Teacher Tuneup Opportunities to get PDP points and hone your skills. Click on the hyperlink to RSVP and save a seat.

DATETrainingRegistration and Cost
September 5, 2019 Classroom Management Classroom Management- Learn about strategies, tools and techniques that create a desirable teaching and learning environment. bit.ly/CM_95  

FREE
September 10, 2019 Project Coach 1– Teacher Evaluation Nuts and Bolts; How to put information into TN-Compass bit.ly/PC1_910
 
FREE  
September 17, 2019 The Problem of Student Violence: A Review of Proactive and Reactive Strategies based on Federal and State Law TEA Lawyer – Ginny McCoy will share bit.ly/SV_917
 
FREE for Members
$10 for non-members at the training.  
September 24, 2019 Section 504 and IEP’s Both Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans can offer formal help for K–12 students who are struggling in school. They’re similar in some ways but very different in others. Learn the differences, how to modify your lessons and accommodate for each. bit.ly/504IEP_924

FREE for Members

$10 for non-members at the training.  
October 1, 2019 Classroom Management – Best Practices: Knowing, Grouping, and Motivating Students.  Tools that will enable teachers to get to know and motivate their students and tailor instruction to meet their needs. bit.ly/CM2_101  

FREE
October 15, 2019 Project Coach 2 – Observations, Rubrics, Deadlines, and Artifacts: Who, What, When, Where, How   Learn more about Project Coach by understanding the way observations and coaching work, clarify the rubrics, know the deadlines and what artifacts are and how to collect them. bit.ly/PC2_1015  

FREE
October 22, 2019 The Truth and Nothing But the Truth: Mistakes, Misdemeanors and Missed Income  
Don’t get in trouble for something that you didn’t know existed!  Know the rules, policies, procedures, and laws that govern various aspects of your classroom!  This session will give participants a brief overview of the five causes of dismissal/suspension, as well as an overview of test security, which is a reason many teachers are reprimanded or lose their teaching license.  Real life examples and documentation from across the state will be provided to give participants clear understanding of what NOT to do!
(Teachers and pre-service teachers, all grade levels)
bit.ly/Truth_1022        
FREE for Members

$10 for non-members at

the training.  
October 29, 2019 Cyber Safety Email, text messages, social networking, phone conversations, surfing the web, etc. are all forms of communicating through the use of technology.  Social networking sites are especially designed to create relationships, friendships, and communities.  Many students, as well as adults, are very interested in these types of interactions.  Improper use of any type of technology can be detrimental to one’s career.   Therefore, cyber safety is essential to the career of school employees. In this session the participants will explore: 1) proper boundaries when integrating technology into the learning environment and their personal life, 2) pitfalls associated with the use of technology, and 3) utilization of technology safely and within the bounds of policy and regulations. (Teachers, Pre-service Teachers and Administrators) bit.ly/Cyber_1029  

FREE for Members $10 for non-members at the training.
 
November 5, 2019 Classroom Management – A-B-C’s and 1-2-3’s of Conflict Resolution This workshop provides an exploration of conflict resolution and mediation. The workshop has four objectives: To define the approaches to conflict resolution, using reflective listening and assertiveness for implementation in the school setting. To understand strategies to manage and resolve conflict To examine ways to guide students, teachers and education support professionals in extending conflict resolution skills beyond the classroom into their daily lives To understand the different conflict styles and conflicts (All teachers, all grade levels) http://bit.ly/CM3_115        

FREE
November 12, 2019 Project Coach – What to do When Your Principal Isn’t Coaching; How to Communicate with Your Admin   Project Coach is a two way conversation.  The purpose is to improve teaching practice, with a particular emphasis on increasing the use of practices shown to be highly effective, including evidence-based practices and to improving learner academic and behavioral outcomes through improved teaching practices.  Learn how to participate and get the most out of these conversations.   http://bit.ly/PC3_1112      

FREE
November 19, 2019  Reaching the Struggling Learner
This is a workshop that provides research and evidence-based strategies that all teachers can use to help struggling students. The training will equip participants with an instructional toolkit that will help support all students in their classrooms. Some of the topics and tools include multiple intelligences, summarizing techniques, and graphic organizers.
(All teachers, all grade levels)
/bit.ly/Learners_1119      
FREE for Members

$10 for non-members at the training.  
December 3, 2019 Classroom Management – Best Practices: Classroom Management and Environment This workshop is designed to look at the day-to-day role of the classroom teacher as a manager. As a classroom teacher, teachers have been given the discretionary power to allocate tasks to students, direct their behavior, and evaluate their performance. Teachers will also learn about strategies, tools, and techniques that create a desirable teaching and learning environment.
(All teachers, all grade levels)  
bit.ly/CM4_123        

FREE
December 10, 2019 Brother/Sister Keeper We all know struggling with a problem can be a lonely and shaming experience. By attending this session, you will be inspired, challenged and provided tools to help your local members who may be or are struggling to stay personally and professionally afloat.         FREE