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Training Packs

Urban Educators Institute (5-day training)

Course Narrative – Our all-inclusive, 5 day training for teachers and administrators delivers over 30 hours of professional development training and covers the following: The IEP process, Special Education Overview, workshops on Cultural Responsiveness, Differentiated Instruction, Inclusive Models of Teaching, Equity in the Classroom, Effective Lesson Planning, and Creating a Therapeutic Milieu.

This training also includes an eight hour, Tact 2 Verbal training which offers a certificate for each participant upon completion. This training model can be delivered within a one week block, or can be spread out and delivered as an ongoing professional development over 5-6 days throughout the school year. This course may be eligible for providing teachers with 15 hours of Act 48 Continuing Professional Education Credits approved by both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Departments of Education.

Course Outcomes & Deliverables – By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify key special education legislation, and trends impacting sp. ed. services nationally
  • Understand the IEP Process
  • Identify Disability Characteristics
  • Identify key components of Educational Equity
  • Identify Best Practices for Inclusion & Differentiated Instruction
  • Identify Strategies for being a Culturally Responsive Educator
  • Co-Construction of an Action Plan for Implementation of Strategies and Best Practices within their school community
  • Price also includes 10 classroom and 5 library sets of our signature H.E.L.P. Student and Teacher Guides at a value of 50% off normal cover price.

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TACT-2 Verbal Communication Training (6-hour training)

Course Narrative – Therapeutic Aggression Control Techniques (TACT-2) is a crisis-intervention training program designed for staff working with challenging youth with both emotional and conduct disorders. Since 1994, this training has reached over 25,000 staff in more than 22 states.

While TACT-2 includes professional training in physical interventions, its primary focus is upon preventing crisis. Teachers and Staff do this best by understanding the source of youth aggression, and by acknowledging their own role in escalating problems.

Course Outcomes & Deliverables – By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • How to distinguish between deliberate misbehavior and true emotional crisis, and respond accordingly.
  • How to prevent deliberate misbehaviors with reasonable rules and consequences, and how to interfere with deliberate problems by giving fair warnings.
  • How to prevent emotional crises by recognizing early warning signs, and how to de-escalate emotional problems with effective listening.
  • How to recognize when we as staff are engaging in power struggles, and how to withdraw from them without completely losing face.

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Ensuring Educational Excellence through Equity and Effective School Practices (4 hours)

Course Narrative – Our cultures, learning styles, and varied experiences affect the ways we teach and learn. Connecting with students and valuing what each individual brings to the classroom are keys to ensuring that all students achieve at high levels.

In this course, participants will gain an understanding of the ways contextual factors influence their instructional decisions. They will also examine the key components of educational equity, and co-construct methods for implementation of equitable instructional practice that can be applied immediately in the classroom.

Course Outcomes & Deliverables – By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how issues of race, ethnicity, culture, social class, and communication styles influence teaching and learning;
  • Review and refine curricular and instructional practices for cultural relevance or responsiveness to better meet student needs;
  • Define differentiated instruction, its key characteristics and benefits, and the ways it may guide teaching.
  • Consider issues related to differentiating instruction, including multiple intelligences, flexible grouping, and instructional strategies; and
  • Describe how Hip Hop as an Educational Literacy Program (H.E.L.P.) addresses issues of cultural competence or responsiveness.
  • Price also includes 10 classroom and 2 library sets of our signature H.E.L.P. Student and Teacher Guides at a value of 50% off normal cover price.

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