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The COOR ISD 2023-2024 Professional Learning offerings are based on feedback from district certified staff via 2022- 2023 COOR Professional Needs Assessment. Programs include: Early Literacy, Instructional Leadership, Instructional Practices, Special Education, Trauma-Informed Practices.

Below is an electronic link to the menu along with registration information:

COOR ISD Professional Learning Menu 2023-2024
 


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Below is a link to the current Science professional learning opportunities:

2024 Winter-Spring Science Workshops
 


Student Support Team
Cognitive Coaching
Coaches Cohort

COOR Professional Learning Calendar

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COOR Professional Learning Events

April 9
Elementary Principal Leadership Series
8:30 AM
Elementary Principal Leadership Series
Date: Apr 9
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Calendar: COOR Prof. Dev.

Instructional leaders will increase repertoire of skills, gain professional knowledge, and impact student, teacher, and leader performance through exploring timely topics, engaging in the practical application of learning, collaboratively problem-solving around barriers, and celebrating successes.

Facilitator: Katie Fuelling, Director of Instructional Services

Register Here

April 12
Instructional Coaches’ Cohort
10:00 AM
Instructional Coaches’ Cohort
Date: Apr 12
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Calendar: COOR Prof. Dev.

Instructional coaches will increase repertoire of skills, gain professional knowledge, and impact student and teacher performance through exploring timely topics, engaging in the practical application of learning, collaboratively problem-solving around barriers, and celebrating successes.

Topics explored include (but not limited to): professional reading and viewing surrounding current research and practice in the field, coaching scenarios, coaching models and techniques, coaching cycles, and district data analysis.

Facilitators: 
Katie Fuelling, Director of Instructional Services
Michelle Ewald, COOR Early Literacy Instructional Coach

Register Here

April 16
Secondary Principal PLC
9:00 AM
Secondary Principal PLC
Date: Apr 16
Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Calendar: COOR Prof. Dev.

Secondary instructional leaders will meet in person. The agenda will be developed to share best practices, curriculum, MDE updates, and celebrate successes.  These meetings will help foster relationships and provide a network of support when making decisions.  

Facilitator: 
Natalie Davis, COOR Advanced Technical Innovation Center Director

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April 18
COOR ISD Special Education Supervisor Meetings
8:30 AM
COOR Intermediate School District, 11051 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, USA, COOR ISD Admin Building
COOR ISD Special Education Supervisor Meetings
Date: Apr 18
Time: 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: COOR Intermediate School District, 11051 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, USA, COOR ISD Admin Building
Calendar: COOR Prof. Dev.
Monthly meetings where district supervisors of special education will have the opportunity to meet throughout the school year to support one another and discuss topics specific to special education.

Facilitators:

Brenda Vaughan-Ide, Compliance Monitor
Melisa Akers, Director of Special Ed

Register Here


April 19
Virtual Coffee Hour with COOR ISD Special Education Leadership
7:45 AM
Zoom Meeting
Virtual Coffee Hour with COOR ISD Special Education Leadership
Date: Apr 19
Time: 7:45 AM to 8:45 AM
Location: Zoom Meeting
Calendar: COOR Prof. Dev.
Do you have questions or need guidance on special education topics? Join us once a month to get your questions answered, discuss hot topics in the special education world, and engage with your colleagues within the ISD.

Facilitators: 
Brenda Vaughan-Ide, Compliance Monitor
Melisa Akers, Director of Special Ed

Register Here
April 23
COOR ISD Transition Council Meetings
12:30 PM
COOR Intermediate School District, 11051 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, USA
COOR ISD Transition Council Meetings
Date: Apr 23
Time: 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: COOR Intermediate School District, 11051 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, USA
Calendar: COOR Prof. Dev.
Transition Council aims to keep everyone involved in providing education, support, or opportunities for students of transition age in the same circle of information.  Updates on state processes, expectations, and initiatives is shared.  Trainings and workshops presented as well as collaborative projects pursued. 
 
Facilitators: Brenda Vaughan-Ide
Transition Coordinator/Compliance Monitor

Register Here
April 29 - April 30
Cognitive Coaching
8:30 AM
COOR Intermediate School District, 11051 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, USA, COOR ISD Admin Building
Cognitive Coaching
Date: Apr 29 - Apr 30
Time: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: COOR Intermediate School District, 11051 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653, USA, COOR ISD Admin Building
Calendar: COOR Prof. Dev.

Dates: October 2nd-3rd | November 20th-21st | March 12th-13th | April 29th- 30th

Cost: $500. per participant (8 day program)

In an eight-day seminar, participants will learn how to:

  • develop trust and rapport

  • develop an identity as a mediator of thinking

  • utilize conversation structures for planning, reflecting and problem resolving

  • develop teachers’ autonomy and sense of community

  • develop higher levels of efficacy, consciousness, craftsmanship, flexibility and interdependence

  • apply four support functions: coaching, evaluating, consulting, collaborating

  • utilize the coaching tools of pausing, paraphrasing, and posing questions

  • distinguish among the five forms of feedback

  • use data to mediate thinking
      

  • Facilitator: Toni Prickett, Regional Insights Consultant

  • RegisterHere

May 1
COOR Instructional Leadership Team
8:30 AM
COOR Instructional Leadership Team
Date: May 1
Time: 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Calendar: COOR Prof. Dev.

The Instructional Leadership Team will work collaboratively to set the vision for teaching and learning at the ISD level by leading and guiding the creation and refinement of instructional systems to connect people, processes, and structures to support the vision. The team will ensure that the proper supports are in place to enact the necessary changes with the implementation of systems at the ISD and district level. The team is defined as the COOR Superintendent and Directors and district representatives who work together to sustain COOR’s sense of purpose in strengthening student, teacher, and leader performance.

Facilitators: 
Shawn Petri, COOR ISD Superintendent
Katie Fuelling, Director of Instructional Services

Register Here

May 7
COOR - Student Support Network
8:30 AM
COOR - Student Support Network
Date: May 7
Time: 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Calendar: COOR Prof. Dev.

The Student Support Team will work collaboratively to address a variety of factors that influence the whole child, specifically focusing on the non-academic needs of learners.

Research on effective practices for supporting student needs demonstrates how such supports not only lend to the general success of the learner, but also how they can address the many needs that students have that will enable learning and academic progress.

The Student Support Team will ensure that the proper supports are in place to enact the necessary changes with the implementation and/or sustainment of systems at the ISD and district level.

November 7 COOR BOE Room

December 5 Houghton Lake HS

January 9 Ogemaw Heights High School

February 6 Mio Ausable

March 5 GrayLing HS

April 2 Fairview

May 7 Roscommon HS

June 4 TBD

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May 10
Instructional Coaches’ Cohort
10:00 AM
Instructional Coaches’ Cohort
Date: May 10
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Calendar: COOR Prof. Dev.

Instructional coaches will increase repertoire of skills, gain professional knowledge, and impact student and teacher performance through exploring timely topics, engaging in the practical application of learning, collaboratively problem-solving around barriers, and celebrating successes.

Topics explored include (but not limited to): professional reading and viewing surrounding current research and practice in the field, coaching scenarios, coaching models and techniques, coaching cycles, and district data analysis.

Facilitators: 
Katie Fuelling, Director of Instructional Services
Michelle Ewald, COOR Early Literacy Instructional Coach

Register Here

May 14
Elementary Principal Leadership Series
8:30 AM
Elementary Principal Leadership Series
Date: May 14
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Calendar: COOR Prof. Dev.

Instructional leaders will increase repertoire of skills, gain professional knowledge, and impact student, teacher, and leader performance through exploring timely topics, engaging in the practical application of learning, collaboratively problem-solving around barriers, and celebrating successes.

Facilitator: Katie Fuelling, Director of Instructional Services

Register Here

Great Expectations Summer 2019 Elementary Participants