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- Common Core Literacy Training for All Content Areas
- TATU and N-O-T Tobacco Prevention Training
- Fuel Up to Play 60: Become a Leader in Your School – Webinar
- Building a Wellness Team – Webinar
- Special Events to Promote School Breakfast – Webinar
- Add More Activity into the School Day – Webinar




Common Core Literacy Training for All Content Areas

The South Dakota Department of Education will provide training on the Common Core Standards for teachers in all content areas, to include Health and Physical Education teachers. Participants will learn about the foundational components found in the Common Core, an understanding of the Common Core Standards as well as strategies for implementation.

The training(s) will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the dates and locations listed below. Deadline for registration is two weeks prior to the training date and a minimum of 20 participants is required. Health and Physical Education teachers should register under the Science and Technical Subjects category.

Science and Technical Subjects Training Dates:

Jan. 10: Rapid City, Best Western Ramkota
Jan. 18: Pierre, AmericInn
Jan. 23: Rapid City, Best Western Ramkota
Jan. 25: Pierre, AmericInn
Jan. 28: Sioux Falls, East Dakota Education Cooperative
Jan. 29: Sioux Falls, East Dakota Education Cooperative
Jan. 29: Aberdeen, Best Western Ramkota
Jan. 30: Mobridge, Wrangler Inn
Feb. 1: Watertown, Watertown Event Center
Feb. 4: Plankinton, Plankinton School District
Feb. 7: Huron, Crossroads
Feb. 27: Mobridge, Wrangler Inn

For more information about the Common Core Literacy Training contact Marta Stirling, Language Arts Curriculum Specialist, South Dakota Department of Education, Office of Learning and Instruction at marta.stirling@state.sd.us or (605) 773-4662.




TATU and N-O-T Tobacco Prevention Training

TATU is a tobacco prevention program designed to help teens teach younger children about the hazards of tobacco use and the benefits of making healthy choices.

N-O-T facilitator trainings assist teachers, counselors, nurses, youth coordinators or health educators interested in helping teens stop smoking or reduce the number of cigarettes they smoke, increase their healthy lifestyle behaviors, and improve their life-management skills.

Click here to the TATU flyer listing the upcoming training dates for the Spring of 2013.
Click here for the N-O-T flyers listing the upcoming training dates for the Spring of 2013.

The Spring Tobacco Prevention Institute is to be held in Pierre on March 6, 2013. Contact Roshal Rossman at roshalf@humanserviceagency.org for more information.




Fuel Up to Play 60: Become a Leader in Your School – Webinar

Jan. 22, 1 p.m. (Central)
Have you heard about Fuel Up to Play 60 and wondered what the buzz is all about? Come learn about this program reaching nearly 73,000 U.S. schools. Join the ranks of over 20,000 Fuel Up to Play 60 program advisors in leading your students and your school to better health. You’ll learn about program basics, what it means to be a program advisor (along with the perks that accompany the role), and how to apply for Fuel Up to Play 60 funds during our 30-minute Webinar,
Click here to register




Building a Wellness Team – Webinar

Jan. 29, 1 p.m. (Central)
Do you need a wellness team to be effective? Wellness teams come in many shapes and sizes. Learn how to build a team that will best meet your goals. Before you know where you want to go, you have to understand where you are. Learn about different types of school health assessment tools and how they can help move your efforts forward. We’ll cover goal-setting, timelines, budget, tracking progress and planning for sustainability during our 75-minute Webinar, Building a Wellness Team, Assessing your School’s Wellness Environment & Developing an Action Plan.
Click here to register.




Special Events to Promote School Breakfast – Webinar

Feb. 5, 2 p.m. (Central)
Learn how to host events to engage parents, students, and other community members to highlight alternative breakfast changes at your school and incorporate them during National School Breakfast Week (March 4 - 8, 2013). Events are a great way to kick off breakfast initiatives or celebrate the successful implementation of alternative models. You’ll learn more from schools just like yours during our 60-minute Webinar, Alternative Breakfast: Special Events to Promote School.
Click here to register.




Add More Activity into the School Day – Webinar

Feb. 26, 1 p.m. (Central)
Experts recommend that kids get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day. There are many opportunities for physical activity during the school day. Parents will learn how to promote: more effective recess; classroom activity breaks; before and after-school programs; walking or biking to school programs and physical activity for middle and high school students during our 75-minute Webinar.
Click here to register.
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