Professional Learning


2019-20 CAREI Professional Learning Opportunities

CAREI BOOK STUDY 1

Effective Universal Instruction: An Action-Oriented Approach to Improving Tier 1

Join author Dr. Kim Gibbons in a guided book study of her new book on effective universal instruction and obtain tools and resources for evaluating and improving universal instruction. Topics include learning targets, universal assessments, determining effectiveness of Tier 1, identification of barriers to effective universal instruction, action planning for improvement, fidelity of universal instruction, evaluating improvement efforts, and sustaining effective practices. All sessions are 11:30am to 1:00pm and will meet virtually via Zoom.

DATES
November 12, December 17, January 14, February 25, and March 24

COST
Non-member Individual | $480 per person for all sessions (book included)
CAREI Assembly Member Individual | $400 per person for all sessions (book included)

Non-member Team | $1200 per team of four for all sessions (books included)
CAREI Assembly Member Team | $1000 per team of four for all sessions (books included)

CAREI BOOK STUDY 2

TBD Based on District Assembly Member Interests

DATES
TBD

COST
Non-member Individual | $480 per person for all sessions (book included)
CAREI Assembly Member Individual | $400 per person for all sessions (book included)

Non-member Team | $1200 per team of four for all sessions (books included)
CAREI Assembly Member Team | $1000 per team of four for all sessions (books included)

NETWORKED IMPROVEMENT COMMUNITY (NIC)

Attendance and Chronic Absenteeism

Build your capacity to improve student outcomes by participating in groups organized around common problems of practice, which in 2019-20 will focus on issues of attendance and chronic absenteeism. With other NIC members, you will develop and implement a strategy matched to your need, and measure the impact and refine the strategy based on impact with assistance from CAREI. You will receive data collaboration protocols and gain practical information to support continuous improvement.

DATES
TBD

COST
Non-member Team | $5000 per team
CAREI Assembly Member Team | $4000 per team

PROBLEM-SOLVING TEAMS

Build your school problem-solving team’s capacity to evaluate intervention effectiveness using a systematic approach. Your teams will learn about effective teaming practices and processes to evaluate student outcomes, how to match interventions to student need, and how to evaluate intervention effectiveness. Each team will receive data collaboration protocols and gain practical information to support best practices in data-based decision-making. In addition, there will be a monthly coaching session with team facilitators to provide technical assistance for implementation. Teams may participate onsite (U of M St. Paul Campus). All sessions are 10am to 3pm.

DATES
December 5, February 5, March 5, April 15

COST
General Registration | $2500 per team of eight
CAREI Assembly Members | $2000 per team of eight

WEBINAR

Increase your team’s skills using interactive webinars via Zoom. Topics will be dependent on CAREI Member District priorities.

DATES
TBD

COST
CAREI Assembly Members | free
Non-member Individual | $100 per person for all sessions

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