NEARI Professional Development Program

NEA Rhode Island is proud to offer professional development to members in order to support your work in the classroom/workplace. Below are the scheduled offerings for 2017/2018. All seminars in the PD Program are provided at no additional cost to our members. Refreshments are served. If registration is full to capacity and closed to new registrants, please email Mary Barden (mbarden @ neari.org) to be added to a waitlist. 

September 2017

Evaluations

Monday, September 11

4:30-6:30pm
NEARI HQ 99 Bald Hill Rd. Cranston

  • Understanding the Evaluation Rubric for Professional Practice & Responsibilities- What does it look like for your specific discipline/content/grade? 
  • Understanding SLOs- How to write an SLO that is meaningful to your practice.

Presenter: Jody Clark

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I Can Do It, Classroom Management

Saturday, September 30

9:00 am - 3:00pm
NEARI HQ 99 Bald Hill Rd. Cranston

This course provides teachers with basic classroom management techniques that will ensure success in the classroom. The course features the following modules:

  • Getting to know your students
  • Rules, routines and procedures
  • Reinforcements 
  • Providing Motivating and Engaging Instruction
  • Classroom Transitions, Signals and Sponges
  • Communicating with Students and Parents

Presenters: Tabitha Watjen, Crystal Monteiro, Mary Barden

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NEW! Evaluations 

Wednesday, September 27

4:30-6:30pm
NEARI HQ 99 Bald Hill Rd. Cranston

  • Understanding the Evaluation Rubric for Professional Practice & Responsibilities- What does it look like for your specific discipline/content/grade? 
  • Understanding SLOs- How to write an SLO that is meaningful to your practice.

Presenter: Jody Clark

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October 2017

Simplify Your Life with Google Classroom

Monday, October 16

4:30-6:30pm
NEARI HQ 99 Bald Hill Rd. Cranston

  • Has your school or district "gone Google"? If you're blending technology into your lessons and looking for a seamless way to organize your resources, assignments, and student work, this is the workshop for you. 
  • Whether you are brand new to G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Education) or are comfortable with the platform, you will learn new tips and tricks for managing it all through Google Classroom.

*Please note: Participants must have a school-managed Google Education account to access Google Classroom and should bring a charged Chromebook or a laptop that runs Google Chrome.

Presenter: Kimberly Ramos

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November 2017

Social & Emotional Learning

Monday, November 6

4:30-6:30
NEARI HQ 99 Bald Hill Rd. Cranston

Gain a basic understanding of social health and emotional health as well as the interaction between the two. Learn what skills your students need to succeed in the classroom now as well as strategies to teach these skills. In addition, learn basic de-escalation techniques to use when emotions overwhelm a student. This workshop is primarily geared for grades K-6. Refreshments will be served.

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January 2018

Focusing on Student Engagement

Monday, January 8

4:30-6:30pm
NEARI HQ 99 Bald Hill Rd. Cranston

This session is designed to allow participants to collaborate with each other to share and learn instructional  strategies that increase student engagement and motivation.  *Participants will need to bring a laptop for this session.

Presenters: Tabitha Watjen & Crystal Monteiro

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April 2018

Session Topic TBD

Monday, April 23

4:30-6:30pm
NEARI HQ 99 Bald Hill Rd. Cranston

Registration coming soon!

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