Promoting and building a culture of tolerance in schools can be a daunting task; however, it begins with the educational leader facilitating and modeling openness, respect, and freedom of thought. Participants in this course will create strategies, timelines, evaluation, and progress monitoring to establish, promote, and sustain effective practices related...
(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.
(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...
(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...
Karen Wagnon, Human Behavior Specialist. In this course, the participate will have an understanding and distinguish the difference between ”internal needs" and "external drives" necessary to become a more effective leader to understand and identify the contexts of each Industry Facet of Life by discovering, examining and reflecting on HOW...
Building positive workplace relationships and strong people skills are vital for success. This course will review four of the six chapters from Dale Carnegie, "How to Win Friends and Influence People."
This course will demonstrate the use of restorative circles with a student government organization and a cheerleading team as both groups set goals and work through problems and conflict resolution. The use of the circles will enable students to work together and take responsibility for addressing issues.
This course will demonstrate elementary, middle, and high school students and teachers implementing academic circles. These circles (meetings) may be used for content delivery, problem-solving with feedback for the students to the teacher, as well as for teachers to teach classroom expectations and procedures.
This course will help you to identify roadblocks in the work environment and learn to deal with challenging colleagues and administrators.
This course will cover four sections: 1. Academic Achievement 2. Positive Parental Engagement 3. Teacher Preparation 4. Teacher to Parent Communication and provides educators with strategies that can be used to promote home and community support.
This course will cover 4 sections: 1) Developing a Relationship with a Mentor 2) Teamwork, 3) Professional Renewal, and 4) Coping with Stress.
This course outlines four fundamental attributes for successful school leaders. They are: making ethical decisions; being visible at the building level; creating positive relationships; and invoking positive attitudes.