NOTE: Please complete the first 2 online courses PRIOR to the first online check-in in February (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:
1. Mathematics: Understanding the Basic Skills (Course 135)
2. Mathematics: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages (Course 136)
3. Basic Algebra (Course 137)
4. Basic Geometry (Course 138)
5. Basic Data Analysis (Course 139)
DELIVERY: This multi-day training will be delivered VIRTUALLY. Participants will complete 5 online courses asynchronously AND participate in 2 synchronous online check-in throughout the semester (one after Courses 1 and 2 and one after Courses 3, 4, and 5).
PRESENTER: Danette Brown, Professional Learning Specialist, SEEC
AUDIENCES: Afterschool Program Staff, Paraprofessionals, and Substitute Teachers
CREDIT: This training will count toward 6 hours of Cafeteria Credit (for those eligible for Graduate Credit).
Participants will complete 5 online modules asynchronously AND participate in 2 online check-in:
Modules 1 and 2: (Asynchronous)
1. Mathematics: Understanding the Basic Skills (course 135)
2. Mathematics: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages (course 136)
Online Check-in #1: (Must attend one session) (Modules 1 & 2 must be completed prior to check-in)
Modules 3, 4, and 5: (Asynchronous)
3. Basic Algebra (course 137)
4. Basic Geometry (course 138)
5. Basic Data Analysis (course 139)
Online Check-in #2: (Must attend one session) (Modules 3, 4, & 5 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.