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Here are our upcoming professional learning offerings facilitated by assessment including Pathways of Progress.

DIBELS Refresher Training

DIBELS refresher training will be held on August 30th at the Capitol. This training is for anyone new or needing a refresher on how to administer the DIBELS probes. It is done paper pencil. If you are interested in this training, please email Heather Gross at heather.gross@schools.utah.gov for more details and/or to register.

DIBELS Pathways of Progress Trainings

As promised, we will be offering 11 regional trainings to continue to develop educator understanding of the power of DIBELS newest feature, Pathways of Progress. The trainings will be offered throughout the state during the months of August and September. The dates and general locations for the trainings are:

 Date Location
 August 8Beaver
 August 9Kane
 August 18Salt Lake Area
 September 1 Freedom Prep
 September 13Jordan District JATC – South Campus
 September 14Northern Utah
 September 15Juab
 September 25Canyons District @ PDC
 September 26Ogden Area
 September 27Provo District Grandview Learning Center
 September 28Washington SD

The registration link for the three sessions in August are below. All sessions are from 9-3 and participants will be asked to bring a laptop or other device so they can get in and use their own data if it is available at the time of their training. This will be a great opportunity for teachers, administrators, and district leaders to learn more about how to harness the great power that Pathways of Progress can provide. Heather Gross, heather.gross@schools.utah.gov, is in charge of organizing these events, so if you have questions, please contact her for the most accurate information. Pathways of Progress Training Registration Links

Writing Workshop

Come and learn some best practice instructional techniques to inform your students of the appropriate ways to use textual evidence without excessive copying. You will learn strategies to help all students elaborate effectively, how to better differentiate instruction, and how to incorporate accommodations into your classroom. This workshop will provide guidance in using Utah Compose and the SAGE Writing Benchmarks for formative writing instruction.


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