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1. Successful Onboarding of New Teachers

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders, Assistant School Leaders, Management Company Representatives

Dates: 6/28/2022

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What is YOUR system for onboarding and supporting new teachers? A clear system of supports is the most desirable element for teachers seeking employment in schools. This session will cover elements of successful onboarding programs as well as ongoing support for new teachers in your schools. We will also invite discussion of YOUR success stories and creative onboarding solutions!

2. EARLY DATA: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU AS A SCHOOL LEADER

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders, Building Leadership Team Members, Management Company Representatives, Data Coordinators

Dates: 6/29/2022

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Why MUST a school leader review preliminary data during the summer? There are many reasons but a compelling one is that there may be an error. Once EMIS data is finalized, that error may not be corrected. In addition, preliminary data provides useful information about priorities for the coming school year. This session will cover both "how to" and "why to" access your school's preliminary data early and often. This will be a hands-on session so participants must have access to ODE's REPORTS PORTAL.

3. BCHF New School Leader Orientation 2022-23

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: New School Leaders; Returning School Leaders; Management Company Representatives

Dates: 7/26/2022

Join us as we welcome all new school leaders (and even returning leaders who may need a refresher)! This in-person learning opportunities will introduce you to the BCHF team which supports you as a school leader. We will review roles and responsibilities of Sponsors and Schools as well as the ABC's of compliance, fiscal monitoring, and school academic incubation/improvement. Previous attendees have felt this orientation was most worthwhile in getting the year started successfully.

4. Teacher Bootcamp--FULL DAY OFFERING

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; School Leaders

Dates: 8/2/2022

Do you need hints and tips for Classroom Management? How about lesson planning and keeping students engaged? Need a jump start for the new school year? This full day course will focus on many of the questions that many teachers have at the beginning of every school year. Whether you are a brand new educator or just need a "reboot" to get you ready for the new year, join us for an interactive and informative day!

5. Crisis Prevention Institute

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; administrators

Dates: 8/5/2022

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De-escalation matters. Participants will learn the key components to the CPI model for verbal and non-verbal de-escalation as well as, professional standards for the use of safety interventions. This training will also provide an overview of the ODE policy on Restraint and Seclusion. Participants will be responsible for their own lunch.

6. Re-start Readiness and the CRS

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School leaders, data coordinators and analysts, and building leadership teams

Dates: 8/9/2022

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More and more schools are using the Re-Start Readiness System to assess their student's strengths and weaknesses. The Re-Start system allows schools to administer full or partial OST assessments at any time during the school year. In this session we will learn how to administer the assessments and use the data to direct instruction.

7. Teacher Bootcamp--August 31 and Sept 1--AFTER SCHOOL 2 SESSIONS

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; School Leaders

Dates: 8/31/2022

AUGUST 31 AND SEPTEMBER 1 AFTER SCHOOL! Do you need hints and tips for Classroom Management? How about lesson planning and keeping students engaged? Need a jump start for the new school year? This full day course will focus on many of the questions that many teachers have at the beginning of every school year. Whether you are a brand new educator or just need a "reboot" to get you ready for the new year, join us for an interactive and informative day!

8. BCHF 2022 ALL SCHOOLS MEETING

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 9/15/2022

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Join us virtually for BCHF's official welcome and "Kick-off" to the 2022-23 school year. This meeting is so informative and vital that we ask that each school send a representative! We are pleased also to welcome Dr. Muhammad Khalifa, author of Culturally Responsive School Leadership, as our keynote speaker. Other information will include updates in legislative and sponsor information, new ideas about school improvement support, and introduction of new BCHF staff and services to support YOU and your school!

9. Culturally Responsive School Leadership Session 1

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 9/20/2022

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This meeting is a book study of Muhammad Khalifa's Culturally Responsive School Leadership book, distributed at our All-Schools Meeting. We will examine chapters 1 and 2 in this session: "Culturally Responsive School Leadership" and "If I Have to Have a Police in My School, I Don't Need to Be Here."

10. Nurturing a Love of Language: Vocabulary Development in Speaking and Listening

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 9/20/2022

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How do we use language in our daily lives and how do we REALLY acquire vocabulary and comprehension skills? Based on the extensive research into language and vocabulary development of Isabel Beck, this session will explore the important role of speaking and listening vocabulary in life, and how these foundational language skills form the basis for reading comprehension and academic success for children and youth.

11. Introduction to Project Based Learning

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, school leaders, management company representatives

Dates: 9/21/2022

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What world are we preparing our students to live in? What skills and attributes will they most need? Employers, researchers, and educators agree that students need authentic tasks to perform, critical thinking skills, problem solving and collaboration abilities. Join us as we cover the basic elements of a Gold Standard PBL. Attendees who are interested in pursuing a PBL project in their classrooms will be invited to travel that journey throughout the year.

12. Leadership Cohort #1: What School Leadership Looks Like in 2022

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders; Aspiring Leaders; Teacher Leaders

Dates: 9/27/2022

Instructional Leader/Manager/Everything in Between: That's the principal's job! The job of the school leader has changed dramatically in the last 10 years. Let's talk about what school leadership means in 2022 and beyond and how we, as leaders can best position ourselves in this every changing world.

13. Tackling the Motivation Crisis

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; school leaders; instructional coaches

Dates: 10/5/2022

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"They just don't want to learn!" We hear teachers bemoan the fact that students do not have any intrinsic motivation to learn and do work. Learn practical strategies that take teachers beyond stickers, pizza parties, and other cumbersome incentive systems that are hard to quit.

14. Math Cohort 1: Catalyzing Change Part 1 - Creating Equitable Structures in Mathematics

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Math teachers; instructional coaches; school leaders

Dates: 10/6/2022

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The purpose of this cohort is to provide educators with the tools for creating high-quality and equitable mathematics classrooms. In session 1, we will discuss Chapter 3 of NCTM's series, Catalyzing Change in Early Childhood and Elementary Mathematics. We will center our work around dismantling inequitable structures, including ability grouping and tracking, and challenging spaces of marginality and privilege. It is recommended (not required) to have read Chapters 1, 2, and 3 prior to attending.

15. Literacy Cohort 1

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers (all subject areas); School Leaders

Dates: 10/13/2022

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This session is intended for school leaders, literacy coaches, literacy teachers, content teachers, and anyone interested in knowing more about teaching reading, writing, and providing support for students with dyslexia. The series of Literacy Cohorts will provide practical strategies for the Science of Reading and teaching writing. Literacy Cohort #1 will focus on 3 areas: The Science of Reading 1/4 Best Practices for reaching all reading subgroups (typical reading ability, hyperlexia, general reading disability, dyslexia) Writing 1/4 a) Writing with structure clarity and coherence and b) Uncovering and addressing mistakes in interpretation Dyslexia 1/4 any updates in the law; how we are addressing the dyslexic students' needs in our schools.

16. Culturally Responsive School Leadership Session 2

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 10/18/2022

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This meeting is a book study of Muhammad Khalifa's Culturally Responsive School Leadership book, distributed at our All-Schools Meeting. We will examine chapters 3 and 4 in this session: "I Can't Help Them if They're Not Here" and "I Don't Care Who You Say You Are. Can You Learn?"

17. Nurturing a Love of Language: Practical Vocabulary Development Strategies

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 10/18/2022

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How do children and youth REALLY acquire vocabulary and comprehension skills? Based on the extensive research into language and vocabulary development of Isabel Beck, this session will present characteristics of effective vocabulary instruction, instruction that sparks development of both word usage AND concept development. The session will present strategies and activities for all ages of student.

18. Special Education Update 2

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Special education teachers; supervisors; school leaders; management company

Dates: 10/19/2022

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Meeting the needs of students with disabilities can be challenging and overwhelming. Understanding the roles and responsibilities of team members, as well as legal requirements can increase the quality of service and protect all stakeholders from liability. Participants in this course will gain professional knowledge of special education and hear the latest updates.

19. Fall English Learner Cohort "Gathering"

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 10/20/2022

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The English Learner Cohort is a dedicated time for sharing amongst educators serving English Learners. We will share best practice suggestions, training updates, and updates from the Department of Education, Refugee Support Groups, and others. The ultimate goal is high quality education and support for our deserving English Learner population! Specific topics will be announced prior to each session.

20. Leadership Cohort #2: The Coach Approach

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders; Aspiring Leaders; Teacher Leaders

Dates: 10/25/2022

The Tightrope! There is a delicate balance between being a teacher's coach and that same teacher's eventual evaluator. Discussion will revolve around the coaching model of teacher evaluation and how to develop a trusting relationship with those whom you must also evaluate.

21. High School Cohort 1

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: High School teachers; administrators; guidance counselors; enrollment specialists; school leaders

Dates: 10/27/2022

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Understanding the graduation requirements for the Class of 2023 and Beyond equips school staff members with knowledge necessary to provide guidance and engage with students in their future planning. The High School Cohort with provide a forum for professional dialogue focused on graduation pathways and requirements while delivering evidenced-based practices for alternative school improvement.

22. Crisis Prevention Institute

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; administrators

Dates: 11/4/2022

New
De-escalation matters. Participants will learn the key components to the CPI model for verbal and non-verbal de-escalation as well as, professional standards for the use of safety interventions. This training will also provide an overview of the ODE policy on Restraint and Seclusion. Participants will be responsible for their own lunch.

23. Math Cohort 2: Implementing Equitable Mathematics Instruction

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Math teachers; instructional coaches; school leaders

Dates: 11/17/2022

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The purpose of this cohort is to provide educators with the tools for creating high-quality and equitable mathematics classrooms. In session 2, we will discuss Chapter 4 of NCTM's series, Catalyzing Change in Early Childhood and Elementary Mathematics. We will center our work around mathematics instruction consistent with research-informed and equitable teaching practices. We will identify teaching practices that nurture students' positive mathematical identities and strong sense of agency. It is recommended (not required) to have read Chapters 3 and 4 prior to attending this session.

24. Culturally Responsive School Leadership Session 3

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 11/22/2022

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This meeting is a book study of Muhammad Khalifa's Culturally Responsive School Leadership book, distributed at our All-Schools Meeting. We will examine chapters 5 and 6 in this session: "Humanizing School Communities of Practice" and "Promoting Anti-Oppressive School."

25. Nurturing a Love of Language: Content Vocabulary Strategies

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 11/22/2022

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Explicit instruction on content vocabulary will boost student achievement in any academic area. But how do we work on vocabulary without tedious practice? Based on the extensive research into language and vocabulary development of Isabel Beck, this session will present effective instructional approaches and activities for vocabulary acquisition of Tier 3, "content," words.

26. LAUNCH PARTY! The Writing Challenge

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; Instructional coaches; school leaders; middle and high school students

Dates: 11/30/2022

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WRITING CHALLENGE 2022-23 promises to be the best one yet! Join us for the Launch "party" as we announce the topics, the prompts and give teachers a lesson plan to follow to complete the challenge. This is a great way to get your students actively involved in writing in your classrooms!

27. Literacy Cohort 2

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers (all subject areas); School Leaders

Dates: 12/8/2022

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This session is intended for school leaders, literacy coaches, literacy teachers, content teachers, and anyone interested in knowing more about teaching reading, writing, and providing support for students with dyslexia. The series of Literacy Cohorts will provide practical strategies for the Science of Reading and teaching writing. Literacy Cohort #2 will focus on 3 areas: The Science of Reading - The visualization of how the brain looks during reading in typical and dyslexic brain Writing - a) Boosting Reading through the Writing Process b) Improving Organizational and Study Skills Dyslexia - any updates in the law; how we are addressing the dyslexic students' needs in our schools. Dyslexia 1/4 any updates in the law; how we are addressing the dyslexic students' needs in our schools.

28. Leadership Cohort #3: Tackling the Tough Conversations with Tough People

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders; Aspiring Leaders; Teacher Leaders

Dates: 12/13/2022

Courage! School leadership comes with obstacles at every turn. There are saboteurs, detractors, and those that wait to see if the latest change is going to work. Discussion will center around courageous leadership conversations that should and must happen. Any type of turnaround for a school will often be shaken by conflict. Let's talk about strategies and ways to navigate those rough waters.

29. Winter English Learner Cohort "Gathering"

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 1/19/2023

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The English Learner Cohort is a dedicated time for sharing amongst educators serving English Learners. We will share best practice suggestions, training updates, and updates from the Department of Education, Refugee Support Groups, and others. The ultimate goal is high quality education and support for our deserving English Learner population! Specific topics will be announced prior to each session.

30. Leadership Cohort #4: Building a Culture of Collaboration and Continuous Improvement

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders; Aspiring Leaders; Teacher Leaders

Dates: 1/31/2023

No one stands alone! The job of school leadership is a lonely one, but there are strategies and actions that leaders can take to develop a culture of collaboration that empowers teachers and helps develop them into your school's future leaders.

31. Math Cohort 3: Building a Foundation of Deep Mathematical Understanding

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Math teachers; instructional coaches; school leaders

Dates: 4/13/2023

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The purpose of this cohort is to provide educators with the tools for creating high-quality and equitable mathematics classrooms. In session 3, we will discuss Chapter 5 of NCTM's series, Catalyzing Change in Early Childhood and Elementary Mathematics. We will center our work around building a strong foundation of deep mathematical understanding, emphasizing reasoning and sense making, and ensuring high-quality mathematics education. It is recommended (not required) to have read Chapters 5 and 6 prior to attending this session.

32. Spring English Learner Cohort "Gathering"

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 4/27/2023

New
The English Learner Cohort is a dedicated time for sharing amongst educators serving English Learners. We will share best practice suggestions, training updates, and updates from the Department of Education, Refugee Support Groups, and others. The ultimate goal is high quality education and support for our deserving English Learner population! Specific topics will be announced prior to each session.