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Fall Professional Development Opportunities

In this Fall Newsletter, you will see all of our upcoming professional development opportunities! We are excited to work with you!

Preparing for Careers of the Future Preparing for Careers of the Future

This is a unique virtual PD to grow your expertise and ultimately advance equitable opportunities in computer science and to learn how you and your school community can support students on paths to successful, flexible, and rewarding computing careers.

December 7 
December 8
December 9 
December 11
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM & 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Learn More and Register Here! 

Accurate, Ethical Grading During Remote Instruction Accurate, Ethical Grading

The principles of accurate, ethical grading don’t end with the movement to remote instruction. Join us in this virtual training for a provocative and practical look at ethical and accurate grading, then which of those principles and practices transfer to remote instruction situations.

Presented by Rick Wormeli
October 19 | 9:00-10:30AM 

Learn More and Register Here! 

Virtual Equity Book Study Series Equity Book Study Series

Join us for thought-provoking conversations in exploring the history of race and our own racial identity in the context of education. Participants can register for a single book study, or the entire 3-part series. 

Book 1 | Some of My Best Friends Are Black: By Tanner Colby
September 28, October 5, October 12, October 19 | 3:30-5:30PM

Book 2 | Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? By: Beverly Daniel Tatum
October 26, November 2, November 9, November 16 | 3:30-5:30PM

Book 3 | How to Be An Anti-Racist: By Ibram X. Kendi
November 30, December 7, December 14, December 21 | 3:30-5:30PM

Learn More and Register Here! 

Virtual Mentor Trainings Virtual Mentor Academies

Ohio Department of Education is allowing teachers to obtain their Ohio Mentor Certification this fall via a Virtual Mentor Academy. This is a blended learning academy consisting of asynchronous work in Google Classroom and two, two-hour long Zoom meetings.participants are encouraged to register for Day 1 and Day 2 dates that are one week apart.

September 14 & September 21
September 22 & September 29 
September 24 & October 1
October 6 & October 13 
October 8 & October 15
October 20 & October 27 
All sessions are 4:00 - 6:00 PM