Registration Information / Pre-Conference Day

D.1EC – Staffing Issues and Ethics in Early Childhood Ministry

Rachel Burgess - Participants will study the legal responsibilities and ethical issues that are involved in staffing issues such as hiring, recruiting, training and managing staff.

D.2ET – Google Level 1 Certification Bootcamp

Rachel Pierson - In this full-day bootcamp, take the steps to become a Level 1 Google Certified Educator. We will use active learning to evaluate where our skills are currently, discover new tools or areas of focus, and learn how to register for the proficiency exam.

D.3E – NWEA – MAP: Informing Instruction

NWEA professional - Build a shared understanding of instruction. Use MAP Growth reports to gauge student readiness. Designed tiered, responsive instructional plans by integrating standards, MAP Growth data, and local curriculum.

D.4L – Ministerial Growth and Evaluation (1-WELS Teaching Standards & 3-Ministry Development Plan)

Panel - Learn the Philosophy and Purpose of the Ministerial Growth and Evaluation Process, become familiar with the WELS Teaching Standards and use the WELS Continuum of Teacher Development to reflect and grow. The WELS Ministry Development Plan (MDP) serves as a formative growth tool WELS teachers.

D.5T – Creating/Upgrading your Church Website with Finalweb 2.0

Brian Shaffer - This full-day workshop will provide hands-on instruction, practice, and actual productivity time in learning Finalweb’s new church web building system.