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SIOP Training of Trainers (TOT) II: Advanced Strategies

November 13-16, 2017


8:30 am 3:30 pm ET
Marriott Courtyard Hotel, Chevy Chase, MD

Learn effective strategies for providing job-embedded support for teachers implementing the SIOP Model in your schools.

This comprehensive and interactive institute is designed to help participants develop and deliver SIOP Model professional development.

The Advanced institute is designed for those who are supporting teachers with a knowledge of the SIOP Model. In this institute, participants will review and renew specific features of the SIOP Model in order to deepen their knowledge of the SIOP Model. They will also extend their own professional skills in supporting teachers’ SIOP implementation through providing job embedded professional development such as SIOP coaching, supporting lesson planning in grade level or professional learning communities, and lesson study.

This is the right strand for those who:

  • Have attended at least a four day introductory SIOP workshop and have a strong knowledge base of the SIOP Model

  • Have implemented the SIOP Model in their classrooms and/or have a lot of experience supporting teachers who implement the SIOP Model

  • Have attended SIOP TOT I: Foundations.

  • Are able to identify examples of SIOP implementation but need more assistance in helping teachers implement with fidelity.

Register Today

CAL SIOP TOT II: Advanced Strategies
November 13-16, 2017

View the CAL Institute calendar.

Cost
Early bird registration by October 1, 2017: $1,325/person.
After October 1, 2017: $1,400/person. Send 2 people or more and pay $1,350 each.

Cost includes all training materials (An Insider's Guide to SIOP Coaching, SIOP in Action DVD, a printout of the trainer's PowerPoint, and hand-outs) and breakfast and lunch each day.

Travel and hotel expenses are the responsibility of the participant.

Register early, as space is limited.

SIOP TOT: Advanced Strategies Agenda

Day One:

  • Key characteristics and elements of effective SIOP Model professional development workshops and implementation support

  • SIOP Model review and renew designed to deepen knowledge and implementation with a focus on specific features

Day Two:

  • SIOP Model review and renew designed to deepen knowledge and implementation with a focus on specific features

  • Special considerations when coaching with the SIOP Model

  • Planning for implementation support

Day Three:

  • SIOP Model review and renew designed to deepen knowledge and implementation with a focus on specific features

  • Supporting the lesson planning process using the SIOP Model

  • Developing a school/ district SIOP implementation plan

Day Four:

  • Special considerations for working with adult learners

  • SIOP lesson study

  • SIOP Model review and renew designed to deepen knowledge and implementation with a focus on specific features

Daily Training Schedule

8:00 – 8:30 am Breakfast and conversation
8:30 am – 12:00 pm Morning training session
12:00 – 12:45 pm Lunch and networking
12:45 – 3:30 pm Afternoon training session (including mid-afternoon dessert break)

Registration

Register as soon as possible.

In order to reserve a seat at CAL's Institute, please register by completing steps 1-4 of the online registration form to tentatively reserve your seat for this Institute. A confirmation email will follow with information about payment to guarantee your seat. We encourage you to register as soon as possible. Payment may follow separately.

Payment
Your seat at the workshop will be confirmed once payment is received. Please decide about your method of payment (credit card or purchase order).

If paying by credit card, register to reserve your seat. The final step will connect you to the CAL Store and allow you to submit credit card information for payment. Call 888-543-9461 to speak to a representative.

If paying by purchase order (PO), register to reserve your seat and then send a signed copy of your PO by fax to 888-700-3629 or email a PDF to calstore@brightkey.net as soon as possible. If you need a quote, please contact the CAL Store at 855-543-9461 or e-mail the request for quote form to calstore@brightkey.net.

Cancellation Policy
We encourage participants to register as soon as possible and to let CAL know if you do not plan to attend the session as soon as possible. Participants may cancel their registration and receive a full refund up to three (3) weeks prior to the course start date by sending an email to store@cal.org. After that date, no refunds will be available. However, registrants may choose to receive the workshop materials by mail, postpone their attendance to a future CAL Institute, or transfer the registration to another individual up to three (3) days prior to the course start date. Contact us to discuss your options.

Certificate of Completion
Participants will receive a CAL Certificate of Completion which may be used for continuing education credit.

Graduate Credit Option
An option for two graduate credits from Trinity Washington University is available for this CAL Institute. The cost is $495. Participants must attend all workshop days and complete an assignment to be distributed during the institute. If you have questions about requirements and registration for the CAL Institute graduate credits, please contact CAL Solutions.

Fair Use of CAL SIOP Materials
Individuals who have completed the CAL SIOP TOT Institute have permission from CAL to use CAL SIOP materials in the course of providing SIOP professional development to educators in their school or school districts. At this time, CAL does not offer endorsement or certification as a CAL SIOP facilitator for fee-based services. If you have questions about the use of CAL SIOP materials, please contact Jen Himmel.


Questions about workshop registration, payment, cancellation, or to be added to the waiting list for future workshops, contact Marilyn Raphael, Coordinator, or call 202-355-1500.

Questions about workshop content, contact Jen Himmel, Director, PreK-12 EL Professional Development.

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Calendar

November 2017 CAL SIOP TOT II: Advanced Strategies
November 13-16, 2017

Venue and Travel Information

This institute will be held at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel, Chevy Chase, MD.

A limited number of discounted hotel rooms are available. Please make your hotel reservations as soon as possible. Discounted hotel reservations can be made by following the appropriate link below or by calling the hotel directly at 301-828-3364 ext. 7000, or Marriott Central Reservations at 1-800-321-2211 and mention CAL, the institute name and dates.

Hotel Link November SIOP TOT II 2017

Hotel reservations must be made by October 23, 2017 for this Institute in order to secure the discounted rate. While the Institute includes breakfast and lunch, hotel rates do not include travel incidentals, such as additional meals or nightly parking fees. Upon check-in, a credit card is required for any potential hotel incidentals.

The hotel has a day-of-arrival (by 6:00 pm) cancellation policy. Visit the Courtyard Marriott Hotel website for more information on the full cancellation policy.

Choose the SIOP Training that Works
for You

To meet the needs of all participants, there are two different strands of the SIOP TOT institute.

This web page focuses on the Advanced Institute.

Click here to read the description for the Foundations Institute.

If you need help determining which strand is best for you, please contact us.

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About SIOP Institutes

SIOP Training of Trainers (TOT) institutes are designed for district professional developers, district and school-based coaches, administrators, and teacher leaders who have some experience with the SIOP Model and who support teacher instruction. Participants need to be familiar with the SIOP Model.

Modeled after SIOP workshops, SIOP TOT institutes include a variety of activities, such as demonstration and explanation, analysis of video teaching sequences, and small group tasks.