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Minnesota Framework for Early Childhood Assessment for Young Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: From Planning Through Intervention - Pre-registration
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Presenter/Facilitator: Katie Brennan, Boys Town ACRN / Kathy Anderson, MN Low Incidence Projects
Participants:Minnesota public school district professionals ONLY
Building/Organization:Online learning series
Room:n/a
Address:Online learning series
City:n/a

Start Date:11/4/2015
Time(s):n/a
Additional Information:Important: This professional development series is limited to "Minnesota public school district professionals" ONLY. You must pre-register at: http://fluidsurveys.com/s/boys-town-ehdi-modules-pre-registration-2015-16 in order to receive registration information. A 2nd registration is required at Boys Town web site in order to receive log-in information & access this online series.
An e-learning series event consists of three 2-hour recorded online learning modules, live chats, moderated professional discussion board. It will be open to participants through May 2016. Clock hours: 6 hours for completion of all 3 online modules; 2 clock hours per module.
Registration Deadline: 9/1/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 9/1/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Kathy Anderson
kathy.anderson@metroecsu.org
Fee: none
Description:
A Framework for Early Childhood Assessment for Young Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: From Planning Through Intervention
This e-learning series, which will be open to participants through May 2015, is created and presented in collaboration with Boys Town National Research Hospital-Auditory Consultant Resource Network (ACRN) staff and the MN Low Incidence Projects/EHDI. It includes a series of three 2-hour recorded online learning modules, live chats, moderated professional discussion board, connection to MN resources, and follow-up support for staff to implement evidence-based practices in assessment and early intervention services for young children who have hearing loss.

This MN Low Incidence Projects initiative is made possible (or is funded in part) with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA # 84.027A Special Education - Grant to States.

 
11/4/2015
Personalizing Learning with Bray and McClaskey_July28_2016
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Presenter/Facilitator:Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey
Participants:Principals and other educators
Building/Organization:Shoreview Community Center
Room:Shoreview Room
Address:4580 Victoria St N
City:Shoreview, MN 55126

Start Date:7/28/2016
Time(s):8:30 am to 3:30 pm (8:00 check-in)
Additional Information:One full day session is offered.
A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices. Event Flyer
Registration Deadline: 7/28/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 7/25/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Susan Frame
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $125 MPA members over Tier/ $200 non MPA member
Description:
Can you or your teachers clearly articulate what personalized learning looks like? Can you identify differences between personalization, differentiation, and individualization? The concept of personalizing learning can bring to mind many different modules of instructions. Using Universal Design for Learning as a framework that is pedagogically appropriate and research-based, Bray and McClaskey will explore stages of a personalized learning environment and the use of learner profiles. The presenters will provide strategies for the cultural change necessary to transform both teachers and students to become co-learners. Clear distinctions will be made between personalization, differentiation and individualization.

 
7/28/2016
North Pyramid Model Training Series: Module Tier 1 Infant/Toddler Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Janice Hofschulte & Victoria Sundell
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN who support Infant Toddler classrooms
Building/Organization:Northwest MN Foundation
Room:.
Address:201 3rd St NW
City:Bemidji, MN 56601

Start Date:8/1/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4:30pm
Registration Deadline: 7/28/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 7/28/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: Define social emotional development and describe how it unfolds in the context of care giving relationships, reflect on how culture (perceptions, beliefs, values) influences care giving, parenting and the social emotional development of infants and toddlers, understand and describe that all young children’s behavior is a way of communicating and has meaning, and use a variety of strategies, including self-reflection and observation, to increase teachers capacity to support the social emotional development of infants, toddlers and their families.

*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the

 
8/1/2016
Personalized Learning Summit Aug 1-2_2016
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Presenter/Facilitator:George Couros on Aug 1; Student Panel on Aug 2.
Building/Organization:Chanhassen High School
Room:
Address:2200 Lyman Blvd
City:Chanhassen, MN 55317

Start Date:8/1/2016
Time(s):8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (7:15 check-in)
Additional Information:Food trucks will be on site for lunch.
When registering, each registration must be entered under a separate email address and password.
Registration Deadline: 7/25/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 7/25/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Susan Frame
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Brenda Vogds
vogdsB@district112.org
Fee: $30.00 for two day training. No cost to District 112 employees.
Description:
Join colleagues across the country engaging in learning and understanding for how to bring personalized learning into your classroom or schools.
You will have the option to work in teams, select sessions relevant to your needs, or to be part of an unconference.
Monday features Keynote Speaker George Couros and Tuesday features a student panel keynote.
Both days consist of workshops, lectures and unconference sessions.

 
8/1/2016
South Pyramid Model Training Series: Tier 1 Preschool Training (Albert Lea)
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Presenter/Facilitator:Stacey York
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN
Building/Organization:Brookside Education Center
Room:Old Board Room
Address:211 W. Richway Drive
City:Albert Lea, MN

Start Date:8/1/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4pm
Registration Deadline: 7/28/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 7/28/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Discuss the following as they relate to Pyramid Model implementation: building relationships with children, building relationships with families, classroom team relationships, creating engaging environments, schedules/routines/transitions, teaching classroom rules, and ongoing monitoring and positive encouragement.


*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/1/2016
Metro Pyramid Model Training Series: Module Tier 1 Infant/toddler Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Emily Story & Brenda Shoults
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN who support Infant Toddler classrooms
Building/Organization:Minnesota Department Education
Room:Conference Center 16
Address:1500 Highway 36 West
City:Roseville, MN 55113

Start Date:8/2/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4:30pm
Registration Deadline: 7/29/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 7/29/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: Define social emotional development and describe how it unfolds in the context of care giving relationships, reflect on how culture (perceptions, beliefs, values) influences care giving, parenting and the social emotional development of infants and toddlers, understand and describe that all young children’s behavior is a way of communicating and has meaning, and use a variety of strategies, including self-reflection and observation, to increase teachers capacity to support the social emotional development of infants, toddlers and their families.

*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by

 
8/2/2016
North Pyramid Model Training Series: Module Tier 2 Infant/Toddler Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Janice Hofschulte & Victoria Sundell
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN who support Infant Toddler classrooms
Building/Organization:Northwest MN Foundation
Room:.
Address:201 3rd St NW
City:Bemidji, MN 56601

Start Date:8/2/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4:30pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Tier 1 Training
Registration Deadline: 7/29/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 7/29/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Tier 1 Training

Content will cover the importance of the social and emotional climate of infant and toddler settings, the importance of caregiving routines and strategies to support social emotional development, ways to identify how the physical environment can promote social emotional development, ways to identify and implement targeted strategies to intentionally build social emotional skills, and explore ways to support families in promoting routines, environments and targeted strategies that promote social emotional development of infants and toddlers.

*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/2/2016
South Pyramid Model Training Series: Tier 2 Preschool Training (Albert Lea)
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Presenter/Facilitator:Stacey York
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN
Building/Organization:Brookside Education Center
Room:Old Board Room
Address:211 W. Richway Drive
City:Albert Lea, MN

Start Date:8/2/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Preschool Tier 1 Training
Registration Deadline: 7/29/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 7/29/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Preschool Tier 1 Training

Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: identifying the importance of teaching social emotional skills: why, when, what and how, developing friendship skills, enhancing emotional literacy skills, controlling anger and impulse, problem solving, and providing individualized instruction.


*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/2/2016
Metro Pyramid Model Training Series: Module Tier 2 Infant/toddler Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Emily Story & Brenda Shoults
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN who support Infant Toddler classrooms
Building/Organization:Minnesota Department Education
Room:Conference Center 16
Address:1500 Highway 36 West
City:Roseville, MN 55113

Start Date:8/3/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4:30pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Tier 1 Training
Registration Deadline: 8/1/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/1/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Tier 1 Training

Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: Discuss why it is important to pay attention to the social and emotional climate of infant and toddler settings, describe the importance of care giving routines and identify strategies for using them to support social emotional development, identify key ways the physical environment can promote social emotional development in infants and toddlers, identify and implement targeted strategies to intentionally build social emotional skills in infants and toddlers, and explore ways to support families in promoting routines, environments and targeted strategies that promote social emotional development of infants and toddlers.

*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro

 
8/3/2016
Understanding the Culture of Poverty_Aug 3_2016
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Presenter/Facilitator:Pat Anderson
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:
Address:2 Pine Tree Dr, Suite 101
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112

Start Date:8/3/2016
Time(s):9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (8:30 check-in)
Additional Information:Since this workshop is August 3, please provide your personal home/email address in case we need to reach you during the summer. Thanks!
$10 processing fee applies to all invoices. Event Flyer.
Registration Deadline: 8/3/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/1/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Susan Frame
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Susan Frame
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $95.00 Metro ECSU member; $160 Non-Member. Lunch included.
Description:
This workshop is about working with and building relationships with students and their parents/guardians who live in a daily survival mode. Children raised in generational poverty often don’t have the same chance for success as other children because they don’t understand middle class norms. Our schools and jobs are built on middle-class values and norms.

Participants will examine and discuss:
Situational and generational poverty
Hidden rules of class
Registers of language
How family structure can affect competition and cooperation
Resources that support training

Presenter: Pat Anderson has been providing classes in understanding generational poverty since 2001. She has served as the Region IV Director of Basic Skills for MDE and was the Manager of Education Services for Lakes Country Service Cooperative in Fergus Falls until her retirement in 2008. Pat has taught elementary students in Minnesota and North Dakota and was the Director of the Simley High School Learning Center in the Inver Grove Heights School District. She has served as an adjunct faculty member for NDSU since 1996. Pat continues to provide training for educators and other service providers as an independent consultant. In addition, she provides grant evaluations for various agencies and funding sources.

 
8/3/2016
Practicing Mindfulness & Stress Reduction for Educators
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Presenter/Facilitator:Sara Rudell Beach
Participants:All Educators
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:Training Room
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:8/4/2016
Time(s):8:30am to 3:30pm (8:00 check-in)
Additional Information:Register on or before May 20 to receive Early Bird discount! Mindfulness training can enhance a teacher's sense of well-being. It can also increase responsiveness to students needs and enhance classroom climate.
Since this program begins on August 4 and you may not be checking work email, please provide your personal phone number so that we can reach you in the event of cancellation. Only one registration needed for this two-day event scheduled for August 4 & September 28.
Registration Deadline: 8/4/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/2/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Susan Frame
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: EARLY BIRD ON/BEFORE May 20: Metro ECSU member: $175; Non member: $300. AFTER May 15: Metro ECSU member: $200; Non member: $350
Description:
Mindfulness is a life skill that supports well-being, resilience, concentration and empathy. It is our ability to attend to the present movement, with curiosity and without judgement. Studies show that practicing mindfulness can reduce stress and change our brains to affect focus, memory and regulation of emotion.

Participants will:
- Learn strategies for establishing a personal mindfulness practice
- Learn self care practices for managing stress, avoiding burnout, and having self-compassion
- Explore how mindfulness practices can enhance your work in the classroom
- Enhance your repertoire of strategies to building meaningful relationships with students.

Presenter Sara Rudell Beach is founder and Executive Director of Brilliant Mindfulness, LLC. She is trained in the Mindful Schools K-12 Curriculum and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. A teacher with 17 years of classroom experience, she has taught mindfulness to children, teachers and administrators.

 
8/4/2016
North Practice-Based Coaching
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Presenter/Facilitator:Jen Anderson & Kim Williams
Participants:Internal Coaches for sites currently installing a MnCoE innovation (FGRBI, Pyramid Model, Classroom Engagement Model) Behavior Coaches for sites currently installing Pyramid Model may also find this training beneficial
Building/Organization:Northwest MN Foundation
Room:.
Address:201 3rd St NW
City:Bemidji MN 56601

Start Date:8/11/2016
Time(s):8:30am-3:30pm
Registration Deadline: 8/9/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/9/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
Practiced Based Coaching is a cyclical process for supporting teacher’s use of effective teaching practices that lead to positive outcomes for children. Effective coaching is the critical component of all Early Childhood innovations, it is the bridge to assist teachers in expanding instruction practices which result in positive student outcomes.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/11/2016
South Pyramid Model Training Series: Module Tier 1 Infant/Toddler Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Lori Coughlin & Jenni Harves
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN who support Infant Toddler classrooms
Building/Organization:MN Valley Action Council Conference Room
Room:.
Address:706 North Victory Drive
City:Mankato, MN

Start Date:8/11/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4:30pm
Registration Deadline: 8/9/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/9/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: Define social emotional development and describe how it unfolds in the context of care giving relationships, reflect on how culture (perceptions, beliefs, values) influences care giving, parenting and the social emotional development of infants and toddlers, understand and describe that all young children’s behavior is a way of communicating and has meaning, and use a variety of strategies, including self-reflection and observation, to increase teachers capacity to support the social emotional development of infants, toddlers and their families.

*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the

 
8/11/2016
North Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 1
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Presenter/Facilitator:Kim Williams & Darla Beaver
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 training through MDE
Building/Organization:Northwest MN Foundation
Room:
Address:201 3rd St NW
City:Bemidji, MN 56601

Start Date:8/12/2016
Time(s):8:30am-3:00pm
Registration Deadline: 8/10/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/10/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines.
In module 1, participants will learn about the goals of the model, understand what engagement is and will explore teaming and collaboration strategies. Participants will learn about DEC Recommended Practices and begin implementing Environmental and Instructional practices.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/12/2016
South Pyramid Model Training Series: Module Tier 2 Infant/Toddler Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Lori Coughlin & Jenni Harves
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN who support Infant Toddler classrooms
Building/Organization:MN Valley Action Council Conference Room
Room:.
Address:706 North Victory Drive
City:Mankato, MN

Start Date:8/12/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4:30pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Tier 1 Training
Registration Deadline: 8/10/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/10/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Tier 1 Training

Content will cover the importance of the social and emotional climate of infant and toddler settings, the importance of caregiving routines and strategies to support social emotional development, ways to identify how the physical environment can promote social emotional development, ways to identify and implement targeted strategies to intentionally build social emotional skills, and explore ways to support families in promoting routines, environments and targeted strategies that promote social emotional development of infants and toddlers.

*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/12/2016
East Metro Pyramid Model Training Series: Tier 1 Preschool Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Jenni Harves
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN
Building/Organization:Roseville Skate Center
Room:.
Address:2661 Civic Center Drive
City:St Paul, MN 55113

Start Date:8/15/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4:00pm
Registration Deadline: 8/12/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/12/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Discuss the following as they relate to Pyramid Model implementation: building relationships with children, building relationships with families, classroom team relationships, creating engaging environments, schedules/routines/transitions, teaching classroom rules, and ongoing monitoring and positive encouragement.


*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/15/2016
North Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide A
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Presenter/Facilitator:Anne Marsnik and Becky Crane
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE
Building/Organization:Grand Rapids YMCA
Room:.
Address:400 River Road
City:Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Start Date:8/15/2016
Time(s):11:30am-3:30 pm
Registration Deadline: 8/11/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/11/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment.
Guide A is the first in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session will cover the practices of communication with families/caregivers and infusing informational supports in context. This session will focus on “Setting the Stage” in the learning cycle and the coaching strategy of Conversation and Information Sharing.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/15/2016
West Metro Pyramid Model Training Series: Tier 1 Preschool Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Sue Starks
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN
Building/Organization:Shakopee Police Department
Room:.
Address:475 Gorman Street
City:Shakopee, MN 55379

Start Date:8/15/2016
Time(s):8:00am-3:30pm
Registration Deadline: 8/12/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/12/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Discuss the following as they relate to Pyramid Model implementation: building relationships with children, building relationships with families, classroom team relationships, creating engaging environments, schedules/routines/transitions, teaching classroom rules, and ongoing monitoring and positive encouragement.


*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/15/2016
Metro Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 1
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Presenter/Facilitator:Michele Bedor & Jessica Backlin
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 training through MDE
Building/Organization:Westonka Library
Room:.
Address:2079 Commerce Blvd.
City:Mound, MN 55364

Start Date:8/16/2016
Time(s):9:00am - 3:30pm
Registration Deadline: 8/14/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/14/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines.
In module 1, participants will learn about the goals of the model, understand what engagement is and will explore teaming and collaboration strategies. Participants will learn about DEC Recommended Practices and begin implementing Environmental and Instructional practices.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/16/2016
East Metro Pyramid Model Training Series: Tier 2 Preschool Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Jenni Harves
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN
Building/Organization:Roseville Skate Center
Room:.
Address:2661 Civic Center Drive
City:Roseville, MN 55113

Start Date:8/17/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4:00pm
Registration Deadline: 8/15/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/15/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Preschool Tier 1 Training

Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: identifying the importance of teaching social emotional skills: why, when, what and how, developing friendship skills, enhancing emotional literacy skills, controlling anger and impulse, problem solving, and providing individualized instruction.


*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/17/2016
Metro Practice-Based Coaching
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Presenter/Facilitator:Jen Anderson & Sue Forester
Participants:Internal Coaches for sites currently installing a MnCoE innovation (FGRBI, Pyramid Model, Classroom Engagement Model) Behavior Coaches for sites currently installing Pyramid Model may also find this training beneficial
Building/Organization:Shoreview Community Center
Room:.
Address:4580 Victoria Street North
City:Shoreview, MN 55126

Start Date:8/17/2016
Time(s):8:30am-3:30pm
Registration Deadline: 8/15/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/15/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
Practiced Based Coaching is a cyclical process for supporting teacher’s use of effective teaching practices that lead to positive outcomes for children. Effective coaching is the critical component of all Early Childhood innovations, it is the bridge to assist teachers in expanding instruction practices which result in positive student outcomes.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/17/2016
Passing It On: Strategies and Resources for Mentoring ASL Interpreters in the Classroom
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Presenter/Facilitator:Melissa Barg, Patty Gordon and Doug Bowen
Participants:K-12 ASL Educational Sign Language Interpreters interested in mentoring
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills MN 55112


Start Date:8/17/2016
Time(s):9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Check-in at 8:30 a.m.
Additional Information:This training is funded with a grant from MDE using federal funding, CFDA 84.027A, Special Education - Grants to States. This event does not necessarily represent the policy of the federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education. You should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.
Presenters Bio | This all-day training will include: Mentoring requirements in MN Finding resources and support within the educational system Classroom-based mentoring strategies including: Understanding Educational Discourse Observation Strategies/notetaking Feedback and Debrief strategies This program is offered for .6 CEUs and assumes some knowledge of the topic.
Registration Deadline: 8/12/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/12/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Kathy Pittelko
kathy.pittelko@metroecsu.org
Fee: $25
Description:
This workshop is designed for the Sign Language Interpreter who is already mentoring or interested in becoming a mentor in the K-12 setting. Participants will review the Minnesota educational interpreter law and the mentoring requirements. They will engage in activities and interactive discussion on the topics of resources and support in the educational setting as well as classroom based mentoring strategies. Participants will leave not only with the knowledge of what is needed to mentor successfully in the classroom but will have tools and materials at their fingertips.

Requirement for K-12 Mentors:
Certification: NIC, CI/CT, NAD IV or V
Minimum of 3 years of experience interpreting in any educational setting (including post-secondary settings)


 
8/17/2016
Passing It On: Strategies and Resources for Mentoring ASL Interpreters in the Classroom-REMOTE LOCATION
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Presenter/Facilitator:Melissa Barg, Patty Gordon and Doug Bowen
Participants:K-12 ASL Educational Sign Language Interpreters interested in mentoring
Building/Organization:Shooting Star Conference Center
Room:
Address:777 Casino Road
City:Mahnomen MN 56557

Start Date:8/17/2016
Time(s):9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Check-in at 8:30 a.m.
Additional Information:This all-day training will include: Mentoring requirements in MN Finding resources & support within the educational system Classroom-based mentoring strategies including: Understanding Educational Discourse Observation Strategies/notetaking Feedback and Debrief strategies This program is offered for 6 CEUs & assumes some knowledge of the topic.
Presenters Bio | Check your specific remote site about fees & meal arrangement.
Registration Deadline: 7/1/2016 (Has passed)
Cancellation Deadline: 7/1/2016 (Has passed)
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Kathy Pittelko
kathy.pittelko@metroecsu.org
Description:
This workshop is designed for the Sign Language Interpreter who is already mentoring or interested in becoming a mentor in the K-12 setting. Participants will review the Minnesota educational interpreter law and the mentoring requirements. They will engage in activities and interactive discussion on the topics of resources and support in the educational setting as well as classroom based mentoring strategies. Participants will leave not only with the knowledge of what is needed to mentor successfully in the classroom but will have tools and materials at their fingertips.
Requirement for K-12 Mentors:
Certification: NIC, CI/CT, NAD IV or V
Minimum of 3 years of experience interpreting in any educational setting (including post-secondary settings)


 
8/17/2016
Understanding Deafblindness and the Intervener
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Presenter/Facilitator:Dr. Jerry Petroff
Participants:Administrators, Teachers of Deaf/HH and Blind/Visually Impaired, Principals, O&M, OT, PT, DAPE, Speech & Language, Interpreters, Parents
Building/Organization:Holiday Inn & Suites
Room:Pavilion
Address:8511 Hudson Blvd.
City:Lake Elmo, MN 55042

Start Date:8/17/2016
Time(s):9:00-3:30
Additional Information:Registration begins at 8:30 and a light continental breakfast will be available. American Sign Language interpreters will be provided. RID and Administrative CEUs available. Lunch provided from 11:30-12:30. This event is co-sponsored by Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District and the Minnesota DeafBlind Project.
Funding for this activity is made possible with a grant from the MN Department of Education. The source of the funds is from federal award - Project Title: State technical assistance Projects to Improve Services for Children who are DeafBlind, CFDA 84.326T of PL 105-17 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Registration Deadline: 8/3/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/3/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Deanna Rothbauer
deanna.rothbauer@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Cathy Lyle
cathy.lyle@metroecsu.org
Description:
Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District and the Minnesota DeafBlind Project are co-sponsoring a workshop designed to provide participants with information about deafblindness and the role of the intervener. This interactive workshop will explain the impact of deafblindness on communication, cognition, learning and social/emotional development. The role of the intervener in educational settings will be outlined and the importance of collaboration with team members will be discussed.

American Sign Language Interpreters will be provided.

 
8/17/2016
Community Conversation: Inclusion Part III (rescheduled)
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Presenter/Facilitator:Beth Dorsey
Participants:Region 11 ECSE Leaders
Building/Organization:MN State University Mankato at Edina
Room:Room 340
Address:7700 France Avenue South
City:Minneapolis, MN 55435

Start Date:8/18/2016
Time(s):1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Deadline: 8/16/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/16/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Beth Dorsey
beth.dorsey@metroecsu.org
Description:
Join us for the third Community Conversation focused on Inclusion. To improve Early Childhood experiences for all children, Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education must work together to develop and implement practices that make a difference. This conversation will provide an opportunity for teams to reflect about their current practices and learn how to strengthen their programs from others who are also engaged in this work. The morning will consist of large and small group discussions, time for reflection and action planning. Please join the conversation by sharing successes and challenges as we work together to help young children grow.

***This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of

 
8/18/2016
Metro Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide A
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Presenter/Facilitator:Ann Maczuga, Sonja Griebel, Rebecca Sutera, Jessica Hoffman
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE
Building/Organization:Mankato State University -Edina
Room:Rm 340
Address:7700 France Avenue South
City:Edina, MN 55435

Start Date:8/18/2016
Time(s):8:00am-noon
Registration Deadline: 8/16/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/16/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment.
Guide A is the first in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session will cover the practices of communication with families/caregivers and infusing informational supports in context. This session will focus on “Setting the Stage” in the learning cycle and the coaching strategy of Conversation and Information Sharing.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/18/2016
North Pyramid Model Training Series: Tier 1 Preschool Training (Red Lake)
4140-North_Pyramid_Tier_1_8-22-16
Presenter/Facilitator:Kim Williams
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN
Building/Organization:Red Lake Nation College
Room:.
Address:15480 Migizi Drive
City:Red Lake, MN 56671

Start Date:8/22/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4:00pm
Registration Deadline: 8/19/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/19/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Discuss the following as they relate to Pyramid Model implementation: building relationships with children, building relationships with families, classroom team relationships, creating engaging environments, schedules/routines/transitions, teaching classroom rules, and ongoing monitoring and positive encouragement.


*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/22/2016
South Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 1
4140-South_CEM_1_8-22-16
Presenter/Facilitator:Audra Buessman & Annie Olson
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 training through MDE
Building/Organization:Country Inn and Suites
Room:.
Address:1900 Premier Drive
City:Mankato, MN 56001

Start Date:8/22/2016
Time(s):8:30am-3:00pm
Registration Deadline: 8/19/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/19/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines.
In module 1, participants will learn about the goals of the model, understand what engagement is and will explore teaming and collaboration strategies. Participants will learn about DEC Recommended Practices and begin implementing Environmental and Instructional practices.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/22/2016
South Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide A
4150-South_FGRBI_A_8-22-16
Presenter/Facilitator:Chastity Lewis and Jennifer Dodson
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE
Building/Organization:Country Inn and Suites
Room:.
Address:1900 Premier Drive
City:Mankato, MN 56001

Start Date:8/22/2016
Time(s):11:00am-3:00pm
Registration Deadline: 8/19/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/19/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment.
Guide A is the first in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session will cover the practices of communication with families/caregivers and infusing informational supports in context. This session will focus on “Setting the Stage” in the learning cycle and the coaching strategy of Conversation and Information Sharing.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/22/2016
North Pyramid Model Training Series: Tier 2 Preschool Training (Red Lake)
4140-North_Pyramid_Tier_2_8-23-16
Presenter/Facilitator:Kim Williams
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN
Building/Organization:Red Lake Nation College
Room:.
Address:15480 Migizi Drive
City:Red Lake, MN 56671

Start Date:8/23/2016
Time(s):8:30am-4:00pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Preschool Tier 1 Training
Registration Deadline: 8/21/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/21/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Preschool Tier 1 Training

Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: identifying the importance of teaching social emotional skills: why, when, what and how, developing friendship skills, enhancing emotional literacy skills, controlling anger and impulse, problem solving, and providing individualized instruction.


*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/23/2016
South Practice-Based Coaching
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Presenter/Facilitator:Ann Schmitz & Meredith Braget
Participants:Internal Coaches for sites currently installing a MnCoE innovation (FGRBI, Pyramid Model, Classroom Engagement Model) Behavior Coaches for sites currently installing Pyramid Model may also find this training beneficial
Building/Organization:HyVee Owatonna
Room:.
Address:1620 S Cedar Avenue
City:Owatonna, MN 55060

Start Date:8/23/2016
Time(s):9:30am - 4:00pm
Registration Deadline: 8/19/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/19/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
Practiced Based Coaching is a cyclical process for supporting teacher’s use of effective teaching practices that lead to positive outcomes for children. Effective coaching is the critical component of all Early Childhood innovations, it is the bridge to assist teachers in expanding instruction practices which result in positive student outcomes.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
8/23/2016
Rev Your Engine: ASL Tune-UP AND Interpreting in Today’s Society-REMOTE LOCATION
4210-SpEd_InterpTuneUpAug31_16REMOTE
Presenter/Facilitator:Erica Alley, Nic Zapko and Tarra Grammenos
Participants:Educational Sign Language Interpreters
Location: Dependent on selection
Start Date:8/31/2016
Time(s):8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Presenters Bio | Remote Locations Info | Check your specific remote site about fees & meal arrangement.
Registration Deadline: 8/25/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/25/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Kathy Pittelko
kathy.pittelko@metroecsu.org
Fee: See remote site list for fee and lunch information.
Description:
Rev Your Engine: ASL Tune-Up
This presentation aims to support educational interpreters’ ability to effectively use depiction. Topics addressed include visualization, spatial organization, mapping, and processing time. Opportunities to play with language in a variety of hands-on activities.
Objectives:
1. Review ASL visualization skills and how to apply them to classroom work.

2. Discuss and define spatial organization and mapping skills and how to incorporate them into the interpreted message.

3. Identify opportunities to use depiction in the classroom lecture.

4. Demonstrate the ability to break away from the English grammar and appropriately apply depiction and spatial mapping to their work.

Interpreting in Today’s Society
Objectives:
1. Discuss social media postings and identify tenets in the code of professional conduct that might be violated.

2. Learn and practice using/interpreting 10 slang words in ASL and English.

3. Learn to identify smart phone apps, what they do, what the sign is,and how deaf students use them.

 
8/31/2016
Rev Your Engine: ASL Tune-UP AND Interpreting in Today’s Society
4210-SpEd_InterpTuneUpAug31_16
Presenter/Facilitator:Erica Alley, Nic Zapko and Tarra Grammenos
Participants:Educational Sign Language Interpreters
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills MN 55112


Start Date:8/31/2016
Time(s):8:00-3:00 Registration check-in: 7:30
Additional Information:This training is funded with a grant from MDE using federal funding, CFDA 84.027A, Special Education - Grants to States. This event does not necessarily represent the policy of the federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education. You should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.
Presenters Bio | This program is offered for .6 CEUs and assumes some knowledge of the topic.
Registration Deadline: 8/25/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 8/25/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Kathy Pittelko
kathy.pittelko@metroecsu.org
Fee: $30 includes lunch
Description:
Rev Your Engine: ASL Tune-Up
This presentation aims to support educational interpreters’ ability to effectively use depiction. Topics addressed include visualization, spatial organization, mapping, and processing time. Opportunities to play with language in a variety of hands-on activities.
Objectives:
1. Review ASL visualization skills and how to apply them to classroom work.

2. Discuss and define spatial organization and mapping skills and how to incorporate them into the interpreted message.

3. Identify opportunities to use depiction in the classroom lecture.

4. Demonstrate the ability to break away from the English grammar and appropriately apply depiction and spatial mapping to their work.

Interpreting in Today’s Society
Objectives:
1. Discuss social media postings and identify tenets in the code of professional conduct that might be violated.

2. Learn and practice using/interpreting 10 slang words in ASL and English.

3. Learn to identify smart phone apps, what they do, what the sign is,and how deaf students use them.

 
8/31/2016
North Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide B
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Presenter/Facilitator:Anne Marsnik and Becky Crane
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE
Building/Organization:Grand Rapids YMCA
Room:.
Address:400 River Road
City:Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Start Date:9/9/2016
Time(s):11:30am-3:30 pm
Additional Information:Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment.
What to bring: Participants need to bring video of themselves within a home visiting session for self-review and reflection, as well as the technology needed to view the video. Headphones are encouraged.
Registration Deadline: 9/7/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 9/7/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Guide B is the second in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session will cover the practices of instruction and intervention by building on what is already working for the family and naturally expanding. This session will focus on “Observation and Opportunities for Practice” in the learning cycle and the coaching strategy of Guided Practice with Feedback and Observation.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
9/9/2016
South Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide B
4150-South_FGRBI_B_9-9-16
Presenter/Facilitator:Chastity Lewis and Jennifer Dodson
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE
Building/Organization:South Central Service Coop. Mankato
Room:.
Address:2075 Lookout Drive
City:North Mankato, MN 56003

Start Date:9/9/2016
Time(s):11:00am-3:00pm
Additional Information:Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment.
What to bring: Participants need to bring video of themselves within a home visiting session for self-review and reflection, as well as the technology needed to view the video. Headphones are encouraged.
Registration Deadline: 9/7/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 9/7/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Guide B is the second in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session will cover the practices of instruction and intervention by building on what is already working for the family and naturally expanding. This session will focus on “Observation and Opportunities for Practice” in the learning cycle and the coaching strategy of Guided Practice with Feedback and Observation.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
9/9/2016
North Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT) Reliability Training -2 Days
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Presenter/Facilitator:Kim Williams & Janice Hofschulte
Participants:Internal Coaches, External Coaches, Behavior Specialists from Pyramid Model Implementation Teams
Building/Organization:Calvary Lutheran Church
Room:.
Address:2508 Washington Ave SE
City:Bemidji, MN 56601

Start Date:9/15/2016
Time(s):8:00am-4:30pm
Additional Information:Day 2 September 16, 8:00am to 1:00pm. Register once for both days.
Prerequisite: Must have completed Pyramid Model Tier 1 & Tier 2 Module Trainings
Registration Deadline: 9/12/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 9/12/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Must have completed Pyramid Model Tier 1 & Tier 2 Module Trainings

Day 1 Thursday 9-15 8:00am-4:30pm
Day 2 Friday 9-16 8:00am-1:00pm

A comprehensive review of the Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool(TPOT) Research Edition, learn how to score and interpret the TPOT, and complete a full TPOT at 80% reliability, based on videotape review and observation from an early childhood classroom.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
9/15/2016
South Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT) Reliability Training -2 Days
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Presenter/Facilitator:Lori Coughlin & Molly Ericksen
Participants:Internal Coaches, External Coaches, Behavior Specialists from Pyramid Model Implementation Teams
Building/Organization:Brookside Education Center
Room:.
Address:211 W. Richway Drive
City:Albert Lea, MN

Start Date:9/15/2016
Time(s):8:00am-4:30pm
Additional Information:Day 2 September 16, 8:00am to 1:00pm. Register once for both days
Prerequisite: Must have completed Pyramid Model Tier 1 & Tier 2 Module Trainings
Registration Deadline: 9/12/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 9/12/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Must have completed Pyramid Model Tier 1 & Tier 2 Module Trainings

Day 1 Thursday 9-15 8:00am-4:30pm
Day 2 Friday 9-16 8:00am-1:00pm

A comprehensive review of the Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool(TPOT) Research Edition, learn how to score and interpret the TPOT, and complete a full TPOT at 80% reliability, based on videotape review and observation from an early childhood classroom.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
9/15/2016
Metro Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide B
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Presenter/Facilitator:Ann Maczuga, Sonja Griebel, Rebecca Sutera, Jessica Hoffman
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE
Building/Organization:Mankato State University -Edina
Room:Room 340
Address:7700 France Avenue South
City:Edina, MN 55435

Start Date:9/16/2016
Time(s):8:00am-noon
Additional Information:Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment.
Registration Deadline: 9/14/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 9/14/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Guide B is the second in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session will cover the practices of instruction and intervention by building on what is already working for the family and naturally expanding. This session will focus on “Observation and Opportunities for Practice” in the learning cycle and the coaching strategy of Guided Practice with Feedback and Observation.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
9/16/2016
Metro Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 2
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Presenter/Facilitator:Michele Bedor & Jessica Backlin
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through MnCoE or who participated in RP2 training through MDE. Participants must complete CEM Module 1 prior to attending this training
Building/Organization:Eisenhower Community Center
Room:.
Address:1001 MN-7
City:Hopkins, MN 55305

Start Date:9/23/2016
Time(s):8:00am-noon
Registration Deadline: 9/21/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 9/21/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 2, participants will focus on instructional and interactional practices that promote engagement and social relationships. Participants will practice embedding functional goals, create zoning plans and learn about peer mediated strategies.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
9/23/2016
South Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 2
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Presenter/Facilitator:Audra Buessman & Annie Olson
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through MnCoE or who participated in RP2 training through MDE. Participants must complete CEM Module 1 prior to attending this training
Building/Organization:South Central Service Coop
Room:.
Address:2075 Lookout Drive
City:North Mankato, MN 56003

Start Date:9/26/2016
Time(s):9:00am - 1:00pm
Registration Deadline: 9/22/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 9/22/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 2, participants will focus on instructional and interactional practices that promote engagement and social relationships. Participants will practice embedding functional goals, create zoning plans and learn about peer mediated strategies.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
9/26/2016
North Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 2
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Presenter/Facilitator:Kim Williams & Darla Beaver
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through MnCoE or who participated in RP2 training through MDE. Participants must complete CEM Module 1 prior to attending this training
Building/Organization:NW MN Foundation
Room:.
Address:201 3rd St NW
City:Bemidji, MN 56601

Start Date:9/30/2016
Time(s):8:30am - 12:30pm
Registration Deadline: 9/28/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 9/28/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 2, participants will focus on instructional and interactional practices that promote engagement and social relationships. Participants will practice embedding functional goals, create zoning plans and learn about peer mediated strategies.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
9/30/2016
Metro Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT) Reliability Training -2 Days
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Presenter/Facilitator:Deb Utsch and Tiffany Grams
Participants:Internal Coaches, External Coaches, Behavior Coaches from Pyramid Model Implementation Teams
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:Training Room
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:10/3/2016
Time(s):8:00am-4:30pm
Additional Information:Day 2 October 4, 8:00am to 1:00pm. Register once for both days.
Prerequisite: Must have completed Pyramid Model Tier 1 & Tier 2 Module Trainings
Registration Deadline: 9/30/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 9/30/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Must have completed Pyramid Model Tier 1 & Tier 2 Module Trainings

Day 1 Monday 10-3 8:00am-4:30pm
Day 2 Tuesday 10-4 8:00am-1:00pm

A comprehensive review of the Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool(TPOT) Research Edition, learn how to score and interpret the TPOT, and complete a full TPOT at 80% reliability, based on videotape review and observation from an early childhood classroom.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
10/3/2016
Closing the Attitude Gap: Fire Up Students to Strive for Success_Oct 5_2016
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Presenter/Facilitator:Baruti Kafele
Participants:Principals and other educators
Building/Organization:TIES Conference Center
Room:Grand Hall
Address:1644 Larpenteur Ave W
City:St. Paul, MN 55108

Start Date:10/5/2016
Time(s):8:30am to 3:30pm (8:00 check-in)
Additional Information:Two half-day sessions are offered - morning or afternoon.
A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 10/5/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 10/3/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Susan Frame
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $125 MPA members over Tier/$175 non MPA members
Description:
This workshop is a powerful examination of 50 critical leadership questions for inspiring school-wide excellence. Explore what it takes to make a school community achieve great success in the classroom and beyond. Learn how to inspire and motivate students, teachers and other school staff to approach their work with vigor and purpose.

 
10/5/2016
SIM Online: Self-Questioning Strategy 001_16
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Presenter/Facilitator:Certified SIM Professional Developer
Participants:Minnesota special education teachers, general education teachers, literacy specialists, and instructional coaches
Building/Organization:online/your choice
Room:
Address:na
City:na

Start Date:10/11/2016
Time(s):3:30-5:30 pm
This online class meets 4 times via personal computer internet connection. Live dates are Oct 11, Nov 1, Nov 15, and Dec 6. (recorded sessions will also be available)| Event Flyer
Registration Deadline: 9/30/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 10/7/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sandy Giancola
sandy.giancola@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Cathy Macdonald
cathy.macdonald@metroecsu.org
Fee: $350 includes training, manuals, & online coaching
Description:
Self-Questioning helps students understand any type of reading passage through a questioning process. This motivating strategy helps students create questions about reading passages, predict the answers, and search for the answers as they read. Students’ reading comprehension improves as they learn to actively engage with the text. A manual to guide teachers using the strategy will be provided along with many practical examples and materials. All materials are posted to the web for easy access. Students grades 3-12 can benefit from this reading comprehension strategy and materials will be shared for a wide variety of grade levels.

Special Features:
INTERACTIVE: This is not a webinar, but an interactive learning community. Participants can ask questions and share insights “live.” Modeling via document camera is an integral part of each presentation.

COACHING SUPPORT: Online coaches offer feedback, encouragement, and clarification. Coaches are all certified SIM professional developers.

More details in attached flyer.

 
10/11/2016
North Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide C
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Presenter/Facilitator:Anne Marsnik and Becky Crane
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE
Building/Organization:Grand Rapids YMCA
Room:.
Address:400 River Road
City:Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Start Date:10/14/2016
Time(s):11:30am-3:30 pm
Additional Information:Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment. The innovation embeds different coaching techniques and how to vary them to meet the individual needs of each family.
Registration Deadline: 10/12/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 10/12/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Guide C is the third in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session support the interventionist to focus on family strengths and how the family is able to embed intervention. This session will continue skill building in “Observation and Opportunities for Practice” and bring in the coaching strategies of Direct Teaching and Joint Interaction.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
10/14/2016
West Metro Pyramid Model Training Series: Tier 2 Preschool Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Sue Starks
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN
Building/Organization:Shakopee Police Department
Room:.
Address:475 Gorman Street
City:Shakopee, MN 55379

Start Date:10/19/2016
Time(s):8:00am - 3:30pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Preschool Tier 1 Training
Registration Deadline: 10/17/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 10/17/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Preschool Tier 1 Training

Summary: Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: identifying the importance of teaching social emotional skills: why, when, what and how, developing friendship skills,enhancing emotional literacy skills, controlling anger and impulse, problem solving, and providing individualized instruction.


*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
10/19/2016
Metro Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide C
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Presenter/Facilitator:Ann Maczuga, Sonja Griebel, Rebecca Sutera, Jessica Hoffman
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE
Building/Organization:Mankato State University -Edina
Room:Room 340
Address:7700 France Avenue South
City:Edina, MN 55435

Start Date:10/24/2016
Time(s):8:00am-noon
Additional Information:Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment. The innovation embeds different coaching techniques and how to vary them to meet the individual needs of each family.
Registration Deadline: 10/20/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 10/20/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Guide C is the third in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session support the interventionist to focus on family strengths and how the family is able to embed intervention. This session will continue skill building in “Observation and Opportunities for Practice” and bring in the coaching strategies of Direct Teaching and Joint Interaction.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
10/24/2016
Theater and Music Interpreting 101
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Presenter/Facilitator:Shelly Lehner
Participants:K-12 ASL Educational Interpreters and Pre-Certified
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:10/25/2016
Time(s):5:00 – 7:00 PM 4:15 check-in with light supper
Additional Information:This training is funded with a grant from MDE using federal funding, CFDA 84.027A, Special Education - Grants to States. This event does not necessarily represent the policy of the federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education. You should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.
Presenter Bio
Registration Deadline: 10/19/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 10/19/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Kathy Pittelko
kathy.pittelko@metroecsu.org
Fee: $15
Description:
This workshop provides a basic understanding of theater and musical interpreting with an overview of theater vocabulary, “how-to” tips and tools to interpret songs, theater, and musicals.
Participants will learn how to prepare for a theatrical production, use characterization, effectively team interpret when interpreting theater, “rhyme” in ASL, learn tips for interpreting children’s songs, use storytelling through music. Discussion on how theatrical and musical interpreting differs from everyday interpreting, and what Deaf and hard-of-hearing audience members are typically looking for when watching songs, concerts, and live theater.

Objectives:
1) Identify the parts of a theater an define basic theater terms

2) Review effective steps/tools for preparing for an interpreted music and/or theater production.

3) Review and discuss best practice for teaming in theater/concert situations.

4) Demonstrate the ability to apply presented material to interpreted plays and skits in a K-12 setting.

5) Review characterization, rhyming, and storytelling techniques in ASL form

 
10/25/2016
North Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 3
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Presenter/Facilitator:Kim Williams & Darla Beaver
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through MnCoE or who participated in RP2 training through MDE.Participants must complete CEM Modules 1 and 2 prior to attending this training.
Building/Organization:NW MN Foundation
Room:.
Address:201 3rd St NW
City:Bemidji, MN 56601

Start Date:11/4/2016
Time(s):8:30am - 12:30pm
Registration Deadline: 11/2/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 11/2/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 3, participants will focus on individualizing strategies to increase child engagement and independence. Additionally, participants will learn to use data to monitor child progress.



***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
11/4/2016
South Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide C
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Presenter/Facilitator:Chastity Lewis and Jennifer Dodson
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE
Building/Organization:South Central Service Coop. Mankato
Room:.
Address:2075 Lookout Drive
City:North Mankato, MN 56003

Start Date:11/4/2016
Time(s):11:00am-3:00pm
Additional Information:Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment. The innovation embeds different coaching techniques and how to vary them to meet the individual needs of each family.
Registration Deadline: 11/2/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 11/2/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Guide C is the third in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session support the interventionist to focus on family strengths and how the family is able to embed intervention. This session will continue skill building in “Observation and Opportunities for Practice” and bring in the coaching strategies of Direct Teaching and Joint Interaction.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
11/4/2016
Metro Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide D
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Presenter/Facilitator:Ann Maczuga, Sonja Griebel, Rebecca Sutera, Jessica Hoffman
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE.
Building/Organization:Mankato State University -Edina
Room:Room 340
Address:7700 France Avenue South
City:Edina, MN 55435

Start Date:11/7/2016
Time(s):8:00am-noon
Registration Deadline: 11/4/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 11/4/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment.
Guide D is the fourth in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session support the interventionist to focus on family strengths and how the family is able to embed intervention. This session will focus on “Problem Solving and Planning” in the learning cycle and the coaching strategy of Problem Solving.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
11/7/2016
North Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide D
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Presenter/Facilitator:Anne Marsnik and Becky Crane
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE.
Building/Organization:Grand Rapids YMCA
Room:.
Address:400 River Road
City:Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Start Date:11/11/2016
Time(s):11:30am-3:30 pm
Registration Deadline: 11/8/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 11/8/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment.
Guide D is the fourth in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session support the interventionist to focus on family strengths and how the family is able to embed intervention. This session will focus on “Problem Solving and Planning” in the learning cycle and the coaching strategy of Problem Solving.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
11/11/2016
South Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 3
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Presenter/Facilitator:Audra Buessman & Annie Olson
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through MnCoE or who participated in RP2 training through MDE.Participants must complete CEM Modules 1 and 2 prior to attending this training.
Building/Organization:South Central Service Coop
Room:.
Address:2075 Lookout Drive
City:North Mankato, MN 56003

Start Date:11/18/2016
Time(s):8:00am-noon
Registration Deadline: 11/15/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 11/15/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 3, participants will focus on individualizing strategies to increase child engagement and independence. Additionally, participants will learn to use data to monitor child progress.



***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
11/18/2016
South Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide D
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Presenter/Facilitator:Chastity Lewis and Jennifer Dodson
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE.
Building/Organization:South Central Service Coop. Mankato
Room:.
Address:2075 Lookout Drive
City:North Mankato, MN 56003

Start Date:11/18/2016
Time(s):11:00am-3:00pm
Registration Deadline: 11/15/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 11/15/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment.
Guide D is the fourth in the five part series for FGRBI Innovation Sites. This session support the interventionist to focus on family strengths and how the family is able to embed intervention. This session will focus on “Problem Solving and Planning” in the learning cycle and the coaching strategy of Problem Solving.



***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
11/18/2016
Metro Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 3
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Presenter/Facilitator:Ruth Paisley & Jessica Backlin
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through MnCoE or who participated in RP2 training through MDE.Participants must complete CEM Modules 1 and 2 prior to attending this training.
Building/Organization:Eisenhower Community Center
Room:.
Address:1001 MN-7
City:Hopkins, MN 55305

Start Date:11/28/2016
Time(s):8:00am-noon
Registration Deadline: 11/21/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 11/21/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 3, participants will focus on individualizing strategies to increase child engagement and independence. Additionally, participants will learn to use data to monitor child progress.



***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
11/28/2016
Metro Practice-Based Coaching
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Presenter/Facilitator:Meredith Braget & Sue Forester
Participants:Internal Coaches for sites currently installing a MnCoE innovation (FGRBI, Pyramid Model, Classroom Engagement Model) Behavior Coaches for sites currently installing Pyramid Model may also find this training beneficial.
Building/Organization:Minnesota Department Education
Room:Conference Center -13
Address:1500 Highway 36 West
City:Roseville, MN 55113

Start Date:12/2/2016
Time(s):8:30am-3:30pm
Registration Deadline: 11/29/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 11/29/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
Practiced Based Coaching is a cyclical process for supporting teacher’s use of effective teaching practices that lead to positive outcomes for children. Effective coaching is the critical component of all Early Childhood innovations, it is the bridge to assist teachers in expanding instruction practices which result in positive student outcomes.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
12/2/2016
North Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide E
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Presenter/Facilitator:Anne Marsnik and Becky Crane
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE.
Building/Organization:Grand Rapids YMCA
Room:.
Address:400 River Road
City:Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Start Date:12/9/2016
Time(s):11:30am-3:30 pm
Additional Information:Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment. FGRBI focuses on supporting and coaching the child’s caregivers, building their confidence and competence. Based on the DEC Recommended Practices (2014), this innovation supports the
What to bring: Participants need to bring video of themselves within a home visiting session for self-review and reflection, as well as the technology needed to view the video. Headphones are encouraged.
Registration Deadline: 12/6/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 12/6/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Guide E is the fifth and final training for FGRBI Innovation series. This session support the interventionist to focus on family strengths and how the family is able to embed intervention. This session will focus on “Problem Solving and Planning” in the learning cycle and the coaching strategy of Problem Solving.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
12/9/2016
Metro Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide E
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Presenter/Facilitator:Ann Maczuga, Sonja Griebel, Rebecca Sutera, Jessica Hoffman
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE.
Building/Organization:Mankato State University -Edina
Room:Room 340
Address:7700 France Avenue South
City:Edina, MN 55435

Start Date:12/12/2016
Time(s):8:00am-noon
Additional Information:Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment. FGRBI focuses on supporting and coaching the child’s caregivers, building their confidence and competence. Based on the DEC Recommended Practices (2014), this innovation supports the
What to bring: Participants need to bring video of themselves within a home visiting session for self-review and reflection, as well as the technology needed to view the video. Headphones are encouraged.
Registration Deadline: 12/7/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 12/7/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Guide E is the fifth and final training for FGRBI Innovation series. This session support the interventionist to focus on family strengths and how the family is able to embed intervention. This session will focus on “Problem Solving and Planning” in the learning cycle and the
coaching strategy of Problem Solving.


***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
12/12/2016
South Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention Implementation Training: Guide E
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Presenter/Facilitator:Chastity Lewis and Jennifer Dodson
Participants:Staff from sites currently installing Family-Guided Routines-Based Intervention (FGRBI) Model through the MnCoE or who participated in RP2 home visiting training through MDE.
Building/Organization:South Central Service Coop. Mankato
Room:.
Address:2075 Lookout Drive
City:North Mankato, MN 56003

Start Date:12/16/2016
Time(s):11:00am-3:00pm
Additional Information:Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGBRI) is an approach to early intervention which incorporates developmentally appropriate skill building into daily routines in the child’s natural environment. FGRBI focuses on supporting and coaching the child’s caregivers, building their confidence and competence. Based on the DEC Recommended Practices (2014), this innovation supports the
What to bring: Participants need to bring video of themselves within a home visiting session for self-review and reflection, as well as the technology needed to view the video. Headphones are encouraged.
Registration Deadline: 12/13/2016
Cancellation Deadline: 12/13/2016
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Donna Miller
donna.miller@metroecsu.org
Description:
Guide E is the fifth and final training for FGRBI Innovation series. This session support the interventionist to focus on family strengths and how the family is able to embed intervention. This session will focus on “Problem Solving and Planning” in the learning cycle and the coaching strategy of Problem Solving.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
12/16/2016
Leading in a Digital Age: Not How, Why_Jan 11_2017
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Presenter/Facilitator:George Couros
Participants:Principals and other educators
Building/Organization:TIES Conference Center
Room:Grand Hall
Address:1644 Larpenteur Ave W
City:St. Paul, MN 55108

Start Date:1/11/2017
Time(s):8:30am to 3:30pm (8:00 check-in)
Additional Information:Two half-day sessions are offered - morning and afternoon.
A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 1/11/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 1/9/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Susan Frame
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Description:
Although schools are moving forward, change is always something that many struggle with.  Focusing on an innovator’s mindset and our “why”, this workshop is meant for leaders who are advanced in their own technology to help others within their organization not only accept change, but embrace it to create better powerful learning opportunities for our learners.  It is not focused on the “how to” of technology, but is more focused on the conversations that will help staff move forward in a way that they will be excited yet feel supported in their journey.

 
1/11/2017
Winter Pyramid Model Training Series: Module Tier 1 Preschool Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Jane Scully
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN.
Building/Organization:Minnesota Department Education
Room:Conference Center 16
Address:1500 Highway 36 West
City:Roseville, MN 55113

Start Date:1/12/2017
Time(s):8:30am-4:00pm
Registration Deadline: 1/9/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 1/9/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Discuss the following as they relate to Pyramid Model implementation: building relationships with children, building relationships with families, classroom team relationships, creating engaging environments, schedules/routines/transitions, teaching classroom rules, and ongoing monitoring and positive encouragement.

*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
1/12/2017
Winter Pyramid Model Training Series: Module Tier 2 Preschool Training
4140-Winter_Pyramid_Tier_2_1-13-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Jane Scully
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN.
Building/Organization:Minnesota Department Education
Room:Conference Center 16
Address:1500 Highway 36 West
City:Roseville, MN 55113

Start Date:1/13/2017
Time(s):8:30am-4:00pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Preschool Tier 1 Training
Registration Deadline: 1/9/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 1/9/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Preschool Tier 1 Training
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: identifying the importance of teaching social emotional skills: why, when, what and how, developing friendship skills, enhancing emotional literacy skills, controlling anger and impulse, problem solving, and providing individualized instruction.

*** This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
1/13/2017
North Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 4
4140-North_CEM_4_1-20-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Kim Williams & Darla Beaver
Participants:Staff from sites that are currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through the MNCoE or who attended RP2 training at MDE. Participants must complete CEM Modules 1, 2 and 3 prior to attending this training.
Building/Organization:Calvary Church
Room:.
Address:2508 Washington Ave SE
City:Bemidji, MN 56601

Start Date:1/20/2017
Time(s):8:30am - 12:30pm
*Snow date 1-27-17
Registration Deadline: 1/17/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 1/17/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 4, participants will focus on family engagement. Participants will reflect on current practices and plan to increase collaboration with families.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
1/20/2017
South Pyramid Model Training Series: Infant/Toddler & Preschool Tier 3a Training
4140-South_Pyramid_Tier_3a_1-20-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Stacey York
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN.
Building/Organization:Brookside Education Center
Room:Room 109
Address:211 W. Richway Drive
City:Albert Lea, MN

Start Date:1/20/2017
Time(s):8:30am-4:00pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 Trainings
Registration Deadline: 1/17/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 1/17/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 Trainings
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: case study illustrations, understanding form and function of challenging behavior, and learning the process to develop and implement a behavior support plan.

***This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
1/20/2017
East Pyramid Model Training Series: Infant/Toddler & Preschool Tier 3a Training
4140-East_Pyramid_Tier_3a_1-23-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Jenni Harves
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN.
Building/Organization:Maplewood Community Center
Room:.
Address:2100 White Bear Avenue
City:Maplewood, MN 55109

Start Date:1/23/2017
Time(s):8:30am-4:00pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 Trainings
Registration Deadline: 1/18/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 1/18/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 Trainings
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: case study illustrations, understanding form and function of challenging behavior, and learning the process to develop and implement a behavior support plan.

***This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
1/23/2017
West Pyramid Model Training Series: Infant/Toddler & Preschool Tier 3a Training
4140-West_Pyramid_Tier_3a_1-23-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Sue Starks
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN.
Building/Organization:TBA Shakopee
Room:TBA
Address:TBA
City:Shakopee

Start Date:1/23/2017
Time(s):8:00am - 3:30pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 Trainings
Registration Deadline: 1/18/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 1/18/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 Trainings
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: case study illustrations, understanding form and function of challenging behavior, and learning the process to develop and implement a behavior support plan.

***This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
1/23/2017
East Pyramid Model Training Series: Infant/Toddler & Preschool Tier 3b Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Jenni Harves
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN.
Building/Organization:Maplewood Community Center
Room:.
Address:2100 White Bear Avenue
City:Maplewood, MN 55109

Start Date:1/25/2017
Time(s):8:30am-3:00pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 & 3a Trainings
Registration Deadline: 1/20/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 1/20/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 & 3a Trainings
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: components of a Behavior Support plan, prevention strategies and teaching new skills as part of the Behavior Support Plan, skill instruction throughout the day, responding to challenging behavior, developing a Behavior Support Plan as a team, and monitoring outcomes.

***This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
1/25/2017
North Pyramid Model Training Series: Infant/Toddler & Preschool Tier 3a Training
4140-North_Pyramid_Tier_3a_1-26-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Kim Williams
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN.
Building/Organization:TBA Bemidji
Room:.
Address:TBA
City:Bemidji

Start Date:1/26/2017
Time(s):8:30am-4:00pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 Trainings
Registration Deadline: 1/23/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 1/23/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 Trainings
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: case study illustrations, understanding form & function of challenging behavior, and learning the process to develop and implement a behavior support plan.

***This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
1/26/2017
South Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 4
4140-South_CEM_4_1-27-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Audra Buessman & Annie Olson
Participants:Staff from sites that are currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through the MNCoE or who attended RP2 training at MDE. Participants must complete CEM Modules 1, 2 and 3 prior to attending this training.
Building/Organization:South Central Service Coop
Room:.
Address:2075 Lookout Drive
City:North Mankato, MN 56003

Start Date:1/27/2017
Time(s):9:00am - 1:00pm
Registration Deadline: 1/24/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 1/24/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 4, participants will focus on family engagement. Participants will reflect on current practices and plan to increase collaboration with families.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
1/27/2017
Metro Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 4
4140-Metro_CEM_4_2-9-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Ruth Paisely & Michele Bedor
Participants:Staff from sites that are currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through the MNCoE or who attended RP2 training at MDE. Participants must complete CEM Modules 1, 2 and 3 prior to attending this training.
Building/Organization:Eisenhower Community Center
Room:.
Address:1001 MN-7
City:Hopkins, MN 55305

Start Date:2/9/2017
Time(s):8:00am-noon
Registration Deadline: 2/6/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 2/6/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 4, participants will focus on family engagement. Participants will reflect on current practices and plan to increase collaboration with families.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
2/9/2017
West Pyramid Model Training Series: Infant/Toddler & Preschool Tier 3b Training
4150-West_Pyramid_Tier_3b_2-20-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Sue Starks
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN.
Building/Organization:TBA Shakopee
Room:TBA
Address:TBA
City:Shakopee

Start Date:2/20/2017
Time(s):8:00am - 2:30pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 & 3a Trainings
Registration Deadline: 2/15/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 2/15/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 & 3a Trainings
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: components of a Behavior Support plan, prevention strategies and teaching new skills as part of the Behavior Support Plan, skill instruction throughout the day, responding to challenging behavior, developing a Behavior Support Plan as a team, and monitoring outcomes.

***This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
2/20/2017
Dealing with Difficult Teachers_Feb 22_2017
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Presenter/Facilitator:Todd Whitaker
Participants:Principals and other educators
Building/Organization:TIES Conference Center
Room:Grand Hall
Address:1644 Larpenteur Ave W
City:St. Paul, MN 55108

Start Date:2/22/2017
Time(s):8:30am to 3:30pm (8:00 check-in)
Additional Information:Two half-day sessions are offered - morning and afternoon.
A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 2/22/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 2/20/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Susan Frame
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $125 MPA members over Tier/$175 non MPA members
Description:
Call them resistant, negative, or mediocre. Whatever we call them, they are still our most difficult staff members to work with. How do we motivate, regulate, or eliminate these troubled teachers? This program will provide specific tools which allow you, in a non-confrontational manner, to reduce the influence of your negative leaders, motivate your less effective teachers and eliminate non-productive staff members while keeping the respect of your faculty.

 
2/22/2017
North Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 5
4140-North_CEM_5_2-24-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Kim Williams & Darla Beaver
Participants:Staff from sites that are currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through the MNCoE or who attended RP2 training at MDE. Participants must complete CEM Modules 1, 2, 3 and 4 prior to attending this training.
Building/Organization:Calvary Church
Room:.
Address:2508 Washington Ave SE
City:Bemidji, MN 56601

Start Date:2/24/2017
Time(s):8:30am - 12:30pm
*Snow date 3-10-17 This training is for participants who are actively installing the Classroom Engagement Model with support from MnCoE in their Early Childhood Education Programs, or who participated in RP2 training through MDE. Participants must complete CEM Modules 1, 2, 3 and 4 prior to attending this training.
Registration Deadline: 2/21/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 2/21/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 5, participants will participate in a showcase, demonstrating how they are implementing CEM. Participants will learn from each other and action plan their next goals for implementing with fidelity.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
2/24/2017
South Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 5
4140-South_CEM_5_2-24-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Audra Buessman & Annie Olson
Participants:Staff from sites that are currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through the MNCoE or who attended RP2 training at MDE. Participants must complete CEM Modules 1, 2, 3 and 4 prior to attending this training.
Building/Organization:South Central Service Coop
Room:.
Address:2075 Lookout Drive
City:North Mankato, MN 56003

Start Date:2/24/2017
Time(s):9:00am - 1:00pm
This training is for participants who are actively installing the Classroom Engagement Model with support from MnCoE in their Early Childhood Education Programs, or who participated in RP2 training through MDE. Participants must complete CEM Modules 1, 2, 3 and 4 prior to attending this training.
Registration Deadline: 2/21/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 2/21/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 5, participants will participate in a showcase, demonstrating how they are implementing CEM. Participants will learn from each other and action plan their next goals for implementing with fidelity.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
2/24/2017
South Pyramid Model Training Series: Infant/Toddler & Preschool Tier 3b Training
4150-South_Pyramid_Tier_3b_2-24-17
Presenter/Facilitator:Stacey York
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN.
Building/Organization:Brookside Education Center
Room:Room 109
Address:211 W. Richway Drive
City:Albert Lea, MN

Start Date:2/24/2017
Time(s):8:30am-3:00pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 & 3a Trainings
Registration Deadline: 2/21/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 2/21/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 & 3a Trainings
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: components of a Behavior Support plan, prevention strategies and teaching new skills as part of the Behavior Support Plan, skill instruction throughout the day, responding to challenging behavior, developing a Behavior Support Plan as a team, and monitoring outcomes.

***This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
2/24/2017
EIPA Nuts and Bolts
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Presenter/Facilitator:Patty Gordon
Participants:Educational Sign Language Interpreters interested in mentoring
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills MN 55112


Start Date:2/25/2017
Time(s):9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Check-in: 8:30
Additional Information:This training is funded with a grant from MDE using federal funding, CFDA 84.027A, Special Education - Grants to States. This event does not necessarily represent the policy of the federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education. You should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.
This program is offered for .5 CEUs and assumes some knowledge of the topic. Presenter Bio
Registration Deadline: 2/22/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 2/22/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Kathy Pittelko
kathy.pittelko@metroecsu.org
Fee: $25 includes lunch
Description:
This workshop focuses on the structure and goals of the EIPA assessment. Strategies for preparation, testing and use of the EIPA for skill development will be discussed. A combination of lecture, group discussion, modeling, and open Q&A of the presenter as well as others who have taken the EIPA will be incorporated.

Objectives:
Participants will be able to:
• Clarify the elements of the EIPA performance assessment
• Describe the testing options and process
• Explore strategies for preparation and testing
• Discuss incorporating EIPA elements into regular classroom work

Workshop Activities:
Initial lecture on EIPA structure and testing process
Group sharing of strategies and knowledge related to preparation and testing
Individual practice with texts representative of the EIPA stimulus
Demonstration of key elements of tests including sample interpretations of EIPA qualified interpreting
Q & A forum for remaining questions about the test or preparation strategies


 
2/25/2017
Metro Classroom Engagment Model Training Series -Module 5
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Presenter/Facilitator:Ruth Paisely & Michele Bedor
Participants:Staff from sites that are currently installing Classroom Engagement Model through the MNCoE or who attended RP2 training at MDE. Participants must complete CEM Modules 1, 2, 3 and 4 prior to attending this training.
Building/Organization:Eisenhower Community Center
Room:.
Address:1001 MN-7
City:Hopkins, MN 55305

Start Date:3/3/2017
Time(s):8:00am-noon
This training is for participants who are actively installing the Classroom Engagement Model with support from MnCoE in their Early Childhood Education Programs, or who participated in RP2 training through MDE. Participants must complete CEM Modules 1, 2, 3 and 4 prior to attending this training.
Registration Deadline: 2/28/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 2/28/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Sally Hansen
sally.hansen@metroecsu.org
Description:
The Classroom Engagement Model is a framework for improving engagement, independence and social relationship by promoting full participation of every child in a classroom setting. The model emphasizes teaming and collaboration to embed opportunities to learn and practice functional goals into daily routines. Classroom Engagement Model benefits children with disabilities as well as typically developing children.
In module 5, participants will participate in a showcase, demonstrating how they are implementing CEM. Participants will learn from each other and action plan their next goals for implementing with fidelity.

***This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 Special Education – Preschool Grants. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
3/3/2017
North Pyramid Model Training Series: Infant/Toddler & Preschool Tier 3b Training
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Presenter/Facilitator:Kim Williams
Participants:Teachers, Paras, Coaches, Administrators, Behavior Coaches, Data Managers, etc. from Pyramid Model sites throughout MN.
Building/Organization:TBA Bemidji
Room:.
Address:TBA
City:Bemidji

Start Date:3/3/2017
Time(s):8:30am-3:00pm
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 & 3a Trainings
Registration Deadline: 2/28/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 2/28/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Prerequisite: Pyramid Model Infant/Toddler or Preschool Tier 1 & 2 & 3a Trainings
Discuss the following as it relates to Pyramid Model implementation: components of a Behavior Support plan, prevention strategies and teaching new skills as part of the Behavior Support Plan, skill instruction throughout the day, responding to challenging behavior, developing a Behavior Support Plan as a team, and monitoring outcomes.

***This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
3/3/2017
Metro Area Centers of Excellence Implementation Retreat
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Presenter/Facilitator:Regional Professional Development Facilitators
Participants:Implementation Team members and other staff implementing a Centers of Excellence innovation such as teachers, home visitors, assistants, etc.
Building/Organization:TBA Metro
Room:.
Address:TBA
City:TBA

Start Date:4/24/2017
Time(s):9:00am - 3:00pm
Registration Deadline: 4/19/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 4/19/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Come together for a day of networking and collaborating with other programs implementing innovations supported through the MNCoE.
Additional details provided in upcoming months.

*** This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
4/24/2017
South Area Centers of Excellence Implementation Retreat
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Presenter/Facilitator:Regional Professional Development Facilitators
Participants:Implementation Team members and other staff implementing a Centers of Excellence innovation such as teachers, home visitors, assistants, etc.
Building/Organization:South Central Service Coop
Room:.
Address:2075 Lookout Drive
City:Mankato, MN 56003

Start Date:4/28/2017
Time(s):9:00am - 3:00pm
Registration Deadline: 4/25/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 4/25/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Come together for a day of networking and collaborating with other programs implementing innovations supported through the MNCoE.
Additional details provided in upcoming months.

*** This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
4/28/2017
North Area Centers of Excellence Implementation Retreat
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Presenter/Facilitator:Regional Professional Development Facilitators
Participants:Implementation Team members and other staff implementing a Centers of Excellence innovation such as teachers, home visitors, assistants, etc.
Building/Organization:National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA)
Room:.
Address:202 12th Steet NE
City:Staples, MN 56479

Start Date:5/5/2017
Time(s):9:00am - 3:00pm
Registration Deadline: 5/2/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 5/2/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
Come together for a day of networking and collaborating with other programs implementing innovations supported through the MNCoE.
Additional details provided in upcoming months.

*** This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
5/5/2017
Innovation Trainer Day
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Presenter/Facilitator:Hope Beissel, Donna Miller, Sally Hansen
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:.
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112

Start Date:6/21/2017
Time(s):9:00am - 3:00pm
Registration Deadline: 6/16/2017
Cancellation Deadline: 6/16/2017
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Hope Beissel
hope.beissel@metroecsu.org
Description:
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***This initiative is made possible with grants from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding CFDA #84.173 special Education – Preschool Grants and CFDA #84.181 Special Education – Grants for Infants & Families. Unless otherwise specified, this activity does not necessarily represent the policy of the MN Centers of Excellence, Metro ECSU, federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

 
6/21/2017