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.
PD DAY: OCTOBER 28TH
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.
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.
“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all”