2017-18 Professional Development Opportunities
MAIER will again be offering many new professional development opportunities for the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. These full day workshops are open to teachers, professionals, parents and caregivers, and interested others. Click on the sessions below for more information about each topic and speaker, or check our PD Calendar for listings.
Advance registration is required. Maine Autism Institute professional development events run from 9am to 3:30 pm with check-in starting at 8:30am. Cost is $30/person unless otherwise noted. Refunds are not provided, but substitutions are recommended if you need to cancel your registration.
Register online at our secure registration page! Step by Step instructions for registering.
MAIER 2017-18 Professional Development Series
|September 28, 2017||An OT’s Guide to Sensory Processing||Katie Alexander, MS, OTR/L||Thomas College, Waterville|
|September 29, 2017||An Educator’s Guide to Sensory Processing||Katie Alexander, MS, OTR/L||Thomas College, Waterville|
|October 19, 2017||Accessing Evidence-based Strategies to Support Practice||Courtney Angelosante, PhD||Jeff’s Catering, Brewer|
|November 16, 2017||Using Data to Support Decision-making (Part 1)||Gretchen Scheibel, M.S., OTR/L, BCBA||Governor Hill Mansion, Augusta|
|December 4, 2017||Using Data to Support Decision-making (Part 2)||Gretchen Scheibel, M.S., OTR/L, BCBA||Governor Hill Mansion, Augusta|
|February 15, 2018||Foundational Practices for Students w ASD (Part 1)||Gretchen Scheibel, M.S., OTR/L, BCBA||Jeff’s Catering, Brewer|
|March 22, 2018||Foundational Practices for Students w ASD (Part 2)||Gretchen Scheibel, M.S., OTR/L, BCBA||Jeff’s Catering, Brewer,|
|April 5, 2018||Social Emotional Learning for Educators||Elizabeth Hufnagel, Ph.D.||Jeff’s Catering, Brewer|
|April 12, 2018||TBA||TBA||Jeff’s Catering, Brewer|
|May 10, 2018||Social Thinking 3.0||Nancy Clements||Thomas College, Waterville|
MAIER offering SCERTS Training in 2018!
MAIER will be offering a two-day training “Implementing the SCERTS Assessment Process (SAP) to Guide Program Development for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders ” on May 3rd & 4th, 2018. This two-day workshop will be led by Amy Laurent, Ph.D., OTR/L, coauthor of the SCERTS model and a national trainer. Attendance will lead to a thorough understanding of the SCERTS model and provide participants with the knowledge and skills to implement the process in their classrooms. Location of this offering is still being planned.
Space is limited for this training and applications are now being accepted. Registration preference will be given to those schools registering as a team (4 or more) to demonstrate a commitment to the implementation of the SCERTS model. FMI about the SCERTS Model (developed by Barry Prizant and co-authors) visit the SCERTS website. This special two-day training will be offered for just $100 per person. FMI on this offering and speaker bio, see MAIER’s PD Event Calendar. Apply now!
To apply for this training, fill out and submit the SCERTS Training application today.
Did you know that the 2016-17 Professional Development sessions are available for Archive Viewing?
Whether you missed out on one of our 2016-17 Professional Development h, or would like to view them again, we can help. All of our 2016-17 PD workshops are still available to view online! Same low price of $30 per viewing, and contact hours are available on completion of viewing. FMI click here.