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SERVICES

Technical Assistance

•Student performance data review & analysis •Development of professional development •Engagement of parent/student communities •Grant preparation and management •Program Evaluation •Customized Small Schools transition process

School Based Coaching

•Classroom observations of instructional practice •Facilitation of teacher meetings •Discussions with parents/students •Assistance in development of school portfolio •Monitoring of school progress

Graduate Courses

•Critical Friends Group, Edu 5000 •Socratic Seminar, Edu 5001 •How Legislation Has Impacted Education: From a Historical Perspective to the Current Wave, Edu 5004 •Developing a Learning Community Through Reflective Practice, Edu 5005 •Creating a Culture of Leadership for Learning, Edu 5006 All courses offered in partnership with Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA.

Introductory Workshops

•Strategic Plans for Leadership Development •Creating Small High Schools •Critical Friends Groups and Protocols •Strategies for Community Connections •Professional Learning Communities •Examining Student Work •Student Voices •Diversity, Inclusion and Safe Corridors Workshops are usually 1 to 3 hours. Travel over 20 miles is an additional expense. Certain workshops may require additional preparation expense.  Professional Development Workshops  We provide customized workshops that respond to individual school needs. A sample of those we have offered are: •Creating Professional Learning Communities •Creating a Print-Rich Environment in the Early Grades (Grade Levels K-4) •Data-Centered Decision Making (Grades K-12) •Designing Cohesive Multidisciplinary & Service Learning Projects (Grade Levels 4-12) •Effective Cooperative Learning: From Structure to Results (Grade Levels 5-12) •Engaging Readers in Nonfiction Texts (Grade Levels 3-12) •Experiencing a Socratic Seminar (Grades 5-12) •Formulating Partnerships with Universities and Business •Grant Writing •Literature Circles (Grade Levels 3-12) •Promoting and Sustaining Staff & Teacher Leaders (Grade Levels K-12) •Utilizing Qualitative Assessment to Evaluate Academic Progress (Grade Levels K-12) •Teaching Across the Curriculum in Small Learning Communities (Grade Levels K-12) •Teaching Strategies for Inclusive Settings (Grade Levels PK-12) •Team-Building for School Communities (Grade Levels K-12) •The Writing Process: Preparing Students for Multiple Purposes and Audiences Across the Curriculum Workshops Fees are calculated based on the number of participants, session length and number of coaches required

CES Quarterly Seminars

Trek •Held in July over several consecutive days •Conference registration, materials and meals included •Participant responsible for transportation

Winter Retreat

•Overnight conference at a location to be determined •Includes room and board and materials •Participant responsible for transportation

Spring Forum

•Two day conference at a location to be determined •Includes breakfast, lunch and materials •Participant responsible for transportation, and lodging if required

Student/Parent Trek

•Three offered during school year, Fall, Winter and Spring •One day conference •Includes breakfast, lunch, materials and transportation

Fall Forum

•CES National conference

Affiliation

•Opportunities for cross school communication with other affiliated schools at our quarterly Collaborative Dinners •Access to Act 48 courses •Copies of our quarterly newsletter •Reduced costs for all professional development opportunities

Opportunities also available for:

•Cross School Collaboration •Affirmation Process
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