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  • Using Restorative Justice in your Classroom (6 clock hours)

    Apr 15, 2024 - Apr 29, 2024 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    This course is to create a space where educators can learn to understand the positive impact that restorative justice can play in building relationships and developing community with students daily. Educators will learn how restorative justice implementation can repair harms and restore relationships that could be jeopardized between students, peers, or other educators by participating in small group activities
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  • FCS06 - Equity (4 clock hours)

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Participants will gain an awareness of the legalities, policies, procedure and practices surrounding discrimination and how to respond to such violations. This course is designed to help foster a learning environment that is unbiased, safe and promotes the academic success of all students. Register online
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  • FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4 clock hours)

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Participants will gain an understanding of essential communication strategies, conflict management, conflict resolution and how to effectively work in a team environment. This course is designed to help enhance collaboration and communication between paraeducators and other applicable stakeholders that will enhance student success and achievement. Register online
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  • Tier 2 - Behavior Intervention Differentiated for Students Part B (4 clock hours)

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Participants will learn guiding principles of TIER 2 interventions in a culturally responsive approach and how to implement them at their building. They will also learn how to change interactions with students positively through courageous conversations so that students feel included, valued and respected. Register online
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  • What ESPs Can Do for Students Experiencing Homelessness (2 clock hours)

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am - 11:00am
    Today we have 1.5 million homeless children and youth attending public schools. That is a 34% increase in the last 10 years. ESPs can be a powerful source in helping these students feel safe, important and stable. In this class we will be using research from the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
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  • Here a Trigger, There a Trigger, Everywhere a Student Trigger (2 clock hours)

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am - 11:00am
    As schools begin to put in place trauma informed practices, one of the most important preventative measures is to identify student triggers. Once we can identify triggers, we can create prevention strategies to reduce student triggers and the resulting negative behavior that often is associated.​ Student triggers can be transitions, individuals, sensory disorders, directives, word or even colors that
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  • Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4 clock hours)

    Apr 27, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    In this training, participants use the True Colors system to focus on embracing diversity in the classroom and in the larger school community to improve learning opportunities for all students and enhance communication between student, teacher, staff and parents. The True Colors system identifies intrinsic values, motivations, self-esteem, sources of dignity and worthiness, causes of stress, communication styles, listening styles, non-verbal responses, language
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  • FCS01 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity (4 clock hours)

    May 4, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of their students. This course is designed to help ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe, unbiased and equitable classroom. Register online
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  • FCS02 - Educational and Instructional Support (4 clock hours)

    May 4, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Participants will learn classroom and building based instructional strategies and supports to assist classroom teachers in various learning environments and with diverse learning styles. Register online
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  • Tier 1 - Behavior Intervention Differentiated for Students Part A (4 clock hours)

    May 4, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    This class is for ALL ESPs that work with students. The course is focused on how to work with students who are demonstrating unsuccessful behaviors. Participants will learn why student expectations for behavior should be high and how to redefine discipline as a growth and teaching opportunity rather than punishment. Participants will learn Tier 1 redirection and intervention learn skills
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  • ESP DEEPER DIVE Session 1 - Data Does Matter; The Power of Observation (2 clock hours)

    May 4, 2024 9:00am - 11:00am
    Course Objective: Participants will learn why and how to use observational data to build student relationships, and improve behavioral and academic success. Participants will learn educational observational data is: most commonly used method for behavioral science, a scientific tool to collect data – a systematically planned and subject to check and controls on
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  • WEA Building Winning Teams for Paras - Effective Communication, Collaboration, and Instruction (4 clock hours)

    May 4, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Participants will learn about their personality types and how those characteristics impact their roles as team members. The characteristics of highly effective teams will be examined, and attendees will participate in a variety of activities to build strong, cohesive teams. Participants will also apply what they learn about themselves and how that relates directly to their current classroom. Participants
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  • FCS06 - Equity (4 clock hours)

    May 11, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Participants will gain an awareness of the legalities, policies, procedure and practices surrounding discrimination and how to respond to such violations. This course is designed to help foster a learning environment that is unbiased, safe and promotes the academic success of all students. Register online
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  • FCS11/12 - Communication Basics/Challenges (4 clock hours)

    May 11, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Participants will gain an understanding of essential communication strategies, conflict management, conflict resolution and how to effectively work in a team environment. This course is designed to help enhance collaboration and communication between paraeducators and other applicable stakeholders that will enhance student success and achievement. Register online
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  • Tier 2 Behavior Intervention Differentiated for Students Part B (4 clock hours)

    May 11, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Participants will learn guiding principles of TIER 2 interventions in a culturally responsive approach and how to implement them at their building. They will also learn how to change interactions with students positively through courageous conversations so that students feel included, valued and respected. Register online
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  • What ESPs Can Do for Students Experiencing Homelessness (2 clock hours)

    May 11, 2024 9:00am - 11:00am
    Today we have 1.5 million homeless children and youth attending public schools. That is a 34% increase in the last 10 years. ESPs can be a powerful source in helping these students feel safe, important and stable. In this class we will be using research from the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
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  • Building Winning Teams ll - A deeper dive to focus on collab discourse/scenario-based immersion (4 clock hours)

    May 11, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Participants will take a deeper dive into the paraeducator- teacher relationship/partnership and work effectively together to have a positive impact on student learning through scenarios, role-playing and discussion. Course Objectives: Participants will learn to define and delineate roles and responsibilities for the para and teacher Communicating strategies and creating a system for transparency How
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  • Embracing Diversity with True Colors (4 clock hours)

    May 11, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    In this training, participants use the True Colors system to focus on embracing diversity in the classroom and in the larger school community to improve learning opportunities for all students and enhance communication between student, teacher, staff and parents. The True Colors system identifies intrinsic values, motivations, self-esteem, sources of dignity and worthiness, causes of stress, communication styles, listening styles, non-verbal responses, language
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  • CRCM - Classroom Meeting Strategies (2.5 clock hours)

    May 30, 2024 5:00pm - 7:30pm
    This training helps educators learn how to conduct social problem-solving meetings as a strategy for creating safe, equitable, and inclusive classrooms. Participants will engage in discussions to better understand how classroom meetings build relationships, increase students' sense of belonging, and support students in developing social-emotional skills. Participants will learn how to set up the foundation for conducting classroom meetings, as well
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  • Educator Wellbeing (2 clock hours)

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am - 11:00am
    This course helps educators understand compassion fatigue and working to support students in a challenging time. This course will help educators recognize symptoms commonly associated with compassion fatigue and its impacts. This course will help educators to promote the calm, relaxed, but enlivened classroom environment that children need to learn. This training will also help educators to be more effective at reducing internal stress, conflict
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  • Communicating Effectively with Diverse Students & Families (4 clock hours; for clerical services)

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of students and families. This course is designed to help ensure that students experience a positive, consistent, safe, unbiased, and equitable space wherever they are in school. Register online
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  • Behavior Interventions Differentiated for Students Parts A and B (7 clock hours)

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am - 4:00pm
    This class is for ALL ESPs that work with students. The course is focused on how to work with students who are demonstrating unsuccessful behaviors. Participants will learn why student expectations for behavior should be high and how to redefine discipline as a growth and teaching opportunity rather than punishment. Objectives: Identify the various
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  • FCS02/11/12 - Education and Instruction Support/Communication Basics/Challenges (7 clock hours)

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Participants will learn classroom and building based instructional strategies and supports to assist classroom teachers in various learning environments and with diverse learning styles. This training will also focus on essential communication strategies, conflict management, conflict resolution and how to effectively work in a team environment in order to increase student achievement. Register online
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  • FCS01/06 - Intro to Cultural Identity and Diversity/Equity (7 clock hours)

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Participants will gain an awareness and deeper understanding of ways to engage, build relationships and communicate with the diverse backgrounds of their students. There will also be a focus on the legalities, policies, procedure and practices surrounding discrimination and how to respond to such violations. This course is designed for paraeducators to help ensure that students experience a positive, consistent
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  • Assets, and Resilience of Immigrant Students (3 clock hours)

    Jun 1, 2024 9:00am - 12:00pm
    Course objectives: What is an immigrant? Why do people migrate to the US and what are the different kinds of immigrations? What are the emotional and mental effects of immigration on families and specifically on kids? How can the education system support families and students of immigrants feel included and help them integrate
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