Budgeting in Success 101

Jun 22 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Budgeting in Success 101High School Success 101 TeachersJune 22, 8:30 - 10 AMQuick, effective lesson plans for Success 101 classes that teach basic living on your own budget skills. Nicole StewartHybrid - Pendleton buildinghttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44AFA929A6FFC61-budgeting

Link to virtual training: https://meet.google.com/zvy-oroq-osn?authuser=0

Music in the General Classroom: Elementary

Jun 23 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Music in the General Classroom: ElementaryElementaryJune 23, 8:30 - 10:00 amMusic provides students with many benefits including increased retention, enjoyment, and relationships. All of these lead to a happier and healthier classroom for everyone! This session will explore ways even the most inexperienced musician can use music to enhance their teaching. Cassandra PinardVirtual

Mindfulness in the High School Classroom

Jun 24 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Mindfulness in the High School ClassroomMiddle School and High School Teachers and StaffJune 24, 8:30 - 10 amDo you want to incorporate mindfulness into your classroom? This session will contain different activities that you can do within a high school classroom virtually or in person. I used all of these activities with my students this year virtually and in person. Activities will include Growth Mindset activities, Get to know you prompts and Mindful Activities.
Mindful Activities examples: Categories activity, Videos, Eating Mindfully, Breathing Techniques, Grounding, Yoga, Music, Meditation, Muscle relaxation, Visualization, Noticing, Coloring, Mantra/Affirmations, Finger Holds and Hand Tracing and Hoberman Sphere Breathing.
Sarah DavisHybrid - Pendleton buildinghttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44AFA929A6FFC61-budgeting1

Culturally Relevant Instruction

Jun 29 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Culturally Relevant InstructionElementary; Secondary could also benefit. June 29, 8:30 - 10 amHow can we as teachers bring our students culture into our classrooms? This session will explore the ways that we can use our curriculum to be culturally relevant and make our students feel like they belong. Cassandra PinardVirtual

Equity Training

Jul 9 to Jul 10 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Equity TrainingAllJuly 5-August 13
Fridays for one hour
On Demand Equity Course: CharacterStrong is excited to partner with the highly acclaimed lifetime educator, Erin Jones, to bring you a series of courses designed to help you and your staff develop an equity lens. Work to dismantle systems that are creating roadblocks for BIPOC students. As well as tools to support the hard conversations that we need to be having on campuses everywhere.
Facilitated debriefs will occur with OTREN staff on Fridays of each week.
OTRENVirtualhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44AFA929A6FFC61-summer

Using Cognitopia to Connect Students, Tools, Resources and Industry

Jul 13 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Using Cognitopia to Connect Students, Tools, Resources and IndustryMiddle & High School SPED programs, administrators, teachers, transition specialists, YTP, CTE instructors, school career/guidance counselors. Tentatitive: July 13, 8:30 - 10 am Cognitopia is a new web-based licensed-site that IMESD has purchased for use in developing transition resources for districts and agency partners. Experience in 2, 1.5 hour morning sessions what possibilities can be developed using this new, exciting platform. (Free to Region 8 Schools through the TNF Services) You will see how this can be used to build customized student activities, Career Portfolios, Pre Employment Transition Services, Social Events, Job Fairs, Resource Fairs, Post Secondary education and training, Regional Job Clubs, Independent Living Events...and more. Come play with us! These sessions are geared toward students on IEP's working towards Post Secondary Goals and developing their future career path. (CTE programs may benefit from exploring how to integrate students with supplemental supports using this tool.)Lon ThornburgVirtual

Equity Training

Jul 16 to Jul 17 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Equity TrainingAllJuly 5-August 13
Fridays for one hour
On Demand Equity Course: CharacterStrong is excited to partner with the highly acclaimed lifetime educator, Erin Jones, to bring you a series of courses designed to help you and your staff develop an equity lens. Work to dismantle systems that are creating roadblocks for BIPOC students. As well as tools to support the hard conversations that we need to be having on campuses everywhere.
Facilitated debriefs will occur with OTREN staff on Fridays of each week.
OTRENVirtualhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44AFA929A6FFC61-summer

Postvention Suicide Response

Jul 19 from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Postvention Suicide ResponseDate: July 19, 2021

Time: 8:00am to 11:30am (MDT)
WHAT IS A POSTVENTION SUICIDE RESPONSE?
Postvention is an organized response in the aftermath of a Suicide to accomplish any one or more of the following:
1. To provide immediate support to facilitate the healing of survivors of suicide loss through their grief process.
2. To mitigate other negative effects of exposure to suicide.
3. To prevent suicide among people who are at high risk after exposure to suicide. Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

OUR SHARED VISION:
“A World where Communities & Organizations provide everyone who is exposed to a suicide, access to effective services and support immediately
and for as long as necessary to decrease their risk of suicide, to strengthen mental health, and to help them cope with grief.” (US guidelines)

How can I help strengthen my School Community?
A. By learning how to plan ahead
B. By learning how to provide targeted support (immediately & long term).
C. Tailoring responses & services to the unique needs of survivors.
D. Involving everyone to build a strength-based community.

Attend a session at the Malheur ESD Summer Institute!
Rene’ Kesler, Postvention Response Lead for Malheur County at (541) 823-9090Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario, ORhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1fWK-babWyY-i6WYjHsLSkb-bKnTX0TN_/view

Foundations In Writing for K-1 with Yolanda Westerberg in Ontario, OR!

Jul 19 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Foundationsin Writing with Yolanda Westerberg (Grades K-1)

Launch your writing classwith determination, organization and enthusiasm!  Come learn toimplement, sustain and celebrate writing in your classroom! Workshop will beheld at the Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario, OR. Space is limited-signup to reserve your spot today! Cost is free to Oregon Educators with preferencegiven to educators currently working in Grant, Harney, Lake, Malheur, andWallowa County school districts.

Session topics will include:

  • Getting Started-the first ten days of school
  • Making a Roadmap for Instruction
  • What is a Mini-Lesson and how do I teach one?
  • Creating a Community of writers
  • Writing Process made easier

Participants will receive thefollowing Resources:

  • Book: The First 15 Days of Writer's Workshop by Kelly Boswell
  • Writer’s Kit
  • Resource Binder
  • PDU / Graduate Credit

Flyer for Registration: FoundationsIn Writing for K-1 with Yolanda Westerberg

Foundations In Writing for 2-5 with Yolanda Westerberg in Ontario, OR!

Jul 20 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Writing Workshop with Yolanda Westerberg (Grades 2-5)

Launch your writing class with determination, organization, andenthusiasm!

Come learn to implement, sustain and celebrate writing in yourGrade 2-5 classroom!

Session topics will include:

Creating a Community of Writers

Writing is a Skill - teaching stamina, originality andenthusiasm

Writing Process made Easier

Writing about Reading and Taking Neat Notes

Yearlong Planning - start with the calendar

Participants will Receive:

Book - The First 15 Days of Writer's Workshop by Kelly Boswell

Writer's Kit

Resource Binder

PDU / Graduate Credit

 

Link to Register: FoundationsIn Writing for 2-5 with Yolanda Westerberg

Using Cognitopia to Connect Students, Tools, Resources and Industry

Jul 20 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Using Cognitopia to Connect Students, Tools, Resources and IndustryMiddle & High School SPED programs, administrators, teachers, transition specialists, YTP, CTE instructors, school career/guidance counselors. Tentatitive: July 20, 8:30 -10 am Cognitopia is a new web-based licensed-site that IMESD has purchased for use in developing transition resources for districts and agency partners. Experience in 2, 1.5 hour morning sessions what possibilities can be developed using this new, exciting platform. (Free to Region 8 Schools through the TNF Services) You will see how this can be used to build customized student activities, Career Portfolios, Pre Employment Transition Services, Social Events, Job Fairs, Resource Fairs, Post Secondary education and training, Regional Job Clubs, Independent Living Events...and more. Come play with us! These sessions are geared toward students on IEP's working towards Post Secondary Goals and developing their future career path. (CTE programs may benefit from exploring how to integrate students with supplemental supports using this tool.)Lon ThornburgVirtual

Disciplinary Literacy with Yolanda Westerberg (Grades 6-12) in Ontario, OR!

Jul 21 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

DisciplinaryLiteracy with Yolanda Westerberg (Grades 6-12)

Reading, Writing, Thinkingand Listening for Success Across the Content Areas in Grades 6-12!  Comelearn to implement, sustain and celebrate writing in your secondary classroom!This workshop will be held in-person at the Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario,OR. Space is limited, so sign up to reserve your spot today! Cost is free toOregon Educators with preference given to educators currently working in Grant,Harney, Lake, Malheur, and Wallowa County school districts.

Session Content:

This workshop not only showsthat incorporating carefully structured writing activities into your Contentlessons actually increases understanding and achievement, but also proves howwriting can save, not consume, valuable instructional time.

Participants will receive thefollowing resources:

  • Book - The Writing Revolution by Judith C. Hochman
  • Writer’s Kit
  • Resource Binder
  • PDU / Graduate Credit 

Flyer with Registration Link: DisciplinaryLiteracy with Yolanda Westerberg (Grades 6-12)

Equity Training

Jul 23 to Jul 24 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Equity TrainingAllJuly 5-August 13
Fridays for one hour
On Demand Equity Course: CharacterStrong is excited to partner with the highly acclaimed lifetime educator, Erin Jones, to bring you a series of courses designed to help you and your staff develop an equity lens. Work to dismantle systems that are creating roadblocks for BIPOC students. As well as tools to support the hard conversations that we need to be having on campuses everywhere.
Facilitated debriefs will occur with OTREN staff on Fridays of each week.
OTRENVirtualhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44AFA929A6FFC61-summer

Yolanda Westerberg Foundations Workshop, K-2

Jul 27 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Contact Ashley Harsin for registration - aharsin@imesd.k12.or.us

Foundations WritingWorkshop: 

Implementing, Sustaining, andCelebrating Writing - School-wide Writing Reform with Yolanda Westerberg

 

Reform in writing will only gowell if you decide to make it a priority.  Learn how to rally support,bring on stakeholders and get started!  Launch your writing class withdetermination, organization and enthusiasm!

 

Session topics will include:

Yearlong Planning-Start with theCalendar

Common Terminology across gradelevels

Different Products, DifferentStructures

What is a Mini-Lesson and how do Iteach one?

Making a Roadmap for Instruction

Creating a Community of writers

Getting started-the first ten daysof school

Writing is a skill-teaching stamina,originality and enthusiasm

Writing Process made easier

Writing about Reading and TakingNeat Notes

Foundation strategies that can beused across all content areas!


Flyer with Registration Link: YolandaWesterberg K-2 Foundations Workshop

Mindfulness in the High School Classroom

Jul 27 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Mindfulness in the High School ClassroomMiddle School and High School Teachers and StaffJuly 27, 8:30 - 10 amDo you want to incorporate mindfulness into your classroom? This session will contain different activities that you can do within a high school classroom virtually or in person. I used all of these activities with my students this year virtually and in person. Activities will include Growth Mindset activities, Get to know you prompts and Mindful Activities.
Mindful Activities examples: Categories activity, Videos, Eating Mindfully, Breathing Techniques, Grounding, Yoga, Music, Meditation, Muscle relaxation, Visualization, Noticing, Coloring, Mantra/Affirmations, Finger Holds and Hand Tracing and Hoberman Sphere Breathing.
Sarah DavisHybrid - Pendleton buildinghttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44AFA929A6FFC61-july

Early Reading Foundations: What You Need to Know to Make Great Readers

Jul 28 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Early Reading Foundations: What You Need to Know to Make Great ReadersPK-2nd grade classroom teachers, reading specialists, and special education teachersJuly 28th, 2021, 8:00am-3:30pmIn this workshop, you will learn:
• critical features of a comprehensive early reading program
• important elements of high-quality early reading instruction
• why explicit instruction is beneficial for all children and critical for struggling readers
• why some common reading methods are counter-productive
• how to teach foundational reading skills effectively and efficiently
• how to use data to plan instruction for all children in your classroom
• how to integrate structured literacy into your comprehensive reading program
You will leave this one-day workshop with a better understanding of foundational skills of reading and many practical strategies you can take away to improve outcomes for your students.
Please bring a lunch to enjoy during our 30-minute lunch break.
Ronda FritzIn-person - La Grande buildinghttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44AFA929A6FFC61-lagrande

Yolanda Westerberg Foundations Workshop, 3-5

Jul 28 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Contact Ashley Harsin for registration: aharsin@imesd.k12.or.us


Foundations WritingWorkshop: 

Implementing, Sustaining, andCelebrating Writing - School-wide Writing Reform with Yolanda Westerberg

 

Reform in writing will only gowell if you decide to make it a priority.  Learn how to rally support,bring on stakeholders and get started!  Launch your writing class withdetermination, organization and enthusiasm!

 

Session topics will include:

Yearlong Planning-Start with theCalendar

Common Terminology across gradelevels

Different Products, DifferentStructures

What is a Mini-Lesson and how do Iteach one?

Making a Roadmap for Instruction

Creating a Community of writers

Getting started-the first ten daysof school

Writing is a skill-teaching stamina,originality and enthusiasm

Writing Process made easier

Writing about Reading and TakingNeat Notes

Foundation strategies that can beused across all content areas!


Flyer with Registration Link: YolandaWesterberg 3-5 Foundations Workshop

Equity Training

Jul 30 to Jul 31 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Equity TrainingAllJuly 5-August 13
Fridays for one hour
On Demand Equity Course: CharacterStrong is excited to partner with the highly acclaimed lifetime educator, Erin Jones, to bring you a series of courses designed to help you and your staff develop an equity lens. Work to dismantle systems that are creating roadblocks for BIPOC students. As well as tools to support the hard conversations that we need to be having on campuses everywhere.
Facilitated debriefs will occur with OTREN staff on Fridays of each week.
OTRENVirtualhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44AFA929A6FFC61-summer

Chemistry for the Next Generation

Aug 2 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Chemistry for the Next GenerationHigh School Science TeachersAugust 2 - 6, 2021
8:30 - 11:30 AM and 1:00 - 2:30 PM Monday - Friday
Each course is a 5-day, virtual experience for high school science teachers. Each course covers the first two units with a focus on the key pedagogical shifts needed to engage all students in solving real-world problems. Participants will learn how to engage all students in utilizing the science practices to understand and think critically about the world around them. The roles of inquiry, culturally responsive anchoring phenomena, and engineering projects are emphasized. Come with your colleagues to learn about the Next Generation Science Standards and how to implement them together as a team! Virtualhttps://www.pdxstem.org/professional-development-1

Chemistry for the Next Generation

Aug 2 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Chemistry for the Next GenerationHigh School Science TeachersAugust 2 - 6, 2021
8:30 - 11:30 AM and 1:00 - 2:30 PM Monday - Friday
Each course is a 5-day, virtual experience for high school science teachers. Each course covers the first two units with a focus on the key pedagogical shifts needed to engage all students in solving real-world problems. Participants will learn how to engage all students in utilizing the science practices to understand and think critically about the world around them. The roles of inquiry, culturally responsive anchoring phenomena, and engineering projects are emphasized. Come with your colleagues to learn about the Next Generation Science Standards and how to implement them together as a team! Virtualhttps://www.pdxstem.org/professional-development-1