Teachers: Interested in learning more about working with English Learners? Check out these opportunities: Teaching English Learners and Students with Learning Difficulties in the Inclusive Classroom, Sep. 26-27; Introduction to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners, Aug. 29 – Dec. 12; and Differentiated Instruction for English Language Across the Curriculum, Sep. 5 – Dec. 11. Continue reading
Students need to build skills in the 5Cs* in order to succeed in the world outside of school. But how can teachers focus on these skills and still meet the demands of the Standards of Learning? The Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (VASCD) invites you to attend Like Peanut Butter and Jelly: Uniting the 5Cs and the SOL to learn an intentional planning process that will help your students develop the 5Cs and master SOL content at the same time. Choose from one of three sessions:
The Office of Community Engagement and its Diversity Resource Teachers are excited to announce the 2nd annual Culturally Responsive Teaching Conference on June 3. We are reshaping our attack on the Achievement Gap with our homegrown Culturally Responsive Teaching Certification Model. Register for this free event by May 31 »
The PD Team is excited to offer ALL ACPS educators another amazing summer of learning! All licensed instructional staff will participate in at least two 3-hour sessions that support our Digital Learning Initiative (DLI) from the Summer 2017 PD Course Catalog, including sessions offered July 10-13, July 17-20, and August 18. Continue reading
Professional Learning. In Italy. With Anthony Bourdain. For Free. Education First, in conjunction with The Virginia School-University Partnership (VSUP), is offering you and a colleague a chance to attend their Global Leadership Summit in Milan this July, with keynote speaker Anthony Bourdain—for free. This trip includes a four-night stay, airfare, and a two-day leadership conference on The Future of Food. Enter now for your chance to win »
The Learn to Learn IV: CS Institute will provide participants with an opportunity to learn and get hands on with new computer science skills and tools. After completing the free two-day workshop, you will come away with a lesson plan infused with computer science to try out in your classroom as well as a community of educators who can provide support and guidance for your journey into computer science integration. Space is limited—register today!
The Virginia Council for Learning Disabilities (VCLD) is still accepting registrations for their 2017 Spring Symposium, “Dynamic Learning Strategies: Getting Everyone Engaged!” Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8 a.m. Symposium events are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Festival Conference and Student Center at James Madison University in Harrisonburg. More details »
The Educational Leadership Program at Old Dominion University announces its 4th Annual Working Conference for aspiring and current school leaders on June 22, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year, the focus of this FREE conference is on providing support and development opportunities for new leaders and those who aspire to transition into leadership positions. Open the conference flyer »
Call for Proposals: You are invited to submit a conference proposal that will provide valuable professional learning for aspiring and new administrators. Proposals may be submitted to present in a round table format (25 minutes) or in a breakout session (75 minutes). The deadline for proposal submission is April 1. Learn more »
Google for Education will be featured at the Virginia Summit at Charlottesville High School on March 11-12, 2017. ProfDev@k12albemarle.org has secured 20 registration spots and will add more as needed in conjunction with principals. If you are interested, please complete a row in this Google form NO LATER THAN March 3, 2017. Someone from the Professional Development Team will follow up with you by March 9 to confirm your status.