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June 2020  

Upcoming Events

A complete listing of events is available at GoSignMeUp.

Please note: Due to the fluid nature of COVID-19 concerns, face-to-face meetings are subject to cancelation, postponement, or shifting to an online platform. Confirm with event organizers before making plans to attend.

Summer 2020 book studies through SD Statewide Title III & Migrant Consortia
Work due Aug. 9

SD Interim Assessment Training Web Series (learn from our staff and your colleagues!)

When the new school year starts, administrators and teachers will be considering the question, “What knowledge and skills does this student currently possess, and how can I assist this student to work toward grade-level skills following last spring’s switch to flex learning?” This web series will provide information about the availability and use of a variety of no-cost interim assessments currently available to schools.

  • Webinar #1, June 16: Why use SD Interim Assessments?
  • Webinar #2, June 16, Aug. 3, 11: How to administer the assessments
  • Webinar #3, June 18, Aug. 4, 12: How to interpret the data
  • Webinar #4, June 18, Aug. 5, 13: How to use the data to inform and drive instruction

The Fundamentals of Using Data for Educators
June 16 and 18, online

Advanced Data Use Skills for Educators
June 29-Aug. 16, online

SD EPSCoR virtual PD for K-12 science teachers
June and July three-day workshops

An Introduction to the 2019 SD School Library Standards
July 1-Aug. 1

Applying the SD Science Translations
July 8, online
July 22, online
July 23, online
July 29, online

Book study kick-off sessions: Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices

Foundational Mathematics Workshop
July 20-21, online

Top 20 Training
July 28-30, Online

Foundational Reading Workshops
Grades 4-8: July 29-30, online
Grades K-3: Aug. 3-5, Pierre

Virtual Math Coaching Kick Off
July 30, online

Save the Date: CTE Virtual Conference
Aug. 3-5

Indian Education Summit – rescheduled and going virtual!
Aug. 10

Interactive Science Notebooks
Aug. 10-Nov. 15, online

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