Teachers can participate in this 10-day series with Bay Area arts integration experts to increase their skill set and harness theatre's power of kinesthetic learning to creatively teach core subjects. Elementary and Middle School Teachers, Intervention Teachers, Special Education Teachers, and Instructional Coaches are all urged to attend. All sessions take place at the Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley.
The Luna Dance Series is a series of workshops on dance as arts integration for TK-5 teachers. Each participant will receive a book with strategies to use in their classrooms. Luna Dance Institute is a nationally-acclaimed dance education organization that trains teachers to improve their teaching practice by connecting body movement throughout the day. Elementary Teachers, Intervention Teachers, Special Education Teachers, and Coaches are encouraged to attend.
Learn to backwards map lessons to meet the unique needs of each student, eliminating barriers and creating voice and choice in the classroom. Strategies support all lessons including: PBL, math, science, GLAD, SEAL, Reader's & Writer's Workshop and social studies. K-12 Educators, Special Education Educators, and Administrators are encouraged to attend.
BEYOND DIFFERENCES - EQUITY AND SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING WORKSHOP: KNOW YOUR CLASSMATES - October 8, 2018
Beyond Differences' mission is to inspire students at all middle schools to end social isolation and create a culture of belonging for everyone - envisioning a world where every child is accepted, valued, and included by their peers no matter what their differences. KNOW YOUR CLASSMATES promotes positive prevention initiatives to Marin County Middle School Administrators, Educators, and School Staff. The course objectives are:
- Collaborate and identify best practices and strategies when teaching cultural-responsive curriculum, social emotional and mindfulness skills
- Analyze the value of student voice and activism and integrate Beyond Differences student leadership opportunities into their schools
- Integrate Beyond Differences strategies and best practices into core content or educational practice
- Describe and evaluate the effects of social isolation on students' academic performance, physical and mental health
To RSVP and for questions, contact Brian McDaniels at firstname.lastname@example.org, (415) 256-9095.
Explore what race has to do with the ways that we serve marginalized groups of students and the critical perspective of the impact of race and institutionalized racism on access to culturally relevant inclusive learning environments. While this course is for all educators, Special Education and ELL Leaders are encouraged to attend.
Participants will work in grade levels using the Science Framework Instructional Segments, and bundle blueprints to deepen science lessons and units.
Creating an Elementary Principal Cohort to explore together. Cultivating an interactive process for teaching and learning that focusses on:
- Using the Dashboard and other forms of data
- Analyzing classroom observations
- Formative assessment
- Review ELA/ELD B.E.L.I.E.F. Modules
This work is highly collaborative and engaging. Please register by calling 415-499-5870.
All supervisory employees must receive two hours of sexual harassment prevention training. This training must be provided to supervisory employees every other year and/or if you are new to a supervisory position. If you are new to a supervisory position, you must attend this training within six months of hire. This Training will be also be held on January 16, 2019.
PARAEDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES - SPECIAL EDUCATION - October Dates: 10th and 24th, 2018
This professional development series is designed for all paraeducators, regardless of experience, working in classrooms supporting students in special education. For more information, contact MCOE Education Services at (415) 499-5870.
ENGAGING WITH THE MATH PRACTICES SERIES Follow-up Sessions - October 15, November 26, 2018 and January 28, 2019
This cohort Follow-up Session series (October 15, November 26, and January 28) is designed to:
- Set the foundation to implement the use of the math practices
- Build in daily routines to engage students in problem solving skills
- Plan lessons integrating the math practices in fluency, mathematical reasoning, and problem solving
Engage in a thoughtful and compassionate exploration of race and racism. This seminar will provide the basics of Beyond Diversity I protocol and the notion of race matters. Held at Edna Maguire School, Mill Valley.
A few of you have inquired about Beyond Diversity trainings. Beyond Diversity is a powerful, personally transforming two-day seminar designed to help leaders, educators, students, parents, administrators, and community participants understand the impact of race on student learning and investigate the role that racism plays in institutionalizing academic achievement disparities. The concept of race and bias can be present at all levels from the classroom to the office. You are all encouraged to participate in the Beyond Diversity training and allow yourself the opportunity to really inspect your own practices on race and bias. Please forward to your staff as appropriate.
The second workshop in the free LCAP and Accountability Series updates participants on the Every Student Succeeds Act. Discussion includes:
- Review of indicators
- Updates and implications
Click her to register for the event on the EventBrite website or by emailing or calling Laura Trahan at email@example.com 415-499-5870
Continuing the work that was set forth in September with the 'Supporting Executive Functioning' workshop, there are two more workshops being offered in 2018:
- October 19, 2018 - Autism Spectrum Disorder in Schools
- November 8, 2018 - Evaluation and Eligibility Determination for English Language Learners
This workshop series is designed for Speech and Language Specialists and school Special Educators. Marin County schools' Special Educators are eligible for scholarships to attend.
Carl Corbin of School and College Legal Services, will be presenting Legal Updates for Administrators at MCOE. Topics of discussion will be:
- 504 Updates
- Student Discipline
- Human Trafficking
- Title IX
This is a gathering of grandparent families who are interested in exploring a range of topics associated with becoming a grandparent of a child with autism. Topics will include:
- What families go through when they are told their grandchild has autism
- Roles grandparents can play
- Positive strategies for interacting with their grandchildren
- Understanding the challenges their grandchild faces
- Getting to know resources and supports available
Administrative teams focus on deepening the will, skill, knowledge, and capacity of administrators to lead, oversee, and manage the dynamic process of system-wide racial equity transformation.
Supporting substitute teachers in the development of effective classroom instructional skills and positive learning experiences for students. Learn about:
- Classroom management techniques
- Teaching strategies
- Implementing lesson plans
- Legal and educational issues
- Q & A with the County Credentials Analyst