DESSA Introductory Training

02/19/2019 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Grade levels: Professional Development, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Content areas: Assessment, Career & Technical, Culturally Responsive Teaching, Drama, Dual-Language/Bi-Lingual Education, Elementary Ed, English Language Arts, English Language Proficiency (EL/ELL), Health Education, Library and Media, Math, Music, Other, Physical Education, Professional Development, Reading, School Counseling, Science, Secondary Ed, Social Studies, Special Ed, STEM, Visual Arts, World Languages

Topics: Social Emotional Learning, Competencies, Social - behavior skills, Social Skills, classroom management, learning strategies

District/Organization: Willamette Education Service District

Introduction to the DESSA Comprehensive System

Audience: Administrators, Teachers, Counselors, Ed. Assistants, parents and others who wish to become more familiar with Social Emotional Learning the DESSA Comprehensive System

Devereux Student Strengths Assessment Overview

Brief overview of SEL and its benefits
Purposes and uses of SEL assessment
Introduction to the DESSA and DESSA-mini
Research (reading scores, income achievement gap, behavior)
What is the DESSA Comprtehensive System?
Individual student report
Student comparison reports
Classroom/Group reports
Site reports
Strategies vs Foundational Practices
Planning for Social Emotional Success
Identify short-term and long-term goals
Training your raters
Create an implementation timeline
Leverage your support systems to create buy-in
Use DESSA Data to Drive Instructional Decisions
Family engagement
Social Emotional Competence and Disciplinary Behaviors
Addressing special education needs

Follow the link for registration and more information.