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Bowling Green School District

Professional Development Offerings

2011
-
12



Title of Training


Date

and Time

Credit
Offered


Site


Intended Audience

Curriculum Mapping

June 2 and 3, 2011

12 Hours

BGHS

Invited Teachers

No Registration for this
Session

P
ower of I (Incomplete)

June 6, 2011

6 Hours

Holiday Inn
University Plaza

Administrators and Counselors

No Registration for this
Session

College Readiness Standards and Common Core

June 7, 2011

6 Hours

Holiday Inn
University Plaza

Administrators and Couns
elors

No Registration for this
Session

Non
-
Violent Crisis Intervention
Comprehensive

Training

June
7
, 2011

8:00 a.m.
-
3:00
p.m.

6 Hours

Central Office

New Board
Room

Special Education Teachers,
Teachers (PreK
-
12),
Instructional Assistants,
Principals, Coun
selors

The 21st Century Classroom

June 8, 2011

8:00 a.m.
-
3:00
p.m.

6 Hours

Parker
-
Bennett
-
Curry Computer
Lab

K
-
12 Certified Teachers

Thinking Strategies for Proficient Thinkers

June 10, 2011

8:00 a.m.
-
3
:00 p.m.

6 Hours

Bowling Green
Junior High
School Li
brary

Teachers of Grades 3
-
12

Supporting the Common Core Standards in Reading
and Math with Digital Nation and Other Technology
Delights

June 16, 2011

8:00 a.m.
-
3:00 p.m.

6 Hours

11
th

Street School
Technology Lab

K
-
12 Reading and Math
Educators

Making Al
gebra Child’s Play with Hands
-
On
Equations

June 23, 2011

8:00 a.m.
-
3:00 p.m.

6 Hours

11
th

Street School
Technology
Lab

Math, special education, or RTI
teachers and support staff for
grades 2
-
12

Co
-
Teaching Beyond The Basics

THIS IS A GRREC PD AND A $50 RE
GISTRATION FEE IS
REQUIRED. REGISTRATION FORMS SHOULD BE
PRINTED AND COMPLET
ED FROM THE GRREC
WEBSITE
http://www.grrec.ky.gov/events/detail/index.cfml?event=10263

AND SENT TO JA
CKIE GEEGAN AT THE DISTRICT
OFFICE.

July 18, 2011

8:30 a.m.
-
3:30
p.m.

6 Hours

GRREC

General Education Teachers,
Special Education Teachers,
ESL Teachers, Curriculum
Leaders, Instructional
Assistants, School
Administrators

Autism Spectrum Disorders in the

Classroom: Now
What?

July 19, 2011

8:30

a.m.
-
3:30
p.m.

6 Hours

Central Office

New Board
General Education Teachers,
Special Education Teachers,
Room

Instructional Aides

Seven Strategies of Formative Assessment

July 20, 2011

8:00

a.m.
-
3:00
p.m.

6 Hours

P
arker
-
Bennett
-
Curry Elementary
School

Room
B2

School Administrators and
Teachers at all levels.

Non
-
Violent Crises Intervention
Refresher
Training

July 21, 2011

8:00 a.m.
-
11:00 a.m.

3 Hours

Central Office

New Board
Room

Special Education Teachers,
Teacher
s (PreK
-
12),
Instructional Assistants,
Principals, Counselors
who
have been trained in Non
-
Violent Crises Intervention in
the past year

Special Education
Update

July 22, 2011

8:00

a.m.
-
3
:00
p.m.

6 Hours

Holiday Inn
University Plaza,
Salon B

Special Educat
ion Teachers,
Speech Pathologists,
Counselors, Psychologists

TeachMeet BGISD

July 26, 2011

8:30

a.m
-
3:30
p.m.

6 Hours

Bowling Green
High School

K
-
12 Educators

(Open)

Accelerating the Literacy Development and
Academic Performance of Your ESL Students:
Practical, Classroom
-
Based Strategies

July 27, 2011

8:00
-

a.m.
-
3:00 p.m.

6 Hours

Holiday Inn
University Plaza

ESL teachers, Instructional
Assistants, General
Education Teachers

Designing Student Engagement

July 28 and 29, 2011

8:00

a.m.
-
3:00 p.m.

12 hou
rs

Sloan Convention
Center, Ballroom
A

K
-
12 Classroom Teachers, ESL
Teachers, Special Education
Teachers, Administrators,
Instructional Assistants

No Registration for these
Sessions

New Teacher Academy

September 27, 2011

October 27, 2011

January 24, 2012

February 23, 2012

6 Hours

Central Office

Old Board Room

New Teachers to Bowling
Green Schools (K
-
12)

No Registration for these
Sessions

Thinking Maps across the Curriculum (No GPS
Required)

March 8, 2012

8:00

a.m.
-
3:00 p.m.

6 Hours

Bowling Green
Junior Hi
gh
School

Teachers and Instructional
Assistants at all levels

What Great Teachers Do Differently

March 9, 2012

8:00
-
11:00
a.m. and 12:00
-
3:00 p.m.

(2 Separate 3 Hour PD
Sessions)

3 Hours

Each

Dishman
-
McGinnis
Elementary
School

Teachers and Instructional
Assistants at all levels
.







Session Title:


Non
-
Violent Crisis Intervention

Comprehensive

Training



Session Date:


June
7
, 201
1



Session Time:


8:00 a.m.

3:00p.m.



Location:


Central Office
--
New Board Room




Presenter:


Shanna Paul and Kathy
Maciel




PD Credit Hours:

6 hours


Intended Audience:

Special Education Teachers, Teachers (PreK
-
12), Instructional Assistants, Principals, Counselors


Class Limit:


24



Description:

Participants will learn how to recognize student behavior level
s and intervene early to maintain a safe school
environment.

This initial training will provide participants with a philosophy (Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security) and
framework for problem solving.
Proven strategies for verbal de
-
escalation and physical
intervention

will be taught to
help staff

respond more safely and effectively
to reduce the tension of an agitated person and maintain a safe school
environment.


Note:

Priority
for registration
will be given to special education teachers, then teachers (
K
-
12), then administrators and
counselors, then instructional assistants.




Goals and Expectations Connections:


Building Relationships










Session Title:


The 21
st

Century Classroom




Session Date:


June 8, 2011


Session Time:


8:00
-
3:00

p.m.


Location:


Parker Bennett Curry

Computer Lab


Presenter(s):


Jonathan Carrier and Jonathan Stovall


PD Credit Hours:

6 hours


Intended Audience:

K
-
12 Certified Teachers


Class Limit:


25


Description:

Incorporating teaching strategies that max
imize technology use. Teachers will see the benefits of utilizing multiple
modes of technology in the classroom to make the learning experience more engaging for the students and more efficient
for the teacher. The staple software programs used include I
nterwrite, Turning Point, Skype, Discovery Education,
Animoto, as well as other web
-
based resources that evaluate student learning. Teachers will learn to create lessons that
provide real
-
time feedback of student progress.


CDIP Connection:

Leadership Comp
onent

Goals 2, 3, and 4




Math Component

Goals 4, 5, 6, and 7




Reading Component

Goals 7 and 10






Session Title:


Thinking Strategies of Proficient Thinkers




Session Date:


June 10



Session Time:


8:00
-
3:00 CST



Location:


Bowling Green Junior

High School Library


Presenter:


Donna Link and Sheila Thompson, GRREC Literacy Consultants




PD Credit Hours:

6


Intended Audience:

Teachers of Grades 3
-
12


Class Limit:


40


Description:

Using 7 proven comprehension strategies, learn how to t
each students to think proficiently across content areas.
Experience how to move from a teacher
-
centered to a student
-
centered classroom and how to use formative assessment
to inform instruction.



CDIP Connection:

Leadership, Math, and Reading Components






Session Title:


Supporting the Common Core Standards in Reading and Math





with Digital Nation and Other Technology Delights




Session Date:


Thursday, June 16, 2011


Session Time:


8:00 am


3:00pm


Location:


11
th

Street Technology Lab


Prese
nter:


Robert Paugh


PD Credit Hours:

6 Hours


Intended Audience:

K
-
12 Reading and Math Educators


Class Limit:


15


Description:


Reading and Math Educators will learn how to integrate technology while exploring and








implementing the services o
f Digital Nation and current technologies that are available to

BGISD Educators.


CDIP Connection:

Each teacher will be asked to review current resources for technology integration and identify at

least two units to
revise, replacing a specific student
task or assessment with a 21st Century

upgrade. (Math GS # 12 Reading GS # 11)









Session Title:

Making Algebra Child’s Play with Hands
-
On Equations




Session Date:

June 23, 2011



Session Time:

8:00


3:00



Location:

11
th

Street
Technology

Lab



Presenter:

Deborah Moran




PD Credit Hours:

6


Intended Audience:

Math, special education, or RTI teachers and support staff for grades 2
-
12


Class Limit:

15


Description:

Hands
-
On Equations is a visual and kinesthetic instructional system for a
lgebra that uses a whole brain approach and
enables students to easily and enjoyably learn essential algebraic concepts by providing a concrete representation of the
symbols and processes utilized in solving algebra problems. Hands
-
On Equations bridges the

learning gap present in the
traditional abstract methods, making it equally effective for regular and exceptional education students. The Common
Core Standards place algebraic content and thinking at much earlier grade levels in the curriculum and Hands
-
O
n
Equations is an ideal tool to implement these standards.



CDIP Connection:

Leadership


1, 2, 4 and Math


2, 4, 6, 7







Session Title:

Co
-
Teaching: Beyond the Basics




Session Date:

7/18/2011



Session Time:

8:30
-
3:30



Location:

Green River R
egional Educational Cooperative



Presenter:

Marilyn Friend



PD Credit Hours:

Six


Intended Audience:

General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, ESL Teachers, Curriculum Leaders, Instructional Assistants,
School Administrators


Class Limi
t:

N/A


Description:

The purpose of this workshop is to share ideas and strategies for increasing the instructional intensity of co
-
taught
classrooms. The intent is to build on participants’ basic understanding of co
-
teaching in order to take co
-
teachin
g
practice to the next level, one that is certain to improve educational outcomes for typical students, students with
disabilities and ESL students. The district will pay the $50 registration fee for all attendees.




CDIP Connection:

The district will r
ecruit and develop highly qualified certified and classified staff who embrace BGISD core values of
building positive relationships with all students, respecting all students and engaging all students in rigorous instruction.



Leadership Component

Goal 1






Session Title:

Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Classroom: Now What?



Session Date:

July 19, 2011



Session Time:

8:30 a.m.
-
3:30

p.m.


Location:

Central Office

New Board Room



Presenters:

Rebecca Broyles, MS, CCC
-
SLP, Margie Clevenger, FMD Progr
am Special Educator, Wayne Decker, FMD Program,
Special Educator, Brenda True, Autism Program Special Educator


PD Credit Hours:

6


Intended Audience:

General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Instructional Aides



Class Limit:

40



Des
cription:

With 1 in 110 (WHO) children being diagnosed with ASD, this is a need
-
to
-
know topic for ALL professionals! This
training is designed to educate those working with children with ASD about the characteristics of autism, implications
for the clas
sroom, modifications, research
-
based best practice techniques for sensory needs & behavior modification,
technology use, and ideas for classroom supports to increase the success of students with ASD and their teachers.




CDIP Connection:

Math Component

Reading Component

Goal #5

















Session Title:

Seven Strategies of Formative Assessment




Session Date:

July 20, 2011



Session Time:

8:00
-
3:00



Location:

Parker Bennett Curry



Presenter:

Debbie Ecton



PD Credit Hours:

6 hours


Intended

Audience:

Principals & All Teachers


Class Limit:

U
nlimited



Description:

Teachers who rely on
formative assessments

to plan instruction can see a 15
-
25% point gain in student achievement.
This PD is planned around Rick Stiggins book,
Seven Strateg
ies of Formative Assessment.

Through his process of
answering 3 questions: “Where Am I Going?” “Where Am I Now?” and “ How Can I Close the Gap?”, the 7 strategies
will be developed to better plan and use formative assessments in the classroom.




CDIP

Connection:

Leadership, Math, and Reading Components






Session Title:

Non
-
Violent Crisis Intervention
Refresher

Training



Session Date:


J
uly 21
, 201
1



Session Time:


8:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.


Location:


Central Office
--
New Board Room




Presenter:



Shanna Paul and Kathy Maciel




PD Credit Hours:

3 hours


Intended Audience:

Special Education Teachers, Teachers (PreK
-
12), Instructional Assistants, Principals, Counselors
--
who have been
trained in Non
-
Violent Crises Intervention in the past year


Class Limit:


24



Description:

Participants will be offered a refresher on how to manage aggressive and violent student behavior through safe behavior
management techniques
with an emphasis

on sound verbal de
-
esc
al
ation techniques. Participants will

learn nonverbal,
verbal and physical interventions skills to reduce the tension of an agitated person and maintain a safe school
environment.


Note
s
:

Participants should only register for this if they have
been trained in
non
-
violent crises training in t
he past year.


Priority
for registration
will be given to special education teachers, then teachers (K
-
12), then administrators and
counselors, then instructional assistants.




Goals and Expectations Connections:


Building Relationships






Session Ti
tle:


Special Education Update




Session Date:


7/22/2010



Session Time:


8:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m.



Location:


Holiday Inn University Plaza, Salon B



Presenter:


Vicki Writsel



PD Credit Hours:

Six


Intended Audience:

Special Education Teachers, Spee
ch Pathologists, Counselors, Psychologists


Class Limit:


N/A


Description:

The focus of this session will be the impact of Senate Bill 1 and Kentucky’s new accountability system on instruction for
students with disabilities. Specifically, participants wi
ll learn how to tie student IEPs to the Common Core Standards
and Career and/or College Readiness while still maintaining the individualization that is inherent in special education
law. Additionally, each participant will review a due process folder for
one of his/her students with a focus on
compliance with state and federal law as well as requirements under our state’s new accountability system. Finally, we
will focus on end of course assessments and equitable assessment and grading practices for speci
al education students.




CDIP Connection:

All BGISD students, including students with disabilities, will graduate from BGHS prepared for post secondary
education and/or the world of work.








Session Title:


TeachMeet BGISD






Session Date:


July 2
6, 2011



Session Time:


8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Location:


Bowling Green High School


Presenter:


Various Presenters from BGISD



PD Credit Hours:

6


Intended Audience:

K
-
12 educators


Class Limit:


300


Description:

Teachmeet BGISD will create an e
nvironment for at least three strands of presentations facilitated by teachers from
BGISD. A keynote speaker will begin the session and encourage teachers to integrate technology into their curriculum
as a tool to assist in student achievement. A variety

of topics will be covered during the sessions; teachers will be able to
go to computer labs and work with a technology leader to answer questions and participate in lesson development.




CDIP Connection:

Leadership Component

Goals 2, 3, and 4




Math Co
mponent

Goals 4, 5, 6, and 7




Reading Component

Goals 7 and 10







Session Title:

Accelerating the Literacy Development and Academic Performance of Your ESL Students: Practical, Classroom
-
Based
Strategies




Session Date:


7/27/2011



Session Time:


8:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m.



Location:


Holiday Inn University Plaza



Presenter:


Mary Peterson




PD Credit Hours:

Six


Intended Audience:

ESL teachers, Instructional Assistants, General Education Teachers


Class Limit:


N/A


Description:

Participants w
ill be provided with highly practical ideas, lessons and activities to develop and strengthen reading and
writing skills of ESL students and English only students in K
-
6 general education classrooms.


The session will
include hands
-
on demonstrations and a
n extensive resource handbook packed with ready to use, practical ideas and
materials designed for teaching ESL students in general education classrooms. Strategies will be provided for teaching
fluency, comprehension, vocabulary and writing skills to he
lp ESL students meet proficiency standards.




CDIP Connection:

85% of all students will score at the Proficient Level in Reading on statewide achievement testing. 60% of ESL students
will advance one proficiency level on the ACCESS test of English lang
uage proficiency.






Session Title:


Designing Student Engagement



Session Date:


July 28 and July 29, 2011


Session Time:


8:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m.



Location:


Sloan Convention Center, Ballroom A



Presenter:


John Antonetti



PD Credit Hours:

12 hou
rs


Intended Audience:

K
-
12 Classroom Teachers, ESL Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Administrators, Instructional Assistants


Class Limit:


N/A


Description:

During this session, participants will learn to structure lessons to include high yield stra
tegies and learning
e
xperiences
that engage students in higher level thinking to deepen understanding. Participants will view video vignettes, examine
student work and lesson plans for potential engagement. As a result, teachers will learn to trust the

learners to do the
real work of learning.


CDIP Connection:

The district will recruit and develop highly qualified certified and classified staff who embrace BGISD’s core values
which include engaging students in rigorous instruction and teaching 21
st

C
entury Skills including critical thinking skills,
problem solving skills, communication skills and collaboration.






Session Title:


New Teacher Academy



Session Date:


September 2
7
, 201
1




October
27, 2011




January 24
, 201
2




February 23
, 201
2



S
ession Time:


3:30
-
5:00 p.m.


Location:


Central Office

Old Board Room


Presenter:


Various


PD Credit Hours:

6 Hours


Intended Audience:

New Teachers to Bowling Green Schools


Class Limit:


N/A


Description:

These sessions are designed to provide su
pport and assist new teachers to Bowling Green Schools. Session Topics may
include: Ruby Payne Poverty Training, Classroom Management Techniques, Researched Based Instructional Strategies,
Technology; Differentiated Instruction; Literacy, Writing, and KT
RS.


CDIP Connection:

Leadership, Reading, and Math Components


All District Goals and Expectations






Session Title:


Thinking Maps across the Curriculum (No GPS Required)



Session Date:


March 8, 2012




Session Time:


8am


3pm




Location:


Bowli
ng Green Junior High


Presenter:


Ann Pollard and Rob Paugh



PD Credit Hours:

6


Intended Audience:

K
-
12


Class Limit:


25


Description:

Educators will learn how to integrate Thinking Maps Across the Curriculum. Introduction, Teaching, Transferring,
I
ntegrating and Assessing Thinking Maps will lead teachers through visual and technological applications. The
workshop will be active and applicable!



CDIP Connection:

Leadership, Math, and Reading Components







Session Title:


What Great Teachers Do
Differently



Session Date:


March 9, 2012


Session Time:


8:00
-
11:00 a.m. and

12:00
-
3:00 p.m.


Location:


Dishman
-
McGinnis Elementary Library


Presenter:


Michael Wix


PD Credit Hours:

3 Hours Each


Intended Audience:

Teachers, Instructional Assist
ants, Anyone who works with students


Class Limit:


30


Description:

It’s all about people! The success or failure of our schools doesn’t really depend on the programs we implement or the
textbooks we adopt. Ultimately, people are always the problem and
people are always the solution! No matter your job
description, everyone who works in a school is a teacher. We will discuss the qualities that make the difference between
good teachers and great ones.



CDIP Connection:

Leadership, Reading, and Math
Components

The district will recruit and develop highly qualified certified and classified staff who embrace BGISD core values of
building positive relationships with all students, respecting all students and engaging all students in rigorous instruction


Goals and Expectations Connections:


Building Relationships