Professional Development &
Professional Learning Opportunities
Education Act: Implications on Classroom Culture and Practice (Two-Days, $100), see attached Flyers
October 10, 2019 and February 13, 2020 OR October 16, 2019
and March 31, 2020 The
purpose of this professional learning is to understand how to make the
classroom a Safe Space with inclusive History/Social Science content 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. 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.
Community of Practice (Four-Days, FREE), See attached flyer
December 3, 2019 (NEW TO COHORT ONLY), January 28, 2020, February 25, 2020, and March 5, 2020 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 Courses, K-12. The opportunity is a best fit for
History/Social Science teacher leaders, in formal or informal leadership
positions, at the elementary and secondary levels.
Civic Learning Boot Camp (One-Day, $100), See attached flyer
May 21, 2020, 8:00am – 3:00pm 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.
If you would like to be added to our contact list for news and updates, please send your request to Historyemail@example.com .
For additional information, please contact:
Marika Manos, History-Social Science Coordinator
Orange County Department of Education
Learn about OCDE's professional learning opportunities: http://www.ocde.us/PLO/Pages/default.aspx