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Early Childhood Summer Institute 2018- Ready...Set...Teach!
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Ready, Set, Teach Summer Institute, 2018: A Conference for Early Childhood Professionals

When: August 1st and 2nd

Where: McCormick Place, Lakeside Center

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Wednesday, August 1
 

8:00am

9:15am

COPA Drop-In E263LIMITED Drop-In Resource Fair E353c Food Handler Training: Sanitation in the Classroom ( Spanish Version) E253dLIMITEDLissette Espindola EPIV: Engaging Parents, Increasing Volunteerism E259FILLING Overview of Pre-K CLASS (101), Pre-K CLASS Instructional Support (102), Pre-K CLASS with Focus on Diverse Learners (103) E262LIMITED Teachstone Supports E256LIMITEDErika Collmann Creating a Positive Classroom Community E267LIMITEDRaven Patterson-Talley Creative Curriculum;Beginning the Year for Infants, Toddlers and Two's E353bLIMITEDDeb Zapalik Daily 5 E260FULLKathleen Friedl Every Child Ready to Succeed: The Role Play and Math in Early Childhood Education E265LIMITEDJason Driver Health and Wellness in Your Pre-K Classroom: An Introduction to StartWELL E261LIMITED Health History & Family Assessment: How to Use the Registration Packet to Support Your Families E266LIMITEDKatie Fisher Integration that works E253cLIMITEDMary Haddad Math Games for Improving Number Sense and Geometry E271aLIMITEDMichelle Hurst Preparing our students towards biliteracy E270LIMITEDLuis Narvaez Preschool Math Talks 1.0: An Introduction E253aLIMITED Relaxation and Stress Management Through Mindfulness and Meditation E253bLIMITEDDennis Abreu AM LCSW SECA/PARA Supports E255LIMITEDMasashi "Waki" Wakitani Strategies For Incorporating Social Emotional Learning Standards When Teaching With Multicultural Literature E253dLIMITEDKimiko Pettis Conscious Discipline Strategies to Build Resilient Classrooms, Reduce Challenging Behavior, and Increase Problem Solving E353aLIMITEDKelly Frazier-Wawire, LCSW Observation: The Key to Responsive Planning E257LIMITEDDeb Zapalik

10:45am

12:00pm

1:00pm

COPA Drop-In E263LIMITED Drop-In Resource Fair E353c Early Childhood Teacher Evaluation and Professional Learning using The Framework for Teaching E256LIMITEDPam Rosa Algebraic Thinking with Sets and Patterns E253aLIMITEDEricka Farag Chicago Early Learning Preschool Program Standards 101 E266LIMITEDAngel Williams Co-Teaching in the Blended Classroom E253bLIMITEDPeggy Geraghty Creating a Positive Classroom Community E253cLIMITEDRaven Patterson-Talley Disciplinary Literacy: Strategies for Simultaneously Developing Science Understanding and Language and Literacy E260LIMITEDSophia Lambertsen Every Child Ready to Succeed: The Role Play and Math in Early Childhood Education E353bLIMITEDJason Driver Hands On Learning-Behind the Scenes: Planning Environments and Curricula for ECE Tinkering, Hands On Learning, and Maker Spaces and Activities E271aLIMITEDLeslie Layman How did you do that in your classroom? Improving Teaching and Learning Through Peer Collaboration E353aLIMITEDLiliam Perez Integration that works E257LIMITEDMary Haddad KIDS Data Use Workshop E261LIMITEDBillie Day Pre-K CLASS with Focus on Diverse Learners (103) E262LIMITED Quality Indicators E255LIMITEDGave Warrior Teamvironment E267LIMITEDArnez Cooper The Art of Mindfulness in the Classroom E270LIMITEDCynthia Juarez-Bautista The Bilingual Classroom Environment E259LIMITEDAmy E Niederberger Weiss The Gradual Release of Responsibility E252LIMITEDErica Ferguson Using coding to teach story elements/math! E253dLIMITEDRosa Martinez Observation: The Key to Responsive Planning E265LIMITEDDeb Zapalik

2:30pm

 
Thursday, August 2
 

8:00am

9:15am

COPA Drop-In E263LIMITED Drop-In Resource Fair E353c Food Handler Training E253dLIMITED Healthy Snacks, Healthy Kids! E265LIMITEDMattie Young-Burns Communicating with Families E270LIMITEDFraeda Friedman Developmental Parenting: A 360 Degree View E271bLIMITEDStacie Hoover From School to Home: How Teachers Can Support Family Math Engagement E271aLIMITEDSarah Eason Quality Indicators E255LIMITEDGave Warrior Chicago Early Learning Outreach and Recruitment Tools and Strategies E253aLIMITEDCristina Vera REACHing for Success Using the Preschool-2nd Addendum E256LIMITEDMarva Franklin-Hardeman Creating an Equitable Classroom Environment E260LIMITEDCaitlin Reusche Early Writers Engaged...Modeled Common Core Writing for K-2 E261FULLShamika Keepers Effective CLASS Instructional Support Essentials for Teachers E259LIMITEDErika Collmann Engaging Primary Learners with iPad E257FULL Impact of Trauma on Youth and Communities: Building Trauma Sensitive Environments E353bLIMITEDCarmen Holley Nature Play: A Catalyst for Language Development E253bLIMITEDJessica Fong Positive Guidance: Strength-based Strategies to Turn Around Toddler Behavior Struggles and Activate Success E267FILLINGMarie Masterson Science in the Classroom! E253cFILLINGIrene Shelton Sensory Solutions in the Classroom E252FULLCecilia Cruse Supporting Early Learners in Thinking Visually E262LIMITEDKyla Cook Using Diverse Literature to Promote Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in Early Childhood Classrooms E353aLIMITEDCaroline DeKruif Part I: MTS Lounge: Interpreting and Using GOLD Report Data for A TS-GOLD Introductory Lab Session E264LIMITEDDeb Zapalik

10:45am

12:00pm

1:00pm

COPA Drop-In E263LIMITED Drop-In Resource Fair E353c Module 3: Academic Language and Code Switching E353bLIMITEDEva Covarrubias Comunicación con las Familias E353aLIMITEDAleida Jaimes- Correa Making the Shift to Family Engagement E253cLIMITEDEllen Walsh, MSW Energizing and Strengthening Teaching with Leadership Essentials: Activating Your Personal and Interpersonal Skills for Greater Impact E256LIMITEDMarie Masterson 4 Must-Use Strategies to Increase Literacy Skills in Young Children With Autism E259FILLINGLaura Brown Best Practices in Creating Gender Affirming Environments E253aLIMITEDAlan Johnson Chicago Early Learning Outreach and Recruitment Tools and Strategies E271bLIMITEDCristina Vera Crafty Questions: The art of developing thought provoking, text dependent, deep, rich questioning. E262FILLINGSharonda Thomas Dynamic Duo: How to Implement Toothbrushing and Family Style Meals E253dLIMITEDKatie Fisher Emotional Literacy E257LIMITEDMary Haddad Evaluating technology tools for early childhood, including apps and robotics E260LIMITEDHerdzina Jenna Get Started with Coding for Primary Learners E252LIMITED Monitoring student progress pk-2 E271aLIMITEDArthur Noble Movement , Music and More E265LIMITEDEinnaf Smith-Austin Progress Monitoring in Special Education E255LIMITEDAngela Papa Readers' Advisory and Helping Students Find a Just-Right Book E270LIMITEDKara Thorstenson Science in the Classroom! E261LIMITEDIrene Shelton Strategies For Incorporating Social Emotional Learning Standards When Teaching With Multicultural Literature E266LIMITEDKimiko Pettis Using Relationships in the Classroom to Create a Safe and Supportive Learning Environment E253bLIMITEDCassandra Ward Part II: MTS Lounge: Interpreting and Using GOLD Report Data for A TS-GOLD Introductory Lab Session E264LIMITEDDeb Zapalik Balanced Biliteracy: Best Practices in Early Spanish Literacy Instruction E267LIMITEDAmy E Niederberger Weiss

2:30pm