Family Professional Partnership Tool

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T), UI REACH Presenter: Diane Brenneman CF Family, Training Director CHSC Kelly Von Lehmden, LEND Training Director  All are welcome to attend; prior registration is not required. If you are interested in this event, please contact Lori Vander Velden for the Zoom link at lori-vandervelden@uiowa.edu

Free Film Screening and Discussion: MIJA

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 7:00pm to 9:00pm
FilmScene (Chauncey)
This is being advertised by the BTLC! TLC Credit: IS (T) Please visit the Multicultural & International Student Support & Engagement homepage for more information. Presenter(s): Hosted by Latino Native American Cultural Center  Description: Join us in a FREE movie screening of the documentary MIJA, at FilmScene at the Chanucey. After the film we will engage in a brief conversation about the pressures of first gen Latinx/a/o people in the U.S. and how to navigate these pieces. 

Iowa Waivers & Other Associated Government Systems & Programs

Thursday, September 29, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T), UI REACH Presenter: Caitlin Owens, licensed master social worker (LMSW), CF- Social Work, University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) Operations Manager All are welcome to attend; prior registration is not required. If you are interested in this event, please contact Lori Vander Velden for the Zoom link at lori-vandervelden@uiowa.edu

Interdisciplinary Elementary Activities for a Sustainable and Just World

Thursday, September 29, 2022 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Virtual
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T) This is a HYBRID event: in-person in the TLC PDA (110 NC) or Online (Zoom) Presenter: Laura Short, Senior Education Associate for Population Education  Our global family is expected to reach 8 billion people this November. What does this mean for the health of our planet? Our communities? Use hands-on elementary lessons to integrate math, social studies, and science into thinking about our place in a very big and very crowded world. Receive free...

Hands-On Secondary Activities for Global Citizenship: People, Food, Energy, and Sustainability

Thursday, September 29, 2022 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Virtual
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T) This is a HYBRID event: in-person in the TLC PDA (110 NC) or Online (Zoom) Presenter: Laura Short, Senior Education Associate for Population Education  From environmental justice to climate change, our growing population makes global challenges more challenging. Use real-world data, models, and simulations in your secondary class to explore themes of equity and sustainability, and how they connect to a growing world. Receive free access to a library...

Accessible Instruction

Monday, October 3, 2022 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T), UI REACH Presenter: Nathan DePuy, ETC Graduate Assistant How do we make learning accessible for all students, including those with special needs? During this session, we will discuss various approaches to instruction that focus on serving students requiring various special needs. This session aims to provide teachers with basic knowledge of Assistive Technology options that can be integrated into classroom instruction. We will also identify and...

My Curls, My Roots: A Conversation About Hair

Monday, October 3, 2022 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Latino Native American Cultural Center
This is being advertised by the BTLC! TLC Credit: IS (T) Please visit the Multicultural & International Student Support & Engagement homepage for more information. Presenter(s): Hosted by Latino Native American Cultural Center  Description: Come join in conversation about hair in the Latinx community. We will talk about navigating the world as a person with curly hair, tying in conversations about Anti-Blackness in the Latinx community regarding curly hair, and working to understand the...

Patient Provider Communication Part 1

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T), UI REACH Presenter: Debora Downey, PhD,  Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), Clinical Fellowship in Speech-Language Pathology (CF-SLP) All are welcome to attend; prior registration is not required. If you are interested in this event, please contact Lori Vander Velden for the Zoom link at lori-vandervelden@uiowa.edu

What All Teachers Should Know About Gifted Learners, Standard 1

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Virtual
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T), GT Presenter: Dr. Laurie Croft, Clinical Professor of Gifted Education, Associate Director for Professional Development, Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education  The National Association for Gifted Children has a set of knowledge and skill standards for ALL teachers, not just those who choose to work with advanced learners in specialized programs. What is different about gifted students; why should all teachers recognize “the learning differences...

One Community, One Book Author Keynote with Alex Kotlowski

Friday, October 7, 2022 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Pappajohn Business Building
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T) Our 2022 One Community, One Book is "An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago" by best selling author, journalist, and documentary filmmaker Alex Kotlowitz.  This is a captivating collection of stories that will transform the way readers think about gun violence in America. Over the past 20 years in Chicago, 14,033 people have been killed and another 60,000 wounded by gunfire. The...

Tools for Virtual Teaching

Monday, October 10, 2022 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T), UI REACH Presenter: Nathan DePuy, ETC Graduate Assistant Have you been wondering which online tools exist to supplement your teaching? Are you looking for free virtual resources to supplement your instruction? In this session, we will discuss free online resources you can use in your classrooms to enhance student engagement and have some fun along the way! Tools covered include Kahoot!, Mentimeter, and others.

Powtoons Overview: Making Videos to Fit Your Teaching Objectives

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T) Presenter: Cheryl Ferguson, ETC Graduate Assistant Making your own content video is easier than you expect. Instead of searching YouTube for content, you can use Powtoons to create videos that align with your learning goals and objectives. During this workshop you will be introduced to Powtoons and the features included in the free application. We will practice using this tool by creating a video about you that can be shared on an “about me” webpage...

Law, Politics and Educator Ethics

Monday, October 17, 2022 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Virtual
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T) Presenters: Chace Ramey, Deputy Superintendent, Iowa City Community Schools; Lisa Haverkamp, Clinical Instructor, Educational Leadership, UI This session will discuss recent legislative changes and court decisions that impact educational leaders. It will also cover ethical challenges faced in schools and how the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners Code of Professional Conduct and Responsivity can assist leaders in navigating ethical (and legal)...

Overview of Developmental Disabilities

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T), UI REACH Presenter: Dianne McBrien, MD, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program Director  All are welcome to attend; prior registration is not required. If you are interested in this event, please contact Lori Vander Velden for the Zoom link at lori-vandervelden@uiowa.edu

Episode 1: What is Wellness? Identity, Your 8-Dimensions of Wellness, and Creating a System to Support Your Well-Being

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Virtual
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Dr. Peggy Swarbrick, Associate Director of the Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies and a Research Professor in the Applied Department of Graduate School Applied and Professional Psychology Join Dr. Peggy Swarbrick in a conversation about her own wellness journey and how that journey led her to the development of the 8-dimensions of wellness framework (wellness in 8D)...

Applying Programming Skills into your Curriculum

Thursday, October 20, 2022 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T) Presenter: Dan Song, ETC Graduate Assistant Programming is becoming a more and more important skill to have. Learning programming also helps to develop computational thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills. In this session, the presenter will show you how to program in Scratch and how to apply the skills into your curriculum. The presenter will also demonstrate using diverse examples, including subjects such as English, Math, World Languages...

Introduction to DBT, Level 1: What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and What are the Implications for the Secondary Classroom?

Thursday, October 20, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Amy Kahle, Director of Intervention Programs for the United Action for Youth  This introductory session will be an overview of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. What is it? How is it used? What does the research say?     One practitioner shares her experience with Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in the classroom, in one-on-one sessions with students, with small groups, and in her personal life. Participants will leave the session...

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T), UI REACH Presenter: Todd Kopelman, PhD,  Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Core Faculty Psychology  All are welcome to attend; prior registration is not required. If you are interested in this event, please contact Lori Vander Velden for the Zoom link at lori-vandervelden@uiowa.edu

ASD Screenings and Assessments

Thursday, October 27, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T), UI REACH Presenter: Dianne McBrien, MD, LEND Program Director & Todd Kopelman, PhD, BCBA, Core Faculty Psychology All are welcome to attend; prior registration is not required. If you are interested in this event, please contact Lori Vander Velden for the Zoom link at lori-vandervelden@uiowa.edu

TLC/EL Certificate Track - Workshop 2

Thursday, October 27, 2022 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Virtual
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: ELL Presenter(s): Dr. Lia Plakans, Professor of Multilingual Education; Dr. Gomee Park, Post-Doctoral Scholar; Katherine Will, Varied Practice Reading Coordinator Workshop 2 (synchronous, online): Engaging ELs in interaction Oral proficiency; Interaction; ELs in discussions; Structured pairing; Midpoint review of Certificate program. This workshop is ONLY for TEP students enrolled in the TLC/EL Certificate Track.

Interdisciplinary Case Study Presentation Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T), UI REACH Presenters: Dianne McBrien, MD, LEND Program Director; Debora Downey, PhD, CCC-SLP, CF-SLP; Todd Kopelman, PhD, BCBA; Dawn Graber, Parent and PAM Coordinator  All are welcome to attend; prior registration is not required. If you are interested in this event, please contact Lori Vander Velden for the Zoom link at lori-vandervelden@uiowa.edu

Introduction to DBT, Level 2: A Deeper Dive into Dialectical Behavior Therapy 

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Amy Kahle, Director of Intervention Programs for the United Action for Youth This session will be a quick review of the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) concepts from Level 1 and a deeper dive into applying them in practice. How does Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) fit into a trauma informed classroom? Who benefits from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)? What might implementation look like? Can I use Dialectical Behavioral...

Resources and Activities to Stretch Gifted Learners

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T), GT Presenter: Dr. Laurie Croft, Clinical Professor of Gifted Education, Associate Director for Professional Development, Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education  Participants will have a chance to explore freely available online resources in gifted education, as well as to try some activities that can stretch students to think in creative ways. You can keep these options in mind and use them with any students who would benefit! 

Academic Acceleration: An Introduction

Thursday, November 3, 2022 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T), GT Presenter: Dr. Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik, Administrator, Acceleration Institute (Belin-Blank Center), Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations  What is academic acceleration and who might benefit? Acceleration is the best-researched educational programming option for academically talented (gifted) students, yet it is not used often because many educators have not had the opportunity to learn about it. We also worry...

QPR for Educators

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please Register Online. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Dr. Laura Gallo, Assistant Professor, Department of Counselor Education University of Iowa 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 role play will be provided to help you feel more confident with this practice.

Episode 2: Creating Healthy Habits and Changing Behavior to Support Your Physical and Mental Health

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Virtual
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Dr. Jennifer J. Heisz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University  Join this episode to learn from Dr. Jennifer Heisz, an expert in brain health, about the effects of physical activity on brain function to promote mental health and cognition. Dr. Heisz will share fascinating discoveries connecting physical wellness (movement and sleep) to...

Living and Working-The Choice is (Should Be) Yours

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T), UI REACH Presenters: Judy Warth, BBA, CESP, CF Community, Employment and Transition  All are welcome to attend; prior registration is not required. If you are interested in this event, please contact Lori Vander Velden for the Zoom link at lori-vandervelden@uiowa.edu

Episode 3: Connecting with Others in Difficult Times: Tending to Our Social and Emotional Dimensions of Wellness to Build and Sustain Healthy Relationships

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Virtual
This is being advertised by the BTLC! Please view the description for how to register. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEBH Presenter: Dr. Jacob Priest, Associate Professor and Director, Couple and Family Therapy program; Director – LGBTQ Counseling Clinic This episode is meant to give you tools for managing your emotions to better connect with others in a meaningful way during stressful times...such as the holidays. In this discussion we will address relationship questions and offer advice on how to set...