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This course is designed to promote continuous improvement in administrators’ confidence and familiarity with procedures and strategies for supporting special education within their districts. The participants will learn about the elements of transition laws and issues, assistive technology tools and services, behavior analytic assessments and supports, impacts of mental health on student performance, and information and strategies to identify and address equity disparities in education. Participants will engage in online content and discussions, and will produce a final product outlining potential district improvement areas. More
Starts Starts: 9/30/2019 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: Online
Location Location:
Status Status: 23 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
 
The BCBA job alike is an opportunity for district based behavior analysts to come together to share information, trouble shoot difficult cases and situations and review current research in the field of behavior analysis. SEEM Collaborative will be hosting the job alike by providing a space for the group members to meet. Occasionally, the group will need to meet at a district location if there is a conflict with the SEEM training room. All members of the group will be responsible for leading at least one of the monthly meetings, which entails creating an agenda and providing the group with a current research article, assessment tool for discussion or behavior analytic presentation, all of which must meet the BACB requirements for a CE event. Each meeting will provide the attendants with 1 CE for 50 minutes of professional development, as well as the opportunity to discuss current district challenges/cases following the PD presentation. The cost for yearly membership is free, and is BYOL (bring your own lunch). Water and coffee will be provided. The meetings will take place on Thursdays from 12:30-2:15/2:30. More
Starts Starts: 9/26/2019 12:30 PM
Sessions Sessions: 9
Location Location:
Status Status: 22 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
 
Are you an educator or administrator looking for a way to develop your competence in working with culturally and linguistically diverse students? Do you want to learn more about your level of cultural intelligence and identify your strengths and areas for growth? Join Theophilia and Jennifer for an exciting and insightful workshop in which you will: • learn your current level of cultural intelligence using the only academically validated CQ assessment. • explore the 4 CQ capabilities of Drive, Knowledge, Action, and Strategy and how they apply to an educational context. • develop and implement a plan of action to improve your CQ skill set in 1 or more areas. Cultural Intelligence is defined as the capability to function effectively across various cultural contexts. In order to be effective and to support all students to reach their academic potential, today’s educators and administrators need to know not only how to develop their intercultural skills but also how to leverage their strengths to maximize their effectiveness when working with culturally and linguistically diverse students and families. Participants who attend all F2F sessions and complete the required coursework (6 hours total of homework and reading) will receive 15 PDPs in SEI/ESL.The cost of this workshop includes $34 for the CQ assessment. More
Starts Starts: 10/10/2019 3:30 PM
Sessions Sessions: 3
Location Location:
Status Status: 25 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
 
In this online course, participants will learn about English Learners (ELs) and relevant federal, state, and district policies. The course will include readings, videos, and weekly discussion. Participants will be expected to produce a final product that reflects the integration of course content with their professional responsibilities. There will be 5 weeks of content, with some additional time built in for completion of the final product. Participants are able to log in weekly at their convenience.

15 PDPs will be offered for successful completion of the course
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Starts Starts: 10/8/2019 8:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
Location Location:
Status Status: 23 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
 
The SEEM Collaborative has been approved by the MA DESE to provide full and administrator SEI Endorsement Courses for cost. This is an ESE approved route to SEI Endorsement for all educators who have ELs and their supervisors.
The SEI Administrator Endorsement course is designed to promote continuous improvement in educator practice and to build administrators’ confidence and familiarity with procedures and strategies for supporting teachers in developing research-proven practices for working with ELs. Throughout the course, effective methods of examining data, observing teaching practice, and providing support to teachers will be explored.

Assignments are designed to engage administrators in conducting research within their school buildings. Assignments include careful analysis of school, district, and state data pertaining to English Language Learners, as well as data collection on the classroom practice of SEI teachers. Administrators will learn about the elements to look for in teachers’ lesson plans, as well as the SEI strategies to look for during classroom observations. Throughout, administrators will be asked to reflect upon the implications of the course material and their findings on their responsibilities as school leaders.
Participants will receive 22.5 PDPs for successful completion of the course.  

Please be aware that the attendance policy is very strict and participants are not allowed any absences from the Administrator course. 
Books may be purchased for $20.
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Starts Starts: 9/16/2019 4:30 PM
Sessions Sessions: 5
Location Location:
Status Status: 3 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
 
The SEEM Collaborative has been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to provide the SEI Endorsement courses for Career Vocational Technical Educators who are part of the 2019 cohort at no cost. This is an ESE approved route to SEI Endorsement.  Only educators assigned to the 2019 cohort will be allowed to register. We encourage you to check your eligibility to enroll in a no-cost SEI Endorsement course with your administrator.

The Sheltered English Instruction (SEI) Teachers Endorsement course is designed to help equip teachers to address the needs of a multilingual and multicultural student population by training teachers in research-proven practices for working with English Learners (ELs). During the course, teachers are expected to practice instructional strategies grounded in SEI research both in the endorsement course and in their classrooms. Teachers will also be encouraged to sustain and develop their SEI practices over time through a variety of professional growth opportunities. This course is designed to promote continuous improvement in educator practice and to build teachers' confidence and familiarity with instructional methodology for working with English Learners.

Upon successful completion of the course, participating teachers will receive an SEI endorsement and 67.5 PDPs.  Additionally, participating teachers have the option of obtaining 3 Graduate Credits through Fitchburg State University (FSU) at a cost of $295, or 3 Undergraduate Credits at a cost of $240.  This will be paid directly to FSU after the start of the course.

Please note, due to the rigor, pace, and intensity of the course, which leads to an Endorsement from the State, you may not miss more than two sessions. Missing more than two class sessions will result in a withdrawal grade.







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Starts Starts: 10/1/2019 3:15 PM
Sessions Sessions: 13
Location Location:
Status Status: 16 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
 
The SEEM Collaborative has been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to provide the SEI Endorsement courses for Career Vocational Technical Educators who are part of the 2019 cohort at no cost. This is an ESE approved route to SEI Endorsement. Only educators assigned to the 2019 cohort will be allowed to register. We encourage you to check your eligibility to enroll in a no-cost SEI Endorsement course with your administrator.

The Sheltered English Instruction (SEI) Teachers Endorsement course is designed to help equip teachers to address the needs of a multilingual and multicultural student population by training teachers in research-proven practices for working with English Learners (ELs). During the course, teachers are expected to practice instructional strategies grounded in SEI research both in the endorsement course and in their classrooms. Teachers will also be encouraged to sustain and develop their SEI practices over time through a variety of professional growth opportunities. This course is designed to promote continuous improvement in educator practice and to build teachers' confidence and familiarity with instructional methodology for working with English Learners.

Upon successful completion of the course, participating teachers will receive an SEI endorsement and 67.5 PDPs. Additionally, participating teachers have the option of obtaining 3 Graduate Credits through Fitchburg State University (FSU) at a cost of $295, or 3 Undergraduate Credits at a cost of $240. This will be paid directly to FSU after the start of the course. 

Please note, due to the rigor, pace, and intensity of the course, which leads to an Endorsement from the State,you may not miss more than two sessions. Missing more than two class sessions will result in a withdrawal grade.





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Starts Starts: 10/3/2019 3:30 PM
Sessions Sessions: 13
Location Location:
Status Status: 22 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
 
The SEEM Collaborative has been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to provide the full and administrator SEI Endorsement courses for cost. This is an ESE approved route to SEI Endorsement for all educators who have ELs and their supervisors.

The Sheltered English Instruction (SEI) Teachers Endorsement course is designed to help equip teachers to address the needs of a multilingual and multicultural student population by training teachers in research-proven practices for working with English Learners (ELs). During the course, teachers are expected to practice instructional strategies grounded in SEI research both in the endorsement course and in their classrooms. Teachers will also be encouraged to sustain and develop their SEI practices over time through a variety of professional growth opportunities. This course is designed to promote continuous improvement in educator practice and to build teachers' confidence and familiarity with instructional methodology for working with English Learners. Upon successful completion of the course, participating teachers will receive an SEI endorsement and 67.5 PDPs.


3 Graduate Credits are available through American International College for an additional cost of $200.

PLEASE NOTE: Participants must have access to a classroom for the course assignments and must have basic computer skills in order to navigate the online portal. Also, due to the rigor, pace, and intensity of the course, which leads to an Endorsement from the State, participants may not miss more than two sessions. Missing more than two class sessions will result in a withdrawal grade.


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Starts Starts: 9/10/2019 4:30 PM
Sessions Sessions: 13
Location Location:
Status Status: 14 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
 
The SEEM Collaborative has been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to provide the full and administrator SEI Endorsement courses for cost. This is an ESE approved route to SEI Endorsement for all educators who have ELs and their supervisors.

The Sheltered English Instruction (SEI) Teachers Endorsement course is designed to help equip teachers to address the needs of a multilingual and multicultural student population by training teachers in research-proven practices for working with English Learners (ELs). During the course, teachers are expected to practice instructional strategies grounded in SEI research both in the endorsement course and in their classrooms. Teachers will also be encouraged to sustain and develop their SEI practices over time through a variety of professional growth opportunities. This course is designed to promote continuous improvement in educator practice and to build teachers' confidence and familiarity with instructional methodology for working with English Learners. Upon successful completion of the course, participating teachers will receive an SEI endorsement and 67.5 PDPs.


3 Graduate Credits are available through American International College for an additional cost of $200 (based on 2018-2019 rates, subject to change).

PLEASE NOTE: Participants must have access to a classroom for the course assignments and must have basic computer skills in order to navigate the online portal. Also, due to the rigor, pace, and intensity of the course, which leads to an Endorsement from the State, participants may not miss more than two sessions. Missing more than two class sessions will result in a withdrawal grade.


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Starts Starts: 9/10/2019 4:00 PM
Sessions Sessions: 13
Location Location:
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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