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Summer 2017 PD Offerings

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Innovate RE-4 EdCamp and Unconference- Summer 2017

May 30 & May 31, at Windsor Middle

(District Course 17/01)

Registration Open

Contact-

Curtis Andres

or

Sheila Bowman 

Register Here

A hands-on opportunity for Weld RE-4 teachers to lead through observation, exploration, and implementation of relevant digital-age instructional practices that enhance student achievement by providing an environment of personalized learning through technology integration and access.

 

0.5-1.0 District Credit Available (based on participation)

or

 6-15 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  (based on participation)

0.5 Credit =$25 1.0 Credit = $30

Payment Due: 5/30/17

CEU no cost

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Innovate Course Design in the Digital Classroom (IC/DC) June 2017

June 1 & Jun 2, at Mountain View Training Modular

(District Course 17/02)

Registration Open

Contact-

Curtis Andres

or

Sheila Bowman

Register Here

The Next Generation Digital Classroom Course: a fresh approach to modern day instructional tools and strategies, digital classroom management, intentional course design and innovative learning environments. Appropriate for all instructional staff - whether or not you've taken Silver Linings/Digital Classroom training in the past, you will benefit from exploring the latest research, current best practices and collaborative discussion and activities around empowering and inspiring today's students, as well as using tools available for efficiency and effectiveness as a modern-day educator. This course is a prerequisite for participating in the Summer 2017 Team Course Design Planning Sessions.

 

1.5 District Credit

or

 22.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)

1.5 Credit =$35

Payment Due: 5/31/17

CEU no cost

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Innovate Course Design in the Digital Classroom (IC/DC) July 2017

July 24 & July 25, Board Room

(District Course 17/03

Registration Open

Contact-

Curtis Andres

or

Sheila Bowman 

Register Here

The Next Generation Digital Classroom Course: a fresh approach to modern day instructional tools and strategies, digital classroom management, intentional course design and innovative learning environments. Appropriate for all instructional staff - whether or not you've taken Silver Linings/Digital Classroom training in the past, you will benefit from exploring the latest research, current best practices and collaborative discussion and activities around empowering and inspiring today's students, as well as using tools available for efficiency and effectiveness as a modern-day educator.  This course is a prerequisite for the Team Course Design Session on July 24 & 25.

 

1.5 District Credit

or

 22.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)

1.5 Credit =$35

Payment Due: 5/31/17

CEU no cost

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Team Course Design June 2017

June 5 & June 6, Board Room

(District Course 17/04)

Registration Open

Contact-

Curtis Andres

or

Sheila Bowman 

 

Register Here

An opportunity for grade level/content teams to come together with coaching support with a goal to build digital content into Canvas courses for the 2017-2018 school year.  Completion of the IC/DC Course is a prerequisite required to participate in this two-day session.

1.0 District Credit

or

 15 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 1.0 Credit =$30

Payment Due: 5/31/17

CEU no cost

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Team Course Design July 2017

(District Course 17/05)

July 26 & July 27, Board Room

Registration Open

Contact-

Curtis Andres

or

Sheila Bowman 

 

Register Here

An opportunity for grade level/content teams to come together with coaching support with a goal to build digital content into Canvas courses for the 2017-2018 school year.  Completion of the IC/DC Course is a prerequisite required to participate in this two-day session.

1.0 District Credit

or

 15 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 1.0 Credit =$30

Payment Due: 5/31/17

CEU no cost

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Digital Content Management Using Canvas Summer 2017 (Online Course)

May 26, 2017-July 31, 2017

(District Course 17/06)

Registration Open

Contact- Curtis Andres

 

Register Here

This online course is designed to meet the Canvas user where they are at. Whether you’re just beginning or experienced in using Canvas for facilitating learning, you can jump in anywhere that you wish to explore the uses of the many Canvas tools. The Canvas learning management system is flexible enough that teachers can use its tools to design creative and customized digital environments where their students can collaborate, communicate, share, design and think.

0.5 District Credit

or

 7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Payment Due: 5/31/17

CEU no cost

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Connecting Globally: Twitter for Professional Development, Summer 2017

(District Course 17/07)

Registration Open

Contact- Curtis Andres 

Register Here

Twitter is quite possibly the best place for a teacher who wants to personalize their professional development to go. Whether it's sharing ideas, chatting with teachers, or following hashtags, Twitter allows teachers to connect and share on a global level never seen before.

0.5 District Credit

or

 7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Payment Due: 5/31/17

CEU no cost

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Phonemic Awareness and Phonics Seminar June 2017

June 9, 2017 10:00AM-12:00PM Grandview

(CEU ONLY)

Registration Open

Contact- Jackie Hertzke 

Instructor:     Shirley Yauk

Register Here

Come spend a morning learning how to implement a strategy which teaches through all the basic phonics using music and chant, visual word patterns and auditory discrimination in an FUN way.

2 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

CEU no cost

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Dealing With Difficult Parents, Online Book Study, Summer 2017

June 1, 2017 - July 2, 2017

(District Course 17/08)

Registration Open

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 5/26/17

Register Here

Participants will read 4 weekly readings from the book, Dealing With Difficult Parents, by Todd Whitaker and Douglas J. Fiore, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant’s answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action step assignments.  
This book is an easy read with many different cultural examples.
“In this updated reboot, Whitaker and Fiore provide both practical and relevant strategies for engaging and connecting with parents, even the most difficult!  The authors take a complex and often challenging topic and break it down into manageable chunks to ensure educators walk away with sage advice that is both proven and tried.” Dr. Justin Tarte, Director of Teaching and Learning, Union R-XI School District, Union, Missouri.

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 5/26/17

CEU no cost

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Ditch That Textbook, Online Book Study, Summer 2017

June 1, 2017 - July 2, 2017

(District Course 17/09)

Registration Open

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 5/26/17

Register Here

Participants will read 4 weekly readings from the book, Ditch That Textbook, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant’s answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action step assignments.  
"In an age where many schools are still training students to work in a factory, Matt Miller moves past sweeping rhetoric and shows teachers how to move their classes into the future. This is a quick, energetic read that will leave you inspired to take the next step in your classroom!" -- Don Wettrick, Innovation Specialist and Author, Pure Genius

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 5/26/17

CEU no cost

The Innovator’s Mindset, Online Book Study, Summer 2017

June 1, 2017 - July 2, 2017

(District Course 17/10)

Registration Open

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 5/26/17

Register Here

Participants will read 4 weekly readings from the book, “The Innovator’s Mindset”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action steps assignments.  

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 2/27/17

CEU no cost

Building Level PD Offerings

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Literacy Instructional Coaching Pilot 2017

(District Course 16/35)

Grandview ONLY

Contact:  Emily Williams  Registration deadline:  03/15/2017

Registration Here

This course is a pilot to examine most effective coaching practices that  integrate CAFE, IRLA and CCSS in the area of elementary reading.

0.5 District Credit

or

 7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

*Due 9/26/16

CEU no cost

Embrace the Courage to be Vulnerable and Become a Better Leader and Teacher!

(District Course 16/19)

WHS ILT Only

Contact:  Angie Rizzuto  angie.rizzuto@weldre4.org

Registration deadline:  10/03/2016

Registration closed

We will explore the concept of vulnerability and the culture of "never enough".  We will seek to understand shame and how to build resilience against it.  We will discuss how to rehumanize education, show up, contribute, and care, all in the wake of blaming public education for our society's woes.  

0.5 District Credit

or

 7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

*Due 9/26/16

CEU no cost

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Prevent, Teach, Reinforce for Young Children

August, 2016 - May, 2017

(District Course 16/04)

Preschool Staff ONLY

Contact- andrea.larson@weldre4.org

Registration closed

This book study will teach teachers how to use the early childhood model of individualized positive behavior support to help students with social emotional and behavioral challenges learn new skills to improve their learning and ability to navigate social interactions and expectations.

1.0 District Credit

or

15 Continuing Education Credits (CEU's)

1.0 Credit= $30

CEU no cost

Lab Aides Science MS Training

Summer 2016

(CEUs only)

 

MS Science only

Contact-

amy.heinsma@weldre4.org

Registration closed

 Free training provided to show teachers how to use the digital resources available.

None 

3 CEU Hours

No Cost

Mentorship for Induction

2016-17 School Year

(CEUs only)

Mentors only

Contact-

jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration closed

The purpose of the Weld RE-4 School District’s Induction program is to “assist the provisional educators in gaining familiarity with the Weld RE-4 School District and gain confidence in their teaching skills to enhance performance of the educator related to prescribed standards as identified in the licensure guidelines for each teacher group”.  The mentor plays a vital role in this process.

None

Up to 30 CEU hours based on log.

Camp Ignite Summer Semester and School

April 14-July 22, 2016

(CEUs only)

Camp Ignite Staff only

Contact-

jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration closed

Teachers will participate in PD targeted for Camp Ignite.  Teachers will learn how to utilize Daily 5, CAFE, (ARC) American Reading Company’s IRLA (Independent Reading Level Assessment), SchoolPace and Summer Semester for the 2016 district wide elementary summer literacy program, Camp Ignite.

None

29 CEU hours

No Cost

ILT Book Study-The Innovator’s Mindset

August 23-December 6, 2016

(District course 16/14)

WMS ILT only

Contact-

eric.johnson@weldre4.org

Registration closed

The instructional leadership team at WMS will be engaging in a book study looking at innovation and cultivating a culture to embrace that thinking in our building.

.5 district credit

or

8 CEU hours for the book study 1st semester

2nd semester 10 CEU hours only for implementation

0.5 Credit= $25

*Due 9/6/16

CEU no cost

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Mindsets In the Classroom

August, 2016-December,2016

 (District Course 16/05)

 

Skyview Staff ONLY

Contact- tammy.seib@weldre4.org

Registration closed

Define fixed and growth mindset theories.  Discuss the research of Dr. Carol Dweck's work on mindset theory.

Reflect on own "mindset" about student learning, intelligence, and effort.  Explore how praise and feedback influences student's mindset.  Explore ways to teach students about the brain and how they learn.  Plan for next steps in building a growth mindset class culture.

0.5 District Credit

or

7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU's)

0.5 Credit= $25

Due 9/9/16

CEU no cost

InSideOut Coaching

August,  2016

(District Course 16/18)

WHS Head Coaches only

To register/participate in this course, email mark.kanagy@weldre4.org

Registration closed

WHS head coaches will read the book InSideOut Coaching.  The book defines the difference between a transactional coach and a transformational coach. The goal is to help coaches develop a transformational coaching philosophy.

0.5 District Credit

or

 7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)

 0.5 Credit =$25

CEU no cost

Current Offerings - Registration Closed

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Teaching with Love and Logic

August, 2016 - March, 2017

(District Course 16/06)

Registration closed

Contact- tammy.seib@weldre4.org

  • Participants will expand their understanding of classroom discipline strategies.
  • Participants will gain new knowledge about learning how to help students who are struggling with self control.
  • Participants will analyze and apply these new research-based discipline strategies to their classroom.
  • Participants will complete exercises and take part in discussions.

 0.5 District Credit

1.0 District Credit

 or

 7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  or

15 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)

 0.5 Credit =$25

1.0 Credit

=$30

Due 9/9/16

CEU no cost

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2016-2017 Weld RE-4 Induction for Certified Staff

August, 2016 - May, 2017

 (District Course 16/07)

Registration closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

The Weld RE-4 School District's Induction Program works directly with the new teachers on becoming familiar with the district's culture, philosophy, and expectations.  

0.5 District Credit

or

 12 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 8/26/16

CEU no cost

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Grading Smarter, Not Harder Book Study, Online Book Study, Fall 2016

August, 2016 - November, 2016

(District Course 16/08)

Registration closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 9/16/16

Participants will read weekly readings from the book, “Grading Smarter, Not Harder”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, apply their new learning and provide evidence within an 1-2 page reflection paper within an 8 week time period.

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 9/26/16

CEU no cost

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Canvas Basics Fall 2016

Sept. 1, 2016 - October 31, 2016

(District Course 16/09)

Registration closed

Registration deadline 9/1/16

Contact- Curtis.Andres@weldre4.org or Sheila.Bowman@weldre4

  • An online course that is self-paced with virtual office hours as needed.
  • From creating your homepage and setting up your first modules to creating discussions and course analytics, this training will help kickstart your school year with a solid background in Canvas!
  • View the course syllabus.

0.5 District Credit

or

7.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU's)

0.5 Credit =$25

Due 9/1/16

CEU no cost

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Collaborative Instruction for the Digital Classroom Fall 2016

Sept. 1, 2016 - November 18, 2016

(District Course 16/11)

Registration closed

Registration deadline 9/1/16

Contact- Curtis.Andres@weldre4.org or Sheila.Bowman@weldre4

  • Required as a prerequisite for some courses and for having a 1:1 Chromebook cart at Weld RE-4
  • An online course with virtual office hours as needed.
  • View the course syllabus.

1.5 District Credit

 or

 22.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)

 

1.5 Credit =$35

Due 9/1/16

 

CEU no cost

Mindset, Online Book Study, Fall 2016

August, 2016 - November, 2016

(District Course 16/17)

Registration closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 9/16/16

Participants will read 8 weekly readings from the book, “Mindset”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action steps assignments.  

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 9/26/16

CEU no cost

The Innovator’s Mindset, Online Book Study, Fall 2016

August, 2016 - November, 2016

(District Course 16/13)

Registration closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 9/16/16

Participants will read 8 weekly readings from the book, “The Innovator’s Mindset”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action steps assignments.  

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 9/26/16

CEU no cost

Making Learning Whole, Online Book Study, Fall 2016

August, 2016 - November, 2016

(District Course 16/16 )

Registration closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 9/16/16

Participants will read 8 weekly readings from the book, “Making Learning Whole”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action steps assignments.  

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 9/26/16

CEU no cost

What Connected Educators Do Differently, Online Book Study, Fall 2016

August, 2016 - November, 2016

(District Course 16/10)

Registration closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Register Here (Scroll up to view)

Participants will read 8 weekly readings from the book, “What Connected Educators Do Differently”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action steps assignments.  

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 9/26/16

CEU no cost

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Connecting Globally: Twitter for Professional Development

September 9, 2016-November 18, 2016

(District Course 16/12)

Registration closed

Contact- Curtis.Andres@weldre4.org 

Twitter is quite possibly the best place for a teacher who wants to personalize their professional development to go. Whether it's sharing ideas, chatting with teachers, or following hashtags, Twitter allows teachers to connect and share on a global level never seen before.

0.5 District Credit

or

 7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

CEU no cost

Camp Canvas F2F

Every Thursday - Locations TBA Across District

3:30-5:00

(District Course 16/20)

Registration closed

Read more about Camp Canvas here.

Begins November 3 and runs through April. Held most Thursdays from 3:30-5:00 at various schools across the district. A Face-to-Face (F2F) workshop-style course where participants learn Canvas through hands-on design with guidance from instructors. From creating your homepage and setting up your first modules to creating discussions and course analytics, this training will enhance your digital classroom with a solid background in Canvas! Each 1.5 hour session will feature 30 minutes of instruction followed by 1 hour of work/implementation time. Choose to participate in 7 - 21 workshops- you determine how much PD and credit you'd like to receive!

.5-2.0 District Credit

Or

1.5 - 30 CEUs Available

.5 = $25

1.0 = $30

1.5 = $35

2.0 = $40

CEUs = no cost

Fall Mini-EdCamp

October 26, 3:30-6:30

Rangeview Elementary

Registration closed

Register for: Fall EdCamp

A quarterly "Choose your own adventure" style PD Opportunity, where your colleagues (K-12) share exciting tools, strategies and best practices they are utilizing to engage and empower their students! You'll attend an inspirational opening & orientation, four 30-minute snapshots (workshops), and then have 45 minutes to dive deeper and prepare a plan to implement your new learnings!

  • 3 points (7.5 = 1/2 credit) are available to earn within the Transformational Teaching and Learning Course for each EdCamp you attend! Presenters earn an additional point for their efforts!

Attendance = 3 Points

Presenters=

1 Point

(See TTL Course)

Or

3-4 CEUs

Super Connected

(Mini-InnEdCO NOCO Conference)

November, 5 2016

(District Course 16/15)

Registration closed 

Contact- Curtis.Andres@weldre4.org or sheila.bowman@weldre4.org 

 Join us for PSD Super Connected Conference and  connect with teachers across Northern Colorado as well as community leaders in digital education. Learn from experts, collaborate with peers, and experience the multitude of ways that students can learn in the 21st century.

0.5 District Credit

or

 7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

CEU no cost

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Intentional Course Design in the Digital Classroom

January 5th & 6th

7:30-3:30

Mountain View Training Modular

Registration closed

Contact- Curtis.Andres@weldre4.org or sheila.bowman@weldre4.org 

A REMIX of Digital Classroom, taking a fresh approach to modern day instructional tools and strategies, digital classroom management, intentional course design and innovative learning environments. IC/DC January 2017 is a two-day intensive training to best support classroom utilization of Chromebooks that provides a foundational understanding of intentionally integrating technology into existing classroom environments for teachers seeking to model and facilitate modern-day tools and learning strategies.

 

15 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)

CEU no cost

Winter Mini-EdCamp

January 12, 3:30-6:30

Grand View Elementary

Registration Closed

Contact- Curtis.Andres@weldre4.org or sheila.bowman@weldre4.org 

A quarterly "Choose your own adventure" style PD Opportunity, where your colleagues (K-12) share exciting tools, strategies and best practices they are utilizing to engage and empower their students! You'll attend an inspirational opening & orientation, four 30-minute snapshots (workshops), and then have 45 minutes to dive deeper and prepare a plan to implement your new learnings!

  • 3 points (7.5 = 1/2 credit) are available to earn within the Transformational Teaching and Learning Course for each EdCamp you attend!
  • Presenters earn an additional point for their efforts!

Attendance = 3 Points

Presenters=

1 Point

(See TTL Course)

Or

3-4 CEUs

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Super Connected

(Mini-InnEdCO NOCO Conference)

February 3,  2016

(District Course 16/15)

Registration Closed

Contact- Curtis.Andres@weldre4.org or sheila.bowman@weldre4.org 

A Northern Colorado, multi-district educators conference focused on bringing innovative teaching practices, global projects and digital tools into the classroom.  Held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Fossil Ridge High School.

0.5 District Credit

or

 7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 2/3/17

CEU no cost

Connecting Globally: Twitter for Professional Development (Online Course)

February 3, 2017-April 17, 2017

(District Course 16/32)

Registration Closed

Contact- Curtis.Andres@weldre4.org 

Twitter is quite possibly the best place for a teacher who wants to personalize their professional development on the go. Whether it's sharing ideas, chatting with teachers, or following hashtags, Twitter allows teachers to connect and share on a global level never seen before.

0.5 District Credit

or

 7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 2/3/17

CEU no cost

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Dealing With Difficult Parents, Online Book Study, Spring 2017

February 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017

(District Course 16/24)

Registration Closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 2/27/17

Participants will read 8 weekly readings from the book, Dealing With Difficult Parents, by Todd Whitaker and Douglas J. Fiore, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant’s answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action step assignments.  
This book is an easy read with many different cultural examples.
“In this updated reboot, Whitaker and Fiore provide both practical and relevant strategies for engaging and connecting with parents, even the most difficult!  The authors take a complex and often challenging topic and break it down into manageable chunks to ensure educators walk away with sage advice that is both proven and tried.” Dr. Justin Tarte, Director of Teaching and Learning, Union R-XI School District, Union, Missouri.

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 2/27/17

CEU no cost

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Ditch That Textbook, Online Book Study, Spring 2017

February 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017

(District Course 16/23)

Registration Closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 2/27/17

Participants will read 8 weekly readings from the book, Ditch That Textbook, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant’s answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action step assignments.  
"In an age where many schools are still training students to work in a factory, Matt Miller moves past sweeping rhetoric and shows teachers how to move their classes into the future. This is a quick, energetic read that will leave you inspired to take the next step in your classroom!" -- Don Wettrick, Innovation Specialist and Author, Pure Genius

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 2/27/17

CEU no cost

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Grading Smarter, Not Harder Book Study, Online Book Study, Spring 2017

February 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017

(District Course 16/27)

Registration Closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 2/27/17

Participants will read weekly readings from the book, “Grading Smarter, Not Harder”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, apply their new learning and provide evidence within an 1-2 page reflection paper within an 8 week time period.

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 2/27/17

CEU no cost

The Innovator’s Mindset, Online Book Study, Spring 2017

February 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017

(District Course 16/25)

Registration Closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 2/27/17

Participants will read 8 weekly readings from the book, “The Innovator’s Mindset”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action steps assignments.  

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 2/27/17

CEU no cost

Making Learning Whole, Online Book Study, Spring 2017

February 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017

(District Course 16/26 )

Registration Closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 2/27/17

Participants will read 8 weekly readings from the book, “Making Learning Whole”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action steps assignments.

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 2/27/17

CEU no cost

Mindset, Online Book Study, Spring 2017

February 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017

(District Course 16/28)

Registration Closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 2/27/17

Participants will read 8 weekly readings from the book, “Mindset”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action steps assignments.  

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 2/27/17

CEU no cost

What Connected Educators Do Differently, Online Book Study, Spring 2017

February 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017

(District Course 16/29)

Registration Closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 2/27/17

Participants will read 8 weekly readings from the book, “What Connected Educators Do Differently”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action steps assignments.  

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 2/27/17

CEU no cost

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Assessment in Perspective

February 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017

(District Course 16/30)

Registration Closed

Contact- emily.williams@weldre4.org

Registration deadline 2/27/17

Participants will read weekly readings from the book “Assessment in Perspective”, reflect on their current practices, and apply new learnings in their classroom.  Although this is an elementary focused book study, all are welcome. 

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 2/27/17

CEU no cost

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Digital Content Management Using Canvas Spring 2017 (Online Course)

March 3, 2017-May 15, 2017

(District Course 16/33)

Registration Closed

Contact- Curtis.Andres@weldre4.org 

Registration deadline 3/3/17

This online course is designed to meet the Canvas user where they are at. Whether you’re just beginning or experienced in using Canvas for facilitating learning, you can jump in anywhere that you wish to explore the uses of the many Canvas tools. The Canvas learning management system is flexible enough that teachers can use its tools to design creative and customized digital environments where their students can collaborate, communicate, share, design and think.

0.5 District Credit

or

 7.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 3/3/17

CEU no cost

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(Mis)Understanding Families for Title I, Spring 2017

April 3, 2017-May 28, 2017

(District Course 16/31)

TITLE ONLY

Registration Closed

Contact- jackie.hertzke@weldre4.org

TITLE ONLY- Registration deadline 4/3/17

Participants will read 8 weekly readings from the book, “(Mis)Understanding Families”, answer weekly questions, reflect on other participant's answers, and apply their new learning with weekly action steps assignments.  
This is for Title I only.

 

0.5 District Credit

or

 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 0.5 Credit =$25

Due 4/3/2017

CEU no cost

Spring Mini-EdCamp

April 6-16 3:30-6:30

ONLINE

Registration Closed

Contact- Curtis.Andres@weldre4.org or sheila.bowman@weldre4.org 

A quarterly "Choose your own adventure" style PD Opportunity, where your colleagues (K-12) share exciting tools, strategies and best practices they are utilizing to engage and empower their students! You'll attend an inspirational opening & orientation, four 30-minute snapshots (workshops), and then have 45 minutes to dive deeper and prepare a plan to implement your new learnings!

  • 3 points (7.5 = 1/2 credit) are available to earn within the Transformational Teaching and Learning Course for each EdCamp you attend!
  • Presenters earn an additional point for their efforts!

Attendance = 3 Points

Presenters=

1 Point

(See TTL Course)

Or

3-4 CEUs

Tuesday Tech Trainings 2016-2017

September 6-April 4

Lunch and Learn

11:15-12:15

After School Trainings

#1 3:30-4:30

#2 4:00-5:00

(CEUs only)

Registration Closed

Just show up ready to learn!

Contact-

sheila.bowman@weldre4.org

curtis.andres@weldre4.org

  • Weekly trainings on technology applications (spreadsheets, docs, web apps) and tools for all interested staff members at Weld RE-4.  These trainings will be geared toward increasing proficiency and efficiency in the workplace.
  • Read detailed Course Information HERE.

1-27 CEU hours

None

Spring

SPRING Camp Canvas F2F

Every Thursday - Locations TBA Across District

3:30-5:00

(District Course 16/22)

Registration Closed

Read more about Camp Canvas here.

A Face-to-Face (F2F) workshop-style course where participants learn Canvas through hands-on design with guidance from instructors.  Elementary workshops will be facilitated by Sheila Bowman, Secondary workshops will be facilitated by Curtis Andres. From creating your homepage and setting up your first modules to creating discussions and course analytics, this training will enhance your digital classroom with a solid background in Canvas! Each 1.5 hour session will feature 30 minutes of instruction followed by 1 hour of work/implementation time.

.5-2.0 District Credit

Or

1.5 - 30 CEUs Available

.5 = $25

1.0 = $30

1.5 = $35

2.0 = $40

CEUs = no cost

Mental Health and Wellness Night

May 2, 2017 and May 9, 2017

5:30-8:30 PM

(CEUs only)

Registration Closed

Contact-  sarah.johnson@weldre4.org

On May 2nd, educators will be invited to attend sessions pertaining to mental health concerns and needs within our community (depression, suicide, anxiety, social media, etc).
On May 9th, educators will be invited to attend sessions pertaining to mental health wellness (diet, exercise, meditation, sleep, stress-management, etc).

 6 CEU hours

 None

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WCIRA 2016-2017

August 1, 2016-July 1, 2017

(District Course 16/34)

Registration Closed

-Members only

Contact Callie Dimagiba for questions

We are a local chapter of the International Literacy Association focusing on improving literacy and general classroom instruction through research-based, teacher-tested methods.

1.0 District Credit

or

 15 Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)  

 1.0 Credit =$30

Due 3/20/17

CEU no cost

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Engaging Your Strengths:  Survival Skills

(CEUs only)

Registration Closed Available Upon Request

 Contact- Janelle.Bierdeman@weldre4.org

Leadership is challenging.  Each day can feel like a battle of priorities and success many seem ambiguous.  Fresh ideas keep our jobs dynamic but stress can cost our personal health dearly.  Join us for this interactive session on self-care and discover how to thrive, instead of just survive.

 1 CEU hour

None

Youth Mental Health First Aid 2016-2017

(CEUs only)

Registration Closed  Available upon request

Contact- janelle.bierdeman@weldre4.org

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid is an interactive 8-hour evidence-based training committed to reducing mental health stigma and empowering individuals to identify, understand and respond to youth in mental health and substance abuse crisis.  Attendees will learn about common mental health disorders, youth development, action planning, non-judgemental communication and more.

8 CEU hours

None

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The Adult Learner

All year long, as needed.

(No District Course #)

Register by contacting Jackie.Hertzke@weldre4.org

Prerequisite for facilitating Weld RE-4 professional development courses, if no prior experience in facilitating professional development.

No District Credit or Continuing Education Units (CEU's) awarded for this course.

None

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Transformational Teaching and Learning in the Digital Classroom 2016-2017

(TTL)

July 1, 2016-June 1, 2017

(District Course 16/02)

Registration Closed 

To register and participate in this course, email Curtis.Andres@weldre4.org or Sheila.Bowman@weldre4.org

  • Link to Course Syllabus
  • Payment for district credit see schedule will be due on December 16 or May 19, depending upon credit processing dates.  You will receive an email prior to each of these dates indicating your credit balance and options for District Credit/CEUs.  
  • Extra points at the time of processing will be applied to Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at the end of the year.

1 Point= 1 CEU Hour,

15 Points= 1 District Credit

 

Credits and fees are based upon participation

 

CEU's are based upon participation