Current Workshop Offerings

NOTE: Submitting a registration request does not guarantee you a seat in the Workshop, you will receive an official confirmation by e-mail.
Para Professional Training Series
Instructor: Lisa Bonner and Megan Karr
Description:

During this 3 part training series, para professionals will gain knowledge, skills, and resources to help them in serving students in the classroom. 

 Thursday, 8/17/2017 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 Monday, 11/6/2017 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 Tuesday, 5/8/2018 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
CPI Refresher with a Focus on Autism
Instructor: Lisa Bonner and Megan Karr
Description:

This is the 1 day refresher for individuals previously certified in CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention.  This refresher will provide educators with new knowledge specific for working with students with autism. 

Cost: $45

 Wednesday, 9/6/2017 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) Initial 2 Day Training
Instructor: Megan Karr and Lisa Bonner
Description:

CPI training is a 2 day training and participants must attend BOTH days to receive certification card and certificate.  This is training is for initial certification or educators who let their certification lapse.  This training provides individuals with skills and strategies to deescalate situations that could become violent or aggressive and how to safely physically intervene when necessary. 

Cost: $65

 Wednesday, 9/20/2017 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Unpacking & Using the Revised Math Standards
Instructor: Megan Karr
Description:

Teachers will gain an understanding of the new revised mathematics learning standards collaborate with others on how to use multiple resources to meet the demands of the new standards, and align their curriculum to the new standards.

 Tuesday, 9/26/2017 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Instructor: YMHFA
Description:

The Youth Mental Health First Aid workshop is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.  The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.  MHFA training is an evidence-based practice, which has been demonstrated to reduce stigma and provides laypeople that have no mental health background with the tools to help people in their communities.

 Wednesday, 10/4/2017 - 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Understanding & Using the Revised Language Arts Standards
Instructor: Megan Karr
Description:

Teachers will gain an understanding of the new language arts learning standards, collaborate with others on how to use multiple resources to meet the demands of the new standards and align their curriculum to the new standards.

 Wednesday, 10/18/2017 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Understanding & Managing Trauma in the Classroom
Instructor: Megan Karr
Description:

During the training, educators will gain an understanding of students who have experienced trauma in their lives and how this affects education.  A focus will be placed on strategies for addressing the effects of trauma in the classroom.

 Wednesday, 10/25/2017 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Getting Started with Number Talks (K-5)
Instructor: Megan Karr
Description:

During this professional development, K-5 math teachers will learn what a number talk is, how to use number talks to build understanding, and how to develop strategies for incorporating number talks into their classroom.  Teachers will have time to work and prepare number talks for their own classroom!

 Wednesday, 11/15/2017 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Google Apps for Educators
Instructor: ITSCO
Description:

Participants will:
Learn what google apps are available.
Learn and practice using google apps in an educational way.
Practice strategies for incorporating technology into their daily practice.

COST: $85 payable to AMESC

 Wednesday, 12/6/2017 - 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Collins Writing Open Response Workshop
Instructor: Joan Pokrant
Description:

During this one day workshop, teachers will learn strategies to help improve their student performance on writing components of the state tests. 

Cost: $120

 Monday, 12/11/2017 - 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM