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TED Masterclass
Do you love TED Talks? TED recently launched TED Masterclass, an app-based course designed to help educators identify, hone and share their best ideas. What's Your Big Idea? In an exciting new opportunity, C.E.S. will be offering TED Masterclass to local Pre K-16 educators. Jacquelyn Whiting, C.E.S. Innovation and Technology Specialist, will host corresponding meeting sessions where she will provide educators with support throughout the course. Educators who successfully complete the required elements of the course will be able to submit the recording of their talk for showcase consideration. Training will be on 8/2, 8/4, 8/9, 8/11 and office hours on 8/6 & 8/13 from 9 am - 11 am.
Presented by Jackie Whiting,  Course # 243-22-296-001
Location: WorkspaceCT - 16 Trowbridge Drive, Bethel
Start Date: Aug 2 2021 9:00AM
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Intro to Live Audio Production
Learn the Basics of live Audio, What the components are and how to set up small to medium size systems. There is Theory and Hands on Practical parts
,  Course # 243-22-296-003
Location: WorkspaceCT - 16 Trowbridge Drive, Bethel
Start Date: Sep 7 2021 3:00PM
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Praxis 2 Test Prep-Technology Education (047)
Connecticut Legislation Public Act 18-34 (Section 8b) now affords educators who hold an initial, provisional or professional level certificate in a teaching area may add another teaching endorsement (cross endorsement) to an existing certificate in select designated shortage areas by obtaining a passing score on the appropriate subject area assessment(s). Additional coursework is no longer required. This provision only applies to secondary level content area endorsements in the following designated shortage areas: Mathematics, Science, World Languages, and Technology Education (PK–12). If you are interested in taking the Praxis Subject Assessment 5051 Technology Education Test Prep consider joining us for a multi session virtual synchronous course that will assist you in preparing for the Praxis Subject Assessment Tests this spring with local educators as your guides.You will review the study companion, develop your study plan, discuss the most challenging questions and take adapted practice tests.**The state test window is May 3 - May 22
Facilitated by Rich Reynolds,  Course # 243-22-296-002
Location: WorkspaceCT - 16 Trowbridge Drive, Bethel
Start Date: Sep 11 2021 9:00AM
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Defining the New Normal
Looking back on the disruption and dislocation of the last two years and the strategies districts used to survive them, this session will provide an opportunity for district leaders to reflect on the lessons learned from those experiences. Based on a planning framework that helps separate what worked from what did not, participants will have the opportunity to plan for how to make those advancements part of their new normal as they work to help every child succeed in life, learning and work beyond school.
Facilitated by: Jonathan Costa,  Course # 243-22-296-011
Location: WorkspaceCT - 16 Trowbridge Drive, Bethel
Start Date: Sep 13 2021 9:00AM
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Reengineering Your Practices Post Pandemic Series

9/13/21 - Defining the New Normal, Facilitator: Jonathan Costa.

9/30/21 - Supporting Your Tech Trek: Google Drawings, Facilitator: Lori Elliott, Director of PDS at CES.

10/19/21 - Personalized Projects Supporting Students During and Beyond COVID, Facilitator: Matt Mervis and Liz Radday.

10/20/21 - Strategies for Progressive Discipline for Staff, Facilitator: Chris Labelle - Associate Exec Dir at C.E.S.

11/5/21 - Financial and Operational Practices Beyond Covid, Facilitator: Rich Carmelich.

11/12/21 - Advancing Equity and Anti-Bias Education as An Early Childhood Professional, Facilitator: Elsa Jones.

12/8/21 - Supporting Your Tech Trek: Open Education (Free) Resources, Facilitator: Lori Elliott, Director of PDS at CES.

12/9/21 - 3d-Printing and the Design Process for Deep Learning, Facilitator: Jaren Havell.

,  Course # 243-22-296-015
Location: WorkspaceCT - 16 Trowbridge Drive, Bethel
Start Date: Sep 13 2021 9:00AM
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Build your own CornHole Game
Students in this hands-on class will design, assemble, paint and create their own set of Cornhole boards and bags. Students will work together and with a licensed instructor to sew their own corn hole bags, build 2 game boards to take home!
,  Course # 243-22-296-007
Location: WorkspaceCT - 16 Trowbridge Drive, Bethel
Start Date: Oct 2 2021 11:00AM
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Effective Teaching & Instructional Strategies
Personalized Projects Supporting Students During and Beyond COVID
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Skills21 program at EdAdvance engaged with over 1500 students from 20+ districts in one or more “personalized projects,” including Capstone projects for older students and Personal Interest Projects for students in grades 5-12. Come learn about Skills21’s student driven projects including a hands-on exploration of the project curricula, supporting how-to videos and web platform. The session will also cover how schools are leveraging personalized projects for summer engagement, credit recovery, SEL programming and related activities that are supported through ESSER funds.
Facilitators: Matt Mervis and Liz Radday,  Course # 243-22-025-001
Location: WorkspaceCT - 16 Trowbridge Drive, Bethel
Start Date: Oct 19 2021 9:00AM
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Intro to Live Lighting Production and Video Display
Learn the Basics of live Lighting and Video Display, What the components are and how to set up small to medium size systems. There is Theory and Hands on Practical parts
,  Course # 243-22-296-004
Location: WorkspaceCT - 16 Trowbridge Drive, Bethel
Start Date: Oct 19 2021 3:00PM
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Financial and Operational Practices Beyond Covid
In this session, participants will reflect on lessons learned for improving finance and operational practices and processes during this school year and beyond. A panel and discussion-based format will allow participants to share practices and processes, learn from one another, and consider ways to build financial sustainability to maintain safety protocols into the future.
Facilitator: Rich Carmelich,  Course # 243-22-296-012
Location: WorkspaceCT - 16 Trowbridge Drive, Bethel
Start Date: Nov 5 2021 9:00AM
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