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***ESD 105 offering FREE ONLINE professional development sessions via Zoom***

ESD 105 Class Extra: Online (logo) To serve employees from our region's public school districts and private schools during the coming weeks, ESD 105 is offering up several online professional development workshops that will be available for access via the Zoom or Canvas platforms.  

Many of these sessions will be offered live.  Some of those trainings will also be repeated for a later week, and several of the online offerings that we're putting together will be recorded for viewing at your own convenience.

Clock hours are available for some events, at $3 per clock hour (minimum fee $10).  See details in the registration link at the end of some of the events listed below.

Sessions coming in the next few days are listed in the "Upcoming Events" column on our homepage and are promoted through regular updates on the ESD 105 Facebook site.  You may also receive notices directly from your school's principal or superintendent about what we're scheduling for each week.

Here's a roundup of what's being offered the week of March 30-April 3: 

 ♦ Friday, April 3, 9 a.m.-11 a.m.:  Standards Gradebook, with Mary Rosenboom.  For K-12 teachers who use Skyward Standards Grading/Gradebook.  ZOOM LINK:  https://zoom.us/my/maryrosenboom
REGISTRATION (to obtain clock hours):  https://www.escweb.net/wa_esd105/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=126409

♦ Friday, April 3, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.:  QPR (Question, Persuade, Respond) Suicide Prevention, with Lizbet Maceda.  For K-12 school staff.  (Note:  Participation is limited to the first 35 people who log in.)  ZOOM LINK: https://zoom.us/j/241582998

♦ Friday, April 3, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.:  Crisis Planning Team Training, with Chris Weedin.  For school crisis planning team members.  ZOOM LINK:  https://zoom.us/j/879244873 

  

Here's what's being offered the week of April 6-April 10: 

♦ Monday, April 6, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.:  Google Docs Overview, with Darcie Jamieson. For all educators.  Click here for details and registration.  

♦ Monday, April 6, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.:  Phonological Awareness 101 for Parapros, with Sandy Jennings. For preK-2nd grad paraprofessionals and thsoe who work with struggling readers at the upper grades.  Click here for details and registration. 

 

♦ Tuesday, April 7, 8 a.m.-9 a.m.:  Three Modes of Writing, with Sandy Jennings.  For K-5 teachers.  Click here for details and registration. 

♦ Tuesday, April 7, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.:  Google Slides Overview, with Darcie Jamieson.  For all educators.  Click here for details and registration. 

♦ Tuesday, April 7, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.:  Math Games to Support Math Instruction, with Dawn Sparks and Luke Matlack, in cooperation with Spokane's ESD 101.  For K-12 educators.  (Also offered Wednesday and April 16.)  Click here for details and registration. 

♦ Tuesday, April 7, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.:  Threat Assessment, with Chris Weedin.  This training in the Salem-Keizer model (currently required by RCW) provides the tools to efficiently and effectively analyze threats and approximate their severity.  This abbreviated session introduces the central concepts, methodology, supporting research and key components of the protocol, providing a basic understanding on threat assessment practices.  For all school staff.  Click here for Zoom link.  

 

♦ Wednesday, April 8, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.:  NEAR (Neurobiology Epigenetics ACEs & Resiliency), with Susan Martin.  This brief overview of NEAR science highlights the research on the affects of trauma on life and learning, plus a review of available tools to support positive behaviors.  For all school staff members.  Click here for Zoom link. 

♦ Wednesday, April 8, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.:  Math Games to Support Math Instruction, with Dawn Sparks and Luke Matlack, in cooperation with Spokane's ESD 101.  For K-12 educators.  (Also offered Tuesday and April 16.)  Click here for details and registration.    

 

♦ Thursday, April 9, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.:  Reading Wonders Language Enhancements, with Bridget Dale.  For K-5th teachers.  Click here for details and registration.

♦ Thursday, April 9, 12 p.m.-2 p.m.:  Early Learning and Children with Autism, with Sharon Loudon.  For preschool and kindergarten teachers.  Click here for details and registration.

 

♦ Friday, April 10, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.:  Project GLAD Refresher, with Bridget Dale.  For K-12 teachers and parapros.  Click here for details and registration. 

♦ Friday, April 10, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.:  QPR (Question, Persuade, Respond) Suicide Prevention, with Brandon Riddle and Emily Contreras.  For K-12 school staff members.  QPR is an evidence-based suicide prevention program that is designed to help school staff build skills in talking to people about suicide.  Note: This session is limited to the first 35 participants.  Click here for Zoom link.  

   

RECORDED SESSION AVAILABLE NOW FOR ON-DEMAND VIEWING:

eVAL 2.0  —  ESD 105 Instructional Improvement coordinator Darcie Jamieson shows  teachers how to access the web-based eVAL system and enter growth goals into it. Teachers will also learn how to save attachments and artifacts.  This session examines both the administrative and teacher side of the program inorder to show how the two sides interact over the course of the year.
For:  All teachers in school districts that use the eVAL tool
Approximate length:  1 hour, 45 minutes
Click here to view.