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29 Sep 2016 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00) • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85012 - CamelBack Room
25 Oct 2016 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00) • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Avenue, 11th floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012 - Camelback Room
26 Oct 2016 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00) • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85012 - CamelBack Room

Upcoming Supportive School Culture Events

03 Nov 2016 8:30 AM (UTC-07:00) • Queen Creek Unified School District Office - 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142
26 Jan 2017 8:30 AM (UTC-07:00) • Queen Creek Unified School District Office - 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142
02 Mar 2017 8:30 AM (UTC-07:00) • Queen Creek Unified School District Office - 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142
04 May 2017 8:30 AM (UTC-07:00) • Queen Creek Unified School District Office - 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Upcoming STEM Events

20 Sep 2016 8:30 AM (UTC-07:00) • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave. Ste. 1100, Phoenix, AZ 85012
06 Dec 2016 8:30 AM (UTC-07:00) • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave. Ste. 1100, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Upcoming REIL Events

02 Sep 2016 8:30 AM (UTC-07:00) • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012
23 Sep 2016 8:30 AM (UTC-07:00) • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012
14 Oct 2016 8:30 AM (UTC-07:00) • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012
28 Oct 2016 8:30 AM (UTC-07:00) • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Upcoming Standards Events

25 Oct 2016 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00) • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Avenue, 11th floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012 - Camelback Room

Upcoming Assessment Events

04 Oct 2016 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00) • MCESA- 4041 N Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012

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    • 26 Apr 2016
    • 11 Apr 2017
    • 9 sessions
    • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave. Ste. 1100, Phoenix, AZ 85012
    • 0

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    STEM: Leadership Series: Workshop

    12 Courses to Lead an effective STEM change initiative.

    A customized approach to support leaders on their path for growth and development.

    Leaders will participate in a year-long community of practice with other cross-district leaders. Courses will be experienced through a combination of face-to-face and online sessions. MCESA coaching services are also included to support successful implementation.


               

    Session 1 - April 26, 2016 - Getting Ready: Framing/Data 

    Session 2 - May 24, 2016 - Data Analysis 

    Session 3 - Online

    Session 4 - June 21, 2016 - High Functioning Teams/Systems Thinking

    Session 5 - June 22, 2016 - Action Planning/Vision                         

    Session 6 - June 23, 2016 - Vision/Strategic Conversations 

    Session 7 - Online

    Session 8 - September 20, 2016 - Distributed Leadership         

    Session 9 - Online

    Session 10 - December 6, 2016 - Understanding Resistance

    Session 11 - February 14, 2017 - Sustainability 

    Session 12 - April 11, 2017 - Closing and Celebrations  


    Should you have any further questions please contact sauda.waldron@mcesa.maricopa.gov

      

              


    • 02 Sep 2016
    • 28 Oct 2016
    • 4 sessions
    • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012
    • 16


    The Setting a Foundation for Coaching Series is designed to bring coaches together for four days of learning, reflection, and personal goal setting, with ample opportunities between workshop dates for practicing skills and implementing goals. With each workshop, coaches will reflect on and share experiences, while also receiving feedback from colleagues. The Coaching Series topics include: Building Coaching Relationships, Coaching Communication Skills, and Principal-Coach Partnership Agreements.

     Series

    9/2 - Coaching: Setting A Foundation for Coaching- Building Coaching Relationships: Workshop

    9/23 - Coaching: Setting A Foundation for Coaching-Coaching Skills: Workshop

    10/14 - Coaching: Setting A Foundation for Coaching- Principal-Coach Partnership: Workshop

    10/28 - Coaching: Goal Driven Collaboration-Designing Coaching Support: Workshop

    Please note that this is a series workshop.  Participants are expected to attend all 4 days of this series.

    All cancellation request from registrants must be received 10 business days prior to the first day of the workshop for a full refund. 

    Registrations will not be accepted after Friday, August 26, 2016.

    Please note participants will be notified by e-mail with any workshop updates and/or changes. In addition, a minimum of 10 participants must sign up for the workshop or it will be cancelled.

    Email michelle.yerkes@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.



    • 08 Sep 2016
    • 28 Sep 2016
    • 4 sessions
    • Maricopa County Education Service Agency - 4041 N Central Ave. Ste. 11th Flr. Phoenix, AZ 85012
    • 10


    Leading Observation Instrument (LdOI) Qualified Evaluator Training (QET) is specifically designed for administrators assigned to evaluate principals and assistant principals on the Leading Observation Instrument.

    Participants will develop in-depth knowledge and learn highly effective skills in order to correctly observe, reliably score, and instructionally conference a principal's and assistant principal's LdOI level of proficiency.

    Please note that this is a series workshop.  Participants are expected to attend all 4 days of this series.

    This event is offered only to REIL Districts working with Maricopa County Education Service Agency REIL grant and are no cost

    Registrations will not be accepted after Friday 8/26/2016.

    Participants will be notified by email with any workshop updates and/or changes.

    Email  Kendra Moreno with any further questions.

    kendra.moreno@mcesa.maricopa.gov

    Thank you and we look forward to your participation!

     




    • 26 Sep 2016
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • MCESA- 4041 N Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012
    • 25

    By the end of the session, participants will explain the power and importance of stories to propel action. Connect the elements of their Public Narrative-challenge, choice, outcome. Create a Public Narrative. Revise their Public Narrative base on reflection and feedback in order to strengthen it, as well as tailor for various audiences. Deliver their Public Narrative.

    Participants will create a public narrative to strengthen their vision and engage members of the school community in order to garner support for a change initiative. 

    Workshop Presenters: Wendy Peterson and Natasha Camp.

    All cancellation request from registrants must be received 10 business days prior to the first day of the workshop for a full refund. 

    Registration deadline is  Friday, September 16, 2016.

    Please note participants will be notified by e-mail with any workshop updates and/or changes. In addition, a minimum of 10 participants must sign up for the workshop or it will be cancelled.

    Email natasha.camp@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.


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    epth of Knowledge plays a central role in the development of high-stakes tests, and can serve as a useful tool in classroom formative assessment as well. Participants in this workshop will deepen their understanding of Depth of Knowledge, calibrate that understanding with colleagues, and design strategies to integrate Depth of Knowledge into instruction and formative assessment. Time will also be devoted to systems planning, capturing DOK data, and differentiating assessments to measure the progress of all students. This program works best when schools send two or more participants, but individuals will also gain valuable insight.

    Registrations will not be accepted after – 05/31/16

    Please note participants will be notified by email with any workshop updates.

    Contact Renee Molina at renee.molina@mcesa.maricopa.gov or Sauda Waldron at sauda.waldron@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.

    Thank you and we look forward to your participation!

    • 29 Sep 2016
    • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85012 - CamelBack Room


    In this highly-rated course, participants employ the writing process to write opinion and argument texts. 

    Topics include the differences between persuasion/opinion and argument, how this Standard fits in the elementary classroom, and ways to scaffold learning to provide support for young, inexperienced, struggling learners.

    Due to planning requirements, registrations cannot be accepted two working days prior to the workshop.

    In order to make this course interactive and beneficial to participants, a minimum of 10 participants must sign up for the workshop or it will have to be canceled. We will notify you by email if this is the case.

    All cancellation request must be received 10 business days prior to the first day of the workshop for a full refund. 

    Contact Sauda Waldron


    • 04 Oct 2016
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • MCESA- 4041 N Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012
    • 33



    Depth of Knowledge plays a central role in the development of high-stakes tests, and can serve as a useful tool in classroom formative assessment as well. Participants in this workshop will deepen their understanding of Depth of Knowledge, calibrate that understanding with colleagues, and design strategies to integrate Depth of Knowledge into instruction and formative assessment. Time will also be devoted to systems planning, capturing DOK data, and differentiating assessments to measure the progress of all students.

    Registrations will not be accepted after Sunday - 09/25/16.

    All cancellation request from registrants must be received 10 business days prior to the first day of the workshop for a full refund. 

    Please note participants will be notified by e-mail with any workshop updates and/or changes. In addition, a minimum of 10 participants must sign up for the workshop or it will be cancelled.

    Contact Renee Molina at renee.molina@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.

    Thank you and we look forward to your participation!


    • 25 Oct 2016
    • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Avenue, 11th floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012 - Camelback Room
    • 34

    Participants will read and analyze rich, complex texts, and then use them as models to enrich their own writing.  Also, participants will create plans to implement mentor texts in their classrooms.  Topics include the qualities of rich text, connecting Close Reading to improved student writing, and finding mentor texts for your classroom.

    Cost: $80 per teacher

    Registrations will not be accepted two working days prior to the workshop.

    Please note minimum of 10 participants must sign up for the workshop or it will be canceled.  Participants will be notified by email.

    All cancellations must be received 10 business days prior to the first day of the workshop for a full refund. 

    Email sauda.waldron@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions. 

    • 26 Oct 2016
    • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • MCESA - 4041 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85012 - CamelBack Room


    Participants in Supporting Student Writers will learn strategies, including modeling, shared writing, collaboration, and writing frames, to help students become stronger, more confident writers.  Additionally, participants will engage in Joyful Writing Centers, varied writing practices designed to ignite creative and critical thinking.

    Due to planning requirements, registrations cannot be accepted two working days prior to the workshop.

    In order to make this course interactive and beneficial to participants, a minimum of 10 participants must sign up for the workshop or it will have to be canceled. We will notify you by email if this is the case.

    All cancellation request must be received 10 business days prior to the first day of the workshop for a full refund. 

    Contact Sauda Waldron


    • 01 Nov 2016
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • MCESA- 4041 N Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012

    Participants will successfully deliver strategic conversations to identified stakeholders in order to minimize opposition to and gain support for their change initiative.  

    By the end of the session, participants will   identify and prioritize stakeholders who have an influence and/or +/- impact on their initiative.  Create strategic conversation plans in order to successfully deliver strategic conversations centered around their change initiative back at school sites.  Apply strategic conversation skills by carrying out a role play. Evaluate strategic conversations plans based on feedback given by peers.   

    Workshop Presenter: Natasha Camp

    All cancellation request from registrants must be received 10 business days prior to the first day of the workshop for a full refund. 

    Registration deadline is  Friday, October 21, 2016.

    Please note participants will be notified by e-mail with any workshop updates and/or changes. In addition, a minimum of 10 participants must sign up for the workshop or it will be cancelled.

    Email natasha.camp@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.


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    epth of Knowledge plays a central role in the development of high-stakes tests, and can serve as a useful tool in classroom formative assessment as well. Participants in this workshop will deepen their understanding of Depth of Knowledge, calibrate that understanding with colleagues, and design strategies to integrate Depth of Knowledge into instruction and formative assessment. Time will also be devoted to systems planning, capturing DOK data, and differentiating assessments to measure the progress of all students. This program works best when schools send two or more participants, but individuals will also gain valuable insight.

    Registrations will not be accepted after – 05/31/16

    Please note participants will be notified by email with any workshop updates.

    Contact Renee Molina at renee.molina@mcesa.maricopa.gov or Sauda Waldron at sauda.waldron@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.

    Thank you and we look forward to your participation!

    • 03 Nov 2016
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Queen Creek Unified School District Office - 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142
    • 10

    As an educator we face the impact of trauma every day.  Do teachers on your campus realize that 1 out of every 4 children attending school has been exposed to a traumatic event?  Traumatic Experiences can impact academic outcomes in many ways including: higher absenteeism; increased suspension and/or expulsion; decreased ability to focus, organize and process information; and disruptions in memory, attention, problem solving and/or planning. Can your teachers recognize signs of trauma? Do they know how to respond to trauma and avoid re-traumatizing kids? This train the trainer course will give you the confidence and skills to replicate the course.  In addition you will receive  the full power point presentation, scripted facilitator notes, workbook materials, and additional resources to support content topics. 

     Cost: Free

    Registrations will not be accepted after Friday - 10/21/16.

    Please note participants will be notified by email with any workshop updates.

    Contact Angie Pogue at  Angie.Pogue@mcesa.maricopa.gov or Shelley Carr at shelley.carr@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.


    Thank you and we look forward to your participation! 


    • 24 Jan 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • MCESA- 4041 N Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012

    Participants will identify individual preferences and team dysfunction(s) to improve the effectiveness of the team.

    By the end of the session, participants will understand how individual preferences affect group work.  Evaluate team's effectiveness based on essential characteristics of an effective team and develop a strategy to increase team functionality.  Increase their leadership team's ability to influence the effectiveness of other leaders and teams on their campus.

    Workshop Presenter: Natasha Camp

    All cancellation request from registrants must be received 10 business days prior to the first day of the workshop for a full refund. 

    Registration deadline is  Friday, January 13, 2017

    Please note participants will be notified by e-mail with any workshop updates and/or changes. In addition, a minimum of 10 participants must sign up for the workshop or it will be cancelled.

    Email natasha.camp@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.


    D

    epth of Knowledge plays a central role in the development of high-stakes tests, and can serve as a useful tool in classroom formative assessment as well. Participants in this workshop will deepen their understanding of Depth of Knowledge, calibrate that understanding with colleagues, and design strategies to integrate Depth of Knowledge into instruction and formative assessment. Time will also be devoted to systems planning, capturing DOK data, and differentiating assessments to measure the progress of all students. This program works best when schools send two or more participants, but individuals will also gain valuable insight.

    Registrations will not be accepted after – 05/31/16

    Please note participants will be notified by email with any workshop updates.

    Contact Renee Molina at renee.molina@mcesa.maricopa.gov or Sauda Waldron at sauda.waldron@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.

    Thank you and we look forward to your participation!

    • 26 Jan 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Queen Creek Unified School District Office - 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142
    • 11


    Resilience - Filing Children's Backpacks with the Tools and Support needed to overcome Adversity.

    Why is it that some youth are able to adapt to adverse experiences better than others?  What role does being resilient play in the educational setting?  How can educators help a child become more resilient? This course will give an overview of the research behind resilience and the role it plays in education.  Building resilience is more than teaching character education; it is setting a foundation which will allow character education curricula to be built upon.  Participants will leave with strategies of how to build resilience in their classrooms and throughout the campus.  

    The train-the-trainer session is ideal for school-based leadership teams. Participants will learn the content and be equipped with strategies and resources to train others.

    Registrations will not be accepted after Friday – 01/13/17.

    Please note participants will be notified by email with any workshop updates.

    Contact Angie Pogue at  Angie.Pogue@mcesa.maricopa.gov or Shelley Carr at shelley.carr@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.

    Thank you and we look forward to your participation!



    • 02 Mar 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Queen Creek Unified School District Office - 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142


    To effectively educate youth who have experienced trauma, we must first understand what it does to the brain, body, and behavior. Then we must learn to provide the right amount of support so learning can occur.


    The train-the-trainer session is ideal for school-based leadership teams. Participants will learn the content and be equipped with strategies and resources to train others.

    Registrations will not be accepted after Friday – 02/17/17.

    Please note participants will be notified by email with any workshop updates.

    Contact Angie Pogue at  Angie.Pogue@mcesa.maricopa.gov or Shelley Carr at shelley.carr@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.

    Thank you and we look forward to your participation!


    • 30 Mar 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • MCESA- 4041 N Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012

    Participants will explore strategies effective in increasing distributed leadership and building capacity to support initiatives.  

    By the end of the session, participants will understand the purpose for distributing leadership.  Define distributed leadership and the conditions that facilitate distributed leadership.  Apply knowledge and skills learned to create a plan to distribute leadership. 

    Workshop Presenter: Natasha Camp

    All cancellation request from registrants must be received 10 business days prior to the first day of the workshop for a full refund. 

    Registration deadline is  Friday, March 17, 2017

    Please note participants will be notified by e-mail with any workshop updates and/or changes. In addition, a minimum of 10 participants must sign up for the workshop or it will be cancelled.

    Email natasha.camp@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.


    • 04 May 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Queen Creek Unified School District Office - 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142
    • 17


    To effectively educate youth who have experienced trauma, we must first understand what it does to the brain, body, and behavior. Then we must learn to provide the right amount of support so learning can occur.


    The train-the-trainer session is ideal for school-based leadership teams. Participants will learn the content and be equipped with strategies and resources to train others.

    Registrations will not be accepted after Friday – 04/21/17.

    Please note participants will be notified by email with any workshop updates.

    Contact Angie Pogue at  Angie.Pogue@mcesa.maricopa.gov or Shelley Carr at shelley.carr@mcesa.maricopa.gov with any further questions.

    Thank you and we look forward to your participation!


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