Parenting the Love and Logic Way
Course Code: 1443
  • Saturday June 4th 2016 (8:30am - 4:00pm)
There is no more difficult, detailed and time-consuming job than raising children. Yet children come with no instruction manuals! The class "Parenting the Love and Logic Way" can be that manual in the areas of respectful communication and discipline. Attend this workshop to not only learn new techniques, but also be able to discuss it with parents of similar aged children.

At this session learn simple, low stress communication techniques that are effective with children from toddlers to teens. Avoid power struggles Guide your children to solve their own problems Model and teach responsibility and respectful communication Raise your children without raising the roof! Please note: When more than one person is registered, a "bring a friend" discount will be applied to this registration which reduces each registration by $12.50. Full payment confirms registration. Because we only take a 30-minute lunch break, please bring a sandwich or frozen entree to the class for yourself to eat. We will provide beverages and snacks. A certificate of attendance will be given at the end of the class
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Parenting and the Brain: How to Foster the Development of your Child's Mind (Without Losing Your Own)
Course Code: 9614
  • Tuesday July 12th 2016 (9:00am - 2:00pm)
Parenting doesn’t come with a manual, and most of us are not aware of how basic brain science impacts behavior, motivation, personality, attitude, and success. This workshop will engage participants in learning how to nurture mindsets for learning, connection, caring, and purpose in their children (from infant to adult). Learn how to effectively respond to emotions and behaviors in ways that foster grit, resilience, and a growth mindset. I won’t promise that your children will quit fighting over the remote, but we will have brain-based strategies in our toolbox to keep us sane (while inconspicuously teaching them strategies as well)!
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9 Essential Skills of the Love and Logic Classroom
Course Code: 9555
  • Tuesday August 9th 2016 (8:30am - 3:00pm)
    Wednesday August 10th 2016 (8:30am - 12:30pm)
Are you seeking ways to raise your test scores by spending less time disciplining and more time teaching?
Want to be more compliant with MDE for positive intervention?
Wish for less burnout?
The following concepts will be taught in the course: Neutralize arguing Delaying consequences Empathy Developing positive teacher/student relationships Setting limits with enforceable statements Using choices to prevent power struggles The Recovery process Quick and Easy Classroom Interventions Guiding Students to Own and Solve their Problems A workbook and handouts are included in the course. Lunch will be provided on August 9 and snacks and beverages on both days.

Credit options:
1. University of the Pacific (PEDU) credits. You may get 1, 2, or 3 credits depending upon completion of assigned homework.
Credits fees: 1 credit-$62.00, 2 credits-$124.00, and 3 credits-$186.00. For more information about University of the Pacific, go to http://www.teacherfriendly.com.It is recommended to get all credits approved by your school district prior to applying for PEDU credits.
PEDU No. for this workshop: 9001 Develop a New Learning Activity Practicum
2. 10 renewal units for a teaching certificate.
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Concussion Workshop - Morning Session
Course Code: 9622
  • Wednesday August 17th 2016 (8:30am - 11:30am)
To Play or Not to Play
Tom Jensen will talk about concussions in the athletic population. He will train you on, how one will figure out whether they should allow one to continue to play or if the injured should stop and see a doctor. The evaluation is one that athletic directors, teachers, coaches, and/or parents can do to help them decide what to do with their kids should they be injured.

Concussions/Mild TBI
Karla Fleming is doing a presentation that covers "everything" but focusing more time on the academic piece for the teachers and "What to know and how to advocate" for parents. Understanding the injury, common areas of deficit, recovery process, and importance for academic accommodations to facilitate timely recovery from the injury.


Lunch will be provided after the event.
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New Parent Coordinator Training
Course Code: 9517
  • Tuesday October 18th 2016 (10:00am - 11:30am)
Come to this training to learn about the Resource parent education program and accessing parent education dollars for your site.
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New Parent Coordinator Training
Course Code: 9521
  • Wednesday December 14th 2016 (10:00am - 11:30am)
Come to this training to learn about the Resource parent education program and accessing parent education dollars for your site.
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Parent Coordinator Forum
Course Code: 9522
  • Wednesday December 14th 2016 (12:30pm - 3:00pm)
Come to this forum to share and network with other parent coordinators regarding resources, speaker ideas and parent education program questions.
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