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Wednesday, January 15
 

4:20pm PST

Cultural Proficiency in Schools
Limited Capacity full

Cultural Proficiency in educational settings means making a commitment to lifelong learning guided by the purpose of being increasingly effective in serving the needs of cultural groups. It is beyond tolerance or mere acceptance of other cultural groups and rather learning to identify our own misunderstandings to better assist our students in making cultural connections in a global world.

Speakers
avatar for Debora Wondercheck

Debora Wondercheck

CEO, Arts & Learning Conservatory
Debora Wondercheck, M.S., Ed, is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the Arts & Learning Conservatory (ALC).  Since 2004, Debora has grown the Conservatory from 21 students to 1,200 youth yearly,  entertaining audiences of over 10,000 annually in Orange County.  As an accomplished... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm PST

Tech Tools for Differentiation
Limited Capacity full

Differentiating instruction is vital to meet the needs of all of your students but how do we fit it all in? Take a look at several different tools you can use to flip instruction so you can maximize your class time to target individual needs. 

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams

EdTech TOSA, Irvine Unified
Jennifer has been a passionate educator that enjoys working with learners of all ages. She collaborates with IUSD K-12 staff in applying best practices with digital resources, implementing current and emerging technologies, and creating integrated activities that empower both teachers... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm PST

Genius Hour Workshop
Limited Capacity full

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa

English Teacher / GCI, Irvine Unified SD
Teresa has taught English at University High School since 2001, currently teaching British Lit and Writing Across the Genres to 11th graders, and was 2015 Site Teacher of the Year. She is a Google Certified Innovator (trained at Google -- Copenhagen) and Level 2 Educator, CUE Lead... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm PST

Instant Activities
Limited Capacity filling up

Ever need an instant activity to reenergize your class? This session will focus on few short 5-10 minute games that will offer a brain break and help meet the needs of all learners. These games can also come in handy for rainy days and inclimate weather.

Speakers
avatar for Terence Ngo

Terence Ngo

Physical Education TOSA, Irvine Unified
Terence Ngo, Irvine Unified, Physical Education TOSA-District Office Terence is a product of Irvine Unified having attended Greentree, Venado, and Woodbridge. He started in Irvine as a P.E. paraprofessional and has since taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grade all at Bonita Canyon Elementary... Read More →
avatar for Vince Doan

Vince Doan

Vince is a fifth year physical education teacher who earned his teaching credential at Cal State Fullerton and achieved his Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration at Concordia. He has spent the last four years at South Lake Middle School teaching combination classes... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm PST

Building Fluency with Math Facts
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Kuno

Kathy Kuno

Math TOSA, Irvine Unified
Kathy is a mom of two amazing boys ages 19 and 15, one an IUSD graduate-one a current IUSD student, and is an Elementary Math TOSA for the district. Prior to joining the IUSD family in 1998, she began her teaching career in another district for three years teaching second grade. Kathy... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm PST

Mentor Training: Mentor Ideas
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Stringer

Teresa Stringer

Coordinator, Human Resources & Induction, Irvine Unified School District
Teresa Stringer believes in IUSD and the opportunities it offers all students.  In 2004, she began the IUSD Induction program to support new teachers and new administrators.  The program has supported over a thousand new IUSD teachers and administrators.She and her husband have... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm PST

SPED Support: The Hidden Mystery Behind Visual Supports in the Classroom
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Titus

Catherine Titus

Education Specialist TOSA, IUSD
Over 30 years experience in Special Education, and Catherine would be the first to tell you she is still passionate about working with students with special needs, specially students with an autism diagnosis. She has been an Education Specialist for Katy Unified School District in... Read More →
avatar for Erin O'Hara

Erin O'Hara

Erin is an Educational Specialist and has been teaching Autism Specific Special Education Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and First grade at Canyon View for the past three years. Since her beginning with Irvine in 2006, she worked as an Early Childhood Education Specialist... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm PST

Cultural Proficiency in Schools
Limited Capacity filling up

Cultural Proficiency in educational settings means making a commitment to lifelong learning guided by the purpose of being increasingly effective in serving the needs of cultural groups. It is beyond tolerance or mere acceptance of other cultural groups and rather learning to identify our own misunderstandings to better assist our students in making cultural connections in a global world.

Speakers
avatar for Debora Wondercheck

Debora Wondercheck

CEO, Arts & Learning Conservatory
Debora Wondercheck, M.S., Ed, is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the Arts & Learning Conservatory (ALC).  Since 2004, Debora has grown the Conservatory from 21 students to 1,200 youth yearly,  entertaining audiences of over 10,000 annually in Orange County.  As an accomplished... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm PST

Tech Tools for Differentiation!
Limited Capacity full

Differentiating instruction is vital to meet the needs of all of your students but how do we fit it all in? Take a look at several different tools you can use to flip instruction so you can maximize your class time to target individual needs.  

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams

EdTech TOSA, Irvine Unified
Jennifer has been a passionate educator that enjoys working with learners of all ages. She collaborates with IUSD K-12 staff in applying best practices with digital resources, implementing current and emerging technologies, and creating integrated activities that empower both teachers... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm PST

Differentiation with Flipgrid
Limited Capacity full

Empower students and encourage student voice with Flipgrid. In this session, we will go over all of the newer updates in Flipgrid and how they help differentiate lessons for all learners. Lesson examples and applications will be shared.

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Yung

Stacy Yung

History Social Science Teacher, Cadence Park School
I am a Middle School History Teacher, Tech Coach, Google Certified Educator & Innovator, Apple Teacher, CUE Lead Learner, and Flipgrid Teacher. I believe in the power of student voice and am passionate about empowering students to be better citizens in the classroom, community, and... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm PST

Genius Hour Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa

English Teacher / GCI, Irvine Unified SD
Teresa has taught English at University High School since 2001, currently teaching British Lit and Writing Across the Genres to 11th graders, and was 2015 Site Teacher of the Year. She is a Google Certified Innovator (trained at Google -- Copenhagen) and Level 2 Educator, CUE Lead... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm PST

Instant Activities
Limited Capacity full

Ever need an instant activity to reenergize your class? This session will focus on few short 5-10 minute games that will offer a brain break and help meet the needs of all learners. These games can also come in handy for rainy days and inclimate weather.

Speakers
avatar for Terence Ngo

Terence Ngo

Physical Education TOSA, Irvine Unified
Terence Ngo, Irvine Unified, Physical Education TOSA-District Office Terence is a product of Irvine Unified having attended Greentree, Venado, and Woodbridge. He started in Irvine as a P.E. paraprofessional and has since taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grade all at Bonita Canyon Elementary... Read More →
avatar for Vince Doan

Vince Doan

Vince is a fifth year physical education teacher who earned his teaching credential at Cal State Fullerton and achieved his Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration at Concordia. He has spent the last four years at South Lake Middle School teaching combination classes... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm PST

Building Fluency with Math Facts
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Kuno

Kathy Kuno

Math TOSA, Irvine Unified
Kathy is a mom of two amazing boys ages 19 and 15, one an IUSD graduate-one a current IUSD student, and is an Elementary Math TOSA for the district. Prior to joining the IUSD family in 1998, she began her teaching career in another district for three years teaching second grade. Kathy... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm PST

Mentor Training: Difficult Conversations
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Stringer

Teresa Stringer

Coordinator, Human Resources & Induction, Irvine Unified School District
Teresa Stringer believes in IUSD and the opportunities it offers all students.  In 2004, she began the IUSD Induction program to support new teachers and new administrators.  The program has supported over a thousand new IUSD teachers and administrators.She and her husband have... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm PST

SPED Support: The Hidden Mystery Behind Visual Supports in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Titus

Catherine Titus

Education Specialist TOSA, IUSD
Over 30 years experience in Special Education, and Catherine would be the first to tell you she is still passionate about working with students with special needs, specially students with an autism diagnosis. She has been an Education Specialist for Katy Unified School District in... Read More →
avatar for Erin O'Hara

Erin O'Hara

Erin is an Educational Specialist and has been teaching Autism Specific Special Education Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and First grade at Canyon View for the past three years. Since her beginning with Irvine in 2006, she worked as an Early Childhood Education Specialist... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm PST

Cultural Proficiency in Schools
Limited Capacity full

Cultural Proficiency in educational settings means making a commitment to lifelong learning guided by the purpose of being increasingly effective in serving the needs of cultural groups. It is beyond tolerance or mere acceptance of other cultural groups and rather learning to identify our own misunderstandings to better assist our students in making cultural connections in a global world.

Speakers
avatar for Debora Wondercheck

Debora Wondercheck

CEO, Arts & Learning Conservatory
Debora Wondercheck, M.S., Ed, is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the Arts & Learning Conservatory (ALC).  Since 2004, Debora has grown the Conservatory from 21 students to 1,200 youth yearly,  entertaining audiences of over 10,000 annually in Orange County.  As an accomplished... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm PST

Tech Tools for Differentiation!
Limited Capacity full

Differentiating instruction is vital to meet the needs of all of your students but how do we fit it all in? Take a look at several different tools you can use to flip instruction so you can maximize your class time to target individual needs.  

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams

EdTech TOSA, Irvine Unified
Jennifer has been a passionate educator that enjoys working with learners of all ages. She collaborates with IUSD K-12 staff in applying best practices with digital resources, implementing current and emerging technologies, and creating integrated activities that empower both teachers... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm PST

Differentiation with Flipgrid
Limited Capacity full

Empower students and encourage student voice with Flipgrid. In this session, we will go over all of the newer updates in Flipgrid and how they help differentiate lessons for all learners. Lesson examples and applications will be shared.

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Yung

Stacy Yung

History Social Science Teacher, Cadence Park School
I am a Middle School History Teacher, Tech Coach, Google Certified Educator & Innovator, Apple Teacher, CUE Lead Learner, and Flipgrid Teacher. I believe in the power of student voice and am passionate about empowering students to be better citizens in the classroom, community, and... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm PST

Genius Hour Workshop
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa

English Teacher / GCI, Irvine Unified SD
Teresa has taught English at University High School since 2001, currently teaching British Lit and Writing Across the Genres to 11th graders, and was 2015 Site Teacher of the Year. She is a Google Certified Innovator (trained at Google -- Copenhagen) and Level 2 Educator, CUE Lead... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm PST

Instant Activities
Limited Capacity full

Ever need an instant activity to reenergize your class? This session will focus on few short 5-10 minute games that will offer a brain break and help meet the needs of all learners. These games can also come in handy for rainy days and inclimate weather.

Speakers
avatar for Terence Ngo

Terence Ngo

Physical Education TOSA, Irvine Unified
Terence Ngo, Irvine Unified, Physical Education TOSA-District Office Terence is a product of Irvine Unified having attended Greentree, Venado, and Woodbridge. He started in Irvine as a P.E. paraprofessional and has since taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grade all at Bonita Canyon Elementary... Read More →
avatar for Vince Doan

Vince Doan

Vince is a fifth year physical education teacher who earned his teaching credential at Cal State Fullerton and achieved his Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration at Concordia. He has spent the last four years at South Lake Middle School teaching combination classes... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm PST

Building Fluency with Math Facts
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Kuno

Kathy Kuno

Math TOSA, Irvine Unified
Kathy is a mom of two amazing boys ages 19 and 15, one an IUSD graduate-one a current IUSD student, and is an Elementary Math TOSA for the district. Prior to joining the IUSD family in 1998, she began her teaching career in another district for three years teaching second grade. Kathy... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm PST

Mentor Training: Mentor Q & A
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Stringer

Teresa Stringer

Coordinator, Human Resources & Induction, Irvine Unified School District
Teresa Stringer believes in IUSD and the opportunities it offers all students.  In 2004, she began the IUSD Induction program to support new teachers and new administrators.  The program has supported over a thousand new IUSD teachers and administrators.She and her husband have... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm PST

SPED Support: The Hidden Mystery Behind Visual Supports in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Titus

Catherine Titus

Education Specialist TOSA, IUSD
Over 30 years experience in Special Education, and Catherine would be the first to tell you she is still passionate about working with students with special needs, specially students with an autism diagnosis. She has been an Education Specialist for Katy Unified School District in... Read More →
avatar for Erin O'Hara

Erin O'Hara

Erin is an Educational Specialist and has been teaching Autism Specific Special Education Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and First grade at Canyon View for the past three years. Since her beginning with Irvine in 2006, she worked as an Early Childhood Education Specialist... Read More →


Wednesday January 15, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm PST
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620