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Professional Development Workshops

We offer a wide variety of professional development opportunities at Western Reserve Public Media. Our licensed educators are also available to provide workshops onsite. Contact education services for more information on customized onsite professional development.

Professional Development Workshops
Unless otherwise noted, workshops are full day 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Some workshops are offered multiple times. Choose the date that works best for you.
 

 

Intro to Spreadsheets Grades 3-8
Spreadsheets are the most powerful tool you have never knew was there. Imagine sorting, graphing, averaging, programming and more! See how you can integrate spreadsheets across the curriculum. (This class is appropriate for any spreadsheet program you may be using.) Grades 3-8.

$90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts.

Wednesday, April 26
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Code.org Workshop for K-5 Educators
Code.org and Western Reserve PBS are hosting a no cost, one-day workshop for K-5 educators interested in teaching computer science. This elementary school curriculum allows even the youngest students to explore the limitless world of computing. Classroom courses blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutorials with “unplugged” classroom activities that require no computer. Each course consists of 20 lessons. The workshop will cover courses 1-3 and offer supplies needed to teach the courses.

Free

Thursday, May 11
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Global Scratch Day!
Scratch Day Symposium
Celebrate Global Scratch day with us! Attend this unique event where there something for everyone, Beginner to Advanced. From workshops to demonstrations, poster sessions and more, you will leave scratching your head full of new ideas. Stay tuned for applications to present and volunteer opportunities.

Free

Friday, May 12
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Google Certification Academy
Have you been using Google Drive, Calendar, Classroom, or Chromebooks with your students? Do you believe that technology can enhance learning? Then the Google Certification Academy is for you! Learn advanced teaching strategies, practical time-saving tips, and connect with a dynamic community of technology using teachers.

The Google Certification Academy is an intermediate/advanced learning opportunity. Participants should be current Google Apps users comfortable with Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, and Sites. Experience with Chromebooks is helpful, but not required. Teachers, technology integration specialists, technology directors, and administrators can all benefit from the training provided at the GCA.

$299 per attendee **Must register thru www.geducator.com**

Thursday, June 15-Friday, June 16, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
To register for this training, go to http://www.geducator.com and follow the link to the Ohio training.

 

 

Google Admin BootCamp
The Google Admin Bootcamp is specifically designed for district IT directors and administrators who want a better understanding of the management tools and feature of G Suite for Education and Chromebooks. This event will help you take the next step to lead your organization in their G Suite implementation.

The Admin bootcamp is for new and experienced system administrators, IT Directors and school administrators. This event will be helpful for individuals just getting started as well as those who are familiar with G Suite but would like to explore new features and best practices to ensure their users, data, and devices are being used to their fullest potential.

$299 per attendee **Must register thru www.geducator.com**

Thursday, June 22-Friday, June 23, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
To register for this training, go to http://www.geducator.com and follow the link to the Ohio training.

 

 

Google Certification Academy
Have you been using Google Drive, Calendar, Classroom, or Chromebooks with your students? Do you believe that technology can enhance learning? Then the Google Certification Academy is for you! Learn advanced teaching strategies, practical time-saving tips, and connect with a dynamic community of technology using teachers.

The Google Certification Academy is an intermediate/advanced learning opportunity. Participants should be current Google Apps users comfortable with Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, and Sites. Experience with Chromebooks is helpful, but not required. Teachers, technology integration specialists, technology directors, and administrators can all benefit from the training provided at the GCA.

$299 per attendee **Must register thru www.geducator.com**

Tuesday, Aug. 8-Wednesday, Aug. 9, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
To register for this training, go to http://www.geducator.com and follow the link to the Ohio training.

 

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