Professional Learning Calendar

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The CCCOE Curriculum and Instruction Department provides professional learning opportunities in a variety of areas. The yearly areas of focus are developed with input from our Contra Costa COE Curriculum Council. Our 18 school districts and COE student programs provide valuable feedback regarding professional learning needs.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

SEL Community of Practice

Social and Emotional Learning Community of Practice

This community of practice will center on building our own adult social emotional learning skills.

This community of practice will center on building our own adult social emotional learning skills. We will be using the text “Onward” by Elena Aguilar to support the emotional resilience and wellness of educators. Participants will receive a copy of the text and accompanying workbook.

Book cover for "Onward" by Elena Aguilar

This will be a seven (7) part series. Community of Practice members are encouraged to attend all 7 sessions but it is not required.

Dates:

  • September 22, 2022, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • October 27, 2022, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • December 1, 2022, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • January 26, 2023, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • February 23, 2023, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • March 30, 2023, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • April 27, 2023, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Cost: free

Register here: https://bit.ly/ CCCOESELCoP

For more information, contact Dave Fendel, Coordinator, Social Emotional Learning at [email protected]

 

Long-Term English Learner Pathway Asynchronous Courses with Beth Skelton

Learn strategies that support and challenge students who have been classified as ‘Long-Term English Learners’. Discover ways to AMPLIFY, not simplify texts; BUILD LITERACY across the content areas; and CONNECT with students’ linguistic, cultural, and experiential assets and funds of knowledge. Facilitated by Beth Skelton, the Long-Term English Learner Pathway consists of three 5-hour courses:

  • Developing Reading for Long-Term English Learners

  • Developing Writing for Long-Term English Learners

  • Developing Oracy for Long-Term English Learners

Audience: Teachers, Coaches/Specialists, Administrators

Dates: The courses are open to registered participants from 5/13/22 to 8/31/22 to complete at their own pace.

Cost: Free

Registration: see FLYER

For more information, contact: [email protected]
 

2022-23 EL RISE! Professional Learning Offerings

CCCOE is partnering with EL RISE! once again to offer free, high-quality, virtual professional learning series for the 22-23 school year. EL RISE! is a collaboration between Californians Together, SEAL (Sobrato Early Academic Language) and Loyola Marymount University’s Center for Equity for English Learners, funded through an Educator Workforce Investment Grant from the California Department of Education to support statewide implementation of the English Learner Roadmap policy. The professional learning offerings will support educators and districts in implementing the EL Roadmap principles, understanding their English learner/dual language learner populations, developing effective instructional strategies for integrated and designated ELD, and more, all while valuing and affirming our students’ cultural and linguistic assets.

Audience: See listing of offerings

Save the Date Flyer

Date: Begins in August 2022

Cost: Free
 

Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) Teacher Workshops

Region IV is proud to offer six virtual opportunities for high school educators to become certified in the ERWC Curriculum. Our Introductory Course series are geared towards high school teachers who have never been certified in ERWC. Our Update Course series are aimed towards high school teachers who have previously been certified in ERWC and need to be certified in the latest version (3.0) of the curriculum. For 2022-23, our courses remain virtual. Registration is open to anyone in the state, with priority given to Region IV.

Flyer and Website

Date: Begins July

Cost: Free
 

2022-23 EL RISE! Professional Learning Offerings 

CCCOE is partnering with EL RISE! once again to offer free, high-quality, virtual professional learning series for the 22-23 school year. EL RISE! is a collaboration between Californians Together, SEAL (Sobrato Early Academic Language) and Loyola Marymount University’s Center for Equity for English Learners, funded through an Educator Workforce Investment Grant from the California Department of Education to support statewide implementation of the English Learner Roadmap policy. The professional learning offerings will support educators and districts in implementing the EL Roadmap principles, understanding their English learner/dual language learner populations, developing effective instructional strategies for integrated and designated ELD, and more, all while valuing and affirming our students’ cultural and linguistic assets.

Audience: See listing of offerings

Save the Date Flyer

Date: Begins in August 2022

Cost: Free
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