PD Highlights - Sept 27, 2021

Anti-Racist Administration and School Leadership (ASL) post-graduate certificate at American University. 

The American University School of Education is offering a post-graduate certificate for educators who are interested in becoming educational administrators. For many, this means school leadership as a principal or assistant principal; the ASL certificate also bolsters careers in central office and student support, among other options. 

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity to grow your skills, please register here for a free virtual open house on Thursday, September 30th at 7 pm EST.  



REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN---WTU Professional Learning - FALL 2021 Course Offerings

Sign up now for amazing, engaging, and informative virtual fall professional development with the WTU including these classes which start within the next two weeks ($150 registration fee; 1 FREE class for new members):

FREE WTU Workshops starting in September:

Learn more and Register for all classes HERE.


Virtual Teachers’ Lounge

20 teachers will engage in twice-monthly gatherings online together in large and small groups over two months. Planned meeting dates are October 9, October 23, November 6, November 20, December 4, and December 18. Because of the importance of connections, connectivity and trust, it is our expectation that participants will, absent exigent circumstances, engage in all six gatherings. The participants have the option to decide at the end of the fourth gathering whether they would like to continue the Virtual Teachers’ Lounge. Those on the waitlist will be notified when there is a cancellation or new virtual teacher rooms opening. All participants will receive a $25 Amazon gift card, an educational resource (The Feeling Alphabet Activity Set) and a certificate of participation for volunteering their time.

If you have any questions, please send an email to [email protected]. Register online at http://tiny.cc/mc8iuz

or visit www.virtualteacherslounge2021.com


During Hispanic Heritage Month, Join the WTU and Pulitzer Center for “Underreported Stories from Latin America” Series (5:30-6:30pm)

Please join Washington Teachers Union (WTU) and Pulitzer Center for a series of webinars featuring journalists who have extensive experience reporting on underreported issues facing communities throughout Latin America. The journalists are fluent in English and Spanish, and plan to utilize both languages for the presentations. The reporting they will feature is also available in both English and Spanish.

Last session in series: Thursday, September 30 (Pablo Albarenga- Elevating the stories of Indigenous rainforest defenders in the Amazon)

RSVP HERE: https://forms.gle/ma9rNQwZWubQqBNAA

WTU Professional Learning Abroad (3 spaces left!)

There is still time to sign up for the WTU Professional Learning trip to Morocco in July 2022, based on travel guidance. 5% discount through the end of September!!! Check out the itinerary here: https://geeo.org/tour/wtumorocco/.

Math Alliance Announcements

The Inevitability of Racial Bias and Exclusion: Implications for Identity-Based Education and Practice,” Syvia Hurtado, delivering an AERA Distinguished Lecture, September 30, 2021, 6-7pm EDT. For more info, including a link to register: https://www.aera.net/Newsroom/AERA-Highlights-E-newsletter/AERA-Highlights-August-2021/Sylvia-Hurtado-to-Deliver-AERA-Distinguished-Lecture-on-September-30?utm_source=Informz&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=test

SNCC Legacy Project’s, SNCC 60th Anniversary Virtual Conference, October 14 -16, 2021, for info, see: https://sncc60thanniversary.org/ and to register, visit: https://web.cvent.com/event/4c396161-771d-4799-8c2e-fb4d4f97fdb4/regProcessStep1:23b21299-aa50-4ab1-a1a9-cafa031c3768 For the SLP virtual conference agenda, see: https://sncc60thanniversary.org/#!/agenda , and for FAQs, see: https://sncc60thanniversary.org/#!/faq


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