Professional Learning Opportunities

Check below to see our professional learning opportunities. All activities have Professional Learning Credit available. ESSER funds can be used.

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Developing an MTSS Guidebook Learning Network (Learning Network)
The MTSS 101 professional learning supports development and revision of a MTSS Manual by school or district teams contextualized for their own context. This is presented as five online sessions of 90 minutes each. Each session includes professional learning with activities and opportunities to collaborate with, and learn from each other. Handouts will be provided for attendees to use to create, refine or support an MTSS handbook for their school or district. By connecting in a Learning Network to examine best practices, reflect on current practice, and gather insights on possible revisions of practice, participants will grow professionally and help strengthen their current school or district's MTSS framework, policies, and procedures.
Session 1: February 23, 2022
Session 2: March 23, 2022
Session 3: April 27, 2022
Session 4: May 25, 2022
Session 5: June 22, 2022
Date(s): February 23, 2022; March 23, 2022; April 27, 2022; May 25, 2022; June 22, 2022
Target Audience: PK-12 District Admins, PK-12 Building Admins, Coaches
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Virtual
Presenter(s): Kari Harris & Ann Penicook
Credit Available: 8 PD Hours
Cost: $400.00
Registration Deadline: February 21, 2022

In Progress. Contact us at ilmtssnetwork@ilmtss.net to sign up.

$400 2/23/2022; 3/23/2022; 4/27/2022; 5/25/2022; 6/22/2022
Creating Routines & Expectations as a Relational Strategy (Live Webinar)
When students have a clear understanding of the expectations, teachers have a tool and anchor point to remain calm and consistent. Established routines and procedures based on shared norms and practice to automaticity help create safe and consistent classroom environments. In this session there will be a discussion about ways to structure supportive routines and procedures that help foster positive relationships with students.
Recording available for registrants.
Date: Coming Soon!
Target Audience: PK-12 District Admins, PK-12 Building Admins, Teachers, Coaches
Time: Coming Soon!
Location: Virtual
Presenter: Ann Penicook
Credit Available: 1 PD Hour
Cost: $50.00
Registration Deadline: Coming Soon!

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Systems Coaching (Live Webinar Series)
Systems coaching expands a district or school’s capacity to obtain improved and equitable outcomes using a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) framework. Systems Coaches use their skills to guide development of aligned district and school implementation frameworks,to facilitate capacity building and sustainability and to use on-going assessment and evaluation to support effective practice. This session focuses on key ideas of advanced MTSS implementation, integrity and impact through district and school examples, coaching considerations, and tools to assist systems implementation. Participants will gain insight into common barriers and successful solutions through the experiences of IL MTSS-N.
Recording available for registrants.
Date: Coming Soon!
Target Audience: PK-12 District Admins, PK-12 Building Admins, Coaches
Time: Coming Soon!
Location: Virtual
Presenter(s): Ruth Poage-Gaines & Lori Hensold
Credit Available: 2 PD Hours
Cost: $90.00
Registration Deadline: Coming Soon!

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Leading the Vision of a Blended MTSS for the Whole Child (Live Webinar)
A vision for equitable outcomes for all students requires meeting the academic, behavioral, social, and emotional needs of every child. A blended MTSS can help us work ‘smarter, not harder’ by integrating systems, data, and practices to develop a cohesive continuum of support. This session will introduce key elements of a blended MTSS model that will prevent ‘silos’ of support to meet the needs of all students, including students with IEPs.
Recording available for registrants.
Date: Coming Soon!
Target Audience: PK-12 District Admins, PK-12 Building Admins, Coaches
Time: Coming Soon!
Location: Virtual
Presenter: Ann Penicook
Credit Available: 1 PD Hour
Cost: $50.00
Registration Deadline: Coming Soon!

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Attendance with an Eye Toward Future Planning (Live Webinar)
Evidence based practices, research and case studies will be presented to help attendees plan for improving or maintaining student attendance. Handouts and resources will be shared to help attendees work to create a year long attendance support plan- as well as align preventive and supportive interventions at all three tiers.
Recording available for registrants.
2 hour virtual session
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Family and Community Engagement in an MTSS Attendance Framework (Live Webinar)
Strategies, resources and case studies will be presented to create, enhance or support your current family and community engagement practices within an MTSS attendance framework.
Recording available for registrants.
2 hour virtual session
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CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS: If you are unable to attend, please contact Sarah Kent at sarah.kent@ilmtss.net at least 3 days before the activity start date. Refunds will not be given without a cancellation notice. All costs are due on or before the session. Unless cancellation is received three (3) working days prior to the session, participants are obligated to pay the fee. Professional learning opportunities are generally contingent on minimum enrollments. All fees will be refunded if a workshop is cancelled. Early registration is encouraged!