(3PD Hrs.) This introductory course will provide teachers with the foundational information needed to create developmentally appropriate lesson plans for preschool children. Participants will be introduced to a framework that includes the following components: curriculum content, systematic observation and analysis and reflection.
(3 PD Hrs.) Dr. Diana Zaleski, Illinois Education Association. The purpose of this course is to discuss opportunities for educators to collaborate with and support students and their families during times of remote instruction.
(2 PD Hrs.) Participants in this course will examine, identify and analyze the roles and responsibilities of an effective paraprofessional and will utilize instructional strategies and assess behavioral strategies and/or activities that provide support to paraprofessionals in the classroom setting.
(3 PD Hrs.) This course is designed to help educators understand the accountability requirements concerning chronic absenteeism, and will discuss resources and strategies to improve student attendance and engagement.
(2 PD Hrs.) Resilience describes the ability to bounce back from adversity in life. A more comprehensive and complex definition identifies resilience as a protective or positive process that is employed to reduce the negative outcomes that are possible when risk factors are present. In this course, Mick Duffy will...
(3 PD hrs.) This course will help administrators understand common cybersecurity threats and appropriate responses. This course will also provide foundational best practices to secure student data. Through this course, you will develop a collection of cybersecurity resources and policies for your school or district.
(2 PD Hrs.) This course will help educators understand common cybersecurity threats, responses, security tips and will provide foundational best practices to secure student data.
In this mandated course, participants will be introduced to the many types of seizures, what triggers seizures, medication, and treatment options. Participants will demonstrate knowledge of the Seizure Action Plan under Section 504 as outlined in Illinois Public Act 101-0050.
By Sherri Jones, Equity Organizer, Illinois Education Association. This course is designed as an introduction to cultural competency. Cultural competency involves learning, communicating, and connecting respectfully with others regardless of differences. Culture can refer to an individual’s race, class, gender, sexual orientation, religion, immigration status, or age. All of these...
(2 PD Hrs.) By Dr. Diana Zaleski, Illinois Education Association. This course is designed to help educators understand the concept of mindset and how it relates to student achievement. In addition, this course will discuss strategies to support students’ adoption of a growth mindset.
This course provides an education on electronic nicotine delivery systems or ENDS, also known as vapes. Participants will review emerging trends in adolescents who use these devices and have the opportunity to expand discussions associated with the negative health consequences of vapes.
(3 PD Hrs.) This course will strengthen a school leader’s ability to facilitate conversations with staff in order to nurture professional growth. Participants will analyze the impact and influence such conversations have on instruction as well as investigate the skills necessary to lead outcome-based discussions effectively.
(2 PD Hrs.) This course is a conversation about bias and microaggressions, their impact, and how to circumvent it. It reveals the power of words and unpacks the fact that sometimes things not said can be just as impactful as the things that we do. The way we word things...
(2 PD Hrs.) This mandated course is designed to help educators understand the implications of the 2018 amendments to Illinois Senate Bill 3466 or Public Act 100-0810 related to student attendance, engagement, and discipline. This course will also discuss strategies to encourage student attendance and engagement.
(4 PD Hrs.) Presented by Dr. P.J. Caposey- Superintendent MCUSD 223 This course is designed to build knowledge and skills in effective communication. Participants will assess present skills and develop a plan for improvement. Processes, structures, and mechanisms to engage all stakeholders will be reviewed. Finally, participants will examine current...