Empower the Paraprofessional!

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Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 12
Agency Contact: Judy Ross
Agency Assistant: Janet Shefchik 715-682-2363 EX--119 Ext. 119
Location: CESA 12 Conference Center
618 Beaser Avenue
Ashland, WI 54806
Facility: Conference Rooms 1, 2 & 3
8/14/2017 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM Registration is at 8:30 a.m.


Date: Monday, August 14, 2017

Registration: 8:30 a.m.

Workshop:  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.   

Lunch will be provided.

At 2:00 p.m. we will have an optional Country Heat “workout” activity!

(Bring comfy clothes and relieve some tension with us!)

NOTE:  Follow-Up Sessions will be held  via Zoom video conferencing.



Come share a day of empowerment at CESA 12! The workshop will include strategies in communicating, listening with empathy, prompting for self-advocacy and academics, and promoting growth mindset for yourself and your students.  

Resource Provided: The Power of TED: The Empowerment Dynamic by David Emerald


  • Julie Jensen, Education Consultant, CESA #12
  • Kathleen Tuttle, Transition Improvement Grant, Northern Regional Coordinator
  • Sue Erickson, Special Education Coordinator, CESA #12

Target Audience

Para-Educators working with students in our schools

Early Bird Fee: (On or Before August 1, 2017) - $80 per participant

Registration Fee:  (After August 1, 2017) - $100 per participant

Registration Deadline – August 9, 2017

(Registrations cancelled after the deadline will not be refunded)



BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THIS WORKSHOP PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR DISTRICT'S APPROVAL TO ATTEND. Cancellation Policy: Any registration cancellation must be received before the scheduled registration deadline date for a refund to be issued. Persons registering and not in attendance on the day of the session will be charged the full registration fee. CESA 12 reserves the right to cancel any session due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by email or phone if a cancellation occurs. All workshop registrations begin 1/2 prior to the event start time.