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2022 Regional Family Child Care Conference

Join us online for professional development and updates from your Sourcewell regional licensing specialists — worth five training hours and will receive an incentive package if you participate the day of the event. We will also announce the 2022 Provider of the Year award recipients. If participants only watch the recorded session, they will receive 3 hours of training and will NOT receive the incentive package. 

Sept. 24, 2022

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8 a.m.-2 p.m.

2022-2023 New Teacher Academy

Partner with Sourcewell to provide essential support for teachers just starting out or returning to the classroom after a break. New Teachers Academy is designed to increase confidence and capacity in novice educators by combining relevant training with growth-focused coaching support. Support throughout the year includes:



  • Five full-day trainings at Sourcewell




  • Four individual in-classroom coaching sessions




  • Catalyst Live



Beginning Aug. 18

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8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Sourcewell

AVID Strategies for ALL

Has it been a few years since you attended the AVID Summer Institute or an AVID Path training? Would you like a refresher course in AVID strategies to use in your content area? Do you remember what WICOR is? Join us and other educators from the region for a day spent using AVID strategies. Return to your classroom with AVID strategies to use to get your students engaged, communicating, and collaborating.

Oct. 6, 2022

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8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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Sourcewell

Brainerd Lakes Area Lunch and Learns for Nonprofits - Dec. 2022

Topics to be determined.


For optimal virtual experience you will need:



  • Two-way audio/video capabilities and to have your camera on




  • Individual registration and your own PC/device to participate and engage with the course




  • Dependable wi-fi connection to stream audio/video for the duration of the course/event



Varies

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Noon-1:15 p.m.

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Online

Brainerd Lakes Area Lunch and Learns for Nonprofits - Sept. 2022

Join us to learn about creative gift options for your nonprofit (stocks, real estate, etc.) Is your nonprofit missing out on a potential opportunity? Zach Tabatt, Nonprofit Development Officer from the Initiative Foundation and Terri Foster, Director of Donor Relation for the Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation will lead a presentation and discussion about options that may be available to your nonprofit.

Sept. 6, 2022

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Noon-1:15 p.m.

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Online

Catalyst: Keeping Them in the Room

Learn key strategies for keeping more students in the room more of the time. There are times when students have needs or behaviors that make it tricky to keep them in the general education setting, while keeping them and the rest of the class focused on learning.

Nov. 8-9, 2022

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8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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Sourcewell

Catalyst: Whole Group Classroom Leadership: Foundational Skills (Day 1)

At the core of strong classroom management is how the adults manage themselves. In this class, participants learn strategies (based on observations and field-testing in more than 50,000 classrooms) that allow them to strengthen relationships, increase equity, reduce frustration, and foster independence in the classroom.

Nov. 10, 2022

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8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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Sourcewell

Early Childhood Fall Conference

This day of professional development, including a keynote presentation, breakouts, and panel messages is dedicated to current topics in the field of early childhood education. This year’s theme focuses on what matters most now in the day of a small child and those who support childhood development


 


About the keynote:


The conference will feature a keynote from Beka Swisher, a licensed parent educator with 15+ years of experience working with parents and families as a parent educator, child educator, and early childhood program director. Beka is co-founder of Connecting to Learn LLC, a curriculum and training company designed to support ECFE programs, and is also the founder of Practical Parenting LLC. She is passionate about empowering parents and teachers to understand how their child(ren)’s developing brain affects everything.

Oct. 7, 2022

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8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Sourcewell

Finding Time for Fitness

One of the most common barriers to developing the habit of regular physical activity is time - it's just one more thing to add to an already jam-packed schedule. But who says physical activity must happen at the gym? Learn how to easily fit more fitness into your day to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Earn 10 WellRight wellness points for watching.


Recorded live on April 20, 2022. Watch it on-demand now through Dec. 31, 2022.

On-demand

Formative Assessment Quick Wins

This on-demand course will define formative assessment and explore the benefits of utilization. Participants will learn about various formative assessment techniques for both virtual and in-person learning, and will leave the session ready to implement and achieve some formative assessment quick wins.

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On demand

Foundational Policing and Wellness: Becoming the Best You

The first part of this course is designed for newer officers wanting to learn about foundational policing as well as experienced officers wanting to hone their skills. Participants will examine the criminal court process including sentencing, police report writing skills, and keys to successful courtroom testimony. The second part of the course is all about you. Heath and wellness is important to your work and home life. Participants will learn how burnout and trauma can lead to a host of serious issues and learn tools you can use to help you.

Aug. 24, 2022

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8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Sourcewell

Fundraising Week with Rachel

Learn from nationally known author, coach, and trainer Rachel Ramjattan during three information and action packed days.

Oct. 3, 4, and 7, 2022

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9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Health Care Cost Savings... Ways to Save on Health Care

Learn how to save money on health care AND how wellness programs and services available through your health plan can help. Making healthy lifestyle choices, using virtual and telehealth options, payment methods and more play into overall costs. We’ll help you navigate and save! Earn 10 WellRight wellness points for watching live or on demand.

July 20, 2022

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12-12:30 p.m.

Interview and Interrogation

This course will examine the different types of interviews and how officers should approach each unique situation with a plan. Participants will hone their interview and interrogation skills and learn new approaches that will lead to more confessions. This course will provide real examples of successful interviews and interrogations. Participants will engage with each other while interviewing victims and interrogating suspects.

March 1, 2023

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8:30 a.m.

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Sourcewell

Investigating Racialized Trauma and Healing

This new SEED course focused on racialized trauma will use Resmaa Menakem’s text, “My Grandmother’s Hands” to explore the intersections of trauma, race, racism, history, and the body. The text and course are about awareness as well as learning the pathways to mending our hearts and bodies.

Beginning Oct. 5, 2022

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12-3 p.m.

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Sourcewell

K-12 Ed Tech Series

Gain a deeper understanding of educational technology in this training series. Content will focus on best-practices in instruction, content, and integration with educational technology. Each session will be accessible to all levels of knowledge and skill with elements of hands-on tech learning and time for team or individual lesson planning. The three sessions will provisionally focus on computational/design thinking as a framework, coding in the classroom, and integrating STEM learning and activities into content. The sessions can be taken as a series or individually based on your interest.

Oct. 14, 2022; Dec. 6, 2022; April 11, 2023

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8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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Sourcewell

Keeping a Nonprofit Scandal Free: Lessons of Feeding our Future

Join Sourcewell and the Initiative Foundation virtually for a training on legal compliance. Learn what will help you keep your nonprofit operating efficiently and legally. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A  conversation on important nonprofit legal questions.

Sept. 22, 2022

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11 a.m.-1 p.m.

LSCI 401: LSCI Certification Training

Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI) is a brain-based, trauma-informed, relationship-building verbal strategy that turns crisis situations into learning opportunities for young people. In this workshop, participants will learn about specific stages and interventions with real tools to effectively intervene with children who have experienced trauma and those experiencing crisis.


Recommended for special education teachers, social workers, and counselors.

Aug. 15-19, 2022

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Starting at 8 a.m. daily

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Sourcewell

Mental Fitness: Resources for a Healthier You

Discover programs and resources available through your health insurance plan intended to help you strengthen your mental health, and ultimately, overall well-being. Earn 10 WellRight points just for watching! 


Recorded live on Jan. 19, 2022. Watch it on-demand now through Dec. 31, 2022.

On-demand

Nonprofit Board Basics Workshop

This online training will provide foundational information about board governance and leadership. If you are new to a nonprofit board or need to brush up your knowledge about nonprofit board roles and responsibilities - this training is for you. This training will be interactive with an opportunity to connect with other board members and/or staff.


Though covering a variety of topics, this training will not address diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI), board assessment strategies, advanced financial oversight or analysis, interpersonal topics – relationships between board members, board chair and CEO relationship, or board recruitment.

Sept. 15, 2022

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2:30-4:30 p.m.

Open Meeting Laws & Data Practices - Session 1

This is a specialized training on both practical and legal considerations of open meeting laws and data practices. Participants will gain an understanding of these very complicated laws,  learn how to access appropriate tools, and leave with practical knowledge for working within the laws’ parameters.

Sept. 8, 2022

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9 a.m.-Noon

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Sourcewell

Open Meeting Laws & Data Practices - Session 2

This is a specialized training on both practical and legal considerations of open meeting laws and data practices. Participants will gain an understanding of these very complicated laws,  learn how to access appropriate tools, and leave with practical knowledge for working within the laws’ parameters.

April 6, 2023

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9 a.m.-Noon

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Crosslake Fire Hall Training Room (south side of building)

Paraeducator Online Training

Join this on-demand training opportunity to access a wide variety of online courses designed to provide paraprofessionals the targeted training needed to succeed as a Title I paraprofessional, including strategies that can be applied immediately.


For additional information,view the Course List (includes course objectives)


Paraprofessional Professional Development Day

This event will bring novice and seasoned paraprofessionals together for a day of learning and collaborating around academic, social, and behavioral supports.

Aug. 31, 2022

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9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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Sourcewell