3.5 ISBE PD Hours for each session

2/22/2017 – Facilitated Discussion in Critical Race Theory 4: Macro-aggression Vs. Micro-aggression

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3.5 ISBE PD Hours

Workshop Date: 3/21/2017

This workshop is designed to support K – 12th grade teachers and school support staff in building a positive learning environment by developing healthy and nurturing relationships with students, and as a result, lessening the amount of detentions, suspensions, and expulsions in their schools. Attendees will learn the historical context of restorative practices and learn what restorative practices are and are not.

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14 ISBE PD Hours

Course Dates: 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, and 3/14/2017

In this 4-session course open to all teachers and PSRPs, teaching partners will learn ways in which to collaborate with one another, plan instruction together, and implement various research-based co-teaching instructional models. Participants will learn how to adapt to an inclusionary setting, what to expect from their special education teaching partner, and how to make their classroom more accessible and equitable to special education students who were previously in self-contained settings.

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3.5 ISBE PD Hours for each session

Session Dates: 3/23, 3/28, 4/18, and 4/25/2017

Participants will collaborate and focus on what they are already doing in the classroom to improve and to determine best practices to meet the “Distinguished” level for each component. Teachers will share past evaluation experiences, provide advice to each other, and troubleshoot ideas for meeting expectations. Participants will learn how to advocate for and justify their practice as aligned to the FFT. They will also prepare for future pre-and post-observation conferences by discussing their planning, implementation, and assessment, framing the conversation around the requirements of the FFT.

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