Professional Development

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

 

SCETV FREE Resources and Workshops

Two chances for Afterschool and Summer Learning Program teachers will learn online K-12 content resources, augmented reality tools and SCETV & receive Sprint WiFi devices (for members only).

 

February 13, 2017

10:0am-11:15am

Florence County Library

Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library

509 S. Dargan St.

Florence, SC 29506

RSVP to Kathy Finger at 803-737-3245 or kfinger@scetv.org

 

February 23, 2017

10:00am-11:15am

111 North Harvin St.

Sumter, SC 29150

RSVP to Kathy Finger at 803-737-3245 or kfinger@scetv.org

 

 

 

21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Program

Technical Assistance Meeting

 

February 6, 2017

10:00am-12noon

 

SC State Museum

301 Gervais Street

Columbia, SC 29214

 

Technical Assistance Webinar

February 10, 2017

10:00AM-12noon

Register TODAY

 

 

 

Afterschool Math: Built Environment

 

Saturday, February 4th

EdVenture Children’s Museum

211 Gervais St.

Columbia, SC 29201

 

Don’t miss out on participating in this National Science Foundation opportunity! Built Environments will engage students’ interest in creating a better society. All activities are engaging, inquiry-based, fun, and based on students’ interests. Read this FAQ and apply here!

 

 

Past Professional Development Events

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After-School Math Plus Training and Curriculum

Saturday, November 12th at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SC State Museum

301 Gervais St.

Columbia, SC 29210

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A standards-based Math activity program where students have fun jumping rope, building communities and creating art and music. Students make sense of their world using math, reasoning and make mathematical arguments all while having fun. All participating programs will receive a stipend. Funded by the National Science Foundation.

 

Afterschool and Summer Learning Institute

Over 100 afterschool and summer program providers attended the May 4th Institute.  After a multitude of compliments and requests, below are links to the various presentations:

 

NBA Math Hoops

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Learn how to use the game of basketball to teach your students Math. NBA Math Hoops is a fast-paced basketball board game that allows students to learn fundamental math skills through direct engagement with the real statistics of their favorite NBA and WNBA players. Up to 3 staff per site. Funded by the National Basketball Associations and the Charlotte Hornets.

 

An Evaluation Primer: A Plan for Measuring Program Quality and Outcomes in After School and Summer Programs

Presenter: Dr. Brooke Culclasure, Research Director at Furman University’s Riley Institute

Given the need to collect solid data for program improvement purposes and for helping to secure financial resources, after school and summer programs must give attention to evaluation. This session will present a feasible way program directors and staff can measure program quality, with specific emphasis on the QSA Tool developed by the New York State Network for Youth Success.  A discussion of why quality matters, the challenges of this type of measurement, and strategies to make it all work will be included.

 

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Reading is Active with STEM

Presenter: Erica McCleskey, SCAA Communications Coordinator

Learn, practice and implement diverse hands on learning literacy strategies for school aged students.  Facilitator will present researched based best practices on out of school time programs, with a focus on literacy and STEM. 

 

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Online Educational resources and Free WiFi

Presenter: Donna Thompson, SCETV

Access over 1500 online educational programs, interactive quiz builders, and videos for K-12 studies through StreamlineSC.org, PBSkids.org and Knowitall.org. Don’t have WiFi to access these great resource?! Learn how you can qualify for free Wi-Fi routers within the Sprint coverage area. Presented and created by SC Educational Television and the SC Department of Education.

 

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After School Math Plus

Presenters: Andrea Beesley, IMPAQ International and Ben Dworken, FHI 360

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Afterschool Math Plus

 

A standards-based Math activity program where students have fun jumping rope, building communities and creating art and music. Students make sense of their world using math, reasoning and make mathematical arguments all while having fun. All participating programs will receive a stipend. Funded by the National Science Foundation.

 

State Training Resources

Does your after school program also provide services to infants and toddlers?  If so, view trainings and visit SC Child Care Resource and Referral for FREE online training to fulfill requirements of the Child Care Development Block Grant.

 

Policy 2 Practice

Healthy Eating Physical Activity step by step training guide for out of school time practitioners.

 

National Training Resources

Y 4 Youth is an online professional development resource for after school and summer programs provided by the U.S. Department of Education.

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