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Kansas Center for Innovative Education
Dr. Lorie Cook-Benjamin
KCIE Director
Phone: (785) 628-5847
Email: llcookbenjamin@fhsu.edu
Rarick Hall 244
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
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Upcoming KCIE Events

Below are the KCIE events scheduled for 2015. Please review these important steps for registration.

There are several hotels in the Hays area for those needing overnight accommodations

 

Overview of Events

Google Basics for Beginners - Level 1

Presenter: Dr. Robert Moody
Date(s): June 1, 2015
Time: 8:30-4:30 PM 
Location: Rarick Hall, 201
Course No.: TEEL 670 VA
Credit:
optional 1 Credit Hour
Cost:
$90.00 which includes morning refreshments, lunch and all materials. FHSU tuition is in addition to the workshop fee.  
Course Description:

So, your district just switched to Google Apps for Education. You were given a new Google e-mail address, now what? This workshop will help you understand how your Gmail functions, how to access Google Drive from your Gmail, set up folders in Drive, share documents with your students using Drive, add applications and extensions to the Google Chrome browser, and how to connect with free sustained online support through the Google Educator Group - GEG Kansas. This workshop is for participants wanting to learn the basics of Google Apps for Education.  *Take all three Google workshops and earn a KCIE Five-Pointer Certificate.  *FHSU tuition costs are in addition to the workshop fee.

*ESOL Methods/Assessment

Presenter: Dr. Sherri Brantley
Date(s): June 8 and 9, 2015
Time:  8:30-4:30 PM
Location: Rarick Hall, 231
Course No.: TEEL 670 VF
Credit: optional 2 Credit Hours
Cost: 
$150.00 which includes morning refreshments, lunch and all materials. FHSU tuition is in addition to the workshop fee.
Course Description:

This two-day workshop (June 8th and 9th) will focus on methods to instruct and the assessment of English language learners. This workshop is for any teacher that works with or will work with English learners. *Take all three workshops in this series - ESOL Methods/ Assessment, Linguistics, and ESOL Practice Test Preparation - to earn an KCIE Five-Pointer Certificate and SAVE $40.00. FHSU tuition costs are in addition to the workshop fee.

Literacy Integration through Technical and Twin Texts

Presenter: Dr. Beth Walizer
Date(s): June 10, 2015
Time:  8:30-4:30 PM
Location: Rarick Hall, 231
Course No.: TEEL 670 VD
Credit: optional 1 Credit Hour
Cost:  $90.00 which includes morning refreshments, lunch and all materials. FHSU tuition is in addition to the workshop fee.
Course Description:
Participants will gain knowledge on how to integrate literacy into other content areas. Technical and twin texts will be used to inspire children and enhance creativity. This workshop is primarily for elementary and middle school teachers. FHSU tuition costs are in addition to the workshop fee.

Classroom Management Strategies: Research-Based Support For You

Presenter: Dr. Lorie Cook-Benjamin with Ms. Casey Piene
Date(s):  June 12, 2015
Time:  8:30-4:30 PM
Location: Rarick Hall, 201
Course No.: TEEL 670 VE
Credit: optional 1 Credit Hour
Cost: $90.00 which includes morning refreshments, lunch and all materials. FHSU tuition is in addition to the workshop fee.
Course Description:
Classroom management is one of the most challenging aspects of teaching. This workshop is filled with research based strategies that place consistency and structure into your classroom to prevent misbehavior and make the most of students' academic time. Topics will include: setting routines and expectations, positive behavior techniques, motivating students, and handling disruptive behavior. This workshop is focused on teachers, but also applicable to administrators. FHSU tuition costs are in addition to the workshop fee.

Linguistics

Presenter: Dr. Sherri Brantley
Date(s):  June 15, 16, and 17, 2015
Time:  8:30-4:30 PM
Location: Rarick Hall, 231
Course No.: TEEL 670 VH
Credit: optional 3 Credit Hours
Cost: $200.00 which includes morning refreshments, lunch and all materials. FHSU tuition is in addition to the workshop fee.
Course Description:
This three-day (June 15, 16, and 17) workshop will focus on understanding language development of English language learners. This workshop is for any teacher that works with or will work with English learners. *Take all three workshops in this series - ESOL Methods/Assessment, Linguistics, and ESOL Practice Test Preparation - to earn a KCIE Five-Pointer Certificate and SAVE $40.00. FHSU tuition costs are in addition to the workshop fee.

ESOL Praxis Test Preparation

Presenter: Dr. Sherri Brantley
Date(s):  June 18, 2015
Time:  8:30-4:30 PM
Location: Rarick Hall, 231
Course No.: TEEL 670 VI
Credit: optional 1 Credit Hour
Cost: $90.00 which includes morning refreshments, lunch and all materials. FHSU tuition is in addition to the workshop fee.
Course Description:
This workshop will assist teachers to prepare for the ESOL Praxis test that must be passed to obtain the ESOL endorsement. This workshop is for practicing as well as pre-service teachers. *Take all three workshops in this series - ESOL Methods/ Assessment, Linguistics, and ESOL Practice Test Preparation - to earn a KCIE Five-Pointer Certificate and SAVE $40.00. FHSU tuition costs are in addition to the workshop fee.

Google: Beyond the Basics - Level 2

Presenter: Dr. Robert Moody
Date(s):  June 22, 2015
Time:  8:30-4:30 PM
Location: Rarick Hall, 201
Course No.: TEEL 670 VB
Credit: optional 1 Credit Hour
Cost: $90.00 which includes morning refreshments, lunch and all materials. FHSU tuition is in addition to the workshop fee.
Course Description:
This session is for participants who have previous experience using Gmail and Google Docs, but have limited experience with Google Slides, Spreadsheets, Forms, Google Sites, and Drawing. This session will demonstrate how to combine multiple Google Apps to create enhanced personal learning environments of teachers and students. This workshop is for the participant with some Google experience.  Take all three Google workshops and earn a KCIE Five-Pointer Certificate. FHSU tuition costs are in addition to the workshop fee.

Becoming a Google Educator: Certification Prep - Level 3

Presenter: Dr. Robert Moody
Date(s):  July 20, 2015
Time:  8:30-4:30 PM
Location: Rarick Hall, 201
Course No.: TEEL 670 VC
Credit: optional 1 Credit Hour
Cost: $90.00 which includes morning refreshments, lunch and all materials. FHSU tuition is in addition to the workshop fee. There is also a $75.00 fee for the quizzes.
Course Description:
This session demonstrates how to increase your chances of successfully passing the five Google Educator certification quizzes. Test-taking strategies that have been used by FHSU's authorized Google Educator Trainers will be shared. NOTE: Participants will NOT take the Google quizzes needed for certification during this workshop, rather they will learn test-taking strategies. Take all three Google workshops and earn a KCIE Five-Pointer Certificate. FHSU tuition costs are in addition to the workshop fee.

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