Monday, June 15, 2020 at 8:00 AM MDT
Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM MDT

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McREL International

4601 DTC Boulevard, Basement Training Room
Denver, CO 80237

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Free parking available.

Airport Shuttle

Super Shuttle: For more information, call 800.258.3826 or go to supershuttle.com

Recommended Accommodations

The following hotels are within walking distance of McREL, and they also provide free shuttle service within designated hours.

Hampton Inn and Suites - DTC
5001 S. Ulster Street
Denver, CO 80237

Hyatt Place - DTC
8300 E. Crescent Parkway
Greenwood Village, CO 80111 

Presenter: Cheryl Abla

Cheryl helps teachers, instructional coaches, and school leaders hone their professional craft through the use of research- and evidence-based strategies for delivering engaging, effective instruction. She is the co-author of Tools for Classroom Instruction That Works.

She is an expert on instructional strategies and coaching, use of technology for learning, positive school culture and climate, and supporting English language learners. Prior to joining McREL, Cheryl taught grades 1–12 for more than 20 years, and served as a national facilitator for a character education program. Her enthusiasm for learning, coupled with her extensive and diverse classroom experience, ensures that workshop participants leave with practical ideas they can use immediately in their schools. 

Presenter subject to change.

Cancellation Policy

  • All cancellations and substitutions must be submitted in writing to events@mcrel.org.
  • Cancellations more than 60 days prior to event: 90% refund.
  • Cancellations made 31 to 60 days prior to event: 75% refund.
  • Cancellations made 11 to 30 days prior to event: 50% refund.
  • Cancellations made less than 10 days prior to event: No refund.

Classroom Instruction That Works
Authorized Facilitator Training

June 15–18, 2020

Denver, Colorado

Are you a professional developer or instructional coach who wants to deliver McREL's Classroom Instruction That Works workshops yourself, to educator colleagues in your school, district, or regional service area?

Register now to attend this four-day training session to deepen your understanding of the nine CITW categories of effective research-based instructional strategies and how to present effective CITW workshops on your own.

  • Get a toolkit of CITW workshop materials and associated classroom activities.
  • Learn how to help teachers apply the CITW instructional strategies to their lesson design and delivery.
  • Get best practices for leading effective adult learning and professional development.
  • Practice delivering lessons and participate in quality assurance steps to become an authorized CITW facilitator.

Upon successful completion of this training, McREL will authorize you to deliver multiple CITW professional development workshops to educators in your school district or education service agency area (BOCES, ESCs, ESUs, RESAs, etc.) for a period of one year. Annual re-authorization is available. 

Designed for PD leaders, instructional coaches, and principals

This session is designed for instructional coaches, principals, district-level professional development staff, regional education service agency trainers, professional association trainers, and other educators who would like to deliver CITW workshops in their local area.

Registration Fee

$3,000 per person. Includes all participant materials, book, trainer's guide, and annual authorization, plus beverages and lunch during all four training days.

For more infomation

For more information, including how to register using a purchase order, please contact McREL International at events@mcrel.org or 303.632.5579.

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