Innovations in Education

A 3-Part Series of Best Practice Webinars

Cost: $399 (includes recordings and resources)

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Your CCIS Hosts

Daniel O'Brien
Daniel O’Brien
Oak Park Independent School

Kate Perry
Kate Perry
Independence High School
Lead Teacher
ADA/WASC Coordinator

Part 1
March 16, 2024

Guest: Gretchen Wegner

Gretchen Wegner is the founder of the Anti-Boring Learning Lab, where educators obsess over sharing the science-backed study skills and executive function strategies every student needs to thrive.

Key Topics might include “Rethinking Motivation”, “The Science of Studying”, “Executive Functions,” and “Learning Myths.”

Here’s a 30-second video from Gretchen on what to expect.


Part 2
April 20, 2024

Adam Ochwat

Guest: Adam Ochwat

Retired Asst. Principal (Capistrano Unified) and now with Modern States.

The discussion will center on the significant benefits of CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) courses and exams offered by the College Board.  Key topics will include “Modern States Initiative,” “CLEP Exams,” “Accessibility & Equity,” “Success Stories & Program Effectiveness,” and “Partnerships and Outreach.”

Part 3
May 15, 2024

IS Administrators

Panel of Independent Study Administrators discussing different versions of successful Independent Study schools and programs.

Compliance Webinars

Compliance Webinar: Traditional IS

When: 3/21/2024 (THU: 9 AM – 11 AM PST)

Cost: $225

If you missed our January in-person conference in San Diego, here is your opportunity to get the latest updates on keeping your school or program compliant. Join the CCIS team and review all things AUDIT: the latest audit guide recommendations, how to successfully dodge the most frequent compliance flags, requirements for ADA ratio calculations and caps, IS age restrictions, minimum instructional minutes, enrollment requirements, etc.

Handouts and Zoom links will be sent the week of the webinar

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Compliance Webinar: Charter

When: 4/4/2024 (THU: 9 AM – 11 AM PST)

Cost: $225

Join Lisa Corr from Young, Minney, & Corr LLP (The Charter School Law Firm) for an update on Compliance. This session will provide a deep dive into independent study compliance as specifically applicable to charter schools.

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