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Wednesday, January 22
 

4:20pm

CTE and Gap Analysis.
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will provide a preview and the “Why” behind CTE. In addition, we will discuss strategies and the value of identifying gaps in our teacher practice and our students’ mastery of content to provide differentiated instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Ulises Garcia

Ulises Garcia

Coordinator, College and Career Readiness, IUSD
Ulises “Uli” Garcia is excited to transition to the IUSD family this school year as Coordinator of College and Career Readiness. Previously, he taught at Los Angeles Unified through Teach for America. More recently, he taught all levels of secondary ELA (from ELD to AP English... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm

Cultural Proficiency in Schools
Limited Capacity full

Cultural Proficiency in educational settings means making a commitment to lifelong learning guided by the purpose of being increasingly effective in serving the needs of cultural groups. It is beyond tolerance or mere acceptance of other cultural groups and rather learning to identify our own misunderstandings to better assist our students in making cultural connections in a global world.

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Cohen

Lauren Cohen

Educator/ELD Coordinator, Irvine Unified School District
Cultural proficiency in our schools and world. Basic human rights for all. Standing against any negative -ism plaguing our world everyday and always.


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm

Tech Tools for Differentiation
Limited Capacity filling up

Differentiating instruction is vital to meet the needs of all of your students but how do we fit it all in? Take a look at several different tools you can use to flip instruction so you can maximize your class time to target individual needs.  

Speakers
avatar for Dave Ferrell

Dave Ferrell

Educational Technology
Dave is passionate about learning for all students. As an experienced high school social science teacher, Education Specialist and Ed Tech TOSA, he believes that all students have unique skills and talents that need to be shared with the world. Over the past 3 years as an Ed Tech... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm

Genius Hour Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa

English Teacher / GCI, Irvine Unified SD
Teresa has taught English at University High School since 2001, currently teaching British Lit and Writing Across the Genres to 11th graders, and was 2015 Site Teacher of the Year. She is a Google Certified Innovator (trained at Google -- Copenhagen) and Level 2 Educator, CUE Lead... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm

Instant Activities
Limited Capacity full

Ever need an instant activity to reenergize your class? This session will focus on few short 5-10 minute games that will offer a brain break and help meet the needs of all learners. These games can also come in handy for rainy days and inclimate weather.

Speakers
avatar for Terence Ngo

Terence Ngo

Physical Education TOSA, Irvine Unified
Terence Ngo, Irvine Unified, Physical Education TOSA-District Office Terence is a product of Irvine Unified having attended Greentree, Venado, and Woodbridge. He started in Irvine as a P.E. paraprofessional and has since taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grade all at Bonita Canyon Elementary... Read More →
avatar for Vince Doan

Vince Doan

Vince is a fifth year physical education teacher who earned his teaching credential at Cal State Fullerton and achieved his Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration at Concordia. He has spent the last four years at South Lake Middle School teaching combination classes... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm

Mentor Training: Mentor Ideas
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Stringer

Teresa Stringer

IUSD
Teresa Stringer believes in IUSD and the opportunities it offers all students.  In 2004, she began the IUSD Induction program to support new teachers and new administrators.  The program has supported over a thousand new IUSD teachers and administrators. She and her husband have... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:20pm

SPED: Differentiated Instruction in the SPED Setting
Limited Capacity full

Speakers
avatar for Desiree De Santos

Desiree De Santos

Ed. Specialist, Portola High School
Desiree Shaffer has been an Education Specialist for the last 20 years. She is currently teaching at Portola High School where she works with students in the Non-Categorical program. She has worked at the Irvine Adult Transition Program, been a Transition TOSA and Mod/Severe TOSA... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm

CTE and Gap Analysis.
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will provide a preview and the “Why” behind CTE. In addition, we will discuss strategies and the value of identifying gaps in our teacher practice and our students’ mastery of content to provide differentiated instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Ulises Garcia

Ulises Garcia

Coordinator, College and Career Readiness, IUSD
Ulises “Uli” Garcia is excited to transition to the IUSD family this school year as Coordinator of College and Career Readiness. Previously, he taught at Los Angeles Unified through Teach for America. More recently, he taught all levels of secondary ELA (from ELD to AP English... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm

Cultural Proficiency in Schools
Limited Capacity full

Cultural Proficiency in educational settings means making a commitment to lifelong learning guided by the purpose of being increasingly effective in serving the needs of cultural groups. It is beyond tolerance or mere acceptance of other cultural groups and rather learning to identify our own misunderstandings to better assist our students in making cultural connections in a global world.

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Cohen

Lauren Cohen

Educator/ELD Coordinator, Irvine Unified School District
Cultural proficiency in our schools and world. Basic human rights for all. Standing against any negative -ism plaguing our world everyday and always.


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm

Tech Tools for Differentiation
Limited Capacity filling up

Differentiating instruction is vital to meet the needs of all of your students but how do we fit it all in? Take a look at several different tools you can use to flip instruction so you can maximize your class time to target individual needs.  

Speakers
avatar for Dave Ferrell

Dave Ferrell

Educational Technology
Dave is passionate about learning for all students. As an experienced high school social science teacher, Education Specialist and Ed Tech TOSA, he believes that all students have unique skills and talents that need to be shared with the world. Over the past 3 years as an Ed Tech... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm

Differentiation with Flipgrid
Limited Capacity full

Empower students and encourage student voice with Flipgrid. In this session, we will go over all of the newer updates in Flipgrid and how they help differentiate lessons for all learners. Lesson examples and applications will be shared.

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Yung

Stacy Yung

History Social Science Teacher, Cadence Park School
I am a Middle School History Teacher, Tech Coach, Google Certified Educator & Innovator, Apple Teacher, CUE Lead Learner, and Flipgrid Teacher. I believe in the power of student voice and am passionate about empowering students to be better citizens in the classroom, community, and... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm

Genius Hour Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa

English Teacher / GCI, Irvine Unified SD
Teresa has taught English at University High School since 2001, currently teaching British Lit and Writing Across the Genres to 11th graders, and was 2015 Site Teacher of the Year. She is a Google Certified Innovator (trained at Google -- Copenhagen) and Level 2 Educator, CUE Lead... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm

Instant Activities
Limited Capacity full

Ever need an instant activity to reenergize your class? This session will focus on few short 5-10 minute games that will offer a brain break and help meet the needs of all learners. These games can also come in handy for rainy days and inclimate weather.

Speakers
avatar for Terence Ngo

Terence Ngo

Physical Education TOSA, Irvine Unified
Terence Ngo, Irvine Unified, Physical Education TOSA-District Office Terence is a product of Irvine Unified having attended Greentree, Venado, and Woodbridge. He started in Irvine as a P.E. paraprofessional and has since taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grade all at Bonita Canyon Elementary... Read More →
avatar for Vince Doan

Vince Doan

Vince is a fifth year physical education teacher who earned his teaching credential at Cal State Fullerton and achieved his Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration at Concordia. He has spent the last four years at South Lake Middle School teaching combination classes... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm

Mentor Training: Difficult Conversations
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Stringer

Teresa Stringer

IUSD
Teresa Stringer believes in IUSD and the opportunities it offers all students.  In 2004, she began the IUSD Induction program to support new teachers and new administrators.  The program has supported over a thousand new IUSD teachers and administrators. She and her husband have... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

4:55pm

SPED: Differentiated Instruction in the SPED Setting
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
avatar for Desiree De Santos

Desiree De Santos

Ed. Specialist, Portola High School
Desiree Shaffer has been an Education Specialist for the last 20 years. She is currently teaching at Portola High School where she works with students in the Non-Categorical program. She has worked at the Irvine Adult Transition Program, been a Transition TOSA and Mod/Severe TOSA... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 4:55pm - 5:25pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm

CTE and Gap Analysis.
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will provide a preview and the “Why” behind CTE. In addition, we will discuss strategies and the value of identifying gaps in our teacher practice and our students’ mastery of content to provide differentiated instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Ulises Garcia

Ulises Garcia

Coordinator, College and Career Readiness, IUSD
Ulises “Uli” Garcia is excited to transition to the IUSD family this school year as Coordinator of College and Career Readiness. Previously, he taught at Los Angeles Unified through Teach for America. More recently, he taught all levels of secondary ELA (from ELD to AP English... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm

Cultural Proficiency in Schools
Limited Capacity full

Cultural Proficiency in educational settings means making a commitment to lifelong learning guided by the purpose of being increasingly effective in serving the needs of cultural groups. It is beyond tolerance or mere acceptance of other cultural groups and rather learning to identify our own misunderstandings to better assist our students in making cultural connections in a global world.

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Cohen

Lauren Cohen

Educator/ELD Coordinator, Irvine Unified School District
Cultural proficiency in our schools and world. Basic human rights for all. Standing against any negative -ism plaguing our world everyday and always.


Wednesday January 22, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm

Tech Tools for Differentiation
Limited Capacity seats available

Differentiating instruction is vital to meet the needs of all of your students but how do we fit it all in? Take a look at several different tools you can use to flip instruction so you can maximize your class time to target individual needs.  

Speakers
avatar for Dave Ferrell

Dave Ferrell

Educational Technology
Dave is passionate about learning for all students. As an experienced high school social science teacher, Education Specialist and Ed Tech TOSA, he believes that all students have unique skills and talents that need to be shared with the world. Over the past 3 years as an Ed Tech... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm

Differentiation with Flipgrid
Limited Capacity full

Empower students and encourage student voice with Flipgrid. In this session, we will go over all of the newer updates in Flipgrid and how they help differentiate lessons for all learners. Lesson examples and applications will be shared.

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Yung

Stacy Yung

History Social Science Teacher, Cadence Park School
I am a Middle School History Teacher, Tech Coach, Google Certified Educator & Innovator, Apple Teacher, CUE Lead Learner, and Flipgrid Teacher. I believe in the power of student voice and am passionate about empowering students to be better citizens in the classroom, community, and... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm

Genius Hour Workshop
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa

English Teacher / GCI, Irvine Unified SD
Teresa has taught English at University High School since 2001, currently teaching British Lit and Writing Across the Genres to 11th graders, and was 2015 Site Teacher of the Year. She is a Google Certified Innovator (trained at Google -- Copenhagen) and Level 2 Educator, CUE Lead... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm

Instant Activities
Limited Capacity full

Ever need an instant activity to reenergize your class? This session will focus on few short 5-10 minute games that will offer a brain break and help meet the needs of all learners. These games can also come in handy for rainy days and inclimate weather.

Speakers
avatar for Terence Ngo

Terence Ngo

Physical Education TOSA, Irvine Unified
Terence Ngo, Irvine Unified, Physical Education TOSA-District Office Terence is a product of Irvine Unified having attended Greentree, Venado, and Woodbridge. He started in Irvine as a P.E. paraprofessional and has since taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grade all at Bonita Canyon Elementary... Read More →
avatar for Vince Doan

Vince Doan

Vince is a fifth year physical education teacher who earned his teaching credential at Cal State Fullerton and achieved his Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration at Concordia. He has spent the last four years at South Lake Middle School teaching combination classes... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm

Mentor Training: Mentor Q & A
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Stringer

Teresa Stringer

IUSD
Teresa Stringer believes in IUSD and the opportunities it offers all students.  In 2004, she began the IUSD Induction program to support new teachers and new administrators.  The program has supported over a thousand new IUSD teachers and administrators. She and her husband have... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

5:30pm

SPED: Differentiated Instruction in the SPED Setting
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
avatar for Desiree De Santos

Desiree De Santos

Ed. Specialist, Portola High School
Desiree Shaffer has been an Education Specialist for the last 20 years. She is currently teaching at Portola High School where she works with students in the Non-Categorical program. She has worked at the Irvine Adult Transition Program, been a Transition TOSA and Mod/Severe TOSA... Read More →


Wednesday January 22, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Westwood Training Center 1 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620