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Leaders from across DCSD are invited to attend the Summer Summit: Leadership & Learning on July 29-30 at Legend High School.
Leaders can include: administrators, PLS, mentors, Building Leadership Team members, and teacher leaders. Opportunities for learning and collaboration will fill both days. This event is for DCSD employees only.

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Monday, July 29
 

TBA

Starlab (Drop In)
Learning about science with our inflatable, portable planetarium engages students and provides an in-school field trip experience. More than that, it inspires students to engage in a better understanding of the world around them. Studies of our solar system, earth, constellations, tectonics, and more, comes alive through this unforgettable experience. Be sure to take some time to stop in and visit the Innovation & Design Center StarLab to see what everyone is talking about! This resource can be reserved for all your students to see!

To reserve the Starlab for your school, please contact idc-questions@dcsdk12.org.

Speakers
LC

Linda Conway

Director, Library Programming, Douglas County School District
Director Library Programming, DCSD
avatar for Tracie Seurer

Tracie Seurer

District Librarian, Douglas County School District



Monday July 29, 2019 TBA
Choir Room

7:00am

Strategic Plan Feedback (Drop In)

Monday July 29, 2019 7:00am - 8:00am
Library

8:00am

Keynote: Dr. Tucker
Join Dr. Tucker in kicking off our Leadership and Learning Summer Summit!

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Thomas S. Tucker, Ph.D.

Dr. Thomas S. Tucker, Ph.D.

Thomas S. Tucker, Ph.D. has 29 years of experience in public education and comes to Douglas County School District from Cincinnati, Ohio, where he served as Superintendent of Princeton City Schools. Over his career he has held the positions of classroom teacher, assistant principal... Read More →
avatar for Erica Mason

Erica Mason

Director of CIPG, Douglas County


Monday July 29, 2019 8:00am - 9:10am
Auditorium Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

8:00am

CPI Refresher
Limited Capacity filling up

This class is recommended for participants to take following their initial CPI class; although, open to all staff who have taken either an initial class within the previous year or a refresher within the previous year.

Speakers

Monday July 29, 2019 8:00am - 12:00pm
D109 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

8:00am

Threat Assessment
Limited Capacity seats available

This threat assessment course centers on our (2015) Protocol for the Assessment of Risk and Threat (PART 2.0) Staff will learn how to properly identify, screen, assess, and manage threatening situations that endangers the school and community.

Monday July 29, 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Mountain Vista High School 10585 Mountain Vista Ridge, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

9:30am

Managing the Employee-Employer Relationship Consistent with DCSD Policy and Law
Limited Capacity full

Please join us for a collaborative sesion with HR and Legal support for a discussion of topics related to the following:
An overview of TECDA, Addressing FMLA, ADA and workers compensation issues, addressing allegations of employee misconduct, the importance of quality evaluation of employee performance, Title VII and Anti-Discrimination Mandates, Responding to Whistleblowers, Retaliation, Title IX and Sexual Assault, Addressing the Potential for Negative Impact of Employee’s Use of Social Media in the Workplace and Educational Setting, Importance of documentation when addressing concerns with employees.

Speakers
AT

Amanda Thompson

General Counsel, Mary Klimesh


Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
E217 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Alpine: What to Expect in the Year Ahead
Limited Capacity filling up

Update on changes to Alpine system as a result of their merger with Illuminate. Plans for Alpine (plans, training and support).

Speakers
JM

Joanne Murphy

Data Visualization Designer, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
F204 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

CDE Presents: Specials & Electives Best, First Instruction
Limited Capacity seats available

Join CDE representatives in an open forum for support with understanding and supporting teachers with best, first instruction for specials and electives

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Mihalik

Kelly Mihalik

Strategist, CIPG
avatar for Lulu Buck

Lulu Buck

English Language Development & World Language Senior Consultant, CDE
English Language Development & World Language Senior Consultant. Coordinator of the High School Diploma Endorsement for Biliteracy/Seal of Biliteracy & Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Programming. State trainer for "Cultural Responsiveness".
avatar for Donna Gooodwin

Donna Gooodwin

Visual Art Content Consultant/Assistant Professor of Art Education, CDE/UNC
I am the Visual Arts Content Consultant for CDE in the Standards and Instructional Support office as well as a professor of Art Education at the University of Northern Colorado and am so happy to be with you today discussing CDE's researched Best, First Instruction of the Colorado... Read More →
CA

Carla Aguilar

Arts Consultant, CDE
avatar for Shannon Milliken

Shannon Milliken

Comprehensive Physical Education and Wellness Senior Consultant, CDE
JH

Judi Hofmeister

Arts Consultant, CDE
Hello, I am the Dance/Drama and Theatre Arts Consultant with the Standards and Instructional Support Unit at CDE. I am excited to be back in Douglas County Schools speaking on behalf of CDE's standards review and implementation. I am a 20 year alum of DCSD, I taught IB Dance, Theatre... Read More →



Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
F211/F210 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Promoting Authentic Learning and Engagement Through Sustainability Initiatives at the Elementary Level
Limited Capacity seats available

Gardens, composting and recycling - oh my! In this session we will explore how integrating sustainability initiatives into grade level curriculum promotes student engagement, allows for creative differentiation and relates directly to Colorado Academic Standards. Attendees will examine examples of successful projects in DCSD elementary schools, analyze potential school sustainability projects and receive a full list of correlations to the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards.

Speakers
avatar for Heather Berry

Heather Berry

Teacher/Sustainability Learning Specialist, Douglas County School District
AP Environmental Science Teacher, District Sustainability Learning Specialist helping school integrate sustainability initiatives into classroom curriculum
avatar for Beth Church

Beth Church

Sustainability Coordinator, DCSD Office of Sustainability
My name is Beth Church, I am the Sustainability Coordinator for our district. I am thrilled to be working with teachers and students to help implement Sustainability Initiatives within their school. Our department goals revolve around Sustainability Initiatives such as, recycling... Read More →



Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
D208 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Coaching 101
Limited Capacity filling up

What does it take to be an effective coach of adult learners and how can you use those principles in your work as a leader? In this session participants will explore the partnership approach to coaching developed by Jim Knight in order to identify specific strategies and develop their coaching skills in the areas of communicating, relating, and connecting. Consider this session as a foundational coaching class.

Speakers


Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
D211 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Getting the Bang for your Buck - Educational Technology
Limited Capacity filling up

In this session we will explore strategies that will help leaders:
- Identify the goals, needs, and impactful use cases for EdTech within thier building
- Build a structure to support purposeful EdTech integration
- Plan for sustainability
- Model technology use during building PD without it becoming an "EdTech" PD
- Coach their more innovative teachers to pilot new things strategically
- Manage the building's print footprint and cost

Speakers
MB

Mark Blair

Software Development & Support, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
D203 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Analyzing PSAT/SAT Data to Inform Curricular Decisions
Limited Capacity seats available

Using the Instructional Planning Reports and Question Analysis Reports from College Board, participants will be able to consider overall strengths and needs of students. Participants curriculum, instruction, and/or assessment practices based on the analysis of specific questions aligned to student gaps and needs.provided a play sheet that allows individuals a process for developing actionable next steps in curriculum, instruction, and/or assessment practices based on the analysis of specific questions aligned to student gaps and needs.

Here is the link to the session outline.

Speakers
avatar for Nate Burgard

Nate Burgard

Coordinator, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
F201 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Increasing cognitive demand with the 2020 CAS
Limited Capacity full


Speakers
avatar for Jeff Mlsna

Jeff Mlsna

CIPG - Science Content & Digital Content Manager, Curriculum Instruction and Professional Growth
Skills and Interest-Curriculum Implementation -Teaching and Learning Cycle -Science Pedagogy -Technology Integration -Online/Blended Learning


Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
D210 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Instructional Leadership/Teaching and Learning in DCSD
Limited Capacity full

This session offers an overivew of the new teaching and learning framework. We will discuss specific examples of each component and leaders will have time to reflect on how this aligns with current practice in thier building.


Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
D205 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Healthy & Productive Teams
Limited Capacity filling up

Is your PLC not functioning to its fullest potential? Does unproductive conflict slow your team down? Or are team members not bought in to the work? In order for teams to do the most effective work for students, they must come together in a healthy and productive manner. Using inquiry as a platform for learning and self development, we will dive into a few of the indicators that make up healthy teams and the role(s) you play within that team. Leave this session with a deeper awareness of how you impact others around you.

Speakers
avatar for Kari Werder

Kari Werder

CIPG Strategist
A passionate educator and recovery politics teacher. Currently working in the curriculum and professional learning department at Douglas County Schools helping teachers and students get better every day!
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Ryan Gudmundson

Curriculum Strategist, CIPG
CIPG strategist at DCSD. I partner with teachers and leaders on all things Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Growth to best meet their needs.


Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
D209 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Leveraging Preschool and Kindergarten for a Strong Foundation: Supporting Cognitively Demanding, Developmentally Appropriate Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Dig into research based practices to look for when observing in Preschool and Kindergarten classrooms. Support teachers in creating developmentally appropriate and rigorous learning environments which promote high levels of student engagement, accelerate growth towards standards in a comprehensive way, and set a strong foundation for whole school achievement. Collaborate to connect coaching and feedback, evaluation, and research based practices in early childhood education.

Link to Presentation

Speakers
RV

Renee Vanhorn

Kindergarten Readiness Coordinator and Assessment Specialist, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
F203 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Making Evaluation Meaningful
Limited Capacity full

Evaluators will have the opportunity to fine tune and calibrate their evaluation practices through discussion, practice and reflection.
HERE is the slide deck for this session.

Speakers
avatar for Deanne Kirby

Deanne Kirby

Director of Educator Effectiveness, Douglas County School District



Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
D207 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

MindUp- Why? How? Plan!
Limited Capacity full

This two hour class with provide an overview of the neuroscience that supports using mindfulness in the classroom along with hands-on activities, the MindUP curriculum, and planning time. The overall goal of this workshop is to train teachers how to use the MindUp curriculum and other mindfulness resources to aid in creating optimistic classroom environments, provide social emotional learning skills practice for students, decreasing stress and anxiety while increasing focus, self awareness and self management skills.

Speakers
avatar for Kimmy Romine

Kimmy Romine

Healthy Schools Facilitator, Douglas County School District
The DCSD Healthy Schools Team aims to create learning environments that are safe, healthy, supportive, challenging and engaging for every student. We utilize the Whole School, Community, Child model which focuses on the “whole child” approach through ten essential components... Read More →



Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
F208 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Trauma Informed Schools
Limited Capacity full

This 2 hour break out session is designed to help providers establish a healthy classroom covering the three R’s of trauma informed care by supporting the needs of students who have experienced trauma. Opportunities will be provided to explore case examples and applied interventions from a school wide approach.

Speakers
avatar for Kaylene Case

Kaylene Case

Behavior Specialist, DCSD
Dr. Kaylene Case is a new Behavior Specialist to Douglas County. She has a passion to consult and problem solve with staff, students and families when students are faced with challenging behaviors. Through collaboration, observation and synthesis of data she can help teams identify... Read More →
JS

Jon Smith

Behavior Specialist



Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
F206 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Utilizing 2020 CAS to Weave SEL Skills into Everyday Instruction
Limited Capacity filling up

Social emotional skills can be easily integrated into any subject matter. Join us to deepen understanding of the CASEL wheel and the 2020 CAS that focus on SEL skills/outcomes. Leave with tips and tricks to bring SEL into every subject area.

Speakers
avatar for Laurie LaComb

Laurie LaComb

Healthy Schools Coordinator, Douglas County School District
I believe that healthy people are happy people! My mission is to help all schools, students, teachers, staff, and families equal access to a healthy learning and working environment. My department focuses on the Whole School, Community, Child model and specializes specifically in... Read More →



Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
F207 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Leading Effective Schools-Continuous Improvement Planning
Limited Capacity full

Leaders will develop a greater understanding of effective schools components and how they support continuous improvement efforts at the school level.


Leading Effective Schools Presentation


Monday July 29, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
E201 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

10:40am

Utilizing i-Ready Data to Positively Influence Student Growth and Achievement
Limited Capacity full

Dig into i-Ready end of year reports and examine historical data to begin making beginning of year programming and instructional decisions using a data analysis protocol.  Here is the document that we will be refering to throughout the session.

Speakers

Monday July 29, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
F204 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

10:40am

CDE Presents: Best, First Instruction in Math
Limited Capacity full

Join content-specific CDE representatives as they help you understand and support teachers with best, first instruction in math within the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards

Speakers
avatar for Raymond Johnson

Raymond Johnson

Mathematics Content Specialist, CDE



Monday July 29, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
F209 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

10:40am

CDE Presents: Specials & Electives Best, First Instruction
Limited Capacity seats available

Join CDE representatives in an open forum for support with understanding and supporting teachers with best, first instruction for specials and electives

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Mihalik

Kelly Mihalik

Strategist, CIPG
avatar for Lulu Buck

Lulu Buck

English Language Development & World Language Senior Consultant, CDE
English Language Development & World Language Senior Consultant. Coordinator of the High School Diploma Endorsement for Biliteracy/Seal of Biliteracy & Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Programming. State trainer for "Cultural Responsiveness".
avatar for Donna Gooodwin

Donna Gooodwin

Visual Art Content Consultant/Assistant Professor of Art Education, CDE/UNC
I am the Visual Arts Content Consultant for CDE in the Standards and Instructional Support office as well as a professor of Art Education at the University of Northern Colorado and am so happy to be with you today discussing CDE's researched Best, First Instruction of the Colorado... Read More →
CA

Carla Aguilar

Arts Consultant, CDE
JH

Judi Hofmeister

Arts Consultant, CDE
Hello, I am the Dance/Drama and Theatre Arts Consultant with the Standards and Instructional Support Unit at CDE. I am excited to be back in Douglas County Schools speaking on behalf of CDE's standards review and implementation. I am a 20 year alum of DCSD, I taught IB Dance, Theatre... Read More →
avatar for Shannon Milliken

Shannon Milliken

Comprehensive Physical Education and Wellness Senior Consultant, CDE



Monday July 29, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
F211/F210 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

10:40am

Promoting Authentic Learning and Engagement Through Sustainability Initiatives at the Middle School Level
Limited Capacity seats available

Engage middle school students through outdoor learning, indoor gardens, composting and more! In this session we will explore how integrating sustainability initiatives into core and elective curriculum promotes student engagement, allows for creative differentiation and relates directly to Colorado Academic Standards. Attendees will examine examples of successful projects in DCSD middle schools, analyze potential school sustainability projects and learn how the new middle school elective “Global Sustainability” enhances student understanding of key concepts related to the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards.

Speakers
avatar for Heather Berry

Heather Berry

Teacher/Sustainability Learning Specialist, Douglas County School District
AP Environmental Science Teacher, District Sustainability Learning Specialist helping school integrate sustainability initiatives into classroom curriculum
AR

Autumn Rosengren

Science teacher, Sagewood Middle School
avatar for Beth Church

Beth Church

Sustainability Coordinator, DCSD Office of Sustainability
My name is Beth Church, I am the Sustainability Coordinator for our district. I am thrilled to be working with teachers and students to help implement Sustainability Initiatives within their school. Our department goals revolve around Sustainability Initiatives such as, recycling... Read More →



Monday July 29, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
D208 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

10:40am

Coaching When is Coaching is Hard: Emotions & Resistance
Limited Capacity full

This collaborative discussion is for anyone who may encounter difficult coaching scenarios, those who may function as evaluators and coaches, or for anyone interested in becoming an evaluator in the future, who may also coach in that role. The focus for this conversation will be emotion and resistance.

Speakers


Monday July 29, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
D211 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

10:40am

Change Leadership
Limited Capacity filling up

What do we know about change in organizations and why don't we follow the research?

Speakers
TK

Ted Knight

Assistant Superintendent, School Leadership, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
D201 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

10:40am

School Technology Open Lab
Limited Capacity seats available

This is an open time for building leaders to preview educational technology solutions and consult with a School Technology and Innovation Partner.

Speakers
MB

Mark Blair

Software Development & Support, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
D203 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

11:40am

Strategic Plan Feedback (Drop In)

Monday July 29, 2019 11:40am - 1:00pm
Library

11:45am

Lunch on your own
Enjoy a short break and lunch on your own. Be back at 1:00 for the afternoon sessions.

Monday July 29, 2019 11:45am - 1:00pm

1:00pm

Classroom Level Data Dives
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is designed to provide participants a brief process for considering “why” looking at student work is an important component of an educator’s practice. The session then provides participants several dialogues or protocols aligned to different purposes, for engaging in conversations and reviewing student work with colleagues.

Here is the link to the slide deck.

Speakers
avatar for Nate Burgard

Nate Burgard

Coordinator, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
F203 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Disciplinary Literacy
Limited Capacity filling up

This class provides an opportunity for leaders to dig deeper into Disciplinary Literacy, a key component of the 2020 CAS.
Click here for a link to the presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown

CIPG Strategist, Douglas County School District
I would love to chat about secondary literacy, disciplinary literacy, and/or IB.


Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D210 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Induction
Limited Capacity seats available

This session created for induction providers, allows participants to look at induction resources and discuss with one another best practices for supporting new teachers.

Access the Induction Need to Know here as well!

Access the resource document:  tinyurl.com/DCSD-Induction



Speakers
avatar for Kari Werder

Kari Werder

CIPG Strategist
A passionate educator and recovery politics teacher. Currently working in the curriculum and professional learning department at Douglas County Schools helping teachers and students get better every day!


Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D202 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

SPED and ELD: Appropriate Identification of English Learners with a Disability
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will examine the Office for Civil Rights' Requirements and identify strategies and practices to support the referral and identification processes of English Learners for Special Education services.


Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
F210 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Dyslexia
Limited Capacity filling up

An overview of dyslexia in DCSD. Includes a simulation.  https://tinyurl.com/READcontacts

Speakers
avatar for Tiffany Regan

Tiffany Regan

Literacy Strategist, Dyslexia Contact, Douglas County School District
avatar for Meg Dyck

Meg Dyck

Literacy Intervention Team Lead, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D201 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

SEL for the Educator- Bringing Awareness to our own set of SEL Skills
Limited Capacity seats available

This class is focused on the educator. Participants will learn about the neuroscience that studies the structure and function of the human brain and central nervous system in relation to learning and stress management. Strategies will be provided that can be implemented in everyday life, that can decrease stress and increase awareness.

Speakers
avatar for Laurie LaComb

Laurie LaComb

Healthy Schools Coordinator, Douglas County School District
I believe that healthy people are happy people! My mission is to help all schools, students, teachers, staff, and families equal access to a healthy learning and working environment. My department focuses on the Whole School, Community, Child model and specializes specifically in... Read More →



Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
F207 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

School Technology Open Lab
Limited Capacity seats available

This is an open time for building leaders to preview educational technology solutions and consult with a School Technology and Innovation Partner.

Speakers
MB

Mark Blair

Software Development & Support, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D203 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Analyzing CMAS Data to Inform Curricular Decisions
Limited Capacity seats available

Using the Evidence Statement Analysis reports from Pearson, participants will be able to view strengths and gaps in assessment results as it relates to Colorado Academic Standards. Participants will be provided a play sheet to develop actionable plans for curriculum, instruction, and/or assessment practices based on that analysis.


Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
F202 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

2020 Colorado Academic Standards Transition Year - Leader Trainings
Limited Capacity seats available

Overview of topics that might guide your work with standards this year.  Click here for the presentaiton.

Speakers
avatar for Erica Mason

Erica Mason

Director of CIPG, Douglas County


Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
D208 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Student-centered coaching: Co-planning
Limited Capacity filling up

This class drills down into the moves of student-centered coaching. Participants will learn how to implement co-planning (with an individual teacher or team of teachers) using a student-centered outcome and learning target as a launching point to reflect upon instruction and impact student learning.

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Craig

Jessica Craig

Strategist, DCSD Curriculum Instruction & Professional Growth



Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
D211 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Kindergarten Readiness Coordinator Training
Limited Capacity filling up

Kindergarten Readiness Coordinators will engage in required annual readiness training. This training will include updates, timeline, requirements, best practices, and resources for supporting Kindergarten teachers.

Speakers
RV

Renee Vanhorn

Kindergarten Readiness Coordinator and Assessment Specialist, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
D103

1:00pm

Movement, Brain Functioning , and Self Management- Oh My!
Limited Capacity filling up

Movement is directly related to the functioning of the brain. If we want our students to work to their highest potential and regulate behavior, we must incorporate movement into our daily classroom routines. This workshop will provide not only the neuroscience behind movement and learning but will also provide a plethora of activities to bring into the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Kimmy Romine

Kimmy Romine

Healthy Schools Facilitator, Douglas County School District
The DCSD Healthy Schools Team aims to create learning environments that are safe, healthy, supportive, challenging and engaging for every student. We utilize the Whole School, Community, Child model which focuses on the “whole child” approach through ten essential components... Read More →



Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
F208 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Regional EDOS Strategic Plan Session (Castle Rock)
Limited Capacity full

Administrators will utilize this time to receive updates for the strategic plan, CIPG, professional development, and operational tasks to begin discussing alignment and supports needed in their respective regions.  

Speakers
avatar for Danelle Hiatt

Danelle Hiatt

Executive Director Of Schools-Castle Rock Region, School Leadership Department



Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
E215 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Regional EDOS Strategic Plan Session (EHR)
Limited Capacity full

Administrators will utilize this time to receive updates for the strategic plan, CIPG, professional development, and operational tasks to begin discussing alignment and supports needed in their respective regions.  

Speakers

Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
E217 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Regional EDOS Strategic Plan Session (Parker)
Limited Capacity full

Administrators will utilize this time to receive updates for the strategic plan, CIPG, professional development, and operational tasks to begin discussing alignment and supports needed in their respective regions.  


Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
E201 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Regional EDOS Strategic Plan Session (WHR)
Limited Capacity full

Administrators will utilize this time to receive updates for the strategic plan, CIPG, professional development, and operational tasks to begin discussing alignment and supports needed in their respective regions.


Regional Slide Deck - Leadership Summer Summit

Speakers
IW

Ian Wells

Executive Director of Schools, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
E216 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

2:10pm

Evaluating the ESL Teacher: ELD Look Fors
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you responsible for evaluating an ESL teacher in your building? Join us for a conversation around what is expected in high quality ELD programming, ELD specific considerations in the school setting, and specific look fors as an evaluator.

Speakers
RR

Remy Rummel

Director, ELD, DCSD


Monday July 29, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
F201 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

2:10pm

School Technology Open Lab
Limited Capacity seats available

This is an open time for building leaders to preview educational technology solutions and consult with a School Technology and Innovation Partner.

Speakers
MB

Mark Blair

Software Development & Support, Douglas County School District


Monday July 29, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D203 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

3:00pm

Strategic Plan Feedback (Drop In)

Monday July 29, 2019 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Library
 
Tuesday, July 30
 

7:00am

Strategic Plan Feedback (Drop In)

Tuesday July 30, 2019 7:00am - 8:00am
Library

8:00am

Principal Kafele Keynote: What's Leadership Got to Do With It?
Based on Principal Kafele’s best selling book, The Principal 50: Critical Leadership Questions for Inspiring Schoolwide Excellence, Principal Kafele makes the case that building a learning environment that inspires schoolwide excellence can never be overstated. In his inimitable style, Principal Kafele will lay out the touchstones for maintaining strong leadership habits, inspiring excellence and collaboration in others, and engaging an entire school community in striving to be the best.  School leaders will be able to take the information and strategies attained and immediately apply toward transforming their schools into high-performing institutions of learning through effectively inspiring schoolwide excellence.

Speakers
avatar for Baruti Kafele

Baruti Kafele

Principal Baruti Kafele, a highly regarded urban educator in New Jersey for more than twenty years, has distinguished himself as a master teacher and a transformational school leader. As an elementary school teacher in East Orange, NJ, he was named East Orange School District and... Read More →


Tuesday July 30, 2019 8:00am - 9:10am
Auditorium Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

8:00am

CPI
Limited Capacity seats available

This class will serve as your introduction to the philosophy, teaching, and techniques of nonviolent crisis intervention. If you are new to the district or a veteran member of our staff this class will help you in a variety of situations.

Speakers

Tuesday July 30, 2019 8:00am - 3:10pm
D109 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

CDE Presents: Best, First Instruction in Reading, Writing, Communicating: Elementary
Limited Capacity filling up

Join content-specific CDE representatives as they help you understand and support teachers with best, first instruction in reading, writing, & communicating within the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards

Speakers
OG

Olivia Gillespie

Reading, Writing, Communicating Content Specialist, CDE


Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
F211 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

CDE Presents: Best, First Instruction in Science: Secondary
Limited Capacity seats available

Join content-specific CDE representatives as they help you understand and support teachers with best, first instruction in science within the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards

Speakers
avatar for Maya Garcia

Maya Garcia

Science Content Specialist, CDE
avatar for Joanna Bruno

Joanna Bruno

Science Content Specialist, CDE



Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
F210 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Disciplinary Literacy
Limited Capacity full

This class provides an opportunity for leaders to dig deeper into Disciplinary Literacy, a key component of the 2020 CAS.  Click here for a link to the presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Craig

Jessica Craig

Strategist, DCSD Curriculum Instruction & Professional Growth
avatar for Erica Mason

Erica Mason

Director of CIPG, Douglas County
avatar for Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown

CIPG Strategist, Douglas County School District
I would love to chat about secondary literacy, disciplinary literacy, and/or IB.


Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
D201 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Coaching When Coaching is Hard: Trust
Limited Capacity filling up

This collaborative discussion is for anyone who may encounter difficult coaching scenarios, those who may function as evaluators and coaches, or for anyone interested in becoming an evaluator in the future, who may also coach in that role. The focus for this convesation will be trust.

Speakers


Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
D211 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Mindfulness 101
Limited Capacity seats available

This hour introduction workshop is designed for those who are new to mindfulness. Time will be spent connecting mindfulness to the CASEL SEL wheel, brain functioning, and strategies that can be used to find presence, focus and reduce stress.

Speakers
avatar for Kimmy Romine

Kimmy Romine

Healthy Schools Facilitator, Douglas County School District
The DCSD Healthy Schools Team aims to create learning environments that are safe, healthy, supportive, challenging and engaging for every student. We utilize the Whole School, Community, Child model which focuses on the “whole child” approach through ten essential components... Read More →
avatar for Gina Mead

Gina Mead

Healthy Schools contract employee, Douglas County School District
Teaching mindfulness and SEL tools to youth for over a decade and working directly in Douglas County schools since 2013 has shown me the importance and value of this work. Ultimately, mindfulness teaches us how to better connect with ourselves so that we can better connect to others... Read More →



Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
F208 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

What Great Principals Do Differently
Limited Capacity filling up

What do great principals do differently and how does this apply to your own leadership practice? Share, reflect and collaborate with other leaders.

Speakers
avatar for Danelle Hiatt

Danelle Hiatt

Executive Director Of Schools-Castle Rock Region, School Leadership Department



Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
E201 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Analyzing CMAS Data to Inform Curricular Decisions
Limited Capacity seats available

Using the Evidence Statement Analysis reports from Pearson, participants will be able to view strengths and gaps in assessment results as it relates to Colorado Academic Standards. Participants will be provided a play sheet to develop actionable plans for curriculum, instruction, and/or assessment practices based on that analysis.


Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
F202 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Reporting Tools for the New Graduation Requirements
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will allow building leaders to familiarize themselves with the reporting tools that have been created to monitor and plan for the new graduation requirements. Also, participants will learn how to navigate applicable tools within Infinite Campus, preview and understand visualizations from Tableau, and manually enter graduation competencies into Infinite Campus.

Here is the link to the slide deck.

Speakers
MR

Matt Reynolds

Assessment Officer, Douglas County School District
avatar for Nate Burgard

Nate Burgard

Coordinator, Douglas County School District
JM

Joanne Murphy

Data Visualization Designer, Douglas County School District
avatar for Philip G. Ranford

Philip G. Ranford

Academic Systems Specialist, Douglas County School District


Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
F201 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Healthy & Productive Teams
Limited Capacity full

Is your PLC not functioning to its fullest potential? Does unproductive conflict slow your team down? Or are team members not bought in to the work? In order for teams to do the most effective work for students, they must come together in a healthy and productive manner. Using inquiry as a platform for learning and self development, we will dive into a few of the indicators that make up healthy teams and the role(s) you play within that team. Leave this session with a deeper awareness of how you impact others around you.

Speakers
avatar for Kari Werder

Kari Werder

CIPG Strategist
A passionate educator and recovery politics teacher. Currently working in the curriculum and professional learning department at Douglas County Schools helping teachers and students get better every day!
avatar for Ryan Gudmundson

Ryan Gudmundson

Curriculum Strategist, CIPG
CIPG strategist at DCSD. I partner with teachers and leaders on all things Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Growth to best meet their needs.


Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
D209 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

504 training for administrators
Limited Capacity filling up

This course is designed for Section 504 writers, counselors, Section 504 Coordinators and school administrators.
Enduring Understanding:

Critical understanding enhances performance
Essential Questions:

What are the DCSD (local) procedures for developing and implementing a legally compliant Section 504 plan?
When do Major Life Activities (MLA) and Major Bodily Functions (MBF) become a substantial limitation?
What is the relationship between identified student needs and accommodations as they pertain to Section 504?
Themes/Big Ideas:

Legal compliance
Consistency in practice
System Performance
21st Century Skills/4 C’s
Collaboration
Communication
Systems Thinking
World Class Outcomes:

Write and monitor a legally compliant Section 504 Plan that affords students the opportunity to attain world class outcomes.

Speakers


Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
F206 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Supporting Struggling Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to work side by side with staff to develop appropriate PIPs and work through a coaching model that both documents in case further employment action is needed, but yet is supportive and is an attempt to develop struggling staff.


Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
E216 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

FeedFORWARD!
Limited Capacity seats available

Evaluators/PLS will have the opportunity to learn some strategies to provide feedback that increases teacher effectiveness and moves teacher forward. 
HERE is the link to the slide deck for this session.

Speakers
avatar for Deanne Kirby

Deanne Kirby

Director of Educator Effectiveness, Douglas County School District



Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
D207 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Building School Improvement Collaboratively through the UIP
Limited Capacity seats available

Beginning with your school mission and vision, the school Leadership Team (admin and teacher leaders) will begin to collaboratively develop or enhance a living multi year UIP which will guide school decisions in improvement processes and professional development experiences.  Presentation

Speakers
EM

Ellen Muscato

Improvement Planning Specialist, DCSD
I love supporting teachers and leaders through collaborative coaching and improvement processes. A few of my areas of expertise are improvement planning, literacy and providing professional learning focused on characteristics of adult learners. I have been a part of DCSD for 21... Read More →


Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
F203 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

PLCs: Laying the Foundation (Class 1)
Limited Capacity seats available

This class provides an opportunity for leaders of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) to review the basics of PLCs, explore their current state of implementation and determine next steps through action planning. Foundational to this planning is consideration of the current culture, practices, and expectations around PLCs and the shifts that will be needed in order to achieve the true vision of PLCs. If you are just starting or revisiting PLCs and wanting to set or reset expectations, this class is a great place to start.

PLCs: Laying the Foundation Presentation

Speakers
avatar for Erin McConnell

Erin McConnell

CIPG Strategist


Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
D202 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

9:30am

Principal Kafele Keynote Breakout: Closing the Attitude Gap: A Classroom Equity Framework
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will be high-energy, highly engaging and interactive where participants will have opportunities to interact with one another and the presenter throughout the presentation. In this breakout session Principal Kafele will challenge principals, assistant principal to look critically within themselves through reflective questions about their leadership practices. Outcomes of this session will focus on strategies to focus mission and vision statements toward addressing student most critical needs and integrate shared values and objectives into the fabric of the school.

Speakers
avatar for Baruti Kafele

Baruti Kafele

Principal Baruti Kafele, a highly regarded urban educator in New Jersey for more than twenty years, has distinguished himself as a master teacher and a transformational school leader. As an elementary school teacher in East Orange, NJ, he was named East Orange School District and... Read More →


Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:30am - 11:40am
F204/205 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

10:40am

Literacy Framework
Limited Capacity full

This session provides a look at the new DCSD Literacy Framework. Leaders will have a chance to discuss and explore resources for supporting the Literacy Freamework
Access the presentation materials here.

Speakers
avatar for Erica Mason

Erica Mason

Director of CIPG, Douglas County


Tuesday July 30, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
D201 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

10:40am

Introduction to Creating a Preventive Classroom
Limited Capacity full

As teachers we spend a lot of time preparing lessons, setting up classroom seating arrangements, creating our online presence, grade books, etc. This class will start the conversation about what prevention means and how to bring universal prevention techniques and strategies into classrooms. Participants will explore current research-based practices within the classroom, and explore prevention topics and activities that can influence instruction and classroom management.

Speakers
avatar for Jamie Montoya-DeSmidt

Jamie Montoya-DeSmidt

Prevention Coordinator, Douglas County School District
Previous Elementary Counselor PK-6; Middle School Prevention Counselor; High School Dean of Students; among a plethora of other youth-related experiences; and I have three kids of my own who are 18, 11 and 8!



Tuesday July 30, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
F207 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

10:40am

Mindfulness: Learn Strategies that Teach Self Regulation and Self Awareness
Limited Capacity full

Being both mentally and physically present in the moment can be very challenging for anyone. Mindfulness strategies can help increase focus and decrease stress. Participants will explore the meaning of mindfulness, and discover tools/curriculum that can be used with ease and enjoyment in everyday instruction. All activities will focus on self regulation and self awareness.

Speakers
avatar for Kimmy Romine

Kimmy Romine

Healthy Schools Facilitator, Douglas County School District
The DCSD Healthy Schools Team aims to create learning environments that are safe, healthy, supportive, challenging and engaging for every student. We utilize the Whole School, Community, Child model which focuses on the “whole child” approach through ten essential components... Read More →
avatar for Gina Mead

Gina Mead

Healthy Schools contract employee, Douglas County School District
Teaching mindfulness and SEL tools to youth for over a decade and working directly in Douglas County schools since 2013 has shown me the importance and value of this work. Ultimately, mindfulness teaches us how to better connect with ourselves so that we can better connect to others... Read More →



Tuesday July 30, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
F208 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

10:40am

School Technology Open Lab
Limited Capacity seats available

This is an open time for building leaders to preview educational technology solutions and consult with a School Technology and Innovation Partner.

Speakers
MB

Mark Blair

Software Development & Support, Douglas County School District


Tuesday July 30, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
D203 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

11:40am

Strategic Plan Feedback (Drop In)

Tuesday July 30, 2019 11:40am - 1:00pm
Library

11:45am

Lunch on your own
Enjoy a short break and lunch on your own. Be back at 1:00 for the afternoon sessions.

Tuesday July 30, 2019 11:45am - 1:00pm

1:00pm

CDE Presents: Best, First Instruction in Science: Elementary
Limited Capacity seats available

Join content-specific CDE representatives as they help you understand and support teachers with best, first instruction in science within the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards

Speakers
avatar for Maya Garcia

Maya Garcia

Science Content Specialist, CDE
avatar for Joanna Bruno

Joanna Bruno

Science Content Specialist, CDE



Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
F211 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Dyslexia
Limited Capacity filling up

An overview of dyslexia in DCSD. Includes a simulation. https://tinyurl.com/READcontacts

Speakers
avatar for Tiffany Regan

Tiffany Regan

Literacy Strategist, Dyslexia Contact, Douglas County School District
avatar for Meg Dyck

Meg Dyck

Literacy Intervention Team Lead, Douglas County School District


Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
F109 Legend High School

1:00pm

Journaling: A Tool for Self Regulation and Self Awareness
Limited Capacity filling up

Mindfulness practices create positive neural pathways in the mind, which decreases stress and increases focus. By the end of the hour participants will gain a deeper understanding of how journaling can be used as a mindful tool in the classroom. Participants will experience hands-on mindfulness, journaling activities, and explore resources that will be useful in the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Kimmy Romine

Kimmy Romine

Healthy Schools Facilitator, Douglas County School District
The DCSD Healthy Schools Team aims to create learning environments that are safe, healthy, supportive, challenging and engaging for every student. We utilize the Whole School, Community, Child model which focuses on the “whole child” approach through ten essential components... Read More →


Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
F208 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

School Technology Open Lab
Limited Capacity seats available

This is an open time for building leaders to preview educational technology solutions and consult with a School Technology and Innovation Partner.

Speakers
MB

Mark Blair

Software Development & Support, Douglas County School District


Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D203 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

2020 Colorado Academic Standards Transition Year - Leader Trainings
Limited Capacity filling up

Overview of topics that might guide your work with standards this year. Access the preseentation here!

Speakers
avatar for Erica Mason

Erica Mason

Director of CIPG, Douglas County


Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
D210 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Maximizing your role as a mentor
Limited Capacity full

The role of a mentor can take on many forms, both formal and informal, and has the potential to improve skills for both the mentor and mentee. You might be considered a mentor when you host a student teacher, have a new teammate, support a new teacher through induction, mentor an alternative licensure candidate, or simply share your expertise with someone who has less experience/skills/knowledge than you in a given area. Learn how to maximize your role as a mentor to reap the benefits and provide essential support to your mentees.

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Craig

Jessica Craig

Strategist, DCSD Curriculum Instruction & Professional Growth
avatar for Kari Werder

Kari Werder

CIPG Strategist
A passionate educator and recovery politics teacher. Currently working in the curriculum and professional learning department at Douglas County Schools helping teachers and students get better every day!



Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
D209 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Affective Needs
Limited Capacity seats available

Session for building administration team members at school sites with a center-based Affective Needs Program. AN Team Lead will review CDE Quality Indicators for programming for students with Affective Needs as well as DCSD support structures for sustaining effective AN Programs. Other topics included in this session will be best practice tips for staff evaluation, SEL instruction, and continuous program improvement.

Speakers
BB

Becky Bieshaar

Personalized Learning Team Lead - Affective Needs, Douglas County School District



Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
F207 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

MTSS Essentials
Limited Capacity seats available

The Multi Tiered System of Supports Essentials course will build the foundational knowledge needed to facilitate a school’s work to create an effective and sustainable system of supports for all students. This course will cover the five essential components for school wide implementation; Team Driven Shared Leadership, Evidence Based Practices, Data Informed Decision Making, Layered Continuum of Supports, and Family and Community Engagement. During this course, schools will do an initiative inventory and identify strengths and potential gaps in their layered continuum of supports. After completing this course, schools will have a better understanding of how RtI fits within a MTSS and next steps to ensure all students have access to the right supports at the right time.

Presentation

Speakers
avatar for Erin McConnell

Erin McConnell

CIPG Strategist


Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
F206 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Instructional Leadership Action Planning
Limited Capacity seats available

Leaders will focus on instructional leadership goals and priorities, based on effective schools criteria, and create an action plan that will support instructional practice that impacts student learning outcomes.


Instructional Leadership: Action Planning

Speakers
IW

Ian Wells

Executive Director of Schools, Douglas County School District
DW

Daniel Winsor

Director of Schools and Choice Programming, Douglas County School District


Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
E201 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

1:00pm

Principal Kafele Keynote Breakout: Critical Questions for Inspiring Classroom Excellence
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will be high-energy, highly engaging and interactive where participants will have opportunities to interact with one another and the presenter throughout the presentation. In this breakout session Principal Kafele will challenge principals, assistant principal to look critically within themselves through reflective questions about their leadership practices. Outcomes of this session will focus on strategies to inspire and motivate students, teachers, and other school staff to approach their work with vigor and purpose.

Speakers
avatar for Baruti Kafele

Baruti Kafele

Principal Baruti Kafele, a highly regarded urban educator in New Jersey for more than twenty years, has distinguished himself as a master teacher and a transformational school leader. As an elementary school teacher in East Orange, NJ, he was named East Orange School District and... Read More →


Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00pm - 3:10pm
F204/205 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

2:10pm

Analyzing CMAS Writing Data to Inform Curricular Decisions
Limited Capacity filling up

Using the Evidence Statement Analysis reports from Pearson, participants will be able to view strengths and gaps in assessment results as it relates to Colorado Academic Standards. Participants will be given an opportunity to review writing assessment tasks similar to those found on CMAS, rubrics used for scoring, and the design of writing prompts.


Tuesday July 30, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
F202 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

2:10pm

CDE Presents: Best, First Instruction in Social Studies & PFL: Elementary
Limited Capacity seats available

Join content-specific CDE representatives as they help you understand and support teachers with best, first instruction in social studies within the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Hartman

Stephanie Hartman

Social Studies Content Specialist, CDE
AW

Alyssa Wooten

Personal Financial Literacy Content Specialist, CDE



Tuesday July 30, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
F209 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

2:10pm

School Technology Open Lab
Limited Capacity seats available

This is an open time for building leaders to preview educational technology solutions and consult with a School Technology and Innovation Partner.

Speakers
MB

Mark Blair

Software Development & Support, Douglas County School District


Tuesday July 30, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D203 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138

3:00pm

Strategic Plan Feedback (Drop In)

Tuesday July 30, 2019 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Library
 


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