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June 2007 
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  • .doc – Intervention Update, June 2007

MATH CONSULTANT (Job Posting with Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services)
Purpose: Provide support and professional development to local school districts and provide leadership in developing best practices in the provision of services to at-risk students or students with disabilities.
Responsible to: NKCES Special Education Cooperative Director
Details:
2007MathConsultant.doc

Posted June 15, 2007


Intervention - Other Training

EQUALS Family Math Training (optional for year-two MITs)
  • When:  June 4 - 5, 2007
                 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Presented by: EQUALS/Family Math author, Grace Coates
  • Location: Northern Kentucky University, Student Center Ballroom
  • Registration: Open to all primary (K—3) teachers. Optional for 2nd year MITs.
  • Payment: The Kentucky Center for Mathematics will pay the training fee. Schools will pay $55 for book, materials, and catering and they will pay the MIT for housing, mileage, stipend, and evening meals.
  • Housing: Comfort Suites, 420 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071
                   Group Number 4009, $71.00, 859.291.6700.
  • Contact: Alice Gabbard, KCM, gabbardal@nku.edu , 859.572.7691
  • Details: View the Family Math Flyer Summer 2007(.pdf)
  • Online Registration: Registration is now CLOSED
  • Registration Deadline:  May 4, 2007

Updated May 14, 2007

EKU Mathematics & Science Academy
The Eastern Kentucky University Mathematics and Science Academy is a week-long summer program (June 4-8, 2007) for talented rising high school juniors and seniors who have exhibited success in science or mathematics. This student-centered program is an opportunity for young Kentucky scholars to study mathematics and science at the college level under the mentorship of faculty and other professionals in a variety of science- and math-related fields.
FAQ - Schedule - Application - Reference Form

Posted January 18, 2007

Texas Instruments Training

Posted May 9, 2007

Number Worlds training:

  • Who:  Any teachers (non-MITs) or teacher assistants who would like to attend a one—day training for Number Worlds, you will find details and registration information online.
  • When:  June 7th, Danville (one day only for Number Worlds)
                June 8th, Danville (one--day Number Worlds program repeated from the 7th)
                June 18th, Bowling Green (one day only for Number Worlds)
                June 19th, Bowling Green (one--day Number Worlds program repeated from the 18th)
  • Details: Go to http://sraonline.com and click on Professional Development, Regional Conference, Mid-Atlantic, Training, and scroll down for Kentucky.

Posted May 21, 2007

Math Literacy workshop for Teachers
  • When: June 12-15 2007  9:00am - 4:00pm daily
  • Where: Hazard Community & Technical College, First Federal Center
  • Who: Teachers of Grades 5-12
  • Details: View the Flyer

Posted March 21, 2007

The Kentucky Writing Project State Network will offer a Literacy and Learning Academy with mathematics focus.
  • When: June 12-15
  • Where: Math Literacy & Learning Academy — Hazard Community & Technical College
  • Details: View the Brochure

Posted March 29, 2007

The Kentucky Department of Aviation with the Kentucky Department of Education will be providing the Kentucky Aviation Teacher Institutes. These institutes will be at five different locations throughout the state, including a level II for those who have already participated in the level 1 workshop. The institutes will take place in the following locations on the specified dates:

Prestonsburg Eastern KY Science Center June 12-14
Louisville Louisville Science Center June 19-21
Northern KY Simon Kenton High School June 26-28
Bowling Green Barren River State Park July 10-12
Frankfort Transportation Cabinet-Level II July 17-19

Please look through the information letter and see if you are interested in this wonderful opportunity to teach yourselves and your students about the world of aviation and how it relates to math, science, and geography in the classroom. It would be highly beneficial to have a group of teachers from each school to have the subject more integrated, so please pass this along to others in the math, science, and geography fields and anyone you think would be interested.

For more information: 2007 KATI information letter.doc    2007 KATI registration.doc     KATI Level 2 registration.doc

Posted April 17, 2007

GRREC Algebra Symposium 023-08:
  • Date: June 14-15, 2007
  • Time: 8:30 - 3:30 (Central Standard Time)
  • Location: Carroll Knicely Center / WKU South Campus
  • Presenter: Dr. Marcia Tate, Developing Mind Corp.
  • Cost: GRREC members: $150.00, Non-GRREC members: $150.00

    Dr. Marcia Tate, Developing Mind Incorporated, will present instructional strategies based upon brain research on June 14th. Participants will experience Tate's 21 strategies in a fun and interactive environment.

    During the second day, algebra teachers will be sharing Math Sack (Managing Assessments through Hands on Strategies and Content Knowledge) materials. Participants will learn instructional strategies using graphing calculators, manipulatives, hands on activies, and strategies from Thoughtful Education specific to learning algebra. 
    Click here to register (http://www.grrec.ky.gov/events/detail/index.cfml?event=10022)

Posted March 5, 2007

Math Recovery Training, Days 1- 5 for new MITs

  • When:  June 18 - 22, 2007
                8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 
  • Location: Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY
  • Housing: Fairfield Inn, Frankfort, KY, $69 Double/$89 King, 502.695.8881
  • Payment: KCM will pay the training fees. Schools will pay $1000 for materials kit, $100 for shipping and $50 membership fee as well as stipend, housing, mileage, and meals.
  • Bring: Video camera and tripod for Wednesday
  • Contact: Alice Gabbard, gabbardal@nku.edu

 Updated February 21, 2007

The first of two summer training sessions begins at Eastern Kentucky University on June 18th. We’re looking forward to meeting the teachers that will make up the second cohort of mathematics coaches, and it will be great to see those coaches returning to the program for a second year.  We are also looking forward to meeting the administrators that will be joining us for one day of training.

Below is a file with information, directions, schedule, etc.


EKU Directions: directions_EKU_summer_07.pdf

WKU Directions: directions_wku_summer_07.pdf

Updated June 20, 2007

KCM Mathematics Coaching Program

The summer training sessions for new and returning coaches will be conducted by three organizations, Math Solutions, Cognitive Coaching and the Center for Research on Learning (University of Kansas). They have been selected for their exemplary training materials, techniques and results.  You can find additional information at their website links below.

 

Cognitive Coaches (http://www.cognitivecoaching.com/future.htm)will be training both cohorts.  We have adopted their coaching model state-wide:

  • Cognitive Coaching Foundation Seminar (First Year Coaches)
  • Cognitive Coaching Proficiency Modules (Second Year Coaches 

Why Cognitive Coaching?

Math Solutions will be conducting two training courses for our First Year Coaches:

  • Math Solutions for Kentucky Math Coaches (K – 8)
  • Building Foundations for Algebra (9-12)

The Center for Research on Learning will conduct a two-day course for our second year coaches:

  • Coaching Classroom Management

Summer Training Summary 

Black – New Coaches       Blue – Returning Coaches       Orange – Both Cohorts

Eastern Kentucky University
Directions:  
directions_EKU_summer_07.pdf

Monday, June 18
8:30 – 4:00        Math Solutions (K–8 & HS)

Tuesday, June 19
8:30 – 4:00        Math Solutions

Wednesday, June 20
8:30 – 4:00        Math Solutions

Thursday, June 21
8:30 – 3:30        Math Solutions
4:00 – 6:00       Training: Online Meetings

TGIF, June 22

8:00 – 3:00        Math Solutions


Monday, June25
8:30 – 4:00        Cognitive Coaching
8:30 – 4:00        Coaching Classroom Mgmt.
7:00 – 9:00        Evening Math Games

Tuesday, June 26
8:30 – 4:00        Cognitive Coaching
8:30 – 4:00        Coaching Classroom Mgmt.
4:30 – 6:00        Afternoon Mixer

Wednesday, June 27
8:30 – 3:30
        Coach/Admin Planning
8:30 – 4:00        Cognitive Coaching Proficiency Module

Thursday, June 28
8:30 – 4:00        Cognitive Coaching Proficiency Module

 

TGIF, June 29
8:00 – 3:00        Coach/Admin Planning


The Art & Science of Teaching - PD Institute coming to Lexington, KY
  • When:  June 19 & 20
  • For more information: http://www.thoughtfuled.com/tcinstitute/home.php?date=061907

Posted April 2, 2007

Math Recovery Advanced Specialist Training

  • When:  June 20 - 22, 2007
                8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY
  • Housing: Fairfield Inn, Frankfort, KY, $69 Double/$89 King, 502.695.8881
  • Payment: KCM will pay training fee. Schools will pay $100 for materials plus shipping and membership fee and they will pay the MIT for stipend, housing, travel, and meals.
  • Contact: Alice Gabbard, gabbardal@nku.edu

Updated February 21, 2007