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Spring IB Workshops

Spring 2022 | Online | Thursday, February 10 - Saturday, February 12, 2022

The Spring IB workshops at Rice are designed for new and experienced IB teachers at the PYP, MYP, and DP and the CP levels who are interested in learning about the IB program and strategies and techniques for effectively teaching IB curriculum. Workshops are led by experienced IB workshop leaders who have a strong background in teaching and an interest in developing the IB teacher community through rigorous professional development.

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Participants will receive up to 15 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Attendance is taken each session. The hours on your certificate will reflect your actual hours of attendance. SBEC Continuing Professional Education Provider Number 500571.

Since 2006, the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies has been offering online courses designed to meet the needs of busy professionals around the world. Our experienced Online Learning support team will be providing student support services, as needed, to all Spring IB Workshop participants. All courses are being held online utilizing the Canvas Learning Management System and Blackboard Collaborate.

Program Details

Tuition & Registration

Prior to registering, please review the IB Workshops and Resources catalog to determine which category best meets your needs. Additionally, certain information provided during registration will be sent to the IB Organization.

Payments are accepted by credit card or purchase order. Registrations via credit card are confirmed immediately upon processing. Registrations made via PO are not considered confirmed until CCR receives the actual payment (check). If registering using a PO, payment (check) is due within 30 days of registration. Failure to submit timely payment may result in the cancellation of your registration.

Registrations are accepted with a credit card or purchase orders as a district/school commitment to pay, by check or credit card, within 30 days of registration. Once you complete your registration, you will have the option to print or email a copy of the invoice or forward it to your accounts payable department. Failure to submit timely payment may result in the cancellation of your registration. Registrations made less than 30 days from program start date can only be made using a credit card. The Center for College Readiness does not provide training unless payment (credit card or check) is received in advance.

Payments submitted via wire transfer, will incur an additional charge of $25.00 per participant in addition to the cost of registration, to cover the fees incurred by the university. Please send an email to collegeready@rice.edu to request the information needed to transmit your wire payment.

Workshops are subject to change due to low enrollment or instructor cancellation.

The Rice University IB Workshops are not approved by TAGT for GT hours, but some districts will allow a limited number of hours to be applied for update hours. Please contact your district for specifics.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
Refunds for course cancellations received at least 30 days prior to the workshop start date are subject to a processing fee of 10% of the registration cost. No refunds are provided for nonattendance or cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the workshop start date. Registrations paid via credit card, and at least 30 days prior to the start of the workshop, may be cancelled by the participant. Registrations paid by check, and at least 30 days prior to the start of the workshop, may be cancelled by the participant but will require staff authorization. You may also send us an email at collegeready@rice.edu for assistance. We are unable to process cancellations over the phone.

Schedule

All workshops will be hosted online from Thursday, February 10th to Saturday, February 12th. Please see the breakdown of the daily course schedule. All times are based on Central Time (CT).

Thursday: 4.0 hours synchronous learning to be held between 9:00 AM-3:00 PM CT with an additional 1.5 hours of asynchronous learning required (total 5.5 hours)
Friday: 4.0 hours synchronous learning to be held between 9:00 AM-3:00 PM CT with an additional 1.5 hours of asynchronous learning required (total 5.5 hours)
Saturday: 4.0 hours of synchronous learning to be held from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM CT (no asynchronous required)

The accumulated total of 15 hours online professional development will include 12 hours of synchronous and 3 hours of asynchronous learning.

Waitlists

If a course is full, you will have the option of getting on a waiting list. If a spot should become available, an auto-generated email will be sent out to the participants in the order they are listed on the waiting list, with instructions for completing registration for that specific course. If you have any questions or require further assistance, please contact us via email at collegeready@rice.edu or by phone at 713-348-6031.

Technology

To have a positive learning experience, you will need the following:

  • Reliable internet access
  • Chrome internet browser (very important, only exception is if you are using an iPad, use Safari)
  • Headset with microphone, or a computer with a built-in microphone
  • Camera (so you can be visible online)

Tech Check: You will have an opportunity beginning Tuesday, February 8th familiarize yourself with the log-in process and course layout prior to the start of the course. Your instructor will not be available to answer any questions. Please do not begin working on or downloading any assignments or information. The course officially begins on Thursday, February 10, 2022.

Questions

Please refer to our Frequently Ask Questions page for information regarding cancellations, changes, substitutions, wait lists, etc.

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