Upcoming Conferences & Workshops
New Teacher Orientation with Judy Kmak
Live On-Line - Zoom.us and Asynchronously
July 18, 20, August 1, 3, 8, 10*, 2023 - 10:00 am - NOON (*1 hour Session)
6 Virtual Sessions
2 PD Hours Per Session up to 11 Hours Available!!
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WHEN YOU BEGIN YOUR TEACHING CAREER, YOU WILL FIND YOURSELF WITH MANY QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW TO APPROACH THINGS THAT ARE NEW TO YOU. IF YOU HAVE A FEW YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, YOU BEGIN TO LOOK AT THE “WHY” OF WHAT YOU DO TO DETERMINE IF THERE IS A STRATEGY THAT IS A BETTER FIT FOR YOUR CLASSROOM.
DURING THIS 6-SESSION COURSE, WE WILL REVIEW TOPICS THAT ARE IMPORTANT TO ALL NEW TEACHERS. YOU WILL HAVE OPPORTUNITIES TO DISCUSS HOW TO IMPLEMENT THE IDEAS AND STRATEGIES IN YOUR CLASSROOM TO MAKE LEARNING WORK FOR YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS.
SESSION 1: TUESDAY JULY 18, 2023 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING: HOW DO I STRENGTHEN RELATIONSHIPS?
YOUR MENTOR TEACHER: WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO UTILIZE MY MENTOR’S EXPERTISE?
SESSION 2: THURSDAY JULY 20, 2023 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
CLASSROOM ORGANIZATION: HOW CAN THIS HELP TO CREATE INDEPENDENT LEARNERS?
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT: WHAT STRATEGIES CAN I USE TO KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED?
SESSION 3: TUESDAY AUGUST 1, 2023 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
TRANSITIONS: HOW CAN SMOOTH TRANSITIONS PROVIDE MORE LEARNING TIME?
THE DATA-DRIVEN CLASSROOM: HOW CAN I USE DATA TO GUIDE MY INSTRUCTION?
SESSION 4: THURSDAY AUGUST 3, 2023 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES: HOW CAN I MAKE MY CONFERENCES AS EFFECTIVE AS POSSIBLE?
PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES (PLCS): HOW CAN I PROMOTE EFFECTIVE TEAM MEETINGS?
SESSION 5: TUESDAY AUGUST 8, 2023 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
TIME MANAGEMENT: HOW DO I FIT IT ALL IN?
IEP/504 PLANS: WHAT IS MY ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR THESE PLANS?
SESSION 6: THURSDAY AUGUST 10, 2023 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
WRAP-UP SESSION: WHAT IS MY TOP PRIORITY AND ACTION PLAN?
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
EDUCATORS WHO ARE IN THEIR 1ST THROUGH 3RD YEAR OF TEACHING TEACHERS, YOU MAY ENROLL YOURSELVES, AS WELL!
Dr. Judy Kmak has implemented new teacher orientation programs in multiple school districts and has coached hundreds of teachers as an administrator. Throughout her career, as a teacher and principal, she has focused on student engagement, professional collaboration, and community partnerships. Judy currently assists mentors and new teachers as they work together to build their teaching skills. She understands the importance of building relationships within a school environment and includes this critical component throughout her workshops.
EARLY BIRD 5/31/23 $179.00
IL ASCD Member $199.00
Non-Member $248.00, 2 people $238.00, 3 people $228.00
How to Register
Online: Use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card at http://www.illinoisascd.org
Call: 800-877-1478 or 309-438-2160, Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.
Mail: Send completed form with check or copy of PO to IL ASCD KMAK — Illinois State University, Conference Services, Campus Box 8610, Normal, IL 61790-8610.
Fax: Fax the completed form to 309-438-5364 using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express or a copy of your school P.O.
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