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Gifted Highly Qualified Professional Development2022-23 Gifted HQPD

Facillitator: Brandi Clark ([email protected])
Cost: $30.00 per session
Credit: One hour of Ashland graduate credit will be offered per semester with additional reflection assignments.
 
Butler County Educational Service Center has made it convenient and practical for you to earn your Gifted HQPD hours this school year by offering 10 dynamic
opportunities to enhance your practice and empower your gifted students. Choose from the sessions below as you pivot between synchronous and asynchronous learning at your convenience, or complete all 10 to earn your required hours for the year.
 
Path A: Synchronous - Join a live 90-minute Zoom meeting to hear a short presentation, interact with the material, and discuss ideas with others. Each meeting begins at 3:30 PM.
 
Path B: Asynchronous - Access the content on your own, exploring resources on a Google Classroom. Each topic takes approximately 90 minutes to explore. *Google Classroom content will be available on the same day as the Zoom meeting.
 
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022 - Cracking the Code: Strategies for Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022- I’m Gifted: What’s Your Super Power? Empowering the Underrepresented Gifted Students
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022 - P is for Perfect: Addressing the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Learners
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022- Ready, Set, Differentiate
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023- Helping Gifted Kids Blossom with Project-Based Learning
Monday, Feb. 13, 2023- Using Data to Guide Your Gifted Instruction
Tuesday, March 7, 2023- WEP 101
Tuesday, April 4, 2023- Gifted Techies
Tuesday, May 2, 2023- Rigor and Relevance: Higher-Level Questioning in the Gifted Classroom
Tuesday, May 9, 2023- Creativity and the Gifted Learner
 
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2022 - 2023 Networking Roundtables for School Counselors2022-23 Counselors' Roundtable Flyer

 
Facilitator: Dave Clark
 

Join with others to share professional successes and challenges.

 

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 - Promoting Students’ Digital Citizenship 

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 - Understanding the Cultural Perspectives of English Language Learners 

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022 - Using Restorative Practices

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 - Prevention Programs That Work

Thursday, March 2, 2023 - Girls and Social Media

 

Time: 12:00-2:30 pm each session

 

  • Networking time at 12:00 with box lunches provided. 

  • Topic presentation begins at 12:30 followed by discussion in grade level groups–elementary, middle and high school. 

  • Program, legal, and resource updates at the end of each meeting.


 

Cost: Free for counselors from BCESC district partners. $150 for districts outside Butler County. One hour of Ashland University Graduate credit is available. 

Contact: For more information, contact David Clark: [email protected] 

Location:
Butler County Educational Service Center
400 N. Erie Blvd, Suite A
Hamilton, OH, 45011
 
Google Map Link:
goo.gl/sWgSCx
 
 
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OTES 2.0 New Evaluator TrainingOTES 2.0 flyer thumbnail

 
New Interactive and Engaging Features for a Supportive Teacher Evaluation process!
 
This three-day training is designed to prepare evaluators of teachers for the credentialing assessment. Participants will gain an understanding of the OTES 2.0 Framework, practice scripting and evidence analysis, and learn the coaching process used in educator evaluation.
 
In Person
Aug. 2 - 4, 2022
 
Virtual
Aug. 30 - Sept. 1, 2022
 
Time
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM 
 
Cost
$260.00
 
Location
Butler County Educational Service Center
400 North Erie Blvd.
Hamilton OH 45011
 
Presenters
Craig Filipkowski and Katie Klei
Credentialed OTES 2.0 Trainers
 
Register
Register for training on ODE STARS.
 
Credit
Attendees will receive 18 ODE Contact Hours, which can be used toward Ashland credit.
 
 

Know How to Navigate OhioES

This webinar will focus on the questions you have about OhioES. Once you register, you will be asked to submit questions/scenarios that you have for the OhioES platform. We will answer the question during the zoom link that will be provided 3 days prior tot he webinar. A representative from ODE will be joining us for a portion of the Q and A. Our goal with this webinar is to help you maximize this tool that is used for teacher observations.
 
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022 (register by Aug. 29, 2022)
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Virtual (Zoom link will be provided after registration)
Cost: Free
Presenters: Craig Filipkowski and Katie Klei                     
                    Credentialed OTES 2.0 Trainers


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Be Prepared with Effective Observation Techniques and Feedback Conversations

How you take notes can help frame your feedback. How you provide feedback can influence the mindset of the recipient teacher. This professional development will give you tools/techniques to get more out of your observations as well as facilitate feedback conversations. We’ll discuss how to support teachers while giving them the confidence to expand their skill set and empower them. This session will be rooted in the recent publication, The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching by Jim Knight, but it will be discussed in the context of OTES 2.0. In addition, embedded in this session will be Know How to Navigate Ohio ES. 
 
Date: Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 (please register by Sept. 5)
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Butler County Educational Service Center 
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Cost: $95.00
Presenters: Craig Filipkowski and Katie Klei                     
                    Credentialed OTES 2.0 Trainers

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OPES 2.0 New Evaluator Training

This two-day workshop is for administrators who are new to evaluating principals and be using the OPES 2.0 Framework.
 
In Person
Sept. 12 - 13, 2022
 
Time
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM 
 
Cost
Free
 
Location
Butler County Educational Service Center
400 North Erie Blvd.
Hamilton OH 45011
 
Presenters
Karen Naber, Facilitator
 
Register
Register for training on ODE STARS.
 
Credit
Attendees will receive 12 ODE Contact Hours, which can be used toward Ashland credit.

 

OPES 2.0 Bridge Training

 
This workshop is for those who evaluated principals under OPES 1.0 and will be transitioning to the OPES 2.0 framework.
 
In Person
Sept. 20, 2022
 
Time
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM 
 
Cost
Free
 
Location
Butler County Educational Service Center
400 North Erie Blvd.
Hamilton OH 45011
 
Presenters
Karen Naber, Facilitator
 
Register
Register for training on ODE STARS.
 
Credit
Attendees will receive 6 ODE Contact Hours, which can be used toward Ashland credit.
 
 
 
 
 

 

BCESC LPDC Toolbox Training

This 30-minute training is for any certified teacher who needs access to our LPDC and the PD Toolbox for licensure renewal. All teachers must be trained at least once in order to have access to the system. Any teacher in Butler County that does not have access to a LPDC can also attend this training. This training will be held virtually via Zoom. The link will be emailed the day before the training.
 
Sept. 8, 2022 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Dec. 8, 2022 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM
April 20, 2023 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM
 
 
 
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Training for Related Service Providers
 
 
ETHICS Considerations Training for Special Educators
 
Acquire the two-hour Ethics Training required by the Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Board for license renewal (December 2022).
 
In PersonEthics
Aug. 31, 2022
 
Time
1:00 - 3:00 PM 
 
Cost
$25.00 per person (includes handouts)

FREE for BCESC and WCESC Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (use code "nofee" when registering)
 
Location
Butler County Educational Service Center
400 North Erie Blvd.
Hamilton OH 45011
 
Presenters
Jeremy Neff, Attorney, Ennis Britton Co., LPA
 
Credit
Attendees will receive 2 Contact Hours and certificate of participation.
 
 

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Strengths-Based  Assessment  & Intervention  of  Social  CommunicationStrengths-Based Assessment
 
Focus on Social-Emotional, Interoceptive Awareness and Self-Advocacy
 
In Person
Sept. 29, 2022
 
Time
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM 
 
Cost
$129.00 per person 

FREE Registration for BCESC, CCESC, CCHMC, Division of Speech-Language Pathology, HCDDS,
HCESC and WCESC Speech-Language Pathologists and Affiliate SLPs with promo code.
 
Location
Hamilton County EDS
11083 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio  45231
 
Presenters
Dr. Adriana Lavi, PhD, CCC-SLP
 
Credit
Attendees will receive 6.0 Contact Hours and certificate of participation.
 
 
 

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Phonological Complexity PrinciplesPhonological Complexity Principles Flyer
 
Promoting efficient change in intelligibility
 
Virtual
Nov. 8, 2022
 
Time
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM 
 
Cost
$129.00 per person 

FREE registration for BCESC and WCESC and Affiliate SLP's with promo code.
 
Location
Virtual 
 
Presenters
Jennifer Taps Richard
 
Credit
Attendees will receive 6.0 Contact Hours and certificate of participation.
 
 

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