BTU Teacher Leadership Talks: This Saturday, May 14
For the past seven months, the AFT/BTU Teacher Leader Fellows have met as a cohort to connect with policy makers, learn deeply about policy, and connect their learning to action research projects in their schools and classrooms. Join us this Saturday, May 14 to see their final presentations.RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-288-2000 with the session(s) that you will attend, so we can plan for your participation. See the full agenda.
Registration Now Open for the 3rd Annual Professional Learning Conference
This conference is a celebration of the work BPS educators do each day. It features educator-led workshops from our BTU Professional Learning Grant winners and others. You are sure to leave with practical ideas to try right away and big ideas to think about all summer long. Check out the Storify page from last year’s conference. Register here today! and check back regularly as we release the full schedule of exciting workshops and sessions soon.
Calderwood Fellowship in Writing Instruction
In partnership with UMASS/Boston, this summer the Calderwood Writing Initiative will offer a two-part graduate-level course on the teaching of writing led by Professor Denise Patmon of the College of Education and Human Development at UMASS/Boston. The course is open to teachers of all grade levels, in all subject areas. Each participant will receive a $1,000 stipend and tuition for six graduate credits upon successful completion of this program. This is a competitive application process, and applications are due ASAP (this is a deadline extension). See complete program information.
Professional Learning Advisory Board Deadline Approaching
Applications are now open for the Professional Learning Advisory Board (PLAB), a working group of Boston Public Schools educators dedicated to the advancement and improvement of professional learning in the district in order to improve the learning and well-being of our students. PLAB ensures that teacher voice is heard, respected, and valued in decision making. For more information, see here. Or click here to apply today. Applications are due by May 16.