Published On: April 13, 2016

Professional Learning Grant Winners Make Learning Public
This year’s BTU Professional Learning Grant winners’ second blog posts are here. Each grant winner will continue to post about their learning throughout the year and will present at the 2016 Professional Learning Conference on June 4, 2016 at the BTU. Save the date for our third annual gathering! As always, the conference will be a celebration of the work BPS educators do each day. Check out the Storify page from last year’s conference.

LAST CHANCE – 1st and 2nd Grade Curriculum Info Session – TONIGHT
The Early Childhood Department is hosting one final informational session about the planned expansion of the Focus on First and Second curricula TONIGHT from 4-6 at the Bolling Building in Room 3-43. If your school is applying to be a part of this phase of the rollout, YOUR PRINCIPAL IS REQUIRED TO HOLD A CONVERSATION WITH TEACHERS. See the application for 1st, and the application for 2nd. For more information, please see last week’s memo to principals.

Comparative Study Tour: Educational Change in China – Summer Course
Earn six graduate credits for this two-week summer trip to China from July 2-16. On this comparative study tour, experience the Chinese educational system firsthand and engage with Chinese educators in what will be an experience beyond description. Deadline for application is April 15. For more information, visit the UMB website or see this application and info sheet.

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