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2020 – 2021 Professional Learning Catalog

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Pioneer RESA is pleased to provide you with our 2020-2021 Professional Learning Catalog. The catalog contains a variety of professional learning opportunities for leaders, teachers and staff. We offer face-to-face and online professional learning to meet the needs of our schools and school systems; including endorsements and teacher and leader certification programs. Pioneer RESA also works with our systems to develop system specific professional learning. Please contact Justin Old, Pioneer RESA Director, or the Professional Learning Office if you need customized professional learning.

Online Professional Learning Catalog www.pioneerresa.org

Pioneer RESA continually develops professional learning throughout the year. To view our latest offerings, please visit the Pioneer RESA website and select the online Professional Learning Catalog.


Table of Contents Professional Learning for Leadership A Day with PSC

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Assistive Technology Collaborative

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Board Governance Training Course Offerings

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Counselor Keys Effectiveness System Training

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How to Evaluate Use of Classroom Technology

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Leader Keys Effectiveness System Training- August

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Leader Keys Effectiveness System Training- July

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Leader Keys Effectiveness System Training- June

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Leader Keys Effectiveness System Training- September

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Leadership Academy: Assistant Principals

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Leadership Academy: Principals

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Legal Talks with HHH

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Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Collaborative

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Special Education Preschool Collaborative

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Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Training- August

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Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Training- July

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Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Training- June

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Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Training- September

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Tribunal Training for Administrators

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Teaching & Learning Emergent Reading & Writing

35

Formative Instructional Practices

36

Getting the Biggest Bang for your Buck: Using High Impact Strategies

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Guided Reading

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Making Learning Fun: Engaging Students Through Active Learning

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Math Collaborative: Grades K, 1 & 2

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Math Collaborative: Grades 3 & 4

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Math Collaborative: Grades 5, 6, & 7

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Math Collaborative: Grades 8 & 9

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Math Collaborative: Grades 10, 11, & 12

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Reading Strategies

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Reading with Purpose

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Self-Determination

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SLDS Overview- New Teachers

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Special Education Teacher Academy

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STEM 102- October

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STEM 101- February

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STEM 101- September

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STEM 102- March

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Talking Textual Evidence to . . . Prove It

54

Transition Collaborative

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Using Effective Reading Strategies to Increase Rigor in the Classroom

56

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Technology LIVE Streaming to the Moon

60

Minecraft EDU for K-5

61

Podcasting 101: Get Started Now!

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Technology for Administrators: How to Evaluate Classroom Use

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Technology for Counselors

64

Technology for Paraprofessionals

65

You Tube & Student Self-Paced Curriculum

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Online Learning 1) Constructive Discipline: Giving Directions that Students Will Follow 2) Constructive Discipline: Stopping Disruptive Behavior

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3) Constructive Discipline: Conducting the Parent Conference

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4) Building Capacity for Effective Reading Instruction through Collaborative Inquiry

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5) Classroom and Behavior Management Strategies that Work

74

6) How to “Read and Write� in Math: Improving Problem Solving and Communication

75

7) Content-based Instructional Strategies for ELL

76

8) Developing Listening Comprehension in English Language Learners

77

9) ELL Reading: Teaching Strategies for K-12

78

10) Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners in Your Classroom

79

11) Teaching English Language Learners: An Introduction

80

12) Preventing (Cyber) Bullying: Creating Safe Schools for All Students

81

13) Creating Compassionate Classrooms: Overcoming Adverse Childhood Events

82

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14) Developing Students’ Mindfulness Practice to Support Engagement, Self-Regulation & Achievement

83

15) Integrating Response to Intervention, PLCS & Differentiating Instruction

84

16) Understanding and Combating Math Anxiety

85

17) Differentiating Instruction in the 21st Century Classroom

86

18) Project-based Learning for All Classrooms

87

19) Engaging Parents to Increase Student Achievement

88

20) Implementing Peer Coaching to Improve Teaching & Learning

89

School Climate Adapted Classroom Toolbox

93

FBA & BIP Toolbox – September

94

FBA & BIP Toolbox – March

95

Individualized Behavior Supports

96

Mental Health First Aid Training – October

97

Mental Health First Aid Training – January

98

PBIS 101: New Team Members & New District Coordinators

99

PBIS Classroom Systems Training

100

PBIS One Day Booster Training

101

PBIS SWIS Data System Training

102

PBIS Tier I Training

103

PBIS Tier II Training

104

Responding to Challenging Behavior

105

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Job-Alikes Accounts Payable Job-Alike

109

Coaches Academy for Leadership

110

Coaches Academy for Teachers

111

CTAE Director Job-Alike

112

ESOL/Title III Coordinator Job-Alike

113

Facility Director & Safety Job-Alike

114

Finance Director Job-Alike

115

GACIS Job-Alike

116

Human Resources Job-Alike

117

Media Specialist Job-Alike

118

Nutrition Bookkeeper Job-Alike

119

Nutrition Director Job-Alike

120

Payroll & Benefits Job-Alike

121

PBIS District Coordinator & School Coach Job-Alike

122

School Bookkeeper Job-Alike

123

School Nurse Job-Alike

124

School Psychologist Job-Alike

125

Special Education Director Job-Alike

126

Technology Director Job-Alike

127

Transportation Director Job-Alike

128

Wrap Around Services Job-Alike

129

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Office & Support Staff Paraprofessional GACE Assessment

133

Substitute Teacher Training

134

Technology for Paraprofessionals

135

Endorsements Coaching Endorsement

139

ESOL Endorsement

140

Gifted Endorsement

141

K-5 Mathematics Endorsement

142

K-5 Science Endorsement

143

Online Teaching Endorsement

144

Reading Endorsement

145

STEM Endorsement

146

Pioneer RESA Services

149

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LEADERSHIP “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy Adams

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Topic:

A Day with GaPSC

Date(s):

Date to be Determined; February or March

Time:

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator:

Susan Proctor

Description:

Staff from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) will be at Pioneer RESA for our annual Day with GaPSC. The presentation is aimed at school system staff, school leaders, RESA staff, and university administrators and faculty. Each year these presentations help educators stay up-to-date with legislation, rule changes, and information regarding upcoming innovations in Georgia educator preparation and certification. Executive Secretary Kelly Henson and staff representing each of the GaPSC divisions will be here to address questions you have about certification, educator ethics, anticipated rule changes, and possible upcoming legislation.

Contact Hours:

4 Hours

Course Number:

TBD

Cost:

None (Lunch provided at no charge)

Prerequisites: Intended Audience(s): Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other

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LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

For additional information contact:

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Susan Proctor, sproctor@pioneerresa.org

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Topic:

Assistive Technology Collaborative

Date(s):

September 3, 2020 December 3, 2020 March 4, 2021 May 5, 2021 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Time: Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA. 30528

Room:

Tech Lab

Facilitator:

Dr. Charity Roberts

Description:

Quarterly meeting of district/school leaders responsible for implementing and supervising assistive technology applications for students with disabilities

Contact Hours:

7.5

Course Number:

Registration not required

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

$0

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other: Assistive Tech Coordinators LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Pioneer RESA 2020-2021 Board Governance Training Course Offerings Course Title

Credit Hours

Analyzing Demographic and Financial Data

3 hours

Analyzing Student Achievement and Outcome Data

3 hours

Board Building: Leveraging Individual and Governance Team Strengths through Emergenetics

3 hours

Board Roles and Responsibilities

3 hours

Communicating the School System Message

3 hours

Current System Wide Technology Initiatives / Planning For The Future

3 hours

Curriculum and Instructional Leadership for Boards of Education

3 hours

Experiencing Challenges of Low Income Families

3 hours

Facilities Planning for Boards of Education

3 hours

Legal Issues and Ethics for Boards of Education

3 hours

Personnel Leadership for Boards of Education

3 hours

Planning for Boards of Education

3 hours

Review and Revision of System Goals and Priorities

3 hours

Wraparound Services Overview

3 hours

Costs: No charge to Pioneer RESA member systems. Fees charged by external consultants may apply. Fee for non-member systems is $150 per Board Member per course, plus fees of external consultants. Fee to Pioneer RESA member systems is $50 for each on-line course. Fee for non-member systems is $75 for each on-line course.

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Topic:

Counselor Keys Effectiveness System Training

Date(s):

September 3, 2020

Time:

9:00am-4:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528

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Boardroom

Jan Pearce, Pioneer RESA Holly Mauney, Pioneer RESA

Counselor Keys Effectiveness System Training 1 day was developed to align with TKES and LKES in 2013-2014 by Georgia School Counselor Association (GSCA Offered as a state approved school counselor performance evaluation by the GaDOE for 2016-2017) 6

Description:

Cost:

Contact Hours: 6

No cost

3517

Course Number: Prerequisites:

Room:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Topic:

How To Evaluate Effective Use of Classroom Technology

Date(s):

12/8/20

Time:

8:30-11 OR 12:30-3 (*session is repeated)

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Tech Lab

Facilitator:

Brian Buffington – Instructional Tech Director at Pioneer RESA

Description:

Contact Hours:

Learn what to look for when evaluating effective use of classroom technology. Brian Buffington will be using the AdvancED ELEOT observation tool as a guide for this workshop. Attendees will be focusing on the student use of technology and the many ways it can be exhibited. Those in attendance will also learn popular student-centered uses of technology that promote creativity, problem solving, research and collaboration. 2.5 Hours Cost: No cost

Course Number:

8:00 – 11:00 #3583 -or- 12:30 – 3:00 #3584

Prerequisites:

*Bring a laptop

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Topic:

Leader Keys Effectiveness System Training and Credentialing

Date(s):

August 12, 2020

Time:

9:00am-4:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Jan Pearce

Description:

Leader Keys Effectiveness System 1-day Training and Credentialing Session for administrators and district leaders.

Contact Hours:

6

Course Number:

3484

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No cost

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Topic:

Leader Keys Effectiveness System Training and Credentialing

Date(s):

July 22, 2020

Time:

9:00am-4:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Jan Pearce

Description:

Leader Keys Effectiveness System 1-day Training and Credentialing Session for administrators and district leaders.

Contact Hours:

6

Course Number:

3483

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No cost

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Topic:

Leader Keys Effectiveness System Training and Credentialing

Date(s):

June 17, 2020

Time:

9:00am-4:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Jan Pearce

Description:

Leader Keys Effectiveness System 1-day Training and Credentialing Session for administrators and district leaders.

Contact Hours:

6

Course Number:

3482

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No cost

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Topic:

Leader Keys Effectiveness System Training and Credentialing

Date(s):

September 16, 2020

Time:

9:00am-4:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Jan Pearce

Description:

Leader Keys Effectiveness System 1-day Training and Credentialing Session for administrators and district leaders.

Contact Hours:

6

Course Number:

3485

Prerequisites:

No cost

Cost:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Topic:

Leadership Academy: Assistant Principals

Date(s):

October 6, December 7, 2020, February 23 & April 20, 2021

Time:

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Dr. Mark Wilson

Description:

This Academy will support leaders in their development. The focus of the content will be teaching leaders to respond to rapidly changing needs, to communicate concisely and effectively, to design frameworks to narrow gaps in student learning, to lead with confidence during challenging times, and to think creatively while leading others to do so as well.

Contact Hours:

6 hours each

Course Number:

3598

Prerequisites:

None

Cost: $125 for member systems; $175 for non-member systems

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Topic:

Leadership Academy: Principals

Date(s):

Principal Dates: September 8, November 9, 2020, January 19 & March 16, 2021

Time:

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Dr. Mark Wilson

Description:

This Academy will support leaders in their development. The focus of the content will be teaching leaders to respond to rapidly changing needs, to communicate concisely and effectively, to design frameworks to narrow gaps in student learning, to lead with confidence during challenging times, and to think creatively while leading others to do so as well.

Contact Hours:

6 hours each

Course Number:

3597

Prerequisites:

None

Cost: $125 for member systems; $175 for non-member systems

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Transportation Directors LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

For additional information contact:

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mark.wilson.ga@gmail.com

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Topic:

Legal Talks with HHH

Date(s):

September 2020 and March 2021

Time:

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator:

Cory Kirby, HHH Law Firm

Description:

Arranged at the request of our superintendents, these sessions and designed to provide administrators with the latest legal information and guidance. Specific topics will be determined by the superintendents. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions pertinent to their situations. 3 Hours

Contact Hours:

No cost

TBA

Course Number: Prerequisites:

Cost:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

For additional information contact:

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Justin Old jold@pioneerresa.org

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Topic:

MTSS Collaborative

Date(s):

August 20, 2020 November 5, 2020 February 25, 2021 May 13, 2021 9 am – 12 pm

Time:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA. 30528

Location:

Room:

Tech Lab

Facilitator:

Dr. Charity Roberts

Description:

Quarterly meeting of district/school leaders responsible for implementing and supervising multi-tiered systems of supports

Contact Hours:

12

Course Number:

Registration not

Prerequisites:

Cost: No Cost

required None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Topic:

Special Ed Preschool Collaborative

Date(s):

September 3, 2020 December 3, 2020 March 4, 2021 May 5, 2021 12:30 pm – 3 pm

Time: Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA. 30528

Room:

Tech Lab

Facilitator:

Dr. Charity Roberts

Description: Contact Hours:

Quarterly meeting of district/school leaders responsible for implementing and supervising preschool special education services for students with disabilities ages 3-5 7.5 Cost: No Cost

Course Number:

Registration not required

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : SpEd Preschool Teachers LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Topic:

Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Training and Credentialing

Date(s):

August 10 and August 11, 2020

Time:

9:00am-4:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room A

Facilitator:

Jan Pearce

Description:

Teacher Keys Effectiveness System 2-day Training and Credentialing Session for administrators and district leaders.

Contact Hours:

14

Course Number:

3480

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No Cost

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Topic:

Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Training and Credentialing

Date(s):

July 20 and July 21, 2020

Time:

9:00am-4:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room A

Facilitator:

Jan Pearce

Description:

Teacher Keys Effectiveness System 2-day Training and Credentialing Session for administrators and district leaders.

Contact Hours:

14

Course Number:

3478

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No Cost

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Topic:

Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Training and Credentialing

Date(s):

June 15 and June 16, 2020

Time:

9:00am-4:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room A

Facilitator:

Jan Pearce

Description:

Teacher Keys Effectiveness System 2-day Training and Credentialing Session for administrators and district leaders.

Contact Hours:

14

Course Number:

3481

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No Cost

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Topic:

Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Training and Credentialing

Date(s):

September 17 and September 18, 2020

Time:

9:00am-4:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room A

Facilitator:

Jan Pearce

Description:

Teacher Keys Effectiveness System 2-day Training and Credentialing Session for administrators and district leaders.

Contact Hours:

14

Course Number:

3479

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No Cost

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Topic:

Tribunal Training for Administrators

Date(s):

September 4, 2020

Time:

8:30am-12:00pm + Follow-up Activity

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator:

Dr. Jason Kaup, Pioneer RESA School Climate Specialist

Description:

This session will provide current school-level adminstrators and system hearing officers initial training on issues and concerns in preparing for and holding effective and legally defensible tribunal hearings. This training and subsequent assigned activities meet the basic training requirements for tribunal panel members.

Contact Hours:

5

Course Number:

3496

Prerequisites:

Building or system administrator, or tribunal panel member

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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TEACHING & LEARNING “Children may only be 20 percent of the population but they are 100 percent of the future.” David B. Tyack

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Topic:

Emergent Reading & Writing

Date(s):

Sept. 8, 2020

Time:

9:00-3:00

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator: Description:

Rhonda Hayes and Jan Black Emergent Reading & Writing-- Teaching children how to read and write RIGHT from the Start. This session is for kindergarten teachers. Participants will learn how to support pre-emergent and emergent readers and writers in order to ensure a successful start.

Contact Hours:

7 Hours

Course Number:

3561

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: jblack@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 35


Topic:

Formative Instructional Practices (FIP) for Teachers

Date(s):

September 17, 2020 & September 28, 2020

Time:

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Facilitator: Description:

Holly Mauney Formative Instructional Practices (FIP) are the key element in providing differentiated instruction and improving instructional practices. In this two-day workshop, teachers will complete on-line FIP modules and receive supplemental face-to-face facilitation. Strategies for incorporating formative practices will be shared with participants. All FIP modules are correlated to the Teacher Assessment of Performance Standards (TAPS).

Contact Hours:

Hours

Course Number:

3566

Prerequisites:

None

Cost: No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: hmauney@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 36


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck: Utilizing High Impact Strategies October 23, 2020

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Contact Hours:

Holly Mauney Based on the work of John Hattie, participants in this workshop will be introduced to strategies which have a significant impact on student learning. Hours 7 Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3568

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: hmauney@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 37


Topic:

Guided Reading

Date(s):

October 8, 2020

Time:

9:00-3:00

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Facilitator: Description:

Rhonda Hayes

Contact Hours:

Hours 7

Course Number:

3562

Prerequisites:

None

Room:

Rooms A & B

Guided Reading: Guided by Fountas & Pinnell’s Literacy Continuum, participants will learn the structure of a guided reading lesson. Specially focusing on text selection, introductions, teaching for comprehension, and word work. Participants will review the reading process: thinking within, about, and beyond the texts. We analyze leveled books to better understand the F & P text level gradient and how to match books to readers. Learn how assessment and running records as well as anecdotal evidence help inform instruction in guided reading. Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: hmauney@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 38


Topic:

Making Learning Fun: Engaging Students Through Active Learning

Date(s):

October 9, 2020

Time:

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Facilitator: Description:

Holly Mauney

Contact Hours:

Hours 7

Course Number:

3564

Prerequisites:

None

Room:

Room B

In this workshop, teachers will be introduced to a variety of instructional practices which provide strategies that address: *engagement *active learning *quick informal formative assessments *differentiation In this workshop, teachers will have the opportunity to practice the strategies introduced and will be ready to implement in their classrooms the very next day. Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: hmauney@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 39


Topic:

K, 1st, & 2nd Grades Mathematics Collaborative

Date(s):

October 2, 2020

Time:

8:30AM – 3:00PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Facilitator: Description:

Dr. Marcia Williams & Dr. Sandy Bales All K-2 teachers, paraprofessionals and any teacher working with primary grade mathematics will engage in exploring best practices, strategies, manipulatives, vertical teaming, and technology components that can be used with their students. All participants will leave with new ideas to use the next day in class.

Contact Hours:

6

Course Number:

3573

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mwilliams@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 40


Topic:

3rd & 4th Grades Mathematics Collaborative

Date(s):

November 6, 2020

Time:

8:30AM – 3:00PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Facilitator: Description:

Dr. Marcia Williams & Dr. Sandy Bales All 3rd and 4th grade teachers, paraprofessionals and any teacher working with students in elementary mathematics, will engage in exploring best practices, strategies, manipulatives, vertical teaming, and technology components that can be used with their students. All participants will leave with new ideas to use the next day in class.

Contact Hours:

6

Course Number:

3572

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mwilliams@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 41


Topic:

5th, 6th, & 7th Grades Mathematics Collaborative

Date(s):

December 4, 2020

Time:

8:30AM – 3:00PM

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Contact Hours:

Dr. Marcia Williams & Dr. Sandy Bales All mathematics teachers of 5th, 6th, & 7th grade students will engage in exploring best practices, strategies, manipulatives, vertical teaming, and technology components that can be used with their students. All participants will leave with new ideas to use the next day in class. 6 Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3574

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mwilliams@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 42


Topic:

8th (All) & 9th (Algebra Only) Grades Mathematics Collaborative

Date(s):

January 22, 2021

Time:

8:30AM – 3:00PM

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Contact Hours:

Dr. Marcia Williams & Dr. Sandy Bales All mathematics teachers of 8th and 9th grade students (excluding geometry) will engage in exploring best-practices, strategies, manipulatives, vertical teaming, and technology components that can be used with their students. All participants will leave with new ideas to use the next day in class. 6 Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3575

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mwilliams@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 43


Topic:

10th, 11th, & 12th Grades Mathematics Collaborative

Date(s):

February 5, 2021

Time:

8:30AM – 3:00PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Facilitator: Description:

Dr. Marcia Williams & Dr. Sandy Bales All mathematics teachers of 10th - 12th grade students (including geometry) will engage in exploring best practices, strategies, manipulatives, vertical teaming, and technology components that can be used with their students. All participants will leave with new ideas to use the next day in class.

Contact Hours:

6

Course Number:

3576

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen. Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mwilliams@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 44


Topic:

Serravallo’s Reading Strategies

Date(s):

November 19, 2020

Time:

9:00-3:00

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Facilitator: Description:

Rhonda Hayes & Jan Black

Contact Hours:

Hours

Course Number:

3563

Prerequisites:

None

Room:

Rooms A & B

Serravallo Reading Strategies—Using Jennifer Serravallo’s The Reading Strategies book we will help you understand how to determine the goals and find the strategies to develop the skills your students need to become successful through whole group, small group, and individual lessons. You will learn content and methods to bring the strategies to life in your classroom. Cost: No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: jblack@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 45


Topic:

Reading with Purpose

Date(s):

October 1. 2020

Time:

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator: Description:

Jen Jump and Jan Black In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to look at the Framework for Balanced Literacy and share strategies for being more purposeful with matching students with texts through close reading and comprehension strategies. This session will provide strategies to help motivate students to read and reread challenging texts with purpose and discovery, examine key features of close reading, and identify the steps for preparing and planning a close reading lesson.

Contact Hours:

Hours

Course Number:

3565

Prerequisites:

None

Cost: No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: jblack@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 46


Topic:

Promoting Self-Determination in Students with Disabilities

Date(s):

August 21, 2020 November 6, 2020 February 26, 2021 April 23, 2021 9 am – 12 pm

Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA. 30528

Room:

Tech Lab

Dr. Charity Roberts Self-Determination (SD) is an important skill for all students, especially those with disabilities. Increasing students’ SD promotes success in academics and behavior, higher graduation rates, and positive engagement with school, family, and community. Day 1 – Implementing Self-Determined Learning Models Day 2 – Self-Determination Practices for Elementary Students Day 3 – Self-Determination Practices for Secondary Students Day 4 – Best Practices Forum / District Sharing

Contact Hours:

Hours

Course Number:

3543

Prerequisites:

None

12

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: croberts@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 47


Topic:

SLDS Overview with New Teachers

Date(s):

September 10, 2020

Time:

9:00 am-12 noon

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator: Description:

Jan Pearce This session will provide an overview as well as updates for SLDS. Teachers will need to bring their laptops.

Contact Hours:

Hours

Course Number:

2518

Prerequisites:

None

Cost: No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

For additional information contact:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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jpearce@pioneerresa.org

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Topic:

Special Education Teacher Academy

Date(s):

August 25, 2020 October 27, 2020 January 27, 2021 May 4, 2021 9 AM – 3 PM

Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA. 30528

Room:

Tech Lab

Contact Hours:

Dr. Charity Roberts A year-long cohort to support special education teachers in the successful delivery of specialized instruction based upon accurate individual education plans using evidence-based practices. Hours 12 Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3544

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: croberts@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 49


Topic:

STEM 102 – Creating and Presenting STEM Lesson Plans

Date(s):

October 12, 2020

Time:

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Choose a room

Contact Hours:

Dr. Michael Bush During this session, participants will apply knowledge and experiences to create, develop and present STEM lesson plans using the Science standards as a starting point. Hours 6 Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3546

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mbush@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 50


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

STEM 101/ GSE – Science - STEM and the Engineering Design Process February 16, 2021 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Room: Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Rooms A & B

Facilitator:

Dr. Michael Bush

Description: Contact Hours:

The session will effectively introduce and orient teachers to STEM instructional strategies. Teachers will learn the keys to incorporating STEM instruction activities into their classrooms. Hours 6 Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3547

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mbush@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 51


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

STEM 101/ GSE – Science - STEM and the Engineering Design Process September 15, 2020 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator:

Dr. Michael Bush

Description: Contact Hours:

The session will effectively introduce and orient teachers to STEM instructional strategies. Teachers will learn the keys to incorporating STEM instruction activities into their classrooms. Hours 6 Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3545

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mbush@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 52


Topic:

STEM 102 – Creating and Presenting STEM Lesson Plans

Date(s):

March 23, 2021

Time:

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Choose a room

Contact Hours:

Dr. Michael Bush During this session, participants will apply knowledge and experiences to create, develop and present STEM lesson plans using the Science standards as a starting point. Hours 6 Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3548

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mbust@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 53


Topic:

Talking Textual Evidence to … Prove It

Date(s):

November 5, 2020

Time:

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator: Description:

Jen Jump & Jan Black Through academic discourse, conferring and strategies for text dependent questions and higher order thinking skills, teachers will learn how to help students talk about texts. In this workshop teachers will gain a deeper understanding of how to help their students interact and make deeper connections with their texts.

Contact Hours:

Hours 7

Course Number:

3567

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: jblack@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 54


Topic:

Transition Collaborative

Date(s):

August 21, 2020 November 6, 2020 February 26, 2021 April 23, 2021 1 pm – 3:30 pm

Time: Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA. 30528

Room:

Tech Lab

Facilitator: Description:

Dr. Charity Roberts Quarterly meeting of leaders and teachers responsible for implementing and supervising post-secondary readiness activities for students with disabilities.

Contact Hours:

10

Course Number:

Registration not required

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: croberts@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 55


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Using Effective Reading Strategies to Increase Rigor in the Classroom February 25, 2021

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator: Description:

Jen Jump and Jan Black In this workshop, teachers will learn strategies for developing students’ higher order thinking skills while understanding the pedagogy underlying the instructional approaches. Teachers will be provided with model lessons and step-by-step instructional guides to explore questioning, problem solving, creative thinking and decision-making with their students.

Contact Hours:

Hours 7

Course Number:

3569

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: jblack@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 56


TECHNOLOGY “Technology will not replace great teachers, but technology in the hands of great teachers can be transformational.” George Couros

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Topic:

Live Streaming 2.0: Level Up

Date(s):

10/28/20

Time:

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Tech Lab

Contact Hours:

Brian Buffington – Instructional Tech Director at Pioneer RESA As people look for new ways to reach students, parents, and the community, LIVE Streaming serves as an effective tool. Take your Facebook LIVE Streaming to the next level by learning how to use OBS (Open Broadcast Software). You’ll learn how to create professional scenes, transitions, add multiple cameras, change audio sources, include overlays and more! 5.5 Hours Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3580

Prerequisites:

*This is for anyone who can benefit by streaming live events. Ex. Community announcements, concerts, spelling bees, sporting events, presentations, and more. Bring PC or Mac with OBS software installed. Webcam needed. Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: Brian Buffington, bbuffington@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 60


Topic:

Minecraft EDU for K-5

Date(s):

9/15/20

Time:

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Tech Lab

Chris Fuller – Digital Learning Specialist at Banks Co. Schools Brian Buffington – Instructional Tech Director at Pioneer RESA Minecraft is an infinite virtual sandbox where students can create, collaborate, and use critical thinking. Turn student engagement to 11, and join me as we explore real classroom examples, tagged to GA standards, of how I've successfully used Minecraft in K-5 lessons. I've used this platform to teach everything from fractions to westward expansion. You'll leave with the confidence to run a class of 30 students in a single world in Minecraft.

Contact Hours:

5.5 Hours

Course Number:

3582

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: Brian Buffington, bbuffington@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 61


Topic:

Podcasting 101: Get Started Now!

Date(s):

10/6/20

Time:

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Tech Lab

Contact Hours:

Brian Buffington – Instructional Tech Director at Pioneer RESA Teachers, Admins, and Students are joining the podcast revolution all across the world. Attendees will learn all of the podcasting basics, including equipment, apps, publishing, student privacy, marketing, and classroom applications. Brian has been featured on multiple podcasts and has recently started his own, “Buff Nuggets”. Everyone will leave with the ability to start their own podcast! 5.5 Hours Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3579

Prerequisites:

*Bring laptop

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: Brian Buffington, bbuffington@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 62


Topic:

How To Evaluate Effective Use of Classroom Technology

Date(s):

12/8/20

Time:

8:30-11 OR 12:30-3 (*session is repeated)

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Tech Lab

Facilitator:

Brian Buffington – Instructional Tech Director at Pioneer RESA

Description:

Contact Hours:

Learn what to look for when evaluating effective use of classroom technology. Brian Buffington will be using the AdvancED ELEOT observation tool as a guide for this workshop. Attendees will be focusing on the student use of technology and the many ways it can be exhibited. Those in attendance will also learn popular student-centered uses of technology that promote creativity, problem solving, research and collaboration. 2.5 Hours Cost: No cost

Course Number:

8:00 – 11:00 #3583 -or- 12:30 – 3:00 #3584

Prerequisites:

*Bring a laptop

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

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For additional information contact: bbuffington@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/ : Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 63


Topic:

Tech for Counselors

Date(s):

9/16/20

Time:

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Tech Lab

Contact Hours:

Brian Buffington – Instructional Tech Director at Pioneer RESA In this hands-on workshop, Brian will showcase technology that will help School Counselors save time, increase effectiveness, and further their reach. Applications such as Screencasting, Google Forms, Google Sites and Social Media will be covered, as they relate to School Counselor work. 5.5 Hours Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3578

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: Brian Buffington, bbuffington@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 64


Topic:

The ParaPro Technology Tune-up

Date(s):

11/17/20

Time:

9:00 AM-3:30 PM

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Tech Lab

Contact Hours:

Brian Buffington – Instructional Tech Director at Pioneer RESA If you’re feeling a little behind with technology advances, be sure to attend Brian’s ParaPro Technology Tune-up! We’ll cover Google Apps Basics, Security Tips, Classroom Tech Management, and more. You might even make your first screencast! 5.5 Hours Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3581

Prerequisites:

*Bring a laptop

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: Brian Buffington, bbuffington@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 65


Topic:

Leveraging the Power of YouTube & Student Self-Paced Curriculum

Date(s):

10/29/20

Time:

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Tech Lab

Eddie Nemec – Dir. of STEAM Innovation & Integration, Gainesville City Brian Buffington – Instructional Tech Director at Pioneer RESA This workshop will cover how to create a classroom environment where students have universal access to learning, move through the curriculum at their individual pace, and create an environment where everyone is a co-learner. Skills covered: YouTube channel, teacher generated videos, screencast and capture lessons, edit videos (different free types of video editing software options), YouTube Playlists, Google Classroom Topics learning modules

Contact Hours:

5.5 Hours

Course Number:

3590

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: Brian Buffington, bbuffington@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 66


ONLINE LEARNING

“Online learning is not the next big thing; it is the now big thing.” Donna Abernathy

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Topic:

Online #1 – Constructive Discipline: Giving Directions That Students Will Follow

Date(s):

Self-Paced

Time:

Self-Paced

Location:

Online

Room:

Online

Facilitator:

CE Credits Assigned Instructor

Description:

In this self-paced, online course participants will learn theory, rationale and techniques for giving irresistible directives to students. This quick but powerful 4-step verbal tactic focuses attention on the student’s responsibility for his or her own positive outcome. Participants will receive instructions and an enrollment code via email to begin this course and will have 15 weeks to complete it after initial log-in.

Contact Hours:

15 Hours

Course Number:

3497

Cost:

$120.00

Prerequisites: Intended Audience(s): Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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TKES Standards Supported: Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: Marilyn Delgado, mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 70


Topic:

Online #2 – Constructive Discipline: Stopping Disruptive Behavior

Date(s):

June 30, 2021

Time:

Self-Paced

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Facilitator: Description:

Susan Proctor You may begin All Online Course at any time. In this self-paced, online course participants will learn theory, rationale and techniques for giving irresistible directives to students. This quick but powerful 4-step verbal tactic focuses attention on the student’s responsibility for his or her own positive outcome. Participants will receive instructions and an enrollment code via email to begin this course and will have 15 weeks to complete it after initial log-in.

Contact Hours:

Hours

Course Number:

3498

Prerequisites:

None

15

Cost:

$120.00

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Online #3 – Constructive Discipline: Conducting the Parent Conference June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Facilitator: Description:

Susan Proctor You may begin All Online Course at any time. In this course participants will learn persuasive and effective strategies for difficult parent conferences. This 7-step interview will move parents toward becoming committed participants in the solution. Participants will receive instructions and an enrollment code via email to begin this selfpaced course. Students will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in.

Contact Hours:

Hours

Course Number:

3499

Prerequisites:

None

15

Cost:

$120.00

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 72


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Online #4 – Building Capacity for Effective Reading Instruction through Collaborative Inquiry June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Facilitator: Description:

Susan Proctor You may begin All Online Course at any time. Students who can read effectively and efficiently have a door-opening skill: an ability to decode, understand and successfully interact with information in a host of subject areas, and an opportunity to be a successful learner. The purpose of this course is to learn and apply specific coaching strategies in the teaching of reading. Effective coaching strategies are paired with intentional best practice in reading in an effort to grow both kinds of skills. This course will not address every aspect of reading instruction, nor is it intended as a course on a particular methodology of reading instruction.

Contact Hours:

Hours

Course Number:

3500

Prerequisites:

None

45

Cost:

$310.00

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Online #5 – Classroom and Behavior Management Strategies that Work June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor This course is designed to walk participants through the steps of creating a classroom culture plan that establishes an orderly yet exciting classroom where students can and want to do the hard work. The foundation of this course is uncovering what motivates students in order to ensure that what is communicated to them is relevant, meaningful and engaging. Strategies are also shared for developing positive and trusting peer-to-peer, teacher-to-student, and parent-teacher relationships. Throughout this course, participants will learn strategies for teaching students how to monitor and regulate their own behavior. Participants will receive an enrollment code via email and will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3501

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Online #6 – How to “Read & Write” in Math: Improving Problem Solving & Communication in Mathematics June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor In this course participants will learn how to create effective classroom learning experiences to help students solve word problems successfully, with skill and confidence, and describe their solution processes clearly so others can understand. Explore a wide range of instructional strategies for math problem solving and math communication. Learn to create exciting math lessons that are challenging and achievable for all your students. Participants will receive an enrollment code via email and will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3502

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 75


Topic:

Online #7 – Content-based Instructional Strategies for ELL

Date(s):

June 30, 2021

Time:

Self-Paced

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor This course focuses on effective content-based instructional strategies for English language learners (ELL). Learn how to balance the dual focus on language and subject matter, and also learn a helpful framework for designing content-based classes and lessons. Examine different criteria for choosing and developing the content to teach, as well as factors influencing the choice, development, and adaptation of materials. Learn several useful activity types and how to integrate listening, speaking, reading, and writing in content-based instruction with students at different proficiency levels. Explore and learn how to implement technological resources available. You will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3503

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 76


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Online #8 – Developing Listening Comprehension in English Language Learners June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor This course explores a number of issues involved in helping learners to develop their listening comprehension of English as a second or foreign language. Participants will explore and understand factors that affect the success or failure of listening comprehension, examine an adaptable lesson template that can be used to develop the listening comprehension of students, and look at specific listening activities targeted at novice-level, intermediate-level, and advanced-level students. The course will also highlight effective assessment methods, including computerized testing of listening ability. You will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3504

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 77


Topic:

Online #9 – ELL Reading: Teaching Strategies for K-12

Date(s):

June 30, 2021

Time:

Self-Paced

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor This course focuses on effective strategies for English language reading instruction. Learn practical techniques and methods for teaching reading in any ELL environment. Explore key issues related to the successful teaching of reading, such as the role of reading within an ELL curriculum and detailed classroom teaching techniques. Topics include, engagement, motivation, modeling, intensive and extensive reading, vocabulary challenges, comprehension skills, reading rate, reading strategies lesson planning, selecting materials and assessment. This course provides many practical approaches and strategies to improve teaching and learning in the ELL reading environment. You will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3505

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 78


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Online #10 – Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners in Your Classroom June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor This course provides teachers with the background necessary to meet the needs of students from different countries and cultures including encouraging intercultural exchanges, information about assessment and language learning process, cultural awareness and a wide range of techniques and suggestions for offering a high quality learning experience for ELLs. This course will give you the tools you need to better serve the English Language Learners who enter your classroom. You will have the tools you need to confidently welcome new language learners into your classroom and help them succeed. Participants will receive an enrollment code via email and will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3506

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 79


Topic:

Online #11 – Teaching English Language Learners: An Introduction

Date(s):

June 30, 2021

Time:

Self-Paced

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor This course focuses on effective strategies for English language instruction. Participants will go beyond a one-size-fits-all approach to explore and implement innovative ways of teaching vocabulary and grammar, listening and speaking, reading and writing, and designing fair and accurate assessments. Learn more about ELL (English language learner) students and their needs and how to choose the most appropriate materials and activities for the classroom. Explore how teachers can choose and fine-tune the principles that exactly fit their teaching situation. Participants will rethink the traditional native vs. non-native distinction. You will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3507

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 80


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Online #12 – Preventing (Cyber) Bullying: Creating Safe Schools for All Students June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor When students don’t feel safe in school, they don’t thrive academically, socially and emotionally. Participants in this course will be equipped with the knowledge and tools to build safe school communities, empower students to move from bystander to advocate and use character development and social-emotional learning to build stronger school communities. Participants will leave the course with a framework for implementing classroom meetings to foster a positive climate to prevent bullying in and out of the classroom. Participants will receive an enrollment code via email and will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3508

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 81


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Online #13 – Creating Compassionate Classrooms: Overcoming Adverse Childhood Events June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor Creating Compassionate Classrooms provides you with an understanding of how adverse childhood experiences and other barriers to learning can be overcome by the adoption of compassionate methodologies. Evidence from disciplines including social services, education, neurobiology and public health demonstrate the effectiveness of the compassionate approach. In this course you will find tools, strategies and resources to create a compassionate classroom. Participants will receive an enrollment code via email and will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3509

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 82


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Online #14–Developing Students' Mindfulness Practice to Support Engagement Self-Regulation & Achievement June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor Mindfulness, or paying attention to the present moment without judgment, has been shown to support students in meeting the academic demands and pressures of an increasingly changing and challenging world. This course will support teachers in understanding and employing mindful strategies that help them be more responsive to their students’ needs. The course prepares educators to weave simple and effective mindfulness activities into their classroom on a daily basis. Participants will receive an enrollment code via email and will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial login. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3510

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 83


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Online #15 – Integrating Response to Intervention, PLCs and Differentiating Instruction to Improve Through Understanding June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor The teaching profession is changing rapidly. This course details how a teacher, required to teach differently to conform to this new and complex environment can thrive as a result of understanding the fundamental policy shifts that got us here. Moreover, the teacher taking this course will take away concrete methodologies and strategies she can immediately use in any teaching assignment. Through understanding policy shifts and exploring the best practices in Response to Intervention (RtI), Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and gaining ideas on how to best deploy the rich learning and teaching strategies through Differentiated Instruction (DI), the teacher consuming this class will gain tools to make herself a powerful, effective educator. Participants will have 15 weeks to complete the course. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3511

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 84


Topic:

Online #16 – Understanding and Combating Math Anxiety

Date(s):

June 30, 2021

Time:

Self-Paced

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor Math anxiety is a pervasive problem faced by STEM students and teachers. Math anxiety undermines student performance and interest in math, discourage students from pursuing math-related careers and reduces teaching self-efficacy among STEM teachers. Recent research has revealed important insights into the causes of math anxiety as well simple strategies that can mitigate its effects. Participants will receive an enrollment code via email and will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 15 Cost: $120.00

Course Number:

3512

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 85


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Online #17 – Differentiating Instruction in the 21st Century Classroom June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor This course is guided by the essential question “How can we create powerful learning experiences to meet the wide range of student needs in the 21st century classroom?” and presents differentiation as a solution for answering this essential question. The research is clear that a one-size-fits-all approach to learning is not effective. This course will provide educators with the tools necessary to implement differentiation effectively in their classrooms. Participants will receive an enrollment code via email and will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3513

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 86


Topic:

Online #18 – Project Based Learning for All Classrooms

Date(s):

June 30, 2021

Time:

Self-Paced

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor Project based learning (PBL) is a teaching method that, when implemented successfully, can prepare our students for a world we can’t yet imagine. With PBL, we can teach our students the 21st century skills they will need for the jobs of the future. PBL focuses teaching and learning around engaging, real-world contexts and problems. Tying content to real-world issues makes the rationale for learning transparent to students, and sets them up to draw connections between what they’re doing in school to what they will need to do in life and career later. Participants will receive an enrollment code via email and will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3514

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 87


Topic:

Online #19 – Engaging Parents to Increase Student Achievement

Date(s):

June 30, 2021

Time:

Self-Paced

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor This course is designed to teach participants how to engage families in meaningful ways regardless of circumstances or parent population, and is founded on the mindset that all parents ultimately want to partner with teachers in supporting their child’s education and overall success. This course covers such topics as building strong relationships, establishing trust, employing effective communication systems, and planning and executing conferences effectively. Participants will learn how to have difficult or ‘crucial’ conversations in order to appropriately address scenarios in which emotions are strong, opinions vary and stakes are high. Participants will receive an enrollment code via email and will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3515

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 88


Topic: Date(s): Time: Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Online #20 – Implementing Peer Coaching to Improve Teaching and Learning June 30, 2021 Self-Paced Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Online

Contact Hours:

Susan Proctor There are multiple opportunities for teachers to grow professionally and improve their professional teaching practice. This course supports that effort by empowering teacher to incorporate a peer coaching model into their regular instructional practice. Participants will learn how to effectively utilize planning tools, such as the Peer Coaching Action Plan, the collaborative Lesson Planning form and the Coaching Conference form through the course. Learners will gain effective methods of data analysis and observation to drive achievable goals and meaningful outcomes. Participants will receive an enrollment code via email and will have 15 weeks to complete the course after initial log-in. Hours 45 Cost: $310.00

Course Number:

3516

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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For additional information contact: mdelgado@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 89


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SCHOOL CLIMATE “Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story.” Unknown

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Topic:

Adapted Classroom Toolbox

Date(s):

October 29, 2020

Time:

9:00 am- 4:30 pm

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A

Contact Hours:

Jessica Burger, Elyse Guest This session will cover how to set up and maintain a skills based classroom as well as provide supports for students who need a functional curriculum-especially those with Autism. Individuals will learn basic classroom set-up and environment modifications, use of visual supports, guidance on progress monitoring on behavioral as well as IEP goals, techniques in behavior management, as well as student and staff scheduling. 8 Hours Cost: NA

Course Number:

3554

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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☒ ☒ ☒ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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☒ ☒ ☒ ☐ ☐

For additional information contact: Hannah Tallent htallent@pioneerresa.org/ 706.865.2141 ext. 228 To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 93


Topic:

FBA & BIP Toolbox

Date(s):

September 21-22, 2020

Time:

9:00 am- 4:30 pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator: Description:

Meg McDuffie, Jessica Burger Behavior impacts student’s ability to successfully complete school and graduate. How do you determine the function of a behavior (FBA) and develop interventions (BIP) that promotes academic success and graduation? This session will include a step by step approach and tool box to guide individuals through the FBA/BIP process. Participants will be provided numerous tools and resources to utilize in the FBA/BIP process. BRING: Computer, FBA and BIP to review

Contact Hours:

16 Hours

Course Number:

3552

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

NA

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☒ ☒ ☐ ☒ ☐

☒ ☒ ☒ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☒ ☐ ☐ ☒ ☒

☐ ☒ ☒ ☐ ☐

For additional information contact: Hannah Tallent htallent@pioneerresa.org/ 706.865.2141 ext. 228 To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 94


Topic:

FBA & BIP Toolbox

Date(s):

March 24-25, 2021

Time:

9:00 am- 4:30 pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator: Description:

Meg McDuffie, Jessica Burger Behavior impacts student’s ability to successfully complete school and graduate. How do you determine the function of a behavior (FBA) and develop interventions (BIP) that promotes academic success and graduation? This session will include a step by step approach and tool box to guide individuals through the FBA/BIP process. Participants will be provided numerous tools and resources to utilize in the FBA/BIP process. BRING: Computer, FBA and BIP to review

Contact Hours:

16 Hours

Course Number:

3560

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

NA

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☒ ☒ ☐ ☒ ☐

☒ ☒ ☒ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☒ ☐ ☐ ☒ ☒

☐ ☒ ☒ ☐ ☐

For additional information contact: Hannah Tallent htallent@pioneerresa.org/ 706.865.2141 ext. 228 To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 95


Topic:

Individualized Behavior Supports

Date(s):

February 9, 2021

Time:

9:00 am- 4:30 pm

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A

Contact Hours:

Jessica Burger, Elyse Guest What do you do when basic classroom management and Tier 1 interventions are not successful? Identify and explore more intensive and individualized interventions for students that are matched in to the function of their behavior. Bring FBA’s and BIP’s from your students to explore individualized supports that you can begin using right away. 8 Hours Cost: NA

Course Number:

3558

Prerequisites:

Some knowledge of FBA’s and BIP’s is helpful.

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☒ ☒ ☐ ☒ ☐

☒ ☒ ☒ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☒ ☐ ☐ ☒ ☒

☒ ☒ ☒ ☐ ☐

For additional information contact: Hannah Tallent htallent@pioneerresa.org/ 706.865.2141 ext. 228 To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 96


Topic:

Mental Health First Aid Training

Date(s):

October 6, 2020

Time:

8:30 am- 4:30 pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room A

Facilitator: Description:

Meg McDuffie, Leigh Anne Myers, Stacia Dillin Teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. Develop an understanding of different mental illnesses and addictions, how they affect a person’s life, and what helps individuals get well. Learn about recovery and resiliency – the belief that individuals can and do get better, and use their strengths to stay well. LUNCH PROVIDED

Contact Hours:

8 Hours

Course Number:

3555

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

$25.00

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☒ ☒ ☒ ☒ ☒

☒ ☒ ☒ ☒ ☒ ☒

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☒ ☐ ☐ ☒ ☒

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☒

For additional information contact: Hannah Tallent htallent@pioneerresa.org/ 706.865.2141 ext. 228 To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 97


Topic:

Mental Health First Aid Training

Date(s):

January 26, 2021

Time:

8:30 am- 4:30 pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room A

Facilitator: Description:

Meg McDuffie, Leigh Anne Myers, Stacia Dillin Teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. Develop an understanding of different mental illnesses and addictions, how they affect a person’s life, and what helps individuals get well. Learn about recovery and resiliency – the belief that individuals can and do get better, and use their strengths to stay well. LUNCH PROVIDED

Contact Hours:

8 Hours

Course Number:

3557

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

$25.00

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☒ ☒ ☒ ☒ ☒

☒ ☒ ☒ ☒ ☒ ☒

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☒ ☐ ☐ ☒ ☒

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☒

For additional information contact: Hannah Tallent htallent@pioneerresa.org/ 706.865.2141 ext. 228 To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 98


Topic:

PBIS 101 for New Team Members and New District Coordinators

Date(s):

August 27, 2020

Time:

8:30am-3:30pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Facilitator:

Dr. Jason Kaup, School Climate Specialist Mrs. Jan Pearce, School Climate Specialist

Description:

PBIS 101 training is for new PBIS team members and district coordinators who did not participate in the initial team training. The course will cover the 10 critical elements presented in Tier I training along with information about team member roles and responsibilities.

Contact Hours:

7 Hours

Course Number:

3294

Prerequisites:

New member of PBIS team or new District Coordinator

Cost:

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

For additional information contact:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☒ ☒ ☐ ☒ ☒

☒ ☒ ☐ ☒ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☐ ☒ ☐ ☐

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Dr. Jason Kaup, jkaup@pioneerresa.org (706)219-7514

To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/ : Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 99


Topic:

PBIS Classroom Systems Training

Date(s):

September 24, 2020

Time:

8:00am-4:30pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA School Climate Specialist and District Coordinator

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator:

Dr. Jason Kaup, School Climate Specialist Mrs. Jan Pearce, School Climate Specialist

Description:

PBIS Classroom systems training is for currently implementing teams with emerging or operational status. Pioneer RESA School Climate Specialists and the District Coordinator coordinate the training process. Readiness activities will precede training with support and coaching throughout the process. During the Classroom Systems training teams will participate in one full day face to face training and a half-day online follow-up. Classroom Systems training addresses: Rules and Routings, Acknowledgement System, Consequence System for Academic Engagement, Instructional Practices for Student Engagement, and Action Planning for Implementation.

Contact Hours:

7.5

Course Number:

3549

Cost:

No cost

Prerequisites:

Tier I implementation at Emerging or Operational Level (Operational Preferred) Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership ☐ Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle ☐ Office & Support Staff ☐ School Psychologist/Counselors ☐ Media Specialist ☐ Other : District Coordinator and School Coaches TKES & LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management For additional information contact:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☐ ☒ ☐ ☐

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Dr. Jason Kaup, jkaup@pioneerresa.org, (706)219-7514

To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/ : Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 100


Topic:

PBIS One Day Booster Training

Date(s):

As Needed based on DC Request

Time:

8:30am-3:30pm

Location:

TBD by DC and SCS

Room:

Choose a room

Facilitator:

Dr. Jason Kaup, School Climate Specialist Mrs. Jan Pearce, School Climate Specialist

Description:

PBIS One Day Booster training is for currently implementing teams who have had high turnover, or have a need to revisit the 10 critical elements presented in Tier I training. Pioneer RESA School Climate Specialists and the District Coordinator coordinate the training process. The booster training is developed based on the needs identified by the PBIS team and/or district coordinator.

Contact Hours:

7.5

Course Number:

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Cost:

No cost

Prerequisites:

Tier I implementation at Emerging or Operational Level (Operational Preferred) Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : PBIS District Coordinator and School

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Coaches LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

For additional information contact:

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

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☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Dr. Jason Kaup, jkaup@pioneerresa.org, (706)219-7514

To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/ : Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 101


Topic:

PBIS SWIS Data System Training

Date(s):

TBD

Time:

1pm-4pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Dr. Jason Kaup, School Climate Specialist Mrs. Jan Pearce, School Climate Specialist

Description:

PBIS SWIS Data System Training uses the SWIFT at SWIS training curriculum to train new users to enter data, navigate the reports, and use data drilldown for team decision making. All SWIS users must have SWIS training to receive a Username and Password for access to their schools SWIS account.

Contact Hours:

3 Hours

Cost:

No cost

Course Number: Prerequisites:

Tier I School Wide PBIS at Trained, Emerging, or Operational Level

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. TKES & LKES Standards Supported:

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Instructional Leadership School Climate /Positive Learning Environment Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☐ ☒ ☐ ☐

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

For additional information contact: jkaup@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/ : Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 102


Topic:

PBIS Tier I Training

Date(s):

As needed

Time:

8:00am-4:30pm

Location:

To be determined with School Climate Specialist and District Coordinator

Room:

Choose a room

Facilitator:

Dr. Jason Kaup, School Climate Specialist Mrs. Jan Pearce, School Climate Specialist

Description:

Tier I training is a multi-day training for PBIS schools prior to the initial implementation. Pioneer RESA School Climate Specialists and the District Coordinator coordinate the training process. Readiness activities will precede training with support and coaching throughout the process. During the Tier I training the 10 Critical Elements will be presented and teams will prepare an action plan for rollout throughout the training.

Contact Hours:

Cost:

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Course Number:

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Prerequisites:

District and School PBIS Agreements

No cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : PBIS District Coordinator and School

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Coaches LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

For additional information contact:

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☐ ☒ ☐ ☐

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Dr. Jason Kaup, jkaup@pioneerresa.org, (706)219-7514

To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/ : Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 103


Topic:

PBIS Tier II Training

Date(s):

September 29 (Day 1) and September 30 (Day 2)

Time:

9:00am-4:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA School Climate Specialist and District Coordinator

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator:

Dr. Jason Kaup, School Climate Specialist Mrs. Jan Pearce, School Climate Specialist

Description:

Contact Hours:

PBIS Tier II training is for currently implementing teams with emerging or operational status. Pioneer RESA School Climate Specialists and the District Coordinator coordinate the training process. Readiness activities will precede training with support and coaching throughout the process. During the Tier II training, the PBIS Tier II team will focus on targeted intervention based on school wide data. Tier II training will address identification of students for Tier II support, screening process, applied behavior analysis, evidence based interventions, monitoring student progress, response to intervention/decision points, and planning for staff professional development. 14 Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3550

Prerequisites:

Tier I implementation at Emerging or Operational Level (Operational Preferred) Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership ☐ Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle ☐ Office & Support Staff ☐ School Psychologist/Counselors ☐ Media Specialist ☐ Other : District Coordinator and School Coaches LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management For additional information contact:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☐ ☒ ☐ ☐

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Dr. Jason Kaup, jkaup@pioneerresa.org, (706)219-7514

To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/ : Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 104


Topic:

Responding to Challenging Behavior

Date(s):

October 13, 2020

Time:

9:00 am- 4:30 pm

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A

Contact Hours:

Jessica Burger, Elyse Guest What is behavior? How do I use pro-active strategies to set myself and my students up for success? How can I respond to challenging behavior in a way that de-escalates the situation and builds relationships with students? The training will cover these questions and more. 8 Hours Cost: NA

Course Number:

3556

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☒ ☐ ☐ ☒ ☒

☒ ☐ ☒ ☐ ☒

For additional information contact: Hannah Tallent htallent@pioneerresa.org/ 706.865.2141 ext. 228 To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 105


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JOB-ALIKES “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Helen Keller

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Topic:

Accounts Payable Job Alike

Date(s):

October 6, 2020 & April 20, 2021

Time:

9:00am – 12:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Facilitator: Description:

Kristie Dover Discuss common concerns and issues. Share ideas, resources, and information. Disseminate news from local, state and federal resources. Engage in collaborative professional development and problem solving efforts relative to how specific job rolls can improve performance levels.

Contact Hours:

3 Hours

Course Number:

Course number not required. Register through email and Google forms with kdover@pioneerresa.org None

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No Cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

For additional information contact: kdover@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 109


Topic:

Coaches Academy – 2020-2021

Date(s):

Fall - September 11, 2020 & Spring - March 5, 2021

Time:

8:30AM – 3:00PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator:

Dr. Marcia Williams & Dr. Sandy Bales

Description:

The Pioneer RESA 2020-2021 Coaches Academy (PLC) will continue to provide a time for collaboration and system-sharing among attendees. Up-to-date information of the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) along with best practices and leadership strategies will be presented to strengthen instructional leadership skills for elementary and middle school academic coaches and instructional lead teachers. Participants are encouraged to contact the facilitator prior to each session with pertinent topics for discussion.

Contact Hours:

12

Course Number:

Fall - 3570

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

Free

Spring - 3571

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

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For additional information contact: mwilliams@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/ : Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 110


Topic:

Coaches Academy – 2020-2021

Date(s):

Fall - September 11, 2020 & Spring - March 5, 2021

Time:

8:30AM – 3:00 PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator:

Dr. Marcia Williams & Dr. Sandy Bales

Description:

The Pioneer RESA 2020-2021 Coaches Academy (PLC) will continue to provide a time for collaboration and system-sharing among attendees. Up-to-date information of the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) along with best practices and leadership strategies will be presented to strengthen instructional leadership skills for elementary and middle school academic coaches and instructional lead teachers. Participants are encouraged to contact the facilitator prior to each session with pertinent topics for discussion.

Contact Hours:

Hours 12

Course Number:

Fall - 3570 Spring - 3571

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

Free

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported: Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

For additional information contact:

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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mwilliams@pioneerresa.org

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Topic:

CTAE Director Job Alikes

Date(s):

September 23, 2020 ; All other meeting dates to be set at first meeting

Time:

9:00am-12:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528

Room:

Room B

Facilitator:

Bobby Whitlock

Description:

The purpose of the CTAE Directors’ Job Alike is to share timely and relevant information regarding CTAE programs. Local and state issues are discussed. The calendar for the year will be discussed at the first meeting.

Contact Hours:

3 hours

Cost:

None

Course Number:

Registration is not required

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

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Topic:

ESOL/Title III Coordinator Job-Alike

Date(s):

October 6, 2020; March 9, 2021

Time:

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Dr. Pamela Kirkpatrick

Description:

The purpose of the job-alike is to discuss common concerns and issues, to share ideas and resources, to disseminate news from local, state, and federal resources, and to engage in collaborative professional development relative to specific jobs.

Contact Hours:

2.5 hours each

Cost: No cost

Course Number:

Registration not required

Prerequisites:

none

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : ESOL Coordinators/Lead Instructors LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

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Topic:

Facility Director and Safety Job-Alike

Date(s):

September 3, 2020 Other Dates to be Determined

Time:

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

A

Facilitator:

Bobby Whitlock

Description:

The purpose of the job-alike is to discuss common concerns and issues, to share ideas and resources, to disseminate news from local, state, and federal resources, and to engage in collaborative professional development relative to specific jobs.

Contact Hours: Course Number:

3 hours each

Cost: No Cost

Registration Not Required

Prerequisites: Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Facility/Safety Directors LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☐ ☐ ☐ ☒

☐ ☐ ☒ ☒

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Topic:

Finance Director Job Alike

Date(s):

October 22, 2020 & March 18, 2021

Time:

9:00am – 12:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator: Description:

Kristie Dover Discuss common concerns and issues. Share ideas, resources, and information. Disseminate news from local, state and federal resources. Engage in collaborative professional development and problem solving efforts relative to how specific job rolls can improve performance levels.

Contact Hours:

3 Hours

Course Number:

Course number not required. Register through email and Google forms with kdover@pioneerresa.org None

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No Cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

☒ ☐ ☒ ☐ ☐

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

For additional information contact: kdover@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 115


Topic:

GACIS Job-Alike

Date(s):

August 26, 2020; November 11, 2020; January 13, 2021; March 3, 2021

Time:

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Facilitator:

Jan Pearce

Description:

The mission of the Georgia Association of Curriculum & Instructional Supervisors (GACIS) is to advocate for excellence in public education by providing visionary leadership and professional learning that ensures a rigorous, performance-based curriculum and high quality instruction for all students.

Contact Hours:

16 hours

Course Number:

Registration not required

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No Cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Curriculum and Instructional Supervisors LKES Standards Supported:

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

☒ ☐ ☒ ☒

Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

For additional information contact:

Jan Pearce at jpearce@pioneerresa.org

☐ ☐ ☒ ☒

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Topic:

Human Resources Director Job-Alike

Date(s):

September 15 & December 2, 2020 & February 17, 2021

Time:

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Lisa Perry

Description:

The purpose of the job-alike is to discuss common concerns and issues, to share ideas and resources, to disseminate news from local, state, and federal resources, and to engage in collaborative professional development relative to specific jobs.

Contact Hours:

3 hours each

Cost: No Cost

Course Number:

Registration not required

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

☒ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply ☐ ☐ ☐ ☒

Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☒ ☐ ☐ ☐

For additional information contact: Lisa Perry at lperry@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/ : Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 117


Topic:

Media Specialists’ Professional Learning Community

Date(s):

September 23, 2020 - March 10.2021

Time:

8:30 – 3:30

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator: Description:

Susan Proctor – Kellie Justice The Media Specialist PLC meets twice a year to share and discuss best practices as well as rules and regulations pertaining to the field.

Contact Hours:

Hours

Course Number:

September 23, 2020 - #3486 – March 10, 2021 - #3487

Prerequisites:

None

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Cost:

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Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

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Topic:

Nutrition Bookkeeper Job Alike

Date(s):

November 10, 2020 & April 14, 2021

Time:

9:00am – 12:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Facilitator: Description:

Kristie Dover Discuss common concerns and issues. Share ideas, resources, and information. Disseminate news from local, state and federal resources. Engage in collaborative professional development and problem solving efforts relative to how specific job rolls can improve performance levels.

Contact Hours:

3 Hours

Course Number:

Course number not required. Register through email and Google forms with kdover@pioneerresa.org None

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No Cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

☒ ☐ ☒ ☐ ☐

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

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Topic:

Nutrition Director Job-Alike

Date(s):

September 17 & November 10, 2020 and January 28, March 23, & May 13, 2021

Time:

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Lisa Perry

Description:

The purpose of the job-alike is to discuss common concerns and issues, to share ideas and resources, to disseminate news from local, state, and federal resources, and to engage in collaborative professional development relative to specific jobs.

Contact Hours:

3 hours each

Cost: No Cost

Course Number:

Registration not required

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : School Nutrition Directors LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ X

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

For additional information contact: Lisa Perry at lperry@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/ : Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 120


Topic:

Payroll & Benefits Job Alike

Date(s):

October 13, 2020; December 9, 2020; March 9, 2021; May 4, 2021

Time:

9:00am – 12:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Room B

Facilitator: Description:

Kristie Dover Discuss common concerns and issues. Share ideas, resources, and information. Disseminate news from local, state and federal resources. Engage in collaborative professional development and problem solving efforts relative to how specific job rolls can improve performance levels.

Contact Hours:

3 Hours

Course Number:

Course number not required. Register through email and Google forms with kdover@pioneerresa.org None

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No Cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

☒ ☐ ☒ ☐ ☐

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

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Topic:

PBIS District Coordinator and School Coach Job-Alike

Date(s):

TBD Quarterly

Time:

9:00-11:30am

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Dr. Jason Kaup, Pioneer RESA School Climate Specialist Mrs. Jan Pearce, Pioneer RESA School Climate Specialist

Description:

The purpose of the PBIS District Coordinator and School Coach JobAlike is to share timely and relevant information regarding PBIS implementation, coaching, and support services. Additionally, participants engage in collaborative professional development and problem solving relative to how specific job roles can enhance PBIS coaching and services delivered within the schools and districts.

Contact Hours:

10

Course Number:

Registration not required, please email Jason Kaup at jkaup@pioneerresa.org if you plan to attend

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No Cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : PBIS School Coaches LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

For additional information contact:

☒ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ X

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☐ ☒ ☐ ☒

☐ ☐ ☒ ☒

jkaup@pioneerresa.org

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Topic:

School Bookkeeper Job Alike

Date(s):

October 27, 2020 & March 30, 2021

Time:

9:00am – 12:00pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Rooms A & B

Facilitator: Description:

Kristie Dover Discuss common concerns and issues. Share ideas, resources, and information. Disseminate news from local, state and federal resources. Engage in collaborative professional development and problem solving efforts relative to how specific job rolls can improve performance levels.

Contact Hours:

3 Hours

Course Number:

Course number not required. Register through email and Google forms with kdover@pioneerresa.org None

Prerequisites:

Cost:

No Cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

☒ ☐ ☒ ☐ ☐

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

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Topic:

School Nurse Job-Alike

Date(s):

September 9, 2020; December 9, 2020; February 10, 2021; May 5, 2021

Time:

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom

Facilitator:

Dr. Pamela Kirkpatrick

Description:

The purpose of the job-alike is to discuss common concerns and issues, to share ideas and resources, to disseminate news from local, state, and federal resources, and to engage in collaborative professional development relative to specific jobs.

Contact Hours:

2.5 hours each

Cost: No cost

Course Number:

Registration not required

Prerequisites:

none

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : School Nurse Coordinators/Nurses LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☐ ☒ ☐ ☒

☐ ☐ ☒ ☐

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Topic:

School Psychologist Job-Alike

Date(s):

September 14, 2020 December 14, 2020 March 8, 2021 1 pm – 3 pm

Time: Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA. 30528

Room:

Room B

Facilitator: Description:

Christine Hinman Collaborative meetings for regional school psychologists to share resources and best practices.

Contact Hours:

6

Course Number:

None

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

$0

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

☐ ☐ ☐ ☒ ☐

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

☒ ☐ ☒ ☐ ☒

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

For additional information contact: croberts@pioneerresa.org To register, please go to: https://www.pioneerresa.org/: Sign-in to your account or click on “Create Account” and set up registration information. After you have created your account, search the course catalog for the course. 125


Topic:

Special Education Director Job-Alike

Date(s):

August 14, 2020 – May 7, 2021

Time:

9 am – 1 pm

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA. 30528

Room:

Tech Lab

Facilitator:

Dr. Charity Roberts

Description:

Monthly collaborative meeting of special education district leaders

Contact Hours:

35

Course Number:

None

$0

Cost:

Prerequisites: None Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Click here to enter text. LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

☒ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☒ ☒ ☒ ☒

☒ ☒ ☒ ☒

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Topic:

Technology Directors Job A-Like

Date(s):

September 2, 2020; December 2, 2020; & March 3, 2021

Time:

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528

Room:

Tech Lab

Facilitator:

Brian Buffington, Director of Instructional Technology

Description:

Technology Directors meet throughout the year to discuss current issues, collaborate and network with others, and learn from guest speakers.

Contact Hours:

3 Hours

Course Number:

None

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

No Cost

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

For additional information contact:

☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

☐ ☐ ☐ ☒ ☐ ☐

Check all that apply ☒ ☒ ☐ ☒

Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

☐ ☐ ☒ ☒

Brian Buffington at bbuffington@pioneerresa.org

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Topic:

Transportation Director Job-Alike

Date(s):

September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3, 2020 & January 14, February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6, 2021 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Time: Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Boardroom and Room B (for September Meeting ONLY)

Facilitator:

P. J. Huggins

Description:

The purpose of the job-alike is to discuss common concerns and issues, to share ideas and resources, to disseminate news from local, state, and federal resources, and to engage in collaborative professional development relative to specific jobs.

Contact Hours:

3 hours each

Cost: No Cost

Course Number:

Registration not required

Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : Transportation Directors LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

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Topic:

Wraparound Services Job Alike

Date(s):

08/19/20; 09/30/20; 11/11/20; 01/13/21; 02/24/21; 04/14/21; 06/02/21 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Time: Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Tech Lab

Facilitator:

Teresa Hearn

Description:

District and school wraparound services coordinator or appointee meet approximately every six weeks to: explore process for implementation of wraparound service services and support; discuss common concerns and issues; share ideas, resources, and information; engage in collaborative professional development and problem solving efforts.

Contact Hours: Course Number:

3 Hours

Cost:

N/A

N/A

Prerequisites: Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : School Social Workers, Family

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Engagement Coordinators, Family Connection Coordinators LKES Standards Supported: Instructional Leadership School Climate Planning and Assessment Organizational Management

Check all that apply Human Resources Management Teacher/Staff Evaluation Professionalism Communication and Community Relations

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OFFICE & SUPPORT STAFF “Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.” Unknown

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Topic:

GACE Paraprofessional Test

Date(s):

Monthly

Time:

9:00 – 12:00 & 1:00 – 4:00

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Tech Lab

Facilitator: Description:

Marilyn Delgado The Paraprofessional assessment test is for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. This test measures skills and knowledge in reading, mathematics and writing as well as the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to assist in classroom instruction. For preparation materials please go to http://gace.ets.org/prepare

Contact Hours:

Hours 3

Cost: $53.00 ($5.00 non-refundable)

Course Number: Prerequisites:

None

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Check all that apply

Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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Topic:

Substitute Teacher Training

Date(s):

7/17/20; 8/7/20; 9/18/20; 11/13/20; 1/8/21; 2/12/21; 3/19/21; 4/16/21 8:30am-Noon

Time: Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Varies

Facilitator:

Pioneer RESA Staff

Description:

These workshops meet the required training to become a substitute teacher in Georgia. Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the session. Participants should only register for one session.

Contact Hours:

4 Hours

Course Number:

July – #3488, Aug. – #3489, Sept. – #3490, Nov. – #3491, Jan. - #3292, Feb – #3493, March – #3494, April - #3495

Prerequisites:

Minimum of a high school diploma or GED

Cost:

$50.00

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

For additional information contact:

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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Pioneer RESA Professional Learning Office at (706)865-2141

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Topic:

The ParaPro Technology Tune-up

Date(s):

11/17/20

Time:

9-3:30

Location:

Facilitator: Description:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528 (or edit)

Room:

Tech Lab

Contact Hours:

Brian Buffington – Instructional Tech Director at Pioneer RESA If you’re feeling a little behind with technology advances, be sure to attend Brian’s ParaPro Technology Tune-up! We’ll cover Google Apps Basics, Security Tips, Classroom Tech Management, and more. You might even make your first screencast! 5.5 Hours Cost: No cost

Course Number:

3581

Prerequisites:

*Bring a laptop

Intended Audience(s): Check all that apply Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other : IEP and Intervention Teachers TKES Standards Supported:

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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ENDORSEMENTS “Who dares to TEACH must never cease to LEARN.” John Cotton Dana

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Topic:

Coaching Endorsement

Date(s):

Dates vary by cohort. Endorsement may be completed in one year.

Time:

Evenings

Location:

Pioneer RESA 1342 Hwy 254 Cleveland, GA 30528

Room:

TBD

Facilitator:

Instructor Assigned as needed

Description:

The Coaching Endorsement program consists of two classes offered through blended format of f2f and online classes. The second course consists primarily of an on-the-job practicum. The individual with the Coaching Endorsement has strengthened and enhanced competency levels to supervise college students to mentor/coach teachers holding Intern certificates, and to coach those seeking educational leadership positions. Participants gain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to develop, maintain, and implement an effective coaching program. The Coaching Endorsement meets one of the qualifications required for the Lead Professional certificate.

Contact Hours:

10 PLUs

Course Number:

N/A

Prerequisites:

Level 4 or higher professional teaching, service, or leadership certificate

Cost:

$350 per course plus books

Intended Audience(s): Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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TKES Standards Supported: Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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Topic:

ESOL Endorsement

Date(s):

Dates vary by cohort. Endorsement may be completed in one year.

Time:

Evenings

Location:

Varies; Cohorts are hosted in the school systems

Room:

Choose a room

Facilitator:

Instructors are assigned as needed

Description:

This 15 PLU endorsement program consists of three classes offered through a blended format of f2f and online classes. The endorsement prepares teachers to meet the unique needs of students whose primary language is not English. Holders of the ESOL endorsement may provide direct services to ELL students.

Contact Hours:

15 PLUs

Course Number:

N/A

Prerequisites:

Teaching certificate (level 4 or higher) in any GA teaching field or a Permit in the Foreign Language field

Cost:

Contact Susan Proctor for costs

Intended Audience(s): Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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TKES Standards Supported: Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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Topic:

Gifted Endorsement

Date(s):

Dates vary by cohort. Endorsement may be completed in one year.

Time:

Evenings

Location:

Varies; Cohorts are hosted In the school systems

Room:

Choose a room

Facilitator:

Instructors are assigned as needed

Description:

This 15 PLU endorsement program consists of four classes offered through a blended format of f2f and online classes. The endorsement prepares teachers to meet the needs of gifted students. Holders of the gifted endorsement may provide direct services to gifted students in the subjects & grade levels of their base certificates.

Contact Hours:

15 PLUs

Course Number:

N/A

Prerequisites:

Teaching certificate (level 4 or higher) in any GA teaching field

Cost:

Contact Susan Proctor for costs

Intended Audience(s): Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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TKES Standards Supported: Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

For additional information contact:

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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Susan Proctor, sproctor@pioneerresa.org

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Topic:

K-5 Mathematics Endorsement

Date(s):

Dates vary by cohort. Endorsement may be completed in one year.

Time:

Evenings

Location:

Varies; Cohorts are hosted In the school systems

Room:

Choose a room

Facilitator:

Instructors are assigned as needed

Description:

Designed to strengthen K-5 math instruction by enhancing teacher mathematical content knowledge and instructional skills, this endorsement consists of three courses delivered through a blended model of f2f and online classes, including an authentic residency. (Number Relationships/Algebra, Spatial Relationships/Geometry, & Instructional Mathematics)

Contact Hours:

17 PLUs

Course Number:

N/A

Prerequisites:

Clear, renewable certificate in ECE, MG Math, Sped/ECE, or Special Ed with mathematics core academic content concentration

Cost:

Contact Susan Proctor for costs

Intended Audience(s): Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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TKES Standards Supported: Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

For additional information contact:

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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Susan Proctor, sproctor@pioneerresa.org

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Topic:

K-5 Science Endorsement

Date(s):

Dates vary by cohort. Endorsement may be completed in one year.

Time:

Evenings

Location:

Varies; Cohorts are hosted In the school systems

Room:

Choose a room

Facilitator:

Instructors are assigned as needed

Description:

Designed to strengthen K-5 science instruction by enhancing teacher mathematical content knowledge and instructional skills, this endorsement consists of three courses delivered through a blended model of f2f and online classes, including an authentic residency. (Life Science, Physical/Earth & Space Science & Instructional Science)

Contact Hours:

17 PLUs

Course Number:

N/A

Prerequisites:

Clear, renewable certificate in ECE, MG Science, Sped/ECE, or Special Ed with science core academic content concentration

Cost:

Contact Susan Proctor for costs

Intended Audience(s): Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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TKES Standards Supported: Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

For additional information contact:

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

Susan Proctor, sproctor@pioneerresa.org

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Topic:

Online Teaching Endorsement

Date(s):

Dates vary by cohort. Endorsement may be completed in one year.

Time:

24/7

Location:

Online

Room:

Choose a room

Facilitator:

Instructors are assigned as needed

Description:

This endorsement prepares teachers to teach in the online learning environment. The online teaching endorsement consists of three online courses which include a clinical practicum and electronic portfolio.

Contact Hours:

15 PLUs

Course Number:

N/A

Prerequisites:

Current Teachers with valid clear, renewable teaching certificate

Cost:

$350 per course

Intended Audience(s): Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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TKES Standards Supported: Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

For additional information contact:

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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Susan Proctor, sproctor@pioneerresa.org

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Topic:

Reading Endorsement

Date(s):

Dates vary by cohort. Endorsement may be completed in one year.

Time:

Evenings

Location:

Varies; Cohorts are hosted In the school sysem

Room:

Choose a room

Facilitator:

Instructors are assigned as needed

Description:

This 15 PLU endorsement program consists of three classes offered through a blended format of mostly online classes and some f2f classes. The Reading Endorsement is designed to enhance a teacher’s knowledge and skills regarding the learning and instruction of reading.

Contact Hours:

15 PLUs

Course Number:

N/A

Prerequisites:

Clear, renewable certificate in any GA teaching field

Cost:

Contact Susan Proctor for costs

Intended Audience(s): Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other

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Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Primary/Elem. Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-High School Paraprofessionals Technology Directors Bus Drivers All

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TKES Standards Supported: Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

For additional information contact:

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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Susan Proctor, sproctor@pioneerresa.org

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Topic:

STEM Endorsement

Date(s):

Dates vary by cohort. Endorsement may be completed in one year.

Time:

Evenings

Location:

Varies; Cohorts are hosted In the school systems

Room:

TBD

Facilitator:

Instructors are assigned as needed

Description:

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Endorsement prepares teachers to plan, model, implement and evaluate STEM content pedagogy in the field and at the grade level of their base certification. The endorsement consists of two courses delivered in a blended program format of f2f and online classes plus a STEM Immersion Experience beyond the boundaries of the classroom.

Contact Hours:

10 PLUs

Course Number:

N/A

Prerequisites:

Clear, renewable certificate in ECE, MG Science, Sped/ECE, or Special Ed with science core academic content concentration

Cost:

Contact Susan Proctor for costs

Intended Audience(s): Administrators/Leadership Gen.Ed./Special Ed. Teachers-Middle Office & Support Staff School Psychologist/Counselors Media Specialist Other :

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TKES Standards Supported: Professional Knowledge Instructional Strategies Assessment Strategies Positive Learning Environment Professionalism

For additional information contact:

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Instructional Planning Differentiated Instruction Assessment Uses Academically Challenging Environment Communication

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Susan Proctor, sproctor@pioneerresa.org

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PIONEER RESA SERVICES supporting our partners through exceptional services and innovative solutions

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Administrator Mentoring/ Special Projects Many Pioneer RESA consultants are former system or school administrators. With successful backgrounds as K–12 administrators, they are ready to help member systems with special projects and/or mentoring of administrators. Oftentimes it is helpful not only as a service but also to have a neutral party as a partner.

Board of Education Training The goal of Pioneer RESA Board Training Services Team is to assist local systems in the selection, planning, and delivery of high-quality board training events and to assist systems in the preparation of training plans and reports. The Board Training Services offered by Pioneer RESA brings together all necessary components to fulfill the requirements mandated by the Georgia State Board of Education.

ComplianceDirector.org Compliance Director is a web-based, online training for Georgia educators to meet annual mandated training requirements. ComplianceDirector.org saves time for administrators and staff , and allows employees to take responsibility for their own training.

Cooperative Purchasing Agency Operating under the fiscal control of Pioneer RESA, Cooperative Purchasing Agency provides services for North Georgia, Northwest Georgia, and Pioneer RESA member systems. Services for participating school systems include bulk purchasing, receiving, warehousing, and distribution of school supplies.

Data and Assessment The Data and Assessment Team provides resources to member schools and systems in an effort to raise student achievement for all students. The team is focused on closing gaps in student achievement for all students. The team is focused on closing gaps in student achievement by providing timely and accurate data regarding performance on district, state, and federal assessments. 149


Environmental and School Safety The goal of the Coordinator of School Safety training is to assist in the identification of safety issues both inside and outside of buildings, to assist with the development and implementation of emergency preparedness plans, to make recommendations for improving school safety, to assist in the coordination of training for staff as needed and to provide consultation services for the overall safety plan for the system.

External Evaluation Services Pioneer RESA External Evaluation service consultant provide objective data collection and analysis services to the schools, systems, and agencies of region. These service consultants are authorized by the 14 LEA’s to receive and house all raw student achievement data, attendance data, and perceptual data form the region’s schools. Pioneer RESA is also authorized by systems to collect perceptual data relative to projects and programs within schools and to analyze and report data and outcomes to funding agencies.

Fingerprinting Pioneer RESA offers electronic fingerprinting services. Fingerprints may be scanned at school sites or at Pioneer RESA.

Georgia Leadership Certification Pioneer RESA offers a GaPSC approved alterative certification program for those wishing to earn their Tier I Leadership Certification while employed in a leadership position. The program is a year-long program.

Georgia Learning Resource System North Center Operating under the fiscal control of Pioneer RESA, North GLRS develops and delivers regional courses and workshops throughout the school year and provides targeted professional learning and support to member systems upon determination of need. 150


Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Supports, The FUTURES Program The Data and Assessment Team provides resources to member schools and systems in an effort to raise student achievement for all students. The team is focused on closing gaps in student achievement for all students. The team is focused on closing gaps in student achievement by providing timely and accurate data regarding performance on district, state, and federal assessments.

Georgia Teacher Academy for Preparation and Pedagogy (GaTAPP) and Georgia Leadership Academy Preparation Program (GaLAPP) GaTAPP is a non-traditional educator preparation program leading to a clear renewable certificate for general and special education teachers or a technical specialist certificate for the Career, Technical, and Agriculture teacher. GaLAPP GaLAPP is an alternative leadership preparation, post-baccalaureate program designed for individuals who have not prepared as leaders in a traditional leadership preparation program. The program recognizes candidates’ earlier academic preparation and life experiences and results in recommendation for the Tier I leadership certification.

Grant Evaluation Services The Grant Evaluation Team offers a multitude of data analysis methodologies including, statistical analysis, interpretation of regional, system, school, teacher, and student level assessments. The team provides grant-generated formative and summative assessments. The team provides qualitative and quantitative survey development and analysis.

Leadership, Training, and Support The Leadership Training and Support Team at Pioneer RESA provides services and resources to assess the educational leadership needs of member systems and to deliver professional learning addressing the identified needs. We offer knowledge and skills for school leaders to optimize conditions that result in student achievement by focusing on results.

Principal Academy

Assistant Principal Academy

Pioneers in Leadership

Perception Surveys As a service to the member systems of Pioneer RESA, the Director of Special Educations Projects searches for appropriate Request for Proposals for K-12 educators. Email alert links are then sent to each system. To be placed on the alert list, please send your request via your school system’s address to: jkaup@pioneerresa.org

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Professional Learning The Professional Learning Team plans, coordinates, and delivers all Pioneer RESA facilitated courses, workshops, endorsements, and training events. Pioneer RESA offers regularly scheduled courses as well as courses and trainings upon request.

Poverty Simulation This simulation provides participants with an understanding of the challenges of living in a low-income environment. Participants will play the role of a family member living in poverty or a community service person working with families living in poverty. The poverty simulation will be able to help participants identify challenges and circumstances of children and their families living in poverty.

Salary Director SalaryDirector.org is a website dedicated to helping K-12 school systems have instant salary data in order to positively impact financial decisions. .

School Climate Services School Climate Specialists are available to all RESA schools and districts to provide ongoing training, support and coaching for implementation of Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports. In addition, climate specialists can work with districts to coordinate activities such as Trauma Informed Care, Social Emotional Learning, and Youth Mental Health First Aid.

Real Talk with Real Teachers RTRT is professional learning video resource library aligned to the Georgia Teacher Assessment Standards. The videos feature realteachers from Pioneer RESA member systems as they demonstrate and explain the many effective strategies that they utilize in the classrooms. 152


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