Revised: 5/6/20

Professional Development Opportunities at ESU #11                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

August 4, 2020:  Intro to APL

This workshop will introduce new teachers to the APL instructional model, which will help ensure quality teaching.  This day will specifically focus on the following strategies that will help ensure good classroom management: wait-time, wait-time extended, temporary exit option, interaction sequence, on the clock management, hit/run-push/pull, bell ringers, and agendas.  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.

 

August 5, 2020 (10:00 - 11:15 a.m.):  PowerSchool Workshop

This workshop is specifically designed for new teachers in the ESU #11 area.  During the course of the morning, teachers will learn how to take attendance, add assignments, enter student grades, customize grade scales, work with a class roster, submit lunch counts and enter student log entries within the PowerSchool student information system.  This workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. and conclude at 11:15 a.m. with lunch at 11:30 a.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.

 

August 5, 2020: (11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.):  Entry Year Teacher Workshop #1

During this workshop, mentors and new teachers will have the opportunity to participate in discussions involving their district’s policies and procedures, decision-making, what makes quality effective teachers, and proactive management. This workshop will begin with lunch at  11:30 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.

 

August 6, 2020:  Intro to Marzano

This workshop will introduce new teachers to Marzano’s instructional model, which will help ensure quality teaching.  This day will specifically focus on Design Question 6 (What will I do to establish or maintain classroom rules and procedures?) and Design Question 8 (What will I do to establish or maintain effective relationships with students?)  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 2, 2020:  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 17, 2020:  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 18, 2020:  Kindergarten & 1st Grade Professional Learning Communities

During the course of the day, teachers will have the opportunity to discuss the newly revised Nebraska Social Studies Standards, identify essential learnings, and identify gaps in their existing social studies instructional materials.  They will also share ideas, strategies, and resources that enhance the learning of the social studies 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 23, 2020:  Crisis Team Training with Dr. John Dudley  

This training will help school crisis teams respond when there is a school crisis.  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 24, 2020:  ELA Professional Learning Communities

Join us for a day of learning as Dr. Marissa Payzant from NDE talks about how to provide instruction in a remote learning environment.  The following topics will be covered:

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, 2020:  2nd & 3rd Grade Professional Learning Communities

During the course of the day, teachers will have the opportunity to discuss the newly revised Nebraska Social Studies Standards, identify essential learnings, and identify gaps in their existing social studies instructional materials.  They will also share ideas, strategies, and resources that enhance the learning of the social studies 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, 2020:  4th & 5th Grade Professional Learning Communities

During the course of the day, teachers will have the opportunity to discuss the newly revised Nebraska Social Studies Standards, identify essential learnings, and identify gaps in their existing social studies instructional materials.  They will also share ideas, strategies, and resources that enhance the learning of the social studies 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 2, 2020:  Graphic Design Workshop

Stay tuned!  More information coming soon!!  

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 6, 2020:  7-12 Science Professional Learning Community

Stay tuned!  More information coming soon!!  

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 8, 2020:  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 16, 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.

October 20, 2019:  Math Professional Learning Community
Stay tuned!!  More information to come!!
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 22, 2020:   7-12 Social Studies Professional Learning Community

Stay tuned!!  More information to come!!
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.

November 3, 2020:    Justo Lamas Foreign Language Concert
This educational program is designed to promote the study of the Spanish language and culture through music.  The concert will be held at The Tassel in Holdrege.  To register for this event, please visit:  http://www.justolamasgroup.com/tour.php

January 8, 2021:  ELA PLC Follow-Up Meeting

Members of this PLC will meet to discuss remote teaching and learning implementation challenges and successes.  This meeting will be held at ESU 11 and begin at 9:00 and conclude at 12:00.  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 15, 2021:  Kindergarten & 1st Grade PLC Follow-Up Meeting

Members of this PLC will meet to discuss social studies standards implementation challenges and successes.  This meeting will be held at ESU 11 and begin at 9:00 and conclude at 12:00.  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 19, 2021:  ESU 10 & 11 Career Technical Education Collaboration Day    

ESUs 9, 10 and 11 will partner to conduct a Career Field Collaboration Day.  During the course of this day, CTE teachers will have the opportunity to discuss best practices and new ideas regarding state model programs of study, career readiness standards, technology integration, reading and math in the CTE classroom, student personal learning plans, and special populations.  There will also be time devoted for teachers to share strategy examples from their classrooms.  This workshop will be held at ESU 10 in Kearney and begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 3:30 p.m.        

 

January 22, 2021:  2nd & 3rd Grade PLC Follow-Up Meeting

Members of this PLC will meet to discuss social studies standards implementation challenges and successes.  This meeting will be held at ESU 11 and begin at 9:00 and conclude at 12:00.  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 29, 2021:  4th & 5th Grade PLC Follow-Up Meeting

Members of this PLC will meet to discuss social studies standards implementation challenges and successes.  This meeting will be held at ESU 11 and begin at 9:00 and conclude at 12:00.  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.

 

February 5, 2021:  7-12 Science PLC Follow-Up Meeting

Members of this PLC will meet to discuss implementation challenges and successes.   This meeting will be held at ESU 11 and begin at 9:00 and conclude at 12:00. 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.   

February 10, 2021:  MTSS Refinement Workshop

During the course of the day, MTSS teams will have an opportunity to analyze current data and readjust the district’s current MTSS plan.  This workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 3:30 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.    

 

February 12, 2021:  7-12 Math PLC Follow-Up

Members of this PLC will meet to discuss implementation challenges and successes.  This meeting will be held at ESU 11 and begin at 9:00 and conclude at 12:00.  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.   

February 26, 2021:  7-12 Social Studies PLC Follow-Up

Members of this PLC will meet to discuss implementation challenges and successes.   This meeting be held at ESU 11 and begin at 9:00 and conclude at 12:00. 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.