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1. Literacy Cohort 1

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers (all subject areas); School Leaders

Dates: 10/13/2022

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.

2. Culturally Responsive School Leadership Session 2

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 10/18/2022

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?"

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

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 10/18/2022

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.

4. Special Education Update #1

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Special education teachers; general education teachers; school leaders; special education administrators;

Dates: 10/19/2022

Meeting the needs of students with disabilities can be challenging and overwhelming. This BCHF cohort series will allow special educators and those working closely with students with disabilities to share and continuously improve together. We will discuss updates and explore a topic in more detail at each cohort meeting. This first session of 2022-23 will delve into the Problem of Disproportionality in special education.

5. Fall English Learner Cohort "Gathering"

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 10/20/2022

The English Learner Cohort is a dedicated time for sharing amongst educators serving English Learners. In this session, we will review the identification and screening process, discuss ways we can write objectives that set our ELs up for success in TESOL and content classrooms, and share a fun, versatile game you can use to practice a variety of content. Bring all of your burning questions about serving ELs!

6. Crisis Prevention Institute--NW Ohio Location - FULL (Initial) TRAINING

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; administrators

Dates: 10/21/2022

This session registration is for full or initial CPI training. Participants will learn the key components to the CPI model for non-verbal crisis intervention 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 and shall meet training requirements for restrictive intervention procedures for school crisis teams. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring their own lunch. Training manuals will be furnished by BCHF. Those who register for initial training will receive an email with a link to an online portion of the course (2 hours) to be completed prior to the in-person training on October 21.

7. Crisis Prevention Institute--NW Ohio Location - REFRESHER TRAINING

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; administrators

Dates: 10/21/2022

This session is for those who have been previously trained in CPI within the past twelve months. Participants will learn the key components to the CPI model for non-verbal crisis intervention 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 and shall meet training requirements for restrictive intervention procedures for school crisis teams. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring their own lunch. Training manuals will be furnished by BCHF.

8. 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.

9. 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

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.

10. Supporting Struggling Writers: Practical Strategies

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; School Leaders; EL Support

Dates: 11/15/2022

Looking for some extra supports for your authors that won't add to your prep time? In this workshop, you will learn simple strategies you can use right away to help your authors who find it challenging to write paragraphs, extended responses and structured essays. This workshop will benefit teachers and specialists serving students with disabilities, English learners, and students with skill gaps for whom grade-level writing seems daunting.

11. Math Cohort 2: Implementing Equitable Mathematics Instruction

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Math teachers; instructional coaches; school leaders

Dates: 11/17/2022

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.

12. Culturally Responsive School Leadership Session 3

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 11/22/2022

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."

13. Nurturing a Love of Language: Content Vocabulary Strategies

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 11/22/2022

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.

14. 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

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!

15. Literacy Cohort 2

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers (all subject areas); School Leaders

Dates: 12/8/2022

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.

16. 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.

17. Small Group Intervention in Mathematics--Part 1

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Math teachers, instructional coaches, school leaders

Dates: 12/15/2022

Taking early action is the key to helping struggling students with mathematics. But what does math intervention look like? Part one of this two session series will provide evidence-based practices and practical examples that can help teachers tailor their instructional approaches and/or their mathematics intervention programs to meet the needs of their students.

18. Special Education Update 2

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

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

Dates: 1/18/2023

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 as well as compliance. We will pre-announce the focus of each update session but all sessions will invite you to share best practices for intervention specialists and other practitioners.

19. Winter English Learner Cohort "Gathering"

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 1/19/2023

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 #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.

21. Early Intervention in Math--Part 2

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Math teachers, school leaders, instructional coaches

Dates: 2/2/2023

Taking early action is the key to helping struggling students with mathematics. But what does math intervention look like? Part two of this two-part series will provide evidence-based practices and practical examples that can help teachers tailor their instructional approaches and/or their mathemataics interventions to meet the needs of all of their students.

22. Crisis Prevention Institute - in Columbus - FULL TRAINING

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; administrators

Dates: 2/3/2023

This session registration is for full or initial CPI training. Participants will learn the key components to the CPI model for non-verbal crisis intervention 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 and shall meet training requirements for restrictive intervention procedures for school crisis teams. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring their own lunch. Training manuals will be furnished by BCHF. Those who register for initial training will receive an email with a link to an online portion of the course (2 hours) to be completed prior to the in-person training on February 3.

23. Crisis Prevention Institute - in Columbus - REFRESHER TRAINING

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; administrators

Dates: 2/3/2023

This session registration is for refresher training for those trained in CPI within the past 12 months. Participants will learn the key components to the CPI model for non-verbal crisis intervention 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 and shall meet training requirements for restrictive intervention procedures for school crisis teams. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring their own lunch on Feb. 3 at Noon. Training manuals will be furnished by BCHF.

24. 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

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.

25. Crisis Prevention Institute-Dayton location

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers; administrators

Dates: 4/21/2023

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.

26. Spring English Learner Cohort "Gathering"

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 4/27/2023

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.