Summer 2020

register today!

Click on the links below to register for the required and optional courses. Seats are limited, so register early. Registration for all summer PD should be completed by Thursday, May 28, 2020.

Questions? Check out the Home page for FAQ's and the Summer PD Guidelines. You can also email Rachel Traylor at traylorr@rainsisd.org.

pd required for all risd staff (*in addition to comp days)

Region 10 Compliance Training Available July 1, 2020

Skyward Online Forms Available August 5, 2020

Job-required pd (*in addition to comp days)

CPR, First Aide, AED, Diabetic Training July 28, 8:30-3:30, Rains ISD High School Library

CPR, First Aide, AED, Diabetic Training July 29, 8:30-3:30, Rains ISD High School Library

GT: 30-Hour Foundational Training Online or in-person trainings through Region 10 (search calendar)

GT: 6-Hour Update, Under-served GT Populations August 3, 8:30-3:30, Rains ISD Intermediate Library

GT: 6-Hour Update Any GT session offered through Region 10 (search calendar)

Special Education Department Training* July 28, 8:30-3:30, Rains ISD Special Education Office (*For paras, this does count as the 1 comp day.)

Adaptive PE Training TBD, (Will be assigned by SPED Dept.)

Seizure Training TBD, (Will be assigned by SPED Dept.)

Restraint Training (Safety Care) Week of July 13 (Will be assigned by SPED Dept.)

pd required for new teachers to district

New Teacher to Rains ISD Orientation August 3, 8:30-3:30, Rains High School Library

First-Year Teacher Academy, Day 1 August 4, 8:30-3:30, Rains High School Library

job-specific pd for paras

Special Education Department Training July 28, 8:30-3:30, Rains ISD Special Education Office

General Paraprofessional Training & Best Practices July 29, 8:30-3:30, Rains ISD Functional Lab

Library Staff Training July 27, 8:30-3:30, Rains Intermediate Library

Office Staff Training July 24, 8:30-3:30, Rains High School Library

Health Clinic Training June 25 Nursing Symposium (third-party registration)

pd for teachers

K-12 Backwards Lesson Planning: Social Studies July 20, 8:30-3:30, Rains Intermediate Library

K-12 Backwards Lesson Planning: Science July 21, 8:30-3:30, Rains Intermediate Library

K-12 Backwards Lesson Planning: Math July 22, 8:30-3:30, Rains Intermediate Library

K-12 Backwards Lesson Planning: RLA July 23, 8:30-3:30, Rains Intermediate Library

6-8 Backwards Lesson Planning: RLA June 8, 8:30-11:30, Rains Jr. High Library

Academic Vocabulary (SIOP Training) July 30, 8:30-3:30, Rains ISD High School Library

TEKS Resource System, TExGUIDES, and Pacing Tools July 31, 8:30-3:30, Rains ISD High School Library

K-2 HMH & TEKS RS Planning June 9, 8:30-3:30, Rains Elementary Library

New TEKS Breakdown with TEKS RS: RLA 9-12 May 19, 9am-12pm, Region 7 webinar

New TEKS Breakdown: RLA 9-12 June 1, 9am-12pm, Region 10 at TISD (scroll to ELAR heading)

New TEKS Breakdown: RLA 9-12 June 30, 1-4 pm, Region 10 at GISD (scroll to ELAR heading)

New Adoption Materials: RLA 3-5, Fountas & Pinnell June 3-4, 8:30-3:30, Rains Intermediate Library

New Adoption Materials: RLA 6-8, Units of Study June 1-2, 8:30-3:30, Rains Jr. High Library

New Adoption Materials: RLA 9-12, Inquiry by Design TBD

Benchmark Assessment System (K-12) June 4, 12:30-3:30, Rains Intermediate Library *(RLA, SPED, & Intervention teachers as assigned)

Leveled Literacy Intervention (K-12) June 8, 12:30-3:30, Rains Intermediate Reading Lab *(RLA, SPED, & Intervention teachers as assigned)

Virtual Fine Arts Festival June 25, 9am-4pm, Region 7 webinar

Region 10 Summer Virtual Learning Registration opens May 20, free for GT or Core Content

Region 7 Virtual Back-to-School Conference Webinars run June 1-June 15, and ALL COURSES ARE FREE

CTE Workshops Fee associated with all classes at Region 7 or Region 10

Other Content-Specific Training (on your own with approval)

english learners training for teachers (optional)

Sheltered Instruction Overview (SIOP) May 28 - June 30, 6 hours, Webinar

ESL TExES Exam Prep with Dr. Patricia Morales June 3, 9:00-11:30, Webinar

ESL TExES Exam Prep with Dr. Patricia Morales June 4, 9:00-11:30, Webinar

Ready for the ESL TExES Exam? (Follow-up to Exam Prep PD) July 9, 9:00-12:00, Webinar

ESL TExES Exam Prep with Dr. Patricia Morales July 16, 9:00-11:30, Webinar

Language and Vocabulary Growth for All July 20 - August 14, 3 hours, Online Course

Effective Lesson Cycle for EL Students August 1 - 31, 9:00-12:00, Online Course