Tuesday December 2, 2014 at 8:30 AM EST
Wednesday December 3, 2014 at 3:30 PM EST

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CKEC Training Center 
2331 Fortune Drive
Lexington,, KY 40509

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Brandi Carroll 
Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative 

Conceptual Building Blocks for Middle School (Dec 2-3, Jan 27-28, Mar 3-4) 

Speaker: Mark Helton

Target Audience:

Special Education and General Education mathematics teachers, interventionists and instructional coaches in grades 6-8


Participants who sign up for the training are signing up for all six (6) days. (Dec 2-3 2014, Jan 27-28 2015, Mar 3-4 2015)

The Conceptual Building Blocks is a series of three modules designed to build a teacher’s capacity to work with students in various settings.  The approach is rooted in a conceptual understanding of key concepts in middle school mathematics.  The objectives are:

  1. To build teacher knowledge around the foundational concepts in middle school mathematics
  2. To provide strategies for teaching content and differentiating instruction
  3. To develop a conceptual understanding of the core components of proportional reasoning,       algebraic thinking, and geometry
  4. To catalyze change within the school through coaching sessions

Each of the three modules (Proportional Reasoning, Algebraic Thinking, & Geometry) is two days in length.  Attendance at all three modules is required. 

Participants who sign up for the training are signing up for all six (6) days.

In addition to the six days of training, there will be one follow up visit to each classroom by the trainer.  This visit will allow participants to dialogue, in the context of a coaching session, about the particular issues they face in their instruction.



If you need ADA accommodations, please email Brandi Carroll at brandi@cksec.org.

Please note that CKSEC accepts Purchase Orders and checks as forms of payment.
At CKSEC, we love kids and families! Unfortunately, due to liability issues and professional decorum, children and other family members or friends are not permitted to attend our trainings.

Please dress in layers as it can be difficult to adjust the temperature.

CKEC accepts purchase orders, checks, or money orders for payment. CKEC, for auditing purposes, can not accept cash. 

Attendance Policy: If you register to attend a session, but find you are unable to attend, please cancel your registration as early as possible. Space is limited and by canceling you will allow others to benefit from these highly qualified professional development opportunities. A fee could be assessed for no shows.

Districts will be notified of those who registered and did not attend or did not cancel prior to be session.