Revised: 8/17/21

Professional Development Opportunities at ESU #11                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

September 7, 2021:  Camera Doctor Workshop

ESU #11 is pleased to host The Camera Doctor for a half day workshop on shooting great pictures with your digital cameras. This workshop is open to anyone, but was developed with Digital Applications and Yearbook students/teachers in mind. The following topics will be covered:

·                      The Basics of Taking Pictures

·                      The Operation of Your Own Camera

·                      Accessories Available For Your Equipment

·                      Troubleshooting

·                      Care of Cameras and Prints

·                      Lots of Hands-On Training

·                      Handouts and Charts

Teachers and high school students are welcome.  This workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 2:00 p.m. You may register for this workshop by going to the ESU #11 website at www.esu11.org and clicking on the Register Here button located on the right side of the ESU homepage.

September 9, 2021:  Entry Year Workshop #2

During this workshop, mentors and new teachers will have the opportunity to participate in discussions involving minor, moderate, and severe interventions, strategies to establish positive relationships with parents, preparing for parent teacher conferences, and strategies and tactics that can be utilized to ensure successful, nonthreatening conferences.  A variety of online resources including the ESU 11 website and free online tools to increase student engagement will also be shared.  This workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 3:00 p.m. You may register for this workshop by going to the ESU #11 website at www.esu11.org and clicking on the Register Here button located on the right side of the ESU homepage.

September 23, 2021:  ELA Professional Learning Communities

Join us for a day of learning as Dr. Marissa Payzant from NDE discusses the instructional shifts and helps us unpack the new Nebraska ELA Standards. This workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 3:00 p.m.  You may register for this workshop by going to the ESU #11 website at www.esu11.org and clicking on the Register Here button located on the right side of the ESU homepage.  

September 28, 2021:  4th & 5th Grade Professional Learning Communities

Join us for a day of learning as Dr. Abby Burke from NDE discusses the instructional shifts and helps us unpack the new ELA Standards. This workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 3:00 p.m.  You may register for this workshop by going to the ESU #11 website at www.esu11.org and clicking on the Register Here button located on the right side of the ESU homepage.

September 29, 2021:  Kindergarten & 1st Grade Professional Learning Communities

Join us for a day of learning as Dr. Abby Burke from NDE discusses the instructional shifts and helps us unpack the new ELA Standards. This workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 3:00 p.m.  You may register for this workshop by going to the ESU #11 website at www.esu11.org and clicking on the Register Here button located on the right side of the ESU homepage.

September 30, 2021:  2nd & 3rd Grade Professional Learning Communities

Join us for a day of learning as Dr. Abby Burke from NDE discusses the instructional shifts and helps us unpack the new ELA Standards. This workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 3:00 p.m.  You may register for this workshop by going to the ESU #11 website at www.esu11.org and clicking on the Register Here button located on the right side of the ESU homepage.

October 4, 2021:  ESU 11 Fall Conference

October 12, 2021:  Entry Year Workshop #3

During this workshop information regarding the Nebraska State testing process will be shared, along with methods and technology tools that can increase student engagement.  Entry-level teachers and mentors will also have the opportunity to discuss parent/teacher conferences and classroom management.  This workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 3:00 p.m.  You may register for this workshop by going to the ESU #11 website at www.esu11.org and clicking on the Register Here button located on the right side of the ESU homepage.

October 14, 2021:  7-12 Science Professional Learning Community

Stay tuned! More information is coming soon!!

October 25, 2021:   7-12 Social Studies Professional Learning Community

Stay tuned! More information is coming soon!!

October 26, 2020:  Continuous Improvement Google Site Technical Assistance

Come to ESU 11 and receive technical assistance as your school team works to update your district’s Continuous Improvement Google Site.  Kate and Wade will be available to answer all of your questions!  Teams may come to work anytime between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  You may register for this workshop by going to the ESU #11 website at www.esu11.org and clicking on the Register Here button located on the right side of the ESU homepage.

January 20, 2022:  World Language Workshop

NDE World Language Consultant, Chrystal Liu, will be helping us understand the Nebraska World Language Standards and show us how technology can be easily integrated into your existing program to help improve student achievement. This workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 3:00 p.m.  You may register for this workshop by going to the ESU #11 website at www.esu11.org and clicking on the Register Here button located on the right side of the ESU homepage.