- 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!
- Circle-Up: Positive and Restorative Practices for Relationship Building and Conflict Resolution Training of Trainers Virtual
Circle-Up is a virtual training of trainers designed for participants to utilize the content to train their own district or charter school staff members. This professional development requires pre-work to be completed prior to the Zoom session. Circle-Up will provide a comprehensive look at the use of "affective statements" and circles as a part of restorative discipline practices. The session includes defining key features of different types of circles, participating in and experiencing a variety of circles, practicing facilitation of different types of circles, identifying ways to evaluate the fidelity of the use of circles, and identifying implementation strategies that will facilitate an effective implementation of different types of circles.
Participants will be required to attend Part 1 and Part 2 to receive credit. Participants will have priority for placement to secure one of the two days available for their session.
Participants will use:
- Part 1 Nearpod asynchronous learning
- Part 2 Zoom one half day for virtual for circle practices, lesson planning and implementation strategies.
- CACFP Adult Day Care Workshop
The CACFP Adult Day Care (ADC) Workshop is a training geared toward Contracting Entities (CEs) that operate adult day cares in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Participants can register for one or more sessions to help meet their training requirements.
- Child Nutrition Summer Workshop August 3, 2022 - Day 1
Join fellow child nutrition professionals at this annual event to attend training sessions related to managing compliant school nutrition programs. Receive updates and guidance on operating the National School Lunch, School Breakfast and After School Care Programs to comply with federal and state guidelines. Professional standards credits will be provided to help meet annual training requirements. Participants may choose from a variety of interactive training sessions and select either two 3-hour sessions or one 6-hour session on the first day, August 3, 2022.
- Child Nutrition Summer Workshop August 4, 2022 - Day 2
Join fellow child nutrition professionals at this annual event to attend training sessions related to managing compliant school nutrition programs. Receive updates and guidance on operating the National School Lunch, School Breakfast and After School Care Programs to comply with federal and state guidelines. Professional standards credits will be provided to help meet annual training requirements. Participants may choose from a variety of interactive training sessions and select either two 3-hour sessions or one 6-hour session on the second day, August 4, 2022.
- Instructional Technology Leadership Academy
Instructional Technology Leadership Academy (ITLA) provides a unique
opportunity for new or existing professionals and teams to build their capacity
as leaders who support technology-enhanced instruction. Participants will engage in learning to further develop personal skill sets within our work of supporting technology-enhanced instruction.
- 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 Science Conference
Join other science educators for a one-day science conference to explore K-12 instructional strategies, assessment, and technology applications in science. Participate in research-based student learning strategies that integrate inquiry investigation with hands-on activities, collaborative and cooperative methods, and the 5E instructional model.
- 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.