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 September 2018–August 2019

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    Spring Math Intervention Tool
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    Highly Qualified Para Assessment: NCLB
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    Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway Initiative - Year 2 Part I Emerging
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    Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Certification
    School-Wide Information Systems Training - Cancelled
    SWIS CICO Data Entry Training - Cancelled
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    Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Certification
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    Crisis Prevention Institute: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention - 2-day training
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    Crisis Prevention Institute: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention - 2-day training
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    Get More Math! (Part 1)
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    School-Wide Positive Behavior Support System - Internal/External Coaches Meetings
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    QBS/Safety Care Specialist Recertification
    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting 
    Newsela Lunch & Learn
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    BLaST IU 17 Special Education Coordinators Meeting 
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    Improving Open Responses in Science Without Test Prep with Bill Atwood
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    Future Ready Innovation Day featuring the Innovation Lending Library Inventory
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    Transforming Toxic Stress: Mindfulness Skills for Educators and their Students
    Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Child & Adolescent Development
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    Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMHFA)
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    School-Wide Positive Behavior Support System - Team Training for Tier One Intervention
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    Innovation and Technology Collaborative (ITC)
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    QBS ~ Initial Training
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    QBS ~ Initial Training
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    School-Wide Information Systems Training
    SWIS CICO Check In Check Out School-Wide Information System Data Entry Training
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    School-Wide Positive Behavior Support System - Internal/External Coaches Meetings
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    Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Recertification
    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting 
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    BLaST IU 17 Special Education Coordinators Meeting
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    Crisis Prevention Institute: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention - 2-day training
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    Crisis Prevention Institute: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention - 2-day training
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    School-Wide Positive Behavior Support System - Team Training for Tier One Intervention
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    Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMHFA)
    Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Re-certification
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    Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Recertification
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    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting 
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    BLaST IU 17 Special Education Coordinators Meeting 
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    School-Wide Positive Behavior Support System - Team Training for Tier One Intervention
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    Innovation and Technology Collaborative (ITC)
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    Get More Math! (Part 2)
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    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting 
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    Highly Qualified Para Assessment: NCLB
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    Quality Behavior Solutions - Safety Care Specialist Re-certification
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    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting 
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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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    Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMHFA)
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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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    Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMHFA)
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    BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting 
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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