The BTU Inquiry Project: Renew, Reinvigorate, Research
Earn graduate credit for this teacher-led professional learning experience that affirms and deepens your identity as an educator through rigorous academic research into questions of practice that are important to you and your students.Open to ALL BTU members. See the flyer or read more information and apply. The application deadline is September 22, and the course will begin in early October.
AFT/BTU Teacher Leader Fellowship: Stipend Opportunity
What is education policy and how does it work? How can I advocate for my students and my profession? How does policy affect me, my students, and my school? Learn about these and more in the AFT/BTU Teacher Leader Program. This program meets on nine Saturdays across the school year. Read more details and apply. The fellowship stipend is $1,500. Download a flyer for posting. Contact Paul with questions.
Harvard Graduate School of Education Info Session: September 13
Please join the Harvard Graduation School of Education for an information session about their generous James Bryant Conant Fellowship opportunity on Wednesday, September 13 from 4:30-6:30 PM at the Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Avenue in Allston. This fellowship is available exclusively to teachers and administrators in the Boston and Cambridge Public School systems and funds one year of study at HGSE for admitted students. Read more and register for the info session.
PD from the Leventhal Map Center: September 23
Join the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library and Population Education on Saturday, September 23 from 10 AM to 12:30 PM for an interactive, 2.5 hour long professional development workshop designed for secondary (6th-12th) social studies teachers. Presented activities use representational models, group problem-solving, and simulation games to explore the effects of human population growth. Register and learn more.