Newly Posted PD's

Out of the Rock Workshop

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



 

Learning by Design Using UDL Guidelines to Support All Learners

 

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.



 

University of Idaho High School Journalism Workshop

 

Any Idaho high school journalism teacher, or a teacher who wants more information so they may become a high school journalism teacher, is welcome to come to the workshop. In addition to the three tracks, teachers will also be eligible for a special lunch track discussing legal issues which impact the high school journalism classroom, newspaper, broadcasts and other efforts. The cost of the workshop for teachers is $10, which covers materials for both the desired training track and the noon session on law.

Trainers include Gary Lundgren, assistant director of the National Scholastic Press Association; former broadcaster Mark Browning; and local journalists in each city.

For more information about the workshops, contact Dr. Becky Tallent at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Also, see http://www.uidaho.edu/class/jamm/news/jamm-workshop 

 

 
Idaho Falls Session
06/09/2017
 
06/09/2017
 
8:30am
4:30pm
1776 Science Center Drive
Gary Lundgren, Mark Browning and local journalists

 

Maximum # of Participants- 35

Credit offered: No

How many credits offered: N/A

Credits offered from: N/A

Cost Per Credit: N/A




 

D91 University

 

D91 UNIVERSITY, JUNE 7 & 8, 2017 at TAYLORVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL – 350 CASTLEROCK, IDAHO FALLS, ID 83404


Using this course menu on Eventbrite, choose a course to fulfill your individual professional learning plan (2 day minimum). Many of these courses will be offered again during Fall & Winter Institute. Take notice of the dates and times of each class as some classes do not follow the 2 day course format.

In district teachers take classes for free and pay for credit.
Out of district teachers pay $50 per day ($100 for two days).    Here is a link to the course catalog.

 

 

 
Behavioral Interventions: Evidence Based Strategies
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
Thomas Stacho of Safe & Civil Schools
 
Deep Dive into Science for Elementary
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
Eryn Price & other D91 Science Teachers
 
Project Based Learning 101 by Buck Institute
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorveiw Middle School
Buck Inst. Presenter
 
Simulations: The Solution for Interactive, Experiential Learning
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
Byron Heath
 
Improving Writing Instruction through the Writing Workshop Model (K-6)
06/06/2017
 
06/07/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
Mary Green
 
Learning to Drive Your Chromebook and Other Technological Devices
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
Pat Gyles, Erin Boyington, and Judy Bloom
 
Guided ELA Lesson Design
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
Todd Brown and Heather Rasmussen
 
Gifted and Talented Foundations 101
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
TBD
 
Developing Mathematical Thinking Summer Institute
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
Sam Strother
 
POGIL: An Inquiry-based Collaborative Learning Approach to STEM Education -sponsored by ISTEM
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
Bonnie Wehausen
 
Technology Guided Self Study- The Sequel!
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
Gregg Baczuk and Tyrel Phelps
 
Using Think Through Math With Your Students by Imagine Learning (3 Hour Workshop)
06/08/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
12:30pm
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
Lori Piccolo, Imagine Learning
 
It Takes a Village: Support for Para Pros Supporting Student Achievement(Reading Only)
06/07/2017
 
06/07/2017
 
8:30am
 
11:30am
Taylorview Middle School(Reading)
Angie Lee
 
It Takes a Village: Support for Para Pros Supporting Student Achievement(Math Only)
06/07/2017
 
06/07/2017
 
12:30pm
 
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School (Math)
Angie Lee
 
MANDT - Working with Children with Problem Behavior
06/07/2017
 
06/08/2017
 
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview Middle School
Pete Molino and Gina Sorenson
 
Comprehensive Literacy 
06/06/2017*
 
06/13/2017*
*(Class meets 6/6-6/9 and then 6/12-6/13)
8:30am
3:30pm
Taylorview MIddle School
Janelle Bennett
 
Guided Math Lesson Design 06/07/2017 06/08/2017 8:30am 3:30pm Taylorview Middle School April Taylor  

 

Maximum Number of Participants-450

Credit Offered-Yes

Number of Credits Offered-1-3 depending on course

Credits Offerd From-  NNU and BSU

Cost Per Credit- $60 

Credit Requirements- See Course Catalog

All Participants May Register for Course at Eventbrite.   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/d91-university-2017-tickets-34003471298


 

2017 Summer Workshop Series: Meeting the Idaho State Science and Literacy Standards

 

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.


Learning by Design Conference

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



 

Behavior Foundations Proactive Strategies Workshop

 

  • 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

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