PD Highlights - April 4, 2022

Professional Development

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WTU Spring 2022 PD Trainer Search!!!

Here is the APPLICATION to join our team of highly engaging and knowledgeable PD Trainers.

Find out more information about this amazing opportunity at the Spring 2022 WTU Trainer Recruitment Information Session, which will be held virtually April 7, 2022 @ 6:30pm-7:15pm. Please register HERE today!!!!

  • Application Deadline: 4/30 @ 11:59pm
  • There will be opportunities to interview with a panel between 5/1 and 5/13/2022
  • Accepted Applicants will be notified by 5/20/2022.


WTU Professional Learning - SPRING 2022 Course Offerings

Sign up now HERE for amazing, engaging, and informative virtual spring professional development with the WTU including these upcoming classes (1 FREE class for new WTU members):

Free WTU PD Workshops:

Learn more and Register for all classes HERE.


Donors Choose Information Session (TODAY April 4 @ 6:30-7:30pm via Zoom)

Register HERE to attend a Donors Choose Information Session with Donors Choose Ambassador & DCPS Teacher Claire Battle who has gotten 87 projects funded!!!


SAVE THE DATE: 2022 WTU Teacher Leader Virtual Research Symposium (Sat., May 14 @ 9am-2pm)

Register HERE for an amazing lineup of research presentations on topics ranging from mental health to diversity in the curriculum to the certification/licensure process.


Bob Moses Speaker Series virtual conference: "Education, Insurgents and Insurgencies"

The first Bob Moses Speaker Series virtual conference, will be Saturday and Sunday, April 9th and 10th, 2022, and is an initiative led by Dr. Janet Jemmott Moses, with the collaboration of MIT, Cambridge Community Foundation, the Young People's Project, the Algebra Project, and more. 

Nicholas Lemann, James D. Anderson, Jarvis Givens and Imani Perry each will present lectures, with remarks by Paul Parravano, Danny Glover, Cornel West, and additional discussion facilitators.  Concurrent discussion groups will provide an opportunity to explore issues in greater depth, with the aim of creating conditions for ongoing initiatives to emerge. 

Here is a link to free registration, with an optional donation to the Bob Moses Fund at Cambridge Community Foundation. Visit https://www.bobmosesconference.com/

Click this link for a PDF of the virtual Conference Agenda for details on speakers, facilitators and concurrent discussion groups. 


Wellness Series with Aetna (all sessions are virtual @ 7:00pm-8:00pm)

Each session below is a one-hour “gift of self care” with unique perspectives and tools. Participants will find value in attending one, a few, or all the sessions to support yourself in creating a robust practice of Self Care.

Use this link to register for all or some of the four sessions:


  • THIS WEDNESDAY April 6th  Supporting Your Mental Health and Preventing Burnout
  • May 4th   Making the Impossible, Possible - Setting and Achieving Your Goals
  • June 8th Courageous Conversations: Healing Conversations about Systemic Racism


We the People Math Literacy for All Alliance

We the People Math Literacy for All Alliance, in conjunction with the Algebra Project, is excited to announce a virtual working conference scheduled for this July 28th and 29th! We have opened up a Call for Proposals and encourage all interested to submit. Submissions are due April 7th. Please see: https://mathliteracyforall.org/news/2022-we-the-people-math-literacy-for-all-conference-call-for-proposals/ We aim to design a multi-faceted, online conference to honor and explore Bob Moses’ legacy as well as to generate next steps for collaborative work with students and teachers centered in the struggle for K-12 mathematics literacy.


OSSE is searching for the 2023 DC Teacher of the Year!

We are seeking nominations for outstanding teachers who:

  • Inspire and accelerate growth for all students
  • Build strong partnerships with families and communities
  • Champion the teaching profession

Administrators, colleagues, LEA and school staff, parents, students, and community members can all submit nominations. Self-nominations are also acceptable. Please complete the 2023 DC Teacher of the Year Nomination Form during the nomination window of Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 - Saturday, April 30, 2022. Learn more about eligibility here. Help spread the word using this link:  bit.ly/2023DCTOY


OSSE Professional Development Opportunities


Math Alliance Updates


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