Leadership 
Guided School Improvement: Practical Planning for Effective Implementation view course/not available icon
This three-part series will provide participants the opportunity to develop and review strategies, tools and resources to enhance their school improvement processes. Sessions will provide updates on federal and state guidance and requirements; and engage school teams in data analysis, research investigation and collaborative action planning to support the continuous improvement process (These are 1/2 day sessions).
Elementary Principals of Southwest Michigan view course/not available icon
We invite you to connect with over 40 elementary principals in the KRESA area as we create a network that will enhance the experience our students and teachers receive in our region’s schools. A light breakfast is included.
District and School-Level Administrator Illuminate Training view course/not available icon
Join Kalamazoo RESA consultants in a quick, three-hour training session that provides district and school-level administrators with an Illuminate overview followed by time for discussion.
Lead Teacher Illuminate Training view course/not available icon
Join Kalamazoo RESA consultants in a quick, three-hour training session that provides school-level lead teachers with an Illuminate overview followed by time for discussion.
The Administrators' Role in Science Education I view course/not available icon
Administrators attending this workshop will take away an understanding of the NGSS 3-Dimensional Design and how it is connected to the Michigan Science Standards, as well as process a plan for assisting and supporting their educators as they implement this new vision for Science education through their actions, policies and resources.
The Administrators' Role in Science Education II view course/not available icon
Administrators attending this one-day series will develop a comprehensive multi year plan for implementing the NGSS/MSS that will include timelines and tools to support progress monitoring.
Mindfulness in the Classroom view course/not available icon
Toxic stress is something that many students face on a daily basis. The effects of this stress on their behavior and learning can be profound. Mindfulness is a practice that has been used in classrooms across the world to allow students to learn the skill of managing stress, calming their thoughts, and focusing their brains. This workshop is designed to give participants an introduction to mindfulness and how it can be used in the classroom.
Career and Educational Options After High School view course/not available icon
How do we talk with students about educational options during and after high school? What options are available and how do core academics play a part in the selection process? Participants will be introduced to the terminology we need to use with students and will broaden their scope of knowledge on adding more educational options to their discussions with students.
Differentiating and Personalizing Instruction in Classrooms view course/not available icon
Participants will be introduced to the research and value of personalizing instruction, to strengthen student engagement in core academic topics. We will explore methods for differentiating instruction according to personal interests and career ideas of students. Participants will be able to modify an existing classroom lesson or unit to develop their own ideas. Methods for pre and post testing will be discussed as an evaluation of new practices.
Illuminate DnA Training Series view course/not available icon
KRESA will be hosting a series of year 1 implementation trainings for Illuminate DnA. These trainings will allow staff to: create and import assessments for pre/post use both in Illuminate or in other forms administer pre/post assessments in Illuminate OR bring data in for assessments that were not administered in Illuminate develop plans in line with district data needs to support all content areas **Please note: There are multiple sessions available. Sessions are sorted by date.