LEXINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
     Professional Learning Courses
     Summer 2017
 
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English Language Arts  
PL-CI-113A Teachers College Primary Reading Institute (K-2)
Facilitator: Teachers College Reading and Writing Project 
 July 17 - 20, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. 
 
PL-CI-113B Teachers College Upper Grade Reading Institute (3-6)
Facilitator: Teachers College Reading and Writing Project 
 July 17 - 20, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
PL-CI-209 Creative Writing Workshop in Memoir / Narrative Non-Fiction 
Facilitator: Remy Coombs 
 August 3, 10, 17, 24; September 13, 20, 2017
PL-CI-210 Power of Place: New Pathways to Creative, Narrative, and Non-fiction Writing (5-12)
Facilitator: Zac Del Nero 
 July 10-14, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
PL-CI-908 Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Training (LiPS)
Facilitator: Lisa Brooks, Commonwealth Learning Center 
August 14-17, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  
PL-CI-922 Orton Gillingham Level 1: Associate Level Coursework
Facilitator: Mary Briggs, Commonwealth Learning Center 
 July 24-27, 31; August 1, 2, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
PL-CI-924 Nancibell Visualizing and Verbalizing
Facilitator: Shadi Tayarani 
June 29-30, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Mathematics  
PL-CI-132 Mathematics & Mindset:  Research and Strategies to Transform Mathematics Instruction and Learning (PK-12)
Facilitator: Molly Rawding 
May 31; September 6, 27, 2017
3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. 
PL-CI-170 Multiplication and Division Facts for the Whole-to-Part, Visual Learner (3-8)
Facilitator: Christopher Woodin, Landmark School 
 July 24, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
PL-CI-250 Making Sense of Fractional Understanding (1-7) 
Facilitators: Megan Arseneau and Donna Sorila 
 August 14, 15, 16, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
PL-CI-251 Assessing Math Concepts (AMC) Overview and Training (K-2)
Facilitators: Linda Menkis and Sarah Majors 
 August 18, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
 PL-CI-261 Mathematics & Mindset 2: Back to Class (Math Coaches and Department Heads)
Facilitators: Linda Menkis and Dr. Jo Boaler 
July 6, 27; August 10, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 
 
 Pedagogy  
PL-CI-100 Roadmap to Research: Guided Inquiry Design and Project (5-12) 
Facilitators: Harriet Wallen and Melinda Webster Loof 
August 1-3, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
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PL-CI-110 Straight from the Source: Close Readings for Elementary Social Studies (2-5)
Facilitator: Primary Source  
June 27, 2017
8:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
PL-CI-110A Straight from the Source Part II: Planning for Integration (2-5)
Facilitator: Alex Kuschel 
 June 27, 2017
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
PL-CI-123 Teaching with Academic Conversations (PK-12)
Facilitator: Catherine Murphy 
 July 25, 26; September 27, 2017
PL-CI-139 College Readiness and Postsecondary Education Options (7-12)
Facilitator: Mike Law 
June 26-28, 2017
PL-CI-150 Executive Functioning Impact on Written and Social Language (PK-5)
Facilitators: Karen Grabowski and Kristine Wiltz                                     
July 11, 12; December 19, 2017
PL-CI-301 Connecting Literacy and Inquiry Science: Talking, Writing, and Reading as Tools of Science (K-5)
Facilitators: Jeff Winokur and Martha Heller-Winokur 
 June 28, 29, 30, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
PL-CI-517 Effective Teacher: Leading and Learning (PK-12)
Facilitator: Deb Merriam, Teachers21 
 August 7-11, 2017
8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m. 
 Technology  
PL-TCH-801 Back-to-School Gradebook Refresher (6-12) Facilitators: Cheryl Kelleher, Sarah Robson, and Leah Puffer
 August 23, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
PL-TCH-853 Introduction to Google Calendar 
Facilitator: Rina Farber-Mazor 
 Tuesday, May 16, 2017
3:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
PL-TCH-853 Introduction to Google Calendar 
Facilitator: Rina Farber-Mazor 
August 22, 2017
9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. 
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PL-TCH-854 Introduction to NEW Google Sites 
Facilitator: Rina Farber-Mazor 
  August 23, 2017
9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.  
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PL-TCH-859 Lesser-Known Google Tools for Organization
Facilitator: Rina Farber-Mazor 
  August 24, 2017
9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.  
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PL-TCH-860 Back to School G-Suite: Mail, Drive, Contacts, & Calendar
Facilitator: Lisah Rhodes 
 August 9, 2017 More Information and Register
PL-TCH-999 Lex Tech Academy (PK-12) 
Facilitators: Instructional Technology Specialists
June 27, 28, 29, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
 CPR & AED 
PL-HE-1032 CPR & AED for Workplace, Family, and Friends - Complete Certification Course
Facilitator: Eamonn Sheehan 
 Wednesday, August 23, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
Unit D Professional Learning
 
PL-UD-114 ASPEN: Next Steps - Advanced Training for Administrative Assistants and Office Support 
Facilitator: Cheryl Kelleher 
 Thursday, May 18, 2017
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
PL-UD-858 Moving Toward GMail
Facilitators: Rina Farber-Mazor and David Wininger 
 
 Thursday, May 18, 2017
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
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