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Thursday, January 2
 

8:30am

Welcome
Thursday January 2, 2020 8:30am - 8:45am
Auditorium

8:30am

Relicensure Hours/Evaluations
In order to receive relincensure hours for this years' Professional Development Day, you will need to complete this "Takeaways and Implementation" Form, as well as register for the "Sevier Mid-Winter PD" MIDAS* Course # 47844.  These would be in addition to the session-specific evaluations you'll complete at the conclusion of each session. Please complete the Takeaway Form and Register on MIDAS as soon as possible after the PD day, and sooner than January 6 at 12:00 PM.  After that time MIDAS will be closed so credit can be granted accordingly.
*To properly register for MIDAS courses, you need to add the course to your cart by clicking the green "register" tab, check the 'section' box, then select the green "Add to Cart" tab. You'll then receive a popup box allowing you to Check Out or Continue Browsing. You must also check out your 'cart' to be enrolled in the course. After selecting an orange "Checkout" tab twice, you'll get a popup that says your registration was successful. You will also receive a registration confirmation email from MIDAS Education. If you never receive this email then you were not enrolled in the course.

A session-specific evolution can be completed by the link on each session description, as well as by clicking here. Please take a minute after each session and complete an evaluation.

Thank you for your participation and feedback.

Thursday January 2, 2020 8:30am - 11:30pm
Online

8:45am

Opening Keynote: The Innovator's Mindset
Speakers
avatar for George Couros

George Couros

Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Consultant
George Couros is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. He has worked with all levels of school--from K-12 as a teacher and technology facilitator, school and district administrator, and is the author of the book "The Innovator's Mindset... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 8:45am - 10:00am
Auditorium

10:00am

Break
Thursday January 2, 2020 10:00am - 10:15am
Commons

10:15am

Behavior Strategies
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will focus on uniqe but effective applications of 3 interventions (Group Contingencies, Self Management & Differential Reinforcement) that have the largest effect size (-1.08, -.97 & -.94) for decreasing problem behavior in public school settings.

Speakers
avatar for Glenn Dyke

Glenn Dyke

Behavior Analyst, Blind Mule Behavioral Services
Glenn has extensive experience as an elementary and secondary teacher, behavior specialist, school administrator and educational and behavioral consultant. Glenn specializes in providing technical assistance, coaching and professional development to schools and districts throughout... Read More →



Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
B211

10:15am

Restorative Practices
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
CE

Corby Eason

Educational Specialist, Utah State Board of Education


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
B213

10:15am

Writing Behavior Intervention Plans
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
A204

10:15am

Compassion Fatigue
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn about Compassion Fatigue and make a plan for your own self-care. 

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
A202

10:15am

Mindfulness
Limited Capacity full

As educators, administrators and staff, you work hard everyday investing energy and time with the students of this district, caring for family, and engaging in the community. Come learn how mindfulness can poisitively affect your mind, body, soul, relationships, work, etc. Learn to incorporate mindfulness into your daily life and how it might be effective in your classrooms. In order to fill others' cups, your cup must first be full.

Speakers
avatar for Lindsay Manning

Lindsay Manning

Mental Health Coordinator, Sevier School District
LCSW
JF

Janessa Farrer

Mental Health Coordinator


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
B204

10:15am

Staying Ignited: Burnout Prevention for Everyday Thriving
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
avatar for Christy Walker

Christy Walker

Safe and Healthy Schools Coordinator, Utah State Board of Education
Christy is a counselor at the core. After spending 10 years as a junior high school counselor, her journey continued into an administrative degree and a position as the Davis School District Prevention Coordinator for four years. Currently she is serving as the Utah State Board of... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
B107

10:15am

**Canceled** Section 504 Fundamentals
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Holly Bell

Holly Bell

Equity and Advocacy Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Holly Bell is the Equity and Advocacy Specialist for the Utah State Board of Education and an expert trainer for the Welcoming Schools program. She is a passionate advocate for educational equity and strives to protect the rights of underrepresented and marginalized students. Her... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
B109

10:15am

K-12 Literacy Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is about various literacy resources and how to best use them. These resources include: Evidence-Based Tiered Programs Document, Utah's K-12 Literacy Framework, Learning to Read Primer 1 and 2, and the USBE Dyslexia Handbook. This session is applicable for K-12 educators, special education teachers, and administrators. The link below provides access to these resources. 

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1oXDrCjtB5TmIkAK1zE-ZRw5nZwuAU4HQ

Speakers
avatar for Sara Wiebke

Sara Wiebke

PreK-12 Literacy and Library Media Coordinator, USBE
Sara had the privilege of working as a classroom teacher for ten years before transitioning to an instructional coach. She has taught in public and charter schools, grades K-5, in WI, IA, and UT. Sara also provided statewide training on the FAST assessments while working with the... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
A206

10:15am

Practical Sensory
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Brian Gibby

Brian Gibby

Pediatric Occupational Therapist
I have been working with kids for 12 years in home, school, and out patient settings. I have a knack to see a problem and find practical solutions to the problem. I love helping kids to see that by a little hard work they too can do "hard things." I feel that I relate to the kids... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
A203

10:15am

Creating Blended Learning Environments
An online component should not be “blended”, but the norm in our classrooms. In our world that is extremely connected and digital, learning to create different opportunities to use online resources is extremely helpful for creating innovative learning environments that really tap into and create a true learning community.  In this session, ideas will be shared to build upon for your own classrooms using different online mediums that are “real world” for our students.

Speakers
avatar for George Couros

George Couros

Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Consultant
George Couros is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. He has worked with all levels of school--from K-12 as a teacher and technology facilitator, school and district administrator, and is the author of the book "The Innovator's Mindset... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
Auditorium

10:15am

**Canceled** Everything RISE
Limited Capacity seats available

The presentation will look at the resources available for the RISE assessments (summative, interim, and benchmarks) with the focus being on the benchmark modules. 
I have a google doc for you to add any questions about the RISE assessment system.  I hope to include these, as appropriate, in the presentation.

Google Slides of presentation

Speakers
avatar for Jared Wright

Jared Wright

Educational Coordinator, USBE
Jared Wright: A former elementary school teacher in Box Elder School District. Fourth grade was my favorite! I have been with the State (USBE) for 5 years in the Assessment & Accountability section.


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
A201

10:15am

**Canceled** Everything Utah Aspire Plus and ACT
Limited Capacity seats available

The end of the year is coming!  Know what to expect with your high school end-of-year testing! Attendees will learn about the similarities and differences between Utah Aspire Plus and the ACT as well as the alignment between Utah Aspire Plus, the ACT, and the Utah Core Standards. Come and learn about what works, (and what does not work) in preparing students for the ACT, and leave this session with ideas that you can use to intentionally embed preparation for the ACT in your daily instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Peterson

Rebecca Peterson

College and Career Readiness Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Rebecca Peterson, M.Ed., is the College and Career Readiness Assessment Specialist for the Utah State Board of Education. In addition to expertise in factors that predict postsecondary readiness, Rebecca brings experience as a special educator, high school AP and IB biology teacher... Read More →



Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
A205

10:15am

Elementary Q&A with the Superintendent
Limited Capacity seats available

Superintendent Douglas believes that a culture of feedback is key to our success as a district. This is a great opportunity to provide feedback and collaborate with Supt. Douglas. ***Follow Supt. Douglas on Twitter @CadeDoug

Speakers
avatar for Superintendent Cade Douglas

Superintendent Cade Douglas

Superintendent, Sevier School District


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
B205

10:15am

MIDAS Professional Learning Management System
Limited Capacity seats available

MIDAS has developed tools and programs to support educator growth, mentoring, and job-embedded professional learing.
Come see and experience how you can use the tools in MIDAS to find and participate in professional learning to earn credits and micro-credentials.



Speakers
avatar for Rick Gaisford

Rick Gaisford

Technology Specialist, USBE
Rick is the Educational Technology Specialist at USBE, and has worked for decades at the state and national level. His reputation is impeccable. He knows and is well respected by key national and state leaders. He truly loves teaching an learning. And to top it off, his personality... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
C148

10:15am

PEHP Health Benefits
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
A207

10:15am

SHARPS Data
Limited Capacity seats available

Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
B212

10:15am

SORA/OverDrive
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
PN

Patsy Nielson

Media Specialist/Overdrive ebooks, CUES


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
B104

10:15am

Utah Retirement System Tier 1
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
MC

Michael Coakley

URS Retirement Planning Advisor, URS
Michael Coakley has a strong passion for both finance and helping people. As a Retirement Planning Advisor for URS, his passions align as he is able to help individuals and families understand their retirement benefits. 


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
B118

10:15am

3D Printing
Limited Capacity seats available

3D Printing in the classroom. I will show you how I set up 3D printers at my school and how we get students making projects. I will have you design something and I will even send it to you when you are done. Just make sure you're on the attendee list.

Go to this site to see videos on how to 1-Design, 2-Slice, 3-Print


https://sites.google.com/seviersd.org/rhmsmakerspace/home



Speakers
avatar for Miguel Echeverria

Miguel Echeverria

Teacher, Sevier School District


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
B202

10:15am

Gettin' Googly
Limited Capacity seats available

Want to see what new updates Google has with Docs, Slides, Forms, as well as others?  This session will give you a shotgun look at some cool new features from Google.

Here is our resource link.

Check out what was trending in 2019- the Year in Search

Speakers
avatar for Brandon Harrison

Brandon Harrison

Innovation Specialist, CUES
Brandon Harrison is the Innovation Specialist & Technology trainer for CUES where he works directly with 7 Regional School Districts. He taught in the Murray School District for 12 years and worked with the YIC program in the Cache and Logan City School Districts


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
Computer Lab/TLC

10:15am

Reaching All Learners - Learn about Apple’s Accessibility Tools
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Paulo Braganholo

Paulo Braganholo

K-12 Account Executive, Apple


Thursday January 2, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
Library

11:20am

Basic Principles of Student Misbehavior
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
A204

11:20am

Behavior Strategies
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on uniqe but effective applications of 3 interventions (Group Contingencies, Self Management & Differential Reinforcement) that have the largest effect size (-1.08, -.97 & -.94) for decreasing problem behavior in public school settings.

Speakers
avatar for Glenn Dyke

Glenn Dyke

Behavior Analyst, Blind Mule Behavioral Services
Glenn has extensive experience as an elementary and secondary teacher, behavior specialist, school administrator and educational and behavioral consultant. Glenn specializes in providing technical assistance, coaching and professional development to schools and districts throughout... Read More →



Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
B211

11:20am

Restorative Practices
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
CE

Corby Eason

Educational Specialist, Utah State Board of Education


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
B213

11:20am

What Happens in the Background of Child Abuse Reporting
Limited Capacity seats available

Ever wondered what happens when you call in a report of child abuse, well I can help.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Johansen

Chris Johansen

Mental Health Coordinator, Sevier School District
Prior to working with the Sevier School District I worked for fifteen years with the Utah Department of Human Services in the Divisions of Juvenile Justice Service and Child and Family Services. I spent ten years as a child abuse investigator for DCFS during that time.


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
B202

11:20am

A Tool for Solving Hard Problems
Limited Capacity seats available

We will be discussing the Collabortaive Proactive Solutions (CPS) model introduced in the book Lost at School by Ross W. Greene, PH.D.

Speakers
avatar for Sheryl Vernon

Sheryl Vernon

Intraining School Psychologist, CUES
Sheryl Vernon worked previous as a special education teacher and a preschool teacher. I have five children and a wonderful husband that supports my efforts to go back to school. Current attending BYU.



Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
B104

11:20am

Compassion Fatigue
Limited Capacity filling up

Come learn about Compassion Fatigue and make a plan for your own self-care. 

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
A202

11:20am

Staying Ignited: Burnout Prevention for Everyday Thriving
Limited Capacity full

Speakers
avatar for Christy Walker

Christy Walker

Safe and Healthy Schools Coordinator, Utah State Board of Education
Christy is a counselor at the core. After spending 10 years as a junior high school counselor, her journey continued into an administrative degree and a position as the Davis School District Prevention Coordinator for four years. Currently she is serving as the Utah State Board of... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
B107

11:20am

**Canceled** Equitable and Culturally Responsive Schools
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Holly Bell

Holly Bell

Equity and Advocacy Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Holly Bell is the Equity and Advocacy Specialist for the Utah State Board of Education and an expert trainer for the Welcoming Schools program. She is a passionate advocate for educational equity and strives to protect the rights of underrepresented and marginalized students. Her... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
B109

11:20am

Educator Standards: Top 10 Best Practices
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
B204

11:20am

K-12 Literacy Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is about various literacy resources and how to best use them. These resources include: Evidence-Based Tiered Programs Document, Utah's K-12 Literacy Framework, Learning to Read Primer 1 and 2, and the USBE Dyslexia Handbook. This session is applicable for K-12 educators, special education teachers, and administrators. The link below provides access to these resources. 

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1oXDrCjtB5TmIkAK1zE-ZRw5nZwuAU4HQ

Speakers
avatar for Sara Wiebke

Sara Wiebke

PreK-12 Literacy and Library Media Coordinator, USBE
Sara had the privilege of working as a classroom teacher for ten years before transitioning to an instructional coach. She has taught in public and charter schools, grades K-5, in WI, IA, and UT. Sara also provided statewide training on the FAST assessments while working with the... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
A206

11:20am

Practical Sensory
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Brian Gibby

Brian Gibby

Pediatric Occupational Therapist
I have been working with kids for 12 years in home, school, and out patient settings. I have a knack to see a problem and find practical solutions to the problem. I love helping kids to see that by a little hard work they too can do "hard things." I feel that I relate to the kids... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
A203

11:20am

Your Digital Footprint
We all have a digital footprint, as do our schools and organizations.  “Googling” ourselves makes this apparent whether we have had any say in it or not.  As individuals and as schools, what can we do to actually shape this footprint?  With open sharing of our learning, a digital footprint can easily be developed for either an individual, school or organization.  This is not about branding as much as it is about modeling for our students that we are learners along with them.

Speakers
avatar for George Couros

George Couros

Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Consultant
George Couros is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. He has worked with all levels of school--from K-12 as a teacher and technology facilitator, school and district administrator, and is the author of the book "The Innovator's Mindset... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
Auditorium

11:20am

**Canceled** Everything RISE
Limited Capacity seats available

The presentation will look at the resources available for the RISE assessments (summative, interim, and benchmarks) with the focus being on the benchmark modules.  
I have a google doc for you to add any questions about the RISE assessment system.  I hope to include these, as appropriate, in the presentation.


Google Slides of presentation

Speakers
avatar for Jared Wright

Jared Wright

Educational Coordinator, USBE
Jared Wright: A former elementary school teacher in Box Elder School District. Fourth grade was my favorite! I have been with the State (USBE) for 5 years in the Assessment & Accountability section.


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
A201

11:20am

**Canceled** Everything Utah Aspire Plus and ACT
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Peterson

Rebecca Peterson

College and Career Readiness Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Rebecca Peterson, M.Ed., is the College and Career Readiness Assessment Specialist for the Utah State Board of Education. In addition to expertise in factors that predict postsecondary readiness, Rebecca brings experience as a special educator, high school AP and IB biology teacher... Read More →



Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
A205

11:20am

**Canceled** Utah Retirement System Tier 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
MC

Michael Coakley

URS Retirement Planning Advisor, URS
Michael Coakley has a strong passion for both finance and helping people. As a Retirement Planning Advisor for URS, his passions align as he is able to help individuals and families understand their retirement benefits. 


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
B118

11:20am

MIDAS Professional Learning Management System
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Rick Gaisford

Rick Gaisford

Technology Specialist, USBE
Rick is the Educational Technology Specialist at USBE, and has worked for decades at the state and national level. His reputation is impeccable. He knows and is well respected by key national and state leaders. He truly loves teaching an learning. And to top it off, his personality... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
C148

11:20am

PEHP Health Benefits
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
A207

11:20am

Secondary Q&A with the Superintendent
Limited Capacity filling up

Superintendent Douglas believes that a culture of feedback is key to our success as a district. This is a great opportunity to provide feedback and collaborate with Supt. Douglas. ***Follow Supt. Douglas on Twitter @CadeDoug

Speakers
avatar for Superintendent Cade Douglas

Superintendent Cade Douglas

Superintendent, Sevier School District


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
B205

11:20am

SHARPS Data
Limited Capacity seats available

Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
B212

11:20am

Adobe Photoshop
Limited Capacity full

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard program for manipulating images and creating bitmap graphics. Did you know that every teacher and every student K-12 in the state of Utah has access to Photoshop and other Adobe software this school year for free. Come learn some of the basics, resources for ideas in the classroom, and ways to get students creating in new ways. Or bring your own questions of what you want to do with Photoshop and we'll learn together.
resources here

Speakers
avatar for Dustyn Allen

Dustyn Allen

Art & Design Teacher, South Sevier High School
family, art, design, experiment, fail, explore, YRBK, CTE


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
Computer Lab/TLC

11:20am

Apple Creative Lab - Get hands-on with content creation on iPad
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Paulo Braganholo

Paulo Braganholo

K-12 Account Executive, Apple


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
Library

11:20am

Better than Google
Limited Capacity seats available

Need your students to start researching (beyond Google and Wikipedia)? This session is designed to help K-12 teachers and library media specialists effectively use the wealth of information resources in Utah's Online Library to improve and enhance student research. The session guides participants through using online databases through each step of the research process. Participants will learn how to use research tools to cite, gather, organize, and collaborate with peers. Come learn about all the free resources in UOL.

Speakers
avatar for Dani Sloan

Dani Sloan

Instructional Technology Trainer, Utah Education Network
Dani Sloan is an Educational Technology Specialist with the Utah Education Network. Dani loves sharing information about Utah's Online Library. She is enthusiastic about sharing new online tools, elegantly utilizing tech and social media in the classroom, and learning to unplug at... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
C102

11:20am

Nearpod 101: For Beginner Nearpod Users
Limited Capacity seats available

In this hands-on session we will cover the basics of using Nearpod. What is it? How does it transform learning? What kind of content is included? After a short demo of a simple lesson demonstrating the differences between running a “Live Lesson” in Nearpod and running a “Student Paced” version, teachers will also practice signing into the Nearpod.com website, looking through the Nearpod Lesson Library, and adding lessons to use with your students.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Hakkarinen

Michael Hakkarinen

Instructional Technology Trainer, UEN
Michael Hakkarinen specializes in helping teachers engage students in the classroom with technology such as Mac Tools, iPads, Google Apps for Educators, and more. He earned a Bachelor’s in English from the University of Maryland and a Master’s in Education at Mount Saint Mary’s... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm
C101

12:20pm

Lunch
Lunch is on your own.  Session 3 will begin promptly at 1:30, so please ensure you are back before then.

Thursday January 2, 2020 12:20pm - 1:30pm

12:20pm

Relicensure Hours/Evaluations
In order to receive relincensure hours for this years' Professional Development Day, you will need to complete this "Takeaways and Implementation" Form, as well as register for the "Sevier Mid-Winter PD" MIDAS* Course # 47844.  These would be in addition to the session-specific evaluations you'll complete at the conclusion of each session. Please complete the Takeaway Form and Register on MIDAS as soon as possible after the PD day, and sooner than January 6 at 12:00 PM.  After that time MIDAS will be closed so credit can be granted accordingly.
*To properly register for MIDAS courses, you need to add the course to your cart by clicking the green "register" tab, check the 'section' box, then select the green "Add to Cart" tab. You'll then receive a popup box allowing you to Check Out or Continue Browsing. You must also check out your 'cart' to be enrolled in the course. After selecting an orange "Checkout" tab twice, you'll get a popup that says your registration was successful. You will also receive a registration confirmation email from MIDAS Education. If you never receive this email then you were not enrolled in the course.

A session-specific evolution can be completed by the link on each session description, as well as by clicking here. Please take a minute after each session and complete an evaluation.

Thank you for your participation and feedback.

Thursday January 2, 2020 12:20pm - 8:00pm
Online

1:30pm

**Canceled** Wayne School District RTI Training
This training is for all teachers from Wayne School District.

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
D108

1:30pm

Behavior Strategies
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on uniqe but effective applications of 3 interventions (Group Contingencies, Self Management & Differential Reinforcement) that have the largest effect sizes (-1.08, -.97 & -.94) for decreasing problem behavior in public school settings.

Speakers
avatar for Glenn Dyke

Glenn Dyke

Behavior Analyst, Blind Mule Behavioral Services
Glenn has extensive experience as an elementary and secondary teacher, behavior specialist, school administrator and educational and behavioral consultant. Glenn specializes in providing technical assistance, coaching and professional development to schools and districts throughout... Read More →



Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
B211

1:30pm

Systemic approach to Behavioral Management
Limited Capacity full

Speakers
AL

Ashley Lower

Behavior Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
CE

Corby Eason

Educational Specialist, Utah State Board of Education


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
B213

1:30pm

Writing Behavior Intervention Plans
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
A204

1:30pm

Compassion Fatigue
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn about Compassion Fatigue and make a plan for your own self-care. 

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
A202

1:30pm

Staying Ignited: Burnout Prevention for Everyday Thriving
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
avatar for Christy Walker

Christy Walker

Safe and Healthy Schools Coordinator, Utah State Board of Education
Christy is a counselor at the core. After spending 10 years as a junior high school counselor, her journey continued into an administrative degree and a position as the Davis School District Prevention Coordinator for four years. Currently she is serving as the Utah State Board of... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
B107

1:30pm

**Canceled** Equitable and Culturally Responsive Schools
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Holly Bell

Holly Bell

Equity and Advocacy Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Holly Bell is the Equity and Advocacy Specialist for the Utah State Board of Education and an expert trainer for the Welcoming Schools program. She is a passionate advocate for educational equity and strives to protect the rights of underrepresented and marginalized students. Her... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
B109

1:30pm

Building Relationships with ELL Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
B202

1:30pm

Educator Standards: Top 10 Best Practices
Limited Capacity full

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
B204

1:30pm

K-12 Literacy Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is about various literacy resources and how to best use them. These resources include: Evidence-Based Tiered Programs Document, Utah's K-12 Literacy Framework, Learning to Read Primer 1 and 2, and the USBE Dyslexia Handbook. This session is applicable for K-12 educators, special education teachers, and administrators. The link below provides access to these resources. 

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1oXDrCjtB5TmIkAK1zE-ZRw5nZwuAU4HQ

Speakers
avatar for Sara Wiebke

Sara Wiebke

PreK-12 Literacy and Library Media Coordinator, USBE
Sara had the privilege of working as a classroom teacher for ten years before transitioning to an instructional coach. She has taught in public and charter schools, grades K-5, in WI, IA, and UT. Sara also provided statewide training on the FAST assessments while working with the... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
A206

1:30pm

Open Educational Resources (OER's)
Limited Capacity seats available


Speakers
avatar for Rick Gaisford

Rick Gaisford

Technology Specialist, USBE
Rick is the Educational Technology Specialist at USBE, and has worked for decades at the state and national level. His reputation is impeccable. He knows and is well respected by key national and state leaders. He truly loves teaching an learning. And to top it off, his personality... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
C148

1:30pm

Practical Sensory
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Brian Gibby

Brian Gibby

Pediatric Occupational Therapist
I have been working with kids for 12 years in home, school, and out patient settings. I have a knack to see a problem and find practical solutions to the problem. I love helping kids to see that by a little hard work they too can do "hard things." I feel that I relate to the kids... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
A203

1:30pm

Standards Based Grading (Secondary)
Limited Capacity filling up

We will describe the changes we made to our grading system this school year to move from students earning points to learning content.  We will explain what we have done, what has worked well, what hasn't worked, and the results thus far.  There will be time for questions and discussion.  Link to presentation.

Speakers
BM

Brielle McCormick

Mathematics Teacher
avatar for Kayleen Lyman

Kayleen Lyman

Secondary Special Ed. Teacher, Sevier School District
JJ

Jolynn Jones

Mathematics Teacher


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
B205

1:30pm

Leading Innovative Teaching and Learning for Administrators
Although schools are moving forward, change is always something that many struggle with.  Focusing on an innovator’s mindset and our “why”, this workshop is meant for leaders to help others within their organization not only accept change, but embrace it, to create better powerful learning opportunities for our learners.  It is not focused on the “how-to” of technology, but is more focused on the conversations that will help staff move forward in a way that they will be excited yet feel supported in their journey.

Speakers
avatar for George Couros

George Couros

Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Consultant
George Couros is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. He has worked with all levels of school--from K-12 as a teacher and technology facilitator, school and district administrator, and is the author of the book "The Innovator's Mindset... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Auditorium

1:30pm

**Canceled** Everything RISE
Limited Capacity seats available

The presentation will look at the resources available for the RISE assessments (summative, interim, and benchmarks) with the focus being on the benchmark modules.  
I have a google doc for you to add any questions about the RISE assessment system.  I hope to include these, as appropriate, in the presentation.


Google Slides of presentation

Speakers
avatar for Jared Wright

Jared Wright

Educational Coordinator, USBE
Jared Wright: A former elementary school teacher in Box Elder School District. Fourth grade was my favorite! I have been with the State (USBE) for 5 years in the Assessment & Accountability section.


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
A201

1:30pm

**Canceled** Everything Utah Aspire Plus and ACT
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Peterson

Rebecca Peterson

College and Career Readiness Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Rebecca Peterson, M.Ed., is the College and Career Readiness Assessment Specialist for the Utah State Board of Education. In addition to expertise in factors that predict postsecondary readiness, Rebecca brings experience as a special educator, high school AP and IB biology teacher... Read More →



Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
A205

1:30pm

**Canceled** Human Trafficking
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
AS

Allison Smith

Education and Outreach Specialist, Refugee & Immigrant Center, Asian Association of Utah
Allison has had a long history in teaching and advocacy for children and families.  She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Human Development and Social Policy from the University of Utah, where she also taught for several years.  She continued to teach in higher... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
D143

1:30pm

**Canceled** SHARPS Data
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Ashlee Gleave

Ashlee Gleave

Prevention Specialist, Central Utah Counseling Center


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
B212

1:30pm

**Canceled** Utah Retirement System Tier 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
MC

Michael Coakley

URS Retirement Planning Advisor, URS
Michael Coakley has a strong passion for both finance and helping people. As a Retirement Planning Advisor for URS, his passions align as he is able to help individuals and families understand their retirement benefits. 


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
B118

1:30pm

PEHP Health Benefits
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
A207

1:30pm

SEVIER SD OPPORTUNITIES - GRANT $$$ AVAILABLE
Limited Capacity seats available

Ed Tech Endorsement and Technology Tools  - NO COST TO YOU!  Come and See what is available. 
ALMOST Free money and technology tools.  The goal is to help you implement what is learned in the Educational Technology courses.  Come in and let's talk about how we can work together to get the "tools" you have dreamed of having in your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Chet Torgersen

Chet Torgersen

Technology Director, Sevier School District


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
B104

1:30pm

Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

This year's session will focus on top 5 tips for Canvas teachers including time savers and quick fixes. Have you ever wanted to add a link right into a course's navigation menu to an external website that your students use often? I can show you how!  We'll also touch base again on Quizzes vs. New Quizzes features for helpful tips and suggestions in bringing your quizzes out of the mulitple choice realm and into 3-dimensional learning! Come get some Canvas love and share your great ideas! Check out the agenda and links for this workshop here:  http://bit.do/SSD2020Canvas

Speakers
avatar for Deborah Morgan

Deborah Morgan

Science Teacher/District Technology Coach, Sevier School District
Debbie has been teaching science students, grades 6-12, for 18 years as well conducting technology workshops and assisting teachers in implementing and using technology in their classrooms for the past eight. She graduated from Utah State University with a B.S. in Geology and from... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Computer Lab/TLC

1:30pm

Creating Nearpod Lessons with Google Slides
Limited Capacity seats available

For Intermediate Nearpod users.

In 2019 Nearpod introduced a new way to build your own lessons with Google Slides. In this session you will learn how to turn on the Nearpod Add-On in your Google Slides and turn on some cool new ways to create engaging learning activities that look great.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Hakkarinen

Michael Hakkarinen

Instructional Technology Trainer, UEN
Michael Hakkarinen specializes in helping teachers engage students in the classroom with technology such as Mac Tools, iPads, Google Apps for Educators, and more. He earned a Bachelor’s in English from the University of Maryland and a Master’s in Education at Mount Saint Mary’s... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
C101

1:30pm

Everyone Can Code - Learn about Apple’s Computer Science and Coding program
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Paulo Braganholo

Paulo Braganholo

K-12 Account Executive, Apple


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library

1:30pm

Student Creation with Adobe Spark
Limited Capacity filling up

Come learn how to use the great and FREE Adobe Spark tools to get your students creating exciting student projects. The Adobe Spark suite makes it crazy simple and easy to create narrated slideshows, videos, beautiful web pages, and web graphics and memes. Students and teachers love to create using Spark.

Speakers
avatar for Dani Sloan

Dani Sloan

Instructional Technology Trainer, Utah Education Network
Dani Sloan is an Educational Technology Specialist with the Utah Education Network. Dani loves sharing information about Utah's Online Library. She is enthusiastic about sharing new online tools, elegantly utilizing tech and social media in the classroom, and learning to unplug at... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
C102

2:35pm

**Canceled** Wayne School District RTI Training
This training is for all teachers from Wayne School District.

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
D108

2:35pm

Basic Principles of Student Misbehavior
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
A204

2:35pm

Behavior Strategies
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on uniqe but effective applications of 3 interventions (Group Contingencies, Self Management & Differential Reinforcement) that have the largest effect sizes (-1.08, -.97 & -.94) for decreasing problem behavior in public school settings.

Speakers
avatar for Glenn Dyke

Glenn Dyke

Behavior Analyst, Blind Mule Behavioral Services
Glenn has extensive experience as an elementary and secondary teacher, behavior specialist, school administrator and educational and behavioral consultant. Glenn specializes in providing technical assistance, coaching and professional development to schools and districts throughout... Read More →



Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
B211

2:35pm

Sparking Connection
Limited Capacity full

Human life is all about connection.  Healthy connections help students feel confident, secure and happy.  Some say that our need to connect is as important as our need for food and water.  We will discuss the the importance, and some fun strategies, of connecting or building positive relationships in our classrooms and how those relationships and connections impact student learning and behavior. 

Speakers
CM

Carie Monroe

IA, Pahvant Elementary
MC

Mary Cooperman

First Grade Teacher
avatar for Cliff Whatcott

Cliff Whatcott

Mental Health Coordinator, Sevier School District


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
B204

2:35pm

Systemic approach to Behavioral Management
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
AL

Ashley Lower

Behavior Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
CE

Corby Eason

Educational Specialist, Utah State Board of Education


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
B213

2:35pm

Compassion Fatigue
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn about Compassion Fatigue and make a plan for your own self-care. 

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
A202

2:35pm

Culturize the Core
Limited Capacity full

In this training I will combine principles taught in "Culturize" by Jimmy Casas with the Core Model approach developed from cognitive behavioral therapy. I believe experience is the best teacher so please come prepared to work hard and gain insight around our own core beliefs about ourselves and how they influence our schools. Our students learn the most about self worth by how it is modeled. 

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
B205

2:35pm

Staying Ignited: Burnout Prevention for Everyday Thriving
Limited Capacity full

Speakers
avatar for Christy Walker

Christy Walker

Safe and Healthy Schools Coordinator, Utah State Board of Education
Christy is a counselor at the core. After spending 10 years as a junior high school counselor, her journey continued into an administrative degree and a position as the Davis School District Prevention Coordinator for four years. Currently she is serving as the Utah State Board of... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
B107

2:35pm

**Canceled** Understanding and Supporting LGBTQ+ Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Holly Bell

Holly Bell

Equity and Advocacy Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Holly Bell is the Equity and Advocacy Specialist for the Utah State Board of Education and an expert trainer for the Welcoming Schools program. She is a passionate advocate for educational equity and strives to protect the rights of underrepresented and marginalized students. Her... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
B109

2:35pm

Building Relationships with ELL Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
B202

2:35pm

K-12 Literacy Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is about various literacy resources and how to best use them. These resources include: Evidence-Based Tiered Programs Document, Utah's K-12 Literacy Framework, Learning to Read Primer 1 and 2, and the USBE Dyslexia Handbook. This session is applicable for K-12 educators, special education teachers, and administrators. The link below provides access to these resources. 

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1oXDrCjtB5TmIkAK1zE-ZRw5nZwuAU4HQ

Speakers
avatar for Sara Wiebke

Sara Wiebke

PreK-12 Literacy and Library Media Coordinator, USBE
Sara had the privilege of working as a classroom teacher for ten years before transitioning to an instructional coach. She has taught in public and charter schools, grades K-5, in WI, IA, and UT. Sara also provided statewide training on the FAST assessments while working with the... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
A206

2:35pm

Open Educational Resources (OER's)
Limited Capacity seats available

Utah has geared up to begin providing teachers, students, and parents with materials to support the Utah Core Standards, instruction, and teaching.
In this session you will see and experience some of the great libraries of OER resources available. 
All the resoures shown are available now and at the best price possible, free.

https://www.uen.org/oer

https://www.symbaloo.com/mix/digitallibraries2

https://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/imc

Speakers
avatar for Rick Gaisford

Rick Gaisford

Technology Specialist, USBE
Rick is the Educational Technology Specialist at USBE, and has worked for decades at the state and national level. His reputation is impeccable. He knows and is well respected by key national and state leaders. He truly loves teaching an learning. And to top it off, his personality... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
C148

2:35pm

Practical Sensory
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Brian Gibby

Brian Gibby

Pediatric Occupational Therapist
I have been working with kids for 12 years in home, school, and out patient settings. I have a knack to see a problem and find practical solutions to the problem. I love helping kids to see that by a little hard work they too can do "hard things." I feel that I relate to the kids... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
A203

2:35pm

**Canceled** Everything RISE
Limited Capacity seats available

The presentation will look at the resources available for the RISE assessments (summative, interim, and benchmarks) with the focus being on the benchmark modules.  
I have a google doc for you to add any questions about the RISE assessment system.  I hope to include these, as appropriate, in the presentation.

Google Slides of presentation

Speakers
avatar for Jared Wright

Jared Wright

Educational Coordinator, USBE
Jared Wright: A former elementary school teacher in Box Elder School District. Fourth grade was my favorite! I have been with the State (USBE) for 5 years in the Assessment & Accountability section.


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
A201

2:35pm

**Canceled** Everything Utah Aspire Plus and ACT
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Peterson

Rebecca Peterson

College and Career Readiness Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Rebecca Peterson, M.Ed., is the College and Career Readiness Assessment Specialist for the Utah State Board of Education. In addition to expertise in factors that predict postsecondary readiness, Rebecca brings experience as a special educator, high school AP and IB biology teacher... Read More →



Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
A205

2:35pm

**Canceled** Human Trafficking
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
AS

Allison Smith

Education and Outreach Specialist, Refugee & Immigrant Center, Asian Association of Utah
Allison has had a long history in teaching and advocacy for children and families.  She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Human Development and Social Policy from the University of Utah, where she also taught for several years.  She continued to teach in higher... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
D143

2:35pm

**Canceled** SHARPS Data
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Ashlee Gleave

Ashlee Gleave

Prevention Specialist, Central Utah Counseling Center


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
B212

2:35pm

**Canceled** Utah Retirement System Tier 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
MC

Michael Coakley

URS Retirement Planning Advisor, URS
Michael Coakley has a strong passion for both finance and helping people. As a Retirement Planning Advisor for URS, his passions align as he is able to help individuals and families understand their retirement benefits. 


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
B118

2:35pm

PEHP Health Benefits
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
A207

2:35pm

SEVIER SD OPPORTUNITIES - GRANT $$$ AVAILABLE
Ed Tech Endorsement and Technology Tools  - NO COST TO YOU!  Come and see what is available.

Speakers
avatar for Chet Torgersen

Chet Torgersen

Technology Director, Sevier School District


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
B104

2:35pm

Suicide Prevention
Speakers

Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
B117

2:35pm

Adobe Rush
Limited Capacity filling up

Adobe Rush makes it easy to go straight from shooting video to publishing on the web. This easy to use app works across multiple platforms. Powerful tools like graphic overlays and editing resources are simple to access. Publishing is also a snap with direct uploads to YouTube, Facebook, and more.  In this session we will go over the basics of getting started with Adobe Rush so you can easily use it with your students.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Hakkarinen

Michael Hakkarinen

Instructional Technology Trainer, UEN
Michael Hakkarinen specializes in helping teachers engage students in the classroom with technology such as Mac Tools, iPads, Google Apps for Educators, and more. He earned a Bachelor’s in English from the University of Maryland and a Master’s in Education at Mount Saint Mary’s... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
C101

2:35pm

Apple Tools for Teachers - Apple Classroom
Limited Capacity full

Speakers
avatar for Paulo Braganholo

Paulo Braganholo

K-12 Account Executive, Apple


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
Library

2:35pm

Better than Google
Limited Capacity filling up

Need your students to start researching (beyond Google and Wikipedia)? This session is designed to help K-12 teachers and library media specialists effectively use the wealth of information resources in Utah's Online Library to improve and enhance student research. The session guides participants through using online databases through each step of the research process. Participants will learn how to use research tools to cite, gather, organize, and collaborate with peers. Come learn about all the free resources in UOL.

Speakers
avatar for Dani Sloan

Dani Sloan

Instructional Technology Trainer, Utah Education Network
Dani Sloan is an Educational Technology Specialist with the Utah Education Network. Dani loves sharing information about Utah's Online Library. She is enthusiastic about sharing new online tools, elegantly utilizing tech and social media in the classroom, and learning to unplug at... Read More →


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
C102

2:35pm

Canvas Peer Help/Work Session
Limited Capacity seats available

Need a little time to fine-tune your Canvas course for when students return after the long Christmas Break? Come and spend an hour working on your content as well as picking the brains of your peers as to how they are successfully using Canvas.

Speakers
avatar for Brandon Harrison

Brandon Harrison

Innovation Specialist, CUES
Brandon Harrison is the Innovation Specialist & Technology trainer for CUES where he works directly with 7 Regional School Districts. He taught in the Murray School District for 12 years and worked with the YIC program in the Cache and Logan City School Districts


Thursday January 2, 2020 2:35pm - 3:35pm
Computer Lab/TLC

3:35pm

Relicensure Hours/Evaluations
In order to receive relincensure hours for this years' Professional Development Day, you will need to complete this "Takeaways and Implementation" Form, as well as register for the "Sevier Mid-Winter PD" MIDAS* Course # 47844.  These would be in addition to the session-specific evaluations you'll complete at the conclusion of each session. Please complete the Takeaway Form and Register on MIDAS as soon as possible after the PD day, and sooner than January 6 at 12:00 PM.  After that time MIDAS will be closed so credit can be granted accordingly.
*To properly register for MIDAS courses, you need to add the course to your cart by clicking the green "register" tab, check the 'section' box, then select the green "Add to Cart" tab. You'll then receive a popup box allowing you to Check Out or Continue Browsing. You must also check out your 'cart' to be enrolled in the course. After selecting an orange "Checkout" tab twice, you'll get a popup that says your registration was successful. You will also receive a registration confirmation email from MIDAS Education. If you never receive this email then you were not enrolled in the course.

A session-specific evolution can be completed by the link on each session description, as well as by clicking here. Please take a minute after each session and complete an evaluation.

Thank you for your participation and feedback.

Thursday January 2, 2020 3:35pm - 8:00pm
Online