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Study Circles Online Conversation

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Last Date to Register: 1/24/2018 12:00 AM
Agency: The Network
Agency Contact: Melissa Moe - DTAN
Agency Assistant: Angie Balfe - DTAN 920.236.0885
Location: Online
Facility: CESA #11
Date/Time:
1/24/2018 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM Required orientation session
2/13/2018 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM Session 1 of 3
3/6/2018 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM Session 2 of 3
3/27/2018 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM Session 3 of 3

About the Study Circles Online Conversation

The Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network or “The Network” is offering a unique opportunity for all participating school staff, equity teams and partners for continuing our personal and professional racial equity work with a focus on the American Indian student experience... Join us in a Study Circles Online Conversation and the exploration the book, How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century by Louis V. “Two Shoes” Clark III. Each session will use Clark's book as a foundation for the conversation while exploring the impact of the opportunity gap for our American Indian students in the state of Wisconsin.

The Study Circles Online Conversation helps to address racial and ethnic barriers to student achievement and parent involvement by engaging diverse staff, parents and partners in dialogue and problem solving.

Training Format

Each Study Circles Online Conversation will consist of one 60-minute orientation session followed by three two-hour discussion sessions. These sessions will be a facilitated online conversation using the Zoom cloud video conferencing platform.

Schedule

  • January 24, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm via Zoom (required orientation session)
  • February 13, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm via Zoom
  • March 6, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm via Zoom
  • March 27, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm via Zoom

Facilitators

Study Circles Online Conversations will be facilitated by:

Participant Outcomes

As a result of this Study Circles Online Conversation, participants will:

  • have an opportunity to read and discuss the selected book with other participants from across Wisconsin
  • engage in conversations with colleagues and explore multiple perspectives about American Indian studies
  • address misconceptions and stereotypes of Native American peoples, communities, and nations

Standards Being Addressed

These networking meetings specially address WI State Performance Plan (SPP), Indicators 4B, 9 & 10

  • Charlotte Danielson’s Framework: 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a. 3e, 4c, 4e, 4f
  • Stronge Performance Standards and Indicators: 1.3, 1.7, 1.9, 2.3, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.7
  • InTasc Teaching Standards: #2, 4, 5, 9 & 10

Fees and Registration

There are no fees to participate in this training, but pre-registration is required.

All participants will be provided with the book at no charge. Please register early so a book can be sent to you prior to the first session. ***Participation in the orientation session is a prerequisite to receiving the complimentary book from “The Network” for the session for which you registered.

Questions

Contact Melissa Moe, Training and Supports Project Coordinator
Ph: (715) 986-2020, ext. 2127 or mmoe@TheNetworkWI.com