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21st Century SPED Teachers: Creating and Monitoring Meaningful Goals

Student achievement comes when teachers know how to provide specific academic attention to a student. Knowing how to create and monitor meaningful goals for students can help teachers design lessons that close academic gaps. This full-day workshop will focus on how to create and monitor meaningful goals that can provide more robust and specific lessons that are driven by need.

Topics to be covered:
  • Effective Goal Setting
  • SMART Goals
  • Goal Progress Monitoring
  • ELD
   
Date / Time / Location
01/24/2023
8:30 - 3:00 pm
City Centre, 1300 17th St., Room 1B, Bakersfield, CA
Cost
No fee
Contact Info
SELPA-Workshops@kern.org
661.636-4886
Who Will Benefit
SPED and General Education Teachers
Includes
Materials
Register
https://kern.k12oms.org/eventdetail.php?id=219132
Coordinator(s)
Dahlia Habashy
Dahlia Habashy
dahabashy@kern.org
(661) 636 - 4814

Estefany Ruiz
Estefany Ruiz
esruiz@kern.org
(661) 636-4236

21st Century Teacher – Differentiation through Evidence Based Based Teaching Strategies

With the state and Federal government focusing more on students being placed in the Least Restrictive Environment, there is a renewed urgency to learn how to make lessons applicable and tangible to all students across all ability levels. This full-day workshop will focus on differentiation and how to effectively apply it in your classroom.
Date / Time / Location
03/28/2023
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
KCSOS - Christine Lizardi Frazier Bldg. Room 301, 1675 Chester Ave. Bakersfield, , CA 93301
Cost
No Cost
Contact Info
SELPA-Workshops@kern.org
661.636-4886
Who Will Benefit
SPED and General Education Teachers
Includes
Martials
Register
https://kern.k12oms.org/eventdetail.php?id=219141
Coordinator(s)
Dahlia Habashy
Dahlia Habashy
dahabashy@kern.org
(661) 636 - 4814

Estefany Ruiz
Estefany Ruiz
esruiz@kern.org
(661) 636-4236

21st Century Teachers- Classroom Management

This full-day workshop, will provide both SPED and GEN ED teachers with components to effective classroom management and structure in the classroom. Educators are faced with many different responsibilities, having a plan to fulfill these responsibilities is key to making your day as efficient as possible. Join us as we discuss strategies to increase desired behavior, planning for instruction, and tools you can use every day in your classroom! Topics we’ll cover: • Classroom Management • Classroom Organization • Positive Academic Expectations
Date / Time / Location
9/9/22
8:30am - 3:00pm
KCSOS - Larry E. Reider Education Center, Room 204 2000 K Street Bakersfield, CA 93301
Cost
Free
Contact Info
(661) 636 - 4886
Who Will Benefit
Special and General Education Teachers
Includes
materials
Register
https://kern.k12oms.org/eventdetail.php?id=219115
Coordinator(s)
Dahlia Habashy
Dahlia Habashy
dahabashy@kern.org
(661) 636 - 4814

Estefany Ruiz
Estefany Ruiz
esruiz@kern.org
(661) 636-4236

Alternative Education School Leaders

Free Virtual Series ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION SCHOOL LEADERS COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE Alternative Education Leaders face extremely challenging circumstances in very unique educational settings. Alternative Education Schools are difficult to manage, lead, and staff. The 21CSLA Alt Ed Community of Practice is a professional learning group, consisting of job-alike Alt Ed leaders, that will discuss the practices specific to Alternative Education settings. Topics may include: • Creating communities for supporting students; • Understanding how trauma impacts learning and trauma informed practices; • Best practices in implementing legislative/policy updates; • Improving the College Career Indicator and Chronic Absenteeism rates; • Meeting IEP goals and partnerships with Special Education • Transitioning to Alt. Ed. programs and back to the comprehensive site; • Engaging with community partnerships; • Defining what authentic engagement of students and families really looks like; • Discussing the importance of a personalized and caring approach to leadership; • Motivating students as a collaborative and individualized process.  
Date / Time / Location
10/11/22, 10/25/22, 11/15/22, 12/13/22, 1/10/23, 1/24/23, 2/7/23, 2/28/23, 3/14/23, 3/28/23, 4/11/23, 4/25/23
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Free Virtual Series via Zoom
Cost
Free
Contact Info
kigraham@kern.org
Who Will Benefit
Eligibility Participants must be a K-12 administrator working in one of our partner counties (Fresno, Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, or Ventura).
Register
https://lacoe.k12oms.org/2576-221581
Coordinator(s)
Malaika Bryant
Malaika Bryant
mbryant@kern.org
(661) 636-4227

Kimberly Graham
Kimberly Graham
kigraham@kern.org
(661) 636-4671

Best Practices for Preschoolers with Disabilities 2 Day Series Cohort #1

This two-day series will provide teachers with the needed tools to support students in Universal Pre-Kindergarten settings. Participants will learn about classroom management, child development, functional communication, and inclusive instructional practices to benefit all students. This event is only open to Kern County Consortium SELPA member districts.
Date / Time / Location
11/2/22, 11/29/22
8;30 - 3:00p.m.
Larry Reider Building, 2000 K Street, R-201, Bakersfield, CA
Cost
No fee
Contact Info
SELPA-Workshops@kern.org
661.636-4886
Who Will Benefit
SPED Teachers, Gen. Ed Teachers, Pre-K Teachers,
Includes
Materials
Register
https://kern.k12oms.org/eventdetail.php?id=219121
Coordinator(s)
Dahlia Habashy
Dahlia Habashy
dahabashy@kern.org
(661) 636 - 4814

Brandi Church
Brandi Church
brchurch@kern.org
(661) 636 - 4812

Best Practices for Preschoolers with Disabilities 2 Day Series Cohort #2

This two-day series will provide teachers with the needed tools to support students in Universal Pre-Kindergarten settings. Participants will learn about classroom management, child development, functional communication, and inclusive instructional practices to benefit all students Priority registration will be given to employees of Kern County Consortium SELPA member districts.
Date / Time / Location
12/06/22, 12/20/22
8:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Larry Reider Building, 2000 K St., Room 202, Bakersfield, CA
Cost
No fee
Contact Info
SELPA-Workshops@kern.org
661.636-4886
Who Will Benefit
This two-day series will provide teachers with the needed tools to support students in Universal Pre-Kindergarten settings. Participants will learn about classroom management, child development, functional communication, and inclusive instructional practices to benefit all students Priority registration will be given to employees of Kern County Consortium SELPA member districts.
Includes
Materials
Register
https://kern.k12oms.org/eventdetail.php?id=219111
Coordinator(s)
Dahlia Habashy
Dahlia Habashy
dahabashy@kern.org
(661) 636 - 4814

Brandi Church
Brandi Church
brchurch@kern.org
(661) 636 - 4812

Building Thinking Classrooms

“If students aren’t thinking, everything is difficult. If students are thinking almost anything is possible,” states Peter Liljedahl, author of Building Thinking Classrooms. In this workshop, we will utilize the NCTM teaching practices, specifically emphasizing Implement tasks that promote reasoning and problem-solving, to engage in meaningful ways to create a student-centered classroom where students will collaborate and build positive math identities.
Date / Time / Location
02/09/2023, 03/02/2023
9:00am-3:00pm
KCSOS City Centre
Cost
$300.00
Contact Info
anedwards@kern.org
661-636-4575
Includes
Materials
Register
https://kern.k12oms.org/1726-221337
Coordinator(s)
Marylou Long
Marylou Long
malong@kern.org
(661) 636-4334

Hilda Wright
Hilda Wright
hiwright@kern.org
(661) 636-4261

Kyle Atkin
Kyle Atkin
kyatkin@kern.org
(661) 636-4676

Building Thinking Classrooms (Math)

This course will utilize the eight NCTM teaching practices, emphasizing how to Implement tasks that promote reasoning and problem-solving. “If students aren’t thinking, everything is difficult. If students are thinking almost anything is possible,” states Peter Liljedahl, author of Building Thinking Classrooms. In this workshop, we will engage in meaningful ways to create a student-centered classroom where students will collaborate and build positive math identities. In-Person Session: This PLO will be held in person, so there is no Zoom link or Meeting ID. Be sure to arrive before the scheduled start time in order to find parking, and to give yourself time to find your meeting room before the session begins. If you show up more than 10 minutes after the start time you will not be admitted, and will need to register for another Professional Learning session. If you are unable to attend, please cancel your registration two working days prior to the event
Date / Time / Location
09/15/2022
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Larry E. Reider Education Center, Room 201
Cost
$0
Contact Info
sahinzo@kern.org
(661) 636-4315
Who Will Benefit
This is open to Kern County Credentialed Teachers, PIPS, and STPS within partnering Teacher Induction Program districts.
Register
https://kern.k12oms.org/2574-220753
Coordinator(s)
Shannon Banuelos
Shannon Banuelos
shbanuelos@kern.org
(661) 636-4311

Marylou Long
Marylou Long
malong@kern.org
(661) 636-4334

CAASPP & ELPAC Accessibility Features

Participants will identify the CAASPP and ELPAC accessibility features for universal and designated supports. Teachers will learn how Chrome extensions can be utilized to provide access to all learners throughout the year.
Date / Time / Location
01/01/2023
9:00am-3:00pm
KCSOS City Centre
Cost
$125.00
Contact Info
anedwards@kern.org
661-636-4575
Register
https://kern.k12oms.org/1726-221424
Coordinator(s)
Zack Safi
Zack Safi
zasafi@kern.org
(661) 636-4240

Canva.com

Participants will utilize Canva for education to create engaging and multimedia presentations as a form of formative assessment.
Date / Time / Location
01/31/2022
9:00am-3:00pm
KCSOS City Centre
Cost
$125.00
Contact Info
anedwards@kern.org
661-636-4575
Register
https://kern.k12oms.org/1726-221428
Coordinator(s)
Zack Safi
Zack Safi
zasafi@kern.org
(661) 636-4240