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Michael Bowen
Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Linda Hanson
Secretary, Curriculum and Instruction

Professional Development

Essential for educational excellence and improvement, professional growth is an ongoing commitment by all staff members. The district makes every effort to maximize instructional time for students and professional development time for staff members.

 

In addition to staff development activities scheduled after school, on weekends, and during breaks, an adjusted Wednesday schedule once a month enables teachers to work together across the district to maintain consistency of instructional programs. Two Staff Development Days outside the student calendar support district and site improvement goals. Especially important is support for new teachers.

 

BUSD Professional Development

Below are the summer Voluntary PD Opportunities and the mandatory PD day details.

BUSD Summer PD - July 2017

 

Training Description

Who

Date

Location

Payment Options*

New to BUSD/New to Grade Level

Sign up at:  this link

 

New Teachers & New to Grade Level (Including ISP)

July 20 & 21

See locations at the link where you signed up

$100 stipend per day

($50 per half day) or 1/2 district credit per day

ELD Summer Institute

Sign up:  at this link

Voluntary Sign-up (Space is limited) July 17 - 21 Garin Elementary, Room 9 $100 stipend per day or 1/2 district credit per day

Grade 6 NGSS Workshop

***CANCELLED (less than 10 minimum signed up)

Voluntary Sign-up for 6th Grade Science Teachers (Space is limited) Minimum of 10 to hold workshop 

July 20 & 21

2 day session

CANCELLED

$100 stipend per day or 1/2 district credit per day

Tech Ninja Camp

Sign up at: this link

Voluntary Sign-up (Space is limited)  July 24 Marsh Creek Elementary  $100 stipend per day or 1/2 district credit per day

Making Sense of Science Institute

** CANCELLED (lack of sign-ups)

Voluntary Sign-up (open to all MS science teachers and admin) Minimum of 10 signups to hold workshop.

July 17 - 21

CANCELLED

$100 stipend per day or 1/2 district credit per day

Middle School ELA Springboard Training (2 day training)

***CANCELLED (less than 10 minimum signed up)

ELA teachers, 6-8 ELD teachers, 6-8 ISP teachers

*Minimum of 10 needed to hold training.

July 20 & 21.

(For those unable to attend, a 2nd training will be available Aug. 17 & 18)

CANCELLED

$100 stipend per day or 1/2 district credit per day

SPED Summer Institute

  • CPI training
  • Intro to Working with Sp Ed students (for paras)
  • Other workshops TBD
SpEd staff, SpEd paras, Gen Ed teachers, Admins July 17 & 18 District Office, Training Center $50 stipend for each session attended (up to two sessions) or 1/2 district credit for each session

CPR Class with Jacki Oria

email to sign up joria@brentwood.k12.ca.us

All invited

July 21

July 25

To be announced Cost is $10 (includes book and card).  Staff will not receive stipend for attending.

*As per Collective Bargaining Agreement, Appendix B, Supplemental Pay   List.

Mandatory Professional Development Days

Training Description

Who

Date

Location

Payment Options

New Teacher Orientation

  • 8:00-12:00 All New Certificated

All New

Teachers

July 25

Bristow School

Room 9

Required as part of new teacher employment

Professional Development Day:

The Power of Collaborative Teams in a Professional Learning Community

 

What To Bring: Note Taking Tools
Agenda

  • Breakfast Treats/Socializing @ 8:00 (EHS Quad)
  • Welcome Back & Guest Speaker (EHS Gym)
  • Lunch @ Noon (on your own)
  • Site Work @ 1:00
  • End of Day @ 3:30

All Certificated Staff

 

July 26 from 8:00 - 3:30

Edna Hill Quad

Required as part of paid teacher work year and salary schedule for 2017 - 2018.