Summer Session 2014 provides workshops, symposiums, and more for educators

Saint Joseph’s College Online’s Summer Session—the College’s annual on-campus component for online students and other working professionals—hosts a collection of workshops, symposiums, and other activities that are perfect for educators from Maine and beyond.

Session I: July 7–11

Autism in Society: Youth and Adults, High School and Beyond

This symposium provides the opportunity to explore issues, themes, and strategies for students of all ages on the autism spectrum. It is intended for mainstream classroom teachers, administrators, special education personnel, and others who work with children and youth on the spectrum.

Session II: July 14–18

Child Sexual Abuse Awareness for Educators: A Teacher Training Symposium

Join Senator Bill Diamond, faculty from Saint Joseph’s College, and multiple guest speakers for what promises to be an informational and rewarding symposium. This weeklong event will help teachers from all levels understand the cultural supports that lead to widespread child sexual abuse, responses from children, challenges of the sex offender registry, child sexual abuse investigating and reporting, and more.

Technology and the K-12 Administrator and Educator

Experience a “flipped” workshop that will expand your knowledge of instructional technology and provide hands-on applications that you can take back to your teachers. iPad? Smart Board? The Cloud? Document camera? TED Talks? Get comfortable with whatever your school provides. Discover economical, efficient, effective, and engaging ways for technology to become a partner with you and your school.

­Special Topics: Student Support Process RTI/PBIS

Examines Response to Intervention (RTI), along with a focus on the fundamental components of RTI and RTII, complemented with an overview of Positive Behavior Instruction and Support (PBIS). Students will collaborate with their peers to explore the different facets of RTI, while using their own experiences and backgrounds for the context of their assignments. The class is closely modeled after the implementation and action steps by RTI best practices.

Additional education courses and offerings:

Standards-Based Learning & Teaching
Educating the Exceptional Student in the Classroom
Digital Strategies for 21st-Century Learning
Curriculum Design, Development & Assessment
Instructional Strategies
Educational Psychology
Educational Leadership
Research Design in Education
School Finance & Budgeting

Designed for educators of all levels, Saint Joseph’s College Online’s Summer Session is available for working professional as well as currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students. CEUs are available to those who qualify.

For more information, visit the Summer Sessions’s educator website.

May 21, 2014
Contact: David Svenson at 207-893-7723 · dsvenson@sjcme.edu