Apr
24
3:45 PM15:45

Webinar: Trauma-Informed Best Practices - A discussion on sharing with LiNK schools

Cynthia Hadicke, Education Program Consultant, KSDE

https://ksde.zoom.us/j/475096138

This webinar will focus on beginning steps for creating a trauma-informed culture in your classroom or school. You will need to have some background knowledge of the ACESstudy prior to joining this webinar. During this webinar, you will be able to join a study of the book by Heather Forbes and Jim Sporleder(you will need to purchase the book and workbook and can use LiNK funds for this). This book study will begin in August. If you have questions that you'd like to discuss prior to the webinar please complete this form

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Apr
17
3:45 PM15:45

Webinar: Elementary Writing Strategies: Encouraging Writing in the K-3 Classroom

Cynthia Hadicke, Education Program Consultant, KSDE

https://ksde.zoom.us/j/866468547

This webinar will address writing with early elementary students. We will focus on creating a culture for writing early in school to develop happy authors. We will continue with identifying skills that develop writings in the early grades. Finally, we will discover ideas for writing, increasing engagement and stamina for the writing process.

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Apr
10
3:45 PM15:45

Webinar: Literacy Strategies for Adolescent English Learner Students

Tonnie Martinez, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Office of Innovation and Collaboration, Kansas State University, and Socorro Herrera, Ph.D., Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Multilingual Advocacy Faculty and Staff, Kansas State University

https://ksde.zoom.us/j/911516677

Dr. Herrera and Dr. Martinez answer frequently asked questions and offer advice on literacy strategies for adolescent English language learners.  

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Apr
5
8:30 AM08:30

Gorilla Literacy Conference

This event is sponsored by Pittsburg State University’s College of Education and the Department of Teaching and Leadership. More information, including registration information, will be available in mid-January. Contact Dr. Susan Knell sknell@pittstate.edu for more information.

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Apr
3
3:30 PM15:30

Supporting Language Development for Children Ages Birth Through Age 3

https://ksde.zoom.us/j/855935225

Dale Walker, PhD, associate research professor and scientist, Juniper Gardens Children’s Project.

Dr. Walker will share an intervention designed by the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project that supports early care and intervention providers in building capacity, as well as helping parents in promoting children’s early communication and language development.

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Mar
27
3:30 PM15:30

Family and Community Involvement-Two Districts Discuss Connecting Beyond the Status Quo

Garden City - Monica Diaz, Project Coordinator and Mary Karlin, Family Engagement Specialist 

Manhattan/Ogden - Lucas Shivers, Project Coordinator and Joanna Hohn, Family and Community Liaison

Join us to explore several case studies of schools to create collaborative and coordinated systems for family and community engagement.

https://ksde.zoom.us/j/227587223

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Mar
7
3:30 PM15:30

Reading Programs for adolescents who are non-proficient readers

Dr. Irma Brasseur-Hock, research professor and faculty, University of Kansas

Dr. Mary Beth Calhoun, research professor and faculty, University of Miami

Dr. Brasseur-Hock and Dr. Calhoon will share two research-based programs for adolescent readers who struggle in the areas of vocabulary, comprehension and phonetic/decoding skills. Resources and potential future professional learning opportunities will be shared.

https://ksde.zoom.us/j/343979155

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Mar
6
3:30 PM15:30

Instructional coaching in Kansas: Rural, Urban, and Virtual applications

January 30th, 2019 3:30-4:30 pm

https://ksde.zoom.us/j/895360346

Dr. Suzanne Myers, Kelley Clark, and Leanne Howie

University of Kansas, Dodge City USD 443 and Satanta USD 507

Instructional coaching in Kansas: Rural, Urban, and Virtual applications

Dr. Myers will host a panel of LiNK members who will share their successes with instructional coaching programs. Kelly Clark, Dodge City LiNK Coordinator, and Leanne Howie, Satanta LiNK Coordinator, will share how their on-ground coaches are defining and implementing roles and responsibilities in literacy instructional support, and Myers will share the work of the LiNK Virtual Instructional Coaches.

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Feb
13
3:30 PM15:30

Building Family Engagement Capacity in Literacy

Jane Groff, executive director, and Barbara Gannaway, assistant director, Kansas Parent Information Resource Center  

This webinar will help educators build the capacity of families to engage in their child’s literacy development. The Kansas Parent Information Resource Center (KPIRC) will share resources and evidenced-based practices to assist with the implementation of family literacy programs.

https://ksde.zoom.us/j/722983345

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Jan
24
3:30 PM15:30

Literacy Across the Disciplines

January 24th, Online webinar 3:30-4:15 pm, KSDE Online course available anytime

Cindy Hadicke and Sarah Perryman

KSDE Education Program Consultants, Elementary Education and English Language Arts 

Literacy Across the Disciplines

This course discusses the importance of literacy instruction and how literacy development can be woven into any course at any grade level.  Join us by enrolling at this link: https://learning.ksde.org/course/view.php?id=144#section-4  

If you have not done so, create an account before you gain access to the course. Once enrolled, enter the access key DEC2018and let the learning begin!

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Jan
23
3:30 PM15:30

Supporting literacy development for children ages birth-age three

January 23rd, 3:30-4:30 pm

https://ksde.zoom.us/j/855935225

Dale Walker, PhD

Associate Research Professor and Scientist, Juniper Gardens Children’s Project

Supporting literacy development for children ages birth-age three

Dr. Walker will share an intervention designed by the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project that supports early care and intervention providers in building capacity, as well as helping parents in promoting children’s early communication and language development.

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Jan
17
9:00 AM09:00

PreK-3 Phonics Professional Development

  • Southwest Plains Education Service Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Due to continued interest in this training, there will now be seven events statewide!

Please see the dates and locations below. To enroll in this professional development

you will need to contact the service center (which is hyperlinked for your convenience).

This event will target PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade teachers,

administrators, and reading specialists. In this session, we will focus on the brain's

structure in learning to read and connect reading practices in systematic and explicit

instruction in phonemic awareness and phonics to the Kansas State English Language

Arts Reading Foundational Skills. At all service centers lunch will be served. This

four-hour professional development will not have college credit.

Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeOYSrCPIHNVe5ts7E7wPI5oaycklzbK82qmdAZXG2VtbXZOQ/viewform

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Jan
16
3:30 PM15:30

Meeting the needs of ALL middle school students, especially those with disabilities

January 16th, 2019 3:30-4:30 pm

https://ksde.zoom.us/j/140922323

Sean J. Smith, PhD

Professor and Research Scientist, University of Kansas

Meeting the needs of ALL middle school students, especially those with disabilities

Dr. Smith will share several literacy interventions that can be used with middle school students. Resources to be shared include a free, web-based progress monitoring tool, specific strategies paired with technology solutions and websites to support educators and parents in better understanding and supporting students who struggle with literacy.

Click here to access slides for this presentation.

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Jan
11
9:00 AM09:00

PreK-3 Phonics Professional Development

  • Smoky Hill Education Service Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Due to continued interest in this training, there will now be seven events statewide!

Please see the dates and locations below. To enroll in this professional development

you will need to contact the service center (which is hyperlinked for your convenience).

This event will target PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade teachers,

administrators, and reading specialists. In this session, we will focus on the brain's

structure in learning to read and connect reading practices in systematic and explicit

instruction in phonemic awareness and phonics to the Kansas State English Language

Arts Reading Foundational Skills. At all service centers lunch will be served. This

four-hour professional development will not have college credit.

Link: https://www.smokyhill.org/vcalendar/?FROMPAGE=View_Event&Event_ID=4919

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Jan
8
9:00 AM09:00

Phonics PreK-3 Professional Development

  • Smoky Hill Education Service Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Due to continued interest in this training, there will now be seven events statewide!

Please see the dates and locations below. To enroll in this professional development

you will need to contact the service center (which is hyperlinked for your convenience).

This event will target PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade teachers,

administrators, and reading specialists. In this session, we will focus on the brain's

structure in learning to read and connect reading practices in systematic and explicit

instruction in phonemic awareness and phonics to the Kansas State English Language

Arts Reading Foundational Skills. At all service centers lunch will be served. This

four-hour professional development will not have college credit.

Link: https://www.smokyhill.org/vcalendar/?FROMPAGE=View_Event&Event_ID=4918

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Jan
7
9:00 AM09:00

Phonics PreK-Grade 3 Professional Development

  • NE Kansas Educational Service Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Due to continued interest in this training, there will now be seven events statewide!

Please see the dates and locations below. To enroll in this professional development

you will need to contact the service center (which is hyperlinked for your convenience).

This event will target PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade teachers,

administrators, and reading specialists. In this session, we will focus on the brain's

structure in learning to read and connect reading practices in systematic and explicit

instruction in phonemic awareness and phonics to the Kansas State English Language

Arts Reading Foundational Skills. At all service centers lunch will be served. This

four-hour professional development will not have college credit.

Link: https://www.nkesc.org/vcalendar/?FROMPAGE=View_Event&Event_ID=8581

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Dec
12
3:30 PM15:30

FREE Webinar: Sharing Family Literacy Data

Greenbush Education Service Center is offering this FREE online webinar hosted by the Kansas Parent Information Resource Center (KPIRC).

https://secure.rec1.com/KS/greenbush-ks/catalog

Click on the link above and then on the “LiNK” tab, and select “KPIRC Webinars”. To register, you will need to create an account by selecting the “Create Account” icon.

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Dec
5
3:30 PM15:30

FREE Webinar: Family Literacy Empowering Families as Readers

Greenbush Education Service Center is offering this FREE online webinar hosted by the Kansas Parent Information Resource Center (KPIRC).

https://secure.rec1.com/KS/greenbush-ks/catalog

Click on the link above and then on the “LiNK” tab, and select “KPIRC Webinars”. To register, you will need to create an account by selecting the “Create Account” icon.

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Nov
28
3:30 PM15:30

FREE Webinar: Engaging Families in the Joining Process

Greenbush Education Service Center is offering this FREE online webinar hosted by the Kansas Parent Information Resource Center (KPIRC).

https://secure.rec1.com/KS/greenbush-ks/catalog

Click on the link above and then on the “LiNK” tab, and select “KPIRC Webinars”. To register, you will need to create an account by selecting the “Create Account” icon.

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