Week of 10/12/2015
Our Target 1:1 Meetings
Professional Developement on the 13th
Sarah Tobergte will be attend the RPM training on Tuesday and Wednesday. Lynda will need to step our for a Preschool Meeting on Tuesday. Scott, thank you for all your hard work on ensuring that the technology is in place so the training runs smoothly. RTI training will take place in the individual buildings. Please let us know what you will be attending tomorrow.
*excellent resource, RTI ideas with nice progress monitoring tool
*Includes a Transition Took Kit
RLAC-Training for 22 Lakota Intervention Specialists:
I'm working with RLAC, based out of Michigan, to set up the first of a three year plan to provide training on an Orton Gillingham based Method. We will begin with training one Intervention Specialist from each of the 22 buildings. It's a 5 day training so be thinking which teachers you'd like to recommend for year one. I'm hoping that our first 2 days will take place early November around our PD day.
Please take a look at the website. We will have 2 sessions, one elementary and one secondary.
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Two Paras will attend the Challenging Behavioral Strategies training by Dr. Cathy Pratt on October 30th in Indiana.
Sarah T. will attend as well. Dr. Cathy Pratt is entertaining and is an expert in the field of Autism. I'm confident it will be worth the 80 mile trip to Indiana.
I'm working with Cathy to schedule a day for ALL Lakota Paras on the March Professional Development Day.
Sherri: Gathering information for Psychologists to assist them with talking points on Dyslexia. The goal is for them to become more comfortable broaching the "Dyslexia" term and definition.
Sarah T. : checking in on the building data binders.
Chris: Working with Judith to set up CPI Response Team Training.
Brian: Working with our Adaptive Physical Educators and Physical Therapists to develop a process for eligibility.
If you are interested in looking into possible grant writing that addresses: Reading: Early Intervention Services, please let Lynda know. Sherri expressed an interest. Terri, this would align to your Parent Mentor Goal. Grant Monies would support the following initiative:
Special Services is working with Curriculum to consider possible ways to develop an innovative process to identify Kindergarteners who are "At Risk" for reading failure and then provide them with Targeted, Explicit, Systematic, Interventions to help close the Achievement Gap.