Writing Strategies for ELs- Virtual

Sep 7 to Sep 21 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Virtual

Cost: $75/Service Center Member or $150/District not belonging to a Service Center This workshop is WVEC Title III Eligible! Register here: tinyurl.com/5vesztk6. After school for three Tuesdays in a row. The gap between oral language and writing is a big one for English Language Learners. Come join ESL Teacher Melissa Fresch, as she shares strategies that support EL’s with strengthening their writing skills; while also providing practice in all four language domain areas. Melissa is always an EL Conference favorite! You will leave this series with some great tools for helping grow, develop & support the EL writers in your classroom at any grade level. [K-8]

ECESC School Counselors Affinity Group - Virtual

Sep 21 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Zoom

Affinity groups are facilitated by the ECESC but topics are determined by those who participate and will vary with YOUR needs! Join us to be part of this ongoing collaboration. Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvdOuqqD8vE9e_QltbFcMqBebrAlUvfGqU

Back to School Title III Meeting- ECESC in-person- FREE

Sep 23 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

705 W 21st Street, Connersville IN 47331

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/55c2yxnp. Join us IN-PERSON as we kick off the school year with the Back to School Title III Meeting! Located at the Ivy Tech Connersville building; 705 W 21st Street Connersville, IN. 47331

Overview of the IN SAT- Virtual

Sep 27 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Cost $40. Register here: https://forms.gle/wgbAxtCR3qkmH2HTA SAT Assessment Overview – This session will focus on the overall SAT Assessment. We will discuss how the SAT Assessment is broken into 2 sections, what those sections are, and how they break down. How many passages, questions, types of questions will be discussed, and time for each of the passages and questions will be explained. How the SAT Assessment is scored and the scoring targets students need to reach will be explained. We will also talk about what students need to do to increase their scores. You will receive resources and information on how you can help better prepared students for the SAT Assessment. Finally, there will be time to ask questions and share ideas to help students with the SAT Assessment.

Overview of the IN SAT- Virtual

Sep 28 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Cost $40. Register here: https://forms.gle/eugTjgYnG4YM4Fsd9 SAT Assessment Overview – This session will focus on the overall SAT Assessment. We will discuss how the SAT Assessment is broken into 2 sections, what those sections are, and how they break down. How many passages, questions, types of questions will be discussed, and time for each of the passages and questions will be explained. How the SAT Assessment is scored and the scoring targets students need to reach will be explained. We will also talk about what students need to do to increase their scores. You will receive resources and information on how you can help better prepared students for the SAT Assessment. Finally, there will be time to ask questions and share ideas to help students with the SAT Assessment.

IN SAT Reading- Virtual

Oct 4 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Cost $40 Register here: https://forms.gle/pw7148ghPnT17Vxi6. SAT Assessment Reading Test – This session will focus on the Reading Test which is part of the Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing section of the SAT Assessment. How many passages, types of questions will be discussed, and time for each of the passages will be explained. Tricks and Tips that will be extremely helpful to students to improve scores while taking the SAT Assessment Reading Test will be shown and explained. Strategies to achieve the best possible score will be discussed. How this section of the SAT Assessment is scored and the scoring targets students need to reach will be explained. We will also talk about what students need to do to increase their scores. Finally, there will be time to ask questions and share ideas to help students with the SAT Assessment Reading Test.

EL Conference- Day 1- in person- Beck Center

Oct 6 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

4550 US-52, West Lafayette, IN 47906, USA

Cost: $125/Service Center Member or $/District not belonging to a Service Center. Title III Eligible. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ys855rhe. Join us for the 11th Annual WVEC EL Conference! This year's theme is 'Authentic Communication - Authentic Engagement'. We have 2 great presenters and 2 days to choose from! Day 1 on October 6, our keynote will be Jeff Zwiers presenting 'Authentic Communication'. Day 2 on October 7, our keynote will be Dave Burgess presenting 'Teach Like a Pirate'. Register for Day 1, Day 2, or register for Both Days!

EL Conference- Day 2- in-person Beck Center

Oct 7 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

4550 US-52, West Lafayette, IN 47906, USA

Cost: $125/Service Center Member or $/District not belonging to a Service Center, Title III eligible. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ruu9ptra. Join us for the 11th Annual WVEC EL Conference! This year's theme is 'Authentic Communication - Authentic Engagement'. We have 2 great presenters and 2 days to choose from! Day 1 on October 6, our keynote will be Jeff Zwiers presenting 'Authentic Communication'. Day 2 on October 7, our keynote will be Dave Burgess presenting 'Teach Like a Pirate'. Register for Day 1, Day 2, or register for Both Days!

IN SAT Writing & Grammar- Virtual

Oct 11 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Cost $40. Register here: https://forms.gle/1XtesNbWEwLZLozFA. SAT Assessment Writing and Language Test – This session will focus on the Writing and Language Test which is part of the Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing section of the SAT Assessment. How many passages, types of questions will be discussed, and time for each of the passages will be explained. Tricks and Tips that will be extremely helpful to students to improve scores while taking the SAT Assessment Writing and Language Test will be shown and explained. Specific topics covered on the SAT Assessment Writing and Language Test will be presented along with resources teachers can use to help teach these topics will be presented. Strategies to achieve the best possible score will be discussed. How this section of the SAT Assessment is scored and the scoring targets students need to reach will be explained. We will also talk about what students need to do to increase their scores. Finally, there will be time to ask questions and share ideas to help students with the SAT Assessment Writing and Language Test.

IN SAT Mathematics- Virtual

Oct 18 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Cost $40 Register here: https://forms.gle/ByyyLLup6ZTxq2rM7. SAT Assessment Math Section – This session will focus on the Math section of the SAT Assessment. We will discuss both the Math Test - Calculator and Math Test - No Calculator. How many questions, types of questions will be discussed, and time for each question will be explained. Tricks and Tips that will be extremely helpful to students to improve scores while taking the SAT Assessment Math section will be shown and explained. Specific topics covered on the SAT Assessment Math section will be presented and how those topics align with the Indiana Academic Standards for Mathematics. How this section of the SAT Assessment is scored and the scoring targets students need to reach will be explained. We will also talk about what students need to do to increase their scores. Finally, there will be time to ask questions and share ideas to help students with the SAT Assessment Math Section.

ECESC School Counselors Affinity Group - Virtual

Oct 19 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Zoom

Affinity groups are facilitated by the ECESC but topics are determined by those who participate and will vary with YOUR needs! Join us to be part of this ongoing collaboration. Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYoceupqDwrEtB4hPPpuOtEj6m5OjYJ0Q4G

ELL 101 - Classroom Strategies & Resources for Getting Started- in person ECESC

Nov 3 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

705 W 21st St, Connersville, IN 47331, USA

Cost: $125/Service Center Member or $250/District not belonging to a Service Center. Title III Eligible. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/22cevv3d. Join one of our top rated presenters, Melissa Fresh for this engaging workshop. Melissa will share many resources, ideas and strategies for supporting your Language learners at all levels. You will leave this workshop with ideas and resources that you can use with your students immediately. If you are wanting to learn more about how you can better plan for, assess and support your Language learners in the classroom,orif you are new to having language learners in your classroom, then this workshop is for you!! Located at the Ivy Tech Connersville building; 705 W 21st Street Connersville, IN. 47331

Building on What Children Bring- Virtual

Nov 3 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Virtual

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/5833wphp Cost: $75/Service Center Member or $150/District not belonging to a Service Center* This workshop is Title III and Title IV Eligible! When students struggle, we often jump into fix-it mode. We label students as low-achieving, below grade level, or deficient. This workshop will engage educators in shifting that lens to a more asset-based approach. How can we begin to see students' strengths, and how can we leverage those strengths to address students' needs. A variety of videos and student work samples will be used to engage participants in truly seeing the strength in all children as we work to ensure they experience success in our classrooms. [K-6]

Essential Writing Lessons- In person at Wabash Valley ESC

Nov 4 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

3061 Benton St, West Lafayette, IN 47906, USA

Cost: $75/Service Center Member or $150/District not belonging to a Service Center. This workshop is WVEC Title III Eligible! Register here: https://tinyurl.com/53yemh9y. During a year when accelerated learning is the goal, it’s important to prioritize writing instruction so that the most essential K-12 skills are the foundation of a writing curriculum. This requires more than just showing strong examples and assigning writing topics. Students need explicit, skill-based instruction that demonstrates how to incorporate the most critical, genre-specific ingredients into their own first-draft writings. Using the college and career-ready writing standards as the foundation, this workshop for K-12 teachers will identify the core writing skills to teach per unit.

Working with ELs in the Math Classroom- Virtual

Nov 10 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Virtual

Cost: $75/Service Center Member or $150/District not belonging to a Service Center* This workshop is Title III Eligible! Register here: https://tinyurl.com/xvzxfz8y. As we work with English Learners (ELs) in the mathematics classrooms, there are many things to consider. This workshop will engage participants in identifying the strengths of ELs, provide a variety of activities for informal assessment, and examine vocabulary that can support or hinder ELs as they communicate what they know and can do mathematically. [K-6]

ECESC School Counselors Affinity Group -Virtual

Nov 16 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Zoom

Affinity groups are facilitated by the ECESC but topics are determined by those who participate and will vary with YOUR needs! Join us to be part of this ongoing collaboration. Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tcOmqpz4sHdzyr7c683x9lmaAu6kI0_i7 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Winter Title III Meeting- In person ECESC- FREE

Nov 30 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

705 W 21st St, Connersville, IN 47331, USA

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/hzabx2ww. Join us IN-PERSON for our Winter Title III Meeting where we will share great information and network with each other!

WIDA 2020 ELD Framework: Planning Instruction for Multilingual Learners (K-12)- In person at ECESC

Dec 1 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

705 W 21st St, Connersville, IN 47331, USA

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/57kdura9. Cost: $125/Service Center Member or $250/District not belonging to a Service Center. Title III Eligible. This day-long workshop will dive into the new 2020 WIDA ELD framework including the WIDA ELD standards, Key Language Uses, Language Expectations and Proficiency Level Descriptors. This is a hands-on interactive day of learning. Please plan to bring a simple lesson that you use in your classroom. We will use these lessons as we work through the WIDA elements and planning pieces. [K-12]

Addressing Issues of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Elementary Mathematics (K-6)- Virtual

Dec 1 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Virtual

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/vkjerpv6 Title III eligible. Cost: $75/Service Center Member or $150/District not belonging to a Service Center. In this session, we'll examine ways for teachers to incorporate discussions related to diversity, equity, and inclusion into their math lessons. Whether discussing the idea of “fairness” with young children or analyzing data in the upper grades, mathematics can be used as a tool for understanding the world around us. [K-6]

ECESC School Counselors Affinity Group - Virtual

Dec 14 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Zoom

Affinity groups are facilitated by the ECESC but topics are determined by those who participate and will vary with YOUR needs! Join us to be part of this ongoing collaboration. Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtcOyqqT4qHdDXy_lcWxqYk_T0GLuY6ry3 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.