The MLK Action Team and Cape Cod Chapter of the NAACP present the following virtual educator conference…
Educating All Cape Cod Children: Celebrating the Mosaic
July 19 & 20, 2021
- Increased understanding of implicit biases in the educational system and teaching tools that impact student learning / how they impact that learning and what changes can be made to effectively curtail them;
- Increased understanding of systemic racism, white privilege and anti-racism (specifically in the context of education);;
- Increased understanding of all ethnic groups present on Cape Cod;
- Increased appreciation of the value of diversity and multiculturalism to all students, students of color and white students;
- Actionable takeaways teachers can use in their classrooms right away
This conference is free and PDP-eligible.
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In partnership with Bridgewater State University, the Cape Cod Collaborative is offering a new professional learning opportunity:
Collaborative Framework for Educator Evaluation (CoFFEE)
April 12 – June 14, 2021
CoFFEE is designed for new administrators/department heads who are, or will be, responsible for supervision, observation, and/or evaluation. Unlike other evaluation training programs, CoFFEE is designed specifically for Massachusetts and anchored in the Massachusetts model for educator evaluation and looks at teaching and learning with a lens of cultural proficiency.
During the course, candidates deepen their understanding of the MA framework for educator evaluation and develop a common language to define effective instruction. Through the use of practice exercises, videos, case studies, reading, discussion, and coaching sessions, participants will develop instructional leadership skills to…
- Name, explain, and document effective instruction regardless of the means of delivery (e.g., in-person, solely online, and/or blended);
- Communicate effectively about pedagogical practices that impact student learning to provide teachers with detailed feedback in order to promote a continued cycle of professional growth;
- Develop and reinforce professional practice that engages instructional leaders and their colleagues in meaningful, student-focused conversations about best practice and maintains an open feedback loop;
- Utilize a wide range of data points about student learning in teacher goal setting and benchmarking to indicate measures of growth and success.
CoFFEE participants will be required to submit one video recording of a teacher’s lesson that accompanies the participant’s feedback.
INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Sonia L. Tellier and Mr. Marc J. Smith
FORMAT: 100% online via Zoom and GoogleDrive
SESSION DATES AND TIMES:
Synchronous online sessions will meet Mondays & Some Tuesdays*, 8 am – 3pm with an hour for lunch on your own
April 12, April 13*, April 26, May 10, May 24, June 7, June 14
Make Up Day Tuesday, June 15*
ELIGIBILITY: There are no prerequisites for the course.
COST: $950.00. Additional fee for graduate credit through Bridgewater State University. More information will be provided during class meetings.
MATERIALS: You will need to purchase the following (3) books from Corwin Publishing:
- 10 Mindframes for Leaders: The Visible Learning Approach to School Success, John Hattie and Raymond Smith, eds –Published July 2020
- 10 Mindframes for Visible Learning: Teaching for Success, John Hattie and Klaus Zierer – Published Dec 2017
- Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain, Zaretta Hammond – Published Dec 2014
Paperback and electronic versions of all three books are available on the publisher’s website (https://us.corwin.com/en-us/nam/home) as well as Amazon.com.
REGISTRATION: Please see directions at the bottom of this page to register via SmartEDU.
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