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 Year 10 Learn to 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 to sign up. This course is co-taught by Jess Madden-Fuoco, Leslie Gant, and Mark Lonergan. Zoom sessions on 10/6, 10/20, and 11/3 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. and assignments in Google Classroom and Edpuzzle. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vRrWjvNTY-E8xo4jo1V6Y_x_8DmxwRJh/view?usp=sharing
PD for Newly-Hired BPS Paras If you are newly hired paraprofessional, please join us for two-part session of professional development that can help understand your new role as a paraprofessional. https://bit.ly/3RxXj6E
Secondary SLIFE Learning Cohort Join with a group of BPS colleagues for 6 virtual sessions to learn together as a team. Address a common challenge, observe effective practices in an actual classroom setting, develop ideas to bring back to your own setting, and get support as you try out new ideas. This ALC course will be facilitated by veteran SLIFE educators and will address the question“How do we build students’ foundational skills in a SLIFE classroom while promoting their readiness to access grade-level content?” First session starts 10/27. See https://tinyurl.com/SLIFE22 for more info.
Social Emotional Learning and Student Success Fall Connect and Share Series #2: Social Emotional Learning and Student Success How do we support students’ social emotional needs to promote academic success and whole child development? Join us on Zoom on November 16th to hear from colleagues about what’s working in the classrooms and in their schools. Flyer: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14tbRqSWUhTOaxEzw4RPijjbuVP7Gcuuf8coUrO8hz-c/edit?usp=sharing
BPS RETELL Fall 2022 Sign Up OMME is pleased to offer RETELL courses free for BPS educators! If you need to take the SEI Endorsement course or are interested to take as a PD opportunity, please sign up using this Google form. Please note: if you are a teacher or admin who wants the SEI Endorsement for teachers to renew your teacher license, you need to take the SEI teacher course. Also, per DESE, you can only miss one teacher class and cannot miss an admin course to pass the course. If you have any questions, please contact Margaret Arlauskas at email@example.com. In the event there is greater interest than capacity, we will prioritize educators whose current role requires the SEI endorsement. Margaret will confirm your registration. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScf0OqJA31PdvweDxBl_aQTQgm1d8eSTPPbfXNrmtTvHrPaXg/viewform
Co-creating a Think Space in the Classroom A Think Space is a place in the classroom where students can take a break, reflect on emotions and practice SEL strategies to manage stress. Join us on 11/30/22 for a PD to learn to create these with students. See flyer for details. Contact Colleen Galvin Labbe, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructional Technology Specialist Licensure The program is designed as a cohort model of 10 specialists starting summer 2023 for one academic year. You will get the latest skills and competencies in the areas of computer technology in education, e-learning design, assistive technology plus an internship experience where you will work closely with a colleague(s) from your own school/district on a mutually agreed upon project.
We will be hosting a virtual open house on November 9 from 6-7 p.m. Eastern to talk more about this exciting opportunity that will enhance your career!
If you are interested in attending our open house, contact Fran Keefe, Coordinator, Admissions, Instructional Design at: Fran.Keefe@umb.edu She will send you the zoom link. If you cannot make this open house, no worries! Still contact Fran to share your interest in this licensure!