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SD Department of Education Nov. 2015  

Administering and Scoring Interim Assessments
Dec. 1, Sioux Falls
Dec. 2, Oacoma
Dec. 3, Rapid City

Participants will learn how to determine which Smarter Balanced interim assessments are suited to their student needs. Administering the assessments, using the scoring system and accessing results will be covered. Participants must have a device with the current secure browser installed. Printing the Teacher Handscoring System (THSS) and Assessment Viewing Application (AVA) manuals are highly recommended.

Register at GoSignMeUp. Search by course title. Contact Jan Martin, South Dakota Department of Education, at (605) 773-3246 with questions.

Literacy Secondary/Postsecondary Collaborations
Dec. 1, Aberdeen
Dec. 2, Brookings
Dec. 3, Vermillion

In fall 2014, the South Dakota Board of Regents and Department of Education partnered to provide educators from the secondary and postsecondary levels the opportunity to participate in collaborative discussions surrounding college and career readiness for all students. This session is a continuation of those discussions and will focus on trends in education, Smarter Balanced results, and English language arts literacy skills required for student transitions from secondary to postsecondary classrooms.

Register at GoSignMeUp. Search by course title.

Sexual Violence Institute
Dec. 2-4, Sioux Falls

The Sexual Violence Institute is put on by the South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault. The event will cover the issue of sexual violence across the lifespan addressing prevention and intervention.

Intended Audience: law enforcement, social workers, nurses, medical personnel, domestic violence advocates, sexual assault advocates, counselors, school personnel, prosecutors, parole officers, judicial system, students, public.

Registration deadline: Nov. 25

Find more information on the South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault website.

Teachscape Tuesday Live Webinars
Monthly (next webinar: Dec. 15)

Every month, Teachscape offers a live webinar to South Dakota educators on various Teachscape topics.

Learn more at GoSignMeUp.

A complete listing of events is available at GoSignMeUp.

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