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Training and Meetings

Upcoming Training, Meetings, and Webinars

Back-to-School Collaboration for K: Every other Thursday at 3:30 PM, beginning September 10th: Following the Back-to-School Webinar, we will begin hosting bi-monthly collaborative sessions to encourage networking, connections and ongoing dialogue around topics of interest and/or concern. The purpose is to open communication pathways across districts and schools and to hear strategies and solutions to challenges. Some of these sessions may include presentations from colleagues around the state as they share the work of their teams. Feel free to share suggested topics of interest by emailing Megan Prior Rogers.

Topics by date:

September 10th: Emotional support in a Crisis with Sarah Blumenthal, MSN RN NCSN, Assistant Director of Health and Wellness

  • Brief presentation and discussion focusing on supporting adults and young children through crises
  • View presentation slides

September 17th: Extra session with TS GOLD®

  • Brief review of TS GOLD® guidance, a Q&A and roundtable discussion of challenges and successes in assessing during the first few weeks

September 24th: Assessing with COR-K

  • Brief review of COR-K guidance, a Q&A and roundtable discussion of challenges and successes in assessing during the first few weeks
  • View presentation slides

October 8th: Individual School Readiness and READ Plans

  • During this session we will provide some grounding guidance on the integration of school readiness and READ plans in Kindergarten, prompts for discussion, and provide an opportunity for district sharing. This will be an opportunity to share and discuss with others around creating and implementing individual plans to support Kindergarten students."
  • Please register for your unique access link

October 22nd: TBA

Collaboration for K Special Edition with Teaching Strategies GOLD®: September 17th at 3:30: Kindergarten school readiness and Teaching Strategies GOLD® will co-host an extra collaboration for K with a specific focus on TS GOLD®. This session will include a brief review of TS GOLD® guidance and a Q&A to discuss challenges and successes in assessing during the first few weeks. Registration will be available soon.

Recorded Webinars

​Kindergarten School Readiness Assessment Webinar​

Preschool-Kindergarten Transitions with Dr. Kristie Kauerz-4/29/20