Monday, June 26, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
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CKEC Training Center 
2331 Fortune Drive
Lexington,, KY 40509

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Cecilia Barnhill 
Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative 
6-26-17 The 5 “wh’s” of Functional Communication Training

Speaker:  Laura Ferguson & Sally Miracle

Target Audience: Any school staff

Description:  Functional Communication Training (FCT) is a systematic practice to replace inappropriate behavior or subtle communicative acts with more appropriate and effective communicative behaviors.  When using FCT, teachers/practitioners analyze the problem behavior to determine what the learner is trying to communicate.  Participants will learn the what, who, why, when, where, and how’s of teaching FCT in schools settings

PGES Connections: 

1a  Knowledge of Content

1b  Demonstrate knowledge of students

1c  Setting instructional  outcomes

1d  Demonstrates knowledge of resources

1e Designing coherent instruction

1f  Designing student assessment

2a Creating environment of respect and rapport

2b Establish Culture of Learning

2c Maintaining classroom procedures

2d Managing student behavior

2e Organizing student physical space

3a Communicating with students

3b Questioning and discussion techniques

3c Engaging students in learning

3d Using assessment in learning

4a Reflecting on teaching

4c Communicating with families

4e  Growing and developing professionally



If you need ADA accommodations, please email Cecilia Barnhill,  cecilia.barnhill@ckec.org


Please note that CKSEC accepts Purchase Orders and checks as forms of payment, for auditing purposes, we can not accept cash. 

Be sure to confirm with PO # prior to registration. 


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 get permission from CKEC prior to video or audio recording a portion or all of a CKEC session. 

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

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.