Traditional Track

Webinar 3: Teaching SEBH Through PBIS

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenter: Mary Crnobori, PhD, BCBA; District Coordinator of Trauma-Informed Schools for Metro Nashville Public Schools PBIS offers an ideal framework for teaching and practicing SEL competencies. This session will teach education professionals how to provide SEL instruction with a trauma-informed lens through a PBIS framework, allowing for a school-wide implementation...

Recording of Emotion Commotion

Friday, December 31, 2021 11:30pm to 11:45pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL. Asynchronous. We will discuss different strategies our students can use to recognize and manage their emotions: size of problem, feelings thermometer, brain model, and window of tolerance. We will apply these strategies to students at the elementary, middle, and high school grade level.  Link for workshop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z872oRn2OJs Presenter: Ashley Banta, TLC Graduate Assistant To earn credit for this module, please...

Recording of Liberatory Pedagogical Approaches: Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy in Practice

Friday, December 31, 2021 11:30pm to 11:45pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional. Asychronous. In this workshop, we will review the history and tenets of culturally relevant/responsive and sustaining pedagogies. We will then consider our school communities, our current/upcoming units, or projects (including outside of class for admin & counselors), and possibilities to construct lessons/units and learning environments that center the tenets of culturally sustaining pedagogy. This is not so much a one-stop-shop session as much...

Recording of Introduction to Gifted and Talented Education

Friday, December 31, 2021 11:30pm to 11:45pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, GT. Asynchronous. This session will engage students in a discussion of their perceptions about gifted education, look at Iowa Code as an example of state requirements for school districts to serve advanced learners, and look at the endorsement process, comparing Iowa and Illinois. Who are gifted learners and why do they need special programming? Link for workshop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yxVORjB4CQ Presenters: Dr. Laurie Croft and Dr...

Recording of Introduction to Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

Friday, December 31, 2021 11:59pm
Complete this asynchronous event by end of day, December 31, 2021. Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL. This session is required for all teacher candidates who have registered for the TLC/SEL track, however all students are welcome to attend. It is recommended that you complete this session prior to completing other SEL credit PD sessions for your certificate, as it will give you important foundational knowledge. This introductory workshop will provide an overview of what...

Webinar 4: Selection and Implementation of school-wide SEBH Curriculum

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenters: Alexandra Skoog-Hoffman and Heather Schwartz Where do we start? This session will focus on criteria to consider when selecting a comprehensive, evidence-based school wide SEBH curriculum that will produce positive social, emotional, behavioral, and academic outcomes for students. What’s manageable? How do we measure the impact? What curricula is appropriate for...

Teaching with Transformative Texts (Session 4): Andrew Delbanco on "Bartleby, the Scrivener"

Thursday, February 10, 2022 11:30am to 12:30pm
Virtual
Please join us for a series of workshops on what can be done to strengthen general education—as students move into STEM, business, health, and other pre-professional fields—to ensure that college students, whatever their major or background, encounter inspiring works of literature and philosophy and grasp the power of the humanities and its relevance to their professional aspirations. The February 2022 "How I Teach this Text" workshop will feature Andrew Delbanco, president of the Teagle...

Webinar 5: Preventing Compassion Fatigue: Engaging in Radical Self-Care

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenter: Dr. Gerta Bardhoshi, Associate Professor of Counselor Education  This session is dedicated to supporting teachers. Educators can’t help their students if they aren’t well themselves. Let’s come together to learn about the signs of compassion fatigue and ways in which compassion fatigue can affect job performance and personal health. Moreover, participants will...

Webinar 6: Connecting with Care: The intersectionality of identity and mental health

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenter: Dr. Jacob Priest, Associate Professor and Director, Couple and Family Therapy program; Director – LGBTQ Counseling Clinic Education professionals explore the needs of students from an intersectionality framework with an emphasis placed on mental health at the intersections of multiple social identities. In this workshop, the ways in which heterosexism, cis...

Teaching with Transformative Texts (Session 5): Deborah Nord and Melinda Zook on "Frankenstein"

Thursday, March 31, 2022 11:30am to 12:30pm
Virtual
Please join us for a series of workshops on what can be done to strengthen general education—as students move into STEM, business, health, and other pre-professional fields—to ensure that college students, whatever their major or background, encounter inspiring works of literature and philosophy and grasp the power of the humanities and its relevance to their professional aspirations. The March 2022 "How I Teach This Text" workshop will feature Deborah Nord, Professor of English at Princeton...

Webinar 7: Trauma Informed SEL

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenter: Dr. Nicole Cobb, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development Examines the effects of adverse childhood experiences and trauma for students. This learning experience will address how stress effects the brain, and how teachers can help create environments that help heal the effects of trauma. Professional educators will...

Teaching with Transformative Texts (Session 6): Rachel Hadas and Major Jackson on Teaching Poetrry

Thursday, April 21, 2022 11:30am to 12:30pm
Virtual
Please join us for a series of workshops on what can be done to strengthen general education—as students move into STEM, business, health, and other pre-professional fields—to ensure that college students, whatever their major or background, encounter inspiring works of literature and philosophy and grasp the power of the humanities and its relevance to their professional aspirations. In honor of National Poetry Month, this closing "How I Teach This Text" workshop will feature Rachel Hadas...

Webinar 8: Youth Suicide Prevention and Question-Persuade-Refer

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenter: Dr. Laura Gallo, Assistant Professor  Education professionals will learn an evidence-based practice (question-persuade-refer) to help recognize crises including warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide. Opportunities to roleplay and will be provided to help education professionals feel more confident with this practice.    Educators who register...

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Track

Webinar 3: Teaching SEBH Through PBIS

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenter: Mary Crnobori, PhD, BCBA; District Coordinator of Trauma-Informed Schools for Metro Nashville Public Schools PBIS offers an ideal framework for teaching and practicing SEL competencies. This session will teach education professionals how to provide SEL instruction with a trauma-informed lens through a PBIS framework, allowing for a school-wide implementation...

Recording of Emotion Commotion

Friday, December 31, 2021 11:30pm to 11:45pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL. Asynchronous. We will discuss different strategies our students can use to recognize and manage their emotions: size of problem, feelings thermometer, brain model, and window of tolerance. We will apply these strategies to students at the elementary, middle, and high school grade level.  Link for workshop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z872oRn2OJs Presenter: Ashley Banta, TLC Graduate Assistant To earn credit for this module, please...

Recording of Introduction to Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

Friday, December 31, 2021 11:59pm
Complete this asynchronous event by end of day, December 31, 2021. Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL. This session is required for all teacher candidates who have registered for the TLC/SEL track, however all students are welcome to attend. It is recommended that you complete this session prior to completing other SEL credit PD sessions for your certificate, as it will give you important foundational knowledge. This introductory workshop will provide an overview of what...

Webinar 4: Selection and Implementation of school-wide SEBH Curriculum

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenters: Alexandra Skoog-Hoffman and Heather Schwartz Where do we start? This session will focus on criteria to consider when selecting a comprehensive, evidence-based school wide SEBH curriculum that will produce positive social, emotional, behavioral, and academic outcomes for students. What’s manageable? How do we measure the impact? What curricula is appropriate for...

Webinar 5: Preventing Compassion Fatigue: Engaging in Radical Self-Care

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenter: Dr. Gerta Bardhoshi, Associate Professor of Counselor Education  This session is dedicated to supporting teachers. Educators can’t help their students if they aren’t well themselves. Let’s come together to learn about the signs of compassion fatigue and ways in which compassion fatigue can affect job performance and personal health. Moreover, participants will...

Webinar 6: Connecting with Care: The intersectionality of identity and mental health

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenter: Dr. Jacob Priest, Associate Professor and Director, Couple and Family Therapy program; Director – LGBTQ Counseling Clinic Education professionals explore the needs of students from an intersectionality framework with an emphasis placed on mental health at the intersections of multiple social identities. In this workshop, the ways in which heterosexism, cis...

Webinar 7: Trauma Informed SEL

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenter: Dr. Nicole Cobb, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development Examines the effects of adverse childhood experiences and trauma for students. This learning experience will address how stress effects the brain, and how teachers can help create environments that help heal the effects of trauma. Professional educators will...

Webinar 8: Youth Suicide Prevention and Question-Persuade-Refer

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenter: Dr. Laura Gallo, Assistant Professor  Education professionals will learn an evidence-based practice (question-persuade-refer) to help recognize crises including warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide. Opportunities to roleplay and will be provided to help education professionals feel more confident with this practice.    Educators who register...

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UI REACH Track

Gifted and Talented (GT) Track

Recording of Introduction to Gifted and Talented Education

Friday, December 31, 2021 11:30pm to 11:45pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, GT. Asynchronous. This session will engage students in a discussion of their perceptions about gifted education, look at Iowa Code as an example of state requirements for school districts to serve advanced learners, and look at the endorsement process, comparing Iowa and Illinois. Who are gifted learners and why do they need special programming? Link for workshop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yxVORjB4CQ Presenters: Dr. Laurie Croft and Dr...