3 ACTIVE VIRTUAL COURSES
- updated August 2022 -
UNDERSTANDING & SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA
Link refreshed! Self-paced online course available through 6/30/2023 : )
Designed by consultant and literacy specialist Genevieve Thomas (Spark Educational Consulting), in partnership with School Services of Montana, this asynchronous, online course engages you in learning experiences that support deepening your understanding of dyslexia, including how the reading process breaks down for individuals with dyslexia. Through videos, resource exploration, reading, and reflection, you will learn research-based best practices for supporting students with dyslexia and other reading disabilities, aligned with the Science of Reading, including instructional strategies, screening and assessment, accommodations, adaptive technology, and more!
>> Visit the International Dyslexia Association's collection of fact sheets about dyslexia, which include topics ranging from implementing accommodations to advocating for students with dyslexia!
IMPLEMENTING PLC'S IN MONTANA SCHOOLS
- a self-paced course, approximately 3 hours -
Interested in implementing PLCs but don’t know where to start? This introductory course provides the information and resources you need to explore and implement PLC's in your school or district. With approximately 3 hours of learning over three course modules, you’ll be able to build background knowledge and gain the resources you need to get started, in bite-sized chunks. The three modules included are:
TRAUMA-INFORMED APPROACHES FOR EDUCATORS
- brought to you by Rise Educational Consulting, LLC in partnership with School Services of Montana -
45 OPI Renewal Units available PER Module!
This online, asynchronous course offering, led by former K-12 teachers and administrators (Dr. Lauren Davis and Dr. Rebecca Buchanan), provides an in-depth look into the physiological and psychological impacts of childhood trauma, also known as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). This course is intended to benefit both classroom teachers and school administrators, in addition to instructional support personnel.
COST - discounts available for SSoM Member Districts. Contact SSoM Director of Education Services for a quote.