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14 Jul 2015 8:30 AM • 4041 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix 85012

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23 Jul 2015 8:30 AM • MCESA 4041 N Central Avenue, 11th floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012, Piestewa Peak Room

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29 Apr 2016 7:30 AM • MCESA will contact you regarding a convenient date and venue for training.

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    • 13 Jul 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
    • Desert Willow Conference Center
    Designed for school leaders, participants will:

    • Understand the interrelationship between student motivation and instructional rigor.
    • Understand and apply the key components of instructional rigor:
      • School and classroom environment;
      • High expectations;
      • Student Support;
      • Demonstration of Learning.
    • Understand and apply practical classroom applications and examples of observational elements of rigor.
    • Develop an action plan and next steps.

    Participants will receive the book, Rigor in your School: A Toolkit for Leaders
    • 14 Jul 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
    • Desert Willow Conference Center

    Presenter: KOI Education


    Designed for school leaders, participants will:

    Identify useful nonverbal and verbal techniques to de-escalate behavior

    Recognize the importance of staff attitudes and professionalism in responding effectively to angry students

    Understand the best strategies to communicate effectively with teams

    Identify core behavior levels of a student in a process of crisis escalation

    Develop enhanced communication skills such as: nonverbal communication, verbal interaction, de-escalation strategies, debriefing practices, assessment of behavioral cues and relationship building.

    Participate in activities to develop the skills needed to assist  individuals and staff to utilize a crisis situation for new learning and lasting positive behavior change

    • 14 Jul 2015
    • 8:30 AM
    • 15 Jul 2015
    • 3:00 PM
    • Roosevelt School District Staff and Parent Education Center, 6401 S. 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85042
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    Delve into planning! This summer take an in depth look at the MCESA performance assessments. Utilize the framework of these assessments to design your own benchmarks. Analyze mock data in support of planning the content accessibility and correct level of difficulty of the assessments in your lessons.

    Please bring your planning materials for the up-coming year.

    For questions regarding registration, please contact Andrea Calhoun at andrea.calhoun@mcesa.maricopa.gov.

    • 14 Jul 2015
    • 8:30 AM
    • 16 Jul 2015
    • 3:30 PM
    • 4041 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix 85012
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    Registration is closed
    Take your students’ learning to the next level by focusing on critical thinking strategies this summer.

    MCESA's Foundations of Instruction Institute will have an overall focus on critical thinking, but also look at lesson design, formative assessment, and practice and check for understanding. Teachers will leave ready to stretch their students’ learning a little further this fall.

    These courses are aligned to MCESA’s Learning Observation Instrument and effective implementation of the Arizona Career and College Ready Standards.

    The Summer Learning Series will be offered twice; the week of July 6 and the week of July 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

    These three days will be an experience dedicated to building mastery on top of a rock solid foundation of pedagogy.

     For more information, please contact Andrea Calhoun at andrea.calhoun@mcesa.maricopa.gov or 602-506-3780.


    • 15 Jul 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
    • Desert Willow Conference Center
    Presenter: Pat Quinn

    Designed for teachers, participants will:

    Identify four specific strategies instructional strategies to support students reading below grade level that have immediate impact

    Understand the eight ELA/Literacy strategies that can be added and  implemented to support student learning using the planned daily lessons and materials you currently use

    Develop a way to differentiate instruction that provides a way to teach a common set of standards to a diverse group of students

    Enable participants to deliver the training to other staff members to support the development of teaching rigorous ELA standards to all students

    • 16 Jul 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
    • Desert Willow Conference Center

    Presenter: Pat Quinn


    Designed for teachers, participants will:

    Identify the four main reason student struggle to learn math and instructional strategies to overcome the barriers to learning math.

    Understand the eight research-proven activities math strategies that help students master math standards.

    Know how to implement visual and kinesthetic components to engage and motivate students.

    Identify how to improve classroom instruction through  implementing five strategies which maximizes student learning.

    Enable participants to deliver the training to staff in utilizing research based strategies to implement teaching math standards to struggling students.

    • 21 Jul 2015
    • 8:30 AM
    • 24 Jul 2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • Incito School, 877 North Sarival Avenue, Goodyear, AZ 85338
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    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 four-day workshop; participants are expected to attend the entire workshop.

     

    If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Calhoun at andrea.calhoun@mcesa.maricopa.gov.  


    There will be an hour lunch on your own each day. Refrigerators and microwaves are available.  Garage validation only allows one entrance/exit per day. Various restaurants are within walking distance. 

    • 23 Jul 2015
    • 8:30 AM
    • 24 Jul 2015
    • 3:30 PM
    • MCESA 4041 N Central Avenue, 11th floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012, Piestewa Peak Room
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    This course is for special ed teachers in REIL and REIL-TNG. 


    Participants will learn about the process to write a custom assessment suitable for a teacher effectiveness application.


    Topics will focus the purposes of assessments, the eSRG protocols and process for use in REIL, and the best practices to write an assessment to measure a student's growth on IEP goals.  Time will be devoted to constructing usable products.

    •  July 24th is optional for those participants who want additional support and work time.  All training will be on July 23rd which is required.

    Please note minimum of 5 participants must sign up for the workshop or it will be canceled. Participants will be notified by email.

    For questions regarding registration, please contact Lucia Martinez at lucia.martinez@mcesa.maricopa.gov



     

     

    • 10 Aug 2015
    • 8:30 AM
    • 21 Aug 2015
    • 4:30 PM
    • Tolleson Elementary's Governing Board Room, 9261 W. Van Buren, Tolleson 85353
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    LOI Qualified Evaluator Training

    Specifically designed for: Evaluators (principals and assistant principals) implementing the Learning Observation Instrument. Others (e.g. instructional coaches) are welcome as requested/authorized by districts.

    This event is August 10, 11, 19 & 21, 2015 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. You must be able to attend all 4 days.

    Please bring your copy of your Learning Observation Instrument (LOI) & writing utensils. 

    If you have any questions, please contact Andrea at andrea.calhoun@mcesa.maricopa.gov.  

    There will be a one hour lunch on your own.

    • 08 Sep 2015
    • 8:30 AM
    • 11 Sep 2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • MCESA, 4041 N. Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012- Camelback Room
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    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 four-day workshop; participants are expected to attend the entire workshop.


    If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Calhoun at andrea.calhoun@mcesa.maricopa.gov.  


    There will be an hour lunch on your own each day. Refrigerators and microwaves are available.  Garage validation only allows one entrance/exit per day. Various restaurants are within walking distance. 

    • 28 Sep 2015
    • 8:30 AM
    • 02 Oct 2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • Tolleson Elementary's Governing Board Room, 9261 W. Van Buren, Tolleson 85353
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    COI Qualified Evaluator Training

    COI Qualified Evaluator Training is specifically designed for administrators assigned to evaluate coaches on the Coaching Observation Instrument.

    Please note that this is a five day training,September 28-October 2, 2015. Participants must attend all five workshop days.

    If you have any questions, please email Andrea at andrea.calhoun@mcesa.maricopa.gov.

    • 28 Sep 2015
    • 8:30 AM
    • 02 Oct 2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • Phoenix El: Professional Development Center- 1817 N. 7th Street
    • 30

    COI Qualified Evaluator Training

    COI Qualified Evaluator Training is specifically designed for administrators assigned to evaluate coaches on the Coaching Observation Instrument.

    Please note that this is a five day training,September 28-October 2, 2015. Participants must attend all five workshop days.

    If you have any questions, please email Andrea at andrea.calhoun@mcesa.maricopa.gov.

    • 20 Oct 2015
    • 8:30 AM
    • 23 Oct 2015
    • 4:30 PM
    • MCESA, 4041 N. Central Ave, 11th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012- Camelback Room
    • 30

    LOI Qualified Evaluator Training

    Specifically designed for: Evaluators (principals and assistant principals) implementing the Learning Observation Instrument. Others (e.g. instructional coaches) are welcome as requested/authorized by districts.

    This event is October 20-23, 2015 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. You must be able to attend all 4 days.

    Please bring your copy of your Learning Observation Instrument (LOI) & writing utensils. 

    If you have any questions, please contact Andrea at andrea.calhoun@mcesa.maricopa.gov.  

    There will be a one hour lunch on your own.  A refrigerator will be available for sack lunches and there are several restaurants within walking distance.  Please note that your parking will only be validated once per workshop day.

    • 29 Apr 2016
    • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • MCESA will contact you regarding a convenient date and venue for training.

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    *You will be contacted regarding a convenient date, time and venue for training.

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