STAR NET Region IV Training Calendar 2020-2021

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STAR NET Region IV Training Calendar At-A-Glance 2020 – 2021
Illinois STAR NET Statewide Webinar At-A-Glance 2020 – 2021

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Use of Child Portfolios in Authentic Assessment – Webinar Series (1/29/21 & 2/5/21)

January 29 @ 9:00 am12:00 pm

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Registration deadline is three business days before the webinar.

Description: During this training participants will assess and identify authentic, high quality portfolio samples. This workshop will allow participants’ hands on experiences in assembling samples that create a picture of growth or development over time; develop time-saving strategies for collecting and organizing portfolio samples; practice writing objective narratives for portfolio items; and identify how to use portfolio items to individualize instruction. Participants will also review how the IELDS and portfolio items are related, review the potential of using portfolio samples to inform the IEP process and review the importance of including families in the process of developing portfolios.

Note: Please bring one of your portfolios with you to the workshop.  If your portfolios are online bring a laptop or tablet to the workshop so you can view them.

Full participation for both webinars is required to received a certificate.

Note: Approximately three weeks before the webinar, registrants will receive an email to confirm receipt of their registration request and important instructions that should be viewed prior to the day of the session.

Presenter(s): Stephanie Herling

Webinar Session Dates: January 29, 2021 & February 5, 2021
Webinar Log-In:
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
Webinar Sessions: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This webinar series is in collaboration with Early Childhood Professional Learning (ECPL)

This training will provide 6.0 professional development hours (clock hours) for the following:
* Educator License Renewal for ISBE
* CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) 7. Observing/Recording Behavior
* CE credit for SLP, SW, LCPC, PT, and OT professionals
* Gateways to Opportunity credit in area(s) C. Observation and Assessment

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January 29
9:00 am–12:00 pm
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