Who I Am? And Where I Go Next? An Exploration of Personal & Professional Identity | April 17, 6:00-7:30 PM
In this session, we encourage all participants to embark on a journey of self-discovery, reflecting on who they are and envisioning their future growth and development. Understanding ourselves better can cultivate authenticity and purpose in our work, leading to greater fulfillment and impact. Come reflect back to plan forward for the next steps in your career journey.
Psychological Safety as a Tool for Risk Taking | Oct. 25, 6:00-7:30 PM MST
When students and educators feel psychologically safe, they are more likely to explore new ideas, take creative risks, and engage in transformative learning experiences. Join us to learn how and what creates spaces that honor risk-taking through establishing emotional safety.
Meeting Students Where They Are Through UDL | Dec. 6, 6:00-7:30 PM
By embracing Universal Design for Learning (UDL), we can ensure that our instructional practices are accessible, engaging, and tailored to the diverse needs of our students, promoting their success and well-being. This session covers the basics of UDL and practical ways it can be integrated into learning environments.
Taking Care of Our Wholeselves | Jan. 31, 6:00-7:30 PM
By caring for ourselves, we can better support our students and create an environment fostering growth and resilience. Learn strategies and tools empowering you to show up as your best self in the classroom while finding joy in your life outside of the profession.
Elevate Your Professional Development Plan (PDP)
By participating in all four sessions of the Professional Learning Series 2023-2024, a participant can use the following SMART Goal blueprints and the accompanying SMART goal Artifact templates to support beginning, mid, and end of year professional development at the local level.