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Date Presenter Topic Location PD Content Area Contact
September 21, 2017 Dr. Curtis Bates How Does the Evaluation Process Impact School Culture, Growth, Overall School Improvement and—the Evaluator's Life? MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Cora Armenio Register
September 22, 2017 Katie Clarke Energy and Waves (Physical Science 3 & 4) MSAA Office, Franklin Science and Technology/Engineering Linda Taylor Register
September 25, 2017 Jenny Miller Say Good-bye to the Hamburger Paragraph: Teaching Authentic Writing in the Age of the Common Core MSAA Office, Franklin English Language Arts/Literacy Linda Taylor Register
September 25, 2017 Tracey Calo Homework as an Informative Assessment MSAA Office, Franklin Data & Assessment Linda Taylor Register
September 26, 2017 Colleen Dolan, Legal Issues for Team Chairs/ Directors of Guidance: Keys to Facilitating Smooth Meetings and Avoiding Disputes MSAA Office, Franklin Special Education Cora Armenio Register
September 26, 2017 Janis Baron “I'm Done; What Do I Do Now?" Meeting the Challenge of Academically Advanced Students in an Inclusionary Classroom MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Cora Armenio Register
September 28, 2017 Julie Grimm & Maria Pesquera Mindful Movement: Tools to Enhance Confidence, Motivation and Leadership in SEL Classrooms MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Cora Armenio Register
October 2, 2017 Jane Hardin Overview of Disabling Conditions in the Classroom​ MSAA Office, Franklin Data & Assessment Cora Armenio Register
October 2, 2017 Dr. Deborah Brady Developing Effective Data Teams in a Socially-Emotionally Supportive Environment MSAA Office, Franklin Data & Assessment Cora Armenio Register
October 5, 2017 Katherine Gray Guidance Curriculum Workshop MSAA Office, Franklin College Career Readiness Cora Armenio Register
October 5, 2017 Andrea Bell Legal Aspects of Student Discipline MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Ethel Kawesa Register
October 6, 2017 Dr. Jerry Goldberg Implementing Best Practices for Inclusion and Co-Teaching in Secondary Schools MSAA Office, Franklin Special Education Linda Taylor Register
October 10, 2017 Cheryl Bromley Jones Help All Student Readers and Writers Access Complex Texts Now! MSAA Office, Franklin English Language Arts/Literacy Cora Armenio Register
October 10, 2017 Julie Grim Mindfulness as a Tool for Emotional Awareness MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Cora Armenio Register
October 13, 2017 Cheryl Bromley Jones Learn Strategies to Create a Mindfulness Environment in Your Classroom MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Cora Armenio Register
October 13, 2017 Jennifer Antonucci Building a Classroom Management System that Works new date!MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Linda Taylor Register
October 16, 2017 Clare Fox Ringwall Building and Sustaining a Professional Learning Community in English Language Arts MSAA Office, Franklin English Language Arts/Literacy Linda Taylor Register
October 16, 2017 Richard Cole Addressing First Amendment and Civil Rights Challenges in Schools in the Current Political Climate MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Ethel Kawesa Register
October 18, 2017 Marcie Abramson Differentiated Instruction in the Elementary School Math Classroom MSAA Office, Franklin Mathematics Linda Taylor Register
October 18, 2017 Jane Hardin Working with Students with Neurological or Emotional Disorders MSAA Office, Franklin Special Education Linda Taylor Register
October 19, 2017 Dr. Jerry Goldberg Response to RTI at the Secondary Level MSAA Office, Franklin Special Education Linda Taylor Register
October 23, 2017 Jennifer Miller Bringing Data to Life! Collaborative Inquiry in Action MSAA Office, Franklin Data & Assessment Linda Taylor Register
October 23, 2017 Dr. Nancy Spitulnik Grant Writing for Educators A Two-Part Workshop.(This is a Half-Day workshop 8:30am–11:30am) Note: Part Two of this workshop will be held on November 17, 2017. Participants are registered for both part one and part two.MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Ethel Kawesa Register
October 25, 2017 Ted Hall Flexible Scheduling new date!MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Linda Taylor Register
October 25, 2017 Cheryl Bromley Jones Collaborative Discussions, Listening and Speaking Skills, and Close Reading Strategies Help Elementary Students Access Complex Texts MSAA Office, Franklin English Language Arts/Literacy Cora Armenio Register
October 26, 2017 Dr. Deborah Brady Social-Emotional Learning: Integrating the 44 SEL Skills into Your Daily Instruction and Classroom Management. Note: Part Two of this workshop will be held on November 9, 2017. Participants are registered for both part one and part two.MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Cora Armenio Register
October 27, 2017 Marcie Abramson Differentiating Instruction in the Middle School Math Classroom, Part One Note: Part Two (January 18, 2018) will focus on other DI strategies including cubing, learning contracts, using multiple representations and solution strategies in word problems, & more! Participants may sign up for Part One, Part Two, or both!MSAA Office, Franklin  Linda Taylor Register
October 27, 2017 Katherine Gray and Emily Burns Guidance G Suite for Education: Using Google Apps to Facilitate Guidance Curriculum Delivery MSAA Office, Franklin College Career Readiness Cora Armenio Register
November 2, 2017 Jessica Minahan Rethinking Behavior Support: Effective Interventions for Students with Anxiety-Related and Oppositional Behavior MSAA Office, Franklin Special Education Cora Armenio Register
November 3, 2017 Pauline Allaire-Adams What Do the 2016 STE Standards Look Like in the Biology Classroom? MSAA Office, Franklin Science and Technology/Engineering Linda Taylor Register
November 3, 2017 Cheryl Bromley Jones Strategies for Teaching Informational Literacy for Secondary Students in English, Social Studies, and the Sciences MSAA Office, Franklin English Language Arts/Literacy Linda Taylor Register
November 6, 2017 Katie Clarke Earth's Place in the Universe (ESS1) and Earth's Systems (ESS2) MSAA Office, Franklin Science and Technology/Engineering Linda Taylor Register
November 8, 2017 Dr. Judy Ann DeLucia Co-Teaching: Creating a Partnership that Works in an Inclusionary School MSAA Office, Franklin Special Education Cora Armenio Register
November 9, 2017 Pauline Allaire-Adams Heredity (Life Science 3) MSAA Office, Franklin Science and Technology/Engineering Linda Taylor Register
November 13, 2017 Dr. Debra Block Teaching in the (Mis)Information Age MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Linda Taylor Register
November 13, 2017 Carol Gregory, Supervising and Evaluating Educators' Implementation of Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Cora Armenio Register
November 16, 2017 Jeffrey Benson Growth Mindset and Resiliency MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Linda Taylor Register
November 16, 2017 Cynthia Marchand Strategies for Motivating the Low-Motivation Learner Including the Social-Emotional Learning Components of Deficit Perspective and Grit MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Cora Armenio Register
November 17, 2017 Marcie Abramson Homework Helper: How to Design and Assign Math Homework that Helps to Improve and Grow Students' Math Understanding MSAA Office, Franklin Mathematics Linda Taylor Register
November 28, 2017 Kate Howshan Classroom Management for the 21st Century MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Cora Armenio Register
November 28, 2017 William B. Ribas, Addressing the Academic and Social-Emotional Needs of Students from Poverty: Concrete Classroom Strategies MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Cora Armenio Register
November 30, 2017 Ted Hall Optimizing Transitions MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Linda Taylor Register
November 30, 2017 Dr. Deborah Brady Make Your Paraprofessional a Co-Educator MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Cora Armenio Register
December 4, 2017 Dr. Deborah Brady Creating Quality Academic and Social-Emotional Assessments and Using Them to Raise Student Achievement. Note: Part Two of this workshop will be held on December 15, 2017. Participants are registered for both part one and part two. MSAA Office, Franklin Data & Assessment Cora Armenio Register
December 4, 2017 Marcie Abramson Keep Calm and Love Fractions: Part One (Grades 3-5). Note: Part Two (Thursday, February 1, 2018), will focus on addition, subtraction, multiplication, & division of fractions as well as beginning to connect fractions to decimals & percents. Participants may sign up for Part One, Part Two or both!MSAA Office, Franklin Mathematics Linda Taylor Register
December 5, 2017 Dr. Debra Block What is Rigor?: How to Challenge All of Our Students and Maintain High Standards MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Linda Taylor Register
December 5, 2017 Richard Cole Building Positive Race and Ethnic Relations in Diverse Schools and Schools with Changing Demographics MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Ethel Kawesa Register
December 6, 2017 Katie Clarke Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) MSAA Office, Franklin Science and Technology/Engineering Linda Taylor Register
December 11, 2017 Laurie Sullivan Total Participation Techniques: Building Your Instructional Repertoire MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Linda Taylor Register
December 11, 2017 Katherine Gray Unpacking the MA Model for Comprehensive Guidance Programs 2.0 MSAA Office, Franklin College Career Readiness Cora Armenio Register
December 12, 2017 Marcie Abramson Making Math Matter: Using Models and Manipulatives to Better Build Math Understandings MSAA Office, Franklin Mathematics Linda Taylor Register
December 15, 2017 Shoshy Starr Teacher Leadership and Instructional Coaching: Improving Practice Every Day MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Linda Taylor Register
December 19, 2017 Dr. Judy Ann DeLucia Leading a Trauma Sensitive Inclusive School: Essential Elements Necessary to Create and Maintain an Inclusive School While Addressing Behavioral and Emotional Needs of ALL MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Cora Armenio Register
December 19, 2017 Kate Howshan Differentiating Instruction for All In an Inclusionary Classroom MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Cora Armenio Register
January 8, 2018 Seth Monk Meditation for Social and Emotional Awareness for Educators MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Cora Armenio Register
January 10, 2018 Ted Hall Creating a More Personalized Learning Environment MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Linda Taylor Register
January 18, 2018 Marcie Abramson Differentiated Instruction in the Middle School Math Classroom, Part Two. Note: Part One of this workshop will focus on other DI strategies including open questions, parallel tasks and tiered learning activities. Participants may sign up for Part One (October 27, 2017) , Part Two, or both!MSAA Office, Franklin Mathematics Linda Taylor Register
January 18, 2018 Jennifer Vondenbrink Managing the Challenge of Full Plates Through Mindfulness A Workshop for Administrative Assistants MSAA Office, Franklin N/A Cora Armenio Register
January 19, 2018 Dr. Curtis Bates Tiered System of Support: A Blueprint for Middle School MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Linda Taylor Register
January 29, 2018 Dr. Paul Ash Closing the Achievement Gaps and Raising Achievement for Special Education Students, Poverty Students, ELL Students, and Students of Color. Note: Part Two of this workshop will be held on March 5, 2018. Participants are registered for both part one and part two.MSAA Office, Franklin  Cora Armenio Register
January 30, 2018 David Castelline Transforming Difficult Conversations into Opportunities for Learning MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Linda Taylor Register
January 30, 2018 Andrea Bell Legal Aspects of Confidentiality MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Ethel Kawesa Register
February 1, 2018 Marcie Abramson Keep Calm and Love Fractions: Part Two (Grades 3-50. Note: Part One of this workshop (Monday, December 4, 2017), will focus on fraction sense, representations, equivalency, and comparison of fractions. Participants may sign up for Part One, Part Two or both!MSAA Office, Franklin Mathematics Linda Taylor Register
February 2, 2018 Dr. Nancy Spitulnik & Dr. Linda Denault Increasing Student Engagement in the Secondary Classroom (This is a Half-Day Workshop 8:30 am – 11:30am)MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Ethel Kawesa Register
February 2, 2018 Mary Canner Unlocking Student Learning With Reader's Notebooks, Grades 3-8. (The session Unlocking Student Learning With Writer's Notebooks (March 9) deals with related topics) NOTE: Participants are encouraged to sign up for both sessions since they complement each other, but participants may elect to sign up for one or both sessionsMSAA Office, Franklin English Language Arts/Literacy Linda Taylor Register
February 5, 2018 Dr. Paul Ash So You Want (or May Want) to be a Superintendent MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Cora Armenio Register
February 7, 2018 Brendan Mahan ADHD: The Role of Executive Functioning, The Impact of Repeated Failure, and Effective Strategies for Instruction MSAA Office, Franklin Special Education Linda Taylor Register
February 7, 2018 Tracey Calo Boys in Mind: Examining How We Teach Males MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Linda Taylor Register
February 8, 2018 Jessica Minahan Rethinking Behavior Support: Effective Interventions for Students with Anxiety-Related and Oppositional Behavior MSAA Office, Franklin Special Education Cora Armenio Register
February 28, 2018 Dr. Judy Ann DeLucia How to Deliver Effective Feedback to Faculty and Staff MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Cora Armenio Register
February 28, 2018 Cynthia Marchand Working Effectively with Parents and Guardians MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Cora Armenio Register
March 5, 2018 Dr. Judy Ann DeLucia Having the Difficult Conversation: Pre- and Post-Evaluation Discussions MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Cora Armenio Register
March 6, 2018 Marcie Abramson Rich and Ready! Rich Tasks that Blend the Math Practices with Math Content MSAA Office, Franklin Mathematics Linda Taylor Register
March 7, 2018 Richard Cole Investigating Discriminatory Harassment and Bullying; Meeting the Challenge of Disciplinary Hearings and Processes MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Ethel Kawesa Register
March 9, 2018 Mary Canner Unlocking Student Learning With Writer's Notebooks, Grades 3-8. (The session on Unlocking Student Learning With Reader's Notebooks (February 2) deals with related topics.) NOTE: Participants are encouraged to sign up for both sessions since they complement each other, but participants may elect to sign up for one or both sessionsMSAA Office, Franklin English Language Arts/Literacy Linda Taylor Register
March 12, 2018 Dr. Paul Ash The Four Drivers for Building Strong School Cultures, High Achievement, and High Teacher Morale The Four Drivers for Building Strong School Cultures, High Achievement, and High Teacher Morale MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Cora Armenio Register
March 14, 2018 Dr. Debra Block Reading Complex Texts MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Linda Taylor Register
March 16, 2018 Clare Fox Ringwall The Role of Formative Assessment in Effective Teaching MSAA Office, Franklin Data & Assessment Linda Taylor Register
March 20, 2018 Andrea Bell Legal Aspects of Employee Discipline MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Ethel Kawesa Register
March 22, 2018 Dr. Paul Ash Effective Feedback is at the Heart of Great Coaches and Instructional Leaders MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Cora Armenio Register
March 23, 2018 Jane Hardin Teaching and Reaching Your Students on the Autism Spectrum MSAA Office, Franklin Special Education Cora Armenio Register
March 28, 2018 Colleen Dolan Chapter 222 and Discipline for Students with Disabilities MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Cora Armenio Register
March 28, 2018 Polina Sabinin & Rebecca Steinitz Finding the Write Answer: Writing in Mathematics For Grades 9–12 MSAA Office, Franklin Mathematics Linda Taylor Register
April 3, 2018 Polina Sabinin Engage in Mathematics: Making Sense of Trigonometry for Grades 10-12 MSAA Office, Franklin Mathematics Linda Taylor Register
April 4, 2018 Dr. Curtis Bates Gaining an Understanding of the Core Components of Tiered System of Support MSAA Office, Franklin Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Cora Armenio Register
April 10, 2018 Dr. Debra Block Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Our Students MSAA Office, Franklin Curriculum and Instruction Linda Taylor Register
April 11, 2018 Andrea Bell School Law Update MSAA Office, Franklin Leadership/Administration Ethel Kawesa Register
April 12, 2018 Polina Sabinin Engage in Mathematics: Meaningful Discussions with Modeling and Statistics in Grades 9-12 MSAA Office, Franklin Mathematics Linda Taylor Register
April 30, 2018 Polina Sabinin Engage in Mathematics in Career Areas: Fractions and Proportionality in the Vocational Setting for Grades 9–12 MSAA Office, Franklin Mathematics Linda Taylor Register
 
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