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Thinking Collaborative: Adaptive School
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 47892
Description

The Adaptive Schools Foundation present a productive, practical set of ideas and tools for developing collaborative groups in becoming effective and better equipped to resolve complex issues around student learning. The work of the Adaptive Schools Seminars is to develop the resources and capacities of the organization and of individuals to cohesively respond to the changing needs of students and society. The training not only explores what makes teams effective, but how to develop skills as fac

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24.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs  $440.00
24.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs  $440.00
24.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs  $440.00
24.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs  $440.00
24.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss  $440.00
Fee
$440.00
Upcoming Sections (1 of 3 total)
Section 3
CANCELLED - Series #3 (2020-2021)   Apr 6, 2021

Safe and Civil Schools: Foundations Cohort
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 48122
Description

Foundations will walk your staff through the process of designing a proactive and positive school-wide discipline plan. The Foundations process effectively addresses how to establish a positive school climate and culture, school safety, student motivation, and academic engagement.

Foundations is a multi-year school improvement staff development for a school. Each building must have a Leadership Team (including a building administrator) with heavy representation of general education teachers

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18.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
18.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
18.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
18.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
18.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 5 total)
Section 5
Cohort #2 Sessions: 8, 9, 10, & 11   Oct 20, 2020

Thinking Collaborative: Cognitive Coaching
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 48468
Description

The mission of Cognitive CoachingSM is to produce self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. It is the invisible skills of teaching, the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions, which produce superior instruct

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24.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
24.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
24.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
24.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
24.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
6.00 NSSED Attendance; No Professional Credits
Fee
$440.00
Upcoming Sections (5 of 11 total)
Section 4
CANCELLED - Cohort #3 (2020-2021) Part 1: Days 1-4   Feb 2, 2021
Section 5
CANCELLED - Cohort #2 (2020-2021) Part 2: Days 5-8   Feb 10, 2021
Section 10
Virtual Abridged Cognitive Coaching March 2nd AM Session   Mar 2, 2021
2 additional sections meet after those listed above.

Administrative Academy #1544: History of Diverse Learning in Schools and Strategies for Improving Outcomes for All Learners
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 52300
Description

Our role in education is to prepare our students for success after their years in the educational system. The question arises what are the skills needed today to prepare them for their future? How do we foster those skills for all students in our educational community? In this session, Dr. Kurt Schneider will facilitate reflection on the history of American Schooling for all learners. Research will be provided to analyze how to evolve our classrooms and communities to embrace all students and i

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6.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
6.00 Administrative Academy credits
Fee
$15.00
Upcoming Sections (1 of 6 total)
Section 7
March 2021   Mar 15, 2021

History of Diverse Learning in Schools and Strategies for Improving Outcomes for All Learners
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 52301
Description

Our role in education is to prepare our students for success after their years in the educational system. The question arises what are the skills needed today to prepare them for their future? How do we foster those skills for all students in our educational community? In this session, Dr. Kurt Schneider will facilitate reflection on the history of American Schooling for all learners. Research will be provided to analyze how to evolve our classrooms and communities to embrace all students and i

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6.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
6.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
6.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
6.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
6.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 6 total)
Section 7
March 2021   Mar 15, 2021

2020-2021 Webinar Series: Student-Centered Coaching with Diane Sweeney
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 52380
Description

Student-Centered Coaching is an instructional coaching model that focuses on using student evidence to increase the efficacy of teachers, coaches, and most importantly our students. This webinar series will include six, 90 minute webinars that will be led by Diane Sweeney, author of The Essential Guide for Student-Centered Coaching (Corwin, 2020), Student-Centered Coaching: The Moves (Corwin, 2017), and Leading Student-Centered Coaching (Corwin, 2018). Participating coaches, principals, and dist

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9.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs  $33.00
9.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs  $33.00
9.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs  $33.00
9.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs  $33.00
9.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss  $33.00
9.00 NSSED Attendance; No Professional Credits  $33.00
Fee
$33.00
Upcoming Sections (1 of 8 total)
Section 8
Strategies for Reflective Dialogue   Feb 25, 2021

NSSED Coach Mentor Program
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 53258
Description

NSSED offers a professional learning program for coaches, whether instructional, technology, or other specialty. In this multi-year program, participants will develop a strong foundation in philosophy, knowledge, and skills of coaching, presenting, and facilitating teams. Our mission as coaches is “To collaborate with educators to enhance student outcomes through a partnership approach.” We embody this mission in our action and the work we do. This program will support coaches in their grow

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10.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
Fee
$1,480.00
Upcoming Sections (3 of 6 total)
Section 4
Cohort #1 Year 3 (2020-2021)   Aug 26, 2020
Section 5
Cohort #2 (Year 2, 2020-2021)   Aug 26, 2020
Section 6
Cohort #3 Year 1 (2020-2021)   Aug 26, 2020
Additional Content

PDF: Coach Cohort Program Description.pdf

2020-2021 Best Practices in Math Instruction and Program Implementation
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 57894
Description

The course will provide an overview of the Math Curriculum and best practices for well rounded math instruction across the school year. The group will review and generate instructional strategies for approaching instruction with number sense, operations, shapes and attributes, algebra, measurement with tools, measurement: time, measurement: money, and data analysis. A variety of math instructional programs will be reviewed. Participants will learn how to implement best practices in well rounded

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3.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
3.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
3.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
3.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
3.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Virtual April 2021   Apr 8, 2021

2020-2021 Data Collection with Google Forms (Beginner)
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 57899
Description

Overwhelmed with data collection? Collecting data, but having a difficult time making sense of all the information you are collecting? During this webinar, we will briefly discuss the legal requirements of data collection, writing S.M.A.R.T. goals and using data collection to monitor student learning and to inform instruction. We will explore how Google Forms can help meet data collection needs. At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Write a S.M.A.R.T. goal and develop a plan

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5.50 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
5.50 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
5.50 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
5.50 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
5.50 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 2 total)
Section 2
March 2021   Mar 3, 2021

2020-2021 Best Practices in Literacy Instruction and Program Implementation
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 57900
Description

The course will provide an overview of the NSSED Essential Skills Literacy Curriculum and best practices for well rounded literacy instruction across the school year. The group will review and generate instructional strategies for approaching instruction with comprehension, concepts of print, phonemic awareness, phonics, word reading, fluency, writing composition, writing skills and process, and language and vocabulary. A variety of literacy focused instructional programs will be reviewed (surve

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3.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
3.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
3.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
3.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
3.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Virtual March 2021   Mar 18, 2021

2020-2021 Understanding and Responding to Student Behavior
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 57901
Description

Participants will be introduced to the foundations of understanding and responding to student behavior. Through this course, participants will learn proactive behavior support strategies and discover low-tech and iPad app behavioral interventions. Participants will then apply strategies to student specific cases via a collaborative group problem solving model in order to decrease student behavior. Participants will learn foundations of understanding student behavior, and apply proactive strategi

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Credits Available
3.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
3.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
3.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
3.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
3.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
3.00 NSSED Attendance; No Professional Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 3 total)
Section 3
March 2021   Mar 10, 2021

2020-2021 Enhancing LiterAACy Instruction for Students with Complex Communication Needs
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 57904
Description

This course is offered for .45 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area). ASHA CEUs are only awarded to those persons who are valid members of the ASHA Registry.
Research has shown that the majority of individuals who have complex communication needs (CCN), many who may require AAC, do not have functional literacy skills. Furthermore, most of these individuals have not had the opportunity to participate in appropriate evidence-based literacy instruction as part of their educational

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2.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
2.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
2.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
2.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
2.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
0.45 ASHA CEU
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Virtual February 2021   Feb 22, 2021
Additional Content

PDF: Enhancing LiterAACy Flyer.pdf

2020-2021 Get Your Google Drive and Gmail Organized. Yes, You Can!
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 57905
Description

Have you been promising yourself that you are going to take the time to organize your Google Drive files and folders? How is that going for you? Is your Gmail out of control? Are you having a difficult time locating the email messages you need to find? Have you been promising yourself that you will get your Gmail organized? Here is your opportunity to keep your promises. This webinar will share strategies and tips for safely organizing your Google Drive and Gmail. Learn about handling shared Dri

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3.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
3.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
3.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
3.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
3.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
3.00 NSSED Attendance; No Professional Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (2 of 4 total)
Section 3
CANCELLED March 2021 Session   Mar 8, 2021
Section 5
CANCELLED May 2021 Session   May 13, 2021

2020-2021 How to be a Most Valuable Partner! The Importance of Communication Partners
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 57906
Description

This course is offered for .2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area). ASHA CEUs are only awarded to those persons who are valid members of the ASHA Registry.
Within the first 12 to 18 months of a child’s life, he or she is bombarded with speech and language from their communication partners (e.g., parents, siblings, caregivers). It has been reported that by the time a typically developing child reaches 18 months of age, they have been exposed to 4,380 hours of oral language at t

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2.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
2.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
2.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
2.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
2.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
0.20 ASHA CEU
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 2 total)
Section 2
April 2021   Apr 21, 2021

2020-2021 Behavior Intervention Series: Building your toolbox for the classroom
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 57915
Description

This two-day training provides participants with a systematic approach to understand behavior and explore classroom-based interventions for students exhibiting mild to moderate misbehaviors. Facilitators will introduce selected Tier 1 interventions from the book Early-Stage Interventions: Behavior Strategies for Every Teacher (Sprick et al, 2020). Presenters will also introduce the Teacher’s Encyclopedia of Behavior Management and how to use a variety of interventions through an efficient prob

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12.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
12.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
12.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
12.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
12.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 2 total)
Section 2
Highlights of the Behavior Intervention Series   Mar 8, 2021

2020-2021 Inclusive Education with Dr. Paula Kluth
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 58062
Description

Come and learn about high-quality inclusive education in a unique professional development experience in 4 separate workshops.

Inclusion From a Distance: Supporting All Students in Virtual Classrooms As schools closed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, many teachers, advocates, and families became concerned that inclusion would no longer be a priority for school districts. As weeks became months, many of these same teachers, advocates, and families got creative and de

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Credits Available
6.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
6.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
6.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
6.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
6.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
6.00 NSSED Attendance; No Professional Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 4 total)
Section 4
Joyful Learning in Challenging Times   Mar 4, 2021

2020-2021 CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training: 2nd Edition
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 58197
Description

*Registration will close one week before the scheduled training. All participants must pick up a copy of their book at their DISTRICIT office.
The CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Initial and Refresher Classes will be the same class for the 2020-2021 school year only. Since it is an updated course, all CPI classes will be 5 hours. The training will consist of 4 hours of virtual training for CPI Verbal De-escalation, and 1 hour of in-person training for the CPI Physical In

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4.00 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
4.00 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
4.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
4.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
6.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
4.00 NSSED Attendance; No Professional Credits
Fee
$10.00
Upcoming Sections (5 of 63 total)
Section 49
Virtual February 25, 2021   Feb 25, 2021
Section 54
Virtual March 9, 2021   Mar 9, 2021
Section 53
Physical Interventions Training *IN PERSON SESSION*   Mar 11, 2021
2 additional sections meet after those listed above.
Additional Content

PDF: 2020-2021 CPI 2nd Edition .pdf

The Distance Learning Playbook Book Study
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 58233
Description

During the sessions participants will collaboratively share and build knowledge from the resource and each other. Book Description: The pandemic teaching of mid-2020 was not really distance learning, but rather crisis teaching. But starting now, teachers have the opportunity to prepare for distance learning with purpose and intent—using what works best to accelerate students’ learning all the while maintaining an indelible focus on equity. Harnessing the insights and experience of renowned e

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10.50 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
10.50 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
10.50 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
10.50 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
10.50 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
10.50 NSSED Attendance; No Professional Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 2 total)
Section 1
Virtual Series 2020-2021   Oct 5, 2020

Valuing All Students by Integrating Cultural Competency into Education
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 58273
Description

This workshop will provide attendees with the awareness, knowledge, and skills to become “Culturally Competent” educators. First attendees will examine the rationale and benefits of cultural competency and the barriers to cultural competency. Second, attendees will learn about the components of student diversity, including race, economic status, ethnicity, religion, language, and sexual orientation. Third, attendees will explore how their values, norms, and traditions affect how they perceiv

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Credits Available
3.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
3.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Presented by Dr. Tiffany Sanders March 2021   Mar 11, 2021

Social Work Network Meeting
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 58283
Description

The purpose of the Network meetings is to bring together social workers throughout NSSED to connect and collaborate around topics of interest to our profession. As your facilitators, we will coordinate topics and facilitate a collaborative dialogue. The goal is for us to learn from each other. This session will focus on how social workers throughout the districts are supporting families and colleagues during COVID. Please be prepared to share resources you are using. We will also discuss th

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Credits Available
2.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
2.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
2.00 NSSED Attendance; No Professional Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 2 total)
Section 2
Virtual March 2021   Mar 15, 2021

School Psychology Network Meeting
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 58285
Description

Join the school psychologist network to explore together. As many of our schools are moving in and out of remote learning, our evaluation process and timelines are still legally required. The School Psychologist Network is a collaborative opportunity among school psychologists from within NSSED and it’s member districts to share and discuss what providing services, conducting evaluations, and meeting other needs within their schools looks like.

The Network will Kick Off with a formal pr

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2.00 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
2.00 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
2.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
2.00 NSSED Attendance; No Professional Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 3 total)
Section 3
Virtual March Meeting 2021   Mar 10, 2021

Beyond Foundations: Solidifying Supports and Services for Behavioral Instructional Practices within PBIS/MTSS
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 58296
Description

What: Beyond Foundations is a professional learning program for schools with a strong school-wide PBIS model in place and looking to expand supports for students with more intensive needs. It is a partnership with the Safe and Civil Schools (SCS) organization, NSSED, and participating member districts.
Why: This program is for those who have a high level of implementation of Foundations or another PBIS system. Participation in this program will strengthen implementation of the school’s

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12.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
12.00 NSSED Attendance; No Professional Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
2020-2021 Spring Series   Feb 25, 2021

Student Engagement
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 58297
Description

The course will review ways to increase student engagement in the classroom, including increasing student opportunities to respond, correct student responses, ratio of interactions, alignment to expectations, on task behavior, and decreasing disruptions. Strategies to improve student engagement will be reviewed and staff will have the opportunity to collaborate with others to brainstorm additional strategies in each of the areas reviewed.

Outcomes: Participants will name multiple engagem

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Credits Available
3.00 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
3.00 NSSED Attendance; No Professional Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
CANCELLED Virtual March 2021   Mar 4, 2021

Introduction to TouchChat and Editing
Offered By : Northern Suburban Special Education District

Course ID : 58301
Description

This course is offered for .2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area). ASHA CEUs are only awarded to those persons who are valid members of the ASHA Registry.
TouchChat is a robust, full-featured communication application for individuals who have difficulty using their natural voice alone to communicate. TouchChat is designed for individuals with Apraxia, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, or other conditions that affect a person's ability to use natural speech to communic

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Credits Available
2.50 Occupational Therapy IDFPR CEUs
2.50 Physical Therapy IDFPR CEUs
2.50 SLP/ Audiology IDFPR CEUs
2.50 Registered Social Worker IDFPR CEUs
2.50 ISBE (PEL) ELIS Hourss
0.20 ASHA CEU
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
April 2021   Apr 7, 2021

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