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Friday, January 15
 

8:00am

2015 STEM Symposium Engaging STEM in the Classroom through Applied Pedagogy - Session is located at Aiken Technical College

Any currently enrolled STEM MSRP teacher is required to attend this meeting.


Friday January 15, 2016 8:00am - 3:00pm
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801

8:00am

2015 STEM Symposium Engaging STEM in the Classroom through Applied Pedagogy - Session is located at Aiken Technical College

Any currently enrolled STEM MSRP teacher is required to attend this meeting.


Friday January 15, 2016 8:00am - 3:00pm
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803

8:00am

2015 STEM Symposium Engaging STEM in the Classroom through Applied Pedagogy - Session is located at Aiken Technical College

Any currently enrolled STEM MSRP teacher is required to attend this meeting.


Friday January 15, 2016 8:00am - 3:00pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829

8:30am

Unpacking DRA2 Results (*This is a required session for all K5 teachers. All K5 teachers must attend 1 DRA2 session. First Steps directors are welcome to attend, *Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend.) - MVHS: Room #313
Limited Capacity full

This workshop will unpack the assessment reports and guide you in setting goals and expectations for instruction and student outcomes while staying focused on the instructional cycle. Assess-Learn-Teach. Some of the questions we will explore are: After giving the first DRA2 assessment what did you learn about your students? What are your instructional next steps? What did you learn about the assessment? What questions do you have about the assessment and reports? What information did you use to set goals and expectations for your students? How will you be sure that the students are making adequate progress? How will you share this information with the families?

*this is a required session for all K5 teachers, First Steps directors are welcome to attend

*Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend


Presenter
avatar for Karen Miller

Karen Miller

Education Associate, South Carolina Department of Education
Karen Miller has been working in education for 20 + years. During this time she has taught in all grades K-7, provided instructional coaching for many years in 2 large elementary schools and most recently, she began working at SCDOE where she supports statewide assessment and intervention... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 90 Minutes

8:30am

Unpacking DRA2 Results (*This is a required session for all K5 teachers. All K5 teachers must attend 1 DRA2 session. First Steps directors are welcome to attend, *Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend.) - MVHS: Room #424
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will unpack the assessment reports and guide you in setting goals and expectations for instruction and student outcomes while staying focused on the instructional cycle. Assess-Learn-Teach. Some of the questions we will explore are: After giving the first DRA2 assessment what did you learn about your students? What are your instructional next steps? What did you learn about the assessment? What questions do you have about the assessment and reports? What information did you use to set goals and expectations for your students? How will you be sure that the students are making adequate progress? How will you share this information with the families?

*this is a required session for all K5 teachers, First Steps directors are welcome to attend

*Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend


Presenter
DR

Deia Roberts

Pearson Trainer


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 90 Minutes

8:30am

Fitnessgram Test Administration and Software Introduction - ALL PE TEACHERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AT JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY IN THE GYM

Learn how to properly administer the Fitnessgram tests required this year; explore the new fitnessgram software. *ALL PE TEACHERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AT JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY IN THE GYM BEGINNING AT 8:30 a.m. and ending at 10:00 a.m.  All PE teachers should report to their Literacy Conference site at the end of this session.


Presenter
avatar for Lori Secrist

Lori Secrist

Lori Secrist has taught elementary physical education for Aiken County for 18 years, served as the assistant principal for the Center for Innovative Learning, and now serves as the District Health and PE coordinator for Aiken County Schools and teaches at Chukker Creek Elementary... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented CIL
  • Session Length 90 minutes

8:30am

Fitnessgram Test Administration and Software Introduction - ALL PE TEACHERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AT JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY IN THE GYM

Learn how to properly administer the Fitnessgram tests required this year; explore the new fitnessgram software. *ALL PE TEACHERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AT JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY IN THE GYM BEGINNING AT 8:30 a.m. and ending at 10:00 a.m.  All PE teachers should report to their Literacy Conference site at the end of this session.


Presenter
avatar for Lori Secrist

Lori Secrist

Lori Secrist has taught elementary physical education for Aiken County for 18 years, served as the assistant principal for the Center for Innovative Learning, and now serves as the District Health and PE coordinator for Aiken County Schools and teaches at Chukker Creek Elementary... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Jefferson Elementary 170 Flint Drive, Warrenville, SC
  • School Represented Center for Innovative Learning (CIL)
  • Session Length 90 Minutes

8:30am

Fitnessgram Test Administration and Software Introduction - ALL PE TEACHERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AT JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY IN THE GYM

Learn how to properly administer the Fitnessgram tests required this year; explore the new fitnessgram software. *ALL PE TEACHERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AT JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY IN THE GYM BEGINNING AT 8:30 a.m. and ending at 10:00 a.m.  All PE teachers should report to their Literacy Conference site at the end of this session.


Presenter
avatar for Lori Secrist

Lori Secrist

Lori Secrist has taught elementary physical education for Aiken County for 18 years, served as the assistant principal for the Center for Innovative Learning, and now serves as the District Health and PE coordinator for Aiken County Schools and teaches at Chukker Creek Elementary... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented CIL
  • Session Length 90 minutes

8:30am

Fitnessgram Test Administration and Software Introduction - ALL PE TEACHERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AT JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY IN THE GYM

Learn how to properly administer the Fitnessgram tests required this year; explore the new fitnessgram software. *ALL PE TEACHERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AT JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY IN THE GYM BEGINNING AT 8:30 a.m. and ending at 10:00 a.m.  All PE teachers should report to their Literacy Conference site at the end of this session.


Presenter
avatar for Lori Secrist

Lori Secrist

Lori Secrist has taught elementary physical education for Aiken County for 18 years, served as the assistant principal for the Center for Innovative Learning, and now serves as the District Health and PE coordinator for Aiken County Schools and teaches at Chukker Creek Elementary... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented CIL
  • Session Length 90 minutes

8:30am

Comprehensive Health Education (Required for all Middle and High school teachers responsible for teaching Comprehensive Health Education) - AHS: Room# SM120
Limited Capacity seats available

The objectives for the 15th are

1. Understand the impact of Teen Pregnancy in South Carolina and Aiken County

2. Understand the importance of using evidence based approaches to preventing teen pregnancy

3. Narrow down options of curriculum that best fit the Community, the teachers and the students of Aiken County.


Presenter
CR

Chris Rollinson

Technical Assistance Coordinator, South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen PregnancyChris holds a BS in Sociology with a minor in Psychology from Charleston Southern University. Prior to joining the SC Campaign, Chris served as a Community Relations Specialist in Berkeley County (CAPP... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 90 Minutes

8:30am

Middle Level CTE-STEM Exploratory: Session is located at the Aiken County Career Center
This session is for Middle School STEM Exploratory teachers ONLY. At the end of this session, participants will be able to reflect on facilitator experience, recognize objectives of the course, and construct suggestions on STEM classroom management.

Presenter
MB

Mallory Bodine

Mallory Bodine is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in Middle Level Education (Science and Social Studies), and a Master of Curriculum and Instruction from Augusta University. After teaching 6th, 7th, and 8th grade science she took the role of CTE-STEM... Read More →



Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 11:30am
Aiken County Career & Technology Center 2455 Jefferson Davis Highway, Warrenville SC 29851
  • School Represented Aiken County Career & Technology Center
  • Session Length 180 minutes

8:30am

GOLD DSS-CDEP credits awarded (*this is a required session for 4K teachers, must attend either the morning or afternoon session. First Steps directors are welcome to attend.) - MVHS: Room 406 Computer Lab
Limited Capacity full

Pre-Kindergarten teachers will learn to use their literacy and language data from GOLD to plan activities to meet the individual needs of their students. Teachers will leave the session knowing how to be intentional in their planning and progress monitoring of literacy skills. DSS-CDEP credits awarded 

*This is a required session for 4K teachers. Must attend either the morning or afternoon session.First Steps directors are welcome to attend.


Presenter
CR

Charlotte Rice

With more than twenty years of experience in early childhood education, Charlotte Rice has worked in the classroom as a teacher, as a director of a NAEYC accredited program, and as an adjunct professor teaching child development classes. Charlotte is passionate about providing teachers... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 11:50am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 180 minutes

8:30am

Chemistry I ACPSD Curriculum Team - AHS: Room# SM210
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will be actively engaged in designing the scope and sequence for the ACPSD Chemistry I Curriculum Map.

Presenter
MD

Micki Dove

Content Interventionist, Aiken County Public Schools


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 11:50am
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented District Office
  • Session Length 180 minutes

8:30am

Suicide Assessment Protocol: New Procedures in Aiken County (This all day session is mandatory for all school counselors, Special Programs counselors, and school psychologists.) - Located at BLC
This all day session is mandatory for all school counselors, Special Programs counselors, and school psychologists. Participants will be taught to use the new assessment protocol so that risk level can be accurately assessed. Procedures to be implemented following the assessment will be included.


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 4:10pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented District Office
  • Session Length 360 minutes

8:30am

Suicide Assessment Protocol: New Procedures in Aiken County (This all day session is mandatory for all school counselors, Special Programs counselors, and school psychologists.) - Located at BLC
This all day session is mandatory for all school counselors, Special Programs counselors, and school psychologists. Participants will be taught to use the new assessment protocol so that risk level can be accurately assessed. Procedures to be implemented following the assessment will be included.


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 4:10pm
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented District Office
  • Session Length 360 minutes

8:30am

Suicide Assessment Protocol: New Procedures in Aiken County (This all day session is mandatory for all school counselors, Special Programs counselors, and school psychologists.) - Located at BLC
This all day session is mandatory for all school counselors, Special Programs counselors, and school psychologists. Participants will be taught to use the new assessment protocol so that risk level can be accurately assessed. Procedures to be implemented following the assessment will be included.


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 4:10pm
Byrd Learning Center 1 Willis Circle, Graniteville, SC
  • School Represented District Office
  • Session Length 360 minutes

8:30am

Suicide Assessment Protocol: New Procedures in Aiken County This all day session is mandatory for all school counselors, Special Programs counselors, and school psychologists. - Located at BLC
This all day session is mandatory for all school counselors, Special Programs counselors, and school psychologists. Participants will be taught to use the new assessment protocol so that risk level can be accurately assessed. Procedures to be implemented following the assessment will be included.


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 4:10pm
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented District Office
  • Session Length 360 minutes

10:20am

Unpacking DRA2 Results (*This is a required session for all K5 teachers. All K5 teachers must attend 1 DRA2 session. First Steps directors are welcome to attend, *Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend.) - MVHS: Room #424
Limited Capacity filling up

This workshop will unpack the assessment reports and guide you in setting goals and expectations for instruction and student outcomes while staying focused on the instructional cycle. Assess-Learn-Teach. Some of the questions we will explore are: After giving the first DRA2 assessment what did you learn about your students? What are your instructional next steps? What did you learn about the assessment? What questions do you have about the assessment and reports? What information did you use to set goals and expectations for your students? How will you be sure that the students are making adequate progress? How will you share this information with the families?

*this is a required session for all K5 teachers, First Steps directors are welcome to attend

*Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend


Presenter
DR

Deia Roberts

Pearson Trainer


Friday January 15, 2016 10:20am - 11:50am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 90 Minutes

1:00pm

The Profile of the SC Graduate (*Required for All High School Teachers) - AHS: Gym
Limited Capacity filling up

Are all students meeting the profile?  How can more students meet the profile?

Participants will receive a detailed overview of SC’s Profile of a Graduate.  Included in the overview will be discussion of implications for local districts and high school educators.  

**Required Session: This session is being offered at 1:00, 2:10, and 3:15.  Attendance at one of the three sessions is required for all HS teachers who are not presenting or attending other required meetings during these times. 


Presenter
MB

Melanie Barton

Melanie Barton is Executive Director for the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (EOC). Barton has been with the EOC since 2001. Her work on the staff began when she worked part-time staffing the Parent Involvement Subcommittee and advising the EOC on spending recommendations... Read More →



Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 60 minutes

1:00pm

Unpacking DRA 2 Results (*This is a required session for all K5 teachers. All K5 teachers must attend 1 DRA2 session.First Steps directors are welcome to attend, *Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend.) - MVHS: Room #313
Limited Capacity filling up

This workshop will unpack the assessment reports and guide you in setting goals and expectations for instruction and student outcomes while staying focused on the instructional cycle. Assess-Learn-Teach. Some of the questions we will explore are: After giving the first DRA2 assessment what did you learn about your students? What are your instructional next steps? What did you learn about the assessment? What questions do you have about the assessment and reports? What information did you use to set goals and expectations for your students? How will you be sure that the students are making adequate progress? How will you share this information with the families?

*this is a required session for all K5 teachers, First Steps directors are welcome to attend

*Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend


Presenter
avatar for Karen Miller

Karen Miller

Education Associate, South Carolina Department of Education
Karen Miller has been working in education for 20 + years. During this time she has taught in all grades K-7, provided instructional coaching for many years in 2 large elementary schools and most recently, she began working at SCDOE where she supports statewide assessment and intervention... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 90 Minutes

1:00pm

Unpacking DRA2 Results (*This is a required session for all K5 teachers. All K5 teachers must attend 1 DRA2 session. First Steps directors are welcome to attend, *Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend.) - MVHS: Room #210
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will unpack the assessment reports and guide you in setting goals and expectations for instruction and student outcomes while staying focused on the instructional cycle. Assess-Learn-Teach. Some of the questions we will explore are: After giving the first DRA2 assessment what did you learn about your students? What are your instructional next steps? What did you learn about the assessment? What questions do you have about the assessment and reports? What information did you use to set goals and expectations for your students? How will you be sure that the students are making adequate progress? How will you share this information with the families?

*this is a required session for all K5 teachers, First Steps directors are welcome to attend

*Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend


Presenter
DR

Deia Roberts

Pearson Trainer


Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 90 minutes

1:00pm

Comprehensive Health Education (Required for all Middle and High school teachers responsible for teaching Comprehensive Health Education) - SAHS: Room# 202
Limited Capacity filling up

The objectives for the 15th are

1. Understand the impact of Teen Pregnancy in South Carolina and Aiken County

2. Understand the importance of using evidence based approaches to preventing teen pregnancy

3. Narrow down options of curriculum that best fit the Community, the teachers and the students of Aiken County.


Presenter
CR

Chris Rollinson

Technical Assistance Coordinator, South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen PregnancyChris holds a BS in Sociology with a minor in Psychology from Charleston Southern University. Prior to joining the SC Campaign, Chris served as a Community Relations Specialist in Berkeley County (CAPP... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 90 minutes

1:00pm

ACME Meeting for Media Specialists ( Required for all Media Specialists)- KMS: Room# Media Center
At the end of this session participants will be able to set up Universal Search within Destiny and more fully implement ebooks in their catalog. Participants will also discuss current trends and issues with literacy and libraries in our district and how they apply to our schools.  *Meeting will last all afternoon.

Presenter
avatar for Michelle King

Michelle King

Michelle King has been teaching for 17 years and all but 2 of those have been at Kennedy Middle. After 6 years teaching 7th grade ELA, she completed her MLIS and moved into the library at Redcliffe and then came home to Kennedy. She loves working in the media center because no two... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803

1:00pm

ACME Meeting for Media Specialists ( Required for all Media Specialists)- KMS: Room# Media Center
At the end of this session participants will be able to set up Universal Search within Destiny and more fully implement ebooks in their catalog. Participants will also discuss current trends and issues with literacy and libraries in our district and how they apply to our schools. 

Presenter
avatar for Michelle King

Michelle King

Michelle King has been teaching for 17 years and all but 2 of those have been at Kennedy Middle. After 6 years teaching 7th grade ELA, she completed her MLIS and moved into the library at Redcliffe and then came home to Kennedy. She loves working in the media center because no two... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • Session Length 180 minutes

1:00pm

ACME Meeting for Media Specialists ( Required for all Media Specialists)- KMS: Room# Media Center
At the end of this session participants will be able to set up Universal Search within Destiny and more fully implement ebooks in their catalog. Participants will also discuss current trends and issues with literacy and libraries in our district and how they apply to our schools.  *Meeting will last all afternoon.

Presenter
avatar for Michelle King

Michelle King

Michelle King has been teaching for 17 years and all but 2 of those have been at Kennedy Middle. After 6 years teaching 7th grade ELA, she completed her MLIS and moved into the library at Redcliffe and then came home to Kennedy. She loves working in the media center because no two... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • Session Length 180 minutes

1:00pm

ACME Meeting for Media Specialists ( Required for all Media Specialists)- KMS: Room# Media Center
At the end of this session participants will be able to set up Universal Search within Destiny and more fully implement ebooks in their catalog. Participants will also discuss current trends and issues with literacy and libraries in our district and how they apply to our schools.  *Meeting will last all afternoon.

Presenter
avatar for Michelle King

Michelle King

Michelle King has been teaching for 17 years and all but 2 of those have been at Kennedy Middle. After 6 years teaching 7th grade ELA, she completed her MLIS and moved into the library at Redcliffe and then came home to Kennedy. She loves working in the media center because no two... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Kennedy Middle School, Media Center
  • School Represented Kennedy Middle
  • Session Length 180 minutes

1:00pm

GOLD DSS-CDEP credits awarded (*this is a required session for 4K teachers. Must attend either the morning or afternoon session.First Steps directors are welcome to attend.) - MVHS: Room 406 - Computer Lab
Limited Capacity seats available

Pre-Kindergarten teachers will learn to use their literacy and language data from GOLD to plan activities to meet the individual needs of their students. Teachers will leave the session knowing how to be intentional in their planning and progress monitoring of literacy skills. DSS-CDEP credits awarded 

*This is a required session for 4K teachers. Must attend either the morning or afternoon session.First Steps directors are welcome to attend.


Presenter
CR

Charlotte Rice

With more than twenty years of experience in early childhood education, Charlotte Rice has worked in the classroom as a teacher, as a director of a NAEYC accredited program, and as an adjunct professor teaching child development classes. Charlotte is passionate about providing teachers... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 4:10pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 180 minutes

1:00pm

Environmental Studies ACPSD Curriculum Team - AHS: Room# SM210
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will be actively engaged in designing the scope and sequence for the ACPSD Environmental Studies Curriculum Map.

Presenter
MD

Micki Dove

Content Interventionist, Aiken County Public Schools


Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 4:10pm
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented District Office
  • Session Length 180 minutes

2:10pm

The Profile of the SC Graduate (*Required for All High School Teachers) - AHS: Gym
Limited Capacity seats available

Are all students meeting the profile?  How can more students meet the profile?

Participants will receive a detailed overview of SC’s Profile of a Graduate.  Included in the overview will be discussion of implications for local districts and high school educators. 

**Required Session: This session is being offered at 1:00, 2:10, and 3:15.  Attendance at one of the three sessions is required for all HS teachers who are not presenting or attending other required meetings during these times.


Presenter
MB

Melanie Barton

Melanie Barton is Executive Director for the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (EOC). Barton has been with the EOC since 2001. Her work on the staff began when she worked part-time staffing the Parent Involvement Subcommittee and advising the EOC on spending recommendations... Read More →



Friday January 15, 2016 2:10pm - 3:10pm
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 60 minutes

2:10pm

SS Curriculum Mapping - AHS: Room# SM111
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is required for all teachers of HS Government and Economics. 

Presenter
avatar for Dan Parent

Dan Parent

Content Interventionist, Aiken County Public Schools



Friday January 15, 2016 2:10pm - 4:10pm
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented District Office
  • Session Length 120

2:40pm

Unpacking DRA 2 Results (*This is a required session for all K5 teachers. All K5 teachers must attend 1 DRA2 session.First Steps directors are welcome to attend, *Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend.) - MVHS: Room #313
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will unpack the assessment reports and guide you in setting goals and expectations for instruction and student outcomes while staying focused on the instructional cycle. Assess-Learn-Teach. Some of the questions we will explore are: After giving the first DRA2 assessment what did you learn about your students? What are your instructional next steps? What did you learn about the assessment? What questions do you have about the assessment and reports? What information did you use to set goals and expectations for your students? How will you be sure that the students are making adequate progress? How will you share this information with the families?

*this is a required session for all K5 teachers, First Steps directors are welcome to attend

*Administrators and Reading Coaches are highly encouraged to attend


Presenter
avatar for Karen Miller

Karen Miller

Education Associate, South Carolina Department of Education
Karen Miller has been working in education for 20 + years. During this time she has taught in all grades K-7, provided instructional coaching for many years in 2 large elementary schools and most recently, she began working at SCDOE where she supports statewide assessment and intervention... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 2:40pm - 4:10pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • Session Length 90 minutes

3:15pm

The Profile of the SC Graduate (*Required for All High School Teachers) - AHS: Gym
Limited Capacity filling up

Are all students meeting the profile?  How can more students meet the profile?

Participants will receive a detailed overview of SC’s Profile of a Graduate.  Included in the overview will be discussion of implications for local districts and high school educators. 

**Required Session: This session is being offered at 1:00, 2:10, and 3:15.  Attendance at one of the three sessions is required for all HS teachers who are not presenting or attending other required meetings during these times.


Presenter
MB

Melanie Barton

Melanie Barton is Executive Director for the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (EOC). Barton has been with the EOC since 2001. Her work on the staff began when she worked part-time staffing the Parent Involvement Subcommittee and advising the EOC on spending recommendations... Read More →



Friday January 15, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 60 minutes