Professional Development Workshops
Marianne Landrith is a gifted endorsed certified teacher and Co-Chair for the Gifted Education Program in the Sunnyside Unified School District, and Coordinator of the Javits Grant for Sunnyside and Pima County Schools. Marianne has taught for 34 years in regular and gifted education. She has worked as a Teacher Trainer Mentor, Peer Coach Trainer, Program Facilitator and Career Ladder Peer Evaluator. She holds a B.A. in Elementary Education and an M.A. in Language, Reading and Culture.
Participants will focus on specific student engagement strategies, where they are most appropriate during a lesson, and lesson design. Planning opportunities will allow teachers to incorporate the best practices helping students meet learning targets, achieve more, stay motivated, collaborate and develop a sense of accomplishment.
Audience : K-12 Educators
Location: Santa Cruz County Complex, Courtroom A, Nogales, AZ
Course Dates: September 25, 2018 | 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost: Free | Lunch is on your own
Admin Luncheon Series
Human trafficking crosses all age, ethnic, neighborhood, and social economic boundaries.Attend this luncheon to learn some basic definitions, warning signs and red flags of human trafficking, hear the trends in our own community, better understand our obligation to report, and what and how to report when trafficking is suspected.
Human trafficking crosses all age, ethnic, neighborhood, and social economic boundaries.
Presenters: Members of Southern Arizona Anti-trafficking Unified Response Network (SAATURN)
Audience: School Administrators, Counselors, Teachers and School Resource Officers
Location: Abrams Public Health Center (Room 1106)
3950 S. Country Club Rd. #100, Tucson, AZ 85714
Payment PolicyPayments must be received five (5) business days prior to the start of the class. Payments can be in the form of a check, credit card, P-Card, or a school purchase order. Registrations within the five (5) day window must be paid immediately upon registering for the course. Cancellation & Refund PolicyCancellations must be submitted in writing five (5) business days prior to the start of the class to receive a refund. No refunds will be given for “no shows.” If courses are cancelled due to low enrollment, refunds will be issued to the individual or the school.
The course content includes current research and evidence based practices that are necessary for the development of the technical skills of reading along with academic vocabulary and deep comprehension. Important components of an effective comprehensive reading program designed to develop proficient readers, competent writers and critical thinkers are included in this material.
Units to include:
Audience: K-3rd grade teachers, K-5 ELL teachers, K-8 special education teachers
Course Dates: October 29- 30, November 13-15
Location: Pima County School Superintendent's Office | 200 N. Stone Tucson, AZ 85701
Course Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $75 for all 5-days (Assessment book and fundamentals of reading book included. Parking included. Lunch NOT included.)
This session explores the teaching and learning of math content through the lens of the Standards for Mathematical Practice for students K-12. It will deepen teachers’ understanding of what the mathematical practices are through classroom lessons, and why they are important to bring to their students as they transition into and through the Arizona’s Academic State Standards in Mathematics.
Course Dates: November 13, 2018 | 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Course Dates: November 29-30 and December 12-14, 2018
Cost: $75 for all 5-days (Assessment book and fundamentals of reading book included. Parking included; Lunch NOT included.)
Masonic Model Student Assistance Program (MMSAP) is an intensive three-day training workshop for “educators” whereby they learn to: identify, intervene with, and create appropriate intervention plans for students that may be at risk. This workshop trains a core team of four to eight educators from a school building in how to intervene early and effectively with students that display patterns of behaviors that threaten their success at school and in life. MMSAP involves practical practice sessions designed to simulate real events
Course Dates: January 14-16, 2019 | 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost for materials and lunch are covered by the Arizona Masonic Foundation.
This Booster class is designed as a follow-up session for participants who have already taken the 3-day MMSAP training. Participants revisit, reflect, and analyze their use of the MMSAP strategies in order to re-strengthen and enhance their existing programs. In the Masonic Model Student Assistance Program (MMSAP) “educators” learned to: identify, intervene with, and create appropriate intervention plans for students that may be at risk.
Audience: K-12 Educators
Course Dates: January 17, 2019 | 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost: Free -- Lunch and materials covered by the Arizona Masonic Foundation.
© 2017 Pima County School Superintendent's Office