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Orion Education and Training offers a variety of learning opportunities, including a full schedule of workshops and events to attend at our local facilities in Kansas.

Our upcoming workshops are listed below. To learn more or to register for a workshop, click the “View details” link next to the workshop you are interested in. To switch from the “List View” to “Calendar View,” simply select “Calendar View.”

If you have questions about any of our workshops, please contact us

Assessment

Friday, January 25

8:30am
Analyzing AimswebPlus Reports

Analyzing AimswebPlus Reports

When

Friday, January 25, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Where

13939 Diagonal Rd., Clearwater, KS

Description

You have given your AimswebPlus Benchmark Assessments, what do you do next? Learn how to create reports and use them to group your students and reinforce learning. You can set individual progress monitoring goals and address whole-group curriculum. Learn how to share reports with parents and explain their results.

Instructor

Tanya Jacobucci

Cost

Member Workshop Fee: $125

Nonmember Workshop Fees:  $200

May use Member Credit

NOT Available for College Credit

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

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CTE

Thursday, January 17

9:00am
CTE Pathway Data Day with Angie Feyh

CTE Pathway Data Day with Angie Feyh

When

Thursday, January 17, 9:00am – 2:00pm

Where

Orion Education & Training 13939 Diagonal Rd. Clearwater, KS. 67026

Description

Join Angie Feyh from KSDE as she helps you complete the data needed for your CTE Pathways. Angie is also able to help with several of your questions related to pathway applications and data needed to gather each year.

Instructor

Angie Feyh

Cost

FREE

Not available for college credit

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

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Tuesday, February 26

8:30am
CTE Health Cluster Meetings for Teachers

CTE Health Cluster Meetings for Teachers

When

Tuesday, February 26, 8:30am – 3:00pm

Where

ORION, 13939 Diagonal Rd., Clearwater, KS 67026

Description

February 26

Spend a day with fellow Health Cluster CTE instructors. The morning will be spent learning and discussing about new information to the field, industry information, updates from KSDE and more. Afternoons will be spent on-site at either related industries or exemplary programs in the area.        

Instructor

Lori Jensen

Cost

Member Workshop Fees: $125 or FREE for Perkins' Members
Nonmember Workshop Fees: $200 or FREE for Perkins' Members

May use member credit
NOT Available for College Credit

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

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ELA

Tuesday, January 29

8:30am
Literature Circles in the Intermediate Grades

Literature Circles in the Intermediate Grades

When

Tuesday, January 29, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Where

13939 Diagonal Rd., Clearwater, KS

Description

Incorporate literature circles to help open up the conversations and invite more participation/collaboration when reading. Literature circles are a great way to immerse your class in a deeper discussion about their novels or other texts, and assess their comprehension.   

Instructor

Tanya Jacobucci

Cost

Member Workshop Fees:  $125   

Nonmember Workshop Fees:  $200

May use Member Credit

Available for 1 hourCollege Credit through Baker University Graduate Credit: $90.00/ Graduate Credit Hour- Outside assignment is required for College Credit

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

Register

Thursday, February 28

8:30am
Close Reading in Grades 2-5

Close Reading in Grades 2-5

When

Thursday, February 28, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Where

13939 Diagonal Rd., Clearwater, KS

Description

Improve comprehension with the Close Reading strategy. Learn how to help students annotate text and analyze what they are reading. Meets ELA common core standards by teaching students to independently interpret text.  

Instructor

Tanya Jacobucci

Cost

Member Workshop Fees: $125
(May use member credit) 
Nonmember Workshop Fees: $200   

Available for one hour graduate credit through Baker for an additional $90. Outside assignment required.

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

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KESA

Friday, January 25

9:00am
KESA Chair Training

KESA Chair Training

When

Friday, January 25, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Where

Orion Education & Training 13939 Diagonal Rd. Clearwater, KS. 67026

Description

Join the KSDE consultants to learn what is needed to be an effective KESA OVT Chair for the 2018-2019 school year.   

Lunch is provided!!

Instructor

KSDE Consultants

Cost

Cost: Member Workshop Fees:  $25  
Nonmember Workshop Fees:  $25

May NOT Use Member Credit
NOT available for College Credit

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

Register

Math

Thursday, January 17

8:30am
Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices

Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices

When

Thursday, January 17, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Where

ORION, 13939 Diagonal Rd., Clearwater, KS

Description

What does it look like to have meaningful math discourse? How do I make sure my students are engaging in productive struggle? What do quality tasks include and how do I implement them effectively? Explore answers to these questions and more as we dig into the Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices that are expected when instructing students. Leave with practical suggestions and tools to use that day!

Instructor

Dr. Debbie Thompson

Cost

Member Workshop Fees:  $125
Nonmember Workshop Fees:  $200

May Use Member Credit

Available for 1 hour graduate College Credit through Baker University for an additional $90.00/ Graduate Credit Hour
Outside assignment is required for College Credit

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

Register

Thursday, January 24

8:30am
Leveraging Productive Struggle, Task Selection, and Purposeful Questions to Mine the Gaps in Student Understanding (K-5)

Leveraging Productive Struggle, Task Selection, and Purposeful Questions to Mine the Gaps in Student Understanding (K-5)

When

Thursday, January 24, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Where

Orion Education & Training 13939 Diagonal Rd. Clearwater, KS. 67026

Description

Is student productive struggle one of your struggles? Do you wonder if your tasks provoke struggle and advance student learning? In this session, participants will learn about practical actions they can take to promote and provoke productive struggle. Participants will consider the importance of task selection and learn about how to modify tasks to maximize their effectiveness. Participants will also learn about how to use their questions to focus student thinking and support productive struggle. Ready-to-use classroom resources will be shared.  

Instructor

John SanGiovanni

Cost

Member Workshop Fees:  $125
Nonmember Workshop Fees:  $200

Member Credit may NOT be used.

Available for 1 hour college credit through Baker University for an additional $90.00
Outside assignment is required for College Credit

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

Register

Thursday, January 31

8:30am
Addition Fact Strategies - From Concept to Fluency

Addition Fact Strategies - From Concept to Fluency

When

Thursday, January 31, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Where

ORION, 13939 Diagonal Rd., Clearwater, KS

Description

Join this interactive session to explore up-to-date information about utilizing fact strategies in your instruction. Discover how to use best practices so your students will actually LEARN their facts and RETAIN them! You will leave the day with ideas and information to use immediately with your students.

Instructor

Dr. Debbie Thompson

Cost

Member Workshop Fees:  $125    
Nonmember Workshop Fees:  $200

May Use Member Credit.
Available for 1 hour college Credit through Baker University for an additional $90.00/ Graduate Credit Hour
Outside assignment is required for College Credit

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

Register

Wednesday, February 6

8:30am
Multiplication Fact Strategies - From Concept to Fluency

Multiplication Fact Strategies - From Concept to Fluency

When

Wednesday, February 6, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Where

ORION, 13939 Diagonal Rd., Clearwater, KS

Description

Join this interactive session to gain up-to-date information about utilizing fact strategies in your instruction. Discover how to use best practices so your students will actually LEARN their facts and RETAIN them! You will leave with ideas and information to use immediately with your students.

Instructor

Dr. Debbie Thompson

Cost

Member Workshop Fees:  $125   
Nonmember Workshop Fees:  $200   

May use Member Credit.

Available for 1 hour College Credit through Baker University for an additional $90.00/ Graduate Credit Hour
Outside assignment is required for College Credit

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

Register

Monday, February 11

8:30am
Fractions - Get the WHOLE Story

Fractions - Get the WHOLE Story

When

Monday, February 11, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Where

ORION, 13939 Diagonal Rd., Clearwater, KS

Description

"What does it mean to have fraction sense?" "My students seem to understand fractions one day and then not the next." "They understand fraction but not with word problems!" If you have said or thought any of these things then you need to attend this session! We will actively engage in activities that will help you understand some of the stumbling blocks in students’ understanding of fractions and operations with fractions. You will leave with resources and ideas to use with your students immediately!

Instructor

Dr. Debbie Thompson

Cost

Member Workshop Fees:  $125
Nonmember Workshop Fees:  $200

May use Member Credit.

Available for 1 hour College Credit through Baker University for an additional $90.00/ Graduate Credit Hour
Outside assignment is required for College Credit

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

Register

Thursday, April 18

8:30am
Big Ideas in Number and Numeration

Big Ideas in Number and Numeration

When

Thursday, April 18, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Where

13939 Diagonal Rd. Clearwater, KS. 67026

Description

This session will focus on the foundational skills all students need to be successful in mathematics. Learn about the concepts and tools you can use in your classroom to make mathematics make sense!     

Instructor

Debbie Thompson

Cost

Member Workshop Fees:  $125 (May use member credit)
Nonmember Workshop Fees:  $200    

Available for one hour graduate credit through Baker University for an additional $90. Outside assignment required. 

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

Register

Technology

Thursday, January 31

8:30am
iPad Apps for preK-2

iPad Apps for preK-2

When

Thursday, January 31, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Where

13939 Diagonal Rd., Clearwater, KS

Description

Come check out the latest and greatest iPad apps out there for our younger learners! We will looks at ways to help reinforce reading, writing, and math with apps built specifically for 4-8 year-olds.

Instructor

Tanya Jacobucci

Cost

Member Workshop Fees: $125
(May use member credit) 
Nonmember Workshop Fees: $200   

Available for one hour graduate credit through Baker for an additional $90. Outside assignment required.

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If ORION is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance or fees will be due; same district substitutions are allowed. If Orion is not notified of a cancellation, the district is still responsible for the enrollment fee. We understand that there can be emergencies and we will work with those on an individual basis once we have been contacted in a timely manner.

Register

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