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Math Instruction for Diverse Learners - Dr. Mary Little


This session will enable participants to understand what the mathematical process standards are. Know what to look for and hear in a classroom that uses the mathematical process standards and understand the components of effective math instruction, and connect language in the OTES rubric with effective math instruction.

Date: August 5, 2014

Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: Region 14/Hopwell Center, 5350 West New Market Road, Hillsboro Ohio 45133

To register, please contact Sherry Campton (937) 393-1904 ext. 2126 or email

Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Training - Hybrid Format 1 day in person & 3-6 hours of on-line work


This training is for those who will be serving Kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year (teachers, speech pathologists, cross categorial teachers, intervention specialists, etc.). Topics covered will include the purpose of the assessment, the structure of the assessment, preparing for administration, using assessment technologies, scoring items, test security, administration for students with disabilities, administration for English Language Learners, reporting assessment results, communicating with families about the assessment, and using assessment results. Participants must obtain a passing score on a classroom simulator.

Teachers should consult with their building administrators prior to registering for this training. Registration deadline July 25, 2014. Please register in STARS.

Date: August 11, 2014

Time: 8:30 - 3:30 pm

Location: Region 14/Hopewell Center, 5350 West New Market Road, Hillsboro Ohio 45133

Building Bridges - ParaPro Conference


SAVE THE DATE: July 28, 2014 - August 1, 2014

Monday and Tuesday will include sessions targeted for ParaPros. These sessions will include speakers on Autism, Instructional strategies, Behavior and Technology.

Additional sessions will include Overview of Early Learning Standards, Approaches to Learning, and sessions by Lakeshore.

The last three days will be focused on Child Abuse, First Aid and Communicable Diseases. Cost $25.00 a day which includes lunch the first two days. Participants who attend both of the first two days will receive a kit of materials from Lakeshore. Register on the Southern State Community College website.

Make It - Take It Webinar Viewing


To receive a Certificate of Participation - 1.Watch a webinar - individually or as a TBT*, 2. Email Sherri Helterbrand ( stating that you have completed the webinar on _ (eg., Fluency). 3. You will get an evaluation form via email. 4. Return the completed evaluation form via email. 5.You will receive the certificate of attendance for that webinar. *If a TBT views a webinar, have one person email the names of the participants to Sherri Helterbrand. An email with the evaluation form will be sent to all participants. **A minimum of 5 participants must be registered by June 5th for this session to take place. This workshop will be held again on July 30 and July 31, 2014.

Dates: June 9 and 10, 2014

Location: Region 14/Hopewell Center, 5350 West New Market Road, Hillsboro Ohio 45133

Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

To register, please contact Sherry Campton (937) 393-1904 ext. 2126.

What to bring each day: Lunch, Math Book/Resources, Math Curriculum and/or pacing guides.

**1 Semester hour of Credit from Ashland University available to purchase $175.00**

Webinars for Professional Development in Mathematics Instruction - Dr. Paul Riccomini


Region 14 SST has 5 recorded webinars for teachers, 1 recorded webinar for administrators and teachers, and 2 archived live webinars available for your professional development needs. Webinar Titles are listed below.

1. The Role of the Administrator in Supporting Effective Mathematics Instruction.

2. Computational Fluency Instructional Strategies.

3. Math Vocabulary.

4. Identifying and Using Error Patterns to Inform Instruciton.

5. Organizing Instruction and Study Time.

6. Explicit Instruction - Foundations of Instructional Supports for Struggling Learners.

7. Instructional Scaffolding and Differentiation in Math.

8. Connecting Results of Screeners and Progress Monitoring to Instruction, Differentiation and Progress Monitoring.

Options for Use of the Webinars......

- View on your own

- TBT, BLT or DLT - view as a team

- Professional Development for a building or district

- Make It - Take It Webinar Viewing - a facilitated professional development workshop (June 9th and 10th).

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