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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

Summer 2018 Full Tuition - $560/credit hour

 

ED 501 01  Trauma, Neurodiversity, Behavioral Health-Supporting the Social and Emotional Needs of Students – 1 credit hour
June 7 & 8, 2018               8:00am – 4:00pm                             Theresa Meyer and Sara Midura           JH 207

Come learn more about trauma, neurodiversity, and behavioral health as it relates to students in our schools and community.  We will have two full interactive days of learning with a collaboration framework including strategies for supporting best social and emotional health.  This workshop will entail social emotional learning as well as a medical perspective on trauma based behaviors.  Mental Health specialists, school counselors, general education teachers, and those working with students in special education will benefit from current research and strategies for learning.  

 

ED 501 02  Assisting Grieving Children and Families: The Brooke’s Place Model – 1 credit hour
July 17 & 19, 2018           4:30-9:00pm
July 28, 2018                   8:00am-4:30pm                                   Carol Braden                                      JH 170

This workshop will teach techniques to assist the bereaved child and explore unique grief styles of children and their families.  You will learn developmental stages, grief reactions, communication tools, group processes and the facilitator’s role in companioning grieving children.  This course offers an option for interested participants to become a facilitator for Brooke’s Place.

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

LEADERSHIP  The Butler Way
College. Career. Community. You.

July 9-12, 2018 | Monday-Thursday  9AM-4PM
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 from July 9-12, 2018. 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
  • College and Career Readiness with Dr. Brandie Oliver
  • SMART goal setting, Team Building and Networking; Creative and Innovative Leadership; Back home application and experiential learning
  • Partnership with Indiana Sports Corp

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
  • Expand your knowledge of College and Career
  • Learn more about the Indy Sports Corporation
  • 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 and an individual award upon review of all goal action plans.

Please visit our 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

Budget cuts, increased class sizes, and socioeconomic conditions require our public school superintendents operate in an environment of rapid change and uncertainty.  EPIC, an executive-level program and led by experts from various areas, will support Superintendents transformative growth in leadership to thrive in this new reality.  Our partners at Butler University’s Executive Education and College of Education have a rich history of developing customized programming where the participants are making progress on real challenges for their districts while developing a collaborative network with other Superintendents participating in the program. 

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. The first meeting date is January 12, 2017.  Along with accredited PGP hours, Superintendents who complete EPIC will be certified in Superintendent Leadership Excellence through Butler University’s Executive Education.

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, 2017. Final application date is December 1, 2017.

*Conference dates are 8am-4pm on the following dates: 

January 11
March 8
May 10
July 12
September 13
November 15

Location: Butler University

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