Date: August 16, 2019

Time: 9:00 to 3:00; Registration will open at 8:30

Location: ESC of Lake Erie West, 2275 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, OH 43620

Suggested Audience: administrators, teachers, speech therapists, paraprofessionals and support staff

Cost: $150 for member districts and sponsored community schools; $180 dollars for non-member districts and community schools not sponsored by the ESC of Lake Erie West. Lunch is included in registration fee.

Participants will:

  • Describe how Unique Learning System addresses the educational standards in your state
  • Review the additional resources available to support the success of Unique Learning System (e.g. Instructional Tools, Guides, n2y Library, Core Materials Transition Passport)   
  • Compare the common assessments within Goals, Preferences and Skills 
  • Identify how data is used to inform instruction and celebrate successes while addressing IEP goals and objectives
  • Formulate a plan to utilize detailed, standards¬≠-based lesson plans and differentiated, interactive activities to engage all students
  • Manage the individualized learning experience
  • Distinguish how SymbolStix PRIME, News-2-You, L3 and PD complement the standards based curriculum (if applicable)

Participants should bring a fully charged laptop to the training.

Before attending, all participants should:

  1. Complete the complimentary Foundations Course - a brief, high-level overview of the system and all the components of n2y products. To begin, create an account, log in to your account, select My Account and then Professional Development.
  2. Complete the Teacher Dashboard. This will customize the teacher's schedule with the Suggested monthly plan to pull the materials needed day by day. This is a time-saving feature that will soon show the standards for each lesson as well as tracking daily scores and observation tracking on the students. 
  3. Add the students to the Unique Learning System. Complete the students Observational Profile. This will determine the students differentiated level to inform the teachers of the standards-based materials to support the student's needs.
  4. Review the n2y GPS for the student - Unique Learning System data collection center designed to identify individual student Goals, Preferences, and Skills.
  5. Review the Monthly Checkpoints - a pre- and post-assessment of skills presented in each monthly unit to keep track of student progress.
  6. Review the Benchmarks - modified performance tools that provide data on selected skill areas. Baseline data is generated from each assessment that can be compared to monitor growth over time.

A contact hour certificate will be provided to participants.

Questions about registration contact Elaine Robinson at 419-246-3079 or erobinson@esclakeeriewest.org