AA #1818 How to Lead Technology Trends in Education

South Cook ISC 253 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights, IL

Presenter: Mike McGowan This course will assist administrators exploring the latest in technology trends for improving instruction and student achievement. Participants will engage in a global analysis of their district/school's past and current technology implementation program(s). They then will explore technological trends in order to develop an implementation plan for future improvement. Participants will develop […]

$210

AA#3658: Leading a Comprehensive Instructional Coaching Program in Your School or District

South Cook ISC 253 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights, IL

Presenter(s): Jill Geocaris and Becky Mathison In this Academy, participants will examine various approaches to instructional coaching in order to develop and/or revise a vision and model for instructional coaching in their schools. The session will address what constitutes true coaching, the roles of an instructional coach and how to support instructional coaches. Finally, we […]

$210

AA#3672 School Finance: School Finance: A Guide For Special Education Administrators

South Cook ISC 253 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights, IL

Presenters: Sarah Lager & Melissa Geyman This academy will provide Special Education Administrators with the knowledge and ability to apply and interpret the basics of school district finances, revenue sources, regulations for special education spending and reporting. In addition, participants will learn tools to foster better communication between special education services and the business office […]

$210

AA 1414: Communicating With Staff Regarding Performance Assessment

South Cook ISC 253 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights, IL

Presenter(s): Susan Baker My rating has always been “excellent” and now it’s “basic”.  Learn how to effectively respond to a negative reaction when a staff member receives a lower performance rating than expected. This course takes proven ideas from research and weaves them into practical activities that provide administrators with the tools needed to successfully communicate […]

$210

ONLINE AA#1865: Principal Evaluator Competency Skill Building for Pre-Qualified Principal Evaluators

South Cook ISC 253 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights, IL

Presenter(s): Denise Bettenhausen This course qualifies for Principal Evaluator Professional Practice Retraining Requirements.** ** Full retraining also requires AA #3000 The Academy focuses on a high rate of interrater reliability using the required performance evaluation ratings. Using case studies, the participants will collect evidence and use the Illinois Standards for Principal Evaluation to rate the principals. […]

$210

ONLINE AA#2000: Illinois Performance Evaluation – Initial Principal Evaluation Training

South Cook ISC 253 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights, IL

Presenter(s): Denise Bettenhausen Session dates are the following: 11/30/2021 & 12/07/2021 - Participants must attend both days of the course and complete the required Application for Dissemination for each day to receive credit for AA #2000. You will not be permitted into the session if you are more than 15 minutes late.   This 2-day course will cover all aspects of […]

$425

ONLINE AA#2000: Illinois Performance Evaluation – Initial Principal Evaluation Training

South Cook ISC 253 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights, IL

Presenter(s): Denise Bettenhausen Session dates are the following: 11/30/2021 & 12/07/2021 - Participants must attend both days of the course and complete the required Application for Dissemination for each day to receive credit for AA #2000. You will not be permitted into the session if you are more than 15 minutes late.   This 2-day course will cover all aspects of […]

$425

AA#3801: Self-Care for Special Education Leaders: Identifying Purpose and Redefining Practice

South Cook ISC 253 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights, IL

About this event Presenters: Evisha Ford & Stacey Gonzales Special education professionals must fill the multifaceted roles of the compliance manager, instructional leader, and program developer. The requisite soft skills and creative demands of this forward-facing role underscore the imperative nature of self-reflection and personal awareness that is only accompanied by adequate self-care. The practice […]

$210

ONLINE AA#2001: Illinois Performance Evaluation – Initial Teacher Evaluation Training

South Cook ISC 253 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights, IL

Presenter(s): Denise Bettenhausen Session dates are the following: 12/06/2021 & 12/13/2021 -Both sessions are mandatory. You will not be permitted into the session if you are more than 15 minutes late. This two-day academy is designed for individuals who are seeking intial training qualification for teacher evaluation. This academy aligns to be competencies for Part 50, […]

$425

ONLINE AA#3000: Principal / Teacher Evaluator: Student Growth

South Cook ISC 253 W. Joe Orr, Chicago Heights, IL

Presenter(s): Denise Bettenhausen Participants will learn how to: 1. Use assessments and measurement models identified by the joint committee in determining the student growth attributable to individual teachers/principals and understand how different types of assessments are used for measuring growth; 2. Use data from the evaluation rubric, other evidence collected, and best practices relative to […]

$210