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1. Special Education Network-Developing High Quality IEP's

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders; General Education Teachers; Special Education Teachers; Special Education Directors

Dates: 9/21/2021 to 5/3/2022

How do you make your special education program one of truly high quality? Join our Special Education Network for all or any of the sessions. The goals of the 2021-22 Special Education Network are: 1: provide special education updates and 2) complete a collaborative book-study on creating a meaningful and compliant IEP. The network will meet six times throughout the school year; each session will focus on critical aspects of creating a high-quality IEP. Session 1) Foundations for Understanding the Development of a Meaningful IEP, Session 2: Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance, Session 3: Developing high-quality goals, Session 4: Short-Term Objectives Session 5: Measuring and Reporting Progress and Session 6: Least Restrictive Environment and Accommodations and Modifications

2. Writing Network #1: Writing in the Primary Grades

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: K-3 teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum directors, school leaders

Dates: 9/23/2021

How do you teach young learners to write when they cannot read? During this session, we will discuss ways to teach writing to young learners, and what effective writing instruction looks like in your early learning classroom. There will be opportunities to share what is working, as well as to ask questions of the facilitator and participants.

3. Courageous Teacher Network #1--Focus on Culturally Relevant Classrooms

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers of all grade levels; School Leaders

Dates: 9/28/2021

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How open and inclusive is your classroom for all students? Learn the importance of Culturally Relevant Teaching and ways by which you can turn a normal classroom into one where all students and families feel welcomed, accepted, and successful. Teachers of all grade levels as well as school leaders will benefit from this session.

4. Early Literacy and Early Mathematics Combined Network Meeting

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Mathematics Coordinators, School Leaders

Dates: 9/29/2021

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Can we find the right balance between Reading and Mathematics instruction in Early Learners' classrooms? Absolutely! This session will explore how to make certain our students are successful and well-rounded. During this session, we will share how to include literacy skills in math instruction, and our math skills in literacy time. There will be an opportunity to share best practices and to ask questions of facilitator and participants.

5. Courageous Leadership Network #1--Focus on Teacher Coaching

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders; Aspiring Leaders; Management Company Representatives

Dates: 10/5/2021

What is the most important aspect of the school leader's job? Teacher coaching and feedback are the heart and soul of every improvement effort. Using a growth model and following best practice, learn about the changes in the Ohio law for teacher evaluation as well as a formula for best practices in the art of teacher coaching. This session is helpful for school leaders, management company representatives, and teachers who aspire to the school leader position.

6. Graduation Roundtable

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 10/6/2021 to 4/26/2022

As we begin to resume educational normalcy, we must re-engage high school students to the world of graduation requirements and accountability. This session will provide legislative updates regarding graduation requirements and provide support for schools ensuring that all opportunities are aligned with ODE and graduation requirements. The Roundtable will meet quarterly; please feel free to attend one or all sessions in the series.

7. Collaborative Improvement Cohort: System Outcomes and Measurement

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School leaders, Building Leadership Team Members, Coordinators, Coaches, Deans

Dates: 10/12/2021

The simplicity of the one-room schoolhouse is gone today. Education is a complex endeavor. This session, the second of our Collaborative Improvement Cohort, will help building leadership teams "see" the complexity in educational systems and isolate important improvement outcomes. We will explore how improvement maps, driver diagrams, and logic models can help deal with the complexity of school improvement. This session is a "must" for Tier 3 building leaders and those interested in school improvement science.

8. Book Talk--Cultivating Genius

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, School Leaders, Management Company Personnel

Dates: 10/13/2021 to 1/18/2022

Join us for a discussion (in 3 parts) of Gholdy Muhammad's book Cultivating Genius. Each of the 3 sessions will discuss one portion of the book and ways that educators can implement the ideas into practical strategies for classrooms and buildings.

9. Successful Classroom Management Online Course

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, coaches and deans, school leaders

Dates: 10/15/2021 to 11/15/2021

This course examines the key factors that make a classroom successful in terms of both climate and achievement. The behaviors of the teacher determine the behaviors of the students. By implementing the procedures and strategies discussed in this training, your students will exhibit model behavior and decorum and they will be prepared to excel academically. This is an online asynchronous course opening on October 15, 2021 and closing on November 15, 2021. Participants work at their own rate and are responsible for submitting work products in order to earn participation credit. Workload is approximately 5 hours per week. Participation is required to earn a certificate of completion.

10. Fall English Learner Network

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: ESL/TESOL teachers, regular classroom teachers, EL service coorindates, coaches, school leaders

Dates: 10/18/2021

The English Learner Network meets regularly to encourage mutual support among school professionals who work directly with English Learners. The Fall Network session will focus on creating an academic, cultural and linguistic profile of your students. Participants will learn how to combine data such as OELPA scores with qualitative information to gain deeper understanding of student assets and needs. Ways for teachers to collaborate in meeting student needs will also be discussed.

11. Spaced Practice: What Every Teacher Should Know

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, instructional coaches, school leaders

Dates: 10/19/2021

Some things your learners just HAVE to know, right? This session will apply recent information from the science of learning to the foundational skills we know our learners need at all levels of learning. Participants will learn why spaced/distributed practice is so important to learning and the human brain. We will discuss why learners often do not enjoy traditional drills and ways teachers can make practice a fun and regular part of learning.

12. Verbal and Non-verbal De-escalation Training Toledo Area

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School crisis team members

Dates: 10/21/2021

A dysregulated adult cannot regulate a dysregulated student. This session will empower participants to apply techniques and strategies used to de-escalate dysregulated stakeholders. Upon completion of the session, participants will be able to apply both verbal and non-verbal de-escalation strategies, recognize when and how to apply safe holds to ensure safety and use release techniques to maintain personal safety while keeping a safe and secure environment. This session is especially for designated school crisis team members and meets Ohio restraint and seclusion training requirements. The session will be held for Youngstown-Akron- Cleveland area schools onsite at Horizon Science Academy Youngstown. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch and a mask for this training. This session is for crisis team members of our Toledo-area sponsored schools hosted at L. Hollingworth School for the Talented and Gifted.

13. Verbal and Non-verbal De-escalation Training - Dayton/Cincinnati Area

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School crisis team members

Dates: 10/22/2021

A dysregulated adult cannot regulate a dysregulated student. This session will empower participants to apply techniques and strategies used to de-escalate dysregulated stakeholders. Upon completion of the session, participants will be able to apply both verbal and non-verbal de-escalation strategies, recognize when and how to apply safe holds to ensure safety and use release techniques to maintain personal safety while keeping a safe and secure environment. This session is especially for designated school crisis team members and meets Ohio restraint and seclusion training requirements. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch and a mask for this training. This session is for crisis team members of our Dayton and Cincinnati-area sponsored schools hosted at Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown Elementary.

14. Dyslexia Updates and Resources

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders; Title Teachers; Classroom Teachers; School Psychologists

Dates: 10/27/2021

Dyslexia and struggling readers. What do we need to do and how do we do it? This session will focus on Dyslexia and the implications for schools. During this session, participants will learn of new requirements, and legal interpretations regarding Dyslexia. Participants will also be provided updated resources and guides for screening and strategy instruction.

15. Courageous Teacher Network #2--Focus on Professional Growth

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; school leaders

Dates: 11/2/2021

Teaching--a calling. An art and a science. Not just a job--a life's work. Attend this session to investigate professional growth options to help you grow into the teacher and professional that is within your potential. We will examine the upcoming teacher evaluation process and classroom data to help you design a professional growth plan that will take your teaching to the next level. This session is appropriate for all teachers as well as school leaders who will assist their teachers in this process.

16. BCHF Annual Board Training

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Governing Board Members, School Leaders

Dates: 11/6/2021

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Join us for a virtual event and opportunity to interact with other Board Members and the BCHF team! Sessions will address required Board training with regard to Open Meetings, Public Records and Board Ethics (9:00 to 10:00 A.M.) and Updates in School Finance (10:00 to 11:00 A.M.). Breakout sessions for the remainder of the event will include opportunities to learn more about Legal Issues, COVID Learning Loss, Teacher Shortages, and other special topics. Join us for all or some of the event, depending on your specific training needs and interests!

17. Early Literacy Network #2

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: K-3 teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum coordinators, school leaders

Dates: 11/9/2021

How do we meet the needs of our students by starting "where they are"? This session will include ways to provide instruction to students and help them fill in learning gaps/ We will share best practices in differentiation and small-group instruction. There will be opportunities to share what is working best in your classroom as well as to ask questions of the facilitators and others in the group.

18. Writing in the Secondary Classroom -- ONLINE Course via Moodle

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers in the secondary classroom

Dates: 11/15/2021

Why writing? Writing IS Thinking. One of the best ways to increase the depth of knowledge in your classroom and to better prepare students for their next step and for the end of year tests is to focus on writing--every day---in every classroom. Learn impactful and easily implemented strategies for the secondary classroom across all subjects and disciplines. This session is designed for teachers from 5th grade to 12th grade of all subject areas.

19. Verbal and Non-verbal De-escalation Training using Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Training - Columbus

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School crisis team members

Dates: 11/17/2021

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A dysregulated adult cannot regulate a dysregulated student. This session will empower participants to apply techniques and strategies used to de-escalate dysregulated stakeholders. Upon completion of the session, participants will be able to apply both verbal and non-verbal de-escalation strategies, recognize when and how to apply safe holds to ensure safety and use release techniques to maintain personal safety while keeping a safe and secure environment. This session is especially for designated school crisis team members. Please plan on wearing a mask and bringing your own lunch.

20. Writing Network #3--Secondary Writing in the Content Areas

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Secondary teachers; school leaders

Dates: 11/18/2021

We all know how important the skill of writing is for students and their future either in post secondary education or in the job market. Yet, often secondary writing is left up to just the middle school or high school English teachers. In reality, real writing power comes from all subject areas every day. Writing is thinking. Writing deepens comprehension. Learn how to use simple strategies, assignments and assessments which expose secondary students to the power of writing. This session is perfect for secondary teachers in all subject areas and for school leaders who want to make writing a part of their school culture. (If you attended the November 15th "Writing in the Secondary Classroom" session, this session will include most of that content plus discussion from the other attendees.)

21. Courageous Leadership Network #2--Focus on The Principal Standards

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders; Aspiring Leaders; Management Company representatives

Dates: 11/30/2021

Are you a building manager or an instructional leader? Do you ever feel as if some days are dominated by one or the other? Learn about the most recent Ohio Standards for Principals and design a professional growth plan which will encapsulate both portions of the job and lead you onto a path of professional reflection and growth. This session is appropriate for school leaders, aspiring school leaders and management company representatives.

22. Courageous Teacher Network #3--Focus on Using Data in the Classroom

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 12/7/2021

So, I've seen the data results--now what? Learn how to best manage and plan instruction based on ALL of the data you have on a student. Be able to look at trends AND patterns and learn about the new High Quality Student Data required by the State of Ohio. This session is perfect for classroom teachers.

23. Successful Classroom Management--Online Course (2nd offering)

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, School Leaders

Dates: 12/10/2021 to 1/10/2022

This course examines the key factors that make a classroom successful in terms of both climate and achievement. The behaviors of the teacher determine the behaviors of the students. By implementing the procedures and strategies discussed in this training, your students will exhibit model behavior and decorum and they will be prepared to excel academically. This is an online asynchronous course opening on December 10, 2021 and closing on January 10, 2022. Participants work at their own rate and are responsible for submitting work products in order to earn participation credit. Workload is approximately 5 hours per week. Participation is required to earn a certificate of completion.

24. Teacher Bootcamp

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers--all grade levels and subjects

Dates: 1/11/2022

Are you ready for this semester? Do you have questions about classroom management or lesson delivery? These quick-start sessions will provide helpful hints, tools, and strategies to use as you face the school year. Join us for an interactive, virtual session for all teachers who just want to learn more about efficiency in the classroom. The first day will explore classroom management strategies; the second day will focus on lesson delivery.

25. Courageous Leadership Network #3--Focus on Using Data to Lead

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School leaders, aspiring school leaders, and data team leaders

Dates: 1/25/2022

What in the world do I do with all of this data? How should my RTI team be functioning? How can I lead teachers through conversations about data to improve instruction in the classroom. Learn how to structure the data conversations with teachers and how to monitor that data is being effectively used in the classroom. Perfect for school leaders, aspiring school leaders, and data team leaders.

26. Successful Classroom Management Online Course (3rd offering)

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, School Leaders

Dates: 3/15/2022 to 4/15/2022

This course examines the key factors that make a classroom successful in terms of both climate and achievement. The behaviors of the teacher determine the behaviors of the students. By implementing the procedures and strategies discussed in this training, your students will exhibit model behavior and decorum and they will be prepared to excel academically. This is an online asynchronous course opening on March 15, 2022 and closing on April 15, 2022. Participants work at their own rate and are responsible for submitting work products in order to earn participation credit. Workload is approximately 5 hours per week. Participation is required to earn a certificate of completion.