Bureau: National

Apollo in the Classroom – Jazz

Apollo in the Classroom series offers a unique opportunity for educators and school administrators from around the country to engage with Apollo teaching artists and other educators. Learn about Apollo’s impact while highlighting significant performers who have advanced the arts and entertainment landscape. This presentation focuses on Jazz through the lens of Apollo’s iconic history using interactive multimedia and discussion …

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Winning With STEM A Virtual Field Trip with Olympian Katie Ledecky and Panasonic

Join Katie Ledecky, 3-time Olympian, 7-time Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer, proud STEM advocate and Team Panasonic athlete, for an immersive deep dive into game-changing tech that’s creating better ways forward for all people. Transport students to five Innovation Centers around North America for a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the everyday inspiration Panasonic’s team uses to power …

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Possip Demo – Hear from Parents and Staff with Ease!

Join us to learn more about Possip and how we can increase communication between parents and staff at schools! We use SMS text messages and emails to deliver frequent check-ins to parents and staff and then analyze that data for schools leaders to respond easily!

Supporting Students In Challenging Times

This seminar series will address the disruptions and uncertainties brought about by the challenges of our times and its impact on our students and their families. Through a classroom based case study framework participants will collaborate and identify practices to support learners with a range of emotional and cognitive difficulties. Classroom structure, environment and strategies …

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Pipelines for Excellence: African-American Senior Leadership in Education

As districts and policymakers across the city seek to increase diversity in the education sector, Black men continue to be underrepresented, making up only 2% of educators and leaders across the system. Join NYC First Deputy Chancellor Donald Conyers, UC Berkeley Assistant Professor Travis Bristol, and Urban Assembly CEO David Adams as they discuss the …

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A Candid Conversation on SEL: Effective ways to develop social competence, academic performance, and educator well-being

Schools and communities across the country continue to wrestle with the impact of COVID as they stay committed to supporting our students and educators. SEL is considered critical to raising healthy, more productive, self-aware citizens outside the classroom. With 27 states now adopting SEL standards, evidence for SEL effectiveness in developing social competence, academic performance, and …

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NYC Teacher Career Fair – Mar 8, 2022

We are primarily targeting certified lead classroom K-12 teachers across all subjects and grade levels. However, a limited number of highly qualified non-teaching school professional candidates will be admitted as well. If you are a qualified education professional looking to make a real difference in children’s lives, this event is for you. The charter school …

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How Education Leaders Can “Break Through” During Troubled Times

The pandemic and the controversies that have arisen since schools opened in the fall have called upon education leaders to be creative and resourceful as they figure out how to respond to the challenges they face. This webinar will feature leaders and policy experts with valuable insights into leading during periods of crisis.

Learning A-Z CONNECT: The Power of Engagement in the Modern Classroom

Learning A-Z will be hosting our second annual complimentary CONNECT virtual conference: The Power of Engagement in the Modern Classroom. This CONNECT conference is all about the power of engagement. Engagement unlocks potential. It’s at the core of an empowered community. The conference will offer two tracks, an Administrator-focused track and a Teacher-focused track.* Join …

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<3 Your Heart Virtual Field Trip

The human heart beats 100,000 times a day. To show how this body engine works, this virtual field trip from Discovery Education and Abbott follows two students as they explore the fascinating structure and function of the heart with Abbott scientists and doctors – and join U.S. Olympian Lolo Jones to learn how to keep …

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Public Newsroom: How COVID Delayed Plans for Students with Disabilities

When Illinois closed schools in March 2020, students with disabilities in Chicago were unable to receive updated Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), a legally binding document that outlines specific services for each student. As a result, thousands of Black and Latine students were left scrambling to regain access to services from Chicago Public Schools. How is …

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2021 Adopt A Family Nomination

Gaiennie Law Office is excited to announce the continuation of our Adopt A Family Nomination! This will be our fifth straight year running the program! The Adopt a Family Nomination gives the community a chance to support each other and nominate deserving families to win $500. Gaiennie Law Office aims to help those who have …

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Reading matters: Learn about literacy instruction in Denver schools

There is mounting urgency over getting more Colorado students reading on grade level, yet often little information for parents and students on what makes great literacy instruction and what practices their schools follow. Chalkbeat Colorado investigations over the last year reveal a huge variety of reading curriculums in use, often different programs at schools a few …

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Book Launch: “Becoming a Holocaust Educator: Purposeful Pedagogy Through Inquiry”

Join TOLI for the launch of Becoming a Holocaust Educator: Purposeful Pedagogy Through Inquiry, scheduled to be released October 22, with a roundtable discussion featuring teachers who work to address the specific history of the Holocaust and who recognize its relevance for understanding today’s world. Co-editors Jennifer Lemberg, Associate Director of US Programs at TOLI, …

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Educator Stress Management: Practical Tools for Coping with the Increasing Challenges of our Times

Times are tough for everyone now, even more so for educators in such a volatile environment. Attend a free online session from New York University’s Metro Learning Communities, led by Dr. Hayley Watson (Ph. D Clinical Psychology) to learn how to manage your stress and create a suitable workspace for yourself. Date: November 30, 2021 …

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Midway to Midterms: What the 2020 election taught us about threats to 2022

Join Votebeat for Midway to Midterms: a dynamic conversation on what we’ve learned from 2020 and how we can protect the 2022 elections. Hosted by Votebeat’s editorial director, Jessica Huseman. Our panelists are Tiana Epps-Johnson, founder and executive director with the Center for Tech and Civic Life which works to make US elections more inclusive and secure, and Trey Grayson, …

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The Future is Now Virtual Field Trip with Edge at Hudson Yards

Take students on a virtual adventure into New York City’s newest and most forward-thinking neighborhood to explore new horizons in community building and a behind-the-scenes look at the amazing architecture and engineering innovations at Edge, the highest outdoor skydeck in the Western Hemisphere. This virtual field trip is appropriate for students in grades 4-12. Reach …

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Power of Cooperatives Virtual Field Trip with CHS Foundation

Dig into the exciting ways the agricultural cooperative (co-op) business model is connecting communities and inspiring everyday innovation with this new virtual journey. Students will trace the lifecycle of a crop from the ground up to see how collaboration and creativity are combined to nourish communities, solve problems, and improve lives. Along the way, students …

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High Expectations and the Culturally Responsive, Trauma-Informed Teacher

Join a 90-minute interactive workshop with the authors of Who’s In My Classroom? Building Developmentally and Culturally Responsive School Communities, a new book of concrete strategies to help educators build supportive relationships with students. Balancing high expectations of students with understanding students’ particular circumstances (e.g., housing insecurity, poverty, racial trauma) is an important skill in …

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Bank Street Language Series: “Language Teaching and the Arts”

Hosted by Bank Street Graduate School of Education, the 2021 Language Series—“Language Teaching and the Arts”—will be a virtual space for educators (teachers, librarians, administrators, coaches, consultants, teacher education program faculty) to share their design of learning experiences integrated with the arts for language-minoritized children and nurture our understandings of curriculum and pedagogy that validate …

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The Trials and Tribulations of the New School Year: Understanding and Breaking Through the Conflict and Controversies Over Masks, Vaccines and Critical Race Theory

Join University of Southern California education and public policy experts and our national audience of education leaders for the next webinar in the “A New Vision for Schools” series, hosted by the USC Rossier School of Education. Fall 2021 will go down in history as perhaps the most controversy-laden return to school we have ever …

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Nevertheless, They Resisted: The Women Who Defied Nazi Rule During the Holocaust

Join TOLI for this compelling discussion regarding the role of women in the resistance movement during the Holocaust. Sheryl Silver Ochayon – Program Director, Echoes & Reflections, International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem – and Sheri Rosenblum – Director of Development and Outreach, Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation – will examine the role of Jewish …

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Diversity in STEM Discussions | Accelerating Hispanic Leadership in Modern Manufacturing

Join the STEM Careers Coalition for Diversity in STEM, an important conversation designed to connect corporate and community leaders with educators to engage in a thought-provoking discussion on building a diverse STEM workforce. Meet with equity warriors from the Manufacturing Institute, Caterpillar Foundation, Chevron, Arconic, NAF, TGR Foundation, and Metro Nashville Public Schools. Together, they are breaking down barriers and building equitable opportunities …

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Project-Based Learning Methods in Holocaust Education

Project-Based Learning (PBL) is a teaching method in which students learn by actively, investigating and responding to authentic and complex historical questions. In history education, teaching through projects can connect students and schools with their communities, make history relevant, and foster democratic citizenship. Join our Operations & Outreach Manager, and former teacher, Jesse Tannetta to discover intersections and …

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Discover Your Happy: Happiness in Action Virtual Field Trip with LG and Discovery Education

Addressing the important topic of mental health for youth across America, activate peer-learning by introducing students to other students bringing the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills to life by spreading happiness in local communities. Traveling the United States from the vantage point of a selfie video, students discover how science-based strategies can enhance mental wellness and …

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20th Anniversary of 9/11: Paying Tribute Through Good Deeds Virtual Field Trip with 9/11 Day and Discovery Education

Empower students to do good deeds by observing the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and the September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance (“9/11 Day”). Designed for students born after September 11, 2001, this experience highlights the remarkable ways people throughout the United States came together, focusing on our common humanity in the aftermath of the …

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Essential Tech for Better Family School Communication Webinar

Communication technologies have become a core part of family-school partnerships, yet school staff and system leaders often lack time and information to maximize how they use these online portals, texting services, and learning management and student information systems to ensure that every family can make their child’s potential a reality. Join National PTA, in partnership …

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Generation Absent: Post-COVID fallout and long-term fixes

Generation Absent: Post-COVID fallout and long-term fixes The impact of the pandemic on K–12 student learning will dramatically mark an entire generation. And while the year ended with most students having access to in-person instruction, many opted not to return to school. It will require outreach and communication touch-points with families—beyond what has been typically …

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Fort Lewis College MAE

Learn more at our monthly information sessions Are you interested in professional development or obtaining your master’s degree? Drop into a Zoom information session about graduate program options. Learn about upcoming cohorts, scholarships, admission deadlines, and the application process. Topics include: Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education (TESOL) Principal Leadership Special Education Teacher Leadership Teacher Licensure …

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Restoring Students’ Innate Power: Trauma-Responsive Strategies for Teaching Multilingual Newcomers

Join us for DiversifiED’s final summer 2021 professional learning series!  Registration for this 4-week/10 PL credit course is open now.  Asynchronous learning cohort begins July 8! Course Description: This educator professional development equips educators to successfully address student trauma using a culturally responsive approach, in ways that are inclusive across multiple stages of English acquisition.  …

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Confronting the Surge of Anti-Semitism in Europe and the US

In recent weeks, we have witnessed a  dangerous surge of anti-Semitic violence in the US and Europe. These attacks, fomented by anti-Israel incitement, accompany the disturbing spread of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories prior to and during the pandemic. Join the Olga Lengyel Institute (TOLI) and the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) for a panel discussion with experts …

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Webinar “Seizing the Moment: Reimagining Education Systems for Equity Through Whole-Child Design and Community Partnership”

Join Shael Polakow-Suransky, President, Bank Street College of Education, for a conversation with Dr. John B. King Jr., President, The Education Trust, and Dr. Pamela Cantor, Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Turnaround for Children, to learn how the latest findings in neuroscience research can shape our understanding of childhood learning and development to inform the …

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Technology & Blended Learning: A Recipe for Student Growth

Recent investments in 1:1 technology do not have to go to waste as we return to the classroom. This session will cover the best ways to leverage technology for personalized instruction and tailored support for students. Join this webinar to find out just how effective leftover technology can be.

Using Groups to Empower Student Ownership and Personalize Instruction

During the transition to online learning, many schools found trouble in holding students accountable. As schools transition back to hybrid or in-person models, technology tools can be used to support student ownership—not just drive a wedge between students and teachers, as many educators suspect. Find out how teachers use student groups in Kiddom to empower …

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TOLI MA Seminar: EXAMINING OUR SHARED HUMANITY: HOLOCAUST EDUCATION AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Examining Our Shared Humanity brings together teachers from across Massachusetts who are looking to deepen their practice of teaching the Holocaust, other genocides, and helping their students consider the role of social responsibility. Participants will take an inquiry-based, multi-disciplinary approach to their study of the Holocaust and more recent genocides. They will use writing as …

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Pathfinders Summer Institute

The Infosys Foundation USA is excited to host its fourth annual Pathfinders Summer Institute from July 18-23, 2021! K-12 teachers are invited to join us for this engaging virtual professional development opportunity in computer science and maker education. Teachers from all disciplines are encouraged to apply – no prior CS or maker education experience required. …

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Looking to the Past to Envision the Future: Holocaust Education and Lessons for Today

The Wisconsin satellite seminar is designed for teachers who seek to deepen their content knowledge and explore best practices in Holocaust education. Participants will have the opportunity to hear survivor testimony and attend virtual presentations by experts in Jewish history, as well as learn about contemporary Jewish life. Engaging as teachers and learners, participants will …

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