- Instructional Coaching Conference: Building Your Coaching Playbook (Virtual Conference)
Every educator needs a coach, but not everyone needs to be coached the same. Expand your instructional coaching repertoire and learn how to best help teachers build their instructional capacity. In this virtual conference, session topics include differentiating the roles of a coach, improving your coaching cycle, acquiring new coaching methods, virtual-remote coaching, refreshing PLCs, planning for student success, building relationships with teachers and administrators, and many more. Join us for this exciting virtual professional learning experience at Region 4!
- Special Education Directors Leadership Network
Review current national, state, regional, and local information on educating students with disabilities, legal mandates, and initiatives in the area of special education. Attendees will have the opportunity to take information back to their Local Education Agency (district/charter) to share for implementation.
Registration is limited to special education administrators or their designee in district and charter schools in the Region 4 Education Service Center area. If you are a special education administrator outside of the Region 4 area, please contact Cynthia Barrett, Ph.D., Director, Special Education Department at email@example.com.
- Region 4 Bilingual ESL Conference (Virtual)
Educators will expand their knowledge with evidence-based information designed for working with English Learners (ELs). Presentations will be framed around culturally relevant topics that impact the affective, linguistic, and cognitive domains of ELs. Session topics will address dual language, transitioning from L1 to L2, sheltered instruction, assessment, and technology.
- Region 4 Digital Learning Conference
There are lots of digital tools and resources that you can choose from to impact your instructional practices. After attending this conference, you will leave with new tools in your educator toolkit that will equip you with resources and information that support solid curriculum-focused instruction that is centered on students.
Your awesome day will be filled with renowned speakers and breakout sessions centered on online/blended learning; library media services; leadership; special populations (ELs/GT/special education); STEAM/STEM/CTE; and social-emotional learning.
Learn how to leverage digital resources, build capacity and implement instructional practices designed to yield positive student outcomes.
Please contact Dr. Allegra McGrew Ed.D., Director, Publishing and Digital Learning Solutions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Region 4 Dyslexia Conference (VIRTUAL)
This annual conference, to be held virtually, features various sessions in relation to dyslexia, including research, response to intervention, assessment, accommodations, legal issues, and much more. The goal of the conference is to bring current and practical information to a diverse audience of teachers, reading specialists, interventionists, speech language pathologists, diagnosticians, administrators, and others.
- Region 4 Social Studies Virtual Conference (Virtual)
Join other social studies professionals in this one-day conference exploring general, grade level, and content-specific best practices for the 21st century social studies classroom. Strands may include the major themes in social studies, instructional strategies that address the needs of all learners, differentiation, technology applications, and sound assessment.
- Region 4 Virtual Science Conference
Join science educators for a 1-day science conference to explore best practices and effective tools to design and re-design how we teach science in all settings (face-to-face, virtual, and hybrid). Conference strands include leading science, embedding STEM practices, supporting diverse learners, incorporating pedagogy, and teaching science content.
- Signing Exact English (SEE) Skillshop Online
This week-long workshop for adult learners is designed to meet the needs of beginning as well as advanced users of Signing Exact English. Participants will improve their expressive and receptive signing skills, sign vocabulary, visual features of sign language, and song and storytelling techniques. All skill levels will be addressed through intensive work in level-matched small groups. Recent research findings on the effectiveness of Signing Exact English will also be presented. Session materials and costs are partially funded through state or federal grants.