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Workshops

Workshops are free for RCCSEC Member District employees.

Writing a Legally Defensible IEP

Date
August 28, 2019
Time
8:00-3:30
Location

Alma Mater Room

IHotel and Conference Center

1900 S. First Street

Champaign IL  61820

Procedures for writing a legally sound IEP will be discussed.  The audience will practice writing SMART goals along with learning the most common IEP mistakes.  Staff will leave with the tools necessary to write an IEP that will legally defensible.  

CPI Flex Refresher Independent Online + Face to Face Physical August 30

Date
August 30, 2019
Time
11:30-3:30
Location

Fisher Grade School

801 S. Fifth Street

Fisher, IL  61843

For individuals that have taken the initial course or a refresher course within 13 months of the date listed.  Classroom portion is completed independently online prior to the physical portion.  The time listed is for the physical portion of the training.  THE ONLINE PORTION MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR SEPTEMBER 30.

Executive Functioning Strategies to Help Reluctant Writers Increase Achievement and Improve Behavior

Date
October 11, 2019
Time
8:00-3:30
Location

Fighting Illini/Cornhuskers Room

Hilton Garden Inn

1501 S. Neil Street

Champaign IL  61820

This fun interactive workshop, led by an OT and an SLP, will focus on executive functioning skills and how they affect student's learning and behavior.  Participants will learn to recognize executive functioning learning differences in the classroom.  Participants will be provided with many easy to implement, evidence based strategies to help these students become successful learners throughout the school environment.

CPI Flex Refresher Independent Online + Face to Face Physical October 11

Date
October 11, 2019
Time
11:30-3:30
Location

Location TBA

For individuals that have not been trained in CPI.  For individuals that have not completed the refresher course within 13 months of the original CPI certification date.  Classroom portion is completed online prior to the physical portion.  The times listed are for the physical portion.  THE ONLINE PORTION MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO OCTOBER 11.

CPI Flex Refresher Independent Online + Face to Face Physical January 6

Date
January 06, 2020
Time
8:00-12:00
Location

Location TBA

For individuals that have taken the initial course or refresher course within 13 months of the date.  Classroom portion is completed independently online to the physical portion.  The times listed below are for the physical portion of the training.  THE ONLINE PORTION MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO JANUARY 6.

CPI Flex Independent Online + Face to Face Physical January 9

Date
January 09, 2020
Time
8:00-3:30
Location

Location TBA

For individuals that have not been trained in CPI.  For individuals that have not completed the refresher course within 13 months of the original CPI certification date.  Classroom portion is completed online prior to the physical portion.  The times listed are for the physical portion.  THE ONLINE PORTION MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO JANUARY 9.

Section 504: A Guide to Compliance

Date
January 17, 2020
Time
8:00-12:00
Location

Lincoln Room

IHotel and Conference Center

1900 S. First Street

Champaign IL  2020  

In this workshop, the audience will become familiar with the legal aspects of Section 504.  Presenters will discuss eligibility and court cases involving Section 504 and why they are important for districts.  Staff will also learn the major differences between a 504 and an IEP.

Co-Teaching: Contemporary Practices to Foster Student Success

Date
February 28, 2020
Time
8:30-3:30
Location

IHotel and Conference Center

1900 S. First Street

Champaign IL  61820

Marilyn Friend, PhD., a nationally know author and presenter of co-teaching models will share her insight on different co-teaching models.  Co-teaching has become and integral part of educators' efforts to raise the achievement of students with disabilities and reduce the gap between their achievement and that of their peers.  However, co-teaching is far more than assigning two teachers to a classroom.  In this workshop, essential topics for building and sustaining strong co-teaching partnerships and refining instructional practices will be explored.