NOTE: Please complete the first 2 online courses PRIOR to the first online check-in in October (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: Supporting Instruction: Reading (Course 118)
Module 2: Supporting Instruction: Writing (Course 119)
Module 3: Supporting Instruction: Mathematics (Course 120)
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 Modules 1 and 2; one after Module 3).
PRESENTER: Danette Brown, Professional Learning Specialist, SEEC
AUDIENCES: Afterschool Program Staff, Paraprofessionals, 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. Supporting Instruction: Reading (course 118)
2. Supporting Instruction: Writing (course 119)
Online Check-in #1: (Must attend one session) (Modules 1 & 2 must be completed prior to check-in)
Modules 3: (Asynchronous)
3. Supporting Instruction: Mathematics (course 120)
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.