NKCES TOP TEN

March 2019

CASE Virtual Conference

Thursday, March 7th, 10am to Friday, March 8th, 4pm

20 North Grand Avenue

Fort Thomas, KY

Data Driven Accountability:

**Actualizing the Promise: Legal Issues (Thursday AM)

**Actualizing the Practice: - Meeting the needs of All Students with mental health and trauma-related needs. (Thursday PM and all day Friday)

Presenters will be Cutting Edge

**Julie Weatherly, Esq (Thursday AM)

**Various Team Members from the Nathional Association of School Phychologists (Thursday afternoon & Friday)

(Links to handouts and the powerpoint will be sent to you before the conference.)

Detailed Schedule of the Conference


Limit 40 Participants


Cost:

NKCES Members Free

Non Members $25.00

Location: Launch 20 North Grand Ave. Fort Thomas, KY 41075 (1st floor Convening Room)

Visit https://www.nkces.org/calendar-of-events/ for more information or to register.

Special Education Boot Camp #2

Monday, March 11th, 8:30am-3:30pm

5516 East Alexandria Pike

Cold Spring, KY

Presenter: John Winslow

Best Practices for: Classroom Management, Scheduling, Data Collection, Accommodations/Modifications as Presented in the KAS/IEP Guidelines


This workshop is intended for those SPED teachers who attended Boot Camp #1 and/or those new SPED teachers who were unable to attend session Boot Camp #1 and whose roles are:


  • ASD
  • MSD
  • LD/Resourse
  • LD/Collaborative


This will be a hands on workshop with a make and take session provided.


This workshop will included a presentation of researched based practices, along with KAS and IEP information that will support students within special education and general education settings.



Cost:

NKCES Members: Free

Non-Members: $25.00

Location: Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Education Services

Visit https://www.nkces.org/events-pd/ for more information or to register!

Spring Transition Forum

Wednesday, March 13th, 8:30am-1pm

500 Technology Way

Florence, KY

The purpose of our forum is to introduce high school students to post-secondary opportunities, supportive employment services, and learn strategies to achieve career success.


Keynote: Missy Whitis


Audience: OVR eligible

Cost: Free

Location: Gateway Technical & Community College


Click here for registration!

SBDM Coordinator and SBDM Endorsement Training

Thursday, March 14th, 8am-12pm

5516 East Alexandria Pike

Cold Spring, KY

This annual School-based decision making training will be a hands-on approach to policy work and will include updated General Assembly information for 2019, KDE SBDM training module information and updates, TSI/CSI guidance, evidence-based practices, and will serve as a networking opportunity for council coordinators to share what is working within their SBDM councils. This session will also provide KDE SBDM trainer endorsement for the 2019 training year.


Location: Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services

Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SBDM2019 for more information or to register.

For questions or concerns, contact Ashlie Cox at (502) 564-3791, ext. 4046.

DreamFest 2019

Thursday, March 14th, 8:30am-1:30pm

Louie B Nunn Drive

Highland Heights, KY

The DreamFest Conference is an annual collaboration between NKU's Institute for Talent Development and Gifted Studies and the Northern Kentucky Association for Gifted Education. Held for more than 30 years, the conference brings together gifted students in grades 4-8 to attend breakout and large group presentations.


Audience: Gifted students grades 4-8


Cost:

$7.00 fee made payable to NKAGE.


Location: Northern Kentucky University

Visit https://www.nkces.org/events-pd/ for more information or to register!

Principal Certification Program

Thursday, March 14th, 8am

10100 Bluegrass Parkway

Louisville, KY

Participants are currently in our principal certification program. We offer professional development evening every eight weeks. Our program is made up of teachers/educators as well as current administrators in our Option 6 program. We're requesting Professional Dev. hours for our teachers and EILA credit for administrators.


On March 11th and 14th we will have a panel discussion workshop made up of past graduates from our program who are current principals. They will discuss relevant issues such as bullying and current legal issues and how its handled at their schools as well as other prominent issues they face as administrators. The participants will generate questions ahead of time and the panel will discuss these along with questions generated by the facilitators.


Audience: Principals and Teachers

Location: Asbury University

Email john.casper@asbury.edu for more information or to register.

Word Nerds!

Thursday, March 21st, 8:30am-3:30pm

5516 East Alexandria Pike

Cold Spring, KY


Are your students struggling to retain sight words or vocabulary? Get hands-on in this session to learn about research based routines and strategies that will help support them.


The day's learning is beast suited for general education teachers at the primary level, and special education teachers at all levels. But ALL ARE WELCOME!


Lunch on your Own!


Cost:

NKCES Members are FREE

Non-Members $25.00


Location: Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services (NKCES)

Visit https://www.nkces.org/events-pd/ for more information or to register!

Special Education and the Arts

Wednesday, March 27th, 8:30am-3:30pm

5516 East Alexandria Pike

Cold Spring, KY

Learn about the unique learning needs of the special education students in your collaborative classes.


Come and learn how accommodations and modifications can enhance student engagement.


Plus, Learn how the visual and performing arts can support enhance overall student engagement.


Allow their creativity to brighten your day!!


Audience: K-12 Art/Music/Theatre and Special Education Teachers

EILA /PD Credit available

Max 25 participants


Cost:

NKCES members are FREE

Non-Members $25.00



Location: Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services (NKCES)

Visit https://www.nkces.org/events-pd/ for more information or to register!

ED Camp, Principal Partnership Project

Wednesday, March 27th, 8:30am-3:30pm

4463 Kit Carson Drive

Richmond, KY

This P3 EdCamp is a participant-driven conference - commonly referred to as an "unconference". EdCamps provide participant-driven professional development for principals and educational leaders. EdCamp is a free event. Lunch will be provided to all who register!

By the end of day, principals and educational leaders will leave with useful tools, tips, and ideas to implement in their schools.


Audience: District Personnel, Principal

Location: Eastern Kentucky University Campus

Click here to register.

Email jenny.ray@education.ky.gov for questions!

Regional Kentucky Academic Standards

Thursday, March 28th, 12:30-3:30pm

20 North Grand Avenue

Fort Thomas, KY

With new revised Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) there is a need to dive into the standards and discuss instructional implications. KDE staff will host meetings in March for district and school leaders to kick off a professional learning series to assist districts with planning and implementation of improved practice and strong instruction around these newly revised standards. The March meetings will showcase the revised Reading/Writing and Mathematics Standards, orient participants to initial planning and team structures that need to be in place at the district and school level and explore the digital platform designed for ongoing professional learning and support.



Cost: Free

Location: Launch 20 North Grand Ave. Fort Thomas, KY 41075

Click Here for more information or to register.

Regional PLCs

(all PLCs are held in the NKCES PD Room unless otherwise noted)


School Counselors - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

March 5, 2019


Arts & Humanities - 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

March 7, 2019


NKY English Learners - 10:00 AM

March 15, 2019

Kenton County Public Library


Special Education Teachers - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

March 20, 2019


Media Specialist - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

March 21, 2019

IMPORTANT MEETINGS

(all meetings are held in the NKCES PD Room unless otherwise noted)


Important Dates Calendar



NKAGE

March 1, 2019


Grants Consortium

March 6, 2019

8:00 AM

NKCES, Meeting Room 1st floor


NKCES Board of Directors Meeting

March 13, 2019

8:30 am


Title I / II

March 15, 2019

8:00 am - 9:45 am


PL Consortium

March 15, 2019

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


DoSE Meeting

March 22, 2019

12 pm - 4 pm

Shareable Resources

Please contact Christina Sizemore at christina.sizemore@nkces.org with questions regarding the above training's.