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Indiana Mathematics Leadership Academy (IMLA)

Cost: $65 per Participant

Indiana Mathematics Leadership Academy is a unique opportunity for K-12 school teams to work alongside Indiana math leaders and practitioners to shift away from traditional mathematics instruction to implementing transformational learning experiences in the classroom. 

Examining ILEARN Data

Presenter: Dr. Michelle Grewe
Begins: June 8 - 12:30pm EDT
Duration: 3 Hours
Cost: $50

Join this live, virtual presentation and support opportunity to learn with Dr. Michelle Grewe from NIESC. The information in this workshop is appropriate for superintendents, principals, curriculum and assessment directors, instructional coaches, and teachers who track, analyze, and apply data.

Teacher Evaluation Training for Evaluators – ECESC – Virtual

Presenter: Katie Lash, Executive Director, ECESC
Begins: July 19 - 8:30 am EDT
Duration: 7 Hours
Cost: $125

If you are new to teacher evaluation or just need a refresher, this session is for you. Evaluators will learn how to conduct classroom observations, feedback sessions, and effectively use a Teacher Effectiveness Rubric.

Teacher Evaluation Training for Evaluators – ECESC – In-Person

Presenter: Katie Lash, Executive Director, ECESC
Begins: July 20 - 8:30 am EDT
Duration: 7 Hours
Cost: $125

If you are new to teacher evaluation or just need a refresher, this session is for you. Evaluators will learn how to conduct classroom observations, feedback sessions, and effectively use a Teacher Effectiveness Rubric.

School Reentry Series: Supporting Students & Families Through Re-Opening

Presenter: Counselor Connect Tactic Team
Begins: July 21 - 9:00 am EDT
Duration: 4 Sessions
Cost: FREE

As districts welcome students back to school, student service professionals, educators, and school leaders will play a vital role in supporting trauma-informed transition for students, families, and staff.

Teacher Evaluation Training for Evaluators

Presenter: Laurie Ferry, Director of Professional Learning, CIESC
Begins: August 11 - 8:30am EDT
Duration: 7 Hours
Cost: $125

If you are new to teacher evaluation or just need a refresher, this session is for you. Evaluators will learn how to conduct classroom observations, feedback sessions, and effectively use a Teacher Effectiveness Rubric.

The New Science Teacher’s What You Didn’t Learn From Student Teaching Handbook

Presenter: Dr. Christy Hilton, CIESC Professional Learning Specialist
Begins: August 17 - October 5 - 6:30 p.m. EDT
Duration: 8 1-Hour Sessions
Cost: $75

This book study is for new or novice science teachers. Through 8 virtual meetings, participants will be introduced to the 12 specific steps that will build the path to becoming a successful science teacher.

Teacher Evaluation Training for Evaluators

Presenter: Laurie Ferry, Director of Professional Learning, CIESC
Begins: August 25 - 8:30am EDT
Duration: 7 Hours
Cost: $125

If you are new to teacher evaluation or just need a refresher, this session is for you. Evaluators will learn how to conduct classroom observations, feedback sessions, and effectively use a Teacher Effectiveness Rubric.

Group Work that Works – Creating a Classroom Culture of Collaboration Series

Presenter: Lena Darnay, CIESC Professional Learning Specialist
Begins: August 31 - 4:00 pm EDT
Duration: 2 1.5 Hour Sessions
Cost: $75

Collaboration is a key skill for students to build and practice, however it is often hard to facilitate and assess. In this 2-part series, we will explore strategies to create effective groups, develop protocols for group communication and resilience, and support differentiated instruction within collaborative groups.

Explicit Instruction with Early Literacy Strategies Series

Presenter: Michelle Elia, Ohio Literacy Lead, Instructional Consultant
Begins: September 1 - 8:30 am EDT
Duration: 3 7-Hour Sessions
Cost: $275

Research tells us that reading is a science that must be explicitly taught. To best support and accelerate reading for our students, we need to use explicit instructional techniques that model and engage our students (both in-person and virtually).

Accelerate, Don’t Remediate: Closing the Gap for our Math Students Grades K-5

Presenter: Laurie Ferry, Director of Professional Learning, CIESC
Begins: September 9 - 8:00 am EDT
Duration: 3 Hours
Cost: $50

Recent research has shown that learning acceleration, not remediation is the key to closing learning gaps for math students. In this session, we will examine exactly what learning acceleration looks like in a K-5 math classroom.

Student-Centered Coaching Cadre

Presenter: Dr. Christy Hilton, CIESC Professional Learning Specialist
Begins: September 9 - 8:30 am EDT
Duration: 3 6.5-Hour Sessions
Cost: $350

Student-Centered Coaching introduces a novel way of delivering instructional coaching that puts the needs of students’ front-and-center.

Accelerate, Don’t Remediate: Closing the Gap for our Math Students Grades 6-8

Presenter: Laurie Ferry, Director of Professional Learning, CIESC
Begins: September 9 - 12:00 pm EDT
Duration: 3 Hours
Cost: $50

Recent research has shown that learning acceleration, not remediation is the key to closing learning gaps for math students. In this session, we will examine exactly what learning acceleration looks like in a 6-8 math classroom.

Engaging, Empowering, and Equitable: Learner Centered Lesson Design

Presenter: Lena Darnay, CIESC Professional Learning Specialist
Begins: September 13 - October 22
Duration: 6 Week Course
Cost: $150

In this self-paced course, we will look at strategies for sparking student engagement and curiosity, empowering students with choice and agency, and developing a learning space that is equitable and accessible.

Getting Your STEM-entum Back!

Presenter: Amanda McCammon, Indiana STEM Ecosystem Lead
Begins: September 14 - 12:30 EDT
Duration: 3 Hours
Cost: $50

High-quality STEM practices transform teaching and learning! However, a critical first step is to develop an understanding of how STEM is already being used to gain momentum and positively impact students across the state and country.

Accelerating Learning Math Series: 15 High Impact Visible Learning Math Strategies

Presenter: Laurie Ferry, Director of Professional Learning, CIESC
Begins: September 15 - 4:00 pm EDT
Duration: 4 1.5-Hour Sessions
Cost: $150

John Hattie’s Visible Learning research has resulted in a list of 15 high-impact math strategies that have shown to result in a significant growth in student achievement over a year’s worth of time.

STEM School Certification – Tackling the Evidence

Presenter: Dr. Christy Hilton, CIESC Professional Learning Specialist
Begins: September 16 - 8:30am EDT
Duration: 7.5 Hours
Cost: $125

If you are exploring or currently working towards STEM School Certification this workshop will give you the insights and tools that you need to ensure you have the evidence necessary for the evidence portion of the application.

Lunch Bunch: Infused Inquiry – 5 Part Series

Presenter: Lena Darnay, CIESC Professional Learning Specialist
Begins: September 27 - 11:00 am EDT
Duration: 5 30-minute sessions
Cost: $75

Let’s do lunch! Join us for quick, 30-min sessions focused on breaking down the elements of the 5 E’s Inquiry Model and looking at free digital tools and resources for each phase.

Transformative Teaching & Learning Bootcamp Series

Presenter: Amanda McCammon, Indiana STEM Ecosystem Lead
Begins: September 28 - 8:30 am EDT
Duration: 3 8-Hour Days
Cost: $125

Learn the fundamentals and how to model the practices of PBL & inquiry-based approaches to teaching and learning through an immersive experience.

Teacher Evaluation Training for Evaluators – Region 8 – In-Person

Presenter: Cindy McKinney, Program Director, Region 8 ESC
Begins: September 28 - 8:30 am EDT
Duration: 7 Hours
Cost: $125

If you are new to teacher evaluation or just need a refresher, this session is for you. Evaluators will learn how to conduct classroom observations, feedback sessions, and effectively use a Teacher Effectiveness Rubric.

Accelerating Learning Math Series: Supporting Struggling Math Students

Presenter: Laurie Ferry, Director of Professional Learning, CIESC
Begins: September 29 - 8:30 am EDT
Duration: 2 7-Hour Sessions
Cost: $250

This 2-day series addresses the key concerns all math educators are planning for right now. In this session, we will discuss the difference between surface, deep, and transfer learning and which strategies are best for each phase of learning.

Teacher Evaluation Training for Evaluators – Region 8 – Virtual

Presenter: Cindy McKinney, Program Director, Region 8 ESC
Begins: October 5 - 8:30 am EDT
Duration: 7 Hours
Cost: $125

If you are new to teacher evaluation or just need a refresher, this session is for you. Evaluators will learn how to conduct classroom observations, feedback sessions, and effectively use a Teacher Effectiveness Rubric.

Preparing Hireable Hoosiers for Leaders

Presenter: Amanda McCammon, Indiana STEM Ecosystem Lead
Begins: October 5 - 9:00 am EDT
Duration: 3 Hours
Cost: $50

Educational leaders benefit from fully understanding the expectations of career readiness within the K-12 space and Indiana employability skills standards required by our state to be implemented by grade band into ALL schools in Indiana.

Preparing Hireable Hoosiers for Educators

Presenter: Amanda McCammon, Indiana STEM Ecosystem Lead
Begins: October 5 - 12:30 pm EDT
Duration: 3 Hours
Cost: $50

Indiana educators are now expected to incorporate career readiness and employability skills standards into their K-12 instruction. Understanding how to implement the Indiana Employability Skills grade band standards into units of instruction in a meaningful way is key to bringing life to career development in your classroom and making it more than just a one off career day event!

Creating Thinking Cultures

Presenter: Cindy McKinney, Program Director, Region 8 ESC
Begins: October 12 - 4:00 pm EDT
Duration: 9 1-Hour Sessions
Cost: $150

We all want students to think on deeper levels, but how do we get there? Each week, you will learn about 6 new strategies to engage students and choose 1 or 2 to try in your classrooms.

Accelerating Learning Math Series: Enhancing Student Engagement and Empowerment in the Math Classroom

Presenter: Laurie Ferry, Director of Professional Learning, CIESC
Begins: October 25
Duration: 5 Weeks
Cost: $150

Supporting all learners in mathematics requires engagement by all students. In this self-paced 6-week course, we will explore instructional strategies that encourage student engagement by empowering them to own their learning.

Why Can’t My Staff Just Get Along?

Presenter: Dr. Christy Hilton, CIESC Professional Learning Specialist
Begins: November 10 - 8:30 am EST
Duration: 4 Hours
Cost: $50

It is a common occurrence for staff members to experience conflict while on the job. This conflict often arises due to personality types and communication issues.

Accelerating Learning Math Series: Building a Partnership Between Formative Assessment and Student Feedback in Mathematics

Presenter: Laurie Ferry, Director of Professional Learning, CIESC
Begins: November 17 - 8:30 am EST
Duration: 2 7-Hour Sessions
Cost: $250

As we address the need to fill gaps for math students, frequent formative assessments are crucial to help teachers inform and adjust their instruction.

Teacher Evaluation Training for Evaluators – WVESC – Virtual

Presenter: Tami Hicks, Director of Professiional Learning, Wabash Valley Education Center
Begins: November 18 - 8:30 am EST
Duration: 7 Hours
Cost: $125

If you are new to teacher evaluation or just need a refresher, this session is for you. Evaluators will learn how to conduct classroom observations, feedback sessions, and effectively use a Teacher Effectiveness Rubric.

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