Upcoming Events

November 17
6292 ASD Behavior Workshop/Lab
9:00 AM
6292 ASD Behavior Workshop/Lab
Nov 17
9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Events
In this ASD Behavior Workshop/Lab, teachers and support staff will work together to build stronger support systems for their actual students on the ASD spectrum Two day workshop – participants need to attend both days.  Some participants will have a school visit as follow-up. 

 

  • Participants will need to bring a detailed description of the students behavior (positive and negative) throughout the day, their FBA, school schedule, BIP, other behavior data, IEP, student profile and a sample of completed assignment.   Idea for teams but individuals may register and they will be placed on a team.

  • Individual data will be used to create and/or critique classroom management plans and specific behavior plans for the target student

  • In order to help with implementation and help others build skills participants must be willing to open up their classroom for an observational visit that may be recordedParticipants will identify instructional/behavioral areas of concern that they would like help improving or instructional/behavioral areas of pride that they wish to showcase.

5817 SMART ORS Workshop
9:30 AM
5817 SMART ORS Workshop
Nov 17
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Events
This workshop is to work on ORS processing/problems with Consultant Support.
November 20
6128 Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) K-2
8:30 AM
6128 Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) K-2
Nov 20
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Events

The Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Program System (LLI) is a scientifically-based early intervention program designed to prevent literacy difficulties before they turn into long-term challenges. Participants will learn effective small group instructional strategies to provide the intensive support necessary for some primary students to achieve grade level competency in reading and writing. This program also specifically supports the unique needs of English Language Learners. Enrollment is limited to 30 participants, so early registration is recommended. Participants must bring an orange, green, or blue LLI grade level kit (not included in this series) to each session. The intended audience is: K-2 teachers and literacy specialists/coaches. Register online with credit card or submit registration form below to register with check, purchase order.

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November 21
6128 Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) K-2
8:30 AM
6128 Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) K-2
Nov 21
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Events

The Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Program System (LLI) is a scientifically-based early intervention program designed to prevent literacy difficulties before they turn into long-term challenges. Participants will learn effective small group instructional strategies to provide the intensive support necessary for some primary students to achieve grade level competency in reading and writing. This program also specifically supports the unique needs of English Language Learners. Enrollment is limited to 30 participants, so early registration is recommended. Participants must bring an orange, green, or blue LLI grade level kit (not included in this series) to each session. The intended audience is: K-2 teachers and literacy specialists/coaches. Register online with credit card or submit registration form below to register with check, purchase order.

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November 22
6282 Educator Evaluation for S.E. PSAs
9:00 AM
6282 Educator Evaluation for S.E. PSAs
Nov 22
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Events
This professional development opportunity will explore educator evaluation and growth measurement through the lens of special education.  Explore the educator evaluation models relative to the work that special educators are asked to do.  Discover tools for calculating student growth and for increased understanding of ways to make growth measurement reasonable.  Connect the IEP to growth measurement through exploration of the SLO process and the use of portfolios. 
November 27
6024 Developing Quality Assessments
8:30 AM
6024 Developing Quality Assessments
Nov 27
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Events

Student assessment has become increasingly important to educators and their students. Yet, those most affected by these student assessment efforts - students, parents/guardians, teachers - are not fully prepared to develop high quality assessments that carry such high impact on student learning. This course will provide insight into how classroom assessments must be developed. It will help test developers determine the purpose for the assessment, how to select the most suitable and sound approaches to assessment, how to administer these assessments appropriately, and how to use and report the results from these assessments. Intended for individual teachers or teams of teachers developing assessments within their PLCs. Register online with credit card or submit registration form below to register with check, purchase order.

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6115 Academic Conversations: Classroom Talk Leading to Content Understandings
9:00 AM
6115 Academic Conversations: Classroom Talk Leading to Content Understandings
Nov 27
9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Events
Where would we be without conversation? Conversations have allowed us to see different perspectives, build ideas, and solve problems. Academic conversations push students to think and learn in lasting ways. Academic conversations are back-and-forth dialogues in which students focus on a topic and explore it by building, challenging, and negotiating relevant ideas. The intended audience for this course is secondary English language arts, social studies, and science teachers. Participants will receive a resource book and lunch.
6188 Introduction to Fountas & Pinnell Classroom
10:00 AM
6188 Introduction to Fountas & Pinnell Classroom
Nov 27
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Events

This informational session, presented by Heinemann"s national content specialist-Dr. Pam Smith, will provide an introduction to NEW literacy resources from Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell.   Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ is a cohesive, multi-text approach to literacy instruction for all students in grades PreK–6. The System is designed to support whole-group, small-group and independent learning opportunities including: interactive read-aloud, reading mini lessons, shared reading, phonics/spelling/word study lessons, guided reading, book clubs, and independent reading collections.  Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ is rich with authentic texts, lessons or conferring cards, mini lessons and professional tools & learning for a systematic, transformative approach to literacy instruction.

The audience for this session includes curriculum directors, K-6 building principals, literacy specialists, and school leadership team members.

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Local Districts

With a total population of approximately 1.8 million, Wayne County is the most populous county in the State of Michigan and the 18th most populous county in the nation. There are 33 school districts in 43 Wayne County communities serving approximately 226,000 students. Additionally, there are 108 Public School Academies (PSAs) serving 64,000 students for a combined total of approximately 290,000 students in public schools county-wide. .

Map of Wayne County Districts

Wayne RESA Board of Education 

pdfWayne County Directory 

PDF DocumentWayne County Schools of Choice - 1st Semester
 

Early Childhood Resources

Our early childhood staff connect parents and service providers in Wayne County to resources and information.
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Family Assistance Resources

Helpful information and other assistance for your family's wellness.
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Freedom of Information Act

Procedures and guidelines manual.
>Freedom of Information Act Manual

School Accountability Scorecard

The latest update of the Michigan School Accountability Scorecards.
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School Year Recess Days

A list of extended recess days for the school year.
>School Days

Understanding Education Terms and Acronyms

What does NCLB stand for? What is pupil-teacher ratio? Look up often-used education terms through the links below.
>Glossary of Common Education Terms
>List of Common Education Acronyms

Wayne County Parent Advisory Comittee

Wayne RESA ensures the involvement of parents in special education through the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC).
>View Parent Advisory Committee Home Page