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1. Culturally Responsive School Leadership - Chapter 5

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Dates: 2/9/2023

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This meeting is a continuation study of Muhammad Khalifa's Culturally Responsive School Leadership book, distributed at our All-Schools Meeting. For this session, we will discuss Chapter 5, "Humanizing Schools Community of Practice." Mr. Joe Kilbane will facilitate discussion. We have been having great conversations, so we invite all to participate even if you missed prior sessions!

2. Introduction to Hochman Writing

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, School Leaders

Dates: 2/9/2023

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The Hochman Writing Method is the basis for the Writing Revolution, a systematic program of writing instruction. Join us as we explore this method, using training materials from Judith Hochman and Natalie Wexler. Give your students the power of the pen. This session will also determine if there is sufficient interest in exploring the method further among BCHF schools.

3. Getting Exceptional Results Part 1

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders and Teacher Leaders

Dates: 2/16/2023

What are school leaders and teams to do about learning loss and the need to REALLY improve student achievement. This series of sessions will explore key leverage strategies for focused school improvement. In Part I, we will explore data driven instruction and a protocol for data meetings. We will also review analysis and action planning for improvement implementation steps.

4. Supporting English Learners in the Content Classroom Part 2

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, School Leaders, EL Coordinators

Dates: 2/21/2023

How can classroom teachers meet the unique linguistic, social and academic needs of English learners? In Part 2 of this two-part series, participants will learn strategies for facilitating collaboration and engagement for EL students as well as culturally responsive assessment methods that will help your diverse students successfully show off everything they know and can do.

5. A Pinch of PD to Build Teacher Effectiveness: Teaching Practices

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, School Leaders, Coaches

Dates: 2/23/2023

This session will cover a "pinch" of each of these areas for your teaching practice: effective teaching, bell-to-bell teaching, making lessons meaningful, and 20+ ways to make learning fun. The intended audience includes teachers, teaching coaches, and leadership.

6. DEI Cohort Meeting 3: Developing Cultural Competence

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders, Instructional Coordinators/Coaches, Teachers, Deans, and Others

Dates: 3/6/2023

Developing Cultural Competence. Gaining cultural competency enables us to comprehend, engage, and communicate with students from different cultures. It enables us to appreciate the distinctions more effectively between various cultures and our own. We will use the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) and the Intercultural Conflict Style (ICS) to further explore our on lived experiences.

7. A Pinch of PD: What Makes a Great Teacher

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, School Leaders

Dates: 3/9/2023

This session will cover a "pinch" of each of these areas about being a great teacher: making student-based decisions, professionalism, shifting your focus, and your favorite and least favorite teacher. The intended audience includes teachers, teaching coaches, and leadership.

8. Share Your Classroom, Grow Your Students

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, School Leaders

Dates: 3/14/2023

So you've been told you'll be sharing your classroom with another educator... Whether you're a specialist pushing in, an aide supporting the teacher, or a classroom teacher who wants to know the best way to utilize the support of these colleagues, this session is for you! Participants will learn several different models for structuring co-teaching to meet students' needs as well as some strategies and templates to help tackle the challenges of shared planning.

9. Special Education Update #3

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Special education coordinators, intervention specialists, school leaders

Dates: 3/15/2023

Meeting the needs of students with disabilities can be challenging and overwhelming. Educators will discuss roles and responsibilities of all school staff, as well as legal requirements that enhance the quality of services to students with disabilities. We will pre-announce a focused topic of each update session, but all sessions will invite you to share best practices for intervention specialists and other practitioners.

10. Getting Exceptional Results Part 2

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders and Teacher Leaders

Dates: 3/16/2023

If we want specific changes in student outcomes, we must plan specific steps toward change. Moreover, we have to determine whether those steps--- key shifts in our instruction--- are happening. Research shows that thirty minutes of specific feedback to teachers and to learners is the key to REALLY moving the needle. Find out how you as a leader or leadership team can make effective quick observations and specific feedback to ensure change initiatives are truly happening in your school.

11. 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.

12. Getting Exceptional Results Part 3

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders and Teacher Leaders

Dates: 4/18/2023

Even the most well-planned improvement initiative can be derailed by a broken school culture. Culture encompasses attitudes and action of both students and staff. In this session we will discuss how teams and leaders can set a vision for positive culture, roll it out to staff and students, monitor, and maintain it!

13. Literacy Cohort #3

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: This session is intended for school leaders, literacy coaches, literacy teachers, content teachers, and anyone interested in knowing more about teaching reading and writing.

Dates: 4/20/2023

What if "Everything I needed to know I learned in Kindergarten" isn't true for your students? What if they consider READ to be a 4-letter word? This session will focus on strategies for filling in the gaps for students who are struggling with reading. We will also focus on using writing along with reading to assist your students with filling in those gaps. Bring your ideas and questions.

14. 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.

15. Special Education Update #4

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Special education coordinators, intervention specialists, school leaders

Dates: 4/26/2023

Meeting the needs of students with disabilities can be challenging and overwhelming. Educators will discuss roles and responsibilities of all school staff, as well as legal requirements that enhance the quality of services to students with disabilities. We will pre-announce a focused topic of each update session, but all sessions will invite you to share best practices for intervention specialists and other practitioners.

16. 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.

17. Strategies for Teaching Word Problems

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: Teachers, School Leaders, Instructional Coaches

Dates: 5/11/2023

Teaching students how to solve word problems is important for math concept and skill application. Knowing the different types of word problems can help you better understand how to teach math word problems. In this interactive session, we will learn about the types of basic one-step addition and subtraction word problems, the subcategories within each of them, and practice solving and teaching specific examples.

18. ODE Reports and Portal and Data Verification

Program: BCHF Professional Learning Opportunities Catalog

Audience: School Leaders

Dates: 6/28/2023

ODE processes the data for your school's Local Report Card (LRC) over the summer months. School leaders can view the LRC prior to its release in September. Uncover potential issues while you have time to make corrections. The Report Portal contains historical data and acts as a data warehouse allowing you to analyze data trends. Attendees must have a Safe Account with SDC access.