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Presentations Across the Country by Randy Sprick and Associates

Of the many presentations and workshops offered by Randy Sprick and Safe & Civil Schools associates, those listed below may accept public registration.

Please note that registration at each of the following events may be limited and/or may involve a fee. Contact the agency listed under each event for more information and availability.

NASP 2020 Annual Convention
February 18-21, 2020
Baltimore, MD

MS274 Supporting Teachers to Implement Effective Classroom Management Practices
Tuesday, February 18 , 12:00-1:50 pm
With Jessica Sprick

This session will present a triad of strategies for supporting teachers in implementing effective classroom management practices: (a) adopting a district or building-level model for classroom management, (b) clarifying the expected student outcomes of good classroom management, and (c) providing nonevaluative coaching assistance to teachers. Attendees will learn how this model is being implemented in various districts, with a particular focus on the role that school psychologists play.

MS275 Creating Systems of Tier 2 and 3 Behavior Support
Tuesday, February 18 , 2:00-3:50 pm
With Jessica Sprick

Focuses on an evidence-based approach to planning and coordinating problem-solving and intervention efforts across a district or building, specifically focusing on Tier 2 and 3 supports. Learn how to develop a behavior curriculum protocol that supports high-quality, consistent intervention service delivery within a building or district. Example protocols will be discussed, highlighting important considerations and useful strategies to prepare attendees for creating and successfully implementing their own behavior curriculum protocols.

Visit Safe & Civil Schools at Booth 419 and our partner Ancora Publishing at Booths 421 and 423.

2020 KASEA Winter Conference
February 24-25, 2020
Topeka, KS

Tricia McKale Skyles will speak on February 24 at the Kansas Association of Special Education Administrators winter conference. The theme of this year's gathering is "fostering Success," and featured topics inlcude behavior, self and collective efficacy, and implementation.

ASCD EMPOWER preconference session
MARCH 13, 2020
Los Angeles, CA

Tackling K-12 Attendance Challenges: From Prevention to Intervention
Friday, March 13 , 8:30 am-3:30 pm
With Jessica Sprick

This institute will provide practical solutions that can make a dramatic difference in attendance for all students in your school. Using a multitiered approach, participants will learn proactive and positive ways to prevent the vast majority of absenteeism problems, as well as efficient strategies within a multitiered model for intervening with students with more resistant absenteeism challenges.

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

 

ASCD EMPOWER
MARCH 13-16, 2020
Los Angeles, CA

Visit Safe & Civil Schools and Ancora Publishing at Booth 629.

1346 The Essentials of Classroom Management and Behavior Support
Saturday, March 14, 8:45 am-9:45 am
With Jessica Sprick

Participants will learn how to apply a flexible framework of behavioral strategies to address the strengths and needs of any group of students. Learn how to teach students to behave responsibly, improve behavior in transitions, reduce off-task behavior during instruction and independent work, and use positive feedback and corrective consequences more effectively.

2403 Academic Supports: Adapting Instruction Without Watering Down the Curriculum
Sunday, March 15, 1:45 pm-2:45 pm
With Marilyn Sprick

This session will offer pragmatic instructional procedures and adaptations that can be employed immediately, without watering down the curriculum. Participants will work through a decision-making matrix that helps identify the benefits and limitations of an adaptation strategy for students who may also need reading intervention. This session will focus on using a multitiered system of supports in the intermediate grades (i.e., middle and high school).

3107 Building a Better Classroom: Coaching Classroom Management
Monday, March 16, 8:15 am-9:15 am
With Tricia McKale Skyles

Help teachers at every level manage their classrooms effectively by encouraging them to view coaching as a resource for improving classroom management practices. Learn strategies and suggestions to help organize staff for effective classroom management implementation, including communicating clear expectations to staff and structuring effective observations. Also learn to develop guidelines for selecting and implementing interventions based on observational data.

Explicit Instruction Academy
June 22-26, 2020
Portland, OR

Join Dr. Anita Archer for a five-day intensive Training of Trainers that will prepare you to train your colleagues in the fundamentals of explicit instruction.

Continuum of Services for Adolescent Poor Readers and Students at Risk of Academic Failure
June 22-26, 2020
Portland, OR

Join Marilyn Sprick for one or both of these sessions:

June 22–24, 2020
Session 1, Tier 1 (Grades 5–12)
Academic Supports, Adapting Content Area
Curriculum and Instruction

Adapting is the redesign of curriculum and instruction to improve learning for all students. Instead of assigning less work or giving students more time, we get directly into curriculum planning, instruction, and assessment to improve learning. Our goal is to improve academic success without watering down the curriculum.

June 25–26, 2020
Session 2, Tiers 2 and 3 (Grades 5–12)
The Third Quest Training
A Comprehensive Reading Intervention at the Secondary Level

Learn to teach The Third Quest curriculum with fidelity and high success. This comprehensive (vs. targeted) intervention program provides instruction in vocabulary, word study, fluency, content knowledge (the scientific method and ancient history), comprehension, and study skills.

Safe & Civil Schools National Conference
July 12-16, 2020
Portland, OR

Join Safe & Civil Schools this summer to learn how to create and maintain a full continuum of behavior support so that every student is successful—no matter the level of need. Select from a variety of two- and four-day sessions. Randy Sprick will deliver the opening keynote address.

Continuum of Services for Adolescent Poor Readers and Students at Risk of Academic Failure
AUGUST 10-14, 2020
LAWRENCE, MI

Join Marilyn Sprick and Soraya Coccimiglio for one or both of these sessions:

August 10-12, 2020
Session 1, Tier 1 (Grades 5–12)
Academic Supports, Adapting Content Area
Curriculum and Instruction

Adapting is the redesign of curriculum and instruction to improve learning for all students. Instead of assigning less work or giving students more time, we get directly into curriculum planning, instruction, and assessment to improve learning. Our goal is to improve academic success without watering down the curriculum.

August 13-14, 2020
Session 2, Tiers 2 and 3 (Grades 5–12)
The Third Quest Training
A Comprehensive Reading Intervention at the Secondary Level

Learn to teach The Third Quest curriculum with fidelity and high success. This comprehensive (vs. targeted) intervention program provides instruction in vocabulary, word study, fluency, content knowledge (the scientific method and ancient history), comprehension, and study skills.