Professional development and training programs serve to broaden and deepen the knowledge base of those adults who work with students with special learning needs including ASD, ADHD, Social-Emotional Disabilities, and Developmental Disorders.
The PACES program offers a variety of interactive workshops and trainings to educators, specialty service providers, counselors, therapists, parents and clinicians. Trainings can be tailored and individualized to meet the specific needs of the audience.
REGISTER for current offerings at the PAC Smart PD site by clicking on the triangle link below.
District Staff: If you have already have a Smart PD account through your school district, click on LOG-IN. If this is your FIRST visit to a Smart PD site, please follow the instructions for *first time users* to create an account to register for any of our workshops.
If you have any questions or difficulties logging into Smart PD, contact Becky Haugh, Executive Secretary, at 781-293-6111, Ext. 1111 or email@example.com
|Current Professional Development Offerings||Date|
Mindfulness and Wellness Education
|10/30/17, 11/6/17, 11/13/17, 11/20/17, 11/27/17, 12/4/17|
|The Challenges of being Autistic, "Bright and Verbal!"||12/5/17|
|Unleash Your Inner Happy and Stress Less!||1/26/18|
|From Chaos to Calm: Supporting your student with Executive Functioning Challenges||2/6/18|
|Taking a Closer Look at the Educational Needs of Students Who are Bright, Verbal & Autistic||2/9/18|
|Meeting the Challenge: Understanding, preventing and Responding Effectively to Challenging Behavior||3/13/18|
|Current Controversies in the Use of Psychiatric Medications for Children and Youth: A Critical Debate||3/15/18|
|Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners||3/20/18, 3/27/18 4/3/18, 4/10/18|
|Decreasing the Effectiveness of Escape as a Reinforcer||3/27/18|
|Movie Screening Blue Birds Fly: Love and Hope on the Autism Spectrum||4/12/18|
|Happy Square Pegs: Embracing the strengths of autism, while sharing positive management strategies for an enriched life||4/24/18|
|BCBA Job Alike||Multiple|
|Early Childhood Coordinators Job Alike||Multiple|
|In-District Professional Development Offerings||Varied|
To request a specific training, please contact Joanna Silverman, PACES Coordinator, at 508.747.6686 x 2703
Professional development offerings will change – come back often to check on our latest courses, events and workshops!