BCPS Weekly Bulletin

 

 

 

 

629. ASPIRING CONSULTING TEACHER (CT) SESSIONS – NEW SESSIONS ADDED

Staff in the Office of Staff Relations and Employee Performance Management is offering three consecutive training sessions for teachers who aspire to become consulting teachers. The training sessions are to be held on Wednesdays, November 2, December 6, and December 13, 2017. Participants must attend all three sessions.

SESSION TOPIC LOCATION DAY/DATE TIMES
Session I Getting to Know PAR: The Program, the Panel, and the Role of the CT Dulaney High School (Satellite Cafeteria) Wednesday

November 29, 2017

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Session II Framework for Teaching, Data, and Reflection Dulaney High School (Satellite Cafeteria) Wednesday

December 6, 2017

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Session III Characteristics, Coaching, and Career Path Dulaney High School (Satellite Cafeteria) Wednesday

December 13, 2017

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

During these sessions, participants will:

 Develop an understanding of the significance that the Danielson Framework for Teaching has upon the role of the consulting teacher.

 Explain the importance of using data to facilitate the reflective process.

 Gain an understanding of the PAR program.

 Identify the roles and responsibilities of the PAR panel.

 Identify the roles and responsibilities of the consulting teacher.

 Articulate the essential characteristics of a consulting teacher.

 Demonstrate an awareness of the skill set needed to work with clients who may show resistance.

 Develop an understanding of the application and interview process.

Interested participants must register for the sessions by Monday, November 27, 2017, by logging into BCPS One on the BCPS Web Site, selecting the Professional Learning tile, and then selecting the Registration System tile. The sessions are titled Aspiring CT (Consulting Teacher) Course and can be found in the Workshops-Registration catalog.

Questions regarding this information should be directed to the following individual:

Joelle Skorczewski, Human Resources Officer 443-809-3061

630. ASPIRING LEADERSHIP PROGRAM SPRING 2018 FOR NONCERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES

The Aspiring Leadership Program is designed for noncertificated employees that hold positions with limited supervisory responsibility and who aspire to be promoted to or transfer into positions that include supervisory responsibilities. Interested noncertificated employees will need to apply for this program by Friday, December 22, 2017.

A series of six evening courses will be held beginning Thursday, March 8, 2018, through April 19, 2018, followed by a practicum in the spring and summer of 2018. Classes will be held on the Greenwood campus from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Successful completion of this program may be included as part of the application process for Baltimore County Public Schools’ positions requiring supervisory experience. A checklist for the application process and the application can be found at Business Services Leadership Web Site on the BCPS Intranet.

NOTE: The application on the Web site has been updated since the original Weekly Bulletin was published on Friday, November 3, 2017.

Questions regarding this information should be directed to the following individual(s):

Linda C. Meyer, Specialist 443-809-9926

639. NIGHTS OF INNOVATION – OPEN TO ALL SCHOOLS

This school year, Nights of Innovation will be held the week of February 26, 2018, and open to all principals who wish to hold the event at their school. Nights of Innovation are open house-style events that showcase innovative teaching and learning in BCPS. Open to the school community, past events have allowed parents to experience hands-on, interactive learning stations, showcases of exemplary student projects, model classrooms that exemplify learner-centered environments, and more. Pictures from past Nights of Innovation are available.

The Office of Innovation and Digital Safety will provide host schools with an online notebook of resources to support planning efforts, including templates, sample station activities, and marketing materials. Additionally, the Department of Communications and Community Outreach will support marketing efforts by promoting the systemwide Nights of Innovation. School staff will be responsible for running the event on the selected date. Principals (or designees) who wish to host a Night of Innovation at their school need to complete a hosting form no later Friday, December 8, 2017.

Questions regarding this information should be directed to the following individual(s):

David Robb, Supervisor 443-809-6692

640. PUPIL PERSONNEL SERVICES – OPERATION JOY FOR HOMELESS FAMILIES

As preparations for the holiday season begin, staff are asked to remember that Baltimore County Public Schools had over 2,500 homeless students this past school year. Attached is a flyer for Operation Joy, a campaign to remember those less fortunate children and family members in Baltimore County homeless shelters. All schools and offices are encouraged to participate in this campaign.

Questions regarding this information should be directed to the following individual(s):

Erika Hamlet, Homeless Liaison 443-809-6485

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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One Response to BCPS Weekly Bulletin

  1. Bella says:

    Good to see a taenlt at work. I can’t match that.

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