Behavioral Support and School Climate 
Active Participation: Elementary view course/not available icon
One of the most fundamental and powerfully effective strategies a teacher can use to increase student achievement is the eliciting of frequent student responses. This workshop will show you how to elicit frequent responses and how to use different strategies that will maximize student engagement. Learn how to engage all students in your classroom, from star performers to struggling students. Dr. Anita Archer's Active Participation series will serve as the basis for workshop content.
Active Participation: Secondary view course/not available icon
One of the most fundamental and powerfully effective strategies a teacher can use to increase student achievement is the eliciting of frequent student responses. This workshop will show you how to elicit frequent responses and how to use different strategies that will maximize student engagement. Learn how to engage all students in your classroom, from star performers to struggling students. Dr. Anita Archer's Active Participation series will serve as the basis for workshop content.
CHAMPS Elementary view course/not available icon
Do you have students talking at the wrong times about the wrong things? Are you wondering why some students just don't know how to get attention the right way? CHAMPS is a positive and proactive classroom management approach that provides teachers with tools to clearly structure each part of their day. Participants will learn how to define clear expectations for students, and teach those for each new routine. They are also provided tools to address motivation issues and chronic misbehavior.
CHAMPS K-12 view course/not available icon
Do you have students talking at the wrong times about the wrong things? Are you wondering why some students just don't know how to get attention the right way? CHAMPS is a positive and proactive classroom management approach that provides teachers with tools to clearly structure each part of their day. Participants will learn how to define clear expectations for students, and teach those for each new routine. They are also provided tools to address motivation issues and chronic misbehavior.
Check-In, Check-Out view course/not available icon
Check-in, Check-out (CICO) is a pro-active and evidence-based tier two intervention that can be used with a variety of students. It is a system of checking in with students multiple times during the day that allows them to get consistent feedback on their behavior from a variety of staff members. Participants will be trained in understanding what CICO is, and how it can benefits students. They will also be provided with tools that can be used in creating a complete CICO implementation plan.
Classroom Systems for Learning K-12 view course/not available icon
In this workshop, participants will learn the small details that an effective classroom teacher needs to have in place in order to allow classroom management to be something that runs efficiently on a daily basis. The session will include time for participants to work and plan.
Practical FBA: K-12 view course/not available icon
Students who exhibit consistent minor problem behaviors (10-15% of the school population) benefit from basic and less intrusive Functional Behavior Assessment procedures that may be conducted by someone other than an individual well-versed in behavioral principles. Practical FBA presents and applies the FBA technology for use by school personnel in a proactive manner.
Relationships Matter: Transform Classrooms One Student at a Time view course/not available icon
Student relationships are a critical element of success. As teachers develop their strategies for managing student behavior, developing tools to build student relationships is an important aspect to consider. In this workshop, teachers will be given clear and explicit strategies to build student relationships. From simple things like greeting students at the door to building opportunities for classwide celebrations, teachers will have concrete tools to implement.
Teaching Tough Kids Effectively K-12 view course/not available icon
Constant and intense aggression, arguing, tantrums, noncompliance and poor academic progress--these are characteristics of the Tough Kid. Tough Kids are a challenge, but you can use proactive, positive techniques to manage and motivate them. Effective management helps Tough Kids succeed in school, and makes life in the classroom easier for the other students.
Working with Under-Resourced Learners K-12 view course/not available icon
This workshop will help you to better understand the culture of poverty and how it influences values and behavior, as well as ways to connect with students and their families in a meaningful and effective way. You'll learn about strategies and interventions that work best given available resources, increase support systems for all students and their families and strategies for managing behavior.
Paraprofessional Power: Making the Most of Your Role as a Para-Educator view course/not available icon
This series provides essential tools for management and instruction for paraprofessionals in all grades. The two sessions will focus on strategies for diverse learners, as well as student engagement techniques. On day one, paras will learn how to support all students, and ensure alignment with classroom teachers. The second day includes specific areas of mathematics and language arts. Participants are provided with discussion time, as well as time to learn specific strategies.
Educators' Course in Academic Youth Development view course/not available icon
An Educator’s Course in Academic Youth Development (E-AYD) introduces the latest developments in non-cognitive and social and emotional learning (SEL) research and equips participants to apply what they learn to classrooms and school systems. Designed for teaching faculty, counselors, and site and district leaders, the course provides research-to-practice skills to meet the increasing demands of next-generation college and career readiness standards.