Sonday System Workshop for Special Education Teachers & Intervention Specialists for Grades 3-8: October 1, 2019
This Special Education workshop presents a multisensory approach to reading instruction for intermediate readers. Participants must bring a Sonday System kit purchased in advance by their school/district for training. Workshop is offered at no cost for Marin County educators, $100 for out-of-county educators. Call Education Services to register at (415) 499-5870.
STEAM Showcase Informational Meeting - October 2, 2019
Learn more about this spring’s upcoming STEAM Showcase at the second of two STEAM Showcase Informational Meetings at the Marin County Office of Education, October 2nd, 2019. STEAM Showcase responds to several specific needs in Marin County Education and exemplifies interdisciplinary learning by building access points to high level content learning by using science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics as mediums to demonstrate student understanding of content which has significant potential to improve students' college and career readiness. The STEAM Showcase exhibition supports equitable access for all students to participate.
Courageous Conversation – Beyond Diversity Introductory Overview for Community – October 3, 2019
Engage in a thoughtful and compassionate exploration of race and racism. This one-day seminar will provide the basics of Beyond Diversity 1 protocol and the notion of Race Matters. Cost is $50.
Click here for more information and to register, or contact Education Services at (415) 499-5870.
History-Social Science Series - October 3, 2019
This workshop series offers an exciting opportunity for K-12 Social Studies Teachers, Instructional Coaches, and Administrators, to participate in the shifts from the History-Social Science Framework, which include:
- A focus on Inquiry at the Core
- Community of Practice Network
- An engaged and knowledgeable citizenry in history using the C3 Framework
- An approach that integrates culturally and linguistically responsive teaching to ensure that all students thrive.
This free four-part workshop begins October 3, 2019, and continues on December 3, 2019, February 4, 2020, and April 21, 2020 from 4-7 PM. Click here to register for the workshop.
Arts Education Professional Learning Community Meetings - Series begins October 2019
Visual Arts Series meeting dates for the 2019-20 school year are: October 3, 2019, January 31, 2020, and May 12, 2020. Please click here to register for the workshop.
Music Series meeting dates for the 2019-20 school year are: October 21, 2019 and March 16, 2020. Please click here to register for the workshop.
Teaching NGSS In The Classroom - October 10, 2019
Engage in three-dimensional learning by integrating the environment with your DCIs and inviting your students' voice to make their learning relevant. This workshop is open to all teachers with specific emphasis on teachers in Science, History, ELA, and same grade level K-12. Please click here to register for the workshop. The three workshops offered are:
- October 10, 2019 - Environmental Principles and Concepts
- December 5, 2019 - Civics in Science
- February 13, 2020 - Phenomena and Data
Cost is $50 per session, or $100 per participant for all three workshops. Eligible participants can earn 1 CEU.
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) - October 2019, November 2019 and January, 2020
This one-day workshop focuses on providing strategies and skills for educators to safely respond to various levels of risk behavior while balancing the responsibilities of care.
Workshop dates are: October 14, 2019, November 1, 2019, November 25, 2019, or January 6, 2020. All workshops will be held at the Marin County Office of Education and cost is $75. Please click here to register for of these workshops.
Non-Biased Assessment for ELLs with Potential Language Impairment – October 18, 2019
This all-day workshop is for Speech & Language Specialists and Special Educators is led by Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, Ph.D. Please click here to register for the workshop or contact Education Services at (415) 499-5870 for more information.
Please click here for Informational Meeting registration and information.
Developing Expert Language Learners - Two-part Series October 23 and November 7, 2019
This workshop series will focus on Innovative ELD Strategies for teaching and learning:
- Innovative best practices for ELD teaching and learning
- Strategies to integrate ELD standards for inclusive instruction
- Advanced application strategies to eliminate barriers and build rigor
Cost is $125 for the series. Please click here to register for the workshop.
Trauma Informed Practices with an Equity Focus continues October 29, 2019
This three-part workshop (September 19, October 29, and February 6) focuses on essential foundations to identify and apply trauma support and healing strategies with cultural relevance.
Tech it to the Next Level continues November 5, 2019
How do we intentionally integrate technology with content standards by understanding the challenges students face in an increasingly digital world? Join other educators and earn CEUs!
- How video messages are constructed and created
- Meaningful and connected hands-on tech to learning goals
- Lateral source checking for sources
- Design messages knowing the audience
Please click here to register and learn more about the workshop.
Dare to Lead – November 2019 & January 2020
Leading for equity requires courage. This two-part series will present skills to engage in difficult conversations and self-reflection to develop trusting relationships based on vulnerability and empathy. Course dates are November 12, 2019, and January 21, 2020 and cost for the series is $199.
Click here for more information and to register.
Courageous Conversation: Beyond Diversity - December 2-3, 2019 or January 13-14, 2020
Beyond Diversity is a powerful, personally transforming, two-day seminar that helps leaders, employees, and organizations understand the impact of race on their lives and their work. This is a very popular seminar and you are encouraged to register early for the December 2-3, 2019, event at the Marin County Office of Education. $200 per person. To register, please call 415-499-5870.
Designing Reading & Writing Workshops to Meet the Needs of English Learners - Four-Part Series continues December 3, 2019
This four-part series is intended for Grade Level Teaching Teams.
- September 26, 2019 - Decoding Fluency
- December 3, 2019 - Building Vocabulary
- January 28, 2020 - Reading Comprehension and Phonics
- March 24, 2020 - Writing Across Genres
Participants will learn how to design small and large group effective instructional strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners. Cost is $100 for 4-part series. Eligible participants can earn 1 CEU.