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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. 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.

3. Dyslexia Updates and Resources

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; school leaders; instructional coaches

Dates: 2/1/2022

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

4. Trauma and Social Emotional Learning

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; school leaders

Dates: 2/2/2022

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What is trauma? How does trauma affect the brain and learning? What can classroom teachers and school leaders do to help bridge the trauma/learning gap? Join us for a session which discusses trauma, social-emotional learning, and strategies to assist students.

5. Value-Added and the Re-Designed EVAAS System

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders; Management Company Leaders; Data Leads

Dates: 2/9/2022

Are you a school leader wanting to learn about Value-Added? Can a school show growth when students have low proficiency results? Attend this informative Value-Added training and learn to interpret Value-Added reports. In this session, we will discuss the basics of Value-Added calculations. Participants will learn about "Gain" and "Predictive" growth models. We will review the new "Effectiveness Module" as well as the redesigned "Diagnostic" tool. (Participants will need to have an active EVAAS account.)

6. Specially Designed Instruction (SDI)

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Special Education Educators and Administrators; School Leaders; Classroom Teachers

Dates: 2/15/2022

This is 4-week onilne, asynchronous course through Moodle. Participants will gain essential information regarding the development, implementation and assessment of specially designed instruction. The 4-week course will focus on asynchronous collaboration through Moodle and participants will complete individual assignments as well as, contribute to a discussion board.

7. Courageous Teachers' Network #4--Behavior and Deescalation

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; School Leaders

Dates: 2/15/2022

It has been a difficult year as students return and have forgotten what school looks like. What can the adults in the building do to make school a safer and more functional work space. Come to learn basic preventative measures for classroom management as well as techniques for verbal and non verbal deescalation.

8. Value-Added and the Re-Designed EVAAS System

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders; Management Company Leaders; Data Leads

Dates: 2/16/2022

Are you a school leader wanting to learn about Value-Added? Can a school show growth when students have low proficiency results? Attend this informative Value-Added training and learn to interpret Value-Added reports. In this session, we will discuss the basics of Value-Added calculations. Participants will learn about "Gain" and "Predictive" growth models. We will review the new "Effectiveness Module" as well as the redesigned "Diagnostic" tool. (Participants will need to have an active EVAAS account.)

9. Early Literacy Network #3

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: 3rd-5th grade teachers; school leaders; instructional coaches

Dates: 2/17/2022

How do we fill in the literacy gaps for students who are not in the primary grades? This session will include strategies and small group/independent instruction to assist the 3rd-5th grade students with skills with which they are not proficient. We will include discussion about what's working and not working with the participant's current plan.

10. School Discipline and Behavior Management - Second Offering

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders, Principals and Assistant Principals, Deans, School Crisis Team Members

Dates: 2/18/2022

Is your school seeing higher numbers of problem behavior? Severe discipline problems potentially leading to suspension and expulsion? This session is designed for leaders, deans, and other administrators who deal with problem behavior and code of conduct violations. In fact, BCHF requests that ALL of its sponsored schools make a special effort to attend one of the two offerings of this virtual seminar (either January 14 or February 18). We will discuss how to prevent problem behavior and behavior escalation, appropriate roles and use of a school crisis team, legal/due process requirements associated with school discipline, special considerations associated with students with disabilities, and YOUR Q's and A's. Plan to join us for this important, timely discussion.

11. Student Engagement: What Every Teacher Should Know

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, teacher-based team members, instructional coaches, school leaders

Dates: 2/22/2022

Are you exhausted by trying to perform miracles to get your students involved? Put the responsibility on the students! This session will explore how to get students to not only engage, but to own their own instruction. Learn specific strategies that will help you become a learning partner, not just a learning provider, as your students more truly engage!

12. Productive Math Struggle: Supporting Students through Responsiveness and Higher-Level Thinking

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, School Leaders, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 2/28/2022

"I can do hard things." This is the attitude we desire all students to have in mathematics. Productive struggle is how we get there. What is productive struggle? Why is it important? How can we use it to guide students toward deeper and more rigorous learning? These questions will be addressed during this session as we explore how to encourage students to use mistakes to develop persistence and engage in higher level thinking.

13. Collaborative Improvement Cohort: Living Improvement Science

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: CIC Members, School Leaders, Coaches, Building Leadership Team Members

Dates: 3/10/2022

We already know more than we need to about successfully teaching ALL children and youth. But how do we put what we know into practice? How do continually improve and make it happen, regularly and well? It's easier to say and harder to do. This session will help you make concrete plans to incorporate school improvement science as regular practice at your school.

14. 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.

15. Culturally Responsive Classrooms

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches, School Leaders

Dates: 3/15/2022

Explore the beauty and depth of a culturally responsive classroom! This asynchronous learning experience will guide you in exploring culturally responsive classrooms. Learn how to assess and improve your learning environment, access to culturally responsive materials, culturally responsive themes within the standards, and, most of all, your understanding of your students' cultural richness! Prepare to deepen your own knowledge and appreciate how cultural diversity is a key to rediscovering a love of learning! This is a month-long asynchronous (online) course. Expect to devote about 5 hours per week for four weeks. A capstone project is needed to earn a certificate of participation.

16. Early Literacy Network #4

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: K-3 ELA Teachers;

Dates: 3/15/2022

How do we meet the needs of our students where they are? This session will include ways to provide instruction to students that will help with differentiation for literacy in grades K-3. We will share best practices to assist in small group work and differentiating instruction. During this session, we will be concentrating on Vocabulary. There will be opportunities for discussion about what is working--and an opportunity to ask quetsions of the facilitator and the other participants.

17. Courageous Leaders Network #4--Reflection and Planning

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders; aspiring leaders

Dates: 3/21/2022

It has been a year of challenges, many expected and many unexpected. Good leadership comes from deliberate reflection followed by planning and goal setting for the future. Join us for a year-end structured reflection and planning session to wrap up our year and plan for the future.

18. Spring English Learner Network

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, EL Teachers and Coordinators, School Leaders, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 4/11/2022

What is meant by SIOP training? This training will explore the key ideas and takaways from the SIOP model as a precursor to a training opportunity in June. We will also discuss other updates!

19. Collaborative Improvement Cohort: Continuous Planning for Improvement

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 5/10/2022

How do we manage various improvement initiatives into one clear and concerted effort? This session will explore how improvement science can contribute to Ohio's ED STEPS process (One Needs Assessment and One Plan) to bring clarity to the ongoing improvement process. How can we streamline steps for leaders? How may we use the tools we have to inform and engage all stakeholders?

20. Don't Talk About It, Be About It--Cultural Responsiveness in the Math Classroom

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, School Leaders, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 5/12/2022

Imagine what would be possible if all classrooms looked, sounded, and felt culturally responsive to all students. Together, we will identify issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and explore their impact on our classroom. Next, we will discover how to move toward actively combating anti-racism and white supremacy culture in mathematics. Finally, we will engage in critial reflections on lessons focusing on student thinking and equity.
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.