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KIDS provides staff development and school improvement services to educators through the Boone/Winnebago and McHenry Regional Offices of Education. For more information on our services, click here.

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Introduction to Teaching the Holocaust

October 4, 2018          4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Teaching about the Holocaust demands a high level of sensitivity and keen awareness of the subject matter. This workshop will provide educators with resources and pedagogical approaches to teach about the Holocaust.

Presenter:     Nicole Frampton

Location:      KIDS Office, 300 Heart Blvd., Loves Park, IL

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Update on School Law 2018 - Social Media and Special Education Law

October 4, 2018          8:30 am - 3:30 pm

This course is a detailed review of the laws and regulations relating to use of social media and similar technology in schools, with a specific focus on issues relating to students with disabilities. It includes the implications and use of social media by staff and students during school and personal time, including a review of the relevant laws and regulations, case law, and current legal disputes relevant to those issues. ADMINISTRATORS' ACADEMY credit available; however, any educator may attend.

Presenter:     Brandon Wright, Attorney at Law

Location:       Eagle Ridge Inn and Resort, Galena, IL

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Online Professional Development!

Delivered totally online, participants can work anytime, anywhere, 24/7, as  schedules permit. No commuting, no missed classes and no dress code!

  “All of the information was relevant and served its purpose.  The work load was very reasonable and I will look into another (online) credit course!

                            --Jessica Berg, Rockford School District 205

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