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Administration of Medication 

(4 Separate Dates) 


January 25, 2017

February 15, 2017

May 10, 2017

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Sidwell Friends School


Administration of Medication (AOM) is a District of Columbia Department of Health approved program to provide training to unlicensed school staff to enable them to administer medication to students. This blended learning course is made up of two parts. Part one is self-paced, online review of the AOM course content using AOM handouts, video segments, and independent exercises. Part Two is in-person instruction consisting of hands on practice and testing with an instructor. Personnel enrolled will receive training including, but not limited to, in-depth knowledge of medication basics, safety practices, proper and appropriate technique in administering medications via various routes, documentation content and procedures, and recognition and response to common medical conditions. This training is valid for 3 years upon satisfactory completion of all course requirements.

Schools are encouraged to enroll personnel that will be managing student health conditions on a regular basis.
 

Learn more about the January 25th date: here
Learn more about the February 15th date: here
Learn more about the May 10th date: here


Performing Arts Forum: Breakouts for Band, Chorus, Drama and Dance


February 8, 2017

9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Gerstell Academy


This Performing Arts Gathering will have separate strands for Dance, Band/Orchestra, Drama and Choral Arts. It will also include a lunch and some informal time.

Participants should bring 25 copies of their schedules and past programs. At a gathering earlier this year, we spend a lot of time talking about schedules and how they worked, so we thought it would be nice if everyone brought 25 copies of their schedules for others to see and take home.

Learn more here


Using Online Assessments for Effective Information Literacy and Research Lessons


February 8, 2017

10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Landon School


EdPuzzle, Quia, and Quizlet Live are just a few of the amazing online assessment tools that can help you teach your content – while allowing you to gauge your students’ understanding. These tools allow you to work within any schedule and to be ready to step in to teach with little notice. Come learn and share your own experiences and questions. We will begin with a discussion of the tools available. Next, we’ll follow up with a demonstration, break for lunch, and come back for some hands on experimentation, and end by sharing thoughts and ideas about this method of teaching and the tools available.

Learn more here


AIMS Insights

AIMS Insights is designed to inform members about interesting and exciting events in the AIMS community, and to highlight member school successes. Our goal is to build community and better communicate the value of independent schools, and the importance of the process of accreditation. In each issue, we also profile a new school leader in a series entitled Seven Questions With....This time, our profile is with Mr. Steve Buettner, Head of School at Baltimore Lab School. Read the current issue, and see the archives here.


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Annual Heads Conference
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Loews Annapolis Hotel
 

AIMS Technology Conference

May 1-2, 2017

Sheraton Columbia Town Center

 

The AIMS Health Plan is available to all AIMS member schools. The plan is administered by Educators Benefit Services (EBS). EBS is owned by AIMS with the sole purpose to provide high quality health insurance benefits at competitive prices to employees of AIMS member schools. Click here for more information on this valuable membership benefit.

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