Big 5 in Comprehensive Literacy: 6 part training

Presenter: Kim Wakefield, Independent Consultant

Sessions will be from 4:30-6:30 on the following dates:

Oct. 29th: Overview of Big 5

Nov. 7th: Phonological Awareness

Nov. 21st: Alphabetic Principal (phonics)

Dec. 5th: Vocabulary

Jan. 9th: Fluency

Jan. 23rd: Comprehension

Attend one or all! Register on PIR Net



Presenter: Vickie Buck

Tues. Sept. 3rd, 2019

Tues. Dec. 3rd, 2019

Tues. Feb. 11th, 2019

5:00-8:00 PM

1203 Hwy 2 West

United Way Conference Room

Call 752-3302 to register


Love & Logic in the Classroom

Presenter: Teri Dierenfield

This is a set of 9 Modules formerly called 9 Essential Skills for the Love and Logic Classroom. Teri is a trained facilitator of Love and Logic Curricula and has been doing courses for 9 years. The classes are offered at W. Valley School from 3:45-5:45 or at the United Way Main Conference Room (old Gateway Mall) from 6:30pm-8:30 pm. The content of the nine classes will be as follows:

Register on PIRnet #8470

1. Neutralizing Arguing: 9/18

2. Delayed Consequences: 10/09

3. Empathy: 10/23

4. Short-term Recovery: 11/13

5. Positive Adult-Child Relationships: 12/11

6. Setting Limits with Enforceable Statements: 1/15

7. Sharing Control Within Limits: 2/12

8. Quick and Easy Preventative Interventions: 3/12

9. Guiding Kids to Own and Solve their Problems:4/08

The cost is $125 per person, to be paid at the first class you attend. Additionally, one graduate credit is available for an additional $125.


Balance & Motion (STREAM) For Grades 2nd-5th Teachers

Investigate balance and how it is an integral part of our lives. Create models to demonstrate balanced systems. Explore rotational motion and basic physics vocabulary. Come away with hands-on investigations to use in the classroom. 6 PIR/OPI hours.

Presenter: Mary Jo Gardner

October 17, 2019


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