Professional Development

The John Crosland School is committed to providing on-going professional development to our highly qualified teachers. This page will be updated as training is completed during the year.

2016 – 2017 School Year

Understanding Autism – Presented by Dr. Gary Patrick

Emotional Intelligences – Presented by Dr. Sean Preston

Rediker Teacher Gradebook Training

New  Educational Management Plan (EMP) Training Presented by Dr. Sean Preston and Mrs. Kathleen Pellisero

School Wide Behavior Plan Training – Presented by Mrs. Kathleen Pellisero and Ms. Kathleen Gavin

Behavior Basics Grades 1-5 Presented by Dr. Aleks Liss and Dr. Ashley Kies

Behavior Basics Grades 6-12 Presented by Dr. Aleks Liss and Dr. Ashley Kies

Key Learning Center Training – Presented by Ms. Candi Sellers F/AOGPE Key Learning Center Training Fellow

Orton Gillingham Training

Rediker Admin. Plus Training

Phonics: Breaking the Code, Hill Strategies for Reading, Hill Strategies for Writing Hill Center 

Understanding Learning Differences Hill Center 

Book Study Group – Jigsaw by Tony Atwood

Regulation, Stress and Sensory Needs – Presented by Ms. Nicole E. Cyphert, MS, OTR/L (Integration Station OT)  

Meditation – ADHD’s Secret Rival!Presented by Ms. Myque Harris, MS, LPC, RYT-200 (Southeast Psych)

Project Learning Tree Training (award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers) – Presented by Project Learning Tree

Effective Communication in the School Settingpresented by Ms. Kerry Richman-Connors M.S., CCC-SLP and Ms. Nicole E. Cyphert, MS, OTR/L 

The Kid is Smart, So what’s the Problem? Identifying Potential Links Between Underperformance and Cognitive Skill DeficitsDavid Henderson, LearningRX

Classroom Strategies for Teaching Students on the Spectrum Presented by Stacy Long

Kindergarten ReadinessPresented by Dr. Melanie Powell