Professional Development for the
2022-2023 School Year

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  • EARN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS

  • ALL CLASSES ARE FREE OF CHARGE TO LOCAL 943 MEMBERS

  • LEARN FROM NATIONALLY TRAINED INSTRUCTORS

  • CLASSES ARE PROFESSIONALLY CREATED AND NATIONALLY RESEARCHED

  • CLASSES INCLUDE TOPICS RELEVANT TO STUDENTS AND TEACHER SUCH AS: ELL, SOCIAL EMOTIONAL STRATEGIES, READING & WRITING SKILLS, CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT, AND ASSESSMENT SKILLS

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Primary Writing (Remote) - Pia Conte           

Wednesday, October 12, 2022      4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (REMOTE) - PD Hours:2

     Course Description: Explore creative strategies to help young writers become independent writers. 

     This interactive session will explore activities that teachers can use in their classroom the next day.           DEADLINE to register for Primary Writing: Monday, October 10th.                                                     Click here to register for this class.  

 

Foundations of Effective Teaching  (Remote) - Michelle Gustafson & Elizabeth Keblusek                       Wednesday, October 19, 2022   4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (REMOTE) - PD Hours:2

     Course Description: This course addresses the fundamental aspects of teaching and learning that are        relevant for teachers and classroom professionals in all subject areas. We will take a deep dive into              practices and strategies to maximize engagement for learning at all levels.  Topics include strategies for:      student engagement, collaborative learning, scaffolding, and questioning techniques for differentiated

     learning.                                                                                  

DEADLINE to register for Foundations of Effective Teaching: Monday, October 17th                              Click here to register for this class

SEL Strategies for a Calm Classroom (Remote) - Pia Conte

Wednesday, October 26, 2022    4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (REMOTE) - PD Hours: 2

     Course Description: This interactive session will include chair yoga, breathing techniques, and other           SEL strategies to create a calm classroom environment.

DEADLINE to register for SEL Strategies for a Calm Classroom: Monday, October 24th

Click here to register for this class

•        November 9, 2022 - Vocabulary Strategies for Informational & Narrative Texts

•        January 11, 2023 - Foundations of Effective Teaching

•        January 18, 2023 - ELL 101: Language and Literacy

•        February 8, 2023 - Improving Comprehension of Narrative Text

•        February 15, 2023 - Accessible Literacy Framework

•        February 22, 2023 - Beginning Reading

•        March 8, 2023 - Reclaiming Assessment

•        April 12, 2023 - Improving Comprehension of Expository Text

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