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ISTE Certification Ongoing
ISTE Certification is a new competency-based, vendor-agnostic educator certification based on the ISTE Standards for Educators. This digital credential recognizes educators who understand how to use edtech for learning in meaningful and transformative ways.
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Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES) Training Monday, August 26, 2019
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
$250.00 per participant for this 3-day training.

To become a credentialed evaluator of teachers in the State of Ohio, an individual must be properly licensed or LEA approved as  a peer evaluator, participate in the three-day state-sponsored evaluator training and pass an online credentialing assessment.  Upon successful completion of the training (attendance for all three days is REQUIRED), participants will have access to the online assessment. The three-day state-sponsored OTES training will proved a better understanding of the OTES Framework, including the Summative Matrix and Model, allow practice of skills such as scripting, evidence analysis/categorizing and coaching, and allow for sharing of resources and best practices in educator evaluation. Lunch is not provided. Registration is through STARS.

Location:
400 N. Erie Blvd
Hamilton, OH 45011

Google Map Link:
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BCESC LPDC Toolbox Training Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 4:00 PM
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.
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Ohio School Counselor Evaluation System (OSCES) Training September 5th, 2019
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
To become a certified evaluator of school counselors in the State of Ohio, an individual must successfully complete this one day, 6-hour training, delivered by an OSCES State Trainer. Upon successful completion of the training, a certificate of completion will be issued for verification. The training will provide for better under-standing of OSCES Framework and Model and allow practice of skills, sharing of resources, and best practices in evaluations. 6 ODE Contact Hours for attending.

Location:
Butler County Educational Service Center
400 N. Erie Blvd, Suite A
Hamilton, OH, 45011

Google Map Link:
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Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts - Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World! September 6th, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
No Cost - Mary Wolff, Facilitator

This interactive workshop is based on the book by Leslie C. Aguilar and will demonstrate how just one person speaking up can inspire others to do the same.  Participates will learn 6 specific techniques on how to deal with situations that can be awkward and damaging around the use of stereotypical and biased communication.  Attendees will receive 3 contact hours.

Location:
Butler County Educational Service Center
400 N. Erie Blvd, Suite A
Hamilton, OH, 45011

Google Map Link:
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IMSE Comprehensive Orton-Gillingham Training September, 17-19, 2019
October 8 - 9, 2019
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Cost: $1,100 per person - *Maximum of 30 registrations

A hands-on, personalized session that provides an understanding of IMSE's enhanced Orton-Gillingham method and the tools necessary to apply it in the classroom. After participating in this training, teachers will be better able to assess, evaluate, and teach children how to read, write and spell proficiently. Participants will receive six contact hours per day for a total of 30 contact hours.

Two semester hours from Ashland are available at $180 per semester hour. For Ashland registration please visit: https://www.ashland.edu/founders/node/117861

Location:
Butler County ESC
400 N. Erie Blvd.
Hamilton, OH 45011

Google Map Link:
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Ohio Principal Evaluation System (OPES) Training Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Thursday, September 26, 2019
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
$150.00 per participant for the 2-day training

Presenter, Gary Gardella The Ohio Principal Evaluation System (OPES) workshop is a specifically designed professional learning opportunity for teams of superintendents and their principals which will include reviewing the OPES model, Formative and Summative Assessment, Rubrics, Goal Setting, and the Coaching Progress. Lunch is not provided. 12 ODE Contact Hours for attending. Registration is through STARS

Location:
Butler County Educational Service Center
400 North Erie Blvd, Suite A
Hamilton, OH 45011

Google Map Link:
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Empowered PBL (K-12) October 29 - 30, 2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Cost: $200 per person
Facilitator: Dave Clark
Empowered PBL is based on the book "Empower" by John Spencer and A.J. Juliani. The workshop is designed to help teachers develop learning experiences that will be meaningful, relevant to the lives of their students, and based on 21st century skills and ISTE Standards. Teachers will be working on embedding their own standards and curriculum paths int highly engaging lessons with an emphasis on PBL. Throughout the training attendees will also be exposed to the Buck Institute for Education's model of Gold Standard Pa. Learners will move through the pedagogy and practice, gain exposure to a wide variety of resources and technology, interact with other participants, and introduce their own PBL lesson for peer feedback. During the three days participants will be working as a whole class, individually, and in small groups in an effort to model PBL options and best practices and attempt to provide all who attend with an engaging learning experience.

Location:
Butler County ESC
400 N. Erie Blvd.
Hamilton, OH 45011

Google Map Link: 
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Leveled Literacy Instruction Wednesday, September 17, 2019
Thursday, September 18, 2019
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The groundbreaking Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) is a research-based, supplementary intervention system designed to help teachers provide powerful, daily, small-group instruction for the lowest-achieving students in the early grades.

LLI Professional Development for the Orange, Green, and Blue systems includes three days of training (two days of intensive learning plus one follow-up day) to give participants an in-depth understanding of each of the three primary grade LLI Systems:

Orange, Levels A-C (Kindergarten): 70 lessons with 70 original titles
Green, Levels A-J (Grade 1): 110 lessons with 110 original titles
Blue, Levels C-N (Grade 2): 120 lessons with 120 original titles

Topics covered include an overview of the Lesson Framework, assessing and grouping students, teaching within the LLI lessons, using the Prompting Guide, understanding the demands of texts, and documenting progress. In addition to learning how to implement LLI, participants will deepen their understanding of many research-based techniques to help struggling readers make accelerated progress.

Instructor: Debbie Magoulick - Heinemann Literacy Consultant
Cost: $350 per person for all three days
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Women Leadership 6-day Series September 23. 2019, October 29, 2019
November 20, 2019, January 29, 2020
February 26, 2020, March 25, 2020
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
$50.00 per session, $200 for all six

Women Leadership Series is a program focused on supporting women who aspire to be great leaders. This 6 -day training seminar is designed to create conversation around the following topics: Historical Perspective of Women, Knowledge Barrier of Women Advancement, Mindsets, Behaviors and Culture, Challenges within the workplace, Importance of Building Positive Relationships, Importance of Networking and Mentoring, Importance of Developing Executive Presence, and Development of a Personal Plan.

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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