Northeast Regional Readiness Center
Welcome to the Northeast Regional Readiness Center (NRRC): Our mission is to provide access to quality professional development to all sectors of the education delivery system and stimulate cross agency collaboration.
WORKSHOPS and EVENTS 2014
PARCC, CPR and First AID, STEM SUMMIT for Elementary Education and MORE! Scroll down to see them all. NO COST!
February 20, 2014: Diving into the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Basic Education Providers. 9 am-12 pm. Hosted by Bootstraps in Lynn. This is an interactive workshop for ABE instructors and staff interested in exploring the standards, discussing the shifts and focus areas of the ELA/Literacy and mathematics standards and looking at program/lesson audit processes to align and design curriculum. REGISTER. In addition, interested parties can apply for a stipend to revise or create instructional units incorporating the standards.
February 26, 2014: PARCC Higher Education Discussion and Luncheon. 11:30 am-1:30 pm. Hosted by Salem State University. This is an opportunity to hear about what is happening currently with the PARCC assessment and discuss implications and opportunities for higher education institutions and programs. REGISTER
March 5, 2014: Careers for the Common Good: Career and College Fair for Education, Government and Community Occupations. Hosted by Merrimack College. 3-7 pm. More Information HERE
March 10, 2014: Supporting English Language Learners in Out of School Time programs. 8:30 am-3 pm. Will be held in Lowell, location TBA. Workshop will review the materials and standards for English language learning used in the pk-12 school system (WIDA) and explore ways that OST staff can engage youth in literacy and language development in exciting and enriching ways. REGISTER
March 17, 2014: Engineering is Everywhere workshop for Middle School Out of School/After School Program Staff. 8:30 am-3 pm. Hosted by NSCC Lynn Campus. Interactive hands on workshop on one of the newly developed Museum of Science workshops for informal education providers. Register here
March 18, 2014: Information Session on NEW PreK Science and Technology standards. 6-8 pm. at Danvers NSCC. For more information and to register contact: email@example.com
April 28, 2014: An Overview of PRIME, 9-12. Come hear about an exciting and engaging literacy and writing strategy for high school and middle school with faculty from University of Massachusetts Lowell. Hosted by Middlesex Community College Lowell Campus. REGISTER
April 30, 2014: CPR and Basic First Aid for Preschool and Out of School Educators. 8:30-3:00. Hosted by SEEM Collaborative. This is the American Heart Association First Aid and CPR certificate training. We will focus on infants and youth (though the program includes adult CPR and choke saving). REGISTER
May 2, 2014: PAS Training. 8:30-3 pm. Hosted by Salem State University. The Program Administration Scale (PAS) is a valid and reliable instrument designed to measure the leadership and management practices of early childhood programs. It is one of the tools used to measure quality in the Massachusetts QRIS. .5 CEU's. REGISTER
May 9, 2014: Echoes and Reflections. 8:30-3:00pm. Hosted by Salem State University. Echoes and Reflections aims to enhance the content knowledge and pedagogical skills of teachers who include Holocaust and genocide studies as part of their curriculum. The program models active learning and practical instructional strategies. All participants will receive a full curriculum binder with media resources (free!). This program is brought to you through a collaborative effort between, Northeast Regional Readiness Center, SSU Center for Education and Community and The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) at Salem State University, Anti-Defamation League and Yad Vashem, Shoah Foundation, and USC. REGISTER
June 4, 9 am-2:30 pm: Elementary STEM2 Summit at Gordon College. Registration now open! Come join us for an exciting and engaging day where innovators, educators and STEM enthusiasts come together to share in the opportunities and options for STEM instruction and advancement in elementary education. REGISTER NOW!
We just finished the STEM elementary Series! What a wonderful 5 sessions. To find out more visit their page and 'like' of you are a fan of elementary STEM2