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Upcoming & Recent Professional Development Events and Opportunities


TC Phonics Workshop for K-3 Teachers

A facilitator from Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project spent the day with the K-3 teachers and those who support language arts instruction in the Lower School during an engaging full day workshop.  Teachers spend the day learning and collaborating about phonics instruction and will continue this work during the PDI dates in June and beyond

Closing Meetings & PDI 2022

Thank you for your thoughtful contributions and hard work during our PDI sessions.  This year's sessions were designed to meet school wide as well as divisional needs.  The IFSEL advisory training for US and focus on curriculum design and mapping in LS served to set a foundation for some of our four work in the fall.  The materials from the Gender Inclusion Training are linked below.

2022 Opening Meetings

Thank you for your dedication, collaboration, and hard work during our Opening Meetings.  It is always so great to connect after the summer and collaborate to gear up for the year ahead.  All resources are linked below for your reference.

PD Day: October 28th, 2022

Our work around Trauma-Informed Practice kicked off during Opening Meetings with our counselors and will continue on the PD day with Grace Dearborn, a consultant from Conscious Teaching.  A description of the sessions is linked below.

Feburary 2023 PD Day

Thank you for your thoughtful engagement analyzing the impact of White Supremacist Culture at Burke's with Renita.  The division time spent continuing the work with IFSEL and Beyond Measure was meaningful time as well.  The DEIB presentation is linked below for your reference.

April 7th PD Day

Our Spring PD Day will take place on Friday, April 7th.  The morning will be spend in facilitated faculty affinity groups.  The afternoon will be division time with the US continuing their work with IFSEL and the LS focusing on continued curriculum mapping and collaboration.

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Professional Development Opportunities

Check here often for new information regarding professional development opportunities, key updates regarding on-site PD, and other useful information about professional growth here at Burke's.  The PD Opportunities Wakelet is a collection of current conferences, workshops, and other useful PD links.
Don't hesitate to reach out if you have an area you wish to learn more about, an idea for professional growth you'd like to discuss, or simply a thought-partner as you continue to grow and innovate as an educator.

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