Featured Events

Threat Assessment and Crisis Prevention

Date: Aug 17, 2016 - Aug 17, 2016

Time: 9:00 - 12:00 CDT

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

Presenters: ,

Cost: GRECC members: $25.00, Non-GRECC members: $50.00

Description:

About the Training

Participants will be engaged in and provided with the most recent information regarding best practices in the area of threat assessment and risk assessment.  Some information will also be provided regarding effective crisis prevention.  Common risk factors and protective factors will be discussed as well.  Participants will be provided a detailed protocol and current threat assessment practice from a local school system.  Hands-on learning and roleplay will be included.

Learning Targets

  • Participants will become familiar with risk factors, warning signs and protective/resiliency factors of those who may pose a risk to harm themselves/others.
  • Participants will learn about an evidenced based threat assessment process and best practice for crisis preparedness.

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Contact Deb Myers at deb.myers@grrec.org with any questions.

PGES Boot Camp 2016

Date: Aug 24, 2016 - Aug 24, 2016

Time: 8:30 - 3:30 CDT

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

Presenters: Dr. Robyn R. Jackson, Presenter

Cost: GRECC members: $85.00, Non-GRECC members: $170.00

Description:

GRREC is excited to offer PGES Boot Camp 2016! This one-day training opportunity has been planned to help every educator further develop knowledge and expertise as we strive to continue to make improvements in practice in implementing Kentucky’s Professional Growth and Effectiveness System with fidelity.

Keynote Presentation by Dr. Robyn R. Jackson

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Contact Kellie Thompson at kellie.thompson@grrec.org with any questions.


 
       

Low Incidence: Intro to Alternate Assessment

Date: Sep 29, 2016 - Sep 29, 2016

Time:

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

Presenters: Jessica Purchis, GRREC Consultant

Cost: GRECC members: $25.00, Non-GRECC members: $50.00

Description:

GRREC is pleased to offer Low Incidence: Introduction to Alternate Assessment training for new alternate assessment teachers and/or administrators.  This session will cover the assessment requirements for each grade level, a brief overview of CCR assessments, and determination of eligibility for alternate assessment.  This is not necessary for teachers or administrators who have previously administered the current alternate assessment.

Learning Targets:

  • Increase understanding of the alternate assessment participation guidelines
  • Identify assessment requirements for each grade level
  • Increase understanding of the difference between Attainment Tasks, TAR, ESAR and CWEC components

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Contact Jessica Purchis at jessica.purchis@grrec.org with any questions.

Low Incidence: CCR Alternate Assessment for NEW Team Members

Date: Sep 15, 2016 - Sep 15, 2016

Time: 9:30 - 12:30 EDT

Location: Cecilian Bank

Presenters: Jessica Purchis, GRREC Consultant

Cost: GRECC members: $0.00, Non-GRECC members: $0.00

Description:

GRREC is pleased to offer the training, Low Incidence: CCR Alternate Assessment for NEW Team Members.  This session will provide an overview of the new CCR measures for low incidence teachers, counselors, and administrators who have not been previously trained.

Learning Targets:

  • Identify components of CCR for students on alternate assessment
  • Increase awareness of post-secondary opportunities for students on alternate assessment
  • Increase understanding of work-based learning options

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Contact Jessica Purchis@jessica.purchis@grrec.org with any questions.

ARC Chairperson

Date: Aug 22, 2016 - Aug 22, 2016

Time: 8:30 - 3:30 CDT

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

Presenters: Jessica Purchis, GRREC Consultant -- Katrinka Wagoner, GRREC Consultant

Cost: GRECC members: $0.00, Non-GRECC members: $25.00

Description:

The Green River Regional Educational Cooperative is pleased to offer this training appropriate for NEW or NOVICE ARC Chairpersons.  Participants will learn how to appropriately chair meetings, legalities associated with due process issues, special education forms, and discipline issues.

Specific Topics to be Addressed:

  • Overview of Laws
  • ARC Membership
  • ARC Chairperson Responsibilities
  • Interventions
  • Evaluation and Eligibility
  • Placement and LRE
  • Post-Secondary Transition
  • Preschool Transition

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Contact Katrinka Wagonerat katrinka.wagoner@grrec.org with any questions.

Going from Thinking to Knowing What Works

Date: Aug 02, 2016 - Aug 02, 2016

Time: 8:30 - 3:30 CDT

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

Presenters: John Antonetti, Presenter

Cost: GRECC members: $125.00, Non-GRECC members: $225.00

Description:

The Green River Regional Educational Cooperative is excited to present Going from Thinking to Knowing What Works with John Antonetti, Nicole Law and John Almarode. School and district leaders will learn the engaging qualities to increase student engagement, how to analyze data to make instructional changes that will maximize student learning, and how to incorporate the right amount of rigor for building deep-thinking students.

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Contact Kyle Cassady at kyle.cassady@grrec.org with any questions.

 

Utilizing MAP to Drive Mathematics Instruction - AM

Date: Sep 01, 2016 - Sep 01, 2016

Time: 8:30 - 11:30 CDT

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

Presenters: ,

Cost: GRECC members: $50.00, Non-GRECC members: $100.00

Description:

You are registering for the morning session.

GRREC is pleased to offer a half-day session on utilizing Northwest Evaluation Association’s (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) Screening Data to drive instruction in K-8 mathematics classrooms.  This workshop is designed to help administrators, curriculum coordinators, instructional coaches, and classroom teachers navigate the NWEA system. Participants will learn how to utilize appropriate reports as a guide to making informed decisions about mathematics instruction to support student learning and differentiation.  

During this workshop, participants will:

  • Use MAP reports to determine students meeting benchmarks
  • Use MAP data to determine RtI needs
  • Understand appropriate goal setting for students
  • Make connections between KY Core Academic Standards and MAP
  • Develop an increased understanding of the learning continuum and how it can be used to differentiate

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Contact Kim Estes at kim.estes@grrec.org with any questions.

Utilizing MAP to Drive Mathematics Instruction - PM

Date: Sep 01, 2016 - Sep 01, 2016

Time: 12:30 - 3:30 CDT

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

Presenters: ,

Cost: GRECC members: $50.00, Non-GRECC members: $100.00

Description:

You are registering for the afternoon session.

GRREC is pleased to offer a half-day session on utilizing Northwest Evaluation Association’s (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) Screening Data to drive instruction in K-8 mathematics classrooms.  This workshop is designed to help administrators, curriculum coordinators, instructional coaches, and classroom teachers navigate the NWEA system. Participants will learn how to utilize appropriate reports as a guide to making informed decisions about mathematics instruction to support student learning and differentiation.  

During this workshop, participants will:

  • Use MAP reports to determine students meeting benchmarks
  • Use MAP data to determine RtI needs
  • Understand appropriate goal setting for students
  • Make connections between KY Core Academic Standards and MAP
  • Develop an increased understanding of the learning continuum and how it can be used to differentiate

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Contact Kim Estes at kim.estes@grrec.org with any questions.

Being a Writer

Date: Sep 20, 2016 - Sep 20, 2016

Time: 8:30 - 3:30 CDT

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

Presenters: ,

Cost: GRECC members: $75.00, Non-GRECC members: $150.00

Description:

This one-day institute is designed to support K–6 teachers, administrators, instructional coaches and literacy leaders who want to improve writing instruction and motivate students in their development as writers. It is presented by Janet Cumbee, Ed.D - Center for the Collaborative Classroom.

Participants will:

  • Experience structures for teaching writing that build independence, support inquiry and collaboration, and help students meet the demands of the standards and writing performance tasks
  • Deepen expertise in using writing conferences for ongoing assessment and instruction
  • Receive an institute handbook and protocols to share with colleagues
  • Gain access to a complimentary online course for extended learning
  • Receive a discount up to 32% on Center for Collaborative Classroom grade-level-specific packages

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Contact Melissa Biggerstaff at melissa.biggerstaff@grrec.org with any questions.