Published On: October 11, 2022
  • AFT Member Benefit Virtual Workshops
  • Mentoring for Professional Licensure (MPL): October 19, 5:30-6:30PM
    To be eligible for a professional teaching license, the Massachusetts Department of Education requires an additional 50 hours of mentoring beyond the first-year induction program.  In this course, you will receive that required mentoring from veteran BPS Educators as you reflect on and grow your teaching practice. On Vector, register for one of the three posted sections (Grades K0-3, Grades 4-8, or Grades 9-12) The first Mentoring for Professional Licensure session will be held virtually on Zoom, October 19th (5:00-6:30).  Contact Ailis Kiernan at if you need further assistance.

  • 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 or by contacting Mary Kemper, Executive Director, at 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.
  • Edcamp: Developing Student Voice and Agency
    How do we amplify student voice in our classrooms and schools to increase engagement and build community? Join educators to discuss this important topic. More information:
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  • Boston Oracy Project
    Join the Boston Oracy Project to make your classroom a place where oral language thrives. This exciting in-person cohort experience runs from November through April. Apply by 10/21!
  • Telescope Network Fall Connect and Share Series #1: Effective Teaming
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    Link to registration
  • 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.

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