Specialized Teacher In-Service

Specialized Teacher In-Service: Reading, 3-D Printing (STEM), and Archery
August 7, 2019 – St. Patrick’s Parish and School, Onalaska
Each session is a full day and is limited to 30 participants
($50 per person)

Registration information
  • Registration begins Friday, May 17, 2019
  • Registration must be done on-line
  • Registration for a session will close once 30 people have registered for that session
  • OR, if sessions do not fill, registration will close on Friday, July, 19, 2019
Session 1: 3-D Printing (a STEM presentation)
  • Presenter – Mary Wrenn
    • Director of Educational Technology for the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey
    • Senior University of Notre Dame ACE Trustey STEM Fellow
  • What does 3-D printing actually mean?  How can we use this new technology within our classrooms?  Come, hear a senior fellow from the University of Notre Dame’s ACE Trustey STEM Fellowship program present how this technology can be beneficial to you and your students.
  • 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • LIMITED to the first 30 registrants!
Session 2: Archery Instructor Certification
  • Presenter – Dan Schroeder from the Department of Natural Resources
  • Do you want to teach an archery unit in your school?  You can’t!  Unless, you have your principal’s permission and are a certified archery instructor.  Become certified by attending this certification training.
  • This is a full EIGHT-hour in-service.  (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)  Participants attending this session will start earlier and finish later than the other two sessions offered this day.
  • Participants will need to register twice – with the Diocese of La Crosse and with the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) https://naspbai.org/ClassView.aspx?cid=8773
  • LIMITED to the first 30 registrants!
Session 3: Best Practices in Balanced Literacy
  • Presenter – Stacia Kohlstedt, Principal for St. Mary of the Assumption School, Richland Center
  • In an age of educational fads and endless new initiatives, explore tried and true best practices in literacy education.  These are not programs we buy, but things we intentionally do in our classrooms to increase student engagement and improve reading skills. This includes discussion on why students struggle as well as strategies to address various needs. Learning is most applicable to teachers in grades 1+, but some application to teachers of emergent and early readers is included.
    • Objective #1 – Discuss best practices in literacy instruction and their application to our classrooms.
    • Objective #2 – Compile new strategies to be used in the various areas of balanced literacy.
  • 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • LIMTED to the first 30 registrants!