The Examined Life: Greek Travel and Study Opportunity Registration is now open for the 2023 THE EXAMINED LIFE: Greek Studies in the Schools program. The program includes a Study Tour of Greece, April 14-23, 2023, interesting and vibrant Saturday morning seminars, and the opportunity to earn 3 graduate credits through Framingham State University. Details can be found at www.teachgreece.org or by contacting Mary Kemper, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Generous stipends are available for qualified educators.
Observation and Feedback Course Be a stronger evaluator, coach, and colleague by learning ways to support teachers’ growth through observing and giving feedback. 1 ALC or 15 PDPs. See flyer.
K1 Literacy Learning Site How do we embed literacy development in K1 classrooms? Join us for a Learning Site facilitated by K1 educators at Ellison Parks & Mildred Avenue K-8 that will address this question. It’s a half day professional learning experience where you can join together with colleagues, develop working theories towards a shared question, and see effective practices in action. There is also peer collaborative coaching post-learning site for an ALC credit or PDPs. In-person learning site on 1/27 or 2/3. RSVP
Spanish for BPS Educators The Office of World Languages is offering an introductory Spanish course entitled, “Spanish for BPS Educators.” This free course will be taught by a senior lecturer at Boston University and the BPS Director of World Languages and will run on a weekly basis from 1/18/23 to 4/12/23, Wednesdays from 4:00pm – 5:00pm. The goal of the course will be to communicate with BPS Spanish-speaking students and families at a Novice Level with an emphasis on intercultural competency. We will use Google Classroom as a platform to offer live sessions. 11 PDPs will be granted. Limited to 100 participants. To sign up, please fill out this Google Form by 1/13/23. Questions? Contact: Julie Caldarone, Director of World Languages email@example.com.
RETELL Instructors Needed OMME seeks additional DESE authorized trainers representative of the racial and linguistic background of our students and educators. To become certified by DESE, please email OMME BPS DESE RETELL liaison Margaret Arlauskas firstname.lastname@example.org who will follow-up on the information DESE requires to become a certified RETELL trainer. Once DESE-certified, apply on TalentEd for OMME RETELL instructor opportunities.
BU Consortium Grants Program Launch Event Join the BU Consortium to learn about an opportunity to apply for an educator learning grant up to $5,000, Wednesday, January 25th 4:30-6:00pm on Zoom. Please register in advance.