Published On: June 26, 2018

REGISTER NOW! — BTU Summer Organizing Institute July 2-3
Register today for the 2018 Summer Organizing Institute

WriteBoston Science and Literacy Institute
At the WriteBoston Science and Literacy Institute, teachers will engage in scientific explorations and questions that demand science literacy skills. The Institute for middle school science teachers will take place July 9-12, and the session for high school teachers will be July 23-26, both at Revere High School. See the flyer for more, and register online using this form.

Arnold Arboretum Summer Institute 2018: Investigating Ecosystems Through Field Work
This course is specifically geared towards BPS teachers in grades 3-12 who want to learn about ways to use the outdoors to teach life science standards. It is free, and BPS participants who complete the four-day institute are guaranteed a free bus to bring their students to the Arboretum during the 2018-2019 school year for self-guided explorations. Read more and apply. The course will be held August 13-16 from 9-4 PM at the Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130.

Lead a Session at Teacher Summer Institute: Call For Proposals
Thank you to all educators who have already submitted proposals for priority consideration to TSI 2018! BPS and the BTU are committed to educator-led professional learning and we are so excited many of our educators will be sharing their learning with their peers across the district. You may submit through Tuesday, June 26. All BTU member workshop presenters are eligible for a $250 honorarium. Get started at the Call for Session Proposals.

EL Summer Symposium August 23-24
Hosted by the Office of English Learners, the EL Summer Symposium is for all teachers of English Learners. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us this August! If you’re interested in leading a session, please fill out this form. Contact Genevieve McDonough at with questions and see the flyer for more.

Summer PD with Place-Based Boston
Place-Based Boston: A Teaching and Learning Collaborative is once again hosting a summer teacher professional development opportunity. Participating BPS teachers will explore iconic sites of Boston through the lens of the standards and practices that will be adopted by the BPS History and Social Studies Department in the 2018-19 school year and will develop a place-based experience at one of the partner sites for implementation in the fall of 2018. Read more and apply.

Facing History and Ourselves Seminars
Facing History and Ourselves will be holding a number of seminars over the summer. See a full list and register on their website.

MassPoetry Summer Learning: August 14-15
Each summer Mass Poetry leads a Professional Development seminar geared towards high school English teachers but open to educators of all kinds. Sign up online.

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