Professional Development

Upcoming In-Services and Learning Opportunities

These are the upcoming learning opportunities for professionals and parents taking place at Four Rivers.

Priority registration is given to those parents and professionals within the Four Rivers district cooperative.  All others will be considered if there are additional openings.

Please Register using the form at the bottom of the page. Click on the title for additional information.

February 24, 2021

Autism: Addressing Hygiene, Puberty, Personal Safety, and Sexuality Issues

Presentation: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
This day-long workshop will address strategies for: teaching and promoting self-care and independence, teaching puberty, emphasizing modesty and privacy, increasing personal safety while reducing fear and confusion and teaching sexuality related issues to children with ASD and related disabilities. The workshop will begin addressing the needs of children from the age of 3 (teaching hygiene, health and self-care) to elementary students (modesty, privacy, pre-puberty instruction and hygiene changes) to teenagers (puberty, personal safety and sexuality).
The target audience for this presentation is parents, social workers, teachers, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, and paraprofessionals, such as instructional assistants, and caregivers.

March 15, 2021

Restorative Practices: Realistic Practices and Expectations

Presentation 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


June 2, 2021

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Initial and Refresher courses

8:00 am registration

8:30 am-11:30 am Training


12:00 pm registration

12:30-3:30 pm Training

**In Person**

Please specify on your registration form under accommodations if you need the initial or a refresher.

August 10, 2021

Time Out, Physical Restraint, and the Continuum of Behavioral Interventions in Schools

Training 8:30 am-3:30 am


Presented by Brandon Wright, ATTORNEY

August 11, 2021

New Special Education Personnel Training

Registration 8:00 am

Training 8:30 am-3:30 am

August 11, 2021

New Special Education Administrators Training

Registration 8:00 am

Training 8:30 am-3:30 am

August 12, 2021

Initial CPI Training

Registration 8:00-8:30 am

Training 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM