OPS Professional Development Opportunities

OPS Professional Development Opportunities

Fall 2021 Cohorts – ONLINE

Registration Opens August 9

Due to COVID-19, all offerings will be conducted online.

Please review the complete Virtual Offerings Program Requirements, Registration Policies, and Stipend Policies before registering.

Also note: MHC/OPS’s commitment to offering the best learning environments and practices requires that participants must attend sessions fully and be engaged throughout the learning experience in order to receive a stipend.

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Closed Offerings

Building Student Resilience
Fall Cohort (3 Sessions)
Wednesday, September 22, and Thursdays, October 21 and November 18, 2021
5:00-7:30 p.m.

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Changing the Narrative About Black and Brown Boys
Fall Cohort (4 Sessions)
Thursdays, September 16, October 28, November 11, and December 16 , 2021
5:00-7:00 p.m.

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Gender Intersectionality
Fall Cohort (4 Sessions)*
*Prerequisite: Have completed at least one other MHC offering before registering
Thursdays, September 9, October 14, November 11, and December 9, 2021
5:00–7:30 p.m.

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Immersions About Place: The Indigenous Cohort
The Indigenous Cohort
(1 Immersion Day, 1 Evening Reflection)
Immersion Day: Saturday, October 2, 2021
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Evening Reflection: Thursday, October 7, 2021
5:00-7:30 p.m.

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Immersions About Place: North Omaha
North Omaha Cohort
(1 Immersion Day, 1 Evening Reflection)
Immersion Day: Saturday, December 4, 2021
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Evening Reflection: Thursday, December 9, 2021, 2021
5:00-7:30 p.m.

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Increase Student Engagement Through Absent Narratives
Fall Cohort (4 Sessions)
Mondays, October 11, 18, 25, and November 1, 2021
5:00-7:30 p.m.

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Innocent Classroom 1
Fall Cohort (1 Immersion Day* and 4 Evening Sessions)
*The Immersion session is required to attend the other sessions.
Immersion Session: Monday, September 20, 2021
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Evening Sessions: Mondays, October 4, November 8, November 29, and December 13, 2021
4:30–6:00 p.m.

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Innocent Classroom 2
Fall Cohort (4 Sessions)*
*Prerequisite: Innocent Classroom 1
Tuesdays, September 21, October 5, November 9, and November 30, 2021
4:30-6:00 p.m.

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Innocent Classroom: Labs
Fall Cohort (4 sessions)*
*Prerequisite: Innocent Classroom 1 and Innocent Classroom 2: In Practice
Wednesdays, September 22, October 6, November 10, and December 1, 2021
4:30-6:00 p.m.

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Introduction to Conversations About Race & Belonging
Fall Offering (1 Session)
Tuesday, November 2 OR Monday, December 6, 2021
4:30-7:00 p.m.

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Personal Power in the Classroom
2021 -2022 Cohort (3 Sessions)*
*Prerequisite: Only open to OPS classroom teachers and paraprofessionals
Wednesdays, October 6, November 3, 2021 and February 9, 2022
6:00-8:00 p.m.

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Re-imagining Giftedness
Fall Cohort (4 sessions)*
*Prerequisite: Must have taken at least one other MHC offering before registering.
Wednesdays, September 15, October 20, November 17, and December 15, 2021
5:00-7:30 p.m.

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Reconstructing Curriculum
Fall Cohort (4 Sessions)
Tuesdays, September 14, October 12, November 16, and December 7, 2021
5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Reconstructing Curriculum: Social Studies K-12
Fall Cohort (4 sessions)*
*Prerequisite: This offering is only for OPS K-12 classroom teachers.
Wednesdays, September 15, October 13, November 17, and December 8, 2021
5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Secrets to Motivating Students
Fall Cohort (3 Sessions)
Tuesdays, September 21, October 19, and November 16, 2021
5:00-7:30 p.m.

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Story Circles: Connecting in the Digital Age
*Prerequisite: Only open to OPS Classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, principals, and district-wide staff who have not participated in this same offering previously.
Fall Cohort (3 sessions)
Mondays, September 20, October 25, and November 15, 2021
5:00-7:00 p.m.

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Story Circles: Promoting Equitable Engagement
Fall Cohort (3 sessions)
Mondays, September 13, October 18, and November 8, 2021
5:00-7:00 p.m.

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Teaching and Leading for Equity
Fall Cohort (4 Sessions)
Wednesdays, October 20, November 3, November 10, and December 8, 2021
4:30-6:30 p.m.

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Trauma, Developing Brain and Strategies to
Meet Students Needs in School

Fall Cohort (4 sessions)
Wednesday, September 8, Monday, October 4, Wednesday, October 27, and Monday, November 15, 2021
5:30-8:00 p.m.

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