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Essential Components for Reading Instruction: Part 2

          • The course consists of 10 online modules with descriptions of each below. Modules are selfpaced
            and include quizzes to check for understanding.
            Semantic Mapping, Academic Language Part 1, Academic Language Part 2, Close Reading, Identifying & Analyzing Theme, Intro to Informational Text, Text Dependent Questions, Teaching Students to Use Evidence, Importance of Text Structures, and Importance of Text Features.

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            Essential Components for Reading Instruction: Part 2
            01/19/2018
             
            04/30/2018
             
            Online
            Online
            Online
            Cari Murphy, Ph.D. and Alayna Gee, M.Ed.
             

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 100

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

1. Participation: Participants are required to complete all modules, including handouts and
quizzes.
2. Quizzes: All module quizzes must be submitted through the online course at the Idaho
Training Clearinghouse LMS.
3. Surveys: Participants are required to complete a satisfaction survey after each module.
4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted 
through the online course at the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.


Essential Components for Reading Instruction: Part 1

The course consists of 10 online modules with descriptions of each below. Modules are selfpaced
and include quizzes to check for understanding.
Phonological Awareness, Phonics & Word Recognition, Phonics-All About Syllables: Part 1, Phonics-All About Syllables: Part 2, Partner Talk, Academic Discussion, Academic Vocabulary, Developing Word Consciousness, Word Analysis, and Context Clues

Registration deadline is March 9, 2018. Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms


 
Essential Components for Reading Instruction: Part 1
01/19/2018
 
04/30/2018
 
Online
Online
Online
Cari Murphy, Ph.D. and Alayna Gee, M.Ed.

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 100

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

    • 1. Participation: Participants are required to complete all modules, including handouts and
      quizzes.
      2. Quizzes: All module quizzes must be submitted through the online course at the Idaho
      Training Clearinghouse LMS.
      3. Surveys: Participants are required to complete a satisfaction survey after each module.
      4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted 
      through the online course at the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

Transition from School to a Full Adult Life Webinar Series

          • This initial session will share examples of creative solutions that have been developed to support young adults with ongoing needs to live, work, and play in their communities. Families and support staff will be encouraged to develop a vision for the future life of a young adult with a disability by exploring what the individual likes and needs to be successful.
            This second session will focus on the laws and federal directives that will have an impact on a student’s transition from school to adult life. A variety of topics will be covered including:
            Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
            Section 511
            Center for Medicare and Medicaid Final Rules (CMS)
            Employment First State Policies
            Postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities
            This final session will review agencies that can provide support and/or funding for young adults with disabilities to access community employment
            Registration link: https://uidaho.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wXP3zLztQmuuFlybp1rQ8g
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    Session 1
    02/07/2018
     
    02/07/2018
     
    4:00 p.m.
    6:00 p.m.
    Online
    Ellen Condon, M.Ed.
     
    Session 2
    02/14/2018
     
    02/14/2018
     
    4:00 p.m.
    6:00 p.m
    Online
    Ellen Condon, M.Ed.
     
    Session 3
    02/21/2018
     
    02/21/2018
     
    4:00 p.m.
    6:00 p.m
    Online
    Ellen Condon, M.Ed.
     

 

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 100

How many credits are offered? 0

Where is the credit offered from? 

What is the cost of each credit?  N/A

What are the credit requirements?  

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See link above to register.


Essential Components: Special Education Process

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    • This is the second part of the Essential Components: Special Education Process training held in the fall. It is ideal for new-to-the-field special education teachers and new-to-Idaho special education teachers. Also, it is beneficial for experienced special education teachers or related service providers who need an up-to-date review of the special education process. Participants are encouraged to attend even if you were unable to attend Part 1.

      Please bring your toolbox, current progress monitoring data, and a copy of an existing eligibility report for one of your students. Remember to REDACT with a black marker any personally identifying information such as student name or address. 

      Link to Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/essential-components-special-education-process-part-2-idaho-falls-registration-39344230653
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Idaho Falls Session
01/30/2018
 
01/30/2018
 
8:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m.
Residence Inn, 635 Broadway, Idaho Falls, ID
Idaho SESTA

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 80

How many credits are offered? N/A

Where is the credit offered from? N/A

What is the cost of each credit?  N/A

What are the credit requirements?  

See link above to register.


Maximizing Student Learning

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Idaho Falls Session: Elementary
04/03/2018
 
04/03/2018
 
8:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m.
Residence Inn, 635 Broadway, Idaho Falls, ID
Idaho SESTA
 
Idaho Falls Session: Secondary
04/03/2018
 
04/03/2018
 
12:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
Residence Inn, 635 Broadway, Idaho Falls, ID
Idaho SESTA
 
Idaho Falls Session: Early Childhood
04/04/2018
 
04/04/2018
 
8:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m.
Residence Inn, 635 Broadway, Idaho Falls, ID
Idaho SESTA

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 40

How many credits are offered? 0

Where is the credit offered from? N/A

What is the cost of each credit?  N/A

What are the credit requirements?  N/A

See link above to register.


The Problem with Behavior Problems: 2018

              • Session 1: “Understanding Behavior and Understanding Students”
                Session 2: “Disability Related Struggles”
                Session 3: “Practical Strategies for the Classroom and Beyond”
                Registration deadline is March 9, 2018. Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lms
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            The Problem with Behavior Problems
            01/19/2018
             
            04/30/2018
             
            Online
            Online
            Online
            Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 100

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit?  $60

What are the credit requirements?  

  • 1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
    webinars in this series.
    2. Quizzes: All quizzes must be submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.
    http://www.idahotc.com/lms
    3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
    4. Final assignment: Complete a written assignment (requirements listed below) must be
    submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

See link above to register.


Teaching, Supporting, and Including Students on the Spectrum 2018

Session 1: “Just Give Him the Whale”: Teaching Passions, Areas of Expertise and Strengths
This session will explore how special interests can serve as supports, teaching tools,
inspirations, and hobbies for children on the autism spectrum.
Session 2: Beyond “Turn and Talk”: 10 Ways to Support Communication in the Classroom
This session will discuss ten different low tech strategies that provides students with
opportunities to share ideas, practice communication skills, and learn augmentative and
alternative communication.
Session 3: “You’re Going to Love This Kid”: Educating Students on the Spectrum in Inclusive
Schools (K-12)
This session will focus on practical ways of supporting students with autism spectrum labels and
other disabilities within a general education classroom. It will address differentiated instruction,
making classrooms comfortable and providing opportunities for social development.
Registration Deadline is March 9, 2018. Link to registration: https://idahotc.com/lm

 
Teaching, Supporting, and Including Students on the Spectrum
01/19/2018
 
04/30/2018
 
Online
Online
Online
Robin Greenfield, Ph.D.

 

Is this event sponsored by the district?  No

What is the maximum enrollment for this class? 100

How many credits are offered? 1

Where is the credit offered from? University of Idaho

What is the cost of each credit? $60

What are the credit requirements?  

1. Participation: Participants are required to log into/attend the full period (2 hours) of all
webinars in this series.
2. Quizzes: All quizzes must be submitted through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.
http://www.idahotc.com/lms
3. Survey: Participants are required to complete a course satisfaction survey.
4. Final assignment: A written assignment (requirements listed below) must be submitted
through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse LMS.

This training will address: Promoting children’s success, building relationships and creating supportive environments, social emotional teaching strategies, individualized intensive interventions, determining the meaning of challenging behaviors, individualized intensive interventions, and developing a behavior support plan. Participants will be able to develop a positive educational environment, understand the importance of intently teaching social and emotional skills, develop skills and knowledge to teach social and emotional skills, how to complete a Functional Behavioral Assessment and write a Behavior Intervention Plan. Participants will receive a binder with all training material and external drive with training material and additional resources.

Session Name Date Time Location Presenter(s)
Idaho Falls Session 6/16/2015 8:00am to 8:00pm Hampton Inn, 2500 Channing Way, Idaho Falls, ID Idaho State Department of Education, Division of Federal Programs, Special Education
Idaho Falls Session 6/17/2015 8:00am to 8:00pm Hampton Inn, 2500 Channing Way, Idaho Falls, ID Idaho State Department of Education, Division of Federal Programs, Special Education
Max No. Participants:
80
Credit Offered:
Yes
Credit Offered From:
TBD
Cost Per Credit:
$60
Credit Requirements:
Attendance at both days of training.
Targeted Audience:
This training is for Early Childhood Special Education Teachers, Elementary Special Education Teachers, Elementary General Education Teachers, Head Start Teachers, preschool teachers, paraprofessionals, other personnel interested in addressing challenging behaviors in students 3 years of age through 3rd grade.
Special Instructions:
The deadline for registration is June 1, 2015. Register at the following: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/addressing-challenging-behaviors-pre-k-through-elementary-registration-16418533275. For additional questions contact Shannon Dunstan: 208-332-6908; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Specific Content:
Early Childhood Education and Classroom Management
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