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Classroom Management-Part 1
January 11, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Classroom Management-Part 1. Six hours PD credit provided upon completion of Part 2; dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Wednesday, January 11, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Register at PD Central.
 




Diversity Training-Module 1
January 18, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity-Module 1: "Understanding Diversity"

Session Goals:
• Define diversity
• Understanding the dimensions of diversity
• Experience how group membership affects self-perception and perception of others
• Reflect on how diversity affects our students, co-workers, and communities

This training was developed by the National Education Association and is facilitated by JCTA Teacher Cadre Members; 2.5 hours PD credit; dinner provided. Wednesday, January 18th. Register at PD Central.
 




Know Your Contract
January 18, 2017
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Know Your Contract. No PD credit; dinner provided. Led by JCTA UniServ Directors Elana Crane and Liesa Daly, this two-hour workshop helps participants learn their rights and responsibilities under our contract, understand the grievance process, and know the answers to frequently-asked contract questions. Wednesday, January 18, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
 




Classroom Management-Part 2
January 19, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Classroom Management-Part 2. Six hours PD credit (when combined with Part 1); dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Thursday, January 19, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Register at PD Central.
 




Diversity Training-Module 2
January 25, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity-Module 2: Developing Cultural Identity: Exploring Our Core Values & Beliefs

Session Goals:

·       Explain the depth and breadth of diversity

·       Identify core values

·       Identify the relationship between core values and behavior

·       Demonstrate the impact of values, beliefs, feelings, and self-concept on behavior

·       Explore how assumptions, prejudices, and biases are formed

 

This training was developed by the National Education Association and led by JCTA Teacher Cadre members; 2.5 hours PD credit; dinner provided; Wednesday, April 26th. Register at PD Central.




Erasing Student Loans and Debt
January 26, 2017
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Erasing Student Loans and Debt. No PD credit; snacks provided. Presented by NEA Member Benefits Representative Guy Kendall-Freas, this workshop covers the forgiveness options of some types of student loans, options for repayment, and do’s and don’ts for loans. Thursday, January 26, 4:30-6 p.m.
 




Diversity Training-Module 3
February 1, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity-Module 3: Reacting to Differences

Session Goals:

·       Understand the terms “Insiders” and “Outsiders” when discussing identity groups

·       Examine how differences can result in negative “Insider and Outsider” relationships

·       Identify the “Insiders” and “Outsiders” in your school, district, and/or association

·       Explore ways you can work to change the dynamics of social oppression

 

This training was developed by the National Education Association and led by JCTA Teacher Cadre members; 2.5 hours PD credit; dinner provided; Wednesday, February 1st. Register at PD Central.  




Diversity Training-Module 4
February 8, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity-Module 4: Valuing Diversity

Session Goals:

·       Define “diversity competence” and explore its various stages

·       Identify how the lack of diversity competence offends individuals/groups

·       Explore methods to enhance communication when we have been offended

·       Develop action plans to apply diversity principles in our own environments

 

This training was developed by the National Education Association and is led by JCTA Teacher Cadre members; 2.5 hours PD credit; dinner provided; Wednesday, February 8th.  Register on PD Central.

 




When Can I Afford to Retire?
February 9, 2017
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

When Can I Afford to Retire? No PD credit; snacks provided. Presented by NEA member Benefits Representative Guy Kendall-Freas, this workshop aims to increase members’ awareness of their retirement system, their pension payout options, health care costs and more. Participants will be able to determine if they are on the right track in their retirement preparations and, if not, what their options are, including sheltering severance pay and purchasable service credit options. An overview of how the Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provisions (GPO/WEP) affect social security will also be provided. Thursday, February 9, 4:30-6 p.m.
 




Understanding the Transfer Process
February 16, 2017
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process. No PD credit; snacks provided.  JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process.  Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information.  Thursday, February 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m.




Classroom Management-Parts 1 & 2
February 18, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Classroom Management-Parts 1 & 2. Six hours PD credit; lunch provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Saturday, February 18, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Register at PD Central.
 




Classroom Management-Part 1
February 20, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Classroom Management-Part 1. Six hours PD credit (upon completion of Part 2); dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Monday, February 20, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Register at PD Central.
 




Understanding the Transfer Process
February 22, 2017
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process. No PD credit; snacks provided.  JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process.  Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information.  Wednesday, February 22, 4:30-6:30 p.m.




Know Your Contract
March 2, 2017
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Know Your Contract. No PD credit; dinner provided. Led by JCTA UniServ Directors Elana Crane and Liesa Daly, this two-hour workshop helps participants learn their rights and responsibilities under our contract, understand the grievance process, and know the answers to frequently-asked contract questions. Thursday, March 2, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
 




Understanding the Transfer Process
March 6, 2017
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process. No PD credit; snacks provided.  JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process.  Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information.  Monday, March 6, 4:30-6:30 p.m.




Classroom Management-Part 2
March 8, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Classroom Management-Pat 2. Six hours PD credit (after completing Part 1); dinner provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching.  Wednesday, March 8, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Register at PD Central.
 




Understanding the Transfer Process
March 14, 2017
5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process. No PD credit; snacks provided.  JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process.  Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information. Tuesday, March 14, 5:15-7:15 p.m.




Understanding the Transfer Process
March 16, 2017
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Understanding the Transfer Process. No PD credit; snacks provided.  JCTA UniServ Directors will familiarize members with the transfer request process.  Learn about voluntary and involuntary transfers, timelines, and school information. Thursday, March 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m.




Diversity Training-Modules 1-4
March 25, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Diversity. 7 hours PD credit; lunch provided.  This training was developed by the National Education Association and is led by JCTA Teacher Cadre members; topics covered include core beliefs and how they shape your interactions with others, strategies for handling hot buttons, and social justice. Saturday, March 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Register at PD Central.




Classroom Management-Parts 1 & 2
April 15, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Classroom Management-Parts 1 & 2. Six hours PD credit; lunch provided. This training was created and is taught by JCTA members who are classroom teachers. Learn strategies to help you be more successful in your teaching. Saturday, April 15, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Register at PD Central.
 




Diversity Training-Module 2
April 26, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity-Module 1: Understanding Diversity

Session Goals:
• Define diversity
• Understanding the dimensions of diversity
• Experience how group membership affects self-perception and perception of others
• Reflect on how diversity affects our students, co-workers, and communities

This training was developed by the National Education Association and is led by JCTA Teacher Cadre members; 2.5 hours PD credit; dinner provided; Wednesday April 26, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Register at PD Central.
 




Diversity Training-Module 3
May 3, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity-Module 3: Reacting to Differences

Session Goals:

·       Understand the terms “Insiders” and “Outsiders” when discussing identity groups

·       Examine how differences can result in negative “Insider and Outsider” relationships

·       Identify the “Insiders” and “Outsiders” in your school, district, and/or association

·       Explore ways you can work to change the dynamics of social oppression

 

This training was developed by the National Education Association and led by JCTA Teacher Cadre members; 2.5 hours PD credit; dinner provided; Wednesday, May 3rd. Register at PD Central. 




Diversity Training-Module 4
May 10, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity-Module 4: Valuing Diversity

Session Goals:

·       Define “diversity competence” and explore its various stages

·       Identify how the lack of diversity competence offends individuals/groups

·       Explore methods to enhance communication when we have been offended

·       Develop action plans to apply diversity principles in our own environments

 

This training was developed by the National Education Association and is led by JCTA Teacher Cadre members; 2.5 hours PD credit; dinner provided; Wednesday, May 10th.  Register on PD Central.




Diversity Module I
October 4, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diversity. Two and a half hours PD credit; dinner provided. This training was developed by the National Education Association; Module I objectives include:


• Understanding the dimensions of diversity
• Experience how group membership affects self-perception and perception of others
• Reflect on how diversity affects our students, co-workers, and communities

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 4:30-7:30 pm.
 


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