Blast IU 17 is devoted to our community and offering professional development opportunities that will cultivate and support the minds of educators, faculty, and staff  in our surrounding districts.

The Office of Professional Learning offers a large array of on site learning workshops for your needs. Below is what is currently available, look back often for continual updates on the newest professional development opportunities.

Events in January–December 2019

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    School-Wide Information Systems Training
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    Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans
    Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans
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    Highly Qualified Para Assessment: NCLB
    Regional Computer Fair Advisor Meeting
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    Get More Math! (Part 2)
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    Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Re-certification
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    Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans
    Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans
    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting 
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    School-Wide Information Systems Training
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    Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Certification
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    Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Certification
    BLaST IU 17 Special Education Coordinators Meeting
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    Neurodiversity in the Workplace~Preparing Transition Age youth with Autism for Employment and College
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    Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMHFA)
    Neurodiversity in the Workplace~Preparing Transition Age youth with Autism for Employment and College
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    QBS ~ Initial Training
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    QBS ~ Initial Training
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    Highly Qualified Para Assessment: NCLB
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    Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Recertification
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    Innovation and Technology Collaborative (ITC)
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    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting 
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    BLaST IU 17 Special Education Coordinator Meeting
    School-Wide Positive Behavior Support System - Internal/External Coaches Meetings
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    Crisis Prevention Institute: 2-day training
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    Crisis Prevention Institute: 2-day training
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    Foundations of Reading: Advanced Phonemic Awareness - Beyond Blending and Segmenting
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    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting 
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    Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Re-certification
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    BLaST IU 17 Special Education Coordinators Meeting
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    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting 
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    Innovation and Technology Collaborative (ITC)
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    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting 
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    CRA (Concrete, Representational, Abstract) - Early Numeracy Session, Subitizing, Number Bonds, Ten Frames
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    CRA (Concrete, Representational, Abstract) - Operations of Addition and Subtraction