2021 Summer Professional Development Schedule

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Etowah County Schools will offer the following workshops this summer. If you plan to attend, go to the PowerSchool PD website to enroll.  Seating will be limited, so enroll early. 
Employees can receive up to two Professional Development Exchanged Days (August 5, 2021 and May 27, 2022).

Professional Development Exchange Day forms for the 2021-2022 school year must be completed and submitted to Kim Reed for approval by or before May 31, 2021Do NOT forget to return form with appropriate documentation (as per instructions). 


*Sessions must total 6 clock hours in order to earn a Professional Development Exchange Day. 


*Sessions must have at least 10 participants enrolled; otherwise, it will be canceled. 


Click Professional Development Exchange Day Form to download the Professional Development Exchange Day/Variance Day Form.

To register for workshops, go to PowerSchool PD.
  
*Log in PowerSchool PD
*To search for a course, click on the Courses tab at the top of the page.
*Use the Course Search Channel to find a course by course number or section number.
*If multiple sessions are listed and you do not see your session, click on the View All Sessions link.
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*Once you have found the course you would like to attend, select from the desired Section and click Register. 
*Review the course information including location and click Next. 
*Congratulations you are registered for the course. 


 • 2021  SESSION SCHEDULE 


Download the Summer PD Schedule

Course #: 264248

Title:  ECBOE-M66 Implementing the 2019 Alabama Math Course of Study in the Elementary School Classroom

Date(s): July 6, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. *A morning and afternoon session will be offered. Participants should attend one of the sessions.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s):  Jennifer Johnson & Anna Teal

Description: Participants will correlate the new course of study standards with the 2016 Math COS and provide resources and materials for implementing the new COS for Math.

Course #: 264635

Title:  ECBOE-M67 Implementing the 2019 Alabama Math Course of Study in the Middle School Classroom

Date(s): July 7, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. *A morning and afternoon session will be offered. Participants should attend one of the sessions.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s):  Jennifer Johnson & Anna Teal

Description: Participants will correlate the new course of study standards with the 2016 Math COS and provide resources and materials for implementing the new COS for Math.

Course #: 264636

Title:  ECBOE-M67 Implementing the 2019 Alabama Math Course of Study in the High School Classroom

Date(s): July 8, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. *A morning and afternoon session will be offered. Participants should attend one of the sessions.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s):  Jennifer Johnson & Anna Teal

Description: Participants will correlate the new course of study standards with the 2016 Math COS and provide resources and materials for implementing the new COS for Math.

Course #: 265009

Title:  ECBOE-T205 Google Apps Overview

Date(s): July 12, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: Rainbow Middle School

Instructor(s):  Leah Dennis

Description: Participants will learn how to use Google Apps Basics. (Email, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Google Classroom, and more.)

Course #: 265019

Title:  ECBOE-T206 Google Guide

Date(s): July 13, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: Carlisle Elementary School

Instructor(s):  Matthew Hubbard

Description: Participants will learn helpful information for using Chromebooks in the classroom and common troubleshooting tips. Participants will also gain knowledge about Google tools that can be used to facilitate student learning & increase productivity.

Course #: 265076

Title:  ECBOE-T207 Google Guide

Date(s): July 15, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: Southside High School

Instructor(s): Skylar Nelson

Description: Participants will learn tips, tools, and strategies for optimizing efficiency using the Google Suite of Applications. Topics covered include Google Calendar, Meet, Gmail, Google sheets (email and letter merging), Google Forms, Classroom, and Extensions.

Section #: 401545

Title:  Schoology Overview for Teachers (Repeat Session)

Date(s): July 19, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s): Brandi Caldwell, ATIM

Description: Is your school new to using Schoology? Have you just started a PLU or class that requires knowledge of Schoology? Do you use Schoology and still feel like a beginner? This is the session for you. Come and navigate through this LMS as we learn how to add materials, create and grade assignments, and communicate with students.

Section #: 401546

Title:  PowerTeacher Pro Overview (Repeat Session)

Date(s): July 19, 2021

Time(s):  1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s): Brandi Caldwell, ATIM

Description: Teachers will have access to a slideshow with screenshots. The focus will be on showing them an overview of the PowerSchool SIS and the PowerTeacher Pro platform. They will view searching for student information, attendance, and the grade book program.

 

Course #: 265139

Title:  ECBOE-C23 The School Counselor-Roles, Responsibilities, and Community Resource Updates (This session is ONLY for School Counselors and Social Workers)

Date(s): July 20, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: TBD

Instructor(s): Dena Cook

Description: During this session, school counselors will evaluate their roles and responsibilities, as well as, review community resources and any counselor curriculum updates.  

Course #: 265144

Title:  ECBOE-C24 How to Support Mental Health in Your School (This session is ONLY for School Counselors and Social Workers)

Date(s): July 20, 2021

Time(s):  1:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Location: TBD

Instructor(s): Tanya Ragan

Description: Counselors will increase knowledge and apply strategies in their communities through observations and surveys. 

Course #: 265009

Title:  ECBOE-T208 Schoology 101-Learning the Basics

Date(s): July 21, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s):  Stacey Gray

Description: Participants will learn the basics of the Schoology Learning Management System (LMS). The session will provide instruction on how to create and join courses, set up a gradebook, create and join groups, and use Schoology for communication by sending messages and posting class updates.

 

Section #: 401556

Title:  PowerTeacher Pro Overview (Repeat Session)

Date(s): July 22, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s): Brandi Caldwell, ATIM

Description: Teachers will have access to a slideshow with screenshots. The focus will be on showing them an overview of the PowerSchool SIS and the PowerTeacher Pro platform. They will view searching for student information, attendance, and the grade book program.

Section#: 401553

Title:  Schoology Overview for Teachers (Repeat Session)

Date(s): July 22, 2021

Time(s):  1:00 m.m.-4:00 p.m.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s): Brandi Caldwell, ATIM

Description: Is your school new to using Schoology? Have you just started a PLU or class that requires knowledge of Schoology? Do you use Schoology and still feel like a beginner? This is the session for you. Come and navigate through this LMS as we learn how to add materials, create and grade assignments, and communicate with students.

Section #: 401558

Title:  PowerTeacher Pro Overview (Repeat Session)

Date(s): July 26, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s): Brandi Caldwell, ATIM

Description: Teachers will have access to a slideshow with screenshots. The focus will be on showing them an overview of the PowerSchool SIS and the PowerTeacher Pro platform. They will view searching for student information, attendance, and the grade book program.

Section #: 401557

Title:  Schoology Overview for Teachers (Repeat Session)

Date(s): July 22, 2021

Time(s):  1:00 m.m.-4:00 p.m.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s): Brandi Caldwell, ATIM

Description: Is your school new to using Schoology? Have you just started a PLU or class that requires knowledge of Schoology? Do you use Schoology and still feel like a beginner? This is the session for you. Come and navigate through this LMS as we learn how to add materials, create and grade assignments, and communicate with students.

Section#: 401559

Title:  Schoology Overview for Teachers (Repeat Session)

Date(s): July 27, 2021

Time(s):  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s): Brandi Caldwell, ATIM

Description: Is your school new to using Schoology? Have you just started a PLU or class that requires knowledge of Schoology? Do you use Schoology and still feel like a beginner? This is the session for you. Come and navigate through this LMS as we learn how to add materials, create and grade assignments, and communicate with students.

Section #: 401560

Title:  PowerTeacher Pro Overview (Repeat Session)

Date(s): July 27, 2021

Time(s):  1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Location: ECBOE Boardroom

Instructor(s): Brandi Caldwell, ATIM

Description: Teachers will have access to a slideshow with screenshots. The focus will be on showing them an overview of the PowerSchool SIS and the PowerTeacher Pro platform. They will view searching for student information, attendance, and the grade book program.


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