OPS Professional Development Opportunities

OPS Professional Development Opportunities

Spring 2021 Cohorts

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

In accordance with MHC/OPS’s commitment to offering the best learning environments and practices, participants must attend sessions fully and be engaged throughout the learning experience in order to receive a stipend.

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

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Becoming Equity Influencers™
Spring Cohort (3 Sessions)
Thursdays, January 21, February 18, and March 18, 2021
5:00-7:00 p.m.

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Building Student Resilience
Spring Cohort (3 Sessions)
Tuesday, February 16, March 16, and April 13, 2021
5:00-7:30 p.m.

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Changing the Narrative About Black and Brown Boys
Spring Cohort (4 Sessions)
Wednesday, January 20, Thursday, February 4, Wednesday, March 17, and Thursday, April 22, 2021
5:00-7:00 p.m.

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Deeper Dive: Understanding Social Construction
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
5:30–7:30 p.m.

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Immersions About Place: African Cohort
(1 Immersion Day, 1 Evening Reflection)

Immersion Day:
Saturday, January 9, 2021
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Evening Reflection:
Thursday, January 14, 2021, 2020
5:00-7:30 p.m.

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Immersions About Place: Karen Cohort
(1 Immersion Day, 1 Evening Reflection)

Immersion Day:
Saturday, February 6, 2021
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Evening Reflection:
Thursday, February 11, 2021
5:00-7:30 p.m.

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Increase Student Engagement Through Absent Narratives
Spring Cohort (4 Sessions)
Tuesday, January 19, Monday, January 25, Monday, February 1, Tuesday, February 16, 2021
5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Innocent Classroom 1
Spring Cohort (1 Immersion Day* and 4 Evening Sessions)
*The Immersion session is required to attend the other sessions.
Immersion Session: Monday, February 8, 2021
5:00-7:00 p.m.

Evening Sessions: Monday, March 1, March 15, March 29, and April 12, 2021
5:00-6:30 p.m.

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Innocent Classroom 2
Spring Cohort (4 Sessions)*
*Prerequisite: Innocent Classroom 1
Tuesday, February 9, March 2, March 16, and March 30, 2021
5:00-6:30 p.m.

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Innocent Classroom: Labs
Fall Cohort (4 sessions)*
*Prerequisite: Innocent Classroom 1 and Innocent Classroom 2: In Practice
Wednesday, February 10, March 3, March 17, and March 31, 2021
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

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Re-imagining Giftedness
Fall Cohort (3 Sessions)
Prerequisite: Must have taken at least one other MHC offering before registering.
Dates: Thursdays, January 28, February 25*, and March 25, 2021
*There will also be a makeup date for session 2 available on March 4
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

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Reconstructing Curriculum: Exposing the Hidden Narratives in Curriculum
Spring Cohort (4 sessions)*
*Prerequisite: This offering is only for OPS classroom teachers, with an emphasis towards teachers of Social Studies, Language Arts, English and similar subjects.
Tuesdays, January 26, February 23, March 23, and April 20, 2021
5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Reconstructing Curriculum: Social Studies Advanced Pedagogy
Fall Cohort (4 sessions)*
Wednesday, January 27, February 24, March 24, and April 21, 2021
5:30-7:30 p.m.
*Prerequisite: This offering is only for OPS classroom teachers, with an emphasis towards teachers of Social Studies, Language Arts, English and similar subjects who have already completed a Reconstructing Curriculum offering.

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Secrets to Motivating Students
Spring Cohort (3 Sessions)
Thursday, February 18, March 18, and April 15, 2021
5:00-7:30 p.m.

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Solutions 4 Solidarity
Spring Cohort (4 sessions)*
Monday, March 22, March 29, April 5, and April 12, 2021
5:00–7:30 p.m.
*Please note: The first session of Solutions 4 Solidarity is required attendance in order to continue with the cohort.

Prerequisite: Must have attended Increase Student Engagement through Absent Narratives before registering.

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Story Circles: Connecting in the Digital Age
Spring Cohort (3 sessions)
Tuesday, January 26, Wednesday, February 17, and Wednesday, March 31, 2021
5:00-7:00 p.m.

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Story Circles: Promoting Equitable Engagement
Spring Cohort (3 sessions)
Tuesday, January 19, February 23, and March 23, 2021
5:00-7:00 p.m.

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