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Tips & Tools for Effective Transition Planning
January 11, 2021
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn strategies to effectively involve parents and students in the creation of meaningful and comprehensive transition plans. Participants will receive a variety of assessment resources to use throughout the creation of the plan. Participants will also review where information fits into the EasyIEP system. Participants will leave with a variety of resources to use immediately in the creation and updating of transition plans in their district.

Using Tech Tools to Support Student Learning (K-5)
January 25, 2021
8:30 am - 11:30 am

This hand-on workshop will focus on using websites, apps, extensions, and Google Drive, to provide access to all learners. Learn ways to engage students in learning across all content areas. Learn tips on ways to effortlessly integrate differentiation into the classroom using technology. Participants will learn various strategies to integrate technology in meaningful ways throughout the day for both live and remote learners.

Using Google Tools to Support Content Instruction (6-12)
January 28, 2021
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This session will focus on keeping up with all of the changes in Google Tools that will make hybrid instruction more seamless. Explore the latest add-ons and the newest apps/extension to take instruction to the next level. Leave this session with ready to use templates you can implement in your classroom tomorrow.

Total Participation
February 17, 2021
8:30 am -11:30 am

Total Participation Techniques (TPTs) provide dozens of ways to engage the K-12 students in active learning and provides students an avenue to demonstrate their understanding. Implementing TPTs in your hybrid will provide a platform for higher-order thinking and provide you will immediate formative assessment data. This session will share step-by-step instructions for implementation as well as many materials needed. Leave this session with strategies ready to implement in your classroom tomorrow!


Who: All Staff (District Employees and SOWIC Employees)
Where: Zoom
Zoom meeting link will be sent to the e-mail provided when registering
Cost: FREE, Professional Development Credit provided

SOWIC Spotlight is selection process that has been developed out of a desire to highlight the exceptional efforts of individuals working within SOWIC.   Such individuals stand out among their peers not only for the successful execution of their work assignments, but also because of their dedication, creativity, and actions toward improving services provided to students and families within the cooperative. 

To nominate a SOWIC Staff Member, click on the link and complete the form:


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