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Welcome to the Inspire ’17 Professional Development Day Website.  

This Participant-Driven PD Day has a wide variety of options for MURSD educators to explore new ideas, collaborate with colleagues and learn from one another.

Register for Sessions:  
  • Please view the schedule options and click on the sessions you would like to attend to register and to build your day’s schedule.  
  • This can be changed at any time leading up to the day.  
  • You can view the schedule in various forms (simple, expanded, grid, by venue) by clicking on the Schedule Dropdown arrow.
  • The day will begin at 8:00, with the keynote presentation, starting promptly at 8:15 in the Nipmuc HS Auditorium. 
  • Once sessions are approaching capacity, registration maybe closed if we can’t find a larger venue.  
  • Some rooms may be changed between now and the day of the event.  
  • Some details of sessions may be adapted as well.
Search Features:  
  • You can use the filtering feature on the right by clicking on the topical categories. 
  • You can also use the search box to search by keyword, people, or tags.  
  • Want to know who is attending various sessions?  Click on the session and the attendees will be listed on the session page.  

Important Note:  
  • Please read the session information carefully.  Some of the sessions are open to all participants and others are for targeted groups only or ar individual projects.
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Friday, March 10 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
Session 3 and 2nd Lunch: K-12 Workshop Executive Functioning Skills-Developing Executive Function Skills in the Classroom

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o The ‘Get Ready * Do * Done’ program teaches students the process of how to visualize simple, multi-step and complex tasks and assignments and then sequence and plan the requisite steps to fully complete work.

o Using the Get Ready * Do * Done’ Program…Do what you do…just make one tiny tweak and turn everyday tasks, class lessons, treatment interventions and the core classroom objectives into powerful tools to develop student’s executive control skills.

o Teach students how to independently break down, plan and complete long term projects.

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Sarah Ward

Speech Language Pathologist, Cognitive Connections, LLP
Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP and Co-Director has over 20 years experience in diagnostic evaluations, treatment and 
case management of children, adolescents and adults with a wide range of developmental and 
acquired brain based learning difficulties and behavioral problems not limited... Read More →

Friday March 10, 2017 11:45am - 12:45pm EST
Nipmuc Auditorium