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TEACH Butler Workshops

Please contact Cindy Smith at clsmith@butler.edu for College of Education Professional Development and School Counseling Workshops registration.

Professional Development Workshops

Fall 2019 Full Tuition - $580/credit hour

 

Career Development Preparedness                                                               G 1 Credit       
ED 501 03 ()                           Limit 20                                  SCM 114                                    
Oct 5 & 12                    S        8am–4:30pm                                                   Rickman, Stacey

This course involves a careful examination of career preparedness through the use of key elements from the DARE model focused on Discover, Ask, Research, and Execute. Discover – self-exploration, Ask – emotional presence, Research – critical thinking during search, and Execute – plan for cultural and social experiences. Emphases are on discovery of natural career interests, presence to emotional states experienced along the career journey, and application of critical thinking during research. This interactive and participatory course is for students at any stage in their understanding of career self-interests.

Intended Audience:  Middle/Secondary, Early/Middle Childhood, Counseling, and Administration

Assisting Grieving Children and Families                                                    G 1 Credit       
ED 501 02 (     )                      Limit 20                                SCM 001M                                                   
Oct. 9 & 10 and          W/R    4:30-9:00pm                                        
Oct. 19                         S         8am–4:30pm                                         Braden, Carol

This workshop will teach techniques to assist the bereaved child.  You will explore normal vs. complicated grief behavior, grief styles, why children fail academically, isolate themselves and often use disruptive behaviors in the classroom.  You will learn developmental stages, grief reactions, communication tools, group processes and the facilitator’s role in companioning children in their grief.  This course offers an option for interested participants in becoming a facilitator for Brooke’s Place.

Intended Audience:  Middle/Secondary, Early/Middle Childhood, Counseling

School Counselor Boot Camp                                                                         G 1 Credit
ED 501 04 (     )                       Limit 15                              SC 114                      
Nov 2 & 9                   S          8am-4:30pm                                        Samide, Laura

Students will gain strategies, tools and resources to prepare for specific aspects of elementary school counseling, including classroom lesson delivery, individual counseling, advocacy and peer mediation.

Intended Audience:  School Counseling

Post-Secondary Options and Opportunities                                                 G1 Credit
ED 501 05 ()                           Limit 15                              SC 124                                             
Nov 16 & Dec 7          S         8am-4:30pm                            Marsh, Amy/Easterday, Carroll

A practical examination of student exploration of, preparation of, preparation for and transition to postsecondary education, research and compile resources and develop a final project that will be useful to practicing professional school counselors.

Intended Audience: Middle/Secondary, Counseling, Special Education

 

Fall 2019 Half Tuition - $290/credit hour

2019-2020 Butler Arts Center  |  Workshops at Clowes Memorial Hall

If you are interested in taking any of the workshops at Clowes Memorial Hall, please first contact Donna Rund, Education Manager at the Butler Arts Center, Phone:  (317) 940-8052 or drund@butler.edu.
butlerartscenter.org/education

 

Moving Hearts, Minds & Bodies through Dance Integration with Kimberli Boyd Part 1: Laying a Foundation for Successful Movement in Any Learning Environment
ED 501 06                                          G 1 Credit
Tuesday, October 1, 2019                  4:30-7:30 PM
Lilly Hall, Butler University

Intended Audience:  For those working with learners of Grades K-8

“Art is powerful – dance is empowering…”

Creative movement provides an opportunity to reach all learners, particularly the kinesthetic learner, in ways that allow them to process and retain information effectively and efficiently while helping to make even the most abstract concepts more concrete. In this interactive workshop, participants examine ways to enhance their teaching and deepen student knowledge and understanding of subject areas such as English/Language Arts, Math, Science, and more through engaging young learners through movement. Explore how to involve students in active learning with Kennedy Center teaching artist, Kimberli Boyd, through a series of physical warm up and skill-building activities that support the learners’ social emotional awareness while helping them develop body awareness, focus, and creativity.

Curriculum Categories: Dance; English/Language Arts; Communication; Relationships & Family; Character Development

Preparing for the Performance

ED 501 07                                          G 1 Credit
Tuesday, October 22, 2019                4:30-7:30 PM
Clowes Memorial Hall, Krannert Room, Butler University

Intended Audience: For teachers of Grades Pre K-6

A MUST for any teacher attending a Clowes Education Matinee!  Prepare your students for the LIVE theatre experience and the content of the performance by connecting with the Butler Arts Center prior to your visit! Learn the expectations of the audience before, during and after a performance and discover how actors, stage managers, stage technicians and the people who work in the theatre prepare for a performance. Veteran teacher and Clowes Education Manager, Donna Rund, facilitates this interactive workshop.

Curriculum Categories: Theatre; English/Language Arts; Communication; Social Studies; Relationships & Family; Character Development

The Whole Child: Digging into Reggio-inspired Practice I
ED 501 08                                                      G 1 Credit
Thursday, November 14, 2019                      4:30 – 7:30 PM
Clowes Memorial Hall, Krannert Room, Butler University

Intended Audience:  For teachers of Grades Pre K-5

Join classroom teacher and Pedagogista, Abby Bucher from the IPS/Butler Lab School #60, as she shares her passion of Reggio-inspired practice with other classroom and special area teachers.  In this workshop, she will share a history of the schools in Reggio Emilia and some of the main principles (i.e. image of the child, hundred languages, environment, project work, and documentation).  This approach to education incorporates the Arts as there are many languages through which a child can show empathy, expression, and understanding. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to explore the Reggio-inspired practice to teaching and learning and find out about upcoming related events in Central Indiana.

Curriculum Categories: English/Language Arts; Communication; Social Studies; Relationships & Family; Character Development

Moving Hearts, Minds & Bodies through Dance Integration with Kimberli Boyd Part 2:  Choreography in the Classroom: Creating Dances Inspired by Curriculum Content

ED 501 09                                                      G 1 Credit
Thursday, November 21, 2019                      4:30-7:30 PM
Lilly Hall, Butler University

Intended Audience:  For those working with learners of Grades K-8

“Art is powerful – dance is empowering…”

Creative movement provides an opportunity to reach all learners, particularly the kinesthetic learner, in ways that allow them to process and retain information effectively and efficiently. In this second workshop, teachers delve deeper examining ways to enhance their teaching of specific content or a topic through engaging their students with the composition of movement. Explore how to involve students in active learning with Kennedy Center teaching artist, Kimberli Boyd, through improvisational structures that allow students to explore curriculum ideas through movement. Participants will also learn to facilitate a step-by-step choreographic process that will allow students to synthesize learning in the form of movement phrases and dances. 

Curriculum Categories: Dance; English/Language Arts; Communication; Relationships & Family; Character Development

 

School Counseling Students Workshops

Workshops for school counseling students are now listed under TEACH Butler Professional Development Workshops. As a requirement of the School Counseling program, students must take six hours of workshop credit. Three of these six hours are required workshops.

Required workshops

Assisting Grieving Children & Families (offered each semester—must be taken fall, spring, or summer of year two).

The following two required workshops will be held a minimum of one time per academic year. Those on the regular track should plan to take these workshops in year three. Fast-track students will need to take the series in year two. These workshops will be offered on a rotating schedule of dates and times and must be checked each semester. 

The workshops in this series are:

  • Post-Secondary Planning for School Counselors
  • Crisis & Trauma in Schools

Elective Workshops

In addition, counseling students must pick three elective workshops to complete at some point in the program. Each semester, including Summer I and Summer II, there will be a variety of workshop course offerings. The TEACH Butler professional development workshops lists the available workshops each semester.

You are able to register for workshop courses prior to the start of the semester on your my.butler.edu account just as you would a regular course. To enroll after the start of the semester, please see the Enrollment Procedures page.

Student Leadership | The Butler Way

Student Leadership The Butler Way
Cost:  $195 per student; covers instructional costs, t-shirt, lunch, and all supplies. 

Intended Audience:  High-school student conference; students may attend in teams or as an individuals

Butler University’s College of Education is hosting Leadership The Butler Way on campus. This conference is an exciting opportunity for young leaders in your high schools to learn how to implement The Butler Way in their personal lives, school experiences, future careers, and communities. Through interactive team-building activities, guest speakers, and collaborative conversations, each student will walk away knowing the importance of passion, servanthood, unity, thankfulness, and humility in leading others.

We encourage schools to send teams of 4-6 students. In addition, an adult sponsor may attend the conference with his or her team for free. Students may also participate individually, and we will form teams with other individual attendees. At the completion of the conference, each team will create a School-Based and/or Community-Based Goal Action Plan to submit to the College of Education. Upon review, Butler University’s College of Education will award a Butler Youth Service Award to one action plan developed after the conference.  

Highlights of the conference:

  • Neuroscience and the Brain! with Dr. Lori Desautels
  • SMART goal setting, Team Building and Networking; Creative and Innovative Leadership; Back home application and experiential learning

After attending this conference students will:

  • Demonstrate and practice team leadership through active group participation
  • Understand that it is within their power to make a difference in their school and community; identify individual strengths
  • Be inspired to DO something by creating an action plan to implement in their school and/or community
  • Identify The Butler Way principles and apply them to their school/community

Butler University’s College of Education will award a Butler Youth Service team award upon review of all goal action plans.

Please visit our STUDENT LEADERSHIP | The Butler Way online registration form​ or contact Cindy Smith at clsmith@butler.edu.

EPIC | Butler University-IAPSS Superintendent's Academy

EPIC – Educators Preparing Inspired Change

Certificate in Education Leadership Excellence

The Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents, through their partners at Butler University’s College of EducationExecutive Education, and the Lacy School of Business, present EPIC, a groundbreaking leadership excellence program for Indiana’s Public School Superintendents.  EPIC is designed to position Superintendents for dynamic leadership in their districts.  Based on the feedback provided by superintendents throughout the state, the experience will build skill in many areas including:

  • Strategy Development
  • Budgeting/Finance
  • Change Management
  • Community/Stakeholder Outreach
  • Building a High Performance Team
  • Board Relations

The program is scheduled for six (6), one-day sessions* over a twelve (12) month timeframe with intercession work between sessions and space is limited to 24 Superintendents per cohort.  Along with accredited PGP hours, Superintendents who complete EPIC will receive certification through Butler University.

We are offering the second cohort pricing of $3,500 per Superintendent and also offering an early registration price of $2,500 if application is received by November 1 deadline.  Final application date is December 1.

To learn more about EPIC, visit https://www.butler.edu/coe/epic.  To register for the EPIC Superintendents Academy, please visit: butler.formstack.com/forms/epic_superintendents_academy