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WORKSHOPS

Free resource!  Headspace for Educators
https://www.headspace.com/educators

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*Cancellation Policy:  

For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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December 2, 2022
Register by November 23, 2022
Curriculum Directors' Meeting 

Topic to be announced. Meeting 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location-Good Day Cafe, Upstairs in Area 30 Building, Greencastle

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email  to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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December 2, 2022
Register by November 28, 2022
New Civics Standards 
Presented by Adam McMickle of IDOE

Adam McMickle will lead a discussion around the newly created Civics Standards and updated 7th and 8th grade social studies standards to assist schools in planning for implementation for the 2023-24 school year. Topics will include development of the standards, reasoning behind mandating the Civics
Course in the second semester of the 6 th grade year, and the subsequent changes to the current 6-8 social studies standards. This session geared for school leaders will assist in your planning for implementation. (Full-day sessions geared toward instructors and focused on curriculum planning and alignment will be scheduled for Spring, 2023)

Cost: No charge


Location- Good Day Cafe, Upstairs in Area 30 Building, Greencastle

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email  to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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December 5, 2022
Respond by November 29, 2022
Media Directors' Meeting

Presenter: Julie Slavens ISBA


For our December meeting, Julie Slavens, attorney for the Indiana School Board Association, will present on Book Challenges/Vetting Books for your media centers.

Location Area 30 Building, ONT Board Room, Greencastle, IN

 

You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

Christmas Decorations
December 9, 2022
Register by December 2, 2022
Early Learning Annual Conference! - PreK-1
 
Presenters:Nadine Gilkison, Megan Purcell, David Purpura, SunShine Waber, and Chris King

 

Gathering early childhood educators to connect, network, & collaborate! Join us for this fun (we are going to have a magician!) event! Let's learn best practices to meet the needs of our youngest learners! Topics include Technology in the Early Learning Classroom, The Power of Play: Play Based Learning, and Discovering Math In Read Alouds!

Developmentally Appropriate Practice + Learning = Joy!

Don't miss out on this annual event for Early Learning Educators!

Level:  PreK-1

 
Site Beck Ag Center on Purdue University campus, 4550 U.S. Highway 52 West, West Lafayette, IN 47906

Cost $150.00 ESC Member/$300.00 for non ESC-members 

WVEC CANCELLATION POLICY:
* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

Happy Circle
December 14, 2022
Register by December 7, 2022

Superintendent Study Council

More Information to Follow

Location Honeysuckle Hill Bee-stro, Brazil, IN

 

You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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January 12, 2023
Register by January 5, 2023

Make the Connection with ILEARN:
Embed Visible Learning Literacy Strategies to Address Skills on ILEARN!

Presenter:  Carrie Rosebrock
 

How do we grow our readers’ skills and stamina…without feeling like we’re teaching directly to a test? By strategically planning Visible Learning literacy strategies into our lessons. Join Carrie Rosebrock, author, district alignment coach, and former middle school English teacher, as she shares tangible tools and strategies that engage students in their reading progression. Teachers will leave with examples of reading planning guides to help purposefully plan differentiation, as well as mini-lesson ideas they can use in their classrooms the very next day. With intentional, engaging lesson design, we can grow our readers’ critical thinking skills!

Location- Community Room at the Area 30 Career Center Building, Greencastle, IN



Cost $130.00 for ESC members/$260.00 for non ESC members

Time: 9:00 am -3:00 pm
One Free Registration per ESSA District

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

January 13, 2023
Superintendent Study Council
Register by January 6, 2023

More Information to Follow


Location TBD

 

You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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January 17, 2023
Register no later than January 10, 2023
Successful PLC Strategies for High School

Presenter:  Carrie Rosebrock and Sarah Henry

For too long, PLC work has seemed to focus on structures that work for elementary and middle schools, while unique aspects of the high school structure are pushed aside or not addressed. Professional Learning Communities are all about people, not programs. When teachers come together in structured systems of collaboration to reflect on student learning and growth, amazing professional development occurs as well. And, learning at the high school level does present its own unique challenges and celebrations. Join us in this session where we break down how the core elements of effective PLCs can (and should!) function in various high school PLCs.

This session is applicable for both small and large high schools, teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators.

 
Location- Community Room at the Area 30 Career Center Building, Greencastle, IN

Cost $130.00 ESC Member/$260.00 for non-member
Time: 9:00 am -3:00 pm
One Free Registration per ESSA District

 

You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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January 19, 2022
Register by January 12, 2022


Food Service Directors' Meeting

More information to follow

Time: 10:00 am -1:00 pm

Location- B & B Foods, 724 S 13th St, Terre Haute, IN 

 

You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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January 20, 2023
Register by January 13, 2023

Curriculum Directors' Meeting 


Topic to be announced. Meeting 9:00 pm- 3:00

Location-Greencastle Administration Building

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email  to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

Frozen Berries
January 24, 2023
Register by January 17, 2023
Make the Connection-
Strengthening Constructed Response Writing with Connections and Context 

Presenter:  Carrie Rosebrock
 

If you’ve ever wanted to scream (or cry) after grading a stack of your students’ constructed response writings…you are not alone! So many of us are struggling with how to help our students say something meaningful about what they’ve read. We’ve tried all the acronyms and anchor charts, but something still seems to be missing.  Student responses are surface level, weak, and choppy. If you’re feeling discouraged–there is some good news: 1. You are not alone and 2. There is hope! Join Carrie Rosebrock, author, district alignment coach, and former middle school English teacher, as she models tangible reading and writing strategies that help our students read critically so that they can transfer their thoughts into writing. Teachers will gain tangible mini-lessons, as well as model examples, that they can use the next day with their students.

Location- Community Room at the Area 30 Career Center Building, Greencastle, IN

Cost $130.00 ESC member/$260.00 non ESC member
Time 9:00 am -3:00 pm
One Free Registration per ESSA District

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

January 26 2023
Register no later than January 19, 2023

Preparing College and Career Ready Students:
Developing Content Area Literacy and SAT Success

Presenter:  Sarah Henry
 

Understanding the updates to the SAT is one thing; embedding appropriate amounts of content area reading into our core subject areas is another! Readers have different goals when engaging with different texts, and we need to address these differences to prepare our students. In this session, we identify the exact reading skills measured on the SAT, as well as the top literacy practices that grow readers in all classrooms.  Join us for this interactive, research-based, strategy-filled session specifically tailored for secondary content-area teachers.

Location- Community Room at the Area 30 Career Center Building, Greencastle, IN

Cost $130.00 for ESC members/$260.00 for non ESC members
 
Time 9:00 am -3:00 pm
One Free Registration per ESSA District

 

You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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January 27, 2022
Register by January 20, 2022


Technology Directors' Meeting

More information to follow

Time: 9:00 am -1:00 pm

Location- Area 30 Building room to be determined

 

You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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January 30, 2023
Register no later than Janaury 23, 2023
Differentiating the Pacing of Instruction in the Content Areas


Are you aware of the exact misunderstanding each of your students have during instruction?  Are you able to modify your instruction based on those misunderstandings in a way that meets each of their needs?  Are you thinking, how in the world do I have time for that?!  Join Sarah Henry, district alignment coach, author, consultant and former science teacher to gain a better understanding of practical ways to gather intentional data that can inform your instruction and PLC conversations.  You will also gain a better understanding of practical ways to differentiate your instruction based on the data collected. Finally, you will apply your understanding in the development of an upcoming lesson specific to your classroom that incorporates the tips learned in our time together

Location-ONT Board Room at the Area 30 Career Center Building, Greencastle, IN

Cost $130.00 for ESC members/$260.00 for non ESC members
 
Time 9:00 am -3:00 pm

One Free Registration per ESSA District

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

January 31, 2023
Respond by January 24, 2023
Whoa, That is Deep 
 
Presenter:  Colleen Huxford-Kinnett

 

Getting students to think deeply and critically is a challenge.                             What if we could find a way to help students build these crucial                           skills without their even realizing what we are doing.  Could                                   capturing curiosity be a key?  See how simple a 3-step process of                         evaluating primary sources does just that, and just might spark

your creativity about how to use this process with other things

and in other ways.  Along the way, we are also encouraging

literacy, visual literacy in particular.  Learn where to fine primary

sources, how to use them, and how to get students to engage.      

Come explore ways to connect Young Adult literature to primary

sources, to support ELA standards, to bolster higher-order

thinking skills and to revie some of those forgotten and

overlooked titles on our shelves.

 
Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Lunch on your own
Site Area 30 Building room to be determined 1 N Calbert Way Greencastle

Level:  Middle School High School Teachers

Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non-member


One Free Registration per ESSA District

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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February 1, 2023
Respond by January 25, 2023
You Want Me to Read What?
 
Presenter:  Colleen Huxford-Kinnett

 

Whether you call it nonfiction or informational text, it is a firm fixture in the

educational landscape; however, our students often struggle to understand these more complex texts, and we often struggle because they are not often our favorite genre, so not only are we unsure of where to begin to help students but are also unsure of where to find these texts. Discover ways to help students interact with non-fiction, and possibly help improve test scores. Investigate how both you and your students can easily create book trailers. Meet at least 50 student friendly non-fiction titles.

Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Lunch on your own
Site Area 30 Building room to be determined 1 N Calbert Way Greencastle

Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non-member


One Free Registration per ESSA District

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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February 2, 2023
Respond by January 24, 2023
Textbook Caravan
Science/Health Textbook Adoption


More Information to follow

Location Vigo County School Corporation Administration Office 

Time TBD

 

You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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February 7, 2023
Respond by January 31, 2023
Accelerating Readers in Grades 3 and Above
 
Presenter:  April Connelley

 

Students who have yet to meet grade level expectations need intense prescriptive interventions to accelerate their growth. This learning opportunity
will specifically address students in grades 3 and above who need targeted reading interventions. During this session we will identify some of the critical
components necessary to accelerate readers to grow and start to close the gap. Participants will answer two critical questions: What are the best ways to
accelerate students who are striving to master decoding in the upper grades? How do I best support readers who are calling words, but lack the ability to
discuss and demonstrate understanding? Participants will have time to reflect on current practices and programs, collaborate with colleagues, and determine
where adjustments might be needed.

 
Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Lunch on your own
Site Area 30 Building, room to be determined 1 N Calbert Way Greencastle

Cost $135.00 ESC Member/$270.00 for non-member


One Free Registration per ESSA District

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

Happy Reader
February 8, 2023
Respond by February 1, 2023
Deep Dive into Our Literacy Block 
 
Presenter:  Melissa Gill

 

Are you ready to reflect on the Instructional practices in your literacy block? Are you aware of Hattie’s Surface, Deep, and Transfer Activities? Is Scarborough’s Rope still a mystery to you? Join Melissa to find answers to these questions and the impact on student learning! Dive into your data and reflect on the 5 Pillars of Reading as it applies to you grade level. Walk away with practical and applicable
strategies for comprehension, fluency, morphology and vocabulary!

 
Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Lunch on your own
Site Area 30 Building, room to be determined 1 N Calbert Way Greencastle

Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non-member


One Free Registration per ESSA District

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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February 10, 2023
Register by February 3, 2023
Superintendent Study Council


More Information to Follow


Location TBD

 

You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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February 14, 2023
Respond by February 7, 2023

SEL and Student Success: A Step-by-Step Guide For Harnessing SEL Standards to Teach Real-Life Skills

                                                           

Presenter:  Jim Kestner
 

Jim Kestner, nationally recognized for his youth character development programs, will present practical, hands-on strategies for implementing Social emotional Learning (SEL) Standards that help you prepare students for success in the real world through activities and perspectives that won’t require you to devote unrealistic amounts of time. The session will provide opportunities for you to identify topics most elevant to your circumstances

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Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Lunch on your own
Site Area 30 Building room to be determined 1 N Calbert Way Greencastle

Cost $130.00 ESC Member/$260.00 for non-member


One Free Registration per ESSA District

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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February 15, 2023
Respond by February 8, 2023
Media Directors' Meeting

More Information to follow

Location TBD

Time 9:00 am -2:00 pm

 

You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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February 23, 2023
Register by February 16, 2023

Principals' Meeting 


Topic to be announced. Meeting 9:00 pm- 1:00

Location-Area 30 Building 1 N Calbert Way

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email  to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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February 24, 2023
Register by February 17, 2023

Curriculum Directors' Meeting 


Topic to be announced. Meeting 9:00 pm- 3:00

Location-Greencastle Administration Building

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email  to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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May 5, 2023
Respond by April 28, 2023
Media Directors' Meeting

More Information to follow

Location TBD

Time 9:00 am -2:00 pm

 

You will receive a confirmation email when you register. If you do not receive a confirmation by email please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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On Demand
Standards Based Grading 
4.5 hours

 

A standards-based education program can be extremely useful for school, but its implementation requires careful consideration to ensure success.  You will learn how to lead the transition to a standards-based system in your school or district, as well as what benefits you will gain from a standard-based system.  Transform your school’s grading system into one that shows what students know and can do.  You will explore specific aspects of standards-based grading implementation, from identifying prioritized standards and creating proficiency scales to creating aligned high-quality assessments and revising report cards.  Each step of the process is thoroughly explained.  Our goal is for you to leave understanding how to create vertical and horizontal alignment in your school along with viable and guaranteed curriculum so you can ensure a high level of reliability between and within all grade levels

MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL IN PERSON WORKSHOPS

Level- Grades K-12 

On Demand 4.5 hours

Cost $120.00 ESC Member/$240.00 for non ESC members

 

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

On Demand
Growth Mindset
6.5 hours

 
This workshop will help teachers implement a growth mindset curriculum, which has been proven to lead to greater motivation levels and higher achievement for students, in their classrooms.  Through example mini lessons, you’ll learn strategies to increase your won growth mindset as an educator, as well as how to develop and integrate the growth mindset philosophy in the classroom. 

MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL IN PERSON WORKSHOPS

Level- Grades K-12 

On Demand 6.5 hours

Cost $130.00 ESC Member/$260.00 for non ESC members

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

On Demand
Genius Hour
5.5 hours

 
Genuis Hour is a relative of Project-Based Learning that allows students to work on a subject of interest to them.  It allows students to explore something of interest to them, provided it connects to our class topics.  By using real-world scenarios, challenges and problems, students gain useful knowledge and skills that increase their designated project periods.  The goal of using complex questions or problems is to develop an enhance student learning by encouraging critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork and self-management.  Project-Based Genius Hour is a time when students can develop their own inquiry-based projects around their passions and take ownership of their work.  In this course, you’ll discover how to transform your classroom into a place where students want to come and learn – where creativity and motivation flourish.

Level- Grades K-12 

On Demand 5.5 hours

Cost $130.00 ESC Member/$260.00 for non ESC members

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

On Demand
Growth Mindset/Genius Hour Bundle
11 hours

We have combined these two courses into one Great Bundle

 

Growth Mindset                                                          Genius Hour

Module 1 – The Fixed Mindsets vs                             Module 1 – The Genuis Hour Revolution

                   The Growth Mindset

Module 2 – Digging Deeper: Grit, Drive,                    Module 2 – The Changing Landscape of

                    Determinations, and Effort                                          Education

Module 3 – Productive Struggle and the                    Module 3 - Rediscovering Passion, Play and

                    Power of Yet                                                                Purpose

Module 4 – Self-Esteem Movement,                          Module 4 – How Genius Hour Works in the

                    Supportive Grades, Mindsets, and                                Classroom

                    Testing

Module 5 – The Dangers of Praise and Criticism       Module 5 – Brainstorming and Product

                                                                                                            Creation

Module 6 – Embracing Failure and Criticism             Module 6 – Research and Product Creation

 

Module 7 – Specific Growth and Mindset Mini-        Module 7 – Presenting Projects and

                        Lessons                                                                        Reflection

Module 8 – More Growth Mindset Mini                    Module 8 – The Nitty Gritty Details of

                        Lessons                                                                        Launching

Module 9 – Growth Mindset and Resources


Level- Grades K-12 

On Demand 11 hours

Cost $225.00 ESC Member/$450.00 for non ESC members

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

On Demand
Trauma-Informed Practices Part 1
4.5 hours

 

In this workshop, you’ll truly understand what your most vulnerable students need.  You’ll learn how these struggling learners’ brains work and how to create a classroom environment that is sensitive to the needs of all students, regardless of background.  46% of students under 7 have experienced a traumatic event.  26% of children under 4 have experienced a traumatic event.  As educators, we care immensely about our students beyond the classroom.  We worry about their safety and well-being once they walk out our doors.  Students entering the classroom with emotional, behavioral, or mental health issues are often at a disadvantage and struggle to keep up with the demands of traditional learning.  Brains affected by trauma require a different kind of instruction – and a special kind of care. 

We will cover the following:

  1. The impact of stress and trauma on learning

  2. How to build a resilient classroom

  3. Creating gritty learners

  4. Neuroscience and brain-based learning strategies

  5. Dealing with students from Traumatic backgrounds

  6. Trauma in Teacher – Fighting burnout with self-care


Level- Grades K-12 

On Demand 4.5 hours

Cost $120.00 ESC Member/$240.00 for non ESC members

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

On Demand
Trauma-Informed Practices Part 2
4.5 hours

 
In the Trauma Level 1 training, we dove deep into brain research and understood how trauma affects the brain, which then affects behaviors.  Then we equipped you with some essential tools to help your get started.  Now, we want to give you new specific brain-based intervention strategies to give you the fools to lessen the negative impact of trauma in the brain and restore your classroom and school.  This workshop gives educators and schools an action plan to prioritize the personal well-being of students to promote their academic success and achievement.  When your students enter your classroom, they bring with them their hopes, dreams, worries and traumas.  Childhood trauma greatly impacts your students’ ability to learn and engage in the classroom.  By implementing trauma-informed practices through a classroom and school-wide approach, you can provide your students with the tools they need to thrive, achieve and succeed. Through exploration of research, collaboration with peers, and hands-on practice with classroom strategies, educators and administrators will gain in-depth understanding of trauma-informed care at school.  Our training guides schools through such topics as social and emotional learning as a curriculum, positive behavior interventions, daily mindfulness practice in the classroom and strategies to model emotional and self-regulation skills.

Level- Grades K-12 

On Demand 4.5 hours

Cost $120.00 ESC Member/$240.00 for non ESC members

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

On Demand
Trauma-Informed Practices Part 1 & 2
4 hrs

 

We have combined the two Trauma-Informed Practices course into one.

 

Trauma-Informed Practices Part 1                             Trauma-Informed Practices Part 2

Module 1 – Defining Trauma                                      Module 1 – A Review of Trauma

Module 2 – Trauma and the Brain                             Module 2 – Trauma Informed Care at

                                                                                                            School

Module 3 – Trauma and Learning                              Module 3 – Social and Emotional Learning

Module 4 – Trauma and Behavior                              Module 4 - Positive Behavior Interventions

                                                                                                            and Supports

Module 5 – The Trauma-Informed                             Module 5 – A Day in the Trauma-Informed

                        Classroom                                                                   Classroom

Module 6 – Self-Care is not Selfish!  Educator

                        Support and Well-Being


Level- Grades K-12 

On Demand 


Cost $120.00 ESC Member/$240.00 for non ESC members

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

On Demand
Revolutionizing Climate and Culture for Schools
4 hours
 
As happiness researcher, Shawn Achor says, “Happiness is one of the greatest competitive advantages you can give a brain” …raising creativity, test scores and productivity, as well as buffering against stress, anxiety, and depression.  In this workshop, Kim Strobel, and Steve Bollar dive deep into understanding the underlying issues that prevent you from being able to shift your district, school or even your life.  They give you a specific blueprint for increasing staff and student engagement, strategies, and tools to begin to make “the shift” happen, as well as Social and Emotional Wellbeing practices that truly transforms your schools.  School Climate is how a school “feels.” It’s the relationships, attitudes, and overall perception of the school.  School culture is the shared values, rules, belief patterns, teaching and learning approaches, behaviors, and relationships among or across the individuals.  Both are essential to maximizing working and learning environments that help all succeed 


Level- Grades K-12 and Administrators

On Demand 4 hours

Cost $120.00 ESC Member/$240.00 for non ESC members

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

On Demand
The Brain and Reading
Why Learning to Read is Hard and What to Do About It
1.5 hours

 
This course explores the underlying causes of literacy failure and how understanding the connections between the brain, reading, and the English language will help Readable English is a research-proven accelerated reading program that uses systematic phonics and phonemic awareness to exponentially increase fluency and comprehension.  Students take ownership of their learning and quickly get to grade level and beyond Complexities of the English Language, Cognitive Load and Orthographic Mapping are all explored 

Level- Grades K-12 

On Demand 1.5 hours

Cost $40.00 ESC Member/$80.00 for non ESC members

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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More to come
Check back regularly

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

TBD

Writers' Workshop: A Self-Paced, Gamified Approach to Teaching All Students to Write 
 
Presenter: Jim Kestner

Jim will introduce a ground-breaking Curriculum, The Writers' Workshop Wayfarer Challenge.  Writing instructions from Kestner's more than 30 years of experience as a dynamic speaker brings workshop participants a series of videos and weblinks that teach writing skills, freeing teachers to spend time focused on students' individual needs.  Featuring video vignettes and the option of an incentive-based, game-like interface, middle and high school English teachers will discover how to harness the power of avatars and individual-based skill progression to shatter barriers and generate excitement in students as they gain ever greater writing proficiency along a virtual expedition to climb Mt. Everest.  Every participant receives a free Writers' Workshop Wayfarer Challenge curriculum and implementation guide!

Time 9:00 am to 3:00 pm lunch on your own

Level- 6-12, Teachers

Site TBD

Cost TBD ESC Member/TBD for non ESC members

One Free registration per ESSA District


 
Register

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

TBD
Mathematical Mindsets-Changing How We Think About Math 
 
Presenter: Bill Reed

Too many students think they are "bad" at Math.  Changing the teachers and students Mathematical Mindsets help create and maintain a growth mindset in the mathematics classroom.  Strategies and activities to help teachers and parents show all students even those who are convinced that they are "bad" at math, but that they can enjoy and succeed in math.  A Mathematical Mindset helps teachers inspire and boost Math achievement by their students.  The best methods by which students learn math, as well as the specific methods and approaches teachers can used to successfully help their students develop a growth mindset.  The research done by Jo Boaler and Carol Dweck will be discussed and used to help teacher develop a plan to change their Mathematical Mindset and create a growth mindset for their students.  Teachers will be led through activities that show the strategies that demonstrate a good Mathematical Mindset.  Mistakes will be encouraged and celebrated as they should be in math.  

Time 9:00 am to 3:00 pm lunch on your own

Level- K-12 Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Administrators

Site TBD

Cost $130.00 ESC Member/$260.00 for non ESC members



 

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

TBA
Increase Engagement with Cooperative Learning Strategies In the Mathematic Classroom
 
Presenter:  Bill Reed

 

It is important to get students to collaborate and not learn mathematics in isolation. By understanding, learning and practicing Cooperative Learning methods and techniques in the math classroom teachers can engage students.  Teachers will experience the use of various Cooperative Learning techniques and strategies that will help engage and get ALL students to be actively involved in learning.  Cooperative Learning allows teachers to easily differentiate their classroom so both high ability and students with special needs can participate and increase their retention and achievement for the subject they are learning.  Cooperative Learning has been proven to help students with better on-task behavior, better attitudes toward both the teacher and the subject they are learning, and overall have a more positive attitude toward learning and understanding.  Teachers will create a plan to incorporate Cooperative Learning techniques and strategies they can use in the classroom for the subject they teaching. 

                 
Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Lunch on your own


Level:  All grades of Administrators, teachers and instructional assistants

 

Site Area 30 Building, ONT Board Rm, 1 N Calbert Way, Greencastle, IN


Cost $130.00 ESC Member/$260.00 for non ESC member
 

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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2022
Elementary & Secondary Principals' Meeting

Topic to be announced. Meeting 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Site Area 30 Community Building, 1 N Calbert Way, Greencastle, IN

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

Elementary Principals Register
Secondary Principals Register

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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TBD
Better Than Carrots and Sticks-How to Use Restorative Practices for Chronically Disruptive Students
 
Presenter: Kevin Dill

Explore the Powerful benefits of restorative practices and restorative dialogue as ways to develop social-emotional competences such as empathy, self-responsibility, social problem solving, conflict resolution and repairing relationships within Chronically Disruptive Students.

Time 9:00 am to 3:00 pm lunch on your own

Level- K-12, Administrators,Teachers, Counselors 

Site Area 30 Community Room 1 N Calbert Way Greencastle

Cost $130.00 ESC Member/$260.00 for non ESC members


 

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

Register

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TBD
Offered twice on the same day am and pm
Build a Digital Escape Room
 
Presenter: Jill Woerner


Whether you are in-person, hybrid or remote or want to prepare your students for an amazing E-learning day, learn to create a virtual escape room.  What do you include? What technology do you need? How do you create clues? All these questions and more will be answered and you can leave the workshop having experienced an escape room yourself! Join us to start building your own virtual escape room for your unit or semester review.

First Session 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Second Session 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Level- Grades 4-12, Teachers 

Site Area 30 Community Room

Cost $60.00 ESC Member/$120.00 for non ESC members
One Free registration per ESSA district**


 

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

Register

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TBA
Blended Learning and Use of Technology for the Elementary Classroom
Presenter:  Ryan Oppy

This professional development course will take you through what                blended learning can look like in your classroom.  We will discuss

traditional classroom ideas and learn how to transform them into a blended learning classroom.  This course will also offer how to integrate technology into your blended classroom.  You will walk away with new programs in technology to use for your classroom,along with multiple resources to use right away.  You will gain the knowledge on how to create your own technology templates.

Lastly, you will be having fun and learning!!!

Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Lunch on your own
Level:  K-6 Teachers and Administrators
Site Area 30 Community Room 1 N Calbert Way Greencastle
Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non ESC member
One Free ESSA member Registration per District
 

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

Register

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TBA
Indiana's New World Language Standards
 
Presenter:  Jill Woerner
 
Dive into the World Language standards adopted by Indiana and modeled after ACTFL standards.  We will do the math, discuss proficiency-focused standards and ensure a thorough understanding of how/where textbook and e-resources fit into your instuction moving forward. Bring your questions, your favorite unit themes and we will use any extra tie to discuss possible tasks and assessments for your classroom.

Level:  K-12 Teachers of World Languages

Site Area 30 Building, ONT Board Rm, 1 N Calbert Way, Greencastle, IN

Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non-member



 

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

Register

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TBA
Playing Fact Fluency Games
 
Presenter:  Ryan Flessner
 

Participants in this session will learn a variety of games to help students learn their basic math facts. Although, traditionally, these games are taught with paper gameboards and physical materials (dice, two color counters, playing cards, etc.), participants will learn to transfer these games to digital environments. In doing so, kids can play games together as they sit 6 feet apart, from across the classroom, or from home after they leave our classrooms. We'll discuss ways that the pandemic has shifted our thinking in relation to online spaces and the benefits of technology in teaching fact fluency games.

Level:  K-6

 
Site VIRTUAL 3:30-5:30 pm

Cost $75.00 ESC Member/$150.00 for non-members Free to GEER GrantSchools

 

WVEC CANCELLATION POLICY:
* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.

Register

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TBA
Setting Students Up for Success in Grades 5-8; What Did We Learn from Spring ILEARN?
Presenter:  Bill Reed
 

With all the efforts teachers have made to prepare students for ILEARN Assessment, scores, especially math scores declined.  By correlating the ILEARN Assessment Blueprint with the Indiana Mathematics Standards and identifying the Power Standards to focus on in your classroom, we will begin to address this issue.Teachers will start to formulate a plan to use these resources to direct their classroom instruction to maximize student’s achievement on the math portion of the ILEARN Assessment.  The types of questions used on the ILEARN Assessment will be discussed and show.  Best mathematical practices to increase student performance for those questions will be demonstrated.

Resources, activities, and ideas for increasing student performance will be discussed.

Level:  3-8 math teachers, administrators and testing coordinators
Site Area 30 Building, Ivy Gallery, 1 N Calbert Way, Greencastle, IN
Cost $130.00 ESC Member/$260.00 for non-member
 

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Getting Guys to Read-Tricks, Tips and Titles
Presenter:  Colette Huxford-Kinnett
 
Social media, girls, cars, jobs, video games, how can we compete? We frequently think that boys do not like to read. Perhaps they enjoy formats and genres othen than what we do.  Perhaps it is that they never found what works for them. Perhaps they are our Hesitant Readers and Late Bloomers. Perhaps we need to tie into the power of curiosity.  Come spend the day thinking all thing guy-from titles to author to genres to formats to activities that just might reel them in.
Level:  Middle and High School Teachers and Librarians
Site Area 30 Building, ONT Board Rm, 1 N Calbert Way, Greencastle, IN
Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non-member
 

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Future Ready: What's It All About
Presenter:  Colette Huxford-Kinnett
 
It is a movement that is sweeping the country…Future Ready! Superintendents, principals, technology coaches and educators are all jumping on board.  But what does it mean?  Where do school librarians fit in?  Attend this session to investigate what Future Ready can mean to you-from device to curriculum to collaboration.  Explore ways to reach the goal of Personalize Student Learning. Discover how media specialists can contribute and what Future REady looks like in the school library setting.  
Level:  K-12 Librarians
Site Area 30 Building, 1 N Calbert Way, Greencastle, IN
Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non-member
One free registration per ESSA district
 

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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TBA
Writing Across the Content Areas
 
Presenter:  Julie Monetta

Expect a greater understanding of what a good writing instruction looks like and how to use it to support students of all levels. Infusing the Six Traits into reading and writing to support each other in literacy development. Learning to use appositives to take notes, write an outline and expand sentences to make them interesting.  Build rich grammar instruction and use technology tools.  Use mentor texts to increase student engagement and high quality writing. Use rubrics to access, guide and assist students to self assess and set goals.
 
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Level:  Students of all levels

New Location: Ivy Tech Campus, 915 Zinc Mill Rd, Greencastle, IN 46135

One free registration per district for ESSA Members

Cost $75.00 ESC Member/$115.00 for Non-Member Districts

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

To register online, click on the button above to submit a registration.

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TBA
Mathematical Mindsets K-12

Presenter:  Laurie Ferry

The workshop explores researchers in the field of education aligned with building students' mindsets.  You will learn strategies you can use immediately.  Examine what makes a classroom culture open to building a mathematician.


Level:  K-12 Teachers

New Location: Ivy Tech Campus, 915 Zinc Mill Rd, Greencastle, IN 46135

Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non-member

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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TBA
Web-Quests: Directed Learning for Remote, E-Learning  
 
Presenter:  Bill Reed

 

In our every-changing world where we never know when and students and teacher will need to use remote and online learning Web-Quests are a perfect tool to be prepared for meaningful and purposeful learning.Teachers having a variety of Web-Quests for their course curriculum available, allows teacher to keep students who are participating in class via online learning activity engaged. Teachers will experience a Web-Quest as an instructional tool to intentionally have students research concepts, gather information, and use data to analyze and synthesize the knowledge requires for any given subject.  Requirements for a great web-quest, a web-quest format/template, along with many resources will be provided.  Pros and Cons from the research around using web-quests with students will be presented and discussed.  Teacher will brainstorm a topic and create a web-quest to use with their students.   

Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Lunch on your own

Level:  All grades of Administrators, teachers and instructional assistants

 

Site Area 30 Building, ONT Board Rm, 1 N Calbert Way, Greencastle, IN


Cost $130.00 ESC Member/$260.00 for non-member
 

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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TBA
Poverty and the Brain
Presenter:  Julie Monetta
 
Poverty impacts so many of our students and affects every area of their life.  Based largely on Eric Jensen's Poor Students, Rich Teaching, this workshop will help educators better understand what is happening with some of their most challenging students. It will also provide tools for how to regulate emotions and behavior, engage the most difficult students and enhance cognition through long-term memory.
Lever: K-12
New Location: Ivy Tech Campus, 915 Zinc Mill Rd, Greencastle, IN 46135
Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non-member

 

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Informational Text: Comprehension, Note making and Writing
Presenter:  Julie Monetta
As more emphasis is put on information text, it is imperative that elementary students gain the specific skills for reading and comprehending expository text.  Students also need modeling and guidance in information writing so they can convey their ideas in a clear or organized manner.
Level:  K-12 Teachers
New Location: Ivy Tech Campus, 915 Zinc Mill Rd, Greencastle, IN 46135
Cost $150.00 ESC Member/$275.00 for non-member
Book: Strategies for Close Reading is included with registration

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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DOK 3 in the ELA Classroom
Virtual Workshop
Presenter:  Carrie Rosebrock
This workshop is offered two times for your convenience.  You can register for the 8:30-11:30 am option or the 12:30-3:30 pm option.
Cost $50.00 ESC Member/$100.00 for non-member

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Register for 12:30 - 3:30 pm
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Argumentative Writing
Virtual Workshop
Presenter:  Carrie Rosebrock
This workshop is offered two times for your convenience.  You can register for the 8:30-11:30 am option or the 12:30-3:30 pm option.
Cost $50.00 ESC Member/$100.00 for non-member

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Register for 12:30 - 3:30 pm
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ILEARN Performance Tasks for Math

Presenter: Laurie Ferry
In this workshop we will explore John Hattie's model and structure of math tasks with his surface, deep and transfer learning. Also, we will examine specific strategies and actions that teachers can use in the classroom to encourage students to have stamina and motivation to do the performance tasks.  Discover instructional moves you can implement in your classroom tomorrow with little effort.

Level:  Grades 3-8

New Location: Ivy Tech Campus, 915 Zinc Mill Rd, Greencastle, IN 46135

Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non-member

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Meat and Potatoes:
How to Narrow Your ELA Curriculum
Virtual Workshop
Presenter:  Carrie Rosebrock
This workshop is offered two times for your convenience.  You can register for the 8:30-11:30 am option or the 12:30-3:30 pm option.
Cost $50.00 ESC Member/$100.00 for non-member

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Register for 12:30 - 3:30 pm
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Visible Learning in the Math Classroom
Virtual Workshop
Presenter:  Laurie Ferry
This workshop is offered two times for your convenience.  You can register for the 8:30-11:30 am option or the 12:30-3:30 pm option.
Cost $50.00 ESC Member/$100.00 for non-member

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Creating Confident Writers: IRL and ILEARN
Presenter:  Carrie Rosebrock
 
Explore the enduring relevance of the 6 Traits of Writing.  You will establish different mini lessons for Expository, Persuasive, and Narrative writing genres.  Also, you will gain strategies beyond an acronym that push critical writing in response to reading. 
Level:  Grades 3-8
New Location: Ivy Tech Campus, 915 Zinc Mill Rd, Greencastle, IN 46135
Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non-member

 

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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K-2 Strategies for ILEARN Math and ELA
Presenters: Laurie Ferry and Carrie Rosebrock
 
This workshop will clarify the role of K-2 teachers to build readers and writers.  It will also dive into math practices for K-2 foundations.  Explore John Hattie's research on 3 levels of learning: surface, deep and transfer.  You will gain a better understanding of what is required of students 3-8 on ILEARN and what K-2 teachers can do to support this.
Lever:  K-2 Teachers
New Location: Ivy Tech Campus, 915 Zinc Mill Rd, Greencastle, IN 46135
Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non-member

 

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Strengthening Short Answer Response
Virtual Workshop
Presenter:  Carrie Rosebrock
This workshop is offered two times for your convenience.  You can register for the 8:30-11:30 am option or the 12:30-3:30 pm option.
Cost $50.00 ESC Member/$100.00 for non-member

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Register for 12:30 - 3:30 pm
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Creating Confident Writers: Relevance, Direction and Feedback
Virtual Workshop
Presenter:  Carrie Rosebrock
This workshop is offered two times for your convenience.  You can register for the 8:30-11:30 am option or the 12:30-3:30 pm option.
Cost $50.00 ESC Member/$100.00 for non-member

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Burned-In Teacher Training:
From Survive to Thrive
 
This workshop is for educators and administrator wanting to learn about building positive school culture, relationships, how to set goals, and act on them.  This training wll give educators a chance to assess their current education reality, decide what they need to do to become happier, more fulfilled educators and make plans of action to get there.

 

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Guided Mentoring Training
Curriculum & Initiative Skills
 
This workshop is in partnership with Indiana FFA Leadership Center.  Topics include communication, conflict resolution, empathy, healthy relationships, , decision making, stress management and much more!  Presented by Lori Meyers
Lunch provided 
Audience: Counselors, Middle School and High School Teachers, Directors of Curriculum and Local Leaders

 

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You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Narrative Writing Mini Lessons
Virtual Workshop
Presenter:  Carrie Rosebrock
This workshop is offered two times for your convenience.  You can register for the 8:30-11:30 am option or the 12:30-3:30 pm option.
Cost $50.00 ESC Member/$100.00 for non-member

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Register for 12:30 - 3:30 pm
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ILEARN Science/Biology
 

Audience:  Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Curriculum Directors, Administrators

Presenter Amy Leeson​

Learning Intentions for the day (6 PGPs available):

  • Review Science/Biology ILEARN Year One and your ILEARN data

  • Look at the impact of DOK on student results

  • Explore instructional practices that lead to deep and transfer learning that promote problem solving and critical thinking

  • Collaborate and share ideas with peers on how to use IDOE resources and plan instruction for 2019-20

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Building a Trauma-Informed School
 
Presenter: Tiffany Creager

How to build upon foundational trauma-informed practices to create a traum-informed school even if students are difficult to engage, unmotivated, or disruptive so that you can promote physical, social and emotional safety for all students.  The training is created for attendees who have a basic knoledge and understanding of the impact of ACEs on learning and behavior and are familiar withe the foundational principles of a trauma-informed perspective.  Participants will leave with concrete ways to integrate trauma-informed strategies through a school-wide, multi-tiered approach.  Stratiegies will address social and emotional learning, self-regulations, relationships building and cognitive problem-solving.


Time 9:00 am to 3:00 pm lunch on your own

Level- K-12, Administrators,Teachers, Special Education, paraprofessionals, special area teachers, social workers and school counselors who have a basic knowledge and understanding of the impace of ACEs on learning and behavior.

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Cost $125.00 ESC Member/$250.00 for non ESC members


 

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Depth of Knowledge
 
Presenter: Jim Kestner

This session will provide a hands-on approach to understanding and implementing Webb's Depth of Knowledge (DoK) in the classroom. The session is ideal for educators who have heard of DoK and may have seen the famous DoK wheel but are uncertain about exactly how DoK can help them lead students to great success in school.

MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL IN PERSON WORKSHOPS

Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Lunch on your own

Level- 6-12, Teachers and Administrators

Cost $130.00 ESC Member/$260.00 for non ESC members
 

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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Planning Integrated STEM Learning Opportunities
Virtual Workshop
Presenter:  TBA
This workshop is offered two times for your convenience.  You can register for the 8:30-11:30 am option or the 12:30-3:30 pm option.
Cost $50.00 ESC Member/$100.00 for non-member

To register online, click on the button below to submit a registration.

 

You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation by email by one week prior to the workshop please contact our office, If you do not receive a confirmation by email, you are not registered for the workshop. If you are unable to register online, or if you have questions, call 765-653-2727.  



Cancellation Policy:  For refund/no charge, we request a 48 hour notice if you must cancel your attendance at any of our workshops.  

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