English Language Arts 
Coaches Collaborative Network view course/not available icon
The learning for the Coaching Collaborative Network will be around the resource: How to Coach Teachers by Jill Jackson. The intended outcome is to successfully coach implementation of the Essential Instructional Practices.
Elementary Collaborative Meetings view course/not available icon
The elementary collaborative will allow participants an opportunity to network, make connections between the Essential Practices and their daily instruction, and deepen their understanding of high leverage strategies.
Getting to Know the PSAT view course/not available icon
As of Spring 2018, the PSAT will replace the M-STEP spring assessment in Math and ELA for Michigan's 8th grade students. Come to this one-day session to learn about the aim, structure, and focus of the PSAT to guide your instruction throughout this school year.
How to Engage Students in Text-Dependent Questions 3-5 Grades view course/not available icon
Participants will learn higher level questioning strategies that will increase student engagement with complex text. The outcome will be for teachers to confidently lead their students through the process of Text-Dependent Analysis Writing successfully.
Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Training (KRA) view course/not available icon
The Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) is a developmentally appropriate assessment tool designed to measure the readiness of incoming kindergarteners across four domains: Language and Literacy, Mathematics, Social Foundations and Physical Well-Being and Motor Development. It is a research-based, valid and reliable assessment. The goal of the assessment is to provide the teachers with relevant data to help them differentiate instruction and address learning gaps.
Literacy Action Network view course/not available icon
The Literacy Action Network will support the implementation of county-wide process reviews. This network will lead the work around creating Implementation Rubrics to establish look-fors and creating implementation plans for the School-Wide Practices collaboratively with district leadership to impact student achievement across the county.
So, You Want Your Students to Write? (K-2nd Grade) view course/not available icon
The purpose of this interactive workshop is for educators to implement instructional routines and strategies aligned with scientific evidence to successfully impact student writing achievement within the foundational writing skills. Teachers will be actively engaged in lesson planning using the writing process to get students to write about what they have read.
Strengthening Reading Instruction with the Essential Instructional Practices 2-3 Grade view course/not available icon
This professional learning opportunity invites participants to dig into the ten Essential Literacy Practices as they consider the research behind student motivation and engagement and small group instruction. In addition, participants will learn explicit instructional routines to support the implementation of the essential practices needed to impact student outcomes.
Strengthening Reading Instruction with the Essential Instructional Practices 4-5 Grade view course/not available icon
This professional learning opportunity invites participants to dig into the ten Essential Literacy Practices as they consider the research behind student motivation and engagement and small group instruction. In addition, participants will learn explicit instructional routines to support the implementation of the essential practices needed to impact student outcomes.
Strengthening Reading Instruction with the Essential Instructional Practices K-1 Grade view course/not available icon
This professional learning opportunity invites participants to dig into the ten Essential Literacy Practices as they consider the research behind student motivation and engagement and small group instruction. In addition, participants will learn explicit instructional routines to support the implementation of the essential practices needed to impact student outcomes.
So, You Want Your Students to Write? (3-5th Grade) view course/not available icon
The purpose of this interactive workshop is for educators to implement instructional routines and strategies aligned with scientific evidence to successfully impact student writing achievement within the foundational writing skills. Teachers will be actively engaged in lesson planning using the writing process to get students to write about what they have read.
Flowserve Externship view course/not available icon
Guiding questions include: How can we help students understand the idea of career mobility – beginning with entry level jobs and finding success as they learn and grow. How do skills developed in school lead to a strong career? How are academics applied in the work setting? How can we help students value the relevance of knowledge gained at school?