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LCISD 2013 Special Education Update -OLD
 You MUST register online for attendance at the Workshop.

Special Education Update

This workshop is designed for Special Education Providers and Administrators.

Learning Objectives:
  • Changes to Special Education Law, Procedures and Edplan;
  • Opportunity to obtain professional development by choosing from several breakout sessions;
  • Opportunity to update CPI certification
  • Network with your Special Education Director during Lunch

Lunch Options:  Please note that you have the option to bring or buy your lunch.  We are offering a boxed lunch prepared by Brian's Market, which includes:

Pop or Water

Choice of sandwich:  Turkey, Ham, or Vegetarian

Cost:  $5 collected when you sign in at registration.  Be sure to make your lunch selection when registering.  

Event Information
Language of Delivery  English
Time  26 August, 2013 08:00 AM - 03:30 PM (GMT-05:00) US/Eastern
Address  LCISD - Education and Technology Center
690 N. Lake Pleasant Road

Contact Information
1# Name  Hollie Wagner
Phone  Work Phone: 810-664-5917
Email  HWagner@lapeerisd.org

Sunday, August 25, 2013
Morning Breakout Sessions
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: To be announced
Intervention Strategies within the Workshop Model
 Presenter(s):  Sherryl McLaughlin
                     Director of Special Education
                     Lapeer Community Schools

Six strategies that work within the Reader’s/Writer’s Workshop Framework will be shared and discussed.  Participants will become familiar with the general education components of Workshop and how special education teachers can promote explicit, direct instruction for special education, struggling, and at-risk students.

Room:  146 B
New Teacher Orientation
Target Audience:  Any new professional staff in Lapeer County Schools.  

I’m Hired! (Now What?)

Being an educator is not just a job… it’s an adventure! And it’s not just about getting the job, but doing the job. This interactive workshop will be fun, fast moving, and engaging as we explore both your starting power and your staying power in Lapeer County Schools. Come ready to learn, teach, share as we kickoff the new year.

Guest Speaker:  John Waldo

This is a 3 hour session 9-12:00pm

Facilitator:  Dawn Mosher   dmosher@lcisd.k12.mi.us

Location:  Room 116 Public Safety Classroom

ASD CPI refresher
Presenter:  Theresa Frakes, Behavior Specialist/Compliance Monitor

Review of the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training. 

Must have current valid CPI certification in order to participate in refresher. 

By participating in this formal refresher training, you are building on the
foundation of the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention program and enhancing your
ability to confidently and competently apply training concepts and intervention
strategies to your interactions with individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Lunch - Consortium for Exceptional Children
4:00 AM - 4:30 AM
Location: Room 101
Enjoy your lunch with your Special Education Director from CEC in room 101
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
4:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Location: To be announced
KeyPoint CPI Refresher
4:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Location: ROOM 103
Review of the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training

Presenter:  Casey Rich, LCISD Coordinator of Special Education - Center Program

Target Audience:  Those seeking recertification for CPI.  MUST have a valid CPI card in order to participate in refresher course. 

The Keypoint Refresher is designed to help improve your understanding of
key program concepts, enhance your skills, and answer any questions you
may have about how to apply the information to your workplace realities.

Note:  Please wear comfortable clothes. 
Progress Monitoring
4:40 AM - 5:50 AM
Location: Room 101
Presenter:  Heather Lackey, LCISD Coordinator of Special Education - CEC

Target Audience:  All Special Education Teachers

Description:  This session will provide an overview of various curriculum based measures (CBM) and how they are used to monitor student progress better than yearly, broad-band achievement tests.  Attendees will leave with knowledge of various resources and will have a better understanding of how to use quick, valid assessments that more closely resemble the classroom instructional environment.  An increase in the practice of using these general outcome measures will lead to creating more measurable, meaningful goals for students.
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: To be announced
Lunch with your Special Education Administrator