7 Habits of Highly Effective People Training
October 4, October 25, and November 8, 2012 (9-3)
This workshop is limited to 25 participants. Due to available funding, each participant will receive a manual (valued at $90). Credit: 15 contact hours for the three days. Your instructors will be Dr. Carol Bennett and Dr. April Spencer, Certified 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Trainers from the WRESA staff.
Welcome to the Western Region Education Service Alliance
October, 2012 WRESA Newsletter
Eric Jensen: Tools for Engagement
October 23, 2012 (9-3)
In this session, you’ll learn the magic of state changes, the secrets to “not” lecturing and the 15 easiest ways to be more active with your audiences. This session is highly practical, very energizing and gives you heaps of specific classroom-tested ideas using Eric Jensen’s book Tools for Engagement: Managing Emotional States for Learner Success.
Laser Professional Development October 8, 9, 10th Matter and Energy; Investigating Weather Systems; Genetics; Energy and Waves; and Chemistry / Interactions of Matter
EVAAS for School Improvement: What It Means and How to Use It
November 29, 2012 (9-3)
EVAAS provides reporting that enables school and district-level administrators to determine how effective they’ve been in helping students progress, academically. The school-focused morning session and the district-focused afternoon session are designed to provide administrators with a clear understanding of the reporting, including the new EOG model, the web-based teacher reports, and how EVAAS can be used to target areas for improvement that directly impact student progress. The presenters will be Dr. Sandy Horn, Senior Educator Support Specialist with SAS EVAAS and Jenn Persson, Educator Support Specialist, SAS EVAAS.
Profess. Learning Communities at Work
Richard and Becky DuFour
December 13-14, 2012
The Professional Learning Communities at Work™ process is increasingly recognized as the most powerful strategy for sustained, substantive school improvement. As you delve deep into the three big ideas of a PLC-focus on learning, build a collaborative culture, and results orientation-you will gain specific, practical, and inspiring strategies for transforming your school or district into a place where all students learn at high levels.
Common Core and Essential Standards DPI and WRESA Professional Development Sep-Nov 2012 (Follow links for descriptions and registration.
Professional Development From the Sep 2012 WRESA Update: (Follow links for descriptions and registration.
WRESA is pleased to announce the 2012-2013 Western Region Administrators’ Training Institute for principals and assistant principals. We have offered this training for several years so that administrators can complete their contact hours for license renewal in a convenient location, with session topics aligned with the current standards for principals.
Download the PDF of CCES sessions that DPI will be presenting this school year. Please note that the dates listed for Region 8 after December are tentative.