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									                                    Conference At A Glance, April 24, 2010
                                         WELCOME: 8:00-8:20 a.m.
Session    Audience                 Workshop Title & Descriptor                        Presenters            Curricula
Welcome   All             Welcome Address                                        Barbara Hickman,
                                                                                 FUSD Superintendent

                                 Session A: HALF DAY – 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Session      Audience                   Workshop Title & Descriptor                       Presenters          Curricula
  A-1     Secondary           Fostering a Culture of “We” in the High                Peter Smith,           All areas
          Teachers 9-12       Schools.                                               SHS Math Teacher,
                              With the likely closing of one high school for next    psmith1@fusd1.org
                              year, it is important that we are proactive in
                              planning how to avoid merger mayhem. This              Jen Germansen,
                              session is designed for participants from all three    SHS Teacher
                              high schools to identify as many of the challenges     jgermansen@fusd1.org
                              as possible arising from the combining of faculties
                              and of student bodies, and brainstorming               Jo‟el Johansen,
                              solutions with vision, professional congeniality and   SHS Teacher
                              shared responsibility. The results will be a part of   jjohansen@fusd1.org
                              the districts plans as we go forward.(Please see
                              B-1 as these two sessions are linked)
  A-2     Language Arts       Shared Inquiry/Literature                              Anne Sampson           Language
          Teachers            Student Engagement and Comprehension are the           Instructional Coach    Arts
          grades 3-12         key components to Shared Inquiry. Are you tired        asampson@fusd1.org,
                              of students not remembering what they‟ve read?
                              Do you feel frustrated when students won‟t             Laura Martin
                              participate in teacher-led discussions? This is the    ELL Specialist
                              workshop for you. Learn how to make literature         lmartin@fusd1.org,
                              groups student-led and student-centered. Shared
                              Inquiry is full of positive outcomes: Students and
                              teachers have the freedom to choose what they
                              read and all students are able to actively
                              participate in lively discussions promoting a
                              deeper understanding of the material.
  A-3     K-12 Teachers       Building Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships           Michael Vogler         Assessment,
          All content         through the use of Alternative Assessment              SHS Teacher,           SIOP,
          areas               Strategies                                             mvogler@fusd1.org,     Differentiated
                              Participants will be able to design and implement                             Instruction,
                              a variety of assessment strategies for their class                            Language
                              learning objectives. Paper and pencil tests are                               Arts
                              not the only way to demonstrate understanding of
                              a topic. In this seminar, we will develop an
                              understanding of alternative assessments and
                              discuss their implementation in the classroom.
                              Teachers are asked to bring an instructional unit
                              so that we can develop learning objectives and
                              appropriate tools for assessing student
                              comprehension. Emphasis will be placed on
                              developing students‟ ability to apply, analyze, and
                              evaluate their learning without using a traditional
                              test. This seminar will focus on differentiated
                              instruction, SIOP, and reading comprehension
                              strategies. (Repeat B-3)
A-4   ALL Grade        Changing the World: 40 Assets (and One Kid)            Russell Randall          School
      Levels and       at a Time!                                             Transition Specialist,   Climate;
      Personnel        Studies suggest that developmental assets play a       SHS                      Character
                       significant role in students‟ academic achievement     rrandall@fusd1.org       Education;
                       across a wide range of students. In fact,                                       Culture
                       developmental assets appear to be as influential       Lori Wright
                       to student achievement as other demographic            Special Education
                       factors and school reforms. Thus, boosting             Teacher,
                       attainment of developmental assets has great           CHS
                       promise as a strategy for boosting student             lwright@fusd1.org
                       achievement. Our workshop will focus on the 40
                       Developmental Assets® as presented by Search           Katie Piehl
                       Institute, a private, non-profit organization          Special Education
                       dedicated to improving the lives of young people.      Teacher,
                       The anticipated outcomes of our workshop include       CHS
                       the following:                                         kpiehl@fusd1.org
                       -Teachers (as well as adults from all walks of life)
                       will learn about the assets and will learn how to
                       develop sustained, strength-building relationships
                       with children and adolescents in their classrooms,
                       their schools, their neighborhoods and their
                       families.
                       -Teachers will learn how to engage their students
                       (and other youth) so as to empower them as
                       change agents and asset builders.
                       -Teachers will learn how to activate their schools
                       (and other sectors of the community) to create an
                       asset building culture and to contribute to young
                       people‟s healthy development.
                       -Teachers will learn how to create, expand and
                       enhance programs to become more asset rich
                       and to be available to more students and youth.
                        (Repeat B-4)
A-5   Math & Art       1 Point Perspective Where Math & Art Create            David Hale               Math
      Teachers         (3-D) Views                                            Art Teacher,             Art
      grades 4-9       Students become literate in mathematics when           SMS
                       they use math vocabulary in another content area.      dhale@fusd1.org
                       This workshop showcases a five-lesson unit that
                       integrates mathematical literacy into art lessons.
                       Participants will create a one-point perspective
                       drawing and explore connections between
                       geometry and drawing in a way that is meaningful
                       and exciting for students.
                        (Repeat B-5)
A-6   English and      The Wings Academy at Flagstaff High School             Sharon Falor             At-Risk;
      Math Teachers    The Wings Academy embeds three year long               Assistant Principal      Culture;
      grades 7-9 and   courses into a traditional block schedule, thereby     Curriculum and           Language
      Administrators   allowing freshmen students the opportunity to          Instruction,             Arts;
                       participate in English, Math, and Projects with the    FHS                      Math;
                       Academy. Manipulating the master schedule to           sfalor@fusd1.org         Leadership
                       foster a small learning community culture within
                       the walls of a large comprehensive high school,
                       affords FHS the chance to advocate for the most
                       “at-risk” students by designing a learning
                       community which encourages relationships,
                       communication, systematic interventions, and
                           accountability for students, parents, teachers, and
                           administrators. Flagstaff High School‟s goal is to
                           divert the failure syndrome and to retain the
                           integrity of the freshman class through promotion
                           and completion of all introductory high school
                           course work.
A-7    K-12 Teachers       Discovery Education Conference: Connect the             Bonnie Feather, Host,    Technology
                           Thoughts. Join your host, to explore various            Coconino County
                           topics including: “When You‟re Not the Smartest         Technology Integration
                           Person in the Room, “Cell Phones, Internet and          Specialist
                           Oprah: How the US Presence in Iraq Has Affected         bfeather@fusd1.org
                           Women‟s Lives”, and “Connecting Language
                           Learners to the Curriculum through Digital Media”.
A-8    Teachers with a     Macintosh 101 – An introduction to working              Megan Plunkett, FMS,     Technology
       Mac laptop who      with Apple computers (TECH1159). By the end             Tech Teacher
       need a basic        of this session, participants will be able to           mplunkett@fusd1.org
       introduction. All   confidently use their Apple computer to complete
       grade levels.       tasks like browsing the Internet, organizing files,
                           arranging icons, creating and saving documents,
                           creating and saving presentations, changing basic
                           settings, and using common shortcuts.

A-9    K-12 Teachers;      Mayco Glazing                                           Carol Richard            Art;
       all content areas   Participants are invited to learn glazing techniques    Marjon Ceramics &        Culture
       invited,            and application methods as they create new tile         Supply
       especially art      designs. Become more familiar with general glaze        Mayco Representative
                           terms as you apply new media and processes to           klassy@cableone.net
                           your ceramic work. As a result of your
                           participation in this workshop, you will develop an
                           understanding of the visual arts in relation to
                           history and cultures. You‟ll also reflect upon and
                           assess the characteristics and merits of your work
                           and the work of others.
A-10   Special Ed.,        Boardmaker                                              Valerie West, SLP        Technology;
       SLP, OT/PT,         This is an introduction to Boardmaker software.         Knoles                   Special Ed;
       ELL, anyone         The objective is to have the participants become        vwest@fusd1.org          Special
       needing to          comfortable exploring the different facets of the                                areas;
       make graphics       program. They will learn how to use the                 Mary Highline            SIOP/SEI
       for their           templates, create schedules, and create                 Special Education
       classroom           graphic/picture communication based materials.          Teacher,
                           They will be able to make at least one functional       Knoles
                           item to use in their classroom. The project ideas       mhighline@fusd1.org
                           will be made available through Project MATTERS.
                            (Repeat B-10)
A-11   All Teachers        Document Camera 101                                     Chuck Tuck,              Technology
                           An introduction to FUSD‟s new Avermedia                 Trainer for Avermedia
                           document cameras and their software, from the           chuck.tuck@avermedia
                           bare basics to tips and tricks, advanced features,      .com
                           and classroom application. Time allowing,
                           participants will collaborate or work individually on
                           lesson plans designed to leverage their document
                           cameras in the classroom.
                            (Repeat B-11)
A-12   English/            Using Fine Art & Music to Provide Authentic             Carol Willis             Language
       Language Arts       and Thought-Provoking Writing Prompts                   English Teacher, FHS     Arts;
       Teachers,           This session is designed to help instructors meet       cwillis@fusd1.org        Music
       grades 2-12      the needs of young writers for authentic
                        experience and rich subject matter. Attendees will
                        practice the approach, experience the varied
                        history of this dialogue between artists and
                        authors, and come away with strategies and
                        materials that directly address the needs of their
                        students.
A-13   All Teachers,    Web Site Clean-Up and Review (TECH1153)                  Maureen McCauley,        Technology
       K-12             This session is designed for teachers who really         Sechrist Library Media
                        need help and/or the time to sit down and                Specialist
                        completely finish their web pages. We will briefly       mmccauley@fusd1.org
                        review the system protocol, access/management,
                        and then continue with links, galleries, calendars,
                        and such. (Repeat B-17)
A-14   All Teachers,    Using SMART Boards in the Classroom                      Heather Zeigler          Technology
       K-12             In this session participants will learn ways to make     Technology Coach
                        use of the interactive SMART Board in the                Facilitator,
                        classroom setting and will learn the basic               Admin. Center
                        elements of the SMART Notebook 10 software.              hzeigler@fusd1.org
                        This session is designed for teachers that
                        currently have or will be getting a SMART Board
                        for use in their classroom or school. Participants
                        must bring their laptop, with SMART Board
                        software, version 10, already installed on it. The
                        software is available at:
                        http://www2.smarttech.com/st/en-
                        US/Support/Downloads/SBS/ The software
                        activation code will be provided at the session.
A-15   Teachers, K-6    Pixie 2: Printed Booklets, Podcasts, Digital             Cynthia Conn,            Technology
                        Stories, and More!                                       Thomas Tech Teacher
                        Come learn how you can use Pixie 2 to motivate           cconn@fusd1.org
                        and engage ALL of your students and address
                        cross-curricular content goals. In this hands-on
                        session, participants will learn how to use the
                        word processing, image editing, sound, and
                        interactive template features in Pixie to create a
                        digital movie that highlights AZ‟s math and
                        language arts standards. (Repeat B-15)
A-16   All Teachers,    Quadrant D, Technology Integration, and You              Marilyn Noyes,           Technology
       K-12             (TECH1139)                                               Christensen,
                        Technology integration isn‟t just about skills; it‟s a   Mnoyes1@fusd1.org
                        mindset and an attitude. In this workshop, we‟ll
                        take a look at some of the philosophies and ideas        Sheryl Wells,
                        that drive successful use of technology in the           Killip,
                        classroom. In particular, we‟ll focus on “Quadrant       swells@fusd1.org
                        D” of the Rigor/Relevance Framework, the zone in
                        which students engage in higher-level thinking           Jana Fix,
                        and real-world application. PLEASE NOTE: You             Christensen,
                        should bring at least one lesson plan to this            jfix@fusd1.org
                        workshop. If you aren‟t sure where to start, try
                        bringing your least favorite lesson. Or, better yet,
                        bring your students‟ least favorite! (Repeat B-16)
A-17   Elementary and   Teacher Website Section Editor Training                  Sonja London-Hall        Technology
       Secondary        (TECH1138)                                               ELL Specialist,
       Teachers         Create and maintain your own teacher Website             CHS, MEMS
                        using FUSD's new, powerful, and easy-to-use              slondon-hall@fusd1.org
                        Content Management System. This workshop is a
                        required component of this year's teacher-laptop
                        initiative, and administrative policy at this point
                        states that every teacher should have a teacher
                        Website up by January 2010. (Repeat A-24 & B-
                        12)
A-18   Grades K-2       Enrichment Activities for Early Primary Grades            Marcia H. Lescault       TAG,
       Early Primary    DI/enrichment activities are receiving more focus         Gifted/Special Ed.       Language
                        these days. You may be thinking to yourself,              Instruction Specialist   Arts,
                        “here‟s one more thing to research and develop.”          mlescault@fusd1.org      Math,
                        Join me and leave with ideas as well as activities                                 Higher Order
                        that you make and are ready to use in your                                         Thinking
                        classroom. (Repeat B-18)
A-19   K-6 Teachers     Integrating EasyTech in Your Classroom. This              Laura Dickerson          Technology
                        session is designed to help teachers use                  ldickerson@learning.
                        EasyTech curriculum to enhance core content               com
                        while simultaneously addressing important
                        technology skills. It will also help experienced
                        EasyTech users begin to align EasyTech
                        curriculum with specific units and projects in their
                        own curricula, and create and manage their own
                        activities and journal items online. (Repeat B-19).
A-20   Grade-level      It’s All About the Team! – Developing Highly              Jaima Peterson,          PLCs
       specific PLCs;   Effective PLCs                                            jpeterson@fusd1.org
       K-6 teachers     This session is designed for you to sign up with
                        your grade level team. You will have the                  Barbara Souris,
                        opportunity to review the framework for                   bsouris@fusd1.org
                        developing effective teams in a Professional
                        Learning Community: Purpose, Preparation,                 Instructional Coaches
                        Processes and Promotion. You will then apply this
                        framework by practicing team protocols that serve
                        to analyze and reflect on teacher and student
                        work.
A-21   9-12 CTE         CTE Curriculum Development. This workshop                 Doug Allan,              CTE
       Teachers         will give an overview of CTE Curriculum delivery          CTE Associate,
                        and development including (but not limited to):           dallan@fusd1.org
                        CTE Course Standard Identification and Reporting
                        – ADE CTE Performance Measures met and not
                        met related to data used by ADE such as AIMS;
                        CCC Dual Enrollment and Tech Prep reporting -
                        FTSE issues; 40 and 100 Day Count Process –
                        examination of our enrollment in each CTE
                        program – and ICTEPs (Individual CTE Plan for
                        Special Populations); CAVIAT Career Guidance
                        Counselors and Naviance - ECAP responsibilities;
                        CAVIAT plans and info related to the Central
                        Programs at CCC; new CTE/Academic Cross-
                        Crediting discussion; 6-period Day Schedule
                        and/or other options for course offerings; and
                        other CTE related curriculum issues.
A-22   Social Studies   Project Citizen                                           Amy Callahan             Social
                                                                 st
       Teachers of      Addressing civic education in the 21 century              callahaneducation@       Studies,
       grades 5-8       classroom. Equip educators with best practices,           hotmail.com              Science,
                        instructional strategies, and guidance on how to                                   Language
                        facilitate practical, real-life lessons that help teach                            Arts,
                        students to become active and engaged citizen in                                   Character Ed
                           the public policy making process. Learn how a
                           student-centered civic education, interdisciplinary
                           and service learning project uses technology as a
                           tool to connect students with their community to
                           address a problem in their very own „backyard‟.
                           By attending this session, teachers will receive
                           free resources and textbooks to use in the
                           classroom “tomorrow!” Participants need to bring
                           their laptops. (Repeat B-22)
A-23   Special Ed.,        Intellitools                                             Sean Kugler                Special Ed,
       SLP, OT/PT,         This will be an introduction to the Intellitools         A.T. Specialist,           Special
       related services,   software. The objective is to have the participants      District-wide              areas,
       ELL                 become comfortable exploring the different facets        skugler@fusd1.org          SIOP/SEI
                           of the program. They will learn how to adapt
                           templates. They will learn how to download               Therese Giorsetti, SLP
                           activities from Intellitools. The participants will be   Christensen
                           introduced to making their own activities. (Repeat       Tgiorsetti@fusd1.org
                           B-23)
A-24   Elementary and      Teacher Website Section Editor Training                  Scott Stroud,              Technology
       Secondary           (TECH1138)                                               FHS Teacher,
       Teachers            Create and maintain your own teacher Website             sstroud@fusd1.org
                           using FUSD's new, powerful, and easy-to-use
                           Content Management System. This workshop is a
                           required component of this year's teacher-laptop
                           initiative, and administrative policy at this point
                           states that every teacher should have a teacher
                           Website up by January 2010. (Repeat A-17 & B-
                           12)
A-25   Upper               Using the Six Traits, Write! This workshop is            Alison Johnson, Co-        Language
       elementary,         designed to support teachers who are new to the          Director of Northern       Arts
       middle school,      six traits of writing. Teachers attending this           Arizona Writing Project,
       high school         interactive workshop will learn how to                   Alison.johnson@nau.
                           conceptualize the traits for their students and will     edu
       Teachers new        learn effective methods for scoring and giving
       to Six Traits       feedback. Teachers will be assisted in writing their
                           own traits-focused lesson, with appropriate
                           literature tie-ins, and be given materials and
                           resources for immediate use in their classrooms.
                           Participants will:
                                      Learn/review what the six traits are
                                          and how to teach them
                                      Learn/review how the traits support
                                          writing process-based instruction
                                      Learn/ review how the traits model will
                                          improve student writing and prepare
                                          students for writing assessments
                                      Develop a lesson plan effectively
                                          implementing six traits instruction
A-26   All grades          Overview of Lindamood-Bell Learning                      Lynn Wisniewski,           Language
                           Processes                                                District Speech and        Arts,
                           This session will include an overview of the LIPS,       Language Therapist,        ELL,
                           Phonemic Processing and V/V, Visualizing and             DeMiguel, PDH,             TAG,
                           Verbalization programs, as well as instruction in        lwisniewski@fusd1.org      Special Ed
                           program techniques and strategies in the areas of
                           written language and reading encoding, decoding,
                            and comprehension. Program focus will be on
                            developing understanding and use of multi-
                            sensory instructional strategies and visual
                            imagery to develop reading and written language
                            skills. Format: demonstration/workshop with a
                            moderate amount of interactive activities.
 A-27     Social Studies,   What is Geography and How Should I Teach                 Lynn Galvin, Teacher      Social
          Geography, and    It? Components of this training include:                 Consultant – Arizona      Studies
          History           1.DOGSTAILS - an acronym used to help                    Geographic Alliance,
          Teachers of       students recall the important parts of a map.            ASU
          grades 4-12       TOADS is a shorter version, aimed at ELL or
                            younger students.                                        akg11112@aol.com
                            2.Memorize the Middle East in Under an Hour –
                            memorize 20 countries and 4 bodies of water in
                            the Middle East, using several brain activation
                            techniques that really work.
                            3.Korea 101 - an introduction to the whole
                            peninsula, culture, language, and history, with an
                            attractive PowerPoint presentation that can be
                            used by the teachers. (Repeat B-27)
 A-28     K-12              Curricula for Counselors. Counselors will                Kat Pastor                Counseling
          Counselors        convene and work in one of the following areas:          Guidance Counselor,
                            Transition ES-MS-HS – program development for            FHS
                            transitions across the grade levels utilizing            kpastor@fusd1.org
                            Naviance, CTE, ACT programs (explorer 6-8, the
                            plan 9/10), refining the registration process of         Joe Rauschenbach
                            each level.                                              Guidance Counselor,
                            Guidance Curriculum – developing a                       Cromer
                            comprehensive (K-12) prevention focused                  jrauschenbach@fusd1.org
                            program addressing the personal/social, career,
                            and academic needs of all students.
                            Communication with Stakeholders –
                            developing a district webpage, creating an
                            advisory council, and greater emphasis on student
                            advocacy through educating the community on
                            programs and services offered by FUSD
                            counselors.
                            Data collection/needs assessment – assemble
                            a district wide needs assessment specifically
                            addressing counseling services in order to utilize
                            data driven decisions in program services and
                            curriculum.

                       Session B: HALF DAY - 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Session      Audience                 Workshop Title & Descriptor                         Presenters           Curricula
  B-1     7-12 English,     Unifying Vertical Alignment at the Secondary             Peter Smith,              Language
          Math, Science,    Level. Participants will work collaboratively in a       SHS Teacher               Arts,
          and SS            PLC in order to create a smooth transition into the      Psmith1@fusd1.org         Science,
          Teachers          2010-2011 academic school year and offer a                                         Social
                            unified curriculum at the secondary level for core       Jen Germansen,            Studies,
                            content areas in FUSD. Participants will:                SHS Teacher               Math,
                            - align/realign standards to curriculum maps to          jgermansen@fusd1.org      Curriculum
                            represent recent changes in AZ State Standards
                            - vertically align their content area so that students
                       make steady progress toward acquiring the            Jo‟el Johansen,
                       academic knowledge skills necessary for              SHS Teacher
                       continued success. Academic standards,
                       curriculum frameworks, and teaching strategies       Kelly Johnston,
                       will link one level of education to the next.        SHS English
                       - align course descriptions within their content
                       area so that all offerings at the secondary level    Ken Linck,
                       are coordinated within FUSD.                         SHS Sped
                       - define course sequences within their content
                       area so that there is alignment between all          Erin Celona,
                       secondary classes in FUSD. Sequences will            SHS,Sped
                       include required pre-requisites and agreement
                       upon what grades are necessary in order to
                       progress to the next course.

                       There will be 4 “Working Groups” including
                       English, Science, Social Studies, and Math.
                       Please register as a team.
                       This presentation will directly affect student
                       achievement because teachers are given the
                       opportunity to proactively prepare for a unified
                       start to the 2010-2011 Academic School Year for
                       The Flagstaff Unified School District.
B-2   Primary grades   Easy and Engaging Math Games                         Lisa Hatch           Math
      1-3              Teachers will be able to implement easy and          Teacher,
                       engaging math games into their everyday              Knoles
                       curriculum to better engage ALL learners. We will    lhatch@fusd1.org
                       begin our session with a PowerPoint presentation
                       on how teachers can set up centers to support all    Sara Massey
                       learners. Teachers will be able see a model of a     Teacher,
                       center grouping that allows for both flexible and    Knoles
                       ability grouping. Teachers will learn how they can   smassey@fusd1.org
                       implement the math games into a center rotation
                       or whole group setting.
                       We will then present quick and easy math games
                       that can be modified for different primary levels.
                       Our goal is to introduce 8 math games during our
                       session. We will close our session with a quick
                       overview of Accelerated Math (AM). Participates
                       will walk away with the black-line masters for the
                       math games we will be presenting.
                       Format: Demonstration & Workshop.
B-3   K-12 All         Building Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships         Michael Vogler       Assessment,
      content areas    through the use of Alternative Assessment            Teacher,             SIOP,
                       Strategies                                           SHS                  Differentiated
                       Participants will be able to design and implement    mvogler@fusd1.org,   Instruction,
                       a variety of assessment strategies for their class                        Language
                       learning objectives. Paper and pencil tests are                           Arts
                       not the only way to demonstrate understanding of
                       a topic. In this seminar, we will develop an
                       understanding of alternative assessments and
                       discuss their implementation in the classroom.
                       Teachers are asked to bring an instructional unit
                       so that we can develop learning objectives and
                       appropriate tools for assessing student
                       comprehension. Emphasis will be placed on
                       developing students‟ ability to apply, analyze, and
                       evaluate their learning without using a traditional
                       test. This seminar will focus on differentiated
                       instruction, SIOP, and reading comprehension
                       strategies. (Repeat A-3)
B-4   ALL Grade        Changing the World: 40 Assets (and One Kid)            Russell Randall          School
      Levels and       at a Time!                                             Transition Specialist,   climate,
      Personnel        Studies suggest that developmental assets play a       SHS                      Character
                       significant role in students‟ academic achievement     rrandall@fusd1.org       Ed,
                       across a wide range of students. In fact,                                       Culture
                       developmental assets appear to be as influential       Lori Wright
                       to student achievement as other demographic            Special Education
                       factors and school reforms. Thus, boosting             Teacher,
                       attainment of developmental assets has great           CHS
                       promise as a strategy for boosting student             lwright@fusd1.org
                       achievement. Our workshop will focus on the 40
                       Developmental Assets® as presented by Search           Katie Piehl
                       Institute, a private, non-profit organization          Special Education
                       dedicated to improving the lives of young people.      Teacher,
                       The anticipated outcomes of our workshop include       CHS,
                       the following:                                         kpiehl@fusd1.org
                       -Teachers (as well as adults from all walks of life)
                       will learn about the assets and will learn how to
                       develop sustained, strength-building relationships
                       with children and adolescents in their classrooms,
                       their schools, their neighborhoods and their
                       families.
                       -Teachers will learn how to engage their students
                       (and other youth) so as to empower them as
                       change agents and asset builders.
                       -Teachers will learn how to activate their schools
                       (and other sectors of the community) to create an
                       asset building culture and to contribute to young
                       people‟s healthy development.
                       -Teachers will learn how to create, expand and
                       enhance programs to become more asset rich
                       and to be available to more students and youth.
                       (Repeat A-4)
B-5   Math & Art       1 Point Perspective Where Math & Art Create            David Hale               Art,
      Teachers          (3-D) Views                                           Art Teacher,             Math
      grades 4-9       Students become literate in mathematics when           SMS
                       they use math vocabulary in another content area.      dhale@fusd1.org
                       This workshop showcases a five-lesson unit that
                       integrates mathematical literacy into art lessons.
                       Participants will create a one-point perspective
                       drawing and explore connections between
                       geometry and drawing in a way that is meaningful
                       and exciting for students. (Repeat A-5)
B-6   K-12 Teachers    Leadership Development Training on School,             Sharon Falor             Leadership,
      and              Family and Community Partnerships                      Assistant Principal      Culture,
      Administrators   Teachers need the opportunity to learn about           Curriculum and           Parent &
                       building productive relationships with families,       Instruction,             Community
                       which is largely missing from the university           FHS                      Involvement
                       teacher preparation curriculum. Almost every           sfalor@fusd1.org
                       study of school achievement has included some
                       attention to the importance of positive
                        relationships between families and schools, but
                        there has been little attention to how these
                        alliances might be supported and sustained. This
                        workshop will present teachers with best practices
                        for working with families. Our efforts will center on
                        what parents and teachers can learn from each
                        other.
B-7    K-12 Teachers    Cyberbullying: Educator Prevention and                  Krista Dobosh             At-Risk,
       All Counselors   Response                                                Counselor/Link            Technology,
       and              This is a powerpoint presentation to inform             Leadership                Counseling,
       Administrators   participants of the use of internet and technology      Coordinator, CHS          Culture,
                        to bully other students. This presentation also         kdobosh@fusd1.org         Intervention
                        includes information regarding school districts
                        responsibility to the victim and to the perpetrator     Paula Wright
                        in response to the act of cyberbullying.                Social Studies Teacher,
                        Information related to prevention strategies for        CHS
                        educators on the actions of cyberbullying will be       pwright@fusd1.org
                        discussed as well. Participants will be able to:        Kara Lee
                        Define cyberbullying; Identify mediums for              Art Teacher,
                        cyberbullying; Identify schools prevention              CHS
                        strategies for cyberbullying.                           klee@fusd1.org
B-8    K-8 Teachers     Embedding Arts Integration in your                      Trish Black               Language
                        Curriculum                                              Director of Education     Arts,
                        The primary objective of this workshop is to            Outreach,                 Art
                        introduce an arts integration model that utilizes       Childsplay
                        drama strategies as tools for teaching core             pblack@childsplayaz.org
                        curriculum that lead to teacher reform and best
                        practices. The arts integration model‟s goal is to      Sue Brown
                        develop a core group of educators who possess           sue.brown@wesdschools.
                                                                                org
                        the knowledge, skills and motivation to implement
                                                                                Korbi Adams
                        Standards-based lessons using drama across the
                                                                                Education Assistant,
                        curriculum, thereby strengthening integrated arts
                                                                                Childsplay
                        instruction and improving the academic                  kadams@childsplayaz.org
                        achievement of their students.
B-9    K-12 Teachers,   Stewards of Children: Preventing Childhood              Rene Hobbs                Counseling,
       Counselors,      Sexual Abuse                                            Early Childhood           At-Risk
       nurses           Participants will gain an awareness of the              Trainer/Coach
                        prevalence of childhood sexual abuse. This              rhobbs@asccaz.org
                        training will focus on how to identify and respond
                        to this abuse. This training features an
                        informational video and discussion.
B-10   Special Ed.,     Boardmaker                                              Valerie West, SLP         Technology,
       SLP, OT/PT,      This is an introduction to Boardmaker software.         Knoles                    Special Ed,
       ELL, anyone      The objective is to have the participants become        vwest@fusd1.org           Special
       needing to       comfortable exploring the different facets of the                                 areas,
       make graphics    program. They will learn how to use the                 Mary Highline             SIOP/SEI
       for their        templates, create schedules, and create                 Special Education
       classroom        graphic/picture communication based materials.          Teacher,
                        They will be able to make at least one functional       Knoles
                        item to use in their classroom. The project ideas       mhighline@fusd1.org
                        will be made available through Project MATTERS.
                        (Repeat A-10)
B-11   All Teachers     Document Camera 101                                     Chuck Tuck,               Technology
                        An introduction to FUSD‟s new Avermedia                 Trainer for Avermedia
                        document cameras and their software, from the           chuck.tuck@avermedia
                        bare basics to tips and tricks, advanced features,       .com
                        and classroom applications. Time allowing,
                        participants will collaborate or work individually on
                        lesson plans designed to leverage their document
                        cameras in the classroom. (Repeat A-11)
B-12   Elementary and   Teacher Website Section Editor Training                  Carol Willis,             Technology
       Secondary        (TECH1138)                                               FHS Teacher,
       Teachers         Create and maintain your own teacher Website             cwillis@fusd1.org
                        using FUSD's new, powerful, and easy-to-use
                        Content Management System. This workshop is a
                        required component of this year's teacher-laptop
                        initiative, and administrative policy at this point
                        states that every teacher should have a teacher
                        Website up by January 2010. (Repeat A-14 & A-
                        24)
B-13   K-12 Art and     Introduction to Glass Fusing                             Diane Sanders,            Art
       Science          In this session, we‟ll be cutting glass and fusing it    dsanders@fusd1.org        Science
       Teachers         in the kiln to make small items like jewelry and         Art Teacher at Marshall
                        magnets.                                                 and Christensen
B-14   Past and         Collaborative Conversations on Technology                Mary Knight, Heather      Technology,
       present tech     Peer Coaching. This 3-hour session will include          Zeigler, Brad Kamradt,    Coaching/
       peer coaches     focused reflection and discussion on the Puget           Technology                Mentoring
       and site         Sound Peer Coaching Model and how best to                Department Director
       administrators   sustain technology peer coaching in our schools.         and Reps
                        In addition, participants will leave the session with    mknight@fusd1.org
                        technology peer coaching strategies. This session        hzeigler@fusd1.org
                        is only for past and present tech peer coaches           bkamradt@fusd1.org
                        and site administrators. (Door prizes will be
                        awarded!)
B-15   K-6              Pixie 2: Printed Booklets, Podcasts, Digital             Cynthia Conn,             Technology
                        Stories, and More!                                       Thomas Tech Teacher,
                        Come learn how you can use Pixie 2 to motivate           cconn@fusd1.org
                        and engage ALL of your students and address
                        cross-curricular content goals. In this hands-on
                        session, participants will learn how to use the
                        word processing, image editing, sound, and
                        interactive template features in Pixie to create a
                        digital movie that highlights AZ‟s math and
                        language arts standards. (Repeat B-15)
B-16   All Teachers     Quadrant D, Technology Integration, and You              Beth Sanborn,             Technology
                        (TECH1139)                                               MEMS Teacher,
                        Technology integration isn‟t just about skills; it‟s a   bsanborn@fusd1.org
                        mindset and an attitude. In this workshop, we‟ll
                        take a look at some of the philosophies and ideas        Beth Criley,
                        that drive successful use of technology in the           FMS Teacher,
                        classroom. In particular, we‟ll focus on “Quadrant       bcriley@fusd1.org
                        D” of the Rigor/Relevance Framework, the zone in
                        which students engage in higher-level thinking
                        and real-world application. PLEASE NOTE: You
                        should bring at least one lesson plan to this
                        workshop. If you aren‟t sure where to start, try
                        bringing your least favorite lesson. Or, better yet,
                        bring your students‟ least favorite! (Repeat A-16)
B-17   All Teachers     Web Site Clean-Up and Review (TECH1153)                  Sonja London-Hall         Technology
                        This session is designed for teachers who really         ELL Specialist,
                        need help and/or the time to sit down and                CHS, MEMS
                        completely finish their web pages. We will briefly        slondon-hall@fusd1.org
                        review the system protocol, access/management,
                        and then continue with links, galleries, calendars,
                        and such. (Repeat A-13)

B-18   Grades K-2       Enrichment Activities for Early Primary Grades            Marcia H. Lescault       TAG,
       Early Primary    DI/enrichment activities are receiving more focus         Gifted/Special Ed.       Language
                        these days. You may be thinking to yourself,              Instruction Specialist   Arts,
                        “here‟s one more thing to research and develop.”          mlescault@fusd1.org      Math,
                        Join me and leave with ideas as well as activities                                 Higher Order
                        that you make and are ready to use in your                                         Thinking
                        classroom. (Repeat A-18)
B-19   K-6 Teachers     Integrating EasyTech in Your Classroom. This              Laura Dickerson          Technology
                        session is designed to help teachers use                  ldickerson@learning.
                        EasyTech curriculum to enhance core content               com
                        while simultaneously addressing important
                        technology skills. It will also help experienced
                        EasyTech users begin to align EasyTech
                        curriculum with specific units and projects in their
                        own curricula, and create and manage their own
                        activities and journal items online. (Repeat A-19).
B-20   K-6 Elementary   Dissecting the New Math Standards                         Barb Souris              Math
       Teachers         This session will help you to work with the new AZ        Instructional Coach
                        math standards and understand their relationship          bsouris@fusd1.org
                        with other grade level standards. Teachers will
                        have a better understanding of what they are              Jaima Peterson
                        responsible to teach and what they can let go in          Instructional Coach
                        their specific grade level. They will also become         jpeterson@fusd1.org
                        more aware of the math standards for other grade
                        levels.
B-21   K-12 teachers,   Creating a Collaborative Student Achievement              Joy Pavich               PLCs
       All content      Project. If you‟d like to learn how to structure a        jpavich@fusd1.org
       areas            collaborative student achievement project, then
                        this session is for you! Attend with a team and           Alisa Godwin
                        implement the innovative ideas presented right            agodwin@fusd1.org
                        away. Learn how to create an engaging student
                        project and be able to measure student gains.             Career Ladder PFEs

B-22   Social Studies   Project Citizen                                           Amy Callahan             Social
                                                                 st
       Teachers of      Addressing civic education in the 21 century              callahaneducation@       Studies,
       grades 5-8       classroom. Equip educators with best practices,           hotmail.com              Science,
                        instructional strategies, and guidance on how to                                   Language
                        facilitate practical, real-life lessons that help teach                            Arts,
                        students to become active and engaged citizen in                                   Character Ed
                        the public policy making process. Learn how a
                        student-centered civic education, interdisciplinary
                        and service learning project uses technology as a
                        tool to connect students with their community to
                        address a problem in their very own „backyard‟.
                        By attending this session, teachers will receive
                        free resources and textbooks to use in the
                        classroom “tomorrow!” Participants need to bring
                        their laptops. (Repeat A-22)
B-23   Special Ed.,     Intellitools. This will be an introduction to the         Sean Kugler              Special Ed,
       SLP, OT/PT,      Intellitools software. The objective is to have the       A.T. Specialist,         Special
       related          participants become comfortable exploring the             District-wide            areas,
       services, ELL      different facets of the program. They will learn        skugler@fusd1.org          SIOP/SEI
                          how to adapt templates. They will learn how to
                          download activities from Intellitools. The              Therese Giorsetti, SLP
                          participants will be introduced to making their own     Christensen
                          activities. (Repeat A-23)                               Tgiorsetti@fusd1.org
B-24   High School        Partnering for Transition Results. Train                Bill McQueary, ADE         Special Ed
       Sped Teachers      teachers and transition specialists with transition     Transition Specialist;
       and Transition     plans and documentation.                                Coordinated by Corinne
       Specialists;                                                               Johnson,
       Please bring                                                               cjohnson@fusd1.org
       IEPs
B-25   Upper              Building Student Writers: Trait by Trait                Alison Johnson, Co-        Language
       elementary,        This workshop is designed to support teachers           Director of Northern       Arts
       middle school,     who are more experienced with the six traits of         Arizona Writing Project,
       high school        writing and looking for ways to take their students     Alison.johnson@nau.
                          writing to the next level. Teachers attending this      edu
       Teachers           interactive workshop will share effective lesson
       experienced in     plans and strategies that have worked in their
       using Six Traits   classrooms, and take time to focus on areas
                          where they need improvement and resources.
                          Specific lesson plans and resources based on
                          these areas of improvement will be shared.
                          Teachers will be assisted in fine-tuning their own
                          traits-focused lessons, and be given materials and
                          resources ready for immediate use in their
                          classrooms. Participants will:
                          -Share current strategies used in classroom
                          -Assess areas in need of improvement
                          -Develop strategies for improvement and receive
                          resources to improve instruction immediately
B-26   All grades         Teaching Through the Magic of the Story                 Lynn Wisniewski,           Language
                          Apron. Teachers will learn a variety of activities to   District Speech and        Arts,
                          promote oral and written language development.          Language Therapist,        ELL,
                          Attendees will understand how to develop                DeMiguel, PDH,             TAG,
                          vocabulary, concepts, sequencing, listening,            lwisniewski@fusd1.org      Special Ed
                          story-telling, critical thinking, and questioning/
                          statement skills. Both oral and written language
                          performance will be addressed.
B-27   Social Studies,    What is Geography and How Should I Teach                Lynn Galvin, Teacher       Social
       Geography,         It? Components of this training include:                Consultant – Arizona       Studies
       and History        1.DOGSTAILS - an acronym used to help                   Geographic Alliance,
       Teachers of        students recall the important parts of a map.           ASU
       grades 4-12        TOADS is a shorter version, aimed at ELL or
                          younger students.                                       akg11112@aol.com
                          2.Memorize the Middle East in Under an Hour –
                          memorize 20 countries and 4 bodies of water in
                          the Middle East, using several brain activation
                          techniques that really work.
                          3.Korea 101 - an introduction to the whole
                          peninsula, culture, language, and history, with an
                          attractive PowerPoint presentation that can be
                          used by the teachers. (Repeat A-27)
B-28   Elementary         Incorporating Core Curriculum into Special              Jana Fix,                  Music
       Music and PE       Areas This session is designed with elementary          Marilyn Noyes,             PE
       Teachers           music and PE teachers in mind. Topics will              Margaret Lehman,
                                include the following:                                 Christensen Special
                                -Math Rap – different rap songs that help to teach     Area Teachers
                                math facts.
                                -Muscle Rap – rap songs that teach muscles and
                                bones of the body to help with health.
                                -Language Songs – different songs that help with
                                grammar, parts of speech and other areas.
                                -Apple games – these games go along with the
                                apple units taught at the K level.
                                -Dances that go along with math patterns,
                                penguin units, and listening skills.



          Session C: FULL DAY-8:30 to 11:30 a.m. AND 12:30 to 3:30 p.m

Session      Audience                  Workshop Title & Descriptor                       Presenters           Curricula
  C-1      Secondary          Science Materials Management - Emphasis on             Kathy Flaccus,          Science
           Science            Stockroom, Inventory, and Safety. This is a            Science Teacher
                              hands-on class. We will use the Flinn method to        SHS
                              catalog materials, and use Flinn Notes and videos      kflaccus@fusd1.org
                              (developed by the Flinn Scientific Company for
                              schools to conduct safety training courses             David Tessmer,
                              for science teachers). The class will consist of       Science Teacher
                              hands-on work in stockrooms to develop                 SHS
                              individual inventories, group viewing of safety        dtessmer@fusd1.org
                              videos with safety discussion, and small group
                              discussion of materials management and safety          Roger Smith,
                              issues. Some attention will be given to recent         Science Teacher
                              safety issues that have come up in schools across      SHS
                              the country (mercury spills, CO2 bottles,              rsmith@fusd1.org
                              hazardous wastes,) and some legal issues.
  C-2      7-12 Modern        Creating Foreign/Modern Language Common                Abel Garlant,           Language
           Language           Assessments                                            Spanish Teacher,        Arts,
           Teachers           Work in a foreign language PLC with newly              CHS                     Assessment,
                              adopted texts to create common assessments.            agarlant@fusd1.org      PLCs
                              Participants will need to bring their laptops.
  C-3      Teams of two       Working As Interdisciplinary, Grade-Level,             Hesper Petersen         PLCs,
           or more            and/or Content Area Teams To Integrate                 Math/Language Arts,     Vocabulary,
           teachers,          Reading, Writing, & Vocabulary Strategies              FMS                     Language
           ideally teams      Across Content Areas                                   hpetersen@fusd1.org     Arts,
           that share
           students in
                              This hands-on workshop is designed for teams of                                Science,
           some capacity.     teachers to learn easy ways to integrate reading,      Lee Irby                Social
           Teams can          writing, and vocabulary strategies across or within    Social Studies/         Studies,
           also be grade-     content areas and begin planning the                   Language Arts,          Math,
           level teams,       implementation of those strategies in their teams.     FMS                     Curriculum
           administrator      Participants should come in school-site teams of       lirby@fusd1.org
           teams, or          two or more teachers who work together as
           multidisciplinar   interdisciplinary teams (middle school or high         Curt Craig
           y teams            school), grade-level teams (elementary school), or     Science/Language
           representing
           different grade-
                              content-area teams (K-12). The teams of                Arts,
           levels or          teachers will spend the morning learning best-         FMC
           departments        practice strategies designed to increase student       ccraig@fusd1.org
           with your          understanding and independence in reading,
      school.          writing, and vocabulary acquisition that includes
      Teachers must    content literacy, Marzano‟s six-step process for
      bring their      direct vocabulary instruction, and the six traits of
      individual       writing. The focus will be how to use these
      teaching
      resources.
                       strategies for integrated instruction in multiple-
                       class settings. The afternoon will be a work
                       session in which the teams of teachers will work
                       together to plan their implementation of these
                       strategies. Teachers will be ready to implement
                       these strategies with students when they return to
                       school and will be given a wide array of materials
                       to make this easy.
                       Participants must bring curriculum maps, lesson
                       plan books, and teaching resources (textbooks,
                       etc.)
C-4   Elementary Art   Hands-On Art Workshop: Integrating Art With            Kathryn Greenwald        Art,
      Teachers and     Writing and Math                                       Art Teacher,             Math,
      Classroom        In the morning, participants will be able to           Killip                   Language
      Teachers         experiment with a variety of techniques by             kgreenwald@fusd1.org     Arts
      Grades 4-7
                       painting with watercolors and sculpting with paper.
                       Ways to integrate this with creative writing and
                       journaling will be explored. In the afternoon,
                       participants will be able to create an enlargement
                       of a famous painting by producing one part of the
                       “jigsaw” in the media of their choice. After
                       working out the math, and creatively interpreting
                       their part, all the pieces will be combined into one
                       amazing masterpiece.

C-5   Language Arts    Writing Common Assessments for Language                Cate Malone              Language
      Teachers of      Arts. If you and your team are ready to write          cmalone@fusd1.org        Arts,
      Grades 7-8       common assessments for your middle school                                       Assessment,
                       language arts class, use the day to do this.           Ellen Drucker            PLCs
                       Register with your team and bring all needed           edrucker@fusd1.org
                       materials including your laptops.                      Instructional Coaches
C-6   Social Studies   Writing Common Assessments for Social                  Sue Pierce,              Social
      Teachers of      Studies. Write common assessments for your             spierce@fusd1.org        Studies,
      Grades 7-12      grade and content area (Geography (7), US              Kathy Hooker,            Assessment,
                       History (8), World History/Geography (10), US          Rochelle Bronson,        PLCs
                       History (11), Govt/Economics (12). Bring test          Risha VanderWey
                       generators and your laptops. Come with a team.         (am only), Anne
                                                                              Sampson (pm only);
                                                                              Instructional Coaches
C-7   School Nurses    Issues for Nurses An M.D. will present ortho           Marilyn Grudniewski,     Nursing
                       injury assessment skills. A nurse practitioner will    mgrudniewski@fusd1.org
                       review other assessments skills. A second nurse        Nursing Supervisor
                       practitioner will present on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum
                       Disorders and will help participants identify
                       undiagnosed students for referrals. Nurses will
                       also receive certification from the American Heart
                       Association for first aid.

C-8   K-12 Teachers    Digital Scrapbooking Using Photoshop CS4               Tricia Roach             Technology
                       Learn how to use the features within Photoshop         Project Facilitator,
                       CS4 to enhance your photos and design beautiful        Northern AZ
                       scrapbook pages highlighting your students, class      Technology
                      projects, field trips, or any other classroom          Integration Coaching
                      endeavor. Perfect for yearbook pages, inclusion        Consortium
                      on your classroom website, or as a standalone          proach@fusd1.org
                      book. It‟s all in the presentation! Participants are
                      encouraged to bring their own photos on a flash
                      drive or CD.
C-9     Middle and    Link and WEB Training for Middle and High              Sally Ake              Curriculum
       High School    School Coordinators. This workshop is for              sake@fusd1.org
      Link and WEB    trained coordinators only. All attendees must
          trained     bring their Link/WEB notebooks. This is a
       Coordinators
                      continuation of initial training and curriculum
                      training.

								
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