Sign up now for the Arizona CEC Fall Book Study – 2021! Registration ends Oct. 1

| September 21, 2021
Registration is open
Registration ends on October 1, 2021!
On-line interactive book studies are a great way to earn professional development credit! Each book earns you 20 hours of professional development credit. These CEUs can be used for DHS licensure renewal. Registration ends on October 1and the book study starts on October 4, 2021. The book study must be completed by January 9, 2022.
Speech to Print:
Language Essentials for Teachers
3rd Edition
By Lousia Cook Moats
For two decades, Speech to Print has been a bestselling, widely adopted textbook on explicit, high-quality literacy instruction.
Filling a critical gap in teacher preparation courses, Speech to Print supplies K-12 educators with in-depth knowledge of the structure and function of language—fundamentals they need to deliver successful structured literacy instruction.
Renowned literacy expert Louisa Cook Moats gives current and future teachers comprehensive, accurate, and accessible information on the underpinnings of language instruction. Teachers will receive invaluable insight into how their students should be taught. This book will give educators the strong foundation they need to teach language and reading skills to students with and without disabilities.
Culturally Responsive Teaching &
the Brain
By Zaretta Hammond
To close the achievement gap, diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement. Culturally responsive instruction has shown promise, but many teachers have struggled with implementation. This book draws on cutting-edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain-compatible culturally responsive instruction. The book includes information on how one’s culture programs the brain to process data and affects learning relationships, the ten “key moves” to build students’ learner operating systems and prepare them to become independent learners and prompts for action and valuable self-reflection. With a firm understanding of these techniques and principles, teachers and instructional leaders will confidently reap the benefits of culturally responsive instruction.
Relationship, Responsibility, and Regulation
Trauma Invested Practices for Fostering Resilient Learners
 by Kristin VanMarter Souers with Pete Hall
Researchers are warning of the dire effects of the current pandemic on the mental health of children. This book provides strategies to take you to the next level of trauma-invested practice.
The authors explain how to create a culture of safety in which everyone feels valued, important, and capable of learning.
Educators have a unique opportunity to influence students’ learning, attitudes, and futures. This book will invigorate your practice and equip you to empower those you serve—whatever their personal histories.
Happy Kids Don’t Punch You In the Face
A Guide to Eliminating Aggressive Behavior in School
By Ben Springer
When there’s a nuclear meltdown happening in your classroom, this book is your trusted guide on what to do in the heat of the moment, and how you can prevent future incidents. These field-tested strategies integrate principles of behavioral intervention with the best practices of positive psychology.
In this book study, you will find ready-to-use tools and guidelines, practical guidance developed from the author’s extensive experience training educators, solutions that work now and support each student’s future well-being, a deliberate focus at the classroom, building, and system level.
The cost is $45 for each online book study.  You must register and pay by Oct 1, 2021 and complete the book study by January 9, 2022 to receive 20 hours of professional development credit. No partial credit is given. Professional development credit is issued after the book study is complete. These books can be used for DHS licensure renewal.
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