Upcoming Events

Community of Practice

Now in its second year, the Orange County Department of Education’s History-Social Science Community of Practice (CoP) brings together leaders and teachers to consider the implementation of the 2016 History-Social Science Framework. This year’s CoP will continue its focus on inquiry with an in-depth focus on content understanding, literacy and historical/critical thinking, see the attached flyer for further information.

FAIR Education Act: Implications on Classroom Culture and Practice (Two-Days, $100)

October 10, 2019 and February 13, 2020 OR October 16, 2019 and March 31, 2020

The Orange County Department of Education is proud to present the Fair Education Act: Implications on Classroom Culture and Practice. The purpose of this professional learning is to understand how to make the classroom a Safe Space for all students.

The secondary opportunity is focused on United States History content for grades 8, 11 and 12, and is a best fit for United States history teachers. See the attached flyer for further information.

The elementary opportunity is a best fit for grades K-5 and will include lists of picture books with inclusive content at each grade level. See the attached flyer for further information.

 

Community of Practice (Four-Days, FREE)

December 3, 2019 (NEW TO COHORT ONLY), January 28, 2020, February 25, 2020, and March 5, 2020

Now in its second year, the Orange County Department of Education’s History-Social Science Community of Practice (CoP) brings together leaders and teachers to consider the implementation of the 2016 History-Social Science Framework. This year’s CoP will continue its emphasis on inquiry with an in-depth focus on content understanding, literacy, historical/critical thinking and assessment. The content focus will be environmental literacy and fits nicely into History/Social Science Course K-12. The opportunity is a best fit for History/Social Science teacher leaders, in formal or informal positions, at the elementary and secondary levels. See the attached flyer for further information.

 

Civic Learning Boot Camp (One-Day, $100)

The purpose of this professional learning is to understand how to earn a Civic Learning Award. The opportunity is a best fit for K-12 History/Social Science teachers who implement a research project that they would like to refine. See the attached flyer for further information.


 


 

If you would like to be added to our contact list for news and updates, please send your request to History-socialscience@ocde.us. 

 

    

 For additional information, please contact:

Marika Manos, History-Social Science Coordinator
Orange County Department of Education
(714) 966-4321
 
 

Learn about OCDE’s professional learning opportunities: http://www.ocde.us/PLO/Pages/default.aspx