Conferences & Events

NEW: Virtual Professional Development

Strategies2ReachEach

   Toby J. Karten, with TAMKA Education, has launched embedded online professional development (PD), Strategies2ReachEach, to assist teachers of students who require additional supports to learn.

Virtual formats and platforms are custom designed for PK through Grade 12 general and special education teachers, co-teachers, multidisciplinary teams, whole staff, and families through a combination of faculty and small group webinars, coaching sessions, video chats, and teleconferencing. As with Toby’s face-to-face PD, the online PD connects to teacher and student realities with resources and practical strategies.

Learn differently, but learn more! VirtualPD-Strategies2ReachEach-TobyKarten Email: toby@inclusionworkshops.com to set calendar dates.

July 2020-August 2021 Professional Development Inclusion Conferences 

*July 27, 2020 Distance Learning: Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs. (9:00-3:00) Central Time. BER:Specifically Designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff and Other Related Staff and Specialists and Interventionists Who Teach or are Preparing to Teach and Support Students in Distance Learning.

*July 30, 2020 Distance Learning: Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs(9:00-3:00) Pacific Time. BER: Specifically Designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff and Other Related Staff and Specialists and Interventionists Who Teach or are Preparing to Teach and Support Students in Distance Learning.

*July 31, 2020 Distance Learning: Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs(9:00-3:00) Eastern Time. BER: Specifically Designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff and Other Related Staff and Specialists and Interventionists Who Teach or are Preparing to Teach and Support Students in Distance Learning.

*August 2020 Skills and Strategies for Inclusion and disABILITY Awareness College of New Jersey, RTC, Online/Virtual Hybrid Platform (combination of virtual meeting, collaboration, lesson design, journaling,  classroom reflection) .

*August 5, 2020 Distance Learning: Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs(9:00-3:00) Central Time. BER: Specifically Designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff and Other Related Staff and Specialists and Interventionists Who Teach or are Preparing to Teach and Support Students in Distance Learning.

*August 6, 2020 28th Annual Texas Autism Conference, Inclusion Do’s, Don’ts and Do Betters: Connecting Academics to the Students with ASD. San Antonio, TX (virtual-online platform; 1:00-2:30).

*August 24, 2020  Inclusion Practices and SDI in Classrooms and Online. Strategies2ReachEach.East Orange Community Charter School. East Orange, NJ.

*August 2020-June 2021 Inclusion Consultation and  Coaching South Orange-Maplewood School District, Columbia High  School

*September 2020 School-Home Collaboration Seminar,Strategies2ReachEach.Virtual-Online Platform, Facebook Live. TAMKA Education, LLC.

*September 18, 2020 Co-Teaching with  Success Whitehall District Schools -Virtual Event

*September 30, 2020 Part I:  The Basics: Strengthening Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs-Pittsburg, CA, Virtual Event

*October 14, 2020 Part II: Digging Deeper into the Academic and SEL Online Applications  Pittsburg, CA, Virtual Event

*October 27, 2020. BER: Strengthening Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs. Maintain Inclusion Principles in Distance Learning. Designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff and Other Related Staff and Specialists and Interventionists Who Teach or are Preparing to Teach and Support Students in Distance Learning.

*October 28, 2020. BER: Strengthening Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs. Inclusion Principles in Distance Learning.  Designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff and Other Related Staff and Specialists and Interventionists Who Teach or are Preparing to Teach and Support Students in Distance Learning.

*October 30, 2020. BER: Strengthening Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs. Inclusion Principles in Distance Learning. Designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff and Other Related Staff and Specialists and Interventionists Who Teach or are Preparing to Teach and Support Students in Distance Learning

*November 6-8, 21-22, 2020 Skills and Strategies for Inclusion and disABILITY Awareness ,The College of New Jersey, RTC, Fairfield,  NJ. (Online platform-combination of virtual meeting, collaboration, lesson design, journaling,  classroom reflection and more).

*November 18, 2020. Applying Differentiated Instruction Principles to Co-Teaching, Grades PK-5, Morris-Union Jointure CommissionMUJC.Online platform has interactive and responsive whole and small group PD collaboration with practical co-teaching lesson applications.

*November 19, 2020 Applying Differentiated Instruction Principles to Co-Teaching, Grades 6-12, Morris-Union Jointure CommissionMUJC. Online platform has interactive and responsive whole and small group PD collaboration with practical co-teaching lesson applications.

* November 24, 2020 Interventions for Students With Dyslexia and Other Reading Differences, Grades K-12 Morris-Union Jointure Commission, MUJC .Online platform has interactive and responsive whole and small group PD collaboration with practical dyslexia and reading-literacy applications.

*December 1-4,  9, 10, 2020 BER: Co-Teaching Seminars: Online Forums, Eastern, Central, Pacific  Times AM Sessions- Co-Teaching ABCs to Deliver and Document Specially Designed Instruction, Okay, We’reBack Together in the Co-Taught  Classroom, Now What?  PM Session- Our Co-Teaching Norms, Routines, and Responsibilities that Increase Success

*December 7, 2020 Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) for K-12 Mathematics Morris-Union Jointure Commission(MUJC) Online distance learning platform has interactive and responsive whole and small group PD collaboration. Practical K-12 MTSS-Mathematics applications that use the data to guide the tiers and interventions, with concrete, representational, abstract, and virtual applications.

*December 9th, 2020   BER Co-Teaching Conference-    AM Sessions- Co-Teaching ABCs to Deliver and Document Specially Designed Instruction, Okay, We’reBack Together in the Co-Taught  Classroom, Now What?  PM Session- Our Co-Teaching Norms, Routines, and Responsibilities that Increase Success

December 10, 2020 BER Co-Teaching Conference–  AM Sessions- Strengthening Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Skills in the Co-Taught Classroom, Engaging & Motivating Online and In-Person Co-Teaching Practices PM Sessions-Distance Learning Strategies, Digital Tools, and Online Co-Teaching Go To’s, Making the  Time to Fill Your Co-Teaching Bucket

*December 15, 2020 Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) for Literacy  Grades K-12 Morris-Union Jointure Commission, MUJC  Online distance learning platform has interactive and responsive whole and small group PD collaboration. Practical K-12 MTSS- reading, writing, language, and SEL applications.

*January 11, 2021 Equity & Diversity in the Inclusive Classroom. Online PD focuses on the impact that disability labels, gender identity, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation have on student learning and how inclusive class climates and responsive practices are set up to address this diversity to honor both access and achievements. Morris-Union Jointure Commission(MUJC).

*January 25, 2021 BER:  Co-Teaching Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs. Specifically Designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff and Other Related Staff and Specialists and Interventionists Who Teach or are Preparing to Teach and Support Students in Distance Learning, Virtual  Event: Central Time

*January 26, 2021 BER: Co-Teaching Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs. Specifically Designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff and Other Related Staff and Specialists and Interventionists Who Teach or are Preparing to Teach and Support Students in Distance Learning. Virtual  Event: Pacific Time

* January 28,  2021 BER: Co-Teaching Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs. Specifically Designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff and Other Related Staff and Specialists and Interventionists Who Teach or are Preparing to Teach and Support Students in Distance Learning. Virtual  Event: Eastern Time

*February 3, 2021 Applying Differentiated Instruction Principles to Co-Teaching, Grades PK-5, Morris-Union Jointure CommissionMUJC (Online platform has interactive and responsive whole and small group PD  collaboration with practical co-teaching lesson applications).

*February 8-11, 2021: BER Practical Co-Teaching Strategies: Increasing Students’ Success in Today’s Inclusive Classroom  Grades PK-12 Online platform with co-teaching strategies, resources, and applications  for learners across  grade levels and skill sets. Feb. 8-Central Time; Feb.  9th Eastern Time; Feb. 10th Pacific Time; Feb. 11-Mountain Time

*February 22, 2021 Inclusion Do’s, Dont’s & Do Betters. Grades K-12. Morris-Union Jointure Commission(MUJC)  Online/virtual platform has interactive and responsive whole and small group PD collaboration to evaluate and apply K-12 evidence-based inclusion practices.

*February 24, 2021.Applying Differentiated Instruction Principles to Co-Teaching (Grades 6-12). 9:00-3:00. Morris-Union Jointure Commission(MUJC). Online platform has interactive and responsive whole and small group PD collaboration.

*March 8, 2021.Social, Emotional and Behavioral Interventions: Beyond Compliance.Morris-Union Jointure Commission(MUJC). Online platform has interactive and responsive whole and small group PD collaboration.

*March 2021 Erie Elementary Charter School, Collaborative Inclusion Coaching Supports K-8 resource teachers, administration, and paras, Chicago, IL.

*March 15-17, 2021 BER: Strengthening Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs. Inclusion Principles in Distance Learning.  Designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff and Other Related Staff and Specialists and Interventionists Who Teach or are Preparing to Teach and Support Students in Distance Learning.

*March 27-29, 2021 Building on the Strengths of Learners  with Special Needs. Co-teaching, Do’s, Don’ts & Do Betters, SEL Principles in Inclusive Settings. ASCD EMPOWER 2021, Washington, DC

*May 3, 2021  Connecting the Arts to Students with Exceptionalities . K-12 art applications to strengthen learners’ knowledge and  skill  sets to improve academic and social   emotional  skills  and behaviors with increased appreciation, expression and connections to themselves and the curriculum with drawing, painting, crafts, dance, song, and theater. Morris-Union Jointure Commission (MUJC), New Providence, NJ.

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