 or Chloe Doucette, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 208-522-1400, ext. 3002


 Course Description
 
Behavior Foundations Part 1 is the first part of the 4-part Idaho Behavior Foundations Academy that will assist schools, districts, and regions to achieve effective practices for students with problem behavior.  
Part 1 - Statewide face-to-face trainings
Part 2 - Open monthly call-in office hours with expert behavioral consultants
Part 3 - Monthly "Just in Time" webinars on instructional strategies or tools related to the Foundations Academy training content
Part 4 - Intensive behavioral coaching support

Behavior Foundations Part 1 consists of two face-to-face trainings, one day in the Fall (October/November) and one day in the Spring (February/March). The Fall training will focus on practical applications of evidence-based intervention strategies for individuals with ineffective or problem behavior. Participants will refine their classroom management skills and explore how to plan and implement effective interventions across settings and kids.
Session Title Date Time Location Presenter(s)
Behavior Foundations Part 1 11/9/2016   8:30 AM- 4:30 PM Residence Inn 635 Broadway Idaho Falls Idaho SESTA
Is this event sponsored by our district? No
Will a credit be offered for this course? Yes
Please list how many credits are being offered. 1
Please list from where-Boise State University
Cost Per Credit $0
Credit Requirements? See below
 
This is an online course using the Idaho Training Clearinghouse Learning Management System at the Center on Disabilities and Human Development at the University of Idaho. There are not face to face classes. The weblink for the LMS is http://www.idahotc.com/lms. See the link to the course syllabus to get more information about the course content. The course is available from August 31, 2016 to December 5, 2016. Registration deadline is October 14, 2016.
Session Title Date Time Location Presenter(s)
Autism Spectrum Disorder 08/31/206-12/5/2016 Online Online Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.
Is this event sponsored by our district? Yes
 Will a credit be offered for this course? Yes
Please list how many credits are being offered. 1
Please list from where-University of Idaho
Cost Per Credit$60
Credit Requirements? See below
See the following: http://idahotc.com/Portals/0/docs/2015spring/ASDCI-Spring-2015-Syllabus_R_W.pdf
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