Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

Instructional Services

KAGAN Win / Win Training
Location:
KEDC Lexington
September 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Details coming soon!

KEDC Board of Directors Meeting
Location:
KEDC Office Lexington
September 20, 2017 - 3:00pm to September 21, 2017 - 11:00am
ACTC Model Rocketry PD Workshop
Location:
KEDC -Ashland
September 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Middle School and High School educators and pre-service teachers

Come participate in a model rocketry professional development workshop for your science classes!  ACTC has been awarded a NASA KY Space Grant, which is aimed at providing model rocketry workshops for secondary educators to enhance STEM education in the classroom.  In these workshops, educators will:

 

·       Engage in hands-on basic model rocket construction,

·       Simulate rocket flight with OpenRocket software,

·       Become familiar with model rocket altimeters, and

·       Develop lesson plans

 

During the workshop, educators will be provided with all materials to assemble model rockets.  

Rocket launching will also be demonstrated, depending on weather conditions.  Educators may also be provided rocket kits for their own classrooms at a later date, depending on grant funds.

KAGAN Win / Win Training
Location:
KEDC Ashland
September 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Details coming soon!

Certified Evaluation Training
Location:
KEDC Office Ashland
October 17, 2017 - 8:30am to October 18, 2017 - 3:30pm

Certified Evaluation Training

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Kentucky Association of School Administrators and The Center for Education Leadership is the KDE approved provider for Certified Evaluation Training. KASA will be conducting initial evaluator training in multiple locations and dates during the 2017-2018 school year.  The two-day training and testing is required for all new evaluators of certified personnel before completing the summative process.

The Initial Evaluator Training involves a variety of instructional strategies that will engage participants in the proper techniques for effectively evaluating certified school employees.  Upon completion of this two-day training, participants will receive twelve (12) hours of Effective Instructional Leadership Credit (EILA). The focus will be SB 1 and your Certified Evaluation Plan.

Updated information will be shared as soon as SB 1 updates to the KAR and KRS are completed. It may be late fall or early spring. Follow up trainings will be offered upon completion.        

(Evaluators of certified teachers and other professionals must also complete additional training to be qualified to conduct classroom evaluations.)

Novice Reduction: The Role of Novice Reduction in School Improvement
Location:
KEDC Ashland
October 18, 2017 - 8:30am to 11:30am

A three hour workshop which requires leadership to make connections to present conditions and the key processes that are a true catalyst for improvement in schools and districts. Leadership will identify resources, planning tools, and strategies that can be used in their continuous improvement planning (CSIP/CDIP) to improve the quality of the work in Novice Reduction

 
Novice Reduction : The Importance of Balanced Assessment
Location:
KEDC Ashland
October 18, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

A three hour workshop for leaders to align their work in Novice Reduction and school improvement to more effective assessment practices with specific focus on student feedback and self-regulation. 

KEDC Board of Directors Meeting
Location:
KEDC Office Lexington
October 18, 2017 - 3:00pm to October 19, 2017 - 11:00am
Novice Reduction Strategies that Impact Student Learning
Location:
KEDC Ashland
October 19, 2017 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Novice Reduction Strategies that Impact Student Learning

A six hour  workshop intended for school leadership and teachers that requires participants to deeply reflect on the current practices in classrooms. Participants will investigate Hattie, Marzano, and Brookhart strategies that are proven to produce a high impact on the novice learner.

Novice Reduction: The Role of Novice Reduction in School Improvement
Location:
KEDC Lexington
October 25, 2017 - 8:30am to 11:30am

A three hour workshop which requires leadership to make connections to present conditions and the key processes that are a true catalyst for improvement in schools and districts. Leadership will identify resources, planning tools, and strategies that can be used in their continuous improvement planning (CSIP/CDIP) to improve the quality of the work in Novice Reduction

Novice Reduction: The Importance of Balanced Assessment
Location:
KEDC Lexington
October 25, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

A three hour workshop for leaders to align their work in Novice Reduction and school improvement to more effective assessment practices with specific focus on student feedback and self-regulation. 

Novice Reduction Strategies that Impact Student Learning
Location:
KEDC Lexington
October 26, 2017 - 8:30am to 3:45pm

A six hour  workshop intended for school leadership and teachers that requires participants to deeply reflect on the current practices in classrooms. Participants will investigate Hattie, Marzano, and Brookhart strategies that are proven to produce a high impact on the novice learner.

KEDC Board of Directors Meeting
Location:
KEDC Office Lexington
November 15, 2017 - 3:00pm to November 16, 2017 - 11:00am
KEDC Board of Directors Meeting
Location:
KEDC Office Lexington
January 17, 2018 - 3:30pm to January 18, 2018 - 11:30am
KEDC Board of Directors Meeting
Location:
TBD
March 14, 2018 - 3:00pm to March 15, 2018 - 11:00am

Digital age skills are vital for preparing students to successfully work, live, and contribute to their local and global communities

Our highly-skilled consultants specialize in delivering customized professional developments that meet the needs of a school or district’s individual technology literacy. KEDC provides expert training that couples research-based instructional strategies with extensive knowledge of National technology and academic standards. Our trainings immerse educators in available technologies through guided hands-on practice to effectively increase student engagement and improve learning outcomes.

At KEDC, our commitment remains to partner with teachers and administrators to make the most of your technology investments. A consistent and persistent technology PD program will build capacity within your district and improve the quality of learning in the classroom. Every session will empower teachers to go beyond their current technology literacy level, and participants will leave with ideas for immediate implementation.

What we offer

  • Customized instruction and training material
  • Differentiated instruction using technology
  • Math and ELA Technology Workshops
  • iPads for educators
  • SMART Certified training
  • CIITS
  • Interactive software training
  • 21st Century skills development
  • Content-specific technology resources
  • Application training
  • Web 2.0 tools
  • Paperless Program Review
  • Technology Integration Consulting

See Professional Development for details

From our Facebook Feed:

Natalee Feese
Fayette County Mathematics

KEDC’s Technology PD is extremely valuable to our teachers.  Participants are exposed to a myriad of effective tools to keep students engaged and build capacity for mobile learning platforms. The material is relevant and effective and Tiffaney is both a personable and knowledgeable resource.  We loved every valuable moment!

Elementary Teacher
Clay County Schools

I would suggest that every teacher receive this training!  I will now make a point to implement some type of technology in every lesson because of the tools I now have.

Contact Information

Tiffaney Lavoie

Phone: 859-552-5399
Email: Tiffaney.Lavoie.@kedc.org
Twitter: @KEDCTechConsult