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Professional Development

August Professional Development Trainings:   
 
Dreambox Learning (Reading Plus) Training: Reading Plus is an online reading program designed for students in grades 3-12. This training will provide an easy-to-use summary of what to know for the initial teacher training and the first steps associated with using Reading Plus in your classroom. Teachers will learn how to set up their classes within the program, assess the current needs of students, and monitor student progress weekly.  If interested, please click on the link below to register.  
 
Event Date: Monday, August 22, 2022
Time:  2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location:  Online Webinar

 
 
Symphony Math/School 21 Initial Training:  This training will begin with an overview of Symphony Math.  Symphony Math is a web-enabled program with a visual and highly intuitive interface, it helps students understand at a conceptual level. Instead of being overwhelmed by numbers, students move at their own speed and learn how math works.  This program is designed for students in grades K - 6.  This training will provide teachers with information on how to create class lists, assign supplemental activities to build isolated math skills, and access benchmark and weekly data to make informed decisions in progressing students through the program.
 
The second part of the training will focus on the program School 21.  School 21's comprehensive solution is designed from the ground up to address the Common Core Math Standards and includes Full-Year Courses, Refresher Courses for extra support, Diagnostics to identify gaps, and State-Specific SolutionsSchool 21 is geared towards students in grades 6 -HS Algebra 1 course.  If interested, please click on the link below to register.
 
Event Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Time:  2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location:  Online Webinar
 
 
 
 
Symphony Math REFRESHER/What's New: This training is for teachers who have utilized Symphony Math in the past and require additional support in learning how to take their students to the next level with the online program.    If interested, please click on the link below to register.  
 
Event Date: Thursday, August 25, 2022
Time:  2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location:  Online Webinar

 
 
 
Sound Reading Initial User Training:  Sound Reading Solutions is an online, reading intervention program delivering effective Auditory Processing and Phonemic Awareness instruction for students in grades K-2. This training will provide information to teachers on how to create their classes, assess student learning in early literacy skills, and monitor weekly progress.  This program is most effective for emergent and pre-emergent readers facing persistent reading challenges with general reading programs or phonics. Students work individually through the program, completing exercises that get progressively more difficult. If interested, please click on the link below to register.
 
Event Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Time:  1:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Location:  Online Webinar
 
 
 
Unique Learning/N2Y/Symbolstix Training:  This in-person training is tailored toward Community-Based Education/Structured Teachers.  Teachers will learn about the individualized teaching and learning program on how to tailor instruction to meet the individual learning needs in the classroom.  This training will also provide information on using News2You weekly editions to assist in building students' life skills through learning current events. Lastly, teachers will have the opportunity to learn how to use Symbolstix Prime, the evidence-based symbol communication tool.   If interested, please click the link below to register.  
 
Event Date: Initial Training - Friday, August 26th, 2022
Time:  8:30am - 11:30 a.m.

*Refresher Training - Friday, August 26th, 2022
Time:  1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
 
Location:  1420 S. 8th Street, Springfield, IL 62703
 
 
 
CPI Training Opportunities in August
We will be offering many CPI trainings at the start of the 22-23 school year.  Please register for the trainings by clicking on the registration link:  
 
Event Dates:  August 4th, August 8th, August 10th
Event Time: 8:30-3:30 LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
HOSTED at SASED Central School and is open to anyone.                                            
Event Address: 2500 Taylor Avenue, Springfield, IL 62703
Contact us at: 217-786-3250 Ext. 108 for questions
 
 
 
HOST DISTRICT: RIVERTON/Location: Riverton High School
Event Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Event Time: 8:30-3:30 LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
 
HOST District: PLEASANT PLAINS/Location: Pleasant Plains Middle School Commons Area
Event Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Event Time: 8:30-3:30 LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
 
HOST District: VIRGINIA/Location:  Virginia Cafeteria/Gym
Event Date: Thursday, August 11, 2022
Event Time: 8:30-3:30 LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
 
HOST District: NEW BERLIN/Location: New Berlin Elementary Cafeteria/Gym
Event Date: Friday, August 12, 2022
Event Time: 8:30-3:30 LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
Contact us at: 217-786-3250 Ext. 108 for questions