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NOTE:  When registering you will not include student names.  Only register yourself plus the number of officers you intend on bringing.  ie: 1 Advisor + 5 officers = qty 6  This is a one-day, stand-alone training designed for CTSO officer teams and advisers.  This workshop will cover a variety of topics including conducting effective meetings, officer duties, Continue reading

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5405 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States


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In this course teachers will enhance classroom management skills by developing rules, procedures and routines that are aligned to their content and environment. We will consider the philosophy of “Discipline with Dignity” to ensure that you possess discipline strategies that are highly effective without escalating disruptive student behavior. Participants will evaluate how a course syllabus Continue reading

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5405 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States


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  Section 504 is a civil rights law that seeks to “level the playing field” for individuals with disabilities and protects against discrimination. In this fast-paced and engaging session, participants will learn qualifying conditions as well as substantial limitations that together determine eligibility for a Section 504 Accommodation Plan. Participants will gain practical tips for Continue reading

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5487 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States


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This course is an introduction to the design and use of CTE curriculum.  In this highly engaging course teachers will focus on the design and delivery of relevant and engaging lessons. Special emphasis is placed on writing clear, aligned and measureable objective(s), a variety of methods for structuring learning to meet objective(s), incorporation of active Continue reading

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5405 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States


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This course is Day 2 of an introduction to the design and use of CTE curriculum.  In this highly engaging course teachers will focus on the design and delivery of relevant and engaging lessons. Special emphasis is placed on writing clear, aligned and measureable objective(s), a variety of methods for structuring learning to meet objective(s), Continue reading

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5405 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States

CTE Essentials – September 8, 2020

September 8, 2020 8:00 am


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The CTE Delivery Model is THE premier educational system for all students. CTE essentials will give you an overview of each of the four components of this outstanding model, and allow you time to process how you can incorporate each element into all of your instructional units as you plan your program’s calendar.  It will Continue reading

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5405 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States


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Unfortunately, we see news reports or hear stories about children sexting or sending and receiving inappropriate pictures of children. This course will cover what the Arizona law says about technology and sexting, how exposure to sexually explicit material impacts the developing brain, and the importance of having open conversations with families which helps foster healthy Continue reading

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5487 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States


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How should students in CTE be assessed? How do we set up a fair grading system for both teachers and students?  Learn about the wide variety of options that address both of these issues to help you develop both your own philosophy for grading as well as effective strategies for multiple ways to assess student Continue reading

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5405 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States

Classroom Management – Sept 17, 2020

September 17, 2020 8:00 am


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In this course teachers will enhance classroom management skills by developing rules, procedures and routines that are aligned to their content and environment. We will consider the philosophy of “Discipline with Dignity” to ensure that you possess discipline strategies that are highly effective without escalating disruptive student behavior. Participants will evaluate how a course syllabus Continue reading

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5405 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona, 85305, United States


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ESS Directors, Case Managers, IEP Coordinators, School Psychologist, School Counselors, Related Service Providers, and Adminstrators: Please join us for an interactive morning to collaborate regarding our shared ESS students. The goals of the event include: *Best practices for coordinating 504/IEP and related services between your district and West-MEC *Increased understanding of the allowable accommodations of Continue reading

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13201 W. Grand Avenue, Surprise, Arizona, 85374, United States

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