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July 2016

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Classroom Management Training (Parts 1 & 2)
January 9, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; lunch provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Saturday, January 9, 9a.m.-3:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Diversity Training (Module 2) Developing Cultural Identity: Exploring Our Core Values and Beliefs
January 12, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Diversity. Two Hours PD credit; dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association; There are no pre-requisites-each module is a stand-alone training.

Module 2 Objectives include:

• Explaining the depth and breadth of diversity
• Identifying core values
• Identifying the relationship between core values and behavior
• Demonstrating the impact of values, beliefs, feelings, and self-concept on behavior
• Exploring how assumptions, prejudices, and biases are formed

Tuesday, January 12, 4:30-7 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




KTRS: Understanding Your Pension Benefits
January 13, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

KTRS: Understanding Your Pension Benefits. No PD Credit; snacks provided. A representative from the Kentucky Teachers Retirement System will provide an overview of your retirement benefits. Wednesday, January 13, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Know Your Contract!
January 20, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Know Your Contract. No PD credit; dinner provided. Led by JCTA UniServ Directors Elana Crane and Liesa Daly, this two-hour workshop helps participants learn their rights and responsibilities under our contract, understand the grievance process, and know the answers to frequently-asked contract questions. Wednesday, January 20, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Know Your Contract!
February 8, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 AM

Know Your Contract. No PD credit; dinner provided. Led by JCTA UniServ Directors Elana Crane and Liesa Daly, this two-hour workshop helps participants learn their rights and responsibilities under our contract, understand the grievance process, and know the answers to frequently-asked contract questions. Monday, February 8th, 4:30-6:30 p.m.




Diversity Training (Module 3): Reacting to Differences
February 9, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Diversity. 2.5 hours PD credit; dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association; There are no pre-requisites-each module is a stand-alone training.

Module 3 Objectives include:

• Understand the terms “Insiders” and “Outsiders” when discussing identity groups
• Examine how differences can result in negative “Insider and Outsider” relationships
• Identify the “Insiders” and “Outsiders” in your school, district, and/or association
• Explore ways you can work to change the dynamics of social oppression
 

Tuesday, February 9, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Retirement Planning
February 11, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Retirement Planning. No PD credit; snacks provided. Presented by Glenn Taylor with Ameriprise Financial, this workshop is designed to give members basic information about saving for retirement. Thursday, February 11, 4:30-6 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Ethics Training
February 17, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ethics. Three hours PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA’s Ethics Training will provide a thorough understanding of the Code of Ethics for Kentucky Certified Personnel. The session will also cover typical issues investigated by the Education Professional Standards Board, including confidentiality, unprofessional conduct, falsifying documents, supervision of students, and sexual misconduct. Participants will also learn and review social media dos and don’ts. Wednesday, February 17, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Classroom Management Training (Parts 1 & 2)
February 20, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit;  lunch provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching.  Saturday, February 20, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Classroom Management Training (Pt 1)-MS/HS
February 24, 2016
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Classroom Management. Three hours PD credit; dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching.  Wednesday, February 24, 3:30-6:30 p.m. (secondary) Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Classroom Management (Pt 1)-Elem
February 24, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Classroom Management. Three hours PD credit; dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching.  Wednesday, February 24, 4:30-7:30 p.m. (elementary) Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Classroom Management Training (Pt 2)-MS/HS
February 25, 2016

Classroom Management. Three hours PD credit; dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Thursday, February 25, 3:30-6:30 p.m. (secondary) Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Classroom Management (Pt 2)-Elem
February 25, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Classroom Management. Three hours PD credit; dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching.  Thursday, February 25,  4:30-7:30 p.m. (elementary) Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Wednesday, March 2, 4:30 to 6: NEA Member Benefits Workshop: Erasing Students Loans and Debt
March 2, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

No PD credit; snacks provided. Presented by NEA Member Benefits Representative Guy Kendall-Freas, this workshop covers the forgiveness options of some types of student loans, options for repayment, and do’s and don’ts for loans. Wednesday, March 2nd, 4:30-6 p.m.




Classroom Management Training (Parts 1 & 2)
March 5, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; lunch provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching.  March 5, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Understanding the Transfer Process
March 16, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process. No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process. Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information. March 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Diversity Training (Modules 1-4)
March 19, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Diversity. Seven hours PD credit; breakfast and lunch provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association; topics covered include core beliefs and how they shape your interactions with others; strategies for handling hot buttons; and social justice. Saturday, March 19, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Training held at JCTA, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40218




Understanding the Transfer Process
March 21, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process. No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process. Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information.  March 21, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Understanding the Transfer Process
March 24, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
1941 Bishop lane
Louisville , KY 40218
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Understanding the Transfer Process. No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process. Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information.  March 24, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Understanding the Transfer Process
March 29, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
1941 Bishop Lane 3rd floor
Louisville, KY 40218
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Understanding the Transfer Process. No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process. Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information.  March 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




NEA Member Benefits Workshop: When Can I Afford to Retire?
March 31, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
1941 Bishop Lane 3rd floor
Louisville, KY 40218
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No PD credit; snacks provided. Presented by NEA member Benefits Representative Guy Kendall-Freas, this workshop increases members’ awareness of their retirement system, their pension payout options, health care costs and more. Participants will be able to determine if they are on the right track in their retirement preparations and, if not, what their options are, including sheltering severance pay and purchasable service credit options. An overview of how the Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provisions (GPO/WEP) affect social security will also be provided. Thursday, March 31st, 4:30-6 p.m.




Understanding the Transfer Process
April 11, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
1941 Bishop Lane 3rd floor
Louisville, KY 40218
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Understanding the Transfer Process. No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process. Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information. April 11, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Diversity Training (Module 4): Valuing Diversity
April 12, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
1941 Bishop Lane 3rd floor
Louisville, KY 40218
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Diversity. 2.5 Hours PD credit; dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association; There are no pre-requisites-each module is a stand-alone training.
 

Module 4 Objectives include:

• Defining “diversity competence” and explore its various stages
• Identifying how the lack of diversity competence offends individuals/groups
• Exploring methods to enhance communication when we have been offended
• Developing action plans to apply diversity principles in our own environments
 

Tuesday, April 12, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Understanding the Transfer Process
April 13, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
1941 Bishop Lane 3rd floor
Louisville, KY 40218
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Understanding the Transfer Process. No PD credit; snacks provided. JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process. Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information.  April 13, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Classroom Management (Pt 1)-Elem
April 20, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
1941 Bishop Lane 3rd floor
Louisville, KY 40218
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Classroom Management. Three hours PD credit; dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Wednesday, April 20, 4:30-7:30 p.m. (elementary) Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Classroom Management Training (Pt 1)-MS/HS
April 20, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
1941 Bishop Lane 3rd floor
Louisville, KY 40218
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Classroom Management. Three hours PD credit; dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching.  Wednesday, April 20, 4:30-7:30 p.m. (secondary)




Classroom Management (Pt 2)-Elem
April 21, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
1941 Bishop Lane 3rd floor
Louisville, KY 40218
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Classroom Management. Three hours PD credit; dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching.  Thursday April 21, 4:30-7:30 p.m. (elementary). Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Classroom Management Training (Pt 2)-MS/HS
April 21, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
1941 Bishop Lane 3rd floor
Louisville, KY 40218
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Classroom Management. Three hours PD credit; dinner or lunch provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching.  Thursday April 21, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Training will be held at the JCTA office, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300.




Diversity Training (Modules 1 & 2)
June 13, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

As a way to assist teachers in receiving their Professional Development hours and become better prepared for their students next school year, JCTA will be offering summer NEA Diversity Workshops at the JCTA Office (1941 Bishop Lane, Suite #300)!

Each daily workshop will include 2 Modules from the NEA Diversity curriculum for 5 hours of PD credit/day. Each workshop includes lunch and a light breakfast from 8:30-9:00 am preceding the training start time of 9:00 am. (Please note: We cannot offer credit during the time taken for meals and breaks.) Sign-up at PD Central portal on the JCPS website.

 

Monday, June 13th (9:00 am-3:00 pm)-Modules 1 & 2:

Module 1: Understanding Diversity:
• Define diversity
• Understanding the dimensions of diversity
• Experience how group membership affects self-perception and perception of others
• Reflect on how diversity affects our students, co-workers, and communities

Module 2: Developing Cultural Identity: Exploring Our Core Values & Beliefs
• Explain the depth and breadth of diversity
• Identify core values
• Identify the relationship between core values and behavior
• Demonstrate the impact of values, beliefs, feelings, and self-concept on behavior
• Explore how assumptions, prejudices, and biases are formed
 




Diversity Training (Modules 3 & 4)
June 14, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

As a way to assist teachers in receiving their Professional Development hours and become better prepared for their students next school year, JCTA will be offering summer NEA Diversity Workshops!

Each daily workshop will include 2 Modules from the NEA Diversity curriculum for 5 hours of PD credit/day. Each workshop includes lunch and a light breakfast from 8:30-9:00 am preceding the training start time of 9:00 am. (Please note: We cannot offer credit during the time taken for meals and breaks.) Sign-up at PD Central portal on the JCPS website.

 

Tuesday, June 14th (9:00 am-3:00 pm)-Modules 3 & 4

Module 3: Reacting to Differences
• Understand the terms “Insiders” and “Outsiders” when discussing identity groups
• Examine how differences can result in negative “Insider and Outsider” relationships
• Identify the “Insiders” and “Outsiders” in your school, district, and/or association
• Explore ways you can work to change the dynamics of social oppression

Module 4: Valuing Diversity
• Define “diversity competence” and explore its various stages
• Identify how the lack of diversity competence offends individuals/groups
• Explore methods to enhance communication when we have been offended
• Develop action plans to apply diversity principles in our own environments
 




Diversity Training (Modules 1 & 2)
August 1, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

As a way to assist teachers in receiving their Professional Development hours and become better prepared for their students next school year, JCTA will be offering summer NEA Diversity Workshops at the JCTA Office (1941 Bishop Lane, Suite #300)!

Each daily workshop will include 2 Modules from the NEA Diversity curriculum for 5 hours of PD credit/day. Each workshop includes lunch and a light breakfast from 8:30-9:00 am preceding the training start time of 9:00 am. (Please note: We cannot offer credit during the time taken for meals and breaks.) Sign-up at PD Central portal on the JCPS website.

 

Monday, August 1st (9:00 am-3:00 pm)-Modules 1 & 2:

Module 1: Understanding Diversity:
• Define diversity
• Understanding the dimensions of diversity
• Experience how group membership affects self-perception and perception of others
• Reflect on how diversity affects our students, co-workers, and communities

Module 2: Developing Cultural Identity: Exploring Our Core Values & Beliefs:
• Explain the depth and breadth of diversity
• Identify core values
• Identify the relationship between core values and behavior
• Demonstrate the impact of values, beliefs, feelings, and self-concept on behavior
• Explore how assumptions, prejudices, and biases are formed




Diversity Training (Modules 3 & 4)
August 2, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

As a way to assist teachers in receiving their Professional Development hours and become better prepared for their students next school year, JCTA will be offering summer NEA Diversity Workshops!

Each daily workshop will include 2 Modules from the NEA Diversity curriculum for 5 hours of PD credit/day. Each workshop includes lunch and a light breakfast from 8:30-9:00 am preceding the training start time of 9:00 am. (Please note: We cannot offer credit during the time taken for meals and breaks.) Sign-up at PD Central portal on the JCPS website.

Tuesday, August 2nd (9:00 am-3:00 pm)-Modules 3 & 4

Module 3: Reacting to Differences
• Understand the terms “Insiders” and “Outsiders” when discussing identity groups
• Examine how differences can result in negative “Insider and Outsider” relationships
• Identify the “Insiders” and “Outsiders” in your school, district, and/or association
• Explore ways you can work to change the dynamics of social oppression

Module 4: Valuing Diversity
• Define “diversity competence” and explore its various stages
• Identify how the lack of diversity competence offends individuals/groups
• Explore methods to enhance communication when we have been offended
• Develop action plans to apply diversity principles in our own environments
 




Classroom Management, Part 1
September 14, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit (awarded at completion of Part 2); dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Sign-up at PD Central.




Know Your Contract
September 15, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

 Know Your Contract. No PD credit; dinner provided.Led by JCTA UniServ Directors Elana Crane and Liesa Daly, this two-hour workshop helps participants learn their rights and responsibilities under our contract, understand the grievance process, and know the answers to frequently-asked contract questions.  




School-Based Decision-Making
September 19, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

School-Based Decision Making. Three hours PD credit each night; dinner provided. This training satisfies the state requirement for new and returning SBDM council members.Sign up at PD Central.




Financial Planning: Budgeting
September 21, 2016
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Financial Planning: Budgeting. No PD credit; snacks provided. Presented by Glenn Taylor of Ameriprise Financial.




Classroom Management, Part 2
September 21, 2016
4:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit (awarded at completion of Part 2); dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching.Sign up at PD Central.




School-Based Decision-Making
September 26, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

School-Based Decision Making. Three hours PD credit each night; dinner provided. This training satisfies the state requirement for new and returning SBDM council members. Sign up at PD Central.




Erasing Student Loans and Debt
September 28, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Erasing Student Loans and Debt. No PD credit; snacks provided. Presented by NEA Member Benefits Representative Guy Kendall-Freas, this workshop covers the forgiveness options of some types of student loans, options for repayment, and do’s and don’ts for loans.




Diversity Training: Module 1-Understanding Diversity
October 5, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity Training: 2.5 hours PD Credit (sign up at PD Central); dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association and is facilitated by JCTA Diversity Cadre Members.

Focus of Module 1: Understanding Diversity
• Define diversity
• Understanding the dimensions of diversity
• Experience how group membership affects self-perception and perception of others
• Reflect on how diversity affects our students, co-workers, and communities
 

 




Diversity Training: Module 2-Developing Cultural Identity
October 12, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity Training: 2.5 Hours PD credit (sign up at PD Central); dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association and facilitated by JCTA Diversity Cadre Members.

Focus of Module 2: Developing Cultural Identity: Exploring Our Core Values & Beliefs
• Explain the depth and breadth of diversity
• Identify core values
• Identify the relationship between core values and behavior
• Demonstrate the impact of values, beliefs, feelings, and self-concept on behavior
• Explore how assumptions, prejudices, and biases are formed
 




Classroom Management, Part 1 & 2
October 15, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit; lunch provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Sign up at PD Central.




Diversity Training: Module 3-Reacting to Differences
October 19, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity. 2.5 Hours PD credit (sign up at PD Central); dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association and is facilitated by JCTA Diversity Cadre Members.

Focus of Module 3: Reacting to Differences
• Understand the terms “Insiders” and “Outsiders” when discussing identity groups
• Examine how differences can result in negative “Insider and Outsider” relationships
• Identify the “Insiders” and “Outsiders” in your school, district, and/or association
• Explore ways you can work to change the dynamics of social oppression

 




Financial Planning: Retirement Planning
October 19, 2016
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Financial Planning: Retirement Planning No PD credit; snacks provided. Presented by Glenn Taylor of Ameriprise Financial.




Know Your Contract
October 20, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

 Know Your Contract. No PD credit; dinner provided. Led by JCTA UniServ Directors Elana Crane and Liesa Daly, this two-hour workshop helps participants learn their rights and responsibilities under our contract, understand the grievance process, and know the answers to frequently-asked contract questions.  




Classroom Management, Part 1
October 24, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit (awarded at completion of Part 2); dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Sign up at PD Central.




Diversity Training: Module 4-Valuing Diversity
October 26, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 Diversity Training: 2.5 Hours PD credit (sign up at PD Central); dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association and is facilitated by JCTA Diversity Cadre Members. 

Focus of Module 4: Valuing Diversity
• Define “diversity competence” and explore its various stages
• Identify how the lack of diversity competence offends individuals/groups
• Explore methods to enhance communication when we have been offended
• Develop action plans to apply diversity principles in our own environments


 

 




When Can I Afford to Retire?
November 3, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

When Can I Afford to Retire? No PD credit; snacks provided. Presented by NEA member Benefits Representative Guy Kendall-Freas, this workshop increases members’ awareness of their retirement system, their pension payout options, health care costs and more. Participants will be able to determine if they are on the right track in their retirement preparations and, if not, what their options are, including sheltering severance pay and purchasable service credit options. An overview of how the Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provisions (GPO/WEP) affect social security will also be provided.




Ethics
November 9, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ethics. Three hours PD credit; dinner provided. JCTA’s Ethics Training will provide a thorough understanding of the Code of Ethics for Kentucky Certified Personnel. The session will also cover typical issues investigated by the Education Professional Standards Board, including confidentiality, unprofessional conduct, falsifying documents, supervision of students, and sexual misconduct. Participants will also learn and review social media dos and don’ts. Sign up at PD Central.




Classroom Management, Part 2
November 16, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Classroom Management. Six hours PD credit (awarded at conclusion of Part 2); dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Sign up at PD Central.




FULL Diversity Training (Modules 1-4)
November 19, 2016
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Diversity Training: 7.0 hours PD Credit (sign up at PD Central); breakfast and lunch provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association and is facilitated by JCTA Diversity Cadre Members.

Focus of Module 1: Understanding Diversity
• Define diversity
• Understanding the dimensions of diversity
• Experience how group membership affects self-perception and perception of others
• Reflect on how diversity affects our students, co-workers, and communities
 
Focus of Module 2: Developing Cultural Identity: Exploring Our Core Values & Beliefs
• Explain the depth and breadth of diversity
• Identify core values
• Identify the relationship between core values and behavior
• Demonstrate the impact of values, beliefs, feelings, and self-concept on behavior
• Explore how assumptions, prejudices, and biases are formed
 
Focus of Module 3: Reacting to Differences
• Understand the terms “Insiders” and “Outsiders” when discussing identity groups
• Examine how differences can result in negative “Insider and Outsider” relationships
• Identify the “Insiders” and “Outsiders” in your school, district, and/or association
• Explore ways you can work to change the dynamics of social oppression

Focus of Module 4: Valuing Diversity
• Define “diversity competence” and explore its various stages
• Identify how the lack of diversity competence offends individuals/groups
• Explore methods to enhance communication when we have been offended
• Develop action plans to apply diversity principles in our own environments
 


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