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New Fall Classes Starting Saturday, Oct. 22nd!

 

How we can build safe spaces in our classrooms to help our scholars be more expressive and feel welcomed? Join us this coming Saturday, October 22 to learn from each other as we chat about strategies, we can utilize in our classes for the 2022-2023 school year! Register online here!

 

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Fall PD Classes Starting This Coming Saturday, October 15th!

Kick off the new school year right! Teachers. Invest in you. Spots are limited! Don't miss your chance to register for PD classes starting this Saturday, October 15th!! Register online here.

 

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SIX DAYS LEFT! Early Bird Discount for Fall PD Courses!

Register BEFORE this coming Friday, September 9th to receive the Early Bird Discount for WTU's Fall 2022 Professional Development Courses! Download the full list of fall courses here. Interested in new tips for how to integrate technology into the classroom? Join WTU Instructor Julian King in Best Practices of Integrating Technology to Enhance Student Engagement & Assessment as he shares how to create meaningful learning activities using technology. Want to dive into the psychology and education of the exceptional student? Enroll in Dr. John Taylor's class on the Psychology and Education of Exceptional as he will give you practical tips on how to apply the psychological development of exceptional student to concrete classroom strategies. 

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PD Highlights_June 2022

As the summer fast approaches, don't forget to sign up for WTU's Summer Institute of professional development courses starting next week! WTU members are entitled to a deep discount in the fees for a variety of teacher leadership and adult learning opportunities designed to enhance your professional growth. WTU’s professional development courses are research-based, peer-to-peer and solution-driven. They help teachers build content knowledge and mastery of pedagogical strategies. All WTU courses are aligned to the DCPS IMPACT Teaching and Learning Framework and Essential Practices Standards 1 through 5. Classes need at least 5 paid registrants to officially move forward.

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PD Highlights - April 4, 2022

Professional Development

Additional PD highlights are posted to the PD Blog at https://www.wtulocal6.net/pdblog

 

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.

 

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PD Highlights - March 28, 2022

Professional Development

Additional PD highlights are posted to the PD Blog at https://www.wtulocal6.net/pdblog

 

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 (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 presentation on topics ranging from mental health to diversity in the curriculum to the certification/licensure process.

 

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:

https://artofliving.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYkf-mgrD0qEtfZQOKQy_UwiRpBfShnBeLC

  • 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
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PD Highlights - March 21, 2022

Professional Development

Additional PD highlights are posted to the PD Blog at https://www.wtulocal6.net/pdblog

 

Share My Lesson’s Virtual Conference Starts TODAY!

With nearly 50 free, for-credit webinars from trusted partners and education professionals, you’ll find engaging sessions that will help you feel re-energized, professionally supported, and set up for success with your students.

The 2022 Virtual Conference offers innovative sessions at no cost to participants—and you still get professional development credit! So, if you aren’t excited yet, check out these tips to ensure you get the most out of your sessions this year.

Choose Your Sessions

  • Share With Your School Team
  • Make Sure the Bottom Toolbar is Visible
  • Utilize the Group Chat Box
  • Ask Questions in the Q&A Widget
  • Do Your Technology Check
  • Answer the Poll Questions So You Don’t Miss Out on PD Credit
  • Rate Your Experience
  • Keep the Conversation Going

Register for All Sessions Now

 

Shout out to WTU PD Instructors!

Tina Bradshaw-Smith, Joy Newman, Eulyn Thomas, and Nadia Torney offered amazing, engaging PD sessions on the DCPS PD Day on 3/11 to approximately 350 DCPS educators. Thank you to our instructors and all our members who participated in their sessions.

 

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.

 

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PD Highlights - March 14, 2022

Professional Development

Additional PD highlights are posted to the PD Blog at https://www.wtulocal6.net/pdblog

 

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 Workshop:

 

Donors Choose Information Session (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!!!

 

Ignite My Future Spring Global Innovations Project

This spring our Global Innovations Project will focus on Green Infrastructure using the Ignite My Future lesson Resilient Cities as a basis for the project. Students will use computational thinking to design solutions to enhance their communities leveraging green infrastructure. Please reach out if you have any questions. More details and info session meeting links will be shared with teachers that register for the project.

  • (Optional) Info session - March 16th
  • Kickoff Meeting for Teachers- March 22nd
  • If you're interested in joining us for this project please register here

 

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