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396 courses total.

2024 Health Enhancement Classroom Management
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16273
Description

Using classroom management tools like PAX and other interventions to help unify the PE department to better match classroom procedures.

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Elementary
Credits Available
6.00 OPI Credits
6.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: 2024 Health Enhancement Classroom Management   Aug 19, 2024

Leveraging Technology in the Classroom
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16276
Description

Has this ever happened to you; You’re halfway through the school year and someone introduces you to a cool new tool and you're like “Dang, I wish I knew that at the beginning of the year.” Then this class is for you. This professional development course equips teachers with a comprehensive toolkit of digital resources to enhance their teaching practices, streamline workflows, and improve student engagement. Participants will explore a range of essential applications designed to: Simplif

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High School
Credits Available
4.00 OPI Credits
4.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: Leveraging Technology in the Classroom   Aug 22, 2024

Transferring Records in Workflows for Librarians **K-12 Librarians Only
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16281
Description

Librarians will learn how to move a book from an incorrect or brief MARC record to a correct MARC record in Workflows.

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Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 2 total)
Section 1
Transferring Records in Workflows for Librarians **K-12 Librarians Only   Aug 22, 2024

Trauma-Informed Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Behavior (TI-MTSS-B)
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16282
Description

Trauma-Informed MTSS-B supports understanding the impacts of trauma and how symptoms of trauma can manifest in youth across multiple domain areas. The training identifies specific trauma-informed best practices for school settings that align with MTSS-B practices across all three tiers of prevention and intervention. Practices incorporate key trauma-informed principles such as safety, trust, voice, choice and empowerment.

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Behavior
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: Trauma-Informed Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Behavior (TI-MTSS-B)   Aug 21, 2024

Secondary Traumatic Stress and Self-Care
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16283
Description

An introductory training on Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) and related workplace disorders experienced by those in the education profession, which includes a focus on best practices for mitigating these disorders at the individual and the organizational levels. Participants will be able to recognize signs of STS and burnout and work to develop an individual and work-related plan to reduce impacts on well-being

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Behavior
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: Secondary Traumatic Stress and Self-Care   Aug 21, 2024

Building Your Bounce: Promoting Adult Resilience
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16284
Description

Building Your Bounce-Promoting Adult Resilience focuses on promoting the health and wellbeing of adults who care for children and youth through a focus on adult resilience. This training was developed by the Devereux Center for Resilient Children in response to the growing understanding and appreciation that promoting children’s resilience depends significantly on the resilience of the adults who care for them. This training explores the meaning of resilience, risk and protective factors; the

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Behavior
Credits Available
6.00 OPI Credits
6.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: Building Your Bounce: Promoting Adult Resilience   Aug 20, 2024

Kee Concepts of Communication
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16286
Description

Kee Dunning will share the 'Kee Concepts' in communication with children and adults. This presentation will provide educators with information and tools to help them communicate more effectively with students, co-workers, and parents. The 'Kee Concepts' are simple tips and strategies in helping support communication in the classroom and school building.

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Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Kee Concepts of Communication   Aug 22, 2024

Trauma-Informed Practices
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16429
Description

This course is for elementary and middle school teachers to learn about trauma-informed practices they can implement in their classroom. We will cover the following topics: an overview of what causes trauma; behavioral principles to help us shift to a trauma-informed lens; and strategies to implement in your classroom to support students with trauma. Additionally we will cover second hand trauma and how to take care of yourself.

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Behavior
Credits Available
2.00 OPI Credits
2.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: Trauma-Informed Practices   Nov 6, 2024

De-escalating Students in Crisis
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16430
Description

De-escalation is the primary strategy to help students when they are in crisis. This may look different for every student but there are general strategies that will help even the most escalated student return to calm. This course is for elementary and middle school teachers to learn about the phases of the escalation cycle, how to recognize students in each phase and strategies for supporting students in those phases.

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Behavior
Credits Available
2.00 OPI Credits
2.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: De-escalating Students in Crisis   Oct 23, 2024

Hiding In Plain Sight Screening & Dialogue
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16432
Description

A screening of the documentary, Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness, by executive producer Ken Burns will be shown. The film premiered in 2022 and gives voice to the experiences of young people who struggle with mental health challenges and focuses on the importance of awareness and empathy. Teachers who attend this workshop will have the opportunity to view portions of the film and discuss topics such as trauma informed practices, exploring emotions, anxiety, ADHD/ADD and more with Kee

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Behavior Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
4.00 OPI Credits
4.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Hiding In Plain Sight Screening & Dialogue   Aug 13, 2024

2024-25 Getting Started with Seesaw (Seesaw Learning Path)
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16434
Description

This course is for teachers who are new to Seesaw. This pathway will get teachers up and running on Seesaw to create engaging learning experiences that make thinking and learning visible. This is offered virtually through the Seesaw Learning Hub, and teachers will work at their own pace. Teachers will create a free account on the Seesaw Learning Hub at learn.seesaw.me, then complete the courses in the following courses:

  • Getting Started
  • Using Seesaw for Instruction
  • Getting Families St
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Elementary Technology
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: 2024-25 Getting Started with Seesaw (Seesaw Learning Path)   Aug 2, 2024

2024 Teacher Clarity, Success Criteria, & Student Feedback
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16435
Description

Using John Hattie’s Visible Learning Research, participants will explore the critical concept of teacher clarity, success criteria, and student feedback and the impact on student learning.

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Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
6.00 OPI Credits
6.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
2024 Teacher Clarity, Success Criteria, & Student Feedback   Aug 16, 2024

2024 PAX Training for new staff or those not previously trained
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16436
Description

PAX is the single most proven classroom-based universal preventive intervention. PAX consists of a set of behavioral health strategies implemented by teachers as part of their daily practice. These strategies develop self-regulaton in children that results in decreased problematic behavior increased academic performance, and drastic improvements across an array of life-time outcomes. PAX is used in all of the elementary school and all staff must be trained as part of the Tier 1 behavior matri

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Behavior Elementary
Credits Available
6.00 OPI Credits
6.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: 2024 PAX Training for new staff or those not previously trained   Aug 12, 2024

2024 Summer BPS Live Armed Intruder Training
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16437
Description

This course is designed to maximize the efforts between the school district staff and the SROs to afford the best chance of survival and minimize casualties in an armed intruder incident. It will address the choices for evacuation, first aid, and engaging the intruder.

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Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
4.00 OPI Credits
4.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (4 of 4 total)
Section 1
Section 1: 2024 Summer BPS Live Armed Intruder Training   Aug 26, 2024
Section 2
Section 2: 2024 Summer BPS Live Armed Intruder Training   Aug 26, 2024
Section 3
Section 3: 2024 Summer BPS Live Armed Intruder Training   Aug 27, 2024
1 additional section meets after those listed above.

Middle School Tier 1 & 2 Restorative Practices: Using Circles for Community Building, Norm Setting, and Problem Solving
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16438
Description

Establishing restorative practices begins with a strong emphasis on community connection and belonging. Circle practices are a very simple but profound way to strengthen relationships, lay a foundation for restorative conversations, and teach a relational approach to healing harm in the community. Come prepared to practice a circle and leave with all you need to lead your own circles!

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Behavior High School Middle School
Credits Available
6.00 OPI Credits
6.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: Middle School Tier 1 & 2 Restorative Practices: Using Circles for Community Building, Norm Setting, and Problem Solving   Aug 26, 2024

KinderReady Implementation and Curriculum Strategies
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16440
Description

This course is available to 2024-25 BPS KinderReady teachers ONLY. During this course we will study early literacy strategies and best practices for successful implementation of a play-based literacy curriculum. Teachers will collaborate to design developmentally appropriate materials to support young learners, including cross-curricular components and technology for early learners.

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Credits Available
6.00 OPI Credits
6.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: KinderReady Implementation and Curriculum Strategies   Aug 20, 2024

Day of Learning with Discovery Education
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16441
Description

We are excited top present a Day of Learning with Discovery Education in Billings on August 13th. This professional learning day is FREE. Two amazing education products, Experience and DreamBox Learning, are available at no cost to all Montana public schools, through a partership with OPI. Teachers will have the opportunity to earn up to 6 OPI renewal credits during the Day of Learning.

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Elementary High School Middle School Technology
Credits Available
6.00 OPI Credits
6.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: Day of Learning with Discovery Education   Aug 13, 2024

New Librarian Boot Camp
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16442
Description

This course is designed to equip new school librarians with the essential knowledge, skills, and practices necessary for effective library management and educational support. Each session will address critical areas of librarianship, ensuring participants can enhance their daily operations and instructional roles.

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New Hires
Credits Available
8.00 OPI Credits
8.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (2 of 2 total)
Section 1
Section 1: New Librarian Boot Camp   Aug 26, 2024
Section 2
Section 1: New Librarian Boot Camp   Aug 26, 2024

Amplifying Learning with Google Workspace for Educators
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16443
Description

This course equips educators with the skills to leverage Google Workspace for a dynamic and engaging learning environment. Explore how these powerful tools can transform classrooms, foster student collaboration critical thinking, and personalize learning experiences.

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High School Technology
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: Amplifying Learning with Google Workspace for Educators   Aug 21, 2024

Using Blue Cloud Report to Understand your Library Collection
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16444
Description

For Librarians Only. Learn how to use several different Blue Cloud reports to help you make collection development decisions for your library.

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Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Section 1: Using Blue Cloud Report to Understand your Library Collection   Aug 22, 2024

Library Book Mending
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16445
Description

This hands-on course will give librarians ideas for how to protect books before they go to the shelves as well as how to repair books that are damaged.

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No tags found.
Credits Available
3.00 OPI Credits
3.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (2 of 2 total)
Section 1
Section 1: Library Book Mending ( Morning Section)   Aug 26, 2024
Section 2
Section 2: Library Book Mending (Afternoon Section)   Aug 26, 2024

Ukera Training-August
Offered By : Billings Public Schools

Course ID : 16447
Description

“UkeruTM is a crisis management technique rooted in the belief that the use of physical restraints and seclusions are unnecessary and unproductive. We believe that all intervention — educational and behavioral — should be built on an approach of comfort rather than control (Comfort vs ControlTM). At its heart, Ukeru is about treating those that depend on you in a way that you would want to be treated. The way we provide care should be the same as the way we would want to receive care

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Elementary High School Middle School
Credits Available
8.00 OPI Credits
8.00 Trade Credits
Fee
No fee.
Upcoming Sections (1 of 1 total)
Section 1
Ukeru Training-August   Aug 20, 2024

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396 courses total.

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