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!

May 8th and 9th, 2014: MKEA Assessment Workshop using Teaching Strategies Gold: 8:30-3:00. Hosted by Lawrence Public Schools. This workshop is geared toward kindergarten and pre-school teachers working in districts with TSG accounts. The workshop will review the tool, how to conduct effective observations and entering data. Great workshop for new teachers or aides working with kindergarten teachers. You will need an account number from your district to access the materials. To register please go to REGISTER

May 20, 2014: Institute on strategies for Implementing and Improving Curriculum Maps. (there is also a webinar on May 15th): Hosted by the Department of Elementary and Education. REGISTER

May 23, 2014: Supporting English Language Learners in the Early Childhood Classroom. 8:30- 3:00 pm. Hosted by Haverhill Public Schools. Join us for an interactive and engaging workshop where we will explore the WIDA standards and methods of differential instruction for both small and large group settings. This is an interactive and hands on workshop with lots of application and group discussion. REGISTER

June 4th, 2014, Elementary STEM2 Summit, 9 am - 2:30 pm:  Hosted by 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!

June 12, 2014: MKEA Regional Administrative Meeting. 9:00-10:30. Hosted by NECC Lawrence Campus. Please join us for a regional discussion on the implementation and delivery of the Massachusetts Kindergarten Assessment initiative. We are inviting all Cohort I, II and III districts to this session. Breakfast provided. Please REGISTER.

June 10, 2014:Infant and Adult CPR and First Aid. 8:30-3:00 pm. Hosted by Salem Cyberspace, Salem. This is a workshop for out of school program staff who wish to be certified in AHA CPR and First Aid (not pediatric). We will provide materials and certification through the American Heart Association for the Pediatric CPR and First Aid. PLEASE space is very limited in these programs. Only sign up if you know you can attend and help us by having a back up substitute in the event you can not attend that day. Thank you for your help so we can continue to offer this option for FREE! REGISTER

June 10, 2014: ABE and the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Basic Education. 9-1:00 pm. Hosted by NSCC Danvers. This is part two of a series of workshops for adult educators working on developing and implementing curriculum for the new standards. Please contact Christine Shaw if you wish to attend.

June 12, 2014: Early Intervention and Transition into Kindergarten. 8:30-3:00 pm. Come and learn about Early Intervention (E.I.) and what strategies EI therapists use to help identify needs of young children with a focus on getting services early and reducing needs later! This workshop will include an introduction to EI in general, a review of types of assessments used by occupational therapists and physical therapy sessions and wrap up with strategies for transitioning into kindergarten. It will be an interactive session open for input and sharing amongst participants. REGISTER

June 18, 2014: Pediatric CPR and First Aid. 8:30-3:00 pm. Hosted by the Northeast EEC Center, Lawrence. This is a workshop for child care workers working with infants through young adults. We will provide materials and certification through the American Heart Association for the Pediatric CPR and First Aid. REGISTER