Sign up for the Preschool Coordinator's Institute-This is an 11-session institute to support new preschool coordinators in the first three years of being in their position: Registration Link
June 3, 2022
Teaching Strategies Gold Checkpoint
June 6–8, 2022
Leading Change and Teacher's Institute
"Every year, administrators, teachers, and other Arizona educators gather to participate in this learning opportunity led by inspirational keynote speakers and educators. We look forward to providing educators this opportunity to learn, collaborate, and begin planning for the impactful role they will continue to play in the education of our incredible Arizona students." For more information on how you can attend please follow this link to the TI/LC website.
June 11, 2022
Raising Special Kids Summer School for Parents: Developing Good Bedtime Routines (ages 0-12). In-person training June 9 from 9AM to 11AM: Registration Link
June 11, 2022
Raising Special Kids Summer School for Parents: IEP Training (online). Registration Link
June 17, 2022
Raising Special Kids: Positive Behavior Support- Learn how to reduce unwanted behavior and increase preferred behavior. Understand the role you play in your child’s behavior, and how to work with the school when behaviors get in the way of learning. Registration Link
June 20–22, 2022
Northern Arizona University Institute for Human Development (NAU IHD) Conference. There will be an Early Childhood Track this year!
Events in School Year 2022–2023
July 11, 2022
Preschool Coordinator's Institute Registration Closes. This is an 11-session institute to support new preschool coordinators in the first three years of being in their position: Registration Link
July 18–20, 2022
Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference will feature four outstanding keynote speakers, 60 illuminating workshops, and networking opportunities with hundreds of professionals from a variety of sectors, including family/human service, government, nonprofits, law enforcement, healthcare, and education. Registration opens April 1, 2022
August 3, 2022
Raising Special Kids: Summer School for Parents- IEP Training (online). Learn about the special education process and the Individualized Education Program. Registration Link
August 13, 2022
Raising Special Kids: Positive Behavior Support-Learn how to reduce your child's unwanted behavior and increase preferred behavior. Online, 10am-12pm. Registration Link
August 18, 2022
Raising Special Kids: Bullying Prevention-Learn what parents, children and the school can do about bullying. Online, 6pm to 8pm. Registration Link
Arizona's IDEA Conference, in person at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix. This year’s theme is Rise Up: Reimagining and Transforming Educational Practices. This cross-stakeholder event includes special education administrative staff, youth and young adults with disabilities, family members and caregivers, state agency staff, educators, service providers, and community members who share a commitment to student success. The event will feature over 75 professional learning opportunities, including IDEA legal issues, instructional practices, national trends and hot topics, special education compliance, preschool and secondary transition, and social/emotional learning. Registration opens soon.
ESS/Program Support and Monitoring (PSM) is proud to announce the release of the SY 2022–2023 Programmatic Monitoring Manual. This manual is a critical document for public education agencies (PEAs) participating in monitoring activities and can also be used by all PEAs to self-assess programmatic strengths and needs.