Bootcamp for Early Career Teachers

Bootcamp for Early Career Teachers Supporting Students with Extensive Needs, Monday, 6/14/2021 to Wednesday, 6/16/2021.

Teacher Bootcamp - Diagnostic Center North (sheild logo).

Presented By: Natalie Corona and Tara Zomouse

What: A hands-on and interactive experience for early career teachers to increase their implementation
of best practices within the learning and behavior intervention domains. Participants will gain
deeper understanding of how to design and maintain effective classroom settings for students with extensive
(moderate/severe) needs.

Who: This bootcamp is designed to support classroom teachers who support students with extensive needs. It
is recommended that participants be teachers who are either: credential candidates, student teachers,
interns, and those within the first 2-3 years of teaching special education. Content of the bootcamp will be
applicable for teachers at all age/grade levels.

When: Presented as a series across 3 days, the week of June 14th, 2021

Part 1: Monday, June 14th, 2021

  • 9:30-11:30 am - Linking Cognition, Assessment, and Classroom Functioning
    Participants will review the basics of cognition and assessment and how to connect assessment results
    with classroom functioning.
  • 1:30-2:30 pm - Workshop
    Collaborative workshop opportunity. Participants are encouraged to bring questions from the morning
    session, work on recommended assignments, and get feedback from instructors.

Part 2: Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

  • 9:30-11:30 am - Structuring Direct Instruction (DI) Throughout the Day
    Participants will learn how to incorporate direct instruction into the school day, create DI groups, and
    use DI strategies.
  • 1:30-2:30 pm - Workshop

Part 3: Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

  • 9:30-11:30 am - Developing and Utilizing a Class-wide Reinforcement System
    Participants will learn about different class-wide reinforcement systems and how to create and
    implement one for their classroom.
  • 1:30-2:30 pm - Workshop
  • 2:30-3:00 pm - Closing and Follow-up

Where: Virtually via Zoom

For questions or registration details email: Contactus@dcn-cde.ca.gov