Mathematics Gr 2-8: Multi-level System of Support - 608-761

3-day series: Oct 16, Nov 9, Dec 5

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Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Mary Jo Ziegler
Agency Assistant: Peggy Strong 262.473.1445
Location: CESA 2 - Whitewater
1221 Innovation Drive
Whitewater, WI 53190
Facility: Room 111
10/16/2017 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
11/9/2017 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
12/5/2017 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM

This three-day series will help both math teachers and support people understand the developmental progressions, Practice Standards and content connected to Algebraic Thinking, Fractions, Geometry and Measurement.  Participants will dive into the instructional moves necessary to build conceptual understanding while developing fluency and reasoning.  Hattie’s effective instruction research integrates with the Standards for Mathematical Practice and develops classroom practices that increase rigor and deepen learning.  Join us to explore and build capacity for College & Career Ready Mathematics Learning!

Presenters: Chris Boettcher and Mary Jo Ziegler (See bios below)

Target audience: Grades 2-8 Math Elementary/Middle School Teachers, Principals, Math Coaches, Director’s of Instruction or Pupil Services, Interventionists, Title I, Bilingual Resource Teachers, Special Education Teachers

Fee: $350 | Includes lunch and one copy of Visible Learning for Mathematics by John Hattie.
Early Bird Pricing: Register through September 15 for $50 discount.

Up to three grad credits available through Concordia.
$143 per credit | Credit payment and requirements will be discussed on October 16.

Want to know more?
Contact Mary Jo Zeigler:

Chris Boettcher:
Chris has a total of 18 years of experience in education.  She spent 15 years teaching in a variety of middle school positions from core Classroom Teacher to Math Interventionist in Madison, WI. Her classrooms contained students identified as Gifted and Talented to those with IEPs and predominately minorities. During her time in Madison she got her start coaching other educators and providing professional development opportunities for school faculty and staff.  Currently Chris is working with CESA 5 as a Secondary Math Specialist and Technology Trainer doing in-house coaching and support, and large and small group workshops for districts in CESA 5 and throughout Wisconsin.   

Mary Jo Ziegler:
Mary Jo has worked in diverse educational settings for over 30 years. The first 15 years of her career were spent in classrooms teaching grades 2-8. After earning a Masters degree in Curriculum & Instruction, she moved into an instructional coaching and intervention role at Sherman Middle School in Madison, Wisconsin.  A second Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership led to roles as district instructional resource teacher, PK-12 director of instruction, and DPI Consultant.  Across the years, MJ has worked to support educators as they design engaging and effective learning opportunities that motivate achievement by building routines and scaffolds that guide students through successful learning experiences.



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