This Saturday: EdCamp BTU&BPS!
Join us this Saturday, March 24 from 8:30-11:30 AM for EdCamp BTU & BPS. EdCamp is a unique “unconference” form of professional development where those in attendance lead learning for one another according to their interests. Bring your ideas, your questions, your cool tools to share. Register today and see our flyer. (We will conclude the event by 11:30 so attendees can go together to the March for our Lives.)
NEW — Equity Protocols Training
The Office of Equity offers monthly Equity Protocols Training (EPT) in the Bolling Building. EPT gives BPS employees vital information about their rights and responsibilities regarding preventing and responding to bias-based conduct involving employees or students. All BPS employees are welcome. Registration is open on MyLearningPlan. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Arts Expansion Fund: Grant Applications Due TODAY
The BPS Arts Expansion grant applications are available through the EdVestors website and are due by March 20 at 4 PM. New this year are Individual Arts Educator Grants of up to $500. This support can cover PD expenses such as arts training, conference attendance, summer institutes, or webinar participation. For questions, please email email@example.com or call 617-585-5451.
Boston Writing Project Summer Institute
This year’s Summer Institute at UMass Boston, Exploring Cultural Identities through Writing, will take place July 9-19. In this two-week institute, educators will explore the themes of race, culture, gender issues, language, and the immigrant experience as they connect to their own identities and to the teaching of writing. The institute is open to 10 teachers of writing from all grade levels, in all subject areas, and from all types of schools. Read more, and apply online using this form. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Observation and Feedback Course
The wildly popular Observation and Feedback course is for evaluators in BPS or those interested in becoming evaluators, including peer evaluators. BTU members can earn one ALC if they demonstrate the required competencies of the course. The facilitators are Leslie Gant, Jess Madden-Fuoco, and Mark Lonergan. The dates are April 10, May 1 and June 5 from 8 AM to 2 PM. Register on My Learning Plan. See the draft of thecourse outline and the flyer for more information.