Autism Rocks (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

Autism Rocks…and rolls, spins, flaps, lines things up, paces, collects, covers ears, echoes, does not lie, is unique, brilliantly quirky, laughs and loves. It is time to see the potential. Serving children and teens on the autism spectrum can be a challenge. You will have the opportunity to learn strategies and resources that you can use to add to your personal toolbox of already established skills to better serve your students. We will discuss the importance of sensory integration not only in a therapy session, but how important it is to add sensory strategies to your daily routines when working with students on the autism spectrum. Movement is a crucial component in the education process of these rockstar students and one that is oftentimes forgotten.

Behavior Tips and Tricks that WORK! Secondary PBIS (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

Guess how students consistently answer this question: What makes a teacher special and worthy of respect? Come to this session for the answer and behavior strategies for your classroom.

Dan St. Romain: Anxious Kids, Anxious Adults (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

Stressed out? Feeling anxious? More and more students are, too. In this session, Dan discusses why student stress levels are rising, how anxiety is manifested, and what to do to best support your students dealing with it. Leave knowing how to take the first step...breathe!

Dan St. Romain: Don’t Go There: Avoiding Power Struggles (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

Even the most rational teachers and parents get into power struggles from time to time. In this active session, participants will gain a better understanding of how power struggles occur, and learn the best strategies for avoiding them. This information is applicable PK through adulthood on all levels (dealing with behaviors of students, parents, co-workers, administrators, family members...)

Dan St. Romain: I’m Bored: Engaging the Disengaged (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

“Is this going to be on the test?” “Do I have to do that?” Motivation and engagement are critical factors in helping our students find success in school. This session will feature simple ways to keep students actively plugged into teaching efforts. Participants will learn how to facilitate lessons that help students not only pay better attention in class, but also better retain the content being taught.

Edgenuity for Everyone: A Supplemental Resource for All (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

This program is used for our credit recovery, but it is also a great resource to use in the classroom. Join me as we walk through the basic navigation of the Edgenuity program and discover new ways to enrich our daily lessons.

EdPuzzle Putting All the Pieces Together (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

EdPuzzle has so many applications for teachers! Learn to use EdPuzzle to prepare students for a lesson, present a lesson, or wrap up a unit. EdPuzzles can be customized to target specific learning objectives! You can embed many question types to check for understanding , while students can proceed at their own pace. Students can even create their own projects with EdPuzzle!

Elementary Assessment Capable Learners (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

The task of creating assessment capable learners in young learners seems daunting, but it is possible! Come see what 1st and 2nd grade teachers do in their classroom that has students looking at data and setting goals.

Joe Sanfelippo: Moments to Movements (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

How can you be the best leader through the toughest challenges? Administrators are facing the most critical issues in today’s climate. Dan will inspire you to find enjoyment in the job and embrace all the moments. Find ways to support your teachers and give them grace as you navigate these challenging times.

Learning Centers/Stations at All Levels (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

Learning stations have a reputation for being for elementary students. We expand this thought process, breaking down misconceptions or reasons not to empower our students to discover and learn in a hands-on way.

Parent Q&A: Need to Know for High School and Beyond (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

This session is for all the parents out there! If you have a child who will be in high school soon (or soonish) or is already in high school, this session is for you. I will cover basic information about how to make the most of high school and how to help your child better prepare for the workforce, career, military, technical school, or college. Bring your questions, as most of this session will be participant-driven. Topics covered include high school curriculum, post-secondary planning, FAFSA/financial aid, dual-credit, technical programs, and more!

PB Connect 2022 – Presenter

3 Points

We owe a big thank you to all in-district teachers who are willing to share their expertise and spend time to prepare presentations for this event! 

SIS360: Basics for Teachers who don’t use for grades (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

This session will help answer your questions about using SIS 360 easily every day. Navigate the Classroom Summary Page, Create a Data Query, Grade Book Basics, Google Classroom Integration.

Teach Like a Champion (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

Are you interested in ideas to create and sustain a predictable, safe, and stable environment that will improve your classroom environment and save instructional time? Join Dr. Janie Pyle from SMCAA for a short overview of the Top Champion Techniques from Doug Lemov’s book, Teach Like a Champion 2.0 that will make a positive difference for you and your students in the shortest amount of time.

Understanding Systems that Impact our Students (PB Connect 2022)

3 Points

This session will briefly go over the functions, policies and practices of the various agencies that work with our students and their families. We will discuss what happens when a hotline is made, how it is received and how disposition is determined. We will discuss how the Juvenile Office works with our students-how they become involved, how the court system functions and how students become involved with Sears Youth Center/Sierra Osage Treatment Center. We will also discuss mental health services that our students and families have access to and how we work with families to access these services.