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Session Information:

  • Register: Follow the link below to register. Once complete, your spot will be reserved in the Hands-On / Minds-On Session and you will receive a calendar invite.


  • Registration Fee Coverage: Your registration fee has been paid to cover the cost of training, breakfast, lunch, and snacks throughout the duration of the event.


  • Travel and Accommodation: Please note that attendees are responsible for arranging their own travel and hotel accommodations. For your convenience, we have provided a list of local area hotels below.

  • Event Attire: Sessions with a casual dress code will run from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. We recommend considering a light jacket as the training labs are air-conditioned, ensuring your comfort throughout the sessions.

  • Personal Devices and Note-Taking: Please bring your own tech devices, such as a laptop or Chromebook. Additionally, we encourage you to bring a notebook and pen for note-taking during the sessions.


  • Check the Website for Updates: Continue to check our website for the most current information and the tentative schedule of the training. We may post updates or changes to the schedule, and we want to ensure you have the latest information. 

*Each session will be limited to the first 60 registrations.

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Event Information:

June 18 - 20, 2024

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

A.C. New Middle School

3700 S. Beltline Rd

Balch Springs, Texas 75181

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Day 1

  • Welcome & Introductions

  • Navigating the Virtual Binder

  • Rocket Building Activity

  • Professional Development – Expectations and Identify Training Activities

  • Create Student Experience LMS Profile

  • Complete Module training activities

  • Accessing and explanation of LMS Instructor Only Resources

Day 2

Hands-On: In the Lab

  • Lab Best Practices

  • Lab Equipment/Materials Management

  • Have a backup plan

  • Explain when the Activity Reference is utilized

  • Complete module training activities

Minds-On: PCLMS  

  • Create a Master Course

  • Edit Content in Lab Basics to Match your Classroom

  • Add Courses(Class Periods)

  • Identify Course Code for student enrollment

  • Create 3 sample student LMS accounts

  • Review Dashboard Details

  • Create and Edit Course Schedules

  • Student experience navigating PCLMS

Day 3

Group Session: 

  • Warranty coverage

  • Lab Equipment repair and replacement procedures

  • Technical support process

  • 24-hour Chatbot availability

  • Copyright restrictions

  • Webstore Navigation

Hands-On: In the Lab

  • Lab management best practices

  • Complete module training activities

  • Rocket Launch


Minds-On: PCLMS 

  • Reviewing Evidence (file, prompt, rubric)

  • Grade viewing options

  • Access Knowledge Check and Checkpoint Test results

  • Knowledge Check results colors definition (novice, apprentice, scholar)

  • Modify or Create a Checkpoint Test

  • Open/Close Checkpoint Tests

  • Access a Printer Friendly Checkpoint Test

  • Make Dynamic (Final Exam) Feature

Area Information:

Local Dining

Accomodation Recommendations

Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas East 

8605 E R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75228 

Tel: 469-206-6030

Forney BBQ – Soulman’s

590 Pinson Rd
Forney, Texas 75126

Tel: 972-357-7060

Tucker's Grill & Taqueria 

2604 Towne Centre Drive 2

Mesquite, Texas 75150 

Tel: 972-686-5522

Fairfield Inn & Suites Dallas East

8690 East RL Thornton Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75228 

Tel: 469-482-1500

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