Instructional Assistant Training Series: Better Together – Sharpen your school or classroom team dynamics to improve student outcomes

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Date(s) - 10/12/2022
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sweet Home School District Office



Audience: Whole or partial classroom or school-based teams are invited to t his PD opportunity.

Learning Objectives: You will learn about how to improve your team functioning as a mechanism for improved student outcomes. The emphasis is on specific, observable strategies for improved communication, collaboration, and promoting staff buy-in. This PD will also discuss how stress influences our interactions with our colleagues paired with suggestions to reduce the negative impacts.

Presenter: Dr. Knowles has diverse experiences as an educator and researcher in educational, home, and community contexts. She has worked as a special education professional for students with emotional and behavioral disorders, autism spectrum disorder , and cognitive limitations across the developmental continuum. Her research interests are housed under the desire to improve equitable outcomes for individuals historically marginalized by the education system and society. She has taught courses in diversity in special education, foundations of disability, supporting students with low – incidence disability, introduction to behavior disorders, and child studies.