Featured Events

Tier II and III Systems Development: Training for PBIS Teams

Date: Aug 22, 2017 - Aug 23, 2017

Time: 8:30 - 3:30 CDT

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

Presenters: ,

Cost: GRECC members: $50.00, Non-GRECC members: $125.00

Description:

The Special Education Division is pleased to offer Tier II and III Systems Development: Training for PBIS Teams with Dr. Clayton Cook.  School PBIS teams are increasingly aware of the need to better support students with challenging behaviors and to ensure a system is in place to monitor student progress, implementation, and systems support for Tier II and III PBIS.  PBIS teams will have the opportunity to learn specific interventions and to discuss and plan how to implement the interventions within their existing PBIS framework.

Learning Targets:

  • Increase awareness and use of Tier 2 behavior strategies
  • Better support students by matching interventions to function and analyzing data to make decisions
  • Determine how to incorporate new interventions discussed within existing framework of interventions
  • Understand Cognitive Behavior Therapy strategies and how they can be used with students exhibiting the most complex and challenging behavior problems

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Contact Kelly Davis at kelly.davis@grrec.org

Autism & ABA: Introduction to Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT)

Date: Jul 19, 2017 - Jul 20, 2017

Time: 8:30 - 3:00 CDT

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

Presenters: Debra Myers, GRREC School Psychologist

Cost: GRECC members: $25.00, Non-GRECC members: $125.00

Description:

In these sessions, participants will be provided with an introduction to several of the EBPs that are essential to the success of a Discrete Trial program. The learning objectives include:

  • Awareness of the twenty-seven EBPs for ASD
  • Identifying the basic components of DTT format
  • Identifying the seven key principles of ABA to teach using DTT procedures
  • Awareness of curriculum guides that may assist in using discrete trial methods
  • Identifying the behavior classification of language based upon verbal behavior
  • The importance of data collection and analysis to improve instruction

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

 

Ky Behavior Tracker ofr PASS Programs

Date: Jul 21, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017

Time: 8:30 - 3:30 CDT

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

Presenters: ,

Cost: GRECC members: $0.00, Non-GRECC members: $125.00

Description:

Kentucky PASS programs have been using KY Behavior Tracker (aka BehaviorPlus™, EdPlan Behavior) to collect student behavior data. This session will demonstrate the use of the updated software and provide technical assistance for entering students and how to use.  Data collected allows educators to develop plans, monitor student performance, and manage data to support results-driven instruction at the individual, district, and state level.

Learn about the key of values for each Behavior Resolution in order to be more consistent across the region, as well as do a fidelity activity to improve consistency of monitored progress. Please bring any student data/information to be entered.  The afternoon session will be used to answer additional questions, clean up current caseloads, and work time to finalize set-up for your program. Please bring any needed materials.

Audience:  KY Behavior Tracker Administrators and PASS Coaches/Paraprofessionals using this software.  All New Users must attend, and it's optional for avid users.   Each district should also send their PASS Admin or Lead.  This person is the key contact for use of the program, technical assistance and will be the one to manage caseloads.

GRREC districts use PO: GRREC

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Contact Kathy Maciel at kathy.maciel@grrec.org with any questions.

 

Classroom Management Cohort for New Teachers

Date: Sep 14, 2017 - Sep 14, 2017

Time: 8:30 - 3:30 CDT

Location: 11th Street Alternative School Computer Lab

Presenters: ,

Cost: GRECC members: $75.00, Non-GRECC members: $125.00

Description:

Cohort Dates: September 14, 2017; November 30, 2017; February 20, 2018 at GRREC; and October 23, 2017; January 10, 2018; March 13, 2018 for webinars.

About the Training:

Is this your 1st to 3rd year of teaching?  Are you concerned about classroom management?

In this professional learning series, we will engage in activities designed to support your growth and confidence in effective classroom management practices.  After each training, more focus on specific topics will be provided during webinars based on participant feedback.  Each participant will receive resource materials and individual coaching between training sessions.

Learning Targets

Participants will:

  • Build a foundation for effective classroom management
  • Utilize academic engagement strategies to improve classroom behavior
  • Identify interfering behaviors and social/emotional skills to target for intervention and instruction

Recommended for special education teachers in 1st to 3rd year teaching.

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Contact Kelly Davis at kelly.davis@grrec.org with any questions.