PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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Upcoming Events

November 7
START Mini-Intensive Training for Students with ASD 2018-2019
8:30 AM
Bay-Arenac ISD - Bay City Room
START Mini-Intensive Training for Students with ASD 2018-2019
Nov 7
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Bay-Arenac ISD - Bay City Room
Professional Development

This training is by invitation only.

Course Narrative:
START Mini-Intensive Training Program includes modules on understanding autism, behavior supports, educational supports, and more. Each multidisciplinary team member that work with an identified target student diagnosed with ASD will attend each module. Teams may also include parents in these training sessions.

The following Modules are included in the entire Mini Intensive Training {Each team member would be requested to attend each session}

Mini Session Information:

October 5, 2018
Orientation and Foundations in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
This module provides participants with an orientation to the START Project and an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

November 7, 2018
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Participants will gain an understanding of PBIS, functional behavioral assessment (FBA), positive behavior support plan development, how to collect relevant data, and use that information to guide the development of behavioral strategies.

December 6, 2018
Looking at ASD Differently
This module is about respecting the characteristics of ASD manifested by people on the spectrum and using their intense interests and needs to their advantage. The focus will be on a new way of thinking about behaviors associated with ASD, which is foundational for staff.

February 5, 2019
Educational Strategies
Participants are provided an opportunity to experience ASD through sensitivity awareness activities which lead to a better understanding of the learning challenges for these students. Participants learn to provide curricular accommodations and modifications so students with ASD have access to the appropriate grade-level curriculum.

April 25, 2019
System Change & Peer to Peer
Teams will meet to discuss the data collected and transition to next year for target student. The specific steps for developing a peer to peer support program will be presented including: recruitment, training, and maintenance of the peer to peer support students.

Time for all sessions unless noted in session information: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location:
Bay-Arenac ISD ?
4228 Two Mile Road
Bay City, MI 48706

Cost:
None

Credit:
SCECHs available upon application approval, which will be awarded after attending the series.

Maximum Participants: 30

Minimum Participants: 8

Questions?
Jennifer VanTol, OTRL
(989) 667-3285 ext. 3569
vantolj@baisd.net

 To view a copy of the flyer for this event, please click here.

Cancelled Adapting Assistive Technology Meetings
3:15 PM
Bay-Arenac ISD
Adapting Assistive Technology Meetings Cancelled
Nov 7
3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
Bay-Arenac ISD
Professional Development

These meetings are for BAISD staff only.

Assistive Technology committee meetings will be offered 2 times during the 18-19 school year to allow staff members who have an interest in increasing their knowledge of adapting technology and related topics. 

November 8
GLB Regional Literacy Leaders 2018-2019
9:00 AM
Bay-Arenac ISD - Bay City Room
GLB Regional Literacy Leaders 2018-2019
Nov 8
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Bay-Arenac ISD - Bay City Room
Professional Development

We welcome District Literacy Leaders, Title I Leaders, Literacy Coaches and Building Leaders who are willing to return to their districts/buildings and share their learning with their teachers.

2018-2019 goal ~ Support each other as colleagues in our implementation of the Michigan standards with professional learning and collaboration around essentials in literacy.

Facilitators:  Alicia Kubacki and Heather Phelps

Dates:   September 13, 2018, November 8, 2018, February 7, 2019 & March 14, 2019

Location:   Bay-Arenac ISD, 4228 Two Mile Road, Bay City, MI  48706

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Questions:
Alicia Kubacki Heather Phelps
kubackia@baisd.net hphelps@sisd.cc

Registration Questions:
Call Instructional Services: (989) 667-3280

Email: Diane Joles - jolesd@baisd.net  or Erika Rupert - ruperte@baisd.net

 

Click here to see the flyer~

November 14
Early On Professional Learning 2018-2019
12:30 PM
Bay-Arenac ISD - Standish-Sterling Lab
Early On Professional Learning 2018-2019
Nov 14
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Bay-Arenac ISD - Standish-Sterling Lab
Professional Development

This program is for Bay-Arenac ISD Early On staff only.

The program will consist of multiple 1.25 hour programs beginning in November 2018 and running through May 2019.

November - PSP Model, Strategies, & Early On Protocol

December - Sensory Processing

January - We"ve Ditched the Toy Bag, Now WHAT?

February - Vision & Hearing Impairments

March - Community Medical Resources for families in Bay and Arenac Counties

April - Project ImPACT

May - Infant/Toddler Feeding Difficulties and Treatment Interventions

 

Trauma Informed Committee Meetings
3:30 PM
Linwood Elementary
Trauma Informed Committee Meetings
Nov 14
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Linwood Elementary
Professional Development

This program is for BAISD staff only!

The Trauma -Informed committee meetings will be offered 8 times during the 18-19 school year to provide staff members with an education and awareness around Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Trauma-Informed Communities. The goal of these committee meetings is to promote resiliency among children, their families, and practitioners who may be at risk for experiencing secondary trauma. The team will work to develop strategies and action steps to minimize trauma and build resiliency in our school community.

Cancelled BAISD Special Education New Teacher Support Network
4:00 PM
Bay-Arenac ISD
BAISD Special Education New Teacher Support Network Cancelled
Nov 14
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bay-Arenac ISD
Professional Development

This program is for Bay-Arenac ISD staff only!

BAISD New teachers will have the opportunity to dive deeper into curriculum and standards, enhance instructional strategies, build on knowledge of district and community resources, work with peers towards resolving common classroom concerns and build action plans to enable program success.

November 16
10 Essential Instructional Pre-K Practices in Early Literacy: Part 2
8:00 AM
Bay-Arenac ISD - Bay City Room
10 Essential Instructional Pre-K Practices in Early Literacy: Part 2
Nov 16
8:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Bay-Arenac ISD - Bay City Room
Professional Development

Audience:
This training is for Pre-K participants.

Description:
In this workshop, participants will examine essential practices (1, 4, 5, 6). Instructional practices will include the intentional use of literacy artifacts in dramatic play and throughout the classroom, playing with sounds inside words, brief and clear instruction in letter names, sounds, and formation, and interactions around writing.

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