NOTE: Please complete the first 2 online courses PRIOR to the first online check-in in November (approximately 1 hour per module).
In collaborating with the Department of Public Instruction, SEEC and NESC are excited to introduce our latest professional learning opportunity - Master Teacher Paraeducator Online Training!
The training is designed to support North Dakota schools' paraeducators and tutors in the acquisition and application of instructional practices deemed effective for increasing K-12 students' learning outcomes. We have partnered with The Master Teacher, a company that has developed an online training platform that includes 148 self-paced courses. Participants will have free access to all courses for one year.
Participants will complete designated courses prior to engaging in 2 scheduled synchronous, virtual connections in which they will collaborate with others in the field to:
Required Courses from The Master Teacher Paraeducator Online Training:
Module 1: Reading Comprehension: Narrative Texts (Course 130)
Module 2: Reading Comprehension: Informative Texts (Course 131)
Module 3: Reading Comprehension: Decoding Language and Utilizing Layout (Course 132)
DELIVERY: This multi-day training will be delivered VIRTUALLY. Participants will complete 3 online courses asynchronously AND participate in 2 synchronous online check-ins throughout the semester (one after Courses 1 and 2; one after Course 3).
PRESENTER: Danette Brown, Professional Learning Specialist, SEEC
AUDIENCES: Afterschool Program Staff, Paraprofessionals, Special Educators, and Substitute Teachers
CREDIT: This training will count toward 4 hours of Cafeteria Credit (for those eligible for Graduate Credit).
Participants will complete 3 online modules asynchronously AND participate in 2 online check-ins:
Modules 1 and 2: (Asynchronous)
1. Reading Comprehension: Narrative Texts (course 130)
2. Reading Comprehension: Informative Texts (course 131)
Online Check-in #1: (Must attend one session) (Modules 1 & 2 must be completed prior to check-in)
Modules 3: (Asynchronous)
3. Reading Comprehension: Decoding Language and Utilizing Layout (course 132)
Online Check-in #2: (Must attend one session) (Modules 3 must be completed prior to check-in)
*All times are Central Time. Links for joining the online check-in will be sent via email closer to the session date.