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Workshops

Workshops are free for RCCSEC Member District employees.

Sensory Processing: Sensory Strategies for All Students

Date
May 03, 2019
Time
8:00-3:30
Location

IHotel and Conference Center

Technology Room 

1900 S. First Street

Champaign IL  61820

 

Many students have challenges with sensory processing.  They are bombarded by sights, sounds, smells, and movement throughout the school day.  Many of our students, especially those with executive functioning differences such as ASD, AHDH, learning disabilities, etc, struggles with this bombardment.  Leaning and behavior are affected.  This session, presented by an OT and an SLP, will focus on effective, easy, fun ways teachers can integrate sensory friendly strategies into classrooms as a Universal Design for Learning.  When students' sensory needs are met, ALL students benefit.

STAR Autism Support

Date
August 05, 2019
Time
8:00-3:30
Location

IHotel and Conference Center

Quad Room

1900 S First Street

Champaign, IL  61820

This 2 day workshop provides participants with detailed examples and practice activities on how to implement the evidence-based practices identified in the National Standards Report (2015).  The STAR Program is used to provide examples during the training.  Appropriate content connected to the common cor curriculum is presented an detailed information on the three evidence-based instructional methods of Discrete Trial Training, Pivotal Response Training and teaching through Functional Routines are shared.  Workshop dates:  8/5/19 and 8/6/19

Links Curriculum Workshop

Date
August 07, 2019
Time
8:00-3:30
Location

Rantoul Township High School

200 S. Sheldon

Rantoul, IL  61866

This one day workshop provides participants with information on how to implement evidence-based practices for secondary students using the Links Curriculum.  Participants will learn to use a process for assessing and teaching Functional Routines that has been documented in the research.  Extensive information will be given on selecting and individualizing routines and teaching specific skills to support success during routines.  The Links Curriculum includes extensive data collection systems and participants will elan to collect and use data for instructional decision making, tracking stude

AIMS Web Plus Basics

Date
August 08, 2019
Time
8:30-11:30
Location

St. Joseph MIddle School

606 E. Peters Dr.

St. Joseph IL  61873

Jordan Wiles, RCCSEC School Psychologist, will present the basics operations of the AIMS Web Plus program.  Participant will learn how to organize students in the program along with benchmark basics and descriptions.  Participants will also learn the basics of how to run reports with AIMS Web Plus.

AIMS Web Plus Advanced

Date
August 08, 2019
Time
12:30-3:30
Location

St. Joseph Middle School

606 E. Peters Dr.

St. Joseph IL  61873

Jordan Wiles, RCCSEC School Psychologist, will present the advanced features of AIMS Web Plus.  Participants will learn how to use the progress monitoring feature, organization of Tier groups and running advanced reports.  

AIMS Web Plus Basics

Date
August 09, 2019
Time
8:30-11:30
Location

St. Joseph Middle School

Computer Lab

606 E. Peters Dr.

St. Joseph IL  61873

Jordan Wiles, RCCSEC School Psychologist, will present the basics operations of the AIMS Web Plus program.  Participant will learn how to organize students in the program along with benchmark basics and descriptions.  Participants will also learn the basics of how to run reports with AIMS Web Plus.

AIMS Web Plus Advanced

Date
August 09, 2019
Time
12:30-3:30
Location

St. Joseph Middle School

Computer Lab

606 E. Peters Dr.

St. Joseph  IL 61873

Jordan Wiles, RCCSEC School Psychologist, will present the advanced features of AIMS Web Plus.  Participants will learn how to use the progress monitoring feature, organization of Tier groups and running advanced reports.  

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

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

Location to Be Determined

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.

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.