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Feb 7, 2023

Feb 7, 2023

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: UI REACH Presenter: Jenny McGinn, UI REACH This workshop is open ONLY to students who have chosen to complete the TLC/REACH Volunteer partnership track for the Teacher Leader Certificate. Take advantage of an amazing opportunity to earn all your TLC volunteer hours, one TLC workshop credit, and get in-classroom experience with our awesome UI REACH students and instructors here in the College of Ed!! This workshop will outline the expectations of the experi...

Feb 8, 2023

Feb 8, 2023

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Katharine Broton, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of Iowa This introductory session will cover foundational information regarding the scope and depth of poverty in our schools. We will consider the relationship between poverty and stress as well as implications for students and communities. We will conclude with a discussion of how we can support students who are experiencing poverty and related stressors. 

Feb 9, 2023

Feb 9, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T) Presenter: Cheryl Ferguson, ETC Graduate Assistant This is an introduction to the ETCs new VR (Virtual Reality) headsets. This workshop will include an overview of the headset technology including a demonstration of the hardware and participants use of the headsets setup program. Ways to integrate this technology into curriculum at multiple grade levels with the participants engaging in a group VR experience and time to explore the possible programs...

Feb 9, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Amy Kahle, Director of Intervention Programs for the United Action for Youth   This introductory session will be an overview of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. What is it? How is it used? What does the research say?      One practitioner shares her experience with DBT in the classroom, in one-on-one sessions with students, with small groups, and in her personal life. Participants will leave the session with a working knowledge of D...

Feb 10, 2023

Feb 10, 2023

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T) Presenter: Dan Song, ETC Graduate Assistant  Becoming a certified Google Educator (Level 1) is a process that involves passing an exam to demonstrate proficiency in using Google tools and platforms in an educational setting. In this session, the presenter will share her most recent experience of taking the exam, including how to sign up for the exam, where to complete the Google educator Level 1 training, and most importantly, some tips she gained t...

Feb 13, 2023

Feb 13, 2023

6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: GT, IS Presenter: Dr. Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik, Administrator, Acceleration Institute (Belin-Blank Center), Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations  Subject acceleration is the most commonly used form of academic acceleration for talented students. Subject acceleration isn’t for everyone, however. How do we figure out who needs subject acceleration? What are some best practices concerning subject acceleration? How might you...

Feb 14, 2023

Feb 14, 2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T) Presenter: Dan Zanes, Grammy Award-winner; Claudia Zanes, Haitian-American Vocalist and Music Therapist Teacher Workshop – "Making a More Musical Classroom." In this workshop we help educators—musicians and “non-musicians” alike—discover ways to make the classroom come alive with songs from near and far. This workshop can also include a section about how to collaborate and write songs with students.  Music History Workshops - Dan and Claudia cover ...

Feb 14, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), UI REACH Presenter: Nathan DePuy, ETC Graduate Assistant  How do we make learning accessible for all students, including those with special needs? During this session, we will discuss various approaches to instruction that focus on serving students requiring various special needs. This session aims to provide teachers with basic knowledge of Assistive Technology options that can be integrated into classroom instruction. We will also identify and di...

Feb 16, 2023

Feb 16, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Chad A. Rose, Ph.D. Associate Professor, University of Missouri   In this online presentation, we will learn about the foundations for establishing bully-free classrooms and schools. Topics introduced will include defining bullying and associated roles, predictive and protective factors, warning signs, and intervention recommendations. 

Feb 18, 2023

Feb 18, 2023

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Kenzie Gittings & Robin Murphy Mental Health First Aid certification, which must be renewed every three years, teaches participants to:  Recognize the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety/trauma, psychosis and psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, and self-injury. Youth Mental Health First Aid addresses mental health challenges common among adolescent...

Feb 20, 2023

Feb 20, 2023

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Dr. Allison Bruhn, Executive Director of the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health and Professor of Special Education - University of Iowa College of Education Although the tendency when focusing on Tier 2 is to discuss interventions, it is equally important to understand the systems and data that support those practices. In this session, we will learn how these three things—systems, data, and practices—work together to effectivel...

Feb 21, 2023

Feb 21, 2023

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: ELL Presenter: Dr. Lia Plakans, Professor of Multilingual Education and Dr. Gomee Park, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Katherine Will, Varied Practice Reading Coordinator This workshop requirement includes exploring, explaining & extending content II = Enhancing Content; Guided Reading; Graphic Organizers; Multimodal Support; Preview Oral Proficiencies and Interaction. Please note: This workshop is ONLY for those students who have chosen to complete the TLC/EL tr...

Feb 23, 2023

Feb 23, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Amy Kahle, Director of Intervention Programs for the United Action for Youth This session will be a quick review of the DBT concepts from Level 1 and a deeper dive into applying them in practice. How does DBT fit into a trauma informed classroom?  Who benefits from DBT? What might implementation look like? Can I use DBT in my science (or math or English) class? What do youth say about the skills they’ve learned Time will be given to...

Feb 24, 2023

Feb 24, 2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T) Presenter: Lexi Chen, ETC Graduate Assistant This workshop focuses on presenting how to use widely available and easy to use technologies to provide support to English Language Learners (ELLs). Questions such as how to make content more accessible and fun to ELLs will be explored.

Mar 1, 2023

Mar 1, 2023

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (Traditional) Presenter: Katie Grams, Education Program Associate  Katie is a Population Education Associate for Population Education (PopEd), a national non-profit program that supports teachers covering population and related environmental and social topics in the classroom, where she facilitates training workshops for K-12 educators throughout the US. Katie is a Teach For America alumni and completed her service in Charlotte, NC. In her five years in...

Mar 1, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Mary Ball, MA, LPSC, Couple and Family Therapy PhD student; Alejandra Castillo, MS, Counseling Psychology PhD student This session is required for all teacher candidates who have registered for the TLC/SEBH track; however all students are welcome to attend. It is recommended that you complete this session prior to completing other SEBH credit PD sessions for your certificate, as it will give you important foundational knowledge.    ...

Mar 1, 2023

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (Traditional) Presenter: Katie Grams, Education Program Associate  Katie is a Population Education Associate for Population Education (PopEd), a national non-profit program that supports teachers covering population and related environmental and social topics in the classroom, where she facilitates training workshops for K-12 educators throughout the US. Katie is a Teach For America alumni and completed her service in Charlotte, NC. In her five years in...

Mar 2, 2023

Mar 2, 2023

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Syed (Usman) Hashmi, ETC Graduate Assistant  Reflecting on our experiences related to teaching-learning can be very productive in terms of improving, progressing or even sharing, that develops a culture of learning-reflecting-sharing-growing-sharing-reflecting-learning. In this workshop participants will browse through various reflective strategies. They will further reflect on how they can apply in their own classroom settings that...

Mar 3, 2023

Mar 3, 2023

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T) Presenter: Dan Song, ETC Graduate Assistant In this session, the presenter will show participants what technology tools they can use to create communicative tasks under the standard “Three Modes of Communication.” The presenter will also demonstrate how to use some of the technology tools step by step, and provide hands-on opportunities for participants. In addition, the presenter will showcase some of her students' work, and share feedback from stu...

Mar 6, 2023

Mar 6, 2023

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS(T), SEBH Presenter: Dr. Allison Bruhn, Executive Director of the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health and Professor of Special Education - University of Iowa College of Education How do we decide what intervention a student needs? In this session, we will learn about different Tier 2 interventions that can be matched to students’ areas of risk. We will discuss data that indicates a specific social, emotional, or behavioral need and the evidence-based...

Mar 9, 2023

Mar 9, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Chad A. Rose, Ph.D. Associate Professor, University of Missouri In this online presentation, we will discuss how youth interact with peers in an online context, including establishing friendships in an electronic environment. Topics covered will include defining friendship, understanding online social interactions, examining online social network platforms, and exploring the intersection of social interactions in electronic and phys...

Mar 22, 2023

Mar 22, 2023

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Whitney Wells, ETC Graduate Assistant It seems like life lately has been filled with nothing but uncertainty. While we are trying to guess what may come next, one thing we may lose sight of is our mental health. In recent years, the rise for mental health needs have skyrocketed. However, the number of individuals who reach out for help is still small. This workshop will provide you with tips and tricks to improve and maintain your m...

Mar 23, 2023

Mar 23, 2023

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), GT Presenter: Dr. Randy Lange, Professional Development & Curriculum, Belin-Blank Center  One of the key elements of classroom differentiation is process. In addition to the learning experiences afforded to the students, teachers need to be proactive with their instruction—especially for high ability learners. Research has suggested the importance of student engagement in school. In this session, a variety of engaging instructional strategies that ...

Mar 24, 2023

Mar 24, 2023

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T) Presenter: Dan Song, ETC Graduate Assistant Creating a fun and effective online session can be a challenging task, but there are a few steps you can take to help ensure success. In this session, the presenter will share what steps participants should consider before planning the lesson, including outline the course, use multimedia, incorporate interactive elements, etc. In addition, the presenter will showcase some of the online activities she creat...

Apr 5, 2023

Apr 5, 2023

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Shanna E. Hirsch, PhD., BCBA-D This is the first part of a two-part series on how to conduct Tier 3 functional behavior assessments (FBAs) in a school setting. The FBA process involves collecting data to better understand a student’s behavior. This information is used develop strategies to support a student’s behavior behavior at school. In this session, participants will learn about the FBA process, the basic principles of behavior...

Apr 6, 2023

Apr 6, 2023

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: EL Presenter: Dr. Lia Plakans, Professor of Multilingual Education and Dr. Gomee Park, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Katherine Will, Varied Practice Reading Coordinator  This last in-person workshop requirement includes: follow up on family & community engagement; Evaluating ELs Formative & summative assessments; Final activity.  Please note: This workshop is ONLY for those students who have chosen to complete the TLC/EL track for the Teacher Leader Certificate.

Apr 7, 2023

Apr 7, 2023

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T) Presenter: Dan Song, ETC Graduate Assistant  Programming is becoming a more and more important skill to have. Learning programming also helps to develop computational thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills. In this session, the presenter will share how to program in Scratch and how to apply the skills into your curriculum, including subjects such as English, Math, World Languages, Art, etc. The presenter will also provide hands-on opportun...

Apr 19, 2023

Apr 19, 2023

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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Please register here. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Shanna E. Hirsch, PhD., BCBA-D  This is the second part two-part series on how to conduct Tier 3 functional behavior assessments (FBAs) in a school setting. In this session, participants will learn how to analyze the data gathered during the FBA process to develop function-based supports. We will focus on developing strategies to prevent challenging behavior while at the same time teaching and reinforcing desired behaviors. We will ...